Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium

Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share. For more information email Enola Romano at 

enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

Contact Information
  1. Enola Romano
  2. 973-744-0500, ext. 2236
  3. enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org
Thu, January 02
11:00 am — 1:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/02/2020 11:00am 01/02/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium

Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share. For more information email Enola Romano at

enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

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Community Spirit Rises Like A Phoenix from the Ashes of Fatal House Fire in Nutley; GoFundMe Established

January 19, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - As the community continues to mourn the loss of our neighbors Amanda Russo and her son, the spirit of community that is the hallmark of Nutley, rose like a phoenix from the ashes. The two were victims of a house fire on Jan 18, 2020. 

The stories about neighbors helping neighbors started even before most people know there was a fire in town. 

Joe Caprio, ...

What All Nutley Residents Need to Know About Clearing Snow

NUTLEY, NJ - As snow continues to fall in Nutley, residents are reminded of local ordinances that help make Nutley safe for everyone.

SNOW PLOWING OF ROADWAYS
To aid the Public Works Department in clearing the streets, do not throw snow back into the street. Do not plow snow into the roadway. This will be strictly enforced.

Snow Plowing Operations may cause snow to be pushed and cover ...

Vision for Newark Archdiocese: Pastoral Planning

There is a quote, popularly attributed to Henry Kissinger, that states: “If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.”

This powerful statement speaks to the importance of having a plan and vision for the future. Too often, people and organizations drift with no end to their journey in mind, and then wonder why are aren’t getting ...

Official Notice: Board of Education Meeting Jan. 28, 2020

January 16, 2020

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 Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday,  January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.

Formal action will be taken.
Edward J. Appleton
Interim Business Administrator/
Board Secretary

Annual Notice Township of Nutley Rent Leveling Board 2020 Public Meeting Schedule

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the Public meetings of the Rent Leveling Board of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey will be held on the following dates at the Township of Nutley, Municipal Building, One Kennedy Drive, Third (3rd) Floor Commission Chambers, Nutley, New Jersey 07110 at 4:00 P.M. at which formal ...

Annual Official Notice Township of Nutley 2020 Holiday Schedule

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, State of New Jersey that the following days shall be considered paid holidays:

 

 

2020 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

 




Wednesday


January 1, 2020


New Year’s Day




Monday


January 20, 2020


Martin ...

Nutley Free Public Library February 2020 Programs

February 2020 Programs at Nutley Public Library

 

Saturday, February 1, 22, 29 at 11:00 a.m. – Drop-in Craft.  Stop by the Children’s Room to make a craft to take home.  For all ages while supplies last!  No registration required.

 

Monday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m. – DISH!  The Monday Night Cookbook Club.  Each month ...

Nutley Public Library 2020 Winter Reading Challenge

The Nutley Public Library invites readers once again to participate in the nationwide 2020 Winter Reading Challenge. From January 1st to January 31st, children, teens and adults are challenged to read (or have read to them) at least 620 minutes (20 minutes or more a day) during the month of January and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at ...

The Kingsland Manor Presents A Wine and Spirits Prohibition Party

NUTLEY, NJ - Prohibition officially began on January 17, 1920, when the Volstead Act went into effect. 

Join us as we observe the centennial of this failed national experiment.

          Come as a flapper or come as you are,

          Dress as a gangster or silent screen star,

          It is going to be ...

Van Riper House's Wish for 2020 Comes True: A New Lease and Path to Restoration and Revitalization

NUTLEY, NJ - The Van Riper House Inc. got their wish for 2020 a little early: the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners approved a new 20 year lease at the Dec. 18, 2019 open public meeting. 

The Van Riper House, a historic property owned by the Township of Nutley, is one of the oldest buildings in the Garden State. It has been leased by the Van Riper House, Inc. for decades. In 2019, ...

On the SnapChat video of January 2020 featuring Nutley High School students

January 6, 2020

Dear Dr. Glazer and members of the Nutley community, past and present,

We are a coalition of Nutley High School alumni/ae writing in response to the recent news that Nutley High School freshmen broadcast a SnapChat video featuring racist language and sentiments. We are dismayed to have learned of this event, but we are hopeful that the school system and community more broadly ...

To the Editor: Not the First Time Montclair Leader Mentions Jews

To the Editors:

I was saddened to learn about the anti-Semitic comments made by James Harris at Councilwoman Baskerville's community forum on December 30.  Unfortunately, this was not the first time Mr. Harris has publicly made anti-Semitic remarks. 

Two or three years ago, I attended an event at the firehouse on Pine Street hosted by Montclair Cares about Schools.  Mr.

On3

Topology Presents Survey Findings at Nutley BOC Meeting for On3 Redevelopment Site

January 14, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Topology representatives Philip Abramson, founder and CEO and Christopher Colley, a development analyst gave an update on the data they collected and conclusions from the survey responses on the On3 site, formerly Hoffmann-La Roche during the Tuesday, Dec. 17, Nutley Board of Commissioners public meeting. Commissioners Steven L. Rogers and Mauro G. Tucci were absent ...

Photo of the Day: Nutley's Own Skyline

NUTLEY, NJ - "Nutley's Own Skyline" taken by local photographer Alex Fagioli captures three of the principle buildings on the On3 campus at the north end of the township.

Taken from Nichols Park, the buildings, from left to right, are home to Ralph Lauren, Prism Capital Partners, and Hackensack Meridian Health Medical School at Seton Hall University.

Fagioli is a familiar face ...

Ex-Inmates Complete Newark Intervention Program

January 18, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — A study designed to help formerly incarcerated men re-enter society in Essex County recently held its final graduation from an intervention program.

The Newark Community Collaborative Board, a group of researchers, service providers and people with histories of substance use and incarceration, has been working on the ...

Caldwell's Willing Hearts Consignment Shop Donates $20,000 to Local Rotary Club

CALDWELL, NJ — Dr. Sue Susan Skalsky from Willing Hearts Consignment Shop in Caldwell recently presented a check for $20,000 to the Rotary Club of the Caldwells in support of the service organization’s various charitable projects. Rotary President Susan Lubalin and President Elect Dr. Mike Kambourakis accepted the donation  at the ...

Roselle Park Officer Shoots Himself in Head During Accident Investigation

January 20, 2020

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Roselle Park Police Officer, 39 years of age shot himself in the head after being involved in an accident in Matawan, Sunday afternoon 

According to Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery, while the accident was being investigated the officer removed a gun in his possession and fired one shot killing himself on scene.  

“We are grieving as a ...

Puerto Rican Leaders Demand Federal Response to Recent Earthquakes

NEWARK - Some leaders of New Jersey’s large Puerto Rican community are demanding the U.S. government take immediate action to assist the thousands of American citizens affected by the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the island on Jan. 7, the hundreds of powerful aftershocks that continue to rattle the island, and the delayed recovery from Hurricane Maria. New Jersey is home to the ...

Les Marmitons Men’s Cooking Club Serves Up Friendship, 5-Course Dinners in NJ

January 18, 2020

Wearing white chef’s jackets and toques, about 30 men are bustling about the professional kitchen. Under the guidance of a professional chef, they work in teams — elbowing through the door with octopus lightly charred from an outdoor fire, pulling pork loin from a sous vide bath, chopping and dicing and plating and laughing.

Soon they’ll be chatting together around round ...

Official Notice: Board of Education Meeting Jan. 28, 2020

January 16, 2020

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 Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday,  January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.

Formal action will be taken.
Edward J. Appleton
Interim Business Administrator/
Board Secretary

Update from Nutley Public Schools Superintendent Glazer Regarding Respect and Inclusion

January 6, 2020

Dear Nutley Staff, Students, Parents and Community,

I wanted to follow up with the Nutley community regarding my letter dated January 2, 2020. These past several days have been a trying time for the school district, our students, staff, and the community as a whole. I think we can all agree that the current narrative surrounding our community does not reflect our collective ...

Commissioner Tucci Now Accepting Applications For Summer Positions with Nutley Dept. of Parks and Recreation

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci has announced that applications for employment are now being accepted for summer positions within the Department of Parks & Recreation.

Summer employment opportunities for Nutley residents in grades 12 through adult are currently being accepted for the following positions; Camp Nutley Counselor, Summer Playground Counselor, Pre-K Program Teachers, helpers and ...

Nutley Parks and Recreation Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration for - “Aspiring Authors”

Nutley Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to open registration for “Aspiring Authors”.

This program is open to Nutley residents in grades 1 through 6.  Classes will be held on Wednesdays beginning January 8, 2020 and will run for 6 weeks.  The fee for this program is 50.00 per child. 

Dr. Stephanie Dalianis-Antell ...

Nutley Commissioner Tucci Announces Winter Session for Art Workshop

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces Art Workshop classes will resume beginning January 11, 2020. “This exciting program enables children ranging from grades 1 through 6 the opportunity to flourish by stimulating their creative spirit” states Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.  Throughout this program youngsters will explore and enjoy the positive impact art history has in their ...

The Kingsland Manor Presents A Wine and Spirits Prohibition Party

NUTLEY, NJ - Prohibition officially began on January 17, 1920, when the Volstead Act went into effect. 

Join us as we observe the centennial of this failed national experiment.

          Come as a flapper or come as you are,

          Dress as a gangster or silent screen star,

          It is going to be ...

Van Riper House's Wish for 2020 Comes True: A New Lease and Path to Restoration and Revitalization

NUTLEY, NJ - The Van Riper House Inc. got their wish for 2020 a little early: the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners approved a new 20 year lease at the Dec. 18, 2019 open public meeting. 

The Van Riper House, a historic property owned by the Township of Nutley, is one of the oldest buildings in the Garden State. It has been leased by the Van Riper House, Inc. for decades. In 2019, ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter Jan. 11 to Jan. 18, 2020

January 18, 2020

1/11/2020

Motor Vehicle Stop – Washington Avenue – Officers initiated a motor vehicle stop which resulted in the arrest of the driver Ariel Falcon, 30, of Newark.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, processed, and issued a summons charging him with Possession of Marijuana.  Mr. Falcon was also issued three (3) traffic citations including ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 17, 2020

ATLANTIC CITY - Hard Rock International has already invested $562 million to completely overhaul the former Trump hotel. And yesterday, in pledging another $15 million in investment - the Hard Rock CEO had one request to Atlantic City: Can you fix the damn traffic lights? The CEO complained that traffic lights have been out for two months on several blocks of Pacific Avenue, ...

Winter Break 2020 Events at the Nutley Free Public Library

January 18, 2020

Winter Break Events:

Tuesday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. – LEGO & Games (All ages). 

Wednesday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. – Craft Day (All ages)

Thursday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. – Family Movie Day (Rated PG Film)

Friday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. – Video Game Free Play (All skill levels)

Nutley Girls Recreation Softball and Travel Softball Registration Now Open for 2020 Season

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces the Department of Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Girls Softball Program and Travel Softball Program.  These programs are open to Nutley Girls and will create a positive softball experience through the education of the sport, stressing the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship, and fun!!!  Young ladies ...

NJ Women Vote Announces NJ Vote 100 — A Statewide Mock Election for New Jersey Students

NJ Vote 100 will take place February 2020 to mark 100 years since the state ratified the 19th Amendment

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 is pleased to be joining NJ Mock Election in hosting NJ Vote 100, an online mock election for grades 4 through 12. The statewide initiative will take place February 1–14, 2020 to coincide with the ...

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2019)

 

“3rd September 2017

Dear Mr. Wrexham,

I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me.”

 

With this intriguing opening, Ruth Ware launches her fifth  novel, The Turn of the Key, a mystery reminiscent of Gothic novels in its sinister and dark tone. However, the novel is ...

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

 In my last review of Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates, I wrote that Ms. Oates had died last year.  Ms. Oates is alive and well. This is an error that needs correction, and apologies go to Ms. Oates for the error.

 

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory (Atria Books, 2019)

What separates Tidelands from other historical novels that Philippa Gregory has written, is that the heroine in ...

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (Dial Press, 2019)

On a road trip to Florida in 2000, my husband asked me what I was reading that was causing me to laugh out loud. “I am reading a new book by Sophie Kinsella called Confessions of a Shopaholic,” I replied. “Shauna gave it to me to read.” My 14-year-old daughter already had discerning taste in literature and I ...

Obituaries

Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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James Vincent Tricarico, 33, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019. There will be ...
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