The Omicron Variant – What We Know Today

An update on the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Atlantic Health System experts Steven Sheris, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Executive, Atlantic Health System, President, Atlantic Medical Group and Jason Kessler, MD, section chief, infectious disease, Morristown Medical Center. For more information ...

TAPinto KENILWORTH Tips: Press Release - What are we announcing?

November 29, 2021

Welcome to TAPinto Tips, a column created to help our readers navigate their way through our DIY platform.

This week’s topic: Press Release -- What are we announcing?

It is important for small businesses and organizations issuing press releases to know the difference between a press release and a news article. Press releases are marketing tools designed to keep the public ...

Milestones

Where are they now? Kenilworth's David Brearley High School Graduates.

November 8, 2021

Name:

Nicole Falcetano

Year graduated:

2015

Favorite memory of high school:

My favorite memories from high school would be spending time with my friends. I didn’t realize how much I would miss seeing them every day for lunch and classes. In addition to seeing everyone daily, the prom and other senior events were a fun way to hang out in a non-academic setting. I also enjoyed ...

Kenilworth Recap: Tree Lighting, Multi-Vehicle Crash, Athlete of the Week & More

December 5, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. 

Scenes from Kenilworth's 2021 Tree Lighting

Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Route 78 in Union

Best Holiday Lights To Check Out This Season

Borough of Kenilworth Department of Public Works December Calendar & More

Pinkie’s Cupcake Café Athletes of the ...

Scenes from Kenilworth's 2021 Tree Lighting

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Borough of Kenilworth kicked off the holiday season by hosting the annual tree lighting Wednesday evening. Families and community members came together to celebrate taking photos in front of the tree and even with Santa and the Grinch who made their grand appearance.

The Kenilworth Rec provided hot chocolate, apple cider, and an array of festive ...

David Brearley High School to Present "Once Upon A Pandora's Box"

December 3, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley High School’s Theater Department will perform Once Upon A Pandora's Box on Dec. 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The play centers around a young girl named Tabitha who lets curiosity get the better of herself when she opens a package unleashing some of the worst storybook villains to wreak havoc on her apartment and the rest ...

Kenilworth Resident Receives First Prep Spirit Award of the School Year

KENILWORTH, NJ - Joseph Grimaldi, class of 2022 and Kenilworth resident recently received the first Prep Spirit Award from Saint Peter's Preparatory School at the Thanksgiving Prayer Service. He was among three other students who were presented with this award.

According to the school, The Prep Spirit Awards were created in 1981 by then-principal Fr. John Browning, S.J., ...

Kenilworth Students Nonprofit Clothing Line Be Nice Co. Release Fourth Drop

KENILWORTH, NJ - The nonprofit clothing line Be Nice Co. started by David Brearley Middle-Senior High School students has teamed up with the Kenilworth Fire Department to launch their fourth event to raise money for the AJ DeVito fund. This next drop is being held from today, November 22, to January 16.

"This fund, in honor of a loving member of the Kenilworth ...

Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department to Hold Annual Santa's Express

November 28, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

Attention Kenilworth: Santa Claus reached out to the Kenilworth Fire Department and demanded that we bring him around town on the fire truck again for our Santa's Express. As always, we answered his call and will be taking him out on the week of December 13th. Please see more ...

Retired Policemen and Firemen's Association of Union and Somerset Counties Local 3, Makes Thanksgiving Contribution

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Retired Policemen and Firemen's Association of Union and Somerset Counties Local 3 recently donated $300.00 from their treasury to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home in Boonton for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Those present for the check donation included Local 3 Vice President retired Russ Gottlick, retired Union Fire Captain Gary Steitz and Local ...

Pinkie’s Cupcake Café Athletes of the Week: Terrence Hilton Jr. and Gia DeLuca

December 4, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Terrence Hilton Jr. and Gia DeLuca have been named this week's Athletes of the Week. 

Terrence Hilton Jr. known as TJ, is a junior and has been a student at David Brearley since seventh grade. TJ is on the track team and also an Honor Roll student every year. Due to the pandemic, TJ was not able to finish the winter season last year. “I am now a junior ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, December 8, 6:00 PM

Kenilworth

Council Workshop & Council Meeting

Government

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Wed, December 8, 6:30 PM

Kenilworth

Hour of Code

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Thu, December 9, 6:30 PM

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Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Government

Have You Seen Morgan? Call The Police To Help Bring Her Home

December 3, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - With unconfirmed reports of sightings of  Nutley resident Morgan Panzer, the public is asked to call the police if they spot the missing 19-year-old. 

Unconfirmed reports place Panzer in the north end of Nutley, near High St. and in Clifton in the vicinity of the Tick Tock diner. These are UNCONFIRMED reports. 

In the interest of bringing Panzer home, the public ...

Autistic Singer/Songwriter and Popular TikTok Influencer Cory Singer Releases Latest Single, “Somebody’s Heart” 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield native, singer/songwriter Cory Singer has nearly 400,000 followers and over 11 million “likes” on TikTok with numerous hit songs and starring roles in New York Theater musicals. Singer is using his popularity to advocate for the autistic. Diagnosed with autism at a young age, Singer’s humble, down-to-earth demeanor and humorous ...

NJ Youngster Thanks Veterans with a Donation

SPARTA, NJ – A young Sparta resident made a heartfelt contribution to the Sparta VFW this weekend.  According to VFW Commander Pete Litchfield a donation of $2.02 was made by Luke Rossi.

Rossi penned a letter to the VFW thanking them “for serving in the U.S.A. military.”

He said, “I’m very thankful for your service.  My great granpa was in the Navy. I ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Henri

November 29, 2021

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

Meet Henri, a 150-pound Landseer Newfoundland who is celebrating his 14th birthday on December 23rd. Born near Dallas, Henri has lived in Southern California, Portland, Oregon, and Houston, Texas. He’s quite the road warrior despite his size, and has traveled to nine different states. Henri loves ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Apollo

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

This is Apollo Petracca! He was born October 17, 2019, and found his forever home shortly after on December 14. He likes Netflix and his favorite show is Gilmore Girls. Apollo loves to play and really loves children. 

Submitted By: Stefania Calla Petracca

 

Would you like your pet to ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Chewbacca

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

This is Chewbacca! At five years old Chewbacca loves bacon, going to nonna’s in the car and really hates walking in the heat.

Submitted by Anna Petracca

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

Union County COVID-19 Lab Expands Testing Capabilities

December 5, 2021

Omicron variant included in testing protocols.

The Union County COVID-19 Partnership Lab at Kean University has expanded testing protocols to include detection of the Omicron variant. Beginning this week, COVID-19 testing done through Union County mobile clinics and permanent testing sites have analysis prepared to identify cases of all currently known variants.

“Variant strains of ...