Kenilworth Historical Society celebrates Book Lovers Day

Kenilworth Historical Society celebrates Book Lovers Day

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Kenilworth Historical Society has released a new virtual program highlighting the story of the Pack Horse Library Project of Eastern Kentucky, an initiative that, between 1935 and 1943, brought packhorse-riding librarians, books and hope to isolated, impoverished Kentuckians living in the remote, mountainous areas of the state that were among the […]

Students get ‘Back 2 Basics’ during Summer Enrichment Program

Students get ‘Back 2 Basics’ during Summer Enrichment Program

KENILWORTH, NJ — Brearley Middle School’s “Back 2 Basics” summer enrichment program can best be described as summer camp meets school. But the free program offered through Kenilworth Public Schools is more than that: The educational activities are designed to address learning loss as well as students’ social and emotional needs. Back 2 Basics also […]

Clucking, bleating and baaing at the Kenilworth Library

Clucking, bleating and baaing at the Kenilworth Library

KENILWORTH, NJ — Cloverland Petting Zoo visited the Kenilworth Public Library recently. Children had an opportunity to meet and greet several farm animals. Al the Alpaca was joined by rabbits, chickens, ducks, goats and sheep. This event was funded by the Friends of the Kenilworth Public Library. Photos Courtesy of Kenilworth Public Library

Retired police sergeant is awarded L.E.A.D. Lifetime Achievement Award

Retired police sergeant is awarded L.E.A.D. Lifetime Achievement Award

KENILWORTH, NJ — Law Enforcement Against Drugs, a national nonprofit organization committed to protecting children from the risks of drugs and bullying, awarded retired Police Sgt. Anthony Manderichio from Kenilworth its L.E.A.D. Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, July 16. “We want to congratulate Sgt. Manderichio on his tremendous dedication toward instructing officers on the L.E.A.D. […]

Getting wild at the Kenilworth Public Library

Getting wild at the Kenilworth Public Library

KENILWORTH, NJ — Rizzo’s Wildlife World recently visited the Kenilworth Public Library. Children and their families had an opportunity to learn about various animals and about how to protect the environment for the safety of all wildlife. This program was funded by a Clean Communities Grant given to the borough of Kenilworth. To register for […]

Kenilworth district announces new assistant principals for its two schools

Kenilworth district announces new assistant principals for its two schools

KENILWORTH, NJ — School’s out, but two new assistant principals are in at Kenilworth Public Schools. Veteran Kenilworth child psychologist Carol Carrara has been hired for the position at Harding Elementary School. Madelyn Witchel, the new assistant principal at David Brearley Middle–High School, is a newcomer to the district who most recently worked as a […]

Love is kind in any language at Kenilworth Public Library

Love is kind in any language at Kenilworth Public Library

KENILWORTH, NJ — Bilingual Story Time was recently presented at the Kenilworth Public Library. Children’s author Laura Sassi read her book, ‘Love Is Kind.’ Parent volunteer Fiorella Suarez read along with the Spanish edition of the story. At the conclusion of the event, children received a bilingual activity related to this story to take home. […]

Louis DeMondo Civic Association awards scholarships to David Brearley seniors

Louis DeMondo Civic Association awards scholarships to David Brearley seniors

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Louis DeMondo Civic Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the well-being of children and senior citizens, and to special needs services within the borough of Kenilworth, awarded two scholarships. The Louis DeMondo Civic Association Scholarship was awarded to two David Brearley high school seniors who have demonstrated an interest in […]

Kenilworth District sees opportunities for growth amid ‘learning loss’ concerns

Kenilworth District sees opportunities for growth amid ‘learning loss’ concerns

KENILWORTH, NJ — As the school year winds down, many districts are beginning to confront the realities of learning loss. Kenilworth School District isn’t one of them. That’s because the K-12 Union County district has been tackling the academic gaps related to COVID-19 since the start of the school year. Those supportive strategies continue, but […]

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