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Dress Up the Landscape with Spring Flowering Shrubs

May 10, 2021

Add a burst of color to the start of the garden season with spring flowering shrubs. Small or large, these beauties add color, support pollinators, and help attract birds to the landscape.

Make room in mixed borders and gardens for these spring bloomers. Use varieties with slightly different bloom times to create continuous color throughout the spring. Complement these with spring ...

Cool and Refreshing – Cucumbers

Add a cool refreshing twist to your meals, beverages, appetizers, and snacks with cucumbers.  These popular vegetables are grown worldwide, adding anti-inflammatory vitamin K, vitamins C, B-5 and more to your meals. Take it a step further by using your own fresh-from-the-garden cucumbers.

Grow cucumbers sprawled on the ground or in a container on your patio, balcony, or deck.  Save ...

From Your Montville Garden to the Party

MONTVILLE, NJ - Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or container.

Start by growing the ingredients for your favorite recipes and beverages. Consider those, like tomatoes, that taste best fresh from the garden.  Or create a ...

Planting Tips for Growing Success

Increase your growing success by giving your transplants a good start with a few simple planting techniques. Preparing them for the transition outdoors and planting properly will help you grow your best garden yet.

Transplants started indoors from seed or purchased at a local garden center or greenhouse need time to prepare for their outdoor home. Gradually toughen them up with a procedure ...

Grow Stevia – Nature’s Sweetener

Sweeten your meals by growing your own sugar substitute in gardens or containers. Stevia is nature’s own sweetener that can be snacked upon fresh or added to soups, sauces, or beverages.

Wait for warm nights and the danger of frost to pass before planting stevia outdoors.  It is a perennial in USDA zones 8 and warmer, but those gardening in colder areas must grow stevia ...

Care for Spring Flowering Bulbs

Bright yellow daffodils, colorful tulips and fragrant hyacinths brighten our spring gardens. Give them the care they need to extend their spring display and keep them coming back for years.

Hybrid tulips and hyacinths are short-lived stars of the spring garden. They bloom profusely the first spring, but the number of flowers decline each year. You may want to treat these like annuals, ...

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Montville Town-wide Garage Sale on June 5-6, 2021

May 1, 2021

Get in on the fun! Montville Township Women's Club is proud to announce that the Montville Township Town-wide Garage Sale is fast approaching on June 5-6, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- rain or shine.  If you are a resident of Montville Township (which includes Montville, Towaco and Pinebrook), you can have a garage sale. 

To host a garage sale, obtain an Application ...

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Bye Bye Covid-19: Public Health Emergency Ending Says Governor

May 14, 2021

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Intention to End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Extends the Public Health Emergency for Another 30-Day Period, But Will Allow It to Expire if Legislation is Enacted Within the Next Month

TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to make progress in the fight against COVID-19 and with state ...

Latest Montville Twp Vaccination Figures and Updated CDC Guidelines for the Fully Vaccinated

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today via Twitter that for the first time in over six months, the state's number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 has fallen below 1,000.

 

"With our numbers trending in the right direction, we can continue fighting back against this virus if we all get vaccinated," Murphy tweeted.

 

Murphy said that ...

New Jersey Now Reports Vaccination Data by Town; Murphy Gives Latest COVID Numbers, Says NFL Games Could Have Greater Capacity in the Fall

NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15. Murphy added that the New Jersey Dept. of Health is currently ...

Boys and Girls Invited to Cub Scout Fun Festival

May 6, 2021

All boys and girls entering grades K-5 are invited to a Cub Scout Fun Festival on Saturday, May 15th, from 1-4 pm on the grounds of St. Pius X, 24 Changebridge Road.

Cub Scout packs & Scouts BSA troops of Montville, Towaco, Pine Brook, Boonton, & Boonton Township invite everyone to our Fun Festival.  Activities expected to include: MODEL CAMPSITE, ARCHERY*, BB*, BACKYARD BASS, ...

Officials Cancel Montville 4th of July Celebration

May 12, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ – For the second year in a row, the Montville Township 4th of July celebration has been canceled.

Although Gov. Murphy changed gathering restrictions to make it easier to occur, it wasn’t soon enough for the committee to be able to adequately prepare for the celebration, which takes more than the seven weeks the restriction removal would have allowed, Township ...

Send TAPinto Your College Decision Day Photos!

May 3, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ - Calling all Montville Township Class of 2021 parents: Send us your College Decision Day photos. We're publishing Decision Day photos for everyone in town to see.

Send the photos, student's name, school, and any other information you'd like to share with the community to hwhite@TAPinto.net.

We'll accept photos until noon on May 6.

Now Hiring: Morris Animal Inn

May 13, 2021

Morris Animal Inn is now hiring for a variety of positions.

They offer:

On the job training
Tuition Reimbursement
Puppy Dog Kisses & Wagging Tails
Fun & Safe Work Environment

Click HERE to find out more.

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Rock Star Agents of the Month

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties is proud to announce their Rock Stars for the month of April.  The real estate agents who achieved the highest gross commissions is the Armene Abbattista and Kevin Marquez Team. The real estate agents who achieved the most units sold is the Randi Bennett and Tracy Warsaw Team.  It takes a lot of hard work and hustle to achieve these ...

Boys and Girls Invited to Cub Scout Fun Festival

All boys and girls entering grades K-5 are invited to a Cub Scout Fun Festival on Saturday, May 15th, from 1-4 pm on the grounds of St. Pius X, 24 Changebridge Road.

Cub Scout packs & Scouts BSA troops of Montville, Towaco, Pine Brook, Boonton, & Boonton Township invite everyone to our Fun Festival.  Activities expected to include: MODEL CAMPSITE, ARCHERY*, BB*, BACKYARD BASS, ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend - May 15 & 16, 2021

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

Please note that all open houses must comply with indoor gathering restrictions, including the requirement of face coverings for all attendees and social distancing.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15:

7 Brookwood Road, Montville Twp.

From 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact RANDI BENNETT ...

Add Beauty to Your Spring Garden with These Five Native Perennials

With the arrival of spring, many of us turn our attention to the great outdoors, including our front and back yards as well as our gardens. Many of us are faced with unwanted surprises of plants not surviving the dreadful winter months and now need new plants to replace the dead ones. Adding native plants, especially colorful perennials, is an easy way to spruce up our gardens this ...

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“It's over Bill. I don’t do Windows.”

And so, with a simple Ctl+Alt+Del over Twitter, the marriage of Bill and Melinda Gates has powered down.

The wealthy, philanthropic tech couple sadly announced their union was “irretrievably broken.” I took this to mean they received a critical error message followed by the blue screen of death because their marital ...

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...