New Jersey Ballet Performs to Full House at the Mayo Performing Arts Center

The New Jersey Ballet is now in residence at the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC). On November 19, a three-act modern ballet performance enthralled a full-house audience for ages spanning from children to august citizens.

The first act, Hallelujah Junction, used music by John Adams with choreography by Peter Martins. This work featured nine company ballerinas and danseurs draped in the ...

Final Farmers' Market this Saturday

This Saturday, November 19th, will be the last farmers' market of 2022.  As we near the winter season, this is your last chance to visit our local farm vendors for Jersey Fresh produce, including brussel sprouts, kale, pumpkins, turnips, broccoli, and celery. All our vendors still have their full arrangements of goods, perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday including pies, ciders, and root ...

Holidays are upon us! Think Local, Shop Small

As we approach this holiday season and look forward to time spent with family there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy your hometown’s offerings.

The Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market closes on November 19th: this season has brought in several new vendors and a new on-site market manager, Shannon McCarty. With only two markets left, head down to visit and see what’s new! ...

FirstEnergy Employees Light the Way for 25 Years

A photo gallery of FirstEnergy through the years is available on Flickr.

In November 1997, two electric utilities from America’s heartland, Ohio Edison Company of Akron, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio-based Centerior Energy, joined to form FirstEnergy Corp. The union created a stronger organization with greater resources to safely deliver power to 2.2 million customers in Ohio and ...

7th Annual FirstEnergy Hero Awards Recognize Employees for Helping Others in Their Communities

Each year, FirstEnergy’s Hero Awards recognize employees who have made a life-changing difference for coworkers, friends and even total strangers. They are heroes among us: employees who make our company – and the communities we serve – a better place to live and work because they took the time to care. 

Hero Award recipients are selected for demonstrating courage or ...

Where can we find the good in this real estate market?

The positivity lurks beyond the headlines that often instill fear and doom. The reality is, rates are coming down, home prices are adjusting, and young buyers are everywhere.

We just had a tremendous multiple bid situation on a house where I thought I priced it correctly to overlook the drawbacks and accentuate the positives, but it still drew way too many offers. That shows confidence on ...

Madison Area YMCA To Offer Black Friday Sale

The Madison Area YMCA is happy to announce a Black Friday One Day Only Special Membership Offer for new joiners. Register online using the discount code BFInitiation and pay $0 in initiation fees.

Upcoming Events


Thu, December 01
07:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Summit High School Auditorium , Summit

"The Sum of Us" with Heather McGhee

Sun, December 04
07:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Corpus Christi RC Church, Chatham

Pursuing Peace During Advent

Mon, December 05
07:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Corpus Christi RC Church, Chatham

Pursuing Peace During Advent

Two Weeks at Library of the Chathams Monday, November 21 – Sunday, December 4, 2022

Two weeks of events and a book sale!  Holiday hours: we will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 23, and will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.

Get in the holiday spirit with the Friends Fabulous Holiday Book Sale!

Saturday, December 3 – 10 am to 4 pm

Large selection of beautiful children’s and adult “giftable” books/book ...

Community Conversations: RSV – What to Know and When to Call Your Pediatrician

On the latest Community Conversation, Christina Gagliardo, MD, a physician with the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital sit downs to discuss RSV, its symptoms, and when to bring your child to the doctor.


The Oldendorp Group and the Madison Area YMCA Donate Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need

November 29, 2022

(Madison, NJ) – This Thanksgiving, we celebrate community and support. Thirteen families within the Y’s own community were identified by the Madison Area YMCA to receive Thanksgiving dinners, courtesy of The Oldendorp Group in Summit. The families are members of the Family Center, the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center and Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA.  Through ...

Chatham Township Police Make Arrest this Month of Suspect with Warrant for Aggravated Battery by Sheriff's Office in Georgia

November 28, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- On November 2, 2022, at 10:49 a.m. Sergeant Anthony Lo Porto conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle traveling north on Southern Boulevard. A brief roadside investigation revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle, Zahkiea Herring, 23 of Newark, NJ, had outstanding warrants from the Jackson County Sheriffs' Office in Georgia, for aggravated ...