Petracco also commends 'extraordinary effort' by town employees
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The following was submitted by Nutley Mayor Alphonse Petracco. The recent destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy has had a devastating impact on municipalities throughout the State of New Jersey, and Nutley was no exception. As your mayor, I would just like to thank all of our residents for their understanding and patience during this difficult time. I would also like to thank all of our municipal workers for the extraordinary effort they put forth to maintain essential services. Employees from every department participated in our 24-hour Emergency Operations Center, and they are to be commended for their dedication. I know that there are those who say that services were not restored fast enough, and that information was not disseminated in…
Police say found two more computers that were pawned that were allegedly stolen by former school employee Michael Ritacco and believe more may be missing.
A former Nutley school district employee has been charged with two additional thefts after police found a monitor and iMac laptop that were also missing from the school district. Michael Ritacco of Lyndhurst was originally charged with 10 counts of theft of moveable property, with the first computers valued at more than $1,000 each and the total loss to the town and school district could surpass $30,000, according to Det. Anthony Montaneri. Ritacco, who was working at the school district since 2011, was first arrested on June 28 and now faces additional charges stemming from the July 11 recovery of the two additional pieces of computer equipment. Superintendent of Schools Russell Lazovick said Tuesday night that district employees are …