Civics Programs for Teens at the Madison Area Y? Yes, and Lots More for Teens

“The best thing that comes out of the Y’s Youth & Government and Mock Trial programs is that kids learn to think critically, practice their research and presentation skills and get used to speaking in front of other people. They overcome being shy,” says Kiana Cunningham, the Madison Area YMCA’s associate teen director who teaches both 10-week classes that provide ...

At 95, Here Comes Reith Gordon: Exercising, Socializing and Laughing All the Way!

Reith Gordon, a very funny lady, who turned 95 this month has been exercising at the Madison Area YMCA for 18 years where she has met many good friends at her Monday and Wednesday senior classes.

“For a long time, I had been hiding my age,” Reith says, chatting after her chair yoga class recently in December. “Then I heard someone in class say she was 99, so I decided to tell ...

Worker Falls Through Hole in Roof at Roxbury Construction Site

February 16, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - A construction worker at the site of the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons in Roxbury was flown off the site in a medical helicopter today after he fell through a hole in a roof.

The man, identified by colleagues at the scene as Jesus Garcia of New York City, sustained serious injuries but was alive when emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene, said fellow workers.

The ...

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New Weather Stations at Schools Make East Hanover the Hub of Weather Reporting

February 10, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There is great news for up and coming meteorologists! The East Hanover PTA just purchased each school a weather station. These will be used to give live up to date weather conditions that will be streamed into all classrooms via the smart boards in each room. The weather stations will also be used by news media channels to send accurate forecasts and live data.

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Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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DeCroce Endorses Revisions to the State's Core Learning Curriculum for Public Schools

February 13, 2020

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (R-Morris, Essex, Passaic) is supporting revisions to the state’s core learning standards for public schools that include more specific computer science requirements that will give students the skills they need to get a meaningful job after high school.

Presentation of the revisions to the State Board of Education last week by New Jersey Education ...