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November 30, 2016

No Changes to Police; Veterans and Montville High School Earth Club Honored

VeteransNo action items or updates regarding police personnel came from the Nov. 22 Montville Township Committee following a somewhat contentious Nov. 9 public portion discussion on the dais about closed vs. open session conversations. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Township Says No Bias Incident Trend Exists in Montville

TownshipbiasIn response to emails and calls that Township Administrator Victor Canning has received regarding what he termed “bias incidents,” Canning quoted statistics from police reports for the past three years at the Nov. 22 Montville Township Committee meeting. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Apple Montessori Celebrates Thanksgiving in Towaco

ApplethApple Montessori in Towaco was filled with the delicious smells of Thanksgiving on Nov. 18 when the school held its feast thanks to many helping hands. To read more about this story, click the following link.

November 23, 2016

Freeholders Recommend $7,384 Grant for Montville's Reilly Field Look and Crossover Trail

Carousel_image_bbe473b9224971ed4e1d_trailReilly Field Look and Crossover Trail in Towaco was among the 13 trail projects that were recommended for approval under the new Morris County Trail Construction Grant Program. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Racial Slur and Vandalism Incidents Fill Seats at OneMontville Meeting

Carousel_image_2c4f142cee791e72bff6_crop_of_Montville_signA spike in hate incidents during the fall season brought an increase in attendance at the Nov. 21 OneMontville meeting. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township High School Inducts Students into National Honor Society

Carousel_image_e4167b66c39f16737e90_111_NHS_1Seven Montville Township High School seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on Nov. 14. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville's Hilldale Elementary School Celebrates Diwali, Indian Festival of Lights

Carousel_image_ac4fbfd251712dcaf6e5_Diwali_2aMontville Township’s Hilldale Elementary School was overflowing with excitement, fun, and joy as the school celebrated its first Diwali celebration, an Indian festival of lights, on Tuesday, Nov. 15. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Cedar Hill School Honored for "Blue Ribbon" Award at Montville BOE Meeting

Carousel_image_e6dd33fde36a326c0620_a_bannersCedar Hill Elementary School staff and Principal Michael Raj were congratulated at the Nov. 15 Montville Township Board of Education meeting for the school’s honor of being chosen a 2016 national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education as “Exemplary High Performing.” To read more about this story, click the following link.

Discord on the Dais at Montville Township Committee Meeting

Carousel_image_9ee8db060cd4652381a4_a_victor_cropSpeculation about a new “public safety chief” position brought about anger and accusations across the dais at the Nov. 9 Montville Township Committee meeting. To read more about this story, click the following link.

County Engineer Says 24 Intersections in Montville "High Crash Histories" - Still No Light for Gathering

Carousel_image_22068b56aac9ad15e7a7_a_franThe Montville Township Committee hosted County Engineer Christopher Vitz at their Nov. 9 meeting, who said that while 24 intersections in Montville have “high crash histories” that need to be looked into. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township Dedicates Monument to War on Terror, Commemorates Veterans Day

Carousel_image_2f9742f4012a6c2b2f56_a_unveil_clapThe veterans of Montville Township VFW Post 5481 led residents in the commemoration of Veterans Day at a moving ceremony on Nov. 11. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Pine Brook Resident Advocates for Patients with Rare Muscle Disease

Carousel_image_4de9f1bd3acb1a9886a6_JP20160430_ENMC_Groepsfoto058When a family member is diagnosed with a debilitating condition, it’s natural to reach out to not only family, but others whose loved ones are going through the same thing. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Hilldale Elementary Dedicates New Multi-Sport Court Designed for Ultimate Safety, Strength and Durability

Carousel_image_fe619fc0495aad91d45c_imageOn the sun-filled afternoon of Oct. 7, 350 students, teachers, administrators and parents, along with the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education, were welcomed to Hilldale Elementary School. To read more about this story, click the following link.

November 11, 2016

Montville Education Foundation Holds Successful Student-Teacher Fashion Show

Carousel_image_11b0d15238d3ef7c52f3_imageOver 300 people attended the Montville Education Foundation's (MEF) Fall Fashion Show held on Oct. 23 at the Hanover Manor. To read more of this story, click the following link.

Montville's Kelsey Perretta Signs National Letter of Intent for Lacrosse

Carousel_image_83bb31924f0e4fe7851a_imageKelsey Perretta, a senior lacrosse athlete at Montville Township High School signed her National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Sacred Heart University next fall. To read more, click the following link.

Monday, November 14 - MONTVILLE KIWANIS ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY TURKEY DRIVE

 
Imgres-4THE KIWANIS CLUB OF MONTVILLE ANNOUNCES THEIR ANNUAL TOWNSHIP WIDE HOLIDAY TURKEY DRIVE FOR THEIR FOOD PANTRY, NOW IN OPERATION OVER SIX YEARS. STARTING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, DONATIONS OF SMALL FROZEN TURKEYS, AND/OR TURKEY BREASTS, AND HAMS, CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT TWO LOCATIONS:

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“Husky Headquarters is Open for Play” - Hilldale Parent Teacher Council Donates Innovative Recreational Area

Unnamed-12On the sun-filled afternoon of October 7, 2016, 350 students, teachers, administrators and parents, along with the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education, were welcomed to Hilldale Elementary School. Principal Jill Cisneros led a dedication ceremony in honor of the new multi-sport court.

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Family Night Out Includes Dinner and the Show

Unnamed-11The School of Rock at Montville Township High School hopes to raise at least $1,000 on Tuesday November 22, 2016 with its annual Rock’s-Giving concert series. A family friendly evening of musical classics from rock and roll to rap, School of Rock has something for everyone. Held the week of Thanksgiving, Rock’s-Giving by School of Rock has raised funds for such causes as the Montville Township Drug Awareness Council’s Project Graduation and Homeless Bus. The November 22 event will help support Prom Tuesday.

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November 16 & 17 - Montville Drama to Stage Family Friendly Entertainment for All Ages

Unnamed-9The Montville Township High School Drama Club will present PETER PAN AND WENDY on Wednesday and Thursday, November 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children, students and senior citizens. The play, PETER PAN AND WENDY is J. M. Barrie's most famous work. First produced in 1904, the play gave rise to the classic 1911 children’s novel “Peter Pan,” or “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.”

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November 09, 2016

Unofficial General Election Night Results for Montville and Morris County

Carousel_image_26fc0ee5c39a4db067a9_imageWith 67.2% voter turnout in Montville and 66.2% overall voter turnout for Morris County, the unofficial results for the 2016 General Election in Morris County and Montville can be found in the following link.

Lost Dog: "Buddy" Missing Since Sunday Near Montville Township High School

Carousel_image_a26dee2af4f0eacca7f1_imageJacki Granville reported that her shy rescue dog Buddy escaped from his collar on Sunday, Nov. 6 at around 2:30 p.m. near Montville Township High School. Buddy is white and weighs about 40 pounds. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township Board of Education Honors ShopRite Stars

Carousel_image_066b27fc92c03a0c428e_a_cropMontville Township Board of Education honored the first marking period ShopRite Stars at its Nov. 1 meeting. Montville Township High School faculty and staff nominate seniors for a ShopRite Star award in one of five categories during each marking period, according to Assistant Principal Kenneth Nadzak, who announced the winners at the meeting. To read more about this story, click the following link.

ARROW OF LIGHT CUB SCOUT PACK 179 PAINTS FIRE HYDRANTS

Unnamed-8THE ARROW OF LIGHTS CUB SCOUT PACK 179 RECENTLY PARTICIPATED IN THE KIWANIS “ADOPT-A-HYDRANT” PROGRAM BY PAINTING THE FIRE HYDRANTS ON WILLARD LANE IN TOWACO. THE BOYS CLEARED THE AREA, SCRAPED AND CLEANED THE HYDRANTS BEFORE PAINTING THEM. THE HYDRANTS ARE NOW VISABLE FOR FIREFIGHTERS TO SEE IN AN EMERGENCY.

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November 07, 2016

Look Fabulous for the Holidays: Learn How to Dress for Your Body Type!

Imgres-3Join Sharon Kornstein, of ImageDesign Consultants, for a fun evening of learning about body types and which styles of clothing will enhance your natural beauty. You will observe different outfit styles for various body types, and learn which are more flattering.

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Montville Girl Scout Troop Begins Bronze Award Journey with Halloween Giving at Wanaque Rehab Center

Carousel_image_5f4326a1f3e2baf5aadf_IMG_6658aThe 5th grade Girl Scout troop at William Mason began this school year brainstorming about how they would like to make a difference in the community while on their way to earning their Girl Scout Bronze Award. To read more about this story, click the following link.

November 04, 2016

Montville Township Freshmen Build Haunted Hayride to Support Local Charity

LocalcharityFor Halloween four Montville Township High School freshmen give a treat rather than play a trick. Max Kattermann (Class of ’20), Stefan Krysyna (Class of '20), Nicholas Lizza (Class of '20), and Brandon Neff (Class of '20) created a Haunted Hayride. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Mock Presidential Debate Held in Montville

MockdebateFormer Township Committee Member Dan Grant and State Senator Joseph Pennacchio (R-26) represented the candidates for president at a mock debate held at the Montville Area Tea Party meeting held on Oct. 27. To read more about this story, click the following link.

"Trunk or Treat" Sweet for Montville Youth

TrickotreatMontville Recreation sponsored its annual Trunk or Treat at the Community Amphitheater on Oct. 31. Various community organizations parked cars – or fire trucks – to offer treats to Montville Township kids as a safe alternative to neighborhood trick or treating. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Further Details on Gathering Road Traffic Study Released; Budgets Discussed for Montville Township

TrafficFurther details were released to the public regarding a traffic study performed on the intersection of Changebridge at Gathering Road. The study was performed on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Youth Embarks on Girl Scout Silver Award

GsMontville Township High School freshman Veronica Tullo embarked on her Girl Scout Silver Award community project recently by hosting two workshops. The Silver Award is the second highest award a Girl Scout can earn, according to the Girl Scout website. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Hockey Players Among Captains Honored by Devils Organization

DevilshockeyThe Devils organization recognized New Jersey high school ice hockey captains on Tuesday night before their 5-3 win against the Arizona Coyotes. Together with 234 players from 93 high schools, Montville boys ice hockey team captains James Reynolds, Aaron Scheine and Eric Zlotnik took to the main ice at the Prudential Center in Newark. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Nov. 17 - Tenderloin Beefsteak Dinner BYOB Fundraiser

Montpolice2The Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 announce their Tenderloin Beefsteak Dinner BYOB fundraiser. A gift basket raffle will also be held. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this Nov. 17 event. Dinner includes all-you-can eat beef tenderloin, spring-mix salad, fresh bread, French-fried potatoes, ice cream sundaes, coffee and tea. Prizes include a gym membership and other items worth up to $300.

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Montville Township Historical Society Presents “Acetic Acid, Vinegar & Jersey Lightning”

 AcidAcetic Acid, Vinegar & Jersey Lightning “ is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past History Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, November 14 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. Cider making begins in the fall.  A mix of different apples are blended together to make a Jersey original.  Allowed to ferment longer than cider, apple cider vinegar is produced.  Many stories report the story of vinegar and how it was used to pickle foods in food preservation.  Later, apple brandy, also called applejack, was developed.  This is a big industry in NJ producing nearly all applejack commercially in the US.

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