Seeking donations for Brown St. fire victims

The Nutley Department of Public Affairs, working in partnership with the Nutley Music Boosters Association, is seeking donations from the public to assist the victims of a recent fire on Brown St.

Gift cards to clothing stores, food stores, etc., are very helpful.

Also needed are: soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, powder, brushes, combs, blow dryers, hand/body lotion, shaving cream, shavers, socks, (size 10) men’s and women’s gloves — women’s (XLG), men’s (XLG) — hats, scarves, slippers (XLG) women’s and men’s, pocketbooks and wallets.

Items be may be dropped off at the Department of Public Affairs, 149 Chestnut St., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call 973-284-4976.

Kevin Canessa Jr. | Observer Correspondent & Webmaster

Kevin Canessa Jr. is a journalist and webmaster at The Observer. He is responsible for the editorial content on the newspaper's website, the production of the e-Edition, covering the Nutley Police Department and more behind the scenes. From 2006 to 2008, he served as the editor of The Observer, where he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video for the very first time. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Fla., for four years until February 2016 and recently moved back to Kearny to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.