Nutley Top Stories

March 25, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - The scheduled vote on marijuana legalization that was on the calendar for today has been cancelled, after it became clear that there weren't enough votes to pass it. Senate President Stephen Sweeney had this to say in a released statement, "While we are all disappointed that we did ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Edward "Ned" Thomson (R-Monmouth/Ocean) that increases the penalties for failing to report child sexual abuse has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. The measure (S641/A850) requires those who believe a child has been sexually abused to ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy of Comedy,Mike Marino, is one of the country’s most successful comedians. He has performed in just about every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles and around the world. Born in Jersey ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Boy Scout motto is "Be Prepared" and this weekend local scouts were out and about delivering handles grocery bags ahead of the annual 'Scouting for Food' drive taking place March 30. Those bags give residents the chance to 'be prepared' for grocery pick on Saturday. Nutley's ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Tickets are now available for the 2019 Nutley Jaycees Distinguished Service Awards Dinner on April 4. at the Valley Regency in Clifton. The annual event recognizes Nutley residents for their commitment and service to the community.  In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The trustees of the Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Foundation will honor two local business leaders at the 2019 award dinner in May. The honor is bestowed on Nutley residents who demonstrate the volunteer spirit of the late Hoffmann LaRoche president.  In the past, honorees include ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education passed the preliminary 2019-2020 Nutley Public School after two rounds of votes. The meeting ended with parents wonderng what sort of program cuts may be on the horizon, and left teachers wondering how the vote will effect their contract ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Tricky Tray has been added to the The Nutley Fire Department Comedy Night Fundraiser that will honor the memory of two of their own who were lost too soon. The event will take place in April. The comedy night will feature an all you can eat spaghetti dinner, beer, wine and soda as ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education approved a "Use of Buildings and Grounds" permit for the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department's open air movie night.  The family friendly evening provides residents the chance to enjoy a movie under the stars with their friends and neighbors. People ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution was approved objecting the closing of the Highfield Lane at grade rail crossing in Nutley during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. The resolution, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Commissioners, states that Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The trustees of the Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Foundation will honor two local business leaders at the 2019 award dinner in May. The honor is bestowed on Nutley residents who demonstrate the volunteer spirit of the late Hoffmann LaRoche president.  In the past, honorees include ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Department of Health officials have warned that passengers that traveled through Newark Airport between March 4 at 9:00 p.m. and March 5 at 9:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles and could develop symptoms as late as March 26. According to the health alert issued on ...

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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 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Luck of the Irish strikes again. For a second year snow did not stop the Nutley Irish American Association from holding their parade on Saturday, March 2. The snow stopped a few hours before the parade and Nutley Department of Public Works cleared the streets down to the black top in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - During the annual Investiture Mass before the 41st Annual Nutley Irish American Association St. Patrick's Day parade, the honorees presented gifts of their heritage during the service where NIAA member Judy McIntyre explained the meaning of each and the symbols importance to the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Bagpipers marched into Nutley’s St Mary’s Parish filling the church with music on Saturday, March 2 opening the 41st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Investiture Mass.  The Rory O’Moore School of Pipes and Drums played their bagpipes and drums loudly celebrating the start of the Irish ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Special Dragons, a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism, is taking over the Old Canal Inn in April with their "Rock for Autism" event. The night's line-up includes The Cheap Moves, Head Cheerleader, The Mutts, and Dean Machine. The fun begins at 8 p.m. and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The 2019 Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Award and scholarship presentation will take place Wed.May 1 at Nanina's in the Park in Belleville.   The honor is bestowed on a Nutley resident who demonstrate the volunteer spirit of the late Hoffmann LaRoche president. Additionally, a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Conforti family, owners of Angelonis in Caldwell and Woodridge as well as Michaels in Nutley, is currently hosting a soft opening of the highly anticipated gastropub The Brook Tap House now located at 811 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell.  "We will start out this week with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University-led team, that includes two other major New Jersey higher education institutions, has been awarded a $29 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH)  to develop patient treatments based on results found in laboratories as well as in clinics, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Fire Department is hosting a Comedy Night Fundraiser to honor the memory of two of their own who were lost too soon. The event will take place in April. The comedy night will feature an all you can eat spaghetti dinner, beer, wine and soda. There will also be a cash ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS)  will be beneficiary of the 2019 Nutley Rotary Car Show Upon hearing the news that NVERS was chose as the 2019 beneficiary, President Jonathan Arredondo said "There are a lot of worthy charitable organizations in Nutley, and we ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent Church will be presenting a song and sermon series based on the Broadway musical “Godspell” for Lent this year starting Sunday March 10 and continuing every Sunday throughout the Lenten season.   “Godspell” is a musical written by Stephen Schwartz telling the story of the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Chamber of Commerce is adding a walking route to their annual 5K to allow families with small children, strollers, and even grandparents participate and support education in the township. This year's beneficiary is the Nutley Educational Foundation. Walkers ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Boy Scouts, Wolves, Bears, and Lions will be joining forces in March to go 'Scouting for Food' to benefit the Nutley Family Service Bureau's (NFSB) food pantry operation. The township wide food drive takes place March 30, with bag distribution taking place a week earlier.  After ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries in breaking ground for a new flagship laboratory Wednesday morning at the On3 campus. Before the groundbreaking ceremony, Rusckowski presented the Boys and Girls Club with ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved the Phase 2A Redevelopment and Financial Agreements for the On3 project on the Nutley-Clifton border at the March 5 meeting.  The Financial Agreements provide for Nutley to receive revenue equal to the full taxation on 100 and 200 Metro ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  Nutley Girl Scout updates the commissioners on her efforts of banning of plastics, and resident raises concerns about a motorcycle blessing during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances Second readings and public hearings for Ordinances 3411 and 3412 were ...

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