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Luna Wood Fire Tavern hosts Nutley Thriving Survivors Fundraiser Thursday

October 22, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Luna Wood Fire Tavern is hosting a Breast Cancer Fundraiser Thursday October 25 to benefit Nutley Thriving Survivors.

The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Luna Wood Fire Tavern, 223 Franklin Ave, Nutley NJ.  


This event also appears on the TAPinto Nutley Community Calendar 

Dianne Grossman “How to Protect Your Family from 'Not My Child' Syndrome.'" Tuesday in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC) and the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring "An Evening with Dianne Grossman" on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the final session in a four-part series for parents on raising teens in the digital age.

The free event runs from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, and is ...

Candidate Statement: Debbie Russo

October 15, 2018

My name is Debbie Russo and I have been fortunate enough to serve for the past nine years as a Nutley Board of Education Trustee; most recently as the Vice President.  I have been an active member of the Nutley community for nearly 30 years.  Most importantly, I am the mother of three children, two of which have graduated from the Nutley Schools and one who is presently attending Nutley ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Erica Zarro

My name is Erica Zarro, and I am honored to introduce myself as a Nutley Board of Education (BOE) Candidate. I am single mother of a 6-year-old son who attends Lincoln Elementary School. I am employed as an office supervisor for a local physical therapy company and also serve as the regional director of philanthropic and charitable affairs for the company. I ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Ken Reilly

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Ken Reilly, and I am a lifelong resident of Nutley and proud father of five children. I decided to run for a seat on the Nutley Board of Education (the Board) because giving back to the community that has so greatly enriched my life, is an essential part of who I am. I previously served eight years on the Board, including as ...


Gov. Murphy Delivers Economic Development Strategic Plan at On3 in Nutley

October 1, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and diversity are at the forefront of the State’s economy. The ...

Resolution Passed For On3 Phase 2A Redevelopment Plan by Nutley Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at Monday's special meeting formally approving the Phase 2A redevelopment plan for the On3 campus. The plan approval was previously announced at the August 7 BOC meeting. Monday's meeting formally passed the resolution. 

The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on ...

Bloomfield Awarded Safe Routes to School Gold Recognition for Improving Walkability and Bicycle-Friendly Routes to School

October 23, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Last Thursday, the Township of Bloomfield and Brookdale Elementary School received a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Gold Recognition Award from EZ Ride for its efforts in providing children with safer, more accessible walking and bicycle routes to school.

The SRTS initiative is driven by less students walking to school – 48 percent in 1969 versus 15 percent in 2001, ...

Essex County 2018 Italian Heritage Celebration

Newark, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (center) hosted the 2018 Essex County Italian-American Heritage Month celebration on Friday, October 19th in the lobby of the Essex County Hall of Records.

During the cultural event, DiVincenzo recognized Cedar Grove resident Deborah DelVecchio, Director of Operations with Chrill Care, and Roseland resident Philip B. Alagia, Essex ...

Roz Thompson of AAA Northeast Speaks About Supporting the Community at Susan G. Komen Women's Wellness Expo

October 23, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Roz Thompson, Public Affairs representative of AAA Northeast, spoke with TAPintoTV about the importance of supporting local communities at this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, held at Passaic County Technical Institute.

"This Women's Wellness event is for everyone. We are here every year, and we will continue to be a support for our community," said ...

Dr. Charlene Gungil Shares Essential Resources that Local Health Departments Provide to the Public

WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public.

“There is a lot out there,” Gungil continued. “But you have to use it. We can put all of the pieces in place, ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Announces New Motto to 'Put Paterson on the Map'

October 22, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- The votes have been counted and the City of Paterson has a new motto that, combined with the logo unveiled at last week’s city council meeting, will be used to highlight opportunities for potential new residents, businesses, and investors to help spur the historic city’s renaissance forward.

By a wide margin, Mayor Andre Sayegh said at a Monday press conference, ...

New Brunswick Firefighter Aids Hurricane Victims, Says Community was 'Leveled'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm blowing down trees and power lines, destroying homes and killing 26 people. New Brunswick Fire Capt. Douglas Burrell saw the damage first-hand as part of a rescue team sent to the scene.

"This looked much more like a humongous wide tornado. It just leveled everything," Burrell ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Nutley Public School Town Hall Meetings Scheduled

October 12, 2018

Two Town Hall meetings have been scheduled to provide the Nutley  
community with information on the November 6th referendum regarding  
construction projects to four of our district schools: Yantacaw,  
Washington, JHWMS, and NHS. All community members are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 17th

7pm at JHWMS Auditorium

Saturday, November 3rd

10am ...

Nutley Public Schools November 6 Referendum

In an effort to provide up-to-date and accurate information on the November 6, 2018 referendum, the Referendum page of our district website has been updated with a new Frequently Asked Question document and updated building drawings.

In conjunction with the demographer’s report, overcrowding, aging buildings, usage space shrinking due to educational program requirements and an increase ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

What Does Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Mean?

What does it mean to be a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)?

I recently spoke with future DPT intern Timothy O’Connor from Seton Hall University and asked him this question. He said that “it means that I have the knowledge and skills to gather all the information needed to treat each patient, regardless of what systems in the body are involved. A doctorate in physical therapy will ...

Pajama Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Join us at the Nutley Public Library on select Monday nights for a special story time program. Pajama Story Time is a chance for families to listen to a story, make a craft, and get snuggly! Wear your favorite pajamas and slippers, or just bring along your favorite cuddly stuffed toy. 

Pajama Story Time takes place at 7:00 PM in the Nutley Public Library Children's Room on ...

Read for the Record Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Get ready to "Read for the Record" on October 25 at 10:30 AM at the Nutley Public Library! Enjoy a special story time with TAPintoNutley's Owner John Lee as we read Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, and make a craft. Registration is required and open to Nutley residents. All participating families will receive a free copy of the book ...

LEGO Play Time at Nutley Public Library

Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays! 

LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGOS! 

No registration is required and all supplies are ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau's Rock Hunger III Returns to the Old Canal Inn June 8, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Following the success of 2018's 'Rock Hunger II," Nutley Family Service Bureau is reminding everyone to save the date for 'Rock Hunger III.' The event will take place on the main stage at the Old Canal Inn on June 8, 2019.

The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m, all to support the food pantry operation at NFSB. The evening will include food and a ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau Kids Social Skills Workshop

In this free program, elementary school children learn how to interact in ways that are optimally communicative and socially appropriate. Skills for effective listening, reciprocal responsiveness, self-reflection, behavior modulation and heightened sensitivity to others will be the major focus.

The participants engage in child-centered activities such as: game playing, balanced competition and ...

Nutley Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Fall Toddler Programs


Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Parks and Recreation Department announce the fall session for “Lets Get Moving”.  This high energy children’s program is designed to refine motor skills and increase balance through motivation.  “Our goal is to contribute to the development of your child’s listening skills while ...

Pasta Bingo Night Scheduled To Benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay For Life

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces tickets are now on sale for the “Pasta/Bingo Fundraiser” to benefit Nutley’s 13th Annual Relay for Life. 

“This is a great family event to help Nutley officially Kick Off fundraising season for our 13th Annual Relay For Life” stated Commissioner Tucci.

An event as grand as this takes months of planning, hard work ...

Travel Basketball Registration Now Open

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci has announced that the Recreation Traveling Basketball Program is now open for registration.

This program is dedicated to helping youth build self esteem and self confidence through organized basketball. We strive to educate and motivate each player to achieve their own individual level of success.

Character development is stressed through teamwork and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter October 13 - 18, 2018

October 20, 2018

The Police Blotter is compiled each week by Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Crime Intelligence Public Information Division of the Nutley Police Department.


Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into and search ...

Letter to the Editor: Perspective from a Southerner and Veteran

October 23, 2018

To the Editor:

Unlike many Citizens of Nutley, I did not grow up here, but still chose Nutley as the right place to buy a home and raise my family. I grew up in the South and became accustomed to low property taxes. It was the normal expectation, and an established way of life.

As you can imagine, I went through a bit of a financial culture shock when my Wife and I chose Nutley as our home ...

My Life Took A Detour on the Way to the NFL

My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion.

On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to tackle Malcolm Brown. As soon as I hit the ground, I realized that I could not move because I ...

Letter to the Editor: Nutley Middle School, High School Parent Addresses School Safety

As the parent of middle school student and a high school student, I’m writing to address the proposed school referendum from the point of view of safety.

Last year there was in incident in the high school when a student posted disturbing videos. It was reported, and the school and authorities acted upon it immediately to address the situation. However, coming out of that event there was ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 23, 2018

TRENTON - Pot smokers aren't your only typical slackers. Apparently, the New Jersey Legislature is a little sluggish these days, as well, when it comes to keeping with its self-imposed deadline to vote on legalizing pot. Everyone around the bong has been talking about Oct. 29, the deadline for the big vote. But now that vote could happen by Dec. 17, as lawmakers make sure they have the ...

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Mikie Sherrill for Congress

October 23, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District.

“We are proud to support these candidates, who have pledged to put public safety ahead of gun lobby priorities,” said John Feinblatt, President of Everytown for Gun Safety.

Booker Announces New Bill Aimed at Combating Wealth Inequality

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today announced new legislation aimed at giving every American child a fair shot at economic mobility.

The American Opportunity Account Act aims to mitigate the growing wealth gap between American families by creating a seed savings account for every American child when they are born. The funds would sit in an interest-bearing account that ...

Realtors Endorse Mikie Sherrill for Congress

Fairfield, NJ -- Today the National Association of Realtors PAC endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District.

“Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership can grow our economy, fuel job creation, and make our state a destination for ...

The Liberators

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust by Michael Hirsh (Bantom Books, 2010)


“It was bad. It was very, very bad,” said Jay Dakelman, a medic with the 3rd Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was describing to me the first moment that he stepped into a concentration camp, somewhere in Germany, during the final months of World War II. Jay ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)


Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

Roz Thompson of AAA Northeast Speaks About Supporting the Community at Susan G. Komen Women's Wellness Expo

October 23, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Roz Thompson, Public Affairs representative of AAA Northeast, spoke with TAPintoTV about the importance of supporting local communities at this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, held at Passaic County Technical Institute.

"This Women's Wellness event is for everyone. We are here every year, and we will continue to be a support for our community," said ...


Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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Sep 4, 1943 - Jun 10, 2018
William “Bill” Tangorra, 74, of Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away Sunday June 10, ...
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