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NJ PBA President Colligan and NJ FMBA President Donnelly Respond to Call to Reinstate Arbitration Cap

August 14, 2018

WOODBRIDGE/RAHWAY - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan and New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly today released the following statement responding to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo's call to reinstate former Governor Christie's 2-percent arbitration cap.

"It is disturbing to see ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Despite Newark's Sanctuary City Status, Undocumented City Resident Turned Over to ICE

NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua.

What worried him more than his return to the place he fled as a young teenager to escape poverty and political fighting, was ...

Here’s a Glimpse Inside St. Benedict’s No-Nonsense Approach to Education in Newark

August 13, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Juan Garcia, 17, shouted orders to a gym full of freshman boys at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School. He wanted the younger students to yell back phrases like, “The Class of ‘22 will be different.”

“You have to be here for each other, am I clear?” Garcia said through a microphone. The boys yelled back in unison, “Yes, Mr.

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

Six Candidates Vie For Three Seats on Nutley Board of Education

NEWARK, NJ - Six candidates have filed petitions with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin for the three seats on the Nutley Board of Education that are coming up this November.. 

The six candidates on the November ballot will be:

Salvatore Balsamo

Ryan Kline

Kenneth J. Reilly

Deborah J. Russo

Theresa Teri Quirk

Erica Zarro

The Nutey BOE consists of nine ...

Nutley High School's Maroon and Gray June Issue Published

June 28, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The June issue of Nutley High School's 'Maroon and Gray' is now available for the entire Nutley community to read. 

2018 marks 100 years of journalism at NHS. Student journalism began in 1918 with the publication of The Attic, then the Gauntlet and finally a number of versions of the Maroon and Gray, that we have come to know today.

According to journalism ...

Nutley Hall of Fame Honors Outstanding Accomplishments on the National and International Level

August 15, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The newest inductees into Nutley’s Hall of Fame for 2017 were Leonardo Capalbo, Phil Cuzzi, Rena DeAngelo, David DiFrancesco, Thomas J. Evans, David Gilbert , Adam LaReau and the late Henry Bunner. The biennial ceremony was held at the Nutley Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.

The Nutley Hall of Fame was first held in 2003. The honorees are selected by the Nutley ...

Passaic County Fair Offers Four Days of Fun For The Whole Family

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation.

The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Festivities will include ...

Nutley Historical Society sponsors 'Picturing Nutley' Photography Contest

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Historical Society is sponsoring the 'Picturing Nutley' photo contest for residents of all ages. An exhibit of the best best photos at the Nutley Public Library will follow in 2019.

Subjects of photos must be current photos of the township, historical photos are excluded from competition. Subjects can include people, pets, buildings, and special ...

Could NJ Surpass Nevada and Become the Top U.S. Sports Betting Market?

August 13, 2018

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal?

David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling Compliance [paywall] that his goal is for New Jersey to be the top sports betting market in ...

Mets’ Todd Frazier Talks Jersey Roots, Benefits of Playing Close to Home

FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been. 

"We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New York Mets’ Todd Frazier, one of those 19. 

Of ...

Nutley FCA Students Help With Hurricane Harvey Texas Rebuild

NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.

 

From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of Christian Athletes embarked on a week-long journey to Rockport, Texas, as 44 volunteers helped ...

Nutley FCA Students Help With Hurricane Harvey Texas Rebuild

August 9, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.

 

From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of Christian Athletes embarked on a week-long journey to Rockport, Texas, as 44 volunteers helped ...

Essex County Family Gives Back and Plans Fundraising Walk to Raise Money for NICU

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Giselle Mongiello and her husband Joe were terrified when Mongiello went into labor with their twin girls 12 weeks early in July 2015. After a scary and nerve-wracking 78 days in the Hackensack University Medical Center NICU, twin girls Mia and Mikayla, now 3, survived and are thriving today. Now, the Mongiello family is giving back and helping other families going ...

Trade You A Lollipop to Support Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad

NUTLEY, NJ - The annual Lollipop Party was held on June 2, to raise funds for the Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad by trading Dum Dums for drinks.

Over 100 people attended the fundraiser bringing in $1,395 for NVERS according to squad member Marianne Zurawski. Residents and squad members gathered to eat, drink, and socialize in the gigantic backyard of Ruth ...

Sleeping in a Vehicle on San Antonio Ave leads to Marijuana Possession Charges for Nutley Man

August 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - A 37 year old Nutley man is facing Possession of Marijuana charges after being discovered sleeping in the back seat of a vehicle on San Antonio Ave.

On Thursday August 9, a suspicious vehicle was reported to the Nutley Police Department. Upon arrival police officers discovered two parties asleep in the back seat of the vehicle. One of the individuals, John ...

Bloomfield Man Confesses to Burglary in Nutley

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A string of four similar burglaries took place at various locations in town last year. Now, using DNA evidence, and vehicle registration records, the Bloomfield Police Department has filed charges against 43-year-old Erich Porsch, of Bloomfield, in custody.

Vehicles belonging to the suspect’s girlfriend at the time of the burglaries match the vehicles seen on ...

NJ PBA President Colligan and NJ FMBA President Donnelly Respond to Call to Reinstate Arbitration Cap

WOODBRIDGE/RAHWAY - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan and New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly today released the following statement responding to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo's call to reinstate former Governor Christie's 2-percent arbitration cap.

"It is disturbing to see ...

Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.   

“As a mother, I understand the stress that comes with the start of a new school year, but preparing a safe lunch doesn’t have to be a ...

Recipe Courtesy of Seasons Morristown: Asian Cucumber Salad

 Asian Cucumber Salad

Serves: 6
Ingredients For Salad:
2 large cucumbers, cut into ¼” slices [peel only if skins are tough]
2 scallions, green and whites separated and thinly sliced
1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, optional

Ingredients For Vinaigrette:
¼ cup Seasons Blackberry Ginger Dark Balsamic Vinegar
1 tsp Vermont Maple Sriracha [Available at Seasons]
1 tsp ...

Bucco Couture's Carmen Bucco Latest Celebrity Judge for Nutley Farmers Market Peach Pie Contest

NUTLEY, NJ - Bucco Couture owner Carmen Bucco is the latest local celebrity named to the panel of judges for Nutley's Perfectly Peach Contest.

The Nutley Farmers Market will host a qualifying round for the sixth annual statewide 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest this Sunday. The contest itself is sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council and is open to ...

Bloomfield Restaurant Week, Seven Years Strong, Returns This Saturday through August 12

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The 7th Annual Bloomfield Restaurant Week (BRW) kicks off this Saturday, August 4th with a “who’s who” of Bloomfield’s long-time favorites and new entries to the growing restaurant scene in town. With more than 25 restaurants lined up, and more restaurants being added each week, it’s no surprise that the event has been a summer highlight over the ...

Millburn/Short Hills Chamber Getting Down To Business

August 16, 2018

SHORT HILLS, NJ – More than 75 local business owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers of some of the largest corporations around Millburn Township attended a networking event at the Benihana restaurant in Short Hills Tuesday evening. The Millburn/Short Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted a “business bash” with five chambers from Livingston, Maplewood, North Essex, South ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Veteran Finds Home in IT at Panasonic

Newark boasts a large – and growing – tech force. Brainwalk, an occasional series, will introduce you to some of its rising stars.

Standing near his office on the tenth floor of the glass skyscraper housing Panasonic’s North American headquarters in Newark, Tyrell Cotten is distant -- about 6,500 miles -- from Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan, where he once served as part ...

Oktoberfest and Kinderfest Returns to Verona

August 10, 2018

VERONA, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake School and parish are gearing up for another eventful Kinderfest and Oktoberfest weekend this coming fall. 

The 9th annual fall festival will kick off with Kinderfest on Friday, September 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. and then conclude with Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 29 from 6 to 11 p.m. The two anticipated events with fun for kids and adults occur under ...

Event Space for Parties, Workshops, Recitals Available in the Center of Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents hosting parties and events can host up to 135 in one of two rooms at Vincent Church in the center of town.

Vincent Church, on Vincent Place, has two large rooms available for use by groups and families.  Fellowship Hall is a 2500 square foot room with table seating for up to 135 people.  It is handicapped accessible and convenient to the parking lot.  ...

All are Welcome August 7th- Walk the Walk and Pray With Kevin Kret at Christian Brothers Academy: A Powerful Journey of Hope

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: On Tuesday, August 7th, the entire community is welcome to join Kevin's Walk; 'Walk the Walk and Pray With Kevin Kret,' - an annual event to gather in prayer, and show support for Kevin and his family, as Kevin continues to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI),  as a result of an accident.  Kevin has remained in a minimally conscious ...

Nutley Entrepreneurs Keep Dogs Healthy

August 6, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ- Joey Bee is about innovation and adventure.  He’s always taken risks.  It’s in his nature.

Several years back, he’s attending a hockey game with his cousin and best friend Richard Rutnick, when Richard says, “I have this idea about a hydration drink for dogs.”

 

Joey replies instantly, “I can run with ...

Six Farmers Market Finds That Should Never Be Fed To Your Dog

NUTLEY, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many markets people bring the entire family and enjoy some of their discoveries ...

Kids Surprise Bloomfield Animal Shelter with a Sweet Donation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Animal Shelter received an extra special donation this week!  A group of local young animal lovers put together a Lemonade Stand to raise money for the shelter.

 Neighbors, residents, friends, and even members of the Fire Department stopped by for a delicious treat for a good cause. The shelter always welcomes support, especially from a ...

Valentina is back home after going missing in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - UPDATE: Valentina has been found and is back with her person. 

 

NUTLEY, NJ - Valentina has gone missing and her people really miss her. 

She a skittish dog and does not bite, so if you see her either call 862-596-3515 or attempt to grab her.

Her person is Candice and lives at 312 High St. She went missing in the vicinity of her home in ...

Baltusrol Not Secure Enough for Vice President: Webber for Congress Event Moved to Secret Morristown Location

August 11, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Late yesterday, the secret service determined that Baltusrol would not be secure enough for the Vice President of the United States, so the Webber for Congress event, headlining Vice President Mike Pence, was moved to a secret private location in Morristown.

Over 200 people attended the event which also included Senior Whitehouse Advisor Kellyanne Conway and several state ...

Morris County GOP Board Member's Issues Statement on Pence Visit to NJ CD-11

Vice President Pence and the Trump administration are supporting Jay Webber because they know he will be a leader continuing America's economic upturn. Families are sitting around their kitchen tables discussing pocket-book issues, not parsing through the political mud being flung by Mikie Sherrill's supporters. 

I'm personally excited about Jay Webber's candidacy because ...

Vice President Mike Pence Coming to NJ CD-11 to Support Jay Webber

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to NJ to extend his support for Assemblyman Jay Webber as he pursues a seat in the U.S. Congress for the 11th District of NJ. 

Vice President Pence will be headlining a high dollar ticket fundraiser for Webber on August 10th at a location that has not yet been disclosed. It will be a luncheon event with an optional VIP ...

Morgan's Farm Celebrates Farm Day on August 11

August 6, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Morgan’s Farm will celebrate Farm Day on August 11 from 12 to 3 p.m., featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, lawn games and more.

The Cedar Grove Historical Society's Farm Day celebration includes a chef's cooking demonstration using the farm's fresh produce and tours of the Morgan Museum.  For the kids, The Friendly Farmyard of Verona will ...

Tusk: Fleetwood Mac in Brookdale Park, Dinner Under The Stars in Bloomfield Center Canceled

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The band of thunderstorms sweeping across the region hasd resulted in the cancelation of the Essex County Parks concert scheduled for tonight. 

Tusk: Fleetwood Mac Tribute scheduled for tonight, August 3, has been canceled, a new date will be announced later.

The Bloomfield Center Alliance also canceled the Dinner Under the Stars event for tonight. 

Monarch Butterflies Are Life-Long Mission for Garden State Resident

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood.

Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) with Monarch Watch, a non-profit environmental conservation, education and research program, ...

Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.   

“As a mother, I understand the stress that comes with the start of a new school year, but preparing a safe lunch doesn’t have to be a ...

Local Expert Shares Knowledge on How to Reduce Drowning Risks

WEST ORANGE, NJ - In follow-up to his recent message to the public on why water safety is more than just a summertime concern, Roman Martens, owner of the British Swim School NJ The Oranges, shared the following tips on what can be done to lower the risk of drownings and near-drownings.

Designate a "water watcher."
Learn and practice lifesaving skills. Know the basics of ...

Heat Advisory in Effect Through Thursday August 16 for North Eastern New Jersey

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting today at noon and continuing through 6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 16. 

The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period. 

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or ...

What's Eating my Basil?

August 13, 2018

The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in the garden. Here are a few ways to protect one of the most popular herb in the garden - BASIL.  It's ...

Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape and Environment

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource.

Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good place to start. Trees, shrubs, groundcovers and other plantings improve water quality and reduce storm water runoff.  The plants ...

Garden Your Way to Better Health

Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise.

You’ll work out all your major muscle groups when raking, digging and planting for an hour.  Include gardening as a major component of your workout schedule.  You’ll stretch and strengthen ...

Driver, 17, Charged in Death of Passenger, 14, Following High-Speed Chase

August 12, 2018

WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy was killed and a 17-year old boy is charged with vehicular homicide following a high-speed chase involving a car stolen in Warren.

Both juveniles are from Newark.

The 17-year old has been charged with 2nd degree Death by Auto, 2nd degree Eluding, 2nd degree Knowingly leaving the scene of a motor ...

NJ Attorney General Hints that Marijuana Reform is Coming

TRENTON, NJ - A publicized dispute between Jersey City Prosecutor Jake Hudnut and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has resulted in a positive concession for pro-legalization advocates, and advocates of not prosecuting individuals found to be in possession of the substance.

After scolding Hudnut last week for issuing a directive to Jersey City law enforcement not to ...

Four Men Indicted in Murder of Rapper XXXTentacion

PARKLAND, FLA -  On Wednesday, July 18, a Broward County grand jury indicted four men involved in the mid-June murder of rapper XXXTentacion, a resident of Parkland, as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  BSO detectives need the public's help in locating the two who remain at large.

The two-count ...

Newark Planning Board OKs Plans for Second 'Shaq Tower'

August 7, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Shaquille O'Neal’s second residential tower passed another milestone yesterday when the city planning board approved site plans for the project.

The 33-story building with 370 studio, one and two-bedroom units will be located steps away from Newark Penn Station at 769-781 McCarter Highway. About 75 affordable units will be sought for the project, said an attorney ...

Home Teardowns a Common Part of Real Estate Expansion Cycle

WESTFIELD, NJ  — It is something that has happened to many who live in suburban communities with increasing frequency over the last decade: You're driving around a familiar neighborhood when all of a sudden you notice something that always was there is not there anymore. That quaint, cozy home down the street or around the corner is now gone, replaced by a massive hole in the ...

Luxury Units Slated For Newark's Former Garment Workers' Union Building

NEWARK, NJ - For years, the stretch of Broad Street between William Street and Branford Place has been home to discount stores, wig shops and New Jersey’s largest pawnbroker-jeweler.

But in a sign of how much and how quickly Newark is changing, the corner of the block will soon be anchored by a luxury apartment complex. 

Paramount Assets, a development company based in Elizabeth, ...

Passaic County Fair Set for August 16-19 at Garret Mountain Reservation

August 11, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Fair is coming back to Garret Mountain Reservation on Thursday, August 16, and will run until Sunday, August 19. Hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., the four day event will feature carnival rides, food vendors, the 4-H tent, a beer garden, pony rides and a petting zoo, and many other ...

Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:

Table Rock Lake

This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. 

Showboat Branson Belle offers ...

Fourth Annual Pakistan Day Parade to be Held on August 19th in Edison

EDISON, NJ - The Fourth Annual Pakistan Day Parade will be celebrated on Sunday, August 19th at 1:00 pm. The parade run through Oak Tree Road starting in Iselin, New Jersey and end in front of The Mall on Oak Tree Road in Edison. Last year’s parade attracted about 15,000 people from all over the tri-state area. Parade organizers expect this year’s event to be similarly ...

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Nutley Historical Society sponsors 'Picturing Nutley' Photography Contest

August 10, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Historical Society is sponsoring the 'Picturing Nutley' photo contest for residents of all ages. An exhibit of the best best photos at the Nutley Public Library will follow in 2019.

Subjects of photos must be current photos of the township, historical photos are excluded from competition. Subjects can include people, pets, buildings, and special ...

Have An Opinion On Local Matters? 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 ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, August 16, 2:00 PM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Rizzo Reptile Discovery Live Animal Show

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Sun, August 19, 9:00 AM

the building formerly known as Ciccolini Brothers, Nutley

JerseyFresh Nutley Farmers Market

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

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Sun, August 19

Springwood Park, Asbury Park

Rockin In The Park

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

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Mon, August 20, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

Health & Wellness

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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

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Wed, August 22, 7:00 PM

Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

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Fri, August 24, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library Auditorium, Montclair

Let's Listen to Jazz

Arts & Entertainment

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Nutley Board of Commissioners Approve On3 Phase 2A Redevelopment Plan for former Roche Campus

August 8, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved Prism Capital Partners' Phase 2A On3 redevelopment plan for the former Roche campus. The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on the Nutley side of the project. The Redevelopment Plan establishes the Land Use, Bulk Standards, Design Criteria, and Building Requirements on 11.88 ...

Ordinance introduced at Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting for ON3 seven story parking deck

NUTLEY, NJ - Eugene R. Diaz and Edwin H. Cohen principals of Prism Capital Partner, along with architecture colleagues gave a thorough presentation detailing the plans of a seven story parking deck and open courtyard on the former Hoffmann-La Roche site during a very long meeting on Tuesday, July 3. After presentation the board went into a closed executive session. Commissioner Alphonse ...

Bloomfield Woman Arrested, Suspected of Selling Marijuana to Bloomfield High Students

August 15, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Thursday morning, members of the Bloomfield Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team, Emergency Response Team and Fugitive Apprehension Team executed a court ordered search warrant at a Birch Street residence in Bloomfield. They found over half of pound of marijuana, various illegal marijuana vape pens, and other paraphernalia. The resident, 52-year-old Debra ...

Veteran Finds Home in IT at Panasonic

Newark boasts a large – and growing – tech force. Brainwalk, an occasional series, will introduce you to some of its rising stars.

Standing near his office on the tenth floor of the glass skyscraper housing Panasonic’s North American headquarters in Newark, Tyrell Cotten is distant -- about 6,500 miles -- from Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan, where he once served as part ...

Once Known for Illegal Dumping, Camden Labs Site to Become a Park

August 16, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—On the corner of Copewood and Davis streets, hidden behind overgrown bushes and weeds, lies the abandoned Camden Laboratories site. It sits caddy-corner to one of the city’s high schools, Brimm Medical Arts Academy, and is near the baseball fields, football fields and playgrounds of Whitman Park.

Abandoned since 2008, the former medical bio-tech facility has also been ...

Westfield Town Council Moves to Legalize Microbreweries, Craft Distilleries Downtown

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield's town council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that would allow microbreweries and craft distilleries in Westfield’s central business district during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

The ordinance, no. 2111, requires that the microbrewery or distillery include a sampling room and retail sales area.

These types of businesses are ...

Belmar to Grow Beachscape with ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Third Avenue Beach

August 11, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach.

In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” will be part of the mix, according to Belmar Councilman Thomas Brennan, ...

La Terrazza's Happy Hour: Making Summer Sizzle with Drink and Food Specials along Belmar's Beachfront

BELMAR, NJ — La Terrazza’s weekday Happy Hour has all the makings of a good time, plus one added bonus — a spectacular oceanfront setting with a priceless view.

Situated along Belmar’s Ocean Avenue near Fourth Avenue, the restaurant offers a delightful drink and appetizer menu from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, at its bar and terrace lounge.

Pull up a tall ...

Information for Nutley Public Schools Extended Day Program Registration

July 31, 2018

Dear Nutley Parents,

We hope that you are enjoying the summer; relaxing and spending time with family and friends.

As August approaches, we want to share information and detail some changes we are excited about for the Extended Day Program. This past school year and summer, we have worked with our team to evaluate and enhance the Extended Day Program. This has included upgrading the ...

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy What you need to know

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

In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that over 27,000 deaths happen ...

STEAM Story Time with Local Author Dr. Chris Masullo at Nutley Public Library Aug 7

Join us on Tuesday, August 7, at 3:00 PM for a STEAM Story Time and Meet & Greet with Local Author Dr. Christopher Masullo.

Join Dr. Masullo as he reads his children's book "Are You My Motherboard?"

Watch a computer building demonstration and win a chance to take the computer home!

Craft, games, prizes, book sale and signing to follow.

A family reading for all ages.

Rizzo's Reptile Discovery Live Animal Show

Join us on Thursday, August 16 at 2:00 PM for the End-Of-Summer Reading Program Live Animal Show with Rizzo Reptile Discovery. For all ages. No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

PAWS Story Time August 10 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet therapy dogs Rodney, Baby Ruth and their owner Ms. Carol at this special story time. Ms. Carol will read a few of Rodney and Baby Ruth’s favorite stories and discuss the role of therapy dogs. Afterwards, take a photo with Rodney and Baby Ruth, challenge your nose with a smell test, and make a craft to take home.

August Support Groups at Nutley Family Service Bureau

Monday, August 6, 20 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Women helping Women - Share your strengths and challenges while receiving support in a safe and compassionate environment. Please join our group exclusively for women to gain support and share feelings common to women in the middle years of life. Nutley Family Service Bureau, 155 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110.

How To Have One of the Toughest Parenting Talks

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

Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Fall 2018 Toddler Programs

LET’S GET MOVING CLASS

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department announce the fall session for “Lets Get Moving”.  This high energy children’s program is designed to refine motor skills and increase balance through motivation.  “Our goal is to contribute to the development of your child’s listening skills while ...

AUDITION PACKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE NUTLEY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION’S THEATRE PRODUCTION OF THE “WIZARD OF OZ”

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce audition packets are now available for the fall theatre production of The Wizard of Oz.  Follow us down the yellow brick road and meet a young girl named Dorothy who is suddenly blown away with her little dog Toto by a tornado which carries her house from the farmlands of Kansas to the magical ...

GET IN SHAPE AND “BURN IT UP” WITH A NEW RECREATION FITNESS PROGRAM THIS FALL

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce the addition of  “Burn It Up” with Sue Quigley.

Join us for this high energy fitness class that caters to everyone! It combines athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. Help improve your overall fitness, tone your body, ...

'Lambert Project' Off To A Good Start in Nutley, NJ

When Nutley Historian John Demmer wanted to get some help identifying local homes, he went to the best source possible…social media. He is interested in identifying as many Lambert built houses as possible in Nutley.

Lambert, who was a prominent builder and influential Nutleyite, lived and worked in town. It is believed that there are more than 500 homes and buildings ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter August 4 to 10, 2018

August 13, 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.

Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into www.tipsoft.com and search Nutley

Police have received a number of ...

Nutley Coalition for Change Seeks to Impose Term Limits on Township Boards

August 1, 2018

To the Editor:

The time has come for change in the Township of Nutley.

Historically, only a select few have been appointed to serve on our Township boards. It is time for our commissioners to reach farther and wider into our community and give others an opportunity to serve.  The Nutley Coalition for Change believes change is good, change is necessary. We ask ...

Ilene Dudek and Her Little Ant March Through the Local Towns of New Jersey

Ilene Dudek and Her Little Ant March Through the Local Towns of New Jersey

When does story time become play time? When local author Ilene Dudek presents her Little Ant children’s books. Her bright, colorful stories set the stage with silly scenarios, clever twists, and an ant who just won’t quit. But when the story ends, the true adventure begins! Ilene invites the children to ...

Eternal Vigilance

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy.

On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man oligarch Putin, demeaning our country’s fundamental institutions by denigrating a free ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 6, 2018

STATEWIDE - While it feels like marijuana is virtually legal in New Jersey, you might want to keep the bong tucked quietly at home. USA Today did an "investigation," revealing that the Garden State has the highest rate of marijuana arrests in the nation. In 2016, there were 32,270 marijuana possession arrests here - more than murder, rape, assault or any type of theft.

FOSTER HOMES NEEDED FOR PUPS!

July 25, 2018

TO ALL DOG LOVERS!

Our rescue group needs more foster families, would you like to help us?

 Furever Home Dog Rescue needs foster homes!  As a shelterless rescue, we don’t have a building where our dogs are housed until they get adopted.  We are lucky enough to have loving foster families who open their hearts and homes to our dogs until they are placed. However, ...

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES THAT THE ESSEX COUNTY SCHOOLS OF TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT WILL END ITS BANKING RELATIONSHIP WITH WELLS FARGO

August 15, 2018

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive asked the school district to sever its ties with the bank to show a united ...

As Students Return to College, Cuomo Signs Anti-Hazing Legislation

ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed anti-hazing legislation to help keep students safe as they go back to school.

The new law prohibits certain physical contact or requiring physical activity in any organization's initiating ceremony to prevent the deaths or serious injuries of students during fraternity pledging ceremonies.

"These hazing rituals are dangerous ...

Create a Bas-Relief Horse Head Tile At Harness Racing Museum

GOSHEN, NY – Join the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. and use sculpting tools to model air-dry terracotta clay into a bas-relief horse head tile. 

At just $10 per person the event promises to be both fun and affordable for those ages 8 and up.Scouts, Pony Club and 4-H members participate for free.  Preregistration ...

The Anatomy of Escape by Mike Blue

The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure by Mike Blue (Available on Amazon)

 

Imagine that you could just say, “Chuck it,” and walk away from the bonds that keep you tied to what Mike Blue, author of The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure, defines as the restrictive Work-Consume-Die cycle. To most of us, becoming what Blue terms “a ...

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little (Dog Ear Publishing, 2015)

 

Rich Little is a national treasure; a living encyclopedia of movie stars, comedians, and former presidents all wrapped into one dynamic package. Recently, my husband and I had the good fortune to see Little perform at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, where he has been doing his uncanny ...

Obituaries

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