Newest ‘Inside Nutley’ features public affairs, health commissioner

Newest ‘Inside Nutley’ features public affairs, health commissioner

NUTLEY, NJ — The November episode of the “Inside Nutley” podcast features Department of Public Affairs and Health Commissioner John V. Kelly III. Kelly discusses many of his department’s initiatives and programs, including the Military and Veterans Affairs Bureau, the newly created Nutley Cultural Inclusion and Diversity Council, and his plans to expand mental health […]

Consider making a donation to the Nutley Public Library

Consider making a donation to the Nutley Public Library

NUTLEY, NJ — Friends of the Nutley Public Library invite residents to participate in GivingTuesday on Nov. 29, which kicks off the generosity season. GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with the simple idea to create a day that encourages people to do good. GivingTuesday has funded countless causes around the world and encourages residents to […]

AAMC awards posthumous honor to med school’s inaugural dean

AAMC awards posthumous honor to med school’s inaugural dean

NUTLEY, NJ — Dr. Bonita F. Stanton, the late dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine in Nutley, was honored posthumously with a special award for her decades in medical education. Stanton, the founding dean of the medical school, was given the Special Recognition Award by the American Association of Medical Colleges for her […]

BSA Troop 147 in Nutley celebrates Scouting’s highest honor

BSA Troop 147 in Nutley celebrates Scouting’s highest honor

NUTLEY, NJ — BSA Troop 147, sponsored by the Franklin Reformed Church of Nutley, held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Oct. 25 at VFW Post 493 to present Scouting’s highest honor to Scouts Ethan Wanko and Archer St. Amant.  Senior Patrol Leader David Crecco opened the ceremony with Assistant SPL Joseph Buset leading […]

Hackensack Meridian med school’s vice dean honored with prestigious

Hackensack Meridian med school’s vice dean honored with prestigious

NUTLEY, NJ — Dr. Miriam Hoffman, vice dean for academic affairs at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, has been named to a prestigious fellowship for women leaders in academic medicine and health care.  The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program is a year-long, part-time fellowship for women faculty in schools of […]

$102.8M of debt erased from Essex County Utilities Authority budget

$102.8M of debt erased from Essex County Utilities Authority budget

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Wednesday, Oct. 26, that the Essex County Utilities Authority has erased more than $102.8 million of debt and is now debt free. DiVincenzo also announced that the $3.4 million in savings generated from not having to pay the debt will be passed to […]

Generations clash in new Nutley Little Theatre show

Generations clash in new Nutley Little Theatre show

NUTLEY, NJ — “What makes great literature?” and “What makes great literature endure?” are two different questions, both of which will be addressed in Nutley Little Theatre’s upcoming production of “Third,” by Pulitzer Prize winner Wendy Wasserstein.  In “Third,” college professor Laurie Jameson encounters an unusual student in her class on “King Lear,” which leads […]

Be sure to vote on Nov. 8 in Nutley and Belleville

Be sure to vote on Nov. 8 in Nutley and Belleville

BELLEVILLE / NUTLEY, NJ — The Nov. 8 midterm election will prove important for residents of Belleville and Nutley, both on the local and national level.  On the national stage, Democratic incumbent Mikie Sherrill is fighting to keep her seat representing the 11th Congressional District against two challengers, Republican Paul DeGroot and Libertarian Joseph Biasco. […]

NJDOT, DEP warn motorists to drive with extra caution as deer activity increases

NJDOT, DEP warn motorists to drive with extra caution as deer activity increases

TRENTON, NJ — Drivers are reminded to be extra vigilant on roadways this fall as the mating season for white-tailed deer gets underway and daylight is limited during peak commuting hours, the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced recently. Deer are more likely to enter roadways suddenly […]

Essex County holds fall 2022 compost bin and rain barrel sale

Essex County holds fall 2022 compost bin and rain barrel sale

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold its fall 2022 compost bin and rain barrel sale. Backyard composting is an excellent way to reduce trash going to landfills and allows residents to make their own compost. Rain barrels reduce water costs, keep local water clean and provide a natural source of water for plants […]