News & Events

The Nurtured Heart Approach May 21st
with Howard Glasser, author of the best-seller, "Transforming the Difficult Child" Thurs., May 21, 7-8:30 PM Rutgers Preparatory School 1345 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ more

Calling All Boys for Cub Scouts on May 21st!
INFO MEETING MAY 21st at OHES Cafeteria 7 pm to 8 pm Montgomery Cub Scouts will be holding a Parent Information Night for boys more

New "Take Control of Your Health" Free Chronic Disease Mgt. Series Starts May 28th
The Montgomery Township and Hillsborough Township Health Departments are partnering to offer a series of FREE workshops called “Take Control of Your Health”: “Take more

Police Press Release - 5/11/15
On 05/07/2015 at approximately 2:14 p.m., Montgomery Township Police arrested Saleemah Anderson, 36, of Lawrenceville, NJ. Anderson was involved in a motor vehicle crash more

Deputy Mayor to Honor Rock Brook School's 40th at Open House May 29th
Friday, May 29–Family Night/Community Open House & Clothing Drive Sponsored by 1st Constitution Bank, Rock Brook School's Family Night/Community Open House/Clothing Drive will be more

Pet Census - please take this brief online survey
Help us to help your pets!  Take the 2015 Montgomery Pet Census. It only takes 5 minutes to give basic identifying info about your pet, more

Burgers and Band(aids) - EMS Fundraiser May 16th
The Montgomery Emergency Medical Squad cadets invite you to their all you can eat BBQ fundraiser. Burgers and Band(aids) is a time for you more

May Fair Featuring Live Music, Children's Activities, and More May 9th
The Waldorf School of Princeton welcomes spring with its annual May Fair, Saturday, May 9th, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. A rain-or-shine, community-wide celebration, May Fair more

Girl Scouts Plan Dog Walk for May 31st
Join Girl Scout Troop 61108 for a Fun & Fitness Dog Walk Bring your leashed dog on a fun 2 mile walk! Why: To more

Raritan River Clean Up Day May 31st Manville

MHS Swim Teams Congratulated on Wins by Twp. Officials
Through hard work, great coaching and talent, the Montgomery High School Girls Swim Team gained a State record this season; earning the titles of more

Black Lab Dog Found
Large black lab dog found in Montgomery Township near Bedens Brook development on Hopewell border...friendly and smart, well-trained.  Wearing only a collar.  Found on more

Open House on May 3rd at Congregation Kehilat Shalom
Congregation Kehilat Shalom (CKS) is holding a Congregational and Religious School open house on May 3rd from 9:30-11:30 am.  Meet Rabbi Susan Falk and Ann more

Birding Walk Sunday, May 3rd
BIRDING WALK WITH BRAD AND TAMMY Location:  Skillman Park, Parking lot C (across from The Village Elementary School) Time:  8 a.m. Leaders:  Tammy Garaffa & more

Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of Skillman Park
Photo Caption: State, county and township officials and county parks staff cut the ribbon to open Skillman Park in Montgomery Township on April 23.  Pictured more

Mary Jacobs Library to Host 'OOTSAV 2015!' on April 25
Last year, Montgomery High School students Ishaan Waghray, Umang Chavan, Anvya Mathur, and Varun Pitta organized Mary Jacobs Ootsav!, a celebration of Classical Indian Music, more

Gas Pipeline Widening Project has Begun
Project questions should be addressed to Transco's Project Land Office at (610) 419-9145 Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco) has received authorization from more

Montgomery and Rocky Hill Celebrate Arbor Day
Photo Caption:  Montgomery / Rocky Hill Arbor Day Tree Dedication XXIX April 27 in Van Horne Park ... Pictured (l to r): Bob Wells ( more

Kid Connection Now Enrolling for 2015-16 School Year
Montgomery Kid Connection, Montgomery’s premier Preschool, Kindergarten Enrichment program, and Before/After school is now enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year.   Please click on the more

Blawenburg Church Rummage Sale April 24 & 25
If it’s Friday, April 24th or Saturday, April 25th, it must be Blawenburg.   That’s when Blawenburg Church will have its annual Rummage Sale, a more

Photos of Montgomery Arbor Day & Earth Day Fair Events
See new photos of two recently held Montgomery Township public events in our website photo gallery at:   Date: 4/22/ more

Area Piano Festival Open to Youth, May 4th App Deadline
Monday, May 4th is the application deadline for the 2015 Princeton Festival Piano Competition for Young Artists.  Piano students should go directly to the Festival’ more

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival April 25
This mathematics festival is open to students in grades 6-12 and will take place 9:00am - 12:00pm on Saturday, April 25th, 2015. It will more

Spring Band Concert Fundraiser April 30th
to Benefit Local Emergency Responders and Crawford House Renowned Guest Conductor “One of the Most Talented in the Nation” Montgomery Township, NJ … The more

GPYO Youth Orchestras & Choir Auditions Open in May
The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) is holding auditions this May for our 2015-2016 season.   There are openings for all instruments AND for vocalists more

Arbor Day XXIX Celebration Planting Friday 4/17
Interested citizens are invited to attend the Arbor Day Celebration Planting of a Sugar Maple tree at the gazebo in Van Horne Park, off more

'Month of Maying' Spring Concert May 3rd
'The Month of Maying', a spring concert will be presented by the Raritan Valley Chorus on May 3 at 3:00 PM at the Hillsborough more

Skillman Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Date April 23rd
Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Somerset County Park Commission will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, April 23, at 10:00 a.m. at more

Spring GPYO Orchestra & Choir Concert at Richardson June 6th
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) Annual Spring Concert. GPYO presents its 55th Annual Spring Concert at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium.  The Concert and Symphonic more

Sheila Walsh to speak May 9th at HRC
Sheila Walsh is a powerful communicator, Bible teacher, and best-selling author with more than 4 million books sold.  A featured speaker with Women of Faith, more

"Our Healthy Town" Survey - Responses accepted thru April 30th
In honor of National Public Health Week, Montgomery Health Department hosted a Town Hall meeting focusing on improving community health on April 8th. We more

Comedy Night April 25
Comedy Night at congregation Kehilat Shalom Congregation Kehilat Shalom will be hosting a Comedy Night on April 25th at 8pm featuring Johnny Watson and more

Rummage Sale, Griggstown Church April 17th & 18th
SPRING RUMMAGE SALE at Griggstown Reformed Church 1065 Canal Road, Griggstown on Friday, April 17 from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, April 18 from more

"Montgomery Twp: As It Was" History Talk May 7th
Van Harlingen Historical Society president Judy Peters will present Montgomery Township: As It Was on Thursday, May 7th at 7:00 pm at Mary Jacobs Library, more

Millstone Byway Library Program - WED., MAY 20th
Wed. May 20th, 7:00 pm (Note: This program did not occur on April 8th, as originally announced) Mary Jacobs Library, Washington Rd., Rocky Hill, more

Harlingen Church's Spring Rummage Sale April 17-18
Harlingen Church Spring Rummage Sale: Friday, April 17, 8:00 - 5:00 & Saturday, April 18, 8:00 - noon (Bag Sale Day).  Indoors: Rain or more

Suffragettes & Spring Tea May 9th
Mark your calendars and come celebrate all women on Mother’s Day weekend! Saturday, May 9 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM is the date and more

SAVE Gala May 2nd
On Saturday, May 2, from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, is hosting its 15th Annual Gala Benefit at more

Talk on History of D&R Canal Sat. April 18th
Join historian and D&R Canal State Park staffer Vicki Chirco for an illustrated history of the canal from its construction in 1834 as a more

Programs to Assist Residents with Heating Bills
In this very cold weather, paying heating bills can become a struggle for some New Jersey residents. I’m writing to ask that you please more

Retirement 'Lunch & Learn' at Montgomery Senior Center Fri. March 20
Freeholder Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites residents nearing retirement to a Lunch and Learn opportunity at the Montgomery Senior Center, located at more

Salty Taste in Some Drinking Water
Residents in Somerset County may be noticing a salty taste in their drinking water over the past few days. This is due to higher more

March 19th, 2015, 4PM – 7PM Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy, 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 Flooding is the number one natural more

Montgomery/Rocky Hill Night Off Set for March 12th
No meetings! No homework! No practices! No rehearsals! No pressure! You heard it right. Next Thursday, March 12th, 2015. A night dedicated to families more

Reminder: Please keep car radios at a reasonable level
As spring finally arrives and more of us are out in our yards and driving around town with our car windows open, please be more

Rail Road Quiet Zone Established on Rt. 601 near Grandview
Township residents will soon notice a reduction in train-horn noise in the community. In cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and more

Prom Dress Drive Seeks Donations
The EmPoWER Family Success Center is collecting new and gently used prom dresses and accessories for their 2015 Prom Dress Drive.  This year’s donations more

Taking Care of Your Septic System: A free program for Homeowners 3/11
Almost half the homes in Montgomery are served by on-site wastewater disposal systems.  How do they work? What can we do as homeowners to more

Artist Exhibition at Thomas Sweet
SiriOm sees himself as an abstract expressionist. He uses acrylic and collage applying layering techniques, primarily with pallet knife, to create images that are more

Poll Workers Needed
Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to work on Election Day. Please visit the Board of Elections website at: Poll more

Be Aware: Sump Pump Lines Can Freeze & Burn Out Pumps
6 Tips to Avoid a Frozen Sump Pump During the winter months, frozen sump pump can be a major worry because sump pumps are more

Hot Lunch and Turkey Distribution
Abundant Harvest Community Kitchen and Bentley Community Services invite you to a FREE HOT LUNCH and FROZEN TURKEY DISTRIBUTION EVENT   SATURDAY, MARCH 14 more

'Girl Rising' Documentary March 28th
"GIRL RISING" is an innovative documentary about 9 girls around the globe at the heart of the campaign to Educate Girls and Change the more

Fire Marshals Warn of Fire Extinguisher Recall
Montgomery Fire Marshals wishes to let residents know of an extensive fire extinguisher recall which could involve the extinguishers in their homes. Kidde is more

Health Officer Statement on Measles
A recent case of measles at Princeton University and an ongoing nationwide outbreak linked to a California amusement park, has focused attention on the need more

Heart Health for Women Feb. 25th
Join us for this free presentation on: Prevention, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment of Heart Disease in Women! 6:45 pm to 9:00 p.m. Bernards Township more

Recycling Pickup May Be Delayed 2/20 in Montgomery
Recycling Pickups Delayed Due to Holiday, Weather Recycling pickups for the week of Feb. 16 in Hillsborough, Millstone, Manville, Somerville, Bound Brook, Franklin, Rocky more

Fairview Rd. to Close to Traffic for Road/Bridge Construction
Beginning 2/10/15  Fairview Rd. will be closed to through traffic for road/bridge construction. Residents/emergency vehicles will be able to travel North from Camp Meeting more

MHS Lacrosse "Spring Clean" Fundraising Event
What: Document Shredding, Clothing & Toy Collection When: Sat., February 21st, 10 am to 1 pm Where: Upper Middle School, Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, more

Montgomery Among Recipients of Youth Grants from Somerset County
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total $90,000 in the 2014 Municipal Youth Services Commission (MYSC) grant program to youth services more

Scout Sunday Events Feb 1st & Feb 8th
It’s Boy Scout Sunday at Blawenburg Church on February 1st.   In its worship service at 10am, the Church will celebrate decades of support for more

Montgomery Twp. named a Top "Safest City" of New Jersey
Montgomery Township has been ranked second for safety among all mid-sized towns in New Jersey.   Four Somerset County towns were named to the “ more

Free Tax Help
Offered by: AARP and the Somerset County Retired Senior Volunteer Program Where: Otto Kaufman Community Center 356 Skillman Road Skillman, NJ 08558 Volunteer tax more

Valentine's Dinner Dance Feb. 13 at Elks Lodge
A Valentine’s Eve dinner dance evening is being presented by the Princeton Elks Lodge Special Children’s Committee and Ladies Auxiliary for the evening of more

Health Dept. Cold Weather Safety Reminders
The Montgomery Twp. Health Department has issued a few educational slides, linked below, regarding health and safety issues, during cold weather and storms: SNOW more

Administrator Nieman Honored for Exceptional Public Service
The International City and County Managers Association recently honored Montgomery Township Administrator Donato Nieman for his 30+ years of service as a Municipal Manager more

Outdoor Dog Walking Etiquette and Safety Hike Feb. 1st
February 1, 2015, 12 Noon "Outdoor Dog Walking Etiquette and Safety" Dr. Joseph Martins, Leader Montgomery Park, Harlingen Road, Montgomery meet in the lower more

Elected Officials Reorganize and Set Goals for 2015
Christine Madrid was elected mayor and Ed Trzaska was chosen as deputy mayor for 2015 when the Montgomery Township Committee held its reorganization meeting more

Twp. Committee Reorganization Meeting Jan. 6th
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Montgomery Township Committee Reorganization Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will more

2015 Spring Recreational Baseball Registration Discount by December 31st
 Open to all boys and girls who reside in Montgomery, Rocky Hill and NOW Princeton*!   *Princeton residents ages 4 - 12 are eligible more

Take Control of Your Health Workshops
The Montgomery Township Health Department would like to inform you about FREE workshops being scheduled in your area called “Take Control of Your Health”. more

Montgomery Twp. Holiday Schedule
On Tuesday December 23rd and Wednesday December 31st, all municipal offices will be closing at 2 pm.  All offices will be closed for the more

Changes to Recreation Dance Class Schedule
Please note that there have been some changes to Montgomery Recreation's Winter Dance class schedule.  The revised schedule may be found on page 8 more

Rx 4 NJ can provide help with paying for prescription medicines
Most people don't know that there are hundreds of drug company and government sponsored programs that make it easier for people to afford their more

'Operation Santa' Coming to Town
To residents of Montgomery Township living in Fire District #2: The Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company #2 (southern Montgomery) is having our annual Operation more

Holiday Singalong Mon. Dec 8th
Everyone is invited to a festive celebration of the December holidays at 7 pm on MONDAY, December 8th at the Otto Kaufman Community Center. Our more

Sounds of the Season Dec. 6th at Mary Jacobs Library
Saturday, December 6 1:00 – 4:00 PM The Friends of the Mary Jacobs Library invites you to a community celebration of the joy of more

Library's Literary Gingerbread Competition
Calling all bakers and decorators, artists and architects! The Mary Jacobs Library staff invites you to participate in the annual Literary Gingerbread Competition.  You more

GPYO Winter Concert Dec. 14th
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) Winter Concert Sunday, Dec 14, 3 pm GPYO presents its annual winter concert, open to public with free admission. more

Photos of Veterans Day Observance
  Montgomery Township's Veterans Memorial Committee (MVMC) did a fine job of planning this year's Veteran's Day Procession to and Observance at the Veterans more

Raritan Valley Chorus December 14th
The Raritan Valley Chorus presents its annual seasonal concert, 'Comfort and Joy, Music for Christmastide', with music ranging from JS Bach to John Rutter.   Includes more

Young Adult Book Fest Dec. 13th to Support Library
Local student Saloni Lad has organized a BookFest for young adults to benefit the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library.  It is held at Barnes & Noble, more

Montgomery Biz Assoc Annual Meeting Nov. 19
The Montgomery Business Association will be starting it's 5th year with the 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 19th at the Elks Lodge in more

Birds in Autumn Walk Dec. 7th
Hobler Park Route 601 (The Great Road) across from Country Club Drive GPS address is 1645 Great Road, Skillman NJ 08558. Meet in the more

Police Press Release - 11/10/14
On 11/8/14 at 8:25 p.m., a Windham Court resident returned to their residence after going out to dinner for approximately 1½ hours and discovered more

Boy Scout Troop 850 Open House Nov. 17th for Boys Considering Scouting
Anyone interested in learning about scouting is welcome to attend the Montgomery Twp. Troop 850 Open House on Monday, November 17. Boys in grades more

Appreciation Dinner for Veterans & Friends at Princeton Elks Tues. 7 pm
Operation Appreciation and the Princeton Elks invite you to join us at our Lodge on Veterans Day, Tuesday November 11th, at 7 pm to more

Please Join Us for Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11th
Visit the Montgomery Veterans Memorial to Honor Veterans in Montgomery and Throughout the Nation   Tuesday, November 11 Montgomery Park, Harlingen Road Procession at more

MEMS Cadets to host Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 15
Our cadets are currently planning a spaghetti dinner for November 15th from 4-8 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad building on 8 Harlingen Road more

Free Mold Remediation Workshop with Kit Nov. 8
The first of two free mold-remediation workshops will be offered this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Manville Public Library more

Unwanted/Expired Medicine Drop-off Nov. 8th
Somerset County Sheriff’s Office to Host Medication Drop-off Nov. 8 You can get rid of expired, unused or unwanted medications this Saturday, Nov. 8, more

'14 Montgomery General Election Results
Please see below a link to a spreadsheet in PDF format of the unofficial vote count for the November 4th General Election in Montgomery. more

Food Pantry Holiday Turkey Program with ShopRite - Now to Nov. 23rd
We are pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation program for Thanksgiving 2014.  If more

Blawenburg Men's Breakfast Nov. 13th : Money Management
Blawenburg Church’s monthly Men’s Breakfast will take an interesting look at “wealth management” at its Thursday, November 13th event.   Montgomery area men are invited more

Dance & Exercise Instructors Wanted
Montgomery Recreation seeks children’s dance instructors for daytime and late afternoon/early evening weekday classes. Classes are held in the Otto Kaufmann Community Center located more

Starlite Chorale Concert 11/16 to Aid Malaria & Ebola Missions
The Starlite Chorale, an eighteen- voice singing ensemble, will present "SING SING SING!" a concert featuring unforgettable hits of the 40s, 50s and 60s more

"Fitness Fun" in Van Horne Park - MFOS First Sunday Program Nov. 2nd
November 2, 2014, 10 AM Van Horne Park, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 Enter at Benjamin Blvd & Rte 206, south of Rte 518 (behind more

Halloween Tips to Keep Kids Safe
Please see this flyer from the Somerset County Sheriff's Department: Halloween Safety Tips Flyer Also recommended is the following Halloween Safety website: Source: more

Adopt-A-Family Program to Aid Needy Residents, Donations Sought for Holiday Meals
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced the fifth annual Adopt-A-Family program that will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families. “We often hear more

9th Food and Wine Fundraiser at Library Nov. 1st
On November 1 at 7 pm, the Friends of the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library will host their 9th Annual Food and Wine Fundraising Event more
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