Montville Day Thrills Residents

October 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The weather was breezy and cloudy, music was in the air – and so was the delicious smell wafting from 11 trucks full of food and the joyful screams of laughter from kids having fun.

It was the first Montville Day held in recent memory, and residents were enthused and thankful for its return.

The band Eaglemania opened the entertainment lineup, with soft rock hits ...

100-year-old Towaco Resident Honored at Montville Township Committee Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee had a special guest speaker at their Oct. 10 meeting; Senator Joseph Pennacchio, who honored Towaco resident Marie Eckstein, whose 100th birthday is Oct. 16.

“I moved to Montville more than 35 years ago, and it’s a great place to live,” Pennacchio said. “You can see construction going on everywhere to make it a ...

Weiss Attains Eagle Scout Ranking

MONTVILLE, NJ – Troop 74 has one more Eagle Scout in its midst, as it held a Court of Honor for Nicholas Weiss on Sept. 16 at St. Pius X Church.

Weiss’ project was to organize and work on a team that built a prayer patio garden, repaired a fence, and cleaned up around the fence at the church, and was conducted in May of 2016.

“This was very important to me because I have ...

Montville Twp Veterans Fly in B17 Bomber

MONTVILLE, NJ – Three Montville Township veterans were treated to a flight on a B17 bomber visiting northern NJ, as part of its tour along the east coast with the Experimental Aircraft Association.

The plane, owned by the EAA, is named the Aluminum Overcast. During World War II, when the planes were used, they were called “Flying Fortresses.” The plane held a crew of 10, ...

9/11 Commemorated in Montville Township

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township residents gathered for a somber 16th anniversary remembrance of the six residents lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the two residents lost in the Pan Am flight 103 terrorist attack in Lockerbie, Scotland.

But former VFW Post 5481 Commander Frank Warholic also wanted to make it clear that the heroes should also be remembered. He called the group ...

A Busy Fall for Montville Township Residents in Store

MONTVILLE, NJ – School may have just started, but fall is going to be a busy time in Montville Township with many programs going on. Residents can help clean up the township, attend the first Montville Township Day held in many years, or sign up for Recreation Department programs.

Montville Day

It’s been many years since Montville Day was celebrated, but in honor of the ...

Montville Township Improvements Made with Help from Clean Communities

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township officials used grant funds from New Jersey Clean Communities for a town-wide litter abatement program. The workers, who were hired for five weeks, also made improvements throughout the township, according to Assistant Township Administrator June Hercek.

New Jersey Clean Communities is a statewide, comprehensive, litter-abatement program created by the ...

Montville Fire Commissioner President Passes Away

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Fire Department announced with regret the passing of Montville Fire Commissioner President James Berry on Saturday, July 22, said Chief Alan Cook. He was 75.

Berry succumbed to a prolonged illness after serving on the fire department and its administration for 55 years, Cook said. He had been a chief of the department and a commissioner since 1993, according ...

Township Committee Says Farewell to Montville Township Clerk

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Mayor James Sandham said, “Tonight is a sad night and a happy night for the Township Committee.” After 24 years of service to Montville Township, Township Clerk Trudy Atkinson will be retiring as of July 31. The township will be losing one of its most efficient and dedicated employees.

Atkinson was honored at the ...

Montville Township First Aid Squad Honors Members with Decades of Service

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township First Aid Squad gathered on July 11 to honor members with more than 20 years of service.

Joint New Jersey legislative resolutions for the members were sponsored by Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce,  Senator Joe Pennacchio and Assemblyman Jay Webber, and were presented to the members. Pennacchio and DeCroce attended the ceremony to present the ...

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Montville Kiwanis Club Celebrates 39th Annual Installation of Club Officers

October 11, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Kiwanis Club of Montville recently celebrated their outgoing and incoming officers at their 39th annual installation dinner at Rails Steak House in Towaco.

The program recognized the accomplishments of the club during the 2015-2017 period, under President Doug Cooper. Most noteworthy were a successful lasagna dinner fundraiser, and continuation of the town-wide ...