The Class of 2018 graduates from Nutley High

July 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Unlike humid or soggy past graduations the cool breeze weather Tuesday evening, June 26, did not calm many of the class of 2018 graduates. All had smiles on their faces anticipating the walk across Tangorra Field at Nutley Oval for the very last time to receive their diplomas. Tears were shed before and after the ceremony by students saying goodbye to their fellow ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Beloved Middle School Science Teacher Dies at 54; Colleagues Establish Scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Beloved Liberty Middle School science teacher Susan Zaccaro, 54, died following an illness on June 30. 

Zaccaro was born in Edison and lived in Nutley. She taught science at Edison Middle School from 1990-2005 and moved to Liberty Middle School when it opened its doors in 2005, teaching until the time of her death. She was known not only as a mentor for teachers, ...

Nutley Board of Education members Kline, Balsamo, Russo file for Reelection with County Clerk

NUTLEY, NJ - Ryan Kline, Sal Balsamo, and Debbie Russo filed petitions with Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin to seek reelection on the Nutley Board of Education

All three candidates are excited about the strides the district has been making and would like to continue working together to help push the district forward.  



Essex County College Taken Off Probation

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was taken off probation by the region’s higher education accrediting agency.

The community college was put on probation last year by Middle States Commission of Higher Education for failing to meet guidelines pertaining to institutional resources and governance. Middle States also warned the college it was in jeopardy of losing accreditation in 2016 ...

"Focus on What You Can Positively Impact" Nutley Salutatorian Saira Somnay tells Class of 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School Class of 2018 Salutatorian Saira Somnay told her classmates to 'focus on what you can positively impact' as her classmates prepared to go to college, enter the workforce, or serve in the military. 

Her address to students included the power of music, inspiration from teachers, and gratitude for those who supported her along the ...

"The absence of comfort is the fuel of change" Nutley Valedictorian Rauf Ural tells Class of 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School Class of 2018 valedictorian Rauf Ural took to the podium at the graduation ceremony to challenge his classmates to continue to grow, change, and challenge themselves. 

The son of immigrants, Rauf spoke of the moral support of his parents and brother on her academic journey. He also encouraged hisr classmates to recognize ...

'We are always changing...' Nutley Class of 2018 President Noah Roselli tells NHS Graduates

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School Class of 2018 president Noah Roselli's term in office came to a close Tuesday night as he celebrated his classmates, their parents, and the members of the district who all played a role in preparing the students before entering the next phase of their lives. 

Roselli is no stranger to speaking before crowds. Over the course of his term in ...

Fasten Your Seatbelts, Nutley's Class of 2018 is Ready to Change the World

NUTLEY, NJ - With caps tossed in the air, Nutley's graduating class of 2018 is getting ready to take on the world. 

TAPinto Nutley will have full coverage of the graduation starting Wednesday morning. is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE ...

New Jersey Resident Awarded Children's 'Book of The Year' for Second Time

MADISON, NJ - Madison resident and author, Trish Lisa Wilson, is the recipient of Creative Child’s Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year Award, a repeat honor. Wilson’s work, A Penny For Piggy: A Tale of Save, Spend, Share was also honored by the publication in 2014. The book was reviewed by parents and educators and received the highest accolade in two categories, specifically, ...

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Watchung Booksellers: Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip, July 11

July 8, 2018

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip, Wed, July 11th,

Join Scholastic on the ultimate reading road trip, as they tour the country with some amazing authors, illustrators  and characters!

The tour bus will be stopping by Watchung Booksellers on Wednesday, July 11th, at 4:30pm with ...