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 […]

Lincoln School moms volunteer for the children

NUTLEY, NJ — As every parent knows, it really does take a village to run a classroom, especially during the critical elementary school years. Teachers are busy and, no matter how organized or talented they are, there is always a need for an extra pair of hands or donated supplies. The National Education Association, or NEA, […]

Town kicks off 10th annual Relay for Life 2016

NUTLEY, NJ — In a room filled with hundreds of people touched by cancer, there was laughter, inspiration and plenty of great food served up by Ralph’s. Nutley Relay for Life hosted its official kick-off event Feb. 4, at the Nutley Park and Rec Building, and celebrated its 10th year as being a leading town to […]

Helping seniors clear the snow

NUTLEY, NJ — When the recent blizzard blanketed Nutley with more than 20 inches of snow, one Department of Public Safety program under the directorship of Nutley Mayor Alphonse Petracco was particularly helpful. After every storm, even when snow accumulations amount to only a few inches, clearing out walkways and driveways is crucial for safety. In […]

Younger generation honors grandfather’s memory

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley resident Steven Scioscia is too young to remember World War II. In fact, Scioscia, who is 23 years old, isn’t old enough to truly remember most of the wars in American history. But that didn’t stop him from doing something priceless for his grandmother, Evelyn Scioscia, and his late grandfather Dominick Scioscia. […]

Nutley Cub Scouts zoom into a winning year

NUTLEY, NJ — The threat of a winter storm did not dampen the mood at the the annual Pinewood Derby for Nutley Cub Scout Troop 141, which gathered in John Walker Middle School on Friday, Jan. 22. The derby was sponsored locally by the Nutley Masons. This tradition, which has been thriving in Nutley for generations, […]

Kick-off rally set for Relay for Life

NUTLEY, NJ — Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci will officially kick off Nutley’s 10th annual Relay For Life event with a gathering at the Parks and Recreation Department, located at 44 Park Ave., on Thursday, Feb 4. This kick off celebration is a huge milestone for Nutley. Ten years and a goal of reaching $1 million […]

Mike Geltrude Foundation receives award

NUTLEY, NJ — Melanoma is anything but skin deep. Here is some news that will surely get your attention: Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers. Melanoma, a form of skin cancer, is the cause of a majority of all skin cancer deaths. The American Cancer Society reports in 2015 there will be […]