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.

‘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. […]

Bobby Jeans of Kenilworth is named Grand Marshal of 2014 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

UNION COUNTY — The 2014 Union County Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee announced yesterday that  Robert E. “Bobby” Jeans Sr. of Kenilworth has been named Grand Marshal of the 18th Annual Union County Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Jeans, a decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Kenilworth Police Department lieutenant, has been involved with the Union County St. […]

Kenilworth adds three police officers to make up for manpower shortage; training begins immediately

KENILWORTH — Police Chief John Zimmerman of the Kenilworth Police Department announced today that on Jan. 8, the department hired three new officers to replace a manpower shortage that had happened through attrition. The three officers, Sean Kaverick of Kenilworth, Kevin Fernandes of Kenilworth and Matt Torre of Toms River, were hired and will begin […]

Animal instincts

KENILWORTH — Native animals Of New Jersey were presented by Turtle Back Zoo at the Kenilworth Public Library on Nov. 8. Turtle Back Zoo representative, Maria Durci introduced children and their families to various reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Right: Children at the library view a live owl. Below: Durcie displays a live snake for the children. […]