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DPW Electronics Recycling Day Saturday, February 18, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announces Nutley DPW Computer and Electronics Recycling Day - Saturday, February 18, 2017

Municipal Parking Lot 8
(William Street-behind Woroco gas station)
9:00am - 1:00pm

** PLEASE ENTER VIA VINCENT PLACE **

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

  • Computers and Laptops
  • FAX Machines
  • Microwaves
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Stereos and Speakers
  • Televisions
  • VCR and DVD Players

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Get Ready to Light Up The Sky For America's 241st Birthday in Nutley

June 25, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - “Come out and celebrate our nation’s birthday as we light up our downtown sky” proclaimed Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli as he and the Board of Commissioners announced the Township's Fourth of July festivities scheduled for Tuesday, July 4.

The 241st birthday celebration .will begin at 6:30 pm, with Franklin Avenue closing from Church ...

Concerns Over Lackawanna Plaza Development Pushes Planning Board to Seek Clarification

June 28, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Following Monday night’s planning board meeting, many questions and concerns are still left unanswered regarding the Lackawanna Plaza Redevelopment Plan.

With plans to develop the historic Lackawanna Train station into a mixed use plaza containing a supermarket, 350 units of residential apartments, parking deck and open green spaces, residents as well as township ...

Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce's Free Summer Concert Series Kicks Off Thursday

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce will kick off its free summer concert series on June 29 at Panther Park at the Cedar Grove Fireworks and continuing in July at Morgan’s Farms in Cedar Grove. This Summer we have a diverse line up.

 

THE SUYAT BAND

THURSDAY JUNE 19, 2017 | 6PM | @ PANTHER PARK
SPOSOR: NATURE’S EARTHLY CHOICE

The Suyat ...

Kean Unveils Measure to Create ‘Support Recovery’ License Plates to Help Individuals Pay for Sober Living Housing

June 28, 2017

TRENTON, NJ — A special license plate to “Support Recovery” from drug addiction would help pay the rent for individuals residing in sober living facilities, under legislation introduced by Assemblyman Sean T. Kean (R-Monmouth/Ocean).

“Special license plates have become a way to champion a cause and generate much-needed revenue. Drug addiction is an epidemic right now ...

Plainfield Rescue Squad Presents 'Michael Popper EMT Scholarship'

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Rescue Squad presented one of its members with the inaugural Michael Popper EMT Scholarship on Sunday, June 25.

Michael Popper lived in the Netherwood Heights section of Plainfield since 2002, and he was very involved in his community.  Most notably, he loved playing Santa each year during the holiday season, riding through the neighborhood on a ...

Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company Hosts Fifth Annual Summer Sizzle Block Party July 8

June 28, 2017

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Fifth Annual Ship Bottom Summer Sizzle Block Party will be like years past, but only better.

The event will be hosted on Saturday July 8 from 4-10 p.m. by the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company outside of the firehouse at 2006 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom.

This year they are turning it up a notch with more craft beer selections and the addition of food ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Area residents and visitors have missed the Surflight Theatre and Show place Ice Cream parlor these past few years.  The property went into closure a few years but just recently an owner has been found who has made significant changes and improvement. It is with great anticipation that this wonderful theatre and ice cream parlor will reopen on Friday. There is a ...

Nutley Police Blotter June 17 - 23 2017

June 24, 2017

The Police Blotter is compiled each week by Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Crime Intelligence Public Information Division of the Nutley Police Department.

Please note:  All parties placed under arrest have been assigned a Court date and remain innocent until proven guilty of those charges at their respective hearing.

Medical Calls:  38

Motor Vehicle Accidents: ...

Animal Welfare at Nutley's Annual Fathers Day Street Fair Draws Scrutiny

June 23, 2017

To the Editor: 

I share my concerns with the pony rides as well as the gold fish being given away as prizes at the Father's DAy Street Fair.

I love the street fair and bringing families together to have a great time in a great town (my hometown) however I was very disappointed when I saw they are still handing out live gold fish as prizes. A few years back I was just a  ...

Letter to the Editor: Too Many Unanswered Questions

To the Editor: 

The fire inspector for the Township of Nutley completed an inspection for the town and the state for the property located at 307-309 Franklin Ave. formerly the “bike shop” building. Both were completed on the same day, July 22, 2014, by the same inspector.

 

The town’s report shows a serious fire code violation for the property located at ...

One More Trenton Raid?

June 20, 2017

June is budget month in Trenton; the Governor and state Legislature are seeking to balance the budget in a challenging fiscal situation. Unfortunately, environmental funds top the list of places to find“extra” money to balance the budget.

Just a few months ago, with strong bipartisan support, the state Legislature acted to give voters the opportunity to protect natural resource ...

Fifty Years After Its Release, Sgt. Pepper Remains Relevant

Fifty years after the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the songs on the Beatles’ iconic 1967 album still sound fresh and contemporary. But it is not just the music that has relevancy for life in 2017.

Here are four lessons that Sgt. Pepper offers for today’s audiences:

Lesson 1: Technology

Make great use of technology. It is a marvelous tool, but it is ...

Statement on Affordable Housing and Sanctuary Cities

May 29, 2017

Affordable Housing: With regard to affordable housing: Veterans and citizens with disabilities and special needs should get preference. I am opposed to the court ordered mandates with regard to how many units a community must construct. We have too much judicial and government overreach with regard to issues like this. As Governor I will leave such issues like this in the hands of the people who ...

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From The Twisted Woman Who Brought You New Jersey's Scariest Attraction

June 27, 2017

Jen Condron, owner of Bane Entertainment Venue in Livingston, has always gravitated towards anything scary, mysterious and gory. She is a petite, innocent looking 33-year-old woman with an inventive and dark mind. Her destiny was clear from the moment she entered her first haunted house at the age of six; Condron felt joy from hearing everyone’s screams and seeing their expressions of fear.

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

NJBS urges the public to donate to replenish the community’s critically low blood supply.
 

New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) –New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company,  New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS ...

Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Witness History as Battle of Short Hills Unfolds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark

Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the everyday ...

Keeping Sam by Joanne Phillips

Keeping Sam by Joanne Phillips (Mirrorball Books, 2015)

 

I belong to a great on-line book service called Bookbub, which daily sends a list of very inexpensive and free titles to download on the Kindle. A lot of the books are junk, but some are classics, and a few give an introduction to an author with whom I am unfamiliar, and sometimes very pleased to find. Such is the case with ...

The Mommy’s Review - Nashville and Atlanta (Plus Chattanooga!) with Kids

My first and last visit to Nashville was about 15 or 16 years ago with my boyfriend (now husband), and I’ve been craving a return trip for a while, especially since I’m such a big fan of the Nashville TV show on ABC. Luckily, we were able to take the kids on a fun trip there recently, and we wound up flying into Nashville and turning our excursion into a mini-road trip with stops in ...

Is Bryce Petty Ready ? And more QB Confusion

New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles was interviewed on June 13th. He was asked by the attending media about the quarterback situation with mini camp underway.

Deja vu. Blah, blah, blah. Yadda, Yadda, Yadda.

When asked why he is still considering Josh McCown at QB when the team is trying to move on to the next generation, Bowles replied, "Even when you go to kindergarten, somebody has ...