Standing together for the community

Standing together for the community

NUTLEY, NJ  — The Knights of Columbus Shoulder to Shoulder program  is a ‘Good Neighbor Police Community Relations Program’ that encourages a positive, strong relationship with local police departments. Above, K of C member John Wlosek makes a presentation of the program to the Nutley Police Department. Pictured from left are officers Maria Hamlin, Antonio […]

Jaycees give awards to those who help others

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Jaycees have announced the recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Service Awards, with the announcement coming from former Nutley Commissioner Walt Smith. A past president of the New Jersey Jaycees, Smith serves as chairman of the judges’ panel. The Nutley Jaycees is part of a national organization that serves as a junior […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Aaron Dunn, NHS senior How did you get into wrestling? I went out for wrestling in second grade, I liked the sport right away and would go to tournaments every weekend. Andy Cifelli coached the travel team and brought me up to wrestle with them which gave me a lot of confidence. The county travel […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Olivia DeFluri Nutley High senior At what age did you know you wanted to be a cheerleader? I knew I wanted to be a cheerleader when I was in third grade. I played many other sports for the recreational program in town but I enjoyed cheerleading the most. When I was in sixth grade I […]

Nutley Scout, who overcame difficulties, earns Eagle Badge

Nutley Scout, who overcame difficulties, earns Eagle Badge

NUTLEY, NJ — Kirill Pavlov, of Scout Troop 147 in Nutley, sponsored by the Franklin Reformed Church, received the Eagle Scout Award, Scouting’s highest rank, at an Eagle Court of Honor held on March 16. Troop Chairman Michael E. Groome led the Eagle presentation. To earn this award, Kirill had to be active in Scouting, […]

‘Appetizers and Head Shots’ networking event for business owners

NUTLEY, NJ — The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners is hosting an “Appetizers and Head Shots” networking event from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at Mamma Vittoria, 160 Franklin Ave. in Nutley. This is the opportunity for business owners to get a professional “publicity portrait.” A […]

Deer management program culls 89 animals from reservations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that 89 deer and 56 unborn deer were removed from South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation during the 2017 deer management program. The program, which was held on six days between Jan. 17 and Feb. 14, is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number […]

Memorial garden to be built by Thriving Survivors

Memorial garden to be built by Thriving Survivors

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Thriving Survivors Inc. has been a guiding light for women battling breast cancer for many years, and now, the group is building a memorial garden to honor the many brave women who have lost their battle with the disease. The garden will be constructed along Vincent Place in Nutley, with Essex […]

DiVincenzo gives State of the County Address

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 14th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2016, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and announced […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Marty Higgins NHS sophomore boys’ hoops star “Marty is a complete athlete, but it’s his competitive nature that sets him apart. Marty’s at his best when the game’s on the line. He’s the guy you want with the ball in his hands at the end of a close game. For a young player, I expect […]