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Photo Gallery: Kenilworth's Corpus Christi Procession

June 8, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Sunday afternoon a procession for Corpus Christi was held beginning at St. Theresa's Church. There was a great turnout of Kenilworth residents who came out to participate in this annual celebration.

The event started around 1:30 p.m. by Father Giovanni and Father Michele and there were four stops throughout the town. 

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Do You Know The History of Memorial Day and Wonder How it Became the Start of Summer?

Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once somber holiday become the signal of summer? 

After the Civil War ended in the spring of ...

St. Theresa's Food Pantry in Need of Donations

KENILWORTH, NJ - The St. Theresa’s Kenilworth Food Pantry is running low on many items and requires help as the need for assistance increases over the summer for families. The pantry is collecting donations for the following items:

Canned Fruit, Applesauce, Condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo), Salad Dressing, Vegetable Oil, Coffee, Tea, Children’s Snacks, Macaroni ...

Central JerseyTemple Faces Allegations of Human Trafficking, Forced Labor & Abuse in Workers' Class Action Lawsuit

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other Indian nationals who claim they were forced labor and faced ...

Kenilworth's Good Friday Annual Walk Marked the Stations of the Cross

KENILWORTH, NJ - Nearly two dozen Kenilworth residents joined the Church of Saint Theresa on Good Friday for the annual public walking of the stations of the cross.   The walk is a spiritual remembrance of Jesus' walk of sacrifice.

Led by a large wooden cross, there were 14 stations the group stopped at along the route. The walk began at St. Theresa's to ...

Kenilworth Boy Scout Troop 83 to Hold Palm Crosses Sale

KENILWORTH, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 83 will hold its annual Palm Crosses Sale on Saturday, March 20 and 27, from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m and Sunday, March 21 and 28, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m at Saint Theresa's Church.

Palm Crosses are $10.00 each, and you can also buy them online at NJTROOP83.ORG.

Saint Theresa's Church is located at 540 Washington ...

Kenilworth Saint Theresa School 2021 Tricky Tray Event

KENILWORTH, NJ - The School of Saint Theresa will host their annual Tricky Tray event on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20. The Tricky Tray is the biggest fundraiser at Saint Theresa's.

There is a vast array of prizes up for grabs which include a PS5, video camcorder, designer handbags, outdoor bouncy house/water slide, laptop, robotic vacuum, 2-person kayak, air ...

Ash Wednesday at the Church of Saint Theresa in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Church of Saint Theresa. 

Ash Wednesday is not a holyday of obligation and while there is no requirement for clergy and faithful to receive the imposition of ashes, it is rightly observed as a celebration of high importance, and many will surely with to participate even amid the current difficulties. During this time of pandemic, ...

St. Theresa School in Kenilworth to Hold Annual Catholic Schools Week

KENILWORTH, NJ - This school year has presented many schools with challenges it has never faced before.  Some schools are still not open to their students or are offering only remote learning.  St. Theresa School in Kenilworth has managed to open its doors for in-person learning since last September. The school, teachers, staff and parents, under the direction of its principal, Sr. Lou ...

Bingo to Resume at Church of Saint Theresa in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Church of Saint Theresa will host the first Bingo event of 2021 tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the cafeteria. Doors will be open to the public at 5:00 p.m. and Bingo will begin at 7:30 p.m. 

COVID protocols will be in place and masks are mandatory.

The Church of Saint Theresa is located at 541 Washington Avenue.

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Bobby Miller as the King of Pop to Perform in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park

June 12, 2021

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Union County residents and visitors are invited to the next drive-in concert that will feature Bobby Miller as the King of Pop. Neo-soul group, Flavuh band will be opening the event. The drive-in concert is scheduled for Saturday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.

The event is free, but registration is required online in advance to reserve a spot.

Dream Factory Balloons Photo of the Week: Kenilworth PBA Fishing Derby

KENILWORTH, NJ - TAPinto Kenilworth loves photos. Here is the latest Photo of the Week!

On Saturday, June 5, the Policeman's Benevolent Association, Local 135 hosted their annual Fishing Derby for Kenilworth’s youth at Black Brook Park Pond. Here is a picture of the event of Joe Gribbin, with his kids Brady and Abby taken by Pat Boyle. 

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Most New Jerseyans Support Fully Reopening Public Schools in Fall: Rutgers Poll

June 6, 2021

Most New Jerseyans Support Requiring Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers; About Six in Ten Support Vaccine Passports and Employer- and College-Required Vaccinations

NEW BRUSWICK, NJ — As vaccination rates increase and prospects of normal life return more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, New Jerseyans differ on various aspects of this “new normal” and how ...

Kenilworth Public Schools COVID-19 Weekly Dashboard June 1 - 4

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Board of Education posted the following data regarding the weekly coronavirus update in the public schools for the week of June 1 through June 4, 2021.

Harding Elementary School

Total enrollment 664 

Number of students officially on record as Remote Learning 196 

Total number of COVID cases reported to the school district this week* ...

Kenilworth's David Brearley High School Recognizes Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth Public Schools recently announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for David Brearley High School’s Class of 2021. Isabella Uschak was named the valedictorian and Nicholas Borg is the salutatorian. The two distinguished students will be among 109 to graduate from Brearley on June 23.

Uschak consistently made high honors, receiving several ...

Firefighters From all Over Coming to East Orange to Compete in the "Battle of the Bravest"

June 11, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Calling all firefighters to participate in the "Battle of the Bravest", a firefighter muster and skill competition.

The Battle will be interactive for the public, in addition for the firefighters to enjoy. Hosted by NJ First Responders, FirstNet, and the Firefighters Wear Pink Campaign, the event will occur at Soverel Park in East Orange on Saturday, August ...

Kenilworth PBA 30th Annual Fishing Derby is a Success

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, June 5, the Policeman's Benevolent Association, Local 135 hosted their annual Fishing Derby for Kenilworth’s youth at Black Brook Park Pond. This was the 30th year the PBA held this event and many residents came out to participate in this annual fun-filled activity.

“The PBA was very glad to see the huge turnout of Kenilworth kids with smiling ...

Brearley Falls to Becton in State Semifinals

June 11, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - The varsity softball team concluded their season yesterday in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Tournament falling to Becton Regional 5-0.

The Bears worked extremely hard this season with many notable wins and attained a standing record of 19-3. The team also made huge headlines when they won the Conference Championship. This was an especially momentous day as ...

Varsity Softball: Updated Semifinal Tournament

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley Bears are set to play third-seeded Becton Reginal today, June 10, at 3 p.m. in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Tournament.

The team was originally scheduled to play yesterday but due to the threat of thunderstorms, the game was moved. Last week the girls defeated Belvidere in the quarterfinal round 11-4.

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Randolph BOE Votes to Remove Names of All Holidays on School Calendar; Everything to be Called 'Day Off'

June 12, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ -- The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off." The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security from a raucous public audience that had reached 125 people at one ...

2.4 Magnitude Earthquake in New Jersey

Tuckerton, NJ - Some local residents reported being shaken this Wednesday morning, as Earthquake Alerts System reported a magnitude 2.4 quake struck south of the area at 7:52am.  Dozens of people reported slight tremors, but no damage has been claimed from the incident.

According to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Geoscience New Jersey ...

Knife-Wielding Man Shot Dead by Bayonne Police

BAYONNE, NJ - Police shot and killed a knife-wielding 40-something year old white male Monday in what is being called a domestic violence incident on First Street in Bayonne.

Multiple police units responded to the report of a man threatening a woman with a knife at approximately 6:45 a.m. The officers encountered the man with the knife, but before units could arrive bringing protective ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Leo

June 7, 2021

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

Leo is an F1 Cavapoo born on February 14, 2021. His favorite toy is a stuffed animal and loves his Greenie Teenie Dental Treats. Leo is a smart, energetic and such an adorable little fella. 

Submitted By: Jose Rodriguez

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Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Rex

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

Rex is a nine-month-old German Shepard that I got from Lancaster, Pennsylvania just a day before Thanksgiving. At 11 weeks old weighing just over 13 lbs this little boy already had a huge personality and a lot of heart. It’s hard not to love such a cute little face like his. He just loves to play and ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Finn

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

FN-2187 (aka Finn) is a 14-week-old French Bulldog. He was born in a Star Wars litter. All his brothers and sisters are named after Star Wars characters. He is the sweetest boy. Finn loves to play with his toys and his brother and sister (Luke and Rey). He runs a little Floopy like Phoebe. He is a cuddler ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

“Ban the Bag” to Help Keep Union County Parks Clean

June 12, 2021

As the summer cookout season approaches, the Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents and visitors to help prevent windblown bags and other litter in County parks. Instead of plastic bags, use sturdy totes, backpacks, or baskets to carry supplies for family celebrations and other outdoor gatherings.

Union County’s 36 public parks provide a refuge for birds, fish, ...