NJ Transit adjusts weekday schedules

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit continues installation of positive train control equipment on its rail fleet. To accommodate this critical safety upgrade, weekday rail schedules are being adjusted to allow for hardware components to be installed on locomotives and cab cars. Beginning Monday, June 4, some trains will be temporarily discontinued or have changes of […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Jonathan La, Boys tennis – NHS senior How old were you when you started playing tennis. What got you interested? I was very young. I started when I was in fourth grade and immediately fell in love with it. My dad had a passion for it and definitely got me interested in the sport. What are your […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Danielle Lohf, Junior – Track and Field “Danielle is the type of student athlete who leads by her actions. She is one of the hardest working kids I have ever coached. Danielle always looks for ways to make herself and the team better. Last year on her recovery days, she began to fool around with the […]

Five Nutley citizens received the Jaycees’ 47th annual “Distinguished Service Awards”

NUTLEY, NJ — Five Nutley citizens received the Jaycees’ 47th annual “Distinguished Service Awards” at a community banquet. The honored residents are Robyn Powell, Michael J. Nevin, Thomas Nicolette, Kevin Knight, and Janet Canonico They were recognized at a dinner on April 12 at The Valley Regency, in Clifton. What follows are the citations for […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in various locations in the Essex County Park System. Each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be […]

County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Friday, April 13, that Essex County was participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

Local NAACP unit celebrates 105th anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, April 29, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the NAACP will celebrate its 105th anniversary. The 105th annual Freedom Fund event will be held at Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. The evening’s theme is “Freedom is Never Granted but Won. […]

Bloomfield resident returns to the theater in Nutley play

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident Ruth Kliwinski, a newcomer to the Nutley Little Theatre, will appear at that venue in the upcoming production of “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.” The comedy, about a group of discontented bridesmaids during a Knoxville, Tenn. wedding reception, is by Alan Ball, the screenwriter for “American Beauty” and creator of […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Abby Scheidel, Girls basketball NHS sophomore When did you start playing basketball? I started playing basketball in third grade for the Nutley Recreation program and in fourth grade I began playing travel. I joined my first AAU team in fifth grade. Is there any single on-court memory that sticks in your mind? The one on-court memory that […]

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