Art space opens in basement of Vincent Church

NUTELY, NJ — Kicking off with an opening-night celebration on Saturday, March 12 at Vincent United Methodist Church on Vincent Place, Expressions NJ Inc. is hoping to become the premier local nonprofit organization to bring the community together through a mutual appreciation of the arts. Founded by performance-arts enthusiast and North Arlington native Jonathan Brandao, Expressions […]

Scouts and Rotary help township’s food pantry

NUTLEY, NJ — The annual food collection drive, “Scouting for Food,” conducted by Nutley Cub Pack 141 and Boy Scouts Troop 147 took place the weekend of March 19 in conjunction with the Nutley Rotary Club. The Scouts hope, after all donations are received, they will have collected more food than in years past. The collection […]

Nutley Scout Troop 147 competes in Klondike Derby

NUTLEY, NJ — The Lenape Trail District of the Northern New Jersey Council – BSA held its annual Klondike Derby on a sunny but cool day at South Mountain Reservation in West Orange. A brief snowstorm the day before added to snow already on the ground which helped the Klondike sled move easily. The Klondike […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

Nutley High will present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School Performing Arts will present three performances of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, as well as 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 at Nutley High School, 300 Franklin Ave. Tickets for reserved seats are available for advance purchase at the Nutley […]

Elks to feast on wild game

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Elks Lodge No. 1290 will host its sixth annual Wild Game Charity Dinner on Saturday, March 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Nutley Elks Lodge No. 1290, 242 Chestnut St. Nutley. Proceeds from the night will be donated to Nutley Elks Special Children and the James “Shamis” Reitberger […]

Nutley Scouts receive Catholic award

NUTLEY, NJ — Two Scouts from Nutley Troop 147 of the Franklin Reformed Church received the Catholic Ad Altare Dei Award at a recent Scout Sunday ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. Scouts Alvaro Flores and Anthony Gola received their awards from Rev. Eugene J. Field, the Archdiocesan Boy Scout […]

Students are hooked on robotics

NUTLEY, NJ — When you think of robotics, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you imagine the robot in the old television series “Lost in Space” or one of the creepy variations of “The Terminator,” you’d be experiencing entertainment, and not the science-based world of robotics. Robotics combines programming, code-building and mobile […]

PTO hosts Health and Wellness Fair Fair

NUTLEY, NJ — When Spring Garden School throws a fair, be prepared to be wowed — and to work up a sweat. The volunteer PTO at Spring Garden School put on the 2016 Health and Wellness Fair recently. This family event was a jam-packed educational and inspirational time for all ages, with lessons in everything from […]

Free admission to Theater is ‘Not Dead Yet’

NUTLEY, NJ — In case you haven’t notice, there is a dearth of community theater in our area. Where once many theater groups prospered, now there are only a few. But the acclaimed Nutley Little Theatre, charmingly situated inside a historic barn, is renowned for its locale, professionalism and artistry. Founded around 1934 by the Parish […]

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