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Gov. Murphy announces proposed NJTransit funding increase

April 23, 2018

Newark, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year. 

At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance Facility on Doremus Avenue in Newark, Murphy, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other ...

NJ CD-11 Candidate Mikie Sherrill Addresses Standing Room Only Crowd at Grace Church Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Mikie Sherrill, Navy veteran and candidate for the NJ-11 Congressional District, spoke to a standing room only crowd at Nutley's Grace Episcopal Church Wednesday night. She was joined by Nutley Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas Evans, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, State Assemblyman Ralph Caputo, and State Senator Ronald Rice. The event was hosted by ...

Defend Trump / Jail Mueller Rally and Counter Protest on Franklin Ave in Nutley Saturday

NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley reader Lani Sommer-Padilla captured a rally and counter protest on Franklin Ave. in the vicinity of the Nutley Post Office. 

A table and small rally in front of the post office declared "Defend Trump" and "Jail Mueller - Stop the Coup." 

A SUV parked directly across the street from the post office was painted with messages ...

Traffic Safety and Emergency Appropriations for Roadwork Discussed at Nutley Commissioners Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Emergency and temporary appropriations for the 2018 municipal budget and CDBG funds for roadway improvement were approved during the Tuesday, April 3 Board of Commissioners public meeting. April was declared Oral Cancer Awareness Month and also recognized as National Donate Life Month.

Ordinance

Ordinance No. 3373 will amend the township code chapter 228 ordinance, ...

Police Lieutenant Position Added to Head Nutley’s Cyber Security

NUTLEY, NJ - An ordinance was passed during the Tuesday, April 3, Board of Commissioners public meeting to add another lieutenant to the Nutley Police Department to help create a cyber unit to watch for security threats. Residents raised concerns about adding another lieutenant during the ordinance’s public hearing.

A public hearing for Ordinance No. 3381 to bring a seventh lieutenant ...

Essex County Freeholders Approve Speed Limit Reduction on Grove Street in Montclair

NEWARK, NJ – During its Wednesday, April 11, 2018, meeting at the Hall of Records, the Essex County
Board of Chosen Freeholders in a unanimous vote approved a Resolution consenting to the reduction of
the speed limit for the entire length of Grove Street in Montclair.

This Resolution coincides with Montclair’s recently adopted Ordinance passed November 13, 2017, reducing the ...

Bateman Bill, “ Bijou’s Law”, to Require Training, Licensing for Pet Groomers

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. .

“It is sadly far too common for us to read of dog grooming deaths in the news,” said Bateman.

Essex County Mayors and Businesses Collaborate on State Issues at Meet the Mayors Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists.

In addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

Crucial Dates to Know for 2018 Primary and General Elections

NUTLEY, NJ — With the primary election coming up on June 5 and the general midterm election on Nov. 6, residents of the NJ-11 Congressional District—which includes the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange—are urged to take ...

NJ Assembly Committee Advances Alyssa's Bill, Providing Panic Buttons and Emergency Lights for Schools

TRENTON, NJ – A bill aimed at providing schools with another way of alerting authorities of an emergency situation passed the New Jersey State Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday.  Sponsored by six Assembly Democrats, the bill would  require public elementary and secondary schools in New Jersey to install panic alarms and red emergency lights for use in ...

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Nutley Police Department invites Public Input for Accreditation

April 11, 2018

Chief Thomas Strumolo and Commissioner Alphonse Petracco would like to announce that the Nutley Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets nationally recognized professional standards

. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires ...