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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Union County Celebrates Plastic Free July by Asking Residents to "Take the Challenge"

The Union County Board of County Commissioners and Union County Clean Communities would like to encourage residents to celebrate and participate in Plastic Free July!

"Finding ways to go plastic free is easier than you think and residents can certainly do a lot on a personal level to help save the environment,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “The information ...


Kenilworth sixth grade class

June 23, 2022

So proud of Kenilworth's 6th grade class!

Kenilworth sixth grade class

So proud of Kenilworth's 6th grade class!!

6th grade Kenilworth

Congratulations to the sixth grade class!
My son Jordan Rivera Is so excited to Move onto middle school!

Kenilworth Recap: Tony Siragusa, Jimmy Buff's 90th Anniversary, Pride at Two Ton & More

July 3, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below.

1. Kenilworth PD Announce Important Message Regarding Wake & Funeral Services for Hometown Hero Tony Siragusa

2. Kenilworth Mourns Local NFL Legend Tony Siragusa

3. JIMMY BUFF’S 90th Anniversary Celebration!

4. Kenilworth Borough Honors Late NFL ...

Kenilworth Public Library to Host Kick Off Summer Craft

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Public Library will be hosting a special summer craft this Friday, July 1. This interactive event is for children ages four to nine years old from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Registration is required for each individual craft. To participate please call the library at 908-276-2451.

Ten Fun Facts About Independence Day

July 3, 2022

UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global). 

1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author of The Declaration of Independence
While Thomas Jefferson is often called the ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Kenilworth's David Brearley 2022 6th Grade Graduation

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please enjoy the photos of Harding's sixth grade graduation submitted by our readers.

Congratulations and best of luck in middle school!


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Kenilworth's David Brearley College Acceptances

KENILWORTH, NJ- Kenilworth Public Schools recently posted on their social media page the list of colleges that the graduates from the Class of 2022 would be attending along with the following message.

They're going places!

The members of the David Brearley High School Class of 2022 will attend college and trade schools, and head into the military and workforce. From coast to coast, ...

Kenilworth Police Department Celebrate 2022 Youth Academy Graduation

July 3, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Police Department held its annual Police Youth Academy graduation on Friday, July 1. There were about 50 students enrolled in grades eighth through twelfth in the graduating class making this a RECORD number of recruits.

This increasingly popular program provides area youth an opportunity to get an up close and personal look at law enforcement and ...

Kenilworth Youth Police Academy Update

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth Police Department regarding the 2022 Youth Academy.

The KPD Youth Academy has covered a lot of ground since Monday. Starting with an address by Chief Soos, physical fitness training, drill and ceremony, Union County SWAT demonstration, firearms training (airsoft), motor vehicle stops, Customs and Border Protection site visit ...

Javelin: Kenilworth David Brearley Graduate Ranks 18th in State after Meet of Champions

June 23, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - Just before her senior graduation Catherine Goger closed out her David Brearley High School athletic career finishing 21st at the Meet of Champions. She now is ranked 18th in the entire state in javelin. Previously she was ranked 20th.

Catherine left David Brearley with a number of athletic records and “firsts.” She made school history as the first ...

Kenilworth Mourns Local NFL Legend Tony Siragusa

KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55.

Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, memories and respects to the husband and ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, July 7, 11:00 AM

Library, Kenilworth

Patriotic Celebration at the Kenilworth Public ...


Mon, July 18, 9:00 AM


Kenilworth Bears Baseball Camp


Tue, July 19, 9:30 AM

Resorts World , Kenilworth

Kenilworth Senior Citizen Club to Host Trip to ...

Fireworks: Know What's Legal and What's Not

July 3, 2022

SOMERSET  COUNTY, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," said government officials in a message today.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a flyer ...

Jersey Shore Weather Looking Good for 4th of July Weekend

BELMAR, NJ — Weather is looking good for this coming weekend in Belmar and the rest of the Jersey Shore.

Weather Channel is reporting temperatures in the low to mid 80s during the day and lows in the high 60’s through Monday. Skies should be sunny most days with some chance of rain or thunderstorms Saturday.

This weekend is second of the “Big Three” for small ...

$5K Reward Offered for Info on Illegal Trapping of Red Fox in NJ

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A fox was euthanized after being injured following an illegal trapping in Montclair. As a result, the Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal trapping of a red fox on June 21 in Montclair, officials ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Berkeley

June 27, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Berkeley Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Berkeley! Berkeley is a Great Dane, and most certainly lives up to that name. At about two years old, she weighs about 165 pounds! This does little however to deter her from jumping into laps cuddling anyway she can. She loves to go for long walks and play outside, but only if she can have ice ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Maya

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Maya Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Maya! Maya is about five years old, and was adopted from the SAVE shelter. She was given a DNA test, but her breed remains inconclusive. However, it is believed that she is a mix between a silky terrier and a yorkie! Like most dogs, Maya has quite a large appetite. Her favorite foods include ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Dexter

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Dexter Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Dexter! Dexter is a lab mix, and at about 3 years old, weighs over a hundred pounds! Despite this, one of his favorite activities is trying to fit onto the lap of anyone who allows him to. Whether it be swimming, hiking, or cuddling, Dexter loves to be involved in every activity.  He is an ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...

Division on Aging/ADRC Launches New Website

June 25, 2022

The Union County Department of Human Services announced today that the Division on Aging/ADRC has launched its redesigned website offering the public a streamlined site that is easier to use, with simpler navigation, new content, and interactive features. The website address is

Among the many useful items the redesigned website features:

A more intuitive, ...