Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting

2021 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC MEETINGS BE IT RESOLVED, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the public meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, State of New Jersey are held the first and third Tuesday of every month. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the public meetings for the year 2021 will be held on the following dates at the Township of Nutley Municipal Building, third (3rd) Floor Commissioner Chambers, One Kennedy Drive at 7:00 P.M., at which time formal action may be taken. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Commissioners will take place via ZOOM Webinar for 2021. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Governing Body of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, and State of New Jersey may require an Executive Session at any given meeting listed below. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12 the Governing Body will adopt a resolution at an open meeting indicating the reasons for going into an Executive Session. No action will be taken in Executive Session.

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2021 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PUBLIC MEETINGS BE IT RESOLVED, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the public meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, State of New Jersey are held the first and third Tuesday of every month. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the public meetings for the year 2021 will be held on the following dates at the ...

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Did you know Civic Groups, School Groups, and Youth Groups Can List Fall Events on the TAPinto Nutley Community Calendar for FREE?

September 22, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ — TAPinto Nutley invites township booster clubs, school groups, and youth organizations to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Nutley Community Calendar for FREE. 

TAPinto Nutley is the only all-online, objective newspaper that serves residents, organizations and businesses in Nutley, reporting news at it happens 24/7. We are part ...

September is Hunger Awareness Month and RWJBarnabas Health is hosting a 21-Day Food Equity Challenge

September is Hunger Awareness Month and as part of RWJBarnabas Health’s goal to address equity and systemic racism, the entire System is inviting its community partners and stakeholders to participate in a 21-Day Food Equity Challenge. The purpose of the challenge to gain insight into food equity, to better understand poverty and systemic racism has impacted food policy and ...

20th Annual Walkerthon Takes Over Nutley's Franklin Ave. This Friday

NUTLEY, NJ — The legacy of Nutley Public School's John H. Walker will be celebrated during the final Walkerthon this Friday Sept. 24. “ We hope that many people that knew and loved Mr. Walker participate in the walk to keep Mr. Walker’s memory alive” said Walt Smith, president of the foundation.

The legacy of Walker is not limited to the students whose ...

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How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

If you notice Spotted Lanternfly eggs, it is important to remove the eggs or call your local Department of Agriculture to report your findings. To remove Spotted Lanternfly eggs yourself, complete the form on this page, and we will mail you a FREE Spotted Lanternfly Egg remover. Read below for a few tips for DIY egg removal:

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Essex County FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Information

September 23, 2021

FEMA will have a team of representatives at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) below during the times listed and will assist residents with help in small business loans, insurance, mitigation, and funding from Storm Ida.

No appointment is necessary. 

The DRC is located at:
Kmart – Co-located with a Vaccination Center
235 Prospect Avenue #9413, West Orange, NJ 07052
Open 8 a.m.

Tropical Storm Ida Letter from Nutley Board of Commissioners and OEM

September 9, 2021

Dear Resident and/or Business Owner,

The Board of Commissioners and the Office of Emergency Management are very aware of the issues you have been dealing with over the last several weeks. Consequently, we have been working tirelessly to receive state and federal assistance since Tropical Storm Ida. Nutley received as much damage, if not more damage than any other area ...

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Nutley and Across Essex County in Sept. 22, 2021 Report

September 22, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Township of Nutley continue to rise. The County of Essex added nine new cases in the Sept. 22, 2021 daily report bringing the total of confirmed cases in the township to 3330. To date, Nutley has lost 68 residents to COVID-19.

New confirmed cases, according to the County of Essex by municipality, are:

Belleville 14
Bloomfield ...

Belleville Subpoenaed by Attorney General After Mayor Probes Payments Made to Township Employee

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Belleville Township was subpoenaed on Monday by the state Attorney General’s Office after Mayor Michael Melham last week prompted a personnel investigation into questionable payments being made to a municipal employee. 

Melham confirmed to TAPinto that State Police officials were in Town Hall on Monday to serve a subpoena on behalf of the Attorney ...

Competing Rallies on Future of Liberty State Park Set for Saturday Morning

September 24, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Seeking once again to get Gov. Phil Murphy to support legislation that they say would protect Liberty State Park, Friends of Liberty State Park will gather at the flag area of the park on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Organizers hope to gather more signatures on a petition that has already gained the support of 29,000 people. 

Also planning a rally at the same time ...

Port Authority to Hold Hearings as Part of Ongoing Noise Study at Teterboro Airport

TETERBORO, NJ — The Port Authority will host a series of virtual public information workshops and hearings as part of the agency’s Airport Noise Compatibility Planning (Part 150 Study), designed to guide planning for noise compatibility while helping airport operators prepare to minimize noise impacts on the airports and the local communities.

The hearings follow the release ...

Nutley Public Library September 2021 Events

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, and the community at large is our highest priority during this challenging time.  The library is open with socially distanced services and programs.  Masks are required to be worn when entering the library.  Pandemic guidelines are subject to change based on CDC,  NJ State and local recommendations.  For updated information, ...

DISH! Nutley Public Library's Monday Night Cookbook Club

Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.: DISH! The Monday Night Cookbook Club is a book club for adults, 18 years and older. Each month participants will choose, prepare, and share a DISH! from a selected cookbook.

We will then gather to discuss each other’s recipes, our cooking techniques, and share stories and culture. Registration is required. The intention is to meet in-person, but ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

Governor Murphy, Masking Children Should Be Decided By Parents

September 21, 2021

The issue of masking children and staff in schools is highly controversial to put in mildly and this has been exacerbated by Governor Murphy’s recent executive order mandating masks in schools for children and staff.  It is tragic whenever matters of personal health get politicized.  This because it is inevitable that political matters concerning policy that directly impacts your ...

Public Comment Necessity at Nutley Board of Education


The Nutley Board of Education’s decision (at the August 23, 2021 meeting) to undertake an official objection to Gov. Murphy’s Executive Order #251 mandating universal masking in our schools appears to have been done without diligence for wide-ranging community input.

Proceeding with such a decision that has not been fully ...

Autism Awareness Month in Nutley as Seen 'In The Eyes of Alex '

April is Autism Awareness Month. Supporters across the country illuminate blue bulbs to mark the occasion and raise awareness. The Township of Nutley takes it a step further by illuminating municipal buildings in blue light for the entire month of April. 

Autism Awareness is not just limited to Nutley. In Paterson, the renovation of Lou Costello Park includes features ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...


City of Clifton Approves Zoning to Accommodate Limited Retail Uses at Prism’s ON3 

August 5, 2021

CLIFTON, N.J.– Prism Capital Partners has received new zoning approval from the City of Clifton that accommodates limited retail uses at ON3. The authorization is a critical step toward advancing Prism’s and the city’s vision for the 116-acre flagship redevelopment, centered ...

Marriott AC/Element Hotel Approved for On3 campus on Nutley / Clifton Border

NUTLEY, NJ — The City of Clifton approved the final site plan for the dual-brand hotel with rooftop bar at the On3 campus located on the Nutley / Clifton border.

The 266-room Marriott AC/Element Hotel will feature both limited-service and extended-stay options. Situated along NJ Rt. 3, the hotel guests will have easy access On3's corporate tenants, as well as Montclair State ...

Essex County Can Become a National Model for Sustainable Construction

September 22, 2021

Momentum is mounting in our nation’s capital for the passage of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal negotiated by President Joe Biden and Republicans in the Senate.

Recently, the Problem Solvers Caucus in the House of Representatives backed the plan, moving it one step closer to receiving the broad support it will need to pump billions into modernizing ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Water Main Flushing May Cause Discoloration or Low Pressure

September 24, 2021

CLIFTON, NJ – Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) has begun flushing water mains in Clifton, Passaic, Paterson, Prospect Park and Woodland Park. The flushing is needed because, earlier this month, remnants of Hurricane Ida caused torrential rainfall to overflow the banks and contaminate the New Street Reservoir.

The 52-million-gallon reservoir has been inoperable ...

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Honors August Care Award Recipient

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (September 17, 2021) – Mountainside Medical Center names Melba Malaran (pictured center) as the Care Award recipient for August. Mountainside Medical Center’s Care award is a monthly award that focuses on recognizing team members whose behaviors and attitudes best exemplify our five beliefs outlining who we are: creative, courageous, connected, compassionate and ...

Clean-Up Continues at PVWC New Street Reservoir

CLIFTON, NJ  – When remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the area, it caused torrential rainfall to overflow the banks and contaminate the New Street Reservoir. Water
from the reservoir, which supplies Clifton, Passaic, Paterson and Woodland Park could no longer be used, causing a Boil Water Advisory to be issued in accordance with NJ Department of Environmental ...

Sooley by John Grisham

Sooley by John Grisham (Doubleday, 2021)


Sooley, John Grisham’s latest novel, will haunt the reader long after the last page is closed. The main character, a seventeen year old boy from South Sudan, a  young country in Africa, is as charismatic and unforgettable as they come. Although the world from which he comes is cruel and unyielding, Samuel Sooleymon uses his passion ...

The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...


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Thomas John McEnery was born in Belleville, NJ on November 24, 1958, to Thomas Joseph and Agnes Ann ...
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- Sep 6, 2021
Retired Nutley Fire Captain, Devoted husband, father and grandfather Domenick DiSimone, Jr. of ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - September 24, 2021

TRENTON – New Jersey reaped billions in COVID funds, so what now? Rather than go on another spending spree, two level-headed economists say it’s the ideal time to use our flowing resources as a down payment on all the fiscal problems ignored for decades. Yeah, that isn’t fun. But in an op-ed appearing on, they note that people earning more than $100,000 here comprise 24% ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

Low-Impact Cardio Exercises to Keep Your Heart Healthy

As we get older, staying active can feel like it comes with a price—muscle and joint pain. But there are low-impact cardio alternatives that can keep you feeling fit and flexible without aggravating sensitive knees or hips!


This list of nine low-impact cardio exercises exemplifies best practices for staying fit.


Benefits of Cardio

You may have given up on ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Elevate Your Space with These 10 Quick Decorating Ideas

Feeling like your home’s interior decorating needs an upgrade, but not ready to commit a lot of time and money? There are plenty of simple additions or replacements that make a significant impact on the look and feel of the most-used rooms in your house.

Here’s a list of inexpensive items you can use to elevate your indoor space and tips on how they affect your home’s ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Grandparent’s Day With Loved Ones

Grandparent’s Day is on Sept. 12, and it’s the perfect time to start planning a celebration! Although Mother’s Day and Father’s Day tend to get the most attention, taking time to show appreciation for grandparents is an important way to acknowledge the pivotal role they play in our lives. Here are 10 easy ways to show the grandparents in your life just how much you ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...