Lost Your COVID Vaccine Card? Here's How to Get a Copy of Your Records

October 4, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Have you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card and are not sure how you can get a copy to show proof that you have received the vaccine? New Jersey residents can obtain a copy of the card through the New Jersey Department of Health.

Although the state Department of Health cannot provide you with a new CDC vaccination card, it can provide you with a copy of your ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 16, 1:00 PM

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Montville

Paint Your Pumpkin Event

Arts & Entertainment

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Mon, October 18, 9:00 AM

Montville Senior House, Montville

Flu Clinic for Seniors

Health & Wellness

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Tue, October 19, 3:30 PM

Pyramid Mountain, Montville Township

Discovering Nature Through Technology

Green Health & Wellness

Paint Your Pumpkin Event to Take Place Oct. 16

October 11, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – Holy Spirit Lutheran Church is sponsoring a Paint Your Pumpkin event on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Purchase a pumpkin at Conklin Farm pumpkin patch, located at the corner of River Road and Vreeland Avenue. Bring your pumpkin and your receipt to Holy Spirit and receive a 10% discount off your purchase – then paint your pumpkin! A limited supply of ...

Three Montville Residents Honored by Boy Scouts

October 15, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – Three Montville residents were honored Oct. 7 by the Boy Scouts of America as “Good Scouts” at a reception held at the Calandra Mediterranean Grill.

Michael Abramson was introduced by former Scout Master of Troop 74, George Kamper.

Abramson has lived in Montville for nearly 20 years with his wife and two children. He has coached Rec football, softball and ...

How are school budgets constructed?

October 7, 2021

One of the more important jobs a school board does, is to oversee the construction of the annual school budget.  As part of our continuing series of articles on how school boards function, we would like to describe the budget process and dispel a number of misconceptions.

Let’s start with how a budget is constructed.  The development of the school budget starts in January for ...

Knights of Columbus Sponsoring 'Frankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein: A Wedding for the Ages'

October 14, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – The St. Pius Knights of Columbus present an interactive dinner-theater event called “Frankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein: A Wedding for the Ages,” to be held Saturday, Oct. 30 at St. Pius.

This will be an interactive show/dinner dance presented as a wedding venue where Frankenstein gets married. Attendees are encouraged to attend in ...

Fall Harvest Festival Auction Fundraiser at St. Peter’s Church

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - On Saturday, Oct. 16, St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Mountain Lakes is having its annual auction fundraiser to support the mission and outreach of the church. This year's event 'Fall Harvest Festival' is expected to be a great evening full of food, fun and fellowship!

Food & Drink: This year's Auction will be catered by The ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center to Begin $26 Million Emergency Department Expansion and Modernization

Includes Upgrading Goryeb Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced the expansion and modernization of its Sameth Emergency Department (ED). Once design, funding and approvals are finalized, the project is expected to begin in early 2022, with an expected completion in ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend- October 16-17, 2021

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend.

Please note that all open houses must comply with indoor gathering restrictions, including the requirement of face coverings for all attendees and social distancing.

OPEN HOUSE on SATURDAY, 10/16

109 N Main St, Boonton Town 

From 2:00-4:00 pm

Contact CHERYL ...

My Truth, Your Truth

Who's to say what the truth is? My perspective is just that - MY perspective. Ten people can be in a room and have 10 versions of what they saw.

 

When you're disagreeing with your teen about how something played out, remember that their version is just as valid as yours.

 

Also remember that you don't have to agree, only accept they have another point of ...

What About the Bird?

Spoiler alert: It dies.

Imagine you are sitting in the cabin of an Airbus 320 airplane. The plane has just taken off when the shy young woman sitting in the window seat next to you hesitantly taps you on the shoulder signaling that she needs to get out of her seat.

By way of apologetic explanation, she jerks her thumb toward the postage stamp window. “The engine is on fire,” she ...

'Time Stands Still ' speeds along

Chatham, NJ -  Although we’ve been in a time warp these last two years, this smart and savvy play by Donald Margulies takes us out of ourselves and into other lives.

The Chatham Players have brought a nicely nuanced production to its audience, ably directed by Tait Ruppert.  As Catham Players President Joe DeVico says in program notes,  “Here we can offer a space to ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

Host a Frightfully Fun Horror Movie Bash With These Tips

Hosting a Halloween Movie Night is the ultimate way to hunker down with family and friends to experience some fright night thrills and chills. From serving up tasty treats and devilish décor to enjoying a classic list of scary flicks, your adults-only cinematic soiree is sure to deliver a ghoulishly grand time. Just follow these recommendations to ring in the spookiest night of the year ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

Best Future Job and Career Opportunities: Do You Know What They Are?

If that's of interest to you, your child, a grandchild, a friend, or someone else in your network, then listen to my guest expert, Ryan Farrell. Ryan is an economist with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Ryan not only speaks about some of the fantastic FREE tools BLS offers to help you find out which jobs are projected to grow the most during this ...

Colleges: Where They Are, Where They're Going, Where to Go, and More!

What things have colleges and universities gotten right or wrong over the past few decades? How has and will COVID-19 affect them in the future? And what are some important things students-- younger or older-- need to consider when deciding on where to go to college and what to major in.  

My outstanding guest expert, Jeff Selingo, will discuss these topics and more. Jeff has written ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.

 

How to Shop for Groceries on a ...