Power of Play (Parents and their children age 1-5 years)


Auditorium

While children are given the opportunity to interact during a short storytime and free play, parents will learn about the importance of play in the cognitive development of their children from postdoctoral fellow in the Rutgers University Computational Cognitive Developmental Group, Dr. Igor Bascandziev. Registration required.

Contact Information
  1. Jessica Trujillo
  2. 973-744-0500, ext. 2236
  3. youthservices@montclair.bccls.org
Sat, March 07
10:30 am — 11:15 am
Add to My Calendar 03/07/2020 10:30am 03/07/2020 11:15am America/New_York Power of Play (Parents and their children age 1-5 years)

Auditorium

While children are given the opportunity to interact during a short storytime and free play, parents will learn about the importance of play in the cognitive development of their children from postdoctoral fellow in the Rutgers University Computational Cognitive Developmental Group, Dr. Igor Bascandziev. Registration required.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Nutley

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Nutley

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

The Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners is saddened to share the news of the death of a fourth Nutley resident who tested positive for COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family.

In addition, as of March 30th, there are a total of 82 known cases of COVID-19 in Nutley, including 10 new cases identified today. Statewide, there are a total of 16,636 known cases ...

COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases Jump: 72 Confirmed Cases in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ -  10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus were reported in the Township of Nutley Sunday Mar. 29. There are now 72  known cases in town.

 Statewide, there are a total of 13,386 known cases and 161 deaths.

In Essex County, there are 1,227 known cases and 30 deaths.

 

Keep up with all Coronavirus news in TAPinto ...

My plan for lowering and stabilizing Property Taxes

March 31, 2020

Nutley needs to rein in spending to bring much needed relief to our homeowners. Too many senior citizens and families are struggling to keep up with the ever-growing burden of property taxes. Many people say that is not possible to lower and/or stabilize taxes and that it is a New Jersey problem. However, I say that it is possible if we implement some simple practices such as the ones listed ...

Letter to the Community

To the Nutley Community,

This is Sam Fleitell, owner of Trio Jewelers at 301 Franklin Avenue.  Due to the current medical emergency, all of the town’s non-essential businesses are closed.  Unfortunately, some may not be able to re-open.  No one can predict what will happen, yet as businesses, we are doing our best to stay relevant.  I have been working with the ...

Daniel A. Carnicella Discusses Community and Communication

Dear Friends,

I hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy.

We are currently facing a public health emergency like none of us have ever experienced in our lifetimes, nor could most have us even imagined possible. This crisis highlights the crucial role of our leaders at the local, state and federal levels. I have been working diligently in my current role, on the Nutley ...

I Couldn’t Be Prouder to Call Nutley My Home!

To start, I want to say that I sincerely hope that you and yours are healthy at home. Let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who has embraced the many challenges we have faced as a township, state and nation over the course of the past few weeks. I’d also like to thank those who have truly embraced Nutley’s spirit of volunteerism throughout this challenging ...

New Leadership for a Changing Nutley

My name is Christopher Cullari and I am running for commissioner.

Before I get into why I am running, I just wanted to say thank you to all those nurses, doctors, medical support staff and our first responders that are putting themselves in danger every day to get us through this unprecedented time. I also wanted to thank the Nutley community that has come together in support of our local ...

Welcome to Mommy Mayor

Six years ago I started this journey that I called Mommy Mayor. I was embarking on my third year on council, my first term as Mayor and I did so with a toddler and infant in hand.

I started Mommy Mayor as an opportunity to highlight all that woman can do, to bring awareness to the successes and obstacles that come with being a working mom and a mom in public service. To be honest I also did it ...

COVID-19 Update April 2, 2020 - Nutley Announces 124 Cases of Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

The Township of Nutley would like to update the community on several important matters including a notice to our Veterans from Commissioner Rogers.

The Township of Nutley has announced an additional 14 new known cases of COVID-19 identified today, bringing the Township total known cases to 124 and 6 deaths. Statewide, there are a total of 25,590 known cases and 537 deaths. In Essex County, ...

COVID-19 Update April 1, 2020 - Nutley Announces 6th COVID-19 Death

The Township of Nutley would like to update the community on several important matters including the passing of a sixth town resident who tested positive for COVID-19, as well as an important announcement from the Public Safety Director Alphonse Petracco.

The Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners is saddened to share the news of the death of a sixth Nutley resident who tested positive for ...

NOTICE OF MEETING REVISION FOR THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Township of Nutley

One Kennedy Drive

Nutley, New Jersey 07110

NOTICE OF MEETING REVISION FOR THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975, c. 231, the meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, County of Essex, State of New Jersey are normally held on the first and third Tuesday of ...

Objects in the Mirror

Not having many friends, I know a thing or two about social distancing. When you are short on personality like me, it is actually quite easy to keep people at a safe distance for long periods of time. But for everyone else, I understand it can be quite a challenge. So in the spirit of really annoying magazine articles, I offer you . . .

Seven Tips to Maintain Your Distance and Your Sanity with ...

Chesstronauts Are Landing At The Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library welcomes a new club for grades 3-8: Chesstronauts!

Beginning Monday, March 9 from 4:00-5:30 PM students can receive instruction on the game of chess from a group of chess aficionados from Montclair Kimberley Academy. All skill levels are welcome, from beginners to those looking for more advanced strategies. 

Sign-up is required at ...

March 2020 Programs at the Nutley Public Library

Monday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. – DISH!  The Monday Night Cookbook Club.  Each month patrons will choose, prepare at home, and share a DISH!  From a selected cookbook.  We will then gather to sample each others recipes, discuss our cooking techniques and share stories and cultures.

Monday, March 2 at 6:45 p.m. – Hooked on Books Reading Club.  Discuss ...

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, ...

'Conscience' Recreates Red Scare Clash

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - A riveting, timely play is now on view at George Street Playhouse, exploring the conflict between Senators Margaret Chase Smith and Joseph McCarthy.

With the red scare taking place in the U.S., Smith became concerned that McCarthy had created an atmosphere of fear, where citizens were afraid to speak out. They might be labeled Communists or Fascists. Countless careers and ...

Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad is #NutleyStrong

April 1, 2020

The members of Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad would like to take a moment to express our appreciation to you for your support.

We’d like to thank you for all your generous donations. It is the continuing generosity of people like you that helps to make our organization successful.

But our work is not done yet. It is going to take much more time and effort to fully ...

Essex County Government Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Greetings fellow residents of Essex County.

When addressing the Essex County community at large, I usually do so as President of the Board of Chosen Freeholders. On this occasion, under these unprecedented circumstances, I am expressing my thoughts as a father, a son, a husband, and concerned neighbor who loves his community.

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has affected so many of us in my ...

On3

Nutley's Prism Capital Partners Donates Stockpile of Critical Safety Gear to Hackensack Meridian Health

March 26, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - more than 400 DuPont Tyvek Bacteria suits; more than 500 Kimtec bacterial masks; and in excess of 1,000 personal hygiene kits each containing four masks, latex gloves, a disposable thermometer, hand sanitizer and sterile wipes.were delivered to Hackensack Meridian Health’s Hackensack University Medical Center this week after being found in a storage area on the On3 ...

Coronavirus Test Under Development at Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ -- Researchers at the Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) are currently developing rapid response diagnostic tests for the coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, toured the CDI lab and called for a stronger federal response to this growing crisis. TAPintoTV spoke with CDI officials as well as their Chief ...

Free Meals Available to All Nutley Resident Children

March 27, 2020

March 26, 2020

Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Community,

Due to the closure of the Nutley Public Schools for COVID 19, we have applied for and have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to operate temporarily under the Seamless Summer Option (SSO). The Seamless Summer Option is a federal meal program that allows School Food Authorities (SFAs) already participating in the ...

Nutley Public Schools Update Mar. 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Community,

I am hopeful this finds you well during this challenging time. So many of us are concerned about our children, our elderly parents, neighbors and friends. We miss our daily routines and face-to-face connections. But, we are each doing what is necessary for now to help mitigate and slow the spread of COVID-19. We are a part of an ...

Essex County Government Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 1, 2020

Greetings fellow residents of Essex County.

When addressing the Essex County community at large, I usually do so as President of the Board of Chosen Freeholders. On this occasion, under these unprecedented circumstances, I am expressing my thoughts as a father, a son, a husband, and concerned neighbor who loves his community.

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has affected so many of us in my ...

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. Tests Positive for Coronavirus

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced today that he has tested positive for coronavirus, the latest in a string of public officials who have fallen prey to the pandemic.

“Today I learned that I tested positive for the Coronavirus. I decided to get tested after experiencing a fever for several days and have been self-quarantined since March ...

NJ Man Serving Nation Aboard USS Harry Truman

April 2, 2020

Jersey City native Norris Snipe, an airman with the US Navy, is serving aboard the USS Harry S. Truman in the Red Sea.

Snipe is assigned to the “Proud Warriors” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72 as part of the Truman Carrier Strike Group deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the ...

20-Year-Old Elizabeth Community Leader Announces Run for Council-At Large Seat

ELIZABETH, NJ - Twenty-year-old community leader Kason Little announced he is running for the Elizabeth Council-At-Large seat on Monday morning.

"The ongoing pandemic has rocked our world, country, and our beloved town to its core. Our neighbors have lost jobs, they’ve lost income, and they’ve lost any since of security," he said.  "Now, more than ever we need ...

Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter March 21 to 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

3/21/2020

Fraud -  Headquarters received a report of fraud.  The victim stated that they received an email from a party claiming to be collecting charity money for their son’s Youth Hockey Club The email asked for a donation of 3 $100.00 “steam” online gaming cards.  The victim purchased three (3) cards ($300 total) scratched off the scan code, took a ...

The Jaffe Briefing - April 2, 2020

STATEWIDE – Politicians sure love to point fingers; they really can’t help themselves. So there is no surprise that President Trump is pointing some fat fingers at Democratic-led New Jersey and New York, claiming the two states “got off to a very late start” in fighting COVID-19. Of course, this stuff benefits no one. But both governors are quick to slam Trump, as the ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 30, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

10 Perks to Offer Healthcare Teams During COVID-19 Crisis...

It shouldn’t take a healthcare crisis to find ways for health care leaders to show front line healthcare team members how important they are and how much you care, but it is an especially important time to be extra considerate and thoughtful. Be prepared to go above and beyond for your employees so they go above and beyond for the patients in your care.

Below are 10 immediate perks you ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security ...

IRS: Employee Retention Credit available for many businesses financially impacted by COVID-19

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19.

Does my business qualify to receive the Employee Retention Credit?

The ...

The Eclectic Chic Boutique Offers Virtual Camp Classes

The Eclectic Chic Boutique, arts and crafts gift shop located at 547 Bloomfield Ave in Downtown Montclair, has converted their Good Friday and Spring Break Camps to Virtual Craft Experiences. The Eclectic Chic Boutique works with over 30 local artists and makers from the NJ area. In addition to selling handmade crafts, they have a classroom space where artists teach craft classes to adults ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)

 

Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham  (Doubleday, 2015)

 

Quirky lawyers as protagonists make for fun reading if they are three-dimensional and believable. Take Mickey Haller, “the Lincoln lawyer,” from Michael Connelly’s series. Haller, a defender of bottom feeders like drug lords, bicycle gang members, and drunk drivers, uses his Lincoln Town car as his law office. In ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Professors Rich and Anne Lee of TAPinto Greater Olean

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of April 2020 are journalism professors Rich and Anne Lee from St. Bonaventure University, who, together with their students, operate TAPinto Greater Olean.  TAPinto Greater Olean is owned by St. Bonaventure University's Jandoli School of Communication.

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? 

We were familiar ...

Obituaries

Mar 10, 1942 - Jan 19, 2020
Loving Mother and Grandmother Karen Demmer, 77 of Newark, passed away on Sunday, January 19, ...
Read more
Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
Read more