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Rutgers—Camden Names Law School's First Woman, African-American, LGBT Co-Dean

January 14, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ— The new co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden is the first woman, the first African American and the first LGBT law dean at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 

Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon announced the appointment of Kimberly Mutcherson, a bioethics and health law scholar, as co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden. She ...

Rutgers Prof Gets $400K Grant Using Smartphones for Monitoring Diseases

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - These days there is one item people keep with them constantly: a smartphone.

Now a Rutgers University professor has received a $400,000 grant to see if those smartphones can gather data on the effects of conditions that literally cause people to shake, such as Parkinson's Disease.

The National Institutes of Health gave the grant to Jean-Francois Daneault, an ...

Carnicella Elected as Nutley Board of Education President, Kucinski Veep

NUTLEY, NJ - After swearing in four trustees to the Board of Education at the Jan. 7 reorganization meeting, the first order of business was to elect a president and vice president.

Board member Teri Quirk made a motion to nominate Ken Reilly as president, board member Salvatore Ferraro nominated Danny Carnicella as president, As the role was called, three board members voted for Reilly ...

Four University of Rhode Island students from Nutley named to the Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI - The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 5,500 undergraduates have qualified for the fall 2018 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and nations.

To be included on the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more ...

Nutley Board of Education Swears in Four New Trustees. selects President and Vice President

NUTLEY, NJ - Four trustees were sworn in to the Nutley Board of Education annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 7 in John H. Walker Middle School. The BOE also voted for the board president and vice-president. 

Residenst of the township cast votes on Nov. 6, 2018 and elected Jen Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro to three-year terms. Votes cast for the trustees were Reilly ...

Nutley Board of Education Approves Code of Ethics for School Board Members

NUTLEY, NJ - In a unanimous vote, the Nutley Board of Education approved a resolution for an updated Code of Ethics at the Jan 7 Reorganization meeting.

The code reads:


BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby adopts the following “Code of Ethics” as established by the New Jersey School Boards ...

Deadline to Register for Nutley Poetry Festival hosted by Academic Booster Club is Jan. 13

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley children will each write a poem, you're invited to listen and know 'em, about cats in hats, baseballs and bats, and you can attend this greatest show-um. 

Nutley Academic Booster Club is hosting the annual "Nutley ABC Poetry Festival." This year the event will be held at John H. Walker Middle School on Sat. Jan. 19 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 ...

Weather Observers Wanted in Nutley: Become a Citizen-Scientist!

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Love weather? The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Nutley and nearby areas to report rain and snowfall in their backyards. 

 Volunteers take a few minutes each day to report the amount of rain or snow that has fallen in their backyards. All that is required to participate is a 4" ...

Officials: Student Reported Homeless Man Found Smoking in Montclair HS Lobby

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School staff were on alert after a student reported seeing a homeless man smoking a cigarette in the auditorium lobby. The incident took place around 6:45 a.m. on Friday, school district officials reported to parents.

Montclair High School Principal Anthony M. Grosso sent an email to parents and staff to alert them of the incident and to inform ...

Nutley Board of Education to Swear in Four Trustees at Reorganization Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education will swear in four trustees during the reorganization meeting on Mon. Jan. 7. 

Three trustees were elected to the BOE on Nov. 6, Teri Quirk, Ken Reilly, and Erica Zarro. Quirk and Zarro are new to the board, Reilly served on the educational body in the past. Frank DeMaio will also be sworn in at the meeting. DeMaio was selected to ...


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Joyce Carol Oates at Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival 2019

January 14, 2019

Organizers of Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival are pleased to announce the initial author events for the third annual festival, which will take place from Thursday March 21 to Sunday, March 24, 2019. ​Joyce Carol Oates​, multi-award winning author of more than 40 novels as well as novellas, short stories and nonfiction, will be in conversation with author and ...