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Wed, August 4, 6:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Letters of Oscar Hammerstein

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/04/2021 6:30pm 08/04/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Letters of Oscar Hammerstein

Mark Horowitz, senior music specialist for the Library of Congress, shares insights into Oscar Hammerstein through his correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues including love letters to his wife. To get the link register at:

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

Fri, August 6, 6:00 PM

Oakley Kitchen and Cocktails , Nutley

Dave Estey plays at The Oakley in Nutley

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2021 6:00pm 08/06/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Dave Estey plays at The Oakley in Nutley

Dave will be playing tunes that will carry you through time like a Delorian going 88 miles per hour.

Get ready to sing along!

789 Bloomfield Ave Nutley, NJ 07110

Sat, August 7, 2:00 PM

Nutley VFW Post 493, Nutley

Nutley VFW Touch A Trike

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/07/2021 2:00pm 08/07/2021 5:00pm America/New_York Nutley VFW Touch A Trike

Please join the Nutley VFW Post 493 and the Garden State Girls Riding Club on August 7th, 2021 from 2-5 pm for our first annual Touch a Trike event.

It's going to be a fun day for the family, filled with food, games, prizes, and awesome motorcycles and Trikes for kids of all ages to enjoy!

The event is free to attend. We will be accepting donations to support the VFW National Home for ...

271 Washington Ave Nutley, NJ 07110

Mon, August 9, 6:30 PM

Virtual, Union

Rock'N Roll History - Blues to British Invasion

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/09/2021 6:30pm 08/09/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Rock'N Roll History - Blues to British Invasion

How did African-American folk songs from the Mississippi-Yazoo Delta inspire the British invasion? Find out with recordings from Elvis and Jerry Lee to the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Zombies. Speaker John Groom attended the same High School as Paul McCartney and George Harrison and John’s Sunday School and is the consummate expert. To get the link, register at: ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

Mon, August 9, 7:00 PM

Essex County Yanticaw Park , Nutley

Jersey Sound Plays Nutley's Yanticaw Park during ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/09/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Jersey Sound Plays Nutley's Yanticaw Park during 2021 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jersey Sound will play Essex County Yanticaw Park in Nutley as a part of the 2021 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series.

The free Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks.

“The ...

Passaic Ave. Nutley, NJ 07110

Wed, August 11, 7:00 PM

The Newark Museum of Art, Newark

Arts in the Garden: Who We Are with DBR

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/11/2021 7:00pm 08/11/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Arts in the Garden: Who We Are with DBR

NJSO Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain takes audiences on a journey through classical music’s past, present and future, juxtaposing works by Bach, Brahms and Florence Price with compelling new voices including Gabriela Lena Frank, Roumain and NJ’s own Allison Loggins-Hull. Special collaborations with dancers, actors and guest artists are part of these immersive ...

49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102

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Flu Vaccine Clinic for Nutley Senior Citizens and Residents over 19 Coming in October

September 17, 2021


THURSDAY – OCTOBER 7, 2021  11AM – 2PM

Nutley Parks & Recreation Department 44 Park Ave, Nutley

**No appointment necessary**

Flu Shots are FREE for those with Traditional Medicare PART B

*uninsured & underinsured residents may also be ...

Township of Nutley Electronics Recycling Day Sept. 18

Commissioner Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announces Nutley DPW Computer and Electronics Recycling Day. Saturday, September 18, 2021 9:00am - 1:00pm

PLEASE ENTER THROUGH PARKING LOT 9 (537 Franklin Avenue - Cicollini's Parking Lot) COVID-19 AND SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES: All items MUST BE placed in the TRUNK OF YOUR VEHICLE. Workers WILL NOT be able to take items directly from yourself or ...

FEMA Disaster Assistance Application Process for Nutley Residents

Essex County, including Nutley have been designated by FEMA as a major disaster area.

The declaration allows Essex County residents to register at for direct assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the tropical storm.

To apply for ...

How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Tropical Storm Ida Letter from Nutley Board of Commissioners and OEM

September 9, 2021

September 9, 2021

Dear Resident and/or Business Owner,

The Board of Commissioners and the Office of Emergency Management are very aware of the issues you have been dealing with over the last several weeks. Consequently, we have been working tirelessly to receive state and federal assistance since Tropical Storm Ida. Nutley received as much damage, if not more damage than any other area ...

Tropical Storm Ida Recovery Resources and Links for Nutley Residents

In the interest of providing the most current storm related information available please be advised of the following:

Governors Murphy’s office has advised Mayor Tucci that the President has approved an “emergency declaration” for our state, and we are hopeful that after FEMA does their assessment, we will receive a ‘major declaration”, which could unlock much ...

Bloomfield Girl Scouts Cut Ribbon at Little Free Food Pantry

September 18, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Girl Scout Troop 20340 cut the ribbon on the new Little Free Food Pantry they installed at Bloomfield Fire Station No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue on Friday afternoon.

Junior Girl Scout troop members Amy Guerro, Danica Sostarecz,Isabella Martinez, Kayla Alfano, Alyssa Pantoja, Katherine Vaz, Layla Grace Valentin, Valentina Collado, and Victoria Stec worked on the ...

Investigation Launched in Belleville After Mayor Questions Payments Made to Township Employee

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville Township has launched an internal investigation into whether a township construction code official double-dipped into a municipal escrow account, receiving additional payments for his work, according to Mayor Michael Melham.

Melham brought the issue to light earlier this week during a public township council meeting. Melham said he filed an Open Public ...

Grant Awarded to Help Clear the Wrecks of Weehawken Cove

September 12, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ – The maritime graveyard that is Weehawken Cove will soon be cleared of its sunken vessels, as the City of Hoboken announced Friday it has secured a treasure chest of over $235,000 in grant funding to remove debris from tranquil inlet between the two cities. 

Littered with over a dozen abandoned boats, the cove has long been a notorious dumping ground for the flotsam and ...

Paterson Raises Freedom Flag in Honor of 9/11

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson officials, including Mayor Andre Sayegh and City Council President Martiza Davila, renewed their pledge to never forget the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon with the raising of the Freedom Flag outside city hall on Friday. 

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks which, including the plane full of ...

Nutley Public Library September 2021 Events

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, and the community at large is our highest priority during this challenging time.  The library is open with socially distanced services and programs.  Masks are required to be worn when entering the library.  Pandemic guidelines are subject to change based on CDC,  NJ State and local recommendations.  For updated information, ...

DISH! Nutley Public Library's Monday Night Cookbook Club

Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.: DISH! The Monday Night Cookbook Club is a book club for adults, 18 years and older. Each month participants will choose, prepare, and share a DISH! from a selected cookbook.

We will then gather to discuss each other’s recipes, our cooking techniques, and share stories and culture. Registration is required. The intention is to meet in-person, but ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

Public Comment Necessity at Nutley Board of Education

September 17, 2021


The Nutley Board of Education’s decision (at the August 23, 2021 meeting) to undertake an official objection to Gov. Murphy’s Executive Order #251 mandating universal masking in our schools appears to have been done without diligence for wide-ranging community input.

Proceeding with such a decision that has not been fully ...

Nutley Public Schools: Masks and Molecular Biology

Dear Editor, 

I am writing to express my concern over the letter that the Nutley Board of Education is proposing to send to Governor Murphy in opposition to the mask mandate in public schools. This decision seems to be driven by an anti-mask movement among parents and not by the CDC guidelines and scientific evidence.   

I am a ...

Autism Awareness Month in Nutley as Seen 'In The Eyes of Alex '

April is Autism Awareness Month. Supporters across the country illuminate blue bulbs to mark the occasion and raise awareness. The Township of Nutley takes it a step further by illuminating municipal buildings in blue light for the entire month of April. 

Autism Awareness is not just limited to Nutley. In Paterson, the renovation of Lou Costello Park includes features ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...


City of Clifton Approves Zoning to Accommodate Limited Retail Uses at Prism’s ON3 

August 5, 2021

CLIFTON, N.J.– Prism Capital Partners has received new zoning approval from the City of Clifton that accommodates limited retail uses at ON3. The authorization is a critical step toward advancing Prism’s and the city’s vision for the 116-acre flagship redevelopment, centered ...

Marriott AC/Element Hotel Approved for On3 campus on Nutley / Clifton Border

NUTLEY, NJ — The City of Clifton approved the final site plan for the dual-brand hotel with rooftop bar at the On3 campus located on the Nutley / Clifton border.

The 266-room Marriott AC/Element Hotel will feature both limited-service and extended-stay options. Situated along NJ Rt. 3, the hotel guests will have easy access On3's corporate tenants, as well as Montclair State ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Getting Ready for Back-to-School

As children return to in-person learning and social activities, making sure they stay healthy and safe is a top priority.

Getting your children vaccinated is one of the best ways to protect them and others.

Learn the facts – vaccines are:

All vaccines, including COVID-19, have been tested and monitored for safety. Your child can get a COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines at ...

Rep. Sherrill Statement on the 20th Anniversary of September 11th

September 11, 2021

Parsippany, NJ –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks:

“For so many of us, it is difficult to believe it's been 20 years since that fateful Tuesday morning in September, which changed our world forever and cost us so many loved ones.

“We all remember where we ...

Nutley Public Library Welcomes September with Events All Month Long

The health and safety of our patrons, staff, and the community at large is our highest priority during this challenging time.  The library is open with socially distanced services and programs.  Masks are required to be worn when entering the library.  Pandemic guidelines are subject to change based on CDC,  NJ State and local recommendations.  For updated information, ...

NJ Attorney General Warns Against Price Gouging and Other Disaster-Related Fraud in the Wake of Tropical Storm Ida

NEWARK — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Consumer Affairs (“the Division”) alerted residents to beware of price gouging and consumer fraud following Governor Murphy’s declaration of a State of Emergency related to Tropical Storm Ida.

“New Jerseyans recovering from the after-effects of Hurricane Ida should not be faced with price ...

The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...

Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O’Farrell (Vintage Books, 2020)

In a style reminiscent of the great American naturalist, Gene Stratton Porter, one of the most popular authors of the early 20th century, Maggie O’Farrell’s  expressions of the world around us are more like poetry rather than prose. One has the sense in reading this magical story of a woman linked to ...


Nov 24, 1958 - Sep 5, 2021
Thomas John McEnery was born in Belleville, NJ on November 24, 1958, to Thomas Joseph and Agnes Ann ...
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Retired Nutley Fire Captain, Devoted husband, father and grandfather Domenick DiSimone, Jr. of ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - September 17, 2021

STATEWIDE – It’s never too young to learn about greed in sports, as the potential for financial windfall has gotten a bit more important than how fast a kid can throw a slider. So, now, after college students are permitted to profit off their name, image and likeness, the same deal may be offered to high schoolers. reports on a questionable proposal before the New Jersey ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...