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Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Pros And Cons Of An Open Concept Home

November 25, 2020

An open concept floorplan is highly popular these days. Many people who are looking at homes for sale in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, are hoping to find the coveted open concept home.

An open concept floorplan is a layout with large, open rooms that can be used for multiple purposes. These are especially nice if you do not have a lot of space in the home, to begin with. Open concept homes ...

The Ins And Outs Of Earnest Money

When buying a house, earnest money is a good faith deposit to the seller showing the buyer's intention of buying the home. Earnest money is usually delivered when the purchase agreement is signed, but you can also attach it to the offer if there are a lot of potential buyers, an earnest money deposit attached to the offer may help your offer be the one the seller chooses. It can give the ...

Wholesome Real Estate Advice Part 8

KENILWORTH, NJ - Todd Wilkinson, Founder and Owner of FonHome Realty has created a video series highlighting scenarios for buyers and sellers to be wary of when entering into the real estate process. Watch Episode Eight for his unique perspective.

Tips To Keep Rodents Out This Winter

Winter is coming, and as the temperatures drop, rodents and pests are going to be looking to enter your home. If you are looking at homes for sale in Fort Lee, New Jersey, this is something that you will need to keep in mind while shopping. Household pests are looking for a warm shelter with food, and homes are often where they decide to go. If they are not caught early, they can wreak havoc on a ...

Kenilworth Fire Department Santa's Express Update

November 26, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Fire Department is still planning on having Santa visit around town this year but in a slightly different form than usual. Please standby for more details. Please also remember that the KFD Firehouse is still an official Toys for Tots drop off location. If you have a large number of new unwrapped toys to donate, please contact the firehouse to make ...

David Brearley High School Spirit Night and 2020 Powder Puff Game

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Wednesday night David Brearley High School held a successful school spirit event which included a Pep Rally, the Homecoming Ceremony, a DJ, free food, and the annual Powder Puff game. The event was sponsored by the Kenilworth Education Association who covered the cost for the DJ and snacks. 

The KEA is made up of teachers, guidance counselors, ...

David Brearley High School to hold Pep Rally, Homecoming Court, and Powder Puff Tournament

KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley High School will hold a school spirit event tonight starting at 5:00 p.m. which includes a Pep Rally, the Homecoming Court, and the annual Powder Puff game. There will also be a DJ, free food, and fall festivities of years past.

The Homecoming Ceremony will take place from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The first Powder Puff kickoff between the sophomores and ...

Kenilworth PBA Thanksgiving Food Drive is a Success

November 17, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - The annual Thanksgiving Food Drive sponsored by the Kenilworth PBA 135 was a great success. The food drive has been running for over 20 years and benefits St. Theresa's Church Food Pantry. With many families continuing to struggle during the pandemic the event was especially crucial this year. 

“The generosity of this community never ceases to amaze ...

Car Rolls into Kenilworth Senior Center

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Police and Fire Department were quick to respond to the scene of a car rolling into the Senior Center Sunday morning.

The car was parked on the Boulevard and due to a suspected faulty break, the car went into the Senior Center around 9:00 a.m. No one was hurt and both the building and the car suffered minimal damage. 


Kenilworth David Brearley High School Marching Band Carries on Through Pandemic

November 25, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - As a result of coronavirus restrictions, the regular routine of the David Brearley High School Marching Band has seen a myriad of changes. Many of the instruments previously used are not allowed, such as brass and woodwind instruments.

DBMHS Band Director Anthony LaBruno has done an outstanding job of readjusting the band to the restrictions caused by the pandemic.

Murphy Announces New Jersey Schools' Learning Models

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported on Wednesday the latest breakdown of school learning models in the state of New Jersey. 

According to the governor, 99 school districts are doing in-person instruction, 529 are offering hybrid in-person/remote instruction, 145 are doing remote instruction, and 38 are using a combination of plans across ...

David Brearley High School Spirit Night and 2020 Powder Puff Game

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Wednesday night David Brearley High School held a successful school spirit event which included a Pep Rally, the Homecoming Ceremony, a DJ, free food, and the annual Powder Puff game. The event was sponsored by the Kenilworth Education Association who covered the cost for the DJ and snacks. 

The KEA is made up of teachers, guidance counselors, ...

Varsity Football: Brearley Goes out with a Bang Against Metuchen

November 28, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears closed their season with a triumphant win Wednesday night giving fans a lot to smile about with a 40-0 victory against the Bulldogs.

Senior football members and cheerleaders had kind words to say about their time playing and cheering for Brearley.

“It’s been an amazing ride these last four years” Danny Ramos said. “So many ...

Varsity Football: Brearley Overpowers Bound Brook

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears rose to the challenge competing at a very high level to lead a 44-28 victory over Bound Brook Friday night.

“Overall this was a great team win” assistant coach and 2014 Brearley graduate Nick Padron said. “It all started with a great week of practice heading into Friday. All facets of the game were able to come together and ...

Varsity Football: Brearley to Face Bound Brook

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears have been hard at work to prepare for tonight's game when they take on the Crusaders.

Football players Danny Ramos and Derek Graichen said “last week's game was a tough loss but the team is ready to get back on track.”

The game is at home and will start at 6:00 p.m.

Man Survives After Being Hit By Train in Upper Montclair

November 28, 2020

Upper MONTCLAIR, NJ - A pedestrian survived after being struck by a New Jersey Transit train on Wednesday, officials confirm.

A man was seriously injured, but is expected to survive, after he was hit by the oncoming train near the Bellevue Avenue Station in Upper Montclair. Sometime around 4:35PM, officials reported a trespasser strike.

According to NJ Transit ...

Assault with a Paintball Gun at the Willowbrook Mall – Police Seeks Help

WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Police Detective Captain Dan Daly is asking for the public’s help in solving an aggravated assault case that happened just outside the Willowbrook Mall on Sunday, November 8.

According to Daly, “four juvenile males were walking on the sidewalk in the area of the Willowbrook Mall food court when a passenger in a passing silver, or grey sedan fired multiple, ...

Bergen County Regional SWAT Team, Hackensack PD Rescue Disturbed City Woman Who Was Armed, Hanging From Second-Story Window  

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A teacher who was armed with a sharp object, hanging out the window of her Hackensack apartment screaming for help and believed to be suicidal was rescued this morning by members of the Bergen County Regional SWAT team and the Hackensack police department.

Shortly after 8 a.m., the Hackensack Police Department was contacted by a neighbor who overheard a woman ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Joey

November 23, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Joey Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Joey Arancino. He is a rescue from Orange, New Jersey. Joey has a little cloud in his eye. He can't see that good out of it, but he is a warrior. Joey is a year and a half old and is the gentlest, most affectionate boy to the whole family. 

Submitted By: Alyse ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Simba

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Simba Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Simba! He is 11 months and will be 1 year old on Christmas Day. He loves car rides, cuddling, sleeping, and playing catch. He also loves bacon treats. Sitting at the window sill is how he gets through most of his day as he loves seeing the cars pass by. Simba is super stubborn but ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: Lola, Luke, and Missy 

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Lola, Luke, and Missy Kenilworth's TAPinto Pets of the Week!

Lola (4 years old) and Luke (3 years old) are miniature poodles. Both live for cuddles, treats, and playtime. Missy (3 years old) is an Old English Sheepdog. Missy mostly enjoys people-watching from her deck.

Submitted By: Louis DeMondo

Would you like your pet to be Kenilworth’s Pet of ...

Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

November 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...