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Montville High School's Make-A-Wish Club Raises Funds to Help Grant Wishes

April 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township High School (MTHS) juniors Randi Deitz and Maddy Carver, co-presidents of MTHS Make-A-Wish, say they “love” working for such a worthwhile organization.

MTHS Make-A-Wish is affiliated with Make-A-Wish New Jersey. 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey’s mission statement is: “We grant ...

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 Educational Foundation Awards Living Lessons Grant

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Educational Foundation (MEF) presented a $2,400 grant to Lazar Middle School sponsoring a speaker for the Lazar Living Lessons Program. 

The Living Lessons Program is one of the largest gatherings of survivors and motivational speakers who are willing to share their stories with students. The tradition of bringing ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Legendary American Hero, Former Astronaut James Lovell, to be Guest Speaker at Boy Scouts of America Breakfast in April

April 14, 2017

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – The Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced that Captain James A. Lovell – commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which in April 1970, suffered a nearly catastrophic failure en route to the Moon – will be the keynote speaker at its first Stars and Stripes Breakfast, scheduled for Tuesday, April 18th at the Hilton Short Hills. The ...