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January 10, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Millburn Police determined the 76-year-old woman, whose body was discovered last night near the Short Hills train station, was the victim of a hit and run. As reported earlier today, the body of a woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road last ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – Members of the community got to meet Nutley Irish American Association's 2019 Parade Dignitaries during the 2nd Annual Shamrock Fest dinner in November at the Parks and Recreation Center.   The event, catered by the Brownstone, served as a fundraiser to help support the 41st ...

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There are some things pressure cookers do really well, and risotto is one of them. No more standing over the pot stirring and stirring and stirring! Once the lid is on, set it for 10 minutes and come back to a creamy, savory side dish, perfect for chilly days. This recipe goes great with ...

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KINGSTON, RI - The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 5,500 undergraduates have qualified for the fall 2018 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Lucille Ball might never have visited Hawthorne, but for environmentalists and bird watchers, another celebrity red-head has been spotted in the borough.  Green Team member Holly Cowen reported seeing a Red Headed Woodpecker make its home in town and captured the majestic creature ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Cabaret Night & Theater Showcase will take place on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 7pm in the JHWMS auditorium. Seating is reserved, so buy now for the best selection: fons.ludus.com. This exciting evening of Broadway hits and scenes features the cast of the NHS Performing Arts ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills earlier today that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time investigators are ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn art teacher, Lauren Mandal, begins every class unconventionally. She begins by hitting a gong with a rubber mallet, and then enthusiastically reads aloud her classroom mantra: "I am Smart, I am Kind, I Am Important, and I am an Artist!" The students repeat each line in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Scholars and artists will be brought together at Rutgers University - Newark next month to explore sexuality in the African American community. The 39th annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series will be the premier event for Rutgers - Newark’s Black History Month conference. The ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be celebrated at Newark Symphony Hall with musical performances and a notable keynote speaker. The annual event, held for more than three decades, will take place on Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. and CNN political commentator Angela Rye will ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — There were no equine cases of rabies in New Jersey in 2018 but several wild and domestic, animals which horses could encounter were diagnosed. According to the annual report from the New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Epidemiology, Environmental, and Occupational ...

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BERNARDS, NJ – In an effort to halt the impact of massive overdevelopment occurring across the Garden State to satisfy affordable housing needs, Bernards Insight has launched a petition that demands representatives in Trenton collaborate on a legislative fix to NJ’s unsustainable affordable housing ...

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Commissioner Rogers and the Nutley Health Department, in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center are pleased to announce the following 2019 Health Screenings offered at the Nutley Health Department Cardiac Assessments – 02/06/19 Learn your cardiac risks through ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Woodland Indoor Playground, 450 Pompton Ave., had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.  Pictured are Cedar Grove Downtown Advisory Member Dave Fletcher, Cedar Grove Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, Marina Miller and Julija Stoliarova from Woodland Indoor ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although more than 700 sea turtles have been stranded this winter in the Northeast region of the United States, hundreds of which did not survive, 13 sea turtles are currently recuperating from the cold at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s Sea Turtle Recovery, New Jersey’s only ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Four trustees were sworn in to the Nutley Board of Education annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 7 in John H. Walker Middle School. The BOE also voted for the board president and vice-president.  Residenst of the township cast votes on Nov. 6, 2018 and elected Jen Reilly, Teri ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In a unanimous vote, the Nutley Board of Education approved a resolution for an updated Code of Ethics at the Jan 7 Reorganization meeting. The code reads: CODE OF ETHICS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS – 18A:12-24.1 BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby adopts the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A Belleville woman and a Kearny man have been charged with theft of property for stealing a package from a Newark Avenue porch on Saturday, December 29. The Bloomfield Police Department cites cooperation from neighbors and the Belleville Police Department with quickly solving the ...

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Please have your both your paper and commingled recycling out curbside Monday evening for Tuesday recycling.   This is for the Tuesday section of town only.  DPW and Basso Sanitation will be out very early in the morning on Tuesday because of the anticipated volume of recycling.  Thank you!

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BELMAR, NJ — Tucked along the east side of Belmar's boardwalk at Fourth Avenue is its newest “dune garden,” adding to the growing beachscape barrier designed to help protect the oceanfront from powerful storms. Stretching from Fourth to Fifth Avenues, the 1,500-square foot area includes various ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross is asking you to celebrate by donating blood in Nutley on Jan. 15, 2019. A blood drive will be held at Nutley Masonic Lodge No. 25, 175 Chestnut St. from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.  According to the Red Cross, the critical role ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After hearing through NJ 101.5 evening radio host Steve Trevelise that his “oldest and dearest friend” Robbo Pisani, a fire captain with the North Hudson Fire Department, was struggling with kidney failure, West Orange resident Melissa Kohlman was so moved that she volunteered her ...

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MILLVILLE, N.J. — The Millville Historical Society has the unique opportunity to purchase an original carousel horse that thrilled and delighted children (and adults) at Millville’s long-gone Union Lake Luna Park. According to historical records, Union Lake Park was opened in the late 19th ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Someone's best friend decided to take a walk on his own and was picked up by officers of the Nutley Police Department in the area of Ohson Ave. Please contact the Nutley Police Department at  (973) 284-4940 to help reunite this guy with his humans.    Since ...

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BALTIMORE, MD - Summit High School alum Michael Badgley's phenomenal first National Football League season continues, as the Class of 2012 Hilltopper and former University of Miami Hurricane split the uprights five times -- a Los Angeles Chargers postseason team record -- in the 'Bolts' ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – 11-year-old Cameron Jean-Pierre may have suffered a fatal allergic reaction to the smell of fish being cooked at his grandmother’s home in Brooklyn, NY where he was visiting on New Year’s Day, according to a WABC news report. The official cause of death for Cameron is still ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley children will each write a poem, you're invited to listen and know 'em, about cats in hats, baseballs and bats, and you can attend this greatest show-um.  Nutley Academic Booster Club is hosting the annual "Nutley ABC Poetry Festival." This year the event will be held at John ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli announced the following appointments, and re-appointments, to the township's quasi-judicial boards. Zoning Board of Adjustment: Thomas Da Costa Lobo through 2022 Gary Marino through 2022  Theresa Sullivan Duva through 2022 Greg ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Nutley wrestler Owen Marsala pins his Westfield opponent in the third period of the Roselle Park wrestling tournament. 

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