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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.

David Brearley Middle/High School Students Head Back to School in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 Back to School David Brearley School photos. 

 

Updated: Harding School Students Head Back to School in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 Back to School Harding Elementary School photos. 

 

Updated: St. Theresa Students in Kenilworth Head Back to School

KENILWORTH, NJ – Please enjoy the 2019 St. Theresa Back to School online photo gallery. 

 

Dawood Farahi Announces 2020 Will Be His Last Year as Kean University President

UNION, NJ – Kean University President Dawood Farahi announced on Thursday that he will serve his last year as president in 2020, after 17 years.

“It has been more than my honor and my privilege to lead this amazing university; it has been a significant part of my life,” Farahi said. “We will continue this academic year on our path of progress and transformation, ...

Tree Removal on the Blvd in Kenilworth, Library is Open

KENILWORTH, NJ- Trees are currently being removed in front of the Kenilworth Public Library. If you are planning on going to the library today please use the rear entrance. 

TAPinto Kenilworth Wants to Share Your Back-To-School-Photos

KENILWORTH, NJ - School starts next week and TAPinto Kenilworth would like to feature your first day memories. 

Please email all photos to tcuppari@tapinto.net and we’ll add them to our 2019 Back-To-School online gallery.

2 Union County ‘HEART’ Grants Given in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that 75 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2019 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program, including two from Kenilworth:

Borough of Kenilworth, $1,800, to provide a fall music and art festival

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Kenilworth Resident Interviews Eyewitnesses to WW2

KENILWORTH, NJ - Michael Naya, a senior at David Brearley High School, has been fascinated with history since he started reading books about the Titanic when he was seven years old. For the past three years he has been interviewing Great Depression survivors, World War II civilians and veterans, as well as Korean War veterans. He has been documenting their stories in the hopes of one day writing ...

10th Annual LibraryFest at the Kenilworth Public Library

KENILWORTH, NJ - The 10th Annual LibraryFest was held on Thursday, August 8, at the Kenilworth Public Library to celebrate summer reading. The event featured a musical celebration with AJS Events with DJ Charlie Olivia, magicians Francis Menotti and Lindsey Noel, and balloon sculptures created by Wings of Magic. Tracy, the unofficial mascot of the Library, ...

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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.

Kenilworth Public Library Yarnies Creates Hats for Period of Purple Crying Organization

KENILWORTH, NJ – At the last Yarnies meetup held Thursday August 29, the group made hats to raise awareness for the non-profit organization Period of Purple Crying. The initiative of the organization is to educate caregivers about normal infant crying and how to cope with crying and the dangers of reacting in frustration by shaking or harming an infant. Yarnies knit numerous hats ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, September 19, 6:30 PM

Ava's Kitchen & Bar, Kenilworth

The Fat, Drunk, & Fancy Dinner Club

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Sat, September 21, 10:00 AM

Karate World, Kenilworth

Karate World Annual Open House

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Sat, September 21, 11:30 AM

United Methodist Church Municipal , Kenilworth

Kenilworth's First Annual Apple Pie Contest

Subdivision? Parking? Takeover of Lord & Taylor Prompts Talk in Westfield

September 11, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The online fashion rental brand Le Tote intends to close on its purchase of Lord & Taylor by the start of the holiday season, and beginning in 2021 may reassess the retailer’s network of stores, the company’s announcement said.

What this means for Westfield’s expansive Lord & Taylor on property owned by the municipality’s largest ...

Suspect Charged with Tearing Up Greens at Trump National Golf Course

September 11, 2019

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, ...

Labor Day Festivities Canceled: South Plainfield Man Charged with Possessing Destructive Devices

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The streets of South Plainfield were quiet this morning, which is unusual for Labor Day in South Plainfield, a day of celebration the close-knit community looks forward to all year.  Early this morning, the 62nd Annual South Plainfield Labor Day Parade was canceled after authorities found a number of suspicious destructive devices near the home of fifty-five year old South ...

Vacationing NJ State Trooper Saves Child From Drowning

ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported.

While vacationing in Florida on Aug. 23, Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help.

Travis entered the pool, grabbed the seven-year-old girl, and carried her to the pool deck where he began performing ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Chase

September 9, 2019

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 ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Dixie

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

Meet Dixie Anne. Dixie is a coonhound (age unknown) who was abandoned hunting dog from South Carolina and transported to NJ where her owners found her at St. Hubert’s in Madison, NJ. 
Dixie is more like a human than a dog. She’s extremely sensitive and if she doesn’t get her way, she will let ...

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.

Lost Dog

KENILWORTH, NJ - Lost dog was found this morning. If you are or know the owner, please send Kristin Boyle a facebook message. 

 

Kenilworth Public Library Closed Friday

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public Library will be closed Friday, September 6, for a staff development day. The library will reopen on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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Free Public Seminar to Explore Opportunities for Women in Criminal Justice Careers

September 13, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to attend “Women in Criminal Justice,” a free public seminar and panel discussion aimed at encouraging women to explore careers traditionally held by men. The event will be held at Elizabeth campus of Union County College, in Room 517 K of the Kellogg Building, located at 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, on Wednesday, ...