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Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 18, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

"Substantial Completion" for Montville Schools' Construction Projects

MONTVILLE, NJ – Business Administrator Katine Slunt said the school district is at “substantial completion” for all of the construction projects that had been planned for this summer and early fall.

Speaking at the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting Sept. 4, she said, “All of our projects except for the air conditioning project at the high ...

Teachers Recognized for 15 to 50 Years of Dedication at Montville Township’s First Day Back Orientation.

MONTVILLE, NJ - At the start of the 2018-2019 school year in Montville Township fifty-one teachers were recognized for 15 to 50 years of dedicated service to the students of Montville Township Public Schools.

Collectively these distinguished educators have dedicated 1,005 years to the Montville Township community.

Joanne Aanstoots of Cedar Hill Elementary School received ...

Montville Marching Band To Host The 14th Annual "Mustang Classic"

September 20, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township High School Field Corps will be hosting its 14th Annual Mustang Classic Musical Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22. The “Mustang Classic” is a festival of music and pageantry sanctioned by the organization USBands. It will be taking place at the MTHS stadium (football field), 100 Horseneck Road, beginning promptly at 5 p.m.

Student ...

Montville Township Police Sergeant Takes Oath of Office

September 17, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - Sergeant Thomas Mooney took his oath of office from Montville Township Mayor Richard Conklin at the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Mooney said, “I am proud to be part of the Montville Township Police Department and excited to become a sergeant. I am looking forward to the new opportunity that is in front of me.”

Acting ...

15 Montville Twp. First Aid Squad Members Honored for 9/11 Response

September 19, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Members of the Montville Township Volunteer First Aid Squad gathered at the squad building on Sept. 11 not only for a regular members’ meeting, but also to honor the members of their organization who had responded to Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, attempting to help the victims on that terrible day.

Squad President Vicki Klein requested a moment of silence for the ...

Heads Shaved: Ciattarelli, Bateman Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon) and former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, took turns at Raymour & Flanigan, Route 202 to get a no-frills haircut.

Nothing fancy, no clipping, no styling, and no comb or scissors were necessary.

The longtime 16th District lawmakers had their hair shorn Saturday ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

September 18, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

Women's Wellness Expo to Kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, September 29

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 

The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so women can “be aware of what’s normal for ...

Dianne Grossman, Founder of Mallory's Army™ to Speak on Bullying

MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville presents an evening with Dianne Grossman, founder of Mallory’s Army™, speaking on “How to Protect Your Family from ‘Not My Child’ Syndrome.” This important anti-bullying presentation will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Montville Senior House.

After her daughter, Mallory, took her own life by suicide in June of ...

Clean Communities Grant Saves Montville Taxpayer Dollars

September 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Projects accomplished throughout the township with the help of a grant from the state saved the taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars, according to township administrators.

The New Jersey Clean Communities grant, which Montville Township has received for more than ten years, has aided the township in making improvements to the Community Park, and clean up ...

Montville Resident Charged with Securities Fraud

September 16, 2018

BOSTON – A Montville resident and former New Jersey broker was arrested and charged Sept. 12 with defrauding his clients by engaging in a multi-year “cherry-picking” scheme, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts District.

Michael Bressman, 61, was arrested and charged with securities fraud and investment advisor fraud. Bressman was ...

Standardbred Adoption Special Runs Through Oct. 15

September 20, 2018

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) is offering an adoption special through Oct. 15, 2018.

The fee for all horses is $350 and companion horses have no fee at all.  

There are more than 100 to choose from, most are not on the SRF website yet because they come and go so quickly. Potential adopted can describe what they are looking for on the ...

Meet Mylestone's Rescued Horses On Oct. 7

POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Sunday, Oct. 7 is the date for Mylestone Equine Rescue’s 19th Open House. The annual event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at their farm in Pohatcong, N.J., rain or shine.

For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet a horse up-close and personal, this is your opportunity. But the horses at Mylestone are not just any horses — they are all rescued horses ...

Far Hills Race Meeting On Oct. 20 Will Be First Time Bets Will Be Taken

FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its world-class steeplechase races, including the $450,000 Grand National (Grade 1). In all, the ...

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Sat, September 22, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Museum, Montville

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Sat, September 22, 5:00 PM

Montville Township High School, Montville

MTHS Marching Band Competition

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Sports


Sun, September 23, 1:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville




Wed, September 26, 4:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Healthy After-School Snacks (library)

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Love Shouldn't Hurt - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 21, 2018

Yes, domestic abuse happens in our community among all backgrounds, in both wealthy and modest neighborhoods.  It is the silent secret our neighbors are battling each day.  Bringing awareness helps support victims and escalates interventions to stop the violence and abuse.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and once again Rachel Coalition along with partnering local ...

PBJC "Canasta for a Cause" Will Benefit Montville First Aid Squad New Ambulance

September 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Pine Brook Jewish Center Sisterhood invites you to play “Canasta for a Cause” on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pine Brook Jewish Center.

The event is open to the entire Montville Township community, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Montville First Aid squad towards their new ambulance.

Tickets are $25 per person, ...

Montville Township Remembers 9/11

September 13, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - On a damp and cloudy day, Montville Township and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5481 remembered the events of Sept, 11, 2001. 

On Tuesday at the youth center, about 100 people gathered to give tribute to those who died on 9/11. Montville Township Mayor Richard Conklin welcomed everyone for coming and thanked VFW Post 5481 for ...

246 Freshmen Enter Montville Twp High School After Orientation

September 15, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - The freshman orientation for the incoming class of the 2018-2019 school year took place on Tuesday, Aug. 28. It was led by the members of the Peers as Leaders organization, known as PAL, of the Montville Township High School. These rising juniors and seniors took the 246 new freshmen on a tour of the school and gave them some insight of the next four years of their ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Gloria Foundation Announces "Taste of Italy" Fundraiser

September 21, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Gloria Foundation announces its fifth annual “Taste of Italy” to be held on Sept. 26 at Design Consign.

This wonderful evening will feature delicious Italian food catered by local Italian restaurants and wine poured by some of Italy's finest distributors. There will be an excellent band, a fun photo booth, a wine pull, silent auction and a raffle! The ...


OPEN HOUSES This Weekend September 22 & 23, 2018

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend.

SATURDAY, September 22:

  From 12 - 3 p.m.

  4 South Road, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.


  From 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  855 Route 202, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.


SUNDAY, September 23:

  From ...

OPEN HOUSES This Weekend September 15 & 16, 2018

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend.


  From 12 - 2 p.m.

  16 Schneider Lane, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing.

  Hosted by Nadine Khalil


  From 1 - 4 p.m.

  18 Arthur Place, Montville

  Click HERE to see Full Listing


7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

Why Do Children Lie?

We adults lie, all the time. Sorry, but it’s true, and it’s one of the reasons why children lie. How often have you told your child everything is fine when you’re upset about something? I have. Have you ever told a telemarketer you can’t talk because (fill in your reason)? I have.   

Life can be messy. Making sure that everything ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York


PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst


UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

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