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Seton Hall Requiring Vaccines for Fall Semester

May 14, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester. 

The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision. 

“We know that reaching a high vaccination level in our University population is an important factor in achieving the ...

Allegations at Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Gov. Murphy

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

Central Jersey Temple Faces Allegations of Human Trafficking, Forced Labor & Abuse in Workers' Class Action Lawsuit

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other Indian nationals who claim they were forced labor and faced ...

Missing NJ Baby Found After Amber Alert Issued, State Police Say

Updated at 3:51 p.m.

NEW JERSEY — Following an Amber alert issued Monday, authorities have found a 2-week-old baby reported missing, state police said.

"Chinna Payne, a 2-week-old baby girl, of East Orange, N.J. has been safely located," state police said in a Facebook post.

Police had said the child was last seen in East Orange with a 27-year-old man.

Weighting 7 ...

AMBER ALERT: State Police Seek Missing Infant

NEW JERSEY - Chinna Payne is a Black female newborn infant who is missing and last seen in East Orange, NJ.

She is suspected to have been abducted by Damion Payne, a 27-year-old Black male.

Payne was driving a 2016 White Nissan Altima with Virginia license plate UPF6043.

The suspect is armed with a handgun.

Report any information to 9-1-1 or to the New Jersey ...

Taking on Delicate Job, NJ Woman Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto Westfield she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I ...

Maplewood Welcomes its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Apothecarium Dispensary at 1865 Springfield Avenue had its ribbon cutting on Friday morning. The new medical cannabis dispensary serves as Maplewood’s first and only. The facility offers its own brand of cannabis products (grown at its Boonton, NJ farm) called KindTree along with other brands. Features like a “Bud Bar,” where patients can smell the ...

Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Back in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson returned to the Ringside Bar and Lounge on Tonnelle Avenue this week where he was met by Mayor Steven Fulop.

Over the last decade, the former boxing champ has become a mentor for youth, seeking to steer kids away from drug use and addiction.

The self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet," has reinvented himself, a ...

Jersey City Man Accused of Murdering his Mother Still at Large

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 29-year-old Jersey City man has been charged with Murder in the death of his mother, Jacqueline Nelson, 60, in her Virgina Avenue home.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, members of the Jersey Police and Fire Departments responded to the home shortly before 1:00 a.m. Thursday on a call of a disturbance. Responding units found a female victim ...

Reports: Rutgers Infectious Disease Expert, NJ Resident Dies in India

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Media reports say a Rutgers professor and doctor with expertise in infectious diseases has died while helping family in India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19. According to social media and local records, Dr. Rajendra Kapila was a resident of South Orange.

New York’s ABC7, also citing information from The Associated Press, said Kapila died from Covid-19. Cases ...

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Seton Hall Requiring Vaccines for Fall Semester

May 14, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester. 

The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision. 

“We know that reaching a high vaccination level in our University population is an important factor in achieving the ...

Allegations at Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Gov. Murphy

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

Central Jersey Temple Faces Allegations of Human Trafficking, Forced Labor & Abuse in Workers' Class Action Lawsuit

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other Indian nationals who claim they were forced labor and faced ...

Missing NJ Baby Found After Amber Alert Issued, State Police Say

Updated at 3:51 p.m.

NEW JERSEY — Following an Amber alert issued Monday, authorities have found a 2-week-old baby reported missing, state police said.

"Chinna Payne, a 2-week-old baby girl, of East Orange, N.J. has been safely located," state police said in a Facebook post.

Police had said the child was last seen in East Orange with a 27-year-old man.

Weighting 7 ...

AMBER ALERT: State Police Seek Missing Infant

NEW JERSEY - Chinna Payne is a Black female newborn infant who is missing and last seen in East Orange, NJ.

She is suspected to have been abducted by Damion Payne, a 27-year-old Black male.

Payne was driving a 2016 White Nissan Altima with Virginia license plate UPF6043.

The suspect is armed with a handgun.

Report any information to 9-1-1 or to the New Jersey ...

Taking on Delicate Job, NJ Woman Looks to Care for Ailing ‘Mama Fox’

WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident. 

Susana MacLean told TAPinto Westfield she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a contagious skin condition that causes severe itching from mites.

“I ...

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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 ...