Annual Walker‑Thon to be Sept. 24 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — The 20th annual Walker-Thon is set for Friday, Sept. 24, at John H. Walker Middle School, 325 Franklin Ave. in Nutley. The walk is a fundraiser for the John H. Walker Memorial Foundation, which works to benefit students in their pursuit of educational goals. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the walk […]

Practice-A-Thon raises more than $8K for Keys 2 Success

NEWARK, NJ — This year’s Practice-A-Thon, which began in April, has come to a celebratory close. The event was hosted by Keys 2 Success, a music education program providing free piano lessons to students in Newark public schools and public housing. Even though 2021 was only the second year that Keys 2 Success has hosted […]

Nutley native looks to change the world through his music

Nutley native looks to change the world through his music

NUTLEY, NJ — Composer, educator, conductor, musician — all of these words describe Nutley High School graduate Joshua A. Idio. The trumpeter, who holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from William Paterson University, has written music for concert bands, orchestras and chamber groups; his music has been performed worldwide.  Idio is currently a member […]

New BA excited to be working in Nutley

New BA excited to be working in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — While the first day of school often brings some anxiety to new students, the same is also true of new teachers and staff members. David DiPisa got to work through any first-day jitters this past summer, when the Nutley Board of Education unanimously appointed him as business administrator and board secretary. DiPisa […]

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 […]

Schools community embraces Mindful Mondays

Schools community embraces Mindful Mondays

NUTLEY, NJ — The chief mandate of schools is to educate children, but education comes in many forms and can apply to various parts of a child. In addition to learning history and math, students also learn how to be civic-minded, compassionate, self-regulating and everything that will help them be successful, both academically and emotionally, […]

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 responds proactively to COVID-19

Nutley responds proactively to COVID-19

NUTLEY, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life across the world, Nutley officials are providing updates every day to residents about how the statewide emergency is being handled. As of April 1, according to the township website, there are 110 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nutley and there have been six deaths. […]