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Community Conversations: Mammograms Save Lives!

Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, when treatment is most successful. On this episode of Community Conversations, Lisa Bash, MD, radiologist and medical director of the Breast Center at Chilton Medical Center, discusses the most common risk factors for breast cancer, the latest advancements in detection and the #AskHer campaign, which encourages everyone to ask the people ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Kenilworth Recap: Caetanos Cucina New Hours, Public Safety Meeting, Battle of the Badges & More

October 17, 2021

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

Caetanos Cucina in Kenilworth New Hours

Kenilworth Public Safety Meeting is a Success

Kenilworth Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

2 Westfield Restaurants Face Mandatory Closures for Health Code Violations

Full House? Police Break Up Gambling Operation ...

First Annual Pizza Palooza Kicks Off in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Sunday, October 3 the first annual Pizza Palooza event was held for children and adults at DiMario Park. 

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher Telina Cuppari is in the running for the “Most Pizza Items Collected” for the Guinness Book of World Records and is making a Pizza Museum in her garage. She along with her Pizza Crew hosted the event. Her pizza ...

Kenilworth Schools Report Progress on District Goals, Announce New Objectives for 2021-22

October 13, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Students aren’t the only ones expected to meet standards at Kenilworth Public Schools.

The district also sets ambitious goals for itself and its schools, Harding Elementary and Brearley Middle-High School. After establishing goals in the 2020-21 school year, Kenilworth updated its objectives for this year – and is ready to share achievements related to the ...

Resources Now Available to Help K-12 Schools Teach Climate Change in the Classroom

NEW JERSEY – Online resources have been made available to school districts and educators that can be used to incorporate climate change education across K-12 classrooms beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, announced the New Jersey Department of Education.

New Jersey became the first state in the nation to incorporate climate change across its revised state K-12 learning standards ...

Tonight's Board of Education Meeting Update

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the message from School Business Administrator and Secretary to the Board Vincent Gonella.

The Joint Committee Meeting scheduled for this evening is being canceled.  Several members of the Board will still be meeting in a committee format (no quorum).

The next public meeting of the Kenilworth Board of Education will be on October 12, 2021, at 7:30 ...

Kenilworth Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

October 12, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, October 9 Kenilworth PBA Local 135 hosted their annual PBA BASH Battle of the Badges.

The Kenilworth Police Department played the Fire Department in a flag football matchup on the David Brearley High School football field. It was an exciting game and the outcome concluded the KPD beating the KFD with a final score 42-7. "It was a great day competing ...

Kenilworth Public Safety Meeting is a Success

KENILWORTH, NJ - The first Kenilworth Public Safety Meeting of the year was recently hosted by the Louis DeMondo Civic Association at the fire department. About 40 residents came out to listen to what all the speakers had to say for the safety of Kenilworth and after the presentation there was a Q & A. Refreshments were served along with sandwiches from the Kenilworth Fresh ...

Football: Brearley Takes Down Bound Brook

October 16, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - It was an exhilarating game for the Bears Friday night as they defeated the Crusaders with a 34-20 victory. The outcome shows just how well the Bears determination persevered. The teams standing rank is now 4-2.

"Going into the game we felt confident in our gameplan and executed it throughout the week" junior quarterback Matt Sims said.

Brearley Football Faces Bound Brook Tonight

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears are set to take on the Crusaders at Bound Brook High School tonight at 7 p.m.

The team currently stands 3-2 overall. Last week they lost to Bernards 36-12.

Man Who Illegally Dumped Deer Remains Arrested, Police Say

October 16, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A North Arlington man on Wednesday was arrested on summonses for the illegal dumping of deer carcasses in Newark, authorities announced. 

Paul A. Bartella, 60, of North Arlington, was charged with the disposal of solid waste, transport of solid waste, dead deer tagging and transport violations for an incident at Verona Avenue near Broadway, ...

New Jersey Unveils Memorial Honoring Officers Who Died During COVID-19 Pandemic

TRENTON – New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered today at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The memorial honors the twenty-eight law enforcement personnel who passed away from COVID-related complications, ...

Union Man Arrested After Striking 2 Pedestrians With Vehicle

NEWARK, NJ — A Union man on Tuesday is in custody after fleeing a vehicle that struck two pedestrians in Newark, authorities announced. 

Norven Dee Alcius, 19, of Union, faces a charge of receiving stolen property and fleeing the scene of the incident that left two pedestrians seriously injured, according to Newark Public Safety Director Brian ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Meatball

October 11, 2021

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

Little Meatball was welcomed into our lives at the beginning of this year. He mostly spends his time chewing furniture and house shoes, but occasionally he takes a break and enjoys a yummy bully stick.  Although he’s not much for walks and begins to drag his butt and paws along the sidewalk in ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Coral Mate

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

The Mate family of Kenilworth adopted coral 16 ½ years ago when he was only five weeks old. At that time, he was only the size of his mother’s palms and his ears were still curled. The minute he was adopted he stole his family's hearts as they bottle fed him for a week after he was ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Sammie

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

Samantha Ryan or "SamRy" the Samurai, goes by Sammie for short, and is a rescue dog from Downtown Los Angeles.  She made her way from living homeless on Skid Row into her mom's heart and is now living her best life.  Although Sammie just turned 77 (11 in human years), she loves to ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

How Content Marketing Can Benefit Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You already have a fancy website your customers use.  It's a crucial aspect of building your business.  But alone, it likely won't be enough to get the job done.  Business owners need to invest in content marketing.

Think of it like this: the owner of a pizza restaurant writes a column on rolling pizza dough.  The brewmaster of a popular ...

Human Services Announces ConnectEBT Mobile App for NJ Residents Receiving SNAP and Income Assistance Benefits

October 16, 2021

Free App Allows Recipients to Manage SNAP, General Assistance and TANF Benefits on Mobile Devices 

(TRENTON) – The Department of Human Services today announced that individuals enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) General Assistance (GA) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) can now download the ...