DiVincenzo receives Clean Communities Vision I Award

DiVincenzo receives Clean Communities Vision I Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey Clean Communities Council has awarded its “Clean Communities Vision I Award” to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. for his ongoing vision to turn ideas into accomplishments. DiVincenzo is the first-ever winner of the Vision I Award, created this year to recognize vision in open space preservation and […]

PSE&G files for gas supply rate increase this fall

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G filed June 1 for a modest increase in residential gas bills that would take effect this coming fall. If approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, this would be the first gas supply rate increase in nine years, according to a press release from the utility. While the proposed […]

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School senior Maggie Spector-Williams was nominated for a Paper Mill Playhouse 2017 Rising Star Award for her lead performance as Annie Oakley in Nutley High School Performing Arts’ musical, “Annie Get Your Gun.” Maggie is among seven New Jersey high school nominees competing for the Outstanding Performance by an Actress […]

Nutley Scouts inducted into BSA’s Order of the Arrow

Nutley Scouts inducted into   BSA’s Order of the Arrow

NUTLEY, NJ — Six Troop 147 Nutley Scouts were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boys Scouts of America. After the boys were elected by their fellow Scouts back in March, they had to attend one of three induction weekends held at one of the four Northern New […]

NHS Female Athlete of the Month

NHS Female Athlete of the Month

Courtney Wilde, softball pitcher You’re a three-sport athlete at NHS. What do you consider the benefits of participating in team sports? The benefits of playing team sports is seeing how hard work pays off with a group of girls, and winning with your friends is a lot of fun. What sport do you like playing the […]

Nutley High School Male Athlete of the Month

Jake Ramezzana, baseball, senior Tell us about the injury that sidelined you this season. I tore my hamstring while I was playing first base in the third game of the season. The field was wet and when I stretched for a throw my front foot slipped on the turf. I heard a pop and my season was over. […]

Rowing team honored for saving a life

NUTLEY, NJ — Wednesday, April 26, started out as any other day for the Nutley High School crew team, but by day’s end, team members were lauded as heroes after saving a man who had jumped into the Passaic River. The man had jumped from the Harrison Avenue Bridge shortly before 5 p.m., just about the […]

County to host open house for mental health awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County will host its first Mental Health Awareness Month Open House at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The goal of the daylong event is to raise awareness about mental health, to educate the public about behaviors that increase the risk of developing mental illness and to break […]

Free rabies immunization keeps pets healthy

NUTLEY, NJ — Hundreds of concerned and caring local dog and cat owners brought their furry friends to the annual free rabies immunization clinic, which took place inside the Chestnut Street firehouse on the evenings of April 17 and 18. Staff members from the Nutley Animal Hospital teamed with local officials, volunteer community members and […]

Scouts collect a record amount during recent food drive

Scouts collect a record amount during recent food drive

NUTLEY, NJ — The recent food drive conducted by the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 saw a record collection for the Nutley Food Pantry housed at the local Nutley Family Service Bureau office, formerly the Red Cross office, on Chestnut Street. As of this date, 22,425 food items […]