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Audition Packets Available Now for December Performances of the Wizard of Oz in Nutley

August 20, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents will follow the Yellow Brick Road all the way to the Emerald City when Nutley Parks and Recreation presents the Wizard of Oz in December. 

The Wizard of Oz performance dates will be Friday, December 7, Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9. Nutley residents in grades 3 -12 are invited to audition to be a part of the cast . Audition Dates ...

NEF Backpack Drive for NFSB Heads Toward Homestretch for Nutley Families

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Educational Fund "We've Got Your Back" drive to benefit families served by Nutley Family Service Bureau is nearing the homestretch but your help is still needed. 

The second annual school supply drive helps families in the community who need a hand. In 2017, the Nutley Educational Foundation started the program to provide backpacks and school ...

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

August 21, 2018

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 ...

Ralph Lauren Makes Full-Building Commitment at On3 Campus in Nutley NJ

NUTLEY, NJ -   Ralph Lauren Corporation signed a full-building lease at Prism Capital Partners’ ON3, becoming the latest tenant to commit at the 116-acre campus in Nutley. The American lifestyle brand will remain headquartered in NYC and will move its New Jersey hub to 100 Metro Blvd., supported by a $33 million Grow NJ grant.  

Prism ...

Developer Proposes 4 Residential Towers in Newark's West Ward

August 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A developer is seeking to build four residential towers - one that has a pool on the roof - in various parts of the West Ward that are dotted with dilapidated two and three-family homes.

MORE: Those Boarded-Up Homes in the West Ward? Newark Has a Plan for Them.

New West 1, based in Ramsey, had four applications seeking variances for the four residential buildings in ...

Maplewood Strollers Encourage All to Help Montclair Theatre's Flood Recovery Efforts

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Studio Players suffered significant damage to their facility during the flood last week that left parts of Montclair under water. As a result, they are now asking for community groups to assist them in the cleanup effort, and the Maplewood Strollers sent an email to their community asking all to lend a hand to support "our community theater players-in-arms in their time ...

Downtown Westfield Hosts ‘Dog Days of Summer’

August 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Families and their dogs flocked to Downtown Westfield Sunday for the town’s first-ever “Dog Days of Summer” event.  Originally scheduled for  last week but postponed due to weather, it was third event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which features a different themed event on the ...

In Great Falls Rescue Paterson Fire Captain Scott Parkin Had Great Team, and History, On His Side

PATERSON, NJ- “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours before.

“I was not worried, not a little bit.”

“What I did was ...

More than 1 Million Oysters Now Growing in ‘Castles’ at Bottom of Raritan Bay

August 20, 2018

LEONARDO, NJ — Oyster castles have found a new home at the bottom of the Raritan Bay near Naval Weapons Station Earle.

These concrete oyster “homes” were placed underwater last week as part of the NY/NJ Baykeeper’s ongoing effort to construct the first “living shoreline” in New Jersey’s portion of the Raritan Bay.

About 1.5 million juvenile oysters ...

Ocean County Irish Festival Twenty Days Away: Saturday, September 8 Hosted by the Ocean County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh

STAFFORD - The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will again be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin for the second consecutive year. .  

The event happens all on one big day, Saturday, September 8.  Please mark your calendars to attend this incredible event.  The ...

Information for Nutley Public Schools Extended Day Program Registration

July 31, 2018

Dear Nutley Parents,

We hope that you are enjoying the summer; relaxing and spending time with family and friends.

As August approaches, we want to share information and detail some changes we are excited about for the Extended Day Program. This past school year and summer, we have worked with our team to evaluate and enhance the Extended Day Program. This has included upgrading the ...

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy What you need to know

One in four adults over age 65 will experience a fall each year. A senior who falls can suffer devastating injury or, in some cases, death. Falls prevention starts with knowing the risk factors, and recovery from fall-related injury is possible with the right physical therapy treatment plan.

In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that over 27,000 deaths happen ...

September 2018 Programs at Nutley Public Library

Tuesday, September 4, 11, 18, 25 at 1:00 p.m. – Play Bridge or Mahjong.  No registration required.

Wednesday, September 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1:00 p.m. – Wednesday Afternoon Knitters. Come share your love of knitting and crocheting with both beginning and experienced knitters. Meet fellow knitters, brush-up on your skills, and learn some new ...

Rizzo's Reptile Discovery Live Animal Show

Join us on Thursday, August 16 at 2:00 PM for the End-Of-Summer Reading Program Live Animal Show with Rizzo Reptile Discovery. For all ages. No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Nutley Public Library.

PAWS Story Time August 10 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meet therapy dogs Rodney, Baby Ruth and their owner Ms. Carol at this special story time. Ms. Carol will read a few of Rodney and Baby Ruth’s favorite stories and discuss the role of therapy dogs. Afterwards, take a photo with Rodney and Baby Ruth, challenge your nose with a smell test, and make a craft to take home.

August Support Groups at Nutley Family Service Bureau

Monday, August 6, 20 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Women helping Women - Share your strengths and challenges while receiving support in a safe and compassionate environment. Please join our group exclusively for women to gain support and share feelings common to women in the middle years of life. Nutley Family Service Bureau, 155 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110.

5 Questions To Ask If Someone You Know Expresses Suicidal Ideation

I served two of my 20 years in mental health as a psychiatric screener for a major New Jersey hospital where I gained experience and insight too valuable to not share with as many people as I can. In those two years I interviewed many people in the throes of anxiety, depression, and suicidality. Our lives intersected on their worst day, and my charge was to discern if they met the legal ...

AUDITION PACKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE NUTLEY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION’S THEATRE PRODUCTION OF THE “WIZARD OF OZ”

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce audition packets are now available for the fall theatre production of The Wizard of Oz.  Follow us down the yellow brick road and meet a young girl named Dorothy who is suddenly blown away with her little dog Toto by a tornado which carries her house from the farmlands of Kansas to the magical ...

Commissioner Tucci Opens Registration For Fall 2018 Toddler Programs

LET’S GET MOVING CLASS

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 ...

Nutley Commissioner Tucci  Announces “Movie Under The Stars” September 7th

Do you remember the days of drive in movies??  The fresh air, the open space.  Well we remember those days too and we are bringing the old time tradition back to Nutley.  The Department of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce Nutley’s return of “Movie Under the Stars”.  Similar to a drive in movie, spectators are welcome to bring a lawn chair or ...

'Lambert Project' Off To A Good Start in Nutley, NJ

When Nutley Historian John Demmer wanted to get some help identifying local homes, he went to the best source possible…social media. He is interested in identifying as many Lambert built houses as possible in Nutley.

Lambert, who was a prominent builder and influential Nutleyite, lived and worked in town. It is believed that there are more than 500 homes and buildings ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter August 11 to 17, 2018

August 18, 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 www.tipsoft.com and search Nutley

Police have received a number of ...

Nutley Coalition for Change Seeks to Impose Term Limits on Township Boards

August 1, 2018

To the Editor:

The time has come for change in the Township of Nutley.

Historically, only a select few have been appointed to serve on our Township boards. It is time for our commissioners to reach farther and wider into our community and give others an opportunity to serve.  The Nutley Coalition for Change believes change is good, change is necessary. We ask ...

Ilene Dudek and Her Little Ant March Through the Local Towns of New Jersey

Ilene Dudek and Her Little Ant March Through the Local Towns of New Jersey

When does story time become play time? When local author Ilene Dudek presents her Little Ant children’s books. Her bright, colorful stories set the stage with silly scenarios, clever twists, and an ant who just won’t quit. But when the story ends, the true adventure begins! Ilene invites the children to ...

Eternal Vigilance

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy.

On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man oligarch Putin, demeaning our country’s fundamental institutions by denigrating a free ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 26, 2018

TRENTON - Sure, there's always pressure to find material to gab aboutfor four hours of daily talk radio. But, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, that doesn't mean you refer to the state's Sikh attorney general as "turban man." The head honchos at NJ 101.5 clearly agree, removing "The Dennis & Judi" show from the air until further notice. Murphy referred ...

FOSTER HOMES NEEDED FOR PUPS!

July 25, 2018

TO ALL DOG LOVERS!

Our rescue group needs more foster families, would you like to help us?

 Furever Home Dog Rescue needs foster homes!  As a shelterless rescue, we don’t have a building where our dogs are housed until they get adopted.  We are lucky enough to have loving foster families who open their hearts and homes to our dogs until they are placed. However, ...

​​​​​​​The 2nd Annual River Town Film Festival is Bringing Hollywood to Hunterdon County

August 21, 2018

CLINTON, NJ— The River Town Film Festival is launching their annual event on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the historic Red Mill Museum Village located in downtown Clinton, New Jersey. Film screenings from emerging filmmakers from around the globe will take place all weekend long, plus this exciting event, that attracts film lovers from Hollywood to Hunterdon, is going to close on ...

Adoptable Horses, Riders With Disabilities To Star At Hampton Classic On Aug. 27

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, Aug. 27.

The Hampton Classic’s Adoption & Animal Welfare Day has ...

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES THAT THE ESSEX COUNTY SCHOOLS OF TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT WILL END ITS BANKING RELATIONSHIP WITH WELLS FARGO

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive asked the school district to sever its ties with the bank to show a united ...

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little (Dog Ear Publishing, 2015)

 

Rich Little is a national treasure; a living encyclopedia of movie stars, comedians, and former presidents all wrapped into one dynamic package. Recently, my husband and I had the good fortune to see Little perform at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, where he has been doing his uncanny ...

The Anatomy of Escape by Mike Blue

The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure by Mike Blue (Available on Amazon)

 

Imagine that you could just say, “Chuck it,” and walk away from the bonds that keep you tied to what Mike Blue, author of The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure, defines as the restrictive Work-Consume-Die cycle. To most of us, becoming what Blue terms “a ...

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffen

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffen (Ballentine Books, 2018)

How much is “too much” to give our children when raising them today? When we buy them the latest pair of sneakers, a cell phone when they are ten years old, or give them an expensive car when they turn seventeen, what are we teaching them about the value of having to work for something they think that they want so that ...

Obituaries

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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