Belleville-Nutley Week in Review: Arrests, BOE Candidates and More

A look back at notable goings on in Belleville and Nutley.

Nutley Man Arrested in Connection with Heroin Death

Pequannock police have arrested a Nutley man in connection with a 2010 fatal heroin overdose. Following a multi-year investigation, Eric G. Delia, 23, of Nutley, was charged Feb. 15 with possession of a controlled deadly substance and possession of a controlled deadly substance within 500 Feet of a public park, according to a release on the department's website

Nutley Board Seeking Residents to Advise on Economics

The Nutley Board of Commissioners this week agreed to appoint members to an Economic Development Advisory Committee tasked with enticing businesses and families to come to the township. Commissioner Thomas Evans told the board that residents with skills, experience and professional expertise will be asked to recommend ideas about the broader aspects of business and development in Nutley.

Capsized Boat Dragged From Passaic River

On Saturday, Feb. 16, workers braved the cold to drag a capsized boat of the Passaic River. The boat, a 1968 31 foot former U.S. Coast Guard vessel, was has been under the Rutgers Street Bridge in Belleville since prior to Hurricane Irene. The removal was undertaken by the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission as part of their efforts to clear waterways in the wake of Sandy. The PVSC said the boat will be dismantled by their staff and disposed of as scrap materials.

Three Take Out Petitions for Belleville School Board

With the deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run for a Belleville Board of Education seat five days away, three candidates have officially taken out petitions, according to officials.




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