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Montville Township Reminds Citizens of "Do Not Solicit" List

June 17, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Township of Montville released information about its no solicitation list, following consternation on the Montville Moms Facebook page regarding door-to-door salespeople who were canvassing the town.

At the Tuesday, June 12 Montville Township Committee meeting, the mayor and committee directed administration to publicly announce to all residents that under the legal ...

JCP&L Rep Addresses Montville Residents

MONTVILLE, NJ – Following two winter storms and a surprise May thunderstorm that left many Montville Township residents in the dark for a total of 15 days or more, JCP&L Area Manager John Meehan answered residents’ and township committee members’ questions at the May 22 Montville Township Committee meeting.

“I serve as the point of contact to the governing body of ...

Montville Township to Spend More than $2 Million on Improvements

MONTVILLE, NJ – Residents have seen the results of the township committee’s approved capital budget, as paving of roads has taken place township-wide.

Township Administrator Victor Canning approached the committee at the May 22 meeting with the question of whether to cancel authorized debt no longer needed from the 2017 budget, or to use the leftover funds to mill and pave ...

Montville Team Wins Mt. Olive Tournament

June 15, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Mt. Olive Memorial Day Baseball Tournament is one of the toughest tournaments for eight to 12 year old baseball in North Jersey each spring. Several Montville Baseball coaches and historians were asked and they can not remember another 12U travel baseball team from Montville that won the Mt. Olive tournament over the last 18 years. History was made on May 28, ...

Baseball: Montville JV Mustangs for the Win

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Mustangs junior varsity baseball team defeated the Indian Hills Braves in the Tri-Conference JV Invitational Tournament on May 23 at Paramus High School.

The Mustangs battled back against the Oakland, NJ team in the bottom of the 7th inning to win 5-4. This was the third consecutive win for the JV team led by Coach Brian Keltner, according to team parent Sue ...

Montville Fire Dept. Called to MTHS Due to Water Leak

June 12, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Volunteer Fire Department responded to Montville Township High School on June 12 when a plumbing repair tripped the fire alarm, according to Principal Douglas Sanford.

The fire alarm sounded at approximately 1:25 p.m. and the building was evacuated, Sanford told TAPinto Montville. The alarm was related to a plumbing repair being performed in ...

Three New Police Officers Sworn in at Montville Twp Committee Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee swore in three new police officers at their May 22 meeting.

Patrolman David J. Chieppa was introduced to the assembly by Police Chief Rudy Appelmann and sworn in by Mayor Rich Conklin.

“David has had a keen interest in law enforcement from an early age,” Appelmann told the assembly. “With several family members in law ...

NJ Teen Steers His Mustang Into Tractor Supply Store

June 15, 2018

MONROE TWP., N.J. — James Duffey, 18 of Garwood, drove his 2014 mustang through the doors of the Tractor Supply in Monroe Township, N.J. on Tuesday, June 12, about 12:30 p.m.

But it isn't what you think. Duffey is a lot like other high school seniors. He likes to go out with his friends for a soda. In Duffey's case, his friend is a 4-year-old American Mustang he named "Star ...

OneMontville's First Speaker Series Addresses Controversial Community Issues

June 12, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ — OneMontville held its first panel in its speaker series entitled “OneMontvile Unites: Dare to Be Diverse—How to Stand Out and Fit In at the Same Time” on Sunday, June 3. Panelists Jenan Matari, Jamie Bruesehoff, Wendy Sefcik and Kristin Canella addressed topics such as ethnicity, gender identity, addiction, teen suicide and more. The ...

Montville First Aid Squad Seeks Members, New Rig

MONTVILLE, NJ – Members of the Montville Township Volunteer First Aid Squad spoke at the May meeting of the Montville Township Chamber of Commerce to explain about the history and current initiatives of the squad.

Former president Frank Thierwechter told of how the squad was formed by the chamber in 1963 and called the Chamber of Commerce Ambulance Corps, but quickly evolved into a ...

Overlook President Lieber Joins Imagine Leadership Council

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a parent, sibling or child die, as well as support groups for caregivers of an adult or ...

State Fair Meadowlands Opens on June 21

June 16, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The State Fair Meadowlands opens Thursday, June 21 and runs through Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the MetLife Sports Complex.  That’s 18 days of family-friendly fun!

The fair offers over 150 rides and attractions to entertain all the members of your family.  With over 50 food vendors, you know they will well fed.

Visit their website for more ...

Third-annual Juneteenth Parade and Heritage Festival in New Brunswick this Weekend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick, comprising the city's Black Fire Fighters Association, will host the Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16 to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation.

Juneteenth celebrations are held across the country to mark the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865. That state was one of the last locations to learn of ...

Montville's Economic Development Committee Hosts Gannon on Opioids and School Violence, Pennacchio on State Budget

June 7, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Economic Development Committee held a networking breakfast May 16 at which Sheriff James Gannon spoke on school violence and opioids and state Senator Joe Pennacchio spoke on the state’s economic problems.

Gannon said from the moment he was sworn in, he wanted to attack the opioid problem.

“Our numbers are going up,” he said. “I was in the ...

Primary Election Results for Montville and Morris County

June 5, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - Frank Cooney ran unopposed in the primary election to represent the Republican party and Emily Ryzuk was nominated as a write-in candidate to represent the Democratic party in November's general election for the one open seat on the Montville Township Committee.
 
According to unofficial results, the Morris County Clerk's ...

Morris County Democrats Rally for Primary at Chatham Gazebo; Congressional Candidate Sherrill is Event's Rock Star

CHATHAM, NJ - In a lineup that included Senator Bob Menendez and Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano, the unquestioned drawing card at the Morris County Democrats rally held Saturday at the Chatham Gazebo was 11th Congressional District Candidate Mikie Sherrill.

Chatham Township resident Shala Gagliardi, who is running for Morris County Clerk, on the Democratic ticket, was among the ...

MARS Essex Horse Trials Offers Top Equestrian Competition and Family Weekend in the Country 

June 18, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Whether you're an eventing enthusiast, just love horses, or are looking to spend an enjoyable early summer day in New Jersey's beautiful countryside, the Mars Essex Horse Trials offers all of the above in one of the most breathtaking settings in the state.

The Mars Essex Horse Trials returns with premier equestrian competition and a weekend of outdoor ...

Sports Betting is Off and Running in New Jersey

OCEANPORT, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy officially ushered in sports betting in New Jersey when he made the initial wager at Monmouth Park  on June 14.

Governor Murphy, an avid soccer fan who has called ESPN’s “Sportscenter” his favorite show, placed the first bet  — $20 on Germany to win the World Cup. He also bet $20 on the N.J. Devils to ...

Could Monmouth Park's Haskell Invitational Be On Justify's Agenda?

ELMONT, N.Y. — Triple Crown winner Justify came out of his stall to meet the media bright and bouncing on the morning after his gate-to-wire win in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes.

When asked to assess his colt's win, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert reported, “We were watching replays of the race. He could have gone around again.”

The brilliantly colored ...

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Upcoming Events

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Mon, June 18, 2:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Paper Airplane Challenge

Education

Tue, June 19, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Storytime

Education

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Wed, June 20, 7:30 PM

Montville Reformed Church, Montville

Transition to Puberty: Pathways Seminar

Health & Wellness

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Thu, June 21, 1:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

"The American Musical" (Lecture)

Education

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Thu, June 21, 7:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain, Montville Township

Summer Solstice Hike: moderate

Health & Wellness

Summer Concert Series Announced by Montville Twp Recreation

June 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department announced its summer concerts in the park lineup. The free concerts will be held on Tuesdays beginning on July 10, at the amphitheater beyond the Montville Township Public Library. Parking is available at the library (90 Horseneck Road) or in the high school parking lot (100 Horseneck Road). Assistance is available, for those who ...

Three Montville Teens Attain Eagle Scout Ranking

June 9, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Three Boy Scouts from Montville Township’s Troop 74 attained their Eagle Scout ranking at their Court of Honor, held on May 5 at the Senior House.

Keith Lo, Harish Rajagopal and Charles J. Roy all completed tasks around the township, which combined with the projects of other Eagle Scouts, have saved tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars, Township Administrator ...

May the Fourth Results in Donations to Lung Cancer Foundation from Cedar Hill Character Education Group

June 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Cedar Hill Fifth Grade Character Education Council sponsored May The 4th Be With You on Friday May 4 from in the Cedar Hill multi-purpose room. The event was to benefit the Lung Cancer Foundation of America. To raise money, each participant paid $5 for a Star Wars-themed scorecard. Upon completion of all events, scorecards were put in a raffle for a Star Wars video ...

Roxbury's Kellie Ann Keyes Named the County's Recycling "Rox-Star"

June 18, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Kellie Ann Keyes, who runs Roxbury's recycling program was honored recently by Morris County for her efforts, with the county dubbing her its “Rox-Star Recycler.”

Keyes was one of 10 people and businesses to receive a 2018 Environmental Excellence Award from the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA). The MUA gave her the award in ...

Bridgewater Mall Shut Down After Fight; Report of Shots Fired

June 14, 2018

UPDATE: According to a Nixle alert from the Bridgewater Township Police Department at 9 p.m., the investigation at the mall has been completed, and the mall will be resuming normal business operations.

Police emphasized that there is no immediate threat to the public and no injuries were reported.

TAPinto will update this as more information becomes available.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - No ...

MARS Essex Horse Trials Offers Top Equestrian Competition and Family Weekend in the Country 

June 18, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — Whether you're an eventing enthusiast, just love horses, or are looking to spend an enjoyable early summer day in New Jersey's beautiful countryside, the Mars Essex Horse Trials offers all of the above in one of the most breathtaking settings in the state.

The Mars Essex Horse Trials returns with premier equestrian competition and a weekend of outdoor ...

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OPEN HOUSES This Weekend 6/16 - 6/17, 2018

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018:

  From 12 - 2 p.m.

  201 English Place, Bernards Township

  Click HERE to see full listing.

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2018:

  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  170 Morris Avenue, Mountain Lakes

  Click HERE to see full ...

OPEN HOUSES This Weekend 6/9 - 6/10 2018

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018:

  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  25 Hillcrest Road, Mountain Lakes

  Click HERE to see full listing.

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018:

  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  1 Philhower Court, Denville

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Century 21 Open Houses this Weekend

MONTVILLE, NJ - Following are the Century 21 Open Houses for this weekend:

Saturday, June 9 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
7 Diann Drive, Montville

Sunday, June 10 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
3 Louis ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 16

Summer is in the air, and the latest episode of AtlantiCast is ready to help you enjoy some fun outdoors while staying safe! This week’s episode opens with tips for sunscreen usage from Atlantic Health System’s Chief Medical and Academic Officer, Dr. Jan Schwarz-Miller. You’ll also learn about how Atlantic Health System is advancing the future of health care through ...

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