Around Kenilworth

September 30, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - Twenty years ago, on October 7, Especially Yours Florist opened its doors. Since that day this local florist shop has been a staple in the Kenilworth community creating flower arrangements and floral gifts for numerous occasions and celebrations. Owner Cindy Baker Southern spoke ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth DPW. The DPW will collect curbside RECYCLING as follows: North: October 13th & 27th South: October 6th & 20th The DPW yard is open M-F, 6:30 to 3 pm, and the first Saturday of every month, for recycling ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The 2020 Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11. This event is sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society and will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day rain or shine. There are usually about 200 residents ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The first day of school was unlike any other due to the global pandemic of COVID-19. TAPinto Kenilworth asked readers to send in their back-to-school photos, however, their children are learning. Please enjoy the 2020-2021 online gallery.         

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Nineteen years ago on this day the world changed forever. Nineteen Islamic terrorists hijacked four American airplanes on their way to their destinations. These planes were, American Airlines Flight 11, United Airline Flight 175, American Airline Flight 77, and United Airlines ...

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KENILWORTH- The annual remembrance ceremony of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was held inside Borough Hall on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.  Residents were invited to join township officials, victim’s families, friends, and clergy in remembering those who perished that day. Capacity ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Borough of Kenilworth presented a Mayoral Proclamation on August 26, 2020, to Edward Jones who retired on July 1, 2020, after working 40 years for the Public Works Sanitation Department in Kenilworth.  Jones began his career with the DPW in 1980 and was noted as a highly ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Mayor Linda Karlovitch recently presented a proclamation marking the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day honoring the surviving Kenilworth World War II veterans. The proclamation was read at the council meeting on August 26, 2020. David Brearley High School graduate and history ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth DPW.  The DPW will collect curbside RECYCLING as follows: North: September 1st, 15th & 29th South: September 8th & 22nd The DPW yard will be open on the first Saturday of every month for recycling drop off. NO ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Historical Society will honor “100 Years of Votes for Women” as well as other historical happenings through a newly launched series of virtual programs that soon will be available to the public via social media and the organization’s website ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Registration is still open for Kenilworth Bears Football and Cheer. Signup online at https://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=860204. All grade levels from K-8 are welcome to join. Please see the website for pricing and further details. Kenilworth resident and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Inspiring Teens is a magazine that focuses on students who are leaders and making a difference in their communities. Every year there is a competition for one teenager to compete to be on the front cover and receive a scholarship. Teens from all across the country are nominated, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest message from the Kenilworth DPW.  The DPW will collect curbside RECYCLING as follows: North: August 4th & 18th South: August 11th & 25th The DPW yard will be open on the first Saturday of every month for recycling drop off. NO pizza boxes and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -  The annual Communitywide Garage Sale date has been set for Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11. This major annual event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place, rain or shine, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. There are usually ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Several residents still remain without power while others wait for tree companies to clean up damage after Tropical Storm Isaias swept through Kenilworth on Tuesday. The KFD, KPD, and Kenilworth DPW responded to approximately 100 calls of multiple trees into houses, wires down, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Joseph Gasper, a recent David Brearley High School Graduate, and Eagle Scout, was selected as the inaugural recipient of the “Live like AJ” Scholarship in memory of firefighter AJ DeVito. The annual scholarship is awarded to a student who exhibits selflessness, kindness, optimism, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Suzanne Zawacki, a special education teacher for 23 years, and Kenilworth softball and basketball coach recently celebrated her grandmother's 100th birthday. Known as Oma to her family, Maria Theresa Wadle was born in Vimbuch, Germany on July 29, 1920. Loved ones gathered at ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the region. The warning issued at 5:20 a.m. Monday says that winds could reach 58 to 73 mph on Tuesday. Impacts could include damage to roofing and siding along with porches, awning, and carports, according to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Elisa Capra, a Girl Scout for six years who will be going into seventh grade at DBMS was recently featured in AT&T’s #seeher movement in Time Magazine’s Women of the Year Issue. The campaign represented women and girls positively in the media, so they are inspired to reach ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School Class of 2020 was finally able to celebrate an in-person, modified graduation ceremony on Thursday, July 23 to honor their achievements in the last four years. With masks and social distancing strictly enforced, it was a ceremony that will never be ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in the area beginning Sunday at noon and lasting until Monday at 8 p.m. as hot temperatures and humidity are expected to descend. The high on Saturday is expected to reach 94°F. On Sunday, the Weather Service predicts, the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Edward Pryor, a Second World War veteran and resident of Kenilworth for over 30 years will turn 100 on July 30. He now resides at the Cranford Rehab and Nursing Center. To honor Pryor's birthday on July 30 at 1:00 p.m. the center has arranged a drive-by celebration with the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The coronavirus pandemic did not stop Francesco Rizzo and James Duffy, two healthcare workers from Kenilworth getting married. The couple recently tied the knot in their backyard with help from family and friends, adjusting to new the new COVID-19 restrictions. Rizzo and Duffy ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Farmers' Market is set to open July 11 and continue every Saturday with a final date no later than November 7. The market will be open between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church located at 455 Boulevard, Kenilworth. Please see the new guidelines ...

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NEW JERSEY — Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur over the next 24 hours, forecasters said on Wednesday. A heat advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service said. The advisory applies to parts of Union, Passaic, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest message from Pastor Nova Villa Vitug-Thomas. The Community Care Pantry of Kenilworth located at 455 Boulevard will be opened on Monday, July 20, from 4PM-6PM. All are welcome. Please park in the church parking lot and stay in your car or wait outside the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the new recycling schedule. The Borough of Kenilworth would also like residents to download the Recycle Coach App and sign up for Swift 911 calls to receive further notifications and updates. 

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KENILWORTH, NJ — A severe thunderstorm spotted over Edison is headed toward southern Union County, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters warned of 60 mph wind gusts and hail the size of quarters. The thunderstorm will be near Clark around 3:40 p.m., the Weather Service ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Governor Murphy announced at his press briefing Wednesday, July, 1 that playgrounds were set to reopen on Thursday, July 2.  Mayor Linda Karlovitch commented, “I hope everyone enjoys the parks. Please practice self-care by wearing masks and keeping your hands clean. Social ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest message from the Kenilworth DPW.  BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS JULY The DPW will start collection of curbside RECYCLING on July 7, on the Northside of town only. The Southside collection will begin on July 14. This new recycling ...

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