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VFW Commemorates Memorial Day in Small Ceremony; See the Movie

May 24, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Even though large gatherings cannot occur, the Montville Township VFW Post 5481 was not going to let Memorial Day go by unmarked. Members gathered outside the post on Thursday to commemorate the day.

Post Commander Ken Hanzl said that Memorial Day is designed to honor all veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Color guard members Dominick ...

Montville Educators Wouldn't Let a 14-Year Tradition of Honoring Veterans Succumb to the Pandemic

MONTVILLE, NJ – In a very special ceremony, every year members of Montville’s Veterans of Foreign War Post 5481 travel to each cemetery in Montville and, assisted by students from Lazar Middle School, exchange the American flags at each veteran’s gravesite.

But with Montville schools being closed due to the COVID-19 crisis and the mostly senior citizen standing of ...

Five Montville Girl Scouts Achieve Gold Awards

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Girl Scout Troop 80492 is pleased to announce five of its members have earned scouting’s highest honor, the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Giovanna Angiolini, Toniann Bednarz, Marissa Bordonaro, Jacqueline MacStudy and Rebecca Sherman each created and executed an individual project that reflects their commitment to service and their passion for ...

Montville 4th of July Celebration Cancelled for This Year

MONTVILLE, NJ – Due to the unprecedented restrictions and social distancing guidelines in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montville Township 4th of July Organization has made the decision to cancel this year’s Montville Township 4th of July celebration that was to take place on June 25-27, 2020.

The Montville Township 4th of July Organization is not supported by tax ...

Montville Twp Committee Marks the Deaths of Five Notable Residents

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee had a moment of silence at their April 28 meeting for five notable residents who died recently.

Ralph Daniels, 86, was a dedicated and active member of Montville’s VFW Post 5481, Mayor Frank Cooney said. He was a Korean War veteran. He died on April 17.

Daniels was past commander of Hasbrouck Heights Post 4591, ...

Montville Cases Up; Stay Safe - Stay Home

MONTVILLE, NJ – With beautiful weather forecasted, township officials would like to remind residents that although the rate of new COVID cases in New Jersey seems to have slowed in recent days, transmission is still occurring, and the number of new cases here in Montville continues to rise. Therefore, residents are requested to please continue efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by ...

Zoom, Car Parades and Take-out: Birthday Parties 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – When kids have birthday parties, they usually have a few friends over or go to the movies or mini golfing. But during the Coronavirus pandemic, new ways to celebrate are emerging. TAPinto Montville talked to a couple of families to find out how their children’s recent birthdays were celebrated and what the kids thought of the changes.

Jordyn Bilenski turned 10 ...

90-Year-Old Montville Veteran Receives Parade for His Birthday

MONTVILLE, NJ – When a 90-year-old Montville resident and Army veteran had his birthday during these times of social distancing, township residents knew that such a milestone had to be applauded and celebrated in a special way.

Bob Cottrell celebrated his birthday on April 11 in the way that has become the norm for the past month or so due to safety measures for his advanced age – ...

15 Girl Scout Silvers Honored by Montville Township Committee, Freeholders

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee met March 10 and honored the 15 township Girl Scouts who achieved their Silver Awards.

As detailed in this article – 15 Montville Girl Scouts Attain Silver Award – the girls, from troops 94559 and 94916, carried out projects regarding animals, refugees and recycling – some in teams and some solo. Their achievement ...

Montville Twp VFW Encourages Residents to Fly the Flag

MONTVILLE, NJ – The veterans of Montville Township VFW Post 5481 wanted to ask residents to fly the flag to show unity in the face of uncertain and frightening times, Post Commander Ken Hanzl said.

The post's 87 members, who are still mourning the recent loss of one of their comrades to the COVID-19 virus, will be flying the American flag to show support for one another during the ...

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Murphy: Childcare Centers, Summer Camps and Youth Sports Can Reopen; Targets June 12 for Return of Worship Services

May 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- The reopening process for the State of New Jersey continues as Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday announced that he has lifted restrictions for daycare centers, summer camps, and non-contact youth sports. The reopening dates are:

Child care centers (June 15)
Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22)
Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July ...

Murphy Announces Opening Dates for Daycare Centers, Youth Sports, and Summer Camps

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for: 

Child care centers (June 15)
Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22)
Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6) 

These activities are allowed to resume over the next several weeks, if they follow health and safety safeguards, the ...

'Census Bureau Survey' Texts are Real - and They Present Sobering Statistics

MONTVILLE, NJ – Even though residents have been warned about the scams that texters are using to make money off of the COVID-19 crisis, if you receive a text or email that says the Census Bureau wants your opinion – it’s most likely real.

The U.S. Census Bureau has launched two new surveys to measure social and economic trends in the nation’s small businesses and ...

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Paving and Milling Info for Thursday

May 27, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – According to Police Chief Andrew Caggiano, a road crew will be milling on the following streets on Thursday, May 28:

Bellows Lane
Benefly Road

No paving will occur due to possible rain.

Please plan alternate route to avoid delays or road closures. Drive safely through any construction zone.

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VFW Commemorates Memorial Day in Small Ceremony; See the Movie

May 24, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Even though large gatherings cannot occur, the Montville Township VFW Post 5481 was not going to let Memorial Day go by unmarked. Members gathered outside the post on Thursday to commemorate the day.

Post Commander Ken Hanzl said that Memorial Day is designed to honor all veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Color guard members Dominick ...

CCM to Conduct Online Commencement Ceremony to Honor the Class of 2020 YouTube Video Will Premiere on June 12 at 7 p.m. to Recognize Graduates

May 23, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ – Since County College of Morris (CCM) is not able to hold an in-person commencement ceremony this year, the college will provide the Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration Friday, June 12, at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

This year’s commencement was originally scheduled for Friday, May 22, but with the college’s move to a remote teaching and learning ...

'Mayors For Main Street' Group Sends Letter to Governor's Office and Other Officials

May 29, 2020

SOMERSET HILLS, NJ - The "Mayors for Main Street" alliance, with membership including mayors from four Somerset Hills towns and others in Somerset, Morris, Warren, and Somerset counties, on Thursday announced a letter had been sent to the governor's office, legislative leaders and district representatives and county officials to outlining a list of actions sought ...

Sparta High School Student is a Regular on Popular Netflix Series

SPARTA, NJ- People who have been home checking out Netflix during this pandemic shutdown have undoubtedly come across “Outer Banks.”  If they have, they have seen Sparta High School student Julia Antonelli. In the show she is Wheezie Cameron, the younger sister who does what younger sisters do.  She is nosey, she tattles and causes grief for her older sister and ...

Montville Township High School Faculty Deliver Caps and Gowns

May 28, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ - On Friday, May 22, Montville Township High School faculty and administrators, along with Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar, visited the 310 members of the MTHS Class of 2020 to deliver Caps, Gowns, Diploma Covers, and other items such as Honor Cords and Tassels.

Like most of the nation’s students, the MTHS Class of 2020 has been ...

Personal Chef Reinvents Business with a Nonprofit Program for Food Equity in New Jersey

May 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Walker’s prior business model included working in people’s homes, as she and her staff cooked meals for busy families or ...

Sherrill Advances Bill to Aid New Jersey Small Businesses

May 29, 2020

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) supported a bipartisan measure in the House of Representatives Thursday afternoon that passed 417-1 to help New Jersey small businesses get needed relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bipartisan Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act provides flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in order to make the program ...

Correcting a Tax Return Will Soon be Easier

The Internal Revenue Service  announced today that later this summer taxpayers will for the first time be able to file their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, electronically using available tax software products.

Making the 1040-X an electronically filed form has been a goal of the IRS for a number of years. It’s also been an ongoing request from the ...

Rep. Sherrill Joins AARP New Jersey for Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-11) joined more than 2,200 AARP New Jersey members on Wednesday for a Coronavirus telephone town hall. Sherrill answered questions related to federal legislation, food assistance, unemployment, economic impact payments, long term care facilities, and state and local funding.

“I’d like to thank AARP New Jersey for hosting me ...

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Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia Gave Me a Glimpse of NJ’s Future

May 20, 2020

ATLANTA, GA -- In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jerseyans the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Virtual Open Houses This Weekend - May 23 & 24

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

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE ONLY
6 Russell Court, Montville Twp.
From 1 - 2  p.m. use the link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86927756621
Contact RANDI BENNETT & TRACY WARSAW for more info at (973) 610-7123 / (973) 722-8801

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE ...

FirstEnergy Deploys Internal Avian App to Streamline Bird Protection Efforts

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the ...

Turn Your Mess into Your Message

I didn't realize how much of my life I had to share, (and how messy it was) until we were in the parent program at Hyde School.  I didn't understand the amazingly positive impact it could have on my children until then.  The key, though, is telling it with humility and without lecturing.

Honestly, I feel that I've lived a charmed life in many ways.  And ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Skills I Thought I’d Never Need Again (Or Ever)

Skills I thought I’d never need again (or ever)

Or how I put my skills to work in this new world

 

Every post-apocalypse movie has this weird combination of technology and pioneer sensibilities. I’ve always thought that odd – if there were droids watching over them, why were they cooking over an open hearth, if you have flying cars why aren’t your stores ...