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October 3, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sometime after 2:00pm Wednesday, FEMA in collaboration with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS).  More information can be found here: FEMA.   School officials have suggested that review the Frequently ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Last winter, 80,000 people in the United States died from flu-related illnesses. The Nutley Health Department will host a vaccine clinic for senior citizens and adults over 18 on Thursday Oct.11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The flu vaccines are free for people with Traditional Medicare ...

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Houseplants make a wonderful addition to our home’s décor and improve the indoor air quality.  Those with pets however may struggle with keeping plants safe from curious pets and the pets safe from indoor greenery. The good news is you can grow an indoor garden even when you own pets.  Yes, some ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  At Tuesday's Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting, Ken Natson, Accreditation Manager for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, presented Nutley Chief of Police Thomas Strumolo with a certificate of re-accreditation.   Only a small percentage of departments in the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The 24 million dollar Randolph Schools referendum that has been a hotly debated topic over social media channels for the past month, was voted on today, Tuesday Oct. 2. The result appears to be a victory for the Yes side The unofficial tally of votes were counted as 1,810 for ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove voters approved a $2.9 million bond referendum on Tuesday which will pay for security and safety upgrades at all Cedar Grove schools.  A total of 1,075 votes were cast, with 809 in favor and 266 against the referendum.   "I want to thank the Cedar Grove community ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an event application for Santa Claus to land his helicopter on the Nutley Park Oval Nov. 23 as a kick off to the shop-local holiday season.  According to Nutley Chamber of Commerce president, Dan Leon approximately 4,500 people ...

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Yesterday, NHS students in the AP Government and Politics class, under the direction of social studies teacher, Mr. Steve DiGregorio, attended the Governor's Economic Development Plan conference at the On3 Property. Hosted by Choose New Jersey, the event included an overview of Governor Murphy's ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents are invited to a spooooky good time at the Nutley Public Library on Wednesday, October 3 at 10:30 a.m. Children age 6 and under can decorate a pumpkin and enjoy fall activities on the library's grounds. Please dress accordingly for the weather. In the case of inclement ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents are invited to pick up fall leaf bags at the Nutley Department of Public Works Garage this Saturday Oct. 6 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.  At the same DPW staff will be collecting donations of non-perishable food to help residents who are experiencing food insecurity. Food ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was not one of the colleges selected by Gov. Phil Murphy's administration to receive a subsidy that would help pay unmet tuition for eligible students. All 19 community colleges in the state applied to participate in the Community College Innovation ...

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(transcript of Nutley Superintendent Dr. Julie Glazer's report): Tonight we are going to have the first of several presentations related to Achievement Data.  Kent Bania and Janine Loconsolo our Directors of Curriculum PK-12 have collected this information and have analyzed it in a way to ...

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CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor, Curt Ritter, partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to host the "Out Of The Darkness" walk to raise funds and awareness about mental illness and suicide prevention. "Over the past three years, we've raised over $200,000, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — The Old Salem Farm Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to legendary horseman Ralph Caristo during the American Gold Cup CSI 4*-W on Sunday, Sept. 30, at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y. The Old Salem Farm Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award was created by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Tuesday, Sept. 18 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting had a heated discussion on the second attempt to pass a Revenue and Finance Department line item on the Sept. 18 bill list. Bill18-01934 adding $2,500 for a course at Rutgers, the State University of NJ, was voted no by ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Monday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its Fall 2018 Citizens and Clergy Academy, a six-week training program for members of the community. The Citizens and Clergy Academy is a training program ...

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VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18. The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Hundreds of Bloomfield residents - from children to senior citizens - gathered together as one on Sunday, September 30 as Oakeside Cultural Center hosted their Third Annual Pediatric Cancer Awareness “Go Gold” Walk. All net profits from the event, highlighted by a three-mile ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn on Friday, Sept. 28, making the ticket's owner the winner of the Jersey Cash 5 $166,600 Jackpot, according to a press release from NJ Lottery. The winning ticket was sold at the Quick Chek location at 1545 Springfield Ave. in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project is geared toward making Halloween less trick and more treat for children with food allergies. FARE is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Could municipalities and counties be supported by tax-deductible contributions from property owners?  Trenton is looking to implement a voluntary framework for those entities to do that, in response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 which limits State And Local Tax (SALT) ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--On Friday September 28 at 7 p.m. James Joanow officially kicked off the Halloween Season with the Grand opening of the 2018 James’s Halloween Display. Now in its 11th year, the Halloween Display incorporates lights, fog machines, inflatable ghosts and ghouls, mannequin, ...

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Celebrate the National Garden Bureau’s Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you’ll love their impressive blooms in your garden and ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to celebrate fall during Columbus Day Weekend October 5-8 and take advantage of the Long Beach Island Region's best time of year. Whether it is on the beach, bay or the pines there will be plenty of ...

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The New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women (NJFDW) will present Councilwoman Renee Baskerville its 2018 Outstanding Regional Elected Official Award, Northern Region. The award will be presented to Councilwoman Baskerville at the organization's awards banquet to be held Saturday, October 13, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A parking ordinance to relieve the residents of Highfield Lane, Edison Avenue, Oakley Terrace and Conduit Street was among the ordinances approved during the Tuesday, Sept. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Announcements Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P.

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Warning - If a Pomodoro sauce recipe has more than 4 ingredients run! Ingredients: (serves 2-3) 3 cloves of garlic, chopped. 4oz of olive oil. 2 dry pints of cherry or grape tomatoes. 6-10 leaves of basil, chopped. 1/2 lb of dry spaghetti. Salt Red ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -It was a busy Saturday for the Nutley Raider Marching Band. They kicked it off by marching in the Homecoming Parade, followed by their performance of the national anthem at the Homecoming Game in the Nutley Park Oval.  After the game, they rushed over to Wayne Valley High School, ...

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