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20 posts from December 2013

December 30, 2013

The Top 10 Everything of 2013

Year in review 2013What better way to end the last day of the year than with the top 10 of everything for 2013. Gravity made the #1 spot for best movie, Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend came in at #1 for pop culture scandal. Edward Snowden's whereabouts made the #1 overreported story of 2013. And who will ever forget Batkid, the #1 heartwarming story of 2013. Read all the top 10's from 2013 here time.com. From everyone at OurMontville, we wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year!

Let Your Body Be Someone's New Years Resolution

Affinity Fitness Personal Trainer Arjan Leka specializes in weight loss, strength and Affinity logoconditioning, sport specific training, group classes with nutrional advise and meal plans. Montville residents receive 15% off packages of 20 sessions or more with the attached flyer. Small group sessions also available at discounted rates.  If you are ready to get into the BEST SHAPE of your life, sign up TODAY! For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call 973-349-9355 or email aleka.affinityfitness@gmail.com.  Download Arjan's Personal Training Flyer AF

Montville Township Committee Chooses Mayor

Don kostka scott gallopoThe Montville Township Committee tentatively elected Don Kostka as mayor and Scott Gallopo as deputy mayor at its informal reorganization meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Kostka and Gallopo will be formally elected and take their oaths of office on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Montville Township’s reorganization meeting. The Township Committee’s regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month except for July and August. The Committee decided that there will be no meeting on July 8, Aug. 26, and Dec. 23. Continue reading northjersey.com. Photo courtesy of Gail Bottone.

Montville Township Historical Society Presents “Find North Jersey – a Sense of Place”

“Find North Jersey – a Sense of Place” is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past Lecture Historical SocietySeries” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, January 13 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. What is northern New Jersey’s identity? What do you think of when you hear about northern New Jersey? Are we just a subset of New York City? Do we have an identity? Are we just a suburb? What is our history?

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December 24, 2013

A Closer Look Behind Montville’s Business Owners - Montville VFW

Vfw 5481When do you consider the “holiday season” to begin? The obvious answer for most is Christmas. Maybe you think it is closer to Thanksgiving,  or in this year’s case, “Thanksgivukkah.” But there’s a day worth celebrating even earlier than that—Veterans Day. It falls on November 11th every year, and you don’t have to look far to find those who have served our country. Montville is home to VFW Post 5481 at 132 Changebridge Road. Publicity Officer and Americanism Chairman Joe Quade calls it a“fraternal experience.” Continue reading Molly's article here  Download Montville VFW

December 18, 2013

The French Government Honors Montville’s Joe Quade

Joe quadeMontville resident Joe Quade was recently honored by the French governement by his appointment as Chevalier of the Legion of Honor of France.  He was presented with the Legion of Honor medal by the French Ambassador to the United States. The medal recognized his contribution to the liberation of France during World War II when Quade served as a paratrooper with the 17th Airborne Division. In making the presentation the Ambassador stated "This prestigious distinction underlines the deep appreciation and gratitude of the French people for your contribution to the liberation of our country during World War II. We will never forget the commitment of American heroes like you to whom France owes so much".

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December 17, 2013

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce Next Women-to-Women Chamber Networking Breakfast

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Women-to-Women Chamber Montville townshipNetworking Breakfast on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Municipal Bldg., 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ., Lobby Conference Room from 8:30am-10:00am. Complimentary Continental Breakfast served.  Speaker Sharon Kornstein, AICI, CIP founder of Image Design will speak about “Dressing For Your Body Type. How to Build an Effective Business Wardrobe”. Please invite other women business associates and friends. Register online at www.montvillechamber.org  or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310.

December 13, 2013

RNR Counseling Services Will Hold Two 6 Week Therapy Groups For Children and Teens

LucyRNR Counseling Services is pleased to announce the start of two group therapy programs. Starting January 10, 2014 and running 6 weeks is the Social Skills Group for children ages 8-12. This group will focus on developing skills in the areas of anger management, school anxiety, peer relationshios, self esteem building and healthy communication patterns. 

RNR is also starting a Teens in Transition group on January 11, 2014. This group will run for 6 weeks and will focus on personal, social and academic stressors that affect teenagers today. Topics to be addressed include organizational skills, stress management, social media safety, communication skills and managing the transition into high school and college.

Certificate of completion and take home materials will be given at the completion of the program.

Location: 330 Changebridge Road, Suite 101
Pine Brook, NJ 07058

For more information regarding group fees and registration please contact: Lucy Rodriguez, LCSW at 973-434-7005 or visit www.rnrcounselingservices.com.

RNR Counseling is an in-network provider with Cigna and Horizon. Private pay and out of network also accepted.


Montville Township Chamber of Commerce January 14, 2014 Info/Luncheon

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce January 14, 2014 Info/Luncheon has rescheduled Chamber logoAnthony J. Panico, Partner WithumSmith+Brown, PC speaking about “Healthcare Reform Act Tax Issues Update” at the Bonefish Grill, 28 Rt. 46 W., Pine Brook NJ from Noon-2pm This is a must see for business owners. Cost is $20.00 for member & $25.00 for non-members. Please go to the Chamber website @ www.montvillechamber.org to register. PayPal is now accepted or call the Chamber office (973)263-3310. 

December 12, 2013

Spotlight on Montville's Chris Curran and His Company Fractal Recording

Chris Curran - Fractal RecordingPodcasts may not be the newest “new media,” but their popularity is certainly on the rise in recent years. We love our information on-demand and podcasts (a series of episodes of audio or video made available on the Internet for downloading) are easily accessible online through all of our favorite devices: computers, tablets, portable media players, and smartphones. In the iTunes store alone, there are over 250,000 unique podcasts covering a wide variety of topics in news, politics, entertainment, business and education. Podcasting is also becoming one of the hottest marketing trends for business. Businesses use podcasting to create an ongoing buzz online about new products and events, to establish themselves as industry experts, to increase their market reach, and to attract more publicity.

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