Blossoms and Bright Futures Spring Social

Join Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey to celebrate CASA child advocacy with wine tasting, food, and fun! Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1:00 - 3:30 PM at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road, Basking Ridge.

Register to attend at https://www.CASAofNJ.org/SpringSocial

We hope to see you there!

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Contact Information
  1. Nancy Miller
  2. 609-695-9400 x6
  3. info@casaofnj.org
Sat, June 15
1:00 pm — 3:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/15/2019 1:00pm 06/15/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Blossoms and Bright Futures Spring Social

Join Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey to celebrate CASA child advocacy with wine tasting, food, and fun! Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1:00 - 3:30 PM at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road, Basking Ridge.

Register to attend at https://www.CASAofNJ.org/SpringSocial

We hope to see you there!

185 Madisonville Road Basking Ridge , NJ 07920

Basking Ridge Country Club

185 Madisonville Road
Basking Ridge , NJ 07920

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3rd Annual McCann Memorial Run in Nutley Scheduled for September 22nd

August 20, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ-- Sunday, September 22 is the 3rd Annual McCann Memorial Run in Nutley to honor the memory of Firefighter/EMT Daniel Patrick McCann III. 

The run will start at Krank Systems Gym, who will be splitting the proceeds from the race in his honor between Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad and Manasquan Fire Department, where he served as firefighter. Pre ...

Nutley Matriarch Ruth Bedford, 101, Left the Community She Loved

NUTLEY, NJ - News broke this morning that Township of Nutley matriarch Ruth Bedford passed away at the age of 101.

Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli offered his remembrance of Bedford this morning, "Ruth Bedford was the matriarch of our Township. She volunteered many, many causes and organizations that she felt strongly about. She made a real difference in our community and will be ...

Frank DeMaio for Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement

August 22, 2019

Because there is nothing more important than our children’s education, I have decided to seek a full term on the Nutley Board of Education.

As a former Educator/Administrator I realize that we need to strike a balance between what we need to do educationally and what we can afford to do. I believe that I can help make the right decisions for our children without taxing our people out of ...

Dominick Ritacco: Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement

Because of my unwavering love for my children, and my deep-rooted interest in our community, I have made the decision to run for the Nutley Board of Education.

My name is Dominick Ritacco, and I am blessed with an amazing wife, Elizabeth, and our three young children, Dominick (age 6), Vincent (age 4) and Ava (age 1). I am a vaccine research and development scientist for Pfizer, and own and ...

Vito D'Alessio: Candidate for Nutley Board of Education Election on Nov. 5, 2019

My name is Vito D’Alessio, and I am running for the Nutley Board of Education because it will enable me to continue to serve my community and make a lasting impact on the lives of our citizens and, most importantly, our children. My wife, Tara, has been a teacher for more than twenty-seven years, and together we have raised two incredible sons, both of whom recently graduated from Nutley ...

Ralph Chimento Seeks Position on Nutley Board of Education

I am Ralph Chimento, a proud husband of twenty-four years and father of three children, a son and a daughter who recently graduated from Nutley High School, and a daughter who is entering her freshman year. I am a Lieutenant with the Belleville Fire Department where I have worked for twenty-three years. I decided to run for a seat on the Nutley Board of Education because I care deeply about this ...

Charles W. Kucinski is Seeking Re-Election to the Nutley Board of Education

Charles W. Kucinski has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. A seasoned veteran of the Nutley BOE, Charlie previously served from 1982-1997 and once again from 2010 to the present. During his tenure the district achieved improved ratngs and a much-needed balance between academics, the arts, and athletics.

Charlie is running for ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c.231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday August 8, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center of John H. Walker Middle School.

Upon opening the meeting, the Board will go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time for personnel matters and ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Newark’s Water Crisis is As Much about Lack of Vision and Courage As It Is About Mismanagement and Malfeasance

August 19, 2019

Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation.

In 2013, an investigation by a State Comptroller revealed that there was ramped ...

An Open Letter to our Representative Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11

A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for the things you want to accomplish for the district.

While I had some ...

Cedar Grove Residents Express Outrage Over Pool Patron Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

August 24, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove residents are taking to social media to question why a man was permitted to attend the Cedar Grove Community Pool since being arrested on child pornography charges early in the summer.  After an article on TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, Cedar Grove Resident Arrested on Child Pornography Charges, alerted them to the arrest of Jonathan E. Trumble, which occurred ...

On Flint, Newark Officials Want No Comparison

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka has resisted at every turn comparing Newark’s lead water problem with Flint, the Michigan city where a contaminated water crisis turned into a five-year-long fiasco that has culminated into an investigation of more than 60 government officials.

“To make a comparison is not only disingenuous, to me, it’s almost insulting,” ...

The Elmora Troopers Win Over Rhode Island 2-0 Advancing in Little League World Series

August 20, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - Fans of the Elmora Troopers were on their feet cheering on Tuesday evening as the Elizabeth team took the win by a score of 2 - 0 over the Barrington, Rhode Island team in Williamsport, Pa.

The game was a 0-0 score until the top of the 6th inning when the Troopers came out with Sal Garcia starting off with a double and they didn’t stop until they scored two runs. The ...

Long-time Head of Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics to Step Down

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ruth B. Mandel, who has served as director of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics for 24 years, will step down Aug. 31, Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy has announced.

She will take a one-year research leave before returning to her role as Board of Governors Professor of Politics and Senior Scholar at CAWP.

Mandel joined ...

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North Jersey High School Students Graduate from Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University MINDS Program

August 23, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - 14 New Jersey high school students graduated from the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science (MINDS) Program. at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University on Thursday Aug. 22. The 14 students were chosen from a pool of almost 300 applicants to the internship program, now in its second year.

Paola Tenezaca, a rising senior at Hackensack ...

Traffic Study for On3 Approved, Little League Champs, More at Nutley Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced during the Tuesday, Aug. 6, Board of Commissioners public meeting that the 13-year-old intermediate Little League team won both the State and Eastern Regional Championship.

The Little League team went on to play in California but lost. “They conducted themselves in a way we all should be very ...

Meet Best-Selling ‘Kosher by Design’ Cookbook Author Susie Fishbein

August 22, 2019

Just in time for the Jewish New Year, Susie Fishbein, author of the international best-selling cookbook series “Kosher By Design,” will teach a week’s worth of kosher-based cooking classes beginning on Sept. 8 at The Kitchen at Bed Bath & Beyond, a new interactive cooking and activity learning space in East Hanover.

We asked the Livingston resident about Jewish ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

August 16, 2019

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c.231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday August 8, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center of John H. Walker Middle School.

Upon opening the meeting, the Board will go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time for personnel matters and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter August 17 to August 23, 2019

August 24, 2019

8/16/17

Noise Complaint – Wayside Lane – Officers responded to a noise complaint of a large party and upon arrival observed several dozen groups of people fleeing the scene. The homeowner stated that someone posted on Snap Chat that a party was taking place at their residence which caused a multitude of people, unknown to the resident, to show up at their home ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 23, 2019

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation Monday, August 26, returning Tuesday, Sept. 3

NEWARK – City officials to downtown businesses: Stay away Monday. That’s the blunt message, as the city scrambles to host MTV’s Video Music Awards on Monday night at the Prudential Center. This is an unbelievable opportunity to show that the Brick City can accommodate a ...

New Jersey Has Been Lucky (So Far) with its Freshwater Algal Blooms. It Probably Won’t Last.

August 2, 2019

Environmentalists from around the state have rightly voiced their alarm over the spike in harmful algal blooms (HAB) plaguing freshwater bodies like Lake Hopatcong and Greenwood Lake this summer and called for more aggressive watershed management-based solutions.

MORE: Officials: Lake Hopatcong Harmful Algae Bloom Largest in State History

My 22 years of experience as a scientist ...

Should Mental Health be a Required Subject? New Jersey Legislators Announce Mental Health Curriculum Mandate

It is July.  We just had a heat wave.  The yellow bus is not clogging intersections and Staples has yet to air its joy-crushing commercial signaling it is time to purchase school supplies.  For the New Jersey education system, however, there is no such thing as “summer break.” Not when more than 1.3 million students enrolled in the 2,500+ elementary, middle and high ...

Prominent Attorney Stuart Meissner Announces Exploratory Committee For US Senate

August 22, 2019

Will Explore Seeking Republican Nomination to Challenge Cory Booker

Trenton, NJ – Today, Stuart Meissner, former prosecutor and leading whistleblower attorney, has formed an exploratory committee to consider mounting a campaign for the Republican Party nomination to challenge Democratic Senator and Presidential candidate Cory Booker.
 
“I have decided to take the ...

Here’s what taxpayers should know about the new IRS Tax Withholding Estimator

Taxpayers who haven’t yet checked their withholding this year should do so ASAP. All taxpayers can do this by using the new mobile-friendly Tax Withholding Estimator. This new tool can be used by workers, as well as retirees, self-employed individuals and other taxpayers. It’s a user-friendly step-by-step tool to help taxpayers effectively adjust the amount of income tax they have ...

The YMCA of Montclair Awarded $10,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Montclair, NJ - The YMCA of Montclair announced today that it has received a Major Grant in the amount of $10,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their initiative to build a new inclusive playground at the Geyer Family YMCA. This playground will benefit children who attend programs and camp at the Y and children who live in the area, as there is no public playground ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Obituaries

Mar 11, 1946 - Jul 17, 2019
James R. Matarazzo, Sr., 73, of North Caldwell, N.J., died on July 17, 2019. Visitation will be on ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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