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Who's Who in Kenilworth

September 25, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Michael Naya Jr! A Kenilworth native and David Brearley graduate, you may know Michael Naya Jr. for his many articles about the history of Kenilworth and its veterans. Now Michael is a student at Kean University studying to get his B.A. in History, and after he ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Vinnie Rappa! Born and raised in Kenilworth, if you don’t know Vinnie you might know him from his well-established and successful business Rappa Construction, his humorous and blunt remarks on social media, or many involvements within the town. Vinnie attended ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Originally from Medellin, Colombia, Angela is thrilled to have opened up Su Meza Café right in the heart of the Boulevard. Angela has lived in Kenilworth since 2016 and opened up her business three years ago. How Su Meza Café started is a brief and happy story. Angela’s husband ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Brett Byron and Louis DeMondo! Quite the power couple, you may know Brett from seeing her around town because she is a Patrolman here and Louis is the founder of the Louis DeMondo Civic  Association in Kenilworth. He is also a detective in the Major Crimes Bureau in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Christopher and Jonathan Zobek! Raised in Kenilworth, twins Christopher and Jonathan Zobek are quite the academics. Graduates of David Brearley High School in 2016, Christopher was the valedictorian and Jonathan was the salutation. Recently Christopher graduated ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Mike Scuderi! A true Kenilworthian Mike Scuderi is proud to say he has lived in this community his whole life and raising three wonderful children with his lovely wife Jennifer. His three kids Gianna 16, Ryan 11, and Vinny 9, all go Brearley and Harding. Mike also ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Father Giovanni! For those of you who attend St. Teresa’s’ Church or maybe through passing you might have met Father Giovanni. A gracious and delightful man Father Giovanni is the Pastor of Saint Theresa’s Church. Born in Catania in Sicily, Father Giovanni came to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Pastor Nova! Officially Reverend Nova, but everyone calls her Pastor Nova, the vivacious resident has well established herself in the Kenilworth community. Originally from Bulakan, Philippines Nova became the Pastor of Ignite United Methodist Church in July of 2017 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Frankie Gravato! Fairly new to Kenilworth, Frank Gravato, or Frankie as most people call him, moved to Kenilworth with his family in 2019. A Newark native, Frankie and his wife Viviana spent five years looking for a home in Union County because they had spent a lot ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Angela Lueddeke! Born and raised in Kenilworth some of you may Angela because she has a very important job in the town. She is a dispatcher and one of the first faces you will see when you walk into the police headquarters. For those of you who don’t know exactly ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Chris Parkhill! Born and raised in Garwood but a David Brearley graduate, many of you may know Chris Parkhill as the official Groundskeeper of David Brearley Highschool. He loves to be outside even if the working hours are not always the same. When there is a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Jemia Singleton! Originally a proud Georgia peach from Atlanta, Jemia Kinsey Singleton has grown to love New Jersey and especially Kenilworth. A graduate of Emory University, Singleton is the President and Chief Communications Officer of Kinsey Communications which ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Stacie Holzinger! If you know or have met Kenilworth resident Stacie Holzinger you know she is one of the busiest ladies around the town. Originially from Roselle Park, Holzinger is a mother of twins and has been a first-grade teacher in Long Hill for 22 years. She ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Anthony and Rose DeLuca! Born and raised in Kenilworth Anthony calls himself a true Kenilworthian. Rose who is originally from Newark moved to Maplewood for the younger years of her childhood before permanently moving to Kenilworth in 1986. Their love story is a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Mary Michitsch! Kenilworth resident Mary Michitsch is one of the most philanthropic women you will ever meet. She has been the president of St. Theresa's Social Concerns Committee in Kenilworth for over 20 years and a member of the committee for over 40.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Michael and Victoria Devlin! Born and raised in Kenilworth, Michael Devlin married Victoria Power from Framingham, Massachusetts on October 25, 1997. Their love story is one that you hear about in the movies and chic lit books. Michael was a groomsman and Vickie was ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know John and Janet Ondrey! If you or your child like music or the outdoors and adventure, you probably know or have heard of the Ondrey’s. John is currently the Director of Bands at Harding Elementary School and his wife Janet is a Speech Language Pathologist at Salt ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Detective Ryan Kernan. Born and raised in Kenilworth, Kernan wanted to be a police officer since he was around seven years old. “For me being a police officer was what I was born into. I really believe God gave the gift or natural ability to serve.” Kernan’s ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Cindy Baker Southern, owner of Especially Yours Florist. Originally from Union, Southern grew up in the crafting and creativity world. Her family for 35 years owned the crafting store The Golden Carousel right on the Boulevard in Kenilworth. In her 20’s, Ron Poles ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Pat and Kristin Boyle! When the name Kristin or Pat Boyle is mentioned in Kenilworth a good majority of the town knows exactly who they are and what they do. But for those who do not, Kristin is the Kenilworth Recreation Program Administrator and Pat is the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Maria Costeria. Manager of Bella Palermo Pastry Shop. Originally from Newark, Maria Costeria grew up in the business world. She came to Kenilworth in 2006 and started working at Bella Palermo soon after. “I immediately fell in love with Kenilworth” Costeria said. It ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Fred Soos. The newly appointed Chief of Police.   Born and raised in Kenilworth, Fred Soos is a man of many trades and interests. A diligent and assiduous student, Soos completed his undergraduate studies at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania with a ...

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