Kenilworth Top Stories

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 ...

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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 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Friday, September 13, the Brearley Bears varsity football team defeated the Belvidere County Seaters at Belvidere 20-6. Dan Ramos ran for 157 yards and made two touchdowns to take the lead for the team. Quarterback Peter Siragusa threw a touchdown pass in the third quarter, and in ...

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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. 

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley junior varsity football team opened the season playing Cedar Grove winning the game 28 -14 this afternoon. The team plays Belvidere at home next Monday, September 16, at 4:00 p.m. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Football season has arrived. The Brearley Bears home opener will be tonight at 7 p.m. where they take on Cedar Grove. Last year Brearley won six games but was not able to qualify for the North, Group 1 playoffs. This will be head coach Scott Miller’s 18th season. Key players to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 St. Theresa Back to School online photo gallery.   

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KENILWORTH, NJ – At the last Yarnies meetup held Thursday August 29, the group made hats to raise awareness for the non-profit organization Period of Purple Crying. The initiative of the organization is to educate caregivers about normal infant crying and how to cope with crying and the dangers of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following information for the September Calendar from the DPW. ·       The DPW yard will be open on September 7th, from 8am to 12pm.  Residents may drop off single stream recycling, motor oil, and electronics (computers, monitors, televisions, printers, cd/dvd ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - School starts next week and TAPinto Kenilworth would like to feature your first day memories.  Please email all photos to tcuppari@tapinto.net and we’ll add them to our 2019 Back-To-School online gallery.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Council President, Linda Karlovitch has received notification from PSE&G that the long awaited replacement of street lights on Fairfield Avenue and Faitoute Avenue are finally being erected. There is one street light that is being fixed on Fairfield Avenue around the corner of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The annual Kenilworth Fire Department Carnival held at St. Theresa’s School wrapped up last week. Each night the grounds were filled with residents and visitors from all over the county who enjoyed the numerous rides, food, games, and the beer garden. Saturday night many patrons ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Anthony “AJ” DeVito, 30, of Union, died suddenly on August 16 at home.  AJ was a proud volunteer for the Kenilworth Fire Department for three years.  He worked for the County of Union for ten years in park maintenance and was a member of the Father Canty Council K of C 3197 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The community of Kenilworth would like to honor the memory of AJ DeVito who recently passed away.  "AJ loved every bit of what he did, and gave his heart to everyone in Kenilworth. He would drop anything to help anyone," Recreation Director Pat Boyle said. Those who plan on ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Nicky Pallito, 12, from the Colòn Trained Wrestling School, won the 2019 Pin Cancer Nationals tournament in Easton, PA, August 10. Every win was by way of fall, and not one point was scored on him. Pallito wrestled for Suzanne Zawacki, a Kenilworth resident, mom, coach, and Union ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Joseph Gasper, 17, from Boy Scout Troop 83, recently built a large shed at DiMario Park for the Recreation Center as part of his Eagle Scout Project. To celebrate his achievement, an unveiling of the shed was held August 1 at DiMario Park.  At the ribbon cutting ceremony Gasper was ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The highly contentious Gavelstone Bar and Grill property has been listed on the market by the well-known real estate agency Weichert Realtors. The property located at 303 South Michigan Avenue is listed for $1,265, 000 and includes the building and the business and liquor ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Friday August 2, Pat’s Corner Café and Deli sold a winning Mega Million lottery ticket with a prize in the amount of 10,000, Steve Hurst owner of the deli confirmed. The ticket matched four of five white balls and a Gold Mega Ball. The winning numbers were 11, 20, 26, 48 and 70.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department will continue its long running summertime tradition hosting its annual fundraising carnival from August 12 through August 17 at St. Theresa's School.  The event will feature rides for both children and adults, games, food, music, a beer ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Voters will have their say on November 5 for the upcoming election for Kenilworth Mayor. The Mayoral candidates are Linda Karlovitch (D) and Salvatore Candarella (R). TAPinto Kenilworth has reached out to each of the Democratic and Republican candidates and will run a series for ...

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KENILWORTH NJ - The Department of Public Works has cut the grass and is currently performing general maintenance on the front end of the Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub located at 651 North Michigan Avenue. The deadline for the Blackthorn to clean up the property was extended by a week, but ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The state's Alcoholic Beverage Commission director is reviewing the case between Gavelstone Bar and Grill and the Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth.  Following a hearing on Tuesday at the office of the Attorney General, Director James Garziano is expected to make a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Residents in the neighborhood next to the Gavelstone Bar and Grill are furious with the problems the bar has created. There have been numerous complaints of noise, litter on the street and lawns, parking issues, blocked driveways, public sexual acts, and public urination. All of ...

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KENILWORTH NJ - The Department of Public Works is set to cut the grass and perform general maintenance on the front end of the Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub located at 651 North Michigan Avenue. The dates are still to be determined according to superintendent Joe Kania. The deadline for the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Coach Filiberto Colòn, a New Jersey standout wrestler and owner of the Colòn Trained Wrestling School in Belleville, brought two Kenilworth wrestlers down to the National United Wrestling Association for Youth Summer Nationals.  The tournament was held in Atlantic City from July 23 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - It has been an exceptional summer for the girls of the Kenilworth 14U softball team. The team was undefeated 13-0 the entire season, and today the girls beat Westfield to win the Summer Championship 8-6.  Coaches were Chris Licata, Jeff Lavan, and Tiffani Semanchik.  The ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The 14U girls softball team will be playing for the Summer Championship tonight at DiMario Park at 6pm. Kenilworth is the #1 seed, and last night had a short handed win in the semi-finals against the New Prov/Berkeley Heights team.  Kids 4 Rec will be selling refreshments, candy, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Councilman Mark David who is the Public Works Commission for Kenilworth made the following statement regarding the Blackthorn as of July 19, 2019.     We are moving promptly regarding enforcement of the maintenance code relating to the Blackthorn.  Our zoning officer has ...

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