ALERT — Kearny Branch Library will be renamed in memory of Christine Jablonski

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The Kearny Branch Library will have a new name soon — The Christine Jablonski Branch Library.

Mayor Carol Jean Doyle says she spoke with Library Director Josh Humphrey and the two decided it was a perfect tribute to Jablonski, who died last week aged 53,

Councilwoman Eileen Eckel says the Library Board, which hasn’t meet since the loss of Mrs. Jablonski, was planning on a tribute of some kind to her.

More to come.

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