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Nutley Relay for Life Returns to Memorial Park Friday

August 13, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Friday Night's Alright for Fightin' ... Cancer!  Join neighbors, friends, and friends you haven't met yet in Nutley's Memorial Park on this Friday, Aug. 19, as Nutley Relay for Life 2022 returns!

Usually held in May, this year's event was postponed due to weather. It will run from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19

Not on a team yet, ...

Harvest, Store and Preserve Herbs from your Nutley Garden

NUTLEY, NJ - Keep enjoying your homegrown herbs all year round. Harvest throughout the growing season and include them in garden-fresh meals. Then preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor ...

Rabies-Infected Raccoon Found in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were recently placed on notice after a rabies-infected raccoon was found on Christopher Street, Township officials announced.

 

According to Montclair Township officials, the New Jersey Department of Health notified the township Health Department Friday that a raccoon found on Christopher Street on August 8 tested positive for the rabies ...

Two Days Left To Visit Passaic County Fair: Food, Games, Entertainment And More

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday. 

Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all different kinds, such as Boba tea, popcorn, Mexican and Turkish food and ...

Bloomfield Water Boil Advisory Lifted

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In a Facebook post by Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, it was announced that the DEP had  lifted the boil water advisory for residents of the township. 

Residents had been Forced to boil  township water since a water main broke. Around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, a 72-inch water main broke in Branch Brook Park on the border of Newark and neighboring ...

Two Days Left To Visit Passaic County Fair: Food, Games, Entertainment And More

August 12, 2022

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday. 

Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all different kinds, such as Boba tea, popcorn, Mexican and Turkish food and ...

Passaic County Fair Starts Tonight on Garret Mountain

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual Passaic County Fair from August 11th-14th at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm.

The fair will feature four days of unique activities for all to enjoy from games and rides to art ...

Meet Melody Appel from the Cast of Nutley Little Theatre's Production of 'I Ought To Be In Pictures'

Melody Appel is our delightful young leading lady in this Neil Simon comedy. Melody is honored to portray Libby Tucker in her first Nutley Little Theater production!

She has not performed in about 4 years, so she is honored and grateful to be in this incredible play. Hailing from Wayne, New Jersey, Melody had been performing since she was 4 years old in NJ community theater companies. She ...

In Spite of Significant Headwinds, Home Prices Keep Going Up

August 12, 2022

Rising mortgage rates, a dip in home sales and the very real fears about housing affordability did little to slow the growth of home price appreciation in the second quarter of 2022. According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), median single-family existing-home prices rose 14.2% nationwide this past quarter. The average home price rose above $400,000 for the first time, landing ...

Twilight Time For the Big Yellow Box?  Montclair Planning Board to Study Redeveloping Municipal Building Property

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board met on August 8 in a virtually empty council chambers to discuss the latest proposal from the Township Council for an area in need of redevelopment involving an aging building  - and the board members just happened to be sitting in it. 

The council had in fact referred to the Planning Board a proposal to declare as an area in need of ...

Why Renting May Not be the Cheaper Alternative After All

It’s an age-old quandary that millions of Americans confront every year: Should I rent or should I buy a home? Admittedly, it’s not always easy to decide. 

The choice on whether to own a home or to rent one is subject to much debate, and people on both sides of the argument have no shortage of reasons why their decision is the right one. But if we’re being honest, ...

Special Food Truck Visit Big Hit at Little Falls Farmers Market

August 5, 2022

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Farmers Market had a special visit on July 24. The market runs every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain of shine, through Oct. 30 and is held in the parking lot of the municipal building, located at 225 Main Street. 

Patrons waited on lines to get their hands on food items from Cousins Maine Lobster Truck, which offered savory meals on the go ...

Hobby's Deli Reopens in Newark As A Beloved City Landmark Returns

NEWARK, NJ  — In a moment that for many is both a miracle and a mitzvah, Hobby's Deli reopened in downtown Newark, fixing a hole in some hungry hearts and stomachs.

"It took a love of the business and a love of family to make it back," said Marc Brummer, sitting next to his brother and co-owner Michael amidst the happy cacophony of a busy deli back to work after ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

Nutley To Add Stop Sign, Architect Hired for Town Hall, Church Raffle and More

August 11, 2022

Nutley Public Safety Commissioner introduced an ordinance for another stop sign during the Aug. 2 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans made an announcement to the residents on their third quarter taxes. See related story: It’s In The Mail – Nutley’s Third Quarter Taxes Are On The Way

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Gov Murphy Signs Three Bills to Protect NJ Consumers Against Predatory Financial Practices

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills, S-891/A-1557, S-902/A-1559, and A-1556/S-901, which will protect New Jersey consumers from predatory financial practices. These new laws include measures that will toughen New Jersey’s antitrust laws, stated the Governor's Office.

“New Jersey consumers are the heartbeat of our state’s economy, and it is ...

It’s In The Mail – Nutley’s Third Quarter Taxes Are On The Way

NUTLEY, NJ - Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans made a brief announcement for Nutley residents on third quarter tax bills during the Aug. 2 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

The township finally mailed out the third quarter municipal tax bills. Residents should begin to receive them shortly. Evans stated in the July 19 public meeting, that there is an extension to the grace ...

Legislators Announce Plan to Incentivize NY Companies to Open Jersey Satellite Offices

August 10, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Legislators proposed a state bill, "Stay in Jersey", to incentivize businesses in New York to open new offices in the Garden State for their Jersey-based employees.

Gottheimer was visibly upset and dismayed by the proposed congestion tax on New Jersey and working families, including those who commute to New York City for work or to visit family members on a ...

New Stockist in Nutley: Centre Nutrition and Wellness

We are so thrilled to announce our newest Stockist: Centre Nutrition & Wellness! 

When we met Karen, the owner, we loved how we shared the same beliefs and knew that this would be great fit for having our products in her fabulous store! 

Stop in and check it out! Centre Nutrition and Wellness is located at 379 Centre St. Nutley NJ, a few doors from the intersection of Franklin ...

Ice-T’s Proposed Dispensary Among Latest Approved By Jersey City’s Cannabis Control Board

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jersey City’s cannabis control board has given the OK to several applicants seeking to open marijuana dispensaries in the city, including one backed by rapper and actor Ice-T.

During its July 25 meeting, the board considered and approved the following Class 5 retail applications:

MedUSA NJ, LLC — Local businessman Haytham Elgawly has proposed a ...

Bloomfield Water Boil Advisory Lifted

August 12, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In a Facebook post by Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, it was announced that the DEP had  lifted the boil water advisory for residents of the township. 

Residents had been Forced to boil  township water since a water main broke. Around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, a 72-inch water main broke in Branch Brook Park on the border of Newark and neighboring ...

Boil Water Advisory Still Active As Newark Nears Total Restoration Of Service

NEWARK, NJ — Newark's Boil Water Advisory is still in place as city officials announced Wednesday that 99% of the city’s water service has been restored in the areas impacted by yesterday’s water main break in Belleville Township.

City officials said that water leaks have been stopped and full water pressure "should be at 100 percent by this ...

Main Break Leaves Newark Residents In Several Wards With Water Service Issues

NEWARK, NJ — Newark residents in several wards are experiencing issues with their water service after a water main broke in Belleville Township early Tuesday morning.

Belleville Mayor Michael Melham told TAPinto Newark the incident stemmed from a break in a 72-inch main in Branch Brook Park, near the Belleville/Newark border.

Newark Firefighters and ...

Hoboken Council Opposes $4.7B Plan To Widen Turnpike Extension

August 11, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken City Council has come out against a $4.7 billion plan to widen and repair the 8-mile-long extension that connects Exit 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike to the Holland Tunnel.

During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council adopted a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy to direct the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) “to halt any further work” on ...

Passaic County Breaks Ground on Garret Mountain Phase II Project

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Commissioners were joined by officials from Paterson, Clifton, and Woodland Park and stakeholders to break ground on the Garret Mountain Phase II Improvements Project.

The goal of this project is to provide new recreational amenities and improvements to Garret Mountain Reservation in the vicinity of the Auto Overlook area. The improvements are ...

Lawsuit Claims Union County Police ‘Old Boys Club’ Members Get Pass on Misconduct

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Police Department contains an “Old Boys Club” whose white, male members police Chief J. Chris Debbie allows to violate laws, a lawsuit brought by Sgt. Homero Almanzar against the department claims.

Almanzar, a retired U.S. Army disabled combat veteran described as Hispanic/Latino, is experiencing “a significant disparity” in ...

Rabies-Infected Raccoon Found in Montclair

August 12, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were recently placed on notice after a rabies-infected raccoon was found on Christopher Street, Township officials announced.

 

According to Montclair Township officials, the New Jersey Department of Health notified the township Health Department Friday that a raccoon found on Christopher Street on August 8 tested positive for the rabies ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 305 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

Monkeypox Cases Continue to Climb in Essex County, in NJ, and Across the Country

TRENTON, NJ - The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 293 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The report, published Aug. 11, 2022, shows an increase of 50 cases statewide since Monday Aug. 8. In Essex County, there are 59 cases as of Thursday morning. 

The US Centers for Disease Control reports 10,392 cases across the nation. 

County by county, there ...

School Threat Assessment Team Requirement

August 10, 2022

To the Editor,

In the wake of never-ending tragic school shootings, New Jersey has established a requirement for Threat Assessment Teams in all schools.  These teams will provide assistance in identifying students of concern, assess those students’ risk for engaging in violence, deliver intervention strategies to reduce the risk of violence in schools, and foster a secure school ...

Cedar Grove Board of Education to Conduct Interviews for Vacant Seat Later in August

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education will be undertaking the process of replacing the seat on the board that was vacated when Christine Dye submitted her resignation this week.

There are four members currently on the board, with a vacant seat that will be filled following public interviews at the next BOE meeting on Aug. 23.

The board will provide public notice of the ...

Christine Dye Resigns from Cedar Grove Board of Education

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Christine Dye on Wednesday submitted her resignation from the Cedar Grove Board of Education.

Dye's resignation follows a recent certification by the Essex County Clerk's Office of a petition circulated in Cedar Grove seeking a minimum of 2,802 signatures to put a referendum recalling Dye from the BOE on the election ballot in November.

There were 3,032 signatures ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

State Parole Board Chairman Talks About New Grant to Help Offenders with Substance Use Disorder

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's State Parole Board is teaming up with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care to help offenders struggling with substance use disorder, both before and after their release.

"We're confident that this is something that could be life-changing to a lot of people," State Parole Board Chairman Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. told TAPinto.

ICYMI: Barry Manilow Presents $20K Gift to East Side High Music Program in Newark

August 11, 2022

NEW ARK, NJ —Legendary performer Barry Manilow took the time before singing in front of a packed crowd at the Prudential Center to help students from Newark's East Side High School reach for the stars.

Manilow handed over a $20,000 check to East Side High School music teacher Thaddeus Exposé before his recent concert in Newark. The donation is part of the Manilow ...

Goods Donated in Hawthorne Delivered to Village in War-Torn Ukraine

MOVCHANIVKA, UKRAINE - Nearly three dozen large parcels of clothing, military-grade supplies, non-perishable food, and more successfully crossed the Atlantic and Europe to finally arrive in the village of Movchanivka in Ukraine.  The donations were the product of the generosity of Hawthornites and those of neighboring towns who responded to Donna Grofsick's call for aid back in ...

Nutley Relay for Life Less Than 10 Days Away

NUTLEY, NJ - Friday Night's Alright for Fightin' ... Cancer! Join neighbors, friends, and friends you haven't met yet in Nutley's Memorial Park on Aug. 19, as Nutley Relay for Life 2022 returns!

Usually held in May, this year's event was postponed due to weather. From 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19

Not on a team yet, don't fret, you can sign up and ...

Nutley Mourns 85th COVID-19 Death, 15th Loss in 2022

August 10, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - The County of Essex reported that another Nutley resident was lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most recent death was reported in the Essex County Coronavirus report of August 10, 2022. 

This latest death is the fifteenth reported since the start of the year, and the 85th loss since the pandemic began. The last reported death occurred in June.

TAPinto ...

Officials Announce Joint Effort to Address Paterson Mosque Bias Attack

PATERSON, NJ – In response to Monday evening’s assault at Masjid Abu Baker on Preakness Ave, where worshipers were pelted with rocks while they were praying, Mayor Andre Sayegh, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and members of the Paterson City Council announced their joint efforts to ...

Vincent United Methodist Church Nutley Sunday, August 7 at 10:00 a.m. on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, August 7 at 10:00 a.m. on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.

The church is open for worship in the church sanctuary, will be broadcast live on the church Facebook page, and will be available for Call In.

Special Music will be provided by Marge Baumann. Rev. David LeDuc will share a children’s ...

Harbison Steps down As Head Nutley Baseball Coach; Remains as Boys Basketball Skipper

August 12, 2022

NTULEY, NJ - Bob Harbison is taking some time for himself.

The long-time Nutley skipper announced earlier this month that he is relinquishing his duties as head baseball coach as well as being an assistant for the Maroon Raiders football team.

"I just thought it started to drain on me a bit," said Harbison, a 1984 Nutley graduate. "Going right from being head boys basketball ...

The Captain’s Insight

The ESPN series “The Captain,” a show that delineated the storied career of New York Yankee great Derek Jeter, showcased its finale this week.

Through seven episodes, we got to see both the ups and downs of Jeter as both a baseball player and as a human being. This balance through a hall of famer’s journey to being great allows us as an audience to understand his ...

NJ Junior Tennis Star Has “Pinky Promise” Fulfilled by Roger Federer

WAYNE, NJ – Twelve-year-old Izyan “Zizou” Ahmad is one of the top-ranked singles and doubles 12-and-under tennis players in the US - at one point recently he was ranked number one in both. He’s also a Wayne resident.

Five years ago, in a televised press conference at the US Open, Zizou boldly asked Roger Federer, the number one tennis player in the world, if he would ...

Volkswagen Strikes Home in Nutley

August 12, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Officers of the Nutley Police Department rescued an 80-year-old woman who was trapped in her vehicle after it crashed into a Bloomfield Ave. home.

According to police, local 9-1-1 dispatchers received several calls early Thursday afternoon regarding a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, first responders found a Volkswagen had driven into a home causing damage to the gas ...

Overturned Dump Truck on US 46 East at McBride Ave.

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A dump truck overturned Friday morning on Rt 46 East at McBride Ave in Woodland Park. All eastbound lanes are closed.

Emergency crews are on the scene.

NJ Transit is rerouting busses.

TAPinto will continue to update this story as details emerge. 

Nutley Police Report No Injuries in Motor Vehicle Crash

NUTLEY, NJ - First responders from the Township of Nutley responded to a two-vehicle accident on Park Ave. Tue. Aug. 9 at about 5:19 p.m. TAPinto Nutley staff photographer captured the aftermath in photos.

According to Nutley Police Department's Det. Anthony Montanari, the call for an EMS response was canceled because there were no injuries. 

Officers of the Nutley Police ...

Texas School Shooting Sparks Debate Surrounding Gun Control

June 23, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - It was the 144th day of 2022 when the Uvalde Texas mass school shooting occurred at Robb Elementary School. This marked the 212th mass shooting of 2022, so why isn’t anything changing?

Twenty-one people lost their lives at Robb Elementary School, Uvalde; 21 funerals to plan. Nineteen are for young children and two for teachers who died with the intent of protecting ...

Nutley High School Art Teacher Retires After 16 years

NUTLEY, NJ - NHS art teacher, Mrs. Theresa Lappostato, is retiring from NHS at the end this school year. The 16-year veteran art teacher from NHS has had an undeniable impact on students and future artists since acquiring this job.

Read Daniel Doman's entire article, NHS Art Teacher Retires After 16 years, on the Nutley High School Maroon and Gray site. 

TAPinto Nutley is ...

NJ Town Officials Ask Residents Locate and Identify Landmark Trees

August 11, 2022

MADISON, NJ - The Landmark Tree Program in Madison acknowledges special public and private trees in the Borough.  The program, run by the Shade Tree Management Board, is asking the public to help locate and identify the trees to be celebrated and treasured. 

The program was instituted under mandate of the Shade Tree Management Board (STMB) in 1988 and has been ...

Boil Water Advisories in Place in Belleville, Bloomfield; Nutley Water Okay

NUTLEY, NJ - Boil water advisories were issued in Bloomfield and Belleville Tuesday following a major water main break in the vicinity of Branch Brook Park. On Tuesday afternoon, the Township of Nutley Department of Public Works advised, "The Boil Water Alert issued by Newark Water, Belleville and Bloomfield DOES NOT pertain to Nutley."

A township-wide alert was issued ...

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

Tempers Flare During Cat Discussion At East Hanover Town Meeting

August 12, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover’s feral cat argument came to a head at the Feb. 7 town meeting as an argument turned into a 40-minute diatribe that only got tenser over time.

The East Hanover Council has repeatedly received complaints from angry residents about its feral cat population, which according to the ordinance residents are prohibited from feeding. The town declined to support a ...

Domestic Ducks Found In Spotswood

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Two domestic ducks are creating a bit of a stir in the borough and residents would like to help these duckies get reunited with their owners. A Black Swedish duck was found on Thursday, August 4 in the evening at Ottilios Restaurant on Devoe Avenue in Spotswood. A white Welsh Halequin was found on Friday by Devoe Lake. Both ducks are domesticated because their wings are ...

Pennsylvania K-9 Officer Makes Her Fourth Capture This Summer

DOYLESTOWN, PA—A Warrington Township K-9 officer racked up her fourth capture of the summer when a suspect fled the scene of a retail theft in Doylestown Township and ended up crashing in neighboring Warrington Township.

On July 31, 2022, around 1:00 p.m., Warrington police got involved in the apprehension of the three people suspected of taking part in the theft. After fleeing ...

Bloomfield Animal Shelter Seeks Forever Home for Lively, Playful Mixed-Breed Dog

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Bloomfield Animal Shelter is asking Bloomfield residents for help in adopting Stan, who has been housed at the shelter for the past eight months. Stan has been adopted twice since being found as a stray last December, and had a brief stint with a foster owner, but was returned to the shelter each time for being too “mouthy” and “destructive” towards toys ...

AddamsFest 2022: Lineup Shaping Up For Festival’s Fifth Year

August 7, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — From a widely popular beer garden to a cartooning workshop and an art exhibit, the town’s annual festival in celebration of Charles Addams is slated to return.

Planning for the fifth year of Westfield’s celebration of Addams Family creator and town native Charles Addams is in the works, the organizers said.

“I’m excited that some of the ...

History Will Come Alive at Ringwood Manor "Timeline" August 13-14

RINGWOOD, NJ - Whenever someone visits Ringwood Manor, they take a trip back in time.  On Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, visitors to this North Jersey treasure will have a particularly special opportunity to see centuries of “living” history spanning the continents and ages up close.  This weekend, Ringwood State Park in partnership with the Hawthorne-based ...

Historic Hoboken Terminal Included In ‘Iconic’ Giant Model Train Display

HOBOKEN, NJ — All aboard!

Hoboken’s historic Lackawanna Terminal is included in a new, gigantic model railroad display at Liberty Science Center (LSC) that pays homage to the bygone era of traveling by railways.

Touted as “one of the most elaborate and detailed model railroads ever built,” the 3,000-square-foot set recreates the Lackawanna Railroad line, which ...

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Nutley Relay for Life Returns to Memorial Park Friday

August 13, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Friday Night's Alright for Fightin' ... Cancer!  Join neighbors, friends, and friends you haven't met yet in Nutley's Memorial Park on this Friday, Aug. 19, as Nutley Relay for Life 2022 returns!

Usually held in May, this year's event was postponed due to weather. It will run from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday Aug. 19

Not on a team yet, ...

New Jersey Enters Drought Watch, State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch this week. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

Bloomfield, Belleville Still on Boil Water Advisory; Nutley Water Remains Safe

NUTLEY, NJ - Tuesday morning Aug. 9, a 72-inch water main broke in Branch Brook Park on the border of Newark and neighboring Belleville. At roughly the same time a water main broke on Van Winkle Ave. in Nutley leading to a flood of rumors about the safety of Nutley water. 

At no time was a boil water advisory issued for Nutley as the local break was not related to the events in ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

The G.O.A.T Says Farewell, Serena Williams Announces Exit on Pages of Vogue

The phrase “all good things must come to an end” is one of those statements that no matter how much you try to fight it, you can never become victorious.

This is the case for the career of Serena Williams. The legend of Williams has delighted us for over two decades, but just as she told Vogue Magazine, it is time for her to reach another chapter in her life.

Since 1995, ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

5 Steps to Crush Conflict

Conflict is a natural and inescapable part of living. When embraced, positive conflict can even be a catalyst for change. But when conflict isn't managed correctly, it can create a competitive, damaging, and unhealthy environment. 

Discerning when to enter a conflict, when to avoid it, and most importantly, how to deal with it is key to improving relationships and preventing future ...

Nutley Public School District Announces New Administrators

The Nutley Public School District has appointed five new district administrators this summer.

Mrs. Brooke Benavides was named Principal of Lincoln School. Mrs. Jackie Devore was named Coordinator of Physical Education, Health and Wellness, K-12. Mr. Michael Gurrieri was named Coordinator of English Language Arts, K-12. Mr. Craig Jandoli was named Nutley High School Vice Principal. Mrs. Jenna ...

Inside Nutley Podcast Episode 2 with Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci

The second edition of the 'Inside Nutley' Podcast is now available. This month’s episode features Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.

Hosted by lifelong resident Thomas Greco, the monthly podcast provides a look at current town issues, explores how the town is moving forward and answers questions from Nutley residents.

Commissioner Tucci covers a wide range of topics including the ...

August 2022 Programs at Nutley Public Library

2022 Summer Reading Program – Sign up for the library’s summer reading program “Oceans of Possibilities” for a chance to win prizes like gift cards, a Turtleback Zoo family pass, and a Nintendo Switch just by reading!  For all ages:  babies to adults.  Register at nutleypubliclibrary.beanstack.org.

Summer Teen Volunteering - through ...

Official Notice: Nutley Board of Education Retreat July 20, 2022 (Revised)

July 18, 2022

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 5:30pm in the Media Center at the John H. Walker Middle School to discuss district and board goals for 2022-2023.

NO PUBLIC ACTION WILL BE TAKEN. 

Official Notice: Nutley Public Schools Public Meeting Date Change / New Date

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education is canceling the schedule Board Meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2022 and rescheduling the Board Meeting for Monday, October 17, 2022.

This meeting will still be held at the Nutley High School auditorium at 6:30pm.

Hoboken Council Opposes $4.7B Plan To Widen Turnpike Extension

August 11, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken City Council has come out against a $4.7 billion plan to widen and repair the 8-mile-long extension that connects Exit 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike to the Holland Tunnel.

During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council adopted a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy to direct the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) “to halt any further work” on ...

Passaic County Breaks Ground on Garret Mountain Phase II Project

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Commissioners were joined by officials from Paterson, Clifton, and Woodland Park and stakeholders to break ground on the Garret Mountain Phase II Improvements Project.

The goal of this project is to provide new recreational amenities and improvements to Garret Mountain Reservation in the vicinity of the Auto Overlook area. The improvements are ...

Tom Gargiulo’s Summer Baseball Leadership Camp Offers Top Quality Experience for Children

The best baseball camps in New Jersey are considered by some young players and their parents to be the first step on the way to molding superior athletes. Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is pleased to announce Tom Gargiulo’s Summer Baseball Leadership Camp to the Parks and Recreation Department’s line up of summer activities.  The skills involved in baseball are shared through the ...

School Threat Assessment Team Requirement

August 10, 2022

To the Editor,

In the wake of never-ending tragic school shootings, New Jersey has established a requirement for Threat Assessment Teams in all schools.  These teams will provide assistance in identifying students of concern, assess those students’ risk for engaging in violence, deliver intervention strategies to reduce the risk of violence in schools, and foster a secure school ...

Inclusive Curriculum Is Important, Although Some Are Against It

After watching a recent East Brunswick Board of Education meeting, I find it necessary to voice my concerns due to comments made regarding the terms cisgender, intersex, non-binary, and transgender. The very fact that one of our own Board of Ed members admitted that he doesn’t know what some of these terms mean makes it that more obvious why this curriculum is necessary. For someone ...

School Threat Assessment Team Requirement

August 10, 2022

To the Editor,

In the wake of never-ending tragic school shootings, New Jersey has established a requirement for Threat Assessment Teams in all schools.  These teams will provide assistance in identifying students of concern, assess those students’ risk for engaging in violence, deliver intervention strategies to reduce the risk of violence in schools, and foster a secure school ...

NJ Town to Put Open Space Tax Referendum on November Ballot

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council has approved an open space tax, half of a cent per $100 of assessed value, for the November ballot.

On August 3, at a special meeting, the council unanimously approved the $.005 tax. Language for the referendum is due to the county election office by August 19.

Council member Amy Martin was not in attendance.

Mayor Kristine Morieko said there will ...

NJ Assembly Speaker Coughlin Calls for Election Reform

If you look across the country these days, how to conduct an election in a fair and transparent way is not an issue that Democrats and Republicans have been able to find much agreement on. But while that may be the case in Washington or in other states, that’s exactly what legislators in New Jersey did in June.

Shortly after the election last November, we noticed there were some issues ...

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Prism Capital Partners Announces Sale of Flagship Office Tower in Nutley

July 11, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ – Prism Capital Partners (Prism) has announced the sale of ON3’s flagship office tower, 200 Metro Boulevard in Nutley, to an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. (Cantor Fitzgerald). Eastdil Secured represented Prism in the $131.7 million transaction to the New York City-based institutional investor, marking New Jersey’s largest suburban ...

Nutley Public Schools Host Human Library Project with Hackensack Meridian Medical School

NUTLEY, NJ - On Monday, June 20, the Nutley Public Schools hosted an introduction to the Human Library Project.  This program is the result of a partnership with the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. For the second year, the medical school has placed eight medical students with the district as part of their Human Dimension of Community Health course. They work under the guidance of Dr.

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

The Hotel Nantucket

 The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, 2022)

 

Ladies,  the latest Elin Hilderbrand novel to tuck into your beach bag has arrived. It is The Hotel Nantucket.  Although this is Hilderbrand’s 27th book about her beloved island, this charming novel has a more whimsical tone than many of the others and will provide a few hours of pleasant romance and ...

NJ Assembly Speaker Coughlin Calls for Election Reform

August 5, 2022

If you look across the country these days, how to conduct an election in a fair and transparent way is not an issue that Democrats and Republicans have been able to find much agreement on. But while that may be the case in Washington or in other states, that’s exactly what legislators in New Jersey did in June.

Shortly after the election last November, we noticed there were some issues ...

Fear of Teeth

It is a particularly hot day at the beach. Another in a string of sweltering afternoons that warrant the understated designation of “heat wave”. My skin feels gooey, a mixture of salty sweat and sunscreen. Flopped on a large beach blanket, a sparse coating of sand makes me feel like a breaded cutlet on an oven rack.

When I can no longer bear the oppressive heat, I scamper ...

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July 27, 2022

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We are seeking freelance, part-time and full-time journalists with previous writing experience and a strong interest in local journalism.

Like most community outlets, we focus on essential topics: local government, schools, high school sports, transportation, development and health care.

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and Glen Ridge Police Department Sharpen Emergency Readiness with Active Shooter Drill

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – Mountainside Medical Center conducted an active shooter drill and preparedness assessment of its emergency operations plan for a potential mass casualty event, in collaboration with the Glen Ridge Police Department.

The exercise focused on patient and team member safety, communication, security and law enforcement response, and de-escalation protocols.

New Jersey Business Brokerage Celebrates Another Successful Transition

When it comes time to sell a business, a business broker can be a vital part of the process.

And so, when a leading New Jersey-based dental supply company owner wanted to secure new talent to take over the business, finding a broker that shared the vision of effortless transition was paramount.

Turning to the professional business brokers at Murphy Business Sales, that owner found an ...

Walk In Sunshine Receives Grant From Enterprise Holdings Foundation

Walk In Sunshine received a generous $1,000 grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation. This donation will assist Walk In Sunshine in providing additional financial assistance for families who have lost a child here in New Jersey.   

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation aims to give back to the communities where partners and employees work. 98% of annual donations by Enterprise ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...

'Jersey Voices' Explores Mesmerizing Relationships

CHATHAM NJ - The annual selection of intriguing and original short plays is now on view at the Chatham Playhouse through August 7.

There’s something for everyone in the seven selections from several playwrights, with various themes.  “The Elusive Pursuit of Maximum Bliss” by Ken Preuss starts off the evening. Amanda Marino has directed Peter Despres as Max and Alyssa Fox ...