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Wednesday October 7, 2015


Period Dancing at Rockingham Oct 24

First in war, first in peace, first...on the dance floor?! That's right! America’s first president and Rockingham's most famous resident, George Washington, was well known for his enthusiasm for dancing. To learn more about His Excellency's favorite social diversion, come to Rockingham on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm for An Agreeable and Innocent Amusement: An 18th Century Dancing Primer at Rockingham. This program will introduce you to country dance by way of... More

PTA Scholastic Book Sale at LMS

Montgomery News Feature Story

Kids from Mrs. Elise Ryan's 6th Grade Class with some pretty good books at the PTA Boook Sale Fundraiser. More photos on our Facebook page. Photo©Cliff Moore

Montgomery Rodeo Fundraiser Charitable Donations Up 30%

The 2015 Montgomery Rodeo in Skillman was a huge success this year, bringing in enough funds to increase their charitable donations by over 30% from last year. These funds go to area charities and non-profits integral to the health and well-being of the Montgomery Community. Sponsorships also... More

Fall Leaf Clean-Up Help Available to Elderly & Disabled Residents

Do you know an elderly or disabled person who needs help getting his or her yard ready for the winter months?

The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services will have volunteers available in November to rake leaves for elderly and disabled homeowners around the county who have no other... More

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All youth, grades K - 13 (one year out of high school), and their parents are invited to learn about 4-H by attending the "Join... More

Report From Rocky Hill- October 2015

Businesses in the heart of Rocky Hill can rest easy: the NJ DOT will not be working on the Canal Bridge this Fall. Instead, according to spokesman... More

In FunFest, New Township Tradition

With the first FunFest on September 13 at Princeton Airport, Montgomery created its own annual community event, topping the July fireworks at the... More

Mr. Harvey Publishes Second Shamus Book

Paul E. Harvey, Jr., the much-loved Head Custodian at Orchard Hill Elementary School (OHES), has published a second book about Shamus the... More

Pumpkin Picking at Pariso Farm

Pariso Farm, located on Skillman and Fairview Roads in Skillman, will offer pick your own pumpkins on October 3 and 4. Penny Pariso explains,... More

Historic Vanderveer Campbell Farm Facing Foreclosure; Seeks Assistance from Community

The Vanderveer Campbell Farm in Belle Mead, which was part of Revolutionary War history, is now facing serious financial difficulties. Many... More

MTSD Increases Bond for Referendum, Approaching $20 Million

At the September 15 meeting of the Montgomery Board of Education Business Administrator Annette Wells told the board that the district is still on... More

New Poll Question For Montynews.com

Our old poll question, "Do you support the President's nuclear agreement with Iran," was answered by 52 voters. 61.5% voted... More