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Throwback Thursday: Ballists, Bugs, and Sockdolagers Face Off in 2017 Baseball Classic in Nutley

April 19, 2018

The 2018 Base Ball Classic pits the Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club against the Kingsland Colonels of Nutley Base Ball Club on May 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

NUTLEY, NJ - The Mighty Nutley Colonels survived the Third  Annual Baseball Classic as they faced the Flemington Neshanocks in 'Boys' Park' this past weekend. The 14 members of 2017 roster ...

Throwback Thursday: Nutley Volunteer Barbara Carrino receives 2017 Mattia honor

The 2018 Mattia Awards will be presented at Nanina's in the Park on May 9.

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutleyite Barbara Carrino was honored in May with the Nutley 2017 Dr. Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service. The 45th annual award ceremony in member of the late president of Hoffman-LaRoche Inc. was held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. The Rev.

Parkland student survivors bring anti-gun violence message to Newark

High schools students from across Newark converged at Science Park High School on Saturday for a forum against gun violence featuring Jaclyn Corin and Alfonso Calderon, both survivors of the Parkland Massacre in Florida. 

The forum, which was attended by hundreds of Newark youth, was designed to allow New Jersey students to dialogue and develop coalitions in New Jersey and across the ...

Arnold's Pond Illuminated in HHS PTO Lantern Float

HAWTHORNE, NJ – A lantern float, reminiscent of the Japanese toro nagashi flowing lantern ceremony, took place Friday evening when the tranquil waters of Arnold’s Pond in Goffle Brook Park were illuminated by drifting lanterns marked in memory of lost loved ones, well wishes, hopes, prayers, remembrances, and other meaningful sentiments held by residents.

The lantern float was a ...

The Weather Cooperates for T-Ball Opening Day

NUTLEY, NJ-- Spring finally made an appearance for Little League opening day last Saturday, April 14th as players from Nutley American T-Ball team had some fun prior to the first pitch.

Traffic Safety and Emergency Appropriations for Roadwork Discussed at Nutley Commissioners Meeting

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Emergency and temporary appropriations for the 2018 municipal budget and CDBG funds for roadway improvement were approved during the Tuesday, April 3 Board of Commissioners public meeting. April was declared Oral Cancer Awareness Month and also recognized as National Donate Life Month.

Ordinance

Ordinance No. 3373 will amend the township code chapter 228 ordinance, ...

Police Lieutenant Position Added to Head Nutley’s Cyber Security

NUTLEY, NJ - An ordinance was passed during the Tuesday, April 3, Board of Commissioners public meeting to add another lieutenant to the Nutley Police Department to help create a cyber unit to watch for security threats. Residents raised concerns about adding another lieutenant during the ordinance’s public hearing.

A public hearing for Ordinance No. 3381 to bring a seventh lieutenant ...

Essex County Freeholders Approve Speed Limit Reduction on Grove Street in Montclair

NEWARK, NJ – During its Wednesday, April 11, 2018, meeting at the Hall of Records, the Essex County
Board of Chosen Freeholders in a unanimous vote approved a Resolution consenting to the reduction of
the speed limit for the entire length of Grove Street in Montclair.

This Resolution coincides with Montclair’s recently adopted Ordinance passed November 13, 2017, reducing the ...

Radcliffe Kindergartner Becoming a "Star"

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Maximus Xavier Gonzalez is a kindergartner at Radcliffe Elementary School in Nutley.  Maximus, diagnosed with autism, entered the special needs program at 3 years old. 

Now a kindergartner, Maximus has progressed and thrived so much with the help of his teachers and therapists that he was the only student in his grade level to sing a solo at the Radcliffe ...

Bill Aimed at Stopping Teacher Predators Signed Into Law

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jay Webber’s landmark legislation stopping child predators in schools from easily changing jobs was signed into law April 11 by Governor Phil Murphy.

“This is a huge victory for our children, their parents, and our state,” said Webber (R-Morris) in a statement. “This landmark legislation creates safer schools and prioritizes the ...

More than 1800 Apply to First Class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - 1872 applications were received to be a part of the first class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University where the first class of 55 students will start July 9.

Those students will be a part of the plan to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey and forge a new path in medical education that addresses profound changes in health ...

Maroon and Gray: Munch on Super Bowl Snacks

February 2, 2018

The. Super. Bowl. Chances are that on Sunday, February 4, most Americans will be at a Super Bowl party. Whether they have made a bet with their friends on who will win the game, are hosting a Super Bowl-themed party with their family, or even traveling to Minnesota for the game, most will be  surrounded by the Super Bowl hype.

The Super Bowl is the annual championship ...

Radcliffe Kindergartner Becoming a "Star"

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Maximus Xavier Gonzalez is a kindergartner at Radcliffe Elementary School in Nutley.  Maximus, diagnosed with autism, entered the special needs program at 3 years old. 

Now a kindergartner, Maximus has progressed and thrived so much with the help of his teachers and therapists that he was the only student in his grade level to sing a solo at the Radcliffe ...

Frank Cocchiola's Great Grandson on hand for Groundbreaking of Nutley Playground Named for Long-Time Commissioner

NUTLEY, NJ - County and Township leaders joined Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr at the groundbreaking for the renovation of the Frank A. Cocchiola playground in Nutley's Yanticaw Park. 

The Essex County Park System was created in 1895 as the first county park system established in the United States. Nutley’s Yanticaw Park, acquired over ...

Nutley's Allison Huelbig stars in Studio Playhouse production of 'Stuart Little'

UPPRER MONTCLAIR, NJ - At Upper Montclair’s Studio Playhouse this weekend and next, you and your family can see the final Magic Trunk Production of the season “Stuart Little”, directed by Alicia Hayes and adapted by Joseph Robinette.

The hilarious children’s play follows the adventures of E.B. White’s pint-sized hero Stuart Little (Kieran Wells), the new mouse son ...

Throwback Thursday: Ballists, Bugs, and Sockdolagers Face Off in 2017 Baseball Classic in Nutley

April 19, 2018

The 2018 Base Ball Classic pits the Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club against the Kingsland Colonels of Nutley Base Ball Club on May 5 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

NUTLEY, NJ - The Mighty Nutley Colonels survived the Third  Annual Baseball Classic as they faced the Flemington Neshanocks in 'Boys' Park' this past weekend. The 14 members of 2017 roster ...

The Weather Cooperates for T-Ball Opening Day

NUTLEY, NJ-- Spring finally made an appearance for Little League opening day last Saturday, April 14th as players from Nutley American T-Ball team had some fun prior to the first pitch.

Nutley Nationals Little League Team to host Pasta Night Fundraiser Saturday

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Nationals Baseball club will host their second annual 'Pasta Night' Saturday at the Nutley Elks.

The funds raised will help send the team to summer tournaments in Maryland and Wildwood. 

Tickets can be ordered in advance or purchased at the door. Tickets include food, beer, and wine. A cash bar will also be available. The night also ...

Throwback Thursday: Nutley Volunteer Barbara Carrino receives 2017 Mattia honor

April 19, 2018

The 2018 Mattia Awards will be presented at Nanina's in the Park on May 9.

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutleyite Barbara Carrino was honored in May with the Nutley 2017 Dr. Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service. The 45th annual award ceremony in member of the late president of Hoffman-LaRoche Inc. was held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. The Rev.

You're Invited to Nutley's Party of the Century in Honor of Ruth Bedford's 100th Birthday

NUTLEY, NJ - Ruth Bedford, a Lifetime Trustee of Nutley Family Service Bureau,  is celebrating her 100th birthday and you're invited to the party at Nanina's in the Park April 25. 

Bedford has been a fixture in Nutley for as long as anyone can remember. She's worked tirelessly to make a positive impact on the lives of the people in her community, ...

Nutley Nationals Little League Team to host Pasta Night Fundraiser Saturday

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Nationals Baseball club will host their second annual 'Pasta Night' Saturday at the Nutley Elks.

The funds raised will help send the team to summer tournaments in Maryland and Wildwood. 

Tickets can be ordered in advance or purchased at the door. Tickets include food, beer, and wine. A cash bar will also be available. The night also ...

Editor of East Brunswick Sentinel Charged with Child Pornography Possession

April 18, 2018

CHERRY HILL, NJ -  The Editor-in-Chief of The East Brunswick Sentinel, The North Brunswick Sentinel, and The Cranbury Press  has been charged with possession of child pornography following a legal search of his home yesterday.

Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and ...

Police Lieutenant Position Added to Head Nutley’s Cyber Security

NUTLEY, NJ - An ordinance was passed during the Tuesday, April 3, Board of Commissioners public meeting to add another lieutenant to the Nutley Police Department to help create a cyber unit to watch for security threats. Residents raised concerns about adding another lieutenant during the ordinance’s public hearing.

A public hearing for Ordinance No. 3381 to bring a seventh lieutenant ...

Westfield Firefighters Extinguish Small Blaze at Rock 'n' Joe's

WESTFIELD, NJ - A small electrical fire started at Rock 'n' Joe's on Prospect Street around noon on Saturday.

According to Deputy Chief Anthony Tiller, the fire was caused by an electrical shortage in wires in the ceiling, sending smoke into the neighboring businesses on both sides.

“It created a smoke condition," Tiller said. "Once we located the fire, ...

TAPinto Nutley's Mini Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

April 15, 2018

Mini recipes, those with five ingredients or less, are always the best because they are so simple and usually cost a lot less than the pre-made versions available at the market. 

This balsamic vinaigrette has just four ingredients (salt and pepper don't count) and gets a really thick creamy texture if made in a high speed blender or even with an immersion ...

End of Elm's 2018 Spring Cocktail Release

End of Elm will debuting its 2018 Spring cocktail menu this weekend. Stop by and let your bartender know what your in the mood for, chances are high that it might be mezcal.  Whether your a mezcal lover or first timer we are sure that you will love these drinks!

For more information or to see the menu, visit www.endofelm.com

Carlo's Bake Shop Closes Westfield Location

WESTFIELD, NJ – Carlo’s Bake Shop, known from the TLC network show “Cake Boss,” closed its E. Broad Street storefront this week.

Passerby on the street noticed on Tuesday that the store was closed. A sign in the window reads that the bakery is relocating, but a new location was not specified.

Carlo’s Bake Shop did not return a request for comment in time ...

Chatham Winemakers Obtain Out of State Winery License from New Jersey; Could Deliver Wine to Your Home

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business.

Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with winemaker Ned Morris of Walla Walla, Washington, who will produce the wine blends designed by ...

Legislation reinstating Urban Enterprise Zone in Newark awaits governor's signature

April 13, 2018

Newark's popular Urban Enterprise Zone, which expired under Gov. Chris Christie's administration, is close to making a comeback.

Legislation co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin that would extend Urban Enterprise Zones for 10 years—including reviving the one in Newark—received final approval from the Assembly Thursday. 

The bill, S-3549, previously ...

TAPinto Bucco Couture in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley welcomes our latest marketing partner, Bucco Couture. Located on Franklin Ave in Nutley, Buuco Couture offers custom suits custom shirts, track suits, jeans, Bugatchi shirt, casual slacks, casual shirts, tuxedo rentals, and wedding suits. 

TAPintoNutley.net is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news ...

Chatham Winemakers Obtain Out of State Winery License from New Jersey; Could Deliver Wine to Your Home

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business.

Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with winemaker Ned Morris of Walla Walla, Washington, who will produce the wine blends designed by ...

Dolls and Stuffed Animals Were Blessed and Stayed for Tea at Grace Church Nutley

April 3, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Kids with their dolls, mothers and grandmothers gathered at Grace Episcopal Church in Nutley for the seventh annual blessing of the dolls and toys on Sunday afternoon, March 18.

A small worship service geared towards the children was held in the church.  The Rev. Pam Bakal asked the children to hold their dolls up high so she could see them.

The Rev.

Memorial Items from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Archived on Wednesday

PARKLAND, FL - Memorial items at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were archived and preserved on Wednesday by volunteers and staff from the City of Parkland. 

On Tuesday, Mayor Hunschofsky said, "Tomorrow begins the process of archiving the memorial items in front of MSD with the same love and care with which they were placed."

On Wednesday, the items were archived.  ...

Nutley Irish hold St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mass

NUTLEY, NJ - The sound of bagpipes and drums could be heard flowing from St. Mary’s Church in Nutley Saturday, March 3. Marching in the church were the Rory O’Moore School of Pipes and Drums followed by the priests and parade dignitaries as the Nutley Irish American Association held their 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Investiture Mass.

Before the mass harpist ...

Henri is Missing, Help Us Reunite Henri With His Family

April 14, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Please spread the word! Hemi was LOST on April 13, 2018 in Nutley, NJ 07110 Near Howe Ave & Washington Ave

Message from Owner: Never thought I'd be here writing this. Please be on the lookout for our senior cat, Hemi. We are worried sick about him since he is an indoor cat, on meds and special diet. Our nearly 3 year old son misses his best friend so much. $$reward ...

Bloomfield Firefighters Help Find Forever Homes for Best Friends at Township Animal Shelter

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield firefighters visited the Bloomfield Animal Shelter today as a part of a project to find dogs and cats their forever homes. 

Foley, a one-year old pitbull mix jumped at the chance to sit on the bumper of a firetruck to get some great ear scratches. 

Blackie, a two year old domestic short hair cat loved being held by one of Bloomfield's bravest, but ...

Nutley Municipal Clerk Office to Hold Extended Hours for Dog and Cat Registration

NUTLEY, NJ -The Municipal Clerk will have extended office hours to license dogs and cats on Wednesday April 18, and Thursday April 19. All extended hour sessions will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

License Fees:

Spayed/Neutered Dog and Cat Licenses: $15.00
Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog and Cat Licenses: $18.00

License Fees for Senior Citizens 65 years of age and ...

Bateman Bill, “ Bijou’s Law”, to Require Training, Licensing for Pet Groomers

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. .

“It is sadly far too common for us to read of dog grooming deaths in the news,” said Bateman.

TAPinto Nutley Announces Election Policies for Candidates

April 16, 2018

Candidate Statements: 

For the primary election, statements can be submitted from March 1 through the week before Election Day. Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate statements is at ...

Nutley Democratic Club to Host Forum featuring Mikie Sherrill at Grace Episcopal Church

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Democratic Club will host a forum on April 18 featuring CD-11 Candidate Mikie Sherrill at Grace Church.

Sherrill will be joined by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., State Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo, and State Senator Ronald Rice. 

Doors to this event open at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

Grace Church is ...

Crucial Dates to Know for 2018 Primary and General Elections

NUTLEY, NJ — With the primary election coming up on June 5 and the general midterm election on Nov. 6, residents of the NJ-11 Congressional District—which includes the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange—are urged to take ...

Monday Morning Rainstorms Wash Plastic Debris into Third River

April 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Monday morning's downpours led to the usual sharing of photos of flooding throughout the township, with the dam at Kingsland Manor and the Mudhole being popular subjects. The flood also revealed the problem of plastic litter in Nutley Parks. 

At Yanticaw Park, at the Centre St Bridge, the outflow pipe from street storm drains can be seen discharging a large ...

In Photos: Nutley Parks Flood During Monday Morning Rainstorms

NUTLEY, NJ - This morning's downpours sent torrents of water into the Third River causing it to over flow its banks in Nutley. 

Pasaic Avenue at Brookside was closed by the Nutley Police Department shortly after TAPinto Nutley arrived to capture these images of the flooding. 

Runoff inundated Memorial Park, caused the Third River to spill over its banks in ...

Endangered Bog Turtle Plods Through Senate Towards Official Designation as State Reptile

TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton.

Riverside Elementary School Students Kyle Grzmala and Hayah Mian, and their teacher Mark Eastburn, joined ...

Nutley to Host May 5 Blood Drive to Honor Resident Anne Rotonda

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Public Affairs is hosting a blood drive to honor resident Anne Rotonda. The drive will take place May 5 at the Parks and Recreation Building on Park Ave from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

To donate blood, individuals must be between the ages of 16 and 76, weigh over 110lbs and be in general good health.

At present, New Jersey is ranking lowest for ...

More than 1800 Apply to First Class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - 1872 applications were received to be a part of the first class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University where the first class of 55 students will start July 9.

Those students will be a part of the plan to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey and forge a new path in medical education that addresses profound changes in health ...

Students Demand Action to host 'Day of Action' on Columbine Anniversary at Brookdale Park

Students Demand Action Essex County will host “April 20 Day of Action: Gun Reform Education Fair” to educate and inform local students about the need for gun reform in our nation, inspire them to be activists, and honor the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

The April 20 event will take place in at Brookdale Park (lower field by Bellevue entrance) in ...

McInerney Rides Away with High Point Prestige Italia Saddle At Turf Tour

April 18, 2018

WELLINGTON, Fla. —The Ridge wrapped up its final week of Friday Night Lights and Turf Tour shows before heading back to their spring, summer, and fall base in Asbury, N.J.

The High Classic’s reserve champion rider and overall high point winner, Kelly McInerney, stole the show under the lights. She and Dinletto RK placed so well during the Friday evening series at Polo West their ...

Jersey Fresh Int'l Is A World Equestrian Games Selection Event

STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The 16th annual Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI) will take place May 9 through 13, at the Horse Park of New Jersey.

Over the years, JFI has helped determine both United States’ and Canadian World Equestrian Games and Pan Am Games Teams, and will again be a qualifying selection event for the U.S. Eventing Team whose athletes will compete in the ...

Sassy Sienna Earns First Graded Stakes Win, Starting Spot In Oaks

When Sassy Sienna put her dark bay nose first on the wire in Oaklawn Park's $400,000, Grade 3 Fantasy Stakes on Friday, the 13th, she became a more than lucky possible starter for Churchill Downs' Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks on May 4. The Medallion Racing and Jerry McClanahan color bearer earned 100 Oaks and points to secure the third spot on the 14-filly list of Oaks ...

Grow an Abundant Tomato Harvest in a Pot

April 14, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Harvest and enjoy the garden-fresh flavor of tomatoes right outside your kitchen.  Grow them in containers set on your patio, balcony, deck or stairs. You’ll enjoy the convenience of harvesting fresh tomatoes just a few feet away from where you prepare your meals. And your guests will enjoy harvesting fresh tomatoes to add to their salad or sandwich.

Tomatoes ...

Plant Lilies for a Summer Garden of Elegant and Fragrant Blooms

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. And best of all, with very little care, you’ll be enjoying them for years to come.

Plant different types of lilies to extend your enjoyment from early summer into fall. The colorful and often ...

First Came The Snow, then the Power Went Out in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - PSE&G is reporting several power outages in township in an area stretching from the homes near John H. Walker Middle School into the Lincoln School area.

The first outage was reported around 4:30 p.m. and is centered in the area of the Nutley Museum. Approximately 1,043 customers are affected. PSEG estimates that power will be restored about 7:30 p.m.

Several other ...

Bill Aimed at Stopping Teacher Predators Signed Into Law

April 17, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jay Webber’s landmark legislation stopping child predators in schools from easily changing jobs was signed into law April 11 by Governor Phil Murphy.

“This is a huge victory for our children, their parents, and our state,” said Webber (R-Morris) in a statement. “This landmark legislation creates safer schools and prioritizes the ...

Hackensack Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Threats Against Livingston High School

NEWARK, NJ – After pleading guilty on Friday to making social media threats against Livingston High School and others in 2016, John Coulouris, 19, of Hackensack, was sentenced to seven years in New Jersey State Prison by the Hon. Mark Nelson, Judge of the Superior Court, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino.

Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Giordano, who handled the ...

Former Gov. Florio, gun violence activists, offer blueprint

NEW BRUNSWICK - Former Gov. James Florio recalls a curious detail about his 1974 Congressional run in New Jersey’s 1st Legislative District: He had the support of the National Rifle Association. 

In today’s political climate, a nod from the gun lobby for a Democratic candidate who supports gun control is unthinkable. But 40 years ago, it was not a big ...

CBS2 New York features Nutley's Ciccolini Building on Tuesday Evening Newscast

April 18, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - New York's CBS2 included a segment about Nutley's Ciccolini building during the Tuesday night broadcast. The broadcast included interviews with residents as well as drone footage of the building and parking lot.

In the report, (video clip) local realtor Janet DePalma discussed the bottles and old furniture in the lot. Resident Neil Henning ...

Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

April 9, 2018

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

Travels Review - Bon Jovi Rocked the Newark Rock and Now They Journey to the Birthplace of Rock and Roll

NEWARK, NJ - If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind:  Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. 

Travels has had the pleasure of meeting and working with both and can vouch for their love of both the Garden State and greater New York area. This weekend they showed their appreciation to us with a special backstage tour and rock’n concert.

It ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

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Nutley to Host May 5 Blood Drive to Honor Resident Anne Rotonda

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Public Affairs is hosting a blood drive to honor resident Anne Rotonda. The drive will take place May 5 at the Parks and Recreation Building on Park Ave from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

To donate blood, individuals must be between the ages of 16 and 76, weigh over 110lbs and be in general good health.

At present, New Jersey is ranking lowest for ...

Students Demand Action to host 'Day of Action' on Columbine Anniversary at Brookdale Park

Students Demand Action Essex County will host “April 20 Day of Action: Gun Reform Education Fair” to educate and inform local students about the need for gun reform in our nation, inspire them to be activists, and honor the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

The April 20 event will take place in at Brookdale Park (lower field by Bellevue entrance) in ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, April 20, 9:00 AM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Nutley Public Library Reading BINGO (all day)

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Fri, April 20, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library Auditorium, Montclair

Let's Listen to Jazz

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, April 21, 9:00 AM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Nutley Public Library Reading BINGO (all day)

Education

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Sat, April 21, 6:00 PM

Nutley Elks Lodge, Nutley

Nutley Nationals 2nd Annual Pasta NIght

Giving Back Sports

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Mon, April 23, 9:00 AM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Nutley Public Library Reading BINGO (all day)

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A Snapshot of Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey

April 10, 2018

April is Autism Awareness Month. Here are some facts about Autism, which affects 1 in 41 children in New Jersey.

Nutley Public Schools Calendar Update March 23

Dear Nutley Parents,

Please be advised that at this point in the school year, the Nutley Public Schools have used six emergency closing days, two more than our allotted four.

Although we, along with many other New Jersey school districts, have asked Governor Murphy to waive the two days we closed due to the States of Emergency, we have not received exemption thus far.

As per the school ...

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More than 1800 Apply to First Class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University in Nutley

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - 1872 applications were received to be a part of the first class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University where the first class of 55 students will start July 9.

Those students will be a part of the plan to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey and forge a new path in medical education that addresses profound changes in health ...

Hackensack Meridian Health establishes $100 million endowment for Seton Hall Medical School in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - The Hackensack Meridian Health Board of Trustees recently voted to establish a $100 million endowment fund for scholarships to Seton Hall Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine on the On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton NJ. The endowment will ensure top students can afford a medical education accourding to co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health Robert C.

Parkland student survivors bring anti-gun violence message to Newark

April 18, 2018

High schools students from across Newark converged at Science Park High School on Saturday for a forum against gun violence featuring Jaclyn Corin and Alfonso Calderon, both survivors of the Parkland Massacre in Florida. 

The forum, which was attended by hundreds of Newark youth, was designed to allow New Jersey students to dialogue and develop coalitions in New Jersey and across the ...

Meet Kendra Johnson, Montclair's First African-American Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Montclair’s permanent Superintendent of schools after an extensive search, the Montclair Board of Education announced at a special meeting on April 11. She is the district’s first permanent superintendent in three years, and the first African-American superintendent in its 144-year ...

Arnold's Pond Illuminated in HHS PTO Lantern Float

April 18, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ – A lantern float, reminiscent of the Japanese toro nagashi flowing lantern ceremony, took place Friday evening when the tranquil waters of Arnold’s Pond in Goffle Brook Park were illuminated by drifting lanterns marked in memory of lost loved ones, well wishes, hopes, prayers, remembrances, and other meaningful sentiments held by residents.

The lantern float was a ...

Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Westfield May Re-Open Next Week, Owner Says

WESTIFELD, NJ – Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Downtown Westfield is tentatively set to re-open next week following an electrical fire on Saturday, according to owner Lincoln Chaudry.

The small fire was caused by an electrical short in the ceiling. According to Chaudry, the fire department needed to break through part of the wall and the ceiling to find the spark before dousing ...

Surf City Hotel's Application Rejected By the Surf City Land Use Board for Outdoor Dining

April 17, 2018

SURF CITY - There has been a lot of positive change going on at the Surf City Hotel the last two years and especially this off season. New owner Greg Gewirtz, his wife Colleen and other family members have been working hard completing renovations to improve the hotel, bar, liquor store, restaurant and night club.

The owners were hoping those improvements would include approval to set ...

Nutley Polce Department Blotter April 7 to 13 2018

April 14, 2018

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 send a (non ...

How Can Sports Therapy Loosen Up Winter Muscles?

Whether you are new to the gym or a seasoned athlete, the winter weather can affect your body. In these cold conditions, muscles are forced to work harder to complete tasks. This extra effort can result in muscle soreness and damage to tissue. While you may not be able to avoid the cold, preventive measure can help avoid discomfort and injury. Learning and implementing sports therapy techniques, ...

Pro Staff Institute announces partnership with Uber Health

NUTLEY, NJ - Pro Staff Institute is proud to announce their participation in Uber Health, a new transportation program designed to provide transportation to patients. Pro Staff Institute is the first physical therapy center in the nation to leverage Uber Health, and joins over other 100 health care organizations in the U.S., including hospitals, clinics, rehab centers and senior care ...

Why “Can’t" is Not Allowed in My Therapy Room

Many of us enter therapy struggling with external locus of control. We blame partners for dysfunctional relationships, accuse the universe of conspiring against us, or suggest demons assume command of our behavior. When these premises arise in therapy, I strive to help clients accept responsibility for their behaviors. Finding the word “Can’t” most often used by clients to avoid ...

The Other Way NFSB Feeds Families

I remember how my teenage pride swelled the first time a friend confided in me for emotional support. Before long, my phone was clogged nightly as friends tapped my unearthed talent to lament breakups, or collapse under academic expectation. Because therapy was in the shadows then, and often thought of as a crutch for the “sick” or the “weak,” parents never sought ...

Jane Stuart Jazz Quartet Performs 'Hooray For Love' at the Nutley Public Library

Enjoy a concert by the Jane Stuart Jazz Quartet on Saturday, April 28th at 2:00 p.m. This local and popular jazz ensemble will perform a new program, Hooray for Love! Jane brings her own unique jazz style to songs and celebrations of love. Enjoy standards such as The Best is Yet to Come, Hello Young Lovers, and Love Dance as well as a fun sing-along. Jane ...

The Women Artists of Nutley Exhibit at the Nutley Public Library

 Enjoy an exhibit of new works by members of The Women Artists of Nutley in the gallery and display case of the Nutley Public Library during the months of March and April. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor paintings as well photography, pastels and drawings by these talented women will be featured.

Women’s History Month is celebrated in the United States in March every year. This art ...

Tickets Now Available For Walking In Faith Fashion Show

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is proud to Announce the “Walking in Faith Fashion Show” to benefit Nutley’s 12th Annual Relay For Life.  At 6:00 p.m. on May 11, 2018 the door will open at the Department of Parks and Recreation located at 44 Park Ave, for a larger than life fashion show including cancer survivors, family, friends, supporters, volunteers and ...

Plans Underway for “Project Earth Day”

Nutley Parks & Recreation’s 11th  Annual Earth Day Celebration showed that the environmental movement is alive and well and that people of Nutley are engaged in making their communities healthier, safer and cleaner.  A community clean-up project is being planned for “Earth Day 2018”.  Earth Day began officially on April 22nd, 1970, when Earth Day founder ...

Commissioner Tucci Announces Cheering Registration Now Being Accepted For 2018 Season

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation are preparing for another season of Recreation Sports. 

Cheerleading applications are currently being accepted at the Recreation Department, located at 44 Park Ave.  Practice will begin mid to late summer for the Cheerleading Program.  Online registration is now available ...

The Jaffe Briefing - April 18, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

PATERSON - At campaign rallies, why not just cut to the chase? That's what's happening in the Silk City, where a local social media celebrity was handing out $20 bills to would-be voters at a rally on Sunday for mayoral contender Pedro Rodriguez. Our favorite entertainer of all time, Fatboy SSE, had a thick wad of cash, which he was passing out ...

The Issue of Alternatives to Elected School Boards

April 13, 2018

The time of electing local school boards should come to an end. According to the National School Boards Association, “the local school board is a critical public link to public schools. Whether elected or appointed, school board members serve their communities in several important ways. First and foremost, school boards look out for students. Education is not a line item on the school ...

Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

Don’t Complain; Vote!

It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, NJ-11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a critical check on the federal level, but also determine how our distract ...

New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill is a huge blow to the middle-class

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” A-2039/S-485 looks poised to make ...

Kingsland Colonels vs Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club at 4th Annual Base Ball Classic

April 16, 2018

Love Baseball?  Love history?  Watch 1860s Base Ball!

The Kingsland Manor Presents

The Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club

Versus

Kingsland Colonels of Nutley Base Ball Club

4th Annual Base Ball Classic

May 5th, 2018 at Yanticaw, Boys Park, Nutley, N.J.

The Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club plays by 19th Century rules, uses authentic replicas of 19th Century ...

NAIOP New Jersey Intercollegiate Case Study Competition Emphasizes Live/Work/Play Potential at Prism’s ON3

Monmouth University Takes the Prize in Fourth Annual Design Challenge

NUTLEY, N.J.,– A winter garden as the epicenter of cultural and professional gathering; a vertical farm geared toward the production of medical marijuana; and a health village with fitness, medical and pharmacy services ranked high among the creative design features envisioned by students ...

Nutley Police Department invites Public Input for Accreditation

Chief Thomas Strumolo and Commissioner Alphonse Petracco would like to announce that the Nutley Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets nationally recognized professional standards

. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires ...

The Truth About My Reading

The Truth About My Reading

I didn't get my Composition and Literature teacher at Montclair State College at all. A crusty old man with a dour disposition, Mr. Smith always seemed angry and rude. He appropriately intimidated freshmen, even me, an English major, who found this common core course beneath my dignity. Frankly, as a graduate of Highland Park High School, and a survivor of Mrs.

The German Girl

The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa (Washington Square Press, 2016)

For each of the twelve million victims murdered during World War II there is a gutwrenching story to be told. I have read hundreds of memoirs, biographies, plays, and novels that recount the stories of the martyrs; some are exceptional, some are fair. The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa, an award-winning journalist, ...

The Skin Collector

The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver (Grand Central, 2014)

Jack the Ripper. The Boston Strangler. The Texas Watchtower Killer. The Zodiac Killer. The Angel of Death. The Butcher. BTK. The police and the press have a long history of dubbing serial killers with names that catch the attention of the public, usually having the effect of instilling greater fear and selling more print media so that ...

Obituaries

Jul 21, 1966 - Apr 6, 2018
Sheila Rossi (nee Borges) 51, of Nutley, NJ died peacefully on April 6, 2018. Visitation will be ...
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- Mar 14, 2018
Past Deputy Grand Marshall of St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Merchant Marine veteran James J.
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