Government

August 14, 2018

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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NUTLEY, NJ - At the June 19 open public meeting of the Nutley Board of Commissioners, resident Michael Evangelista, member of the group NJ 11th For Change, raised a question about why he was turned down by the township attorney for having the group set up a “get out the vote” effort at the Farmers’ ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A “Do Not Block the Box” ordinance for dangerous intersections and a resolution to resurface the Monsignor Owens were among the agenda items approved during the Tuesday, July 3 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents raised questions about developer fees and fines as well as the planning board’s recommendations for mixed use during the Tuesday, June 19 board of commissioner’s public meeting. Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci was absent excused. Tammi Rossi of Nutley questioned Commissioner ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Municipal housing liaison was appointed and liquor licenses renewed were among the numerous resolutions approved during the Tuesday, June 19 Board of Commissioners’ public meeting.  Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci was absent excused. Ceci Tramontana was appointed as ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Girls Seventh and Eighth Grade Softball Team were honored during the June 19 Board of Commissioners’ public meeting.   The Nutley Girls Seventh and Eighth Grade Softball Team, the Suburban Softball Division and League Champions for first time since 1991, was presented a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Mailbox and traffic light issues were addressed during the Tuesday, June 19 Board of Commissioners’ public meeting.  Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci was absent excused. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco held a moment of silence for Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, 35, who ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances to increase salary wages were questioned during the Tuesday, June 19 Board of Commissioners’ public meeting.  Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci was absent excused. Scarpelli introduced Ordinance No. 3391 to provide reconstruction of the roadway on Harrison ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In the weeks leading up to the replacement of the century-old Centre St. Bridge, the Township of Nutley imposed weight restrictions on bridges across the Third River. The bridge was formally closed this week. On June 7, an ordinance “Weight Restrictions” was introduced by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Carol Tangorra, chairperson and Mark Arcuti, vice-chairperson of the Planning Board, reported the recommendations for mixed use density during the Thursday, June 7 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Planning Board Arcuti said the Zoning Committee of the Planning Board was ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Centre St bridge over the Third River is closed to vehicular traffic to replace the 122 year-old bridge with a new structure. Motorists will will be detoured around the area via Joralemon Street and Vreeland Avenue. Due to weight restrictions on Nutley's other bridges over the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Weight limit restriction on four streets and intersection blocking ordinances were introduced during the Tuesday, June 7, public meeting.  Ordinances Ordinance No. 3387 to amend an ordinance in the Nutley township code, Chapter 228 “Vehicles and Traffic,” Article III “Weight ...

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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 ...

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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. Ordinances Ordinance Nos. 3385 for non-union employees and 3386 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Franklin Avenue’s lighting and Green Acres policy were among the questions raised during the public comment portion of the Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, May 1. Nutley resident Glenn Wallace said Franklin Avenue between Centre and Chestnut streets there are 31 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education passed the $70 million 2018-2019 Budget with only two members of the public in the audience and no public comment related to the budget. Those attending the meeting were primarily people affiliated with the school district. Nutley Superintendent of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioners acknowledged Nutleyite Ruth Bedford with a proclamation and Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans addressed the township’s current debt during the Board of Commissioners May 1 public meeting. Proclamation Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Towing ordinance introduced, disabled war veteran granted tax exemption and Click It or Ticket dates announced during the Tuesday May 1, Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances Ordinance No. 3384 to amend the regulation ordered in code of the township of Nutley, Chapter ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Various resolutions were passed during the Tuesday, April 17 board of commissioners public meeting including appointing the municipal court judge for three more years and a tax collector position filled. Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci gave an update on the clean-up ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey. Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A discussion and public hearing for the 2018 municipal budget was held during the Tuesday, April 17 board of commissioner’s public meeting. The budget introduced on March 20, will not receive approval from the board until the transitional aid from the state comes through in late May ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, dubbed "Motor Voter", is now law. The bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday, was ...

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