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Frida Kahlo:  Dreams, Demons and Devotion

Tue, March 26, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Frida Kahlo: Dreams, Demons and Devotion

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2019 7:00pm 03/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Frida Kahlo: Dreams, Demons and Devotion

Frida Kahlo’s paintings illustrate the anguish and passion of a fascinating and complicated life. The astonishing works of this Mexican and feminist icon will be looked at through the lens of her ethnicity, disabilities, and political activism.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Wed, March 27, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/27/2019 7:00pm 03/27/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

Join Passaic County Architect, Andrew Thompson for a look at some of the historical treasures of Passaic County. He'll cover the restoration and re-use of 63 Hamilton Courthouse Annex, the Dey Mansion (Washington's HQ) and The Vanderhoef House, a Dutch Flemish farmhouse in Clifton NJ

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Sat, March 30, 1:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

8th Annual Spring Model Railroad Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 1:00pm 03/30/2019 5:00pm America/New_York 8th Annual Spring Model Railroad Show

Founded in 1953, the Garden State Model Railway Club has been in North Haledon since 1957.

We open our doors to the public in the winter and spring.

The Model Railroad Show runs March 30-31, April 6-7 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Saturdays and Sundays.

We feature a 1200 square foot HO layout, steam and diesel locomotives, Thomas and Friends, numerous freight and passenger trains, rural and ...

575 High Mountain Road North Haledon, NJ 07508

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Tickets Now Available for Nutley Jaycees Distinguished Service Awards Dinner

March 23, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Tickets are now available for the 2019 Nutley Jaycees Distinguished Service Awards Dinner on April 4. at the Valley Regency in Clifton. The annual event recognizes Nutley residents for their commitment and service to the community. 

In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore Scarpelli, the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's  Marianne ...

Update for Monday 3/25 Nutley Board of Education Special Meeting

Update for Monday's Board of Education Special Meeting

The Nutley Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday,  March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm. It will be held  in the JHWMS Auditorium.  

The Board will open the meeting, entertain public comments and then convene into executive session to discuss matters of personnel and attorney client ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

Ms. Eleni Pettas
Municipal Clerk
Township of Nutley
1 Kennedy Drive
Nutley, NJ 07110

Dear Ms. Pettas:

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.

The Board ...

Township of Nutley Ordinance Introduction, Ordinance No. 3416


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the following Ordinance was introduced and passed upon
first reading at a regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Township of Nutley, Essex
County, State of New Jersey on the 19 th day of February 19, 2019 and that said Ordinance will
be taken up for further consideration for final passage at a regular meeting of ...

Sunshine Notice: Township of Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment









PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 the regular public meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey for the month of May, 2019 has been ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...

The Kernel - What are PILOTs and how are they being used in Nutley?

This installment of The Kernel may not be for everyone. Both my wife and daughter thought their heads were going to explode while reading this one.

There are many misconceptions on PILOTs and tax abatements. Most people think that both always provide a tax break for a developer at the expense of the taxpayer. This is not how the Board of Commissioners (BOC) will apply PILOTs in relation to the ...

It's a World of Mistrust and Hate

Respect yourself, then respect all others. Mistrust and Hate in this World, leads to it's end.

The ( Circle of Man ) ?   RESPECT      is the circle   



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Artworks by George R. Draney  Citizen U.S.A.

Our true love ways, In God We Trust, America The Beautiful, From Sea To shining Sea, Mountains of Love

Volunteers of America

Liberty Is Not Free- But Worth Fighting For 

The Constitution As She Stands

Common Ground America

Borders For All To See

Citizens And Country To Defend 

I Stand As An American

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Drug dealers get off the hook and patients are held hostage with legal marijuana push

March 24, 2019

As Assembly Republican Leader, I voice serious concerns with letting convicted drug dealers caught with five pounts of marijuana more easily clear their record. 

Only in New Jersey would they expunge a drug dealer's record for something that still remains a crime, it's outrageous that Trenton would expunge a drug dealer's criminal background in an effort to gain ...

Volunteers Needed for Annual 'Scouting For Food' Food Drive March 30

Dear Nutley Family Service Bureau Supporters,

The Scouting for Food Drive is only 8 days away!

Keep in mind, there are MANY opportunities to join-in the effort. Volunteer shifts are available on Saturday, March 30th and for the two weeks following the 2019 Scouting for Food Drive.

It will take many hands to get the job done.

Please take a moment to sign-up and share the ...

Future of Medical, Recreational Marijuana in Newark Uncertain

March 22, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The future of medical and recreational marijuana appears to be on shaky ground in New Jersey’s most populated city.

A measure that would have allowed medical marijuana dispensaries within Newark's boundaries did not gain enough votes from city council for a second time Wednesday. If the zoning ordinance does not get enough votes a third time, it will be another ...

Gov. Phil Murphy visits Maplewood to Discuss Mass Transit and Marijuana

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – It was a busy day at the NJ Transit General Office Building in Maplewood on Tuesday.

Workers in the agency’s Emergency Operations Center were monitoring information in real-time, including everything from the agency’s bus terminals to its rail stations when Gov. Phil Murphy toured the facility.

Murphy then spoke during a press conference about ...

Drunk Man Arrested for Attempting to Steal $5,800 from Capital One ATM

March 24, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Officers from the Parsippany Police Department, responded to the Capital One Bank for an intoxicated male attempting to withdraw $5,800.00 from an account that was not his.

Prior to the arrival of responding officers, the male fled the scene

After a brief investigation by Patrol Officers D. Ross and L. Nicos, they located Anthony Miller, a 61 year old male from Bronx, ...

Successful Brain Surgery for New Jersey High School Dance Program Director

ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that.

Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her brain. Before doctors removed the tumor recently, they told Adriano that the ...


Nutley Board of Commissioners Make Agreement With On3 Redevelopment Site

March 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting.

Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, are pilot agreements and authorize the execution ...

Quest Diagnostics Breaks Ground for Flagship Laboratory at On3 Campus in Clifton - Nutley NJ

CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries in breaking ground for a new flagship laboratory Wednesday morning at the On3 campus.

Before the groundbreaking ceremony, Rusckowski presented the Boys and Girls Club with a check for $15,000. 

The new lab, on the Clifton side of the redevelopment ...

Chow Down for Charity: Jersey Mike’s will Donate 100% of Proceeds Wednesday

March 23, 2019

Whether it’s a Chipotle Cheese Steak (#43), Original Italian (#13) or any other one of your favorite Jersey Mike’s sandwiches, the shop will give 100% of proceeds from your order to a local charity of its choosing this Wednesday, March 27, during the company’s annual Day of Giving.

Each of the 78 Jersey Mike’s Subs shops in New Jersey is participating, partnering ...

Jetty Documentary The Oyster Farmers Enjoys Official Release via Virgil Films

March 20, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Oyster Farmers, a feature length documentary centering on coastal life in New Jersey, was officially released March 19 via Virgil Films.

Jetty decided to fund the film via its Jetty Rock Foundation, the 501(C)3 nonprofit arm of the brand, in 2016, but the ethos of the film truly begins with Superstorm Sandy.

Director Corinne Ruff was emotionally torn in 2013.

Nutley Public Schools Calendar Update March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Dear Nutley Staff and Parents,

At this point in the school year, we have used all four of our designated snow days which were built into the calendar. While we all hope that the winter weather is behind us, I do want to update you on the calendar, should any more days be needed.

If a fifth day is needed to close school, we will be in session on Friday, May 24. If a sixth day ...

Heavy Wet Snow Falls on Nutley, DPW Crews Work Late, Schools Close, House Fire Extinguished

NUTLEY, NJ - As predicted, heavy, wet snow started falling on the township late Sunday afternoon and continued into the night. 

Nutley Public Schools oringally called a delayed opening for Monday Mar. 4, then after consulting with the Nutley Department of Public Works made the decision to cancel school on Monday. Monday will be the last "planned" snow day. Should the district ...

2019 Makers Week at Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library is hosting a week of hands-on after-school activities for children and teens, all leading up to NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 23 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM! 

All after-school programs are drop-in from 2:00 - 4:00 PM: 

Monday, March 18: Make unique structures with Strawbees: bendable plastic tubes! 
Tuesday, March 19: Learn how to do a simple ...

Make Your Own Greeting Cards at the Nutley Public Library

Join us at the Nutley Public Library for fun and easy card making classes. You will learn techniques for making greeting cards using paper crafting tools, rubber stamps, specialty papers and other materials. Card making sessions last approximately 90 minutes and will be held on three Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.: March 20, March 27 and April 10 and on two Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.: March 28 and April ...

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party at Nutley Public Library

We're celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday on Saturday, March 2 at 10:30 AM with an extra-special story time at the Nutley Public Library! We'll be sharing some of his famous stories, playing some silly games, and making a craft. Guests can also stop by at any point during the day to participate in a Dr. Seuss scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize. No registration ...

Commissioner Tucci Invites Nutley Residents To Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness

NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is once again inviting residents to join Autism Speaks in celebrating World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 and Light It Up Blue to help shine a light on autism. Whether it's your front porch or your local business, an office party or a banquet, the whole world is going blue to increase awareness about autism.

Autism Speaks is the ...

Nutley's Great Flashlight Egg Hunt Date Announced

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is pleased to announce the “Great Flashlight Egg Hunt”!  The Department of Parks and Recreation invites Nutley youngsters in grades 2 through 6 to bring your flashlight along and get ready for some fun!  Over 2000 toy and candy filled eggs will be scattered throughout Reinheimer Park for the great flashlight egg hunt.

Commissioner Tucci Announces Spring Session for Art Workshop

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces Art Workshop classes will resume beginning April 1, 2019.  “This exciting program enables children ranging from grades 1 through 6 the opportunity to flourish by stimulating their creative spirit” states Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.  Throughout this program youngsters will explore and enjoy the positive impact art history has in their ...

Try Your Luck at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Thrift Shop

This week we have a "Lucky 7 Sale." For every $7 you spend at the Thrift Shop, you will receive any bottom (pant, skirt, capri) for FREE!

The NFSB cashier will have final decisions on all transactions. Sale extends until Saturday, February 23th.

So try your luck and find the bargains that can't be beat! Visit The Shop page at Nutley Family Service Bureau Thrift Shop 

Nutley Police Department Blotter March 15 to 21, 2019

March 23, 2019


Suspicious Person – Centre Street – A workout facility contacted Headquarters to report a suspicious party described as a 30-year old, black male, approximately 5’10,” wearing a white shirt, and gray pants.  Officers arrived and found the party in the locker room possessing a tools to commit burglary to gym lockers.  Forrest Nance, 31, of Newark, was ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 22, 2019

HAMILTON - There are nearly 11,000 people employed at NJ Transit, yet not one of them has the responsibility of opening the Hamilton train station each morning. Rather, reports, that task is delegated to the people who work at Dunkin' Donuts. No sugarcoating here, NJ Transit freely admits that employees of the mega-coffee chain's location here have the key to the ...

How to Cope with College Rejections

March 18, 2019

It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list.

It is important to recognize that rejection letters are out of your control. Many schools are ...

Nutley 6th Grade Girls Win Suburban League Championship

The Nutley 6th grade girls' basketball team won their Suburban League Championship this season.

They beat a Verona team who had been undefeated in League play for the last 2 seasons. The girls beat West Essex in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 39-17.

Then, in the Semi-finals, they beat a Livingston team that had previously beat them 46-45 in overtime earlier in the ...

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Kicks Off Movers for Moms® Drive to Help Mothers in Need

March 24, 2019

Livingston, NJ, March 25th, 2019 —Though Mother’s Day is intended to be a joyous occasion for women across the country, thousands of moms will be overlooked on this special holiday as a result of domestic abuse or homelessness. 


To ensure moms in crisis receive the love and appreciation they deserve this Mother’s Day, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Livingston is ...

IRS offers free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup'

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will provide a free online, web-based information session in two languages on Thursday, March 28, 2019, to help people understand how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup.’

Doing a Paycheck Checkup means checking tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and making any necessary adjustments to avoid having too little or too much tax ...

DCH Millburn Audi Featured Vehicle! Certified Pre-Owned 2018 Audi Q3 Premium

Mileage                         9,005 miles
Fuel Economy              20.0/28.0 mpg City/Hwy
Exterior Color               Brilliant Black
Interior Color                Black
Body/Seating      ...

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy (Literati, 2019)

Some books you can’t wait to finish; some books you never want to end. For me, Gary McAvoy’s rivetting new book, And Every Word is True, was so intriguing that I did not want it to finish it. Granted, true crime is my favorite genre, and any book about Truman Capote’s classic In Cold Blood is going to lure my attention.

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)


The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...


Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Nov 23, 1937 - Jan 27, 2019
Peter C. Scarpelli, 81 of Nutley, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Born in Passaic, the son ...
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