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Sun, February 17, 1:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Quilting and Textiles in the 18th & 19th ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 1:00pm 02/17/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Quilting and Textiles in the 18th & 19th Centuries at the Kingsland Manor

Quilting and Textiles in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Presentation at the Kingsland Manor Open House Tours
February 17, 2019 1-4 pm

Dana Bala has been quilting for approximately 15 years. She combines her love of history and fabric through researching historic quilts, patterns, techniques and the textile industry, particularly, in the 18th and 19th centuries.

A frequent volunteer at ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110

Tue, February 19, 2:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Knitting Workshop for grades 5 - 8 February 2019

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2019 2:00pm 02/19/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Knitting Workshop for grades 5 - 8 February 2019

The Kingsland Manor is offering a workshop that will teach beginning knitting for grades 5-8. It will take place over two days: February 19 (Tuesday) and February 21 (Thursday) from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Kingsland Manor ballroom. February 22 (Friday) is a snow date.

The workshop will cost $30 and includes:

· 4 hours (2 per day) of instruction by a professional knitting teacher and ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110

Wed, February 20, 2:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Knitting Workshop for grades 5 - 8 February 2019

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 2:00pm 02/20/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Knitting Workshop for grades 5 - 8 February 2019

The Kingsland Manor is offering a workshop that will teach beginning knitting for grades 5-8. It will take place over two days: February 19 (Tuesday) and February 21 (Thursday) from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Kingsland Manor ballroom. February 22 (Friday) is a snow date.

The workshop will cost $30 and includes:

· 4 hours (2 per day) of instruction by a professional knitting teacher and ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 8 and up)

Wed, February 20, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the ...


Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 4:00pm 02/20/2019 4:45pm America/New_York North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 8 and up)

Enjoy readings of children’s books about the underground railroad and learn about the symbols and meanings hidden in music and folk art used by the heroic “conductors” of the railroad. We'll also enjoy a live performance of the secret map song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" on acoustic guitar, followed by a north star symbol craft.

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50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Tickets Now On Sale for 2019 Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Award Dinner

March 22, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The trustees of the Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Foundation will honor two local business leaders at the 2019 award dinner in May. The honor is bestowed on Nutley residents who demonstrate the volunteer spirit of the late Hoffmann LaRoche president. 

In the past, honorees include Peter Scarpelli, Ann Troy, Frank Tangorra, Ruth and Stanley Bedford, and ...

Tricky Tray Added to Nutley Fire Dept. Comedy Night to Honor Memory of Fire Fighters Lost Too Soon

NUTLEY, NJ - A Tricky Tray has been added to the The Nutley Fire Department Comedy Night Fundraiser that will honor the memory of two of their own who were lost too soon. The event will take place in April.

The comedy night will feature an all you can eat spaghetti dinner, beer, wine and soda as well as a tricky tray. There will also be a cash bar. 

Proceeds from the evening ...

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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Liberty Is Not Free- But Worth Fighting For 

The Constitution As She Stands

Common Ground America

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I Stand As An American

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

March 22, 2019

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 ...

Why Raise Taxes and Jeopardize 87,000 Jobs in New Jersey?

Over the past two decades, the child care industry in New Jersey has invested heavily in the latest technologies and infrastructure to serve infants as young as six weeks old.

Heavily regulated by the state Department of Children and Families (DCF), this industry serving 350,000 children in the state now deploys biometric finger entry, electronic daily reports to parents, cameras and silent ...

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 ...

Rutgers Faculty Authorize Union to Strike

March 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials say they are "making progress" with the labor union representing faculty, but still the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers - representing 4,800 full-time faculty and graduate employees - is considering a first-ever strike.

University officials say they have met 33 times with the ...

1,100 Jobs Coming to Quest Diagnostics' Flagship Laboratory in Clifton

CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new flagship laboratory at the On3 campus earlier this month.

With more than 1,100 employees expected to work at the new 250,000-square-foot facility when it opens in 2021, the lab, on the Clifton side of 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 ...

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

March 21, 2019

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      ...

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting

Please bring your resume and all ...

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 ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)


Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...


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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