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Montville EMS Show Local Preschoolers Their "Super Hero Powers"

August 10, 2018

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 ...

Montville Police Explorers Return from Competition with Three Trophies

August 8, 2018

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 ...

Car Stolen and Other Vehicles Entered in Valhalla Area of Town

MONTVILLE, NJ – On July 30, the Montville Township Police Department responded to a report of a stolen vehicle on Glenwood Drive, according to police spokesman Capt. Andrew Caggiano. The vehicle, a 2014 Lexus, was stolen from the driveway sometime overnight between July 29 and July 30.  Caggiano said the vehicle has not been recovered at this time. 

According to ...

Youth Helps Montville VFW Post Using his Woodworking Skills

August 4, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – As the Montville Township Department of Public Works is trying to make the VFW Post 5481 building more accessible for the aging vets who use the facility, it became obvious that a new gun rack was needed for the ceremonial rifles the veterans use in their commemorations. The guns had previously been stored upstairs, but had been moved downstairs, and a system befitting the ...

"Mark Twain" Pays a Visit to the Montville Twp. Public Library

August 6, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township residents were treated to a visit from “Mark Twain,” who assured them – tongue in cheek – that rumors of his death were greatly exaggerated, but when the real Mark Twain died, “I went to heaven and didn’t see any of my friends.”

Mark Twain re-enactor Charles Kiernan of the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild paid a ...

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, ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System Next Week

August 12, 2018

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 ...

Man Who Robbed Raceway in Pine Brook Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

August 1, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – An Oradell, NJ man who had been accused of robbing four banks, a liquor store and the Raceway gas station in Pine Brook pleaded guilty to all six counts of robbery charged against him in federal court on July 25, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Joel Robbins, 47, admitted to robbing the Chase Bank in Whippany on June 6 of last year, Santander Bank in Parsippany in ...

Monmouth at the Team Horse Show Set to Jump into Action

August 13, 2018

GLADSTONE, N.J. — Competition at Monmouth at the Team began Monday, Aug. 13 with pony classes, equitation competition and breeding classes. The show is being held at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation, and runs through Aug. 20.

Action gets underway 7 a.m. each day.

Eastern Hay is the sponsor of Monmouth at the Team’s $5,000 USHJA National ...

Tour Godolphin’s Greentree Stable on Aug. 18 or Aug. 21

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. Each attendee will also receive a complimentary admission pass to the Museum. The tours ...

SRF Working to Save 38 Standardbreds from Being Sent to Slaughter

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation is working to save more than three dozen Standardbreds due to ship to the slaughterhouse.

 As of Aug. 8, 13 had been diverted but 25 were still at risk. Some were tagged for the trip on Aug. 8, a few have until Friday, Aug. 10.

Those saved include Bullville Kriss, Nu Example and Icey Rose who were taken back by breeders ...

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Stiles Lane/Vail Road Bridge to be Closed Temporarily

August 6, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township administration has announced that the Stiles Lane/Vail Road bridge over the Rockaway River will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Thursday, Aug. 9 for debris and vegetation removal from the Rockaway River. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes to and from Parsippany beginning in the early morning through late afternoon on both ...

Montville Twp Boy Scout Conner Phalen Attains Eagle Scout

August 9, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Almost 100 Scouts, leaders, family, friends and honored guests gathered on June 10 to celebrate the Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Conner Phalen.

Conner who will be a senior at Montville Township High School in September led a project at Woodmont Elementary School in October of 2016, his “alma mater.” The three tables with bench seating, podium, ...

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

August 3, 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, ...

Flash Flooding Wallops Passaic Valley Area

August 12, 2018

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11.

The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding throughout both towns. 

Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark said that the situation ...

Tour Godolphin’s Greentree Stable on Aug. 18 or Aug. 21

August 10, 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. Each attendee will also receive a complimentary admission pass to the Museum. The tours ...

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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

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  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  16 Schneider Lane, Montville

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  Hosted by Nadine ...

OPEN HOUSES This Weekend August 4 & 5, 2018

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

 SUNDAY, AUGUST 5:

  From 2 - 4 p.m.

  4 Meadow Court, Montville

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  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  16 Schneider Lane, Montville

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  Hosted by Nadine Khalil

 

  From 1 ...

AtlantiCast

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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