Towaco Civic Association Awards Scholarship, Donates to VFW, Funds Street Signs

June 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Towaco Civic Association awarded two $500 scholarships to MTHS seniors Alex Benno and Cameron Zurawlow at the June 8 Senior Awards night, and invited the students to their May 24 meeting so members could meet them.

The students were chosen from a total of 16 applicants, according to TCA Scholarship Committee Chair Laura Gerard.

Committee member Georgianna ...

Montville Township Museum Reopens

MONTVILLE, NJ – After several years of being closed, the Montville Township museum had its grand reopening on May 21. Township administrators opened the building for the afternoon and at least 30 visitors stopped in. Residents were able to see artifacts and photographs from around the township.

“We received many inquiries about the status of the museum which had been shuttered ...

Lazar Students and Vets Care for Montville Township Veterans’ Graves

MONTVILLE, NJ – VFW Post 5481 members joined 13 Lazar eighth graders to ensure that the graves of Montville Township veterans are cared for.

The program, now in its eleventh year, brings the middle school students from the Honor Our Veterans advisory group together with the veterans to replace flags at veterans’ graves in three township cemeteries just before Memorial Day. An ...

Good Things Come to Those Who Bait: Montville Township Fishing Derby

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Recreation Department held its annual Fishing Derby on May 6, sponsored by the Montville PBA Local 140 and the Montville Kiwanis. Families came and fished at Masar Park Pond for prizes consisting of fishing poles or gift cards. The Kiwanians served donuts and coffee while the PBA offered bagels and juice. The Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 ...

Sheriff James Gannon Addresses OneMontville

MONTVILLE, NJ – Morris County Sheriff James Gannon spoke at the OneMontville meeting on April 25 about inclusion and the county’s opiate addiction problem.

OneMontville is an organization formed in 2015 due to problems with anti-Semitism within the high school. Parents, school staff and members of clergy comprise its board and membership. Its goal is to ...

Montville Baseball & Softball Association Celebrates Opening Day

MONTVILLE, NJ – A little drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of the boys and girls who participated in Montville Baseball and Softball Association’s opening day parade and ceremony April 22.

The parade started at Lazar Middle School and wound up at the township’s municipal fields.

See a slideshow of the parade here:

Hilldale fifth grader Ava Zurawlow sang ...

Arbor Day Celebrated in Montville Township

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 ...

Montville Mayor Honored by Boy Scouts

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, ...

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Montville Township Recreation Announces Consignment Tickets and Baseball Game Trips

June 10, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department has announced its summer baseball trips schedule and the consignment tickets it has available for residents.

For the spring, summer and fall of 2017, the following parks and attractions will have reduced-rate tickets available to residents for sale at the municipal building, 195 Changebridge Road:

Adventure ...