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March 20, 2018

SNOW STORM ADVISORY – March 20, 2018

There is no Meals-on-Wheels distribution on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  The Meals-on-Wheels program is expected to be back in service on Thursday, March 22, 2018. There is no Senior Bus Service on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  Updates on when Senior Bus Service will resume will be posted when available.    There is no Dial-A-...

Art gallery was a hit!


The Kearny Recreation Department and Mrs. Desiree Mills celebrated the conclusion of the Fall 2016 Art Class with an Art Gallery at the Kearny Public Library to celebrate all students hard work. The next Art Class session is scheduled for Tuesday December 6, 2016. Contact the Kearny Recreation Department at 201-955-7983 for further details. 

Salvation Army Kettle Kick-Off


On Friday, November 18, 2016, Mayor Alberto G.Santos and Councilman Albino Cardoso joined Lieutenants Hwang and Seoyoung Lim, Corps Officers from The Salvation Army of Greater Kearny, Corps Secretary Evelyn Hopler, and Salvation Army Board Members on the steps of Kearny Town Hall for the Annual Kettle Kick-Off.  The Salvation Army's red kettles and volunteer ringers will be stationed at numerous locations around town throughout the holiday season.  Funds raised will support those in need in o

Kearny Gets Into the Halloween Spirit at the 29th Annual Halloween Parade


Kearny’s annual Halloween parade stepped off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016.  The beautiful autumn afternoon was perfect for the ghosts, goblins and superheroes to parade up Kearny Avenue.  Prior to the start of the parade, hundreds of costumed children lined up to march in the parade.  As is the tradition, Mayor Alberto G.

Town of Kearny Fire Department Hosts Annual Open House


On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Kearny Fire Department held its annual Open House at the Midland Avenue headquarters.  The event included refreshments, information on fire safety and demonstrations by firefighters. Mayor Alberto Santos and Councilmembers Carol Jean Doyle, Eileen Eckel, Marytrine De Castro, and Richard Konopka attended the open house along with residents, many of them children.   


Photos by Barbara Goldberg

Pathways To Independence Holds Annual Walk-A-Thon


On Saturday, September 24, 2016, Pathways to Independence, Inc. held their Annual Walk-A-Thon at West Hudson Park.  Pathways to Independence provides job skills training and vocational opportunities for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, helping them achieve their fullest potential.  The organization’s facility is located at 60 Kingsland Avenue in Kearny.  Close to 200 individuals gathered at West Hudson Park to take part in the walk.

9/11 Day of Remembrance – The Town of Kearny Memorial Service Honors 9/11 Victims


Our community remembered those who lost their lives on 9/11/01 with an ecumenical service at St. Stephen's Church on Sunday, September 11, at 7 pm.  As we did in the days and months after 9/11, our community came together again in mourning, somber reflection and friendship.  The commemorative service at St. Stephen’s Church began with a candlelit procession at the 9/11 monument and a field of nearly 3,000 American flags arranged by Boy Scout Troop and Pack 305.