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Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 23, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Making Your Home's Description More Appealing To Buyers

When selling your home, you know having high-quality photos is key to getting the attention of potential buyers. However, the photos are only what catch their attention initially; if you do not have an interesting description to go with those photos, they are likely to scroll to the next house in their search results.

Your listing description tells the story of your home, and a well-written ...

Costly Home Selling Mistakes

Selling your home is a complicated process, and it is one of the most expensive things you will ever sell, and mistakes have the potential to cost you a lot of money. These are some mistakes that stand to cost you money in your home sale.

Mispricing Your Home

Determining the right price for your home can be tricky. Overpricing it can lead to your home sitting on the market for too long, and ...

Questions To Ask A Home Inspector

If you are looking at homes for sale in Cape May, New Jersey, you know that an essential part of the home buying process is a home inspection. You want to make sure that the home you buy is in good condition, and there is no problem hiding somewhere that you do not notice until you are moving in, when it is too late to get the sellers to do anything about it.

There are some questions you ...

Down Payment Assistance For First-Time Homebuyers

The down payment is a barrier that stands between many people and homeownership. For many people, coming up with a down payment seems like a daunting task that prevents them from attempting to buy a house. There are some down payment assistance programs available for would-be homebuyers, making it a little easier for some to purchase a home, especially for a first-time homebuyer. There are grants ...

Final Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

October 20, 2020

Union County, NJ – The popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

Participation is free and open to all county residents.   Pre-registration is required and capacity is limited to the first 100 families who sign up.  The programs will be held on Zoom so a valid ...

Varsity Football: Victory for Brearley

October 17, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Bears Varsity Football Team dominated their biggest rival Roselle Park at home on Friday, October 16, with a leading score 56-14. The Bears now stand 2-1 in the Union Division standings going strong.

Highlights included Danny Ramos with two passing touchdowns, Derek Graichen and Quinn Lonergan with two touchdowns, and Matt Sims and Connor Hannon with one ...

Indoor Sports Can Resume Practice, Games With Covid Capacities 

NEW JERSEY — Practice that involves contact and indoor sports scrimmages will once again be possible despite the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as he signed a new executive order.

No. 187 allows for sports to resume activities inside defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” by the New Jersey Department of Health’s ...

Varsity Football: Brearley Crushes Dayton

KENILWORTH NJ - After a strong defensive performance against Jonathan Dayton the Bears beat the Bulldogs in a 44-7 victory on Friday night. The outcome shows just how well the Bears dominated the game and their winning determination persevered. The Bears now stand 1-1 in the Union Division.

“We knew this was a must win game, especially against Dayton” quarterback and safety ...

Whitney Houston Returns to Newark (In Mural Form)

October 20, 2020

A Whitney Houston mosaic mural comprised of 1,000 pounds of hand-cut glass being created by Newark artist Maude Lemaire will grace a building near Teachers Village in the Central Ward.

Installation of the 19-foot by 28-foot mural began recently and is expect to be completed in late-November with a virtual unveiling event featuring one-on-one interviews with Artist Maude Lemaire, as well as key ...

Man Who Previously Spoke Out Against Masks Arrested After Police Standoff

HOBOKEN, NJ - The heart of Hoboken went into lockdown Friday, as heavily armed law enforcement descended on a basement apartment near 8th & Garden to handle what they believed to be a situation involving child endangerment.

Just before 4:00 p.m. units moved into place around 736 Garden Street, after Hoboken Police had received calls over the past few days.

"DCPP [Division ...

Former Inmate Charged With Using Drones to Smuggle Contraband into Fort Dix Federal Prison

TRENTON, NJ— A former inmate at Fort Dix Federal Prison was arrested on Monday for conspiring to use drones to smuggle contraband, including tobacco and cell phone chargers, into the federal correctional facility and for possession of narcotics with intent to distribute.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Jason Arteaga Loayza, 29, of Jersey City, New Jersey, and an inmate at ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: Sulley and Finn

October 19, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Sully and Finn Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Sulley and Finn are two puppy brothers that live in town. Sulley is six years old and Finn is four months old. They love to play, sleep, and take walks around the spaghetti streets on nice days. They love their treats and playing with their squeaky toys too. If Sulley could only get Finn to ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Alex

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

Alex is a 2 1/2-month-old Beagle/Hound mix.  She was rescued in Tennessee and brought to New Jersey by the wonderful rescue group Paws on the Green.  We brought our new baby girl home just last week, and she is an absolute sweetheart.  She has already brought us so much joy!  One of her ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Scout

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

Scout is an 18-month old Goldendoodle, with mostly golden looks and qualities, very little doodle.  She is a sweet girl, who loves to chase balls.  She loves her chew toys and especially loves to chew our socks.  Throughout the day, she'll sleep on every couch and bed in the ...

We Need to Come Together and Focus on Quality of Life

October 19, 2020

As a Kenilworth citizen, I feel for our community.  There are so many amazing people who really just desire quality of life and services they deserve for their tax dollars.  Being here for the past eight years I have seen so many changes even when it comes to government.  Hiring of friends, promotions that are given to less qualified individuals, terminations because someone ...

Free “Casper” Drive-Up Screening for Union County Residents, October 30

October 23, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced today
that there will be a free Drive-Up screening of “Casper” at the Union County
Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at 1776 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains
on Friday, October 30, at 7:00 p.m. Parking begins at 6:00 p.m.

Due to space limitations, advanced reservations are required. To register, go ...