NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Hall of Fame committee announced the names of the eight honorees to be inducted into the Nutley Hall of Fame on November 19 at the Nutley Public Library.

The Nutley Hall of Fame was created in 2003 to honor Nutley residents for their achievements at the State, National, or International level. Criteria for induction into the hall of fame include either being a graduate of Nutley High School or being a resident for ten years. 

The inductees this year are:

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Henry Bunner, who took on the role of editor-in-chief for Puck magazine in New York City in 1871,  

Leonardo Capalbo, a leading tenor in opera.

Phil Cuzzi, a major league umpire.

David DiFranceso, a director of the Pixar Photoscience Team and Pixar Animation Studios.

Tom Evans, chief learning officer at Price-Waterhouse Coopers. 

David Gilbert, conductor of American Ballet Theatre.

Adam LaReau, US Navy

The public is invited to the induction ceremony. Tickets are $40 and include champagne and passed hors d'oeuvres. Checks payable to the “Nutley Hall of Fame Committee” may be sent or delivered to the Nutley Public Library, 93 Booth Drive, Nutley, NJ 07110 Attn: Gioya McRae.  Questions may be directed to Sandra Carella at 973-284-4929 ( or Tony Iannarone at 973-235-1065 (