Giving Back

September 22, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ - The 2020 Kenilworth Communitywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11. 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 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A small ceremony was held at the Clark American Legion Pavilion on August 29, 2020, to award Aedan Louis Kelly the rank of Eagle Scout which is the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor. Aedan lives in Clark and is a member of BSA Troop 145. He is a recent graduate of Arthur L.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Kenilworth recently received ten Share and Care Awards for District 7475. Currently, there are 82 clubs that serve the counties of Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.   According to the district's award chair Dr.

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To help support the Academic Scholarship Fund the Rotary Club has put together a mini fundraiser selling masks. The spring raffle was canceled due to the pandemic. Masks are $10 each and available by contacting kenilworthrotaryclub@gmail.com. You can also pick them up at the Law ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Joseph Gasper, a recent David Brearley High School Graduate, and Eagle Scout, was selected as the inaugural recipient of the “Live like AJ” Scholarship in memory of firefighter AJ DeVito. The annual scholarship is awarded to a student who exhibits selflessness, kindness, optimism, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - FLAG​ (Front Line Appreciation Group) was started as a direct response due to the coronavirus pandemic. FLAG of Kenilworth not only provided meals to frontline workers and essential businesses but was able to donate about $4,100 to St. Theresa's and the United Methodist Church Food ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest message from Pastor Nova Villa Vitug-Thomas. The Community Care Pantry of Kenilworth located at 455 Boulevard will be opened on Monday, July 20, from 4PM-6PM. All are welcome. Please park in the church parking lot and stay in your car or wait outside the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Google honored Elizabeth native Marsha P. Johnson with her own doodle on its Tuesday homepage for the last day of Pride month. “The milestones achieved in the LGBTQ rights and equality movement were made possible by trailblazers who first stood up for their rights - people like ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - St. Theresa's Social Concerns Food Pantry is in dire need of the following items: Corn (cream & regular) Peas Green beans Mixed vegetables Black beans Red beans White beans Tomato sauce (jars) Cereal boxes Mac&cheese Canned pasta Items can be dropped off at ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this important letter from Mike Capizzano's children.  To most people, this upcoming Father’s Day is just an average Father’s Day, but for our family this year has been a struggle. This is because we all know the only thing my father wants, and needs more than ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - St. Theresa's Social Concerns Food Pantry will now be open the second and fourth week of each month. The pantry is open to all Kenilworth families in need on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The pantry is located behind the rectory an accessed at the last garage ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Ignite United Methodist Church will be hosting free English as a Second Language classes for adults beginning Monday, June 8, via Zoom. Classes are every Monday night from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the session will run until July 13. To learn more about the program please call ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Kenilworth team member Karlee McLoughlin.  Even as we are closing in on the final hours, more and more people are showing up and supporting our local heroes and businesses. It just keeps ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Junior Girl Scout Troop 40460 finished their Journey and Action Project for the Saint Herbert’s Animal Welfare Center throughout the quarantine. Troop leaders Nina Vera and Anne Marie Ferrari stated that normally the project is done in a series of in-person meetings, but due to the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from Kenilworth Recreation Program Administrator Kristin Boyle.  It has come to my attention that during this past month our two local food pantries, Saint Theresa's and United Methodist, have managed to help provide for over 70 families. This is ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To view the completed slideshow that honors Kenilworth town heroes, please see the following link https://bit.ly/2yWvGSF or go to the FLAG of Kenilworth Facebook page. FLAG team member Stacie Holzinger who produced the video stated, “I would like to thank all the residents who ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Saturday, May 16, beginning at noon, residents can drive or walk by Circle Park at Lincoln Drive to see the magnificent tribute to Kenilworth town heroes. FLAG (Front Line Association Group) team members would like those who participate to wear a blue FLAG shirt, Kenilworth ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest message from Pastor Nova Villa Vitug-Thomas. The Community Care Pantry of Ignite Methodist Church located at 455 Boulevard, will be opened on Monday, May 18, from 4 PM-6 PM. All are welcome. Please park in the Church parking lot and stay in your car. We ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Help support FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Kenilworth on Tuesday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. joining virtual Zumba. This is an easy to follow, dance party fitness class that will help you get fit and stay active. Inspired by Latin music, the class is fun for the whole family, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Kenilworth team member Karlee McLoughlin.  Good morning, Kenilworth ☀️ Good news! Because you’ve asked for it, Signarama has graciously agreed to keep producing FLAG of Kenilworth lawn signs through ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest update from one of the team members of FLAG of Kenilworth Karlee McLoughlin.  16 days in and still climbing! Kenilworth, you rock! Together we’ve put more than $7,100 back into our local restaurants + lawn signs and t-shirt sales are supporting FLAG of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - FLAG of Kenilworth (First Line Appreciation Group) will be honoring heroes at the circle park located on Lincoln Avenue Saturday, May 16, 2020. First responders will be driving by while a live video streams on Facebook for the community to enjoy. The tribute includes luminary bags ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the latest update from one of the team members of FLAG of Kenilworth Karlee McLoughlin.  We couldn’t be more proud of our community and everyone who has contributed, near and far! We really had no expectations or any real sense of what the response might be.   But ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Rotary Club is proud to announce the installation of new members, Lorraine Ruiz and Kyle Arlington. Arlington is the superintendent of Kenilworth Schools and Ruiz is Kenilworth Library Director. Rotary District 7475 Governor Ray Freaney performed the ceremony ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following notice from the Borough of Kenilworth. St. Theresa's Social Concerns Food Pantry Open Tuesday's and Thursdays 10 am to Noon Located behind the rectory an accessed at the last garage door. All Kenilworth families in need are welcome. If you are ...

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Plasma donors are being sought to help additional patients with coronavirus. WESTFIELD, NJ — Her 75-year-old father with coronavirus may have some more time thanks to COVID-19 survivors who have offered up their plasma. Lisa La Forte’s father, John La Forte, a former Westfield salon owner, is ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from Janet Henkel Rotary Club President. Kenilworth Rotary Club is still meeting weekly virtually and our thoughts and prayers are with the community. Our club still strives to serve the needs of the Kenilworth community during these difficult ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - FLAG (First Line Appreciation Group) of Kenilworth commenced this morning Tuesday, April 21, 2020. FLAG as it says on the official website "is a group that's dedicated to helping feed our front line health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic while also keeping our local ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Let’s face reality: America’s collective balloon has popped. Yet, in this suburb, the endless void of newfound nothingness is being momentarily filled, as air rushes into colorful tubes of all shapes and sizes. Dante Longhi, owner of Kenilworth-based Dream Factory Balloons, had ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Woolley Home Solutions today announces a contest to show gratitude and thank all of those who are doing their best during this time. Kids of SOMA, we want to see your chalk drawings! The theme of the drawings is "Gratitude." Gratitude is “the quality of being thankful; ...

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