Montville News

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 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township’s Office of Emergency Management would like to inform residents that Thursday, Sept. 20, at 2:18 p.m., President Donald Trump will conduct the first countrywide emergency alert to every cellular telephone as a test of the national alert system through the Federal ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Anticipation..... It's been three months since it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting. As of the morning of Sept. 17, the stork had yet to arrive.  Donkeys, Edith and her daughter, Gloria were a gift to Christiana Capra, founder and director of ...

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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 ...

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FREEHOLD, N.J. — Soon to be Hall of Fame member, Foiled Again was the star of the Open Space Pace at  Freehold Raceway on Sept. 15. The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote open space in the nation’s ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s State Horse Racing Commission has partnered with Delaware Valley University to conduct an economic impact study to analyze the current status of the industry. Standardbred and Thoroughbred stakeholders are encouraged to take the survey, which only takes a few ...

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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 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ –  The county has decided to add mileage to its list of paving projects in Montville due to poor pavement conditions, spokesman Larry Ragonese told TAPinto Montville. The following stretches of road will also be paved and milled: Firehouse Road in Towaco, near the Towaco ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — A 10-year old Burlington County mare is the first reported case of West Nile Virus (WNV) and an Ocean County gelding is the fourth reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), each serious, mosquito-borne illnesses in horses, in New Jersey for 2018. Neither horse had been ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A 7-year-old horse in Monmouth County is the third reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, in New Jersey for 2018. The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on Sept. 4, according to a statement ...

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TENAFLY, NJ – The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation nominated three parents to serve as consumer advocates for the Department of Defense-sponsored Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). Sarah Foye of Montville, NJ; Joseph Hillenburg of Illinois and Melissa McQueen of Arizona recently ...

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LEXINGTON, KY — Devin Ryan of Long Valley, NJ and McLain Ward of Brewster, NJ are among the definite entries for the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the show jumping competition kicks off on Sept. 19 and will ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township administration announced that the following roads will be undergoing work on this schedule: Monday, Sept. 10: milling Craig Court and Greenridge Drive Tuesday, Sept. 11: milling Candlewick Drive and Taylortown Road #68 to Quarry Mountain Drive Wed., Sept.

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The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence. The track remains uncertain but it is a reminder that it is still hurricane season. The risk of Florence impacting the East Coast as a strong hurricane is increasing. If and exactly when and where still ...

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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 ...

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OPGLABBEEK, Belgium — Two New Yorkers helped the U.S. Team end their FEI Jumping Nations Cup Youth Finals experience on a high-note, winning the Young Rider ‘Challenge Cup’ on at SenTower Park on Sept. 8 in Belgium. The team of Samantha Cohen, of New York City, Madison Goetzmann, of Skaneateles, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On the first day back to school, students and teaching staff at the Morris School District will be joined by six newly hired Special Law Enforcement Officers, dedicated to school safety and security. "The Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEO III's) will be responsible for the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School marching band presents the 14th annual Mustang Classic Music Festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. at the high school, 100 Horseneck Rd. in Montville. Nine bands will be competing in various categories, and the MTHS marching band ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township police officers arrested a pair on Hook Mountain Road in Pine Brook found with four types of drugs, according to acting Chief Andrew Caggiano. On August 30 at 11:30 p.m., Patrolman David Chieppa received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of 20 Hook ...

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