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Save the Date: Open Air Night at the Movies on the Nutley Park Oval is June 7

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education approved a "Use of Buildings and Grounds" permit for the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department's open air movie night. 

The family friendly evening provides residents the chance to enjoy a movie under the stars with their friends and neighbors. People usually arrive at the Oval with beach and picnic blankets to create their special ...

Temple Ner Tamid Bloomfield Invites The Community to a Week of Purim Festivities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Join Temple Ner Tamid for an intergenerational Megillah reading to celebrate the festival of Purim on March 20.

It will  begin at 6 p.m.with crafts for the youngest members followed by an Intergenerational Megillah Reading at 6:30 p.m.. Afterward, everyone will break out into different group activities ranging from art to music to text ...

ProStaff Physical Therapy Welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante to their Nutley Location

NUTLEY, NJ - ProStaff Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante as the newest member of the staff in Nutlley. 

Durante has been intrigued about the human body at a very young age which led him to serve as a certified personal trainer while studying to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Nutley location to see his creative exercises and ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Make Agreement With On3 Redevelopment Site

NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, are pilot agreements and authorize the execution ...

Nutley Objects to Highfield Lane Rail Crossing Closure

NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution was approved objecting the closing of the Highfield Lane at grade rail crossing in Nutley during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

The resolution, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Commissioners, states that Nutley strongly objects to the arbitrary and unpredictable selection by Norfolk Southern Corp. to closing ...

Save the Date: Open Air Night at the Movies on the Nutley Park Oval is June 7

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education approved a "Use of Buildings and Grounds" permit for the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department's open air movie night. 

The family friendly evening provides residents the chance to enjoy a movie under the stars with their friends and neighbors. People usually arrive at the Oval with beach and picnic blankets to create their special ...

Nutley Irish American Association Welcomes Everyone To The St. Patrick's Day Parade

NUTLEY, NJ - Luck of the Irish strikes again. For a second year snow did not stop the Nutley Irish American Association from holding their parade on Saturday, March 2. The snow stopped a few hours before the parade and Nutley Department of Public Works cleared the streets down to the black top in time for the parade. The green stripe in the middle of the road was clearly visible, for the ...

St. Patrick's Day Parade Dignitaries Show Heirlooms at Nutley Irish Investiture Mass

NUTLEY, NJ - During the annual Investiture Mass before the 41st Annual Nutley Irish American Association St. Patrick's Day parade, the honorees presented gifts of their heritage during the service where NIAA member Judy McIntyre explained the meaning of each and the symbols importance to the dignitaries.

Rich Cavanagh showed a picture of his paternal grandfather, John Joseph Cavanagh; ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Make Agreement With On3 Redevelopment Site

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, are pilot agreements and authorize the execution ...

Nutley Objects to Highfield Lane Rail Crossing Closure

NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution was approved objecting the closing of the Highfield Lane at grade rail crossing in Nutley during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

The resolution, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Commissioners, states that Nutley strongly objects to the arbitrary and unpredictable selection by Norfolk Southern Corp. to closing ...

TAPinto Nutley Announces Election Policies for Candidates for Public Office

NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies. 

Candidate Statements: 

For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day. 

Publication of candidate statements is at the sole discretion of the editor of that town’s site.  No ...

2019 Makers Week at Nutley Public Library March 18 - 23

March 17, 2019

The Nutley Public Library is hosting a week of hands-on after-school activities for children and teens, all leading up to NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 23 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM! 

All after-school programs are drop-in from 2:00 - 4:00 PM: 

Monday, March 18: Make unique structures with Strawbees: bendable plastic tubes! 
Tuesday, March 19: Learn how to do a simple ...

TAPinto Nutley Announces Election Policies for Candidates for Public Office

NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies. 

Candidate Statements: 

For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day. 

Publication of candidate statements is at the sole discretion of the editor of that town’s site.  No ...

Registration Now Open for 2019 Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K

NUTLEY, NJ - Registration is open for the 2019 Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K Fun Run benefitng the Nutley Educational Foundation 

Taking place early on a Sunday morning, the 5K includes a Kids Fun Run, a Short Sprint, and the annual 5K itself. For 2019, a one-mile walk was added to the event for those who wish to supoport NEF but prefer not to run.

Each year hundreds of ...

Nutley High School Unveils Wall of Honor

February 26, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Wall of Honor in Nutley High School is a new wall in remembrance of local veterans who gave their lives fighting for United States. This wall was unveiled on November 30, 2018 with the help of Principal Denis Williams, art teachers Ms. Melchionne and, Ms. Lappostato, and Nutley High School students. “The big piece is to remind citizens of the ...

The Era of Bohemian Rhapsody

No Escape From Watching Director Bryan Singer Bring Queen Back to Life                              

On November 2, 2018, director Bryan Singer’s new movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, was released in theaters throughout the country. Singer was most known for the success of X-Men, released in 2000, and ...

Ready, Set, Go! And The Winners of Morristown's St. Paddy's Day 5K Are....

March 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, March 16 th at 10 am, 466 runners participated in the 15 th Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K in Morristown. In the men’s category, John Larkin (of Sparta), Benjamin Nilsestuen (of Brooklyn, NY), Trevor Emmitt (of Madison) won first, second, and third place with winning times of 17:39.54, 17:47.03, and 17:51.35 respectively. With winning times of 18:46.21, ...

British Swim School Urges to Prioritize Water Safety as Warm Weather Approaches

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the “good old summertime” now within reach, it's almost time to share time outdoors with friends and families at parties, barbecues, the local swimming pool, nearby lake or the ocean. With swimming pool openings approaching, the British Swim School is urging the public to remember that safety—and particularly water safety—remains a ...

Special Dragons Rock For Autism at the Old Canal Inn April 13

NUTLEY, NJ - Special Dragons, a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism, is taking over the Old Canal Inn in April with their "Rock for Autism" event.

The night's line-up includes The Cheap Moves, Head Cheerleader, The Mutts, and Dean Machine. The fun begins at 8 p.m. and will continue until midnight on Saturday April 13. 

Karate is an athletic ...

Business Leaders to Receive 2019 Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Award for Service to Nutley

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The trustees of the Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Foundation will honor two local business leaders at the 2019 award dinner in May. The honor is bestowed on Nutley residents who demonstrate the volunteer spirit of the late Hoffmann LaRoche president. 

In the past, honorees include Peter Scarpelli, Ann Troy, Frank Tangorra, Ruth and Stanley Bedford, and ...

Founder of Newark Grief Support Nonprofit Featured on CNN

NEWARK, NJ - The founder of a Newark grief support center for dealing with the death or life-altering illness of a relative has been featured as CNN Hero.

Mary Robinson lost her father at the age of 14 and would later go on to be the executive director of the nonprofit Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in 2011.

“My commitment is to create communities where children coping ...

Nutley Jaycees Announce 2019 Distinguished Service Award Honorees

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Jaycees announced the 2019  Distinguished Service Awards honorees Sunday morning. The five citizens will be honored at an award dinner at the Valley Regency in Clifton.

In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore Scarpelli, the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's  Marianne Zurawski and TAPinto Nutley's own Kevin ...

Former NJ Priest, who once lived in Belleville, Accused of Sex Abuse Shot Dead, Authorities Say

March 12, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 70-year-old man who served as a priest in the town and was later accused of sex abuse was found shot dead at his home in Nevada, authorities said.

Officers found John Capparelli with a gunshot wound to his neck at his residence in Henderson, Nevada, on Saturday, a spokesperson for the Clark County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed on ...

Nutley Fire Dept. Comedy Night to Honor Memory of Fire Fighters Lost Too Soon

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Fire Department is hosting a Comedy Night Fundraiser to honor the memory of two of their own who were lost too soon. The event will take place in April.

The comedy night will feature an all you can eat spaghetti dinner, beer, wine and soda. There will also be a cash bar. 

Proceeds from the evening will benefit the educational fund that was established for the ...

Nutley Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad beneficiary of 2019 Rotary Car Show

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS)  will be beneficiary of the 2019 Nutley Rotary Car Show

Upon hearing the news that NVERS was chose as the 2019 beneficiary, President Jonathan Arredondo said "There are a lot of worthy charitable organizations in Nutley, and we are grateful to the Nutley Rotary Club to be selected."

"We are, ...

Halal Brother's Pizzeria Open for Business on Preakness Ave. in Paterson

March 18, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - On Tuesday, in recognition of the large community’s assimilation and contributions locally, the Paterson City Council voted unanimously to rename a portion of Union Avenue “Bangladesh Boulevard.”

Just days later, four Bangladeshi entrepreneurs removed any doubt as to whether the South Asian nation’s Diaspora has truly adopted American culture by opening ...

Pillsbury Unbleached Flour Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose 5 lb Flour has been voluntarily recalled by parent company, Hometown Food Company. The company initiated a limited, voluntary recall on two lots of the flour due to possible Salmonella contamination. 

According to the company, two specific lot codes may be contaminated. Roughly 12,245 cases of impacted Pillsbury® Unbleached All Purpose ...

Owners of Michaels in Nutley Open The Brook Tap House in West Caldwell

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Conforti family, owners of Angelonis in Caldwell and Woodridge as well as Michaels in Nutley, is currently hosting a soft opening of the highly anticipated gastropub The Brook Tap House now located at 811 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. 

"We will start out this week with a limited menu with select picks from Chef Nick Conforti ...

Nutley Coffee With a Cop Friday March 29 at Plaza Bakery

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department will hold a 'Coffee with a Cop' event on Friday March 29. Plaza Bakery 39 Franklin Ave, Nutley will host Nutley's finest from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

'Coffee with a Cop' is a national program that started in Hawthorne California in 2011. 

Changes in American culture, including the vast number of people who ...

ProStaff Physical Therapy Welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante to their Nutley Location

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - ProStaff Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante as the newest member of the staff in Nutlley. 

Durante has been intrigued about the human body at a very young age which led him to serve as a certified personal trainer while studying to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Nutley location to see his creative exercises and ...

Owners of Michaels in Nutley Open The Brook Tap House in West Caldwell

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Conforti family, owners of Angelonis in Caldwell and Woodridge as well as Michaels in Nutley, is currently hosting a soft opening of the highly anticipated gastropub The Brook Tap House now located at 811 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. 

"We will start out this week with a limited menu with select picks from Chef Nick Conforti ...

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is Business Spotlight at Kearny Bank

CALDWELL, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is thrilled to be featured as the monthly Business Spotlight at Kearny Bank in Caldwell for the month of March. 

As part of the spotlight, a banner made by Tracey Diamond Designs [traceydiamonddesigns.com] is displayed in the bank’s lobby.

In addition, anyone who signs up to receive TAPinto’s daily e-news is ...

Temple Ner Tamid Bloomfield Invites The Community to a Week of Purim Festivities

March 19, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Join Temple Ner Tamid for an intergenerational Megillah reading to celebrate the festival of Purim on March 20.

It will  begin at 6 p.m.with crafts for the youngest members followed by an Intergenerational Megillah Reading at 6:30 p.m.. Afterward, everyone will break out into different group activities ranging from art to music to text ...

Nutley Irish American Association Hold Annual St. Patrick's Day Investiture Mass

NUTLEY, NJ - Bagpipers marched into Nutley’s St Mary’s Parish filling the church with music on Saturday, March 2 opening the 41st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Investiture Mass.  The Rory O’Moore School of Pipes and Drums played their bagpipes and drums loudly celebrating the start of the Irish celebration held by the Nutley Irish American ...

Lenten Labyrnith at Brookdale Reformed Church is Path Toward Reflection and Soul Searching in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Lent is a time of reflection and soul searching. The Labyrith is a perfect prayer experience to help us accomplish this.

As a part of the Lenten Season, Brookdale Reformed Church is hosting a labrynth walk on Monday March 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

What is the Labyrinth?

The Labyrinth is a circle with single a path to and from the center. Walking the labyrinth ...

Buddy Went for a Walk in Nutley and His People Miss Him, Have You Seen Buddy?

March 5, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Buddy is a three year old neutered Beagle who went missing in Nutley. 

He is wearing a black collar with a blue tag.

He was last seen in Nutley on Tuesday March 5.

Don't chase Buddy, he'll run. 

He does need his medicine so it is very important that he get home to his people soon.

Anyone who has seen Buddy, or found Buddy, is asked to call ...

Quick Work by Animal Control and Bloomfield Fire Department Saves Stray Dog

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- At approximately 840 a.m. this morning Bloomfield animal control Officers Jaclyn Mendyk and Melissa Johnson responded to a report of a dog stranded in the middle of the shallow brook behind Pine Street.  The brook is a part of the Second River, a tributary of the Passaic River.  

Due to inaccessibility, Animal Control called for the Bloomfield Fire ...

Bill to Give Research Animals a New "Leash" on Life Passes Senate

‘Home for Animals Heroes Act’ Creates Road to Adoption for Former Research Animals

TRENTON, NJ - New legislation, sponsored by Senator Anthony Bucco (R-25) giving research animals a chance to find their 'forever home' has passed the Senate.  The bill would require the State’s higher education institutions to offer laboratory cats and dogs to ...

Daniel Tiger Is Still Missing in Nutley. Have You Seen Him?

NUTLEY, NJ - Daniel Tiger was with his favorite little neighbor at ShopRite this week and may have decided to stay in the cart.

According to reports from Daniel's neighbor's Mom, they were at the Nutley Park ShopRite at about 10:30 a.m on Tuesday. 

Daniel has a little heart sticker on is pocket. 

Daniel's neighbor is one sad little girl. 

If you have ...

Montclair HS Students Lead Climate Change Protest

March 18, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School students marched out in protest on Friday in solidarity with the US Youth Climate Strikes, taking place across the nation.

Organizers have expressed the need to address many issues related to climate change.

A recent study published by the International Panel on Climate Change found that 95% of scientists agree that climate change is ...

Online Cameras Peer Into Nests of New Jersey Predators

A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.

The predators have achieved "rock star" status in classrooms and homes across ...

Maplewood Township Committee Delays Passage of Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Maplewood Township Committee had scheduled the second reading and final passage of the ordinance banning the use of plastic take-out bags, effective June 1, and the requirement for merchants to charge five cents per paper bag, effective Aug. 1.

During the public comment period about a dozen people spoke, several favoring the ordinance as written, and others asking ...

ProStaff Physical Therapy Welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante to their Nutley Location

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - ProStaff Physical Therapy welcomes Dr. Christopher Durante as the newest member of the staff in Nutlley. 

Durante has been intrigued about the human body at a very young age which led him to serve as a certified personal trainer while studying to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Nutley location to see his creative exercises and ...

Public Health Alert: Potential Measles Exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Department of Health officials have warned that passengers that traveled through Newark Airport between March 4 at 9:00 p.m. and March 5 at 9:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles and could develop symptoms as late as March 26.

According to the health alert issued on Monday, the carrier of the highly contagious disease arrived in Terminal C at Newark Liberty ...

School Bus Drivers May Soon Be Able to Administer an EpiPen Under Diegnan Bill  

Trenton, NJ – Legislation authorizing school bus drivers to administer epinephrine in emergency situations, passed the New Jersey Senate earlier this week.  The bill, S-1960, was sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex).

“We allow parents at home and nurses at school to administer an EpiPen, but state law doesn’t address what happens if the student ...

TAPinto Nutley Announces Election Policies for Candidates for Public Office

March 13, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies. 

Candidate Statements: 

For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day. 

Publication of candidate statements is at the sole discretion of the editor of that town’s site.  No ...

West Orange School Community Endorses Mark Kelly’s Run for Arizona Senate

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Former NASA astronaut and Naval veteran Captain Mark Kelly, a West Orange native, recently announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat in the State of Arizona.

Kelly, the son of two police officers, was born and raised in West Orange with his identical twin brother and fellow astronaut, Scott. Their names were officially engrained into their hometown in 2016, when ...

Young N.J. Rider Earns Thoroughbred Incentive Program 2018 Performance Awards

March 16, 2019

HOLLAND TWP., N.J. — Emma Scheier, 13, of Holland Township earned several awards in the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding.

Her horse’s registered name is Open Now, but Scheier shows him as “And Then The Stars Aligned.” Around the ...

Collegiate Riding: Teams Honor Seniors, Prepare For Conference Championships

WACO, Texas — The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team did something no other program has done in the modern history of the sport. The Tigers put together an undefeated regular season as the squad topped rival and No. 7 Georgia, 17-3, at the Auburn University Equestrian Center on March 8.

The win moved the squad to 13-0 overall and 6-0 in the Southeastern Conference

"Going undefeated is ...

Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Much Do You Know About Equestrians And TBIs?

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year.

Traumatic brain injuries are common in equestrian sports. One of the highest profile cases is that of dressage rider, Courtney King Dye.

According to her website: King Dye is a USDF ...

Rice Is Not Just for Dinner Anymore

March 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA - Those of us in the foodisphere often find ourselves in a place where we have to explain that rice is more than a steamed side served with Chinese take-out or a major component of Sushi. Time and again we create and share recipes ranging from jambalaya to rice and beans to show the versatility of culinary staple.

While I love to play the role of the culinary explorer, ...

From Garden to Bouquet – Growing Your Own Cut Flowers

Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table, guest room or to share with family and friends.

For early spring flowers, look to spring-blooming bulbs like tulips and daffodils, ...

Nutley Community Gardening Beds Available for the 2019 Season

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Community Garden Committee is delighted to announce preparation has begun for the 2019 season.  As of this writing there are still several beds available for this upcoming season. 

Participating residents will have the opportunity to plant vegetables, fruit and herbs for their personal consumption, as well have the chance to support the community by ...

New Jersey Man Found Guilty in 2018 Sword Attack over Parking Space

March 2, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Manville man has been convicted of multiple charges stemming from an argument over a parking space and a subsequent altercation in which he used a sword to attack the driver of the other car.

Jared Razzano,  36 of North 9th Avenue, Manville was found guilty of 2nd degree Aggravated Assault and 4th degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon in a jury trial presided ...

8 Rutgers Football Players Avoid Jail Time for Credit Card Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers football players who were either suspended or dismissed from the team over their involvement in a credit card scheme avoided jail sentences this week when a judge admitted them to a probationary program, according to news reports.

Superior Court Judge Pedro Jimenez on Thursday allowed the eight men to enter a pre-trial intervention (PTI) program after they ...

Ex-Rutgers Professor Accused of Recording Women in Rest Room, Identity Theft

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers medical school professor is facing a 160-count indictment accusing him of taking photos of 26 partially dressed women, stealing the identity of four colleagues, and possessing an assault rifle, authorities said Wednesday.

Dr. James Goydos, 58, of East Brunswick, is also charged with burglary, official misconduct and impersonation, for crimes that occurred ...

Nutley Commissioners Approve Next Round of On3 Projects; Prism Drops Tax Appeals

March 6, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ -  The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved the Phase 2A Redevelopment and Financial Agreements for the On3 project on the Nutley-Clifton border at the March 5 meeting. 

The Financial Agreements provide for Nutley to receive revenue equal to the full taxation on 100 and 200 Metro Boulevard for both the municipal and school portions, along with a portion of the ...

Live like a Yankee! Joe Torre’s Lake Mahopac Home on the Market

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - If you have $1.2 million to spare, you, too, can live like a New York Yankee Hall of Famer.

The house on Lake Mahopac (318 West Lake Blvd.), owned by former Yankee and Met manager Joe Torre, has been on the market since last summer and real estate agent Claire Hoch of the Yorktown brokerage office of Houlihan Lawrence is confident that the ranch-style home will find a new owner ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Approve Mixed Use Definition Ordinance

NUTLEY, NJ - Professional licensed planner Paul Ricci gave a detailed report on the changes and clarification of the Ordinance No. 3414, for mixed used and density during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

The Board asked Ricci, who also represents the planning and zoning boards, to help codify the ordinance with suggestions from Topology and Nutley’s Code ...

Turtle Back Zoo's African Adventure Exhibit Recognized for Excellence in Design

March 16, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo African Adventure, opened at the West Orange-based zoo in May 2016, recently earned an Excellence in Design award at the annual New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association (NJRPA) convention held in Atlantic City. Elsewhere in Essex County, the playground at Grover Cleveland Park in Caldwell/Essex Fells also received an Award ...

Beach Boys to Headline 2019 Balloon Festival at Solberg in July

READINGTON, NJ - As The Beach Boys mark more than half a century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history.

The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. They’ll headline the 37th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning on ...

Middlesex County Hosts a Look Back at 'Mid-Century New Jersey' from March 31 to June 28

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was the first decade of the Cold War and the era that sparked rock 'n roll when TV was bringing Ed Sullivan into everyone's living room, and suburban development was creating more bedroom communities outside the cities.

The 1950s brought changes in the culture that are still with us today, and many of that era’s biggest cultural changes had their roots in ...

Be A Part of What Everyone is Talking About at the Zimmerli Museum

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Located just four minutes away from the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and just a stroll down George Street in downtown New Brunswick, is the Zimmerli Art Museum on Rutgers University's College Avenue Campus.

The magnificent 70,000-square-foot facility holds a collection of 60,000 pieces of art; with a wide range of media and a survey of Western art ...

Switch to Daylight Saving Time can affect daily commute, cautions AAA

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distraction on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday March 10 at 2 a.m.

“As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time change will also mean changes to driving habits. Some drivers may suddenly find themselves ...

Paint the Town Green; Morristown's St. Patrick Day Parade is Saturday March 9

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 40th Annual Morristown St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday March 9.

The schedule is as follows:



9:30 am
Begin setting up Reviewing Stand


9:45 am
Music -setting up by Paddy and the Pale Boys


10:10 am
Music- Tradition and Modern Irish Music


10:20 am
American Legion Post #390 Denville, NJ ...

Newark Airport Gets 9 Upgraded Lactation Pods for Nursing Moms

March 7, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Nine upgraded lactation stations have been installed at Newark International Liberty Airport, giving traveling mothers a private place to nurse.

The nine pods are part of 28 others the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey purchased for John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and New York Stewart airports. The suites include benches, a fold-down table, an electrical outlet for a breast pump ...

Viking's Sixth Ocean Ship Embarked on Maiden Voyage between Athens and Rome this Weekend

LOS ANGELES, CA- Viking® Cruises newest ocean ship, Jupiter, embarked on its maiden voyage, the Journey to Antiquities itinerary between Athens and Rome yesterday. The company took delivery of the ship earlier this month at at Fincantieri's shipyard in Ancona, Italy

The Journey to Antiquities route is a new itinerary for Viking. it ...

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Nutley Jaycees Announce 2019 Distinguished Service Award Honorees

March 17, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Jaycees announced the 2019  Distinguished Service Awards honorees Sunday morning. The five citizens will be honored at an award dinner at the Valley Regency in Clifton.

In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore Scarpelli, the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's  Marianne Zurawski and TAPinto Nutley's own Kevin ...

Nutley Fire Dept. Comedy Night to Honor Memory of Two Fire Fighters Lost Too Soon

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Fire Department is hosting a Comedy Night Fundraiser to honor the memory of two of their own who were lost too soon. The event will take place in April.

The comedy night will feature an all you can eat spaghetti dinner, beer, wine and soda. There will also be a cash bar. 

Proceeds from the evening will benefit the educational fund that was established for the ...

Township of Nutley Ordinance Introduction, Ordinance No. 3416

February 24, 2019

ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION
ORDINANCE NO._3416

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the following Ordinance was introduced and passed upon
first reading at a regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Township of Nutley, Essex
County, State of New Jersey on the 19 th day of February 19, 2019 and that said Ordinance will
be taken up for further consideration for final passage at a regular meeting of ...

Sunshine Notice: Township of Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment

TOWNSHIP OF NUTLEY

ONE KENNEDY DRIVE

NUTLEY, NEW JERSEY 07110

 

SUNSHINE NOTICE

 

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the regular public meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey for the month of May, 2019 has been ...

Important Information About Nutley Drinking Water - Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs) Above Water Standards Violation - February 4, 2019

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

Nutley Water Department Has Levels of Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs)
Above Water Standards

Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard.  Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation.  We are required to monitor ...

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Sat, March 23

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival: ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Sat, March 23, 11:00 AM

Pure Balance Center, Clifton

Patient Appreciation Day

Education Health & Wellness

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Sat, March 23, 5:15 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: Nathan Englander, kaddish.com

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, March 23, 6:00 PM

Nutley Parks and Recreation Building, Nutley

Nutley Rotary Annual Beefsteak and Tricky Tray

Food & Drink Giving Back

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Sat, March 23, 6:30 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Arts & Entertainment

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...

The Kernel - What are PILOTs and how are they being used in Nutley?

This installment of The Kernel may not be for everyone. Both my wife and daughter thought their heads were going to explode while reading this one.

There are many misconceptions on PILOTs and tax abatements. Most people think that both always provide a tax break for a developer at the expense of the taxpayer. This is not how the Board of Commissioners (BOC) will apply PILOTs in relation to the ...

It's a World of Mistrust and Hate

Respect yourself, then respect all others. Mistrust and Hate in this World, leads to it's end.

The ( Circle of Man ) ?   RESPECT      is the circle   

ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN    ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND

WE ARE ALL HUMAN

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STOP HATE 
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3/16/2019

AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

Artworks by George R. Draney  Citizen U.S.A.

Our true love ways, In God We Trust, America The Beautiful, From Sea To shining Sea, Mountains of Love

Volunteers of America

Liberty Is Not Free- But Worth Fighting For 

The Constitution As She Stands

Common Ground America

Borders For All To See

Citizens And Country To Defend 

I Stand As An American

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Why Raise Taxes and Jeopardize 87,000 Jobs in New Jersey?

March 18, 2019

Over the past two decades, the child care industry in New Jersey has invested heavily in the latest technologies and infrastructure to serve infants as young as six weeks old.

Heavily regulated by the state Department of Children and Families (DCF), this industry serving 350,000 children in the state now deploys biometric finger entry, electronic daily reports to parents, cameras and silent ...

Remember When Nutley Was Nutley?

It was January of 1999 when The Cirri family moved to the beautiful "All American small town" of Nutley from Hudson County. They moved here for the same reason the majority of families moved to Nutley: better schools for their children, the essence of the town that was romantic and charming, a better family atmosphere & of course the food! 

It didn't take long ...

Essex County Promises Legal Services to ICE Detainees After Violations Found at Jail

March 19, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - A legal fund will be created by the county for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees held at the Essex County jail following a federal report that found unsafe and unsafe conditions at the facility.

MORE: Essex Freeholders Consider Future of ICE Contract After Denouncing Agency's Spokesman

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's inspector general ...

Bloomfield Breaks Ground on Long-Awaited Lion Gate Municipal Complex

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In a project nearly two decades in the making, Bloomfield held its Groundbreaking Ceremony for the upcoming Lion Gate Municipal Complex on Friday morning, with distinguished guests from New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and county, state and local elected officials.
 
The long-discussed project will re-purpose the 18.2-acre site of the former ...

1,100 Jobs Coming to Quest Diagnostics' Flagship Laboratory in Clifton

March 17, 2019

CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new flagship laboratory at the On3 campus earlier this month.

With more than 1,100 employees expected to work at the new 250,000-square-foot facility when it opens in 2021, the lab, on the Clifton side of the ...

NJ Governor, Legislature, Announce Legal Marijuana Agreement

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Sen. Nicholas Scutari and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey this week.

“Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in our criminal justice ...

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Nutley Board of Commissioners Make Agreement With On3 Redevelopment Site

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, are pilot agreements and authorize the execution ...

Quest Diagnostics Breaks Ground for Flagship Laboratory at On3 Campus in Clifton - Nutley NJ

CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries in breaking ground for a new flagship laboratory Wednesday morning at the On3 campus.

Before the groundbreaking ceremony, Rusckowski presented the Boys and Girls Club with a check for $15,000. 

The new lab, on the Clifton side of the redevelopment ...

In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

The Tide Table Group Purchases the Ketch Restaurant and Nightclub in Beach Haven

March 2, 2019

BEACH HAVEN -  The deal has been in the works for a few years. The Tide Table Group, owners of Mud City Crab House, Ship Bottom Shellfish, Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon, the Black Whale Bar & Fish House, and the Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, recently announced the purchase of The Ketch restaurant and nightclub on Dock Road on Feb. 14.

The Tide Table Group ...

Nutley Public Schools Calendar Update March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Dear Nutley Staff and Parents,

At this point in the school year, we have used all four of our designated snow days which were built into the calendar. While we all hope that the winter weather is behind us, I do want to update you on the calendar, should any more days be needed.

If a fifth day is needed to close school, we will be in session on Friday, May 24. If a sixth day ...

Heavy Wet Snow Falls on Nutley, DPW Crews Work Late, Schools Close, House Fire Extinguished

NUTLEY, NJ - As predicted, heavy, wet snow started falling on the township late Sunday afternoon and continued into the night. 

Nutley Public Schools oringally called a delayed opening for Monday Mar. 4, then after consulting with the Nutley Department of Public Works made the decision to cancel school on Monday. Monday will be the last "planned" snow day. Should the district ...

2019 Makers Week at Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library is hosting a week of hands-on after-school activities for children and teens, all leading up to NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 23 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM! 

All after-school programs are drop-in from 2:00 - 4:00 PM: 

Monday, March 18: Make unique structures with Strawbees: bendable plastic tubes! 
Tuesday, March 19: Learn how to do a simple ...

Make Your Own Greeting Cards at the Nutley Public Library

Join us at the Nutley Public Library for fun and easy card making classes. You will learn techniques for making greeting cards using paper crafting tools, rubber stamps, specialty papers and other materials. Card making sessions last approximately 90 minutes and will be held on three Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.: March 20, March 27 and April 10 and on two Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.: March 28 and April ...

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party at Nutley Public Library

We're celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday on Saturday, March 2 at 10:30 AM with an extra-special story time at the Nutley Public Library! We'll be sharing some of his famous stories, playing some silly games, and making a craft. Guests can also stop by at any point during the day to participate in a Dr. Seuss scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize. No registration ...

Commissioner Tucci Invites Nutley Residents To Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness

NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is once again inviting residents to join Autism Speaks in celebrating World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 and Light It Up Blue to help shine a light on autism. Whether it's your front porch or your local business, an office party or a banquet, the whole world is going blue to increase awareness about autism.

Autism Speaks is the ...

Nutley's Great Flashlight Egg Hunt Date Announced

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is pleased to announce the “Great Flashlight Egg Hunt”!  The Department of Parks and Recreation invites Nutley youngsters in grades 2 through 6 to bring your flashlight along and get ready for some fun!  Over 2000 toy and candy filled eggs will be scattered throughout Reinheimer Park for the great flashlight egg hunt.

Commissioner Tucci Announces Spring Session for Art Workshop

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces Art Workshop classes will resume beginning April 1, 2019.  “This exciting program enables children ranging from grades 1 through 6 the opportunity to flourish by stimulating their creative spirit” states Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.  Throughout this program youngsters will explore and enjoy the positive impact art history has in their ...

Try Your Luck at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Thrift Shop

This week we have a "Lucky 7 Sale." For every $7 you spend at the Thrift Shop, you will receive any bottom (pant, skirt, capri) for FREE!

The NFSB cashier will have final decisions on all transactions. Sale extends until Saturday, February 23th.

So try your luck and find the bargains that can't be beat! Visit The Shop page at Nutley Family Service Bureau Thrift Shop 

Nutley Police Department Blotter March 8 to March 14, 2019

March 16, 2019

3/8/19

Attempted Car Jacking – Franklin Avenue – Patrol units were dispatched to the area regarding an attempted theft of a motor vehicle in the rear parking lot of an establishment.  The victim stated that they came outside to their vehicle and observed a black Lincoln Town Car, with a black male driver wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, blocking their car while another black ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 19, 2019

HOBOKEN - Aww, c'mon. That's really the only thing one guy can say, after Google Maps somehow caught him in mid-fall. Up through 8 p.m. yesterday, if you typed "725 Willow Ave. Hoboken, New Jersey" in Google Maps and clicked "street view," this is what appeared. Really, what are the odds?

TRENTON - Cash remains king in New Jersey, even though all those ...

How to Cope with College Rejections

March 18, 2019

It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list.

It is important to recognize that rejection letters are out of your control. Many schools are ...

Nutley 6th Grade Girls Win Suburban League Championship

The Nutley 6th grade girls' basketball team won their Suburban League Championship this season.

They beat a Verona team who had been undefeated in League play for the last 2 seasons. The girls beat West Essex in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 39-17.

Then, in the Semi-finals, they beat a Livingston team that had previously beat them 46-45 in overtime earlier in the ...

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

March 19, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting http://cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...

Stroke Victims are Getting Younger and Younger

Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking. With the recent news surrounding the death of 52-year-old actor Luke Perry following a massive stroke, Dr. Sattar was ...

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening

NUTLEY - Commissioner Steven Rogers announced today that The Nutley Health Department
will be providing a Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening, scheduled for Tuesday, April 23,
2019 between 9am - 12pm at the Nutley Health Department, 149 Chestnut Street. For an
appointment please call 973-284-4976. The cost is $30.00 and is due at the time of the screening.
Payment can be by cash, check or ...

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)

 

The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)

 

Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...

Obituaries

Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Nov 23, 1937 - Jan 27, 2019
Peter C. Scarpelli, 81 of Nutley, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Born in Passaic, the son ...
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