Mayor-elect talks about future of Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ — Throughout the next four years, and perhaps beyond, Kenilworth residents who dial 9-1-1 and ask for the local fire department should prepare for a visit from their mayor, as well. They can thank this year’s narrow election results for that. Democrat Anthony Deluca, a 20-year fire department volunteer and veteran of the […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

After super abruptly retires, BOE settles on temporary replacement

KENILWORTH, NJ — It’s safe to say that three months ago, no one on the Kenilworth Board of Education had any doubt as to who would be this year’s superintendent, according to Gregg David, the board’s President. A whirlwind of events has changed that. A surprise exit by superintendent Scott Taylor, coupled with an immediate […]

Art project is a continuous work in progress

Union County Teacher of the Year looks to share grant project

KENILWORTH, NJ — Resting at one end of David Brearley Middle-High School, where there used to be patches of dead grass, is a serene pond and garden, built in the memory of a former student. Elsewhere on school grounds there’s a freshly finished greenhouse, which doubles as an outdoor classroom for science teachers. It’s a […]

Gas leak causes evacuation of homes in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH — Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman announced that a gas leak in a residential area caused a small evacuation of homes on Pembrook Drive yesterday morning. A gas main leak was reported to the Kenilworth Police Department while crews were working in the area on an unrelated matter. The leak was reported at about 11:50 a.m. after a […]

Krazy in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH — Juggler Jen Slaw invites an audience volunteer to assist with a juggling activity. The Kenilworth Public Library gave everyone a chance to celebrate their summer reading club accomplishments with their fifth annual LibraryFest event. Participants enjoyed the amazing juggling of  Slaw and much more.

Kenilworth funeral director proud of his family’s legacy

Funeral director is proud of his family business’ legacy of helping others

KENILWORTH – Al Opacity is proud that he not only followed in his father’s footsteps to become a funeral director and business owner, but also that he carries out the tradition of families helping families. Opacity has seen his share of adversity in life, as his father did when he worked the midnight shift in […]

‘Every 15 Minutes’ teaches valuable lessons

KENILWORTH — Chief John Zimmerman of the Kenilworth Police Department reported that on Wednesday, May 7, his department, in conjunction with Morristown Hospital, Atlantic Health Care, along with assistance from the Kenilworth Fire and First Aid Departments, and the Brearley School Administration, conducted a program entitled “Every 15 Minutes” at the David Brearley High School. […]