Anthony Buccino

Writer, author, editor

New Jersey author Anthony Buccino published more than fifteen books including four essay collections, three military history books and seven full-length poetry collections.  He has been called ' “New Jersey’s ‘Garrison Keillor” or something to that effect.’ His poem At The Vet has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

Buccino's blog posts won two 2014 Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism Awards in Online Media Affiliated Blog.  His stories of the 1960s and his transit blog on earned earlier SPJ Excellence In Journalism awards.


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Greetings From Belleville, New Jersey, Collected Writings by Anthony BuccinoGreetings From Belleville, New Jersey collected writings

Belleville native Anthony Buccino collected his favorite and most-requested writings about life and growing up in Belleville, New Jersey. 

This is Buccino's fourth collection of essays but the first wholly dedicated to his collected writings about Belleville. More than forty essays and reflections on everything from junior high school bullies to selling pretzels for Ed Strat at Belleville High School football games at Municipal Stadium. This collection includes the Excellence in Journalism award-winning Don the TV man.


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Rambling Round - Inside and Outside at the Same Time

Anchored in New Jersey, Buccino pays tribute to the unique Garden State Parkway toll road, but you don't have to be from NJ to enjoy this collection.

The best of Buccino's humor and homage to living life every day, with tongue firmly in cheek, in the Garden State. Buccino's been called "New Jersey's Garrison Keillor, or something like that."  


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Retrieving Labrador Days by Anthony Buccino

Retrieving Labrador Days dog tales in prose and verse

Stories and verse about each of his three Labrador retrievers and some of the other dogs and people whose lives they touched.

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Nutley Notables by Anthony Buccino

Nutley Notables

 The men and women who made

a memorable impact on our hometown,

Nutley, New Jersey

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Buccino will sign and sell books at Nutley Expo, Nutley Parks and Recreation Building, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley, N.J.

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You Know You're From Belleville, New Jersey

You Know You're From Nutley, New Jersey

An Old Belleville Street View of the Mind

Marooned Baby Boomer on the Internet Highway

Learning to Love the Lincoln Tunnel

Remember Your First Car?

Do We Ever Stop Missing Our Folks

Watch That Thin Ice, Martha

What Happens to My Stuff When I'm Gone?

Remembering the Soldier Named Above the Street Sign

The Jersey Kid Was a Friend of Mine


A Buccino Poem-A-Day

Ashtabula, Ohio


A Writer's Life For Me

Back To School

Italian American Heritage

Summer Reading


Belleville Sons Honor Roll

Nutley Sons Honor Roll

Nutley Notables

Old Belleville, N.J.

Old Nutley, N.J.

Uncle Tonoose

Verse Online




Nutley New Jersey Historical Society


Van Riper House

Kingsland Manor 

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Buccino books:

Nutley Notables: The Men and Women Who Made a Memorable Impact on Our Home Town, Nutley, New Jersey

Rambling Round - Inside and Outside at the Same Time

 A Father's Place - An Eclectic Collection

Sister Dressed Me Funny

Greetings From Belleville, New Jersey

This Seat Taken? Notes of a Hapless Commuter

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Cedar Grove, NJ

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February 2015