Broken Barriers Lead to Broken Hearts as Black Lives Are Called Home Too Soon

The African American community has been losing a large part of its creative talent throughout the month of November. Even though this is a time when we are supposed to give thanks, beloved artists who were pillars in their respective communities have been taken away early in their lives.

On November 17, beloved Memphis rapper Young Dolph was murdered outside a bakery in Southern Memphis. On ...

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Nutley Parks and Rec Drama Announce Cast and Crew for MATILDA

December 2, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation recently announced the cast and crew for Matilda, opening at Nutley High School Dec. 16. Tickets are available now. 

Based on the 1988 children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl, this musical was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The musical follows Matilda who is a little ...

TAPinto Nutley Named 2022 Official Electronic News Source of Township by Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ –TAPinto Nutley was again named the Electronic News Source of Nutley in a resolution passed at the Nov. 30 Township Board of Commissioners meeting.  TAPinto Nutley has become the place to go for original local news, information and is the township's only daily news ...

Mamma Vittoria is Hosting Santa for Bucco's Rising Stars Holiday Brunch Sunday

NUTLEY, NJ - You better watch out, you better not cry, Santa Claus is coming to town, and Nella Cicchino is serving him brunch. It's all happening this Sunday, Dec. 5, at the second Bucco's Rising Stars Holiday Brunch, taking place at Mamma Vittoria. 

Founded by local entrepreneur Carmen Bucco, Buccos Rising Stars (BRS), is a foundation dedicated to helping ...

Kanopy Now Added To Nutley Public Library Digital Collection

We are excited to announce that Nutley Public Library recently added Kanopy to our digital media collection! Kanopy is a video streaming platform that delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching films for all ages, available to stream anytime and anywhere.

With Kanopy patrons have instant access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, educational videos, and ...

Nutley Public Library December 2021 Events and Activities

The Nutley Public Library Is Open!  

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, and the community at large is our highest priority during this challenging time.  The library is open with socially distanced services and programs.  Masks are required to be worn when entering the library.  Pandemic guidelines are subject to change based on CDC, NJ State and ...

Official Notice Historic Preservation Committee 2022 Public Meeting Schedule

December 6, 2021

BE IT RESOLVED, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the public meetings of the Historic Preservation Committee of the Township of
Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey are held monthly on the third Thursday of every month.

January 20, 2022
February 17, 2022
March 17, 2022
April 21, 2022
May 19, 2022
June 16, 2022
July 21, 2022
August 18, ...

Official Notice Township of Nutley 2022 Official Holidays

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, State of New Jersey that the following days shall be considered paid holidays:


Monday January 17, 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday February 21, 2022 President’s Day
Friday April 15, 2022 Good Friday
Monday May 30, 2022 Memorial Day
Monday July 4, 2022 ...

NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Belleville Mayor Announces Bid to Run for Re-Election

December 2, 2021

BELLEVILLE, NJ  – Belleville Mayor Michael Melham declared his intention to seek a second, four-year term for Mayor on Dec. 1.  Belleville will hold non-partisan elections next May.

Because of the unexpected crowd of supporters, the Melham campaign made the last-minute decision to move the event from the “library” at Nanina's in the Park to the grand ...

TAPinto Nutley 2022 Primary Election Policies

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 Primary Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here.   

Site Advertising:

Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels desktop, 300 x 50 pixels mobile):  $600 per month or $250 per week per TAPinto site

Bullseye (300 x 250 ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Activists Protest Middlesex County's Decision to Keep Johnson Park Zoo Open

December 6, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Animal rights activists gathered Sunday to protest the delay of the closing of the Johnson Park Zoo in Piscataway.

“We are protesting for the Johnson Park Zoo to be closed, and for the animals to be moved to better (their) lives with the 14 sanctuaries that offered to take them,” said Friends of the Johnson Park Zoo Animals in the details of their Facebook ...

What We're Reading -- Bradford Pear Trees in Decline; Stephen Sondheim, With His Usual Flair

Don’t Cry for the Bradford Pears on Princeton's Witherspoon Street

When urbanist Jeff Speck came to Princeton to review the town’s walkability in general and its plans for a pedestrian-oriented Witherspoon Street, he urged the municipal planners to make every effort to save the existing trees that form a scene canopy over a portion of Witherspoon.

But practical concerns ...

Nutley Announces Annual Tree Lighting with New Activities for 2021

Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Board of Commissioners will host Nutley’s Annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. on Franklin Avenue between Chestnut Street and Church Street.  The entire community is invited to attend this official kick off of the Holiday Season.  “This event expresses everything that Nutley truly ...

Mayor Tucci Announces Nutley Winter Exercise Sessions Now Open for Registration

Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation announce the return of three popular fitness programs to keep residents fit this winter.  Registration is now open for Zumba, Yoga for Life and Rise and Shine Morning Exercise .

Exercise strengthens your heart, tones your muscles and helps you build stamina.  Join us at the Recreation Annex, 65 Bloomfield Ave for these ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

Township of Nutley Set to Celebrate the Holiday Season

November 24, 2021

With the holidays approaching fast, the Township of Nutley is looking forward to celebrating with the community through several themed events.

The Township’s jam-packed holiday schedule kicked off in early November with the annual Holiday Treasure Chest Adopt-a-Family program, followed by the Nutley Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service held on Monday, November 22. Looking ahead, the ...

Statement from Nutley Township Mayor Mauro G. Tucci

The Township of Nutley stands behind its statements regarding ON3.

Nutley Board of Education Official Notice - Reschedule of 11/22/21 Meeting

November 18, 2021

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education  is canceling the scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. and is rescheduling the meeting to Monday, November 29, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. 

This meeting will still be held at the John H. Walker Middle School auditorium. 


Statement from Nutley Township Mayor Mauro G. Tucci

November 19, 2021

The Township of Nutley stands behind its statements regarding ON3.

Prism re: Fact vs. Fiction

In response to the most recent comments made by the Nutley Commissioners, Prism offers the following, noting again that the Commissioners misrepresent the facts and
stretch half-truths into whole lies to cover up their mismanagement and bad deeds. 

Here is the real truth!

FACT: On July 13, 2020 (16 months ago), Prism was asked to attend a Zoom meeting with Township Officials ...

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by 

Robert P. Watson. (De Capo Press, 2016).


The sinking of the famous British luxury ship, Titanic, is etched indelibly in our imaginations, even today, over 100 years after she succumbed to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Books, movies, and the story of locating the wreck in the 1980s and ...

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin’s Press, 2022).


We have all met them; the golden couple, who toss their heads back together, lost in the joy of their mutual adoration. They appear at gala events, hand in hand, and meet at the soccer games of their children when work is over for the day. And sometimes, aren’t we surprised when we hear ...

Avengers: Age of Omicron

Rating: PG (All ages, intense sequences of sharp needles)
Release Date: November, 2021
Release Date (Streaming world-wide): December, 2021
Runtime: 2 years and counting

The newest release of the wildly unpopular Coronavirus franchise pits the Avengers against a newer, stronger variant named Omicron, a multi-mutant virus that is feared to be faster and stronger than its deadly ...

Giving To Walk In Sunshine on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that spans far beyond Walk In Sunshine.

Each year, Giving Tuesday sparks a wide array of charitable efforts, from local food drives to millions of dollars in financial donations to nonprofits worldwide. Since the holiday was established in 2012, nonprofits in the US have raised billions for their respective organizations, ultimately allowing these ...

TAPinto Nutley Tips: Press Release - What are we announcing?

November 28, 2021

Welcome to TAPinto Tips, a column created to help our readers navigate their way through our DIY platform.

This week’s topic: Press Release -- What are we announcing?

It is important for small businesses and organizations issuing press releases to know the difference between a press release and a news article. Press releases are marketing tools designed to keep the public ...

The Shauger Group Will Match Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship Donations Through End of 2021

The Shauger Group (TSG) and the Shauger family are proud to announce they will match all donations made to the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship between now and the end of 2021, up to $12,500. The gesture comes after the Shaugers learned the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship received a $25,000 donation from the estate of a parishioner of West Orange’s Our Lady of Lourdes R. C.

Nutley Township Recognizes Officers, Citizens for Saving Trapped Driver

December 4, 2021

Tuesday night at the Nutley Township Board of Commissioners meeting, the Township officially recognized Nutley Police Sergeant Christopher D'Alessio, Officer Steve Rogers, Officer Christopher Bassani, Officer Ryan Mulligan, and citizens William Dinnerstein and Ivan Viana for their brave actions in rescuing a driver who was trapped in a submerged vehicle in the Passaic River last ...

TAPinto Nutley 2022 Primary Election Policies

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 Primary Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here.   

Site Advertising:

Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels desktop, 300 x 50 pixels mobile):  $600 per month or $250 per week per TAPinto site

Bullseye (300 x 250 ...

Make your holiday season festive — and French! Join the Montclair Early Music ensemble for a celebration of medieval French Christmas music.

Noted every year for their special medieval music celebration of Christmas here in Montclair, the MONTCLAIR EARLY MUSIC group will regale this year’s LIVE audience with a tour of Christmas celebrations in the provinces of France.

Sat, December 4, 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm at St. Luke's Episcopal Church 73 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

Joyeux Noel ...


Steve DiGregorio – a man defined by his humor, strengt­h of character, loyalty and ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - December 6, 2021

MONTCLAIR – As we are still trying to figure out if 2021 was “good” or “bad,” there’s at least one sector of New Jersey that has endless blessings to count. And that would be anyone who sold real estate this year. reports that homes sold at more than 100% of asking price every month except February, when they sold at “just” 99.9% of asking ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...