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Montclair Sports Complex Dedicated to Late Aubrey Lewis

October 18, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Montclair football home game on Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the Aubrey Lewis Sports Complex.

Located at 28 Essex Ave, the ceremony took place before the football kickoff against Bloomfield. Montclair Public School officials and local leaders were on hand along with friends and family members, to rename ...

TAPinto Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum 7 p.m. at Vincent Church

NUTLEY, NJ - The first Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church on Vincent Place Nutley. All candidates have been invited. 

Questions for the candidates come from questions submitted by TAPinto Nutley readers. 

Parking is available on Vincent Place, on Booth Drive, and in the Nutley High School ...

Home Invasion and Sexual Assault Under Investigation in Maplewood; Suspect At Large

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosector's Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday in Maplewood, according to a press release on Wednesday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

The woman, age 24,  first ...

Have An Opinion On Nutley Matters? Your Letter to the Editor is Welcomed at TAPinto Nutley

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 Anonymous letters will not be published.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 ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Nutley Public Safety Trunk or Treat Wednesday Oct 31 at Public Safety Headquarters

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and the Department of Public Safety invite the community to Nutley's ninth annual Truck or Treat at the Nutley Public Safety Headquarters. 

Trunk or Treat provides a safe way for families to enjoy the holiday in a fun environment. 

Trunk or Treat takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 ...

Have An Opinion On Nutley Matters? Your Letter to the Editor is Welcomed at TAPinto Nutley

October 17, 2018

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 ...

Nutley Commissioners approve salary ordinance, longevity and sick day payout gone

NUTLEY, NJ - A salary ordinance and budget insertions were approved, including a public safety grant during the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Ordinances

A public hearing was held for Ordinance No 3393. The ordinance was introduced by Commissioner Steven Rogers on Sept. 4, was passed and amends Ordinance No. 3385. The ordinance states the base salary will be ...

Meet the Nutley Board of Education Candidates Before the First Forum

NUTLEY, NJ - Six residents are running for three seats on the Nutley Board of Education. Three are incumbents whose three year terms are expiring in January, three are brand new candidates, and one served on the NOE in the past and is seeking to serve again. 

TAPinto Nutley received candidate statements from all six candidates. These are the candidates own words presented by the ...

TAPinto Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum 7 p.m. at Vincent Church

October 18, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The first Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church on Vincent Place Nutley. All candidates have been invited. 

Questions for the candidates come from questions submitted by TAPinto Nutley readers. 

Parking is available on Vincent Place, on Booth Drive, and in the Nutley High School ...

Bloomfield College Announces Gov Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy as Honorary 150th Gala Chairs

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  NJ  Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy will serve as honorary chairs for the Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala. The gala will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Valley Regency at 6:30 p.m.

The black-tie Sesquicentennial Gala is being hailed as "the ultimate fundraiser for college student scholarships" by the ...

Seton Hall University Reports Applications Have Increased 140 Percent in Last Five Years

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Applications are on the rise at Seton Hall University (SHU), according to a press release from the university that cited an MSN Money report ranking SHU at number six in the nation among educational institutions experiencing the largest five-year percentage increase in college applications.

The results come from a 24/7 Wall Street study analyzing National ...

Nutley Public Safety Trunk or Treat Wednesday Oct 31 at Public Safety Headquarters

October 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and the Department of Public Safety invite the community to Nutley's ninth annual Truck or Treat at the Nutley Public Safety Headquarters. 

Trunk or Treat provides a safe way for families to enjoy the holiday in a fun environment. 

Trunk or Treat takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 ...

There's Still Time to Enter Nutley Historical Society's 'Picturing Nutley' Photography Contest

NUTLEY, NJ - There is still plenty of  time for residents of all ages to enter the Nutley Historical Society's 'Picturing Nutley' photo contest. An exhibit of the best best photos will follow at the Nutley Public Library in 2019.

Subjects of photos must be current photos of the township, historical photos are excluded from competition. Subjects can ...

Nutley Raider Marching Band places second at Mt. Olive High School

FLANDERS, NJ - The Nutley Raider Marching Band finished second with a score of 86.90 in competition at Mt. Olive High School. The band also won 'Best Percussion' Division IVA. 

Montclair Sports Complex Dedicated to Late Aubrey Lewis

October 18, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Montclair football home game on Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the Aubrey Lewis Sports Complex.

Located at 28 Essex Ave, the ceremony took place before the football kickoff against Bloomfield. Montclair Public School officials and local leaders were on hand along with friends and family members, to rename ...

Did you see this DJ's Warm-Up Jacket?

NUTLEY, NJ - DJ lost his warm up jacket at the soccer fields located across from Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave. 

The label reads "DJ."

The patch reads "RDS Special Developmental Schools"

If you have it or have seen it, please email Kris at marin.pilgrim@gmail.com

 

Nutley, Bloomfield Cheerleading Squads Capture SEC “Cheer For A Cure” Crowns

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – High school cheerleading squads from Nutley and Bloomfield captured their respective Super Essex Conference division titles during the Cheer For A Cure fundraiser held on Thursday evening, October 4 at Foley Field.

Seventeen schools danced in the rain during the event, with the Bloomfield Bengals winning the Liberty Division title and the Nutley Raiders taking the ...

Bloomfield College Announces Gov Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy as Honorary 150th Gala Chairs

October 16, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  NJ  Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy will serve as honorary chairs for the Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala. The gala will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Valley Regency at 6:30 p.m.

The black-tie Sesquicentennial Gala is being hailed as "the ultimate fundraiser for college student scholarships" by the ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

TAPinto Nutley Announces Support of 13th Annual Relay For Life

NUTLEY, NJ – For the third consecutive year, TAPinto.net  is proud to be a sponsor of Nutley Relay For Life, the ongoing community initiative on behalf of the Parks and Recreation Department to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer.

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for American Cancer Society.  This marks the 13th year Nutley is hosting Relay and it ...

Home Invasion and Sexual Assault Under Investigation in Maplewood; Suspect At Large

October 17, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosector's Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday in Maplewood, according to a press release on Wednesday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

The woman, age 24,  first ...

Nutley Public Safety Trunk or Treat Wednesday Oct 31 at Public Safety Headquarters

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and the Department of Public Safety invite the community to Nutley's ninth annual Truck or Treat at the Nutley Public Safety Headquarters. 

Trunk or Treat provides a safe way for families to enjoy the holiday in a fun environment. 

Trunk or Treat takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 ...

West Passaic Ave Road Closure Tuesday Oct 16 in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - West Passaic Ave will be temporarily closed from Leo Terrace to Garrabrant Ave for emergency PSE&G repair. The closure should last approx 3 hours. Police Officers are on scene directing traffic. Expect delays and plan alternate route.

(the announcement was made at about 12 noon) 

More Tickets to AddamsFest Beer Garden in Westfield to be Released this Week

October 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Disappointed that you couldn’t get tickets for Charlie’s Ale Garden during AddamsFest? Despite a “sold out” image on the Beer Garden page on AddamsFest.com, organizers said that more tickets will become available for purchase later this week.

“As we said, we can only pre-sell as many tickets as our rain location at the Armory will ...

Escape to the Islands this Sunday, Right in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7. 

The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The congregation celebrated the Asian heritage of congregants this past Spring.

A suggested ...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with an Affogato

NUTLEY, NJ - Italian American Heritage Month was proclaimed by the President of the United States and US Congress in 1989. The month is a celebration of the contributions and achievements of Italian immigrants and their descendant to American culture. Any good celebration needs food, so today we're ordering an 'Affogato.'

Affogato is quite simple: a scoop of vanilla gelato or ...

Celebrity Chef Ariane Duarte to Host Fundraiser for Homeless Pets and Pets of Domestic Violence Victims!

VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18.

The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise funds to help domestic violence shelters add a safe space for pets so families ...

Have An Opinion On Nutley Matters? Your Letter to the Editor is Welcomed at TAPinto Nutley

October 17, 2018

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 ...

'Off The Record' With TAPinto Nutley Owner John Lee Oct 21 at Nutley Farmers Market

NUTLEY, NJ - Join TAPinto Nutley owner John Lee for an 'Off The Record' Nutley Farmers Market 'Walk and Talk' Sunday October 21.

Prior to market opening, a group will gather at 8:15 a.m. in the Ciccolini Bld. Parking Lot before heading out on a three-mile loop through Nutley's acclaimed park system. 

The walks are a great way to start the day and get ...

Jaycees Honoree, Kevin Knight, to Lead Marketing for Small Biz talk at Sunday's Farmers Market in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Kevin Knight will lead the Nutley Farmers Market 'Walk and Talk' this Sunday. Knight will discuss 'Marketing and Social Media for Small Business' while leading a group through Nutley's park system.

A group will gather at the Nutley Farmers Market managers table at 8:15 a.m. for photos and opening remarks. Then Knight will lead the group on a loop ...

Host your next Party, Workshop, or Recital in the Center of Nutley

October 9, 2018

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.  ...

Learn More about Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day occurs every year on the second Monday of October, a day traditionally celebrated as Columbus Day, but in recent years have shifted focus to illuminate the experiences of Native Americans and Indigenous People, who were nearly exterminated in parts of what was known as "the New World." Indigenous Peoples' Day reimagines Columbus Day and changes a ...

Escape to the Islands this Sunday, Right in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7. 

The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The congregation celebrated the Asian heritage of congregants this past Spring.

A suggested ...

Celebrity Chef Ariane Duarte to Host Fundraiser for Homeless Pets and Pets of Domestic Violence Victims!

October 2, 2018

VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18.

The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise funds to help domestic violence shelters add a safe space for pets so families ...

North Carolina Orphan Pets Arrive in New Jersey for Fostering

ROXBURY, NJ – It was “Welcome to Roxbury” tonight for nine dogs and 14 cats from North Carolina that arrived at the Eleventh Hour Rescue facility in Succasunna.

The animals came from shelters in two North Carolina counties ravaged by Hurricane Florence. Awaiting them were people, from Roxbury and elsewhere, who responded to the animal rescue group’s recent social ...

Help The AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Aid Hurricane Florence Equine Victims

LEXINGTON, Ky. — As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry organizations in support of its Equine Disaster Relief Fund.

Just as was done in 2017 during hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the Foundation will work with agencies and veterinarians in the region to identify the needs ...

Update: Best Friend Reunited With Her People

NUTLEY, NJ - This black dog was found going for a stroll in the Spring Garden section of Nutley earlier today. As lovely as that part of town is, it is fair to assume that the dog's people are missing her. 

After her story was shared on TAPinto Nutley and by members of the community on social media, we are happy to report that this lovely lady was reunited with her ...

TAPinto Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum 7 p.m. at Vincent Church

October 18, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The first Nutley Board of Education Candidate Forum will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church on Vincent Place Nutley. All candidates have been invited. 

Questions for the candidates come from questions submitted by TAPinto Nutley readers. 

Parking is available on Vincent Place, on Booth Drive, and in the Nutley High School ...

Late Night Voter Registration for General Election Tuesday, October 16, 2018

This year's General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

All polling locations will be open from 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

To vote in the General Election you must be registered to vote no later than Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Municipal Clerk’s Office will have extended hours of operation for LATE NIGHT REGISTRATION on the ...

Meet the Nutley Board of Education Candidates Before the First Forum

NUTLEY, NJ - Six residents are running for three seats on the Nutley Board of Education. Three are incumbents whose three year terms are expiring in January, three are brand new candidates, and one served on the NOE in the past and is seeking to serve again. 

TAPinto Nutley received candidate statements from all six candidates. These are the candidates own words presented by the ...

Have An Opinion On Nutley Matters? Your Letter to the Editor is Welcomed at TAPinto Nutley

October 17, 2018

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 ...

Fall Leaf Bag Distribution Saturday at DPW Garage on Cortland St. in Nutley this Saturday

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents are invited to pick up fall leaf bags at the Nutley Department of Public Works Garage this Saturday Oct. 6 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

At the same DPW staff will be collecting donations of non-perishable food to help residents who are experiencing food insecurity. Food donations will go to the Nutley Family Service Bureau pantry ...

Chatham Residents Warn of "Fatburg" That Hit Their Home; Seek Relief from Borough of Chatham Council & Morris County JIF

CHATHAM, NJ - Last January, John Pryor heard what he thought were the sounds of a washing machine running in his basement. Then he realized that the washing machine wasn't running and went to see what was making the sound.

What he saw raw was sewage pouring into his basement from a toilet. Before the source - a "Fatburg" - was finally contained, it had pushed more than 16 inches ...

'Off The Record' With TAPinto Nutley Owner John Lee Oct 21 at Nutley Farmers Market

October 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Join TAPinto Nutley owner John Lee for an 'Off The Record' Nutley Farmers Market 'Walk and Talk' Sunday October 21.

Prior to market opening, a group will gather at 8:15 a.m. in the Ciccolini Bld. Parking Lot before heading out on a three-mile loop through Nutley's acclaimed park system. 

The walks are a great way to start the day and get ...

Pinkin Bill Expanding Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines Clears Assembly Committee

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday.

The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines, injectable ...

'Let HOPE Light the Way' Candlelight Vigil Oct 24 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ- HOPE for Nutley is hosting a 'Let HOPE Light the Way' vigil Wednesday Oct 24 at John H. Walker Middle School at 6:30 p.m. 

All residents are invited to join together in an hour of inspirational readings and music on the importance of mindfulness during stressful times. “Let HOPE Light the Way” as we, as a community, join together to promote camaraderie ...

Mentor/Student Among National Champions Crowned At Garden State Driving Event

October 17, 2018

STONE TAVERN, N.J. – Five USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Champions were crowned at the Garden State Combined Driving Event CDE at the Horse Park of New Jersey on Oct. 14.

It was the debut of national championships at the preliminary level in order to serve as a catalyst to ignite further interest in the combined driving discipline, and cultivate combinations for the ...

Area Young Riders Set To Compete At Mid-Atlantic Equestrian Festival

UPPER MARLBORO, MD —The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, will be celebrating its seventh anniversary this year at the Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md, from Nov. 16 to 18.

As one of the most celebrated events in equestrian competition, MAEF has continued to step it up and will now be offering over $6,500 in scholarship awards.

Known as the ...

Collegiate Riding: Local Riders Earning Points For Their Teams

WACO, Texas — There was plenty of movement in the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association Farnam Team Rankings as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee with local riders making an impact.

As of Oct. 9, No. 1 Auburn remained on top of the coach's poll with Texas A&M sliding into the No. 2 spot. Baylor and SMU jumped up to No. 3 and No. 4.  Georgia dropped ...

Pet-Friendly Indoor Gardening

October 3, 2018

Houseplants make a wonderful addition to our home’s décor and improve the indoor air quality.  Those with pets however may struggle with keeping plants safe from curious pets and the pets safe from indoor greenery.

The good news is you can grow an indoor garden even when you own pets.  Yes, some do love to dig in the soil or even eat our favorite houseplants, but with ...

Discover the Beauty of Double Tulips for Your Nutley Garden

Celebrate the National Garden Bureau’s Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you’ll love their impressive blooms in your garden and containers.

Start and end the tulip season with these beautiful spring-flowering bulbs. Plant double ...

Plant Easy Care Daffodils Now for Added Spring Beauty

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau has declared 2017 the Year of the Daffodil, and with the fall planting season right around the corner, now is the ...

Hundreds Honor NJ Vice Principal Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

October 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several hundred people filled the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens today at the funeral service for New Brunswick Vice Principal Tyrone Harrison, who was struck by a car and killed.

"I know this is tough for all of us," Harrison's brother, Shawn, told the people who filled the pews. "Yet, you look around this church. Everyone here Tyrone ...

Second man charged in fatal drag racing hit and run

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal accident in which a New Brunswick vice principal was struck and killed by one of several drivers who authorities say were drag racing on Stelton Road in Piscataway last Saturday, 

Sohjah Powell-Warner, 21, of Piscataway, who was identified as managing a Facebook page and Instagram account for the car club ...

Piscataway Man Charged in Drag Racing Hit and Run Death of High School Vice-Principal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Freddy S. Garcia Jr. of Piscataway has been charged with the hit and run death of a popular New Brunswick High School vice-principal. According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Scott Cartmell of the Piscataway Police Department, Garcia Jr., 21, has been arrested for causing the death of a pedestrian, a 49-year old vice-principal of New Brunswick ...

See the View From Luxury High-Rise that Just Opened in Downtown Newark

October 4, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A 238-foot high luxury residential tower that overlooks Military Park and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center is finished and open for leasing.

One Theater Square has been 11 years in the making. The building was developed by Dranoff Properties, and the president of the company today called the project a “game-changer” at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“One ...

Occupancy Related Violations Update in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner gives an update on the ongoing occupancy-related violations and residents voice their concerns on the issue during a September  Board of Commissioners Public Meeting.

Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans updated the public announcing the recent findings from a review of properties with occupancy violations.  According to Evans, ...

Columbus Day Weekend Packs Plenty of Events in the LBI Region

October 1, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to celebrate fall during Columbus Day Weekend October 5-8 and take advantage of the Long Beach Island Region's best time of year.

Whether it is on the beach, bay or the pines there will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the fall season.

Enjoy new, returning and time tested events ...

Morristown Festival of Books Announces 2018 Keynote Speaker John Kerry

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former Secretary of State and five-term US Senator John Kerry joins the roster of award- winning authors at Morristown Festival of Books! EVERY DAY IS EXTRA: AN EVENING WITH JOHN KERRY is an event you won’t want to miss, so mark your calendars now! Kerry will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 12 at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, South Street, ...

Spooky Schedule Set for AddamsFest in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — The full schedule for AddamsFest has been announced on AddamsFest.com, and it’s jam-packed with events for people of all ages.

The town-wide celebration will honor Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creation, "The Addams Family," throughout October all around town, with a slew of events planned for the Friday and weekend just before ...

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Forums and Town Hall Meetings to Keep Voters Informed Ahead of School Election in Nutley Start This Week

October 14, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - With two ballot questions about Nutley Public Schools, and six candidates vying for three Board of Education seats, residents will be able to learn more about the issues during two town hall meetings and two candidate forums being held before the election. 

On Wednesday October 17, Nutley Public Schools will host the first of two town hall meetings to discuss the ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

Vincent Methodist Church , Nutley

Board of Education Candidate Forum hosted by ...

Education Government

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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Montclair

Trump Foreign Policy at Mid-Term

Government Other

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Fri, October 19, 8:30 AM

Westbridge Academy, Bloomfield

Educator Workshop: Executive Function Skills in ...

Education Giving Back

Fri, October 19, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Fri, October 19, 7:00 PM

Totowa PAL, Totowa

Beefsteak Dinner Dance-Tricky Tray featuring the ...

Giving Back

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Fri, October 19, 7:30 PM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Candidate Statement: Debbie Russo

October 15, 2018

My name is Debbie Russo and I have been fortunate enough to serve for the past nine years as a Nutley Board of Education Trustee; most recently as the Vice President.  I have been an active member of the Nutley community for nearly 30 years.  Most importantly, I am the mother of three children, two of which have graduated from the Nutley Schools and one who is presently attending Nutley ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Erica Zarro

My name is Erica Zarro, and I am honored to introduce myself as a Nutley Board of Education (BOE) Candidate. I am single mother of a 6-year-old son who attends Lincoln Elementary School. I am employed as an office supervisor for a local physical therapy company and also serve as the regional director of philanthropic and charitable affairs for the company. I ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Ken Reilly

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Ken Reilly, and I am a lifelong resident of Nutley and proud father of five children. I decided to run for a seat on the Nutley Board of Education (the Board) because giving back to the community that has so greatly enriched my life, is an essential part of who I am. I previously served eight years on the Board, including as ...

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Gov. Murphy Delivers Economic Development Strategic Plan at On3 in Nutley

October 1, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and diversity are at the forefront of the State’s economy. The ...

Resolution Passed For On3 Phase 2A Redevelopment Plan by Nutley Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at Monday's special meeting formally approving the Phase 2A redevelopment plan for the On3 campus. The plan approval was previously announced at the August 7 BOC meeting. Monday's meeting formally passed the resolution. 

The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

October 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

Pinkin Bill Expanding Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines Clears Assembly Committee

October 16, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday.

The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines, injectable ...

UPDATE: Found Safe! Passaic Teen Goes Missing in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe!

Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in Elizabeth.

The youth is Hispanic with blonde curly hair and is approximately 5’4” and 130 ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Belmar’s Gazebo at Silver Lake Gets Much-Needed Makeover After ‘Messy’ Summer

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s Huisman Gazebo at Silver Lake has been treated to a fall facelift, courtesy of the borough’s public works department.

A work crew spent October 4 repairing and repainting the landmark structure after a busy summer took its toll on the photographic hotspot for weddings, proms and other special occasions.

In fact, the gazebo was left in such ...

Nutley Public School Town Hall Meetings Scheduled

October 12, 2018

Two Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to provide the Nutley  
community with information on the November 6th referendum regarding  
construction projects to four of our district schools: Yantacaw,  
Washington, JHWMS, and NHS. All community members are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 17th

7pm at JHWMS Auditorium

Saturday, November 3rd

10am ...

Nutley Public Schools November 6 Referendum

In an effort to provide up-to-date and accurate information on the November 6, 2018 referendum, the Referendum page of our district website has been updated with a new Frequently Asked Question document and updated building drawings.

In conjunction with the demographer’s report, overcrowding, aging buildings, usage space shrinking due to educational program requirements and an increase ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

What Does Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Mean?

What does it mean to be a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)?

I recently spoke with future DPT intern Timothy O’Connor from Seton Hall University and asked him this question. He said that “it means that I have the knowledge and skills to gather all the information needed to treat each patient, regardless of what systems in the body are involved. A doctorate in physical therapy will ...

Pajama Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Join us at the Nutley Public Library on select Monday nights for a special story time program. Pajama Story Time is a chance for families to listen to a story, make a craft, and get snuggly! Wear your favorite pajamas and slippers, or just bring along your favorite cuddly stuffed toy. 

Pajama Story Time takes place at 7:00 PM in the Nutley Public Library Children's Room on ...

Read for the Record Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Get ready to "Read for the Record" on October 25 at 10:30 AM at the Nutley Public Library! Enjoy a special story time with TAPintoNutley's Owner John Lee as we read Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, and make a craft. Registration is required and open to Nutley residents. All participating families will receive a free copy of the book ...

LEGO Play Time at Nutley Public Library

Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays! 

LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGOS! 

No registration is required and all supplies are ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau's Rock Hunger III Returns to the Old Canal Inn June 8, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Following the success of 2018's 'Rock Hunger II," Nutley Family Service Bureau is reminding everyone to save the date for 'Rock Hunger III.' The event will take place on the main stage at the Old Canal Inn on June 8, 2019.

The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m, all to support the food pantry operation at NFSB. The evening will include food and a ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau Kids Social Skills Workshop

In this free program, elementary school children learn how to interact in ways that are optimally communicative and socially appropriate. Skills for effective listening, reciprocal responsiveness, self-reflection, behavior modulation and heightened sensitivity to others will be the major focus.

The participants engage in child-centered activities such as: game playing, balanced competition and ...

Nutley Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Fall 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 ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

Travel Basketball Registration Now Open

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci has announced that the Recreation Traveling Basketball Program is now open for registration.

This program is dedicated to helping youth build self esteem and self confidence through organized basketball. We strive to educate and motivate each player to achieve their own individual level of success.

Character development is stressed through teamwork and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter October 6 to October 12, 2018

October 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.

REMINDER:  LOCK YOUR VEHICLES

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: The Nutley I Used To Know

October 18, 2018

Letter to the Editor:

I am writing to address the upcoming referendum, and why I believe it is important to vote "yes".  

I am a proud, born and bred Nutleyite:  I was raised on White Terrace, attended Washington Elementary School, Franklin Middle School, and graduated from Nutley High School.  As a child, I enjoyed the many wonderful aspects of ...

Letter to the Editor: Taxpayer Shares Thoughts on Nutley Public Schools Referendum

To the Editor, 

 I wanted to share my perspective as a 10 year tax paying resident of Nutley in regard to the revised Referendum. 

When we moved here 10 years ago, before we had children, I remember how proud long time residents were of the school system. Even though, at the time, it wasn’t exactly on our radar,  I felt at ease knowing we were in a town ...

"The Only Way We Can Control Mr. DiVincenzo is to Vote Him Out of Office."

Dear Editor,

Joseph DiVincenzo is running for his 5th term in office as Essex County Executive.  I urge each of you not to give Mr. DiVincenzo another term for the following reasons.  To my knowledge, the South Mountain Reservation was chartered as a haven for wildlife, hiking, camping, and as a watershed.  Nonetheless, Mr. DiVincenzo has asked the Freeholders to ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2018




The Jaffe Briefing will be on Fall Break beginning Monday, returning Oct. 23





Voter registration deadline for the November 2018 election is Tuesday, October 16

Click HERE to see if you're already registered

Or call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)


EAST RUTHERFORD - The goal - one would think - is for the ...

Menhaden Facts, Not Paid Industry Spin

September 20, 2018

Omega Protein Inc. spotter planes saw vast schools of older bunker in the New York/New Jersey area last week. So they sent their industrial fishing operation 275 miles north to catch millions of menhaden out of the mouths of whales that were lunge feeding less than a half a mile away.

Of course, this infuriated whale-watchers who were enjoying the show put on by more than a dozen humpback ...

SHERRILL: WEBBER IN LOCK STEP WITH RYAN TAX HIKE

October 17, 2018

Fairfield, NJ -- Ahead of Speaker Paul Ryan’s visit to the 11th District to campaign with Assemblyman Jay Webber, Mikie Sherrill released the following statement:

“It is not surprising that Assemblyman Webber would bring the architect of the tax hike bill to our community. While Speaker Ryan punished New Jersey families, slashing the state and local tax deduction and threatening ...

Essex County College Offers Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training

On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The Student Life and Activities Office paid for the event. The training shared statistics about ...

Halloween-Themed Race Hopes To Scare Hunger Away

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by the Barwick Group for the 4th year and will benefit CUMAC, Passaic County’s largest feeding ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

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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