Revolutionary War soldier honored in Nutley and Belleville

Revolutionary War soldier honored in Nutley and Belleville

NUTLEY / BELLEVILLE, NJ — On the morning of July 4, Nutley High School junior Nicholas Russo was part of a Belleville Historical Society honor guard that paid a short visit to the old Belleville Dutch Reformed Church cemetery. The burial grounds are the final resting place of 68 Revolutionary War soldiers from what was […]

Reilley Scholarship Foundation gives awards to two seniors

Reilley Scholarship Foundation gives awards to two seniors

NUTLEY, NJ — Despite not being able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Michael D. Reilley Scholarship Foundation still awarded scholarships to two worthy high school seniors. One winner was Nutley resident Samantha Gabriele and the other was Kristin Bindas, the daughter of an L3Harris Technologies employee. Gabriele and Bindas each received $3,000 […]

Class of 2020 graduates from Nutley High School

Class of 2020 graduates from Nutley High School

NUTLEY, NJ — Although Nutley High School seniors couldn’t cross the stage or turn their tassels together, there was still an impressive showing of community for the Class of 2020’s commencement ceremony, which was broadcast on June 24. The prerecorded ceremony went live at 6 p.m., with nearly 500 viewers all watching together though apart […]

Man brings his Nutley values to the Navy

Man brings his Nutley values to the Navy

NUTLEY, NJ — Military service requires dedication, resilience, patriotism and strong foundations, all things that Jason Castellanos has in spades. The Nutley native was June’s “Sailor in the Spotlight,” an online feature put together by the U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14. Castellanos, who graduated from Nutley High School in 2015, has been in […]

Nutley schools adapt quickly to remote learning

Nutley schools adapt quickly to remote learning

NUTLEY, NJ — Like every other school district in the country, Nutley Public Schools had to close its doors when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a shutdown of normal life, moving classes online until at least the middle of May. A month into using the new system, Superintendent of Schools Julie Glazer said staff and students […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

NUTLEY, NJ — Owen Lockwood, a senior at Nutley High School, has been fencing for five years. He fences for four hours each day at Fencers Club in New York City and Top Fencing Club in Northvale. He has competed in multiple national tournaments. Lockwood has been named a high school All-American four times, took […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

NUTLEY, NJ — Abby Scheidel, a senior at Nutley High School, has been a member of the school’s basketball team since freshman year. So far, during her first three years of high school, Scheidel made All Conference. She finished her high school career with 241 three-pointers, which is second all-time for girls in the school’s […]

Nutley native raises the bar with lofty wedding proposal

Nutley native raises the bar with lofty wedding proposal

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley native Daniel Del Tufo and Julia Kallmerten took their relationship to new heights earlier this year, when Del Tufo proposed to Kallmerten atop the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, N.H. The two civil engineers met at the University of New Hampshire, where Del Tufo enrolled after graduating from Nutley High School in […]

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