Union County releases unofficial primary results

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County clerk Joanne Rajoppi has released the unofficial results, as of Friday, June 9, regarding Union County races in the primary election on Tuesday, June 6, with 100% of the districts reporting. All 434 districts have reported in Union County. According to the Union County Clerk’s Office, of the 337,479 […]

Fire blazes at auto body shop in Kenilworth

Fire blazes at auto body shop in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ — On Tuesday, May 30, at 8:22 p.m., Kenilworth police and fire dispatch received an activated smoke alarm coming from Perfection Plus Auto Body, located at 740 Federal Ave. During that same timeframe, dispatch also received 9-1-1 calls reporting what sounded like explosions coming from the business. Kenilworth police units were the first […]

Juneteenth celebration to feature ‘A Visit With Sojourner Truth’ as portrayed by Daisy Nelson Century

KENILWORTH, NJ — On Saturday, June 3, the Kenilworth Historical Society will present a colorful, enlightening program celebrating African American culture and the significance of the Juneteenth holiday, which annually commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It will feature an inspiring interactive visit with renowned anti-slavery abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth, c. […]

Workshops inspire Kenilworth teachers’ quest for climate education grants

Workshops inspire Kenilworth teachers’ quest for climate education grants

KENILWORTH, Nj — Sometimes teachers are unsure just how a lesson will land. But instructional coach Dawn Horling is confident that Kenilworth Public Schools’ sixth-graders will enjoy a challenge to generate green energy — after all, she already had a great experience completing the project. Horling and Harding Elementary School science teacher Melissa Marks participated […]

Mind games: Esports programs develop skills at Kenilworth schools

Mind games: Esports programs develop skills at Kenilworth schools

KENILWORTH, NJ — Previously considered just a fun distraction, video gaming has become both a school course and an after-school organized sport — and students at David Brearley Middle-High School are delighted. The high school launched an Esports curricular class and an extra-curricular program this school year, and both are seeing much success. Students with […]

Kenilworth Public Schools to offer support through virtual Parent Education Series

KENILWORTH, NJ — Kenilworth Public Schools will host an informational series to promote responsible use of social media and give parents the tools they need to manage children’s technology time. Lauren Muriello, a licensed psychotherapist and educational speaker, will lead a three-part series on Zoom, culminating in an open question-and-answer session. “Modern technology adds challenges […]

Note to our newspaper subscribers

Problems at the printing plant where our newspapers are printed have caused a delay in their distribution. Subscribers to the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, The Glen Ridge Paper, West Orange Chronicle, Irvington Herald, The Independent Press of Bloomfield, Record-Transcript and Union County LocalSource should receive their newspapers in Friday’s mail. We apologize for […]

Merck sells its Kenilworth campus to Onyx Equities

Merck sells its Kenilworth campus to Onyx Equities

KENILWORTH, NJ — Change is in the air for Kenilworth, as Merck announced last month it would be selling its 108-acre campus in the borough to Onyx Equities, LLC. Kenilworth Mayor Linda Karlovitch applauded everyone involved who made this deal possible. “I would like to thank everyone involved for doing their due diligence and exploring […]