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16 posts from September 2015

September 29, 2015

23nd Annual Senior Seminar of Montville Township Chamber of Commerce and the Law Office of Casha and Casha, LLC on Friday, October 9, 2015

6a00d83451c76769e20191022a8562970cThe Montville Township Chamber of Commerce and the Law Office of Casha and Casha, LLC will co-sponsor its 23nd Annual Senior Seminar on Friday, October 9, 2015. The Program will run from 11:00AM-2:30PM and it will be held at the Montville Senior House, 356 Main Road, Montville, NJ.  The theme for this year’s event is “KEEPING A WATCHFUL EYE ON YOU”.Montville Seniors will experience a full day of speakers, display vendors, door prizes and a box lunch.  NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A TICKET. ADVANCED RESERVATION IS REQUIRED.  TO REGISTER, PLEASE CALL THE CHAMBER OFFICE @973-263-3310.

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Montville Kiwanis Club Celebrates 32nd Installation of Club Officers

KMONTVILLE, NEW JERSEY – SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 – The Kiwanis Club of Montville recently celebrated their outgoing and incoming officers at a transition ceremony at Rails Steak House in Towaco, NJ. The program recognized the accomplishments of the Club during the 2014-2015 term under President Joe Daughtry, as well as the leadership of Director Linda Bay and Recording Secretary Maryann Witty, who retired from the Club’s leadership team this year. Newly installed President Doug Cooper was joined by a host of new and old faces alike in forming the leadership team for the 2015-2016 years.

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Four Burglaries Reported in Montville

Carousel_image_a4b2db9c389587a285ce_imageFour motor vehicle burglaries were reported on Saturday, September 26 to the Montville Township Police Department. All the vehicles that were burglarized were left unlocked and they were left on Rand Road and Hamilton Place. The burglaries occurred between midnight and 8:45 am on September 26. Though the residents reported items missing from their vehicles, no specifics are being provided during the investigation. 

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Traveling the Morris Canal at the Montville Township Historical Society Meeting October 12 (Monday), 7:30 p.m.

Poi“Traveling the Morris Canal” is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past History Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, October 12 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. Joe Macasek, Author and President of the Canal Society of New Jersey, will speak on how it was to travel on the Morris Canal in the 1860’s. He will discuss building a canal boat, take a look at rare engineering notebooks, view toll collectors log books; all of these items which gives us insight into how the canal was used and who used the Morris Canal.

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September 25, 2015

Montville To Participate in YEA Climate and Culture Survey

During the 2015-2016 school year, the Montville Township Public Schools will be engaging in the United WaySchool Culture and Climate Initiative, a partnership of United Way Youth Empowerment Alliance (YEA), the College of St. Elizabeth and the Atlantic Healthcare System. The aim of the initiative is to work with individual schools to gather data from students and staff members about their perceptions of the school climate and culture. Facilitators from The Youth Empowerment Alliance work closely with school teams to ensure schools have the means to improve their culture and climate holistically.

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September 21, 2015

THE PATHWAYS OF HISTORY 6th Annual Tour of Historic Places in Morris County

PathwaysSaturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, October 11, 2015 from Noon – 4:00 PM

This year’s Pathways of History Tour of historic places in northern Morris County features 23 landmark sites! This self-guided tour is a admission free event of 23 museum and historic sites in Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Denville, Dover, Florham Park, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Lake Hopatcong, Mine Hill, Montville Township, Mt. Olive, Mt. Tabor, Parsippany, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Rockaway Township, Roxbury, and Washington Township. Some tour highlights include: New Jersey’s original inhabitants, the Lenape people; Morris County’s pivotal role in the American Revolution; iron mines and forges during the American Revolution and in the years following. Exhibits document how the Morris Canal, railways, industry, mining, commerce and agriculture have shaped the Pathways communities.

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Select Teachers Attended Summer Science Institute

Seventh grade science teacher, Karin Simeone, was one of only twenty-two New Jersey educators Lazar summer science picselected to participate in a week long professional development institute at the Jacques Cousteau Research Education Center in Tuckerton, NJ. Entitled "Ocean, Organisms, and Climate," the July 27 through 31 program explored New Jersey’s ocean waters, marine organisms, and the impacts of climate change on the ecosystem.

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Montville Teacher Cheryl Zanone Named Morris County Teacher of the Year

ZanoneThe Christie Administration named Robert R. Lazar Middle School Science teacher, Cheryl Zanone, Morris County Teacher of the Year for 2015-16. Zanone is the first teacher from Montville Township Public Schools to receive the county award. The announcement, which was made September 10, 2015, included the names of all of New Jersey's 21 County Teachers of the Year for the 2015-16 school year.

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Montville School District Welcomes 38 New Teachers

Thirty-eight new faculty teachers joined the Montville Township Public Schools on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The beginning to Montville’s new academic year began at the Robert R. Lazar Middle School. News39.18Montville’s administrators, supervisors and support staff accompanied Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar in welcoming the new staff. After introductions, the new faculty went to two days of orientation and training. Working in both large and small group settings the new faculty had the opportunity to become familiar with the Montville district’s curriculum and processes.  Read more at NorthJersey.com

September 18, 2015

Montville Volunteer Wins President's Service Award

President_ObamaShivani Mehta is one of this year’s honorees of the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. Mehta is a recipient of the Gold Award. Shivani Mehta, a Montville resident, has been awarded a national honor by President Obama for her work with middle-schoolers. Mehta volunteers with Citizen Schools, a non-profit that partners with middle schools to assist students who live in low-income communities. She and 58 other citizen teachers were honored by President Obama recently.

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