Stanton named to ROI-NJ ‘Influencers: Higher Education’ list

Stanton named to ROI-NJ ‘Influencers: Higher Education’ list

NUTLEY, NJ — Dr. Bonita Stanton, the founding dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, was named to ROI-NJ’s “Influencers: Higher Education” list. Stanton, who was the first leader of the school starting in 2016, was cited for helming the private and independent medical school — “one that aims to produce a generation of […]

Nutley UNICO’s annual golf outing a huge success

Nutley UNICO’s annual golf outing a huge success

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley UNICO held its annual golf outing at Essex County Park on Friday, Aug. 28. Bill Algieri, whose swearing in ceremony was delayed since March, was officially sworn in as the club’s newest member. Nutley UNICO’s annual donations were also distributed to Cerebral Palsy of NJ, Nutley Thriving Survivors and the Multiple […]

Nutley community will gather to remember Sept. 11 victims

Nutley community will gather to remember Sept. 11 victims

NUTLEY, NJ — Commissioner Alphonse Petracco has announced plans to hold a remembrance ceremony for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on Friday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. at the 9/11 monument site located in front of Nutley Township Hall, 1 Kennedy Drive. Residents are invited to join township officials, victim’s families, friends […]

Bloomfield art studio partners with Nutley children’s author

Bloomfield art studio partners with Nutley children’s author

BLOOMFIELD / NUTLEY, NJ — As schools remain closed through the fall and virtual instruction restarts, parents again must figure out how to manage homeschooling, often while working from home themselves. It’s a challenge for preschool-aged children when they can’t go to preschool, so Lovelee Tang designed a virtual art program for children aged 18 […]

NJSBA requests more federal funding for education during pandemic

NJSBA requests more federal funding for education during pandemic

TRENTON, NJ — On Aug. 25, the New Jersey School Boards Association joined in Gov. Phil Murphy’s call for federal financial support to help states and local school districts meet the challenges posed by the pandemic. Murphy emphasized the need for additional federal funding during his budget message for the nine-month abbreviated fiscal year, which […]

County freeholders wholeheartedly support official name change to ‘commissioners’

County freeholders wholeheartedly support official name change to ‘commissioners’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — History was made Aug. 21 when Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law legislative bill S855, which will require the title of “chosen freeholder” to be changed to “county commissioner.” The new law will require all “boards of chosen freeholders” to be known as “boards of county commissioners” and all individual “freeholders” […]

Final property leases at ON3

Final property leases at ON3

NUTLEY, NJ — ON3 can now boast 100-percent occupancy, thanks to the lease recently signed by Eisai Inc., a pharmaceutical company that will move its New Jersey–based headquarters from Woodcliff Lake to the Nutley and Clifton redevelopment in late 2021. “Initially, we were drawn to this location as it offers us the opportunity to have […]

Fadule fondly remembered in Nutley

Fadule fondly remembered in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — Historian Henry Adams once said: “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Former Nutley Superintendent of Schools James Joseph Fadule Jr. is an educator for whom this quote is especially true. Having served as Nutley’s superintendent for 18 years, Fadule left a lasting legacy of commitment, rigor […]

NJSIAA updates plan for returning to play

NJSIAA updates plan for returning to play

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — It’s game on! On Aug. 20, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Sports Advisory Task Force released its Return-to-Sports Plan, which provides detailed schedules for fall and winter sports. The dates for the spring sports season will be announced at a later date; the task force recognizes the need to maximize […]

Sept. 1 blood drive in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — Commissioner John V. Kelly and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs have partnered with Vitalant Blood Services of New Jersey to conduct a Nutley Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 1.  The drive will be held at the Nutley Parks and Recreation building, 44 Park Ave., Room 300, from 1:30 to 6 […]