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Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any culinary curiosity. Plus, the great thing about taking a virtual cooking class is you can learn to whip up meals from the comfort of your kitchen.

Area Homes by RE/MAX NP

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend. Please note that all open houses must comply with indoor gathering restrictions, including the requirement of face coverings for all attendees and social distancing.   SATURDAY, MAY 15: 7 Brookwood Road, Montville Twp. From 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Contact RANDI BENNETT & TRACY WARSAW for more info. at (973) 610-7123 / (973) 722-8801   SUNDAY, MAY 16: 12 Carol Road, Kinnelon From 2:00 - 4:00 ...

Breakthrough Cancer Care

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET.   The annual lecture is supported by the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Research for ...

Dad in the Box

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Family Matters with Fern Weis

When you hear the expression ‘going through the motions’, what comes to mind? Making a mediocre effort, yessing someone, lack of buy-in, and not caring about the final result are some that come up for me. It’s generally not a positive picture.   There are times, however, when going through the motions is a good thing. Here’s an example from a personal experience.   When our family was at Hyde School, there was a system of evaluating your attitude and effort:  EEMO. The first E was for Excellence. As a ...

Green Living

With the arrival of spring, many of us turn our attention to the great outdoors, including our front and back yards as well as our gardens. Many of us are faced with unwanted surprises of plants not surviving the dreadful winter months and now need new plants to replace the dead ones. Adding native plants, especially colorful perennials, is an easy way to spruce up our gardens this spring. Native plants are grasses, flowers, shrubs and trees that were in New Jersey before European settlers arrived. They are ideal for our gardens ...

Home Sweet Home

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.   Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp cooler, make sure the unit is turned off and disconnected from power.   Prepping Your Air Conditioner Clean the filters Remove the ...

Mommy Mayor

Like so many of you I’ve watched the events of the last week in horror. I have not watched them in shock, I have long thought that violence would erupt during this transfer of power. I have seen the signs – the increasing violence, the rise in the acceptance of hate, racism, antisemitism and sexism. The armed militias, the increasing desperate cries, the willingness to use lies to justify behavior. I have watched in sadness as I saw the Capitol sieged in an attempted coup, I watched people who claim to support law and order ...

Straight Talk

The 2020 census is finally out! And the good news for New Jersey: Unlike our neighbor to the east, the garden state will not be losing any congressional representation. We’ve still got an even dozen reps for the next decade! And we’ve reached 9 million people for the very first time. With all the hullabaloo and hoopla over people leaving the state, we’ve managed to keep a good number here. However, New Jersey is still the most densely populated state in the nation at 1211.3 folks per square mile. That does impose many ...

TAPinto Insider

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels. Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate names—and even when they do, as the saying goes: "There is no Democratic or Republican way to fix a pothole."    Read more here.

The Doctor Is In

The pandemic has created a new era in healthcare for both patients and physicians alike. Many of you have discovered abundant value in having your own personal physician and their office staff working diligently to maintain a trusted relationship to improving your health care. Realizing that your primary care physician is your first line in managing your health care needs is crucial. Think of your physician and their staff as your healthcare advisors, always staying one step ahead of you to ensure you are healthy and receiving the care you ...

The Entertainer

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces with bold, fun accents this season. Here are seven easy and affordable ways to add pops of color that your guests (and you!) will love in every ...

Women's Wellness

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are afraid that you’ll be trading better ingredients for a worse stench, then read on. We’ve gathered everything you need to know about choosing ...

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Gov. Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Keeping Mask Mandate for Fully Vaccinated

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ—For the 15th consecutive time, Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed.

As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his administration is working with lawmakers on legislation that will end the COVID-19 public ...

Bye Bye Covid-19: Public Health Emergency Ending Says Governor

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month

TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and with state ...

Latest Montville Twp Vaccination Figures and Updated CDC Guidelines for the Fully Vaccinated

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today via Twitter that for the first time in over six months, the state's number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 has fallen below 1,000.

 

"With our numbers trending in the right direction, we can continue fighting back against this virus if we all get vaccinated," Murphy tweeted.

 

Murphy said that ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

Virtual, Montville

Montville Twp Board of Education Meeting

Education

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Wed, May 19, 6:30 AM

Addresses across Montville Twp, Montville

Recycle Paper and Cardboard

Green

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Wed, May 19, 7:00 PM

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Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times

Education

Local Event Helps You Talk to Your Teen

May 17, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville, the Montville Township Police Department, and the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide present, “Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times,” on Wednesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.

This virtual parent presentation focuses on building strength and resilience in children and teens with emphasis on:

How to talk to your teens about difficult ...

Officials Cancel Montville 4th of July Celebration

May 12, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – For the second year in a row, the Montville Township 4th of July celebration has been canceled.

Although Gov. Murphy changed gathering restrictions to make it easier to occur, it wasn’t soon enough for the committee to be able to adequately prepare for the celebration, which takes more than the seven weeks the restriction removal would have allowed, Township ...

What Patients Know About Their Implanted Coronary Stents: Not Enough, According to Morristown Medical Center Study

May 17, 2021

To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), had the provided stent card with them when surveyed at a later date, according to researchers at ...

JCP&L Encourages Customers to Arrange Payment Plans and Apply for Bill Assistance Programs to Avoid Unmanageable Balances

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Residential and business customers of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), who are having difficulty making ends meet are encouraged to contact their utility now to enroll in payment plans or to receive referrals for bill assistance programs.

While shut-offs for nonpayment are temporarily suspended due to the pandemic, ...

Local Event Helps You Talk to Your Teen

MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville, the Montville Township Police Department, and the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide present, “Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times,” on Wednesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.

This virtual parent presentation focuses on building strength and resilience in children and teens with emphasis on:

How to talk to your teens about difficult ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend - May 15 & 16, 2021

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

Please note that all open houses must comply with indoor gathering restrictions, including the requirement of face coverings for all attendees and social distancing.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15:

7 Brookwood Road, Montville Twp.

From 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact RANDI BENNETT ...

Add Beauty to Your Spring Garden with These Five Native Perennials

With the arrival of spring, many of us turn our attention to the great outdoors, including our front and back yards as well as our gardens. Many of us are faced with unwanted surprises of plants not surviving the dreadful winter months and now need new plants to replace the dead ones. Adding native plants, especially colorful perennials, is an easy way to spruce up our gardens this ...

Good Will Hacking

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> Thank you for contacting DataBGone.  My name is Igor. How is it I may help with you today.

> You miserable crooks have just locked up all of our accounting data and are threatening to release customer information unless we pay you $2 million.

> Yes, I understand you may be of feeling this way and I am sorry for that. We provide service of much value to ...

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...