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February 04, 2016

Two Additional Montville Youth Become Eagle Scouts

EaglescoutsIn January, Montville Township’s Boy Scout Troop 74 celebrated two additional Scouts attaining their Eagle Scout ranking. Max Kamper, a freshman at Montville Township High School, and Jack Krase, a junior at the school, had their Eagle Courts of Honor on Jan. 19 and 9, respectively. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Track Team Honored at Montville Township Committee Meeting

Track teamThe Montville Township Recreation 2015 cross country team was honored at the Jan. 26 Montville Township Committee meeting due to its members’ outstanding achievements. “The team had unprecedented success in 2015,” said Township Recreation Director Lori Dent. Congrats! To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Wrestling Brings Home Three Championships, Seeded 2nd in County

WrestlingThe Montville Wrestling Team had quite a showing this past weekend at the Morris County Tournament in Mt. Olive. Of the 285 wrestlers in the tournament in 14 weight classes, nine Mustangs placed, which includes four who made it to the finals, three of whom took the championship. To read more about this story, click the following link.

February 02, 2016

A Montville Ad Agency Tricks Out Their Vehicle With Giant No.2 Pencil

Mike + JeepNorth Jersey advertising designer Michael Adams is going after business an old fashioned way: His full service ad agency, North Jersey Art, wants you to like them. And it seems to be working. That is the verdict after the firm’s decision to customize the agency vehicle with promotional messages that are brought home by a giant 7 foot long pencil, neatly tucked into the tailgate. “One concern was,” says Adams, “will the traffic police go along with this?” But so far there hasn’t been an issue. In fact, Adams believes there have been dozens of officers chuckling along with other motorists and passers-by, many of whom go out of their way to comment. “

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Montville Township Historical Society Presents- “Allen DuMont & the Early Years of Television“

Dumont“Allen DuMont & the Early Years of Television“ is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past History Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, February 8 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. In the 1950’s, Bishop Sheen’s program “Life is Worth Living” was telecast on WABD in NY City. Phil Jaeger traces Allen B. Du Mont's career, beginning with the development of a durable cathode ray tube in the garage of his Cedar Grove home.  Du Mont later founded television station WABD (Channel 5 FOX today) in New York City, which soon became the flagship station for the Du Mont Television Network. 

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January 29, 2016

Little Mustangs Pre-school at Montville High for ages 3-5 from Feb. 16 to Jun. 9

Imgres The Little Mustangs Preschool, hosted by Montville Township High School (MTHS) teacher, Gayle Brown, and the MTHS Child Development II and III classes, is now accepting applications from area families for the spring semester. High school students with passions for medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, education, biology, and more are among the dedicated teens who participate in MTHS Child Development classes and who make The Little Mustangs Preschool experience an engaging and fun opportunity. These young adults create lesson plans and supervise classes for about a dozen of Montville Township’s pre-school students.

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IRS Scam Warning for Montville Residents

Carousel_image_dbbf9e31a8b9a5eaa4a1_imageThe Montville Township Police Department is asking all residents be aware that a person is calling area residents claiming to be from the IRS. The caller is requesting that the victim send money to the IRS or they will be subject to either a fine or arrest. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Girls Basketball Seeded 6th for Morris County Tournament

  Carousel_image_f20f655e31f372236559_24e89c8f8bcc97dd0eff_6561486471_28348209de_oThe Montville girls basketball team has been named the No. 6 seed for the Morris County Tournament and will face-off against Dover on Friday, Jan. 29. Morris Catholic is the top seed and will be seeking its fourth straight MCT championship. To read more about this story or about the other competitors, click the following link.

Montville Science Teacher and Spouse Initiate STEM Workshop

Science teacher, Kathy Ernst, of Robert R. Lazar Middle School, in Montville, New Jersey, and her husband, Professional Bc79e01d-2665-4c50-8517-e0bb6efbebb2Engineer, Michael Ernst, share a vision for science and engineering. Respectively the two are former presidents of New Jersey Science Teachers Association (NJSTA), and the Union Chapter of the NJ Professional Engineer’s Society. Together they put into action their shared vision and launched a program that incorporates Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to enhance STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, instruction in New Jersey.

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January 26, 2016

Montville Women's Club Hosting Blood Drive, January 31st

BloodThe Montville Women's Club is hosting a Blood Drive, Sunday January 31st from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Montville First Aid building, 137 Changbridge Road, Montville. For more information please call 201-251-3703. Donor guidelines include:
-Weigh at least 110 lbs
-Eat before donation
-Bring ID

January 22, 2016

Homeless Bus Partners with Food for Thoughts Cards to Help Feed the Hungry

HomelessbusHomelesss Bus of Towaco, NJ is partnering with Food for Thoughts Cards to increase their fundraising efforts to feed the homeless in New York City. Food for Thoughts Cards is a greeting card company that gives back. For every greeting card sold by Food for Thoughts Cards, the cash equivalent of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is donated to feed the hungry. To read more about this story, click the link.

 

Lake Valhalla Club in Montville Holds 9th Annual Polar Plunge

Lakevalhallaclubmont2On Jan. 1, 2016, the Lake Valhalla Club in Montville hosted its 9th Annual Polar Plunge, where a record 50 people ran into the freezing cold water of Lake Valhalla. This event started with a small, but brave group of Lake Valhalla members. The number of participants has grown steadily every year. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Sports Montville High School Wrestling Starts Season Strong

MustangwrestlingThe Montville Mustangs Wrestling Team, led by Head Coach John Krip, are off to an impressive 9-3 start. The wrestlers have proven to be a strong contender for the North 1 Group 3 State Sectional Championship. One of the team's highlights so far this season was a 43-28 victory over St. Peter’s Prep who was previously ranked #13 in the state of New Jersey. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Students, Faculty and Community Toured State-of-The-Art Facility

Pic2After more than four years of planning and research, Montville Township High School’s newly renovated Media Center’s doors were opened to the students, faculty and staff of Montville Township Public Schools as well as to the greater Montville community. Close to 200 gathered to celebrate the first significant upgrade to the MTHS Media Center since the building opened in 1970. Broad multi-media resources, upgraded stacks of books, flexible classrooms, indoor and outdoor reading areas, individual wireless chrome books, customized sound technology, smart projectors, 21st Century white board technology, dynamic wireless projection and much more is now available to MTHS students and faculty for research and presentations.

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January 18, 2016

Women's Breakfast Event Hosted by Montville Chamber of Commerce, January 21

Chamber of commerceThe Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Women-to-Women Chamber Networking Breakfast. Kick start your 2016's New Year resolutions, be empowered with knowledge to be a healthier business person. Learn and network with us by attending a breakfast panel of health and wellness pros who will provide fresh perspectives to help you navigate the wellness waters. The goal is to have the information that will help you build a personalized plan to discover well-being in 2016. For more information and to register for this event, click the following link. 

January 08, 2016

Montville Township Historical Society Presents "Long May She Wave: American Flags & Annin Since 1847"

Washington“Long May She Wave: American Flags & Annin since 1847“ is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past History Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, January 11 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. Flags, flags, flags, American flags, state flags, military flags, international flags and historical flags. Annin Flag Company has made them all for years.  Since 1847, in fact.  In our own backyard in Verona, NJ.  Come hear Joe Vallone, Annin Flag Historian, follow the history of Annin Flag Company as it began with flags for ships in lower Manhattan.  

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Incoming Students and Parents Have The Opportunity to Experience Montville High’s Innovation and Excellence

Mustang 008 copyIncoming freshmen to Montville Township High School, and their parents or guardians, are invited to get a glimpse into high school life on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The Incoming Student Orientation will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the MTHS Dr. Robert O. Stafford Auditorium. All Montville Township students, who will be attending grade nine in fall 2016, are encouraged to come meet administrators, staff, and students. “The event will be a wonderful opportunity for future MTHS students to explore the educational offerings found at MTHS,” said Leslee Scheckman Director of School Counseling. Known for its rich and varied programs, MTHS was named a District of Distinction in July 2015 by District Administrator magazine, a national publication.

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Community invited to celebrate newly renovated Montville Township High School Media Center

Copy of Wave panels option 3The culmination of a two-year exploration and design process, the Montville Township High School Media Center renovation was spearheaded by the MTHS Media Center Action Committee. Comprised of faculty, administrators, board members, parents, and students, the MTHS Media Center Action Committee researched 21st Century innovations in media centers locally, across the nation, and around the world. On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, the students, faculty, staff and administrators of Montville Township High School, along with educators from all Montville Township Public Schools, will officially dedicate the state-of-the-art facility. The entire Montville Township community, and guests from throughout the township and across the state, have been invited. RSVPs are not necessary, but everyone is encouraged to attend.

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Montville Township Committee Chooses James Sanham as 2016 Mayor

Carousel_image_b61c056a3753603b2ce2_A_Frank_10After one term Montville Township Mayor Scott Gallopo has stepped down. As of January 3, 2016 the Montville Township Committee voted Committee Member James Sandham as its 2016 mayor. Victor Canning, the Township Administrator, is responsible for daily operations, but the governing body makes decisions such as choosing the new mayor. On December 15, 2015 was tentatively nominated and in the Republican Caucus on December 3, 2015 James Sanham became the official mayor.

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Montville Kiwanis Valentines Day Hoedown, Feb 6th

 Chocolate heartsPlease join the Montville Kiwanis Club for a Valentines Day Hoedown, February 6, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Senior House, 356 Route 202,  Montville. See the announcement here Montville Kiwanis Hoedown Flier. To place an Ad click here Placemat Ads Form. For more information about the Kiwanis Club visit their website at www.montvillekiwanis.org.

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