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  • Why All Parents Should Consider Refusing the PARCC—2017 Edition

    March 16, 2017

    Hi. My name is Jen Grana – I live in Sparta township and have 3 boys – 2 of which are in the public education system now – a middle schooler, a Kindergartner and a sweet oblivious 2 ...

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Sat, March 25, 9:00 AM

Montville Township Municipal Building , Montville

Montville Township Electronics Recycle and ...

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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

Montville Senior Center, Montville

Montville Kiwanis Lasagna Dinner Fundraiser

Food & Drink Giving Back

Tue, March 28, 2:00 PM

Montville Township Municipal Building, Montville

Opiate Seminar for Realtors®

Business & Finance Education Health & Wellness Home & Garden Police & Fire Real Estate

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Tue, March 28, 3:00 PM

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Short Story Club

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Tue, March 28, 8:00 PM

Municipal Building, Montville

Montville Township Committee Meeting

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Why All Parents Should Consider Refusing the PARCC—2017 Edition

March 16, 2017

Hi. My name is Jen Grana – I live in Sparta township and have 3 boys – 2 of which are in the public education system now – a middle schooler, a Kindergartner and a sweet oblivious 2 year old who will be there before I know it I am sure. We spend a lot of time talking about and thinking about public education in our house because we will be knee-deep in it for the next 20 years ...

Girl Scouts Announce Cookie Finder Website

March 24, 2017

RIVERDALE, N.J. — Did you forget to order your favorite Girl Scout cookie treat? It’s not too late! Girl Scouts across northern New Jersey will continue selling Girl Scout cookies through April 23 during Cookie Booth Sale season. More than 700 booth sales are planned throughout Morris county.

“We often hear customers say that they do not know a Girl Scout who is selling ...

Montville Township Committee Proclaims Girl Scout Week

March 21, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - On Thursday, March 16, the Montville Township Committee proclaimed the week of March 12-18 as Girl Scout Week in honor of the Girl Scouts’ 105th anniversary.

​The Montville Township Girl Scouts led the Committee meeting by presenting the flag, leading the public in the Pledge of Allegiance, and reciting the Girl Scout ...

Meet the Leaders of Montville Township: Gary Lewis, Planning Board Chairman

March 11, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - “Montville is a great, great, great town! Did I say ‘great’?” said Gary Lewis, chairman of the Montville Township Planning Board, with his unique sense of humor.

Lewis grew up in the neighboring town of Fairfield and moved to Montville in 1998 with his wife Lisa and young daughter Kayla. They were living in a Wayne townhouse and expecting another ...

Montville High School Film Club Finalists in Film Festival

March 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Members of the Montville Township High School Film Club traveled to the Project FX student film festival on March 18 where the club’s film “Chem Club” was one of ten high school film finalists.

The festival, now in its third year, was held at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. Its aim is to “locate and promote the very best in student filmmaking ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

March 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

Housewives Star Identified as Owner of Burning Car Found with Dead Bodies

March 19, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - According to multiple reports the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning police and fire officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson. 

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the flames ...

CIANJ Celebrates Good Works of Business 4th Annual Chairman’s Reception

March 24, 2017

The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine recently hosted their Fourth Annual Chairman’s Reception  – paying tribute to the kindness and generosity of the business community. 

Thirty-nine companies, including leading manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, banks and colleges and universities, were honored as “Champions of Good ...

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In Your Community

Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

Open Houses the Weekend by Century 21 The Crossing

MONTVILLE, NJ - Century 21 The Crossing is having the following open houses this weekend:

Sunday, March 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

30 Abbott Road, Montville - click HERE for further details.

97 Glenroy Road, Fairfield - click HERE for further details.

 

The Only Winning Move is not to Play: 8 Steps to Disengage

Even on a good day, it can be difficult not to take the bait when your teen is pushing your buttons.  How do you disengage to keep it from escalating into a battle?  The last line in the movie "War Games" describes it perfectly -- "The only winning move is not to play."

Sometimes, in order to stay calm when things are heating up with your kids, not engaging is the ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...

5 Tips to Meet Your 2017 Organization Goals

Did you make a goal to get better organized in 2017? If so, you’re not alone. Every year, for at least the last ten years, “Get Organized” has been the second most popular New Year’s resolution. We all start the year with good intentions, but sometimes life intervenes and our plans get waylaid. Here we are in February, 1/12 of the year ...

Pet Corner

Lincoln is looking for his Furever Home!

March 21, 2017

Lincoln “Abe” Friendly with Dogs, Friendly with Everyone!  

Lincoln is about 14-16 weeks old, about 26 pounds, and he is a handsome with a beautiful chocolate coat and white on his 4 paws and chest.  Lincoln also has an adorable wrinkly forehead!    Lincoln is a playful, friendly puppy who was rescued from a high kill shelter in NC and now living in a foster ...