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Kenilworth Historical Society to Hold Line Dancing Benefit Tomorrow

September 9, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Historical Society will present “Kickin’ It Up for the Nitschke House,” a line-dancing event, on Sunday evening to benefit the Oswald. J Nitschke House.

The event will feature country-western music, line dancing and refreshments. All proceeds will offset the cost of an elevator that makes all levels of the historical house fully ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Readers Share Back-to-School Photos

September 11, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth Public Schools opened for the 2017-2018 school year last Thursday.

Email your photos to lscalzadonna@tapinto.net and we'll add them to the photo gallery!

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Friends of the Kenilworth Public Library to be Celebrated During National Friends of Libraries Week

September 20, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public Library will celebrate its Friends of the Library group during National Friends of Libraries Week from Oct. 15 through Oct. 21.

National Friends of Libraries Week is coordinated by United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. National Friends of Libraries Week celebrates friends of public libraries while promoting library ...

Kenilworth Diner Offers "Mason Burger Special" for Memorial Fundraiser

KENILWORTH, NJ – Following the death of Mason Stein last December, members of the Kenilworth community have come together to fundraise for a memorial in his memory.

Stein, a young student at Harding Elementary School, loved baseball and firetrucks, according to multiple sources. In his honor, the community hopes to install a memorial in the playground at Di Mario Park.

“We ...

Saint Theresa School and Kenilworth Historical Society Among 61 Union County "HEART" Grant Recipients

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that 61 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2017 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program, including Saint Theresa School and the Kenilworth Historical Society.

Recognizing the importance of culture and the arts to our economy and ...

Trinitas Regional Medical Center Unveils the New Gary S. Horan Emergency Department

September 13, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – In an opening ceremony held last evening at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, a brand new and expanded $18.7 million dollar Emergency Department was unveiled.

The Medical Center’s new department now has 45 rooms for treating emergency visits. It also has a new state-of-the-art scanner which speeds diagnosis and is essential for delivery of patient ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Clark Student Offered Ride Home by Stranger, Police Say

September 18, 2017

CLARK, NJ – Clark Police issued a notice to residents today about a possible attempted luring of a 12 year old girl during her walk home from Kumpf Middle School.   

According to police, the child was near St. Agnes Church on Madison Hill Road when a thin white male with grayish white hair  in his late sixties or seventies approached her in a white, late model ...

Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

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Union County Daughters of Ireland Raise More Than $3,500 with Cranford Bar Crawl

September 19, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County’s women of Irish descent are coming together to build relationships, network and raise money for young women of Irish heritage.

Two Clark women, Kate Mooney and Lori Connolly, teamed up last April to start the Union County Daughters of Ireland. They were inspired by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, a group of which Mooney’s father is a proud ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

Sabattis Saved: Boy Scouts' Adventure Camp to Remain Open After Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board Vote

September 20, 2017

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- The Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board met on Monday, Sept. 18 in a special session to discuss the future operation of Sabattis Adventure Camp, which was threatened with closure.

After discussion, the Board voted to continue Sabbatis camping activities through the end of the 2019 summer camping season. The Board discussed the results presented ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

Clipper Pavilion, West Orange

4th Annual Heroes for Children 5k and Family Fun ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Sun, September 24, 4:00 AM

Columbian Club of Garwood (Knights of Columbus Building), Garwood

Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Tricky Tray

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

Sun, September 24, 10:30 AM

Hanson Park, Cranford

Free Yoga Day at Hanson Park

Green Health & Wellness

Union County College Kicked Off Hispanic Heritage Month

September 20, 2017

Union County College students, faculty and staff celebrated the Opening Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 14 at the College’s Cranford campus. Following the presentation of flags of Hispanic countries by Union’s students, Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin offered a welcome and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano and Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio ...