Education

January 16, 2019

The Nutley Academic Booster Club Science Fair will take place March 16, 2019. Today, we take a look back at the 2017 event, in 2018, the ABC sponsored a History Fair.  NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Academic Booster Club held their annual Science Fair Saturday, March 18, 2017 About 120 students in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Mauro Tucci presented his White Paper on "The Effect of Multi-Family Housing on Nutley NJ" at the Jan. 15 Board of Commissioner Meeting.  The paper was the result of collaborative reseach from Nutley's five municipal departments and the Board of ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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: CODE OF ETHICS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS – 18A:12-24.1 BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby adopts the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation written to teach students about the importance of money management at a young age, and championed by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, was signed into law by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The new law (A-1414) would direct the State Board of Education to require ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Registration for Essex County College’s Saturday Youth Program - classes that include algebra, chess and reading comprehension - will open on Jan. 12. The overall program begins Jan. 19 for 10 sessions of classes at the college’s main Newark campus. In-person registration will take ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Music Boosters Association will host the fourth annual 'Taste of the World II' January 25 at Nutley Parks and Recreation on Park Ave. Nuttley's favorite restaurants and food crafters will come together for one night to support students of instrumental music in all ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The challenge has been made to the children and teens of Nutley, read 20,000 minutes this January to help the Nutley Public Library reach the winter reading goal. 20,000 minutes sounds like a lot, but when the challenge is shared by all of the children and teen patrons of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a dozen Montclair students were the recipients of laptops on Thursday. As part of a laptop refurbishing initiative called Laptop Upcycle, the students also received free WiFi for their homes for four years. The eligibility is based on need. Twelve recipients, all ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After several hours of interviews, and a pool of ten candidates, the Nutley Board of Education made a decision on Dec. 18 regarding who will serve out the remaining year on the open seat. At the Nov. 19 BOE meeting, the first meeting after the Nov. 6 election, current BOE trustee ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College will be one seven two-year schools in the nation to participate in a new program that could send students to space camp at a NASA center.   To qualify for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, students majoring in STEM fields will have to ...

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Four new bills were signed into law this week, making the Garden State an example for the rest of the country on school bus safety. The bills mirror federal legislation Gottheimer introduced earlier this year -- Miranda’s Law and the Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined leaders from Hackensack Meridian Health, Seton Hall University, and other dignitaries to officially open Hackensack Meridian Medical School at Seton Hall University on the On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton on May 30. The school is the first private ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After several hours of interviews, and a pool of ten candidates, the Nutley Board of Education made a decision regarding who will serve out the remaining year on the open seat. At the Nov. 19 BOE meeting, the first meeting after the Nov. 6 election, current BOE trustee Brenda ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Twelve candidates submitted resumes to the Nutley Board of Education to fill the seat that will be vacated on Dec. 31 of this year.  On Nov. 19, BOE trustee Brenda Sherman announced her resignation from the board at the regular open public meeting.  In order to qualify for the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After a several year hiatus, the Maroon and Gray, along with the Journalism program, returned to Nutley High School for the 2017-2018 academic year. For the 2018-19 year, the publication is going monthly with the December issue arriving recently.  To read the latest issue of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - S. Mitra Kalita, vice president of programming for CNN’s digital division, honed her who-what-when-where-and-whys at The Daily Targum, Rutgers University’s student newspaper, reporting on race relations, labor, immigration and globalization, among other issues. Melissa Hayes, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nutley's Timothy Georgetti, a senior at Saint Peter's Prep won the Spirit Award following the Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service.  He was recognized for his dedication to Prep, active faith life, and superior academic performance. Attending St. Peter's on a full academic ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - More than $650,000 was raised for student scholarships at the Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala on , Dec. 1. The black-tie event was the largest fundraising event in the school's 150-year history.  Gala Honorees Jeh C. Johnson (Hon. '12), former Secretary of Homeland ...

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UNION, NJ - Kean University adjunct professor Irisa Leverette, a resident of North Brunswick, helped her students learn algebra, through rapping.  It was reported that Leverette's rapping has helped to encourage students to do homework, and reduced “math anxiety”. “She’ll be in the middle of a ...

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