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's Largest Toy Drive Returns Saturday

December 6, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ — Shoppers get ready, Nutley's largest holiday toy drive is set to make this season the brightest one yet for children spending the holidays in hospital. 

The Chieffo family has been hosting toy drives for years, more than 1500 toys were collected in 2020 for children at Clara Maass Medical Center and other pediatric cancer units in the region.

Residents and ...

Nutley Parks and Rec Drama Announce Cast and Crew for MATILDA

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 ...

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 Nutley Free Public Library 2022 Public Meeting Schedule

December 9, 2021

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Nutley Free Public Library for the year 2022 will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of July and August when no meetings will be held unless by special circumstance and the November/December meeting will be held on December 6, 2022. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and are held ...

Official Notice Township of Nutley  Planning Board 2022 Public Meeting Schedule

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the public meetings of the Planning Board of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey will be held on the following dates at the Township of Nutley Municipal Building, One Kennedy Drive, third (3 rd ) floor Commission Chambers, One Kennedy Drive, Nutley, New Jersey 07110 ...

NJ TRANSIT Advances Billions In Major Capital Projects

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers.

According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since ...

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.   

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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 ...

2 More Swastikas, Racial Slur Found in Westfield High School Bathroom

December 8, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — Less than a week after local authorities denounced a swastika found defacing the stall of a girls bathroom, police and school officials are again investigating hateful graffiti at Westfield High School.

In an email to Westfield High School families Wednesday, Principal Mary Asfendis said police are investigating following the discovery of two more swastikas and a racial ...

Glen Rock Adds Juneteenth to Paid Holiday Calendar, Increasing Total Annual Days Off to 13

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council added Juneteenth, a new federal holiday added to the calendar this year, to its paid holiday calendar, raising its paid days off from 12 to 13 annually.

In a special meeting on November 30, the Council voted 5-1 in favor of adding Juneteenth to the holiday calendar and not taking away any other paid holiday. Amy Martin, Mary Barchetto, Rob Dill, Caroline ...

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 ...

End Tariffs on Aluminum to Support New Jersey's Building Industry

December 7, 2021

It’s been well reported that New Jersey’s consumers and businesses continue to struggle with supply chain disruptions and historic inflation, causing job loss in many manufacturing sectors.

A major culprit is the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, imposed by President Donald Trump in 2018. They continue to harm the state’s economy, negatively affecting New Jersey ...

Remembering a Pearl Harbor Hero from Millburn

Nearly every child in our country knows about Captain America. But how many know about Francis Daniel Day?

This is the story of an American hero. It begins in Millburn and ends at Pearl Harbor.

Francis Daniel Day was born on July 25, 1904, to William and Margaret Day. Francis had one brother, William Jr., and four sisters, Mary Elizabeth Wilson, Helen King, Margaret Berden, ...

Nutley Little Theatre presents “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus : A Radio Play”

December 7, 2021

Nutley Little Theatre presents “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus : A Radio Play” by Andrew J. Fenady, Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina.

The cast includes: Jack Pignatello, John Fraissinet, Alyssum D'Aoust, Sharon Podsada, Patrick Little, Arthur Carlson, Marina Tu, and Donna Fraissinet.

A young girl writes a letter to the editor of the New York Sun. "Dear Editor, ...

Nutley Township Recognizes Officers, Citizens for Saving Trapped Driver

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

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The Jaffe Briefing - December 8, 2021

TRENTON – Winter is coming. And that means a whole new round of debates about vaccinations for private businesses. The Asbury Park Press reports that Gov. Phil Murphy has a tough decision: Does he follow NYC and make vaccines mandatory for private companies or does he roll the dice with the emerging COVID variants? Of course, this mandate – like any other in New Jersey – would ...

Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

The holiday season brings family gatherings, memorable traditions, and lots of delicious food! If you’re looking to incorporate more active events and outings this season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy festive cheer while getting out of the house and moving!

We’ve collected five simple and fulfilling ways that you can make this holiday season an active one, so get ready to plan ...

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 ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

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 ...

The Value of Sponsorship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course they sponsor to show their public support.  But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are ...

TAPinto Westfield's Coverage Following Parents' Objection to Toni Morrison Book Brings National Attention

WESTFIELD, NJ — When TAPinto Westfield Managing Editor Matt Kadosh walked in to the Board of Education meeting on November 16, he didn't know that hours later he would write the site's most read story of the month, and it would get national attention, too.

"I didn't know they were going to talk about it until it came up," Kadosh said.

"It" ...

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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.

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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 ...