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Witty Clarifies NJ Jewish News Remarks at Montville Township Committee Meeting

May 11, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Although approximately 50 people attended the May 8 Montville Township Committee meeting, only two speakers came to the microphone during the public portion to address Committee Member June Witty regarding her recent Facebook post, whereas at past meetings, dozens did so.

In the two committee meetings since the incident, Mayor Richard Conklin had made a statement ...

Lazar TV Studio Upgrades and Project Graduation Changes Highlighted by Montville Twp Board of Ed

May 24, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education had an extremely short meeting on May 15 and discussed various topics.

Member Karen Cortellino said the Finance Committee met and there will be a slight increase in MEDLC and food service charges.

Member Michael Palma said that the Drug Awareness Council sponsored a dance at Lazar with a decent turnout, and that Project ...

Changing Montville Twp High School Start Time Decision Announced

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar made her recommendation to the Montville Township Board of Education at the May 1 meeting regarding changing the start time of the high school.

A committee had examined all the working parts involved in changing the time, currently 7:25 a.m., and presented their findings at the April 10 board of education meeting. That ...

Montville's Dilly Duka Back Playing Soccer

May 25, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Towaco resident Dilly Duka made a splash at his first FC Motown game, scoring the two goals that gave his team the win, 2-1 against the Red Bulls’ U23 team in the opening round of the US Open Cup played at Drew University.

Twenty-one minutes into the game on May 9, Red Bulls player Brian Samarago scored a goal with a point-blank header.

But then the ...

Montville Baseball and Softball Association Holds Parade and Opening Day

MONTVILLE, NJ – The sun shone bright for the Montville Baseball and Softball Association’s annual parade and opening day ceremonies on Saturday, April 21.

The players gathered at Lazar Middle School for the 10 a.m. parade start and walked along Church Lane. The players were brought onto the field team by team and then Annalise Freda sang the National Anthem.

George McGovern, ...

Truck Accident Backs Up 287 and Results in Serious Injuries

May 25, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – A box truck rear-ended a flatbed truck on Route 287 north Thursday, May 25, causing serious injuries to the box truck driver and backing up traffic in both directions for miles.

The accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m., according to NJ State Trooper Alejandro Goez, at mile marker 50.2, just north of the Brook Valley Road underpass. The box truck driver collided with a ...

Vehicular Homicide Charges for Driver of Paramus School Bus

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people faces two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto, it was announced today.

The driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the highway in an attempt to find his way to Waterloo Village, the planned destination of the bus that was ...

Lazar Spanish Students Bowl For Hurricane Maria Victims

May 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - On Sunday night, students from Robert R. Lazar Middle School, alongside Spanish teachers Jaime Novak and Maria D’Apolito, held a bowling fundraiser at Boonton Lanes to support victims of Hurricane Maria. 

The idea of aiding Puerto Rico arose during Hispanic Heritage Month, which took place from September 15 to October 15, 2017—the same time frame as ...

Leonidas Foundation Holds Fundraiser, Awards Family "Leader of the Year"

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Leonidas Foundation held its second annual Kickoff Event cocktail party fundraiser on April 19, at which approximately 700 people gathered.

The Leonidas Foundation was formed following the tragic death of Towaco resident Leonidas Vagias in 2016. The foundation board is composed of family and friends of Vagias, who was 19 years old when he died in a car accident with ...

Memorial Day Weekend Travels Kick off Summer 2018 in the Long Beach Island Region

May 25, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - With much anticipation for warmer weather, longer days and salty seas, visitors flock back each year to the Long Beach Island Region to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings.

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, who always sees demand for customer inquiries rise either through their digital platforms, ...

Podcast: The Royal Wedding Through the Eyes of a Brit

Olean, NY - For those interested in the Royal Wedding. Here is a TAPinto special. In their May 18 podcast, Giles Bootheway, a British citizen who teaches at St. Bonaventure University, shares his thoughts on the Royal Wedding with TAPinto Greater Olean Co-editor Richard Lee.

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Weekend Travel Fun - Art Show in Flemington, May 19-20

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Interested in original art by area artists?

"Come to the Small Works Art Show, and support local history at the same time,” says Catherine Langley, co-chair of the event, which will benefit Friends of Historic Flemington.

The show and sale will be Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 20 from noon to 6 p.m., at 123 Main St. here.

Montville Twp High School Drama Club Performs Spring "Workshop-style" Musical

May 22, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ- Entering the Dr. Robert O. Stafford Auditorium at Montville Township High School, one can witness the curtains sliding to make way for the collection of talented musicians, singing perfectly in sync with the group of instrumental musicians in the pit.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was the spring workshop-production by the Montville Township High School Drama Club.

Efforts to Curb Spike in NJ Lyme Disease Cases Outlined by Menendez, State Health Department

May 22, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - With Lyme Disease cases rising at alarming rates across New Jersey, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and State Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Mountain Way Park in Parsippany today to discuss efforts to stem the tide, and to raise awareness.  New N.J. Department of Health (DOH) data show the highest number of reported Lyme diseases cases in the state in nearly ...

Earth Day Cleanup Tidies Up Montville Townsnhip

May 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – If the township seems a little cleaner, it’s because of the hard work of almost 300 residents who participated in the annual Earth Day celebration cleanup April 28 and dates surrounding that day to pick up debris around town.

Recreation Director Lori Dent told TAPinto Montville that the residents who participated were individuals and about 15 different organizations ...

Fast Moving Storm Leaves Damaged Trees and Power Outages in its Wake

MONTVILLE, NJ - This afternoon's thunderstorms left a trail of downed trees and wires across Montville. Some residents are experiencing power outages. 

Montville Township police issued the following alert just before 6 p.m.: "There are multiple trees and power lines down throughout the town. Do not touch downed lines. Crews are responding to multiple requests ...

Holiday Garbage & Vegetative Waste Pickup Schedule

May 25, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - There is no garbage or vegetative waste pickup on Monday, May 28 due to the Memorial Day holiday, according to Montville Township Administration. 

The Township said, “If you normally have garbage and vegetative waste pickup on Monday, your next garbage collection is Thursday, May 31, and your next vegetative waste pickup ...

$300 Million Fraud Accusation of NJ Resident, Former CEO of a Healthcare Services Company

May 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – The former CEO, CFO and an executive director of a publicly traded health care services company were charged today with allegedly orchestrating a widespread scheme to defraud investors and others out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a merger transaction designed to convert the company into a private entity, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and Acting Assistant ...

Operators of Monmouth Park Say Sports Betting Delay Cost Them $139 Million

May 25, 2018

OCEANPORT, N.J. — The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, which operates Monmouth Park is seeking damages for lost revenues it claims was the result of a long legal battle over sports betting.

The association filed a motion seeking damages in the New Jersey District Court in Trenton on May 24.

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a federal law banning sports betting ...

NJ Equine Artists Association Show Kicks Off In Stockton, N.J.

STOCKTON, NJ — New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association’s eighth biennial national juried show and sale, “NJEAA Art of the Horse,” opened with a public reception on May 20 in an historic saw mill in Prallsville Mills.

The historic site, that now serves the arts community and cultural events is located at 33 Risler Street, (Route 29) ...

Jockey 'Jersey Joe' Bravo To Receive Venezia Award

ELMONT, NY — Long Branch, New Jersey's Joe Bravo has been voted the recipient of the Mike Venezia Memorial Award that is presented to jockeys who exemplify extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship — on and off the track.

Bravo, who is known to his legion of fans as “Jersey Joe,” will receive the award at ceremonies after the third race at Belmont Park on ...

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Sun, May 27, 2:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain, Montville Township

Woodland Tree Walk: Moderate

Health & Wellness

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Mon, May 28

Montville Township, Montville

Memorial Day

Giving Back

Tue, May 29, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Storytime

Education

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Wed, May 30, 11:00 AM

Montville Township Community Park - VFW Post 5481, Montville

Memorial Day Commemoration by VFW

Giving Back

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Thu, May 31, 1:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Montville "U": Leonard Bernstein: America’s ...

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OneMontville Launches Speaker Series with “OneMontville Unites: Dare to Be Diverse – How to Stand Out and Fit In at the Same Time”

May 25, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - OneMontville launches OneMontville Unites, an on-going speaker series to raise awareness for Acceptance, Respect and Kindness in the Montville Township, New Jersey community. The first panel, scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., is entitled OneMontville Unites: Dare to Be Diverse – How to Stand Out and Fit In at the Same ...

1000+ Luminaries Glowed for Inclusion Throughout Montville Twp on 3rd Annual OneMontville Green In Day

May 23, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - On Friday, May 18, OneMontville, a non-profit in Montville Township, New Jersey dedicated to raising awareness for Acceptance, Respect and Kindness, hosted the 3rd Annual Green In Day. Elected officials, township employees, students, teachers, business owners and others wore green in support of the organization's mission to promote inclusion for all residents.

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Cedar Hill 5th Grader Gets Pied for a Purpose

May 20, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Joe Signorella, a fifth grader at Cedar Hill Elementary School in Towaco, wanted to come up with a great idea for his Treps marketplace booth. Treps is an afterschool program that teaches the students how to run a business: advertising, pricing, financing. But first you have to come up with your product or service.

Joe had some ideas, like selling soccer balls since he ...

10-Year Old Boy Battling Cancer Receives Generous Donation From Randolph Hockey Family

May 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real life battles off the ice there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the Randolph Varsity hockey team, when they came together to deliver good wishes and ...

Tour of Somerville Weekend: Quarter-Mile Sprints Add High-Speed Dynamic

May 22, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.

Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...

OneMontville Launches Speaker Series with “OneMontville Unites: Dare to Be Diverse – How to Stand Out and Fit In at the Same Time”

May 25, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - OneMontville launches OneMontville Unites, an on-going speaker series to raise awareness for Acceptance, Respect and Kindness in the Montville Township, New Jersey community. The first panel, scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., is entitled OneMontville Unites: Dare to Be Diverse – How to Stand Out and Fit In at the Same ...

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OPEN HOUSES This Weekend 5/26-5/27 2018

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties this weekend.

SATURDAY, MAY 26: 

  From 12 - 2 p.m.

  136 Changebridge, Unit B6, Montville

  Click HERE to see the full listing.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 27:

  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  16 Schneider Lane, Montville

  Click HERE to see the full listing.

 

OPEN HOUSES this weekend 5/19-5/20 2018

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties this weekend.

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018:

  From 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  44 Union Street, C0008, Montclair

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.

  

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018:

  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  9 Condit Road, Mountain Lakes

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SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...

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