2019 Summer Reading Club

Join the fun! Explore weekly programs and exciting special events throughout the summer!  Registration begins Monday, June 17th 2019 for the 2019 Summer Reading Club.

The first 250 children ages 2-12 who register will receive a summer reading club goody bag filled with exciting surprises!

Mon, June 17
10:00 am — 7:45 pm
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Join the fun! Explore weekly programs and exciting special events throughout the summer! Registration begins Monday, June 17th 2019 for the 2019 Summer Reading Club.

The first 250 children ages 2-12 who register will receive a summer reading club goody bag filled with exciting surprises!

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Rewind at the Kenilworth Public Library

August 22, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - There was a great turnout at the library Tuesday night to hear the classic rock band Rewind play an array of favorite Beatles songs. Kids and adults of all ages came to enjoy the music, dance, and even sing-along to some of their favorite hits. It was a delightful evening for the audience and the band.

Rewind members include John Delgiodice on guitar, Ken Cohen on drums, ...

Kenilworth 2019 Fire Department Carnival was a Success

KENILWORTH, NJ – The annual Kenilworth Fire Department Carnival held at St. Theresa’s School wrapped up last week. Each night the grounds were filled residents and visitors from all over the county who enjoyed the numerous rides, food, games, and the beer garden. Saturday night many patrons wore green to honor the memory of Kenilworth firefighter, AJ DeVito who recently passed away.

Kenilworth Honors AJ DeVito

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 attending the carnival tonight please wear green "as we celebrate ...

Hot Dog Nation Tour Visits Fanwood Grille and Other Hot Dog Hot Spots in NJ

August 25, 2019

FANWOOD, NJ -- The 16th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey stopped at six locations that serve some of the best hot dogs in the state, including the Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.), where the “tourists” met boxing legend -- and Fanwood resident -- Gerry Cooney, who stopped in for lunch to celebrate his birthday.on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.

Nearly 100 “hot dog ...

Cedar Grove Residents Express Outrage Over Pool Patron Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

August 25, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove residents are taking to social media to question why a man was permitted to attend the Cedar Grove Community Pool since being arrested on child pornography charges early in the summer.  After an article on TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, Cedar Grove Resident Arrested on Child Pornography Charges, alerted them to the arrest of Jonathan E. Trumble, which occurred ...

Major Heroin, Fentanyl Production, Packaging, and Distribution Network Shut Down

PATERSON, NJ - A collaborative effort between state and local law enforcement authorities has dealt a blow to the Paterson drug trade, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced on Thursday.

According to a statement the investigation, known as Operation 4K, focused on a heroin and fentanyl distribution network allegedly led by Kashard Whitaker. 41, Paterson. In their report ...

Man Arrested in "Upskirting" Incident in Route 22 Store, Again

UNION, NJ – A man accused of taking "upskirt" photos surrendered to Union Police last week after this latest incident at a store on Route 22.  He is accused in at least three other similar incidents in New Jersey and Utah over the past year.

Stephen Grogan, 42, surrendered to Union Police on August 1 and is charged with the criminal charge of invasion of privacy.

Coco is Kenilworth's Pet of the Week

August 19, 2019

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

This is Coco, a wonderful little rescue. She was adopted her 2 years ago this past June from a Virginia rescue via St. Huberts. She's a miniature pinscher/chihuahua mix.  She's now 8 yrs old. At the meet and greet she bit me! But I took her anyway because I knew she'd be hard to adopt out. First few ...

PK is Kenilworth's Pet of the Week

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

PK (Patsy Cline) is thrilled to be Pet of the Week!  She’s a Kelpie mix rescued from Virginia 3 1/2 years ago. Her foster mom named her Patsy Kline, misspelling Cline.  PK’s new name was an easy fix!  PK spends her days running, jumping and spying on the neighbors.  This ...

Ginger is Kenilworth's Pet of the Week

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

Ginger is a 16 Year old Yorkshire Terrier who just celebrated her birthday in June. She’s deaf, but still lives life to the fullest. Her favorite late-night treats are the chicken nuggets from Burger King. Some of her hobbies include organizing and counting her stuffed toys and climbing into any purse she can, ...

South 21 Street Closed for the day and Detour on Newark Avenue

August 22, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ-  Penn-Bower is supplying new gas lines throughout the town. Try to avoid South 21 at the moment because it is under construction for the day the Kenilworth Police Department stated. The road is also closed at the end of Newark Avenue and South 21.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale Date Set

KENILWORTH, NJ - A Communitywide Garage Sale will be held in Kenilworth on Saturday October 5, and Sunday, October 6. The annual event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place rain or shine, between 9 am and 4 pm each day.  Last year nearly 200 homes participated in the event. 

Residents who register and pay a $12 fee to hold a ...

Kenilworth 2019 Fire Department Carnival was a Success

KENILWORTH, NJ – The annual Kenilworth Fire Department Carnival held at St. Theresa’s School wrapped up last week. Each night the grounds were filled residents and visitors from all over the county who enjoyed the numerous rides, food, games, and the beer garden. Saturday night many patrons wore green to honor the memory of Kenilworth firefighter, AJ DeVito who recently passed away.

Share the 50th Anniversary of the “Miracle Mets” with Art Shamsky

August 18, 2019

From the moon landing to the Woodstock music festival, 1969 was an extraordinary year in American history. It was also the year of the “miracle” World Series win by the New York Mets baseball team. Now Union County residents can experience all of these events together from the perspective of former Mets outfielder, broadcaster and author Art Shamsky, who played a role in the ...