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 […]

Officials: full steam ahead on La Roche development

NUTLEY, NJ — The redevelopment of the former Hoffman-La Roche campus, which officials said is well under way, is expected to create as many as 8,000 jobs, according to Nutley township attorney Alan Genitempo. Hoffman-La Roche had been part of the Clifton and Nutley communities — which its 116-acre property straddled — for 80 years until […]

Ex NPD chief questions tax impact of school renovation

NUTLEY, NJ — A former Nutley police chief is asking the mayor and board of commissioners to address what he believes is a serious economic issue in the township. Robert DeLitta wrote a letter last month to Nutley’s mayor and board of commissioners after he read an article in a local newspaper “about a $69 million […]

Nutley High School Male Athlete of the Month

Krupesh Ray – senior varsity tennis player You play doubles. Do you like being at the net or in back? How come? “I like playing at the net because I can hit more winners there. I also like it so that I can help out my teammate, Yuvraj Raja, a lot by staying up there.” How did […]

Nutley High School Female Athlete of the Month

Jaela Small, track and field You run cross-country in the fall and you’re a jumper in the spring. Which do you like best? “I personally like running best because I get to compete against my opponents who push me to do better.” How did you get into track and field? “Years ago Nutley had a recreational town […]

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