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Kearny, New Jersey is located in Hudson County. Zip codes in Kearny, NJ include 07099, and 07032. The median home price in Kearny is $289,900 which is roughly $160/per square foot. More Kearny information.

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16 hrs ago | Observer

KPD: 'Maced' by mugger

Kearny police are hunting an assailant who used an aerosol irritant in an attempt to disable his victim and take the man's cell phone.

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20 hrs ago | Observer

Taxes up on average by $244

Now that Trenton - even without a gubernatorial endorsement by the town's Democratic mayor - has gifted Kearny $2.5 million in transitional aid and reduced its pension obligations by nearly $435,000, Kearny property owners can know what to expect.

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Yesterday | Observer

State eyes raising part of Pike

The Rt. 7/Belleville Turnpike corridor which runs through Kearny's meadows area and beyond is getting a lot of attention these days from state and federal transit agencies.

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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

NYC sucker-punch suspect pleads guilty in Secaucus to flee attempt

A Bergenfield man accused of sucker-punching a 55-year-old man walking his dog in Hell's Kitchen in New York City pleaded guilty in Secaucus Municipal Court this morning for trying to flee from police.

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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

All around Hudson, Jersey City's Life Eaters rocks loud and hard

While the band officially hails from Jersey City, it's on the Kearny-based Killing Horse Records and practices in, of all places, a Bayonne hair salon.

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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Bayonne man charged with assaulting another, who strikes head

Bail was set at $40,000 with a 10 percent cash option yesterday for a Bayonne man charged with punching a man who then struck his head on the ground and suffered a nearly 4-inch-long gash on the back of his head, officials said.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NJ.com

Peruvian pride on display during parade in Kearny, Harrison

West Hudson's Peruvian residents painted the town red yesterday at an annual parade celebrating the South American nation's independence from Spain.

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The Jersey Journal

Man on probation charged with weapons offenses

A 22-year-old Jersey City man who was placed on probation for a firearm offense about a week ago was rearrested Thursday and charged with numerous weapons offenses related to a handgun and other charges, officials said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

JCMC issues reminder: 'Don't leave children alone in cars'

Since 1998, over 600 children across the US have died in cars from heat stroke - which amounts to one child every 10 days.

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The Jersey Journal

Hudson Happenings: Top 22 things to do this weekend

Thousands around the country are leaving their porch lights on to commemorate fallen Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago, whose funeral is also today.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Kearny mulling new redevelopment zone in industrial area

Kearny is considering designating a new redevelopment area to spur improvements to an industrial complex that was heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy nearly two years ago.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Jersey Journal

DEP reminds Hudson County of harvest ban in three toxic waterways

The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding Hudson County that crabbing and fishing in the lower Passaic River, Newark Bay and Kill Van Kull is illegal because the water is toxic.

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The Jersey Journal

St. Peter's Prep Youth Baseball Skills Camp

Sixty-five 8- to 15-year-old boys from across the state, including Conor Sullivan, 14, of Kearny, participate in the St. Peter's Prep Youth Baseball Skills Camp at the James F. Keenan Field in Jersey City from July 14-17, 2014, to learn skills such as infield and outfield play, pitching, catching and hitting.

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Observer

Notes from the KPD blotter

Regular readers of the Kearny police blotter know that the week's entries would not be complete without a shoplifting incident at Walmart.

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Observer

Aid will partly offset tax

Some good news for Kearny taxpayers: the town will be getting state transitional aid for 2014 and Mayor Alberto Santos said that means the anticipated hit for property owners won't be as bad as expected.

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Observer

Business Review: New practice, same personality for Lyndhurst doctor

In April 2012, The Observer featured an article about Dr. Maria Domingues, a young and energetic optometrist beginning her practice at Lyndhurst, her second office.

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The Jersey Journal

Jersey City tears down 'cop killer' shrine that repulsed the nation

The candles lit to memorialize the man said to have killed of Officer Melvin Santiago, the empty bottles of liquor placed among them, the balloons, the T-shirts inscribed with messages of love to Santiago's accused killer - all gone.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Observer

Suspect ID'd in bank heist

Authorities have identified a Paterson man as the prime suspect in the robbery of the PNC Bank at Kearny and Midland Aves.

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Observer

New principal welcomed

Kearny native Ellen Naughton has been named principal of Queen of Peace Elementary School, 21 Church Pl., North Arlington, for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Observer

'Jersey Boys' on stage & screen

For nearly nine years, "Jersey Boys" has been a staple on the big stage in New York City.

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