Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting - Virtual

For the duration of the Coronavirus Health Emergency, Township Hall is closed to the public and meetings are held with participants at remote locations, connected by conferencing software provided by Members of the public are invited to view meeting live using the Zoom client, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited to do so during the public portions of the meeting. TO AVOID ANY CONNECTIVITY ISSUES: Please make sure your Zoom app is up to date on your device If you are using a mobile device, please be in an area  with a a strong WIFI connection or that has full carrier coverage. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join: 087032 For those persons without computer access or mobile device you may dial into the meeting at:Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 Webinar ID: 956 5950 5255Password: 087032 International numbers available: Individuals lacking the resources or know-how for technological access should contact Sal Scarpelli, Computer Service Technician at 973-284-4951 Ext. 2165. Plans and other documentation relating to this application or appeal are on file at the Building Department (1 Kennedy Drive, 2nd floor) and on line are available for inspection at the Township of Nutley website PUBLIC PARTICIPANT RULESWhen you join a meeting, your microphone will be off (muted) and your camera (if you have one) will not send a video to other participants. If you are a speaking participant a moderator will enable your mic and permit you to enable your video. The Zoom meetings are recorded and will be available for copy with the appropriate OPRA request.

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Mon, October 19
7:30 pm
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For the duration of the Coronavirus Health Emergency, Township Hall is closed to the public and meetings are held with participants at remote locations, connected by conferencing software provided by Members of the public are invited to view meeting live using the Zoom client, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited ...

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Halloween Homestretch at Your Nutley Free Public Library

October 25, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - With just days left to until the most haunted day of the year, the Nutley Public Library has several events and activities scheduled for kids, teens, and adults. 

Monday, October 26th - 7:00 pm - Halloween Game Night - Have a spooktacular good time at our online game night for the whole family! Play games to win prizes and show off your costume! For all ages. Sign-up ...

Township of Nutley Halloween 2020 Guidelines


The coronavirus pandemic has put a major damper on Halloween celebrations and other holiday events in our township.  Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses, therefore the Township of Nutley will not be hosting any township sponsored Halloween activities for 2020.

As many people in the community begin to ...

Free Flu Vaccines at Clara Maass Medical Center Oct. 24, Nov. 7, 2020

BELLEVILLE, NJ - We're offering free flu vaccines available on October 24 and November 7 from 9 AM to 12 PM in the Continuing Care Building at Clara Maass Medical Center.

Registration is not necessary and parking will be validated.

For more information, contact our Community Health Department at (973) 450-2116 or

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update for Oct. 23, 2020

October 23, 2020

The Township of Nutley is providing an update to the community on:

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 52 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/09/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 676 cases and 37 deaths.

Additional Information
For additional information and previous updates, please visit In ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update October 9, 2020

The Township of Nutley is providing an update to the community on Oct. 9, 2020 on:

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Cancellation of tomorrows NHS Football Game

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 14 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/02/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 624 cases and 37 deaths.

Announcement from the NHS Athletic Department
It ...

Whitney Houston Returns to Newark (In Mural Form)

October 23, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - A Whitney Houston mosaic mural comprised of 1,000 pounds of hand-cut glass being created by Newark artist Maude Lemaire will grace a building near Teachers Village in the Central Ward.

Installation of the 19-foot by 28-foot mural began recently and is expect to be completed in late-November with a virtual unveiling event featuring one-on-one interviews with Artist Maude Lemaire, ...

Essex County Coronavirus Testing Sites, Oct. 23-30

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The upcoming schedule of coronavirus testing sites sponsored by Essex County has been released. The tests are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit or call 973-877-8456.

Upcoming testing locations are as follows:

Friday, October 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Essex County ...

Hoboken to Implement Fines for Indoor House Parties Over 25 People

October 25, 2020

HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken is prepared to fine residents who host indoor house parties with over 25 attendees, as rates of COVID transmission throughout New Jersey trend upwards.

"The Hoboken Police Department has responded to several house parties over the past few weekends, some of which were identified by the Health Department as contributing to clusters of ...

Fit to be Mayor? Jersey City's Fulop Named one of Nation's Healthiest Mayors

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop is 20 one America’s fittest mayors, according to Health Fitness Revolution (HFR). HFR annually recognizes politicians who live a healthy lifestyle while also promoting physical activities in their communities. 

In making their determination, HFR noted that Fulop, who ranked in the top 10 in 2019, has completed two and a half Ironmans, something ...

You Are Seen | The Untold Stories

The greatest gift we can give someone is the chance to see themselves through somebody else’s story.

In this new podcast, audience members will be able to explore the stories and experiences of a variety of people. Through the events of these past few months, we have read, heard, and seen countless stories told from people of various walks of life.

This season, our host Nicholas ...

Batman Graphic Novel Discussion for Adults Nov. 29. at Nutley Public Library

Join us for an online discussion of “Batman Year One,” Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm via Zoom.

Title is available to read on Hoopla, accessible with your Nutley Public Library card!

For more information and to register please click here, email the library at, or call 973-667-0405 x2604.

Halloween Fun Continues at Your Nutley Free Public Library.

Saturday, October 24, 31 - 10:00 am - Take and Make Kits for Teens - Teens in grades 6-12 can pick up an awesome new craft kit to do at home every week. For more information and registration, visit

Saturday, October 24, 31 - 10:00 am - Take and Make Saturdays - Pick-up a craft project you can do at home! While supplies last. One ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

October 24, 2020

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Return to School: Letter from Dr. Glazer, Superintendent Nutley Public Schools

October 2, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff,

Thank you for your active involvement, patience, and support during the first month of the 2020-2021 school year. Your dedication and continued commitment to the education of Nutley’s children is admirable, and appreciated. It has been quite a journey for all of us since March, and now we approach yet another phase of learning during this ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

Walk In Sunshine Charity Unveils New Section Aimed at Youth Drug Addiction and Loss

Walk In Sunshine Charity has announced a new section on its website aimed at helping families find resources to help with youth drug addiction and for families who have lost a child to addiction.

Providing unique online resources for families of Babies and Children who leave this Earth too soon, continues to be the main focus of Walk In Sunshine. This new section focuses on addiction proves ...

LTE: Vote for honesty, transparency and helpfulness -- not misinformation

October 24, 2020

Republican Congressional candidate Rosemary Becchi (NJ-11) continues to spread misinformation about our state's 2020 election process. I would like to set the record straight.

In campaign advertisements, Ms. Becchi has repeatedly stated:

“Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order, New Jersey will be holding an all vote by mail election this November– the ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...


Nutley BOC Approve Phase III of Prism's On3 Redevelopment of Roche Site; Clifton Threatens to Close Off Metro Boulevard

October 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - City of Clifton representatives opposed the Nutley Hoffmann-La Roche Phase III Redevelopment Plan during public comment on Ordinance No. 3452 at the Tuesday, Oct. 6 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting. Sam Schwartz Consulting presented the On3 traffic impact study.

On March 5, 2015, the BOC declared the entire Hoffmann-La Roche site an area of redevelopment on a ...

Nutley Chamber of Commerce presents Gateway To On3

Gateway To ON3: In order to pull the workers and students from the ON3 (formerly Hoffmann-La Roche) campus into Nutley, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce is investing in a "ON3 Gateway to Nutley Project" to benefit our members.

The Chamber has purchased 2,500 "Love Nutley, Shop Nutley" reusable shopping bags, which will be distributed to the businesses and schools at ON3, ...

Standing Up for a Cause.

October 22, 2020

The year 2020 has been rough for us all. The deadly virus that has kept us all stuck in our homes and the amount of surprising deaths of celebrities have taken a toll on all of our hearts. But one thing that has affected many all with the same magnitude has been the Black Lives Matter Movement. This movement was formed by African Americans to combat police brutality, which has resulted in ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief in Nutley

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Nutley Public Library Events for November 2020

October 24, 2020

Hoopla Digital Collection – The Nutley Public Library is excited to announce a new digital offering for all of our patrons.  Hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 700,000 + titles in six different formats- audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies and TV – and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your ...

New Jersey Civil Service Commission's Employee Advisory Service to Host Virtual Mental Wellness Symposium for NJ State Employees

TRENTON - The New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s Employee Advisory Service will host its second annual mental health symposium in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month. This virtual event entitled, “The Mental Wellness Symposium 2020: How To Cope with Change and Uncertainty” will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 ...

Attorney General Recovers Over $150,000 in Penalties from Two Used Car Dealers with Locations in Mountain Lakes, Hillside, Hasbrouck Heights and Berlin

NEWARK – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs (the “Division”) today announced that they have reached settlements with two car dealerships resolving alleged violations of the Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”), the Used Car Lemon Law, and other regulations governing the sale and advertising of motor vehicles. Both dealerships have ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)


Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...


Aug 29, 1947 - Sep 18, 2020
Mascolo, Paul, age 73, of Nutley passed away on September 18th at home surrounded by his ...
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Oct 13, 1967 - Sep 2, 2020
Beloved Father and Brother, Nutley Chamber of Commerce President Daniel M. Leon, 52, of Nutley, ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - October 23, 2020

STATEWIDE – For all those out there who deemed New Jersey the most hated state in the nation, you must be woefully misinformed. How else could you explain a recent analysis that concluded that the birthplace of "The Sopranos" and the (alleged) resting place of Jimmy Hoffa is more hated than, say, Wyoming (41), Maine (29) or Mississippi (19)? The editors at Best Life examined a few ...

Shaw! Shaw! Shaw!

There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Keen Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village Wooing,” with ...