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NJ's State Parks, Forests & Recreation Areas - Perfect for Swimming & Outdoor Fun

05/21/2009

TRENTON - As New Jerseyans prepare to celebrate the unofficial start of summer, Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello today invited residents and visitors to cool off close to home at one of 14 swimming areas opening Saturday in the state's parks, forests and recreation areas.

Renovated Futsal Facility with Synthetic Turf is Re-Opened

Mayor Alberto G. Santos, the Town Council and members of the Recreation Commission formally re-opened the Town’s Futsal Facility on March 31, 2009. The facility, located on Passaic Avenue, was re-surfaced with synthetic turf that was manufactured by Field Turf. The facility measures 25,250 square feet and consists of three practice soccer fields. It is the latest Kearny recreational facility to be updated and modernized.

NJ Green Acres Program Awards Kearny $870,000 for Construction of All-Season Soccer Field

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program announced on March 31, 2009 that Kearny would be awarded $870,000 for the construction of an all-season soccer field at the Town's Harvey Field complex. The award consists of a $435,000 loan and a $435,000 matching grant. The new turf will allow for extended play and usage of the field. The project improvements also include new sidewalks, bleachers, lighting and signage.

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.

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.

HUDSON COUNTY SHERIFF ANNOUNCES “PROJECT LIFESAVER”

Hudson County Sheriff Juan Perez announced the inception of the PROJECT LIFESAVER program which will assist families and caregivers of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder as well as families of children suffering from Down syndrome, autism, traumatic brain injuries or cognitive disorders.

This project will allow for a proactive response by the sheriff’s office and save precious time if and when a loved one wanders away from home and becomes lost or confused.

Pennies for Peace Campaign

The Kearny Public Library will join the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout the state to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln by participating in the Pennies for Peace Campaign during the month of February. Lincoln firmly believed in education, equality, opportunity and peace.

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