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January 13, 2016

Kearny, NJ – On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Kearny Town Council held a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall for thirteen newly hired police officers of the Kearny Police Department.  Mayor Santos administered the oaths while Kearny Police Chief John Dowie presented each new officer his police badge.  The new officers are, in order of badge number:  Jose...

Habitat for Humanity is Accepting Applications for Home Ownership at 41 Kearny Avenue


Habitat for Humanity of Hudson County is accepting applications for home ownership in its three condominium building located at 41 Kearny Avenue, Kearny.

Habitat for Humanity builds simple, decent and safe for low income families.  The building at 41 Kearny Avenue will include one 2-bedroom unit that is ADA compliant and two 3-bedroom units that will occupy the second and third stories.  The new homes will be available for families to move in by the end of the summer 2015. 

North Pole’s Most Popular Resident, Santa Claus Visits Kearny


On Saturday, December 12, 2015, after making his list and checking it twice, Santa made an early visit to town.  After being escorted along Kearny Avenue, Midland Avenue, and Davis Avenue by our Kearny Police and Fire Departments, Santa then made his way on stage at the Kearny High School Auditorium to meet and greet more than 300 children with candy canes, coloring books, crayons and a gift bag.

Town of Kearny Recognizes Joseph P. Slavik and Janice Barton for their Service on Zoning Board


Kearny, NJ – On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the Regular Meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Town Council presented proclamations to Joseph P. Slavik and Janice Barton to commemorate Joseph’s 40 and Janice’s 31 years of continued, dedicated service as members of the Zoning Board.  Family and members of the Zoning Board were present to celebrate the milestones and extend heartfelt congratulations on this momentous occasion.

Kearny Commemorates Veteran’s Day


On Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 11 a.m., American Legion Post 99 held the community’s annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Park located at Kearny Avenue and Beech Street.  The Kearny Police Honor Guard and members of the American Legion, VFW and Marine Corps stood at attention at the monuments. The program included words from American Legion Commander Keith McMillan and Mayor Alberto G.