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Random History Facts

September 18, 2003

Period 8


Social Studies

1.     Three states border New Jersey

2.     If I lived in Sussex County and traveled to Ocean, I would be traveling southeast.

3.     Sussex, Passaic, Essex, Union, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren border Morris County.

4.     The current Governor is James E. McGreevey.

5.     Morris County got its name after Colonel Lewis Morris, who was the Governor of New Jersey.

6.     The top seven largest New Jersey cities are Newark (273,546), Jersey City (240,055), Paterson (149,222), Elizabeth (120,568), and Edison (97,687).

7.     Seven famous New Jerseyans include as follows, Jon Bon Jovi-musician, Frank Sinatra-singer and actor, Bruce Springsteen-musician, Richard Nixon-former president, Thomas Edison-inventor, Samuel Morse-invented telegraph, and John Holland-inventor of the submarine.

8.     The Mayor of Montville is John Rosellini, Jr.

9.     There are five people on the Montville town council.

10. The President of the Montville Board of Education is Ms. Jeneene Norman.

11. The new Superintendent of schools is Dr. Mary Louise Malyska.

12. The new Vice Principle at Lazar is Mr. Martin Wall.

13. The average number of persons per household in Montville from 2000 is 2.8.

14. Montville has a Bi-partisan Township Committee (5 members elected at large) government.

15. Ten to fourteen year-olds make up 7.1% of Montvilles population.

16. The Montville Board of Education meets on Tuesdays, usually every other one.

17. The website for the Montville Public Library is

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