A most successful 2021 PAWRade

Kevin A. Canessa Jr. photo

The weather held up, CBS2 Weatherman John Elliot did live spots and it was a great day overall at the 2021 Kearny PAWRade, put on annually by the Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone with John Peneda at the helm and Linda D’Isa behind the scenes. Here’s a photo of the small dog category winner — simply called “Lunchbox.” That’s Kearny Mayor Alberto G. Santos at right checking out the unique winner. Check the Nov. 3 edition of The Observer for more photos.

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Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, an organization he has served since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on social media channels such as YouTube, Facebook, and X, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to Kearny to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.