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Montville Hall of Fame: Dr. Domenick Sportelli

December 12, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School Hall of Fame inducted ten individuals and one team at its annual ceremony, held on Nov. 17. Among the inductees was Dr. Domenick J. Sportelli, psychiatrist and TV personality. Sportelli, a member of the class of 1993, appears regularly on the show “The Doctors.”

Sportelli was introduced at the ceremony by his friend, Daniel ...

More STEAM, Technology, Weekend, Special Needs Programs for 2018 at Montville Twp Library

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Library Board of Trustees met on Nov. 29 to discuss and vote on the 2018 budget, which will include a new librarian to handle technology and social networking, more programs at different times and geared to new audiences, and more children’s materials.

Carmen Allora, Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chairman, presented the budget with the ...

Pearl Harbor Commemorated by VFW Post 5481

MONTVILLE, NJ – A few Montville residents gathered to mark the 76th anniversary of Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Day at the Montville Youth Center.

Montville VFW Post #5481 Former Commander Frank Warholic led the ceremony but was saddened by the aging status of the post.

“We didn’t have enough people to have a color guard or do the gun salute,” he said.

Still he marked the ...

Sports Greats Inducted into Montville Township High School Hall of Fame

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School Hall of Fame held its 2017 induction ceremony on Nov. 17. Among the 10 individuals and one team inducted were teacher and coach Cindy Beradino, class of 2001 wrestler Chris Cvitan, class of 2007 swimmer Lauren English and the 2009 wrestling team.

The Hall of Fame inducts graduates based on their achievements during their high ...

Heroes of Montville Twp: Army 1st Lt Lindsey Danilack

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Hall of Fame inducted its first MTHS graduate to attend West Point Military Academy, Army First Lieutenant Lindsey Danilack. Her father, Mark, introduced her, and his pride was obvious for Lindsey, who is an Apache helicopter pilot.

Mark talked about how Lindsey was first captain at West Point when she was a senior, and only the fourth woman to hold ...

Towaco Civic Association Readies Towaco for Holiday Season

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Towaco Civic Association members decorated the Towaco train station buildings, trees, train station light posts, Sundae’s ice-cream store and the vacant brick building across the train station on Nov. 25.

"This is our third year decorating Towaco downtown area,” said TCA Vice President Annabel Pierce. “The initiative started when we donated ...

Montville Police and 1st Aid Squad Deliver Baby in Towaco Home

MONTVILLE, NJ – A Towaco couple received an early morning surprise as the police arrived at their residence and Patrolman Robert Szczur helped to deliver a baby boy at their home on Nov. 10.

The Montville Township First Aid Squad and Montville Township Police were called at 2:38 a.m. and aided in the delivery of Ayden Velazquez, who clocked in at six pounds and 12 ounces.

“You ...

OneMontville Holds Successful "Wonder" Movie Screening, Plans Future Events

MONTVILLE, NJ – Creating and promoting a climate of acceptance, inclusion and kindness is part of the mission of the organization OneMontville, and to that end, the group has planned and held activities designed to bring Montville Township together to embrace its diversity.

On Sunday, Nov. 19, the group held a fundraiser sponsored by real estate agent Enid Davis, selling tickets to see ...

Girl Scouts Host Teddy Bear Tea Fundraiser to Help Refugees

MONTVILLE, NJ – About fifty girls attended a Teddy Bear Tea hosted by Girl Scout Troop 4916, seventh graders at Lazar.

Four of the girls in the 11-girl troop created the party as a fundraiser for their Girl Scout Silver Award. Joleen Amer, Sara LoPresti, Ridhee Maddula and Rebekah Mathew chose working with refugees as the focus of their project.

“We wanted to help children in ...

Montville Veterans Day Commemoration Features Principal's Family Story

MONTVILLE, NJ – Residents gathered to commemorate Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, and as usual, former VFW Post 5481 commander Frank Warholic hosted a patriotic and moving ceremony.

Police officers Robert Koetzner and Alexander Yang, and VFW members Joe Coll and Dick Gamsby presented the colors, and Father Mark Olenowski of St. Pius gave a blessing during which he stated his father ...

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