Registration for Kearny Generals football open through July 1

Registration for Kearny Generals football is underway through July 1, from 9 a.m., to 4:30 p.m., at the Kearny Recreation Department, 402 Kearny Ave. Registration is also available online The $35 fee include equipment and uniforms. The team is for boys and girls in the second through eighth-grade as of September. A copy of the child’s birth certificate must also be included with registration. A league form, which includes a physical exam, must also be submitted, but that form will be distributed at a later date. For more information, call the Rec Department at (201) 955-7983 or send an email to

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