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Montville Twp Police to Cease Birthday Parades

May 12, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Police Department announced its policy on birthday and special occasion parades following a letter from the state restricting graduations and so-called “wave parades.”

Residents had been a little confused about whether birthday parades, in which the family stays on the porch and cars roll by, waving and smiling, were allowed.

The ...

Montville Twp Police Warn of Bail Bond Scam

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano is warning residents about a scam being perpetrated against people in New Jersey.

“This has not happened to Montville residents, but we want the public to be aware of this scam,” he said. “Immediately call the police at 973-257-4300 if these scammers contact you.”

A scammer contacted the victim ...

Montville's Cucci Retires from 25 Years of "Outstanding" Work in Sheriff's Office

MONTVILLE, NJ – Life-long Montville resident and Morris County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Corrections Corporal Deanna Cucci retired April 30 after a stellar 25-year career that included arranging a myriad of volunteer programs for inmates and helping to oversee the Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program (SLAP).

Cucci, who grew up in Montville Township and joined the ...

Towaco Resident Arrested for DWI After Lincoln Park Police Pursuit Friday Night

MONTVILLE, NJ – Towaco residents were very surprised to see five police cars chasing a motorcycle up and down Pine Brook Road in Towaco Friday night. It was Lincoln Park Police pursuing a Towaco resident who they arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

Lincoln Park Police stated that on May 1, just after 10 p.m., Sergeant Greg Bosland was dispatched to a report of a motorcycle ...

Two People Arrested for Breaking into Cars on Washington Court, Montville Police Say

MONTVILLE, NJ – Two people were arrested in the Jade Mountain condominium complex in Towaco after Montville police officers saw them walking there in the middle of the night and determined they had stolen items out of cars in that area, police stated.

Patrolman Bradley Meece was driving through Washington Court on April 27 just after 3 a.m., according to Police Chief Andrew ...

Phone Scammers Take $10,500 From Morris County Woman

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury resident last week gave $10,500 in cash to a person who claimed to be a courier for a bail bond company but was actually part of a scam, police said today.

The incident, which took place April 24, was a prime example of something called the “Bail Bond Scam,” police said. The scam involves fraudsters, pretending to be bail bond providers, ...

Montville Police Chief's Tips on Walking and Cycling Safely

MONTVILLE, NJ – Police Chief Andrew Caggiano wanted to remind residents of some safety tips for riding bicycles and walking along township roads as they get out of their homes to enjoy some fresh air and get a break from self isolation during the COVID-19 crisis.

Bicycling:

Any person riding a bicycle on the street must use the right side of the road.

• Follow the rules of ...

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Don't Forget: Proper Hand Washing is Important in Fight Against COVID-19

May 27, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In addition to wearing face masks and maintaining social distance, one of the most effective ways to help keep you and your family healthy is by properly washing your hands. 

Despite being taught to wash our hands as children, many of us don’t know the proper techniques for washing our hands correctly, or how often we should be performing this important task, ...

Widespread Testing Signals 'Enormous’ Progress for NJ’s Road Back

TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak. 

But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on Wednesday that while numbers continue to fall in the state, they’re ...

Murphy: Graduation Ceremonies Are Back On, Professional Sports Teams Can Start Practicing

TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held beginning July 6.

"We want them to celebrate and be celebrated by their families, ...

Mosquito Commission will be Spraying in Montville

May 24, 2020

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the township due to an increase in the adult mosquito population, it was reported on their website.

ATVs will be in the woods in the area of Beverly Drive, Longview Drive, John Street Park and Chapin Road between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27.

To request spraying in your area, or ...

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 ...

Sparta High School Student is a Regular on Popular Netflix Series

May 20, 2020

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 ...

Shop Owner's Facebook Live Stream Shut Down by Bernardsville Police for Violating Executive Order

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ  — The owner of a gift shop in downtown Bernardsville had her live-streamed Facebook sales demonstration from inside her store interrupted early on Tuesday evening by a borough police officer.

Katherine Hermes, owner of Country Home in Olcott Square, was displaying her merchandise in her store to a live Facebook audience when she received a knock on her door ...

Montville Student Awarded $2,500 National Merit Scholarship

May 15, 2020

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 ...

NJ Restaurant Creates Blueprint to Reopen Safely When Pandemic Regulations Relax

May 27, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with Rocco Petriello, General Manager of the Grain & Cane Restaurant, to learn how they have adapted to serve their customers during the pandemic and their developing plans for returning to business once New Jersey enters into a new phase of reopening. 

Grain & Cane focuses on homestyle cuisine with American influences. Now that the ...

Employers Can Grant Paid Leave for COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of their health needs related to COVID-19 or to care for their family members. This relief helps ensure employees are not forced to choose between being paid or staying home to care for themselves, a child or other family member.

In addition to the relief for employees, businesses can ...

Rep. Sherrill Hosts Food Security Roundtable

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) convened a roundtable discussion last week with local food pantries and meal programs to discuss the issue of food security during the COVID-19 pandemic. As noted by the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, 23 percent of Americans are food insecure, and in homes with children under 12, that number increases to 40.9 percent.

“Food ...

The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy are Open for Business

At Montville Physical Therapy we are open at all FOUR locations (The New Jersey Center of Physical Therapy, Montville Physical Therapy, Paramus Orthopedic Physical Therapy, and Wayne Orthopedic Physical Therapy,). Physical Therapy is an ESSENTIAL part of your orthopedic recovery! 

We have created an entire VIRUS FREE SAFE ZONE by exceeding the Centers ...

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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 ...

Terms of Graduation

Greetings graduating class of 2020! Woohoo! You did it!

I am honored and proud to offer these unsolicited congratulatory remarks on your incredible achievement, and to provide some inspirational words of encouragement as you move on to do all of the great and momentous things you truly are meant to do.

This was not a good year to be Seniors. As you know, people over 65 are at much higher ...

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 ...