Wellness Walk at Nutley HS promotes positive mental health

Wellness Walk at Nutley HS promotes positive mental health

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School students and staff participated in their first Wellness Walk on May 20 to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Students learned about the benefits of positive mental health and had the ability to donate online to the National Alliance on Mental Illness during the week of the event.  “I had […]

Scouting for Food makes an impact with 35,716 items donated by residents

Scouting for Food makes an impact with 35,716 items donated by residents

NUTLEY, NJ — The massive food drive conducted by Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 at the end of April saw a huge collection for the Nutley food pantry housed at the Nutley Family Service Bureau office on Chestnut Street. According to organizers, 35,716 food items were collected. In […]

Mattia Memorial Committee to honor Mountsier with award

NUTLEY, NJ — The Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Committee has selected Silas Mountsier III as the winner of its 2022 Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service.  “Each year we have the difficult task of selecting one honoree from a number of outstanding individuals and organizations who have been nominated, but there is no question that […]

Scouting for Food is scheduled for April 30 in Nutley

Scouting for Food is scheduled for April 30 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — After a record collection in 2021, Nutley Boy Scout troop 147 and Cub Scout packs 141 and 142 will conduct their annual food drive for the Nutley Food Pantry, which is at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Annex, 169 Chestnut St. in Nutley, on Saturday, April 30. Personal care items for the […]

Nutley CROP Hunger Walk will be Oct. 17

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley CROP Hunger Walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 17, starting at Vincent Church, 100 Vincent Place in Nutley. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the walk beginning at 1 p.m. with a welcome and an interfaith prayer.  Walkers will walk south through Yanticaw Park to Centre Street over to […]

Nutley Family Service Bureau to hold its Garden Party benefit Sept. 12

Nutley Family Service Bureau to hold its Garden Party benefit Sept. 12

NUTLEY, NJ — Save the date for Nutley Family Service Bureau’s Garden Party benefit on Sunday, Sept. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., with a rain date of Sept. 13. Listen to an eclectic mix of jazz, classical and contemporary music while sipping wine, sampling delicious foods and experiencing a thoroughly delightful event set in […]

Nutley’s Rock Hunger IV benefit draws large crowd, donations

Nutley’s Rock Hunger IV benefit draws large crowd, donations

NUTLEY, NJ — On June 5, Nutley Family Service Bureau held its fourth Rock Hunger fundraiser. After a 2020 pause, the 2021 event was a rousing success, drawing more than 200 local residents to the Old Canal Inn outdoor area. It was one of the first major public events to be held in Nutley coming […]

Scouting for Food sets record collection of more than 44,000 items donated

Scouting for Food sets record collection of more than 44,000 items donated

NUTLEY, NJ — The recent massive food drive conducted by Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 saw a record collection for the Nutley Food Pantry, which is housed at the Nutley Family Service Bureau office on Chestnut Street. According to a press release, 44,147 food items were collected — […]

Scouting for Food scheduled for May 1 in Nutley

Scouting for Food scheduled for May 1 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — After shutting down last year due to COVID-19, the Nutley Boy Scout troop and Cub Scout packs have revived their annual food drive for the Nutley Food Pantry, which is at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Annex, 169 Chestnut St. in Nutley. Personal care items for the care pantry at Vincent United […]

Nutley CROP Hunger Walk goes virtual

Nutley CROP Hunger Walk goes virtual

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley CROP Hunger Walk is going virtual this year. Walkers are invited to walk for an hour — or whatever their abilities allow — anytime from Sunday, Oct. 18, through Saturday, Oct. 24.  With the virtual walk everyone is invited to register online, collect sponsors, walk during the week designated, share […]