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TAPinto Nutley Offers Special Introductory Packages

August 10, 2020

Our Special Introductory Packages provide our local businesses with social media marketing, content marketing, and brand awareness as well as the flexibility to market in neighboring towns.  For more information, visit

Now At Pretty Handy, #StrongerTogether Shirt Benefiting Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad

NUTLEY, NJ - The #StrongerTogether Nutley shirt created by TAPinto Nutley and Guzdan Gear is now available from Pretty Handy. The maroon shirt with gray ink benefits the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS).

The shirt is available in sizes small to x-large for $15, xxl is $17. $5 of every purchase will be donated to the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue ...

Official Notice: Nutley Board of Education Virtual Meeting August 11, 2020

August 5, 2020

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 Virtual Online Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the aspects to the draft Re-Start and Re-Opening Plan. A link to the online video meeting and a telephone number for audio-only will be posted on ...

Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners Aug. 4 Board of Commissioners Meeting Rescheduled to Aug 11, 2020


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, due to the State of Emergency declaration by the Township of Nutley and the State of New Jersey as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias, the regular public meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New ...

Events at the Nutley Free Public Library in August 2020

Summer Reading Program:  Big Prizes Contests.  Your last day to turn in virtual tickets for Summer Reading Program Big Prizes is Tuesday, August 11 by 11:59 p.m.!  Find your chance to win at  Winners will be announced after the Virtual End-of-Summer Show featuring Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery on August 13 at 2:00 ...

There's Still Time to Register for Summer Reading Program at Nutley Public Library

There's still time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program at the Nutley Public Library! 

Children, teens and adults can register at and log books in until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, August 11 for a chance to win Big Prizes! Prizes include a Nintendo Switch, gift cards, family passes to Turtle Back Zoo, a Fujifilm camera pack and ...

Instant Millionaire Made by Lucky Lottery Ticket Purchased at East Orange Liquor Store

August 11, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) – On August 7th, one person from East Orange experienced the luck of a lifetime. Their one ticket matched all five numbers drawn making them an instant millionaire. The winning ticket hit for $1,669,143 in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, August 7, drawing. The winning numbers were: 20, 24, 30, 31, and 45 and the XTRA number was: 03. The ticket was ...

DeCamp Bus Lines Suspends Service Effective Aug. 7 in Verona, Cedar Grove, Other Towns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The days of walking to Bloomfield Avenue or Eagle Rock Avenue to catch the 33 or 66R to Port Authority and Wall Street are on hold at least until September effective Aug. 7 according to a statement by DeCamp Bus Lines. 

The 150-year-old Montclair based company which began providing transportation by stagecoach has become yet another victim of the ...

Accident Involving PSEG Truck Closed Route 17 in East Rutherford Friday

August 7, 2020

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - An accident closed several lanes of Route 17 North and South in East Rutherford near Liberty Commons Shopping Center Friday.

According to 511NJ, "As of 1:00pm, there's a Crash and a Fuel spill on NJ 17 southbound South of East Union Av in East Rutherford. All lanes closed and detoured northbound 2 lanes closed, 10-15 minute delay."

The New Jersey DOT ...

Postal Carrier Receives Unwelcome Package from Isaias

PARAMUS, NJ - A postal carrier in Paramus received an unwelcome package from Tropical Storm Isaias - - a large tree that did serious damage to the postal carrier's mail truck. 

The incident happened while the postal carrier stopped at a Dunkin' Donuts on Route 4 westbound in Paramus.  The postal carrier was not in the truck when the tree fell and no one was ...

Calendar Change: First Day of School for Students in Nutley

July 28, 2020

At the July 27th Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to amend the 2020-2021 school year calendar.

Staff will report to the district on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, September 1, 2, and 3 for Professional Learning regarding the hybrid instruction model that we plan to implement this fall due to COVID-19. Details on these staff days will be forthcoming. Details on the hybrid plan ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

August 7, 2020

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

The Beat Goes On

"In matters of the heart it is always better to want something you don't have than to have something you don't want."
~ Patti LaBelle

Something Old

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially wearing a mask. Especially from six feet away.

My daughter, after weathering separation from her first real love while away at school, discovered that their virtual relationship apart ...

Words to Live By: Be a Pirate

There has been a lot of talk about all the things we’ve missed during this quarantine and there are things that I am sad we have missed, things my daughters cry about but I’ll be honest I am having a hard time focusing on what we’ve lost because there is so much opportunity for hope and for community everywhere we go.

That may sound crazy but I’m going to tell a story ...

An Open Letter to the Nutley Board of Commissioners, Nutley UNICO, & Nutley - Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee

August 10, 2020

I wanted to start off by first thanking the Board of Commissioners for the creation of the Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Counsel. As a daughter of immigrants, I look forward to the positive initiatives that may come from it. Today I am writing to you about something that is more symbolic, though still just as important. I would like to ask for your support in renaming the Nutley-Belleville ...

Absentee Ballots-an Alternate and safe way to get your vote counted

Just wanted to bring to everyone's attention that an Absentee Ballot allows you to vote early and trace that your vote was correctly counted.  If it was not, you can still go to the polls to vote.  In addition, an Absentee Ballot requires that you are registered to vote.

This method might be advantageous if all polling locations are not open.  In addition, vote by mail by ...


Nutley's Prism Capital Partners Donates Stockpile of Critical Safety Gear to Hackensack Meridian Health

March 26, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - more than 400 DuPont Tyvek Bacteria suits; more than 500 Kimtec bacterial masks; and in excess of 1,000 personal hygiene kits each containing four masks, latex gloves, a disposable thermometer, hand sanitizer and sterile wipes.were delivered to Hackensack Meridian Health’s Hackensack University Medical Center this week after being found in a storage area on the On3 ...

Coronavirus Test Under Development at Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ -- Researchers at the Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) are currently developing rapid response diagnostic tests for the coronavirus, known as COVID-19. Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, toured the CDI lab and called for a stronger federal response to this growing crisis. TAPintoTV spoke with CDI officials as well as their Chief ...

Op-Ed: Calling on Assembly Speaker Coughlin to Help Head off COVID-Related Evictions

July 27, 2020

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin has the chance to be a leader in the fight for economic justice in New Jersey.

The speaker must post a bill designed to prevent a wave of pandemic-related ...

Using the Tax Withholding Estimator will help taxpayers avoid surprises next year

August 11, 2020

Using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator can help taxpayers have the right amount of tax withheld and avoid surprises when filing next year.

Income taxes are pay-as-you-go. By law, taxpayers are required to pay most of their tax as income is received. There are two ways to do this:

Through withholding from paychecks, pension payments, Social Security benefits or certain other government ...

Good recordkeeping is an essential element of tax planning

Now is a good time for people to begin thinking about next year’s tax return. While it may seem early to be preparing for 2021, reviewing your recordkeeping now will pay off when it comes time to file again.

Here are some suggestions to help taxpayers keep good records.

Taxpayers should develop a system that keeps all their important information together. They can use a software ...

19th Amendment Essay Contest hosted by Dress for Success Northern NJ-10 Counties

Dress for Success Northern NJ-10 Counties empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since its founding, the organization has served over 22,000 women and counting, many challenged by under or unemployment, financial instability, and currently, the fallout created by the ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 


It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

If It Bleeds by Stephen King

If It Bleeds by Stephen King (Scribner, 2019)

Stephen King’s fiction is alluring to his “Dear Readers” because King reveals much of his personal memories in his writing; childhood mischief, favorite comic books, and authors he considers worthwhile reading. King presents nightmares any author might encounter with a disturbed fan when he decides to off a favorite character ...

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...


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The Jaffe Briefing - August 4, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing begins its summer hiatus today, returning right after Labor Day.  We are now accepting ads for the fall, in which you can reach nearly 30,000 business and government leaders in New Jersey each day. Click here to learn more or contact the office at 908-789-0700.

TRENTON - It is unclear the size of Gov. Phil Murphy's mansion; we haven't been invited over for ...

Shakespeare Theatre Scores with 'Crazy Love'

Florham Park, NJ - It’s such a treat to see a live performance in these difficult times. But leave iit to Shakespeare Theatre’s fearless director, Bonnie Monte, to deliver a delightful and provocative evening of Moliere and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

The setting is the outside lawn at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park. Located on Vreeland Road, the landscape of ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Darlene Cullen of TAPinto South Plainfield

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of August 2020 is Darlene Cullen, who owns and operates TAPinto South Plainfield.  With a background in business development, Cullen has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of South Plainfield.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a ...