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Commissioner Tucci Announces Memorial Park I "Area of Hope" Dedication for June 24, 2022


Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci Unveils “Area of Hope” – A Light In Times of DarknessAs we prepare for summer, we all continue to remember those we have lost to Covid-19, to cancer, to natural causes or for any reason.  Sometimes it is difficult to unde…

Glucose and Cholesterol Screening to be held on June 29, 2022


Commissioner John V. Kelly, III and the Nutley Health Department, in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health|Clara Maass Medical Center are pleased to announce the following health screening:Glucose and Cholesterol ScreeningNo Fasting NecessaryNutley He…

COVID-19 Booster Clinic to be held on June 28


Anyone 18 years or older can receive a Booster DoseTuesday, June 2810:00am – 1:00pm Nutley Health Department149 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJAPPOINTMENT NECESSARY - NO WALK-INSSchedule your appointment now!Click on this link or call 973-284-4976 for a…

Discolored Water / Low Pressure - June 14, 2022


Due to complications from new construction on Centre Street between Franklin Avenue and Prospect Street, residents may experience low or no water pressure, along with discolored water.Repairs should be made shortly. We apologize for any inconvenienc…

June 9, 2022 Road Closures (4pm - 6pm)


Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are advising of temporary road closures.On June 9, 2022 Police will have Coeyman Ave closed between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM between Alexander and Overlook.Also Hope Street will be closed at the…

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s (NJMVC) “Agency-on-Wheels” Mobile Unit Coming to Nutley June 10


The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s (NJMVC) “Agency-on-Wheels” Mobile Unit will be coming to Nutley. This service will enable residents to complete driver license/registration renewals, obtain non-driver IDs, surrender license plates, add a ve…

COVID-19 Booster Clinic to be held on Tuesday, June 7


Anyone 18 years or older can receive a Booster DoseTuesday, June 710:00am – 2:00pm Nutley Health Department149 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJAPPOINTMENT NECESSARY - NO WALK-INSSchedule your appointment now!Click on this link or call 973-284-4976 for as…

101st Annual Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 30, 2022


The the Township’s 101st Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, 2022.  Weather permitting, the Nutley War Memorials Remembrance Ceremony will start at 7:30am at the VFW Post 493.  Following the Remembrance Ceremony, the Township will ga…

Relay for Life Canceled Due to Inclement Weather


Due to inclement weather, Relay for Life scheduled for tonight, May 20, 2022 is canceled.A rescheduled date for the event will be announced.

***POSTPONED TO JUNE 10 *** Commissioner Tucci Announces First Concert of the Season June 9th – Featuring “Esteem All Stars Band”


Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are excited to announce a family event for music lovers everywhere to enjoy!   “Esteem All Stars Band” will take the stage on June 9, 2022 for the Recreation Department’s first S…

Commissioner Petracco and Commissioner Tucci Offer Nutley Residents CarFit - Helping Mature Drivers Find their Safest Fit


Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and Commissioner Mauro Tucci are co-sponsoring a valuable program for Senior Citizens called CarFit. This program identifies and helps correct any issues that seniors may have in their cars, including positioning of th…

Sunshine Notice: Date Change of a Regular Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Commissioners


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, the regular public meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey for Thursday, June 9, 2022 has been cha…

Nutley Fire Department to Present 1st Annual EMS Night in Honor of National EMS Week on May 18


In honor of National EMS week, Commissioner Alphonse Petracco, the Nutley Fire Department and co-sponsors Clara Maass Medical Center invite all township residents to our first annual EMS night on Wednesday, May 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. at Fire …

Walk-In Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 1st and/or 2nd Booster Clinics - May 10 and 17, 2022


Tuesday, May 10Tuesday, May 1710:00am – 2:00pm Nutley Health Department149 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJSchedule your appointment now!Click on this link or call 973-284-4976 for assistancePLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COVID 19 VACCINATION CARDNutley R…

Nutley DPW's "Big Truck Day" to be held on Saturday, May 14


Commissoner Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli and the Department of Public Works invite you to BIG TRUCK DAY to be held on Saturday, May 14 from 12:00 - 2:00pm in Municipal Parking Lot 9, 537 Franklin Avenue (next to the former Ciccolini's Building).Celebrate…

Water Main Break - Cross Street and Evergreen Avenue


There is a water main break on Cross Street and Evergreen Avenue. Residents and businesses in the affected area may have discolored water and low water pressure. Brown water occurs when the flow of water in the mains is altered. That can occur from …

Mayor Tucci Looks Back


After two years of leading the Township through some of the most unexpected and dire issues it has ever faced, Nutley Township Mayor Mauro G. Tucci’s term will end in a few weeks. After announcing that the last Board of Commissioners meeting would b…

June 1, 2022 Blood Drive In Memory of Anne Rotonda


Please Schedule Your Next Life-Giving Donation NOW!Commissioner John V. Kelly and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs are pleased to partner with Vitalant Blood Services of New Jersey to conduct a Nutley Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, June …

Nutley Health Department Screenings for May and June 2022


Commissioner Kelly and the Nutley Health Department, are pleased to announce the following May and June 2022 Health Screenings offered at the Nutley Health DepartmentBone Density Screenings – 05/17/22An ultrasound of the forearm identifies women and…

DPW Electronics Recycling Day to be held on Saturday, April 30


Commissioner Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announces Nutley DPW Computer and Electronics Recycling Day.Saturday, April 30, 20229:00am - 1:00pmPLEASE ENTER THROUGH PARKING LOT 9(537 Franklin Avenue - Former Cicollini's Parking Lot)IMPORTANT GUIDELINES:All ite…

Late Night Dog & Cat License Registration to be held on April 26 and 28, 2022


** All Current Licenses Expire on April 30, 2022 **The Municipal Clerk‘s Office will host late night dog and cats registration and renewals on Tuesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 28 until 8:00pm at Town Hall, 1 Kennedy Drive, Nutley NJ Payment Inf…

Free Melanoma Screenings to be held on May 2 and 9, 2022


Commissioner John V Kelly, III and the Nutley Health Department,in partnership with the Schweiger Dermatology Group, Nutley are pleased to offer aFREE MELANOMA SCREENING in recognition of Melanoma Awareness MonthThis full body physical examination i…

Kingsland Street Resurfacing from Passaic Avenue to Orange Street


ROADWAY RESURFACINGKingsland Street (NJ State Route 7)From Passaic Avenue to Orange Street in NutleyThe State of New Jersey Department of Transportation will be resurfacing Kingsland Street (State Route 7) in Nutley from Passaic Avenue to Orange Str…

"One Day Only" Spring Farmers Market to be held on Sunday, April 24th


As the 13th season of the Nutley Farmers Market approaches, with opening day on June 19, please join us on Sunday, April 24 10am to 2pm for a special Spring Market featuring an exciting line-up of farmers, food companies, and purveyors of goods, inc…

Registration for Spring Tennis Lessons Now Open


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci announces Spring Tennis Lesson registration is now open!  The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation offers a top quality tennis program, directed under the supervision of Barry Rubach, an accredited member of the U.S. Profes…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day - Saturday, April 30, 2022


The Nutley Police Department will host a Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10am-2pm at Police Headquarters, located at 228 Chestnut Street.  Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal.  No Liquids or N…

Free Rabies Immunization Clinic - Monday, April 25, 2022


NOTICE TO ALL DOG & CAT OWNERS!Commissioner John V. Kelly, III and the Nutley Health Department announceTownship of Nutley Free Rabies Immunization ClinicCHESTNUT ST. FIREHOUSE 228 Chestnut Street, NutleyMonday, April 25, 2022 4:30 - 8:30 PMIn a…

Mayor Tucci Invites Residents To Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci is once again inviting residents to join Autism Speaks in celebrating World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 and Light It Up Blue to help shine a light on autism. Whether it's your front porch or your local business, an office pa…

Earth Hour 2022: Saturday, March 26 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm


Commissioner John V. Kelly and The Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health encourage all township residents to join them in “going dark” on March 26th between the hours of 8:30pm – 9:30pm, to raise awareness to climate change.  Thanks to Mayo…

Sunshine Notice: Board of Commissioners 2022 Budget Workshop Meeting


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 1:00 P.M; and PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the Budget Workshop Meeting will be held at One Kennedy Drive, Town …

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s (NJMVC) “Agency-on-Wheels” Mobile Unit Coming to Nutley March 30


The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s (NJMVC) “Agency-on-Wheels” Mobile Unit will be coming to Nutley. This service will enable residents to complete driver license/registration renewals, obtain non-driver IDs, surrender license plates, add a ve…

Mayor Tucci Opens Pre T-Ball Registration for Spring 2022 Season


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci invites residents to introduce the fun and exciting sport of T-Ball to youngsters registering for kindergarten in September 2022. The objective of this program is to teach the basic fundamentals of T-Ball in a non-competitive at…

Mayor Tucci Invites Nutley Youngsters Ages 3 through 7 to Hop Along For Some Easter Fun!


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation have scheduled an Easter Eggstravaganza for Nutley youngsters ages 3 through 7 to enjoy!   The coronavirus may have changed some traditional events for Nutley residents in the pa…

Flag Football Registration Now Available


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are currently accepting registrations for the Spring Season of Flag Football.  Online registration is available at https://register.communitypass.net/nutley.  The league will begin play…

Nutley Board of Commissioners Encourage Humanitarian Aid For Ukraine


The Russian invasion on Ukraine has brought about devastating consequences for the country and its civilians. As the conflict continues to escalate, the Ukrainian people require help and support more than ever. We are certainly limited on what we ca…

2022 Women's History Month Panel Discussion - March 15 and 22, 2022


Commissioner John, V. Kelly, III and Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health, in partnership with the Nutley Public Schools and the Nutley Women’s Networking Group are thrilled to introduce the following dynamic women participating in the 202…

March is Colorectal Awareness Month


Commissioner John V. Kelly, III and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health want to remind residents thatMarch is Colorectal Awareness MonthColorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. among cancers that affect both m…

Spring K-2 Hoops Program Now Available for Registration


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci is pleased to offer youngsters in grades K through 2 the opportunity to register for our new Spring K2 Hoops Program.  “This program is designed to teach youngsters the fundamentals of the game in a fun, social environment,” sta…

Registration Now Available - Yoga For Kids


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce that Yoga for Kids registration is now available.  This program is for Nutley toddlers ages 3 – 5 and will run for 6 weeks. Monday sessions will be available beg…

Recreation Track and Field Registration Now Open


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci invites youngsters to gear up for spring with the Recreation Track and Field Program.  This program is open to Nutley youngsters in grades 3 through 8.“Running sports provide children with the motivation to become stronger athle…

Registration Now Open for - “Aspiring Authors”


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to open registration for “Aspiring Authors”.This program is open to Nutley residents in grades 1 through 6.  Classes will be held on Thursdays beginning April 7th  and will …

Girls Recreation Softball and Travel Softball Registration Now Open for 2022 Season


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci announces the Department of Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the 2022 Girls Softball Program and Travel Softball Program.  These programs are open to Nutley Girls and will create a positive softball experience th…

Alan Genitempo Appointed Municipal Court Judge


Alan Genitempo, the Township of Nutley’s longtime municipal attorney, has been appointed as the Township’s Municipal Court Judge. Genitempo, who has represented Nutley in a number of roles since 2002, was appointed by the Nutley Board of Commissione…

Sunshine Notice: Joint Meeting of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, a quorum of the Governing Body may be present at the regular scheduled Planning Board meeting of Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 7:00 P.M; andPLEASE TAKE NOTICE, a quorum of the Zoning Board of Adjustment may be present at the regul…

Senior Citizen Special Event - Dinner and a Show


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation have collaborated with the Nutley High School Culinary Program and Arts Program to present Nutley Senior Citizens with a special night out!Resident seniors can enjoy dinner prepa…

Kingsland Ave. (Lyndhurst) Bridge Closure


Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are advising motorists that the Kinglsand Ave. Bridge will be closed for repairs next week.Sanzari Construction will be performing repairs on both sides of the bridge Nutley/Lyndhurst bridg…

Public Safety Always the Priority for the Nutley Police Department


In 1972 author David Franke published a book called Safe Places. The book’s description read: “First-hand research provides the basis for this selection of 110 "safe places" to live in the U.S., including a variety of communities representing all re…

DPW Electronics Recycling Day - Saturday, February 12, 2022


Commissioner Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announces Nutley DPW Computer and Electronics Recycling Day.Saturday, February 12, 20229:00am - 1:00pmPLEASE ENTER THROUGH PARKING LOT 9(537 Franklin Avenue - Former Cicollini's Parking Lot)IMPORTANT GUIDELINES:All …

Water Main Break - Bloomfield Avenue Between Church Street and Radcliffe School


There is a water main break on Bloomfield Avenue between Church Street and Radcliffe School. Residents and businesses in the affected area may have discolored water and low water pressure.Please follow detour signs if you travel this route and expec…

Kinderdance Spring Session Now Available for Registration


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to offer the Kinderdance Program this spring.  Toddler’s ages 3 through 6 can register for the Kinderdance Program where children can express themselves through movement, mu…

Mayor Tucci Offers Programs to Keep Residents In Shape This Spring


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci invites residents to get in shape with the Parks and Recreation Department this spring.  Three programs will be available for Nutley residents including Rise and Shine with Sue Quigley, Yoga for Life with Kim Stevens-Redstone an…

Heart Health Walk Scheduled for Saturday, February 26


Commissioner John V. Kelly, III and the Nutley Health Department, in recognition of American Heart Health Month, invite all to participate in Heart Health Walk on Saturday, February 26, 2022. This free event will take place at DeMuro Park, beginning…

Sunshine Notice: Special Meeting for Zoning Board of Adjustment


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment’s has scheduled a SPECIAL meeting on the following date beginning at 7:30 PM via ZOOM Webinar.Monday, March 7, 2022PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that invoices, resolutions, and …

Winter Snow Storm Bulletin #1 - January 28, 2022 - 3:00pm


The following information, from the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners, has been prepared to advise residents about preparedness and enforcement during the Winter Storm effective JANUARY 28, 2022.AS OF 10AM, FRIDAY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVIC…

Nutley DPW Prepares for Harsh Winter


With almost 200 lane miles of public roads in Nutley, the Township’s Department of Public Works (DPW) takes snow removal seriously. Long known for its ability to get the Township’s roads clear in record time, Commissioner Dr. Joseph Scarpelli says t…

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic - February 9, 2022


Anyone 18 years and older can receive a Booster Dose WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 202211:30am - 1:30pmParks and Recreation Building44 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJPLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COVID 19 VACCINATION CARDNutley Residents that have received BOTH do…

National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 4th


Joining with the American Heart Association, the Department of Public Affairs and Health recognizes National Wear Red Day for Women Friday, February 4th, 2022 as an opportunity to learn more about Heart Disease, a leading cause of death in the U.S. …

February is American Heart Health Month


Commissioner John V. Kelly and the staff of Nutley Health Department, would like to remind residents that February is American Heart Health Month, and encourage all citizens in Nutley to show their support in preventing heart disease by learning mor…

Sunshine Notice: Board of Commissioners ZOOM Notice


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Commissioners will take place via ZOOM Webinar for the remainder of 2022.  Members of the Public may participate by utilizing the following access:Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, i…

Lacrosse Registration Now Available


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci has announced registration for the 2022 Lacrosse Season.  Lacrosse is considered one of the fastest growing team sports in the U.S.  This exhilarating sport combines basketball, soccer and hockey all in one.  But maybe the best …

Township of Nutley Expands COVID Testing Beginning January 17, 2022


utley Mayor Mauro G. Tucci has announced that the Township will be expanding its COVID-19 testing schedule to four days a week beginning Monday, January 17, 2022.The testing, which will be held at the Parks and Recreation Building at 44 Park Avenue …

Water Main Break - Franklin Avenue (Near High Street & Brookfield Ave)


There is a water main break on Franklin Avenue near High Street and Brookfield Avenue. Residents and businesses in the affected area may discolored water and low water pressure.Brown water occurs when the flow of water in the mains is altered. That …

Water Main Break - Gerard Road (area of Fisher Avenue)


There is a water main break on Gerard Road in the area of Fisher Avenue. Residents and businesses in the affected area may discolored water and low water pressure.Brown water occurs when the flow of water in the mains is altered. That can occur from…

Sunshine Notice: Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting to be Conducted via ZOOM


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Nutley Zoning Board of Adjustment's regular meetings on the following dates will be held beginning at 7:30 PM via ZOOM Webinar.Monday, February 7, 2022Monday, March 21, 2022PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that inv…

Sunshine Notice: Planning Board Meeting to be Conducted Remotely via ZOOM


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Nutley Planning Board’s regular meetings on the following dates will be held beginning at 7:00 PM via ZOOM Webinar.Wednesday, January 19, 2022Wednesday, February 2, 2022Wednesday, February 16, 2022Wednesday, M…

Sunshine Notice: Special Meeting for Zoning Board of Adjustment


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a special meeting on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 7:30 P.M. via ZOOM Webinar.PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the purpose of this special meeting is to hold a special hearing on the following applic…

Sunshine Notice: Time Change of a Regular Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Commissioners


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Law, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, the regular public meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey for Tuesday, January 18, 2022 will be h…

Christmas Tree Collection


Christmas trees will be collected every Wednesday throughout the month of January.Trees should be placed at the curb Tuesday nights without any plastic bags or trees stands attached.No other vegetation will be collected at this time.  Vegetation pic…

Free At Home COVID-19 Testing Program


Commissioner Kelly and the Nutley Health Department have received the following information provided by the NJ Department of Health regarding a new free, at-home COVID-19 testing program.  We encourage you to share this information with family, frie…

Happily Ever Crafter's Registration Now Available


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation announce registration is now open for “Happily Ever Crafter’s” for toddlers.This class will be a fun way to build early literacy skills, creativity, and social skills. Each class will i…

Registration Now Open for - “Aspiring Authors”


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to open registration for “Aspiring Authors”.This program is open to Nutley residents in grades 1 through 6.  Classes will be held on Thursdays beginning January 6, 2021 and …

Kinderdance Winter Sessions Now Available for Registration


Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to offer the Kinderdance Series to our growing list of toddler programs.  Three sessions will be available for boys and girls ranging from ages 2 through 6.Toddlers age 2 ca…

Housing Market Booming in Township of Nutley


Over the past year, the Township of Nutley has seen a record-breaking uptick in home values. According to online realty services, the valuation of homes in the Township has risen anywhere from 10 to 18 percent since last November.“Based on our calcu…

Nutley Township Recognizes Officers, Citizens for Saving Trapped Driver


Tuesday night at the Nutley Township Board of Commissioners meeting, the Township officially recognized Nutley Police Sergeant Christopher D'Alessio, Officer Steve Rogers, Officer Christopher Bassani, Officer Ryan Mulligan, and citizens William Dinn…

Township of Nutley Set to Celebrate the Holiday Season


With the holidays approaching fast, the Township of Nutley is looking forward to celebrating with the community through several themed events.The Township’s jam-packed holiday schedule kicked off in early November with the annual Holiday Treasure Ch…

ON3 Fiction vs. Fact


Last week, Prism Capital released a statement regarding the current status of the ON3 project. Below, please find the Township of Nutley’s response to these claims.Fiction: Nutley Commissioners have refused to meet with Prism for the past two years.…

Township of Nutley Moves to Authorize Obtaining Roche Property


The Township of Nutley last Thursday approved a resolution to authorize a preliminary study investigating the possibility of obtaining a portion of the former Roche site through the redevelopment process.  The proposed area was declared a condemnati…