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Bill Would Require Fire Suppression Systems in New Homes

January 20, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – In 2016, 53 people in New Jersey loss their lives in a fire and another 239 sustained injuries from deadly blazes. Legislation sponsored by state Assembly members Annette Quijano, Joe Danielsen and Annette Chaparro hopes to prevent such deaths and injuries as part of the “New Home Fire Safety Act.” 

The measure cleared the Assembly Housing and Community ...

Caldwell Residents Rally to Stop Demolition of Historic Home on Smull Avenue

CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the news that the owner of the residence located at 30 Smull Avenue in Caldwell has applied to have the structure torn down, many area residents as well as Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) have expressed disapproval, claiming it to be an important part of the borough’s history and architectural heritage.

Some residents have taken action to ...

Some Tickets Still Available for Taste of the World IV to Benefit Nutley Music Boosters this Friday

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the fourth annual 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave.

Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all Nutley Public Schools. Live music, Tricky Tray, Calendar ...

Mikie Sherrill Scheduled to Appear at Bloomfield Township’s Annual MLK Day Observance Monday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents and local officials will hold a celebration of Martin Luther King Day and the Reverend's legacy on Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m at the Presbyterian Church on the Green.

The theme of the service is “A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,” and will feature remarks from clergy leaders, elected officials, including ...

Rain This Morning Followed by Large Drop in Temps Will Make North Jersey Travel Challenging Today

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday.

These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - the road may appear wet but is actually frozen, resulting in mororists losing ...

In Case You Missed It, TAPinto Nutley Published Some Exclusive News This Week

NUTLEY, NJ - The team at TAPinto Nutley had a busy week reporting the news that matters to the residents, organizations, and businesses in the Township of Nutley. This week we brought our readers news stories available no where else. Links to those stories follow:

 

In the wake of the record-long Federal Government shutdown, businesses are stepping up to help furloughed government ...

Some Tickets Still Available for Taste of the World IV to Benefit Nutley Music Boosters this Friday

January 20, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the fourth annual 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave.

Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all Nutley Public Schools. Live music, Tricky Tray, Calendar ...

Nutley PBA FMBA presented with donations from Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show

NUTLEY, NJ– The Nutley Rotary Club hosted members of Nutley PBA Local 33 and Nutley FMBA Local 44 for a check presentation dinner at Mamma Vittoria's. The checks were the proceeds from the first annual Classic Car Show last year.

Officer David Struss of the Nutley Police Department accepted a check for $3336.80 for the PBA. Captain Domenick DiSimone and Firefighter Michael LaCoret ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Approve Irish American Association's 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade

NUTLEY, NJ - All five Township of Nutley Commissioners unanimously approved the event application for the 41st annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Nutley. 

Nutley's parade is one of the largest in the state, in part because it is one of the first of the season. This allows parade organizers to attract more bag pipe bands than any other St. Paddy's parade in the state. The ...

Mikie Sherrill Scheduled to Appear at Bloomfield Township’s Annual MLK Day Observance Monday

January 20, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents and local officials will hold a celebration of Martin Luther King Day and the Reverend's legacy on Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m at the Presbyterian Church on the Green.

The theme of the service is “A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,” and will feature remarks from clergy leaders, elected officials, including ...

Harper Expected to Crash Nutley's Weekend, Ruin the Fun for Everyone

NUTLEY, NJ - Winter Storm Harper is expected to start dropping snow on Nultey Saturday afternoon. Governor Murphy declared a State of Emergency effective at noon. And everyone has a reason to frown.

The Academic Booster Club's Poetry Festival scheduled for Jan. 19 is postponed. A high-ranking official in ABC hinted that the postponement may create opportunities for additional ...

Help is On the Way: Hackensack Meridian Health Steps Up for Furloughed Federal Employees and their Families

Hackensack Meridian Health Waives Co-Pays and Deductibles for Emergency Care for Furloughed Federal Employees and Families

MONTCLAIR, NJ ― In a meaningful stance to ease financial worry for thousands of area residents, Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest health network, announced today that it will waive co-pays and deductibles for emergency visits at all network hospitals ...

Some Tickets Still Available for Taste of the World IV to Benefit Nutley Music Boosters this Friday

January 20, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the fourth annual 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave.

Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all Nutley Public Schools. Live music, Tricky Tray, Calendar ...

Montclair State University Offers Free Training for Federal Employees During Shutdown

Montclair State University will give free professional development classes tomorrow to all federal employees to help them gain skills while they are out of work during the government shutdown.  

The classes include training in skill transferability, Microsoft Excel, bitcoin and blockchain. The American Federation of Government Employees union, the National Treasury Employee Union and ...

Wayback Wednesday: Nutley Academic Booster Club's 2017 Science Fair

The Nutley Academic Booster Club Science Fair will take place March 16, 2019. Today, we take a look back at the 2017 event, in 2018, the ABC sponsored a History Fair. 

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Academic Booster Club held their annual Science Fair Saturday, March 18, 2017 About 120 students in kindergarten through sixth grade from Lincoln, Radcliffe, Spring Garden, Washington and Yantacaw ...

December 2018 Issue of the Nutley High School Maroon and Gray was just Published

December 12, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - After a several year hiatus, the Maroon and Gray, along with the Journalism program, returned to Nutley High School for the 2017-2018 academic year. For the 2018-19 year, the publication is going monthly with the December issue arriving recently. 

To read the latest issue of the Maroon and Gray, click here: The Maroon and Gray 

TAPinto Nutley is ...

Maroon and Gray: Nutley High School; How the Chromebook Initiative Came to Be

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School is always looking to evaluate, change, and grow for the betterment of the student body, school and staff. The new 1:1 Chromebook Initiative is a perfect example of this. In an ever-changing technology-driven world, each student of Nutley High School received their own Google Chromebook at the start of the 2018-2019 school year. In previous years, students ...

Westfield 5K to Honor 19-year-old Who Died in 2017 House Fire

January 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Jake Tooley was 19 when he died in a house fire.

Since the 2017 blaze, the community has rallied around his family, which also lost their puppy in the flames that destroyed the Prospect Street home.

Sam Tooley, Jake’s now 26-year-old brother, subsequently formed the Tooley Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit founded in his brother’s honor. The ...

Bloomfield Grad Kevin Burkhardt to call Eagles-Saints Playoff Game today on FOX Sports

The City of Brotherly Love and WhoDay Nation face off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome today at 4:40 p.m. Bloomfield class of '92's Kevin Burkhardt will be calling the game for FoxSports.

TAPinto Bloomfield caught up with Burkhardt in early December to find out what happened after he graduated, that story follows. 

 

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – It’s always ...

NJ's Badgley Has Big Day, Drills Team Postseason Record Five Field Goals in Chargers Playoff Win

BALTIMORE, MD - Summit High School alum Michael Badgley's phenomenal first National Football League season continues, as the Class of 2012 Hilltopper and former University of Miami Hurricane split the uprights five times -- a Los Angeles Chargers postseason team record -- in the 'Bolts' 23-17 AFC Wild Card playoff victory over the Baltimore Ravens,

Badgley ...

Souper Snowstorm Stock-Up Idea to Help Those Dealing with Food Insecurity in Nutley

January 18, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - When heading to the supermarket for the milk, bread, and eggs ahead of the snowstorms, pick up a can or three of soup to donate to those facing challenges.

Canned soup is an excellent choice for donation because, other than adding a can of water for some varieties, it is full meal with little preparation required. Of course the other benefit of canned soup is the long ...

Nutley PBA FMBA presented with donations from Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show

NUTLEY, NJ– The Nutley Rotary Club hosted members of Nutley PBA Local 33 and Nutley FMBA Local 44 for a check presentation dinner at Mamma Vittoria's. The checks were the proceeds from the first annual Classic Car Show last year.

Officer David Struss of the Nutley Police Department accepted a check for $3336.80 for the PBA. Captain Domenick DiSimone and Firefighter Michael LaCoret ...

Westfield 5K to Honor 19-year-old Who Died in 2017 House Fire

WESTFIELD, NJ – Jake Tooley was 19 when he died in a house fire.

Since the 2017 blaze, the community has rallied around his family, which also lost their puppy in the flames that destroyed the Prospect Street home.

Sam Tooley, Jake’s now 26-year-old brother, subsequently formed the Tooley Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit founded in his brother’s honor. The ...

Bill Would Require Fire Suppression Systems in New Homes

January 20, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – In 2016, 53 people in New Jersey loss their lives in a fire and another 239 sustained injuries from deadly blazes. Legislation sponsored by state Assembly members Annette Quijano, Joe Danielsen and Annette Chaparro hopes to prevent such deaths and injuries as part of the “New Home Fire Safety Act.” 

The measure cleared the Assembly Housing and Community ...

Winter Snow Storm Bulletin # 1 January 18, 2019 - 4 PM

The following information, from the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners, has been prepared to advise residents about preparedness and enforcement during the Winter Storm effective January 18, 2019.

AS OF 12PM FRIDAY, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR 3-6 INCHES OF SNOW, COLD TEMPERATURES, AND ICY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY ...

Nutley PBA FMBA presented with donations from Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show

NUTLEY, NJ– The Nutley Rotary Club hosted members of Nutley PBA Local 33 and Nutley FMBA Local 44 for a check presentation dinner at Mamma Vittoria's. The checks were the proceeds from the first annual Classic Car Show last year.

Officer David Struss of the Nutley Police Department accepted a check for $3336.80 for the PBA. Captain Domenick DiSimone and Firefighter Michael LaCoret ...

Another Award for Mamma Vittoria Catering in Nutley , "The Knot's Best of Weddings"

January 17, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ -  Mamma Vittoria Catering  is the 2019 winner of the 13th Annual The Knot Best of Weddings. 

The Knot Best of Weddings awards, an accolade representing the highest- and most rated- wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on TheKnot.com, a leading wedding planning brand and app.

In 2019, only four percent ...

Nutley's Mamma Vittoria Catering receives WeddingWire's Couples’ Choice Award

NUTLEY, NJ - Mamma Vittoria Catering  is the 2019 winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® The Nutley establishment earned 4.9 out of 5 stars with more than 80 on-line revues contributing to the score. 

WeddingWire.com is an online wedding marketplace. The resource celebrates the top wedding professionals in 20 categories annually.

According ...

Montclair's Cara Di Falco Produces YouTube’s Only Emmy Nominated Cooking Show

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair resident, Cara Di Falco has created Cara’s Cucina, YouTube’s first and only Emmy Nominated cooking show, according to a release.

Cara Di Falco is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and a professional broadcast journalist. Together with her two-time Emmy Award winning husband, Eddie Ojeda, they set out to combine their love of ...

Pallotta Picked a Peck of Perfect Peppers.... Nutley's Joey B Sits Down with Nick Pallotta, Hot Sauce Creator

NUTLEY, NJ - Joey B, of Joey B Outdoors, sat down with Nick Pallotta in his latest podcast. Pallotta is the founder of locally made  of 'Pallotta Hot Sauce.' 

In the podcast, Pallotta describes the process of making pepper sauce from farm to table and the current menu of flavors. 

Pallotta Hot Sauce is available on the Pallotta Hot ...

In Case You Missed It, TAPinto Nutley Published Some Exclusive News This Week

January 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The team at TAPinto Nutley had a busy week reporting the news that matters to the residents, organizations, and businesses in the Township of Nutley. This week we brought our readers news stories available no where else. Links to those stories follow:

 

In the wake of the record-long Federal Government shutdown, businesses are stepping up to help furloughed government ...

Another Award for Mamma Vittoria Catering in Nutley , "The Knot's Best of Weddings"

NUTLEY, NJ -  Mamma Vittoria Catering  is the 2019 winner of the 13th Annual The Knot Best of Weddings. 

The Knot Best of Weddings awards, an accolade representing the highest- and most rated- wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on TheKnot.com, a leading wedding planning brand and app.

In 2019, only four percent ...

Nutley's Mamma Vittoria Catering receives WeddingWire's Couples’ Choice Award

NUTLEY, NJ - Mamma Vittoria Catering  is the 2019 winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® The Nutley establishment earned 4.9 out of 5 stars with more than 80 on-line revues contributing to the score. 

WeddingWire.com is an online wedding marketplace. The resource celebrates the top wedding professionals in 20 categories annually.

According ...

Songs of the Season performed by doorjam at Franklin Reformed Church in Nutley

January 5, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - People packed the sanctuary at Franklin Reformed Church to hear doorjam, the house band perform their annual Songs of the Season concert on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16.

Songs included classics such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Winter Wonderland,” "O Holy Night," as well as the Barenaked Ladies version of "God Rest Ye Merry ...

Service Trip: NJ Police Officer Raising Funds to Bring Clean Water to El Salvador with Liquid Church

WESTFIELD, NJ – Clean water is typically a given in New Jersey.

But in developing countries, such is often not the case, something Westfield Police Officer Tiffany Kenny is hoping to help change as she travels to El Salvador in February with the Garwood-based group of Liquid Church to help bring clean water to the country.

“This will be the first time that Liquid has ...

Boar's Head Festival Transforms Somerville Church into Elizabethan-era Manor

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times.

A cast of 125 actors will celebrate the story of Christmas as perhaps once done in an Elizabethan Manor.

TAPinto Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

January 19, 2019

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

Someone's Best Friend is Hanging at Nutley Police Headquarters, Do You Know Him?

NUTLEY, NJ - Someone's best friend decided to take a walk on his own and was picked up by officers of the Nutley Police Department in the area of Ohson Ave.

Please contact the Nutley Police Department at  (973) 284-4940 to help reunite this guy with his humans. 

 

Since 2016, TAPintoNutley.net  has been the only locally owned news ...

Bateman Bill Opens the Door for Man's Best Friend at NJ Breweries

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

“One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot AND paw traffic for local breweries,” Senator Bateman (R-16) said.

Triple Trouble for Northern New Jersey: Two Storms and Sub-Zero Temperatures Expected

January 16, 2019

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up begins with a fast moving winter storm Thursday night. This system, the remnants of a low moving east out of the southern plains, is expected to drop 1 to 3 inches of snow over ...

Winter Storm May Be Heading Our Way

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ok, it's weather time! Winter kicked off in the Nation’s midsection this past weekend enjoying a healthy swath of snow from KC to DC on to AC (while points north around the tri-state were spared, for now). Speaking of football, game time temps in KC this Sunday are expected to be near to below 0°F with wind chills of minus 10°F to 20°F (perhaps ...

"Uncommon" Red-Head Seen in Hawthorne, Captured on Film

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Lucille Ball might never have visited Hawthorne, but for environmentalists and bird watchers, another celebrity red-head has been spotted in the borough.  Green Team member Holly Cowen reported seeing a Red Headed Woodpecker make its home in town and captured the majestic creature on film.  She has graciously shared her pictures TAPinto Hawthorne.

"We have had a ...

Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled

January 19, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The nuggets were produced on October 25, 2018: 22 oz plastic bag packages of frozen “PERDUE ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ -- Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest ...

Bariatric Surgery Changes Woman’s Life for the Better

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Rachel Dolohan, a New Jersey music teacher, experienced a great life change whenever she decided to visit Dr. Karl Strom, bariatric surgeon with Mountainside Medical Center. Prior to this visit, she had an initial bariatric surgery that was not successful.

“When I first saw Dr. Strom, he discovered that my lap band had failed,” said Rachel. “He recommended ...

Nutley Board of Education to Swear in Four Trustees at Reorganization Meeting

January 4, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education will swear in four trustees during the reorganization meeting on Mon. Jan. 7. 

Three trustees were elected to the BOE on Nov. 6, Teri Quirk, Ken Reilly, and Erica Zarro. Quirk and Zarro are new to the board, Reilly served on the educational body in the past. Frank DeMaio will also be sworn in at the meeting. DeMaio was selected to ...

Two Horses Born In New Jersey Headed To Harness Racing Hall Of Fame

January 19, 2019

GOSHEN, N.Y. — The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2019 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame.

Museum members voted for the three horses they felt best exemplified greatness. Their choices are racehorses Foiled Again and Captaintreacherous, ...

Pegasus World Cup Preview: City Of Light And Accelerate Renew Rivalry

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — The final pieces of the jigsaw are falling into place for the third running of the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26.

Hot favorite, Accelerate and market rival City Of Light are both on course for the nine furlong $9 million spectacular.

The inaugural running of the Pegasus in 2017 was billed as a clash of the Titans with California Chrome ...

N.J. 4-H Model Horse Show To Be Held In Somerset County On Jan. 19

Spectators welcome

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The New Jersey 4-H State Model Horse Show will be held at the Somerset County 4-H Center.

Spectators are welcome but competition is open only to current New Jersey 4-H members. Members from nine counties are competing.

Judging starts at 9:30 a.m. and will continue through early afternoon.

The primary objective of the 4-H Model Horse Project ...

Caldwell Residents Rally to Stop Demolition of Historic Home on Smull Avenue

January 20, 2019

CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the news that the owner of the residence located at 30 Smull Avenue in Caldwell has applied to have the structure torn down, many area residents as well as Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) have expressed disapproval, claiming it to be an important part of the borough’s history and architectural heritage.

Some residents have taken action to ...

Houseplants 101

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Lift your spirits and improve your indoor environment by taking part in the indoor gardening movement. An apartment or home filled with tropical, succulent and flowering plants can provide beauty, extend your garden season, improve air quality and create a peaceful environment to de-stress.

Though some may find indoor gardening a bit intimidating, don’t let past ...

Weather Observers Wanted in Nutley: Become a Citizen-Scientist!

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Love weather? The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Nutley and nearby areas to report rain and snowfall in their backyards. 

 Volunteers take a few minutes each day to report the amount of rain or snow that has fallen in their backyards. All that is required to participate is a 4" ...

NJ Supreme Court Dismisses More Than 780K Minor Municipal Court Warrants

January 17, 2019

TRENTON, NJ— If you have an outstanding arrest warrant for a municipal court case issued before 2003, your case may have been dismissed.

The New Jersey Supreme Court today dismissed over 780,000 minor municipal court warrants that have gone unresolved for 15 years or more. One of the cases dismissed dates back to 1976.

The order comes after a report by a three-judge panle recommended ...

Neiman Marcus Agrees to Improve Cybersecurity, Pay $1.5 Million Penalty after Breach of Payment Card Data

TRENTON, NJ - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Neiman Marcus that resolves allegations the chain failed to protect the personal information of shoppers who made in-store purchases using payment cards.

A December 2013 hacking incident targeted Neiman Marcus’s point-of-sale systems, compromising account ...

NJ Supreme Court Ruling Could Invalidate DWI Convictions

FREEHOLD, NJ — Persons convicted of driving while intoxicated in Monmouth County between 2008 and 2016— whose breath tests may have been mishandled — are being informed that they can take steps to find out whether their cases can be dismissed.

In a December 20 letter, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is notifying persons by mail that they can seek ...

Bill Would Require Fire Suppression Systems in New Homes

January 20, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – In 2016, 53 people in New Jersey loss their lives in a fire and another 239 sustained injuries from deadly blazes. Legislation sponsored by state Assembly members Annette Quijano, Joe Danielsen and Annette Chaparro hopes to prevent such deaths and injuries as part of the “New Home Fire Safety Act.” 

The measure cleared the Assembly Housing and Community ...

Caldwell Residents Rally to Stop Demolition of Historic Home on Smull Avenue

CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the news that the owner of the residence located at 30 Smull Avenue in Caldwell has applied to have the structure torn down, many area residents as well as Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) have expressed disapproval, claiming it to be an important part of the borough’s history and architectural heritage.

Some residents have taken action to ...

Commissioner Tucci presents White Paper on Multi-Family Housing on Nutley at BOC Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Mauro Tucci presented his White Paper on "The Effect of Multi-Family Housing on Nutley NJ" at the Jan. 15 Board of Commissioner Meeting. 

The paper was the result of collaborative reseach from Nutley's five municipal departments and the Board of Education. 

The paper will be available on the Township of Nutley website this week.

Rain This Morning Followed by Large Drop in Temps Will Make North Jersey Travel Challenging Today

January 20, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday.

These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - the road may appear wet but is actually frozen, resulting in mororists losing ...

Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty ...

NJ Law Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks starts Today

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable death ...

SOMA Film Festival is Back for Its Fourth Year this March

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The fourth annual SOMA Film Festival will take place March 20 to March 24, at The Woodland in downtown Maplewood, with a free special partnership screening at Seton Hall on March 19. 

The main festival will begin Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at The Woodland and will launch with an evening of feature films from local filmmakers Michael Wechsler, Rachel ...

SOMA Film Festival is Back for Its Fourth Year this March

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The fourth annual SOMA Film Festival will take place March 20 to March 24, at The Woodland in downtown Maplewood, with a free special partnership screening at Seton Hall on March 19. 

The main festival will begin Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at The Woodland and will launch with an evening of feature films from local filmmakers Michael Wechsler, Rachel ...

Cedar Grove Welcomes Woodland Indoor Playground to the Downtown District

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Woodland Indoor Playground, 450 Pompton Ave., had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.  Pictured are Cedar Grove Downtown Advisory Member Dave Fletcher, Cedar Grove Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, Marina Miller and Julija Stoliarova from Woodland Indoor Playground, and Cedar Grove Councilman Robbie Vargo.  

Sandals Resorts Eliminates All Styrofoam Across Caribbean Resorts Starting Feb. 1 2019

January 4, 2019

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Sandals and Beaches resorts will eliminate all Styrofoam from their resorts in the Caribbean starting Feb. 1, 2019. Sandals operates 19 resorts on seven islands including the Bahamas, Grenada, and Turks & Caicos. 

"As we enter the New Year, it's incredibly important to our Sandals family that environmental sustainability remains a key ...

RAVE Reviews Publishes Ranking of 10 Best Ski Towns in America

EUGENE, OR - Ski season is upon us and RAVE, the lifestyle review site, recently published the list of the ten best ski towns in the United States. 

"Hitting the slopes is more than just a hobby for some, it's an outlet or an easy way to leave their worries behind. We want it to be easier for everyone to experience that," said Hillary Miller, Managing Editor for RAVE ...

A Winter Walk Through Central Park

NEW YORK, NY - The iconic Central Park has the familiar Great Lawn, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, and a zoo, too.  Yet on a brisk Sunday in late December, a Meetup group met for a tour of some lesser known points of interest at the north end of the green space in the center of Manhattan.

Central Park, comprised of approximately 750 acres, was designed by agriculturalist Frederick Law ...

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Some Tickets Still Available for Taste of the World IV to Benefit Nutley Music Boosters this Friday

January 20, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the fourth annual 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave.

Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all Nutley Public Schools. Live music, Tricky Tray, Calendar ...

Rain This Morning Followed by Large Drop in Temps Will Make North Jersey Travel Challenging Today

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday.

These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - the road may appear wet but is actually frozen, resulting in mororists losing ...

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Thu, January 24, 7:00 PM

Hosted by Bible Baptist Church, Hasbrouck Heights

Hasbrouck Heights Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} ...

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Fri, January 25, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Fri, January 25, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

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Sat, January 26, 11:00 AM

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Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Arts & Entertainment Education

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The Kernel - Nutley Rites of Passage and Local Lore, Inspired by my friend Pete Bruno

Have you ever:

Walked the Passaic Avenue trestle?
Learned to swim at ITT?
Ate at Cousin Ben’s?
Fought on Church Hill?
Got a glove at Drewes or Savino’s?
Biked down Devil’s Hill?
Visited Albino Village or Monk’s Castle?
Seen Murphy directing traffic at the Four Corners?
Snuck under the fence at the Oval?
Had a Weller and talked with Kelly?
Caught or saw a ...

The Kernel - A Slice of Life in "The Nutley"

"The Kernel" is my new mini-blog that will highlight happenings in Nutley. I hope everyone will find the information provided interesting, educational, and occasionally entertaining. 

Our premier blog will be a brief history and update on the former Roche property, now called ON3. 

Many exciting developments have occurred on ON3 since Roche announced their ...

Nutley Time: Health and Wellness to You All

January 16, 2019

Open your eyes to see the rhythm of a poem.

Let your ideas take root

A Bee is to a Bloom

Beens to a Hemlock

Seasons change with the rotation of Earth

Every season springs new ideas to root

Let it bee an idea of thoughts to the good for you

Plant your good seeds in any season

Bees to a bloom

Beens to a Hemlock

 

Board Member Invites Public to Discussion About Term Limits on Nutley Boards

To The Editor:

The non elected Township of Nutley boards  (in my opinion) are pretty corruption free in the sense that we are all volunteers and there is no monetary gain or reason to exclude new members for fear of losing a paying job. There is also a desire on our part (the board) to have the qualified hard working member stay while constantly looking for new ...

Montclair Families Displaced by Fire on Grove Street

January 19, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Saturday morning blaze has displaced several families. Located at 55 Grove Street, near the intersection of Glenridge Avenue. Firefighters were able to douse the flames and evacuate the families affected. This comes just hours before,what is predicted to be one of the largest snowstorms of the winter season.

The fire was contained fairly quickly and only part of the ...

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Reveals Plans for Watsessing Park All Access Playground and Community Center in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced plans to build an all access playground, new community center and on-site parking lot in Essex County Watsessing Park on Friday at Bloomfield Town Hall.

The new all access playground will be the first of its kind in the Essex County Parks System to be designed for children of all physical ...

Priest with Ties to Rutgers Among Clergy Accused of Sex Abuse

January 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Catholic priest who served at Rutgers University in the 1970s was on the list of 50 clergy members that a regional Jesuit organization this week say were credibly accused of child sex abuse.

On Tuesday, the Northeast Province of the Jesuits, which represents the Roman Catholic order of priests in parts of New Jersey, released a list that included Andrew ...

Man Arrested for Video Threat Against Paterson Police in Retaliation for Death of Jameek Lowery

PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson man faces charges for making terroristic threats against members of the Paterson Police Department. 

According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, Edward Lawrence Jones was apprehended at approximately 8:45 a.m. in the area of 92 Carroll Street in what he termed a “soft, professional arrest.” Two handguns were also recovered in the home.

In a short ...

On3

Friday Flashback: Gov. Murphy cuts ribbon opening Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

December 21, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined leaders from Hackensack Meridian Health, Seton Hall University, and other dignitaries to officially open Hackensack Meridian Medical School at Seton Hall University on the On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton on May 30. The school is the first private medical school to open in the Garden State in 50 years. 

The first class of 55 students ...

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

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 ...

Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty ...

Belmar’s Beachscape Grows with New ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Fourth Avenue, Dune Grass along Ocean Avenue

January 7, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — Tucked along the east side of Belmar's boardwalk at Fourth Avenue is its newest “dune garden,” adding to the growing beachscape barrier designed to help protect the oceanfront from powerful storms.

Stretching from Fourth to Fifth Avenues, the 1,500-square foot area includes various types of dune grass, native and other suitable plants, and ...

Nutley High School Welcomes Incoming 9th Graders and Parents: January 15

January 13, 2019

The Nutley Public Schools Academic Department Coordinators, NHS Building Administrators and School Counseling Department will present a scheduling program for current eighth grade parents and students on Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 pm.

During the evening, parents and students will hear from each department regarding their course of study.  Information will be presented which will ...

Letters: Nutley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer Is Looking Forward to 2019

December 21, 2018

Dear Nutley Staff, Parents and Community,

It seems hard to believe that 2018 is nearly over. I am hopeful that you have been able to enjoy the warm traditions of Nutley this season. I know I have.

First, let me commend all our staff and students who participated in holiday concerts and performances in our schools and around town these past few weeks. Events like these ...

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

Family Fun Night at Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library invites you to our first Family Fun Night of 2019 on Monday, January 28 at 7:00 PM. Families with children of all ages can enjoy a story time and then play games afterwards! No registration required. For more information, visit youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org or call the Youth Services Department at 973-667-0405 ext. 2623. 

Alexa Majana and Antonio Sanzone perform at the Nutley Public Library

Enjoy a concert of classical favorites performed by two talented and award-winning pianists at the Nutley Public Library on Monday, January 14th at 7 p.m. Alexa Majana and Antonio Sanzone will perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin as well as featuring some works by lesser known composers.

Alexa Majana is studying Piano Performance at Westminster Choir College and serves ...

January 2019 Programs at Nutley Public Library

January 2019 Programs at Nutley Public Library

 

Wednesday, January  9, 16, 23, 30 at 1:00 p.m. – Wednesday Afternoon Knitters. Come share your love of knitting and crocheting with both beginning and experienced knitters. Meet fellow knitters, brush-up on your skills, and learn some new techniques. Please bring your own supplies. This group meets every ...

Nutley Little League Baseball Registration Scheduled for January 20th

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation have announced that Little League registration forms are now available.  Registration will be held Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Parks and Recreation Department, Room 300.  Two leagues are available based on your current address.  Families living West of and including Prospect Street – ...

Girls Recreation Softball and Travel Softball Registration Now Open for 2019 Season

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces the Department of Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Girls Softball Program and Travel Softball Program.  These programs are open to Nutley Girls and will create a positive softball experience through the education of the sport, stressing the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship, and fun!!!  Young ladies ...

Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Toddler Sports Sampler

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to open registration for Toddler Sports Sampler.  This program is for Nutley youngsters ages 3-5. Not quite sure sport your child loves most? Look no further!  This class allows kids to participate in a variety of sports that will help them in their decision of which sport they enjoy most. Each ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter Jan. 11 through 18, 2019.

January 19, 2019

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

Police have received a number of complaints regarding phone fraud involving PSEG. Police Chief Strumolo urges residents to contact PSEG directly if anyone representing to be from there are seeking ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 18, 2019

TRENTON - When you find yourself paying $10 for some pancakes and a cup of coffee, thank state lawmakers. On one hand, news that the state will be steadily raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 is tremendous for many struggling families. But someone has to pay for it. That, of course, will be the consumer. So, yeah, breakfast will be getting a little pricey at your local ...

The Heart of the Giving

January 11, 2019

Carmen LoRe has built his empire of LoRe Sweeping, over the last 40 years in Nutley, NJ. which includes a fleet of 20 trucks. Carmen is a formatible man of 71, when he comes into the room you see a strong very determined man until you realize that he must carry oxygen around with him to help him breathe!

In his 30’s Carmen was diagnosed with a heart issue, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a ...

Michael's Media Madness: Aquaman Movie Review

Does Aquaman Sink the DCEU or Swim Towards the Future?

(Minor Spoilers)

Riding the wave of the DC Extended Universe and diving into the depths of DC Comics mythology is James Wan’s origin of “the King of the Seven Seas”: Aquaman which opened last weekend. I can't promise that I've gotten all of the puns out of the way, but I have to tell you, walking ...

Bariatric Surgery Changes Woman’s Life for the Better

January 18, 2019

Rachel Dolohan, a New Jersey music teacher, experienced a great life change whenever she decided to visit Dr. Karl Strom, bariatric surgeon with Mountainside Medical Center. Prior to this visit, she had an initial bariatric surgery that was not successful.

“When I first saw Dr. Strom, he discovered that my lap band had failed,” said Rachel. “He recommended that I have the ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue Measures

Essex County, NJ – On Thursday, January 17th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect from Thursday, January 17th through Tuesday, January 22nd.

“Providing ...

Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill Named to House Armed Services Committee

Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey secured an assignment on the House Armed Service Committee for the 116th Congress. The House Armed Services Committee is responsible for all aspects of congressional oversight of the Department of Defense and authorization of military policy.

“As a former officer in the U.S. Navy, I understand the importance of a strong ...

Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tony’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani (Harper and Collins, 2018)

When I was a teenager, dancing in my room to “Dancin’ Machine” by the Jackson Five or “Jungle Boogie” by Kool and the Gang, my father would, on occasion, poke his head into my room and query, “What are you listening to?” I knew that I was in for “the lecture,” how young people ...

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama (Crown Publishers, 2018)

Becoming by former First Lady, Michelle Obama, is an autobiography that exudes the grace of a woman who exemplifies everything that a female can aspire to become in today’s world. Throughout the book, Obama follows the theme that she sets out in the early chapters; the theme of “becoming.”

The chapters are organized into ...

The Clean 20

The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation  by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

 

Dr. Ian K. Smith has written a delightful and easy to digest new book, The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation. Unlike many diet books that are mired in technical language that become not only a bore but a chore to read, Smith’s writing style is not ...

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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