Nutley, New Jersey, Books
By Anthony Buccino
Nutley, NJ, author Anthony Buccino's stories of the 1960s, transit coverage and other writings earned four Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism awards. He published five essay collections, three military history books and four photo colections.
The writer, editor, and photographer writes with clarity and humor in his verse and columns about growing up in the second half of the Twentieth Century. He has been called “New Jersey’s ‘Garrison Keillor’ ” or something to that effect,’ when that was a good thing to be called.
Buccino edited business news for 12 years at Dow Jones & Co. and The Wall Street Journal professional web pages. He worked for several years as an associate editor at TheStreet.com. He has written in online publications about life and growing up in northern New Jersey. For five years he wrote about commuting and transit in metro New York-New Jersey.
Our second volume about Nutley notables, the more than one-hundred people profiled here made a memorable impact on Nutley, New Jersey, throughout history to today.
We’ve co-mingled the people with the history of our town and although you might think you know your Nutley history, there are bound to be more than a few surprises here.
NUTLEY SNAPSHOTS In Plain View
Volume one of a series of photo collections to showcase the all-around beauty and some of the history of the northern New Jersey township of Nutley.
Full Color on White paper; 126 pages
Biographies of the more than 130 Nutley sons who died while in service to our country. In the past century, 138 Nutley sons died while in service to our country. Three were killed in action in the Civil War, World War I took 17. World War II took 92 sons. The Korean War era took 12 sons. The Vietnam War took 9 sons, and preserving the peace during the Cold War set its toll at 8 Nutley sons. Here, in one source, beyond the names of the fallen, are their stories.
UPDATED September 2019
ISBN-13: 978-1479248834 349 Pages
Nutley, New Jersey, has accumulated a wealth of celebrated and eccentric people who over-shadowed the salt-of-the-earth folks who lived here, raised their families and built the town into the place that Norman Rockwell only dreamed of illustrating for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
Nutley Notables includes Old West sharpshooter Annie Oakley who has a street here named in her honor; home-diva Martha Stewart who grew up on Elm Place.
Local writer takes some history, some folk lore and some current news and mixes them together in this humorous and thoughtful collection of verse about the little town in north eastern Essex County. On these pages, Anthony Buccino brings together the Lenni Lenape, Annie Oakley and pizza wars.
Buccino's poetry collections may be out of print. Special orders - send email to author.
Compilation documenting the participation of the New Jersey towns of Belleville and Nutley in the American Civil War. Includes information on six local soldiers killed in action in the War Between the States, plus information on the battle campaigns in which they gave up their lives.
A chapbook of essays focusing on the household trials of author Anthony Buccino, based on his Rambling Round newspaper columns. Read all about Dad vs. house (hint: house wins.) Collection is a 32-page preview of full-length Rambling Round collection.
Essays, photography, military history, more
New Jersey author Anthony Buccino's stories of the 1960s, transit coverage and other writings earned four Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism awards.
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Coming in 2021
Notorious Nutley Notables
Murder, Major Crime, and the Loss of Innocents.
True tales of murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, and bank robberies from a safe, peaceful New Jersey town
By Anthony Buccino
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