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Prism names former Hoffman-LaRoche Nutley / Clifton campus “On Three”

March 30, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - According to Prism Capital Partner Eugene Diaz, the former Roche Campus in Nutley NJ will be called ‘On Three’

In a phone interview with Diaz, he told TAPinto Nutley that ‘you will be able to live, work, learn and play ‘On Three’, the 116-acre property in Nutley and Clifton NJ. It is anticipated that approximately 2,500 people will be associated ...

Save the Date: Nutley's Color Run is June 4

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Color-Run will take place on Sunday June 4 through the township's parks.

Details about this 5k will be shared once more information is known. 

2017 Academic Booster Club Science Fair Winners and Award Ceremony Announced

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Academic Boosters Club announced the winners of the 2017 Science Fair. Winners will be presented with trophies on April 18 at an award ceremony at John H. Walker Middle School on April 18 at 7 p.m.

KINDERGARTEN 1 st Place (TEAM): Ariana Kathawala and Kiena Joshi Y “Gummy Bears” 2 nd Place: Arman Nasir R “Parachutes” 3 rd Place (TIE): Zachary ...

Nutley Board of Education Votes to Proceed with School Facilities Construction Project

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education voted to proceed with the schools facilities project. The project encompasses construction at John H. Walker Middle School, Yantacaw School, Washington School, and Nutley High School. 

Before shovels hit the ground, several things must happen:

DiCara Rubino Architects will now have to complete their architectural schematics for the ...

Bloomfield College to offer Masters Degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education Fall 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield College will soon start accepting application for the Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master's degree in Special Education programs. 

"The launch of these new Master's degree programs in Early Childhood Education and Special Education will help us continue to advance the mission of Bloomfield College," said ...

Save the Date: Nutley's Color Run is June 4

March 29, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Color-Run will take place on Sunday June 4 through the township's parks.

Details about this 5k will be shared once more information is known. 

Save The Date: Raiders Football First Game of 2017-18 is September 9

NUTLEY, NJ - The Raider first game of the 2017 - 2018 season will take place on Saturday September 9 at 1 p.m at the Nutley Park Oval at 1 p.m.

The game will be against West Essex.

 

NHL’s Centennial Fan Exhibit Makes Stop in Newark

NEWARK, NJ –  Hockey fans of all ages enjoyed the first day of a two-day event on Saturday afternoon by participating in a variety of festivities at The Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza, at the corner of Mulberry and Market Streets in Newark as the NHL celebrates its centennial with an interactive traveling fan experience prior to the New Jersey Devils’ home game ...

Neighborhood Watch Bulletin - IRS Fraud Alert March 30

March 30, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - On 3-28-2017 Nutley resident reported IRS fraud phone asking for $425.00 for his $10,250.00 refund.

The Nutley resident went to Walgreens and purchased I-tune cards in the amount of $425.00 and gave the pin # to the caller who identified himself as Mr. Santiago, IRS agent.  The victim stated the IRS called from 315-303-8006.

Please spread the news about IRS Fraud to ...

NJFMBA to hold First Annual Northern District Blood Drive April 5 in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - New Jersey Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA) invites the community to the first annual NJFMBA Northern District Blood Drive at the Bloomfield Fire Headquarters on Wednesday April 5. The drive will take place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Bloomfield Fire Department is sponsoring this event to benefit the entire community and surrounding towns. Blood ...

Winter Storm Overnight Parking Ban Rescinded

NUTLEY, NJ - Due to the overnight parking being lifted from this past snowstorm, we are no longer allowing overnight parking in Municipal Lot #1 located behind the Franklin Steakhouse and Municipal Parking Lot #8 located on William Street behind the Woroco Gas Station.

Official Photographer, Media Sponsor Announced for Oakeside's 'A Taste of Bloomfield' 2017

March 29, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center has announced the official photographer and media sponsor for 'A Taste of Bloomfield' 2017. Anthony S. Torres Photography returns as the official phototgrapher. TAPinto Bloomfield and TAPinto Nutley are the official media sponsors. The annual event will take place at the Oakeside Mansion on April 23 from 4 p.m. to 6 ...

Save the Date: June 15, Franklin Spring Festival in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's 'Franklin Spring Festival' takes over the avenue Thursday June 15 with food trucks, amusements, and a video game trailer. 

The alfresco event will run from Vreeland Avenue to High Street from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

More details of this family friendly event to come. 

American Legion Chaplain named Grand Marshal for Nutley Memorial Day Parade

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley American Legion Post 70 Chaplain Steven D. Crowley has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Nutley Memorial Day Parade. Nutley's 98th Memorial Day Parade will honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country on Monday May 29.

Crowley was born September 12, 1945 in the San Francisco Naval Hospital just after his father had returned from serving ...

Official Photographer, Media Sponsor Announced for Oakeside's 'A Taste of Bloomfield' 2017

March 29, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center has announced the official photographer and media sponsor for 'A Taste of Bloomfield' 2017. Anthony S. Torres Photography returns as the official phototgrapher. TAPinto Bloomfield and TAPinto Nutley are the official media sponsors. The annual event will take place at the Oakeside Mansion on April 23 from 4 p.m. to 6 ...

Little Falls based 'Guac Spot' to Join Nutley Farmers' Market for 2017 Season

NUTLEY, NJ - The Guac Spot will be joining the Nutley Farmers' Market this Summer as Essex County's only Sunday market continues to grow and expand. The 2017 season kicks off June 18. 

The Guac Spot create food that incorporates avocado in new and exciting ways. At a recent Rotary event, samples of their avocado toast, with a house made balsamic drizzle what is ...

Game Night at Nutley Elks Proves Fun for All

NUTLEY NJ- Saturday night's 'Game Night' at Elks Lodge 1290 proved to be a great night for Nutley.

Hosted by the Nutley Elks, the township's premier charitable organization, the evening raised thousands for charity. Elks are know for their boundless dedication to helping others including children, the elderly, and those in need. No surprise, many of the faces at ...

Seven Things to Do to Make Your First Passover Seder a Success

So:  This year you are going to host your own Passover seder!  You’ve decided that this year it’s going to be at Your House.  Alternatively, someone else has decided that this year it’s going to be at Your House. Either way, you are now feeling a mixture of excitement and dread, because this is the first time you’ve hosted.  Here are seven tips for ...

50 Days Until Relay for Life Nutley

March 30, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - There are just 50 days until Relay for Life Nutley. 

The Nutley Relay for Life is an overnight event in June that helps raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

TAPinto Nutley will continue to share details about Nutley Relay for Life. TAPinto is a proud sponsor of Relay for Life. 

'Scouting for Food' grocery drive to benefit Nutley Family Service Bureau by the Numbers

NUTLEY, NJ - Boy Scouts, Wolves, Bears, and Lions all joined forces on Saturday to go 'Scouting for Food' to benefit the Nutley Family Service Bureau. The annual food drive was the most successful to date.

Donations of food were collected in grocery bags that were left on every doorstep in town. Those donations were picked up by scouts on Saturday morning.

At the same time, ...

Trader Joe's Donated 6,000 Bags to be filled for Scout Food Drive for Nutley Family Service Bureau

NUTLEY, NJ - Trader Joe's donated more than 6,000 handled grocery bags be filled during the Scouts annual township wide food drive to benefit the supplemental nutrition program of the Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB). The food drive took place on Saturday March 25.

Early in the week, residents of the Nutley found Trader Joe's bags on their door handles with a message from ...

Prism names former Hoffman-LaRoche Nutley / Clifton campus “On Three”

March 30, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - According to Prism Capital Partner Eugene Diaz, the former Roche Campus in Nutley NJ will be called ‘On Three’

In a phone interview with Diaz, he told TAPinto Nutley that ‘you will be able to live, work, learn and play ‘On Three’, the 116-acre property in Nutley and Clifton NJ. It is anticipated that approximately 2,500 people will be associated ...

Have An Opinion? TAPinto Nutley Welcomes Letters to the Editor

NUTLEY, NJ - In a dynamic community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor.

The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC. Letters must be factually accurate and not defamatory. Anonymous letters will not be published. The ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Volunteer Dog Walker Orientation at Bloomfield Shelter March 25

March 21, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Orientation for volunteer dog walkers will take place Saturday March 25 at the 10 a.m. at the Bloomfield Animal Shelter. 

To qualify, volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, be able to commit to at least one hour per week, and be comfortable around large breed dogs. 

The application for volunteers can be found on the Bloomfield Animal Shelter website. 

Photo of the Day: Gubernatorial Candidate Steven Rogers on the Campaign Trail

March 17, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Steven Rogers  the campaign trail along the Jersey Shore.

Rogers told TAPinto Nutley "The voters are telling me that they don't care who the County Committee endorses. They are supporting us."   

TAPinto.net first broke the story of Rogers' plan to run for statewide office in November 2016. TAPinto Nutley ...

Nutley Board of Education Votes to Proceed with School Facilities Construction Project

March 27, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education voted to proceed with the schools facilities project. The project encompasses construction at John H. Walker Middle School, Yantacaw School, Washington School, and Nutley High School. 

Before shovels hit the ground, several things must happen:

DiCara Rubino Architects will now have to complete their architectural schematics for the ...

Drop in Revenue may affect Nutley budget; Resolutions passed at Nutley Commissioners Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners met for a public meeting on Tuesday evening March 21. Present were the Mayor and Commissioners Alphonse Petracco, Mauro G. Tucci and Thomas Evans. Commissioner Steven Rogers was given an excused absence.

Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas Evans discussed the budget workshop. “The budget won’t be final until we get the state ...

Nutley commissioners honor police detective, florist and girls’ basketball team

NuTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners gave out awards and accolades during the March 21 meeting. Present were the mayor and Commissioners Thomas Evans, Alphonse Petracco and Mauro G. Tucci. Commissioner Steven Rogers was given an excused absence.

Det. Sgt. Michael Padilla was honored with a proclamation celebrating his achievements during the meeting. Present to share in his honor was ...

Morristown Children’s Hospital First Hospital in New Jersey to Administer Newly Approved Treatment for Rare Genetic Disease

March 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, was the first hospital in the state to administer nusinersen, a newly approved medication to a patient with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and sometimes fatal genetic disease that causes progressive loss of muscle strength and movement.

Because of the demand for the ...

Nutley Health Department launches 'Operation Anne' Bone Marrow Registry Drive

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Township Health Department has scheduled a Bone Marrow Registry Drive for Tuesday March 28 at the Department of Public Affairs. The drive, 'Operation Anne.' is named for Nutley resident Anne Rotonda who battling AML – Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Nutley Commissioner Steve Rogers told TAPinto Nutley that "Anne is one of America's greatest heroes.

HackensackUMC Mountainside and Montclair Police Department Partner to Combat Drug Abuse

MONTCLAIR/GLEN RIDGE, NJ -HackensackUMC Mountainside, in partnership with the Montclair Police Department, hosted a safe “Medication Drop Off” site on Wednesday, to collect all medications including opioids and other pain prescriptions. 

According to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the opioid epidemic has become a public health crisis in the State. As set ...

Photo of the Day: Flocked - Flamingo Forecast Proven Correct

March 10, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The forecast for flamingos in Nutley was correct. Experts predict that more flocks of flamingos will affect Nutley in the coming weeks. 

Read more about this unusual forecast on TAPinto Nutley: Flamingos in the Forecast in Nutley

 

Flamingos in the Forecast in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - According to a TAPinto Nutley tipster, a Girl Scout Troop at Yantacaw school predicts that there will be flamingos in the forecast in Nutley this Spring. Our source told us that his is a part of fundraising efforts for Nutley Relay for Life.

The "Nutley RFL Pink Flamingos" are one of the dozens of teams working to raise funds to support the American Cancer ...

Garden Plots Available at Oakeside Bloomfield Community Garden

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center has a few plots left in the Oakeside Community Garden alongside the historic mansion

Since 2010, residents of Bloomfield community and surrounding communities have been offered the opportunity to rent a plot in the former kitchen of the Oakeside estate. The program continues the cultural center's goal of educating the ...

Nutley Zoning Board Approves 23 Apartments for Mixed Use Site on Centre Street

March 21, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - .The Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment members voted 'YES' to approve an application consisting of mixed-use construction in an R-2 zone on Monday night.

The 'YES' votes were from Chairman Frank Graziano, Gary Marino, Mary Rubino-Ryder, and Peter Sirica voted for the building

The 'NO' votes came from planning board members Suzanne Brown ...

Obituary: Dr. Jan Huston Pryor

March 24, 2017

The family and friends of Dr. Jan Huston Pryor join the community to mourn her passing. Jan and her favorite dog Peter-Paul died tragically on March 21, 2017.

Jan is survived by her loving husband, Jonathan Pryor, whom she described as her rock and calming influence; Amy Kolb, her confidante and nanny; her twelve children: Lupita, Daniela, Andrew, Julia, Aleona, Timothy, Jessica, Elizabeth, ...

Bethany United Presbyterian Church to Celebrate 75th Anniversary March 26

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bethany United Presbyterian Church will be celebrating its 75th Anniversary on March 26. 

The church started in a storefront on West Passaic Avenue in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The first meeting was held on November 30, 1941. The church was officially launched on March 29, 1942 and relocated to its present location at 293 West Passaic Avenue Service on ...

Seven Things to Do to Make Your First Passover Seder a Success

So:  This year you are going to host your own Passover seder!  You’ve decided that this year it’s going to be at Your House.  Alternatively, someone else has decided that this year it’s going to be at Your House. Either way, you are now feeling a mixture of excitement and dread, because this is the first time you’ve hosted.  Here are seven tips for ...

New Jersey April 1-2 Weekend Events

March 30, 2017

Although snow has recently fallen, the anticipation for outdoor activities has been building. Early spring offers a plethora of family-friendly events throughout the Northern New Jersey area. With Easter around the corner, many local communities are promoting egg hunts and bunny-themed photo opportunities.

Horseback Easter Egg Hunt

Acres Away Farm in Flemington is giving ...

Sightseeing in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - In the summer of 2016, my husband and I traveled to Peru with five of our friends.  We hiked the Inca trail, with the end goal of basking in the beauty of Machu Picchu. The REI tour we took and the guides we had left a lasting impression.  So when we heard that Edwin, our lead guide was going to receive an award as one of the best guides of 2016, some of my traveling ...

ABC's 'The View' to Broadcast from Walt Disney World March 6 to 10

BUENA VISTA, FL - ABC's 'The View' will broadcast live from under the 'Tree of Life' at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom Park March 6 through 10. The event is a part of the shows 20th anniversary celebration. 

During the week, the hosts will visit all four Walt Disney World theme parks while, engage in 'Hot Topics' and welcome celebrity ...

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Save The Date: Raiders Football First Game of 2017-18 is September 9

March 27, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The Raider first game of the 2017 - 2018 season will take place on Saturday September 9 at 1 p.m at the Nutley Park Oval at 1 p.m.

The game will be against West Essex.

 

Nutley Police Blotter March 18 - 23

March 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:  36

Motor Vehicle ...

Homeowner Questions Conflict of Interest on Nutley Zoning Board

March 29, 2017

To the Editor:

 As a Nutley homeowner, I am concerned. After watching this video,

Zoning Board 434-438 Centre St - Mary Rubino-Ryder - "Waiting list for apartments"  (video link)

I and many homeowners have this question: Is it right, is it ethical, is it a conflict of interest for Zoning Board members (or any township board members) to serve on boards when they have ...

Ciccolini Property Opinion

To the Editor: The Township of Nutley decided that it was in the best interest of the town to buy all the Ciccolini property for $3,400,000. The property had been assessed by the town for about $1,500,000.

So how did the town come up with the 3.4 million dollar figure they actually paid for the property? Well according to Tom Evans another buyer wanted to purchase that same land for ...

Police and Firefighters Must Manage their Own Pension Systems

The people of New Jersey need to hear the facts as to why Police and Fire labor leaders in New Jersey are pursuing a separation of the Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) from State control.

With all due respect to the current administration, and their predecessors, there has been much said that does not fit the facts and, unfortunately, little acceptance of responsibility for the current ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, March 30, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings – Rebecca ...

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, March 31, 9:00 AM

Westbridge Academy, Bloomfield

Workshop For Special Education Professionals: ...

Education Giving Back

Fri, March 31, 11:00 AM

Health Seminar presented by HackensackUMC/Mountainside Hospital , Bloofield

"How to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Heart"

Health & Wellness

Photo of the Day: Essex County Branch Brook Playground Groundbreaking

March 30, 2017

Newark, NJ - On Wednesday, March 29th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (fifth from left) announced that a project to modernize the Shakil Williams Playground in Essex County Branch Brook Park with new apparatus and a rubberized safety surface is underway. The improvements are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to provide the most up-to-date recreation ...

Short Hills Investment Manager Admits He Used Ponzi Scheme to Steal More Than $675,000

NEWARK, NJ – An investment manager with an office in Short Hills, admitted that he fraudulently induced investments, concealed investment losses, and diverted more than $675,000 in investor money for his own use, announced Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick on March 28.

Mark Moskowitz, 48, of Short Hills, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark ...

"Beauty and the Beast" Opens in Warren, Video Trailers by 'The Beast" Sam Sinnot

March 30, 2017

WARREN, NJ - “Beauty and the Beast,” this year’s Spring Musical at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) opens Thursday, March 30.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLIgT3Dznws&sns=em

The show will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 30, Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, and at 2 p.m., April 1, in the WHRHS Performing Arts Center (PAC), on Stirling Road.

Two Students Taken Into Custody After Posting 'Sandy Hook-Like' Attack Plans Online

PATERSON, N.J. - Paterson police announced Wednesday that two Eastside High School students were taken into custody Tuesday amid an investigation into violent threats made online against their former Elementary School.

The threats were investigated after a concerned party brought the information to teachers and eventually the principal of the New Roberto Clemente School, Hector Montes. Montes ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

The Mommy’s Review - 51 Hours in Portland, OR

I was recently doing some work for the Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour, and I had to travel to cover the Portland, OR date. It was my first-ever time in the Rose City, so I tried to maximize my hours to see as much of the city as I possibly could.

My work brought me out to the Portland ‘burbs, where I spent the day at the Washington Square Mall (9585 SW Washington Square ...

Local Residents Launch Nonprofit Geared Toward Promoting Animal Welfare

March 30, 2017

MONTCLAIR, N.J.- Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is a new tax exempt nonprofit organization based in Montclair.  CPAW NJ is dedicated to helping people keep their pets by preventing animals from being surrendered to shelters, as well as assisting those who work to control and care for the community cat population.

The organization aims to keep animals out of shelters by ...

Easterseals New Jersey Rolls out the Red Carpet at MetLife Stadium for Eighth Annual ‘Walk With Me’ Fundraiser

East Brunswick, N.J. – March 20, 2017 – All the glam and allure of Hollywood’s most iconic celebrations come to the Garden State on April 8, as Easterseals New Jersey hosts their eighth annual ‘Walk With Me’ and 5K run fundraiser. This year’s “Be A Superstar” theme appropriately emanates from the Super Bowl-hosting turf of MetLife Stadium, in East ...

Opportunity NJ Applauds Governor Christie and Legislative Leadership on Moving the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Legislation

Opportunity NJ (ONJ) applauds the bipartisan effort and leadership of Governor Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and members of the Legislature to pass into law new legislation that fast tracks more than $400 million spending on transportation projects over the next three months. This legislation, which dedicates $260 million to road and bridge ...