NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Raider Marching Band took first place finishes in two competitions on Saturday. Competitions were held at Montville and Lenape Valley.

Winning is nothing new to the Raiders, in 2017, they clobbered the competition, earned $10,000, and played at the pre-game show at the Taxslayer Bowl in Jacksonville, FL. TAPinto Nutley was there when they returned victoriously just before the stroke of midnight in single digit temperatures to Nutley. Crowds Swarm Franklin Avenue to Ring in ...the Nutley Raiders Marching Band

The band went on to receive accolades from the Nutley Board of Commissioners ( Nutley Raiders Marching Band Honored by Nutley Board of Commissioners after TaxSlayer Bowl Victory )  and Essex County Freeholders. 

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