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John H. Walker Middle School students ready to 'Set Their Own Path' in Nutley

June 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The John H. Walker Middle School class president told the eighth grade class to 'Go where there is no trail, set your own path' at the annual promotion ceremony Monday morning at the Nutley Park Oval.

Dignitaries at the promotion ceremony included the JHWMS Principal, the Superintendent of Schools, and members of the Nutley Board of Education. A crowd ...

Second Revival Of Mars Essex Horse Trials Deemed Success

FAR HILLS, N.J. — The tradition continued at the Mars Essex Horse Trials with the successful revival of the second competition, June 23 and 24, following a 19-year absence. This June also marked 50 years since the event was founded by the Haller Family at their Hoopstick Fam.

Australia's Ryan Wood captured the win in the $20,000 Preliminary Essex on June 23. Riding Ruby, ...

New beer and arts garden coming to Camden this summer

CAMDEN, NJ— What has become a popular trend in Philadelphia — pop-up beer gardens — is making its way across the Delaware River into Camden.

The Camden City Planning Board recently awarded preliminary and final site plan approval to CFBG, Inc. to build an outdoor, “pop-up beer garden” at 317 Market St.

However, CFBG, Inc. owner Damon Pennington wants to call ...

Smile! TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram.

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Bloomfield Civic Band "Classics Under The Stars" on the Green

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The first concert of the Bloomfield Civic Band free Summer Concert Series “On the Green” takes place Monday night. .

The concert takes place across from the Bloomfield Civic Center at 84 Broad Street at 7 p.m..

Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the grand old American Concert Band tradition of music in the park!

Upcoming ...

Murphy Signs Bill Ending Child Marriage Championed by Westfield’s Fraidy Reiss and Unchained at Last

June 23, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday that bars individuals under the age of 18 from marrying or entering a civil union. It was a major win for Fraidy Reiss, founder Westfield-based Unchained At Last, a nonprofit dedicated to helping women and girls in the US to escape or resist arranged/forced marriages and rebuild their lives.

This makes New Jersey the second ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Introduce New Traffic Ordinances

NUTLEY, NJ - Weight limit restriction on four streets and intersection blocking ordinances were introduced during the Tuesday, June 7, public meeting. 

Ordinances

Ordinance No. 3387 to amend an ordinance in the Nutley township code, Chapter 228 “Vehicles and Traffic,” Article III “Weight Restrictions,” particularly section 17 was introduced by Commissioner ...

Throwback Thursday: 2017 Mayor for the Day Brayden Aiello

This Sunday, Nutley will meet the 2018 Mayor for the Day Bradley Higgins this Sunday. Higgins will join the weekly Nutley Farmers Market 'Walk and Talk' and then return to the market to meet his subjects. The mayor for the other 364 day, Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, will also join the walk. TAPinto Nutley had the opportunity to meet the 2017 mayor for the day and get his ...

John H. Walker Middle School students ready to 'Set Their Own Path' in Nutley

June 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The John H. Walker Middle School class president told the eighth grade class to 'Go where there is no trail, set your own path' at the annual promotion ceremony Monday morning at the Nutley Park Oval.

Dignitaries at the promotion ceremony included the JHWMS Principal, the Superintendent of Schools, and members of the Nutley Board of Education. A crowd ...

Teen-involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day Between Now and Labor Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year.

As school lets out for the summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for ...

Applications to Rutgers jumps nearly 10 percent; increase from out-of-state students

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from outside New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Club Spotlight: NHS United Club

May 2, 2018

There were many new clubs formed at NHS in the past two years, but amidst them all one of them that is particularly in the spotlight right now is the United Club. The United Club was founded in September 2017 by NHS junior Zawar Ahmed.

In order to start a club you need a group of people that all believe in the same overall idea or mission and a faculty advisor or a teacher to make it ...

Maroon and Gray: Nutley Board of Education Tackles Safety Concerns

NUTLEY, NJ - Following the security threat made by a NHS student, the Board of Education made an effort to answer the concerns and questions of the Nutley community by holding a meeting in the John H. Walker Middle School auditorium on February 26. This was the regularly-scheduled February Board of Education meeting. However, post-threat, the meeting’s purpose shifted to a security ...

The Second Issue of Nutley High School's Maroon and Gray is Available Now

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School journalism students, under the leadership of Ms. Karen Greco, released the second issue of the Maroon and Gray today. TAPinto Nutley is proud to serve as a platform on which these students' work will be shared.

Read the entire Maroon and Gray on the Maroon and Gray site. 

Bloomfield Civic Band "Classics Under The Stars" on the Green

June 24, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The first concert of the Bloomfield Civic Band free Summer Concert Series “On the Green” takes place Monday night. .

The concert takes place across from the Bloomfield Civic Center at 84 Broad Street at 7 p.m..

Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the grand old American Concert Band tradition of music in the park!

Upcoming ...

Photo of the Day: Nutley Class of 2018's Eddy Machado Performing Live at the Farmers Market

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School Class of 2018's Eddy Machado was performing live at the Sunday Nutley Farmers Market. Machado is also a part of the Nutley Jazz Lab and recently performed in the Nutley Museum for the Nutley Educational Foundation 'Sip, Savor, Support' event this past week. 

The Nutley Farmers Market is held every Sunday through the end ...

Westfield to Hold 3-Day ‘AddamsFest’ Celebrating Charles Addams and His Creations This Fall

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, exhibits and film screenings, the town announced Thursday.

Watch the ...

Nutley Commissioners honor Girls Eighth Grade Basketball Team

June 13, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Girls Eighth Grade Basketball Team, the Suburban Travel Basketball Division and League Champions for the fourth year in a row, was presented a resolution by the Board of Commissioners. The team has won 13 out of 14 games this season; over four years they have won a total of 55 out of 56 games.

Under the direction of head coach Joyce Bukowiec and assistant coach ...

IWF Wrestling Fundraiser to benefit Nutley East Little League Postponed

NUTLEY, NJ- The IWF Wresting Fundraiser originally scheduled to Sunday June 10 has been postponed due to the weather.

 

TAPinto Nutley will share the new date once known. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essex County's Peter Serruto Drafted by Cincinnati Reds

MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.

Serruto was the 649th pick overall.

The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a defensive standout since he first suited up in a Millburn uniform as a freshman.

"Defensively, ...

VIDEO: Westfield Police Show Love for Fallen Detective’s Son at Middle School Graduation

June 20, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — When his dad, a Westfield police detective who died last month, couldn’t be at young Eric Lieberman’s eighth grade graduation from Roselle Park Middle School, 16 members of the Westfield Police Department instead walked across the stage to give him a hug Tuesday night.

“What a beautiful tribute to both my son and his father,” said his ...

Garden State Plaza Retailers to Donate Portion of Proceeds June 20 to Victims of East Brook Middle School Crash

PARAMUS, NJ -- Over a dozen retailers at the Westfield Garden State Plaza have pledged to donate commission from sales June 20 to the support the victims of the fatal East Brook Middle School bus accident last month. 

12 stores located in the biggest mall in Paramus have pledged to donate 10% of sales made tomorrow. to the cause. These retailers are: 16 Handles, Bags ...

Anne Rotonda to receive Nutley Women's Advocacy Award at June 30 ceremony

NUTLEY, NJ - Special Young Adults Director Anne Rotonda will be awarded the 2017 Department of Public Affairs Women’s Advocacy Award for her work with SYA in a special ceremony on June 30. The award is given by Commissioner Steven Rogers and the Department of Public Affairs.

Rotonda was named the recipient of award in early 2017, but due to serious health ...

Edison Police Seek Help Finding Missing 14-Year-Old

June 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - A 14-year-old Edison girl who ran away from home on May 3 has yet to be found and police are asking anyone with information about her to come forward.

Edison detectives are leading a statewide search for the girl, Jalaysia Staplar-Evans. They believe she could be staying with friends or acquaintances in Newark or the Essex County area, said Edison Police Lt. Robert ...

Essex County Undersherrif Ryan of Nutley remembered by State, County Leaders

NUTLEY, NJ - Kevin Ryan, a former Assemblyman from Nutley who served as an Essex County Undersheriff, has died.

Ryan, 49, served for nearly two decades in the Essex County Sheriff's Office, rising to the rank of undersheriff. He also served a year beginning in January 2011 as State Assemblyman before redistricting changes.  

Ryan was a close confidante of Essex ...

Nutley Man Charged with Burglary, Credit Card Fraud in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - A 21 year old Nutley man was arrested and charged with burglary, theft by unlawful taking and credit card fraud on May 29. 

Mark L. Howard was processed and released with a pending court date.

 

New beer and arts garden coming to Camden this summer

June 25, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ— What has become a popular trend in Philadelphia — pop-up beer gardens — is making its way across the Delaware River into Camden.

The Camden City Planning Board recently awarded preliminary and final site plan approval to CFBG, Inc. to build an outdoor, “pop-up beer garden” at 317 Market St.

However, CFBG, Inc. owner Damon Pennington wants to call ...

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue harvesting herbs as needed ...

A Jersey Fresh Preview of Produce for Opening Day of Nutley Farmers Market 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Asprocolas Acres returns to the Nutley Farmers Market on Sunday with a large variety of fruit, vegetables and greens for your table. TAPinto Nutley caught up with them at the Essex County Senior Citizen market for a preview of some of what to expect on Sunday. 

Asparagus! Jersey Fresh asparagus is in season right now. Grill it, wrap it in prosciutto, or steam ...

Nutley's MEAL only Essex County Restaurant on list of Best Bottomless Mimosa Brunches

NUTLEY, NJ - MEAL, the Nutley steakhouse located directly across from the On3 campus, is the only Essex County restaurant to make NJ Isn't Boring's list of the 'Best Bottomless Mimosa Brunches' in New Jersey.

Meal is described on the list as "The Meal’s brunch menu includes creme brulee French Toast, short rib hash, and huevos ranchero to name a few. Although they ...

Smile! TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram

June 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram.

TAPintoNutley.net is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @TAPintoNutley  and Instagram @TAPintoNutley

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First company to move to Camden as part of Grow NJ turns 10

Camden, NJ—The first business to move its headquarters to Camden as part of the Grow NJ Assistance program reflected on its time in the city as part of its 10th anniversary.

WebiMax, a full-scale digital marketing firm, was founded in 2008 by CEO Ken Wisnefski and headquartered in Mount Laurel. After growing rapidly, Wisnefski said the company had been approached by the state of Delaware ...

$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Montclair

TRENTON, NJ – Three $50,000 lottery tickets were sold in New Jersey, according to NJ Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White. One ticket was sold in Montclair.

Lottery officials also announced that an Oregon Lottery ticket holder won the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, June 20 drawing.

The winning ...

Interfaith Vigil of Solidarity, Justice, Compassion, and Equity in Bloomfield Sunday

June 23, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The clergy and congregations of several Bloomfield houses of worship will be gathering on Sunday June 24 at 6 p.m. in a prayer vigil against separation of children from parents at the U.S. - Mexico border. 

The event "Defending the Sanctuary of The Family, An Interfaith Vigil of Solidarity, Justice, Compassion, and Equity with Immigrant ...

St. Anthony's Italian Feast Tonight at St Mary's Church Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - The entire community is invited to St. Mary's Church St. Anthony's Feast tonight at 6:30 p.m. 

The evening will include Italian Cuisine, Zeppole, Canolli Live Music, and Dancing. 

This is an adults only event. 

St. Mary's Church is located at 17 Monsignor Owens Pl, Nutley, NJ 07110

 

Founder of New Community Corporation and Newark institution Monsignor William J. Linder dies

Newark, NJ—Monsignor William J. Linder, who founded of New Community Corporation in the wake of the Newark Riots, died Friday. He was 82.

New Community is a nonprofit organization that under Linder’s leadership transformed a blighted area of Newark following the 1967 riots and built new housing and provided critical services such as job training.

Linder grew New Community ...

Montclair Township Animal Shelter Reopens

June 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After a fire swept through the dog run of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter nearly two years ago, Montclair officials commemorated a reopening of the facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

On Wednesday, the Township of Montclair, Friends of the Township of Montclair Animal Shelter and employees, welcomed the public to the ribbon cutting ceremony. The re-opening ...

Nutley’s Bark For Life Raises Funds for American Cancer Society

NUTLEY, NJ - It was a dog day afternoon as American Cancer Society held its second Bark For Life of Nutley on Sunday, June 3, at Memorial Park on Vreeland Avenue.
 
Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for American Cancer Society's ongoing fight against cancer.  The event was organized once again by Brenda Sherman, who ...

NJ 11th for Change Endorses Mikie Sherrill for Congress

June 19, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ 11th for Change endorsed Mikie Sherrill for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 11th Congressional District of New Jersey. The group advocates for transparency in government. In a statement, NJ 11th for Change endorsed Sherrill because of her i) transparency, accountability and responsiveness with constituents; ii) clear positions reflecting the 11th ...

Princeton Students Achieve Success: Bog Turtle Designated State Reptile

June 21, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation inspired by students from Princeton designating the endangered bog turtle as the New Jersey state reptile has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy.

“I am so proud of the successful effort of students at Riverside Elementary and their teacher, Mark Eastburn, to name the bog turtle as New Jersey’s official reptile,”  said Sen.

Recycling: How to Properly Dispose of Plastic Bags

NEW JERSEY -- Recycling contamination happens when items that don’t belong in your home’s recycling bin are placed there. Unfortunately, putting recyclable items in plastic bags is harmful.

Plastic shopping bags are recyclable, but NOT in your curbside recycling bin. When they get into the recycling system, the bags can clog up or damage recycling center processing ...

Nutley Rotary Members Complete Library Butterfly Garden, For Now

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents collecting water at the Township of Nutley well near town hall came across a flurry of activity as members of the Nutley Rotary Club finished work on the newly installed library butterfly garden, for now. 

In May, members of the Rotary Club of Nutley spent a Saturday morning installing a butterfly and hummingbird habitat in the garden space near the front ...

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy What you need to know

June 19, 2018

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy  What you need to know!

 

One in four adults over age 65 will experience a fall each year. A senior who falls can suffer devastating injury or, in some cases, death. Falls prevention starts with knowing the risk factors, and recovery from fall-related injury is possible with the right physical therapy treatment plan.

 

In 2014, the ...

Teen-involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day Between Now and Labor Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year.

As school lets out for the summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for ...

Rutgers-led “Tick Blitz” finds exotic Longhorned Ticks statewide

New Brunswick, N.J. - Researchers at  University–New Brunswick’s Rutgers Center for Vector Biology have found exotic longhorned ticks in four New Jersey counties – and confirmed that these northeast Asian ticks have been present in the Garden State since at least 2013.

The new detection of these ticks in Mercer County was made through the first-ever statewide ...

Second Revival Of Mars Essex Horse Trials Deemed Success

June 25, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — The tradition continued at the Mars Essex Horse Trials with the successful revival of the second competition, June 23 and 24, following a 19-year absence. This June also marked 50 years since the event was founded by the Haller Family at their Hoopstick Fam.

Australia's Ryan Wood captured the win in the $20,000 Preliminary Essex on June 23. Riding Ruby, ...

Racing Roundup: Core Beliefs Wins Ohio Derby & More

NORTH RANDALL, Ohio—What does a trainer do when he has a 3-year-old colt that breaks his maiden at Santa Anita and then runs a credible third to the equine titan Justify in the Santa Anita Derby?

Peter Eurton said, “Let's try the Grade 3 Peter Pan at Belmont.” That cross country trip resulted in a third place finish and sent Eurton and owner Gary Broad looking for a race ...

Essex Horse Trials Day 1 In Photos

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Day one of the Mars Essex Horse Trials & Family Country Weekend is in the books but the event continues on Sunday, June 24.

Kaitlin Clasing and Warren LVS were the winners of the Open Preliminary, Ryan Wood and Ruby topped the Preliminary Essex Division and Juliana Hutchings-Sebring and Welbourne won the Preliminary Rider division.

For the ...

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

June 24, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor fresh or dried. Continue harvesting herbs as needed ...

Celebrate 2018 with Four Garden Honorees

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s a year-long celebration of flavor and beauty as we honor and grow the beet, coreopsis, calibrachoa and tulip. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has declared 2018 the year of these garden mainstays. This non-profit’s goal is to inspire you to grow these and more plants in your gardens at home and work.

The celebration starts with the tulip, a symbol of ...

Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests

Make your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a side dish or for dessert. Your guests will be “wowed” not only because you grew your own ingredients, but because of the unique shape, color or flavor of the vegetables you serve.

Create a memorable dining experience with attractive edible containers adorning the patio, balcony or ...

Ex School Aid, Charged with Sex Acts in Roxbury, is PR Problem for Maplewood District

June 23, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - South Orange-Maplewood school officials are defending their lack of candor about a former Maplewood teacher's aide who was charged with several lewd acts involving minors, including sexually assaulting them in a Roxbury supermarket last year.

A June 19 report on NJ.com about the charges facing the former paraprofessional, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer, prompted ...

District Court Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss by School District of the Chathams in Complaint Made by Chatham Mom

CHATHAM, NJ - A motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit against the School District of the Chathams was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty, according to an announcement made by the Thomas More Law Center, which is representing the plaintiff, Libby Hilsenrath of Chatham.

In January, Chatham Middle School mother, Libby Hilsenrath, along with her minor child, filed suit in ...

Couple netted $8M from fake Uggs, designer bags, prosecutor says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Plainsboro couple could face charges of of selling counterfeit designer shoes and handbags, netting $8 million and sending $3 million to people in China, authorities said today.

Yan Shi, 36, and her husband, Weiping Liu, 40, were arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree money laundering and second-degree conspiracy to violate the New Jersey Trademark ...

Newark clergy call for action on Essex County foreclosure crisis

June 21, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Prominent members of Newark's African-American clergy community converged at an Essex County government hearing to argue that additional measures are needed to find some relief for local homeowners facing foreclosure. 

"This is a crisis of epidemic proportion in our particular county," said the Rev. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, ...

New Brunswick Fourth of July events announced, includes fireworks

June 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Independence Day celebrations will begin on July 2 and continue with events on the following two days, including a reenactment of General George Washington with his army.

City officials today released details that include a fireworks display on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Boyd Park.

Live music will begin at 5 p.m., and there will a live reading of the Declaration of ...

What do TSA officers want travelers to know?

RICHMOND, VA  – You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight and arrive at your destination safely and on time. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down.

Meet Deborah Simms and Ryan Seymour, Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport (RIC).

TSA prepares for a record-breaking summer travel season at Newark-Liberty International Airport

NEWARK, N.J. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Last summer, TSA screened more than 239 million passengers and crew during the summer travel period, which included four of ...

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Smile! TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram

June 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley is now on Instagram.

TAPintoNutley.net is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @TAPintoNutley  and Instagram @TAPintoNutley

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Bloomfield Civic Band "Classics Under The Stars" on the Green

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The first concert of the Bloomfield Civic Band free Summer Concert Series “On the Green” takes place Monday night. .

The concert takes place across from the Bloomfield Civic Center at 84 Broad Street at 7 p.m..

Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the grand old American Concert Band tradition of music in the park!

Upcoming ...

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Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

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Kids' Critter Camp

Education

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Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Little Falls

Yogi Berra Museum Summer Softball Camp

Education Health & Wellness Sports

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Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Anthony Santomauro, North Caldwell

Legends Baseball “School’s Out Baseball Camp”

Education Health & Wellness Other Sports

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Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Little Falls

Yogi Berra Museum Summer Softball Camp

Health & Wellness Sports

Mon, June 25, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

Health & Wellness

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Mon, June 25, 7:00 PM

Bloomfield Green - Across from the Civic Center , Bloomfield

Bloomfield Civic Band "Classics Under The Stars" ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Tue, June 26, 9:00 AM

Anthony Santomauro, North Caldwell

Legends Baseball “School’s Out Baseball Camp”

Education Health & Wellness Other Sports

Nutley Public Schools Safety and Security Meeting Postponed to June 19

June 12, 2018

Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Community Members,

In light of the upcoming Spring Festival on Thursday, June 14th, the district has made the decision to reschedule the Safety and Security Focus Group originally planned for this night. We encourage all opportunities for families to spend time enjoying all the Nutley community has to offer.  The weather forecast looks excellent and I ...

Joseph Dwyer approved as Coordinator of Social Studies K-12 for Nutley Public Schools

NUTLEY, NJ - Mr. Joseph Dwyer was approved as the Coordinator of Social Studies, K-12, for the Nutley Public Schools at the Board of Education meeting on May 21, 2018. He will begin his role on July 1, 2018.

Mr. Dwyer fills this role upon the retirement of Mr. Robert O’Dell, who has been with the district for 37 years. His retirement is effective June 30, 2018.

In his new role, Mr.

On3

World Economic Forum Declares Nutley's Modern Meadow 'Technology Pioneer'

June 21, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The World Economic Forum announced Nutley based Modern Meadow as one of the world's 61 most promising Technology Pioneers for 2018. Hundreds of companies were considered before the final list of 61 was announced.  Modern Meadow is a biofabrication company using collagen to create bioleather materials.

The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers ...

Commissioner Evans Sees Medical School as Positive Force in Nutley's Future

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Revenue and Finance  Commissioner Tom Evans sees the opening of the medical school on Prism's On3 campus as a positive force for the township.

Nutley took a significant financial hit earlier this decade when long-time corporate resident Roche Pharmaceuticals announced plans to close their North American headquarters in the Essex County township to ...

Mothers Mobilize in Newark to Protest Trump Family Separation Policy

June 24, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A group of New Jersey mothers took time to come to Newark with the kind of loved ones recently taken from other mothers: their children.

"It's unconscionable that our government is stealing children from their parents and locking them up in cages," said Christina Liu, a Montclair mom holding her baby daughter, commenting on President Donald Trump's recent ...

SOMA Celebrates Pride with Painted Lampposts in South Orange and Crosswalks in Maplewood

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Earlier this month, Maplewood celebrated Pride by painting rainbow crosswalks outside of Town Hall at the intersection of Oakview Avenue and Valley Street, which were unveiled with a celebration and ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 6.

Inspired by the Maplewood crosswalks, on Thursday evening, June 21, South Orange recognized Pride month by having community ...

New beer and arts garden coming to Camden this summer

June 25, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ— What has become a popular trend in Philadelphia — pop-up beer gardens — is making its way across the Delaware River into Camden.

The Camden City Planning Board recently awarded preliminary and final site plan approval to CFBG, Inc. to build an outdoor, “pop-up beer garden” at 317 Market St.

However, CFBG, Inc. owner Damon Pennington wants to call ...

Elizabeth Resident, Newark Native Releases Debut Single

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth resident, Gail Campbell has released a highly anticipated debut single, "BLOODY WATERS."

This first single for Campbell, has a Rock-N-Roll and soulful vibe and is currently available on Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play, Tidal and all streaming services. 

The music, paired with Campbell’s soulful voice, displays a soulful ...

Belmar Mayor: Have You Seen Silver Lake’s Swan Family?

June 24, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — Silver Lake’s resident swan family is missing — last seen on June 22 waddling along Ocean Avenue southbound.

To make sure they are in a safe location, Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern is asking if anyone has spotted the adult pair of swans and their cygnets. He believes they may have settled on Lake Como, which has more vegetation than Silver Lake.

This winter, it ...

More than the Fourth of July, Make it a Star Spangled Week in the Long Beach Island Region of NJ

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer 2018 starts now, so time to enjoy the beauty of the Jersey Shore. As families and friends gather for the summer holiday, there is plenty of options to assist in rounding out July 4 vacation and getaways.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday.

The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter June 9 to 15, 2018

June 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Police Blotter is compiled each week by Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Crime Intelligence Public Information Division of the Nutley Police Department.

Please note:  All parties placed under arrest have been assigned a court date and remain innocent until proven guilty of those charges at their respective hearing

Anyone who has information about any crimes can ...

How To Have One of the Toughest Parenting Talks

For parents, the most difficult conversations to have with our children are those bred by necessity. Such is the case with regards to discussion about differences between Good Touch and Bad Touch. A parenting dilemma is created when we must choose between teaching our children about danger in the world and risking their exposure to peril if we keep them naïve to its presence. In either case, ...

Therapy as Preventative Medicine for Couples

     In my years of practice, I have yet to treat a couple whose relationship was not on the precipice of ruin at the time of first contact. Their intakes are rife with blame, and subsequent sessions reveal neither partner understands his/her role in the dysfunctional dyad. Though not impossible, it is daunting work for any therapist to help rebuild relationships demolished by ...

July 2018 Programs at Nutley Public Library

Tuesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 1:00 p.m. – Play Bridge. No registration required.

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, July 3, 5, 14, 21 at 11:00 a.m and July, 28 at 10:00 a.m. – Drop in Crafts – Stop by the children’s room to make a craft to take home.  For all ages.  While supplies last.  Lego Playtime ...

Nutley Public Library Summer Reading Kick Off Party June 27

Register for Nutley Public Library's Summer Reading Program. For reading during the summer, receive weekly prizes and the chance to win big prizes (Nintendo Switch, gift cards, book bundles, etc....). Free for all ages, birth to teen. Register at: https://nutleypubliclibrary.beanstack.org/

June 2018 Programs at Nutley Public Library

Monday, June 4 Summer Reading Registration begins on-line.  Register on-line and stop-in to pick-up goodie bags.  Win big prizes and book bundles.  Last day to register is Saturday, July 31.

Tuesday, June 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1:00 p.m. – Play Bridge. No registration required.

Wednesday, June 6, 13, 20, 27 at 1:00 ...

Nutley Sizzling Summer Concert to feature “Almost Easy” July 12

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are excited to announce a family event for music lovers everywhere to enjoy!   “Almost Easy” will take the stage on July 12, 2018for the Recreation Department’s Sizzling Summer Concert!  This concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at Memorial Park 1 (Mud Hole) located ...

Commissioner Tucci Opens Nutley Recreation Soccer Registration for Fall 2018

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces that registration forms are currently available for Fall Recreation Soccer 2018.   The Nutley Recreation Soccer Program is open to Nutley youngsters in grades 1 through 8. 

This program is designed to assist young players in developing basic skills of the game while offering a fun, semi-competitive environment.  Recreation soccer is a ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 25, 2018

SUMMIT - Residents refuse to get their heads out of their phones, a big concern for city cops who are worried they are going to get run over in the downtown. And, so, as Summit is desperate to educate pedestrians to stay focused on the task at hand, city officials are also trying to slow down traffic to decrease the number of splats. NJ.com reports Summit has bumped out curbs at ...

America's Celebrated Evolving Journey

June 17, 2018

This Fourth of July, the United States of America will celebrate its 242nd birthday since the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  Our Nation was conceived in liberty at its core. Together we the people, with ancestors from every part of the world, continue the struggle to live by its founding noble principles.  Namely that, “We hold these truths to be ...

The Power of Positive Engagement

To the Editor:

I wanted to share this letter from Laurie Beacham, Media Director for NJ 11th for Change, about the notable increase in voter turnout and citizens deciding to run in the recent primary election:

"The 11th Congressional District has a lot to be proud of. In the June 5th primaries, voter turnout climbed from almost 33,000 in 2014 to over 86,000. Democratic ...

Labor Unions Have Set Standards for Americans

To the Editor:

I want to alert every working American to a case now before the U.S. Supreme Court.  It is called “Janus vs. AFSCME” and it seeks to defund and cripple the same labor unions that, over decades, have raised every American’s standard of living.

Even if your workplace is not unionized, you can thank our American labor unions for locking in higher standards ...

Assembly Democratic Bill to Ensure Safety of Special Needs Students on School Buses Clears Assembly Panel 

June 22, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Daniel Benson, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Reed Gusciora, Ralph Caputo and Andrew Zwicker to protect special needs students who ride school buses was released Monday by an Assembly panel. 

This bill (A-4332) would establish a minimum ratio of school bus aides to special needs students on a school bus.

Residents and Local Businesses can Impact Learning with Nutley Educational Foundation

The Nutley Educational Foundation is a volunteer, not for profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Nutley NJ.  NEF's goal is to create exceptional learning opportunities for Nutley students by funding programs and initiatives that fall outside the school budget.  Funding comes from a variety of sources including corporate donations, matching gifts, grants, small businesses, families ...

Rutgers Equine Science Center Annual Summer Showcase Scheduled for July 11

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Equine Science Center at Rutgers University is hosting its annual "Summer Showcase" from 10 am to noon  on Wednesday, July 11 at the Equine Exercise Physiology Laboratory on College Farm Road on the George H. Cook Campus in New Brunswick. The Summer Showcase, similar to an open house, is a FREE event that is open to the public and perfect for any and ...

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (William Morrow, 2018)

 

A friend, whose opinion on literature I respect greatly, reported to me recently that she had just finished reading A.J. Finn's debut novel, The Woman in the Window. Of it she said, “I wish I hadn't finished it,” which I interpreted to mean, “It was so good I'm sorry that I finished it.” ...

When the Men Go Off to War by Victoria Kelly

When the Men Go Off to War by Victoria Kelly (Naval Institute Press, 2015)

Victoria Kelly's first published volume of poetry, When the Men Go Off to War, is a wonder in that poems can be written so beautifully about the subject of war. Each poem is a jewel, polished and colorful, glittering with elegant imagery, and rich in emotional wallop. The book, divided into three sections, ...

The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2005)

            The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani, a New York Times best selling author, was recommended to me by a young woman who actually came from the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, the place where the novel is set. “The author did such a wonderful job of describing how the town actually is,” said the young lady.

Obituaries

Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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Sep 4, 1943 - Jun 10, 2018
William “Bill” Tangorra, 74, of Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away Sunday June 10, ...
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