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15 posts from May 2013

May 31, 2013

Surplus Municipal Property Sale: Sealed Proposals Will Be Received 6/5/13

The Township of Montville will be holding a sale of surplus property.  Sealed proposals will be Mt_logo_sm received on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.  Please see the visit the town website at montvillenj.org for more specific information on the sale, the items included and to download the legal notice.

May 30, 2013

Chef It Up 2 Go Camps to be Held in Montville This Summer

Chefs-hat-10339The Montville Recreation Department will offer Chef It Up 2 Go summer camps to run Monday through Thursday, July 29 – Aug. 1, at the Montville Community Park VFW House, 130 Changebridge Rd. Lunch: This program, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be for children aged 5-8. Each participant will receive a chef's hat and apron at the first class. Lunch is on the menu each day. Each chef will prepare complete lunches to eat in class, and maybe have enough left over to take home. Some of the foods on the menu will be: broccoli bites, mac ‘n’ cheese, stuffed cupcakes, calzones, pizzas, strawberry shortcakes, and fruit smoothies. All programs are free of peanuts and tree nuts. The cost is $105 for the four-day camp. Continue reading northjersey.com

Burglary Trio Targeted Morris County Farm Stands, Floral Shops and Garden Centers

Two men and a woman were arrested last Wednesday in connection with a series of burglaries at local farm Thumb_Montville_Twp_NJP
stands, floral shops and garden centers in Morris County, police said. Trio targeted farm stands and garden centers in Morris County, police said.  Natalie Johnson, 27, and Eric Allred, 25, both of Morristown, and Michael Blackman, 19, of Randolph, are facing numerous charges in towns throughout Morris County related to burglaries occurring over the past few weeks, according to police. Continue reading nj.com

May 28, 2013

Montville School of Rock Press Release

School of rockThe Montville Educational Foundation (MEF) recently awarded a grant to the Montville School of Rock (MSOR) for new equipment which will allow students to “sound like the bands they listen to on the radio…” according to Mr. Anthony Sia, advisor to the Montville School of Rock, who created the program in 2005. “The outstanding component of Mr. Sia’s application was the interview” said MEF President, Michael Abramson. “We had asked that he come prepared to explain how the grant would satisfy student’s educational needs; he brought several alumni with him who shared their experiences and explained why and how the group’s sound needed to change.”   Download 2013 School of Rock Grant Press Release

May 20, 2013

Bimonthly Bios: A Closer Look Behind Montville’s Business Owners

It’s not every day that you meet a woman who has combined three careers into one while managing Biographies her own business that she had never intended to start—but Montville’s very own Ellen Rader Smith defies the odds. “I’m a licensed occupational therapist, certified professional ergonomist, and certified vocational evaluator. Occupational therapists are healthcare professionals that work with people to help get them back to their optimal functioning, whether they’ve had an injury or an illness.  We help them resume their performance of activities of daily living, recreational activities, and work.  As a vocational evaluator, I look to see how a person’s injury or illness affects his or her ability to work, and if that person has the ability to resume the same, alternate, or any work.  As an ergonomist, I assess a person at his or her workstation to see how it might contribute to any musculoskeletal problems, and, if so, using ergonomic principles, adjust the workstation to accommodate his or her needs.” Continue reading Ellen Rader Smith

May 16, 2013

Sweepstakes Winner at Kearny Federal’s Montville Branch

The Sweepstakes WinnerKearny Federal Savings Bank recently held a bankwide Customer Appreciation Week celebration focused on a Caribbean vacation/cruise theme. Offices across the entire retail branch network were decorated accordingly, offering refreshments and small giveaways to thank customers for their loyalty and business.  Customers also entered Kearny Federal’s Fabulous Sweepstakes for a chance to win GrandPrize - Cruise for 2, First Prize - Canon Digital Camera, or Second Prize - Samsonite 2 piece luggage set. The grand prize winner, Marina Mairagas, has been banking at the Pine Brook and Montville Offices of Kearny Federal for thirty years. “I never thought about winning the trip when I filled out the entry form," Marina said with a smile while accepting her travel certificate. “It is especially delightful to have a sweepstakes winner who is our loyal customer for so many years,” Kim Taylor, AVP/Montville Branch Manager added. Kearny Federal Savings Bank, a federally-chartered stock savings bank, has supported the communities it serves since 1884. The Bank has assets of $2.9 billion and operates 41 full-service banking offices in Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Middlesex, Essex, Union, Monmouth and Ocean counties. 

Enclosed Photo (left to right): Kimberly Taylor, AVP/Montville Branch Manager, Marina Mairagas, the Grand Prize Winner and Lenore DeFilippo, AVP/Branch Manager of the Pine Brook Office of Kearny Federal.

50 speakers at Montville's “Living Lessons: Voices, Visions, and Values”

Robert R. Lazar Middle School students were put through the emotional wringer Wednesday during Lazar the school’s latest “Living Lessons: Voices, Visions, and Values” program. In one school day, students heard powerful stories from 50 speakers, from a girl who lost her parents in a texting-while-driving crash to a black man who confronted the KKK. The school has been running the program every other year since the first event in 2004, which had 32 speakers. Continue reading dailyrecord.com

May 15, 2013

Chamber News Release, "A Tuscany Evening Under the Stars"

VineyardSave the date: The Montville Chamber of Commerce is hosting “A TUSCANY EVENING UNDER THE STARS”  at the  Pavilion at Glenburn Estates, 211 Paterson Hamburg Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ on Monday, June 3, 213 from 6:30pm -8:30pm.   Ventimiglia Vineyard of Wantage and Jed Hershkovitz of Coney Island Pizza are teaming up to provide a night of wine tasting, appetizers, salads and brick oven pizza all for the low price of $25.00. Please go to the Chamber website to register or for more ConeyIslandPizza (1)  information, montvillechamber.org or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310. 

News Release for the Montville Township Chamber of Commerce

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce and the Law Office of Casha and Casha, LLC will Montville Chamber sign co-sponsor its 21th Annual Senior Seminar on Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Montville Senior House, 356 Main Road, Montville, NJ. The theme for this year’s event is “HEALTHCARE REFORM AND THE ELDERCARE MAZE.”  Montville Seniors will experience a full day of speakers, display vendors, door prizes and a box lunch.  Our speakers include Stanley B. Fiel, MD, FACP, FCCP of Morristown Medical Center explaining “Healthcare Reform and You”.  Susan Smith, Medicaid Planning Specialist, of Casha & Casha, LLC speaking about “Avoiding A Crisis- Understanding the Medicaid Maze”. Meghan Hunscher, Principal Planner, Housing Director and Zoning Officer and Jane Mowles–Rodriguez, Administrative Clerk & Housing Secretary will talk about “Amazing,  Affordable, Senior Housing Options”. Dessert will be provided by the Morris County School of Technology.  NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A TICKET.  ADVANCED RESERVATION IS REQUIRED.  TO REGISTER, PLEASE CALL THE CHAMBER OFFICE @973-263-3310.

May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day from OurMontville.com!

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