Kenilworth School District joins in local commemoration of Veterans Day

Kenilworth School District joins in local commemoration of Veterans Day

KENILWORTH, NJ — For Kenilworth Public Schools, commemorating Veterans Day is an active duty. This year, students created thank-you cards and presented them to veterans at Harding Elementary School. Dozens of flags honoring service members were placed around school grounds in time for Veterans Day. And Superintendent of Schools Kyle Arlington was among the speakers […]

Annoyed Kenilworth resident inquires about taxes during council meeting

Annoyed Kenilworth resident inquires about taxes during council meeting

KENILWORTH, NJ — During the open public portion of Kenilworth’s Borough Council meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 10, Kenilworth resident John Zimmerman asked the council about the affordable housing and tax abatement for seniors due to a project being done in Kenilworth — or, more specifically, how it would affect local taxes. “I just finished discussing […]

Hispanic Heritage Night in Kenilworth schools creates unity through celebration of culture

Hispanic Heritage Night in Kenilworth schools creates unity through celebration of culture

KENILWORTH, NJ — Kenilworth Public Schools’ Hispanic Heritage Night on Thursday, Oct. 14, was a vibrant cultural celebration for the students — the district’s enrollment is 35 percent Hispanic — and for the community. “We have students from Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Ecuador and many more Hispanic countries and territories around […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Union County announces 2021 children’s recreation grant awards for municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that grants have been awarded to 20 municipalities for improvements to recreation resources for children, through the Kids Recreation Trust Fund. In addition, 19 municipalities were awarded matching grants for planting new trees through the Greening Union County program. Both grant programs are […]

Union County announces 2021 ‘Preserve Union County’ Historic Preservation Grant awardees

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that 10 historic preservation projects in eight different municipalities will receive grant money in 2021 as part of the Preserve Union County program, administered by the Union County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. “Funding from Preserve Union County helps our […]

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

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