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, ...

The Ins And Outs Of Earnest Money

November 24, 2020

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 ...

Honoring Roger D. Allcrof

Veterans Day is dedicated to honoring living veterans and remembering their stories. It is a day dedicated to remembering the personal struggle and sacrifices of those who served and those who are currently serving in our nation’s military today. Many of these heroes return home and very seldom share their stories. They do not ask for praise, they do not ask for thanks, but that is exactly ...

David Brearley High School Spirit Night and 2020 Powder Puff Game

November 21, 2020

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 Public Library Hosts Virtual Story Time

KENILWORTH, NJ - Virtual Story Time with Miss Robin will be held Thursday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for children ages three to six years old.

Children will listen to stories from the library’s picture book collection.  After listening to the stories, families are welcome to encourage their child to draw pictures based on the stories read.  Pictures can be shared ...

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. 


Murphy Announces New Jersey Schools' Learning Models

November 22, 2020

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, ...

Misleading: Teachers Union says Murphy Administration Misleads on Schools Reopening

TRENTON, NJ - The Governor and his allies in education see eye to eye on many issues. They do not see eye to eye on reopening schools, however.

In the last few days, this private détente has broken through to the public as well.

The NJEA has lobbied hard during the pandemic to keep schools remote. While the union wants them to work remote, however, supermarket ...

Varsity Football: Brearley Overpowers Bound Brook

November 22, 2020

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.

Varsity Soccer: Brearley Defeats Highland Park in Overtime

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears delivered a strong performance of resilience and determination as they conquered the Owls in the state tournament semifinals 3-2 in overtime.

Highland Park scored first on a goal by Harry Pestka off of a broken defensive play by Brearley and he slotted it into the open net in the 10th minute. Highland Park kept Brearley pinned in for about 15 minutes ...

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

November 22, 2020

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 ...

Are You Cut Out to be a Cardboard Cutout at Rutgers Games This Winter?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After the raucous celebrations witnessed at Rutgers men’s basketball games last season, no one will ever accuse Scarlet Knights fans of having wooden personalities.

Cardboard, maybe.

The folks at fancutouts.com will convert an image of your scarlet-painted face and jersey-adorned body into a cardboard cutout that will be seated inside the RAC.

The prices range ...

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 ...

World AIDS Day with Live Stream Musical Theatre Concert to Support the Work of Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

November 24, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to sponsor No Day But Today, a musical theatre concert honoring the mission of World AIDS Day. The live stream virtual performance, produced by the Union County Performing Arts Center to support the work of Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 PM.

Virtual tickets are $20 per streaming device, available ...