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May 29, 2022

You could be sitting on a gold mine and not even know it. Okay, perhaps not an actual gold mine, but something potentially better: home equity. Your home's equity is normally defined as the difference between the value of your home and how much you still have left on your mortgage. For example, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Once again, Nutley residents came together on April 30 to help the needy, thanks to the boy scouts. Scouting for Food was a huge success with 35,716 items collected for the Nutley Family Service Bureau’s food pantry on Chestnut Street. The annual food drive conducted by the Nutley ...

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The Nutley High softball team finally has some hardware to show for its efforts. Led by an offense that struck for nine runs over the first three innings and solid pitching once again from senior left-hander Fallyn Stoeckel, the Lady Raiders, seeded second and ranked No. 19 in the state, earned ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Calling out Republican leaders directly in a press conference, Gov. Phil Murphy urged lawmakers to pass a gun reform bill package in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.  Murphy initially proposed a wide-ranging gun safety package in April 2021. He called for ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Carts of Caring, a ministry of Franklin Reformed Church, Nutley, will once again march in the township's Memorial Day Parade to collect non-perishable food for the Nutley Family Service Bureau's Food Pantry (NFSB). This year there is an emphasis on donations of peanut butter.  The ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year, as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air travel continues ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - The 48th annual Dr. Virginius D. Mattia Award for Distinguished Community Service, postponed for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was finally held on May 10 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. The award committee skipped over 2021 and 2022, this year’s ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Memorial Day Parade’s grand marshal is another first for the township. Not only is the Nutley Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 493 first female commander, but she is also the second woman grand marshal. The Nutley VFW elected Maria Hamlin commander in May ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Nutley High School (NHS) Class of 1969 gathered Monday, May 23 in the Senior Courtyard to view the gift the group recently made to future generations of students.  Graduates of NHS may remember as a simple open space with some bushes and standard poured concrete ...

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Although existing home sales fell for the third month in a row in April, there are signs that the market may be loosening up. The common restrictions over the last months to years (low inventory, rapidly rising home prices) lost a bit of their grip on the market. According to the National ...

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Turn your trash into treasure and help support a great cause. . I am thrilled to have connected with the Terracycle Gillette Razor Recycle Program. By bringing your old razors and packaging to the drop box in our store, the dollars raised with this program support Nutley Relay for Life. I'm so ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Sticky Wickets, Porch Rockers, Dirty Blond and more return to the Old Canal Inn June 4 to combat hunger in the township.  The fifth annual event takes will run outdoors from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   The event will feature a 50/50 raffle, tricky tray, and a live auction for a ...

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What a difference a year makes, right? Last year and in 2020 many homebuyers found themselves on easy street by virtue of sweeping mortgage rate reductions, multiple rounds of stimulus payments and the emergence of widespread remote work. The latter helped unleash a mass migration from cities to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Matt Pergola played his final high school lacrosse game on Saturday and the multi-talented senior certainly left his mark. Pergola scored five goals in Nutley's 18-16 home loss to River Dell, including the 200th of his career and finished his senior season with 116 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Nutley High softball team went toe-to-toe with Mount St. Dominic in the championship game of the Essex County Tournament for the second straight year. And unfortunately for Nutley, for the second straight year the Lady Raiders came up just short in the latter ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In addition to all the other events during Nutley's Memorial Day Parade Weekend, the Nutley Historical Society will sponsor “A Walk in the Park” on Sunday May 29. The tour, led by Nutley Museum director John Simko, begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Mudhole (near the intersection of Passaic ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mark Pascal and Francis Schott slip into a quiet table in the corner after running a gauntlet of business meetings, including one exploring a partnership with Middlesex College.  They just need a few moments to catch their breath and have something to drink, but they’ve ...

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Nutley Little Theatre believes in inclusion and being a welcoming and safe space! We love our LGBTQIA+ members and patrons!   SO! We are putting together a SAY GAY CABARET! An evening of song and laughs, celebrating the LGBTQIA+ Community June 19th at 8:00 PM at the Nutley Little Theatre ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners honored hometown sports legend Doug Edert with a proclamation during the May 17, 2022, open public meeting.  The proclamation reads: WHEREAS, Douglas Ryan Edert, a lifelong resident of Nutley was born March 5, 2000 to Allison and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Following a 339 percent increase in anti-Asian hate crime in the United States in the last year, the Township of Nutley declared May 2022 'ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH.' Recognition in Nutley comes just days before AAPI Montclair hosts the second annual lantern ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Nutley area grocery stores and pharmacies have been ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor Mauro G. Tucci announced that his two years as mayor is up, and he would continue his term as the director of Parks and Recreation. Tucci has served as Nutley commissioner for 22 years. Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli will take the reins as mayor for the next two ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci recognized all educators by acknowledging Teacher Appreciation Week: May 2-6, during the May 3, Board of Commissioners meeting. Furthermore, the Board recognized Municipal Clerk Eleni Pettas with a resolution. A moment of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It was well worth the wait for the Nutley High softball team. After having its Essex County Tournament semifinal contest with second-seeded and 20th ranked Livingston postponed twice because of weather, the third-seeded Lady Raiders posted a 3-2 upset victory on Sunday afternoon at ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - On Saturday, April 30th, the Nutley Music Boosters Association held a benefit concert at Vincent United Methodist Church. The concert featured two of Nutley's favorite home-grown talents: Larry Hunt and Mark Jonathan Schiffert. Both are accomplished pianists and composers. First up ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Carts of Caring, a ministry of Franklin Reformed Church, Nutley, will march in the township's 101st Memorial Day Parade to collect non-perishable food for the Nutley Family Service Bureau's Food Pantry (NFSB). Members of the congregation will march along the parade route with ...

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VERONA, NJ - While the Nutley High baseball team was seeking its fourth championship round berth in the Greater Newark Tournament over the last 10 tournaments, it was its opponent - and neighboring rival - Bloomfield that punched its ticket for the first time in a quarter of a century. Led by a ...

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