By Anthony Buccino
Solo Print Photography Exhibit Through August 2023
Art @ The Nutley Library is hosting an exhibit by photographer Anthony Buccino during July and August at the Nutley Public Library, 93 Booth Drive, Nutley, N.J.
Meet-the-artist reception will be held at the library at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2023. Plenty of free parking at Nutley High School next door. Photo collection books will be available for purchase. You can pre-order and pre-pay for any of the prints on exhibit.
Wait 'til you see the prints in person!
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Jersey Choice Award - Vote Today
We're excited to announce another chance to win an incredible prize valued at $2,600! And YOUR votes can help Anthony Buccino win!
We’ve entered the four above photos in Cover Search 2023, presented by New Jersey Monthly and Unique Photo, and the gallery is now open for voting.
All are welcome to vote for up to 10 different entries daily by clicking the heart button, which will turn red and cast your vote. The photo with the most votes by September 15th will receive the Jersey Choice Award and a Fuji X-T30 camera, plus your photo in our December 2023 issue.
ABOUT Nutley, 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. The Pushcart Prize-nominated writer published several collections of essays, photography, military history, and verse.
Buccino's latest photo collections include Harrison Next, Gas Stations, In Our Old Kitchen, and Old Spices. And don't miss New Orleans in Plain View, Jersey City Snapshots, Nutley Snapshots in Plain View, and New York City Snapshots in Plain View.
Buccino first wrote rock and roll record reviews for local newspapers in the 1970s, and ultimately made a career in writing and editing including a 12-year stint with Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal.
Coworkers tried not to be obvious as they craned to see if my new wife scored my brown bag lunch orange as my mom had for the past five years.
From the earliest grades to grad schools everywhere, when that end of school bell rings, children queue, nickels in hand, to be the first to reach the candy counter...
My favorite cafeteria snacks were yellow crackers with the peanut butter filling... For variety, the orange crackers had yellow filling. These treats held together with preservatives and red dye No. 3.
It’s the parents who are sitting on heavy blankets, wearing thermal underwear, thermal socks, thermal neckwear, thermal hats and special gloves with places for shake-activated charcoal hand-warmers
But here I am, in striped bell-bottom slacks, a tie-dyed shirt and long hair hiding any kind of collar – leaving the seeming safety of an institutional green homeroom for some unknown class.
Having some fun with travel writing, Anthony Buccino taps into his years as a commuter in metro New York and New Jersey, some nearby vacations and even a few celebrities met traveling for business.
After breakfast our troop packed up and followed Hiney, our Explorer, past the swamp end of Wildcat Lake, over the mountain in search of the nudist camp.
One ingredient in Bug Juice was water from Wildcat Lake, Camp Mohican, another was genuine bugs from under genuine Appalachian Trail rocks, and the last was lots and lots of sugar to help keep all us campers excited about being away from home for two weeks.
This whole beach thing, changing, badges, outside shower, was alien to me. I might as well have been from Wisconsin for all the time this Jersey boy had spent down the shore.
For all the DDT sprayed on us kids on our bikes, the killer fog never
dulled our senses or killed mosquitoes. One always managed to squirm through a tiny hole in
the screen and spend the night buzzing your ear.
For all the DDT sprayed on us kids on our bikes, the killer fog never dulled our senses or killed mosquitoes. One always managed to squirm through a tiny hole in the screen and spend the night buzzing your ear.
Hot summer nights on our dead end street were full of mosquitoes, fireflies, kids playing Sputnik, and an interminable wait for Jerry the ice cream man.
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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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