Police & Fire

Madison Police Make Arrest in Prostitution Ring on Waverly Place


MADISON, NJ - An arrest was made Thursday afternoon stemming from a several month long undercover investigation into allegations of illegal sexual activity at a local massage parlor, Madison Body and Soul located at 7 Waverly Place. D/Sgt. Paul Kosakowski charged Bing Shin, 47 of Flushing, N.Y. with promoting prostitution.  

The 7 Waverly Place building in Madison houses Crowley's Cupcakes and Cambridge Street Papers on the ground level. 

During the investigation, police confirmed that prostitution was taking place, where money was exchanged for sexual favors.   

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"Information was gained through months of surveillance at the location, which is also advertised on backpage.com.  Undercover officers arrested Shin, an employee at the location.  Following the investigation, police seized a sum of cash, a ledger books containing past customers information, and phone records," according to Lt. John Miscia of the Madison Police Department.

Also present in the establishment was a surveillance system that captured customers entering and leaving the location.  

The investigation is still ongoing and additional charges could be forthcoming.  Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen commented on the arrest.  “This type of establishment will not be tolerated in our community and we will make every effort to ensure other establishments are operating within the confines of the law”.  

"Shin was later released pending a Madison Municipal Court appearance," said Miscia. 


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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, March 12 – Sunday, March 18, 2018


By Galina Natenzon

After the storm of the Annual Friends’ Book Sale (no, not the snowstorm), the library is returning to relative peace and quiet.  The sale continues with Bag Sale ($8 for a large bag of books) on Monday, Tuesday, and until most books are sold.

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go ...

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March 13, 2018

To the Editor

As I watch the next “Weather Event” cross my computer screen I am compelled not to roll my eyes in hopelessness to but reflect on the incredible response of helpfulness I have seen throughout the Chatham Township Community over the last several days. 

We are a rural community with dozen of miles of winding road yet we have seen our volunteer first ...


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Soprano Anita Lyons Featured Soloist at Summit Symphony Concert Mar. 25

March 17, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The music of Grieg, Schumann ad Strauss will form the centerpiece of the next Summit Symphony Orchestra concert of the 2017-18 season, a performance which will take place March 25, beginning at 2 p.m., in the Summit High School Auditorium. Admission to all Summit Symphony concerts is free, with donations gratefully accepted. 

American Soprano ...