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Authorities: Parsippany-Troy Hills Vape Shop Violated Emergency Shutdown Order

April 25, 2020

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ – The owner of a Parsippany-Troy Hills vape shop this week found himself on the wrong side of Gov. Phil Murphy’s shutdown of non-essential businesses , even after he was given a break the first time he was found illegally open, said authorities.

When police first noticed the Puff City store on Route 46 was open despite the governor’s order, store ...

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Murphy Fears George Floyd Protests Could Mean Coronavirus Spike in NJ 

June 5, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday kept up his praise for New Jersey residents marching for George Floyd, but admitted he was concerned over a spike in COVID-19 cases as a result of the crowds.

“Yes, I’m concerned but it’s not a reason not to protest,” the governor said this afternoon at the George Washington Ballroom in Trenton at his daily press ...

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

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 ...

Telephonic Montville Twp Committee Meeting to Be Held Evening of June 9

June 5, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Township Clerk Leena Abaza has sent out notice that the June 9 Montville Township Committee meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. and will take place via telephone, because of the Municipal Building’s closure.

The public can participate in the meeting by calling 1-978-990-5000, then entering access code 424062#.

The executive session will take place immediately after the ...

Food Pantry Demand has Doubled and These Scouts Made a Huge Donation

June 5, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Jonathan Goldstein got the green light from his Boy Scoutmaster and took off with an idea to conduct a food pantry drive that was wildly successful for the Montville charity.

When Jonathan saw that free and reduced-fee meals were not being provided to school children as needed and that so many had lost their jobs, he knew that the Montville Kiwanis Food Pantry needed a ...

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 ...

Somerset Patriots Take the Field for First Practice of 2020 Season

June 5, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – One dozen local Somerset Patriots players and a few who'd like to join the team gathered at TD Bank Ballpark on a hot and humid Thursday for the first workout of 2020, an opportunity provided by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order on May 26th allowing professional sports franchises to resume practices,

“Right now it is all about doing it the ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Telephonic Montville Twp Committee Meeting to Be Held Evening of June 9

June 5, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – Township Clerk Leena Abaza has sent out notice that the June 9 Montville Township Committee meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. and will take place via telephone, because of the Municipal Building’s closure.

The public can participate in the meeting by calling 1-978-990-5000, then entering access code 424062#.

The executive session will take place immediately after the ...

Montville March for Black Lives Event Canceled

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 June 6 & 7

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 6
VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE ONLY
2 Cain Court, Montville Twp.
From 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. use the link:
https://remaxnet.zoom.us/j/98256130772
Contact CHERYL SCHUCK for more info at (973) 727-7626

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 7:
VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE ONLY
1 High Mountain ...

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 ...