Township of Nutley to Conduct Flu Vaccine Clinic Oct. 1

September 23, 2020

THE NUTLEY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL CONDUCT A CLINIC FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND INDIVIDUALS 19 YEARS OR OLDER

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 1, 2020 9AM – 12NOON
Nutley Parks & Recreation Department
44 Park Ave, Nutley
**No appointment necessary**

If you have Medicare or Medicaid A
Please bring your insurance card with you

No Cost to Nutley Residents or Employees
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*MASKS ...

Next Essex County Food Distribution to be in Newark's Independence Park

Event is Thursday, September 24th in Essex County Independence Park in Newark

 

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County's next Emergency Food Distribution Event will be Thursday, September 24, in Essex County Independence Park in Newark to help families negatively impacted by coronavirus. A thousand boxes of food will be distributed; these are meant to benefit families who ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, September 24, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Reforming America's Alliances NEW- Online

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

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Thu, September 24, 7:30 PM

Nutley

Nutley Shade Tree Committee Meeting

Government Green

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Sun, September 27, 9:00 AM

Little Falls Town Hall Parking Lot , Little Falls

Little Falls Farmers Market

Food & Drink

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Tue, September 29, 4:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Book Publishing and Writer’s Group

Arts & Entertainment

Official Notice: Nutley Board of Education Executive Session Meeting Sept 16

September 15, 2020

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold an Executive Session Meeting at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

The Board attendance will be in-person at Spring Garden Cafeteria. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately go into Closed 

Executive Session for an undetermined period ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update Sept 11, 2020

Nutley Update on COVID-19

The Township of Nutley is providing an update to the community on:

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Additional Information

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 14 additional cases since the last announcement on 8/28/202. Bringing the total to 583 cases and 37 deaths.

A Note from the Commissioners and Office of Emergency ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...

There's Still Fun To Be Had in September at the Nutley Free Public Library

Thursday, September 24 at 3:30 p.m. – LEGO Club – Meet up online with LEGO fans and work on a basic building challenge using bricks available in your home.  Recommended by grades K-5.  Sign-up at youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org to receive Zoom program link and password.

Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. – Adults, join us for an online ...

Nutley Public Library Graphic Novel Club to Discuss Paco Roca's 'The House' Sept 24.

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Free Public Library offers a number of programs for adults this month including the 'Graphic Novel Club' Thursday, September 24 at 7 pm

Past and present are seamlessly intertwined in this beautifully illustrated graphic novel.

The House by award-winning graphic novel writer and illustrator, Paco Roca, focuses on three adult siblings reuniting to work ...

Public School Enrollment Continues to Climb in Newark

September 23, 2020

Newark, NJ - After years of decreasing enrollment and a general lack of trust in its public schools, state data shows that Newark’s public schools have posted their fifth consecutive year of enrollment growth. 

Newark’s district and charter schools combined to serve nearly 54,000 students in the 2019-20 school year—an increase of over 1,800 students since the prior year, ...

Bloomfield Supermarket Among NJ Stores Penalized for Price Gouging Related to COVID-19

NEWARK – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced actions against a dozen merchants for consumer protection violations related to COVID-19, with penalties totaling tens of thousands of dollars. Among those subject to enforcement actions are two North Jersey businesses that allegedly made false or unsubstantiated claims in the sale of ...

Buried Vehicle Found on Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex Site

September 23, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A construction crew from EUC Corporation made quite an unexpected discovery when they found a vehicle buried in the ground at the new Municipal Complex site in Berkeley Heights.

EUC was preparing the site for paving on Monday when their heavy equipment went over an area that felt uneven. They dug to make sure there wasn't anything problematic and found ...

$2.3 Million Grant to Advance Digital Services in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — A $2.3 million Smart and Connected Communities Grant from the National Science Foundation is on its way to help bridge Newark's digital divide, Rutgers University announced Monday. 

The grant will allow a research team led by Rutgers-New Brunswick faculty, which will partner with Newark, to develop the city's digital services, according to a ...

Important Information from Dr. Glazer Regarding Return to Instruction in Nutley Public Schools

August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020

Dear Nutley Parents and Staff,

On August 12, Governor Murphy signed an executive order that school districts that cannot meet all health and safety standards for safe in-person instruction may begin their school year with 100% virtual learning. While our draft plan reflects the extensive research and thorough planning the district has done to meet the health ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

September 22, 2020

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

Grounded

At the risk of sounding political, I believe in science.

I spent way too many hours subjecting my brain to a Math-O-Matic blender of science classes in school to discount it. Let’s face it, nobody would have made it that hard if there wasn’t some validity to it.

Oh I believe in other important stuff too, like astrology and miracles for instance, but a well-accepted scientific ...

Five Things You Should Know About Rainbow Babies

1. What is a Rainbow Baby?

A rainbow baby is a baby born after the loss of a previous baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or death in infancy. This term is given to these precious babies, because a rainbow typically follows a storm, giving us hope of what’s to come.

2. Who coined the term, Rainbow Baby?

While no one knows the exact origin of Rainbow Baby, it is a term that has ...

Remembering Tyler

September 22, 2020

Today marks 10 years since the passing of Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers University freshman whose death by suicide siezed the conscience of the nation. The following tribute was written by Tyler’s cousin Jen Ehrentraut whose memorable testimony helped pass NJ’s anti-bullying bill of rights.

No one knows exactly why someone else takes their own life, but Tyler chose to jump off of the ...

Responding to “An Open Letter to the Nutley Board of Commissioners, Nutley UNICO and Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee

Columbus is regarded as a hero to the Italian people mainly because of his skilled navigational abilities. His goal was to find a more direct route to Asia by sailing in a
westerly direction from Spain instead of following the traditionally accepted navigational route around the coast of Africa. Many thought it would be a suicide mission.  Nevertheless, Columbus lobbied Queen ...

On3

Nutley Chamber of Commerce presents Gateway To On3

September 21, 2020

Gateway To ON3: In order to pull the workers and students from the ON3 (formerly Hoffmann-La Roche) campus into Nutley, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce is investing in a "ON3 Gateway to Nutley Project" to benefit our members.

The Chamber has purchased 2,500 "Love Nutley, Shop Nutley" reusable shopping bags, which will be distributed to the businesses and schools at ON3, ...

Nutley's On3 update: 200 Metro Blvd. occupied; changes to Phase IIA of Roche site Redevelopment

NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced during the Tuesday, Aug. 11 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting that Eisai will fully occupy 200 Metro Blvd. at the On3 campus. PB Nutcliff Master, LLC also presented changes to the proposed Phase IIA of the redevelopment plan to the On3 site.

Eisai, a Japanese oncology and neurology-focused pharmaceutical ...

Paterson Will Pilot Guaranteed Income

September 20, 2020

“I'm now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.”

- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In June 2020, a coalition of mayors founded Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI) to advocate for direct, recurring cash payments to everyday ...

OPINION: Illicit Budget Raid of Clean Communities Fund Will Gut Litter Clean Up Programs in NJ

In my 40 years in Trenton as a business executive and President of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC), I recognize that these are difficult times for government leaders desperate to find revenue to plug state budget holes. 

But responsible revenue policy must stay within the legal boundaries of state law. 

Case in point: the recent proposal by the state Department of ...

Why I Walk To End Alzheimer's

September 23, 2020

The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) - the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Today we say thank you to Craig ...

IRS reminds taxpayers of the home office deduction rules during Small Business Week

WASHINGTON — During Small Business Week, Sept. 22-24, the Internal Revenue Service wants individuals to consider taking the home office deduction if they qualify. The benefit may allow taxpayers working from home to deduct certain expenses on their tax return.  

The home office deduction is available to qualifying self-employed taxpayers, independent contractors and those working in ...

IRS highlights online resources during Small Business Week; many resources available in multiple languages

WASHINGTON – In support of National Small Business Week – Sept. 22 to 24 – the Internal Revenue Service is emphasizing the many IRS online resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals needing to handle the tax aspects of their business.

Resources in multiple languages

The IRS has a long history of providing resources in Spanish and ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

Obituaries

Aug 29, 1947 - Sep 18, 2020
Mascolo, Paul, age 73, of Nutley passed away on September 18th at home surrounded by his ...
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Oct 13, 1967 - Sep 2, 2020
Beloved Father and Brother, Nutley Chamber of Commerce President Daniel M. Leon, 52, of Nutley, ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - September 23, 2020

TRENTON – Sure, we can report about how the state Legislature is about to borrow $4.5 billion to keep the state afloat, but if we really want some eyeballs on this lead blurb, let’s shift to the brewing bagel wars with NYC. The city’s Twitter account took a broad, unprovoked swipe at the precious Jersey bagel. Prepare yourself before you read this. Breathe deeply. Ready? Good.