Narcan Information and Training Session

Prevent overdose and save lives by attending a free information and training session about the life-saving antidote, Narcan. Sessions will be facilitated by Queenie Reda, MSW and Jose A. Cruz, LCSW, MBA of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Free kits will be available for attendees. Note: Sessions held on 5/31 at 12:30 PM and 6/18 at 6:30 will be offered in Spanish only.

Contact Information
  1. Sarah Bonilla
  2. 973-450-2996
  3. Sarah.Bonilla@rwjbh.org
Thu, May 31
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 05/31/2018 11:00am 05/31/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Narcan Information and Training Session

Prevent overdose and save lives by attending a free information and training session about the life-saving antidote, Narcan. Sessions will be facilitated by Queenie Reda, MSW and Jose A. Cruz, LCSW, MBA of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Free kits will be available for attendees. Note: Sessions held on 5/31 at 12:30 PM and 6/18 at 6:30 will be offered in Spanish only.

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Forums and Town Hall Meetings to Keep Voters Informed Ahead of School Election in Nutley Start This Week

October 14, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - With two ballot questions about Nutley Public Schools, and six candidates vying for three Board of Education seats, residents will be able to learn more about the issues during two town hall meetings and two candidate forums being held before the election. 

On Wednesday October 17, Nutley Public Schools will host the first of two town hall meetings to discuss the ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

Candidate Statement: Debbie Russo

October 15, 2018

My name is Debbie Russo and I have been fortunate enough to serve for the past nine years as a Nutley Board of Education Trustee; most recently as the Vice President.  I have been an active member of the Nutley community for nearly 30 years.  Most importantly, I am the mother of three children, two of which have graduated from the Nutley Schools and one who is presently attending Nutley ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Erica Zarro

My name is Erica Zarro, and I am honored to introduce myself as a Nutley Board of Education (BOE) Candidate. I am single mother of a 6-year-old son who attends Lincoln Elementary School. I am employed as an office supervisor for a local physical therapy company and also serve as the regional director of philanthropic and charitable affairs for the company. I ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Ken Reilly

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Ken Reilly, and I am a lifelong resident of Nutley and proud father of five children. I decided to run for a seat on the Nutley Board of Education (the Board) because giving back to the community that has so greatly enriched my life, is an essential part of who I am. I previously served eight years on the Board, including as ...

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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 ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

October 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

Pinkin Bill Expanding Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines Clears Assembly Committee

October 16, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday.

The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines, injectable ...

UPDATE: Found Safe! Passaic Teen Goes Missing in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe!

Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in Elizabeth.

The youth is Hispanic with blonde curly hair and is approximately 5’4” and 130 ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Belmar’s Gazebo at Silver Lake Gets Much-Needed Makeover After ‘Messy’ Summer

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s Huisman Gazebo at Silver Lake has been treated to a fall facelift, courtesy of the borough’s public works department.

A work crew spent October 4 repairing and repainting the landmark structure after a busy summer took its toll on the photographic hotspot for weddings, proms and other special occasions.

In fact, the gazebo was left in such ...

Nutley Public School Town Hall Meetings Scheduled

October 12, 2018

Two Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to provide the Nutley  
community with information on the November 6th referendum regarding  
construction projects to four of our district schools: Yantacaw,  
Washington, JHWMS, and NHS. All community members are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 17th

7pm at JHWMS Auditorium

Saturday, November 3rd

10am ...

Nutley Public Schools November 6 Referendum

In an effort to provide up-to-date and accurate information on the November 6, 2018 referendum, the Referendum page of our district website has been updated with a new Frequently Asked Question document and updated building drawings.

In conjunction with the demographer’s report, overcrowding, aging buildings, usage space shrinking due to educational program requirements and an increase ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

What Does Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Mean?

What does it mean to be a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)?

I recently spoke with future DPT intern Timothy O’Connor from Seton Hall University and asked him this question. He said that “it means that I have the knowledge and skills to gather all the information needed to treat each patient, regardless of what systems in the body are involved. A doctorate in physical therapy will ...

Pajama Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Join us at the Nutley Public Library on select Monday nights for a special story time program. Pajama Story Time is a chance for families to listen to a story, make a craft, and get snuggly! Wear your favorite pajamas and slippers, or just bring along your favorite cuddly stuffed toy. 

Pajama Story Time takes place at 7:00 PM in the Nutley Public Library Children's Room on ...

Read for the Record Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Get ready to "Read for the Record" on October 25 at 10:30 AM at the Nutley Public Library! Enjoy a special story time with TAPintoNutley's Owner John Lee as we read Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, and make a craft. Registration is required and open to Nutley residents. All participating families will receive a free copy of the book ...

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 October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGOS! 

No registration is required and all supplies are ...

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 Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Fall Toddler Programs

LET’S GET MOVING CLASS

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department announce the fall session for “Lets Get Moving”.  This high energy children’s program is designed to refine motor skills and increase balance through motivation.  “Our goal is to contribute to the development of your child’s listening skills while ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

Travel Basketball Registration Now Open

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci has announced that the Recreation Traveling Basketball Program is now open for registration.

This program is dedicated to helping youth build self esteem and self confidence through organized basketball. We strive to educate and motivate each player to achieve their own individual level of success.

Character development is stressed through teamwork and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter October 6 to October 12, 2018

October 13, 2018

The Police Blotter is compiled each week by Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Crime Intelligence Public Information Division of the Nutley Police Department.

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: Taxpayer Shares Thoughts on Nutley Public Schools Referendum

October 17, 2018

To the Editor, 

 I wanted to share my perspective as a 10 year tax paying resident of Nutley in regard to the revised Referendum. 

When we moved here 10 years ago, before we had children, I remember how proud long time residents were of the school system. Even though, at the time, it wasn’t exactly on our radar,  I felt at ease knowing we were in a town ...

"The Only Way We Can Control Mr. DiVincenzo is to Vote Him Out of Office."

Dear Editor,

Joseph DiVincenzo is running for his 5th term in office as Essex County Executive.  I urge each of you not to give Mr. DiVincenzo another term for the following reasons.  To my knowledge, the South Mountain Reservation was chartered as a haven for wildlife, hiking, camping, and as a watershed.  Nonetheless, Mr. DiVincenzo has asked the Freeholders to ...

Letter to the Editor: Century 21 Van Der Wende Associates is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Van Der Wende Properties.

I am excited to announce that Century 21 Van Der Wende Associates is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Van Der Wende Properties.

The announcement of our brand name change to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Van Der Wende Properties signals a defining moment in real estate. It unites the strengths of industry leaders, bringing together unparalleled operational excellence, innovation and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2018




The Jaffe Briefing will be on Fall Break beginning Monday, returning Oct. 23





Voter registration deadline for the November 2018 election is Tuesday, October 16

Click HERE to see if you're already registered

Or call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)


EAST RUTHERFORD - The goal - one would think - is for the ...

Menhaden Facts, Not Paid Industry Spin

September 20, 2018

Omega Protein Inc. spotter planes saw vast schools of older bunker in the New York/New Jersey area last week. So they sent their industrial fishing operation 275 miles north to catch millions of menhaden out of the mouths of whales that were lunge feeding less than a half a mile away.

Of course, this infuriated whale-watchers who were enjoying the show put on by more than a dozen humpback ...

Essex County College Offers Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training

October 16, 2018

On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The Student Life and Activities Office paid for the event. The training shared statistics about ...

Halloween-Themed Race Hopes To Scare Hunger Away

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by the Barwick Group for the 4th year and will benefit CUMAC, Passaic County’s largest feeding ...

Red Cross calls for winter heroes to host blood drives and save lives

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive.

Right now, the Red Cross needs about 6,500 additional groups across the country to host blood drives in ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

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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