Kenilworth Rec Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt & At Home Egg Hunts is a Success

April 5, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - To celebrate the Easter holiday the Kenilworth Recreation Center recently hosted a Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt and At Home Egg Hunts for the children of Kenilworth. 

There was a great turnout for both events and despite the current circumstances both festivities were very successful bringing the community together to have some fun in a safe environment. 

Held on ...

Drive-by Easter Bunny Brings Joy to Kenilworth Residents

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, April 3, instead of hopping through town, the Easter Bunny hitched a ride on one of the local fire trucks to bring Easter cheer to Kenilworth residents.

Escorted by the Kenilworth Fire Department and Rescue Squad, children were delighted to see the Easter Bunny, take pictures and receive some candy courtesy of the Fire Department. 

If you would ...

Kenilworth Police Used Force in 3 Incidents Since October, Based on New Jersey AG Data

April 7, 2021

YOUR TOWN, NJ - Law enforcement use-of-force data, including statistics from the Kenilworth Police Department, is now publicly available as part of a new statewide dashboard that debuted Tuesday.

The Use of Force Dashboard tracks more than 3,000 New Jersey use-of-force cases from October through February as part of a “beta” test dashboard created by state Attorney General Gurbir S.

State Kicks Off 'Take Control of Your Destiny' Distracted Driving Campaign

TRENTON, NJ  – As distracted driving continues to claim more lives on New Jersey roadways than any other risky driving behavior, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (“HTS”) announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign aimed at providing motorists with good reasons to give the road their undivided ...

NJ Gets Cleared to Hold Off on School Testing

April 8, 2021

Students will still face a version of the mandatory exam in the fall. But questions on the details linger.

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In a bit of a surprise, the Murphy administration ...

In Rush Back to Classroom, Teachers Fear Arts May Lag

Music, art, theater all have ‘critical impact on our kids,’ educators say as they look to work within COVID-19 guidance.

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As New Jersey schools creep ...

Vaccination Event for Educators Tues, April 6

Mobile Vaccine Operation At Warinanco Park in Roselle Will Run From 1-8 p.m.

UNION COUNTY, NJ----The Union County Board of Commissioners today announced the County will hold a mobile clinic to vaccinate educators and school personnel on Tuesday, April 6th from 1-8 p.m. at Warinanco Park in Roselle.

Any educator or school personnel wishing to receive a vaccination must ...

Wrestling: Bears Take on the Tigers

April 6, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears have been busy preparing and are looking forward to the wrestling match today, April 6, when they challenge the Tigers. 

The match will take place at Linden High School at 4:30 p.m.

The match will be live-streamed via this LINK

New Update Regarding Kenilworth Youth Softball Tryouts

KENILWORTH, NJ - Due to yesterday’s weather the softball field is unplayable and tryouts for today, March 29, are canceled. However, there will be tryouts tomorrow, March 30, at DiMario Park from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Pitchers and catchers please arrive at 3:00 p.m.


East Brunswick's Chris Quaglin is Arrested for Assault for January 6 Insurrection at US Capitol

April 9, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher Joseph Quaglin of East Brunswick, NJ  has been arrested and charged by the United States Department of Justice for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the United States Capitol.  Quaglin faces charges that include Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers or Employees; Civil Disorder; and Obstruction of an ...

Wayne PD: Man Accused of Strangling Fast-Food Worker in Fight Over Mask Wearing

WAYNE, NJ — A township man was arrested last week in connection with the strangling of a Burger King employee on Route 23 South, police said.

A fellow employee intervened during the assault and the suspect fled. He was later found and arrested by Wayne Police, according to police.

Detective Captain Dan Daly said video footage from the Burger King security cameras showed two ...

New Jersey "Furzapper" Inventor to be Featured on Shark Tank This Friday, April 9

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Michael Sweigart, a Manahawkin inventor and businessman will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET for his "Furzapper" product. 

"FurZapper was originally (and accidentally) created for my own use, to solve the issue of pet hair all over my family's laundry," Sweigart, the Furzapper Inventor and ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: Kai, Alex and Tracie

April 5, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Kai, Alex and Tracie Kenilworth's TAPinto Pets of the Week!

Kai is a German Shephard mix from a rescue and about seven years old. His favorite thing is to socialize with people, dogs, and go on walks. Alex is three years old and is a German Shephard and Belgian Shephard mix. His favorite things are to play fetch and tug of war with ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Chloe

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

Chloe is a three-year-old, F1 Mini Goldendoodle. She was born in Florida, so it’s no surprise that she loves spending time outside. The mention of the word “walk” sends her straight into zoomies. We now only spell the word when communicating among humans (I think she’s catching on ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: Mac, Allie and Moe

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Mac, Allie and Moe Kenilworth's TAPinto Pets of the Week!

Mac, Allie, and Moe are our three rescue pets.  Mac was adopted 11 years ago through a beagle rescue in New Jersey who rescued him from a high-kill shelter in Alabama.  Allie was a stray at my job 10 years ago.  She was young and small but very friendly.  Winter was ...

Who's Who in Kenilworth: Fred Soos Chief of Police

March 29, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Fred Soos. The newly appointed Chief of Police.  

Born and raised in Kenilworth, Fred Soos is a man of many trades and interests.

A diligent and assiduous student, Soos completed his undergraduate studies at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 1991 he decided to open a deli with his older ...

Post-Pandemic Marketing

Small business owners have a lot to think about, but navigating a global pandemic was likely not chief among their worries. Now that we are close to the end of one, local businesses are facing a host of challenges. Communicating effectively with customers and clients has never been more important. 

What changed in the pandemic?

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily ...

TAPinto to Host Panel Discussion on Current State of Real Estate in New Jersey

Are you looking for insights into the current real estate boom happening in New Jersey? 

Are you interested in buying a new home or property in the near future but don’t know what to expect?

Are you looking for a mortgage or interested in learning about the refinancing process?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, The Current State of the New Jersey ...

TAPinto Franchise Case Study: Bobbie Peer, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, Mountainside and New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Bobbie Peer has established herself as a power house marketer for local businesses in western Union County. 

The Berkeley Heights resident, who started with TAPinto back in 2013 as part of the company’s expansion efforts, has morphed into a three-site franchise owner with hopes of continued growth in the future.

“I was looking for a career that involved ...

Building Your Brand with TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When it comes to defining your business, there’s a lot more to it than just the product or service it provides. Your business needs to have a brand, a way for it to be easily recognized by customers. 

As Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, says, “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.”

Your brand is ...

Summer Job Alert: Union County is Hiring Lifeguards

April 9, 2021

Union County residents who are looking for a summer job can apply now for lifeguard positions at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool, which is located at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“The Ulrich pool provides our residents with a rewarding work environment and valuable experience such as management, emergency response and interpersonal skills every ...