Arts & Entertainment

June 26, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this message from the Kenilworth Public Library. Scheduled curbside pickup begins Monday, June 29th Monday-Friday 10:30 am-12:30 pm and 2:30-4:30 pm. If arriving by vehicle, please remain in your car and call the library to inform us you are on the library's premises.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Borough of Kenilworth announced due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Fourth of July Firework Display has been canceled.  Ground-based sparkling devices and novelties are now legal in New Jersey. Please see the above photo for proper guidelines.   

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TRENTON, NJ— Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, with 50% capacity and other COVID-19 protocols. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and water parks will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March in New Jersey continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Resident Billy Hartmann, who is the writer, producer, and one of the main actors in the mob series “K-Town” will be going live today on Facebook with one of the cast members from Los Angeles. He will not divulge who he will be speaking with, but he says the person is a “big ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Harding Elementary School Music Program presented a virtual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 13, via private Zoom Links. The concert was conducted in a sing-along/play-along format constructed by Harding music teachers Erin Conte and John Ondrey. Both teachers agreed that the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – John Mauro, aka ‘Yankee Dad’ who became an internet sensation overnight, continues to make people laugh all week telling bad dad jokes on 94.7 in celebration of Father's Day. With Kelly Ford, you can listen to Mauro every morning at 8:25 a.m. He says “The jokes are so bad you have ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Blockbuster actor Robert LaSardo has officially joined the cast of “K-Town The Series” as FBI Special Agent Danny T. Burns. LaSardo has stared in over 130 films in his career to date. He is best known for his role as Escobar Gallardo in the popular FX hit series Nip/Tuck. He ...

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CRANFORD - The Union County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that Independence Day fireworks scheduled to take place in Union County Parks have been canceled this year due to COVID-19. The announcement includes fireworks at the following sites: Cranford fireworks scheduled ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Saturday, May 16, beginning at noon, residents can drive or walk by Circle Park at Lincoln Drive to see the magnificent tribute to Kenilworth town heroes. FLAG (Front Line Association Group) team members would like those who participate to wear a blue FLAG shirt, Kenilworth ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Blockbuster actress Bai Ling has officially joined the cast of “K-Town The Series” as Diamond. Ling has stared in over 180 films which include Red Corner with Richard Gere, and Wild Wild West with Will Smith and Robert Kline. Born in the southern city of Cheng Du in China, Ling ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - “K-TOWN” a modern-day Sopranos TV series, continues to build the cast with Hollywood stars. Actor Daniel Baldwin has officially joined the production as Vincenzo “GaGa” Gallio. Baldwin has starred in over 150 films in his career to date. He is best known for his role as ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Actor Tom Sizemore has officially joined the cast of “K-TOWN” a modern-day Sopranos TV series as Johnny ‘JJ’ O’Connor. Sizemore has stared in over 250 films which include Saving Private Ryan with Tom Hanks, Born on the Fourth of July with Tom Cruise, and Point Break with Keanu ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -  Actor, writer, director, and producer Billy Hartmann from “K-Town The Series,” has been signed by Diana R Carter from North Hollywood's Arykas and Ybots PR Firm. Hartmann has been continuously active the past year and a half traveling to multiple cities across the United States ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ- As the current situation of staying home remains and school continues operating with virtual learning, John Ondrey, Director of Bands at Harding Elementary School and Kenilworth resident, has found a creative way to keep the community connected. Every Monday at 5:00 p.m. he has ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - After much success with the Kids Art Show, organizer Stacie Holzinger, a Kenilworth resident, and first-grade teacher in Long Hill, has come up with the idea to have a Virtual Talent Show. Please see her message below.    Hello Kenilworth Kids! It is time for the virtual ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The first annual Kenilworth Kids Art Show that was held April 4, 2020, was a huge success.  Over 25 families participated and the children of the community loved walking around to look at all the art. Organizer Stacie Holzinger, a first-grade teacher in Long Hill, came up with ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The following addresses will have artwork on display from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm today, Saturday, April 4, 2020. Drive or walk by and enjoy. Please remember not to touch anything, and if someone else is there enjoying the art, wait until they are six feet away to take your turn to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – As the number of coronavirus cases rise and families across America are confined to their home, finding enjoyment and optimism becomes more stressful each day. That is why Needham, Massachusetts photographer Carla Soulia, and marketing consultant Kristen Collins started ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Stacie Holzinger, a Kenilworth resident and first-grade teacher in Long Hill, has come up with the idea to have a Kenilworth Kids Art Show. Holzinger wants to do something uplifting and creative for the children during this tough and stressful time due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - “K-Town,” a modern-day Sopranos TV series that was set to film at the end of March, has released a video to support everyone dealing with the quarantine and global pandemic of coronavirus. Billy Hartmann who is the co-writer, producer, and director stated, "we wanted to do ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To spread some cheer during this difficult time, members of the Kenilworth community are participating in a Bear Hunt. This hunt will run until March 31, 2020.  Residents are to place a teddy bear in their front window so that when children go out for a walk or bike ride they can ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The global pandemic of Coronavirus did not stop the children of Kenilworth from celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. Kenilworth resident Stacie Holzinger, teacher and mom, suggested a scavenger hunt to parents on Facebook that went viral. Holzinger saw a post that recommended a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Paper Mill Playhouse has been closely monitoring the Covad-19 situation as it might effect the scheduled performances of the final two shows of the 2019-2020 Season, and the safety of the patrons. At this time, due to the ban issued for gatherings of 50 or more people by Governor ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To celebrate St. Patrick's Day safely, many Kenilworth residents will be placing a picture of a Shamrock in their window for a neighborhood Shamrock Hunt for the children. The idea came from a post that has been circling around Facebook that many parents have been sharing. As the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Riberto’s Italian Seafood Bistro and Steakhouse had a great turnout for a night of food, fun, and painting for “Lucky You” Thursday, March 5. Gina Parducci-Cesaro instructed the B.Y.O.B Paint Night and all participants received their own wine glass and stein to paint. Customers ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Union scheduled for Saturday has been canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak. "For the safety of families and those attending, we felt it was better to cancel this year's parade," said parade General Chairperson Jessica ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - “K-Town,” a modern-day Sopranos TV series that is set to film in March/April 2020 has just cast Vinny Russo as Nicky “Noodles” Russo.  Callbacks were held at Buffy’s Tavern Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. According to co-writer and producer Billy Hartmann ...

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UNION, NJ – Organizers of the Union County 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade said they are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, but as of now, the parade will proceed as planned. In a social media post Monday night, parade organizers said the main priority is to minimize any threats to public ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Illicit love is to be the common theme uniting two operas set to show together at the New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s next concert. On Saturday, March 14, the orchestra will perform Wagner’s the first act of the drama Die Walküre and the “tragic pathos” of Leoncavallo’s I ...

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