Township of Nutley Polling Locations for November 3, 2020 General Election

October 29, 2020

The 2020 VOTE BY MAIL General Election is well underway.  On Election Day, there will be six polling locations available to assist registered voters as follows:

If a voter has a disability that prevents them from voting independently on a paper ballot, they may vote on the ADA accessible machine at their assigned polling place.
Any registered voter who did not receive a Vote by ...

Letters to the TAPinto Nutley Editor Regarding the Nov. 3 Election Must Be Submitted by Midnight on All Hallows' Eve

NUTLEY, NJ - In a vibrant community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor on everything from the traffic to municipal government, even your passion for environmental stewardship! 

If you letter to the editor is related to the Nov. 3 ...

Township of Nutley In Search Of the Perfect Holiday Tree for 2020 Display

It is that time of year that the Township of Nutley begins the search for the center of our holiday display, the symbol of the season, the Township Christmas Tree.

The tree that will grace the oval and shed a light on our community this holiday season needs to be a Norwegian Spruce, Blue Spruce or Douglas Fir between 30-40 feet in height.  Residents who wish to submit their tree for ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 31, 7:30 PM

Online, Madison

The Laramie Project (Virtual Production)

Arts & Entertainment

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Mon, November 2, 4:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual

How to Work as a Consultant in a Gig Economy

Business & Finance

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Wed, November 4, 4:30 PM

Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville

Plan Today: Emergencies Don't Wait

Health & Wellness Other

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020

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

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Essex County Testing Sites - 10/27-10/30

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 28 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/23/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 704 cases and 37 deaths. The next announcement will be on Friday 10/30/2020.

Essex County ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update for Oct. 23, 2020

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

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 52 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/09/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 676 cases and 37 deaths.

Additional Information
For additional information and previous updates, please visit www.nutleynj.org. In ...

Freeholder President Brendan Gill Thanks Essex County Poll Workers

October 29, 2020

Greetings Fellow Residents of Essex County:

We are finally less than one week away from one of the most pivotal elections in the history of our nation. Without question, 2020 has been a year of unique and unprecedented circumstances. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the deaths of over 200,000 Americans - including over 1,900 Essex County residents. Those numbers, ...

Newark Superintendent 'Very Concerned' About January Return to Schools As COVID-19 Rates Climb

NEWARK, NJ — Just a few days after Newark Public Schools suddenly extended its remote learning period to Jan. 25, Superintendent Roger Leon cast doubt on whether that deadline will be possible as the city’s infection rates skyrocket. 

The school district is already feeling the impact, according to Leon. Over the past two weeks, 112 district employees tested positive, a ...

Masked Transit: PATH and Bus Riders Without Facemasks Face $50 Fine

October 29, 2020

NEW YORK, NY - The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced that people utilizing its mass transit hubs will face a fine for not wearing a facemask.

"Anyone using Port Authority facilities – including airport terminals, PATH stations and trains, AirTrain stations and trains, and bus terminals – must wear face coverings to help protect fellow passengers and ...

Zombie No More, Complaints Pressure NJ Halloween House to Remove Decorations

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Just days away from Halloween, and the aptly named "zombie house" is now void of any zombies at all. Homeowner and Halloween enthusiast Antonio Rodrigues was pressured to remove the decorations after receiving numerous complaints from Hawthorne residents about drivers impeding traffic when slowing down to get a closer look. 

The Hawthorne Police Department ...

You Are Seen | The Untold Stories

The greatest gift we can give someone is the chance to see themselves through somebody else’s story.

In this new podcast, audience members will be able to explore the stories and experiences of a variety of people. Through the events of these past few months, we have read, heard, and seen countless stories told from people of various walks of life.

This season, our host Nicholas ...

November 2020 Events at the Nutley Public Library

Hoopla Digital Collection – The Nutley Public Library is excited to announce a new digital offering for all of our patrons.  Hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 700,000 + titles in six different formats- audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies and TV – and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your ...

Special November Events for Children at the Nutley Public Library.

The Nutley Public Library presents special virtual events in November to celebrate a month of learning, sharing, and family!

PropBox Players Presents Harvest Tales: Friday, November 6 at 11:30 AM - Improv artist Michele Traina invites you to take a trip to Mr. Pinenut's farm to see what's being harvested and solve the mystery of who is stealing his cornstalks! A sensory-filled, ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Return to School: Letter from Dr. Glazer, Superintendent Nutley Public Schools

October 2, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff,

Thank you for your active involvement, patience, and support during the first month of the 2020-2021 school year. Your dedication and continued commitment to the education of Nutley’s children is admirable, and appreciated. It has been quite a journey for all of us since March, and now we approach yet another phase of learning during this ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

Walk In Sunshine Charity Unveils New Section Aimed at Youth Drug Addiction and Loss

Walk In Sunshine Charity has announced a new section on its website aimed at helping families find resources to help with youth drug addiction and for families who have lost a child to addiction.

Providing unique online resources for families of Babies and Children who leave this Earth too soon, continues to be the main focus of Walk In Sunshine. This new section focuses on addiction proves ...

Kidney Donor for Anthony Matarazzo

October 29, 2020

My name is Anthony (Tony) Matarazzo. I was born in Paterson, NJ and grew up in Hawthorne. I was diagnosed with hypertension at age 40, and at nearly the same time began to have problems with gout and kidney stones. I had many gout and kidney stone attacks in my 40’s until the doctors got me stabilized with the right mediations. With other chronic kidney disease patients, the combination of ...

LTE: Vote for honesty, transparency and helpfulness -- not misinformation

Republican Congressional candidate Rosemary Becchi (NJ-11) continues to spread misinformation about our state's 2020 election process. I would like to set the record straight.

In campaign advertisements, Ms. Becchi has repeatedly stated:

“Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order, New Jersey will be holding an all vote by mail election this November– the ...

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Gateway To On3 presented by Nutley Chamber of Commerce

October 29, 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 BOC Approve Phase III of Prism's On3 Redevelopment of Roche Site; Clifton Threatens to Close Off Metro Boulevard

NUTLEY, NJ - City of Clifton representatives opposed the Nutley Hoffmann-La Roche Phase III Redevelopment Plan during public comment on Ordinance No. 3452 at the Tuesday, Oct. 6 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting. Sam Schwartz Consulting presented the On3 traffic impact study.

On March 5, 2015, the BOC declared the entire Hoffmann-La Roche site an area of redevelopment on a ...

Closing the Pay Gap for Latina Women

October 29, 2020

Today is Latina Equal Pay Day and during this pandemic, this issue could not be more relevant. On average, Latina women are paid only 55% of what white men are paid, which means now, during a public health and economic crisis, they are particularly at risk. The date of October 29th is symbolic, representing on average how much longer it would take a Latina to earn the same amount that her white ...

Standing Up for a Cause.

The year 2020 has been rough for us all. The deadly virus that has kept us all stuck in our homes and the amount of surprising deaths of celebrities have taken a toll on all of our hearts. But one thing that has affected many all with the same magnitude has been the Black Lives Matter Movement. This movement was formed by African Americans to combat police brutality, which has resulted in ...

Essex County Board of Freeholders Hold TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Committee Meeting to Address Concerns Regarding Feral Cats Throughout Essex County

October 29, 2020

(Newark, NJ) – District 3 Freeholder Tyshammie L. Cooper, Chair of the Essex County Freeholder TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Committee held a meeting to address the issue of feral cats overpopulating communities throughout Essex County. The meeting was held via Zoom telecast and attended by District 1 Freeholder Robert Mercado, Essex County Administrator Robert Jackson, and members of the ...

Gateway To On3 presented by Nutley Chamber of Commerce

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, ...

Freeholder President Brendan Gill Thanks Essex County Poll Workers

Greetings Fellow Residents of Essex County:

We are finally less than one week away from one of the most pivotal elections in the history of our nation. Without question, 2020 has been a year of unique and unprecedented circumstances. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the deaths of over 200,000 Americans - including over 1,900 Essex County residents. Those numbers, ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

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 ...

Obituaries

Sep 10, 1963 - Oct 23, 2020
Susan G. Moore, 57, died at home surrounded by loving family and close friends on October 23, ...
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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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The Jaffe Briefing - October 29, 2020

STATEWIDE – Going to work may drastically change for you, beginning at 6 a.m. next Thursday. That’s when Gov. Phil Murphy is cracking down on unsafe workplaces. Now it will be mandated that workers socially distance, wear masks and have adequate break times to wash their hands. Employers will need to step up, big time, providing the masks and sanitizer, conducting daily health checks ...

Shakespeare Theatre Takes on Shaw in Three Scintillating One-acts

Florham Park, NJ - There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village ...