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Letters to the TAPinto Nutley Editor Regarding the Nov. 3 Election Must Be Submitted by Midnight on All Hallows' Eve

October 27, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - In a vibrant community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor on everything from the traffic to municipal government, even your passion for environmental stewardship! 

If you letter to the editor is related to the Nov. 3 ...

Township of Nutley In Search Of the Perfect Holiday Tree for 2020 Display

It is that time of year that the Township of Nutley begins the search for the center of our holiday display, the symbol of the season, the Township Christmas Tree.

The tree that will grace the oval and shed a light on our community this holiday season needs to be a Norwegian Spruce, Blue Spruce or Douglas Fir between 30-40 feet in height.  Residents who wish to submit their tree for ...

Halloween Homestretch at Your Nutley Free Public Library

NUTLEY, NJ - With just days left to until the most haunted day of the year, the Nutley Public Library has several events and activities scheduled for kids, teens, and adults. 

Monday, October 26th - 7:00 pm - Halloween Game Night - Have a spooktacular good time at our online game night for the whole family! Play games to win prizes and show off your costume! For all ages. Sign-up ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020

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

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley
Essex County Testing Sites - 10/27-10/30

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 28 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/23/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 704 cases and 37 deaths. The next announcement will be on Friday 10/30/2020.

Essex County ...

Township of Nutley COVID-19 Update for Oct. 23, 2020

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

Total COVID-19 cases in Nutley

COVID-19 Total Cases
The Township of Nutley announced 52 additional cases since the last announcement on 10/09/2020. Bringing the cumulative total to 676 cases and 37 deaths.

Additional Information
For additional information and previous updates, please visit www.nutleynj.org. In ...

Public Safety Director DeMaio Talks Exclusively with TAP About Bloomfield Police Reform

October 27, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Decades of police culture cannot be changed overnight.  It’s a daunting task.

To take police reform seriously, a culture change needs to be done slowly, accurately, and with constant evaluation and follow up.

TAPinto Bloomfield recently had a chance to sit down with Samuel A. DeMaio, Director of Public Safety for the Township of Bloomfield, for an in-depth ...

Modernization Completed at Essex County Public Works Building in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The project to transform the exterior appearance and modernize the facade of the Essex County Public Works Building at 900 Bloomfield Ave. in Verona has been completed.

“Our Public Works Building looked out of date and was an eyesore. The new, modern design gives the building a fresh look and complements the nearby Verona community center and surrounding business ...

Zombie No More, Complaints Pressure NJ Halloween House to Remove Decorations

October 26, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Just days away from Halloween, and the aptly named "zombie house" is now void of any zombies at all. Homeowner and Halloween enthusiast Antonio Rodrigues was pressured to remove the decorations after receiving numerous complaints from Hawthorne residents about drivers impeding traffic when slowing down to get a closer look. 

The Hawthorne Police Department ...

Hoboken to Implement Fines for Indoor House Parties Over 25 People

HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken is prepared to fine residents who host indoor house parties with over 25 attendees, as rates of COVID transmission throughout New Jersey trend upwards.

"The Hoboken Police Department has responded to several house parties over the past few weekends, some of which were identified by the Health Department as contributing to clusters of ...

You Are Seen | The Untold Stories

The greatest gift we can give someone is the chance to see themselves through somebody else’s story.

In this new podcast, audience members will be able to explore the stories and experiences of a variety of people. Through the events of these past few months, we have read, heard, and seen countless stories told from people of various walks of life.

This season, our host Nicholas ...

Batman Graphic Novel Discussion for Adults Nov. 29. at Nutley Public Library

Join us for an online discussion of “Batman Year One,” Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm via Zoom.

Title is available to read on Hoopla, accessible with your Nutley Public Library card!

For more information and to register please click here, email the library at   nicholas.van.dorn@nutley.bccls.org, or call 973-667-0405 x2604.

Halloween Fun Continues at Your Nutley Free Public Library.

Saturday, October 24, 31 - 10:00 am - Take and Make Kits for Teens - Teens in grades 6-12 can pick up an awesome new craft kit to do at home every week. For more information and registration, visit teenservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org/takeandmake.

Saturday, October 24, 31 - 10:00 am - Take and Make Saturdays - Pick-up a craft project you can do at home! While supplies last. One ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Return to School: Letter from Dr. Glazer, Superintendent Nutley Public Schools

October 2, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff,

Thank you for your active involvement, patience, and support during the first month of the 2020-2021 school year. Your dedication and continued commitment to the education of Nutley’s children is admirable, and appreciated. It has been quite a journey for all of us since March, and now we approach yet another phase of learning during this ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

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 ...

LTE: Vote for honesty, transparency and helpfulness -- not misinformation

October 24, 2020

Republican Congressional candidate Rosemary Becchi (NJ-11) continues to spread misinformation about our state's 2020 election process. I would like to set the record straight.

In campaign advertisements, Ms. Becchi has repeatedly stated:

“Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order, New Jersey will be holding an all vote by mail election this November– the ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...

On3

Nutley BOC Approve Phase III of Prism's On3 Redevelopment of Roche Site; Clifton Threatens to Close Off Metro Boulevard

October 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - City of Clifton representatives opposed the Nutley Hoffmann-La Roche Phase III Redevelopment Plan during public comment on Ordinance No. 3452 at the Tuesday, Oct. 6 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting. Sam Schwartz Consulting presented the On3 traffic impact study.

On March 5, 2015, the BOC declared the entire Hoffmann-La Roche site an area of redevelopment on a ...

Nutley Chamber of Commerce presents Gateway To On3

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, ...

Standing Up for a Cause.

October 22, 2020

The year 2020 has been rough for us all. The deadly virus that has kept us all stuck in our homes and the amount of surprising deaths of celebrities have taken a toll on all of our hearts. But one thing that has affected many all with the same magnitude has been the Black Lives Matter Movement. This movement was formed by African Americans to combat police brutality, which has resulted in ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief in Nutley

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

To help non-filers, IRS sets Nov. 10 as ‘National EIP Registration Day;’ Register at IRS.gov for Economic Impact Payment

October 27, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service has set Nov. 10 as “National EIP Registration Day,” as the agency and partners across the country launch a final push to encourage everyone who doesn’t normally file a tax return to register to receive an Economic Impact Payment.

“National EIP Registration Day” will take place just a few days ahead of the extended Nov. 21 ...

U.S. Supreme Court confirmation underscores urgent need to safeguard health care access in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. — Following last night’s vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, public health advocates warn that protecting access to reproductive health care for all New Jerseyans is more essential and urgently needed than ever.

“With Barrett on the U.S. Supreme Court, reproductive health and rights are under imminent threat,” ...

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE BOARD OF FREEHOLDERS TO PRESENT EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

Event is Thursday, October 29th in the Bloomfield Public Library Parking Lot

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., and the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present an Emergency Food Distribution Event on Thursday, October 29th in the Bloomfield Public Library Parking Lot to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus.

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

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 ...

Obituaries

Sep 10, 1963 - Oct 23, 2020
Susan G. Moore, 57, died at home surrounded by loving family and close friends on October 23, ...
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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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The Jaffe Briefing - October 27, 2020

MAHWAH – Did the local cops go a wee bit too far in their investigation of alleged cyber-harassment of a pre-teen? That’s what a local mom is saying, after her 12-year-old son was dragged down to Police HQ to determine if he was involved in an Instagram image allegedly depicting one of the boy's classmates with facial hair drawn on by permanent marker, ...

Shakespeare Theatre Takes on Shaw in Three Scintillating One-acts

Florham Park, NJ - There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village ...