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Kenilworth Historical Society to Partner with Blackthorn for Fundraiser Event

April 21, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Historical Society is teaming up with the Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub to host a benefit for the Oswald J. Nitschke House in Kenilworth.

Any patron who dines at Blackthorn between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. from May 1 to May 4 can present the featured flyer and the restaurant will donate $15 from the bill to the Kenilworth Historical Society, according to ...

Kenilworth to Welcome Award-Winning Musician Sujeet Desai

KENILWORTH, NJ- internationally award-winning musician, Sujeet Desai, will perform and speak about his experience as an adult with Down syndrome at David Brearley on April 25.

Desai has been featured on “The View,” “Oprah Winfrey,” and has received a slew of honors and awards. He will hold an inspirational discussion with his mother, Dr. Sindoor Desai, before ...

Fishing Derby Off To A Great Start At Echo Lake

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Colleen Parliman, vice president of the Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club (NBFCC), along with about a dozen volunteers of New Jersey's oldest fishing club welcomed children of all ages to the annual fishing derby at Echo Lake Park on Saturday. The derby runs for three weeks and ends on May 6th, with awards  presented to the winners in ...

Softball: Brearley Faces Defeat by Dayton, 7-1, in Away Game

April 25, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – David Brearley is tied for the season, 3-3 overall, following Monday’s loss to Jonathan Dayton, 7-1, in an away game.

Junior Michelle Capizzano scored the team’s singular run with an RBI assist by junior Karyn Shizamu. Freshman Bree Manresa had Brearley’s other hit.

Kenilworth is currently 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the league.

Brearley’s game ...

Softball: Roselle Park defeats Brearley, 6-1, in Kenilworth Home Game

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley softball team was defeated by Roselle Park, 6-1, in Saturday’s home game.

Sophomore Alyssa Filippone scored the team’s singular goal with the help of an RBI by sophomore Nikki Smith. Junior Karyn Shizamu had one hit.

Kenilworth is currently 3-2 overall and 2-2 in the league.

David Brearley will take on Jonathan Dayton on Monday, April 23 at ...

Softball: Kenilworth Outscores Cranford 7-3 in Home Game

KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley High School defeated Cranford, 7-3, in Tuesday’s softball game at Brearley.

Senior Sydney David and sophomore Nikki Smith led Brearley in runs, scoring two each. David had two hits with one RBI.

Junior Olivia Cristello had three hits with two RBI’s. Michelle Capizzano, Bree Manresa and Shanya Rabec all claimed one run, with Rabec claiming an RBI.

Galloping Hill in Kenilworth to Host Fifth Annual Union County Women Mean Business Seminar

April 19, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ-  Janice Huff, Chief Meteorologist for NBC 4, will be the guest speaker at the fifth annual Union County Women Mean Business seminar, hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The event brings together Union County businesswomen to network and discuss business and success with experts in the field, according to a press release sent by the ...

Register Now for the 5th Annual Union County Women Mean Business Networking Seminar

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Registration for the Fifth annual Union County Women Mean Business networking seminar is now open.

The event, which is sponsored by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will take place Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Clubhouse at Galloping Hill, at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Since 2013, hundreds of Union ...

Opportunity New Jersey Breakfast Promotes Data-Based Education

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Opportunity New Jersey held a breakfast at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Woodbridge Friday to promote the non-partisan organization's data-based education about policy actions in New Jersey.

The event, sponsored by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors' Bureau, featured speakers Thomas Bracken and Michele Siekerka.

St. Theresa's School in Kenilworth Received "Union County Kids Dig In!" Grant

April 22, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ - St. Theresa’s School in Kenilworth has been awarded the “Union County Kids Dig In!” grant, to assist students in building, planting and using the proper tools and equipment to upkeep gardens. The grant was announced at the Union County Freeholders meeting on Thursday night.

The grant was awarded to 32 schools in the county, in an attempt to teach kids how to ...

Kenilworth to Welcome Award-Winning Musician Sujeet Desai

KENILWORTH, NJ- internationally award-winning musician, Sujeet Desai, will perform and speak about his experience as an adult with Down syndrome at David Brearley on April 25.

Desai has been featured on “The View,” “Oprah Winfrey,” and has received a slew of honors and awards. He will hold an inspirational discussion with his mother, Dr. Sindoor Desai, before ...

Niche Ranks David Brearley as 162 on 2017 "Best Public High Schools in New Jersey" list

KENILWORTH, NJ- Niche, an online ranking system for towns, cities, schools and more has ranked David Brearley High School as No. 162 on its 2017 “Best Public High Schools in New Jersey” list. There were 405 public high schools ranked.

The website awarded the school a B+ overall ranking, with a B- for academics, B for teachers, B for college readiness, A- for clubs and activities, A ...

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Available May 1

April 25, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available beginning on Monday, May 1, for the 2017 Primary Election, to be held on Tuesday, June 6, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced April25.

“New Jersey will select its first new governor in eight years this November, and the June 6 Primary Election is a critical step in that process,” said Rajoppi. “Vote-By-Mail helps ...

David Brearley High School Collects Canned Foods for "Kans for Kids" Campaign

April 16, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ- David Brearley High School has two weeks left to collect canned food donations for this year’s Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program’s “Kans for Kids” civic engagement challenge.

High schools across the county participate in UC STEP, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, which teaches students leadership, ...

Mother Seton High School Sponsors Carnival for the Cure

CLARK, NJ – Mother Seton High School recently hosted a “Carnival for the Cure” to support the school’s Relay for Life team.  The team, named “Setters for Survival,” and the student council welcomed over 90 students and guests to a night of sports, games of chance, dance and fun.

Among the activities were classes in Zumba, yoga and tap dancing. Getting ...

St. Theresa's School in Kenilworth Received "Union County Kids Dig In!" Grant

April 22, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ - St. Theresa’s School in Kenilworth has been awarded the “Union County Kids Dig In!” grant, to assist students in building, planting and using the proper tools and equipment to upkeep gardens. The grant was announced at the Union County Freeholders meeting on Thursday night.

The grant was awarded to 32 schools in the county, in an attempt to teach kids how to ...

Kenilworth Bulk Pick Up to Begin Next Week

KENILWORTH, NJ- Kenilworth bulk pick up will begin shortly, according to Mayor DeLuca. North side pick up starts on April 19 and south side pick up starts on April 26.

Bulk items include furniture, toys, storm windows, rugs, storm doors, doors, clothing, windows, wood fencing, lawn furniture and carpeting, according to the Department of Public Works information guide. They must be placed ...

VIDEO: TV 35 Airs Interview about Pilgrim Pipeline before April 25 Forum

April 24, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ –David Pringle, Cranford resident and campaign director of Clean Water Action, appeared on TV 35 to discuss the Pilgrim Pipeline and explain why he and so many others are opposed to the pipeline construction. Roselle Borough Hall will host a forum on the pilgrim pipeline on April 25 at 7 p.m.

The Pilgrim Pipeline, first proposed in 2014 by Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC, ...

St. Theresa's School in Kenilworth Received "Union County Kids Dig In!" Grant

KENILWORTH, NJ - St. Theresa’s School in Kenilworth has been awarded the “Union County Kids Dig In!” grant, to assist students in building, planting and using the proper tools and equipment to upkeep gardens. The grant was announced at the Union County Freeholders meeting on Thursday night.

The grant was awarded to 32 schools in the county, in an attempt to teach kids how to ...

Kenilworth Bulk Pick Up to Begin Next Week

KENILWORTH, NJ- Kenilworth bulk pick up will begin shortly, according to Mayor DeLuca. North side pick up starts on April 19 and south side pick up starts on April 26.

Bulk items include furniture, toys, storm windows, rugs, storm doors, doors, clothing, windows, wood fencing, lawn furniture and carpeting, according to the Department of Public Works information guide. They must be placed ...

Rumors of Poisoned Animals Spread After Two Dead Deer Were Found in Kenilworth

April 24, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ- Rumors of poisoned animals are spreading after a Facebook post showed a photo of two dead deer on a Kenilworth street. The resident who posted the photo also claims there was a dead cat in the same area.

According to comments on the Facebook page, the animals were found on Michigan Avenue. The deer show no major signs of trauma.

“There is no belief that it’s ...

UPDATE: Suspect Flees Officers Serving Warrant

April 26, 2017

Update: at 2:25 p.m., the Kenilworth Police Department wrote on Facebook that the "suspect has been apprehended by KPD officers and there is no further cause for alarm."

Update: The Kenilworth Police Department was reached for an update on the situation at 11:34 a.m. No one was available for comment at this time.

KENILWORTH, NJ – According to the Breaking News Network, ...

Kenilworth's Church of Saint Theresa to Host Easter Bunny Breakfast after 9 a.m. Mass

April 15, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ- The Church of Saint Theresa will host an Easter egg hunt and breakfast with the Easter bunny following the church’s 9 a.m. Easter mass.

The breakfast will be held in McVeigh Hall of St. Theresa School. The church said that Father Joe is responsible for the breakfast.  

“Once again this year, thanks to Father Joe’s connections, Peter Cottontail (aka the ...

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Leaders Meet to Protest Proposed Elimination of Community Development Block Grants

April 25, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Sheriff Joseph Cryan looked out from the podium at Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center on Division Street and declared, “The budget isn’t about the numbers. It’s about the people.”

The budget Cryan, who is currently running for state senator, is referring to is the proposed federal budget where President Trump is seeking to slash funding for ...

Election Sloganeering

April 23, 2017

November seems like a long way off, but is it possible to at least hear more substantive ideas instead of recycling campaign rhetoric? Presenting a litany of a city's or state's problems (and virtues) without offering any real solutions, improvements or original ideas is somewhat embarrassing. "Keep our schools great." What does that mean?

"We need to keep taxes ...

New Grants Bring Another Year of Art, Music, Dance, Film and Theatre to Union County

April 20, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that 34 Union County arts organizations will receive a total of $64,000 in grants from the Union County Local Arts Grant Program for the funding year 2017.

“This new round of funding demonstrates that our local arts community has earned a reputation for delivering programs that make significant contributions to the ...