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Spencer Savings Presents Nutley Public Library Summer Reading Kick-Off

June 23, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Spencer Savings BAnk of Nutley presents the Nutley Public Library Kick-Off Party Friday June 23.

The fun will start and 2 p.m. at the Nutley Public Library. 

Two Musical Masters To Take Stage in Art Gallery in Montclair

June 23, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The sounds of "What If" will be presented in an intimate setting in the 73 See Gallery in Montclair on Sunday afternoon when Stephanie Griffin, principal violist of the Princeton Symphony meets up for a musical match with jazz bassist Hilliard Green to create "daring, utterly beautiful music," said organizers Seed Artists.

Griffin, cofounder of the Momenta ...

Paper Mill Playhouse Receives $40,000 NEA Grant

MILLBURN, NJ - The Paper Mill Playhouse received a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The funding supports the Paper Mill’s “Theatre For Everyone” project, a series of programs that serves the needs of children with autism and other social and cognitive disabilities.

“The arts reflect the vision, energy, and talent of America’s artists and ...

Spray Park, Open To The Public, Opens For The Season Saturday in Woodland Park

June 23, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The borough spray park, located in Zaccaria Park on Rifle Camp Road, will be open for the season on June 24 and close Sept. 3.
Pricing:

SEASON PASSES: residents - $15; non-residents - $20

DAILY PASSES - $5 per child

Children under 2 are free

Operating hours are as follows:

Saturdays and Sundays - 12 to 4 p.m.

Mondays to Fridays (June 26 to Aug. 11) 4 to 7 ...

Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

 At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

June 23, 2017

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 ...

Great White Shark Mary Lee is 'Loopy' off Jersey Coast

BEACH HAVEN, NJ — After five days of "ping" silence, great white shark Mary Lee has traveled about  20 miles northbound and is now off the Jersey coast between Beach Haven and Long Beach Township, again.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark was last tracked at 6:54 a.m. on June 17 about 15 miles off the shoreline of Long Beach Island — the same area that she visited ...

Nutley Police Blotter June 10 - 16, 2017

June 17, 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: 33

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 ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, June 24, 12:00 PM

Mountain Lakes Library, Mountain Lakes

Beginner Violin Demonstration & Open House

Arts & Entertainment Education

Mon, June 26, 9:00 AM

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Little Falls

Summer Softball Camp at the Yogi Berra Museum

Education Other Sports

Tue, June 27, 1:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Traveling Lantern Theatre Company: The Ribbles ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

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

June 20, 2017

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 ...

Special Needs Youth Baseball Night Set for June 16

Summit Community Programs, Summit FMBA, the Summit Fire Department and TryCAN will be hosting its 8th annual baseball night, held to help us celebrate another successful season of recreational activities for our youth with special needs.  The kids and their families will enjoy a fun evening of tailgating (light refreshments) followed by a fun game against the firefighters where our kids ...

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 ...