Arts & Entertainment

August 2, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ - Despite a little rain looking discouraging in the early afternoon, the sun was shining bright by the evening, over the amphitheater behind Montville High School. There, the Concerts in the Park series continued with its third show. “We’re thrilled for the opportunity to allow our ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - For many in Montville Township, some things are returning to normal. This is apparent on Tuesday evenings at the township amphitheater with the return of the Concerts in the Park series. Last week, on July 14, the first show took place with The Chapel Concert Band kicking things ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Recreation Department is sponsoring concerts in the park for summer 2020. The free concerts will feature music of all types for all ages on Tuesdays in July and August from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Montville Community Park Amphitheater. Park behind Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - For some, music can be just a hobby. But for others like 15-year-old Towaco resident Dylan Nieradka, music is a destiny. “I picked up the guitar around seven-years-old and have been playing ever since,” said Nieradka, who is a freshman at Montville Township High School. “I was ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The building itself is still closed to the public, but residents can pick up books at the Montville Township Public Library starting June 18, with more hours beginning Monday, June 22, Library Director Allan Kleiman announced. Starting Thursday at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., patrons ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Pre-registration has begun for the Montville Township Public Library summer reading program. This year’s theme is Imagine Your Story. Readers of all ages can register for nine weeks of logging books and attending virtual library events for a chance to win prizes. The entirely ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Its doors may be closed, but online, the Montville Township Library is thriving with lots of resources for township residents to keep them entertained and informed. The library expanded its ebook and eAudio collections that residents can borrow with their library ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville resident and New Jersey Housewife Melissa Gorga will be participating in a telethon to raise awareness and funds for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF). Hip New Jersey and News 12+ will be joining together on Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. to air the one-hour ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Easter was very different for many families this year, with church masses cancelled across the township – and the nation – the annual Recreation Department egg hunt cancelled, and family gatherings not allowed due to social distancing rules. But long-time Montville resident Jerry ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – It’s been 25 years since the Montville Township Public Library moved into its current building at 90 Horseneck Rd., and TAPinto Montville spoke to current Library Director Allan Kleimann about some of the changes the library has gone through in that period. Kleimann joined the ...

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Distance Learning Results in Inspiring Virtual Vocal Performance as Montville Township High School Choir Releases a Harmonic Tribute to Singing in Times of Challenge MONTVILLE, NJ - Music unites, even in times when Distance Learning, due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing, separates students and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – With the Montville Twp. Public Library celebrating its 25th anniversary in its current building on Horseneck Road, TAPinto Montville thought it would be fun to take a look back at the library’s past. Did you know that the Horseneck Road address is actually the 7th building the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Morris Parks Commission has closed Pyramid Mountain as of April 3, including its trails, parking lot and visitor center. Further, the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center has been closed, as well as all picnic shelters and tents in all parks. The golf courses are all ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Parks Commission announced March 18 that all indoor facilities, including visitor centers, public restrooms, environmental education centers, Mennen Sports Arena, and the Park Commission HQ at the Cultural Center have been closed to the public. However, the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - “Happy New Year - 新年快樂” was the greeting of Northern New Jersey Chinese Association Chinese School (NNJCACS) students as they welcomed their guests who came to see the school’s annual Lunar New Year celebration at Montville Township High School on Sunday. NNJCACS is a Taiwan ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Five township students earned cash awards from Montville Township VFW Post 5481 by entering the VFW’s national essay contests. At the high school level, Sophia Velocci was the Voice of Democracy first place winner, also placing second in the VFW District 10 contest. Sean Healy ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Normally when middle schools, like Lazar, hold a play, they stage it at their facilities. But for the week of Dec. 9, 50 Lazar students performed at six locations, including their own middle school as well as all of Montville Township’s elementary schools: Hilldale, Cedar Hill, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Every parent loves to hear their student participate in a music concert, but parents who attended the Montville Township High School winter concert Dec. 11 were treated to a jaw-dropping rendition of Carol of the Bells/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen with violin soloist Yoo Jin Kang ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Towaco held a party, and all of Montville was invited. The Towaco Civic Association hosted its third annual ShopHop Dec. 7, with treats, photo ops, horse-drawn wagon rides and fun for every age in the Towaco section of Montville. Businesses, the fire department and Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – It’s a yearly tradition that just gets better with time. Santa and Mr. Snowman were brought in by fire trucks to the Montville Township Municipal Building Dec. 5. This year’s Christmas tree lighting was postponed by inclement weather for a few days, but spirits weren’t dampened as ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A seventh grade Lazar student who is also an accomplished TV/stage actress, singer, and model is featured in a TV commercial for a local bank. Sway Bhatia, a 12 year old seventh grader, is featured in Citizens Bank’s new TV commercial called “Made Ready.” Bhatia is shown playing ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Theater lovers flocked to Montville Township High School for the annual fall drama production last month. This year, the MTHS Theatre Company brought to life Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Importance of Being Ernest;” a production that proved difficult yet rewarding to all high ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville High School features a great variety of talent and skills from its student body. Over 100 Montville residents got to see the musical side of the high schoolers at the bi-annual Broadway Night on Oct. 30. “Broadway Night has been around for the past six years,” said ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The woods and outdoor classroom took on an eerie glow at Cedar Hill Elementary as the families celebrated their 10th annual Spooktacular (formerly known as the Blaze) on Thursday, Oct. 24. The long-standing tradition celebrates Halloween a little early, as families brought their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The auditorium of Montville High School has been a location not only for school events, but for other community occasions. On Oct. 7, the Montville School of Rock returned to the stage for yet another great musical show. “We have a brand-new lineup this year, and I’m very proud ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – TV critic and Rolling Stone magazine writer Alan Sepinwall was at the Montville Township Library in September to talk about not only his relationship with the TV show “The Sopranos,” but to do some Montville reminiscing. Sepinwall, who is a Pine Brook native and Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Museum on Taylortown Road was part of the Pathways of History tour on Sept. 21, in which historic sites in many towns in Morris County open their doors to visitors. Twenty historic sites were open on that day, spanning 300 years of history. The Montville Museum was ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – When most high school sophomores pick up a microphone to sing, it’s not typically before a crowd of 5,000. But Pine Brook resident Abigail Seewald did just that, singing the National Anthem before the Aug. 23 Somerset Patriots baseball game at TD Bank Ballpark. Seewald, who has ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Three Montville teens were recently honored for their work painting a mural at the Camp Dawson barn. The work of art contains just what the Lincoln Park Archers group requested – with a few surprises. In January of this year, the Lincoln Park Archers decided they wanted to ask ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – When you pick up an instrument, you don’t think you’re going to play before thousands, but Towaco resident Dylan Nieradka, just 14, has done just that. Nieradka is part of the School of Rock in Montclair, a music school where he takes lessons in acoustic and electric guitar. He ...

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