Giving Back

September 6, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ – JT and Ronnie Lynn Holzinger, are always looking for new ways to do generous activities for their family, friends, and the community. Ronnie Lynn thought it would be nice to do "kind things all the time" so she and her brother came up with a plan to make a Facebook page to spread ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – In honor of firefighter AJ DeVito who recently passed away, Kenilworth resident Vanessa Muniz has created Kenilworth Pride Bracelets. “If anyone ever needed anything, AJ would be there in a second” Muniz says. “He was the most giving person ever and always wanted to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – David Villafranca from Boy Scout Troop 83, recently donated and installed dugout benches at DiMario Park for Kenilworth Recreation Softball as part of his Eagle Scout Project. An Eagle Scout Project involves the scout making a development in the community while demonstrating his ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The David Brearley High School Project Grad Vendor and Craft Fair will be Saturday October 5, 2019. There are still spots available for all vendors and crafters. If interested please contact Jennifer Wetzel at jennifer73172@gmail or text 908-414-0138. The fee is $25 and you must ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Rotary Club recently held a small dedication ceremony at DiMario Park to present two park benches to the Kenilworth Rec Center in honor and in memory of Saul Seltzer, Walt Stollen, and Robert Schlenker. The dedication was combined with a special plaque ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The community of Kenilworth would like to honor the memory of AJ DeVito who recently passed away.  "AJ loved every bit of what he did, and gave his heart to everyone in Kenilworth. He would drop anything to help anyone," Recreation Director Pat Boyle said. Those who plan on ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Joseph Gasper, 17, from Boy Scout Troop 83, recently built a large shed at DiMario Park for the Recreation Center as part of his Eagle Scout Project. To celebrate his achievement, an unveiling of the shed was held August 1 at DiMario Park.  At the ribbon cutting ceremony Gasper was ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Joseph Gasper is 17 years old and a Boy Scout in Troop 83 of Kenilworth. He has been a scout since the first grade and hopes to be involved the rest of his life. His current rank is a Life Scout which is right below an Eagle Scout. To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, Joseph must ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - September 7, 2019 there will be a Food Truck Festival to benefit the David Brearley High School Project Grad 2020. The class of 2020 PTO committee moms will be preselling wristbands at buy 4 get 1 free. Otherwise you can purchase them for $5 each. Bored of Ed the band will be ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Joey and Ieva Madden lost everything they owned in a house fire in Lake Hopatcong the morning of July 18. They managed to get out of the house but one of their cats did not. Pat and Kristin Boyle will be at the Rec Center today from 3:30 to 6:30 collecting donations. Every little ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -The results are in for the 2019 FOODSTOCK competition between the Boroughs of Kenilworth and Mountainside. With 2,322.4 lbs of food donated from the Kenilworth community, compared to the 1,581 lbs of food collected from Mountainside, Kenilworth is the winner.   

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The community of Kenilworth collected 2,322.4 lbs of food for FOODSTOCK this year to benefit St. Theresa's Food Pantry. Foodstock is a grassroots 501c3 organization that has been formed to assist with the needs of our less fortunate community members who are struggling to put food ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Rotary Club recently congratulated David Brearley High School's Students of the Month at Riberto's Italian Seafood Bistro and Steakhouse.  March   Rendys ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Rotary Club recently awarded $1500 Business Entrepreneur Awards to David Brearley graduating seniors Jimmy Luna Barraboza and Ivan A. Rosa Jr.   

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Rotary Club recently presented $2000 in academic scholarships to graduating David Brearley High School Seniors Sara Joseph and Esther Lamour.

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KENILWORTH, NJ -Past District Governor and Union Rotarian Charles Minton of the former 7510 district welcomed the new 2019-2020 officers of the Kenilworth Rotary Club. Charles Minton installed the following: President Janet Henkel, Vice President Terry Zuckerman, Treasurer Ceu Manata,  and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you know that food pantry shortages increase during the summer? Decreased donation during the summer months from school lunch and breakfast programs leave many families hungry.  Foodstock is a grassroots 501c3 organization that has been formed to assist with the needs of our ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Bicycle Safety Rodeo is part of the Girl Scout Award Project which Isabella Federico has been planning diligently for months.  The Bicycle Safety Rodeo will be held June 20th behind Harding Elementary School and will begin at 2pm. Isabella Federico is a rising ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The June 1, 2019 Spring Fling Tricky Tray was a huge success. Held at the Kenilworth Veteran’s Center, the David Brearley Parent Teacher Organization hosted just over 300 people and tickets were completely sold out. There were over 300 baskets to bid on and other various games to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Sunday afternoon June 2, the Beautification Committee met at the Recreation Center to plant beautiful flowers along the Boulevard. The team consisted of residents, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Recreation Administrator Kristin Boyle, Councilwoman Linda Karlovitch, and Councilwoman Kay ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Tickets to the June1, 2019 Spring Fling Tricky Tray are offically sold out. Doors open at 3:00 pm and calling starts at 6:00 pm at the VFW  located on South 21st Street. Also, please note that tickets are non-refundable and no one under 18 is allowed to play. If your party is 10 or ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - May 27, 2019, to celebrate Memorial Day and honor the service of our veterans about 200 people came to the ceremonies that were held at 11:00am at Robert Jeans Memorial Park next to the Kenilworth Veterans Center. The program involved Mayor Anthony DeLuca, the police chief, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Michael Naya, a Junior at David Brearley High School has set a goal for himself that you do not typically hear about these days. He is writing a book about as many World War II veterans as he can, to honor their stories of those we have lost and those that are still living. In just ...

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VFW Kenilworth Post 2230 is hosting special Memorial Day activities: Veterans Special Mass: Special Veterans Mass at St. Theresa Church Washington St. Kenilworth, NJ at 9:00am Sunday May 26, 2019. Veterans will be recognized for their sacrifices and service. Memorial Day Services: Ceremonies ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that grants have been awarded to 82 garden projects in 16 municipalities through the Union County Kids Dig In! school garden grant program. “School gardens support collaborative learning and teamwork throughout the school ...

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Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholders Rebecca Williams and Andrea Staten joined Union County Department of Human Services Director Debbie-Ann Anderson in congratulating the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA) 2019 Union County Municipal ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - May 8, 2019 at Riberto's Italian Seafood Restaurant and Steakhouse, the Rotary Club of Kenilworth hosted and assisted performing the White Table Dedication Ceremony to honor the POWS and MIAS. The Italian American War Veterans from Newark, NJ performed the ceremony.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – K-9 dogs part of the Union County Sheriff’s Office will be much safer as they work their patrol thanks to several donations from a local charity. Toni Giordano Picerno and Rich Picerno, ownders of Picerno Giordano Construction in Kenilworth, donated Canine Counterterrorism ...

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SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause.  The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center held a dedication ceremony and tour of the opening of its new high-tech Breast Center, the Connie Dwyer Breast Center on Monday evening. The 3.4 million Breast Center will provide the latest in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for women, ...

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