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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-

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.

New Solar-Powered Compacting Trash Cans Have Arrived in Kearny

09/17/2014

The first four BigBelly solar-powered compacting trash cans have arrived in the Town of Kearny. These cleaner and greener cans hold up to five times the amount of trash the current cans hold and cut down on greenhouse gas emissions. They have a wireless signal technology that will notify the Town’s garbage hauler how full the cans are at any given time. This notification system will help the hauler save time since they will not have to check the compacting trash cans on a regular basis.

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