On September 24, 2017 in celebration of the Town of Kearny’s 150th anniversary, the Junior Woman’s Club of Arlington sponsored a photography contest honoring our Town’s History.  The two categories were “Kearnyscapes” and “What Community Means to Me”.  Congratulations to all of the contestants and winners of the Kearny 150 Sesquicentennial Photography Contest.  The reception was held at the historic Firehouse at 72 Halstead Street.  Mayor Alberto Santos, Carol Jean Gaunt Doyle, Chief George Harris (Ret.), Barbara Goldberg, and Desiree Mills served as contest judges.  The winning photos are on display in the Kearny Main Library.

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Category: Kearny Scapes 
K – 6: First Place – Evan Torres: Let the Adventures Begin

Honorable Mention – Ava De Castro Lawdanski: Children at Play

7 – 12: First Place – Zachary Uhler: Sacred Heart Church

Honorable Mention – Erika Albizu: Bunny Hill after July 4th

Adult: First Place – Denise Da Silva: All Welcomed

Honorable Mention – Christine Jablonski: Literacy Takes Flight

Senior: First Place: Jane Atchison Mackesy: Spring Blossoms at Riverbank Park

Category: What Community Means to Me 
K – 6: First Place – Ava De Castro Lawdanski: Kearny 150 Town Hall Lights

Honorable Mention – Jaymie Cambrelen: Sunbeams

7 – 12: First Place – Faith Kennedy: Memorial Sunday

Honorable Mention – Michael Uhler: Pee Wee Football

Adult: First Place – Ed Kennedy: The Sword

Honorable Mention – Melanie Cambrelen: Always Upward

Senior: First Place: Jane Atchison Mackesy: Planting Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Grand Champion

Faith Kennedy, Memorial Sunday