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Hockey: Dayton-Brearely-Union Lose on Road to Tough Frisch Team

January 15, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – The Bulldogs traveled to Paramus to face the 4-0-1 Frisch Cougars and lost 8-3.

JT Bokoske got the first goal of the game and gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead on an assist by Victor Velazquez. 

Frisch responded with a goal from Jake Lasher on an assist by Jake Fromen,  The Cougars took the lead for good on a goal by Fromen with an assist by Benjamin Feintuch and ...

Hockey: Dayton-Brearley-Union Falls to Morris Catholic in Defensive Struggle, 2-0

ROSELLE, NJ – Returning to action off an extended holiday break with their first game in almost three weeks, the Bulldogs offense was limited to just eight shots on goal.  Morris Catholic’s goalie, Andrew Herms, stopped all of them.  His team mates found the net twice and Morris Catholic won the game 2-0.

The Bulldogs goalie, Nick Facchini, stopped 17 of ...

N.J. Legislature Passes Football Co-op Bill, Set for Christie Signature

TRENTON, N.J. – Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie.

According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a multi-secondary school district will now be allowed to combine teams in any sport if either school has trouble fielding a ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

January 16, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

Rahway Highlights Rebranding, Business Grants, Restaurant Week at Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce Meeting

RAHWAY, NJ - With members of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce gathering in Rahway for the monthly meeting on Friday, the Rahway Chamber of Commerce took advantage of the opportunity to boast about some of the positive business developments happening in the city.

Rahway Chamber of Commerce Vice President Ralph Bahram, owner of Rahway Fried Chicken, highlighted the ...

Peter Corvelli of Kenilworth Sworn Into Office as Union County Sheriff

January 7, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli, of Kenilworth, was sworn into office by Senator-Elect Joseph P. Cryan during Union County Government’s 162nd Annual Reorganization on January 7, 2018 at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

Holding the Bible for Sheriff Corvelli were his daughters, Alyssa and Rylee, and his wife, Kelly.

Kenilworth Recycling to Resume Jan. 22

January 14, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ – There will be no recycling for Kenilworth on the week on Jan. 15 due to a new recycling schedule.

The schedule, posted on the Borough website, will pick up again on Jan. 22.

“Be advised, [for] the regularly scheduled garbage pickups, all the dates have not changed,” Mayor Anthony DeLuca said in a recorded message.

Brush will be picked up on Jan. 29. The ...

Kenilworth Public Schools Receive $20k Grant from New Jersey Healthy Communities Network

January 5, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public School District was awarded a $20,000 grant by the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network to engage students with the community in healthy living, according to a press release from Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini.

The grant was awarded after Tramaglini and Suzie Crincoli, a parent, nurse and doctoral student at Rutgers, wrote an application to ...

Extreme Cold Causes 2 Water Main Breaks in Kenilworth in 1 Week

January 10, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ – Two water main breaks were reported in Kenilworth between Jan. 1 and Jan. 8, according to New Jersey American Water.

The number is well above average for the town, according to Denise Venuti Free, director of communications and external affairs for NJ American Water. The breaks are caused by freezing temperatures, she said.

“For January, our average number ...

One Dead in Kenilworth House Fire Monday Evening

KENILWORTH, NJ – A 68-year-old women was killed in a fire at a Kenilworth home on Monday night, Detective Sergeant Jim Grady of the Kenilworth Police Department said.

The name of the victim is being held pending an autopsy, he said.

The fire was reported in a two-level home in the 200 block of North 9th Street. The downstairs resident reported the fire at approximately 6 p.m. after ...

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Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

January 14, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on January 9, is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

Mayor Announces Career Fair Aimed At Employing Displaced Sam's Club Employees

January 11, 2018

LINDEN, NJ –  Mayor Derek Armstead announced employment assistance to 187 employees laid off today from Linden Sam’s Club, 1900 E. Linden Avenue, Linden, NJ. 

“It is with great saddest that we are losing one of our box clubs in the area as well as the displacement of so many employees,” said Mayor Armstead.  “To address this issue we will be ...

NJSIAA: Bills Grant Super Powers to 20 Schools; Upcoming Vote Puts Kids at Risk

January 4, 2018

As a 100-year-old, independent, private, and voluntary non-profit association serving the needs of 435 public and non-public high schools and nearly 300,000 student athletes, we have an unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting education-based interscholastic athletics. At our core, we are committed to ensuring a safe and competitive environment, while also enhancing the educational ...

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Union County Establishes the First County LGBTQ Office in New Jersey

January 16, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the launch of the new Office of LGBTQ Services. Established as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados' 2018 Moving Union County Forward initiatives, the new LGBTQ office is the first County government office of its kind in the State of New Jersey.

Operating under the new Division of Outreach and Advocacy in the ...