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$115M Rutgers Chemistry Building Formally Opens

September 20, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences.

The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the Busch Campus in Piscataway includes classroom space, and combines programs that previously were housed ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Seeking Reporter for Livingston Board of Education Meetings

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a passion for community news? TAPinto Livingston is currently seeking a reporter to regularly cover Livingston Board of Education meetings, held twice a month on Monday nights in the Administration Building located at 11 Foxcroft Drive (across from Heritage Middle School).

This is a freelance position, with the individual being paid on a story-by-story ...

Bloomfield College Announces Impressive Lineup of Speakers in New Lecture Series

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield College announced the latest lineup for its Leadership Development Lecture Series. The series began at the College in the spring of 2018 after Matthew Frankel partnered with Student Affairs to create a new Leadership Development Lecture Series. Frankel, who acts as moderator for the series, is the former Press Secretary and ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify and answer ...

Bus Safety Bills Continue to Make Their Way Through NJ Legislature

TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Friday. The bills are sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana, Senate ...

Drop Schedule Working Well in New Providence High School

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Students and staff are transitioning well to the new high school drop schedule, Superintendent David Miceli said at the Thursday, Sep. 13 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The purpose of the drop schedule is to give students more opportunities within the school, including online courses.

The new block schedule drops two of the eight classes every day in the four day ...

Nutley High School Car Wash Today (Saturday) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School is hosting a car wash today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on New St.

Come out and have your car washed for $5, trucks are $7. 

Among NJ Best Public High Schools Nutley High School Jumps 20 Points

NUTLEY NJ - On a ranking list recently published by NJ Monthly Magazine of 305 high schools in New Jersey, Nutley High School came at number 146. This is a move of 20 place up from 166 in 2016.

The criteria was measured based on three categories: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Outcomes.

In nearby towns, Bloomfield dropped 12 points from 259 to 271, ...

State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Commissioner of Education on Wednesday withdrew a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before the State Board of Education members were set to vote on the plan.

The decision by Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet to pull the vote was a blow to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating ...


Elect Ken Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro

September 6, 2018

Citizens of Nutley,

Elect Ken Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro

On Tuesday November 6, 2018, Ken Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro are running together for the three available trustee positions on the Nutley Board of Education.

Ken Reilly, former President of the Nutley BOE, has spent eight years working tirelessly towards his goal of providing a quality education to the children of ...


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LEGO Play Time at Nutley Public Library

September 18, 2018

Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays! 

LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGOS! 

No registration is required and all supplies ...