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Voter Registration Information from the Township of Nutley Office of the Municipal Clerk

October 1, 2020

Your right as a US Citizen

Registration Deadline for the November 2020 General Election October 13, 2020

If you are not already registered to vote you can do so online at and open the tab labeled Register to Vote to complete the short application. 

You can also use this website to check your registration status by opening the tab ...

Nutley Commissioner Scarpelli and the DPW Announce 2020 Contactless Fall Leaf Bag Distribution October 3rd

The changing color of leaves and the chill in the air remind us that leaf season is approaching.

The Township of Nutley Public Works Department will have a special leaf bag distribution day on Saturday, October 3rd at the Public Works Garage from 8am to 1pm.

Residents will be required to stay in their car and open their trunk to receive the bags'.

In addition, the DPW ...

Vincent Church Revs Up The Supply Drive to Restock The Care Pantry in Nutley

The Vincent Church Care Pantry has distributed personal care items to those in need in our community for over 25 years.

Items are collected at the church, bagged for each family, and distributed on the first Monday of the month from 4-6 p.m.  During the pandemic, the need has grown by 50% to over 70 families each month. 

The shelves have become harder to stock due to the ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020

The Township of Nutley is providing an update to the community on:

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Additional Information

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 21 additional cases since the last announcement on 09/11/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 604 cases and 37 deaths. The next update will be sent on Friday 10/02/2020.

Additional Information
For ...

Official Notice: Nutley Board of Education Executive Session Meeting Sept 16

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold an Executive Session Meeting at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

The Board attendance will be in-person at Spring Garden Cafeteria. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately go into Closed 

Executive Session for an undetermined period ...

Bloomfield Holds Fiesta Latina Celebration

September 30, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The warm weather returned last weekend and the timing was perfect for Bloomfield's Fiesta Latina event held at Millbank Park from 4-8 p.m.  The event was in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and was hosted by Mayor Michael Venezia, the Township Council, Bloomfield Community Garden Committee and the Department of Parks and Recreation.   

Millbank ...

Hundreds of Moms Marched in Montclair to Raise Awareness on Voting in this Election

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly four hundred Montclair residents gathered and marched on Saturday afternoon in Rand Park calling for people to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming Presidential election. 

A group of women calling themselves Suburban Moms Against Re-Electing Trump (S.M.A.R.T.), organized the rally that included speakers like NJ Senator Nia ...

Protestors in New Brunswick Call for Adjunct Job Security at Rutgers, Defend Lincoln Annex

September 28, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Part-time lecturers at Rutgers calling for job security, students seeking a fossil fuel-free future, immigrants looking for a better way of life, residents denouncing racism – there was a sense of unity among the 250 or so people who gathered Saturday afternoon.

It may seem as if they are locked in disparate, if not desperate, battles, but many who grabbed the ...

Landlords’ troubles deepen as state evictions ban protects nonpaying tenants

Some renters are forced out anyway by owners desperate for income in pandemic.

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

In New Jersey’s pandemic-driven apartment housing crisis, there are no winners.

Tenants, unable to ...

Nutley Public Library Events for October 2020.

Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual DISH!  The Monday Night Cookbook Club.  Members will choose, prepare at home, and present a DISH!  We will then gather online to discuss each other’s recipes, our cooking techniques, and share stories and culture.  To register and for further information visit:  ...

Nutley Public Library Announces New Interim Director.

NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Trustees of the Nutley Public Library announced that a new Interim Director will take over effective Oct. 1.

The new Interim Director will be Michelle Albert. The current interim director, Kirin Patel, will step down and serve as Assistant Interim Director.

Patel was scheduled to retire April 1, 2020. When Nutley Public Library Director Maria Labadia passed away ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

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

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

Careful What You Wish For

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One pre-owned Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur. Good condition. 188 original bones. Stands 13 ft high x 40 ft. long. Assembly required. Original box. Free shipping with Amazon Prime. Final sale only. No returns or exchanges.

If you thought museums were the only venues for large scale dinosaur skeletons, think again. In a few weeks Christie's will be selling an authentic, ...

Walk In Sunshine Charity Unveils New Section Aimed at Youth Drug Addiction and Loss

Walk In Sunshine Charity has announced a new section on its website aimed at helping families find resources to help with youth drug addiction and for families who have lost a child to addiction.

Providing unique online resources for families of Babies and Children who leave this Earth too soon, continues to be the main focus of Walk In Sunshine. This new section focuses on addiction proves ...

Letter to the Editor: In Support of Congresswoman Sherrill

September 30, 2020

My name is Zack Smolen, a resident of the 11th District, and I am represented by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill.

In the 2018 election, I cast my vote for her with the confidence and hope that she would listen to her constituency and therefore more accurately act on our behalf in order to fight for our best interests.

Now, nearly two years later, I can proudly say that not ...

Remembering Tyler

Today marks 10 years since the passing of Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers University freshman whose death by suicide siezed the conscience of the nation. The following tribute was written by Tyler’s cousin Jen Ehrentraut whose memorable testimony helped pass NJ’s anti-bullying bill of rights.

No one knows exactly why someone else takes their own life, but Tyler chose to jump off of the ...


Nutley Chamber of Commerce presents Gateway To On3

September 21, 2020

Gateway To ON3: In order to pull the workers and students from the ON3 (formerly Hoffmann-La Roche) campus into Nutley, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce is investing in a "ON3 Gateway to Nutley Project" to benefit our members.

The Chamber has purchased 2,500 "Love Nutley, Shop Nutley" reusable shopping bags, which will be distributed to the businesses and schools at ON3, ...

Nutley's On3 update: 200 Metro Blvd. occupied; changes to Phase IIA of Roche site Redevelopment

NUTLEY, NJ - Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced during the Tuesday, Aug. 11 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting that Eisai will fully occupy 200 Metro Blvd. at the On3 campus. PB Nutcliff Master, LLC also presented changes to the proposed Phase IIA of the redevelopment plan to the On3 site.

Eisai, a Japanese oncology and neurology-focused pharmaceutical ...

A Tribute: Honoring my Father on the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

September 28, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe McVeigh grew up in Brooklyn and spent part of his summers in Keansburg.  As with several towns along the north end of the shore during those times, there was a ferry running between New York City and the boardwalk community.  He met my mom there, as her family also spent time in Keansburg when away from the summer heat of Jersey City. Her father was a ...

Paterson Will Pilot Guaranteed Income

“I'm now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.”

- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In June 2020, a coalition of mayors founded Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI) to advocate for direct, recurring cash payments to everyday ...

NJ Human Services Announces $42.4 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

October 1, 2020

Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits;

October Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to $301.7M Since March


Sept. 30, 2020


(TRENTON) –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in October to help address ...

Cedar Grove Historical Society Pumpkin and Apple Sale at Morgan’s Farm

Each year the Cedar Grove Historical Society holds a Pumpkin and Apple Sale in honor of Edith Morgan and her son Courtenay Morgan.  In the fall of each year the Morgans sold pumpkins and apples in the front of the Morgan farmhouse.  Mrs. Morgan passed away in 1961, but Courtenay, the last farmer in Cedar Grove, continued the tradition until his death in 1985 at the age of 86. The ...

Freeholder President Brendan Gill and the Essex Board of Freeholders Pass Resolution Supporting the Essex-Hudson Greenway Project

(Newark, NJ) – On September 23, 2020, the Essex County Freeholder Board passed a resolution supporting the establishment and construction of the Essex-Hudson Greenway (EHG). Upon its completion, the Essex-Hudson Greenway will be a continuous 11-mile long, 100-ft wide outdoor recreation space, spanning eight towns, from Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, Belleville, Newark, Kearny, Secaucus, ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)


Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)


I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...


Aug 29, 1947 - Sep 18, 2020
Mascolo, Paul, age 73, of Nutley passed away on September 18th at home surrounded by his ...
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Oct 13, 1967 - Sep 2, 2020
Beloved Father and Brother, Nutley Chamber of Commerce President Daniel M. Leon, 52, of Nutley, ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - October 1, 2020

STATEWIDE – Good morning, and welcome to four more taxes in New Jersey. It is Oct. 1, there is a new state budget and here is how it may or may not be smacking you. If you drive, the per-gallon gas tax has gone up. If you are a millionaire – and good for you – you are now paying more income taxes. If you have health insurance – and, again, good for you – the HMOs ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...