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Reported Crimes in Kearny Remained Stable in 2014 and were at the second lowest level in 14 years

02/26/2015
The Town of Kearny’s Uniform Crime Report Index for 2014 shows there were 1,289 reported crimes in 2014, essentially flat from the previous year’s number of 1,286.  These numbers mean that 2013 and 2014 were the Town’s lowest crime years in the past 14 years.  They also confirm the significant drops in crime that occurred from 2011 to 2012 when reported crimes fell by 18%.
 

Kearny Sponsors Free Rabies Clinic Saturday, February 21, 2015

02/21/2015

The Kearny Health Department sponsored a free Rabies clinic on Saturday, February 21st from 10am-1pm.  The clinic was held at the Kearny Water Department Complex and was very well attended.  A total of 432 dogs and 24 cats were vaccinated.  A representative from People for Animals was available at the clinic offering low-cost Spay/Neuter and microchipping services.  Vaccination and animal control programs have helped to prevent rabies in most pets.  It is important to keep your dog or cat up-

No Parking on Snow Emergency Streets beginning at 7 pm, February 2, 2015

02/02/2015

Residents are advised that there is no parking on the snow emergency streets during a snow storm and while they are snow covered. 

Beginning tonight, February 2nd at 7pm cars will be towed from the snow streets and towing will continue during the entire storm and while they are snow covered.

The snow streets are as follows

Kearny Ave.   The entire length

Bergen Ave.   The entire length.

Davis Ave.   From Midland Ave to Dukes Street.

WINTER STORM ADVISORY FOR KEARNY RESIDENTS

01/26/2015

The Kearny Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Kearny Police and Fire Departments, Kearny Emergency Rescue Squad, Office of Mayor Alberto G. Santos, Town Administrator Michael Martello, the Kearny School District, Kearny Health and Public Works Departments, and the South Kearny Municipal Utilities Authority are preparing for the major winter storm expected to impact the region tonight and tomorrow.  Residents are advised of the following:

Kearny Commemorates Veteran’s Day and Dedicates New Monument

11/14/2014

On Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 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.  At the ceremony, Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Town Council members Carol Jean Doyle, Susan McCurrie and Albino Cardoso, dedicated a new park monument for the War on Terror.  The new monument bears the name of Staff Sgt.

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