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OneMontville Holds MLK Day Walk, Activities

January 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – While Martin Luther King, Jr. Day dawned clear and cold, that didn’t stop Montville Township residents from coming to the municipal building to start the day off with OneMontville’s Day of Respect and Community Service in honor of Dr. King. Approximately 100 people came to the building with donations of food for the Kiwanis Food Pantry and tube or crew socks or ...

"Montville: How Did it All Begin?" Subject of Lecture at Historical Society Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – As Montville Township celebrates its 150th anniversary, residents paused to look back at how it all started at a lecture given by Historical Society President Kathy Fisher on Jan. 9.

The township began from land purchased by the Dutch in 1694, when it was part of the area called New Netherland, Fisher said, and was originally part of Pequannock. The land was rich in ...

Montville Residents Thanked for Service on Boards and Committees

MONTVILLE, NJ – Residents were honored and thanked for their combined 179 years of volunteering to the benefit of Montville Township residents at the Jan. 1 Montville Township Committee reorganization meeting.

Two residents had spent 32 and 24 years volunteering for the town.

Ralph Avallone, Sr. served on the Housing Committee for 32 years and was chair for ten years.

“We ...

Federal, State and County Dignitaries on Hand to Congratulate Montville Township on its 150th

MONTVILLE, NJ – Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, State Senator Joseph Pennacchio, the Morris County Freeholders and Sheriff James Gannon were among the first to congratulate residents of Montville Township and its committee members on its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, at a ceremony held on Jan. 1.

Although the Congressman was unable to attend, Pennacchio read a letter with ...

Happy New Year From TAPinto Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ - Happy New Year from TAPinto Montville...

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Montville Township Residents Enjoy Hanukkah Celebration

MONTVILLE, NJ - Pine Brook Jewish Center’s Rabbi Mark David Finkel and Chabad of Montville Township’s Rabbi Yossi Spalter led the Montville Township Hanukkah celebration and the lighting of the menorah in front of the municipal building on Monday, Dec. 26.

​The municipal building and grounds were full of excited ...

Hanukkah Traditions Across Montville Township

MONTVILLE, NJ – Jewish people around the world will be lighting candles on the menorah to celebrate Hanukkah, as will Jewish families in Montville. Other traditions associated with the Festival of Lights include frying potato pancakes, playing with a four-sided top called a dreidel, and giving gifts of chocolate foil-wrapped coins called “gelt.” TAPinto Montville talked to ...

Brunch with Santa Held at Transfiguration in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ – Excitement was in the air as the little ones waited for Santa to arrive at the Santa Brunch at Transfiguration Nursery School at the Good Shepherd Church on Dec. 5.

The parents enjoyed pancakes, egg casserole, sausage, coffee cake and fruit, and kind of hoped their kids ate something too, but mostly the kids played and chatted.

Tracey Sentowski, whose son Tyler is in ...

Montville's VFW Post Holds Holiday Luncheon at Rails Steakhouse

MONTVILLE, NJ – About 30 members of Montville Township VFW Post 5481 attended their holiday end-of-year luncheon, held Dec. 13 at Rails Steakhouse in Towaco this year.

“We have had an active year,” Post Commander Charles Ferry said, addressing the group. “We exchanged the flags and purchased monuments for veterans at Montville cemeteries in May (read about it here). We ...

Montville Youth Named Law Enforcement Explorer of the Year

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Explorer Alex Benno was named the Lt. Joseph Franklin Explorer of the Year by the Patriots’ Path Council of northern New Jersey.

Benno, who is a senior at Montville Township High School, has been a Montville Township Police Explorer for four years, and is currently an Explorer Lieutenant. Law enforcement Explorers is an organization for ...

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