Belleville-Nutley Week in Review: Antique Vehicles, Patty's Day Marchers and More
A look back at noteworthy local stories.
Nutley property owners will see their water bills rise after the price was raised by officials Tuesday night. The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed an increase in water usage charges, from $35.98 per 1,000 cubic feet used by $4.50 to $40.48, Commissioner Joseph Scarpelli said.
National crayon day is at the end of the month. To celebrate, Township Commissioner Dr. Joseph Scarpelli announced that the township is holding a crayon recycling initiative in pre-schools in honor of National Crayon Day, March 31. The drive concludes April 5.
A building on the Nutley side of the soon-to-be vacant Roche corporate campus has been covered with a green mesh material in preparation for demolition according to a according to a NorthJersey.com report Tuesday.
Patch was on hand as crowds braved this week's chilly temperatures and scattered snow flurrries to show their green and cheer on the annual Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade.
With the week's cold and overcast weather, ice cream and cycling are likely far from most peoples' minds. Not so for Belleville residents Mike Perrone and Jeff Mattingly, who have been busily restoring a vintage Good Humor ice cream tricycle. They told Patch they expect the trike to be cruising local streets the first week in april.