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Winnie The Pooh's House in Nutley Is Right Out of A.A. Milne’s Classic Tales

September 19, 2021

NUTLEY, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM — Remember the first time you camped out in the back garden, pretending it was the 100 acre wood. And you stayed up all night with your friends Pooh, Tigger, Piglet and Eyeore, watching the wood for Heffalumps and Woozles? For two nights this month you can have that experience in Pooh's Treehouse, in Ashdown Forest coming to airbnb Sept.

Turtle Back Zoo Animals Never Escaped, Social Media "News Groups" Got It Wrong

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Social media was flooded with images, and rumors, of the Hurricane Ida's impact on New Jersey. At the height of the storm, a rumor began to circulate through those social media "news" groups with claims of the animals at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo escaping and running wild through the streets of West Orange. The animals never escaped. 

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Effective Oct. 1: NJ Gasoline Price Decreases 8.3 Cents Per Gallon

TRENTON, NJ — Gasoline prices in New Jersey will decrease 8.3 cents per gallon effective Oct. 1 in compliance with the 2016 law that requires a steady stream of revenue to support the State’s Transportation Trust Fund which pays for infrastructure improvements.

“Because actual consumption in Fiscal Year 2021 was so closely in line with our projections made last August, ...

NJ Congressmen Pushing 'Passport Emergency Extension Act' to Tackle Backlog of Travel Docs

WASHINGTON, DC – New Jersey Congressmen Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Albio Sires (NJ-8) have partnered up to tackle the enormous and growing backlog for renewed passports faced by Americans eager to travel.  If enacted, the Passport Emergency Extension Act of 2021 (H.R. 4615) will ensure American citizens are able to travel while the State Department addresses serious ...

Check out local stops from the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail

LBI Region, NJ - "To know her is to love her" famous quotes from the late Anthony Bourdain , a celebrity chef that passed away 2018. Raised in Leonia, New Jersey he spent his childhood visiting the Jersey Shore. American chef, author, and travel documentarian explored international as well as local cuisine. Summer is a good time to begin taste testing some of his recommendations, ...

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Community Conversations: Back to School

Children have headed back into the classroom, so be sure to check out this Community Conversation with pediatrician Walter Rosenfeld, MD, chair of Pediatrics at Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, who shares what parents need to know as their kids return to in-person learning, how we’re helping make schools safer and the ...

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If you notice Spotted Lanternfly eggs, it is important to remove the eggs or call your local Department of Agriculture to report your findings. To remove Spotted Lanternfly eggs yourself, complete the form on this page, and we will mail you a FREE Spotted Lanternfly Egg remover. Read below for a few tips for DIY egg removal:

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Are You Ready for the Great New Jersey Bag Ban?

On May 4, 2022, shoppers in Union County and throughout New Jersey will be in for a shock when they go to check out their groceries at the supermarket. Not a single-use paper or plastic shopping bag will be in sight.

It’s all part of a new state law aimed at cutting down on waste, litter and pollution. Plastic bags get most of the blame, but single-use paper bags are also notorious for ...

Kenilworth Public Library 2021 Fall Events

September 21, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Public Library is offering the following programs for the fall season.

The Fall Reading Club will also begin on Monday, September 27 and conclude on Friday, November 12.

 

Children's Programs:

Lap Sit for ages 0 - 24 months

Tuesdays at 10:30am – 10:50am

September 28 – November 9

 

Toddler Time for ...

Kenilworth’s First Annual Pizza Palooza Event for Guinness Book of World Records

KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth residents! Come and join in a fun event for the Guinness Book of World Records.

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher Telina Cuppari is currently in the running for the “Most Pizza Items Collected” and making a Pizza Museum in her garage. She along with her Pizza Crew, is hosting the first annual Pizza Palooza Event at DiMario Park on October 3, from 1 p.m.

Rutgers President Holloway, Other College Presidents Urge Congress to Increase Pell Grants

September 24, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and more than 40 presidents of colleges and universities in New Jersey are urging members of Congress to double the maximum Pell Grant awards as they consider the federal budget.

A letter sent to the members of the state’s congressional delegation seeking to raise Pell Grant awards to a maximum of $13,000 was signed by Holloway, ...

Parents for Virtual Choice: We Need to Have a Virtual Schooling Option to Protect Students From Delta Variant

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — With school starting and time running out to make any changes, hundreds of parents in Bridgewater, and thousands around the state, are imploring the governor to change the mandate and allow school districts to offer a virtual option for this school year.

New Jersey Parents for Virtual Choice group member have been sending letters to state lawmakers for weeks in an ...

Kenilworth Readers Share Their First Day of School 2021 Photos

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Wednesday, September 8, students in Kenilworth returned to school to begin the 2021-22 academic year.

With in-person learning the only option this fall, parents photographed their kids on a very different kind of morning than last year when students in all grades received either a mix of in-person and online instruction or only online instruction due to ...

Kenilworth PBA to Hold Battle of the Badges

September 16, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth PBA Local 135 will host their annual PBA BASH on Saturday, October 9.

The KPD will play the KFD in a flag football matchup that will start at 12 p.m. on the David Brearley High School football field. The BASH will follow at 3 p.m. at the PBA Hall located at 36 Lafayette Avenue. 

Purchase of the $25 PBA event t-shirt provides entry to the bash and ...

Kenilworth's Traditional Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony Remembers Those Lost

KENILWORTH, NJ — On Saturday morning residents gathered in front of Borough Hall to commemorate and honor the memories of all who perished in the September 11 terrorist attacks 20 years ago with a Day of Remembrance ceremony. 

Three Kenilworth residents Sgt. Robert M. Kaulfers (July 20, 1952 - September 11, 2001), John G. Ueltzhoffer (February 13, 1965 - September 11, 2001), ...

Football: Brearley vs. Roselle Park Game Update

September 17, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Due to a COVID situation at Roselle Park it was confirmed by DBMHS staff the football game that was set to take place at home tonight has been canceled. 

TAPinto Kenilworth will post when more information becomes available.

 

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Brearley Football Team Shuts Out Spotswood

Brearley Football Team Shuts Out Spotswood

KENILWORTH, NJ – After a strong defensive performance against Spotswood High School the Bears crushed the Chargers in a 32-0 victory at Saturday's game. 

David Brearley's matchup with Spotswood was the first meeting between the two teams. Prior to the game, both teams observed a moment of silence as a tribute to the lives lost on the 20th anniversary of ...

New Jersey Man, Allegedly Kidnapped and Beaten, Charged with Accepting Bribe from Kidnapper

September 25, 2021

WAYNE, NJ — This dramatic tale continues to get stranger. About six months ago, Amjad Mashal (29) of Wayne was allegedly kidnapped and beaten over negative social media comments. In a weird turn of events, Mashal was recently arrested and charged with accepting a $100K bribe that was offered by one of his kidnappers.

This began when Mashal appeared on a video discussing alleged fraud by ...

NJ Police: Stolen School Bus, Parts Worth $20K

MAPLEWOOD, NJ __ The catalytic converters recently stolen from beneath eight South Orange-Maplewood School District buses are likely worth about $20,000, according to police.

The Maplewood Police Department is investigating the theft of the expensive exhaust system components, reporting that eight of the converters were stolen on Sept. 10. They said they are looking for a dark-colored ...

New Jersey Students Damage High School Bathrooms, Post Videos on TikTok

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Dale Rubino, the principal of Sayreville War Memorial High School, sent a letter to parents of high school students to inform them of the damage caused by the latest TikTok video crazes called "Devious Lick Challenge" and "Bathroom Challenge." Students who are on the popular social media channel posted videos highlighting the damage done to a high school ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Loki

September 20, 2021

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

Loki definitely lives up to his namesake (God of Mischief). He was found with his siblings abandoned in a bank parking lot. He weighed just under a pound at four weeks old. He was small but mighty and has grown to be such a fun guy! He loves sitting in the window and stalking the birds that fly above. His favorite ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Mona

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

Mona is a very curious and adventurous seven-year-old terrier mix who hates football, loud noises, and bonfires. She loves her toys, neighborhood pups, being outside and loves to steal pizza crust off our plates when we're not looking. Chicken is also another one of her favorite foods. Mona’s ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Brody

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

Say hello to Brody! He is a two-year-old Golden Retriever, but in his mind, he is an actor. Brody can be found in front of the television watching PetsTV on a daily basis. His favorite toys to play with are our towels, paper towel rolls, and all things paper. He's our baby boy!

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New Hire-on-the-Spot Job Fair in Westfield

September 24, 2021

New Job Fair is a partnership between the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Westfield Corporation and the Town of Westfield.

Job seekers in Union County have another opportunity to explore job opportunities with local businesses at the upcoming Job Fair on Wednesday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Town of ...