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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 ...

Paving Projects Announced for Montville Township for May 14

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Administrator Victor Canning announced as part of his report to the township committee that milling and paving projects will begin in the township on Monday, May 14.

The projects are anticipated to last approximately three weeks and are weather dependent, the report stated. Work is expected to commence at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Police traffic ...

Changing Montville Twp High School Start Time Decision Announced

May 13, 2018

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 Baseball and Softball Association Holds Parade and Opening Day

May 17, 2018

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, ...

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 ...

Podcast: The Royal Wedding Through the Eyes of a Brit

May 18, 2018

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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Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for ...

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.

Food to Travel For - Two Jersey Shore Dining Hot Spots in National Limelight for Specialty Eats

BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest.

The over-the-top ice cream creations of Coney Waffle are in the spotlight in Viceland’s “The Ice Cream Show” in ...

Congressional District 11 Candidates Forum Set for May 15 in Morristown

May 11, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area is sponsoring a Congressional District 11 Candidates forum on May 15, 2018 at Alfred Vail School, 125 Speedwell Ave. Morristown.  The event will be in two parts.  The Democratic Party Candidates will begin their discussion at 7:00 p.m. and the Republican Party Candidates will commence at 8:15 ...

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 ...

MTHS Earth Club Advisor and Poster Contest Winners Honored at Arbor Day Celebration

MONTVILLE, NJ – April 27 was proclaimed Arbor Day by the Montville Township Committee, and a ceremony was held on the hill near the township amphitheater beyond the public library to commemorate the occasion.

The Montville Township Environmental Commission announced its 2018 honoree, Paul Rolfe, a teacher at Montville Township High School who is also the advisor to that school’s ...

$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 ...

Jockey 'Jersey Joe' Bravo To Receive Venezia Award

May 21, 2018

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 ...

Two Down: Justify Wins Preakness, Belmont Ticket Sale Likely To Boom

BALTIMORE, MD — Ka-Ching! Ka-Ching!

That's the sound of the New York Racing Association's cash register ringing up ticket sales for the June 9 running of the Belmont Stakes that is sure to attract a sell-out crowd.

Racing fans and just plain wannabes will turn out to see Justify, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Saturday's $1.5 million, Grade 1 ...

'Purpose' Features New York Programs That Use Horses To Help Veterans

NEW YORK, N.Y. — SquirrelWood Equine Sanctuary located in Montgomery, N.Y and Man O’ War Project at Columbia University Irving Medical Center are featured in America’s Best Racing (ABR)’s “Purpose.”

Purpose is a three-part digital video docuseries exploring the anecdotal evidence and quest for scientific proof supporting the critical and effective role that ...

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Montville

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 22, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Storytime

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Thu, May 24, 6:30 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Tech Class: Online Product Research

Education

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Thu, May 24, 7:30 PM

Montville Township Municipal Building, Montville

Planning Board Meeting

Government

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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

JCP&L to Attend Montville Township Committee Meeting

May 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township administration announced that a representative from JCP&L will attend the Tuesday, May 22 Montville Township Committee meeting to discuss the company’s response to the recent storm events as well as answer questions from the public.  The meeting will take place at Montville Township Town Hall, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, at ...

Montville Police Touch-A-Truck Event Drives it Home

May 18, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Police Department sponsored the Touch-A-Truck event on Sunday, May 6, at which dozens of township and commercial vehicles parked at the high school, allowing kids to see the vehicles, talk to the owners, and meet emergency personnel from across the township.

“We wanted to put a face to the first responders the kids may encounter in an ...

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 ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

May 19, 2018

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

JCP&L to Attend Montville Township Committee Meeting

May 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township administration announced that a representative from JCP&L will attend the Tuesday, May 22 Montville Township Committee meeting to discuss the company’s response to the recent storm events as well as answer questions from the public.  The meeting will take place at Montville Township Town Hall, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, at ...

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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

   Click HERE to see Full ...

Open Houses This Weekend 5/12-5/13 2018

The following homes have Open Houses presented by RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties this weekend.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018:

  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  34 Brittany Road, Montville.

  Click HERE to see the full listing.

 

  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  15 Linda Court, Montville.

  Click HERE to see the full listing.

 

  From 2 - 4 p.m.

  7 ...

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 ...

Century 21 Open Houses this Weekend

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

Saturday, May 12 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using FGPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)

Sunday, May 13 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using FGPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
18 Renshaw Drive, Montville 

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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 ...

'The Sting' with Harry Connick Jr. Slithers and Shakes at Paper Mill

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and Chicago.  Scott Joplin’s music is intertwined with the show, especially “The ...

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