Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Two towns in Union County, including the No. 2 ranked Summit, are among the top 10 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey,” according to New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September edition. The survey, conducted by Leflein Associates, an independent research firm based in Ringwood considered home values, property taxes, crime rate, school performance and a […]

County launches opioid addiction hotline program

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Officials have launched a new program — Helping Hands 365 — that features a 24/7 hotline connecting addicts with peers who have achieved sobriety in an effort to reduce opioid-related overdoses in the county. More than 130 county residents died of such overdoses in 2018. Prevention Links, a local nonprofit organization […]

Kenilworth man charged with armed robbery

KENILWORTH, NJ — A 29-year-old Kenilworth man has been charged with robbing a New Jersey business owner at gunpoint in February, the U.S. Prosecutor’s Office in Newark announced in an April 30 release. Raymond Scura is accused of threatening to kill a man, forcing him to deposit a fraudulent check, withdraw the money from the […]

RVSA budget socks Kenilworth again

RVSA budget socks Kenilworth again

KENILWORTH, NJ — The borough is about to receive a seven-figure bill for treatment of its waste water, and its commissioner to the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority is concerned the town is being overcharged. The $1.05 million bill will represent about 4.1 percent of the RVSA’s budget during its metering year, which ran from October […]

Kenilworth council head envisions revitalized Boulevard

Kenilworth council head envisions revitalized Boulevard

KENILWORTH, NJ — The new council president envisions a revitalized Boulevard replete with flowers, benches and tables lining its spacious sidewalks, accentuating its small-town charm. Linda Karlovitch, who was selected as council president by a 6-0 vote in at the reorganization meeting on Jan. 1, doesn’t have to look far for a blueprint. Karlovitch said […]

Kenilworth appoints successor to ‘super pooper’

Kenilworth appoints successor to ‘super pooper’

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Kenilworth school board has appointed an administrator from Millburn to succeed Thomas Tramaglini, the “super pooper” who resigned as superintendent after he was charged with defecating near the track and football field at Holmdel High School. Kyle Arlington, who was unanimously approved at a special meeting on Dec. 17, will start […]

Family sues Catholic school for third time

Family sues Catholic school for third time

KENILWORTH, NJ — The family of a girl who sued and won to allow her to play on the boys basketball team at a Catholic school last year is suing the school for a third time, along with the Newark Archdiocese and 97 other entities, claiming their children were bullied, harassed and intimidated and the […]

Kenilworth bar hit with restrictions after neighbors air complaints

Kenilworth bar hit with restrictions after neighbors air complaints

KENILWORTH, NJ — A local bar that agreed to pay a fine to state officials earlier this year has been hit with new restrictions by municipal authorities after neighbors lodged numerous complaints of loud, boisterous and allegedly illegal late-night behavior by patrons. Effective Oct. 15, the Gavelstone Bar and Grill on South Michigan Avenue, located […]

Kenilworth superintendent to get $100,000 to quit

KENILWORTH, NJ — The school board will pay former Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini more than $100,000, according to a separation agreement between the school district and the former official charged with defecating near the track and football field at Holmdel High School in May. Tramaglini, whose arrest by Holmdel police drew international attention and set off […]

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