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July 24, 2015

Recycle and Donate Your Old Backpacks For The Homeless

TIME FOR A DONATION CHALLENGE! Homeless Bus, Inc. would like to distribute backpacks to their Homelessbushomeless friends in NYC this fall. Remember, they live on the streets and carry all of their belongings with them. If you have a gently used plain backpack that is appropriate for adults (no children's backpacks and none on wheels please) and has no tears or holes in it, please consider donating. A total of 250-275 are needed!  Get your friends, businesses, organizations and schools involved!  Deadline for all backpack donations is September 15th. On your mark, get set, GO!  Please reach out to or 973-886-6844

July 21, 2015

A 6 Month Project To Widen Intersection Will Begin Next Month

Montville 1The intersection at Changebridge Road and Route 202 near Route 287 will undergo a $1.2 million dollar road project next month to widen Route 202. The widening is designed to improve the flow of traffic in this area, which generally backs up on Changebridge Road for both the morning and evening commutes. Continue reading

July 20, 2015

Hjalmar Johansson Speaks at the Montville Library

On Wednesday July 15, local hero Sergeant Hjalmar Johansson of Montville spoke about his experiences during World War II at the Montville Twp. Library. Montville Sgt.Library’s Pia Costa Auditorium was filled Wednesday night by local residents who gathered to hear Sergeant Hjalmar Johansson speak. The event was part of the library’s Adult Summer Reading Program, whose summer theme is Everyone is a Hero. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Take a “Tour” of the Louvre Museum at the Montville Library

Walter Choroszewski who is an artist, photographer, and noted lecturer, will share his passion for the LOUVREarts and history with a “tour” of the Louvre Museum in Paris at the Montville Township Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. He will be showcasing the artists and famous works that are showcased in the Louvre. This lecture is part of the Montville “U” July Lecture Series.  The program is free. For more details, click the following link.

Montville Pet Parents Honored

Animalshel The Montville Township Committee honored the Montville Pet Parents on July 14 by declaring a proclamation. The Montville Pet Parents volunteer organization was formed in 2005 with a mission to help care for the animals at the Montville Township Animal Shelter. They also assist the Township with improving Animal Shelter equipment and facilities. To read the proclamation to read more about this story, click the following link. 

Montville Kiwanis Held First Raffle

The Kiwanis Club of Montville recently held a town-wide raffle in conjunction with this year’s 4th of KiwanisJuly Celebration. The hope is that this will become an annual tradition,  For just $5 a ticket, individuals joined in the fun, with three opportunities to win 25%, 15%, or 10% of the pot. The Club recognized R. Feijoo, H. Kahl, and C. Calabrese as its first, second, and third place winners. Read more about it by clicking the following link.

July 15, 2015

Montville 10U Baseball Team Wins District Championship



Congratulations to the Montville 10U baseball team who won the district 7 Championship! The team defeated Wayne PAL 2-0 to win the Cal Ripken District 7 Championship. The Montville 10U team hosted the tournament this year. Many people, including family members, coaches, and fans came to the championship game to support the boys. The team has advanced to the State Tournament due to the district championship win. Congrats and good luck to the team! To read more about this story, click the following link.


Montville UNICO Will Host 27th Annual Golf Outing

On Monday, August 17, 2015, Montville UNICO will host it's 27th Annual Golf Outing at Brooklake UnicoCountry Club, Florham Park. Deluxe package includes registration 11am, shotgun start 12:30pm, starter's brunch, 18 holes of golf with cart and greens fees, grand cocktail hour, gourmet buffet dinner, 1 hour open bar, all for $300. Prizes and gifts including a new car for hole in one on par 3 hole. Last year Montville UNICO donated $5000 to the St Barnabas Burn Center from participation in this event. Contact Pete Melillo at 973-1300 ext 103.

Garden Club of Montville Holds 70th Anniversary Dinner

GardenclubThe Montville Garden Club held a 70th Anniversary Dinner at the Lake Valhalla Club in Montville on June 24. The Anniversary Dinner was held in honor of the founding of the Montville Garden Club. It was founded on May 15, 1945 in Lake Valhalla, Montville by seventeen ladies who enjoy gardening. They met every so often in order to share plants and information about gardening. The event was attended by current members, past members, and their spouses and family members. To read more about this event, click the link below.

July 14, 2015

Networking on “THE RAILS”

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Second Welcome New Members RailsEvening Networking Event on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the RAILS Steakhouse, 10 Whitehall Road, Towaco, NJ from 5:30PM -7:30PM. $30.00 Members - $35.00 Non-Members. Hors d’oeurves will be served and Cash Bar will be available. Join the Chamber to Welcome its newest members and plan to bring your business cards for an evening of schmoozing! Register online @ PayPal accepted or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310.

July 13, 2015

Marquis Autos Comes to New Jersey

AutomarquisMarquis Auto Concierge is a unique automotive leasing/buying service for all types of automotive needs. The tri-state area premier leasing company has now brought over 20 years of experience to open our New Jersey office. Lisa Costantino-O'Donnell, formerly of Globe Mercedes-Benz, has joined our team to offer you the most aggressive lease and purchase prices available with the ease of having us find your vehicle, negotiate your deal, arrange delivery of your new vehicle, and pick up your lease return or trade. Your experience will be simple and streamlined without the hassles and pressures dealt will all dealerships. We utilize our relationships with networks of dealers of all makes and models to secure volume discounts and rebates that affords us to offer the best possible pricing, even better than at the dealerships directly. There is no fee to you for our service. The fee is paid by dealers. The website is and the phone number is 201-882-6444.

If there are any questions, you may call Lisa Constantino-O'Donnell at 201-650-4515 or e-mail her at

July 09, 2015

Free Industry Networking Event For Grand Opening of Floor & Decor

Everyone is invited to the Free Industry Networking Event at the Floor & Decor store in Wayne. We Decor1welcome all our valued builders, contractors, architects, designers, installers and realtors. Network with other professionals in the industry, win great prizes and learn about Floor & Decor's products! The event begins at 5pm and there is dinner at 6pm. Then there is a raffle where you can enter for a chance to win a 2015 Chevy Silverado (with 4WD, V8 Engine, 7,200lb GVW, Bedliner, and Locking Tailgate). You also have the chance to win a flat screen tv, tablets, tools, gift cards, event tickets and so much more!

RSVP TODAY! Family and Friends are Welcome. Please RSVP to Courtney Holmes at 201-471-8705. The address for the Floor & Decor location is 77 Willowbrook Blvd in Wayne, NJ 07470.

The website for the store is

July 07, 2015

Montville Township Public Library Presents Montville “U” July Lecture Series


LibThe Montville Township Library will be hosting a series of lectures at 1 p.m. on Thursdays throughout July in the Pio Costa Auditorium. There will be a different topic and a different lecturer every Thursday. For more information about who the lecturers are and what the topics are about, click on the link below.

Family Movie Night at the Montville Library

Montvillelibrary  The Montville Library will be holding a family movie night on July 8, 2015 at 6:30-8:30. The address for the Montville Public Library is 90 Horseneck Road in Montville, NJ 07045. Register online at

If you have any questions or concerns, please call (973)-402-0900 x227.

League of Legends Tournament Kicks Off Teen Summer Program at Montville Township Library

LibrarypicThe Montville Township Public Library held a League of Legends computer game tournament Tuesday, June 30 to kick off their teen summer program. The computer game tournament was the first teen program of the summer held by the library. The library offered the tournament winner a gift certificate to Joe’s Pizzeria. To read more about the game tournament, click the link below.

Spotlight On Montville's Own Corporal Adrian Simone

Corporal Adrian Simone of Montville Township has a remarkable and inspiration story to be told. He Adriansimonelost his legs while on duty in Afghanistan. He stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) while on a mission to protect engineers who were working along a highway. Despite this adversity, he has made a fantastic recovery. Click the link below to read more about his remarkable story.

July 02, 2015

Third Grade Donates Food and Messages to Homeless

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In the last days of school, two third grade classes at William Mason Elementary School, in Montville, New Jersey, decided to decorate and donate bags of food for the homeless. Over two consecutive days, the students in Christi Stella and Donald Wheeler’s classes decorated bags and filled them with crackers, candy bars, apple chips, granola bars and other food items. Special Ed teacher, Brenda Barberio, and Classroom Aide, Mary Bostek, also helped to organize the project. The food and supplies were donated by the teachers.On June 19, 2015, more than thirty students gave those bags to Anna Landgrebe of Homeless Bus, Inc. Homeless Bus is a Towaco-based charity that has been feeding homeless people in New York City, and Patterson, New Jersey, for 23 years. “Every Saturday night, as a family, we feed 250 homeless people,” said Landgrebe.

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Montville Students Named Finalists at National Speech & Debate Tournament

NationalsThe National Speech & Debate Association is proud to announce that Jay Sirot and Noah Weinflash, both seniors at Montville Township High School (MTHS) advanced to the national final rounds in United States Extemporaneous Speaking and Original Oratory, respectively. The two spent June 14 to 19, 2015 in Dallas competing against hundreds of students from across the United States at the National Speech & Debate Tournament—the largest academic competition in the world. Both Sirot and Weinflash competed a total of 13 rounds in their individual events, in front of 49 different judges from throughout the country. Each competed against a pool of over 240 nationally ranked competitors.

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June 29, 2015

Montville Township Republican Club Meeting Summary

FotorCreatedThe Montville Township Republican Club (MTRC) meeting on June 22, 2015 was once again very well attended and the programs were exciting for our guests and members.The focus of the meeting was a special recognition of Samantha Bennett the recipient of the MTRC $1000 Annual Scholarship Award.  Committeewoman Deb Nielson was the club’s official presenter and speaker on the scholarship program.

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The 5th Annual Reading of The Declaration of Independence

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