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Mount Saint Mary Academy Speech & Debate Team Earns Charter Status

John V. Maldonado, English teacher at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, announced that the National Speech & Debate Association awarded Charter status to the Academy’s Speech and Debate Team.

Charter status is the highest honor that the NSDA awards to scholastic teams and places the Mount’s team among the best in the nation. An NSDA Charter designation demonstrates that not ...

Dissecting “The Infrastructure Bill”

Even the most casual consumer of the news must be aware of the struggle to pass a so-called infrastructure bill in Congress. There are at least two versions, both calling for trillions in new spending. That’s TRILLIONS, the plural of Trillion, with a capital T.

As Congress considers this bill, it is worth reviewing the steps of how we arrived in this scenario.

# 1. We’re broke.

NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Happy National Coming Out Day!

October 11 marks National Coming Out Day, commemorating the national march on Washington for gay and lesbian rights 34 years ago. The Madison Area YMCA stands in solidarity for all the LGBTQ+ people in our community. Whether you're already out, coming out today, thinking about coming out, or thinking twice about coming out, we fully support you in your journey!

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Upcoming Events


Sat, October 23, 6:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Summit Area YMCA's Fall Festival & Open House

Health & Wellness


Sat, October 23, 12:00 PM

Legends Gallery, Chatham

Autograph Signing with Mariano Rivera

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, October 18 – Sunday, October 24, 2021

NEW: Is Here! offers live one-to-one tutoring (through text chat and/or voice chat) in all core K-12 subjects – math, science, English, social studies, and writing, including AP-level assistance. College students and adults can benefit from as well! Improve your math skills, review a writing project, study for an exam, prepare for the ...

Ready for Retirement?

Most American workers have viewed retirement as something that will happen sometime, down the road.  Through 2019, the average retirement age has hovered in the first half of the 60s.  The last 18 months have changed the way many of us think about retiring.  For some, it’s prompted a rush (or a kick) out the door.  Others are thinking more seriously about work-life ...

Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties


All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

Chatham Borough Police: Motorcyclist Struck by Box Truck on North Passaic Avenue; Suffers 'Serious Life-Threatening Injuries'

October 15, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- At approximately 10:34 a.m. on October 15, 2021, officers responded to North Passaic Avenue and Harvard Street to investigate an accident involving a box truck and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, age 59 from East Hanover, NJ was traveling South on North Passaic Avenue when he was struck by a box truck crossing North Passaic Avenue from Harvard Street. The motorcyclist ...