Kenilworth Democrats set date for candidate’s breakfast

KENILWORTH –The Kenilworth Democratic Social and Political Club, has scheduled a candidate’s breakfast for Nov. 3, to be held at the Kenilworth Inn from 10 a.m. to noon, to show support for the two candidates running for the council seats which are up for re-election. The two candidates are incumbent Council member Peter Corvelli and former Councilwomen Toncia […]

Kenilworth pleasantly surprised by Merck move

KENILWORTH – Borough officials are putting up the welcome banner for Merck, who announced last week they will be moving out of Summit and planting the flag of their global headquarters at exit 138 on the Parkway. When Merck took over the 100-acre Schering Plough facility several years ago, eventually deciding to phase out the […]

Newly restored and furnished Nitschke House in Kenilworth will be featured during ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’

KENILWORTH – Visitors to Kenilworth’s historic Oswald J. Nitschke House (c. 1880) at 49 South 21 Street on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 will have an opportunity to see the newly restored and furnished home of the late Mayor Oswald J. Nitschke (1867-1934), who made significant contributions to the development of Kenilworth in the early […]

Kenilworth community-wide garage sale to be held Oct. 5 and 6

KENILWORTH – A Community-wide Garage Sale will be held in Kenilworth on Oct. 5 and 6. This major event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place, rain or shine, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. More than 150 residents have registered and paid the $12 fee to participate. […]

Kenilworth Rotary Club welcomed Westfield war hero

KENILWORTH — Kenilworth Rotary Club welcomed Thurman C. Page, Jr of Westfield who recently spoke of his participation in the Liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp , Germany, on April 29, 1945 as part of the U.S. Army 33rd Cavalry reconnaissance Squad. Kenilworth Rotary Club meets every Wednesday 12:15 at Rinaldi’s, 24 N. 20th St. Contact Robert […]

A ‘nose’ for love

KENILWORTH — ‘Cyrano deBergerac’ was recently presented by The Hudson Shakespeare Company at The Kenilworth Public Library. The program was funded by an ARTS Grant. Henry VIII will be presented on July 18 and Macbeth will be presented on Aug. 22.

On the move

The Kenilworth Historical Society has owned the Oswald J. Nitschke House since 2003, when the then-threatened building was donated to the Historical Society by Dr. Jerome Forman and was moved to land acquired with the help of the Kenilworth Veterans Center and a New Jersey DEP Green Acres grant. The Historical Society has since raised […]

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Watchdog takes the stand, tries to hide behind Shied law, as prosecutor hammers away

Activist, blogger, journalist, whatever …

After two grueling days on the stand, the decision of whether activist and blogger Tina Renna legally deserves protection under the New Jersey Shield Law for newspersons is in the hands of Superior Court Judge Karen Cassidy. The two-day hearing took place after Renna refused multiple times to provide the Union County Prosecutor’s Office with […]

Healthy, wealthy and wise in Union County

Individual health departments are becoming a rarity as communities look for shared savings

There was a time when towns in Union County had their own local health departments, but those days are coming to an end. Now municipalities are looking at whether the health needs of their community can be handled just as well by a regional health department. Increasing state-mandated services, reduced state aid, and the high […]