Government

October 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - In a dynamic 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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NUTLEY, NJ - A salary ordinance and budget insertions were approved, including a public safety grant during the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances A public hearing was held for Ordinance No 3393. The ordinance was introduced by Commissioner Steven Rogers on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Six residents are running for three seats on the Nutley Board of Education. Three are incumbents whose three year terms are expiring in January, three are brand new candidates, and one served on the NOE in the past and is seeking to serve again.  TAPinto Nutley received candidate ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner gives an update on the ongoing occupancy-related violations and residents voice their concerns on the issue during a September  Board of Commissioners Public Meeting. Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans updated the public announcing the recent findings from ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  At Tuesday's Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting, Ken Natson, Accreditation Manager for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, presented Nutley Chief of Police Thomas Strumolo with a certificate of re-accreditation.   Only a small percentage of departments in the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an event application for Santa Claus to land his helicopter on the Nutley Park Oval Nov. 23 as a kick off to the shop-local holiday season.  According to Nutley Chamber of Commerce president, Dan Leon approximately 4,500 people ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Tuesday, Sept. 18 Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting had a heated discussion on the second attempt to pass a Revenue and Finance Department line item on the Sept. 18 bill list. Bill18-01934 adding $2,500 for a course at Rutgers, the State University of NJ, was voted no by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A parking ordinance to relieve the residents of Highfield Lane, Edison Avenue, Oakley Terrace and Conduit Street was among the ordinances approved during the Tuesday, Sept. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Announcements Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Nutley Board of Education for the Nov. 6, 2018 election. TAPinto Nutley will host a candidate forum on Thursday October 18 at Vincent Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Three are incumbents in the race. Of the three challengers, two ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With what is being called the "Nutley Renaissance" well underway, a group of homeowners are working toward inclusivity and diversity as new families purchase homes, new businesses open, and tenants of the On3 campus patronize the downtown area.  The departure of Roche, the Swiss ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - On November 6, residents will be voting for the Congressperson to represent our Congressional District (NJ-11), three seats on the Nutley Board of Education, and a School Bond Referendum. During the past several weeks, many rumors have spread across social media about the upcoming ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Weight restrictions remain in place on bridges crossing the Third River at Chestnut St, Vreeland Ave, and Harrison St. as construction continues on the Centre St. bridge.  On June 7, an ordinance “Weight Restrictions” was introduced by Commissioner Alphonse Petracco. Centre St, a ...

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Please tune in today Sunday, September 23 at 12 noon on Channel 9 WWOR (My9nj), where Mark J. Bonamo, in his capacity as editor of TAPinto Newark will appear on the My9 New Jersey Now public affairs show. The main topic discussed during the show, hosted by Dianne Doctor, is New Jersey's 7th ...

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Woodbridge, NJ -  Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on Monday will announce a series of proposals to address food insecurity and tackle hunger in the state.  The Speaker will be joined by Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey Executive Director Renee Wolf Koubiadis, Food Pantry Worker and Edison ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Mixed use definition and lower entry level salary ordinances were introduced during the Tuesday, Sept. 4 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinance No. 3397, to define mixed use, was introduced by Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli to define mixed use. If ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Commissioners approved contracts for the ongoing redevelopment of the On3 campus, road work, and raffles at their recent meeting.  Roadwork resolutions passed and a permit fee was waived due to storm damage during the Tuesday, Sept. 4 Board of Commissioners public ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Skylar and Kai, both Jets fans, registered to vote today at the Greenutley Farmers Market. The voter registration table was hosted by the League of Women Voters.  Residents, and people working in Nutley, can fill out voter registration forms in town hall. Voter registration forms ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez joined with Rep. Frank Pallone today at Mt. Zion AME Church in the city to press their objections to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the Republicans senators in favor of his confirmation. Booker, a member of the Senate ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy stood at a press conference in city Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen on Thursday to once again state his goal of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour. "We've seen study after study that shows there is no magic in what is now $8.60-an-hour ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The period of public comments at the August 2018 Board of Education (BOE) opened the door for the board to address many of the rumors about the township and district being shared across social media platforms.  Public comments opened with Rory Moore reporting to the BOE that was ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A parking permit ordinance for various streets to allow for parking placards was introduced during the Tuesday, Aug. 4 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Announcements Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced amendments to the salary ordinance that were to ...

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As the community gets ready to celebrate Labor Day, USA.gov and the Department of Veterans Affairs shared some helpful guidelines for showing respect to the symbol of the nation. Check out this helpful information before you fly the stars and stripes. Traditional guidelines call for displaying ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that would allow Newark and other municipalities to levy special assessments and issue bonds to replace lead-contaminated service lines. The legislation was co-sponsored by Assemblywomen Eliana Pintor Marin and Cleopatra Tucker, Democrats who both ...

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WOODBRIDGE/RAHWAY - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan and New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly today released the following statement responding to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo's call to reinstate ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua. What worried him more than ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Municipal Tax Assessor Edmund Brown was at a recent Board of Commissioners public meeting to share how his office executes a compliance plan for the township in prior years from the 2011-2017. According to Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans a lot of residents were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Resident requests a township ordinance to be passed to forbid any type of marijuana stores in Nutley during the public comment portion of the Board of Commissioners public meeting Tuesday, July 17. Ordinances Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco introduced Ordinance No.

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Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, Director of Revenue and Finance, announces that the State of NJ has released the Second Half of 2015 Homestead Rebate Benefit. If you received a benefit earlier this year, you will receive either an additional credit on your 4th quarter tax bill or a check from the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A citizen questioned the Mayor about parking meters and requested an update on the legal action on apartment building violations during the public comment portion of Board of Commissioners’ public meetings on July 3 and 19. Amy Celento of Nutley asked, on July 3, what the co-mingled ...

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