Throwback Thursday: 2017 Mayor for the Day Brayden Aiello

June 14, 2018

This Sunday, Nutley will meet the 2018 Mayor for the Day Bradley Higgins this Sunday. Higgins will join the weekly Nutley Farmers Market 'Walk and Talk' and then return to the market to meet his subjects. The mayor for the other 364 day, Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, will also join the walk. TAPinto Nutley had the opportunity to meet the 2017 mayor for the day and get his ...

Nutley Commissioners honor Girls Eighth Grade Basketball Team

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Girls Eighth Grade Basketball Team, the Suburban Travel Basketball Division and League Champions for the fourth year in a row, was presented a resolution by the Board of Commissioners. The team has won 13 out of 14 games this season; over four years they have won a total of 55 out of 56 games.

Under the direction of head coach Joyce Bukowiec and assistant coach ...

Gov. Murphy still pushing a millionaire's tax, won’t say when he'll sign sports betting, weed bills

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a showdown on the state budget looming just 22 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy today re-emphasized his call for a tax on the state’s wealthiest households while hoping to avoid another shutdown of state government.

“Do I still want a millionaire’s tax? The answer is ‘yes,’ “ Murphy said at a press conference at the John ...

NJ Assembly Votes To Exclude Horse Boarding From Sale Tax

TRENTON, N.J. — A bill that would eliminate the sales tax on horse stall rental has cleared the New Jersey Assembly.

The bill, A1045 was introduced in January and some amendments were made before it was released from committee. The Assembly voted on June 7, 72-0 to approve the measure with one abstention and seven members not voting.

“There has been ongoing confusion in the ...

Residents Question 2018 Budget During Nutley Commissioners Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Resident questions 2018 proposed budget and credit card payment for parking meters at the Tuesday, May 15 Board of Commissioners open public meeting. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused.


Ordinance Nos. 3385 for non-union employees and 3386 for Teamsters Local 97 will fix the salaries of certain officers and employees of the township ...

Misinformation on Social Media Addressed by Nutley Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - Parks and Recreation job losses announced and Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans responds to social media inaccuracies during the Tuesday, May 15 Board of Commissioner public meeting. Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused.

Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli had a moment of silence for retired longtime department of public works ...

Senate Bill Would Change Rules For Truckers Hauling Horses & Livestock

WASHINGTON D.C. — New legislation aims to protect haulers of horses and other livestock from the implication of new regulations that were imposed on the commercial trucking industry at the end of 2017.

Under the new rules, commercial truck drivers — which include many that haul horses — have to have an electronic logging device which tracks how long they are driving. Once ...

Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli Reflects on his First Two Years in Office

NUTLEY, NJ - Two years into his term as Township of Nutley mayor, Dr. Joseph Scarpelli continues the cost saving programs at the Department of Public Works while at the same time, working on the re-purposing of the former Roche campus into On3. 

“The entire Board of Commissioners have worked hard to ensure that the re-development of the former Roche campus will provide a ...

Donald Shauger Inducted into Essex County Democratic Committee Hall of Fame

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Donald Shauger, executive vice president of The Shauger Group, was inducted into the Essex County Democratic Committee Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions to Essex County and the surrounding community.

The 2018 induction ceremony, which was led by Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy J. Jones, Jr., took place at Mayfair ...

Could New Ruling Affect 'Couch-Hopping' Montclair BOE Member's Residency Privacy Argument?

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a week has passed since a complaint was filed with the New Jersey Education Commissioner regarding the residency of Montclair Board of Education Vice President Franklin Turner.

As of Wednesday, David Herron, who filed the initial complaint, says that he is pleased with a recent court ruling. He wrote, "The NJ Supreme Court, ruled today, that home ...

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Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill Proclaims June LGBT Pride Month

June 11, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill announced that the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution at their last meeting, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, proclaiming June as LGBT Pride Month in Essex County.

“I am proud to stand with our LGBT brothers and sisters in recognizing June as LGBT Pride Month, and look forward to continue working ...