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17 posts from August 2013

August 30, 2013

Towaco Civic Association decision creates controversy

TcaThe following comments are the opinions of Dan Pagano, a resident of Towaco, who is not writing as a representative of any club or organization.


That may sound like a harsh statement but please consider the facts and then decide. 

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August 28, 2013

San Gennaro Festival/Carnival is Coming!

Montville UNICO Foundation is presenting it’s annual cultural celebration to the local area, SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL/CARNAVAL on September 5-8th at 90 Horseneck Road, Montville, NJ Montville Unico 07045. The original festival was started by Italian immigrants from Naples, Italy wishing to honor their patron saint, St. Gennaro. Continuing the tradition, Montville UNICO will celebrate Italian culture and food with 4 days of rides, games, food, live entertainment, and more. Festivities will begin Thursday, Sept. 5th, at 6pm-10pm, Friday 6pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-6pm. Parking is available on site.  This is a family event with the proceeds going to continue our over 20 year funding of educational grants, community services, disease research, aiding the disabled, holiday donations of food, gifts and clothing, and much more. This years major sponsor is Lakeland Bank. Please visit our website www.montvilleunico.org.

Montville UNICO Received the Prestigious "Model Chapter of the Year 2012-2013" Award

Model chapterAt the UNICO National annual convention held July 30th thru August 4th 2013 at Harbor Beach Marriott in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, our local chapter, Montville UNICO, received the prestigious award "Model Chapter of the Year 2012-2013". Accepting the plaque is past chapter president Michele Maddalena.

August 27, 2013

Men Leave Cash For Goods After Wayne Store is Left Open Overnight

What's the polar opposite of a smash and grab? Surveillance video from a recently-opened store on Buddys small lots Route 23 is making the rounds after a group of young men entered after closing time, taking a number of goods before — well, paying for them and leaving quietly.Turns out a malfunctioning door lock left Buddy's Small Lots open after closing time Sunday night, and News 12 reports that management got the call from police that there'd been a break-in. Watch the video and contine reading here nj.com.

August 26, 2013

Montville Township Residents Air Their Concerns to County Officials

Montville townshipThe Montville Township Committee met with Morris County officials before the regular public meeting of the Morris County Freeholders that was held at the Montville Township Municipal Building on Wednesday, Aug. 14. This prior meeting was designed to discuss issues that were specific to Montville Township. James Sandham addressed Stephen Hammond, Morris County engineer and director of public works, as to the county’s road improvement plans especially for the intersection of Route 202 and Changebridge Road. Sandham also asked if the county has long-term plans for road improvements in general, saying that it would be beneficial to coordinate planning so township and county road work would be more efficient. Continue reading northjersey.com

Web Series Being Filmed at the Barn Theatre

A Brooklyn production company is shooting a new web series at the Barn Theatre with hopes of Barnminilogo attracting online viewers looking for some laughs and a behind-the-scenes look at how plays are produced. Coming soon to a computer or video-streaming device near you: “Ghost Light” is an eight-episode series about a motley crew of backstage technicians working in a community theater in Middle America. Continue reading dailyrecord.com

The 22nd Annual Lincoln Park Day Festival is September 28th

LPNJThe 22nd Annual Lincoln Park Day Festival organized by the Lincoln Park Day Association will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013, with a rain date of Sunday, September 29, 2013.  There will be a full schedule of fun, food, arts & crafts, entertainment, and bounce houses, all located on Main Street, Chapel Hill Road, and Borough Field at the Municipal Complex.  Continue reading  Press Release for Lincoln Park Day 2013

A Closer Look Behind Montville’s Business Owners - This Week’s Bio: Harriet Lerner

It’s safe to say that if you have the same job for thirty-eight years, you must love what you do. Harriet 20121215_monville_outdoor_49 Lerner, CEO of Little Learner Academy, is no exception to this rule. After nearly four decades in the childcare industry, she still looks forward to going to work every day. That’s not to say that her work is easy by any stretch of the means—“It’s multidimensional, to say the least,” she says. Continue reading  Download Harriet Lerner

August 14, 2013

Montville’s Caitlyn Kohler and Little Miss Lollipop Showed at The Sussex County Horse Show

Sussex county horse showCaitlyn Kohler, 9, of Montville, and her pony mare, Little Miss Lollipop, showed at the Sussex County Horse Show, held Aug. 2-11.  Kohler showed on Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the Short Stirrup Under 10 Equitation and Hunter divisions. Altogether, she showed in nine classes, both on the flat and over fences, coached by her trainer Courtney Brennan of Bleecker Street Stables, in Montville. She rode very competitively in her equitation flat classes, pinning third in both. Continue reading northjersey.com

Towaco Resident Interns at Capital Hill

Tyler Rivera, of Towaco and a senior at the University of Delaware, has completed a month-long Capitol hill internship with Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey’s 11th District. Rivera had a variety of responsibilities as an intern, such as answering phone calls from constituents, sitting in on meetings with staff and providing tours of the Capitol. Rivera also took notes and drafted memos on committee hearings, briefings, investigations, and lectures he attended. Rivera also assisted with research and summaries of various pieces of legislation. Continue reading northjersey.com