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Gas Prices in New Jersey Drop Slightly Heading into Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last year.

AAA says the Energy Information Administration reported the demand for gas decreased ...


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TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

Kenilworth Recap: Communitywide Garage Sale, Crash on Parkway, Monkeypox & More

August 14, 2022

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

1. Van Crashes on Garden State Parkway After Woman Falls from Moving Vehicle Kenilworth Emergency Personnel Joins at Scene

2. Lawsuit Claims Union County Police ‘Old Boys Club’ Members Get Pass on Misconduct

3. Monkeypox: Union County Reports 24 ...

Kenilworth Public Library to Present Mad Science Workshop: 3,2,1 Blast Off

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Public Library will be hosting the Mad Science Workshop: 3,2,1 Blast Off on Thursday, August 11, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Children ages four to twelve years old are invited to register for this interactive science workshop presented by Mad Science of Northeast New Jersey.

Kenilworth residents may begin to register one week prior to each ...

Kenilworth Public Schools Proposal for Strategic Improvements

August 11, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this latest update from Kenilworth Public Schools that was recently announced on their social media page. 

School science labs are incubators for creative thinking and problem solving ... just the type of life skills that lead to success.

Kenilworth’s bond proposal includes a high-tech science wing for Brearley HS students and exclusive use of existing ...

E-Sports Arena in Warren? MUJC Cuts the Ribbon at Warren’s Developmental Learning Center

WARREN, NJ — What started with a generous donation, an idea, and an immediate response of,” let’s do it!,” turned into a state of the art E-Sports arena at the Morris Union Jointure Commission’s (MUJC) Developmental Learning Center(DLC) in Warren. 

And on Wednesday, the ribbon was officially cut to open the arena.

The donation came from Robert “ ...

Kenilworth Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting Tonight

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education is scheduled to hold its next regular meeting tonight Monday, August 8, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting will take place in the Board Conference Room at David Brearley Middle/High School located at 401 Monroe Avenue.


The ...

Kenilworth Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Passing of Beloved EMT

August 14, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad recently announced the following message on their social media about the sudden passing of Dana Krueger.  

It is with deep sadness that the Kenilworth, NJ Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad announces the sudden passing of EMT Dana Krueger. EMT D. Krueger joined the Kenilworth Fire Department in May ...

Summit Man Found Unresponsive Outside Train Station Passes Away

SUMMIT, NJ - A 35-year-old Summit man found unresponsive and lying on a bench outside the Summit train station has died, the City has announced.

The Summit Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious man at a bus stop outside the Summit train station at approximately 2:50 a.m. today (Aug. 12). Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive male lying on a bench and ...

Triumph for Kenilworth's Twin Kicks Karate at 2022 AAU Taekwondo Junior Olympics

August 3, 2022

Greensboro, North Carolina - Team Jean- Paul Panizza (Team JP) of Twin Kicks Karate had 14 competitors compete in the 2022 AAU Taekwondo Junior Olympics in Greensboro, North Carolina on Saturday, July 30, 2022.  The instructors that made up Team JP were Bryan Panizza- Kenilworth, Maddie Capiro- Kenilworth and Jean Paul Panizza- Kenilworth.

Team JP came home with two grand champions ...

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NJ State Troopers Save 3 Puppies in a 10-Feet Deep Trench

August 14, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey State Troopers assigned to Troop "C" Hamilton Station are being credited with rescuing three puppies after responding to a complaint.

The puppies had wandered off into the woods and fallen down an irrigation ditch about 10 feet underground. 

In a social media post praising the action of the Troopers, the State Police noted that "we do not ...

NJ Man Charged with Stealing $250K in Property from Police Department Where He Worked for 21 Years

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — A 21-year veteran employee with the Robbinsville Township Police Department, Eric Coran, was charged on Friday with allegedly stealing and selling property and equipment valued at more than $250,000 owned by the police department for personal gain. 

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and Robbinsville Township Police Chief Michael Polaski ...

Mount Laurel's Camille Wows America's Got Talent with Singing Skills

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ -- A talented young woman from Mount Laurel showed the country her performance abilities recently on "America's Got Talent" and impressed even the toughest judge Simon Cowell. 

The 16-year-old Camille K. (her last name was not published by the television program) recently performed on the August 2 episode of "America's Got ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Daisy

August 12, 2022

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

Daisy Mae is a country dog from Texas who loves to chew bones and sticks, lay on her bed, and be the center of attention. She loves when you give her carrots, peanut butter, bones or sticks, and lots of belly rubs. Whenever Daisy goes outside she returns with something to tell us where she went. This dog ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Smalls

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

Introducing Smalls Reinertsen! Smalls is a Tri Merle Bernedoodle. At four months old he is currently enrolled in courses to obtain his CGC, Canine Good Citizen because he really wants to be a good boy.

Likes: Just about everything and anyone.

Favorite Movie: The Sandlot

Best Friends: Benny the ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: The Farm Team

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet the Farm Team Kenilworth's TAPinto Pets of the Week!

This week we are changing things up and featuring our first ever farm team. Living on the Olive Branch, a farm in Maryland all these pets make up one big happy family. Even though each animal is very different the whole team gets along great! Some of their distinctive qualities and favorite things to ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...