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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 ...

Montville Student Awarded $2,500 National Merit Scholarship

MONTVILLE, NJ -- National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced on Wed., May 13, this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship recipients. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. This year's cohort includes Christine Sun from Montville.

Sun attends Montville ...

Feature Your Special Student on TAPinto Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ - With schools closed for the rest of the academic year and students missing out on a number of milestones, including kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, and college graduations as well as sports seasons, TAPinto Montville is offering parents of local students the opportunity to share their child's achievement with our readers.

The feature may include which ...

MTHS Chamber Choir Performs "Earth Song" – Harmonizing Together From A Distance 

Distance Learning Results in Inspiring Virtual Vocal Performance as Montville Township High School Choir Releases a Harmonic Tribute to Singing in Times of Challenge

MONTVILLE, NJ - Music unites, even in times when Distance Learning, due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing, separates students and teachers from classrooms and each other.

On Monday, March 30, Montville Township High ...

How Did Week One of Montville Twp Public Schools' Distance Learning Go

MONTVILLE, NJ – With the first week of distance learning having come to a close, TAPinto Montville spoke to parents and teachers to see how the system was working. Overall, Schoology, the district’s new learning management program, has been indispensible in this process – although no one foresaw that it would be used in quite this way.

Towaco resident Magdalena Szczur ...

Montville Public Schools to Close for Two Weeks

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar has shut down Montville Twp. Public Schools for two weeks, putting into place “distance learning,” she announced shortly after 1 p.m. on March 13. The schools will start the teleschooling after a one day shut-down during which teachers will meet and put a system in place to support in-home remote instruction. In ...

Aside from Monday, Montville Twp Schools to Remain Open

MONTVILLE, NJ – School Superintendent René Rovtar announced that other than the one-day shutdown on Monday, March 16, it’s business as usual in Montville schools.

“The COVID-19 situation continues to be a fluid one, with new information continuing to be shared,” Rovtar wrote in an email to parents and staff. “I remain in contact with the New Jersey ...

Montville Twp Schools to Close for a Day to Prepare in Case of Coronavirus Shut Down

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar emailed and auto-called parents and staff with an update to the coronavirus situation. The schools will be closed for one day next week to make necessary preparations according to her communication.

Her email stated:

“I just concluded a meeting with the administrative council to discuss our plans in the event of a ...

Superintendent Offers Update on District COVID-19 Plan

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar emailed parents and staff with an update on what will happen if the NJ Dept. of Health or the local health department requires that students stay home.

“Last Thursday evening, the New Jersey Department of Education released a memo to all school districts on the requirements for public health-related school ...

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Musical Brings Classic American Family to Life on Stage at Montville Township High School

There is Something for Everyone in the Moving and Wildly Funny Modern Broadway Musical

MONTVILLE, NJ – THE ADDAMS FAMILY - A New Comedic Musical will be presented by the Montville Township High School Theatre Company on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee will also be presented on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. All performances will be held at ...

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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 ...