Family of Fallen Teen Starts Charitable Foundation in His Name

March 25, 2017

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 ...

Towaco Teens Honored by Boy Scout Patriots' Path Council

MONTVILLE, NJ – Towaco residents Alex Benno and Jack Krase were among the 26 honorees at the recent Boy Scouts Patriots’ Path Council Youth Executive Committee “Youth Leadership Brunch,” held Feb. 26 at Perona Farms restaurant. Both teens are seniors at Montville Township High School.

Benno, who is a Montville Township Police Explorer, was named the “Lt. Joseph ...

Key Club Marathon Raises Thousands for Charities

MONTVILLE, NJ – If you stopped by Montville Township High School on Feb. 24, you saw some crazy costumes on the volleyball players, but it was all for a good cause.

The students at the school were participating in the 36th annual Key Club volleyball marathon, which raised more than $11,000 for Erika’s Lighthouse, New Jersey Federation of Food Banks, and Adrenal Cancer Research ...

Montville VFW Salutes Rails for Luncheon  

MONTVILLE, NJ – Members of Montville Township Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5481 were back at Rails Steakhouse on Feb. 15, but this time it was not to eat, but to give thanks.

The post gathers at the end of each year for a holiday celebration, and held their 2016 event at the steakhouse. When it came time to pay the bill, however, it had been picked up by Towaco Crossing developer James ...

Montville Resident Honored by Demolay International

MONTVILLE, NJ -- Montville Township resident Joseph Salamone was honored with the Degree of Chevalier from DeMolay International.  The highest honor that an active DeMolay can receive, the Degree of Chevalier is an award for outstanding and remarkable DeMolay activity and effort.

DeMolay is a community-based international organization for young men aged 12 to 21. Members ...

Montville Special Needs Adults Have "A Night to Shine"

MONTVILLE, NJ – Eighty guests were given the “royal treatment” at Jacksonville Chapel when 200 volunteers helped give special needs adults “A Night to Shine.”

The event, a prom sponsored by baseball player Tim Tebow’s charitable foundation, included guests from Montville Township’s Archway program.

Archway is a social program for Montville Township ...

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CIANJ Celebrates Good Works of Business 4th Annual Chairman’s Reception

March 24, 2017

The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine recently hosted their Fourth Annual Chairman’s Reception  – paying tribute to the kindness and generosity of the business community. 

Thirty-nine companies, including leading manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, banks and colleges and universities, were honored as “Champions of Good ...