Treasure hunting in the Nutley Thrift Shop

NUTLEY, NJ — Looking at the demure front windows of the Nutley Thrift Shop, you may be fooled. There are no glitzy blinking lights or smart tablets set up to let you scan what’s inside the shop. But rest assured, if you are a fan of thrift shops, you have come to the right place. The […]

SOS: Students help ‘Shovel Out Seniors’

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley is once again offering a program to help senior citizens in the winter months. The program, called SOS — Shovel Out Seniors — networks students from Nutley High School and John Walker Middle School who are willing to shovel snow for a nominal fee or for community-service hours. “I believe this […]

Nutley vets ring in the holidays

VFW hosts holiday party; Nutley Irish make donation

NUTLEY, NJ — Veterans in Nutley hold a very special place of honor in residents’ hearts. The Nutley VFW is one of the nonprofit veterans organizations that supports the military and also offers events for the entire family and community at large. As part of the national VFW, which includes 2.1 million vets, the local VFW […]

Shovel Out Seniors effort gears up for winter storms

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley is once again offering a program to help senior citizens in the winter months. The program, called SOS — Shovel Out Seniors — networks students from Nutley High School and John Walker Middle School who are willing to shovel snow for a nominal fee or for community-service hours. “I believe this […]

Pretty as a Picture: Nutley’s annual photo contest Contest

NUTLEY, NJ — Residents of Nutley proved their deep love for their hometown — and showed their artistic mettle — with hundreds of gorgeous and innovative photos in the annual contest organized by the office of Nutley Mayor Alphonse Petracco. The annual Best of Nutley Photo Contest is run in a simple and fun manner. Every […]

Bringing holiday cheer to St. Mary’s Church

NUTLEY, NJ — In a season when many feel it’s important to give, one local photography shop set up its own nonprofit workshop to collect gifts and nonperishable foods for a most worthy community spot: St. Mary’s Church. On an unseasonably warm Saturday, Dec. 5, elves and other members of Santa Claus’ entourage joined forces at […]

Santa Ride is on Saturday

NUTLEY, NJ — The annual Santa Ride, sponsored by the Nutley Civic Celebration Inc. and the High Street Fire House, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. Santa will be escorted on his rounds through the town by members of the High Street Fire House. The schedule and route of the […]

Holidays Festival returns to thrill Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — The North Pole materialized out of thin air again this year in Nutley, and as with any magical appearance, it was greeted with huge crowds and plenty of holiday cheer. The entire town, without taking a breath after the successful Nutley Oval helicopter arrival of Santa only two days prior, was out in […]

Holiday season arrives — in a helicopter

NUTLEY, NJ — Leave it to Santa Claus to make a grand entrance. On Friday, Nov. 27, an unusually balmy day, Christmas music filled the air at the Nutley Oval, where hundreds of eager children and smiling families were on hand for the big arrival of Santa Claus, via a festive holiday-red helicopter. Santa and his […]

Town’s RAKES program seeks volunteers to rake

NUTLEY, NJ — The RAKES program will once again provide an alternative to seniors and those who are disabled and unable to rake their leaves. The RAKES Program — random acts of kindness extended to seniors — is entering its sixth year. Businesses, churches, civic groups, schools and neighborhood organizations are encouraged to form volunteer […]