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September 13, 2018

On Saturday, September 7, 2018, police officers from across the country stopped in the Town of Kearny for lunch in route from West Point Academy, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, as part of the 2018 Tour de Force run to recall those lost on September 11, 2001. In the past, the ride has traveled from Washington D.C. to the Freedom Tower in New York, as well as Boston to New...

Remarks of Mayor Alberto G. Santos at 2009 Reorganization Meeting

Members of the Town Council, Father Mancini, family and friends, we are gathered here for the formal requirements of reorganizing the membership of our governing committees, designating professionals who will assist us in performing our public duties and appointing citizens who volunteer their time to serve on the boards and commissions that local government depends on to carry out its responsibilities.

Town of Kearny Authorizes Changing the Election Date of School Board Members from April to the General Election in November

Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution at their regular meeting held on January 24, 2012 moving the school district’s annual election from April to the General Election date in November. The Kearny Board of Education also adopted a resolution authorizing the change of election date at their meeting held on January 17, 2012.

Kearny Police Department to partner with DEA NJ in Operation Take Back NJ, an operation to collect unwanted medications from area citizens

Chief John Dowie announces that on Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Kearny Police Department Community-Oriented Policing Unit (C.O.P. Unit) will be staffing a collection point for citizens’ unwanted, unused, or expired medications. The collection will be held at the Kearny Police Juvenile Aid Bureau Office located on the Forest Street side of police headquarters (237 Laurel Avenue) from 10am until 2pm.  

Mayor Santos announces upcoming Civil Service exam for Municipal Police Officer

Mayor Santos would like to inform interested residents that exam applications for the civil service position of police officer in the Town of Kearny are now available. Residents can pick up applications in the Personnel Office at 410 Kearny Avenue or obtain an application online at www.state.nj.us/cscp/public_safety. The application fee is $35.00.

Governor Corzine Extends Filing Deadline for 2007 Senior Freeze Program Applications for Residents Who Qualify Due to Increase in Income Limits

TRENTON – Senior and disabled residents who qualify for a 2007 property tax reimbursement because of the recent increase in income limits for the Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) Program now have until June 1, 2009, to file applications, Governor Jon S. Corzine announced today. The original deadline for the newly eligible applicants to file their 2007 applications was March 31, 2009.

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