Looking for bargains? Check out Yard Sale

There will be plenty of bargains to be found at the UEZ's annual sidewalk sale.

There will be plenty of bargains to be found at the UEZ’s annual sidewalk sale.

Shoppers, take your mark! The immensely popular Annual KUEZ Kearny Town-Wide Yard and Sidewalk Sale returns Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no rain date. Kearny is definitely the place to be that weekend when the town is once again transformed into a border-toborder bargain hunter’s paradise.

The Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone (KUEZ) is sponsoring and organizing the event. Hundreds of residential, business and other sellers have registered to host sales. Plenty of local retailers and eateries are also ready with special sales and offers for what is expected to be a slew of shoppers setting their sights on Kearny.

“The Town-Wide Yard Sale has really taken hold as a Kearny community happening,” said KUEZ coordinator John Peneda. “We always have such positive reaction to the event.”

He added: “We hope our member businesses jump on board with these creative events, benefit from the sale, and take advantage of the influx of visitors and shoppers to our town.”

The KUEZ has created a special Yard Sale map of both residential and retailer sale locations. It will be available at Town Hall, the Kearny Library and the KUEZ office after April 30. From 9 a.m. to noon on the days of the sale, it will also be available at a special information booth in front of Town Hall, 402 Kearny Ave.

The map can also be downloaded after April 30 from www.kearnynj.org.

A Google map of the sellers (even those who may have missed the deadline to be included in the printed map) will also include information on items for sale at the various locations. This can be accessed after April 30 at http://goo.gl/19rhZd.

Peneda reminds residential participants to keep the sidewalks clear and safe for shoppers and passersby. The KUEZ also has provided a list of organizations and contacts which may be able to help with items not sold during the sale:

• Goodwill-Harrison,  973-481-2300

• The Salvation Army,  201-991-1115

• Vietnam Veterans of America, 1-800-775-VETS  (8387) or www.vva.org.

Visit www.kearnynj.org  for updates and information or call 201-955-7981.

The Observer Staff