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June 26, 2013

Montville Unico Golf Outing Set For August 19th

Montville UnicoMontville UNICO is having it's 25th annual golf outing on Monday August 19th, 2013 at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ. This full day event includes a brunch, 18 holes of golf, cocktail hour, gourmet buffet dinner, open bar, and many prizes including a new car on a par 3 hole. Set your foursome now. All proceeds go towards Montville UNICO'S community services, charitable goals and educational grants throughout Morris County.  Contact: Peter Melillo, chairman - 973-386-1300.

Montville Township Press Release

In honor of the Fourth of July Holiday a reading of the Declaration of Independence will be held on Fireworks Thursday, July 4th at 10 am at the Henry Doremus House, 490 Main Road (aka Rt 202). Attendees may also tour the Henry Doremus House after the ceremony. Park in Sea Breeze Parking lot across the street from the Henry Doremus House. The event is sponsored by the Montville area Tea Party.

June 25, 2013

This Week’s Bio by Molly Smith: Allison Kulesza

AllisonEveryone has a dream of what they want to be when they grow up: a firefighter, a movie star, a princess, an event planner? Allison Kulesza let nothing stand in the way of reaching her goal. After graduating from Montclair State University this past December, she started her own event planning company, aStellina. Continue reading Allison's story here  Allison Kulesza

Montville Man Admits Hiding $300,000 From IRS

A Montville man admitted Monday he hid more than $300,000 from the IRS over the course of five Money,jpg years, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Robert Schaefer, 63 pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court to tax evasion, the U.S. attorney said in an announcement from his office. It estimated Schaefer owed nearly $80,000 in unpaid taxes.  According to the announcement, from 2007 through 2011, Schaefer would ask customers of his asphalt maintenance business toa pay for service by making checkes payable to "cash," or to Schaefer's name. He would then cash the checks and retain the proceeds for personal use, without reporting the income to the IRS, the announcement said. Continue reading nj.com

June 19, 2013

June, 2013 Newsletter from Harold F. Wachtel, Jr.

HaroldMid-Year Planning: Accounting for New Tax Rules: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), passed in early January, permanently extended a host of expiring tax provisions. It also largely set the rules for tax planning for 2013 and beyond. As you take stock of your tax situation this year, here are a few new wrinkles to keep in mind. Continue reading Harold's newletter here  Download June 2013 Newsletter from Harold F. Wachtel Jr.

Poll Workers Needed in Morris County for Special Primary

Morris County election officials are looking for individuals to work at the polls during the Aug. 13 Beapollworker special primary election for the office of U.S. Senate, following the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg. Any Morris County resident who is a registered voter and who is able to read and write English may apply to become a poll worker, said George Hanley, chairman of the Morris County Board of Elections. An individual must complete a two-hour training class before he or she can work the polls, Hanley said. Once an individual has been assigned to work the polls, he or she will be notified of the training classes. Continue reading northjersey.com

June 17, 2013

Life Skills Lesson at Kearny Federal

Andrew and ChristineThe Pine Brook Branch of Kearny Federal Savings, located on 267 Changebridge Road, recently welcomed Christine Fichera and Andrew Shin, both students of the Montville Township High School (MTHS), for a private tour of the bank.  The students - accompanied by Ina Greenspan, the Life Skills Class Teacher and Camille Bressman and Rob Mathewson, Special Services Staff from MTHS - made stops at the money-counting machine and the bank vault. They learned about counterfeit money, rare dollar and half dollar coins, and the purpose of a safe deposit box.  They were also shown how to fill out deposit slips and explained their fundamental use when adding money to bank accounts. Continue reading  Life Skills Lesson at Kearny Federal

June 13, 2013

Kids Can Enjoy All Kinds of Sports This Summer in Montville

The Montville Recreation Department will be offering a variety of Multi-Sports Summer Camps for Montville recreation dept children ages 5-12. Children can participate in over 16 different sports from around the world including, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, disc golf, cricket, floor hockey and many more at U.S. Sports Institute’s Total Play Multi Sports camp. Continue reading northjersey.com

MedReturn Makes it Easy to Safely Dispose Drugs in Montville Twp.

MedreturnMontville Township residents now have a way to safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs at their convenience. Using MedReturn drug collection units located throughout the county, residents no longer have to hold on to unwanted prescription drugs while waiting for a local agency to sponsor a "Take Back Day."  "Thanks to the efforts of acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Sheriff Edward Rochford and numerous police departments and community agencies that have made the units possible, every day is ‘Take Back Day’ in Morris County," according to Barbara Kauffman, Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris (CCSHM) coordinator.  Continue reading northjersey.com

Montville Twp. Students Giving Arts a Louder Voice at Lazar Middle School

It was not a sports event that drew more than 200 people to the Robert R. Lazar Middle School gym School of rock on May 29. The sounds of jazz, rock, and pop filled the room as students and faculty presented a special concert to raise funds for the Arts Department. Student rock group, Take A Chance, performing at Robert R. Lazar Middle School’s fundraising concert.  Playing for the crowd were the flute ensemble, jazz band, student rock group, Take A Chance, and faculty rock group, Fridays @ 4. The department was further represented that night with the display of student art. The concert raised more than $1,000 which will go towards enhancing the department and to purchase electronic and sound equipment. Continue reading northjersey.com

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