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Hoboken Grace To Host Citywide Day Of Volunteer Service

September 28, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — Looking to give something back?

Hoboken Grace is gearing up to host its annual 1Day Hoboken initiative on Oct. 1, which is a citywide day of service that seeks to bring together as many people as possible to accomplish community projects. https://hobokengrace.com

As part of the event, the church will once again partner with local organizations, including Computers 4 ...

St. Joseph's Health and Hackensack Meridian Health Host Ribbon Cutting at New Infusion Center, Highlighting Oncology Partnership

WAYNE, NJ – St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health celebrated the recent opening of a new Infusion Center on the campus of St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center on Tuesday. This is the first step of a more extensive oncology partnership that brings the expertise of Hackensack Meridian Health’s John Theurer Cancer Center to residents of ...

Grand Jury Indicts Nutley Corrections Officer, 13 Others on Conspiracy and Assault Charges

TRENTON – A Nutley man was among 14 corrections officers indicted for their roles in a January 2021 incident at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton when inmates were forcibly removed from cells and brutally assaulted.

Grand jurors returned the indictment against the 14 officers on Tuesday charging all of them with conspiracy, official misconduct, tampering ...

Gov. Murphy Calls Vandalism at Rutgers Fraternity House an Act of Antisemitism

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vandalism aimed at a traditionally Jewish fraternity at Rutgers has been condemned as an act of antisemitism by Gov. Phil Murphy.

The reported attack on Alpha Epsilon Pi comes during a festive holiday when Jews pray in synagogues, gather to eat apples dipped in honey to welcome a sweet new year and begin a period of High Holy Days that culminates with ...

Montclair Students Celebrate the International Day of Peace

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair students celebrated the International Day of Peace last week, officials announced.

The September 21 event was a collaborative effort in support of 24-hours of non-violence and cease-fire where students from Montclair High School and Edgemont Montessori school stood in solidarity with others across the world.

“Montclair High ...

Film Shoot Brings Robert DeNiro, Other Big Stars to Jersey City

September 26, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent weeks. 

According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson.

Stephanie Daniels, director of the Mayor’s Office on Films, said the project is using multiple sites ...

Newark PorchFest In Forest Hill Celebrates Culturally Vibrant City 

NEWARK, NJ — When visitors to Newark's Forest Hill neighborhood walk its leafy streets, they often marvel at the existence of such a green oasis in the midst of New Jersey's largest city. Once a year, a neighborhood-wide artistic and architectural showcase lets everybody know what locals already know: Forest Hill is Newark's not-so-hidden gem.

Newark PorchFest 2022 on ...

Nutley Partners for Peace Unity Sculpture Dedicated in Sunday Ceremony

NUTLEY, NJ - Several years after first being proposed, including delays brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the "UNITY" installation in Essex County Yanticaw Park was formally revealed and dedicated by Nutley Partners for Peace Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

A symbol of diversity and inclusion, the installation is destined to become a favorite location for photographs as the ...

With a Dip of Only 0.4%, Are Existing-Home Sales Levelling Off?

September 24, 2022

It was not quite a reversal of the trend of month-over-month decreases in existing-home sales, but August did see a smallest decrease in activity since February. This was the seventh consecutive month of declines. Existing-home sales decreased 0.4% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.80 million, according to the Nation Association of Realtors® (NAR). This was down ...

Humble Beginnings To Purchase Abandoned Paterson Library Building

PATERSON, NJ – After four years of negotiations with the administration and Paterson City Council, Humble Beginnings Inc, has been approved to purchase the abandoned Northside Library building in the First Ward with the goal of converting it into a community center. 

"It was a struggle," Akbar McEntyre of Humble Beginnings Inc. told TAPinto Paterson. "The ...

Tips to Avoid Juggling Two Mortgages

Buying a home can be a stressful process. Throw in having to time it right with selling your current property and the stress level rises. Should you put an offer on a home before you’ve sold your current property? You don’t want to juggle two mortgages if your current property doesn’t sell as quickly as you’d like, but if you wait to sell your property first, and you ...

Allergy Alert; Melissa's Dutch Red Potatoes Recalled Due to Allergens

September 24, 2022

Melissa's Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard have been voluntarily recalled because it may contain undeclared egg allergens, announced World Variety Produce Inc. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this ingredient, said the FDA.

The product was sold in the produce department and distributed in ...

LBI Chowderfest partners with PBS Culinary Shows

LBI Region, NJ - Television cooking shows are staple in millions of homes each week, this year the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce funded in part by a grant from Dept of State, NJ Division of Travel & Tourism has partnered with NJ Public Broadcasting Station, the statewide PBS Affiliate to promote the LBI Chowder Trail and Fest. The sponsored spots are airing around popular PBS ...

Bloomfield Farmers Market Seeking Vendors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Community Farmers Market is seeking vendors to participate in the weekly market for the remainder of 2022. The market is held in the Bloomfield Public Library courtyard, 90 Broad St, every Tuesday, 3:30 - 6:30pm,and runs through October 25.  

The market already offers a wide variety of specialty foods, crafts and activities for ...

'Boom Cars' Could be Impounded Under Proposed State Law

September 25, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — So-called "boom cars" could be impounded under a proposed state law aimed at curtailing the impact of these nuisance motor vehicles that blare music too loudly and disrupt communities.

The bill, S-3047, is sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-Camden/Gloucester) and James Beach (D-Burlington/Camden), and defines a ...

Menendez Leads Colleagues in Urging President Biden to Issue a Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico

JERSEY CITY, NJ - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a bipartisan group of 43 colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to President Joe Biden to urge him to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for all of Puerto Rico’s municipalities in response to Hurricane Fiona. Just days before the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history, Hurricane Fiona ...

Nutley Board of Commissioners Recognize September as Hispanic Heritage Month

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners recognized Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month and September as National Blood Cancer Month, National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and as National Preparedness Month during the Tuesday, Sept. 6 public meeting.

Ordinances

Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco introduced Ordinance No. 3500 for handicap street parking for ...

Nutley Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Two New Members with International Roots

September 25, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Nutley Chamber of Commerce were busy Saturday welcoming two new culinary members to the town: Eden's Sweet Ideas and Kurly Kurtosh. 

Eden's Sweet Ideas is located at 234 Franklin Ave. Nutley. It is in the old Mainiero's location facing Municipal Lot. No. 1. Eden's Sweets has its roots in the flavors and fragrances of Lebanon. 

Kurly ...

Bed Bath and Beyond Will Close 150 Stores; Clifton Store Will Remain Open As of Now

NUTLEY, NJ - Bed Bath and Beyond, a Union NJ based home goods retailer, announced that it will be closing 150 stores, laying off staff while securing more than $500 million in new financing in an effort "secure their path for the future".

Sue Gove, Director & Interim Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are embracing a straight-forward, back-to-basics philosophy that ...

Guaranteed Rate Mortgage to host Nutley Chamber of Commerce Mixer

NUTLEY, NJ - Join local business movers and shakers at the next Nutley Chamber of Commerce mixer:

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Join Nutley Chamber of Commerce at Guaranteed Rate, 139 Chestnut Street, Suite 1, on Thursday, September 22nd, anytime between 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM for our ...

Montclair Students Celebrate the International Day of Peace

September 28, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair students celebrated the International Day of Peace last week, officials announced.

The September 21 event was a collaborative effort in support of 24-hours of non-violence and cease-fire where students from Montclair High School and Edgemont Montessori school stood in solidarity with others across the world.

“Montclair High ...

Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Recognized as Charitable Community Partners

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Order of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh were recognized with a proclamation by Mayor Robert Parisi for their continued community service to the Township of West Orange. It was presented on September 20 by Township Council President Susan McCartney who spoke about their many charitable contributions and dedication to community programming. “They have been ...

Montclair Pantry Donates to Bloomfield Backpack Giveaway

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Mayor Michael Venezia and the Township Council hosted their annual backpack giveaway on August 28th at Felton Field.  The event was a success and approximately 300 backpacks were distributed to Bloomfield school children in grades Pre-K through 8th grade for the upcoming school year. 

In addition to backpacks, many Bloomfield businesses also donated their time, ...

New Brunswick Train Station to get $49M Makeover

September 25, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mayor Jim Cahill was thanking Gov. Phil Murphy and others for investing $49 million to modernize and expand the New Brunswick Train Station when he was interrupted by the whoosh of a passing commuter train.

“Well-cued,” Cahill said, with a laugh.

The same thing could be said for the planned renovations considering that more than a billion dollars of ...

Historic Car Wrecked in Ridgewood Crash

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - A 1965 Porsche was wrecked in a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Franklin Turnpike and Nagle Street Friday afternoon.

Both drivers and a passenger from the second vehicle, a minivan, were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital.

Ridgewood Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene to provide assistance.

Passaic County Commissioners Cut Ribbon On The Gateway To The Great Falls

PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, the Passaic County Commissioners held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the Spruce Street Bridge Project. The newly finished project, considered by locals to be the Gateway to the Great Falls, included the rehabilitation of the bridge, upgrades at the intersection of Wayne and Totowa Ave, and improvements along Front ...

St. Joseph's Health and Hackensack Meridian Health Host Ribbon Cutting at New Infusion Center, Highlighting Oncology Partnership

September 28, 2022

WAYNE, NJ – St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health celebrated the recent opening of a new Infusion Center on the campus of St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center on Tuesday. This is the first step of a more extensive oncology partnership that brings the expertise of Hackensack Meridian Health’s John Theurer Cancer Center to residents of ...

Menendez, Booker Announce $66M to New Jersey to Fight Opioid Abuse

JERSEY CITY, NJ - New Jersey has been awarded $66,756,027 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue the state’s comprehensive efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) announced on Monday.

“We know that the opioid crisis has impacted individuals from all communities and all ...

New Jersey Is One of the Happiest States in America

NEW JERSEY -- Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least impacted, according to a new study by WalletHub.

 

In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest States in America, the personal-finance ...

Two Days Left in Nutley's Battle of the Elementary Schools

September 26, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Just two days remain in the "Battle of Nutley's Elementary Schools" at the Oakley, and it's entirely possible that any school can win the top prize.

The annual Oakley Kitchen and Cocktails 'Battle of Nutley's Elementary Schools' event benefits the elementary Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) in the Nutley Public School District. 

Guests ...

Rutgers' Holloway Announces New Council to Oversee Student Online Experience

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In a move that seems to signal that virtual instruction will remain a prominent educational tool even as Rutgers moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges, university president Jonathan Holloway has unveiled plans to form a council to oversee student online experiences.

He said the council will advise on university-wide policies, practices, expectations ...

New Jersey Ranked 6th Best State for Teachers in 2022

NUTLEY, NJ -- New Jersey ranked 6th on the list of Best & Worst States for Teachers for the year 2022, according to a new study from WalletHub that analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key metrics.

Among the factors examined were teachers’ income growth potential to the pupil-teacher ratio to whether the state has a digital learning plan.

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...

Hoboken Grace To Host Citywide Day Of Volunteer Service

September 28, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — Looking to give something back?

Hoboken Grace is gearing up to host its annual 1Day Hoboken initiative on Oct. 1, which is a citywide day of service that seeks to bring together as many people as possible to accomplish community projects. https://hobokengrace.com

As part of the event, the church will once again partner with local organizations, including Computers 4 ...

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia Hosts Donation Drive for Hurricane Fiona Relief

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township of Bloomfield is holding a donation drive this Saturday, October 1, at Fire Headquarters to support residents of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic who have been impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona. 

“Thank you to all the residents who have already donated to support this important cause,” said Mayor Michael Venezia.

NJ Boy Scouts of America Council Honors Rutgers Program Director

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One of the driving forces behind the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Program (HIPHOP) is being recognized for her leadership.

Susan Giordano is one of six women who are being honored by the Boy Scouts of America’s Patriots’ Path Council at its annual Tribute to Women Awards ...

Flags Fly at Half Staff to Honor Former NJ Governor Florio

September 26, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Flags will fly at half staff in recognition and remembrance of Former Governor Florio from sunrise Tuesday, September 27 until sunset on Tuesday October 11.

“Governor Florio was a fighter who never backed down", said Governor Murphy in a statement.

"He was a leader who cared more about the future of New Jersey than his own political fortunes. And he was ...

First Madison-Written Torah Finished For Jewish Community

MADISON, NJ - The community gathered at Hartley Dodge Memorial to commemorate the completion of a new Torah Scroll, Madison’s first, on September 18.

The final letters of the Torah, the first five books of the Bible, were completed during a public ceremony in front of the building around 5:30pm, in the presence of Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, Mayor Bob Conley, and others. The inscription ...

Chabad of Montclair to Host Shofar in the Park -  A Rosh Hashanah Family Celebration

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chabad of Montclair will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah with outdoor services on Monday, September 26.

According to the release, no membership or affiliation is required and there is no charge to attend. Lunch will follow the service. For more information, RSVP HERE

Organizers wrote, "Celebrate the Jewish New Year outdoors. Hear the soul stirring sounds of the ...

Boxer Shakur Stevenson's Victory Electrifies Newark

September 25, 2022

NEWARK, NJ - When Newark native Shakur Stevenson walked into Prudential Arena on Friday night, he was far from alone. More than 10,000 people, an arena record, came to watch him fight Brazilian boxer Robson Conceição, the first Olympic champion from his country. With all eyes fixed on him, Stevenson, coated with blood, sweat, and glory, left the ring with the ultimate prize - a ...

Nutley Raiders Boys Soccer Finds Their Stride, Girls Soccer Performance Improves

The Nutley High boys soccer team has found its stride.

And despite its 2-0 loss to Belvidere on Saturday afternoon, head coach Sal Melillo is convinced his team has turned the corner after an 0-2 start.

"The first couple of games the boys were kind of finding themselves and lacked a bit of energy," said Melillo. " But they found the spark soon afterwards and the energy has ...

After Strong First Half, Featuring 2 TD Passes From Trevor Frantantoni to Nathaniel Brown, Bloomfield Defeated by Surging East Orange; Mekhi Field Injured in the First Quarter

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- For the game's first 24 minutes, Bloomfield High's football team had shown the ability to move the ball and play effective defense, against a solid opponent.

The result was first-half leads of 6-0 and 12-6, before East Orange Campus would tie it before halftime.

After that, it was a different story, as the Jaguars scored 40 unanswered points in the final 24 ...

Bloomfield Fire Captain Attains Prestigious International Certification

September 26, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Fire Captain Carl Mercado was recently recognized for his professionalism, educational and technical achievements, as well as his community service efforts by attaining the designation of Fire Officer from the distinguished Center for Public Safety Excellence. This esteemed title is shared with only 660 other Fire Officers internationally.

“I am ...

'Family' Turns Out to Support Paterson Firefighter Injured in Crash

PATERSON, NJ - When Paterson Firefighter Jonathan Roman was involved in a motorcycle crash on his way to work Wednesday several of his fellow firefighters, including Fire Chief Brian McDermott, were immediately at his side.

On Saturday, as Roman was transferred from St. Joseph's University Medical Center to University Hospital in Newark where he will continue his recovery, his ...

28-Year-Old Former Montclair High School Wrestling Standout Fatally Shot

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair man was fatally shot and killed in Orange on Thursday, officials said.

Former Montclair high school wrestler, Katon Washington, 28, was found with gunshot wounds on Alden and Cleveland Streets in Orange around 12:54AM, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II confirmed. He was then rushed to University Hospital in Newark, and pronounced dead ...

Texas School Shooting Sparks Debate Surrounding Gun Control

June 23, 2022

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

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

Nutley High School Art Teacher Retires After 16 years

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

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

TAPinto Nutley is ...

Rutgers' New Outdoor Seating Made Out of 124,846 Recycled Bottles

September 27, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leg-weary Rutgers-New Brunswick students are finding that hundreds of new pieces of lawn furniture around campus offer a welcomed respite.

What they may not realize is that they are literally putting their feet up on chairs and tables made from recycled materials that were once common household items.

The new red-and-grey Adirondack chairs and patio ...

New Jersey to Increase Offshore Wind Goal Announced Gov. Murphy

NEW YORK – New Jersey's Offshore wind goal has increased by nearly 50 percent to 11,000 megawatts (MW) by 2040, announced the Governor's Office. Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 307 that increases the state’s current goal of 7,500 MW, also directs the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to study the feasibility of increasing the target ...

Nutley is in Beech Leaf Disease Territory

NUTLEY, NJ - Already lamenting the loss of ash trees throughout their neighborhoods due to emerald ash borer infestations, residents now have something else to worry about when it comes to trees: Beech leaf disease.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Tuesday issued a statement urging residents to check trees for signs of the disease and report their ...

Furbaby Found on Passaic Ave. Nutley, Let's Have A Family Reunion Today

September 22, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - This furbaby was found on Passaic Ave. Nutley the morning of September 22. 

As much fun as this furbaby is having with the people who found them, they probably want to go home to their people. 

Do you recognize this photogenic superstar? Drop us a line at Nutley@TAPinto.net

The person who found them reported that they were found in the area of 111 Passaic ...

This Lady Went for a Walk in Nutley and Misses Her People

NUTLEY, NJ - This young female dog was found near the 7-11 on Passaic Ave. in Nutley Tuesday morning.

According to the Bloomfield Animal Shelter, there is no microchip present.

If you know the owners, please have them contact the Bloomfield Animal Shelter to reclaim 973-748-0194

Proof of ownership required.

New Rookie Puppy Joins Morris County Sheriff's Office

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A new rookie has joined the Morris County Sheriff's Office. The black Labrador Retriever puppy, yet to be named, will be trained to serve the community as a Search and Rescue (SAR) K9 partner and explosive detection dog. 

“We are excited to be getting a new addition to the K9 Section. This K9 will be used to protect the community by detecting explosives, but ...

RIP: For K9 Harris, Serving on the Princeton Police Force Was More Fun than Work -- By Design

Princeton, NJ –“With heavy hearts and deep sorrow,” quoting from Princeton Police Department’s Facebook page, the department this week announced the death of K9 Harris, the first police dog in the department’s history.

K9 Harris served the police force and the community for more than seven years until his “retirement” in 2020. Harris was born in the ...

$500K to Rehab Paterson Museum

September 26, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – On Monday, Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson Museum and Library Executive Director Corey Fleming, and Museum Director Giacomo DeStefano announced that Paterson has been awarded $500,000 from the National Parks Service Save America’s Treasures grant for the Rogers Locomotive Works Erecting Shop building, home of the Paterson Museum. 

Of the $24.5 million in ...

HoBOOken 5K & Kids’ Run Returns Oct. 29 To Pier A Park

HOBOKEN, NJ — Did you get your costume yet?

Registration is underway for the 2022 HoBOOken 5K Halloween Run and Scary Scurry Kids’ Run, which are scheduled for Oct. 29 at Pier A Park.

Founded in 2010, it is the area’s only charitable, costumed race and typically draws thousands of runners to tackle the flat and fast 3.1-mile course along the scenic waterfront.

The run ...

LBI's Beach Polo Classic is Back October 1

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Last year's inaugural Beach Polo Classic was a hit -- literally.

Come join Long Beach Township and Tinicum Park Polo Club on October 1, 2022, for their 2nd Annual Beach Polo event on 68th Street Oceanside in LBT.

You’ll get to watch an exciting polo match with galloping horses and talented players on our beautiful LBI beach. 

Tickets are ...

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Nutley Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Two New Members with International Roots

September 25, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Nutley Chamber of Commerce were busy Saturday welcoming two new culinary members to the town: Eden's Sweet Ideas and Kurly Kurtosh. 

Eden's Sweet Ideas is located at 234 Franklin Ave. Nutley. It is in the old Mainiero's location facing Municipal Lot. No. 1. Eden's Sweets has its roots in the flavors and fragrances of Lebanon. 

Kurly ...

Nutley Partners for Peace Unity Sculpture Dedicated in Sunday Ceremony

NUTLEY, NJ - Several years after first being proposed, including delays brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the "UNITY" installation in Essex County Yanticaw Park was formally revealed and dedicated by Nutley Partners for Peace Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

A symbol of diversity and inclusion, the installation is destined to become a favorite location for photographs as the ...

Battle of Nutley's Elementary Schools Returns for a Full Week

NUTLEY, NJ - The "Battle of Nutley's Elementary Schools" returns to the Oakley, and this time it's a week-long event! 

This Wednesday marks the kick-off of the Oakley Kitchen and Cocktails 'Battle of Nutley's Elementary Schools benefiting the elementary Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) in the Nutley Public School District. 

Guests of the Oakley ...

Dishing Up Details on Atlantic City Restaurant Week 

With so many of the best restaurants in the Atlantic City region participating in this year’s Atlantic City Restaurant Week (Oct. 2-7, 2022), you may be asking yourself how you will choose where to dine during the 14th annual six-day culinary bonanza. 

That’s a good problem to have. After all, with participating restaurants throughout Atlantic City and the ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

LeBron James Becomes Highest Earning Player in NBA After Contract Extension.

A few hours ago, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski announced to the world that all-time great Lebron James has signed a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers worth $97.1M, in addition to a player option for the 2024-25 season.

This contract officially declares James as the highest earning in NBA history, taking the title from Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant.

This agreement ...

Exercise Empathy

Did you know there is a correlation between empathy and performance? A study published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior found that people with high levels of empathy were more likely to be engaged at work.

Empathy is often described as trying to understand and internalize someone else's feelings, experiences, problems, and challenges, even though you're not experiencing ...

Welcome to Nutley On3!

The Township of Nutley hosted the Welcome to Nutley ON3 event at Nichols Park Friday afternoon. The annual event invited students, staff members and supporters from the ON3 project to meet and greet representatives from local businesses.

“This event allows us the opportunity to introduce our local vendors to all of the new tenants at the ON3 development,” says Nutley ...

Township of Nutley to Honor Anthony Iannarone with Library Dedication

The Township of Nutley is set to honor Anthony Iannarone by dedicating the Nutley Public Library’s Children's Room in his name. Mr. Iannarone, one of the Township’s most admired residents, has served as a library trustee for 50 years and is currently in his 36th year as library board president. The event will take place Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 pm.  at ...

Nutley Public Library Events for October 2022

During the month of October – The Nutley Public Library is proud to display an exhibit of new acrylic paintings by local artist Margaret Ptak.  Original landscapes and cityscapes by this talented young artist will be hanging throughout the library.  There will be an art reception.

Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 at 11:00 a.m. –– Drop-in Craft ...

Official Notice:  Amended Employment Contract

September 16, 2022

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975 c. 231, and the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:11-11, the Nutley Board of Education 
shall hold a public hearing to review and consider the proposed Amended Employment Contract for David DiPisa, from Business Administrator/Board Secretary to Assistant Superintendent of Business/Board Secretary.

The required ...

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

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

NO PUBLIC ACTION WILL BE TAKEN. 

New Brunswick Train Station to get $49M Makeover

September 25, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mayor Jim Cahill was thanking Gov. Phil Murphy and others for investing $49 million to modernize and expand the New Brunswick Train Station when he was interrupted by the whoosh of a passing commuter train.

“Well-cued,” Cahill said, with a laugh.

The same thing could be said for the planned renovations considering that more than a billion dollars of ...

Historic Car Wrecked in Ridgewood Crash

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - A 1965 Porsche was wrecked in a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Franklin Turnpike and Nagle Street Friday afternoon.

Both drivers and a passenger from the second vehicle, a minivan, were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital.

Ridgewood Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene to provide assistance.

Registration Now Open for Fall Nutley Parks and Recreation Tennis Lessons

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces Fall Tennis Lesson registration is now open! 

The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation offers a top quality tennis program, directed under the supervision of Barry Rubach, an accredited member of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association and former Collegiate Champion. 

Classes range in age groups starting in 1st grade and continuing ...

Nutley’s Fall Festival In The Park Slated For September 25

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation will proudly host “Nutley’s Fall Festival In The Park” on September 25, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This festival will be filled with exciting retail vendors, food trucks, activities and events for the entire family.  This event will be held in Memorial Park I (the Mudhole) located at the ...

Nutley Preschool Expansion

September 12, 2022

Nutley is one of 27 districts to receive NJ Department of Education funding to establish or expand preschool access.  Schools receiving the Preschool Expansion Aid grant demonstrated to the DOE that they can provide a high-quality preschool program, defined by a full-day program with a certified teacher, an aide, and small classes that are inclusive of children with special needs who ...

Nutley Public Schools Pre-School Expansion Aid Information

Dear Nutley Community,

Yesterday, we learned that Nutley was one of 27 public school districts in the state to receive Pre-School Expansion Aid, which will help us build a high-quality pre-school program for Nutley students, ages 3 and 4.

This program will help remove barriers and provide opportunities for all the families and students in Nutley. Early childhood education is ...

Nutley Board of Education Official Notice:  Amended Employment Contract

September 19, 2022

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975 c. 231, and the requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:11-11, the Nutley Board of Education 
shall hold a public hearing to review and consider the proposed Amended Employment Contract for David DiPisa, from Business Administrator/Board Secretary to Assistant Superintendent of Business/Board Secretary.

The required ...

The Abortion Debate Fuels 11th District Contest

September 26, 2022

The fiery contest for the 11th congressional seat is getting even hotter. Incumbent Democratic Rep. Mikie Sherrill and her Republican opponent Paul DeGroot have exchanged heated remarks over abortion rights. Both candidates have called each other extremists and accused each other of spreading falsehoods.

DeGroot, a former prosecutor, is doing his best, his campaign says, to bypass the New ...

TAPinto Nutley's 2022 Board of Education and General Election Policies

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Run for Governor 'More than Likely' in 2025 Fulop Says

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop is “more than likely” running for governor in 2025, he said in an interview aired on NJTV.

The Jersey City story, he said, citing more development, leadership on environmental issues, and advances in transportation would be issues he’d run on if a campaign materializes. 

“Jersey City has changed for the better,” he ...

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Prism Capital Partners Announces Sale of Flagship Office Tower in Nutley

July 11, 2022

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

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

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

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth. (Wild Blue Press, 2020).

 

Memorial Day Weekend, 1969. Two college girls from Pennsylvania had spent a typical “down the shore” mini-vacation in Ocean City, NJ, a beach mecca for South Jerseyans and Philadelphians. Susan Davis and Elizabeth Perry enjoyed breakfast at the Somerset Point Diner at 5:00 a.m. before leaving ...

As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling by Anne Serling

As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling by Ane Serling (Commonwealth, 2021)

 

In her memoir, As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling, Anne Serling sets out to accomplish three goals. First, she needs to confront her grief regarding the early death of her beloved father. Second, she desires to learn more about the professional “dimension” of her father’s remarkable life as a ...

San Gennaro Festival is an Opportunity to Remember Italian Traditions

September 11, 2022

As an Italian-American I’m pleased that my hometown of Belmar holds a yearly San Gennaro Festival in September.  This holiday honors Saint Januarius, the patron saint of Naples. Coincidentally, most of the immigrants who settled here hailed from Naples, and just south of the area. My family members originated from small villages in and around Naples....they were called ...

Paramus’ Coffers–and Residents–Still Shoulder the Burden of Cannabis Prohibition

PARAMUS, NJ - When New Jersey residents voted in support of legalizing adult-use cannabis by an overwhelming margin in 2020, Paramus voters were strong supporters, with over 61% voting in favor. Among the many benefits Paramus voters hoped to see from this new industry were well-regulated and controlled access to cannabis products,and the jobs and business opportunities this emerging market ...

The Felidaen Era

As the UK continues to mourn the loss of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, I wonder what more could possibly be said about the Queen that hasn’t already been stated ad nauseum.

That’s why I have decided to write about my cat.

OK, the cat really is more my wife’s cat than my cat. My wife affords him a lot more attention than I do. And I refer to him more as a royal him, because as ...

Oleta Adams Next Up At The Woodland

September 20, 2022

Smooth Jazz New Jersey and the Maplewood Department of Arts & Culture team up with Smooth Jazz New York to present 4-time Grammy Nominee Oleta Adams on September 24 at The Woodland. With on keyboards, brings her dynamic voice, and the music that brought her international fame. This show is sure to be a blockbuster. https://smoothjazznj.com/tickets/  Tickets are also available at a ...

Governor signs Diegnan bill establishing Irish-American Heritage Month in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy has signed a joint resolution, which Senators Steven Oroho and Patrick Diegnan sponsored, designating March as Irish-American Heritage Month in New Jersey.

Irish-American Heritage Month will recognize the contributions of Irish-Americans to New Jersey’s economic prosperity and culture.

Approximately 32 million people in the United States and 1.3 million ...

3-0 Rutgers Football Takes On Iowa on Saturday; Tickets on Sale Now

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will take on the Iowa Hawkeyes at SHI Stadium in Piscataway on September 24 at 7 p.m. 

Rutgers is currently 3-0 after a 16-14 win over Temple.

For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Remembering 9/11 and Responding to Sudden Unexpected Loss

Sudden, unexpected loss leaves a heavy burden for those left behind. We are often left with questions, unresolved issues, and a range of emotions. While no form of grief is particularly easy to process, the unanticipated loss of a loved one can disrupt the normal process of grieving. We aren’t solely dealing with the loss of that person, but the personal trauma we’re experiencing as ...

TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating two milestones — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019.

It’s the second time in three years  that the local news and digital marketing ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Benefits of Owning a TAPinto Local News & Digital Marketing Platform

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make money, while making their own schedules and achieving work/life balance.

“It’s on my terms, it’s on my timetable,” Bobbie Peer, owner/publisher of TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto Basking Ridge, TAPinto New Providence, TAPinto ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Featured in 'Two Minutes with TAPinto'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — You can learn more about TAPinto owners and publishers in their own words, in "Two Minutes with TAPinto."

September featured Jackie Lieberman, owner/publisher of TAPinto Westfield.

August featured Bruno Tedeschi, co-owner/publisher of TAPinto Newark and TAPinto Camden.

Both tell their TAPinto story and unique background in two minutes.

In all, ...

'The Caretaker' Builds to a Crescendo

MADISON, NJ - Leave it to Harold Printer to provide us with a soul-searching, radically uncomfortable glimpse into human frailty, clashes and what could be our lives.

This all takes place in a run down house in West London, probably in the 1960s.  It’s a bitter cold winter as well. The flat is owned by Mick (Jon Barker) who provides a place to live for his younger brother Aston ...