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October 16, 2021

FAR HILLS, NJ - After a year off due to the pandemic, the 100th running of the Far Hills Race Meeting was one for the books on this unseasonably warm October Saturday.  Known popularly as "The Hunt," the annual steeplechase event attracts people from all over the Northeast and raises money to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local followers of Livingston native Harlan Coben's works may notice some familiar locations featured in the upcoming adaptation of his 2011 novel “Shelter” if the pilot is determined to be successful. Throughout the day on Monday, when Livingston High School (LHS) students were ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – After nearly two years without a town-wide event, thousands of residents came out in force on Sunday, Oct. 3 to celebrate at Montville Day which was held on the hill behind the public library. The day was filled with fun and entertainment for all as families enjoyed the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — With Facebook down for most of the day on Monday, some people are not sure where to get their news. Have no fear, we're here!  All 90 TAPinto.net sites are up and running without interruption, including TAPinto Montville. Now is a great time to sign up for our free e-news HERE.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Recreation has lots of programs available for all ages. Basketball Clinic by Coach Sina (Gr 1-8) – Sept 21-Oct 19 Basketball Clinic by Coach Ferrare (Gr K-4) – Sept 22-Oct 27 Bushido Martial Arts (Ages 5 – Adults) – Sept 22-Nov 17 Chef It Up Classes (Ages 6-14) – Sept ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — If Roxbury High School graduates Rebecca Wood and Katlen Weng felt insecure about diving into the world of book publishing, they could have heeded the lesson learned by Tony Toucan. Tony, the main character in an illustrated book for children published Aug. 21 by Wood and Weng, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a magical night at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center (OSPAC) on September 4 as Tony Award-Winning Actress Laura Benanti performed with community theater artists and West Orange High School (WOHS) students in “Laura Benanti and Friends.” Benanti dazzled from the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Mayo Performing Arts Center, part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, has taken a pledge to "open right" for the "health and safety of all who come through their doors, onto their states, or work in their organizations," said the Alliance. The Mayo Performing Arts Center, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The CDC will hopefully ignore this outbreak since Legends Gallery at Frames on Main was contributing to the spread of "Mets Fever" over a two-hour period on Saturday. Chatham Mets enthusiasts and baseball fans from out of town were turning blue and orange (Mets colors) as they ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – When you have 93 houseplants, it’s possible someone will notice. Resident Pam Danko says she got into houseplants during the COVID lockdown and went from five to 93. She started an Instagram page about it, called pammys_plants. “I have about 3,000 followers, not that many,” ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Public Library kicked off its summer reading program June 19, with a party and gift basket raffle. Themed “Tails and Tales,” both adults and kids can enjoy prizes when they log in their reading time on an app called Beanstack. Animal beads will be given to the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Towaco resident and William Paterson University music student Adri Maiella was featured for her song “Things,” in NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest during week four of judging. Maiella will find out if her song has won her the chance to perform at the studio’s headquarters in Washington DC ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Public Library has two new staff members: Director Catherine LaBelle and Assistant Director Molly Hone. LaBelle has been with the library since 2017 when she started as assistant director. Before that, she was head of adult services at West Orange Public ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Free concerts featuring music of many genres for all ages on Tuesdays will begin July 6th and run through August 24th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Montville Community Park Amphitheater, Montville Township Recreation announced.  Rain dates are Thursdays, same time and ...

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CAMDEN NJ – This city will be the spotlight as comedic actor Adam Sandler films scenes here for “Hustle,” an upcoming movie that he and NBA great LeBron James are producing for Netflix. Production crews for “Hustle” have already filmed across the river in Philadelphia, but the N.J. Motion ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – When two video production students want to express themselves, the result is a film. The hour-long film, “Life Goes On: How Montville Township High School is Adapting to a Global Pandemic,” is the result of eight months of work by co-directors Alyssa Neff and Ben Sherman, and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — Enjoy the MTHS Theatre Company's Spring Musical Bright Star: Concert Version from the comfort of your own home! A sweeping tale of love and redemption, BRIGHT STAR, which features Steve Martin and Edie Brickell‘s Tony®-nominated score, is the Montville Township High School’s spring ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book ...

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“Framing Britney Spears”, the new hit FX and Hulu documentary, remains captivating, yet gut-wrenching, as it provides a glimpse into what the filmmakers depict as Britney Spears’s shockingly miserable life as a celebrity who has little control over her own life. The American pop star took over ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Fifteen years and lots of research went into the writing of Tina Book’s novel City Stars and Secrets. The Towaco resident’s first book is a Christmas story, set mostly in Manhattan and New Jersey – in a fictional town which very much resembles Pompton Lakes. “I changed the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - While there is no evidence of a birthday celebration for George Washington in 1779, the General did attend a few parties in central New Jersey around the time of his 47th birthday on Feb. 22 that year. Details are provided in a video posted on YouTube, as part of a virtual ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The death of a son is a tragedy, but TJ Nelligan is encouraging everyone to “Live Like Sean” through his book, which details all the ways in which his son touched people’s lives and inspired Nelligan and others to be kind, present and accepting. After a series of seizures delayed ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – VFW Post 5481 awarded students at the high school and Lazar Middle School cash prizes for their essays in the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen contests. Voice of Democracy, a nationwide audio essay contest for students in grades 9-12, provides more than $2.3 million in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Third grade student, Snithik Selvakumar from Woodmont Elementary School and second grade student, Aaryan Pulijala from Hilldale Elementary School received prizes in November for Mindful posters they designed in spring 2020. Both students competed in a Morris County poster contest ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Annika Aristimuno and Layla Hurwitz, both juniors at Montclair High School, have found a unique way to occupy their time while in quarantine. They started an organization, Letters for Rose, to help combat loneliness of the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The duo collect ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - All good things eventually come to an end. In Montville Township, the last music concert at the Montville Township amphitheater was held on Oct. 23. The performer of this final music show included local cover band Street Hassle, having performed many years prior for the Montville ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Clerk, Ann Grossi has announced the 2021 Annual Morris County Clerk Cover Contest. The contest is open to all Morris County high school students. Prizes for this year's contest are; $500 for 1st place, $200 for 2nd place and $100 for 3th place. Due to the ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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