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Nutley Educational Foundation Announces March 31 Grant Application Deadline

February 27, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Educational Foundation has announced March 31, 2017 as the annual grant application deadline for educational awards. 

The Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization dedicated to providing supplemental funding for the benefit of Nutley Public Schools. The foundation actively seeks donations and grants from ...

Nutley PALS Bring Pizza and Police Together in Nutley Schools

NUTLEY, NJ - PALS (Police And Lunch in Schools) is one of several programs conducted by the Nutley Police Department to foster open relationships between the police and the community at large.

The PALS programs is run in conjunction with the Nutley Board of Education. The program partners uniformed officers of the Nutley Police Department with students selected by the school to ...

John H. Walker Middle School 2016 -2017 Second Marking Period Honor Rolls

NUTLEY NJ - Nutley Public Schools released the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the second marking period for John H. Walker Middle School.

To appear on the High Honor Roll, a student must earn no grade lower than an 'A' in all subjects.

To appear on the Honor Roll, a student must earn no grade lower than a 'B' in all subjects. 

Eighth Grade High Honor Roll ...

Eighth Grade High Honor Roll 2016-2017 Second Marking Period

NUTLEY NJ - Nutley Public Schools has released the eighth grade High Honor Roll for the second marking period for John H. Walker Middle School.

The high honor roll is made up of students who have received a grade no lower than an 'A' in all subjects.

The high honor roll for the eighth grade is: 

Hannah Algieri

Julia Baranowski

Brandon Borja

Maguire ...

Seventh Grade High Honor Roll 2016-2017 Second Marking Period

NUTLEY NJ - Nutley Public Schools has released the seventh grade High Honor Roll for the second marking period for John H. Walker Middle School.

The high honor roll is made up of students who have received a grade no lower than an 'A' in all subjects.

The high honor roll for the seventh grade is: 

Ariela Acevedo

Mohammed Alzahri

Diego Arellano

Bryan ...

Eastside AD, Two More Coached Suspended; Girls Basketball Team Dropped from Tournament

February 24, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - On Friday afternoon, the district issued a statement saying that Eastside athletic director Gregory Cooper was suspended, as well as, Eastside girls basketball coach Ray Lyde Jr. was suspended and Natalie Jordan were suspended from both their teaching and coaching positions.

This comes amid new revelations in the ongoing investigation into the boys basketball program after the ...

Nutley Students to Play in First Ron Epp 8th Grade All-Star Basketball Game March 11 in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove will host the 1st Annual Ron Epp All-Star Game for eighth grade Suburban players at Cedar Grove High School on March 11 -- girls begin at 1:30 p.m. and the boys will play at 3:30 p.m.  The event is dedicated and named for Cedar Grove's long-time recreation director Ron Epp, who passed away in 2014.

Players will be selected by their coaches and will ...

District Decides No. 1 Seed Paterson Eastside Highschool is Out of State Tournament

PATERSON, N.J. - The NJSIAA has released a statement that it was told by the Paterson School District to proceed with seeding the state tournament without Eastside High School.

"As part of the ongoing internal investigation of the Paterson Eastside High School athletic program by former state Supreme Court Justice John Wallace, Jr., NJSIAA has been notified by Paterson Public Schools ...

Nutley PALS Bring Pizza and Police Together in Nutley Schools

February 27, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - PALS (Police And Lunch in Schools) is one of several programs conducted by the Nutley Police Department to foster open relationships between the police and the community at large.

The PALS programs is run in conjunction with the Nutley Board of Education. The program partners uniformed officers of the Nutley Police Department with students selected by the school to ...

Another False Report of a Shooting at Willowbrook Mall Sunday Evening

WAYNE, N.J. -  Patrons saw a fight break out in the mall and multiple people falsely shouted that there was shooting and gun at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne Sunday evening.

At this time police on the scene said no shooting occurred, but in the aftermath of the panic shoppers and employees scrambled to run and duck into stores and back rooms. No injuries have been ...

Nutley Police Chief Issues Warning About Rise in 'Burglary to Auto'

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo has reissued his warning to Nutley residents to lock their vehicles. 

Strumolo has stated that burglary to auto is one of the townships leading offenses this year. It was one of the leading offenses in 2016 as well. One of the most widely known stories took place over Labor Day Weekend 2016 when Nutley police discovered that ...

The Summit Playhouse Presents John Patrick Shanley's Defiance Through Mar. 11

February 24, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Power, love and responsibility -- who has it, who wants it, and who deserves it -- are the central themes explored in Pulitzer and Tony award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley's riveting work "Defiance," which will be staged at The Summit Playhouse February 24 - 25, March 3 - 4, and 10 - 11 at 8 p.m. and matinee ...

Hunter Hayes Performs at BTK February 25

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Hunter Hayes performs at Brookdale Tavern and Kitchen Friday February 25 at 9:00 p.m.

Dinner reservations are strongly recommended.

Bloomfield Tavern and Kitchen is at 1099 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ 07003. 

Friends of the Nutley Public Library to Host Plein Air Paint-Out and Reception April 29

NUTLEY, NJ - The Friends of the Nutley Public Library are celebrating Nutley’s rich heritage in the arts by inviting artists to a one-day plein air painting event at Kingsland Park on Saturday, April 29.

Registered artists will paint from 8:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m followed by a wine-and-cheese reception to be held at the Kingsland Manor from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  ...

Trader Joe’s Recalls Applesauce Due to Possible Presence of Glass Pieces

February 27, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Trader Joe’s announced Sunday that the company was voluntarily recalling the following unsweetened apple sauces in all stores because of the potential presence of glass pieces in the product:

Trader Joe's First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce barcode 00015905, all codes through “Best before Aug. 8, 2018.”
Trader Joe's Organic ...

Montclair Women's Club: The Chocolate Entrepreneur, Feb. 28

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Women's Club will host a special event on Tuesday, February 28, entitled 'The Chocolate Entrepreneur' with Susan Fine.

Fine will discuss how she turned her passion into a business. The event social will begin at 7:00p.m. followed by a presentation at 7:30p.m. 

Admission is free for Montclair Women's Club members and $10 for ...

Chef Lance Knowling's Bacon Popcorn is a Movie Night Winner

NUTLEY, NJ - Chef Lance Knowling has cast some American favorite flavors in starring roles for his 'Movie Night Bacon Cheddar Popcorn' and the reviews are, well, the last bowl we made is empty so you decide.  

The premise is simple, pop corn in bacon grease, toss with salt, chopped bacon and shredded cheddar. Then devour. Those of us who are in the habit of saving our ...

Third Annual Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser to support Cody's Foundation March 4

NUTLEY, NJ - Applebee's in Clifton NJ will host the third annual 'Flapjack Fundraiser' to to support Cody's Foundation March 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Cody's foundation is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to helping to abused, abandoned and neglected children.

C♥dy's Foundation was founded in August 1997 by Cody's parents. The ...

CareOne Sets One Day Fundraising Record for Make-A-Wish New Jersey

February 27, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – For the Courtright family, the 200 Wishes carnival on Sunday, February 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark was about spreading the message of Make-A-Wish New Jersey and all it is able to accomplish for so many families across the state.

The Caldwell family certainly knows the value. Two of their four children – Matthew and Mitchell – have cystic fibrosis. For ...

Dog Found near Bloomfield Avenue and Prospect Avenue Montclair

MONTCLAIR NJ - Recently groomed best friend found in Montclair on Bloomfield Avenue at Prospect Avenue. 

This boy decided to go out for an adventure this morning and was found near the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Prospect. 

He's very sweet and somewhat frightened. It took a group of motorists, runners and other people to get him to safety.

If you recognize him ...

Third Annual Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser to support Cody's Foundation March 4

NUTLEY, NJ - Applebee's in Clifton NJ will host the third annual 'Flapjack Fundraiser' to to support Cody's Foundation March 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Cody's foundation is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to helping to abused, abandoned and neglected children.

C♥dy's Foundation was founded in August 1997 by Cody's parents. The ...

Pinot's Palette Paint and Sip Experience to Open in Nutley in March

February 25, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Colleen Carlee, owner of Pinot's Palette of Nutley, has confirmed that the Nutley Center location will open in mid-March. 

The Verona resident selected the location in part because of the township's restaurant scene. Carlee explained that after painting, her patrons can continue to have a fun social evening with friends at places like Cubanelle or Bella ...

TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park Turns Three

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - It was exactly 3 years ago on February 21st. at 3 p.m. that Owner/Publisher Kathy Lloyd made the announcement that TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park was now live! 

Since then the towns have been through a lot of news and events. “I can’t even recall my first story,” said Lloyd. “I do know that I love what I do. Getting information was always ...

Happy Birthday Nutley Mayor Scarpelli

NUTLEY, NJ - The entire TAPinto Nutley Team wishes Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli a happy birthday.

During the Peach Pie contest at the Nutley Farmers' Market in the summer of 2016, Scarpelli told one of our owners that Nutley is a great place to do business, shortly thereafter we launched and we couldn't agree more. Nutley IS a great place to do business. 

Dr.

Jazz Reunited with Family After Going Missing in Montclair Sunday Morning

February 26, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A three month old Yorkie called 'Jazz' was reunited with his family Sunday morning after a few tense hours of going missing.

Local massage therapist Risa Shapiro Kessler was making her way to a one of her client's homes in Montclair  when she spotted the white dog on Bloomfield Avenue near Prospect Avenue. A group of runners, motorists, and walkers joined in ...

Jazz Reunited with Family After Going Missing in Montclair Sunday Morning

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A three month old Yorkie called 'Jazz' was reunited with his family Sunday morning after a few tense hours of going missing.

Local massage therapist Risa Shapiro Kessler was making her way to a one of her client's homes in Montclair  when she spotted the white dog on Bloomfield Avenue near Prospect Avenue. A group of runners, motorists, and walkers joined in ...

Dog Found near Bloomfield Avenue and Prospect Avenue Montclair

MONTCLAIR NJ - Recently groomed best friend found in Montclair on Bloomfield Avenue at Prospect Avenue. 

This boy decided to go out for an adventure this morning and was found near the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Prospect. 

He's very sweet and somewhat frightened. It took a group of motorists, runners and other people to get him to safety.

If you recognize him ...

LOST DOG: Cream Miniature Poodle

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Lost family dog named Lacey. 9yo Cream Miniature Poodle. 12lbs. Missing since Monday evening 2/20.  Lost in Newark at 3rd Ave & Roseville. Far from her home in Scotch Plains.  

***Last spotted on Tuesday evening 2/21 at Ampere Parkway & Bloomfield Ave in Newark, headed towards Bloomfield. **

Please keep an eye out and ...

Ciattarelli Releases List of Endorsements by GOP Supporters in Six Counties

January 31, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – State Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) who is seeking the GOP nomination to run for governor has released an extensive list of key Republican leaders that span six counties who have endorsed his candidacy for Governor.

The list includes Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher and Somerville GOP Municipal Chairman Rich Reitman. 

"New Jersey ...

14th Annual Essex County State of the County Address Tonight at 7 p.m.

February 27, 2017

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will present the 14th Annual State of the County Address February 27 at 7 p.m.

The address will share the accomplishments and plans for the future for Essex County. The county executive will discuss how work in the county affects the quality of life of all residents.

State of the County will be held at Essex ...

Library Board of Trustees Meeting February 28

NUTLEY, NJ - The regular meeting of the Nutley Public Library Board of Trustees will take place on Tuesday February 28 at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the Nutley Public Library.

Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Nutley Free Public Library for the year 2017 will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of July and August when no ...

Nutley Planning Board to Meet March 1 in Town Hall

NUTLEY, NJ - The next meeting of the Nutley Planning Board is Wednesday March 1 at 7 p.m.

The public meetings of the Planning Board of the Township of Nutley are held at the  Town Hall, One Kennedy Drive. The meetings are held in the Commission Chambers on the third floor. 

 

Nutley Holds Electronic Recycling Day

February 23, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - On Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 300 Nutley residents took advantage of the warm weather and did some early spring cleaning hauling their old appliances to the first of five township held Electronic Recycling Day events at Municipal Lot 8 on William Street. Two trucks were parked in the lot, one on each end for residents to drop off. The first truck was strictly for televisions, while ...

DPW Electronics Recycling Day Saturday, February 18, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announces Nutley DPW Computer and Electronics Recycling Day - Saturday, February 18, 2017

Municipal Parking Lot 8
(William Street-behind Woroco gas station)
9:00am - 1:00pm

** PLEASE ENTER VIA VINCENT PLACE **

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

Computers and Laptops
FAX Machines
Microwaves
Monitors
Printers
Scanners
Stereos ...

Reflexology Explored with 'A Tranquil Journey'

February 12, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Reflexology is a system of massages that are used to relieve tension and treat illness, that is based on the theory that there are stress points in your hands, feet, and head, that are connected to other parts of your body.

A Tranquil Journey in Little Falls is a reflexology office inside of the wellness center 'Health on Main'. According to their site reflexology ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue to Provide Shelter During Winter Weather

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from 4 p.m. on Wednesday to 9 a.m. on Friday due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said providing the homeless residents with a warm place to stay during extreme weather conditions ...

Relay For Life kicks-off in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley’s 11th Annual Relay For Life kicked off on Thursday evening Feb. 2 at the Parks and Recreation Building on Park Avenue. The evening began with a video presentation reminiscing the last 10 years of fundraising for the American Cancer Society and the overnight spring Relay event.

While learning about Relay for Life, supporters enjoyed dinner donated by Ralph's ...

Farmers of Essex County: A History of Suzy Lane in Fairfield

February 26, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield-area residents who have noticed a new road in Fairfield called Suzie Lane in the new development on Horseneck Road may be wondering who Suzie is. According to resident Mary Romano DeMaio, the road is named after her mother, Susie Matarazzo Romano, who owned and operated the historic Romano Farm along with her husband, Tony “Ruby” Romano.

The ...

Nutley Holds Electronic Recycling Day

NUTLEY, NJ - On Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 300 Nutley residents took advantage of the warm weather and did some early spring cleaning hauling their old appliances to the first of five township held Electronic Recycling Day events at Municipal Lot 8 on William Street. Two trucks were parked in the lot, one on each end for residents to drop off. The first truck was strictly for televisions, while ...

LOST DOG: Cream Miniature Poodle

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Lost family dog named Lacey. 9yo Cream Miniature Poodle. 12lbs. Missing since Monday evening 2/20.  Lost in Newark at 3rd Ave & Roseville. Far from her home in Scotch Plains.  

***Last spotted on Tuesday evening 2/21 at Ampere Parkway & Bloomfield Ave in Newark, headed towards Bloomfield. **

Please keep an eye out and ...

Newark Man is Sentenced to Three Years for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Verona

February 24, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Jose Asencio of Newark was sentenced to three years in prison in Essex County Superior Court on Friday for leaving the scene of the hit-and-run accident that killed Matthew BeneduceMcGrath, 59 of Verona on June 24.   

BeneduceMcGrath was struck and killed while crossing the street at Bloomfield Avenue and Hillcrest Terrace. 

According to earlier reports, ...

Newark Man to be Sentenced Friday for the Hit and Run Death of Verona Business Owner

NEWARK, NJ - Jose Asencio of Newark will enter a plea and be sentenced on Friday in Essex County Superior Court in connection with the death of Matthew BeneduceMcGrath, 59 of Verona who was killed in a hit-and-run on June 24.   

BeneduceMcGrath was struck and killed while crossing the street at Bloomfield Avenue and Hillcrest Terrace. 

According to earlier reports, ...

Essex County News: Two Men Charged in Maplewood Triple Homicide Now in Custody

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Two men are now in custody and have been charged with committing the triple homicide that occurred in Maplewood in January. Specifically, both men have been charged with three counts of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, felony murder, robbery and weapons charges, stated the Essex County Prosecutor's office in a release.

Early Saturday morning, Lavelle T. Davis, 33, ...

Christ Church Bloomfield Glen Ridge Hosts Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 24, 2017

GLEN RIDGE NJ - Christ Episcopal Church of Bloomfield and Glen Ridge will host their annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on February 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This annual findraiser will be held in the parish hall. The evening will feature "loads of pancakes, sausages, bacon, syrup…the works!"

The price is is: Adults $8, Kids 3 to 11 years $5, Ages 2 and ...

Pancake Day, Fish and Chips, and Mardi Gras all Happening at Grace Church Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Grace Church Episcopal on Highfield Lane ends the season of Epiphany with two gastronomic events, then gets ready for the annual Fish and Chips dinner during the Lenten Season. 

Mardi Gras Dinner Saturday February 25

Buffet menu includes spicy and non-spicy fare. $30, BYOB.6 p.m. in the church parish hall. Babysitting available if requested in advance.

New Orleans ...

Grace Church Nutley holds Annual Blessing of the Dolls

NUTLEY, NJ - Grace Episcopal Church on Highfield Lane in Nutley held their annual Blessing of Dolls and Tea Party Sunday afternoon, Feb. 12. The slushy icy weather did not stop about 10 children and their parents to partake in this annual event.

According to the Rev. Audrey Hasselbrook the Blessing of the Dolls and Tea Party has been a going on for about six years now. “The weather had a ...

Family Road Trip! Special Event for Model Train Fans and History Fans, Too March 4

February 17, 2017

UNION, NJ - Train fans of all ages are invited to the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center in Union County’s Lenape Park in Union Township to view a special operating session that replicates the real-life operation of railroads in the 1950’s.

The event is part of a “winter meet” of the National Model Railroaders Association, hosted by the nonprofit Model Railroad Club.

Jan Kaminsky of Maplewood Selected from Thousands to Join Disney Moms Panel

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There's a little bit of Disney magic right here in SOMA since January, when local Maplewood mom Jan Kaminsky was chosen from thousands of applicants to be one of 12 new members of the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel.

As a Walt Disney World Resort specialist, Kaminsky will use her exceptional Disney vacation knowledge to help families plan and make the most out of ...

Nutley Tuesday Seniors Host May Trip to NY's Finger Lakes Region for All Ages

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Tuesday Senior Club is hosting a trip to Finger Lakes, NY for three days and two nights from May 17 to 19.

Tickets are $409 per person, double occupancy or $528 for single. The package contains two nights lodging, two breakfasts, two dinners, including Belhurst Castle, Corning Museum of Glass, Willard Memorial Chapel, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, Wegmen’s ...

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Library Board of Trustees Meeting February 28

February 24, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The regular meeting of the Nutley Public Library Board of Trustees will take place on Tuesday February 28 at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the Nutley Public Library.

Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Nutley Free Public Library for the year 2017 will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of July and August when no ...

Authorities Investigate Suspected Homicide on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell

February 27, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell police and units of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office were on location of a suspected homicide in the vicinity of 397 Bloomfield Avenue on Sunday night, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN).

The service, which reports emergency radio activity, stated that a potential shooting was reported in the area, but no other information was available at ...

Livingston High School Students Visit Congressman Frelinghuysen

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston High School (LHS) students put civics lessons into practice last week when seven LHS students joined students from neighboring communities to advocate at the office of District 11 Congressman, Rodney Frelinghuysen. 

The group spent approximately 15 minutes with Field Representative Nick D'Alessio as the students advocated for ...

Newark charter school parents head to Trenton

February 27, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Parents of Newark charter school students are among the hundreds of supporters who will be heading to Trenton today to deliver a message to state lawmakers: don't stand in the way of our children's education.

“I’m going to Trenton because this issue is about equality and opportunity for all kids, not just my own children,” said Haneef Auguste, a Newark ...

Spirito’s in Elizabeth Ranked Nationally as One of the Top Italian Restaurants

ELIZABETH, NJ - Landmark restaurant Spirito's made MSN's national listing of the top Italian eateries, ranked as 18 out of 50.

As described on MSN, “If you’re from a certain part of northern New Jersey, there’s about a 100 percent chance that you’ve heard of Spirito’s, and an equally good chance that you’ve been there.”

Established in 1932, ...

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Nutley Police Blotter - February 18 to 24 2017

February 24, 2017

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.

Medical Calls: 46

Motor Vehicle ...

Business Group Applauds Creation of Commission to Promote Higher Ed, Business Partnerships

February 24, 2017

Dear TAPInto

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today applauded Gov. Chris Christie’s signing legislation that will foster greater cooperation between business and academia through a new Commission on Higher Education and Business Partnerships. 

 

“The long-term growth of our economy relies on businesses and higher education working more closely ...

Letter to the Editor: Forty Days to Lent: Return to the Lord Your God

We know this is early, but since our lives are busy and we wanted you to know what we will be offering.

Lent this is not a season of doom and gloom; it is a season to reflect on how we are not fully living into God’s vision for who we can be. Lent is a time to look inward-to discover our true intentions and to find the places in our own hearts and lives that may be resisting God’s ...

Honey I shrunk the kid... her motivation, that is.

February 3, 2017

“Four As and a B- in math.  That’s a good report card, but… how are we going to get that math grade up?”

Has that conversation ever taken place in your home?  Something like it did in mine, way back in middle school.  Looking back I can now say, “Honey, I shrunk our kid.”

Not enough.  Never good enough.  That’s the unspoken ...

I Loved Her at the Movies by Robert J. Wagner and Scott Eyman

I Loved Her at the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman (Viking, 2016)

 

I Loved Her at the Movies, by veteran actor Robert J. Wagner, begins with his first encounter with a major screen star, Norma Shearer. At the age of eight, Wagner was a school mate of Irving Thalberg, Jr., Shearer’s son. One notable weekend Thalberg ...

Candidates Announced for the first Garden State Culinary Arts Awards

February 27, 2017

These candidates will be voted on by about 100 independent judges from around the state - journalists, food writers, cookbook authors and other culinary experts. 

The top three vote-getters in each category will be announced publicly in April. That will be put to another vote, and the final winners will be announced on Saturday, May 6, during a ceremony presented by Buy-Rite ...

Championship Season in Full Swing for Montclair YMCA Dolphins: 35 Dolphins qualify for 2017 NJ YMCA State Championships

For the past several weekends, the Montclair YMCA Dolphins have been competing in championship meets that provide swimmers with additional opportunities to qualify for the 2017 NJ YMCA State Championships.

 

The NJ YMCA Bronze Championships took place at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on February 11-12.  At the Bronze meet, 87 Dolphins competed to achieve qualifying times for ...

Towaco Resident Nicholas Minoia Named to Clara Maass Medical Center Board of Trustees

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Nicholas W. Minoia has been named to the Board of Trustees at Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility.

Mr. Minoia is President and founder of Diversified Properties and Diversified Realty Advisors, a full-service real estate development company that obtains site plan approvals and develops residential communities throughout the northeast.

Known in ...

When Fame Costs a Fortune

Darrelle Revis skipped his senior year at the University of Pittsburgh to enter the 2007 NFL Draft. His resume from his first three years in college were the foreshadowing of a great future career as a cornerback in the NFL. He earned First-Team All-American honors in his 2004 freshman year. He was Rivals.com Second-Team Freshman All-American in 2004 also. He was First-Team All-Big East in 2005 ...