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19 posts from November 2014

November 25, 2014

7 Foods That Boost Every Type of Bad Mood

EggsaladWomansday.com talked with experts to get the scoop on what to eat to make you feel better no matter what mood you are in. Feeling stressed, cranky or anxious? How about sluggish? Try these foods to eliminate the bad feelings and get on with life, until next time.  Find the mood foods at womansday.com.

Montville Twp. Residents Concerned About Roller Hockey Rink, Lights

There was a public hearing concerning the construction of the Masar Park roller hockey rink at the Mont22Montville Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 11. As a courtesy to the residents who would be affected by the rink, the township invited them to this meeting to hear the proposal and to give them an opportunity to express any of their concerns. Over a year ago, on July 16, 2013, the Montville Township Committee agreed to let Mark Mantyla, township engineer, investigate different options on where to install the roller hockey rink. Continue reading northjersey.com.

Montville Township Mayor, Committee ‘Outraged’ Over Public Information Session

Mayor kostkaMontville Township Mayor Don Kostka made it known to the people who attended the Tuesday, Nov. 11, Township Committee meeting that he and the Committee members were outraged at Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) and at the format of the public information session held on Monday, Nov. 10, in the Montville Township High School cafeteria. He referred to it as "the stations of the cross." It was that painful. The meeting was not what the Committee members envisioned. In response to their displeasure with the Monday night meeting, the next Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, will start at 6 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. Maser Consulting, the Township Committee, and the residents who attend the meeting will make up a list of demands. Continue reading northjersey.com. Photo courtsey of Gail Bottone

Woodmont Holds Geography Bee

The first week of November, Woodmont Elementary School held its annual Geography Bees. A series Geo bee winners 2014of competitive events, the Geography Bee allows second and third grade students to intellectually spar with each other. Fourth and fifth grade students also compete to place in the older division. Fifth graders swept the grades four and five division. Trophies were awarded to Girish Jayakumar (1st), Veda Bhattaram (2nd) and Daniel Goldstein (3rd). In grades two and three, second grader, John Lew landed second place, while third graders, Aidan Walters and Andrew Casiano were awarded first and third, respectively.  Woodmont, a Montville Township Public School, places a strong emphasis on geography and multi-cultural education. The elementary school holds many student centered events throughout the year to help students learn and retain information about geography and the customs and contributions of the world’s many nations.

Cedar Hill’s Character Education Committee Created School Wide Veteran’s Day Celebration

Vet celebrationDressed in red “Connect with Respect” shirts, or in Boy Scout or Girl Scout uniforms, the students of Cedar Hill Elementary School welcomed almost twenty-five area veterans at the school’s ninth annual Veterans Day Celebration. Held on Friday, November 14, 2014, veterans began the day-long event by speaking with students and teachers in individual classrooms. The speakers told of military experiences during each of their tours of duty. Students were encouraged to ask questions, and they learned about many aspects of the United States’ many military involvements. Some of the topics the veterans discussed included: storming the beach at Normandy, France; becoming a POW after being shot down over Germany; returning home after the Vietnam War; and serving in Desert Storm and Iraq.

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November 24, 2014

Montville Chamber Hosts a Networking Breakfast

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, December Mont229, 2014 at the Montville Diner, 4 Route 46 West, Pine Brook, NJ from 8:00AM- 9:30AM. Bring your business cards and network with members of the local business community. Cost is $10.00/Person. Continental Breakfast will be served. PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Networking Luncheon in December.  Please go to the Chamber website @ www.montvillechamber.org to register. PayPal is accepted or call the Chamber office (973)263-3310.  

November 20, 2014

The Montville Township Dog Park Fundraiser

Dog parkThe Montville Township Dog Park will hold a fundraiser at Sofia’s restaurant on Tuesday, December 2. Sofia’s is located at 711 Main Street, North Caldwell, NJ 07006. We will receive 10% of all proceeds from sales that mention the dog park. Therefore, it is essential that you mention that you are a member of the park. Additionally, the owner would like us to make reservations. The phone # of Sofia’s is:  973-890-3993.

Montville Custodian Saves Choking Student With Heimlich

October 8, 2014, began as a day like any other day at Robert R. Lazar Middle School. During lunch, Choking articlestudents were eating and mingling as they do every day. Rich Medwin, 46, was doing his job when, in an instant, a student began to choke. Medwin reacted immediately. He lifted the eighth grader from his chair and performed the Heimlich Maneuver. As the blockage dislodged, and the young man began to breath, the student body of Lazar rose to their feet and applauded. Their standing ovation was for the hero who had saved the life of one of their own. On November 18, 2014, the Montville Township Board of Education honored Rich Medwin with a certificate of gratitude.

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November 17, 2014

Nominations Sought for Annual Awards in Montville

Mont22The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is looking for candidates for its 2014 awards. This is an opportunity to give credit to someone in the community who goes above and beyond. The chamber is looking for nominees for: Business/Business Person of the Year: To recognize a business or business person who has operated a respected business in Montville for at least five years. The business should be recognized for outstanding practices, products, or services. Involvement in the community by way of contributions to local programs, events and other service to the township and township organizations beyond business practices will be considered a plus. Continue reading northjersey.com.

White House "Designs for Life" Fights Domestic Violence

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