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Kenilworth Police Department Increase Visibility at Schools After Massacre in Texas

May 25, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ — Families in Kenilworth and across New Jersey may see increased police presence at their schools Wednesday and for now on.

The state’s acting attorney general has ordered the increased law enforcement personnel at schools statewide following the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. An 18-year-old man shot and killed 19 children and two teachers at the ...

Kenilworth Police Department Promote Officers

KENILWORTH, NJ - At the council meeting on Wednesday, May 18, it was announced that Lt. Christopher Bryson will now assume a new role in administration while Sgt. Sean Kaverick will move to our patrol division.

They were both sworn in by Mayor Linda Karlovitch. As stated on the departments social media page "we wish both officers a safe shift."

Kenilworth Fire Department and Rescue Squad is Recruiting

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Fire Department and Rescue Squad is currently recruiting new volunteers. No experience is necessary and all certifications and training will be provided by the Kenilworth Fire Department.

If you are interested please email info@kenilworthfire.org for more information. 

Kenilworth Police Officer Receives Prestigious Award

KENILWORTH, NJ - School Resource Officer and Detective Brian Pickton who has been with the Kenilworth Police Department for 18 years was recently honored by the Union County Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Detective Pickton’s exceptional commitment and contribution to the Kenilworth Municipal Alliance to Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse has him recognized as the 2022 ...

Kenilworth PBA Announces 31st Annual Fishing Derby

KENILWORTH, NJ – Saturday, June 11, is Kenilworth PBA’s annual fishing derby at Black Brook Park Please see the following message.

Kenilworth PBA Local 135 is proud to host its 31st Annual Fishing Derby SATURDAY JUNE 11, 2022, at Black Brook Park Pond.

Pre-registration is mandatory and you can fill out the registration form online using the QR Code attached. Hard copies of the ...

Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Tackle Dumpster Fire

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, April 30, at approximately 10:32 a.m. the Kenilworth Fire Department was dispatched to the dumpster fire on Market Street.

Engine 63, Squad Two, Rescue Three, Car One and Car Three responded. Upon the arrival the crew found heavy smoke pouring from a dumpster. They began fire suppression efforts and the bulk of the fire was knocked in ...

Kenilworth Police Department Give Back and Paint Kitchen of Local Church

KENILWORTH, NJ – Last week members from the police department came to the United Methodist Church located on the Boulevard to help paint a much-needed kitchen. Not only did the police donate their time to paint Wednesday through Friday, but they also donated the paint. Chief Fred Soos and Lieutenant Robert Cox were there every day.

The project came about when Pastor Nova (officially ...

Kenilworth Fire Department Takes Part in New Training

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Tuesday night the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad took part in training on vehicle extrication from door pops, full side removals, and victim removal. EMT’s from the Rescue Squad also worked on patient assignments and packaging of an entrapped victim to further their knowledge.

The KFD & Rescue Squad uploaded a couple of photos from ...

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Enjoy Union County Parks, the Zero Waste Way

Visitors to Union County parks this summer can give their outdoor gatherings a zero waste makeover by using washable or recyclable picnic gear including plates, cups, utensils and tablecloths.

“Cutting down on single-use paper or plastic items in our parks is a simple way to help the environment while enjoying the outdoors with friends and family,” said Union County Commissioner ...

Community Conversations: A Healthy Holiday Weekend

This weekend marks the third Memorial Day holiday since the pandemic started, but we’re in a much different place than in previous years. On this Community Conversation, Jason Kessler, MD, section chief of Infectious Disease at Morristown Medical Center, will share the latest information on how to gather safely, provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and tell you what you ...

Kenilworth's David Brearley High School Celebrates Prom (Photo Gallery)

May 28, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – David Brearley students were filled with energy and excitement as they left for the prom at the Bridgewater Manor Thursday evening.

As for the annual court there was no gendered royalty of prom king or queen but instead Prom Royalty. Six juniors and six seniors were nominated from each class. 

The winners were:

Juniors - Casey Willis and Diego ...

Bus Trip to Atlantic City to Benefit Kenilworth Historic Nitschke House

KENILWORTH, N.J. - The Kenilworth Historical Society will host a bus trip to the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City on Saturday, July 30, 2022.

The trip will depart Kenilworth in the St. Theresa School parking lot at 8 a.m. and return to Kenilworth at approximately 6:30 p.m. Cost of $52 includes comfortable motor coach transportation, an approximate 6-hour visit to the casino ...

Kenilworth's David Brearley High School Celebrates Prom (Photo Gallery)

May 28, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – David Brearley students were filled with energy and excitement as they left for the prom at the Bridgewater Manor Thursday evening.

As for the annual court there was no gendered royalty of prom king or queen but instead Prom Royalty. Six juniors and six seniors were nominated from each class. 

The winners were:

Juniors - Casey Willis and Diego ...

Juneteenth Celebration and Program at Kenilworth’s Historic Nitschke House

KENILWORTH, N.J.- On Saturday, June 11, the Kenilworth Historical Society will present a colorful, enlightening program celebrating African-American culture and the significance of the Juneteenth holiday, which annually commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. This program will feature an inspiring interactive visit with renowned anti-slavery abolitionist and Underground ...

Share Your Prom Photos on TAPinto Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – It's Prom Night for David Brearley High School and TAPinto Kenilworth is looking for photos of students dressed in their finest party attire.

Those who are interested in sharing their photos are encouraged to send them to tcuppari@tapinto.net and we'll add them to the 2022 online album.

Check back for more photos later.

 

Have a news tip, ...

Kenilworth Police Department Increase Visibility at Schools After Massacre in Texas

May 25, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ — Families in Kenilworth and across New Jersey may see increased police presence at their schools Wednesday and for now on.

The state’s acting attorney general has ordered the increased law enforcement personnel at schools statewide following the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. An 18-year-old man shot and killed 19 children and two teachers at the ...

Kenilworth Police Department Promote Officers

KENILWORTH, NJ - At the council meeting on Wednesday, May 18, it was announced that Lt. Christopher Bryson will now assume a new role in administration while Sgt. Sean Kaverick will move to our patrol division.

They were both sworn in by Mayor Linda Karlovitch. As stated on the departments social media page "we wish both officers a safe shift."

Varsity Baseball: Brearley Overpowers Linden

May 25, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears Varsity Baseball Team had a fantastic game defeating the Tigers 9-3 on Tuesday night in Linden. The teams standing record is now 11-9.

Highlights of the game include:

Tom Scanio pitched a complete game four hitter striking out five batters. Quinn Lonergan was two-three with two RBIS. Matt Sims was two-four with a ...

Chargers Ray Nault Earns First Varsity Victory On The Mound As Spotswood Shuts Out David Brearley High School

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It took a big effort to get the Spotswood High School Varsity Baseball Field ready for Saturday's game following Friday's late afternoon thunderstorms. The game was delayed until noon. Ray Nault went the distance for the Chargers, picking up his first victory on the mound in the team's 11-0 win over David Brearley High School. Nault only allowed three hits in his first ...

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Raritan Twp Police: Man Arrested After Breaking Windows With Sword on Route 31, Threatening Officers

May 28, 2022

RARITAN TWP, NJ - A man was charged with aggravated assault against a police officer and other charges after wielding a sword and breaking the windows of Deliworks, on Route 31, Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, at about 3:21 p.m., Raritan Township Police were called to Deliworks for a report of a male breaking the windows using a sword. After breaking the windows, police said, the man ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

Former NJ Deacon Faces Child Pornography Charges

ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated 8 p.m.) Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher at St. Therese Church and St. Therese School in Succasunna, is facing charges related to possessing and distributing child pornography, according to authorities.

The arrest of Olsen, 66, of Allamuchy, was announced at recent Masses at St. Therese by the Rev. Richard Kilcomons, who said the ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Rosalie

May 23, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Rosalie Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Rosalie! Rosalie is a Dutch Rabbit, who is a little over six years old. Before she was adopted, she was found abandoned at the side of a highway.  Due to her past, she can be quite shy and take some time getting used to people and other animals. When she warms up to you, however, she shows just ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Rosie

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Rosie Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Rosie, a nine-year-old American Pitbull Terrier with an amazing story. Before she was adopted by her forever family, she spent over a year in different foster homes. Rosie is deaf, and had a difficult time finding a home because of this. However, what nobody knew was that Rosie was as intelligent as ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Ella Fitzgerald

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Ella Fitzgerald Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Introducing Ella Fitzgerald, an adorable and grumpy Shih Tzu. At about 15 years old, Ella’s favorite activities include sleeping, eating, and cuddling! Ella doesn’t enjoy pictures, and always has to be bribed with food in order to get the perfect shot. Her favorite toy is a squeaky bunny ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

Learn the Secrets of Successful Grant-Seeking, June 7

May 27, 2022

The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to invite non-profit organizations to attend Successful Grant-Seeking, a free professional development workshop on Tuesday, June 7 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. The event is hosted and coordinated by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.

“This workshop is one of the opportunities the County of Union provides for ...