NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Jaycees announced the 2019  Distinguished Service Awards honorees Sunday morning. The five citizens will be honored at an award dinner at the Valley Regency in Clifton.

In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore Scarpelli, the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's  Marianne Zurawski and TAPinto Nutley's own Kevin Knight,

The class of 2019 is businessman Luther Engler, Yantacaw school nurse Kathy Flannery, Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's Chuck Ennis, Town Historian John Demmer and Luna Restaurant owner Lou Ritacco who were selected for their outstanding community service.

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Details regarding tickets for the Thursday April 4 dinner will be shared once known. 

From the time of our launch, has been the only news organization to cover the Jaycees Distinguished Service Awards with reporters at the awards dinner. All photos are from the 2017 and 2018 Distinguished Service Award dinners. 

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