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TAPinto Nutley Water: Understanding Haloacetic Acids and What To Do

February 13, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The Haloacetic Acids  (HAA5) in Nutley water are making headlines again. The chemical compound is in low concentrations and only in those areas of the township served by Newark.  These chemical compounds are known to be carcinogenic only when in high concentrations with long term exposure.

 Haloacetic Acids are a by-products of the water ...

STEAM Story Time at Nutley Public Library

Families are invited to attend STEAM Story Time at the Nutley Public Library on select Saturdays throughout the winter. The program will explore the worlds of science, technology, engineering, art and math through stories and activities for all ages. Younger children will be encouraged to try out simple maker items and toys, while older children can create a craft that highlights a different ...

Important Information About Nutley Drinking Water - Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs) Above Water Standards Violation - February 4, 2019

February 5, 2019


Nutley Water Department Has Levels of Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs)
Above Water Standards

Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard.  Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation.  We are required to monitor ...

The Kernel - Nutley Rites of Passage and Local Lore, Inspired by my friend Pete Bruno

Have you ever:

Walked the Passaic Avenue trestle?
Learned to swim at ITT?
Ate at Cousin Ben’s?
Fought on Church Hill?
Got a glove at Drewes or Savino’s?
Biked down Devil’s Hill?
Visited Albino Village or Monk’s Castle?
Seen Murphy directing traffic at the Four Corners?
Snuck under the fence at the Oval?
Had a Weller and talked with Kelly?
Caught or saw a ...

The Kernel - A Slice of Life in "The Nutley"

"The Kernel" is my new mini-blog that will highlight happenings in Nutley. I hope everyone will find the information provided interesting, educational, and occasionally entertaining. 

Our premier blog will be a brief history and update on the former Roche property, now called ON3. 

Many exciting developments have occurred on ON3 since Roche announced their ...

The Winter Snows

February 14, 2019

It was the day after the winter storm. Governor Murphy even called a state of emergency, snow, ice, rain, all mixed in a mushy 3 or 4 inches. Then when the temperature dropped, the mix all turned to ice.  10:30 AM Wednesday morning as I dressed for the walk after the storm. Boots, layers of cloths,  gloves, and my camera at hand.I walked out of my apartment down down the ...

Valentines Day Feb. 14th

Postcards, Candy, Heart shapes, Flowers, Hugs and Kisses, express your love give your heart to the one you love.

A hand written letter of words of expression, or  maybe a poem of thoughts of that person over the years you've been together. A special gift to the one you love, "a jewel you are ".  

Valentines Day dates back to the Middle Ages, in ...

Statement from Bloomfield Fire Chief Louis Venezia on Fatal Watsessing Avenue Fire

February 12, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A two alarm home fire Friday night on Watsessing Avenue in Bloomfield claimed the life of an elderly female. The fire is believed to have been accidental in nature.

The fire was reported to the Bloomfield Fire Department at approximately 5:45pm Friday night and first responders arrived within three minutes. Fire fighters entered the residence right away to conduct an ...

Bloomfield Police Department Updates Report of "Shots Fired" near Foley Field

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Detective Bureau of the Bloomfield Police Department is investigating an incident in which area residents reported three shots fired in the vicinity of Foley Field. 

Police officers responded to the area and discovered three blank gun/starter pistol casing rounds. The rounds were collected and turned over to the Detective Bueau.

A witness reported that a gray or ...

High School Student Inspires Edison School District to Go Green

February 10, 2019

EDISON, NJ-  The Edison School District is getting greener, in large part due to the efforts of one high school junior.  Meher Bhatia, a student at John P. Stevens High School, is credited for bringing a major change to the district’s lunch system - a switch from polystyrene foam, often referred to as Styrofoam, lunch trays  to degradable molded fiber trays.

Apart from ...

SUV Goes Through Deli Window in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Police and Fire Department responded Friday at 2 p.m. to a motor vehicle going through the front window of the newly opened Cousin's Deli [formerly 7-Eleven] located at 417 Springfield Avenue. There were no reports of injuries.

TAPinto Berkeley Heights will update when information becomes available.


Planned Ground Up Construction to add 400,000 sq. ft. of Lab Space to Prism's On3 Campus in Nutley - Clifton

February 5, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Prism Capital Partners is finalizing plans to build a completely new, four story, laboratory building at the On3 campus in Nutley. The speculative lab building will add 400,000 sq. ft. of lab space on a 150,000 sq. ft. building on the former Roche site in Northern NJ.

“This state-of-the-art facility will be New Jersey’s first spec lab in recent history and ...

Friday Flashback: Gov. Murphy cuts ribbon opening Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

NUTLEY, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined leaders from Hackensack Meridian Health, Seton Hall University, and other dignitaries to officially open Hackensack Meridian Medical School at Seton Hall University on the On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton on May 30. The school is the first private medical school to open in the Garden State in 50 years. 

The first class of 55 students ...

‘Cooked & Uncorked’ Festival to Showcase NJ Firefighters’ Culinary Talents

February 11, 2019

These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this month on Feb. 25 in Edison, NJ.

Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update

February 15, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Frigid temperatures, strong winds, snow, and freezing rain have put a damper on fishing activities in Southern Ocean County. With symptoms of “cabin fever” gripping area anglers, some are finding cures in various ways.

First, there are some local fishing flea markets along with fishing and boating shows that are only a short drive away. These ...

Nutley Public Schools Delayed Opening for Wednesday, February 13

February 13, 2019

Due to continuing freezing rain and sleet overnight as well as icy conditions expected on sidewalks and side streets in the morning, the Nutley Public Schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule Wednesday, February 13t

Please be safe and allow extra travel time in the morning. The delayed opening schedule is listed below.

High School 9:35 a.m.

Middle School ...

Kindergarten Registration Begins February 25

The Nutley Public School District offers a free, full-day kindergarten program for residents of Nutley.

Children must be five years of age by October 1 of that school year. Kindergarten registration for September 2019 begins Monday, February 25, 2019.

Details on the registration process will be announced soon.

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

Book Talk and Signing with Anthony Buccino at the Nutley Public Library

Meet Anthony Buccino as he reads from, and discusses the recently released volume in his series: Nutley Notables: The Men and Women Who Have Made a Memorable Impact on Our Hometown Nutley, New Jersey on Thursday, March 14th at 7:00 p.m.

This volume co-mingles the people with the history of Nutley, and you are bound to discover a few surprises. Volume Two pays a ...

Nutley Public Library Patrons Exceeded Winter Reading Challenge Goal

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2019 Winter Reading Challenge!

We're happy to announce that we completely blasted through our Nutley Public Library goal of 20,000 minutes with 28,207 minutes in total! That's a lot of reading! 

We hope you enjoyed participating in the program and continue to read each day.

Don't forget: if you have met the goal of 620 ...

February 2019 Events at the Nutley Free Public Library

NUTLEY, NJ - February may be the shortest month of the year, but the list of events and activities at the Nutley Public Library is long.

Monday, February 4 at 6:45 p.m. - Hooked-On-Books Reading Club. Hooked-On-Books Reading Club is for students entering the grades 4-6. Each month we will read and discuss a selected book, play a game and enjoy snacks. The monthly selection ...

Recreation Track and Field Registration Now Open

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci invites youngsters to gear up for spring with the Recreation Track and Field Program.  This program is open to Nutley youngsters in grades 4 through 8.

“Running sports provide children with the motivation to become stronger athletes by increasing their metabolism and keeping them physically fit” states Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.

Nutley Parks and Rec Pre-K Program Registration Available

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci invites youngsters who are eligible to enter kindergarten this September to participate in our Summer Pre-K Recreation Program which is designed to introduce youngsters to a school atmosphere. Our educational goals will be to prepare children for their first year in school. Certified teachers with elementary and kindergarten experience will work with the children and ...

Tickets On-Sale Now as WWE Legends & IWF Stars Unite for Charity!

NUTLEY, NJ – Four of the most recognizable professional wrestling legends join the adrenaline-charged excitement as IWF presents a family-friendly Live Event on Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:30 pm to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.  It happens at Parks and Rec Center, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley.

“Relay For Life of Nutley is having LOUD & PROUD once again ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter February 2 to February 8, 2019

February 9, 2019

Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into and search Nutley

If a call is received from someone claiming that there are warrants out for your arrest, and they supply you with your name, address, and last four (4) of your social, DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR ENTIRE SOCIAL ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 15, 2019

TRENTON - In December, that blender seemed the perfect holiday gift. But it's mid-February, and it still hasn't arrived on your doorstep. Hmmm. You may be a victim of "porch piracy," and Assemblyman Rob Karabinchak wants to be your hero. The Edison-based lawmaker is proposing stiffer penalties for the culprits who grabbed that five-speed blender off your porch, as well as ...

Quilting and Textiles in the 18th & 19th Centuries at the Kingsland Manor

February 14, 2019

Quilting and Textiles in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Presentation at the Kingsland Manor Open House Tours
February 17, 2019 1-4 pm

Dana Bala has been quilting for approximately 15 years. She combines her love of history and fabric through researching historic quilts, patterns, techniques and the textile industry, particularly, in the 18th and 19th centuries.

A frequent volunteer ...

Saint Cassian 4th Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run at Brookdale Park, Apr. 13

Mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual Saint Cassian 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday - April 13, 2019 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, New Jersey.  The Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:00 a.m.

All Fun Run participants receive a ribbon.  In the 5K, medals will be presented to the overall male and female winners, along with age category winners (male and female).

Spotlight on Cardiac Rehab at Mountainside Medical Center

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center provides medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation fitness programs for individuals with identified cardiovascular disease, as well as those with known risk factors. Patients who have undergone open heart surgery or are in congestive heart failure are prime candidates.

Candice Powell, exercise ...

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)


The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)


Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, 2014).

Jennifer Weiner has captured the angst and humiliation of a young mother who is trapped in a situation that many professionals in their 30s, 40s and 50s face. While balancing a demanding career with raising children and caring for aging parents, people develop a variety of coping mechanisms to help them deal with daily stress. The wiser and ...


Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Nov 23, 1937 - Jan 27, 2019
Peter C. Scarpelli, 81 of Nutley, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Born in Passaic, the son ...
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