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May 25, 2015

Thinking Ahead This Memorial Day

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May 20, 2015

Montville Township Project Graduation 2015

Lawn Signs for your Graduate!

 $35.00 per sign 18" x 24" Yard Sign Deadline to order by: June 10th, 2015

Show support for your MTHS graduate by displaying a lawn sign with your graduates first name in front of your home. Proceeds from the signs will help support Project Graduation, the all night Montvillehsalcohol, substance, and smoke free celebration for Montville Township High School graduating seniors. Place your orders NOW by returning the form below in an envelope and mail to: Montville Project Graduation, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville NJ 07045, to ensure your order will be available by the 1st week in June. Deadline to order by is June 10th. You will be contacted once your order is received and when your sign is ready for pick-up. If you have any questions please contact Julie Scialla at

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May 18, 2015

Homeless Bus New Bus Reveal, June 7th

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Committee Member Don Kostka, a Part of Montville for Four Generations

Don Kostka's family has been a part of Montville Township for four generations. From becoming a Don Kostkatrustee on the Montville Township Library Board, to the Mayor of Montville, Don has worked hard in the community and seen many changes over the years. Continue reading 

May 13, 2015

Monday Afternoon Movies at the Montville Library

Montville libraryThe Montville Township Library is hosting weekly afternoon movies every Monday at 1:00 pm. From Academy Award winning movies to documentaries, all movies will be screened in the Pio Costa Auditorium. Please visit, call 973-402-0900 or stop in to get a full listing of all movies.

Dr. René T. Rovtar Expected to be Appointed Next Superintendent of Montville Township Public Schools

The Montville Township Board of Education is expected to appoint Dr. René T. Rovtar as the Rene Rovtar headshotdistrict’s new Superintendent on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 7:00 PM. All members of the Montville Township community are invited to a reception in honor of Dr. Rovtar. The event will be held, following the board’s anticipated appointment of Dr. Rovtar, at the Montville Township Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road in Montville.

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Spotlight on Montville's Own Frank Cooney

FrankCooneyFrom William Mason Elementary School to Lazar Middle to School to Montville High School, Frank Cooney is the original hometown guy. From his early years as in the Police Explorer Program to the Montville Police Department. Frank has contributed to all areas in the Township. Continue reading about all of Frank's accomplishments here

Montville UNICO Has Awarded $16,000 in Educational Grants

Montville UNICO has awarded $16,000 in educational grants to Morris County residents. The Montville Unicoparticipants, all high school seniors, were considered in three categories; financial need, academics, and extracurricular activities.  A $4000 Italian Studies Grant, that goes to a student who has studied Italian for 2 years or more and promoted Italian culture, in addition to the other qualifying factors, went to Talia Antonacci  from Parsippany Hills High School.  Four additional grants of $3000 went to Anastasia Bohon from Morris Hills High School, Sam Cali from Don Bosco, and Hannah Simon and Genevieve Lake both from Montville High School.  Congratulations to all!

Living Lessons – Voices, Visions and Values, Sharing Survival and Courage, May 14th

Lazar schoolRobert R. Lazar Middle School hosts 55 survivors who will share stories hope with students. Stories of survival. Messages of fortitude. Accounts of courage and hope. Surviving the odds is the message over 55 speakers from around the world will share with middle school students at Living Lessons – Voices, Visions and Values. This extraordinary event will be held for the sixth time in twelve years on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

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Holocaust Survivor, Maud Dahme Speaks at the Montville Township Public Library

The Montville Township Public Library was honored to have Holocaust Survivor, Maud Dahme as a Maudrecent guest speaker. It wasn't until 1981 when Maud was watching "60 Minutes" that she knew it was time to tell her story. Talking about her experience living during the Nazi invasion of her country is truly fascinating. Continue reading Maud's incredible story here at

Lakeland Hills Names Anthony Sia High School Educator of the Year

2015-03-31 MSOR 335Anthony Sia founded the Montville School of Rock (MSOR) nine years ago, for students who are interested in performing and presenting music. The club is based at Montville Township High School (MTHS) in Montville, New Jersey. The program has had such a positive impact on so many students, that the Lakeland Hills YMCA, in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, will be honoring Sia with the High School Educator of the Year Award on Wednesday, May 13 at 6pm at the Knoll County Club West in Parsippany.

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Woodmont Elementary Opens First Little Free Library in Morris County, NJ

The motto of Woodmont Elementary School is: Our journey to success. Each day, Principal 5 987 copyDominick Esposito, and the students and staff at the Pine Brook elementary school, reinforce their commitment to Woodmont’s motto. On Friday, May 1, 2015, the school launched a new adventure on that journey of success. The students were introduced to a weather-proof wooden box shaped like a “trunk.”

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2015 New Jersey Chinese Cultural Project Champions

2015-04-20 chinese 1The Montville Township High School (MTHS) Chinese Honor Society won the 2015 New Jersey Chinese Cultural Project Contest at Rutgers University on April 18. The contest’s 2015 theme was Breaking the Chinese Stereotype: A Perspective. The annual competition is sponsored by the New Jersey Chinese Cultural Studies Foundation. Schools from across New Jersey are invited to participate in the event to promote the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture and heritage.

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May 12, 2015

A True "Senior Prom"

The Lazar 8th grade Character Education Advisory Group hosted 80 senior citizens to the 10th annual Promdinner dance or a true “senior prom”. The Lazar Jazz Band played while students served dinner and took to the dance floor. Continue reading here

May 06, 2015

Montville Teacher Honored With 2015 Environmental Commission

TeachCongratulations to Cathy Lundquist who is a kindergarten teacher at Cedar Hill Elementary School. She has been named the Montville Township Environmental Commission 2015 Arbor Day Honoree. The honor is given annually to a candidate who has made a great impact on environmental health in Montville, Pine Brook, and Towaco. Lundquist has been a Montville Township Public School teacher for 35 years, and she is responsible for introducing the "Tools for Schools for Kids," an environmental program at her elementary school that encourages students to conserve. Read the rest of the story at

May 04, 2015

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May 01, 2015

Montville Township Environmental Commission and Cedar Hill Elementary honor Dr. Cathy Lundquist with 2015 Arbor Day Award

3277 5 copyArbor Day 2015 began with a blustery spring morning. Over 400 Montville Township Public Schools administrators, teachers, board members, students and family members gathered at Cedar Hill Elementary School for a special Arbor Day Assembly. The event, sponsored by the Montville Township Environmental Commission, was in honor of environmentalist and kindergarten teacher, Dr. Cathy Lundquist. “You are a true American treasure,” said Michele Caron, a member of the Montville Township Environmental Commission. “Your hard work and dedication towards our environment will leave a lasting legacy for generations.” Caron presented Lundquist with a framed document designating her the “Montville Township Arbor Day & Tree City USA Celebration 2015 Honoree.”

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Montville Educational Foundation Honors Logo Artists

MEF 5 107 copyThe Montville Educational Foundation (MEF) is a non-profit community organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing education in all schools located in Montville, New Jersey. The privately funded organization provides grants for many different types of educational initiatives throughout the seven Montville Township Public Schools located in the community, as well as the community’s private schools. Past grants have included such projects as: iPads to enhance math education at Cedar Hill Elementary, The One and Only Common Sense/Cents Series to teach second graders at Hilldale Elementary financial responsibility, the Know Conflict program at Robert R. Lazar Middle School, financial support for the Montville Township High School (MTHS) Robotics Team, and many others. 

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Montville Township High School Walks for March of Dimes

March of dimesThe International Concerns Club [ICC] of Montville Township High School [MTHS] walked in the March for Babies Walkathon, on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The fundraiser is organized by the March of Dimes. The 2015 event marked the twenty-first consecutive year of participation for Montville's ICC. Thirty MTHS students arrived at Farleigh Dickenson University, in Madison, NJ, on the sunny Sunday at 8:00 AM. They were joined by ICC advisor, Scott Riotto, and their mascot, Riotto's dog, Duncan.

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April 28, 2015

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce's 23rd Annual Golf Outing May 7, 2015

6a00d83451c76769e20191022a8562970cThe Montville Township Chamber of Commerce’s 23rdAnnual Golf Outing will be held on May 7, 2015 at the Green Brook Country Club in North Caldwell, NJ for only $165.00/golfer.For reservations and/or additional information, check our website  We are also asking for Door Prizes and Hole, Lunch, Sponsorships. If you or your company is interested in donating door prizes (gift certificates or other gift items) or sponsorships, contact the Chamber Office at (973)263-3310 or  We welcome all donations!

Wine & Cheese Reception for the Musical “ The Spit Fire Grill” May 15, 2015

WineThe Montville Township Chamber of Commerce  is hosting a Opening Night Wine & Cheese Reception for the Musical “ The Spit Fire Grill” at The Barn Theatre , 32 Skyline Drive, Montville, NJ on Friday, The Reception begins at 7PM.  Bring Your Friends and Colleagues plus your Business Cards to exchange. The performance will begin at 8:00PM. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ONLY!!  Tickets are $24.00 and Dessert is Included! Tickets are to be picked up at the Box Office. For more information or to register online go to:  or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310. 

Women-To-Women Breakfast Event on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Chamber of commerceThe Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Women-To-Women Breakfast Event on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 8:30am to 10:30am on the topic “15 FINANCIAL MYTHS, DEMYSTIFIED” presented by Laura T. Hingle of Black Diamond Solutions, LLC & Jeffrey M. Valle of the Falcon Financial Group. This must see presentation will be held at the Montville Executive Suites (Large Conference Room) located at 330 Changebridge Road, Pine Brook, NJ.   Continental Breakfast served.  Only $12.00/person. Please invite other women business associates and friends. For more information or to register online go to:  or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310.