Thanksgiving Day - Nutley Municipal Offices Closed

All Township of Nutley Municipal offices are closed due to the observed holiday.

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All Township of Nutley Municipal offices are closed due to the observed holiday.

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Small Business Saturday 2020 Is A Who's Who of Nutley Businesses

November 21, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - With less than a week to go before the biggest event in shopping small, Nutley's second annual 'Small Business Saturday' event is about 50% bigger than the 2019 event. Sponsored by the Nutley Chamber of Commerce, local business owners are lookng forward to meeting new friends, and customers. 

In the time of Corona, people have dramatically shifted the way they ...

Nutley Clergy Fellowship hosts Community Thanksgiving Service Mon. Nov. 23

The Nutley Community Thanksgiving Service will be held live virtually on Monday evening, November 23, at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom.

There will be a time of remembrance for the struggles of this past year and a time of thanksgiving for God’s grace and presence through it all. Rev. Jill Fenske of Franklin Reformed Church will give the message, area clergy will participate, there ...

The Show Must Go On: Obituary and Choices at Nutley Little Theatre in December

NUTLEY, NJ - The Show Must Go On! We Are Family: Virtual One Acts at Nutley Little Theatre's Readers' Theatre,  Dec. 17, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Both plays will be presented FREE on NLT's Facebook page and YouTube Channel, this double bill of original one-acts explores family dynamics and evolving identities. 

“Obituary,” written by John Kiely and directed ...

Public Notice to Revise Superintendent Contract November 20, 2020

November 21, 2020

Superintendent Contract Hearing Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:11-11, the Nutley Board of Education (hereinafter the "Board") is providing notice of its intent to hold a public hearing and to take action to amend the Employment Contract of the Superintendent of Schools at its regular meeting to be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. It will be a virtual ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update November 20, 2020

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

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Essex County Testing Sites

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 90 additional cases since the last announcement on 11/13/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 978 cases and 37deaths.

Essex County Testing Sites – 11/21-11/27
To make an appointment, ...

Essex County Deer Management Program Canceled for 2021

November 20, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will not conduct its annual Deer Management Program to reduce the number of deer in Essex County South Mountain Reservation and Essex County Hilltop Reservation in 2021.

Other county priorities during the pandemic were cited as the reason. “Our energy and manpower are being focused on offering our expanded COVID testing schedule and weekly ...

No Official Order Issued in Newark’s Local “Lockdown” — For Now

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras Baraka’s announcement of another lockdown for Newark on Thursday set off a tide of confusion among local businesses and residents, but a person inside City Hall now said the “restrictions” are just an advisory. 

Baraka and Mark Wade, director of Health and Community Wellness, went on WBGO 88.3 FM’s Newark Today last night to advise that ...

Protesters March Against Another COVID Lockdown

November 23, 2020

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Dreary, chilly weather Sunday did not deter participants from joining in a march to protest another COVID-19 lockdown, an event that took place in Morristown and Morris Township and was led by Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling, a Roxbury resident.

The "March for Your Rights" began at 10 a.m. at the Morris Township Police Department. The group ...

The Hub Promises to Be an Economic, Job-Creation Engine For New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Thursday’s virtual press conference hosted by Gov. Phil Murphy trumpeted to the world that the foundation has been laid for a sprawling ecosystem for start-up companies, major research institutions and tech conglomerates.

Although The Hub will eventually rise from a four and a half acre tract downtown, its benefits will be felt from Esperanza to Edgebrook and ...

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 ...


To all supporters of the Nutley Public Library:

The Friends of the Nutley Public Library hope that you and your family are staying safe and well during this pandemic.  It has changed everyone’s lives, but we are proud that the Nutley Library Staff has bounced back and is ready, willing and able to serve the townspeople of Nutley.  The library has regular hours when patrons can ...

Nutley Public Library Presents Joe Fischer's Virtual Holiday Magic Show.

Ready to get into the holiday spirit? The Nutley Public Library proudly presents (in a slightly different form) Joe Fischer's Holiday Magic Show on Saturday, December 5 at 11:00 AM!

Although the annual show will be held virtually this year to accommodate current health regulations, magician Joe Fischer is sure to wow the entire family with his unique brand of magic and comedy as we ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

November 22, 2020

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

How to Make the Most of Your Downsized Thanksgiving Dinner (Recipe Included)

With the coronavirus pandemic surging forward, threatening to stomp all over our traditional get-together with relatives, Thanksgiving for many of us is going to be a lot quieter this year.

The CDC recommends that people avoid large gatherings and instead celebrate the holiday with the members of their household. As a result, a shorter guest list could require a few changes to the ...

Public Notice to Revise Superintendent Contract November 20, 2020

November 21, 2020

Superintendent Contract Hearing Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:11-11, the Nutley Board of Education (hereinafter the "Board") is providing notice of its intent to hold a public hearing and to take action to amend the Employment Contract of the Superintendent of Schools at its regular meeting to be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. It will be a virtual ...

The Answer Man

Watching Jeopardy! always makes me feel like an idiot. I am not very good with random knowledge. Or mental processes in general.

I rationalize this major shortcoming as an impetus for learning, as if knowledge is somehow a finite reservoir. The way I look at it, the more I know, the less there is to learn. It would be pretty boring if I knew everything.

And I no doubt would be more ...

A New (Old) Kind of Holiday

Everyone is worried about the holidays and while I’m sad I can’t see my extended family I am also looking forward to this year because it is like the holidays of my childhood.

Having moved 3 hours away from all of our family when I was entering first grade and my parents quickly realized that the stress of holiday travel stole all its magic we spent every holiday with my immediate ...

Walk In Sunshine Charity Adds Resources to Website To Help Families Cope With Loss from Suicide

Walk In Sunshine Charity has announced a new section on its website aimed at helping families find resources who have lost a child to suicide.

While providing unique online resources for families of perinatal loss continues to be a focus for Walk In Sunshine, this new section continues our mission to help ALL families who lose a child. Walk In Sunshine strives to be that top of mind resource ...

Magic Mushrooms, Gov. Murphy and a Coward

November 20, 2020

To the Editor:

The ancient Greek storyteller Aesop famously said that "appearances can often be deceiving" and the administration of Gov. Murphy has deceived the citizens of New Jersey again.  The citizens of New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana at his urging because he said it would be the "right thing to do." However, what Gov. Murphy actually did was ...

Brendan Gill Thanks Voters for Reelection

To the Editor:

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the voters of Essex County for reelecting me to serve as your At-Large Freeholder. The privilege of serving in public office is one of the highest honors in our nation, and I am both humbled and honored to have earned your trust during my time on the Board.

Without question, 2020 has been an extremely challenging year ...


New Skywalk Planned for Prism's On3 Redevelopment Project on / Clifton / Nutley Border

November 2, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Kingsland Street Urban Renewal LLC plans to build a skywalk to connect the new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine parking garage in Clifton to the existing pedestrian sky bridge in Nutley that currently connects to the school to 111 Ideation Way on the On3 site.

Charles Logan, founder and CEO of Aztec Architects, principal in charge of the skywalk project gave a brief ...

Gateway To On3 presented by Nutley Chamber of Commerce

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, ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended for Nutley Residents

October 30, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Closing the Pay Gap for Latina Women

Today is Latina Equal Pay Day and during this pandemic, this issue could not be more relevant. On average, Latina women are paid only 55% of what white men are paid, which means now, during a public health and economic crisis, they are particularly at risk. The date of October 29th is symbolic, representing on average how much longer it would take a Latina to earn the same amount that her white ...

Taxpayer Relief Initiative aims to help those financially affected by COVID-19

November 23, 2020

The IRS reviewed its collection activities to see how it could provide relief for taxpayers who owe taxes but are struggling financially because of the pandemic. The agency is expanding taxpayer options for making payments and other ways to resolve tax debt.

Taxpayers who owe taxes always had options to get help through payment plans and other tools from the IRS. The new IRS Taxpayer Relief ...

Get Ready for Taxes: Get ready now to file 2020 federal income tax returns

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help them file their federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021, including special steps related to Economic Impact Payments.

This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. A special page, updated and available on ...

Nutley Public Library Events for December 2020

Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. – 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 

Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. – Take and Make Saturdays.  Pick-up a craft project you can do at home!  While ...

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 ...


Jun 1, 1934 - Nov 16, 2020
John Edward (Jack) Suffren, 86, of Nutley NJ and a native of Wanamie PA, passed away Monday ...
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Sep 10, 1963 - Oct 23, 2020
Susan G. Moore, 57, died at home surrounded by loving family and close friends on October 23, ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - November 20, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing will be on Thanksgiving break next week, returning Monday, November 30

STATEWIDE – Ugh, another darn coronavirus story? Yeah, you are sick of reading them and we are sick of writing them. But this lingering pandemic is sucking up all the news attention in New Jersey and, sadly, for good reason. This second wave, as promised, has become a runaway train, with 4,320 more ...