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Montville Twp First Aid Squad Updates on Coronavirus Fight

May 27, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – The volunteers of the Montville Township First Aid Squad (MTFAS) are continuing to answer 911 calls and provide emergency ambulance coverage for Montville, Towaco, and Pine Brook. We have noticed a concerning sharp drop in call volume and would like to echo the department of health in encouraging people who are experiencing true medical emergencies to seek immediate help. We ...

Montville Health Officers Reveal Statistics About COVID-19 in the Township

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Health met via telephone on May 18, with an update on statistics from the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the township and the nation. A statistically significant increase occurred in the number of people who died in the township in April versus last year, but not all deaths in April were due to the virus, and the township will not release the ...

Keeping an Eye on Our Mental Health During These Unsettling Times

WAYNE, NJ – It’s been two months since we have been under stay at home orders.  This quarantine has forced many of us to make big changes to our daily routines.  With the state of New Jersey surpassing one million people filing for unemployment, financial difficulties are mounting. Couple this with the stresses of home-schooling children and the fear of contracting a deadly ...

Montville Township Has Not Had Any New Corona Cases for Four Days Straight

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville residents can breathe a collective sigh of relief – in their homes – as, for four consecutive days as of May 13, the township had zero new cases of Coronavirus. In the days preceding that, very few new cases were reported.

Five new cases were reported on May 5, but after that, only a couple of new cases came in. Montville has had 226 total cases ...

Montville’s Global Exercise Program Goes Forward with Student-led Video Workout for Global Exercise Initiative

32nd Anniversary of A.C.E.S. Goes Virtual for Quarantined Students World-Wide

MONTVILLE, NJ - Project A.C.E.S. – All Children Exercise Simultaneously – is the world’s largest exercise class.

Unlike past Project A.C.E.S. events, during the COVID-19 world-wide quarantine, Project A.C.E.S. 2020 will take place virtually. On May 6, 2020, students in ...

COVID-19: Freeholders Approve Aggressive Contact Tracing Program

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and help move Morris County towards recovery, the Morris County Board of Freeholders, in coordination with local and county health officials, is taking steps to initiate an aggressive countywide contact tracing program.

While public health is handled at the municipal level in New Jersey and across Morris County, the Freeholder Board ...

Montville Twp Coronavirus Update

MONTVILLE, NJ – As of April 24, there were six new cases of Coronavirus in the township, bringing the total of current cases to 68, according to the township website. The township reported that 189 people have reported testing positive for COVID-19, and 121 have recovered. The numbers have climbed relatively steadily since March 16 when tracking data was reported; Palm Sunday (April 5) saw ...

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Changebridge Medical Associates Becomes Newest Member of Consensus Health Medical Group

June 2, 2020

CONSENSUS HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP WELCOMES CHANGEBRIDGE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES

MONTVILLE, NJ - Consensus Health Medical Group welcomes a new member to their healthcare network, Changebridge Medical Associates from Montville, NJ, (formerly Vanguard Medical Group, Montville, NJ).

Changebridge Medical Associates, a primary care, family medicine practice with over 30 years of providing ...

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Murphy Says Restaurant, Retail Workers Will Be Required To Undergo Daily Temperature Checks

June 4, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for the thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back patrons on June 15.

When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, spread out tables and hand sanitizing stations – not to mention the house specialty ...

Outdoor Dining in NJ Can Return June 15, With Rules For Establishments to Expand Footprint

TRENTON, NJ — Garden State eateries continuing to hurt because of COVID-19 will get further relief June 15 when the state will begin allowing for in-person outdoor dining.

Gov. Phil Murphy, in announcing the executive order Wednesday, said he himself has a reservation for June 15 although he didn’t say where.

“I hope folks with some confidence feel they can get ...

Murphy Emphasizes Collaboration and Trust-Building

TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward restarting its stalled economy in the wake of COVID-19.

Murphy used ...

Montville March for Black Lives Event Canceled

June 4, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department has spoken with the organizers of the proposed Montville March for Black Lives for Friday June 5, 2020 and due to the weather report the event has been canceled. 

Montville War Hero Terner Dies, Age 99

June 3, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville resident and WWII hero Herbert Terner died May 28. He was 99.

Terner was a member of the Army’s 101st company, the “Screaming Eagles” – later called Special Forces. He was a radio expert who would parachute out of C47s and notify the troops of viable landing positions, and then engage in combat. Terner landed on D-Day and called in ...

County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Commended for Saving a Life While Off Duty

June 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office officials honored a prosecutor’s office detective on June 3 for saving the life of a woman who appeared to be trying to take her own life.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) Detective Luis Goncalves was travelling on Route 3 in Lyndhurst on May 20, 2020, returning from an investigation, when he observed a female ...

Powerful and Peaceful: Crowd of 1,500-Plus Gathers in Summit to Protest for Racial Equality, Justice

June 2, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - More than 1,500 peaceful, concerned citizens from Hilltop City and surrounding towns gathered Tuesday afternoon at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS) to show their support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and, in the process, set a high bar for respectful, organized ...

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

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 ...

Nationally Recognized! Montville Township’s Hilldale and Valley View Elementary Schools are Named 2020 National Schools of Character

June 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Hilldale Elementary School and Valley View Elementary School were named 2020 National Schools of Character on May 15, 2020. Character.org, is a national advocate and leader for character development in schools and communities. Hilldale and Valley View were 2 of only 84 schools and 7 districts in 15 states that were certified as National Schools of Character.

Hilldale ...

TAPinto Camden Editor Talks about Peaceful Protest for George Floyd that brought City into National Spotlight

June 4, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ -- Steven Rodas, Editor of TAPinto Camden, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent protest held here in solidarity with George Floyd that has put the city in the national spotlight for both its peaceful nature and police participation. 

Hundreds gathered in downtown Camden on Saturday, May 30, but what made this protest stand out from the thousands of other ...

Montville March for Black Lives Event Canceled

June 4, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department has spoken with the organizers of the proposed Montville March for Black Lives for Friday June 5, 2020 and due to the weather report the event has been canceled. 

Answers to Tax Questions are Just a Few Clicks Away on IRS.gov

There are many easy-to-use tools available on IRS.gov. Even better, they are available 24 hours a day. These tools help people file and pay taxes, find information about their account and get answers to tax questions.

Here are a few things that people can do with a quick visit to IRS.gov.

Filing a tax return 
Taxpayers who earned $69,000 or less in 2019 can file using free brand-name ...

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I Photographed George Floyd Protest in Newark. This is What I Witnessed.

June 1, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -- I entered Newark, NJ, on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia smoldering occupied my news and Twitter feeds the night before.

Would the same happen in Newark?

It turns out, no. Not on ...

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.

How Can We Do Better?

There are both too many things to say and nothing to say. I am horrified and yet unsurprised, I am heartbroken for my friends who fear for their children, who have to have “the talk” with their young sons. I am longing for a leader who will work to weave the country back together rather than rip us apart.

I am heartbroken by the violence that has erupted and by the predatory ...