DeCastro scores 35 additional overnight parking spots at West Hudson Park for First Ward residents

Overnight parking is now permitted in West Hudson Park near Fairy Lake Pond, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Councilwoman Marytrine DeCastro worked in partnership with Hudson County Commissioner Albert J. Cifelli and Mayor Carol Jean Doyle to alleviate and address parking concerns Kearny’s First Ward and residential areas surrounding West Hudson Park. There are now 35 more parking spaces near Fairy Lake Pond in West Hudson Park that may be used, except during snow and emergencies.

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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.