NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley wishes everyone a Happy 4th of July.

And the rocket's red glare! “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 to Chestnut Street. Food vendors will line Franklin Avenue and DJ Lou Nadar will be on hand to provide music and games in the Oval.  The fireworks ae scheduled to start at dusk.

In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks will be rescheduled for the next clear night. Check www.nutleynj.org for details.