Letters to the Editor

  • Request to Reinstate Former Montville High School Marching Band Director

    April 21, 2017

    As a proud parent of a Montville High School Marching Band member I would like to express the thoughts and views of not only myself, but the vast majority of parents and students in the marching ...

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Request to Reinstate Former Montville High School Marching Band Director

April 21, 2017

As a proud parent of a Montville High School Marching Band member I would like to express the thoughts and views of not only myself, but the vast majority of parents and students in the marching band program regarding this year's selection of a new band director. 

On March 22nd the band parents, along with the student members organized a meeting with the music department ...

Montville Township Recreation Department Has Garden Plots Available

April 26, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department has garden plots available for planting for the 2017 Season.

Gardens are open to Montville Township Residents ONLY.

There are garden plots available at two different locations:

The Montville Community Park garden area is located at 130 Change Bridge Road in Montville and is available for all levels.
The ...

Arbor Day Celebrated in Montville Township

April 28, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Charles Perry was honored as part of the township’s Arbor Day celebration April 28. The Montville Township Public Schools’ Arbor Day poster contest winners were also honored at the ceremony.

Arbor Day is usually celebrated on the last Friday in April, and is a way for communities to encourage residents to plant trees and celebrate the important role that trees ...

Meet the Leaders of Montville Township: Joseph Pennacchio, New Jersey State Senator, Political

April 30, 2017

Part II of Meet the Leader Series on Republican State Senator Joseph Pennacchio includes Pennacchio’s political career and more. Click HERE to read Part I focusing on Pennacchio's personal life.

MONTVILLE, NJ - When asked how he get involved in Morris County politics, Pennacchio stated that because he had a successful dental ...

Cedar Hill School Holds TREP$ Student Marketplace

April 27, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Cedar Hill students got the chance to show off weeks of work as their eighth annual TREP$ marketplace took place on April 22.

Short for en-TREP-reneur, TREP$ is a program that teaches fourth and fifth graders at the school about marketing a product or service of their own making. The students attend a series of weekly after-school classes where they learn about marketing, ...

Franklin School Recycles Pouches, Wins Entenmann's Party

April 28, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Franklin Elementary School was the randomly-drawn winner this month of a nationwide promotion related to recycling. The win means an Entenmann's-based classroom party for the school.

The school pledged to help the environment by using recycling to reduce waste. It did so as part of the "Entenmann’s Little Bites Make the Pledge Promotion," a contest ...

Dreams Do Come True: Springfield's Anthony Cioffi to Sign with Oakland Raiders

April 30, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The dream has come true for the Springfield kid.

Just work baby!

Anthony Cioffi, the 5-foot-11, 205-pound four-year defensive back out of Rutgers and Jonathan Dayton High School alum, signed as a priority undrafted free agent with the Oakland Raiders.

The speedster, who runs between a 4.3-to-4.5 40-yard dash, got the call immediately after the three-day, seven-round ...

Montville Township Recreation Department Has Garden Plots Available

April 26, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department has garden plots available for planting for the 2017 Season.

Gardens are open to Montville Township Residents ONLY.

There are garden plots available at two different locations:

The Montville Community Park garden area is located at 130 Change Bridge Road in Montville and is available for all levels.
The ...

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Open Houses this Weekend by Century 21 The Crossing

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

Sunday, April 30:

6 Woodside Drive, Montville from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

16 Dudley Court, Wayne from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

4 High Mountain Drive, Montville from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

79 Lake Drive West, Wayne from 1 - 3 p.m.

Feeling Like a Failure? It's Only a Feeling

Too many of us go through life measuring ourselves against impossible standards and coming up short.  There's good news, though.  Feeling like a failure doesn’t mean you are one.  Your 'failures' aren't failures at all.

Looking at it objectively, what we call failure is simply not reaching a desired goal.  That's it.  The problem comes when we ...

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg (Random House, 2016)

 

What happens to us when we die? Does everything stop and our bodies just turn to dust? Or do our souls continue to exist in some ethereal form? Are we able to see what happens to our loved ones; are we reunited with those who have gone before us? This is just one of several intriguing themes that the delightful Fannie ...

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