Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Lauren Holden NHS senior, girls’ soccer “Lauren started every game in four years at sweeper for us. It is a huge accomplishment. I truly feel that she is one of the best defenders in the state. You really can’t replace a player like Lauren. It is going to be very difficult to do so, but […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Kevin Zhang – NHS junior Boys’ cross-country How did you get interested in cross-country? A few of my friends were on the cross- country team freshman year and they really liked it. Because of that, I decided I’d give cross-country a try sophomore year. What’s going through your head when you are running? When I’m running, […]

NHS Patriot Club salutes Nutley veterans

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High students, led by the Patriot Club, held the fifth annual tribute to veterans on Nov. 8 during an evening event in the auditorium. It was a red, white and blue program of patriotism and gratitude to about 40 veterans who were in attendance. The night included music, speeches and fanfare, […]

SANTA CLAUS HAS COME TO TOWN

NUTLEY, NJ  — On Friday, Nov. 24, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce presented its 56th annual holiday celebration which features the arrival of Santa and Ms. Claus. The weather was perfect, the crowd was excited, and now the holiday season has begun in the township.

Area Easterseals center assists disabled persons find jobs

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Anyone in the area who has ever been told that they can’t obtain employment due to a disability should pay a visit to Easterseals New Jersey. The workforce development team of Easterseals New Jersey has located its solution center in the Hammond Map Building on Valley Street in Maplewood. Through Easterseals Employment […]

Essex sheriff’s department, W. Orange, Nutley receive grants

WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions recently announced $98,495,397 in grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services COPS Hiring Program. The attorney general announced funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law enforcement officers. CHP provides […]

Essex teens learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Montclair High School and Technology High School […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

Kidde recalls fire extinguishers with plastic handles

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Kidde Fire Safety has issued a recall for Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to discharge failure and nozzle detachment. This product recall involves two styles of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and plastic push-button fire extinguishers. This recall does not include Kidde Professional or Badger branded […]

Students of NHS and Honduras make tapestry for U.N.

By Carol DeMicco Pobanz Correspondent NUTLEY, NJ — A group of students crowd around the computer screen in the Nutley High School art room, introducing themselves to their student counterparts in Honduras, Central America. This group of students is working on a cooperative design for the second sawdust tapestry being created by Nutley High School […]

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