‘Visions of the Shore’ on display on Boulevard

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Gallery-on-the-Boulevard will present “Visions of the Shore,” an exhibit of paintings and photography by multidisciplinary artist and musician Anthony Rodriguez. The show opened Tuesday, Aug. 2, and will remain open through November. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s degree in illustration and visual communications and a master’s degree in painting and photography. His […]

Kenilworth Public Schools welcomes new director of curriculum

Kenilworth Public Schools welcomes new director of curriculum

KENILWORTH, NJ — Longtime educator Samantha Heimple recently joined the Kenilworth Public Schools as director of curriculum, instruction and innovation. Heimple will wear a few hats in her new role. She will work behind the scenes to ensure that classes in Kenilworth schools align with New Jersey Student Learning Standards. This work will bring her […]

Former top Brearley wrestler dies at age 33

Former top Brearley wrestler dies at age 33

KENILWORTH, NJ — Jesse Boyden was one of the nicest, coolest, respectful and well-spoken athletes with whom I ever had the privilege of conversing. To hear of his death last week was a shock. One of the best athletes ever to come out of Union County and one of the all-time greatest student-athletes that David […]

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Hudson Shakespeare Co. returns for its 30th season of traveling Shakespeare with a medieval take on “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” The show stars Zach Hendrickson as the prince directed by the ghost of his father to avenge his murder at the hands of Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, played by Jon Ciccarelli, but […]

‘Floral Exhibits’ to be presented at Kenilworth Library

‘Floral Exhibits’ to be presented at Kenilworth Library

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Gallery-on-the-Boulevard presents “Floral Portraits,” an exhibit by photographer Sara Parmigiani on display at the Kenilworth Public Library, 548 Boulevard in Kenilworth, through July. Parmigiani has a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and a master’s degree in museum studies. She is currently curator at the Fleetwood Museum of Art and Photographica and […]

New space opens to house Brearley’s Alternate Education Program

New space opens to house Brearley’s Alternate Education Program

KENILWORTH, NJ — David Brearley Middle and High School’s Alternate Education Program was established in December 2019 to further develop strategic, individualized support for students who may have difficulties in a traditional classroom setting. Spearheaded by the district’s Student Personnel Services Department, the program includes flexible scheduling and pacing, as well as a less structured […]

Clerk resigns after eight years working for the borough

Clerk resigns after eight years working for the borough

KENILWORTH, NJ — Kenilworth borough clerk and administrator Laura Reinertsen resigned from her position at the Kenilworth Borough Council’s meeting on Wednesday, March 16, effective Thursday, March 31. Reinertsen worked for Kenilworth for eight years and was named Employee of the Year in 2018; she did not say at the meeting the reason for her […]

Kenilworth fifth-grader brings magic back to class through fun challenges

Kenilworth fifth-grader brings magic back to class through fun challenges

KENILWORTH, NJ — Each month, the Kenilworth Board of Education spotlights a student who stands out, highlighting qualities such as kindness and good academic standing. February’s Student Spotlight student “went above and beyond to improve school culture and morale,” Kenilworth Superintendent Kyle Arlington said at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 14. Madison […]

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