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Montville Township High School Graduates 255 at 51st Commencement

June 29, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township High School’s Class of 2022 graduated outdoors in the Mustang Stadium on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

The procession of students, faculty and administrators stepped onto the field at 7:00 p.m. for the 51st Annual MTHS Commencement. Earlier in the day, the possibility of rain threatened the outdoor tradition, but Montville Township Public ...

299 Robert R. Lazar Middle School Eighth Graders Attended Promotion Ceremony on June 22, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ - On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 8th grade students from Robert R. Lazar Middle School officially advanced from middle school to high school. The Lazar Middle School Class of 2022, comprised of 299 students, attended the 69th Annual Lazar Promotion Ceremony which was held for students and families at Montville Township High School. 

Student Council President, Nolan ...

Eleven Montville Twp Residents Earn University of Delaware’s Spring 2022 Dean’s List

NEWARK, DE - Eleven Montville Township residents have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.

Following are the Montville Township residents on the Spring 2022 Dean's ...

Living Lessons - Montville Veteran Tom Jones on Correcting Mistakes

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville veteran Tom Jones was one of almost 50 speakers who came to Lazar Middle School in May as part of the “Living Lessons: Voices, Visions and Values” lecture series. He spoke to the middle schoolers about correcting mistakes.

Jones talked about growing up in a poor family with seven brothers and sisters. He said in 1943 he had his 17th birthday and ...

Fourth Marking Period ShopRite Stars Honored at Montville BOE Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – MTHS Assistant Principal Kenneth Nadzak introduced the fourth marking period ShopRite Stars at the June 7 Board of Education meeting. The Stars were nominated by faculty members in one of five different categories, and the winners were selected by an administrative committee, he said. In addition to the recognition of these students, Sunrise ShopRite donates $1,000 ...

Superintendent Comments on Possible Security Changes in Montville Schools Following TX Shooting Tragedy and Employees Honored at June 7 BOE Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar made the following announcements about the health and safety of students at the June 7 Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting:

“As a result of the tragedy that occurred in Uvalde, TX, a number of parents have contacted me to request that a police officer be assigned to all of our elementary schools.

Transgender Speaker at Living Lessons Program Causes Uproar in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media posts about Living Lessons speaker Rebekah Bruesehoff, a transgender teen advocate, reportedly blew up in Montville, with parents opposing her appearance at the multi-speaker event at Lazar Middle School on May 19. It was the subject of heated speaking at the June 7 Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting.

First, Superintendent of Schools ...

Serge Kuznetsov from Montville Twp High School Awarded National Merit Scholarship

MONTVILLE, NJ - Serge Kuznetsov from Montville Township High School has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship. Kuznetsov is headed to Rutgers in the fall with a probable career field focusing on Computer Science. 

On June 1, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 2,600 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and ...

Living Lessons - Burn Survivor Lise Deguire Speaks to Students about Resilience

MONTVILLE, NJ - When we think of beauty, who do we think of? Dr. Lise Deguire, a clinical psychologist, author and burn survivor, asked this question to the students who attended her talk at Lazar’s Living Lessons program. Deguire then showed the students photos of Disney princesses and Disney villains. This made her point that the good are portrayed as beautiful while the evil are ...

Living Lessons - Transgender Teen Speaks to Lazar Middle Schoolers to Encourage Inclusiveness

MONTVILLE, NJ – Rebekah Bruesehoff was one of almost 50 speakers to talk to Lazar Middle Schoolers on May 19 as part of the “Living Lessons: Voices, Visions and Values” lecture series at the school. The 15-year-old has been an LGBTQ advocate since she was 10 years old, having socially transitioned at age eight.

“I sing in the school choir, I have an unhealthy obsession ...


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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Business Leaders Question New Jersey's Budget: 'What's the Plan for Economic Recovery?'

July 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — After seeing what's in the fiscal year 2023 budget that Gov. Phil Murphy signed last week, Tom Bracken has one question.

"What's the plan for economic recovery?" the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO asked in an interview with TAPinto. "That’s a fair question to ask, and it’s a more than reasonable question to be ...

VIDEO: Patriotic Group Hangs Flags on Parkway, Baseball Field Ribbon Cutting, Residents Awarded for Art and Police Academy Graduation

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

The Shane Force Team and Guaranteed Rate Help Another Client Obtain a Mortgage for $499,000

July 1, 2022

The Shane Force Team just helped its customer obtain a mortgage to purchase this beautiful waterfront home. Working with Michele DePascale ( a fantastic local realtor, we helped this family obtain their dream home in Brick with a purchase price of $499,000. We were able to secure incredibly low financing for this family.

Feel free to contact Shane ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Announce the Agents Who Made The RE/MAX Top 100 Producers List

Silvia Bonaccorsi, Lisa Motisi, and Sally Novak, owners of RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties, are proud to announce the sales associates who have achieved a spot on the RE/MAX Top 100 Producers in the Northeast Region of New Jersey.  The report is generated monthly by RE/MAX Headquarters.  There are over 3,300 RE/MAX agents in New Jersey and to make Top 100 requires ...


MONTVILLE, NJ – Current BOE member, Christine Fano is announcing that she will run for a second three-year term on the Montville Township Board of Education.

“I am excited to continue the good work I have been doing on behalf of Montville Township’s students and families. Now more than ever it is most important to get back to normal for the mental health of our students and ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, July 6, 6:30 AM

Addresses across Montville Twp, Montville

Recycle Bottles, Cans & Plastic


Wed, July 6, 7:30 PM

Municipal Building, Montville

Montville Twp Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting


Thu, July 7, 7:00 PM


Montville Twp Summer Concerts in the Park

Montville Twp Summer Concert Postponed Tuesday Night

July 5, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ - Due to the weather forecast, the Kootz Band scheduled to perform this evening, Tuesday, July 5 has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 7 according to Montville Twp administration.

The Montville Township 2022 Concerts in the Park lineup for Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. this summer (with rain dates on Thursdays at the same time) are:

Rain Date: July 7 – KOOTZ ...

Montville Twp Brings Back Fireworks, Carnival After Two-Year Hiatus

July 4, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – Droves of residents enjoyed the 4th of July festivities held at the high school and library parking lots June 29-July 1. There were bands, contests, a carnival with rides, and food vendors at the event postponed for two years due to the pandemic.

The winner of the hot dog-eating contest devoured 7 ½ wieners, according to Rich Caprio of the 4th of July Committee.

Police Need Your Help...Can You Identify This Person?

July 5, 2022

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers is asking residents to help identify this man. According to police, between the hours of 7:30 p.m. on June 29 and 2 a.m. on June 30 a suspect pried open the door with a tool and entered a series of office and commercial buildings.

The suspect covered up security cameras or turned them off, according to police.

One ...

Work has Begun on Pequannock to Wayne Rail to Trail Five-Mile Path

PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from Pequannock Township to Wayne.

Brush clearing and preliminary work on lifting old ...

Hasbrouck Heights Eagle Scout Project Creates Sensory Hallway for Elementary Students

July 4, 2022

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  A recent Hasbrouck Heights graduate planned and installed sensory hallways for students in both elementary schools during COVID-19 for his Eagle Scout project. And now he’s heading out for basic training in the United States Army.

Brian Gaffney is a member of the Hasbrouck Heights High School Class of 2022. He joined Cub Scout Pack 17 when he was in ...

Patriotic Sayreville Group Posts Flags Above Garden State Parkway for Fourth of July Weekend

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Old Glory is greeting motorists above the Garden State Parkway as representatives of the Patriotic Flags of Sayreville spent Thursday, June 30, attaching flags to the fence along the overpass.

"I am thrilled to report that the American flags are back on the Main Street bridge," Fred Block told TAPintoRaritan Bay. "Along with fellow Sayreville residents, ...


Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

JERSEY TALK QUESTION: How can New Jersey finally provide consistent property tax relief for state residents, and not just for this budget year?  

No subject has been talked about more in New Jersey than property taxes. Just about every governor in our lifetime has had a plan to deal with rising property taxes. Now, it's Governor Murphy's turn.

The governor has suggested that two million Garden State property taxpayers and renters will get a tax break of up to $1,500 under a deal he and fellow Democrats legislators ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend June 24th- June 26th

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend June 24th- June 26th:



142 Conover Avenue, Nutley Twp., NJ 07110

12:00-2:00 PM

Contact CHERYL SCHUCK for more info. at 973-727-7626.


590 Hartford Drive, Nutley Twp., NJ 07110

12:00-2:00 PM


Bad Teen Behaviors? Listen more!

Do your teen's behaviors drive you over the edge? The worse the behavior, the more you need to listen.

Difficult behaviors can mean your child is struggling with something, not necessarily trying to give you a hard time. They don't wake up in the morning and think, "How can I make Mom/Dad miserable today?"

There's an underlying feeling: sadness, frustration, rage, ...

All in the Family

On a stifling hot moonlit night in the summer of 1871, the infamous outlaw and gun slinger, John Wesley Hardin, shot a man for snoring.

Legend has it that Hardin, traveling with his cousin Gip Clements, fell back in his room at the American House Hotel in Abilene, Kansas after a raucous night drinking. The next door down, rancher Charles Cougar was sleeping peacefully, if noisily, in his room.

Opportunities for Job/Career Seekers, Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, etc. in NJ (and Elsewhere, Too!)

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward listener!

Today on Looking Forward, we’re going to focus on the world of engineering.  We’ll discover how engineers are working together to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. We’ll also learn about the future of engineering, the many OPPORTUNITIES this field will offer, and how you, as a consumer, can ...

Opportunities for Job/Career Seekers, Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, etc. in NJ (and Elsewhere, Too!)

Today on Looking Forward, we’re going to focus on a communications medium that exists just about everywhere around the world: RADIO!!

In this episode, we’re going to learn about such things as podcasting and the Internet’s impact on the radio industry, how radio in the United States differs from radio elsewhere, and where radio’s future lies. Perhaps most importantly, ...