A beautiful day for Kearny’s seniors as annual picnic returns for first time since 2019

For fear we’ll forget names, for now, we’ll say the Kearny annual senior citizen picnic was by all accounts hugely successful, under the guidance of Council President Carol Jean Doyle and Joann Carratura and their scores of volunteers. Hundreds of senior citizens enjoyed food, dancing, raffles and gift bags — and even got treated to Mr. Softee at the end of the day — June 15 at the Doyle Pavilion. Here are some sights from the day — look for more in next week’s edition of The Observer.

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Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off 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 Facebook Live, 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 West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.