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Thu, October 17, 7:00 PM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Let's Talk Cat!

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2019 7:00pm 10/17/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Let's Talk Cat!

Come and learn about cat behavior and how to help outdoor cats....bring all your cat-related questions. Class taught by Karen Shinevar, the co-founder and president of the nonprofit organization CPAW NJ.

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

93 Booth Dr Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, October 19, 9:00 AM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Floral Design Workshop at the Kingsland Manor

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 9:00am 10/19/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Floral Design Workshop at the Kingsland Manor

Kingsland Manor continues its series of hands-on classes with a second adventure in floral design -- just in time for the fall holidays!

This 3.5-hour workshop will teach two fun skills: tole painting and floral design. You will first learn the art of painting on glass as you create a unique vase with a pumpkin motif. While the paint dries, we'll take a short break for coffee and snacks.

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, October 19, 7:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Paranormal Investigation at the Kingsland Manor

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 7:00pm 10/19/2019 11:00pm America/New_York Paranormal Investigation at the Kingsland Manor

Due to the popularity of our National Ghost Hunting Day event in September, Kingsland Manor is offering a second chance to scare up some ghosts on October 19, 7-11 pm.

We limited the number of participants for the National Ghost Hunting Day event to only 30 to provide the best paranormal experience. The September event sold out very quickly. We decided to add a second paranormal investigation ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
Square Foot Gardening

Mon, October 21, 1:00 PM

MONTCLAIR

Square Foot Gardening

Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2019 1:00pm 10/21/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Square Foot Gardening

Mark your calendar for the Garden Club of Montclair’s October Program Meeting "Square Foot Gardening” at 1PM. Meet Althea Llewellyn, a certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor and Master Gardener. Ms. Llewellyn will demonstrate the principals of square foot gardening and suggest on how to incorporate these simple practices to fit your garden spaces and to produce a bountiful ...

21 VAN VLECK STREET MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042
Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Tue, October 22, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2019 4:00pm 10/22/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Registration Required

3rd Floor

Children explore the properties of wind and air by listening to a story about wind, moving a variety of objects using wind, and creating a wind detector that moves in the wind. Developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, PA, Leap into Science is a national program designed to build interest and skills in science and literacy for ...

50 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, October 23, 8:00 AM

Montclair

Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 8:00am 10/23/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference

Montclair State University will offer FREE CHILDCARE during its all-day Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference on Wednesday, October 23 at the University’s campus. The unique offering of no-charge, on-site childcare allows entrepreneurs at all levels to attend the event, which is free and open to the public. #wew2019

Registration is required!

1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

Wed, October 23, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 4:30pm 10/23/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

3rd floor

Join us once again for culinary travels around the globe! This month we’ll be having a tapas-style meal and sampling the savory bites known as pintxos. Cheeses, cured meats and other delicacies will be on offer as we learn about this fun, communal style of dining! Please advise of food allergies.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Blues Queens of the 1920s

Wed, October 23, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Blues Queens of the 1920s

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 7:00pm 10/23/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Blues Queens of the 1920s

This class will provide an overview of the era along with a closer look at four of these trailblazing artists—Mamie Smith, Sippie Wallace, Bessie Smith, and Ma Rainey—and will feature their original music and related historical documents in a multimedia presentation.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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TAPinto Record Breaking Reading at the Nutley Public Library in November

October 17, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Free Public Library will join millions of readers around the world on Thursday, November 7 as the library participates in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record events. TAPinto Nutley is proud to have brought this event to the community in 2018.

 TAPinto Nutley’s Editorial Director John Lee will read the book Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora as the Nutley ...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What is Domestic Violence?

NUTLEY, NJ - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In New Jersey, the domestic violence laws fall under an act designed to prevent future acts and protect victims. In Part I of this series, readers learned who can seek the court’s protection under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.  In Part II, the focus is on what actually constitutes an act of ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

Daniel Carnicella on Special Education in Nutley Public Schools

October 17, 2019

Daniel Carnicella, current President of Nutley Board of Education is running for re-election on November 5th. A Nutleyite with a daughter who is a NHS graduate and a step-son who is currently a student at NHS, Danny truly cares for the township of Nutley and its children. Please vote #5EforBOE!

Charles Kucinski on the Vaping Problem

Vaping has become a national concern and Nutley is not immune to this problem. E-cigarettes have become a substitute for tobacco cigarettes with an addictive likeness to substance-abuse disorders as early as middle school age. As with all addictive habits, education is one of the key ways to minimize and hopefully eliminate the problem.

It is my opinion that it is the Board’s ...

School District Communications

One of our goals as a Board of Education is to make effective communication a priority.  Board of Education meetings are held on a regularly scheduled basis; well publicized on the Nutley Board of Education website, TAPinto Nutley, The Star-Ledger and Nutley Sun; and held in public meeting spaces—most often in John H. Walker Middle School. Board of Education members provide our email ...

Charles Kucinski on School Security

School Security

It has been a year since the Nutley Board of Education first introduced armed security officers at JHWMS and NHS.  It is my opinion that the School Safety Officer (SSO) has proven to be a good addition to our security program not only for the day to day benefits the position brings to the District, but also the extension of their presence at after-school ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Danny Carnicella

My name is Daniel A. Carnicella and I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. I am a graduate of Nutley High School. Class of 1993, owner of an Insurance and Financial Consulting firm in Nutley, a homeowner, and most importantly a parent.

At an early age I learned that in order to implement positive change one needs to be involved. For this reason, ...

An Independent Thinker

You may have seen in the last few elections people running together on one ticket for the BOE and wondered what the benefit was. Well, for those running, the benefit is that perhaps if someone likes one of them they will vote for all three. But for you, the constituent, there is no benefit. There's no benefit to three people joining the board who decide to blindly follow each other.

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Let's Help Rep. Sherrill Get Gateway Completed

October 12, 2019

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Planned Parenthood to honor NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy at 2019 Autumn Soiree, featuring author and activist Anna Quindlen as keynote

October 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Wilshire Grand in West Orange, NJ, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey (PPMNJ) will bestow their “Women’s Leadership Champion” award to New Jersey’s First Lady Tammy Murphy. Mrs. Murphy and her husband, Governor Phil Murphy, have made family planning and women’s reproductive rights and health a ...

In Newark, cultures clash over whose day is Columbus Day

Not long ago, Christopher Columbus was honored in Newark with a parade along the North Ward's Bloomfield Avenue that drew many Italian-Americans. 

The parade ended in 2000 and now, Columbus has been relegated to the dust bin of history, at least in Newark.

Through an 2017 executive order that received little attention at the time, Mayor Ras Baraka recognized Indigenous ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

October 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Man Accused of Bringing Gun, Ammo to School in Westfield Rejects Plea Deal

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man accused of bringing a handgun and hollow point bullets to an elementary school in Westfield rejected the offer of a plea deal Thursday.

Handcuffed and standing in a tan jumpsuit at Superior Court in Elizabeth, Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, listened to the prosecution outline its case against him following his June arrest in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary ...

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Township of Nutley Commissioners Give Affordable Housing Update

October 1, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans gave an update on Nutley’s affordable housing during the Board of Commissioners public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused.

“We were initially informed that fair share housing was looking for 550 units to be established in Nutley. We successfully fought that and ...

Summer Program at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Gives High School Students Hands On Educational Experience

NUTLEY, NJ - Fourteen New Jersey high school students graduated from the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science (MINDS) Program. at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University this August. The 14 students were chosen from a pool of almost 300 applicants to the internship program, now in its second year.

Paola Tenezaca, a rising senior at Hackensack ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Area Fishing Report

September 17, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The end to the 2019 summer flounder season in New Jersey is drawing near with the final day this Saturday, September 21. Predicted strong winds will roil the ocean up for most of the rest of the week and likely mean a slow finish to the season.

I fished the Little Egg Reef with fishing buddies Joe Hummel and Dave Rinear last week, and we returned to the dock ...

The Latest Issue of Nutley High School's Maroon and Gray Published This Week

October 5, 2019

This week, the NHS Journalism II students published their first issue of the Maroon and Gray for the 2019-2020 school year.

In this issue, we look at the Newark water crisis, the NHS Marching Band's New Season, Nutley Little League's success this summer, Start with Hello Week and the NHS AP Scholars. We also feature a piece from one of our NHS Creative Writing ...

Financial Aid Night at John H. Walker Middle School Oct 2

The Nutley School Counseling Department will host a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The event will take place at 7:00 p.m., in the Walker Middle School auditorium.

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is the first step toward getting federal aid for college, career/trade school, or graduate school. The FAFSA filing date will open on October 1, ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter October 4 to 10, 2019

October 12, 2019

10/4/19

Identity Theft – Headquarters - Headquarters received a walk in report regarding identity theft.  The victim stated that they received a letter from the I.R.S. stating they owed $11,000 in taxes from 2017.  They are stating that the victim did not claim $21,609 in income they made from PayPal in 2017.  The victim had a PayPal account a long time ago, but it was no ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 17, 2019

TRENTON – It’s the ‘Great Pumpkin’ tax debate, Charlie Brown! And it’s got lots of questions swirling around the state Department of Taxation today. The state says pumpkins used for eating are non-taxable, but people using pumpkins for decorations must pay sales tax. It’s prompted plenty of obvious questions on Twitter, ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 8, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

IRS celebrates military families during National Work and Family Month

October 17, 2019

 

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WASHINGTON —As part of National Work and Family Month, the Internal Revenue Service reminds military families that they often qualify for specific tax rules and benefits.

National Work and Family Month was established in 2003 by a Senate resolution. October was chosen to help communicate and celebrate progress towards creating more flexible work ...

Three Pigs Show at Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library will present the Three Pigs Show, a sensory-friendly, audience-interactive performance of a beloved fairy tale on Friday, November 1 at 10:30 AM. A performance by the theater group PropBox Players will invite children to take a trip down Squirrel Dirt Road to help Mama Pig's piglets build their own house, help Mr. Pinenut with his cold remedy, and see what ...

Mountainside Medical Center Awarded Recertification in Disease Specific Programs

October 2019 ― Montclair, NJ ― Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center has earned recertification by the Joint Commission in Disease Specific Programs for Wound Care, Chest Pain and Stroke.   

 

In order to maintain successful compliance with the Joint Commission, facilities must regularly submit data and abide by rigorous performance measures.  ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)

 

The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” Throughout Law and Disorder Douglas cites cases in which he was involved as a ...

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)

 

The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one another. What is it that has inspired each of them to go on retreat, led by an enigmatic ...

Obituaries

May 19, 1932 - Sep 25, 2019
Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Dedicated to preserving local history Dorothy L.
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Jul 19, 1940 - Sep 10, 2019
Loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother Victoria M. Petracco, 79 of ...
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