Government

December 13, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation to resident Barry A. Kozyra during an township public meeting. Kozyra is the recipient of the 2018 Professional Lawyer of the Year award by the Essex County Bar Association and New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley residents and board members came forward to speak on the potential Ordinance No. 3045 enacting term limits on quasi-judicial boards during the Tuesday, Nov. 20 Board of Commissioners public meeting. After many spoke out against it, the board decided to table the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Data breaches are becoming more frequent and more expensive. Recently, Marriott announced that more than a half million customer accounts had been exposed to hackers. Companies are closer to being required to notify users of online security breaches now that legislation sponsored by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - By unanimous vote, the Nutley Board of Commissioners approved a resolution introduced by Mayor Joseph Scarpelli to provide free two-hour metered parking from December 10 to 28. According to Scarpelli, "the suspension of metered parking during the holiday is a Nutley tradition to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ –TAPinto Nutley was named the Electronic News Source of Nutley in a resolution unanimously passed  at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners meeting.  TAPinto Nutley has become the place to go for original local news, information and is the township's only daily news ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wed. Dec. 5 to honor the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush.  In addition to all flags being flown a half staff, there will be closures in both government and the private ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  Residents raised questions on the potential mixed-use and density ordinance, which was tabled at the Wednesday, Nov. 7 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Concerns were voiced about overcrowding in Nutley public schools considering the Board of Education’s $70 million referendum ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  A parking pay station credit card ordinance was introduced at the Tuesday, Nov. 20, Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances Mayor Scarpelli introduced Ordinance No. 3406 to amend in the code of the Township of Nutley Chapter 484, Parking Lots, Municipal, Article 1 ...

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President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative ...

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A petition for term limits was presented and an update on developer Kenneth Meka’s violations was requested during the public comments portion of the Wednesday, Nov. 7 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public Safety Commissioner Steve. L. Rogers was absent excused. Tammy Rossi of Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As the Centre St. bridge reconstruction project nears completion, residents will notice the "old" appearance of the new structure. To maintain the historic character and existing setting in Essex County Yanticaw Park and Nutley Booth Park, a stone formliner was used to construct the ...

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TRENTON) – Moving forward on legalization of the adult use cannabis after hearing from communities and all potential stakeholders throughout New Jersey, the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday approved measure A-11 that would set new, unprecedented regulation in the state for the possession, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio will join Political Science and Law Professor Brigid Callahan Harrison in a conversation concerning his book, Standing on Principle: Lessons Learned in Public Life, Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m. Followed by a town hall style question ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Fire Department's new ladder truck 'Ladder 1' was recently delivered to the township and is ready to be put into service. The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of the Ladder Truck from Pierce Manufacturing for the Nutley Fire Department at the November ...

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Water Main Break - Centre Street Between Bloomfield & Fulton There is a water main break on Centre Street between Bloomfield Avenue and Fulton Street. Residents and Businesses may experience discolored water and low water pressure.  The break should be repaired shortly and water pressure ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. issued the following statement about the Nov. 15 snowstorm:  Yesterday’s snowstorm created havoc not just for Essex County, but the entire tri-state region. We relied on several different weather forecasts, all of which grossly ...

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(TRENTON) – Discovering ways to improve and expand New Jersey Transit, legislation sponsored by Assembly Members Yvonne Lopez, Daniel Benson and Patricia Egan Jones requiring the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJT) to establish an office of real estate economic development and transit-oriented ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran, made her first public appearance since winning the election in New Jersey’s 11th District at the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance on Wednesday at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark. During the ceremony, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With 10,903 ballots cast at polling locations across the township, Nutley voters made their choices known in Congressional, Senatorial, County, and Public School District elections. Members of the Township Clerk's Office worked late into the night tabulating the results.  In the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Election Day 2018 is far from uneventful in Nutley with heavy rain, delayed openings, and provisional ballots all screaming to be in the headlines.  At Radcliffe school, polls did not open until 6:45 a.m. because the poll workers arrived late. Polls were scheduled to be open at 6 ...

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TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing. Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - An ordinance for limited parking hours on certain township streets introduced during the Tuesday, Oct. 16 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances Ordinance No. 3397 defining mixed-use and density introduced on Sept. 4 which was scheduled on the Oct. 16 agenda for a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley resident raised questions on term limits on quasi-judicial boards and the salary of the municipal clerk during the public comment portion of the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Board of Commissioners meeting. Nutley resident Tammy Rossi again approached the commissioners about term limits ...

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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, two 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 - The Nutley Police Department were honored during the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Board of Commissioners public meeting for their reaccreditation. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco requested a moment of silence for public safety worker, Maria (nee Alfano) DePiro, 66, of Nutley, who ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Registered voters in Essex County will be able to cast their ballot at two early voting locations rather than one this year in order to meet increased demands. The Hall of Records on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark has always served as an early voting facility. This year, ...

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The Essex County Freeholders called for the ouster of the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesman but have not budged on ending its controversial contract with the agency. The freeholder board at its Wednesday meeting in Maplewood passed a resolution supporting other ...

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