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Montville Resident and County College of Morris Professor to Receive Faculty of the Year Award for the Northeast

August 18, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township resident Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris, has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees  2018 Faculty Award for the northeast region.

The William H. Meardy Faculty Award recognizes ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go to County College for Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration last month.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

Montville EMS Show Local Preschoolers Their "Super Hero Powers"

MONTVILLE, NJ – Sometimes super heroes don’t wear a cape or tights. If you’ve ever had to dial 9-1-1, super heroes may have worn turnout gear, a badge, or maybe a stethoscope.

Montville Township Police Patrolman Scott McGowan presented on safety at Kids Connect preschool in Montville, explaining about when to call 9-1-1 for help and explaining to the kids about strangers, he ...

A Driving Tour of Montville's New Speed Limits

August 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – On Aug. 13, Montville Township administration posted on social media new speed limits that the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders had voted into effect at their July 25 meeting for Main Road-Route 202 in Montville Township.

The reaction, to say the least, has been confusion, with commenters joking that they may as well pre-pay for their speeding tickets now because ...

Montville Police Explorers Return from Competition with Three Trophies

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 returned from their national competition in West Lafayette, IN July 21 with three third-place finish trophies.

The Police Explorers placed third in three simulated scenarios: crime scene investigations, emergency first aid, and traffic stop, according to Explorer Captain Alexander Benno.

“Practical scenarios are ...

Montville Twp. Public Library Hosts Summer Reading Finale

August 20, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – With just a couple of weeks until the school bells ring, the Montville Township Public Library hosted its kids’ summer reading program finale on Aug. 15.

Kids who signed up during the summer to read more due to the library’s program enjoyed ice cream, a petting zoo, and they received a balloon sculpture of their choice.

Kids & Families Programs ...

Montville Twp First Aid Squad “Cadets” Are an Integral Part of Squad

August 11, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – On July 22, the Montville Township First Aid Squad cadets reviewed life-saving techniques at their monthly meeting.

Cadets are high school students 16 years or older who are not certified EMTs, but CPR/AED certified.  During the summer months, many cadets have the opportunity to volunteer, with most riding at least three hours a week.

Sal Khan, a cadet advisor, ...

Montville Entrepreneurs Make Law Enforcement Officers' Armor Smell Sweeter

August 15, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – There’s nothing quite like the stink of a bullet-proof vest, according to Lt. Thomas Norton.

Norton, who is on the NJ Park Police force, says it’s like wearing a plastic bag in 95° weather.

“The liner is something you can wash, with the Kevlar inside,” he recently told TAPinto Montville. “But it’s absorbent, and it smells like ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System Next Week

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency.

The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system designed to help law enforcement professionals .

The ...

Vice President Pence Comes to Local Area to Headline Webber for Congress Event

August 12, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Last week, the secret service determined that Baltusrol would not be secure enough for the Vice President of the United States, so the Webber for Congress event, headlining Vice President Mike Pence, was moved to a secret private location in Morristown.

Over 200 people attended the event which also included Senior Whitehouse Advisor Kellyanne Conway and several state and ...

Adoptable Horses, Riders With Disabilities To Star At Hampton Classic On Aug. 27

August 20, 2018

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, Aug. 27.

The Hampton Classic’s Adoption & Animal Welfare Day has ...

N.J. Rider Wins Grand Championship At USEF Pony Finals

LEXINGTON, KY — Riders from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania ventured to Kentucky for the 2018 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, a.k.a. "Pony Finals."

Samantha Takacs, 13, of Oldwick, N.J. and Galianna, Kim Wolf’s nine-year-old German Riding Pony mare earned the title of Overall Grand Green Hunter Champions for their performance throughout the ...

Ward and Cypress Win USHJA National Hunter Derby at Monmouth at the Team

GLADSTONE, N.J. — The feature class of Monmouth at the Team on Aug. 14 at Hamilton Farm was the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, sponsored by Eastern Hay.

Sunny skies turned dark and rain started shortly after the first horse hit the course. After a brief delay due to lightning, the competition returned and so did clearer skies.

Out of a field of 48 horse-and-rider ...

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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

Amphitheater behind Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Concerts in the Park: Arena

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Tue, August 21, 7:30 PM

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Montville Schools Board of Education Meeting

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Township Committee Meeting

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Wed, August 22, 6:30 PM

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Wed. Movie: "Chappaquiddick"

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Sat, August 25, 10:00 AM

Pyramid Mountain, Montville Township

Outdoor Skills: Hiking Smarts

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A Driving Tour of Montville's New Speed Limits

August 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – On Aug. 13, Montville Township administration posted on social media new speed limits that the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders had voted into effect at their July 25 meeting for Main Road-Route 202 in Montville Township.

The reaction, to say the least, has been confusion, with commenters joking that they may as well pre-pay for their speeding tickets now because ...

Montville Twp. Public Library Hosts Summer Reading Finale

August 20, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – With just a couple of weeks until the school bells ring, the Montville Township Public Library hosted its kids’ summer reading program finale on Aug. 15.

Kids who signed up during the summer to read more due to the library’s program enjoyed ice cream, a petting zoo, and they received a balloon sculpture of their choice.

Kids & Families Programs ...

Veterans of Montville: Chip Cutler, U.S. Navy

August 4, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Recently, TAPinto Montville spoke to Montville resident and VFW Post 5481 member Chip Cutler about his service.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Cutler joined the Navy in 1964 and became a member of the Construction Battalion, which was nicknamed the Seabees, after the initials C.B. He learned to be an electrician and was sent to Okinawa for a year. He served 10 months in Vietnam ...

Girls on the Run to Offer Fall Program at Valley View Elementary

August 7, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Girls on the Run New Jersey East, a non-profit, physical activity-based positive youth development program that helps each girl to realize her potential, will be hosting a program for girls at Valley View Elementary School in Montville in the fall. Volunteer coaches will lead teams of 8-20 girls for a ten-week program that encourages personal development, team building, and ...

Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

August 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 15, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Adoptable Horses, Riders With Disabilities To Star At Hampton Classic On Aug. 27

August 20, 2018

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, Aug. 27.

The Hampton Classic’s Adoption & Animal Welfare Day has ...

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OPEN HOUSES This Weekend August 11 & 12, 2018

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12:

  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  170 Morris Avenue, Mountain Lakes

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.

 

  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  16 Schneider Lane, Montville

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  Hosted by Nadine ...

OPEN HOUSES This Weekend August 18 & 19, 2018

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

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18:

  From 11 a.m - 12:30 p.m.

  34 Brittany Road, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.

 

  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  52 Hillcrest Avenue, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!

 

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