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Tue, February 26, 8:00 PM

Montville Twp. Municipal Building, Montville

Hearing: Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan


Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 8:00pm 02/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Hearing: Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan

The public hearing on the proposed Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan. Anyone may comment on the plan.

The township committee may take official action on the proposed Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan at that public hearing. Copies of the proposed Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan will be on file with Township Clerk Leena Abaza. All such documents shall be available for inspection during ...

195 Changebridge Road Montville, NJ 07045

Thu, February 28, 7:00 PM

Senior House, Montville

Montville Area Tea Party Meeting


Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 7:00pm 02/28/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Montville Area Tea Party Meeting

Topic: Capitalism vs Socialism

356 Main Road/Route 202 Montville, NJ 07045

Sun, March 3, 2:00 PM

Montville Senior House, Montville

Composting Seminar Hosted by Montville ...

Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 2:00pm 03/03/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Composting Seminar Hosted by Montville Environmental Commission

Montville Environmental Commission is hosting a Sustainable Living Series this winter. The second event will be a Composting Seminar hosted by Java’s Compost. Attendees will learn how to easily compost in their backyard. Not only does this help reduce your food waste, but it also creates an all-natural nutrient rich superfood for your garden!

356 Main Road/Route 202 Montville, NJ 07045

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Response to Jim Sandham on Land Purchase

March 8, 2019

It is almost laughable to watch these Republican Local Office Holders, both past and present, proclaim their strong advocacy of Open-Space when the opposite is true. Jim Sandham takes credit for the work of previous Township Committees who actually bought and worked to preserve the 1,000 plus acres. I was on the Township Committee for 15 years and voted for every one of those acres long before ...

It’s Not Too Late to Get Girl Scout Cookies! Girl Scouts Planning Cookie Booth Sales

March 15, 2019

RIVERDALE, NJ — Did you forget to order your favorite cookie treat?  It’s not too late! Girl Scouts across northern New Jersey will continue selling Girl Scout Cookies through April 14. More than 1,000 booth sales are planned throughout Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and northern Warren counties.

“We often hear customers say that they do not know a Girl Scout who is ...

Ptl. Yang, Montville Twp Police Honored at Chamber Awards Dinner

March 19, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce held its 2018 awards dinner March 9, honoring the Citizen of the Year and other township organizations for their accomplishments. Montville Township Police Officer Alex Yang was named the Public Safety Award recipient.

He was introduced by Police Chief Andrew Caggiano, who said that Yang graduated from Montville Township High ...

Morris County Board of Freeholders Holds "Road Meeting" in Florham Park

March 16, 2019

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-The Morris County Board of Freeholders has added two more towns to its destinations for “road meetings’’ in 2019, announcing stops in Florham Park and Wharton.   

The county governing board last month announced it would continue its tradition of holding county government “road meetings’’ in towns across the county in 2019, ...

"Suspicious Comment" Found at Lazar Middle School

March 15, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools Rene Rovtar sent out word via email, text and telephone to parents and staff that a suspicious comment was found at Lazar Middle School on Friday. It was not made clear where the comment was found.

The police were immediately contacted, according to Rovtar, and are currently investigating the situation in cooperation ...

Hospital To Pay $2.5 M to Somerville in Lieu of Property Taxes Through 2023

March 18, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has agreed to pay the borough a total of $2.5 million in lieu of property taxes for an eight-year period that expires at the end of 2023.

The agreement was announced at Monday night’s Borough Council meeting and was affirmed by a resolution passed by the five-member council by a unanimous vote. Granville Brady, ...

Read Across America with Little City Books, Host of Literary Happenings in Hoboken

March 2, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- Donna Garban and Kate Jacobs, Co-Owners of Little City Books, an independent bookstore on Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, spoke with TAPintoTV about their support of Read Across America and upcoming events, such as the inaugural Hoboken Literary Weekend in April.

Read Across America, an annual celebration of reading for children created by the National Education Association, ...

Lincoln 1st Bank Makes Donation to Oasis Organization

March 19, 2019

Lincoln 1st Bank supports English-as-a-Second Language class at Oasis - A Haven for Women & Children in Paterson, NJ by donating a TV. Oasis offers multiple adult education classes and other compassionate programs to change the lives of women and children by breaking the cycle of poverty. 



Irish Filmfest: Movies to Watch and Get Into the St. Patrick's Day Spirit

March 15, 2019

This time of the year, the bars will be needing more Guinness and corned beef, and the color green will be decorating many buildings.

As for me, I like to watch movies at the end of all the St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Particularly, I'll be watching movies that feature Irish characters and stories. Whether they're American-produced, or directly from Ireland, movies of the ...

Open Houses This Weekend - March 16 & 17, 2019

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


  From 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  1 Craig Place, Fairfield Twp.

  Contact Randi Bennett & Tracy Warsaw

  for more info (973) 610-7123 / (973) 722-8801


  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  12 Eldora Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills ...

Open Houses This Weekend - March 9 & 10, 2019

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


  From 1 - 3 p.m.

  118 Ridge Drive, Montville Twp.


  for more info (973) 610-7123 / (973) 722-8801



  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  1 Nathan Drive, ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...

Jeff Bezos Could Single-Handedly Help Shape the Future of Newark

You’ve got to love Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s latest move in the continuing marathon to lure Amazon’s second headquarters to his city.

The mayor wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post, the newspaper owned by Amazon gazillionare Jeff Bezos. In it, he makes yet another pitch for Newark, and thereby giving his emerging city a national stage.

Maybe now, people in his own state ...

Sandmann and Tramaglini: Raw Meat for the Media

So, the kid who went viral in that Lincoln Memorial confrontation is suing the Washington Post.


That might sound strange coming from a journalist. But what is happening to people like Nicholas Sandmann, the kid with the smirk on his face and the MAGA hat on his head, isn’t journalism.

It’s a pack of wolves tearing at raw meat. It’s playing with someone’s ...

Local News: Real Stories About Us

For a dozen years I was a news columnist at the state’s largest newspaper and in the decade prior to that, I was its editor in charge of all local news.

I semi-retired from that company in December and wrote a farewell column expressing gratitude for being able to make a living doing something I loved for more than 40 years.

In that continued spirit, here is my inaugural column for ...