Friday, February 8, 2013
Heavy snow, winds blow through area.
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Friday, February 8
Areas from eastern Pennsylvania to the top of Maine had snow fall from the nor'easter. We're asking you to help share your photos, videos and information about what the weather looks like in your neck of the woods in Montville. We'll be contributing to the gallery too. It's easy to upload photos and videos to this article – all you need to do is hit the "Upload Photos and Videos" button at the top of the text. Also feel free to share your power outage and road closure information with us in the comments section.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Nor'easter threatens more than 10 inches of snow as district decides to give students a day off.
Thursday, February 7
Montville Township Public Schools will be closed Friday as winter storm Nemo is expected to drop more than 10 inches of snow on the region. MEDLC will als be closed and all after school activities scheduled for this weekend (Friday and Saturday) are cancelled, according to the district website. How are you preparing for the storm? Let us know in the comments.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Board said extraordinary circumstances with the loss of snow days from Superstorm Sandy caused a necessity for flexibility with school calendar.
Montville students will observe Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day in school this year as the Montville Township Board of Education voted 5-2 to approve the calendar change at Tuesday night's meeting. Board members began discussion at last week's reorganization meeting after Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried said he had heard concerns from community members about days being subtracted from the March break in the event of another snow day this year. The district used more than its snow day allowance in the days following Superstorm Sandy. Fried told the board that the district already needed to make up one day to reach the full 180 instructional days required by the state Department of Education. But even so, with the winter nearly half …
Wintry weather causes later start for local buildings.
In addition to the Montville Township Public Schools delayed opening on Wednesday, the local library will also open later because of the winter storm. Montville schools will have a two-hour delayed opening Wednesday, just one day after the board of education discussed the limited number of snow days available at a meeting Tuesday night. Montville Township Public Library Director Allan Kleiman said the library would also open late because of the weather. "Due to the icy conditions, the library will be opening at noon," he said.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Superintendent asks board members to consider restoring school days on upcoming holidays to make up for snow absences.
Superstorm Sandy not only caused Montville residents to lose power. The storm also caused Montville schools to lose snow days. All of them. Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried told Montville Township Board of Education members Monday that the district currently had -1 snow days left after schools were without power and closed for nearly a week following Sandy. Initially, the district had planned to make up any snow days over the four permitted by reducing the number of days students are on spring break, which begins March 25. However, as the district is already without a snow day allowance and it is only the begnning of January, Fried presented another option on Monday: to bring students in for a half day on Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 21) and …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Area hit with first snowstorm of 2012.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Bookmark this post to keep up to date on snow news throughout the weekend Update: The first snowstorm of 2012 is out of the way and now the end of the weekend lies ahead. As of late Saturday night, the National Weather Service was calling for a slight chance of rain after 4 p.m. on Sunday. The NWS was also predicting slight chance of rain or freezing rain before 4 a.m. on Monday. Update: As of mid-day Saturday, the National Weather Service updated its forecast to predict snow would continue until about 1 p.m. on Saturday. The NWS estimates 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation. We'll be updating this post with any updates and advisories affecting the Morris, Somerset and Sussex areas throughout the weekend. Got some news to share? Tell us …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Schools are canceled for the day.
Wednesday's Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting has been canceled due to icy conditions, according to princpal planner and zoning officer Meghan Hunscher. The board was set to discuss variances for Holiday at Montville, as well as additions to the Lake Valhalla Club. Other Snow News: Montville Township Public School District: After initially declaring a two-hour delayed opening, the district announced schools will be closed Wednesday for the second straight day. Trinity Christian School: Closed. St. Pius X: Closed.