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Howl-O-Ween returns to Turtle Back Zoo Oct. 31 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo will host 'Howl-O-Ween' on Tuesday Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

The annual event will include candy stations, stilt walkers, and shows. Guests are encouraged to come in costume and bring their own reusable trick or treat bag. 

Tickets are available only at the door. Members are $3, non-members are $5. Last admission to the zoo is at 7:30 p.m.

For more information call 973-731-5800

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November 23, 2017

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Nutley Public Schools' Construction Projects: "What We Looked At"

October 24, 2017

When Dr. Julie Glazer joined the Nutley Public Schools as Superintendent in July 2016, the district and Board of Education had been exploring overcrowding within the schools for several years. Previous administrations and Boards were aware of the need for additional space and had spent at least six years watching enrollment, programming and space at each of the schools.

“When I came to ...

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Ralph Lauren, Quest Diagnostics Receive NJEDA Awards to Move to On3 Campus in Nutley

November 14, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved Grow New Jersey Assistance Program Grants for Ralph Lauren and Quest Diagnostics to to make a capital investment and locate in Prism Capital's On3 redevelopment project of the former Hoffman-La Roche campus.

Ralph Lauren is to receive a 10 year $33.1 million dollar Grow New Jersey award. The project ...

NJEDA to Decide Awards for Ralph Lauren and Quest Diagnostics on On3 (Former Roche Campus)

NUTLEY, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is expected to hand down a decision on Tuesday for Ralph Lauren and Qwest Diagnostics to be given the green light to set up shop on the former Roche campus in Nutley and Clifton. The meeting will take place in Trenton.

The related agenda items posted on the NJEDA website are:

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Santa Has Arrived and It Is Time To Suit Up For His Flight Crew

November 20, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Visiting Santa at the Short Hills Mall is more than just a quick picture with the North Pole legend; it is an immersive experience to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday season. The one-of-a-kind setup lets children join "Santa's Flight Academy" and traverse a larger than life re-imagination of the North Pole as a member of Santa's ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark gives thanks to its partners in giving

The evening was all about giving thanks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark’s Golden Hammer Awards.

The organization, which serves to build affordable housing for low-income families in Essex, Hudson and Union counties, gathered Thursday at Newark’s Priory Restaurant to thank benefactors, members and volunteers for their continued support in bringing hope to the ...

Happy Thanksgiving from Puerto Rico to East Brunswick

November 23, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick can be proud of a student who saw problem and did what he could to address it.  In doing so, brought a deep sense of what Thanksgiving really means to those in need.  He did the work to shed some light on a problem.

When Luke Zorn, a fifth grader at Warnsdorfer Elementary School, earned his "Arrow of Light" as a Cub ...

Large Coyotes Spotted in Passaic Valley Area, May Be Dangerous

Woodland Park, NJ- In the Passaic Valley area there have been numerous coyote sightings.  These siting stretch from the Totowa PAL to the Great Notch Inn.  THe sightings usually occur in the evening hours and the coyotes can be extremely dangerous.  There are a number of coyotes in the town ranging various sizes and seem to stand their ground.  It is recommend not to approach ...

Belmar’s Annual Beach Badge Giveaway Kicks Off on Black Friday

November 21, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — In a push to promote “shop local,” Belmar once again is sponsoring its annual Beach Badge Giveaway this holiday season.

Here’s how it works: Participants who submit the most receipts from the largest number of different Belmar businesses will receive free 2018 season beach badges. To be eligible, original receipts must be dated from November 24 to December ...

Nutley Police Blotter November 18 - 22, 2017

November 23, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The Police Blotter is compiled each week by Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Crime Intelligence Public Information Division of the Nutley Police Department.

Please note:  All parties placed under arrest have been assigned a court date and remain innocent until proven guilty of those charges at their respective hearing

Anyone who has information about any crimes can ...

Please consider donating your ShopRite Frozen Turkey to the NFSB Food Pantry

November 16, 2017

Dear Nutley ShopRite Patrons,

Nutley Family Service Bureau (NFSB) Food Pantry is asking for support to make this Thanksgiving holiday a special event for all of our Food Pantry patrons.  Please consider donating your ShopRite Frozen Turkey to the NFSB Food Pantry.  Donations will be gratefully accepted at 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ:

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TAPinto Nutley Welcomes Your Letter to the Editor

NUTLEY, NJ - In a vibrant community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor.

The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC.

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Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

November 6, 2017

Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the State’s environment and natural resources.

This ...

It is truly an honor to serve on this Board

November 10, 2017

I want to thank everyone that voted to re-elect me to the Nutley Board of Education.  It is truly an honor to serve on this Board.  I also want to thank my committee and friends for all their help and support during the campaign.  Our success is a direct result of all your dedication and hard work.  I appreciate everyone's efforts more than I can state in words.

To my ...

Heartfelt thanks to the voters of the Nutley for re-electing me to Board of Education

I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of the Nutley for re-electing me to Board of Education.

I appreciate the efforts of all my friends and supporters who helped make this campaign a success. Thank you for talking to your friends and neighbors, posting to social media, putting up lawns signs, and providing me with advice. Most of all I’d like to thank my husband Mike and ...

Thank you Nutley Voters that came out to support me

I would first like to thank all of the Voters of Nutley that came out to support me yesterday.

Running for office is never easy but it requires a commitment a commitment of why do you run.  Mine is a commitment of public service. Throughout my career I have served in many positions.  Though all of those positions I have continued to see why Public service is so ...

A Holiday Feast For Train Fans Is On Display At The Model Railroad Center

November 23, 2017

Looking for something to do the day after Thanksgiving? Drop in to the Model Railroad Center and enjoy a festive sound and light show highlighting a sprawling, meticulously detailed HO layout.

See if you can spot the Batmobile and other surprises!

Snack bar, toddler rest area and gift shoppe conveniently located on site. Modest admission fee goes to support the non-profit Model Railroad ...

Our Lady of the Lake Achieves Blue Ribbon Status Second Time Around

VERONA, NJ  – Our Lady of the Lake School Principal, Benjamin Ronquillo led a
Blue Ribbon Celebration highlighting the school’s second consecutive Blue Ribbon of
Excellence Award win. Mayor Kevin Ryan of Verona issued a Certificate of Achievement
to Our Lady of the Lake (www.myoll.org) and West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi
acknowledged the school with a Mayoral Proclamation.

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...

Obituaries

Sep 7, 1923 - Nov 9, 2017
Mr. Heinz K. Schneider, 94, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at his home ...
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- Oct 16, 2017
Marie Vicchiariello, of Nutley, passed away on October 16, 2017.  Born in Passaic, the ...
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