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Montville Township Committee Discusses Goals: Speed Reduction, Communication, Youth Center

April 23, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee held a special Saturday meeting on April 7 at which they discussed their goals for the year.

Township Administrator Victor Canning and the township committee had put together a list of possibilities at a previous special Saturday session held January 13, 2018.

Speeding continues to be a problem in the township, one which Committee ...

Sen. Pennacchio Sponsors Bill to Increase Penalties to Power Companies

MONTVILLE, NJ – The state Senate Economic Growth Committee has passed legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Pennacchio to hold utility companies accountable for their failure to provide reliable service, according to a release from the senator’s office.

“Right now, a negligent utility only pays $100 a day in fines,” Senator Pennacchio (R-26) explained in the ...

Witty Censured Over Facebook Post; Montville Residents & Twp Committee Ask for Resignation

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee voted to censure Committee Member June Witty for a personal Facebook post she made on April 8 which compared Democrats to Nazis. All four members of the five-person committee asked for her resignation.

The post, a chart which states that Nazis believed in “media mind control,” “no guns,” abortion, and ...

Former Montville Township Schools Superintendent Dies

April 24, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Former Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent Paul Fried passed away on April 23. He was 67.

He was superintendent from 2010 until the end of the ’14-15 school year when he resigned due to restrictions on his salary based on the New Jersey legislation on salary caps for superintendents. He went to White Plains, NY and became that district’s ...

Montville BoE Goals' Progress Checked, Beloved Teacher Retires

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education set five goals for the district for the 2017-2018 school year, and Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar included an update with the agenda for the April 10 meeting. The district has just completed its third quarter, or “marking period.”

Goal number one was the passage of a referendum to fund construction ...

Feasibility of Later High School Start Time Heard by Montville Board of Ed

MONTVILLE, NJ – Goal number two for the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education was to examine the start time of the high school, currently 7:25 a.m., to see if a later start time was feasible. At the April 10 board of ed meeting, members of the feasibility committee presented their findings to the board. The answer? Well, it’s complicated.

High school ...

Softball: Montville Begins the Season with "Excitement"

April 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - After tackling the unpredictable weather this spring season, the Montville Township High School softball team has started off their season with a record of 3-3.

Although the girls began their season with a 3-5 loss against Mendham, Lady Mustangs have fought their way back to a .500 record with wins against Randolph and Newton this week as well as Kittatinny in Randolph’s ...

Ricky's Compass Launched Honoring Founders Wish

April 25, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Ricky Godoy was a confident, intelligent and outgoing entrepreneur. Ricky refused to let his diagnosis define him and went on to establish his own multimedia business, YODOG media (his last name backwards!).

Within the year, he became a thumbtack pro because of his genuine personality, outstanding services and unparalleled work ethic. However, he was much more ...

Towaco Volunteer Firefighter Honored by New Jersey Firemen's Home

MONTVILLE, NJ – Forty-year veteran Towaco volunteer firefighter Joe Gretkowski was honored by the New Jersey Firemen’s Home in Boonton for his dedication and devotion to the social needs of the residents there, according to Towaco Volunteer Fire Department officials.

Recreation Assistant Sheila Thiesfeldt, representing Firemen’s Home President Hugh E. Flood, came to the March ...

Travels Focus - Rogers Center Offers WNY Fans a Taste of Major League Baseball

April 21, 2018

TORONTO, ON -- The start of the Major League Baseball season means summer is drawing closer. While there are no MLB teams to follow in the Greater Olean or Buffalo areas for summer, a trip across the border to Canada leads to the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League East.

The Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays play, is regarded as one of the unique venues of baseball.

Long Beach Island Summer Shuttle No Longer A Free Ride

BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend. 

The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April 9. 

Here is the overview on the fees:

One-way shuttle rides from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

April 10, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

Celebratory Welcome in Parsippany to the Inaugural Riders of the National Memorial Trail

April 25, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in order as the riders hit their 700 mile mark right here in Morris ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) ...

Dem Candidate's Petition for Montville Twp Candidate Disqualified

April 22, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Committee Member and current Deputy Mayor Frank Cooney’s three-year term expires on Dec. 31 of this year, and he is running for re-election. Democrat Emily Ryzuk submitted a petition to run against him early in April, but was removed from the ballot soon after.

Township resident Lisa LoBiondo submitted a letter to Montville Township Clerk and the ...

Army Lt. and Montville Grad Aids Police in Stopping Carjacking

April 18, 2018

LAWTON, OK. – Montville Township High School graduate and U.S. Army 2nd Lieutenant Brandon Hatzel thought he’d be able to relax and have a smoothie in a café in Lawton, OK on March 19, but instead ran into the parking lot to aid police in the arrest of a would-be carjacker, according to the Fort Sill Tribune.

Hatzel and a fellow student in the Air Defense Artillery Basic ...

Former Owners Retrieve Horses From 'Kill Pen,' More need Help

April 23, 2018

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Some Standardbreds in imminent danger of shipping to slaughter were returned to their former owners, but others await help.

Since Friday, April 20, of the 21 horses weighed and tagged to ship for slaughter:

Mr. Mystic N was helped by his past owner, Eric Goodell, and trainer Joshua Green, and is being returned to Goodell.
Jeremy Sharky was helped by ...

T.I.P. Non-Competition Award Applications Available Online

Applications for The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program’s (T.I.P.’s) two annual awards, the Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the Young Rider of the Year Award, are now available online at tjctip.com. Applications are due June 30.

The T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award recognizes a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted ...

McInerney Rides Away with High Point Prestige Italia Saddle At Turf Tour

WELLINGTON, Fla. —The Ridge wrapped up its final week of Friday Night Lights and Turf Tour shows before heading back to their spring, summer, and fall base in Asbury, N.J.

The High Classic’s reserve champion rider and overall high point winner, Kelly McInerney, stole the show under the lights. She and Dinletto RK placed so well during the Friday evening series at Polo West their ...

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Wed, April 25, 4:00 PM

900 Degrees Pizza , Towaco

Key Club Fundraiser at 900° Pizza

Education Food & Drink Giving Back

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Wed, April 25, 7:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

"The U.S. Constitution" (Library Seminar)

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Thu, April 26, 1:00 PM

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Milton Hershey: "King of Chocolate"

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Fri, April 27, 9:00 AM

Amphitheater behind the Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Arbor Day Celebration

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Calling For The Resignation of Councilwoman June Witty

April 12, 2018

Dear Editor,

This week, Montville Township Republican Committeewoman, June Witty, posted a chart depicting a swastika that compared Democrats to Nazis on her personal Facebook page. This post by Committeewoman Witty was not only insensitive to township residents registered as Democrats but, more importantly, this post is rooted in hate and vitriol toward the Jewish Community. Anti-Semitism is ...

Arbor Day to be Celebrated on April 27

April 24, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Environmental Commission invites residents to the 20th annual Arbor Day and Poster Contest Winner celebration event, to be held Friday, April 27 at 9 a.m. at the amphitheater.

This year the commission will be honoring Montville Township High School teacher and MTHS Earth Club advisor Paul Rolfe.

Fourth graders from across the township who have ...

Short Evacuation Occurs at MTHS

April 17, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – A short evacuation occurred at Montville Township High School on April 17.

After the regular 2:10 p.m. dismissal, a fire alarm sounded but an announcement was made naming it a false alarm, according to a student who was in the building for an extracurricular activity.

The alarm again went off at 2:18 p.m. and the student said an announcement was made that the building ...

Police Officer Offers Cyber Safety Tips

April 21, 2018

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – Sergeant Tom Rich of the Summit Police Department spoke before a room packed with parents wanting to hear about technology’s effect on their children and his seminar entitled “Media & Cyber Safety: Protecting Children and Teens” on April 12.

The 20-year police veteran discussed his passion for working with and helping children. He said that in a ...

Gov. Murphy Announces Proposed NJTransit Funding Increase

April 23, 2018

Newark, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year. 

At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance Facility on Doremus Avenue in Newark, Murphy, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other ...

Re/Max Neighborhood Properties New Listings

April 25, 2018

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Century 21 Open Houses This Weekend

MONTVILLE, NJ - Following are Century 21 Open Houses for this weekend:

Saturday, April 21 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)

Sunday, April 22 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
172 Pine Brook Road, Montville
10 ...

Century 21 Open Houses this Weekend

MONTVILLE, NJ - Following are Century 21 open houses for this weekend:

Saturday, April 14 from 1 - 4 p.m.

1.  Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)

Sunday, April 15 from 1 - 4 p.m.

1.  42 Horseneck Road, Montville

2.  Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two ...

Century 21 Open Houses This Weekend

MONTVILLE, NJ - Following are Century 21 The Crossing open houses this weekend:

Saturday, April 7 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)

Sunday, April 8 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
42 Horseneck Road, ...

Century 21 Open Houses This Weekend

MONTVILLE, NJ - Following are Century 21 The Crossing open houses this weekend:

Saturday, March 31 from 1 - 4 p.m.  

Brownstones at Fairfield, Stonybrook Circle (Using GPS - Enter 66 Two Bridges Road)
1 Kirsten Court, Towaco
42 Horseneck Road, Montville

Saturday, March 31 from 1 - 3 p.m.

12 Pond View, Montville

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

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