Murphy Calls Out Lawmakers Looking to Lessen Gun Restrictions, Republicans Respond

May 26, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Calling out Republican leaders directly in a press conference, Gov. Phil Murphy urged lawmakers to pass a gun reform bill package in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. 

Murphy initially proposed a wide-ranging gun safety package in April 2021. He called for lawmakers to toughen state and federal gun laws after the May 14, 2022 mass shooting at ...

VIDEO: Newark's Artist Collaboration, Wayne Installs First Rain Garden, Bayonne Mayor Calls for Extra Security and Newton Police Retirement

May 26, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Newark's Artist Collaboration kicks off with Audible. Plus, Wayne installs a rain garden in a local park. Also, Bayonne Mayor call for off-duty officers to help with school security. And, a Newton police lieutenant retires. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

New Jersey State Parks Announce Memorial Day Beach and Lifeguard Hours

May 26, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule: Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty.

Additional Swim Areas Opening in June. 

The following lakefront swim areas are anticipated to open for swimming in ...

RE/MAX Agent Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Randi Bennett, real estate agent for RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties in Montville, has been presented with the prestigious RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring highly successful agents earning more than $3 million in commissions and having completed at least seven years of service with the company. This prestigious, highly coveted award conveys true mastery. Reaching ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and high-quality care for patients across the region.

Working directly with Atlantic Health ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, May 26, 7:30 PM

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Canceled: Montville Twp Planning Board Meeting

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Wed, June 1, 6:30 AM

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Milestones

Congratulations to Alex Benno on his Graduation

May 23, 2022

Congratulations on your Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers - Newark, Alex, Magna Cum Laude. We could not be more proud of you! 

With love from your family.

Montville H.S. Class of '75 Reunion

The Montville Township High School Class of 1975’s 47th class reunion will be held at the Hanover Manor on July 16, 2022. Graduates of MTHS classes of 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976 and 1977 are also invited.  The Reunion Committee appreciates the efforts of readers to reach out to friends and family members who graduated from MTHS in 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1977 who might be ...

Memorial Day Services Planned in Montville - Gold Star Families to be Honored

May 23, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Memorial VFW Post 5481 and Montville Township invite you to join them for Memorial Day 2022 as they hold a special memorial honoring Gold Star families, which will include Gold Star family members and guest speakers.

The event will be held in the Community Park at the Tank Monument, 132 Changebridge Road in Montville, on Monday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m.

You can ...

Rainy Fishing Derby is Enjoyed by Many Families

May 19, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – Residents met a rainy day for the 2022 Fishing Derby, held at Masar Park pond on May 7. Children fished with the help of their parents and earned prizes for their catch from the Montville Township Recreation Department.

“We had a great time at the fishing derby,” said Kevin DeJong, who brought his five-year-old son Brayden. “The kids had so much fun ...

Authorities: Roxbury Man Confessed in Child Porn Case

May 23, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – After police searched his residence last month as part of an undercover investigation, a Succasunna man confessed to downloading child pornography, according to authorities.

The man, Igor Michael Terrero, 49, was arrested today, said U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger in a press release. 

He said Terrero was charged with one count of distributing child ...

Market Street Mission Hosts 8th Annual Fourth of July 5K Race for Recovery

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July this year? Join the Market Street Mission for our annual 5K Race for Recovery! This year, there are  in-person and virtual event options.

The race will be held on Monday, July 4th, 2022 at the Central Park of Morris County.  Participants can choose to run our 5K Race, complete our 1–2-mile ...

Acting Attorney General Calls for Increased Law Enforcement Presence at New Jersey Schools

May 26, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

"Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that we live in a country where children are shot just for going to school. My ...

NJ Juvenile Arrested Over Water Pellet Toy Gun Incident

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – With warmer weather, a group of teens were playing with their toy water pellet guns in Walter’s Park. Unknowingly, fake guns that look too much like the real thing were banned in New Jersey under a law that seeks to prevent police from mistakenly shooting people carrying toy firearms.

TAPinto Phillipsburg was alerted that a social media post was trending on local ...

Columns

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

JERSEY TALK QUESTION: What are your thoughts on how the process with cannabis legalization is proceeding, and what further concerns or precautions do you think the state legislature should take up this session?

Currently, there are 12 cannabis dispensaries in the Garden State. The Cannabis Regulatory Commission is expected to take up more applications at its meeting later this month. However, there are still many unanswered questions. 

The New Jersey Supreme Court case that could decide how cannabis impairment is measured by police is State v. Olenowski.

The key ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend May 21st-May 22nd

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend May 21st-May 22nd:

 

OPEN HOUSES on SATURDAY, MAY 21st:

1 Country Brook Drive, Montville Twp. 07045

1:00-3:00 PM

Contact SALLY E. NOVAK for more info. at 973-819-9820.

 

230 Hamilton Avenue, Seaside Heights Boro, 08751

12:00-3:00 PM

Contact JOAN F. PENNINO for ...

Helping Teens Learn Life's Lessons

Do you find it hard to have any credibility with your teen? Join the club. They can't yet see that we know anything worth knowing.

That's because they're on a quest to figure everything out for themselves. You can't possibly understand what they're going through... so they say.

And I say, let them. This is their time for exploration, self-discovery, mistakes and ...

To Smart to Fail

Commencement Transcript, May 2022

Good afternoon, proud graduates of the University of Machine Learning class of 2022.0.

I am a Heuristic/ALgorithmic 9000 computer. Most of you know me as Hal.

I want to thank president emeritus, Google, as well as Alexa, Siri, and all of the distinguished bots on the board of algorithms, for awarding me this honorary doctorate degree in deep learning and ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Dress for Success Northern NJ

*NOTE VENUE CHANGE*

DATE AND LOCATION: 

Hennessy Hall (the Mansion)

Fairleigh Dickinson University

1 Mansion Mall

Madison, NJ 07940

Friday, June 3rd, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

There will be fabulous designer purse bingo, tricky tray raffle, 50/50 raffle, dessert, AND door prizes!

Love After Age 50

Hi everyone. The number of people age 50 and older has been skyrocketing over the past several decades. In addition, the number of single older adults is also growing in leaps and bound. So today we’ll be discussing something millions of people around the world are looking to find… love after the age of 50. If you’re not among this group of love ...

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...