Meet Sophia's Service Chickens Candace, Lupita, and Toni

November 19, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Sophia Nunez's service chickens Candace, Lupita, and Toni are going to have to wait until the next Nutley Planning Board meeting to learn where the township stands with regard to service animals. Sophia's parents recently went before the board this week with plans to build an outdoor coop.

Applicants Rosita and Enrique Nunez presented a letter describing a ...

Marijuana Legalization Discussed at Nutley Planning Board Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Attorney Barry Kozyra informed the Nutley Planning Board at the November 15 meeting that he will be keeping an eye on progress of the marijuana legalization legislation and ‘will try to act as counsel’.

‘It will be a new use that is not currently in the Township Code.’

Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli: ‘I think there are so many issues. Just ...

Medical School Parking Lot Delayed, Marijuana Legalization Bill Discussed, Subdivision Granted at Nutley Planning Board Meeting

NUTLEY, NJ - Board attorney Barry Kozyra announced that Kingsland, the applicant, requested an adjournment on the scheduled agenda item calling for resolution of the Medical School parking lot site plan. The reason stated was the applicant was in process of documentation to accept the redevelopment plan recently adopted by the Board of Commissioners.

Board member and Mayor Dr. Joe ...

Q&A: How Governor-Elect Murphy Can Lead a Successful Transition

How New Jersey’s incoming governor handles the next several weeks can “make or break his first year in office,” according to Rutgers experts.

Fortunately, Governor-elect Phil Murphy can turn to Rutgers University-New Brunswick and its Eagleton Center on the American Governor for guidance on how to make the most of the crucial period leading up to ...

Chicken Coop Application Carried, Final Plans for Apartments by Builder Meka Approved by Nutley Zoning Board

NUTLEY, NJ - An application for a chicken coop and run at 178 Frank Street was reviewed by the Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment at their public meeting November 13. The application will be heard again at the next scheduled meeting December 18.

Applicants Rosita and Enrique Nunez presented a letter describing a medical hardship as the reason for applying to construct the backyard coup for ...

Bloomfield Police Radar Study Results Show 11% Drop In Motor Vehicle Acidents


BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The results of a 60 day enhanced radar study conducted earlier this year are in. The study, conducted August 16-October 16, 2017, tracked speeding violations and motor vehicle accidents in 47 locations considered “chronic complaint locations” that historically have been the sites of traffic accidents, speeding violations, and residential reports of ...

Booker, Menendez Come to Essex County To Detail Trump Tax Plan on NJ Middle Class

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez stood with Bloomfield homeowner Peter Tom today at his Ferncliff Road residence to discuss the impact of the Trump Administration's tax reform plan unveiled today by House Republicans-including the elimination of middle class tax breaks for existing homeowners and the state sales income tax deductions that will potentially drive up ...

Nutley Commissioner Petracco explains costs associated with rented fire truck

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley resident Rory Moore questioned the rented fire truck at the October 17 Board of Commissioners meeting. He stated that the $70,000 rental fee will have to be paid every six months until the new ladder truck is purchased in about 18 months.

Commissioner Alphonse Petracco explained that “It’s not coming out of tax payers dollars.” According to ...

October 30 Special Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancelled

NUTLEY, NJ - Please be advised that the Special Board of Commissioners Meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, October 30, 2017 has been CANCELLED.

The next regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Nutley's on-street Parking woes still unresolved by Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - Two-hour parking near Roche property was discussed as well as an announcement of updates to the fire department’s policy and procedures during the Tuesday, Oct. 17 open public board of commissioners meeting.

Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli opened the meeting with a moment of silence for the late Nutley resident Marie Vicchiariello, the ...

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