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Bloomberg Politics Interviews Nutley Homeowners Following School Construction Bond Referendum

December 14, 2017

NEW YORK, NY - Nutley homeowner Janice Fraser was interviewed by Bloomberg Politics this week following the Nutley Public Schools construction bond referendum. 

 "People are concerned about other tax pieces but we have existing issues," said Fraser, co-president of a local parent-teacher organization. "The school system is stressed."

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Back to the Drawing Board to Solve Problem of the Shrinking Classroom in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley voters voted down a school construction bond referendum that would have solved the problem of the "shrinking classroom" throughout the district. The plan would have added new space to two elementary schools, the middle school and high school.

“The community has spoken and we are all better for the dialogue, process and the engagement of so many,” ...

Nutley High School Juniors: PSAT/NMSQT Scores Available Tuesday

NUTLEY, NJ - PSAT/NMSQT scores will be available for Nutley High School Juniors on Tuesday December 12 on the CollegeBoard.org website. 

Nutley Public Schools Construction Bond Referendum Discussed at Board of Commissioners Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Residents question Nutley Board of Education’s referendum during public comment at Tuesday, Dec. 5, Board of Commissioners open meeting. Members of the Board of Education including Superintendent Julie Glazer, BOE president Daniel Carnicella, Salvatore Balsamo, Lisa Danchak-Martin and Brenda Sherman were present for the meeting.

Amy Celento expressed her concern ...

Photos of the Day: Trailers at Washington and Yantacaw Schools

NUTLEY, NJ - Trailers on the campuses of Washington and Yantacaw Schools provide instruction space after state mandates and all day kindergarten led to the "shrinking classroom."

Nutley Public Schools Construction Bond Referendum: Fact vs. Rumor

Rumor: The Board of Education (BOE) paid for the lawn signs throughout town.

Fact: Community members formed the “Nutley Now Referendum 2017 Committee.” Private citizens made individual donations to a NJ Elec (Election Law Enforcement Commission) account. The funds raised paid for the printing of the lawn signs. The Nutley Public Schools did not pay for the lawn signs.

Rumor: ...

Nutley Citizens fund marketing materials for Dec 12 School Bond Referendum

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Now Referendum 2017 Committee members went into their own pockets to pay for the lawn signs that showing up across the township.

“We understand that there is a population of the community which supports the referendum and a population opposed to it. Many community members attended the district’s Town Halls and, in October, attended community engagement ...

Nutley Schools "Plan B" for referendum means "Business as Usual"

NUTLEY, NJ - As questions and rumors about the school construction bond referendum continue to swirl about town, Nutley Public Schools have reiterated that there indeed is a Plan B if the referendum does not pass. Plan B is 'Business as Usual."

The Nutley Public Schools’ Referendum proposes construction projects at four district schools: Washington, Yantacaw, John H.

Join NEF Tonight for Mindfulness - A Path to Prevention of Substance Use Disorders

NUTLEY, NJ - Join NEF tonight December 4th for the Fall Event: A Nutley Community Forum on The Opioid Crisis

The Nutley Educational Foundation - NEF, with support of the Nutley Municipal Alliance/H.O.P.E., announces the NEF Fall Event “Mindfulness - A Path to Prevention of Substance Use Disorders”. 

This forum, focusing on the opioid crisis now ...

Polling Locations Announced for Nutley School Bond Referendum Vote on Dec. 12

NUTLEY, NJ - Polling locations for the December 12 Nutley School Bond Referendum have been announced. Most citizens will vote at their regular poling location. 

Residents who are in Ward 2 District 5 will vote at the Nutley Fire Department for this election only. 

 

 

We need to come to an understanding sincerely and calmly

December 14, 2017

So without any sarcasm and with sincerity, I ask those who felt the need to vote no on the referendum, how do we move Nutley forward? It is my feeling that we need to all talk to each other and really understand what is happening and what is needed. Facts are that there are trailors at a couple of schools. PE classes are being held in hallways at NHS. Special needs classrooms keep our children in ...

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Sen. Loretta Weinberg to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Montclair State University

December 16, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg will be awarded an honorary degree during its January 14, 2018 Graduate School Commencement ceremony, Montclair State University Board of Trustees announced.

Senator Weinberg will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during a ceremony to be held at the New Jersey ...