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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 - Residents are invited to pick up fall leaf bags at the Nutley Department of Public Works Garage this Saturday Oct. 6 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.  At the same DPW staff will be collecting donations of non-perishable food to help residents who are experiencing food insecurity. Food ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Last January, John Pryor heard what he thought were the sounds of a washing machine running in his basement. Then he realized that the washing machine wasn't running and went to see what was making the sound. What he saw raw was sewage pouring into his basement from a toilet.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Inspired by Glen Ridge ex-pat Julie Jordan Scott of Bakersfield CA, TAPinto Nutley is continuing its summer photo safari of 'Shopping Carts in the Wild' into fall.  This steel and plastic cart was seen lurking near the historic cemetery on Passaic Ave. As migratory habits of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - According to the National Weather Service (NWS), rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue over the township until Thursday. Drier skies are expected for for Friday, when Nutley Parks and Recreation presents 'Coco' on the big screen on Tangorra Field at the Nutley Park Oval, ...

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Sea Turtle Recovery, STR, is excited to announce that four sea turtles are ready to return to the ocean at Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, 7 a.m., Sept.5, 2018. STR is a nonprofit hospital located inside the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and, since opening in December of 2016, they have ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Construction on the new Turtle Back Zoo entrance starts today, September 4. The Education Center entrance will be the main entrance for the Zoo during construction. Temporary ticketing options may be available on select days. The new Turtle Back Zoo entrance is set to open ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Feral shopping carts have been spotted in the wilds of Nutley all summer. This small cart was spotted behind the mid-century addition to Nutley High School. 

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - After months of negotiations, the Cedar Grove Town Council announced the purchase of more than 53 acres of undeveloped property within the township on Tuesday. According to the social media posts by Mayor Joe Cicala and the other council members, the property purchased is ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A juvenile feral shopping cart was spotted near the trees in the park next to the Nutley Museum.  Smaller than the more common shopping carts spotted in the wild, the juvenile carts are distinct because of two baskets for groceries. A second juvenile cart was spotted behind the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Inspired by Glen Ridge ex-pat Julie Jordan Scott of Bakersfield CA, TAPinto Nutley is embarking on a photo safari of 'Shopping Carts in the Wild.' We've all seen these elusive beasts around town, but few have stopped to capture their image for posterity. This steel and red ...

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LEONARDO, NJ — Oyster castles have found a new home at the bottom of the Raritan Bay near Naval Weapons Station Earle. These concrete oyster “homes” were placed underwater last week as part of the NY/NJ Baykeeper’s ongoing effort to construct the first “living shoreline” in New Jersey’s portion ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Morgan’s Farm will celebrate Farm Day on August 11 from 12 to 3 p.m., featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, lawn games and more. The Cedar Grove Historical Society's Farm Day celebration includes a chef's cooking demonstration using the farm's fresh produce and tours of the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The band of thunderstorms sweeping across the region hasd resulted in the cancelation of the Essex County Parks concert scheduled for tonight.  Tusk: Fleetwood Mac Tribute scheduled for tonight, August 3, has been canceled, a new date will be announced later. The Bloomfield ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Kathleen Palmer has been passionate about butterflies since 4th grade. At her home here in northern Somerset County, she has taken her interest in the insects up many notches since childhood. Today, a section of her property is registered as a Monarch Waystation (Reg. #1111) ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) report has rain returning Friday evening and early Saturday in Northern New Jersey. Skies are expected to clear up later on Saturday and continue through Monday.  For Friday, the NWS predicts a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms after ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When Westfield resident Jen Andretta spotted what she thought might be a sick wolf or fox while driving down her street on Sunday, she immediately took to Facebook to see if anyone had seen the animal before and to see if anyone might be able to identify the creature. “Westfield ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Rick Mikula “The Butterfly Guy” will be at the Nutley Public Library today for a free all ages event. The event takes place at 2 p.m.  Mikula will share how anyone can raise butterflies and moths at any time of year by using simple, recyclable, household items. He will also show the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Neitzke Adamo has long enjoyed hiking along trails and through forests and over rock formations largely to see the natural surroundings. “I’ve been a huge science nerd all my life,” said Adamo, who has a doctorate degree and is co-director of the Rutgers University ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Just as stricter recycling rules towns across New Jersey, including Nutley, the entire state could face a new tax on paper and plastic bags. A new bill passed in New Jersey Senate this June may have you opting for reusable bags at the supermarket and drug store. Bill A3267 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -  This summer, 8th grade Girl Scout Juliana Puttre plans to raise awareness for chewing gum litter -- which endangers animals, the environment and local property -- through added signage at Freedom and Brundage Parks. For her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Puttre needed to find a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Changes in the recycling industry have trickled down to Westfield.  In June, the town announced that household recyclables will be subjected to stricter guidelines to qualify for curbside — no more shredded paper or plastic bags.  “Our vendor, Giordano Company, is also moving ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Debbie Mans has spent her career fighting to protect New Jersey waterways and the state’s environment. Last February she was appointed deputy director of the state Department of Environmental Protection. Earlier this month, at the Sustainable Raritan River Awards at Rutgers ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Recycling contamination happens when items that don’t belong in your home’s recycling bin are placed there. Unfortunately, putting recyclable items in plastic bags is harmful. Plastic shopping bags are recyclable, but NOT in your curbside recycling bin. When they get into the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Residents collecting water at the Township of Nutley well near town hall came across a flurry of activity as members of the Nutley Rotary Club finished work on the newly installed library butterfly garden, for now.  In May, members of the Rotary Club of Nutley spent a Saturday ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits.  Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends and family in your beautiful landscape.  Water is critical throughout the life of a plant, but deciding when and how much water ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Rotary Club of Nutley spent Saturday morning installing a butterfly and hummingbird habitat in the garden space near the front door of the Nutley Public Library. The butterfly habitat compliments a perennial garden installed in that space by scouts in 2017.  According ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Kingsland Manor will host a floral design class on Saturday June 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the historic home in Nutley's Kingsland Park.  This class will introduce you to the creative world of floral design using New Jersey grown flowers. You'll learn the basic elements and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A backhoe, front end loader, and a vacuum truck were among eight public work vehicles parked in a circle at Nutley’s Municipal Lot No. 1, located behind Philly Pretzel Factory on Saturday, May 5. The trucks were not there for township public-works or storm clean-up but for Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Mourning Dove came to rest on a headstone in Nutley's historic church cemetery on Passaic Ave. near Yanticaw Park.  Mourning doves get their name from the soft cooing sound that is reminiscent of sobbing. When they first take off in flight, their wings make a unique whistling ...

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