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Current Financial Condition for Kenilworth's Recent Audit

August 16, 2019

Kenilworth NJ – At the Wednesday night Town Council Meeting Linda Karlovitch, Council President and Chair of the Finance Committee spoke about the town’s recent audit. The following is the official statement read by Karlovitch.

Dear Resident,

As Chair of the Finance Committee I wanted to bring to your attention the good news regarding the fiscal condition of Kenilworth.  We ...

Controversial Kenilworth Bar Put Up for Sale

KENILWORTH, NJ – The highly contentious Gavelstone Bar and Grill property has been listed on the market by the well-known real estate agency Weichert Realtors. The property located at 303 South Michigan Avenue is listed for $1,265, 000 and includes the building and the business and liquor license.

TAPinto Kenilworth reached out to the Gavelstone Ownership Group via Facebook but has not ...

Irish Business Association Networking Event Hosted by Two Ton Brewing

KENILWORTH, NJ - August 1, the Irish Business Association held their monthly meeting at Two Ton Brewing. The IBA is part of the Gateway Chamber of Commerce committed to promoting business relationships and personal interaction among business owners and individuals throughout New Jersey. CEO of Two Ton Brewing, Matthew Barbiere was the guest speaker to talk about the ...

$10,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold at Pat’s Deli in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – Friday August 2, Pat’s Corner Café and Deli sold a winning Mega Million lottery ticket with a prize in the amount of 10,000, Steve Hurst owner of the deli confirmed. The ticket matched four of five white balls and a Gold Mega Ball. The winning numbers were 11, 20, 26, 48 and 70. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.

There were ...

Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub Closed

KENILWORTH, NJ - Councilman Mark David who is the Public Works Commission for Kenilworth made the following statement regarding the Blackthorn as of July 19, 2019.  

 

We are moving promptly regarding enforcement of the maintenance code relating to the Blackthorn. 

Our zoning officer has already sent a notice of violation and order to correct. The owners of the ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Advertising:  All candidates are able to purchase advertising on the site.   All candidates in a town are charged the same amount for the same sized ad for the same time period.  To advertise, please contact the editor for your town’s site or email marketing@tapinto.net.
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Kenilworth Native Dylan Lang Named a 2019 Rappaport Law & Public Policy Fellow

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law has named Dylan Lang a 2019 Rappaport Law & Public Policy Fellow.

A native of Kenilworth, NJ, Dylan is a 2011 graduate of Union County Magnet High School in Scotch Plains, NJ. Dylan graduated magna cum laude from the University of Scranton with a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services and ...

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Save the Date: DBHS Craft and Vendor Fair is October 5

September 13, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School PTO Class 2020 Project Graduation Craft and Vendor Fair will be Saturday, October 5. The event is free to enter and will be held at David Brearley Middle/High School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The PTO are still looking for more vendors. If you would like to participate please contact Jennifer Wetzel at 908-414-0138 or jennifer73172@gmail.com.

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Snuffy's Disputes It Is Closing Despite Lease Agreement with Lidl Shared with Scotch Plains Officials

September 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- After multiple public hearings and several news reports about plans for a Lidl supermarket to be built on the property owned by Snuffy's Panagis Renaissance at the intersection of Mountain Ave. and Park Ave. in downtown Scotch Plains, Snuffy's posted on its Facebook page Wednesday that the catering facility is not closing and that the news is being ...

Morristown Man Indicted on Terrorist Charges, U.S. Department of Justice Says

September 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morristown man was indicted on nine federal charges in connection with the Hizballah's Islamic Jihad Organization, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

Authorities believe the Alexei Saab, also known as Ali Hassan Saab, Alex Saab or Rachid) conducted surveillance of possible target locations for the Lebanon-based Shia Islamic organization.

According to the ...

Artist/Activist Places 800-pound Opioid Spoon at J&J Headquarters

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Domenic Esposito's youngest brother was in the throes of addiction, the family would find burnt spoons - the tale tell sign that he had been doing drugs - scattered around the house.

Esposito's heart broke each time they found one.

So the artist-turned-activist picked an oversized spoon with cooked opioid as a symbol of protest.

Esposito placed one of his ...

Suspect Charged with Tearing Up Greens at Trump National Golf Course

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – A 26-year-old Milford man has been charged with criminal mischief after police say he tore apart the 11th and 13th greens at Trump National Golf Course with his car in two separate incidents, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Richard J. McEwan, was arrested at his Church Road home on Sept. 10th following an investigation, ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Mia

September 16, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Mia, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Mia is a fun, cute, sometimes sweet little girl. She has to be on your lap or cuddled up next to you at all times. Mia loves to get treats, go for walks, and wake you up at 5:30am with kisses (how could you be mad). She also loves to go for car rides (she always has her seatbelt on).  Mia’s all ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Chase

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Chase, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

I would like you to meet CHASE... if there is a bag or a box or a hole to get into, you can bet he is there! We got Chase in 2012 from FOLAS-Friends of Linden Animal Shelter. He was a 6-month-old rescue from the Garwood Shop Rite parking lot. Today he is almost 7 years old. We keep him indoors, ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Brutus

KENILWORTH, NJ - Meet Brutus, Kenilworth’s TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Brutus. He is a rescue and we couldn’t be happier to have him in our family. Because he is a rescue, we do not know his exact age. We were told when we adopted him he could be 2 or 3 years old, which means now he could be anywhere from 5-7. 

Brutus loves to go for walks and seeing the ...

Annual Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale

September 20, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - The annual Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6. 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 that come out and participate.

The registration deadline to sign up is Friday, September 27.

New Location: Kenilworth DBHS Craft and Vendor Fair

KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School PTO Class 2020 Project Graduation Craft and Vendor Fair will be Saturday, October 5. The event is free to enter and will be held at Harding School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The PTO are still looking for more vendors. If you would like to participate please contact Jennifer Wetzel at 908-414-0138 or jennifer73172@gmail.com.

Road Closed on Passaic Avenue

KENILWORTH, NJ-  Penn-Bower is supplying new gas lines throughout the town the next couple of months. Try to avoid Passaic Avenue between 23rd and 25th Street September 18, because it is under construction for the day the Kenilworth Police Department stated.

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

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NJ Human Services Continues Free Naloxone Efforts by Providing the Opioid Antidote to Homeless Shelters

September 18, 2019

Antidote can reverse opioid overdoses

(TRENTON) – NJ Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced today that the Department is delivering the opioid overdose antidote naloxone for free to participating shelters serving the homeless as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to get naloxone into as many hands as possible to help save lives.

“Nearly 1,200 doses of ...