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In-Person Criminal Jury Trials, Grand Jury Proceedings to Resume in June

May 11, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Criminal jury trials will resume in person next month, under a Supreme Court order issued Tuesday that revises juror service based on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey.

The Court’s order directs the resumption of in-person criminal jury trials beginning June 15, with cases that involve detained defendants receiving the highest priority. 

Civil trials ...

Murphy Bill Would Upgrade Criminal Charges for Hazing

TRENTON, NJ – To discourage the use of hazing as part of organizations' initiation ceremonies on college campuses, a bill sponsored by Assemblymembers Carol Murphy, Louis Greenwald and Roy Freiman seeks to preempt the return of hazing to New Jersey schools by upgrading the charges for this dangerous behavior. The measure was advanced by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee ...

NJ Assemblyman Seeks to Criminalize Falsifying COVID Vaccine Cards

BAYONNE, NJ - National disasters don’t always bring out the best in people. Often, unscrupulous characters seek to take advantage of people during tough times. As more people across the United States and the State of New Jersey are rolling up their sleeves to protect themselves against COVID-19, the risk of scammers selling fraudulent vaccination cards is now higher than ever, ...

NJ Licenses Now Offer a Gender "X" Option

TRENTON – Motorists now have a new option for their driver's license and non-driver identification cards. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced a Gender "X" option is now available.

Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” (male) and “F” (female) gender options on ...

Governor Unveils Sweeping Proposals on Gun Violence Reform

NEWARK, NJ – Flanked by the state's top law enforcement officials, Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms aimed at reducing the epidemic of gun violence. The Governor said these wide-ranging proposals would build upon previous steps taken in recent years to reduce gun violence and will further solidify New Jersey’s standing ...

Long-Time Fugitive Admits Participation in Scheme to Steal 94,000 Debit and Credit Cards from Michaels’ Stores in 19 States

CAMDEN, NJ – A California man today admitted his role in a large-scale conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit cards from customers at approximately 80 Michaels’ Stores in 19 states and to then use that information to make fraudulent withdrawals from the bank accounts of those customers, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Jose Salazar, aka “Tito,” ...

Man Arrested in Connection to Homicide at Morristown Train Station

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A man has been arrested in connection with the homicide on March 29, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo and Morristown Police Department Acting Chief Darnell Richardson

According to authorities, the man arrested is ...

Now Law: Parental Notification Required for Juvenile Marijuana, Alcohol Offenses

TRENTON, NJ — Parents will now b. notified the first time their underage child is caught using or possessing marijuana or alcohol under a measure signed into law on Friday by Governor Phil Murphy.  The law sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) and Assemblyman Dr. Herb Conaway (D-Burlington) revises the recently enacted adult-use cannabis ...

Two Newark Men Associated with 'Famous Boyz' Street Gang Sentenced

NEWARK, NJ –  Two members of the Newark street gang known as the “Famous Boyz” were sentenced to prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and heroin, authorities announced. 

Malik Minor, 23, of Newark, was sentenced on Tuesday to 63 months in prison and five years of supervised release, and Javon Holmes 21, of Newark, was sentenced on ...

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Gov. Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Keeping Mask Mandate for Fully Vaccinated

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ—For the 15th consecutive time, Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed.

As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his administration is working with lawmakers on legislation that will end the COVID-19 public ...

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

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 ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

Virtual, Montville

Montville Twp Board of Education Meeting

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Wed, May 19, 6:30 AM

Addresses across Montville Twp, Montville

Recycle Paper and Cardboard

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Wed, May 19, 7:30 PM

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Montville Twp Environmental Commission Meeting

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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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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 ...