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Brearley Varsity Girls Soccer vs Hillside

September 17, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley Bears girls varsity soccer team will play the Hillside Comets at Hillside High School Tuesday, September 17, at 4:00 p.m.

Brearley Boys Soccer Game vs Rahway

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley boys junior varsity and varsity soccer team will play Rahway at home Tuesday, September 17, at 4:00 p.m.

Brearley Junior Varsity Football Team Wins Again

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley Bears junior varsity football team defeated the Belvidere County Seaters at home 20-14, Monday, September 16. The next game will be Monday, September 23, at home when Brearley takes on Jonathan Dayton at 4:00 p.m.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

Save the Date: DBHS Craft and Vendor Fair is October 5

September 13, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School PTO Class 2020 Project Graduation Craft and Vendor Fair will be Saturday, October 5. The event is free to enter and will be held at David Brearley Middle/High School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The PTO are still looking for more vendors. If you would like to participate please contact Jennifer Wetzel at 908-414-0138 or jennifer73172@gmail.com.

David Brearley Middle/High School Students Head Back to School in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 Back to School David Brearley School photos. 

 

Updated: Harding School Students Head Back to School in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 Back to School Harding Elementary School photos. 

 

Kenilworth's First Annual Apple Pie Contest

September 14, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ – The first annual Apple Pie Contest will be held Saturday, September 21, at 12:00 p.m. at the Jersey Fresh Farmers’ Market. If you would like to participate, pick out and purchase your apples from Farmer George on Saturday, September 14, and fill out your registration form. To qualify for the contest, apples must be bought from Farmer George. Bake your pie and bring it ...

Kenilworth Kids Sell Lemonade to Donate to Charity

September 6, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ – JT and Ronnie Lynn Holzinger, are always looking for new ways to do generous activities for their family, friends, and the community. Ronnie Lynn thought it would be nice to do "kind things all the time" so she and her brother came up with a plan to make a Facebook page to spread kindness any way they can. Last weekend, the kids joined by their friend Olivia ...

Free Week Trial at Karate World Kenilworth

September 14, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ- Karate World is a martial arts and fitness studio that has been teaching Taekwondo and Muay Thai kickboxing classes since 1991. Taekwondo is the Korean form of karate which utilizes many kicking techniques. Muay Thai is the martial art from Thailand which is known as the science of eight limbs and utilizes boxing elbows and knees. Both Taekwondo and Muay Thai are excellent for ...

House Yoga Celebrates Five Years in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – House Yoga is celebrating its fifth year anniversary. Christa Laping Recio, the owner of House Yoga says that the mission for her studio is to “have a place where every person can feel comfortable to practice and where they don't find yoga intimidating, but welcoming.”

Beginning Monday September 9 to Sunday September 15, all drop ins will ...

Kenilworth Residents Come Together for 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

September 15, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ – Wednesday, September 11, residents gathered in front of Borough Hall to commemorate and honor the lives lost during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon 18 years ago.

The ceremony began with the presentation of the flag by Boy Scout Troop 83 and Scoutmaster John Gasper. The Kenilworth Girl Scouts sang “My Country Tis A Thee” and ...

9/11 Memorial Service in Kenilworth Today

KENILWORTH, NJ - The public is invited to attend the 2019 9/11 Memorial Service which will be held at Borough Hall at 6 p.m. 

Kenilworth 9/11 Memorial Service

KENILWORTH, NJ - The 2019 9/11 Memorial Service will be held at Borough Hall at 6 p.m. Please note that in the newspaper Kenilworth Life the date of the service is listed as September 18. This is an error. The public is invited to attend the service on September 11. 

 

 

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Save the Date: DBHS Craft and Vendor Fair is October 5

September 13, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School PTO Class 2020 Project Graduation Craft and Vendor Fair will be Saturday, October 5. The event is free to enter and will be held at David Brearley Middle/High School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The PTO are still looking for more vendors. If you would like to participate please contact Jennifer Wetzel at 908-414-0138 or jennifer73172@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

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Thu, September 19, 6:30 PM

Ava's Kitchen & Bar, Kenilworth

The Fat, Drunk, & Fancy Dinner Club

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Thu, September 19, 6:30 PM

Kenilworth Public Library, Kenilworth

Maximizing Social Security

Business & Finance

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Sat, September 21, 10:00 AM

Karate World, Kenilworth

Karate World Annual Open House

Subdivision? Parking? Takeover of Lord & Taylor Prompts Talk in Westfield

September 11, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The online fashion rental brand Le Tote intends to close on its purchase of Lord & Taylor by the start of the holiday season, and beginning in 2021 may reassess the retailer’s network of stores, the company’s announcement said.

What this means for Westfield’s expansive Lord & Taylor on property owned by the municipality’s largest ...

Suspect Charged with Tearing Up Greens at Trump National Golf Course

September 11, 2019

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – A 26-year-old Milford man has been charged with criminal mischief after police say he tore apart the 11th and 13th greens at Trump National Golf Course with his car in two separate incidents, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Richard J. McEwan, was arrested at his Church Road home on Sept. 10th following an investigation, ...

Labor Day Festivities Canceled: South Plainfield Man Charged with Possessing Destructive Devices

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The streets of South Plainfield were quiet this morning, which is unusual for Labor Day in South Plainfield, a day of celebration the close-knit community looks forward to all year.  Early this morning, the 62nd Annual South Plainfield Labor Day Parade was canceled after authorities found a number of suspicious destructive devices near the home of fifty-five year old South ...

Vacationing NJ State Trooper Saves Child From Drowning

ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported.

While vacationing in Florida on Aug. 23, Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help.

Travis entered the pool, grabbed the seven-year-old girl, and carried her to the pool deck where he began performing ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Mia

September 16, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Mia, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Mia is a fun, cute, sometimes sweet little girl. She has to be on your lap or cuddled up next to you at all times. Mia loves to get treats, go for walks, and wake you up at 5:30am with kisses (how could you be mad). She also loves to go for car rides (she always has her seatbelt on).  Mia’s all ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Chase

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Chase, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

I would like you to meet CHASE... if there is a bag or a box or a hole to get into, you can bet he is there! We got Chase in 2012 from FOLAS-Friends of Linden Animal Shelter. He was a 6-month-old rescue from the Garwood Shop Rite parking lot. Today he is almost 7 years old. We keep him indoors, ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Brutus

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Brutus, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Brutus. He is a rescue and we couldn’t be happier to have him in our family. Because he is a rescue, we do not know his exact age. We were told when we adopted him he could be 2 or 3 years old, which means now he could be anywhere from 5-7. 

Brutus loves to go for walks and seeing the ...

Kenilworth Police Officer is Also Local Beekeeper

September 17, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ – Michael Devlin is a lifelong resident of Kenilworth. He is an officer in the Kenilworth Police Department, a Boy Scout Leader of Troop 83, member of the Beautification Committee, volunteer member of St. Theresa’s Social Concerns Committee, a husband, and father to his daughter and son. Among the many things that Devlin does in the Kenilworth community, he is also ...

Save the Date: DBHS Craft and Vendor Fair is October 5

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School PTO Class 2020 Project Graduation Craft and Vendor Fair will be Saturday, October 5. The event is free to enter and will be held at David Brearley Middle/High School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The PTO are still looking for more vendors. If you would like to participate please contact Jennifer Wetzel at 908-414-0138 or jennifer73172@gmail.com.

Lost Dog

KENILWORTH, NJ - Lost dog was found this morning. If you are or know the owner, please send Kristin Boyle a facebook message. 

 

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?

I joined TAPinto.net in ...

Free Public Seminar to Explore Opportunities for Women in Criminal Justice Careers

September 13, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to attend “Women in Criminal Justice,” a free public seminar and panel discussion aimed at encouraging women to explore careers traditionally held by men. The event will be held at Elizabeth campus of Union County College, in Room 517 K of the Kellogg Building, located at 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, on Wednesday, ...