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Farmer's Market Opening Draws Veggie "People" and Much Fun To Town


MADISON, NJ - Now that's enthusiasm. Madison was abuzz yesterday when the 2015 farmers market opened at their new location on Central Ave.  

Kicked off with the annual ribbon cutting, Mayor Bob Conley dressed as a perfect Jersey tomato greeted Madisonians and happy shoppers from neighboring towns as they walked the new market space. 

"The expansion is just great," said Conley.  "It is a beautiful day and the new location will allow us to expand the market this year to include more vendors and special events." 

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The real star here though was all the fresh Jersey fruit and vegetables available.  After what seemed like an endless winter market shoppers were happy to be able to enjoy the nice weather and the produce available this time of year. 

Yesterday featured a childrens choir performance as well as the new "Health, Wellness and Beauty" sections being run by local businesses and the Chamber of Commerce to provide added benefits and value to mark goers. 

The Madison Farmers market will run through October from 2p.m. to 7p.m. every Thursday.

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018


By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...


February 20, 2018

To the Editor,

I told my daughter I needed to write about gun violence. Know what she told me? “Mom, be sure you’re not too polarizing. People won’t listen.” She’s right. At age eleven she’s figured out that we adults need to be reminded how to speak to one another in order to fix a problem. But I have hope and belief that we can fix that discourse in our ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

Adults Who Interact With Teens Offered Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

February 23, 2018

With teenage suicide rates on an upswing, a barrage of tragedies in the news, and the heightened pressures of adolescence in a media-frenzied world, it’s more important than ever for caring adults to know how to intervene effectively.

Morris County again this year is funding Youth Mental Health First Aid training through NewBridge Services for adults who regularly interact with children ...