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ACT or SAT?  Actually, now it’s both!

Deciding to focus on the SAT or on the ACT is the first decision most 11th graders need to make as they began their college admission testing journey.  With the redesign in March 2016, the SAT changed to a curriculum based test.  With these changes the two tests became so similar that students no longer need to worry about which test is best for them!

This summer the staff at ...

Taking Control Through the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

“Week 11,” says a smiling Daniela Chieffo. “How’s everyone doing?” She scans the seven faces in a Madison Area YMCA conference room on a recent Thursday evening. “We’re here.” It’s an affirmation to the group. “I know there were lots of social events, time with family and did our weekends go?”

Ms. Chieffo is ...

​Deciding to Sell Your Home; 2016 Seller's Checklist



​Deciding to Sell Your Home ~ 2016 Seller's Checklist


Deciding to sell your home is a crucial decision and the selling process can be overwhelming. I am committed to making the sale of your home quick, easy, and profitable.

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Fighter Jet Flyby Over Morris County on Wednesday Generates Concern

September 22, 2016

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Residents took to Facebook on Wednesday morning seeking any information on a jet plane that was flying "low and loud" over the rooftops of parts of Morris County. Many residents were jolted awake as their homes shook while others ran outside in fear that a plane was crashing nearby or a security threat was occurring.

According to the FAA and ...

Breaking: Suspect in Chelsea Bombing Captured in Linden, Cop Shot

September 19, 2016

LINDEN, NJ — An Elizabeth man sought in connection with the bombing of New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood over the weekend has been captured in Linden, according to multiple reports. One police officer was reportedly shot. His condition is not yet known.

Another officer may have been injured as well, according to reports.

The suspect, Ahmad khan Rahami, is 28-year-old ...

Letting the Jean-ie Out of the Bottle

Sometime between the end of last spring and the beginning of this fall, someone snuck into my closet and shrunk all my jeans.  I tried to convince my husband that we had a problem with the dryer, but since all of his jeans still fit, it was a hard sell.  Without thinking it through, he scoffed and suggested that maybe it wasn't the jeans – maybe it was ...

Parents are the only hope for NJ public education

September 26, 2016

I really wanted to take one of my precious few PTO days I had left to drive down to Trenton on September 7th and tell the State Board of Education how disappointed I was in them, again.... but more important things were going on. There was a Kindergarten bus to catch and a first day of school morning to have and I had already wasted 2 of those precious days on a state BOE that has all but ignored ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, October 2, 1:00 PM

Madison High School, Madison

Madison Marching Dodgers Tournament of Bands

Arts & Entertainment Education

Fri, October 7, 2:00 PM

Madison Area YMCA, Madison

Kids Central Playgroup

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

Tue, October 18, 1:00 PM

Madison Area YMCA, Madison

Parkinson's Support Group

Health & Wellness

Madison High School Junior Class Presents “Stars and Stripes” Tricky Tray

September 26, 2016

MADISON, NJ -  On Thursday, October 27 from 6:00p.m. to 10:00 pm, Madison High School Class of 2018 will be hosting a Junior Class Tricky Tray, with a “Star and Stripes” theme.  The public is invited to the event, which will take place in the MHS cafeteria, located at 170 Ridgedale Avenue, Madison, NJ.

“This annual event promises to be a fun night for ...

Lance Takes Immediate Action: More Terror Funds in Wake of NJ Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

“We saw great bravery in New Jersey this week.  Police, fire and other emergency response professionals need more tools to ...