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Montville Mayor Honored by Boy Scouts

April 25, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Mayor Jim Sandham was one five Morris County residents honored at the Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Lifetime Achievement Awards dinner.

The 22nd annual event, held at the Park Avenue Club on April 19, recognized Morris County citizens for their community service, “as evidenced by their leadership and interests within the ...

Veterans of Montville: Chas Palminteri

MONTVILLE, NJ - Korean War veteran Chas Palminteri became a member of Montville VFW Post 5481 in 2013 when he met a combat buddy Gerry Gemian. After sharing war stories, Palminteri knew he had to join the post.

Palminteri was drafted right out of high school and was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic training as a private in the army. He said, ...

Montville Township Celebrates 150th Anniversary at April 11 Ceremony

MONTVILLE, NJ – Dignitaries, children and residents helped the Montville Township Committee celebrate the anniversary of Montville Township’s charter-signing on April 11 at the Municipal Building.

Kenny Ferris and Francesca Gonzalez of St. Pius X School opened the celebration by presenting the colors. Cassidy Davis, also of St. Pius, led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance, ...

St. Pius X Families Help Deliver Baskets of Joy to Hospitalized Children

MONTVILLE, NJ - Students and parents from Montville Township’s St. Pius X School provided materials to make 24 large Easter baskets, numerous smaller baskets, and a bin full of extras that were delivered to Paterson’s St. Joseph’s Hospital Pediatric Oncology Department on Wednesday, April 12.

The project started about five years ...

The Easter Bunny Visits Montville Township During Annual Egg Hunt

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Easter Bunny rode into Montville Township Community Park on a fire truck on Sunday, April 9, while hundreds of Montville Township children and parents came to greet him.

The Annual Egg Hunt was sponsored by the Montville Recreation Department, with assistance from the Montville Fire Department, the Police Explorers, Responsible, Educated, Adolescents Can ...

Hilldale vs. Woodmont Dads Play Hoops for Charity in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ – Dads from Woodmont and Hilldale Elementary Schools in Pine Brook raised more than $7,000 towards the Michelle Fund at a high-energy basketball game held on March 29 at the high school.

Funds were also raised district-wide through a dress-down day.

The 24th annual match-up pitted 15 Hilldale dads against 22 Woodmont fathers in a standard five-player, four-quarter game.

Montville Dog Park Has New Pergola Thanks to Eagle Scout Project

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Dog Park has a new pergola, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Michael Manetta, who led members of Montville Boy Scout Troop 74 in the construction project on April 2.

A pergola is a wooden gazebo-like structure, with seating. The structure is approximately 10 x 10 feet square with a pitched roof.

Manetta, who is currently a Life Scout and a tenth ...

Plenty To Do In and Around Montville Township During Spring Break

MONTVILLE, NJ – If you’re sticking around Montville Township for the public schools’ spring break week of April 8 through 16, there’s still lots to do in and around town.

Sesquicentennial

Join the Montville Township Committee on Tuesday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. as they commemorate the township’s 150th anniversary with a special proclamation-filled celebration.

Montville First Aid Squad Hosts Open House and Pancake Breakfast

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township First Aid Squad held a pancake breakfast fundraiser, open house, and teddy bear clinic on March 11. Families came and enjoyed breakfast, then kids who brought stuffed animals, dolls or action figures could have them “checked out” by the squad’s cadets.

“Cadets are junior members of the squad who aid the emergency medical ...

Family of Fallen Teen Starts Charitable Foundation in His Name

MONTVILLE, NJ – After the tragic deaths of Samuel Cali and Leonidas Vagias, both 19, in June of 2016, Vagias’ friends and family decided to put their sorrow and energy into starting a foundation in his name.

Long-time friend, Don Bosco Preparatory School-mate and football teammate Matt Perricone recalls that difficult time.

“We were spending a lot of time at ...

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