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Giving Back

February 20, 2024

KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth's hip dance studio, Planet Dance, which opened back in September, is hosting a fundraiser for the competition team.  On Sunday, March 10, the event will include a one-hour dance class from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m with Mr. Devin from Planet Dance and Miss Chris from ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Back in December, Kenilworth Daisy Troop 40128 kicked off a community project recognizing the importance of local business.  The girls are dropping off up-cycled wind socks made of toilet paper rolls because no matter where the wind blows, the community supports the work of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ- Third graders from Kenilworth in Troop 45861 with the help of a couple of fifth graders from Troop 40006 recently made Valentine's Day cards and boxes and jars of chocolates and candies to be distributed. They first took them to the Kenilworth Police Department and the fire ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - On Sunday, March 3, Kenilworth Boy Scout Troop 83 will host their annual Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm. The event will take place at the VFW Hall located at 33 South 21st St. Tickets are $8 dollars a person and children under five, veterans and Kenilworth first ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Come out for an enjoyable night to watch some wrestling with the proceeds of the ticket going to benefit Kenilworth's PBA. $15 is general admission, which includes beer, wine and soda. Two hometown boys will also be taking on the challenge, Tony Vincita and Vi Daniel. One of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A GoFundMe page has recently been set up to raise money for a lifelong and beloved Kenilworth resident, Gina Vasfailo, who is currently battling Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer. A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the family with medical bills and other financial burdens. As of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -- On Thursday, March 21, the Kenilworth Historical Society will host a soup-tasting event at the Senior Center located at 526 Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This annual event 'Soup’s On,' will give participants the opportunity to taste a variety of favorite soups from local ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - At the December meeting for the Retired Policemen and Firemen’s Association of Union/Somerset Counties, Local 3 made a donation of $1,000.00 to Officer Renato Capillas of the Madison New Jersey Police Department. Officer Capillas suffered a devastating loss on December 19, 2023, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth Rotarians Toni Sosnosky, Pastor Otis Rivera, and Worship Director Samuel Gonzalez recently collected t- shirts, hats, gloves, board games and more for the veterans in conjunction with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2230. Handmade lap blankets were also donated by ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 83 is currently selling Christmas Trees, Wreaths and Grave Blankets in front of the VFW located at 33 North 21st Street. For over two decades this has been an annual event, and it is also the troops biggest fundraiser of the year. The sale will continue each ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A teen group from Greater Union County Chapter (GUCC) of Jack and Jill Inc. organized a Thanksgiving community service event in Linden. With donations from Aetna and GUCC families, teens sort and create Thanksgiving meal bags at home, delivering them to those in need. The event was ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - At the November meeting for the Retired Policemen and Firemen’s Association of Union/Somerset Counties, Local 3 made a $1,000 donation towards the care and services of Israeli citizens directly affected by the events that took place on October 7, 2023. Rabbi Kanelsky from Bris ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - At the November meeting for the Retired Policemen and Firemen’s Association of Union/Somerset Counties, Bill Spadea, New Jersey 101.5 morning show host and founder of the Common Sense Club, came to Kenilworth's VFW Post 2230 to speak to the group. Spadea also made a significant ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A long time resident and Kenilworth Rotarian for about 10 years, Toni Sosnosky, recently decided to paint the front doors at Filippone's Town Pharmacy located at 501 Boulevard as a thank you for all their hard work. She is especially grateful to pharmacist Sanjah Shah in honor ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Three David Brearley educators have truly shown that they are Bears that care. Samantha Gibbons, a David Brearley History Teacher spearheaded a supply closet for students who are in need. The supply closet offers supplies to students including clothing, food, and goods if they ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The St. Theresa's Social Concerns Committee is asking for some help with donations this holiday season. "Our pantry services families who are struggling to put food on the table, especially during the Thanksgiving season" the committee said. Last year the group was able to feed ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be holding a "A Night of Comedy & Chance" fundraiser on Saturday, Nov 4, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. The above flier listing the events schedule was recently posted to the department's social media page. Tickets are ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ- Twin Kicks Karate in Kenilworth kicked off September with their first ever School Supply Drive to help Harding Elementary School teachers and students. The school supply drive took place from August through the end of September and the studio collected over $2,000 in supplies.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Retired Policemen and Firemen's Association started up their regular scheduled meetings for the year at the Kenilworth Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2230. The guest speakers at the September 21 meeting were The NJ Coalition against Human Trafficking.  Patti Pfeifer, an ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Belando family of Kenilworth is currently collecting used clothing and toys to send to Honduras. All donations will go to families in need.  This donation drive started when Veronica Belando's son was born with all the toys he grew out. Friends of Veronica's would also bring ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Community members of all ages are Invited to the first annual 'Elks Family Fun Day to Help Homeless Veterans', which will take place on August 26, from 12 - 6 p.m. at Seeley's Pond at the Watchung Reservation. Families from across Union, Somerset, Middlesex, and Morris Counties are ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Twin Kicks Karate is hosting their first annual school supply drive now until Friday, Sept. 29, to help support the Kenilworth community. The following are the items TKK is collecting. Please drop off all donations to the studio located at 340 Carnegie ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - JESPY House, a South Orange, New Jersey-based non-profit organization that has supported adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for 45 years, recently announced the largest gift in its history: a $13.25 million matching gift from The Leon and Toby Cooperman ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - On Wednesday, July 12, a delicious lunch was donated to Kenilworth seniors and Union County Residents by local businesses.  Please see the following message from Senior Center Director Darlene Candarella. A very special “Thank You” from the Kenilworth Seniors/UC Residents who ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The 15th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation kicks off on July 23.  The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a Cancer ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Before the end of the school year, students from Laura Walsh's first grade class at Harding Elementary School made buttons and sold them with proceeds to benefit the Union Animal Shelter. The class did an amazing job and raised $243. "It was a great project and the students ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Kenilworth recently honored the top 10 academic David Brearley seniors at the most recent meeting held at Caetanos Cucina. Those who were honored and the colleges they will attend are as follows: Gonzalez, Liz, William Paterson Leiva, Kristy, John ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following information from the Church of Saint Theresa located at 541 Washington Avenue regarding food distribution.  St. Theresa’s Food Pantry is open to all Kenilworth School families in need of a little help.  Completely Confidential!  Pantry is Open ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – On Saturday, June 10 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Two Ton Brewing will host a fundraiser for Perfection Plus Auto Body in Kenilworth. The establishment that has been part of the community for over 25 years suffered a devastating fire on Tuesday, May 30. One dollar from every pint and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for Perfection Plus Auto Body in Kenilworth that suffered a devastating fire on Tuesday, May 30. Please see the following message from Kenilworth Sergeant Sean Kaverick who is organizing the fundraiser. The owner, John Malcolm, has owned ...

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