Kenilworth Top Stories

July 28, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Get excited for a teddy picnic! Organized by EMT Dani Mauro organizer and Lieutenant Lizz Toro.  "We know that when we enter someone’s home for a medical emergency, it can be very scary for the family, but especially the children in the home. We come clomping in with boots and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley Middle School and High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the fourth marking period of the 2020-21 academic year. DBMHS recognizes student achievement every marking period at the two levels. To be named to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. Pinkie's Cupcake Cafe in Kenilworth to Reopen this Weekend Kenilworth’s Last Iwo Jima Veteran Passes Away New Message from the Mayor of Kenilworth Kenilworth Little League Wins ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Father Giovanni! For those of you who attend St. Teresa’s’ Church or maybe through passing you might have met Father Giovanni. A gracious and delightful man Father Giovanni is the Pastor of Saint Theresa’s Church. Born in Catania in Sicily, Father Giovanni came to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Brearley Middle School’s “Back 2 Basics” summer enrichment program can best be described as a scenario where summer camp meets school. But the free program offered through Kenilworth Public Schools is much more than that: The fun educational activities are designed to address ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – After a much anticipated wait Pinkie’s Cupcake Cafe is set to reopen in Kenilworth, and it is better than ever. The premier cupcakery is very excited to welcome the public back beginning on Saturday, July 24 at 12 pm.  Some of the new additions to look forward to are the arcade ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Police Department would like to invite the community to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 3.  National Night Out is a nationwide event intended to bring together members of the community and law enforcement to build upon their current relationships ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Hard work paid off for the Kenilworth Little League team for eight and ten-year-olds as they celebrated a huge accomplishment winning the District 10 Championship. The team went 5 and 1 in pool play and earned the number one seed. They beat Clark in the championship game 8-2 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see the latest update from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. Kenilworth has two new cases of COVID-19 that have reported to the health department in the 30 days. With one new case in the past seven days. Our total COVID -19 cases are 1,162. I do continue to urge unvaccinated ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - On Friday, July 16, 2021, Kenilworth lost another resident and World War II veteran Robert Moldenhauer. Robert moved to Kenilworth in 1949 after marrying his wife Marie DeStefano. I was fortunate enough to interview Robert Moldenhauer on September 2, 2017, when I was fifteen ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. Kenilworth’s Colleen Hannon Makes Third Team Group One in the State Kenilworth Resident Murdered in East Orange Pot, Or Not: Which Union County Towns Will Allow Marijuana ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Caetanos Cucino recently hosted an outdoor BBQ for all its patrons to celebrate one year of being open in Kenilworth. There was a good turnout of residents who came out to show their support and have a fun time eating and drinking with family and friends. Caetanos and his staff ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Pastor Nova! Officially Reverend Nova, but everyone calls her Pastor Nova, the vivacious resident has well established herself in the Kenilworth community. Originally from Bulakan, Philippines Nova became the Pastor of Ignite United Methodist Church in July of 2017 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Kenilworth resident Alishaki Pearson 31, was fatally shot in East Orange last Saturday authorities confirmed. The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force have taken over this murder case. The shooting occurred at ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Colleen Hannon was recently selected out of 41 girls from Group 1 in the state and made the third team. The team is selected from all schools in New Jersey. Hannon is currently the pitcher for the varsity softball team at David Brearley High School.  "It was really exciting to ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday until 8 p.m. Friday for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat related illnesses.  According to the NWS, a heat advisory is issued ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Rec will be hosting 'A Movie A Month' beginning today, July 14 and ending in December for residents. Tonight the movie that will be shown is The Goonies. The Rec will post a survey with movie options each month on their Facebook page so that everyone can participate ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Church of Saint Theresa has resumed hosting Bingo on Fridays and Saturdays to the public. On Fridays the doors open at 5 p.m. and Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. On Saturdays the doors open at 10:30 a.m. and Bingo starts at 12:30 p.m. Admission is one dollar, a small board is ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please this important message from the Borough Clerk Laura Reinersten.  A registry has been established in the Borough Clerk’s office which contains a list of addresses of those premises where the owner or occupant has notified the Borough Clerk that he/she wishes to prohibit ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Significant rain and flash flooding are predicted for the region Monday evening into early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. A flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday and a severe thunderstorm watch issued at 1:45 p.m. remains in effect until ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. Oldest Dues-Paying Girl Scout in Kenilworth and Possibly the USA Turns 100 Kenilworth District Announces Two New Assistant Principals for Harding and Brearley Murphy Signs ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Frankie Gravato! Fairly new to Kenilworth, Frank Gravato, or Frankie as most people call him, moved to Kenilworth with his family in 2019. A Newark native, Frankie and his wife Viviana spent five years looking for a home in Union County because they had spent a lot ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To celebrate one year of being open in Kenilworth, Caetanos Cucina is hosting an outdoor BBQ for all its patrons.  The BBQ will be held outside on Sunday, July 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Caetanos will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken fingers and french fries.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education Bulletin shares a monthly recap of the most recent meeting and highlights. Please see the information below for the month of June. If you are interested in the full meeting's agenda you can find the information on the BOE website ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The largest group of recruits to date recently graduated from the Kenilworth Police Department's Youth Academy. This year there were 45 students enrolled in grades eighth through twelfth who participated in the increasingly popular program that provides area youth to get an up ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – On Saturday, June 27, Edythe Claire Hansen Frank celebrated her 100th birthday and life accomplishments with a surprise party put on by her granddaughter Dionne Frank, at her home in Kenilworth. One of the many things that makes Edythe so remarkable is that she is still a Girl ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -- School’s out, but two new assistant principals are in at Kenilworth Public Schools. Veteran Kenilworth child psychologist Carol Carrara has been hired for the position at Harding Elementary. Madelyn Witchel, the new assistant principal at David Brearley Middle-High School, is a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - At the Kenilworth PBA Silver Card Dinner held on July 1, Chief of Police Fred Soos received the highly distinguished Gold Card. Chief Soos is the second Kenilworth law enforcement officer following retired Chief Dowd to ever receive this recognition and honor while still in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. Kenilworth 2021 Graduation Photo Album Kenilworth Mayor Reports Zero New Cases of COVID-19 Who's Who in Kenilworth: Chris Parkhill DBHS Groundskeeper Kenilworth Firework Display ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Angela Lueddeke! Born and raised in Kenilworth some of you may Angela because she has a very important job in the town. She is a dispatcher and one of the first faces you will see when you walk into the police headquarters. For those of you who don’t know exactly ...

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