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 […]

Nutley announces plans for its 101st Memorial Day Parade

Nutley announces plans for its 101st Memorial Day Parade

NUTLEY, NJ — Mayor Mauro Tucci, Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli and the Nutley Board of Commissioners have announced plans for the township’s 101st Memorial Day Parade, to be held Monday, May 30. Weather permitting, the Nutley War Memorials Remembrance Ceremony will start at 7:30 a.m. at the VFW Post 493, 271 Washington Ave. Following the […]

Author to discuss and sign his inspiring book at the Nutley Museum

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Historical Society has announced that Nutley native Ron Negra will discuss his book “Waves of Hope” at the Nutley Museum, 65 Church St., on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend; light refreshments will be served and admission is free. “Waves of Hope” tells the remarkable […]

Nutley Historical Society celebrates 75th anniversary

Nutley Historical Society celebrates 75th anniversary

NUTLEY, NJ — Back on March 5, 1945, more than 200 Nutleyites gathered in the Stockton Room of the Nutley Public Library for the momentous formation of the Nutley Historical Society. Seventy-five years later, approximately 50 Nutleyites gathered at the Nutley Museum to celebrate the society’s anniversary and many successes. On March 5, 2020, Nutley […]

‘A Night of Classic Sports Films’ in Nutley

‘A Night of Classic Sports Films’ in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Historical Society will present “A Night of Classic Sports Films” on Tuesday, April 14, from from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Nutley Museum, 65 Church St. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. The program will include classic sporting films: “Football on Parade,” a documentary from 1949 […]

‘Picturing Nutley,’ a photo contest

‘Picturing Nutley,’ a photo contest

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Historical Society is looking for entries for “Picturing Nutley,” a photography contest open to all residents of the town. “More than 100 Nutley photographers entered the first Picturing Nutley contest last year,” said Barry Lenson, art historian of the Nutley Historical Society. “We were thrilled to see pictures of what […]

Trolley tracks resurface in Nutley after many years

Trolley tracks resurface in Nutley after many years

By John Demmer / Town Historian NUTLEY, NJ — Anyone who has known me for any period of time also knows how fascinated I am with the trolley that used to run through Nutley. It has been the subject of many hours of research and discussion. If there is one local thing that I regret not […]