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Sat, December 15, 9:30 AM

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Santa's Annual Fire Truck Ride Thru Nutley

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Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 9:30am 12/15/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Santa's Annual Fire Truck Ride Thru Nutley

After flying in a helicopter and eating pancakes, Santa Claus is coming back to Nutley for his annual ride in one of the Nutley Fire Department trucks.

Our elf source provided the list of places that Santa will be visiting that morning. The schedule of destinations follows:

9:30am Joerg Ave & High St


9:40am Mapes & Norman St.

9:50am Kingsland St ...

12 craig pl Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, December 15, 4:00 PM

Cinema505, Montclair

Lez Bomb

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 4:00pm 12/15/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Lez Bomb

LEZ BOMB is a multigenerational comedy of errors featuring a young woman (Lauren) who comes home for the holidays with some life changing news. Little does Lauren know, the eccentric cast of characters have their own stirring surprises as well.The result is a hilarious turn of events forcing the family to come together in a ceremonious series of coincidences. As it turns out, there is no good ...

505 Bloomfield Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, December 16, 1:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Kwanzaa: 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2018 1:00pm 12/16/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Kwanzaa: 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African Culture

Montclair Public Library proudly invites friends and neighbors of the community to the 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African Culture (and the Library’s 30th year celebrating Kwanzaa).

We are excited to welcome back Mama Yaa, of Pyramyd Dance Company, who will kick off the event with a traditional Kwanzaa libation ceremony at the Ancestral Table and the lighting of the Seven Candles.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, December 16, 3:00 PM

Bloomfield Middle School , Bloomfield

Bloomfield Civic Band Holiday Spectacular

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2018 3:00pm 12/16/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Bloomfield Civic Band Holiday Spectacular

A beloved local tradition continues as the Bloomfield Civic Band, Frank Ortega, Director, presents its HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, featuring a visit from Santa Claus! Sunday, December 16, 3:00 P.M. Special guest and Bloomfield based composer Allan V. Daleus, will conduct the Band in the world premiere of his arrangement of Max Reger's "Benedictus." Auditorium of Bloomfield Middle School, ...

60 Huck Road Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Mon, December 17, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 7:00pm 12/17/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Tour of the Birthing Center

Tour of the Labor & Delivery, Post-Partum & Nursery Units. You will feel comfortable knowing your baby will be born in a hospital whose primary concern is your health, comfort and safety. All your questions and concerns will be answered during this tour.

Free of charge.

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Paw Patrol & Top Wing: Nick Jr. Library Adventures

Wed, December 19, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Paw Patrol & Top Wing: Nick Jr. Library Adventures

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 4:00pm 12/19/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Paw Patrol & Top Wing: Nick Jr. Library Adventures

Mission 6: Save the Day & Earn Your Wings

Enjoy six weekly Paw Patrol & Top Wing related reading and activity programs for young children. Each Wednesday* at 4pm children can come to the Library and enjoy a different program centered on a themed “mission.” The program, sponsored by Nick Jr., includes giveaways, special sweepstakes, and runs through December 19 (*continued ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair , NJ 07042
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Wed, December 19, 7:00 PM

Hospital Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor), Glen Ridge

Becoming a Parent

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 7:00pm 12/19/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Becoming a Parent

This class will prepare you for the realities of becoming a parent, with special emphasis on coping during the first 3 months of your baby's life.

Fee: $50 per couple

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

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Township of Nutley "Operation Reassurance" for Seniors and Disabled Residents

December 13, 2018

Commissioner Alphonse Petracco has announced the implementation of a new program in the Department of Public Safety entitled Operation Reassurance that was created for the safety and wellbeing of senior and disabled persons who live alone.

Since maintaining independence can be increasingly difficult as people age, Operation Reassurance will help to enable them to maintain their ...

Winter Weather Is On the Way

Although winter is still a little over a week away, cold temperatures and winter weather are upon us. Parts of North Jersey are expected to get some light snow Thursday morning, Dec. 13 and into the afternoon, which could create hazardous road conditions, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.

Precipitation is expected to begin Thursday morning ...

Nutley Resident Addresses Term Limits on Appointed Boards

November 18, 2018

I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with an upcoming resolution that will be presented on Tuesday Nov. 20 at the Township of  Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting.

I recently learned of a resolution that would limit voluntary members on township appointed boards to two consecutive terms. While it is possible to see what the intent is, the fact is that ...

Gratitude for Support of Nutley Public Schools Staff, Parents, and Community

Dear Nutley Staff, Parents and Community,

Thank you.

Almost two years ago, the Board of Education and district  administration began our journey to present the community with our  best long-term solution to the overcrowding in our schools. We believed that this referendum would not only alleviate our instructional space issues and remove trailers throughout ...

West Orange Woman Faces Charges After Being Accused of Stabbing Mail Carrier

December 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 50-year-old United States postal mail carrier sustained several lacerations to the face on Monday afternoon after a 41-year-old West Orange woman stabbed him in the face while he was delivering mail, according to West Orange police.

Medgyne Anglade, 41, faces charges of aggravated assault and weapons possession in this incident, which occurred on Hillside Avenue at ...

Advocacy Group Asks Federal Judge To Expand Newark's Lead Filter Program

NEWARK, NJ - The group that is suing Newark over elevated levels of lead has asked a federal judge to make the city extend its filter distribution program to the East Ward, according to court documents.

The city treats its water at two different locations: the Pequannock and Wanaque plants. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and other city officials have routinely said East Ward residents do not ...

Authorities Reveal Name of Injured Mt. Arlington Officer

December 13, 2018

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - The Mount Arlington police officer struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening was identified today as Sgt. James DiStasio.

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office revealed DiStasio's name in an afternoon press release, but added it is not going to say much else about the incident for now - including the extent of the sergeant's injuries or the names ...

'Frugal' Resident Leaves Flemington Generous Gift

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.”

But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door.

Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver said. Kitchin’s will directs that $276,000 be left to the Main Street ...

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Gov. Murphy Delivers Economic Development Strategic Plan at On3 in Nutley

October 1, 2018

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 diversity are at the forefront of the State’s economy. The ...

Resolution Passed For On3 Phase 2A Redevelopment Plan by Nutley Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at Monday's special meeting formally approving the Phase 2A redevelopment plan for the On3 campus. The plan approval was previously announced at the August 7 BOC meeting. Monday's meeting formally passed the resolution. 

The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on ...

NJ Recipe Guru Shares her Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

In ...

N.J. Congressman: Offshore Seismic Testing Threatens Ecosystem along Atlantic Coast

December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would approve requests for seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean for geological surveying, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has joined a House coalition pushing to end any prospects for offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration off the East Coast.

“Not here, not now, not ever,” said Smith ...

Safety and Security at Nutley Public Schools during Winter Sports Season

December 8, 2018

December 7, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As part of our on-going efforts to enhance security, and layers of safety for students, faculty, and the community attending events in the District, we will be implementing additional facility access protocols.

NHS will kick off the Winter Sports Season on Friday, December 14 with boys’ basketball games starting at 4 p.m.in the ...

Nutley Board of Education Accepting Applications for Board Trustee

The Nutley Board of Education is inviting interested citizens to submit a Letter of Interest and resume for the Board Trustee vacancy.

Letters of interest and resumes can be mailed to the Nutley Board of Education, 315 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110 attention: Karen Yeamans or emailed to kyeamans@nutleyschools.org by noon on December 13, 2018.

Board of Education members must be a U. S.

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

LEGO Play Time at Nutley Public Library

Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays! 

LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on  December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGO! 

No registration is required and all supplies are provided. 

For more ...

Children's Healthy Story Time at the Nutley Public Library

Join us on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:30 AM for a Children's Healthy Story Time with ShopRite of Nutley's dietitian Stephanie Bini, R.D!

This free event for children of all ages will feature stories, a craft, and the opportunity to sample healthy snacks.

All supplies are provided, and registration is required. Please sign-up online at ...

Joe Fischer's Holiday Magic Show at Nutley Public Library

Get ready to be merry and bright with Joe Fischer's Holiday Magic Show at the Nutley Public Library on Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 AM! 

This fun-filled family event for all ages will feature Joe Fischer's mystifying magic, as well as a special holiday craft participants can make and take home after the event. 

No registration is required. For more information, visit ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau's Rock Hunger III Returns to the Old Canal Inn June 8, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Following the success of 2018's 'Rock Hunger II," Nutley Family Service Bureau is reminding everyone to save the date for 'Rock Hunger III.' The event will take place on the main stage at the Old Canal Inn on June 8, 2019.

The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m, all to support the food pantry operation at NFSB. The evening will include food and a ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau Kids Social Skills Workshop

In this free program, elementary school children learn how to interact in ways that are optimally communicative and socially appropriate. Skills for effective listening, reciprocal responsiveness, self-reflection, behavior modulation and heightened sensitivity to others will be the major focus.

The participants engage in child-centered activities such as: game playing, balanced competition and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter Dec 1 to 7, 2018

December 11, 2018

REMINDER:  LOCK YOUR VEHICLES

Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into www.tipsoft.com and search Nutley

Police have received a number of complaints regarding phone fraud involving PSEG. Police Chief Strumolo urges residents to contact PSEG directly if anyone ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 13, 2018

TRENTON - Even with a joint committee on legalizing cannabis in New Jersey, it looks increasingly doubtful that there will be a vote in 2018. It really seemed like recreational marijuana would have been legalized this fall, but there's a lot of smoke hanging arond. How should the state tax the drug? And how should a "cannabis commission" be established to oversee all the ...

Upper Montclair Club Choir Holiday Concert

December 12, 2018

The Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair invites you to their annual Holiday Concert 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:30 pm, 200 Cooper Avenue, Upper Montclair.  Featuring The Women’s Club Choir and Director Clarissa Anthony Schoch. The Chorus will be singing holiday music selections including: It’s beginning to look a lot like ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to Hold Docent Training Class

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly selective volunteer position and training is required.

“Our Docents help every visitor have an ...

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

All the Stars in the Heavens

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani (Harper, 2015)

 

When I was a little girl, before there was colored television, sometimes I would watch a show where a beautiful, mature lady would enter a room through French doors, and greet her tv audience. The woman wore spectacular gowns that clung to her  curvy shape and sported big satin bows in the back. Her cheeks were like ...

The Real Lolita: the Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman (Harper Collins, 2018)

Who would have thought that the “nymphet” of Humbert Humbert’s perverted fantasies in the famous Vladimir Nabokov novel, Lolita, published in the United States in 1958, was influenced greatly by an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Camden, ...

Obituaries

Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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Sep 4, 1943 - Jun 10, 2018
William “Bill” Tangorra, 74, of Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away Sunday June 10, ...
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