Nutley Top Stories

June 2, 2020

On behalf of the Nutley Board of Commissioners and the Nutley Police Chief, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of George Floyd and to people everywhere who are aggrieved by his death. We, like so many others, have watched the disturbing video of George ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The rallies against racial injustice arrived in Nutley's Memorial Park this week, and it sounded like, a whisper. Unlike the typical rally, with chants and songs, chalk artists took to the paved pathway in the park to leave messages of hope, memorialize those killed, and support to end ...

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NUTLEY, NJ  - Plans for two new committees under the direction of the mayor were announced during the Nutley Board of Commissioners Tuesday, May 19 virtual public meeting. All five commissioners were present from separate locations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the remainder of the 2020-year ...

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NUTLEY, NJ  - Town hall was lit up with the colors of the rainbow flag Monday night in honor of Pride Month. June is Pride Month in the United States. The month was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Two American presidents have formally acknowledged Pride month with ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to peel away social distancing measures. Youth summer programs will also ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents are planning a peaceful rally and march in the township Sunday June 7 with the theme "Hate Won't Make Us Great. Together We Move Forward." Organizers ask participants to gather near the Frank A. Cocchiola playground at Yantacaw Park Sunday at 11:15 a.m.. From there the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – What will school be like in the fall? The new normal is unknown, but whatever that normal turns out to be, it will be based on lessons learned.  For New Jersey public schools some of these lessons will be learned this summer in day care centers and camps, and may determine if school ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A yarn bomber left their work on the iron fence on the Vincent Pl. side of Essex County Yantacaw Park in Nutley just ahead of LGBT Pride month. A TAPinto Nutley reader captured the work with a smartphone photo. The bombing, in the shape of a heart, features the LGBT Pride ...

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Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Andouille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead. “We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners held their reorganization meeting via Zoom on Tuesday afternoon, May 19. All five commissioners were present from separate locations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the remainder of the 2020-year public meetings have been moved online to Zoom until ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Day care centers for the children of essential workers have been opened throughout the COVID-19 crisis. As Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday, they reopen to other parents on June 15.  Within the next few weeks, non-contact sports activities and youth day camps also may open up.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley was a hot spot for news during the month of May 2020. Outside the daily COVID-19 updates from the State of New Jersey, County of Essex, Towship of Nutley Office of Emergency Management, there was so much going on in town, with some stories grabbing statewide and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver joined the governor and other officials at yesterday’s daily COVID-19 press conference. Donning her hat as the head of New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs, Oliver introduced the implementation of a temporary rental assistance ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy closed out his daily COVID-19 press conference on Friday with comments about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes. "George Floyd should be alive today – ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The reopening process for the State of New Jersey continues as Gov. Phil Murphy on Frday announced that he has lifted restrictions for daycare centers, summer camps, and non-contact youth sports. The reopening dates are: Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Walker’s prior business model included ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for  Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22) Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6)  These activities are allowed ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 48-year-old township resident was arrested and issued several summonses following a motor vehicle incident that caused damage to a fence. The motorist's passenger was also issued a summons. According to the Nutley Police Department, officers were called to a dispute on Washington ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Out with the old and in with the new. During the March 3 public meeting, the Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution approving the replacement of approximately 300 outdated parking meters. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the replacement project was stalled. The new single ...

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TRENTON, NJ  — New Jersey’s medical director on Thursday set the record straight on the newly-arrived trend of donning a face mask as means of COVID-19 protection but not including one’s nose — known as “mask droop syndrome.” “We understand that it’s uncomfortable, that people have problems with ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Labeling Gov. Phil Murphy’s strategy to reopen New Jersey “arbitrary and inconsistent,” the Senate Republican caucus is calling for immediate action that provides more clarity and relief for residents and businesses. “As the threat of COVID-19 continues to recede quickly for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Schools should consider screening visitors with noncontact thermometers and excluding anyone with a fever exceeding 100.4 degrees, according to graduation ceremony guidelines released by the state Department of Education (DOH). The guidance, released on May 27, outlines three ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with Rocco Petriello, General Manager of the Grain & Cane Restaurant, to learn how they have adapted to serve their customers during the pandemic and their developing plans for returning to business once New Jersey enters into a new phase of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak.  But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Local businesses Bucco Couture and AdmiralAirtech came to the rescue to finance the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's (NVERS) lawn sign fundraiser.   The squad receives no funding from the Township of Nutley, and instead relies on fundraisers to support the local ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Each year, members of the Franklin Reformed Church congregation march in Nutley's annual Memorial Day parade as a part of the 'Carts for Caring' ministry. 2020 would have marked the fifth year in a row that the congregants marched to benefit the food pantry operation of Nutley Family ...

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Special to TAPintoSPF. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Title: “Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public ...

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NJ Human Services Issues Guidance Making Clear Long-Term Care Facility Residents Are Entitled to Their Checks TRENTON, NJ –  Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today released guidance making clear that individuals with Medicaid coverage who reside in long-term care ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be able to order groceries online, starting this week. Online shopping using these benefits will be available through Amazon beginning Wednesday, May 27 and from participating Walmart, ...

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