Education

Candidates Running for Board of Education in Montville Township

MONTVILLE, NJ - The deadline has past for submissions to run for the Montville Township Board of Education and three incumbents have submitted applications to run for re-election.

Voters will be asked to vote for three candidates, all of whom are are running for new three-year terms:

Michael D. Johnson 
Matthew Kayne 
Michael Palma 

Election day is Tuesday, November 4th. 

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Tue, January 24, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Storytime at the Montville Township Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Tue, January 24, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area , Montville Township

Family Science Day: Winter Trees

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

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Wed, January 25, 6:30 PM

The Newark Club - Metropolitan Room, Newark

ACG NJ Joint Super Networking Party, January 25th ...

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Thu, January 26, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library | | | , Montville

Baby Playtime at the Montville Township Public ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 12, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Montville Township High School Class of '77 to Hold Reunion

January 24, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ -- The Montville Township High School Class of 1977 announces it will be holding its 40th reunion on June 23, 2017.

The event will be held at the Fairfield Executive Inn and tickets are $75. 

For more information please go to montville77.org.

Montville Based Chinese School Celebrates Chinese New Year

January 23, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The year of the rooster was celebrated a little early this year as the Northern New Jersey Chinese Association Chinese School held its new year celebration Jan. 15 at Montville Township High School.

The rooster is the tenth symbol in the Chinese zodiac, according to Dr. Jimmy Chiang, Principal of the school. Each year is related to an animal sign in the 12-year ...

Educators Honored at Montville Township Board of Education Meeting

January 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Fifteen Montville educators were honored by the Montville Township Board of Education as awardees of the 2016 Governor’s Teachers and Governor’s Educational Services Professionals of the Year on Jan. 17. Each Montville Township school had a winner in the two categories, plus a Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award winner at the high ...

Meet the Leaders of Montville Township: Dr. René Rovtar, Superintendent of Schools

January 9, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - The life story of Dr. René Rovtar is an interesting journey. It includes being born in France, growing up in her father’s hometown, marrying her high school sweetheart, working in education for 37 years, being a runner in the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 missing the finish line and bombing by only two minutes, and ...

Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair on Tuesday

January 18, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two incidents of attempted abduction were reported in Montclair on Tuesday, Jan. 17, confirmed law enforcement officials, who also released a sketch of the suspect.

Montclair police officials released the following statement: 

On 1/13/2017 at approximately 1600 hours, Montclair Police Department responded to a report of an attempted luring in the ...

Boonton Trains Vandalized - Reward Offered

January 20, 2017

BOONTON, NJ - Boonton police are investigating an incident of vandalism and criminal trespassing that occurred in the early weeks of January in the United Railroad Historical Society’s restoration facility in Boonton.

On Jan. 14, volunteers found extensive graffiti on eight pieces of equipment, as well as broken windows in a locomotive and damage from a discharged emergency ...

Montville Township High School Class of '77 to Hold Reunion

January 24, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ -- The Montville Township High School Class of 1977 announces it will be holding its 40th reunion on June 23, 2017.

The event will be held at the Fairfield Executive Inn and tickets are $75. 

For more information please go to montville77.org.

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“How do I know when I’m doing too much for my child? I don’t want to hover, but I also worry that there are things she can’t handle by herself.  When should I get involved?”  This concern is voiced by parents of kids who are in kindergarten through college.

The reality is that the way for kids to become competent and independent is precisely by tackling ...

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

 

Having just passed the winter solstice, dreams of summer, warm beaches, suntan lotion, and the shussh of the ocean lapping the shore are very much on the minds of beach lovers. It is only five months until Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. If you are looking for a novel to titillate your summer musings, Mary ...

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