Morris & Essex Kennel Club Brings All Breed Match Show and My Dog Fun Day to Madison

September 22, 2016

MADISON, NJ - The Morris & Essex Kennel Club (M&E) will host its All-Breed Match Show as part of the annual Bottle Hill Day, Saturday, October 1 at Dodge Field in Madison, New Jersey.  

Along with the five match show rings, the club is hosting “My Dog Fun Day” attractions for all dogs and their owners, including: the AKC “My Dog Can Do That” beginning ...

Classic and Custom Car Fans Look Forward to The Madison Car Show

MADISON, NJ - The 24th annual Madison Car Show will be held on Saturday, October 1 hosted by The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and Madison P.B.A. #92. The event historically runs in conjunction with Madison’s Bottle Hill Day street festival.

"As one of the most prestigious automotive events in New Jersey, ...

A Party for the Ages; Madison's Healthy Italia Adds Kids Birthday Parties to the Menu

MADISON, NJ - Healthy Italia one of Madison's newest large scale food ventures has just added another reason to come to the borough's downtown, birthday parties. 

Since opening in March of 2016, Healthy Italia has continued to add new imported product lines to their retail space as well as open the much anticipated cooking school in June. Now as fall arrives, they are ...

Board Fields Questions on Madison's Drug and Alcohol Programs; Canine Search Discussion Continues

September 14, 2016

MADISON, NJ - During the Sept 13 Board of Education meeting the board fielded questions about the drug and alcohol program within the Madison school district. The conversation came on the heals of a proposal to add a canine sweep program in Madison High School for drugs. 

One parent asked about the use of canines and whether that would be a school expense.

Central Avenue School Honored as Bronze Recognition Winner

MADISON, NJ – Central Avenue School received kudos and applause from the Board of Education at the Tuesday, Sept. 13, meeting for its achievement in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Bronze Certification. The school was also recognized for New Jersey Safe Routes and was the recognition program winner.

“We did the paper work, collected pictures and developed an awareness of the ...

Canine Searches Conducted at Madison High School a Possibility Discussed at Board of Ed Meeting

MADISON, NJ – In an effort to reduce issues of drugs and alcohol, the Board of Education has discussed approving occasional canine searches at the high school.

“There’s been a spike in student use of alcohol and drugs on campus,” superintendent of Schools Michael Rossi said at the Tuesday, Aug. 30 meeting.  The use of canine dogs would be in random ...

Madison's Healthy Italia Creates Meal Solution for the Busy Mom

September 12, 2016

MADISON, NJ - With the start of school and fall sports, Healthy Italia has announced an easy, affordable mealtime solution for the busy parent. "Busy Moms Meal Solution" is a grab and go healthy meal in a bag offered at $30 or $35 dollars.

"We have tried to take the stress out of what to cook for dinner," said Healthy Italia's manager. "We are providing an ...

Sensationalized Advocacy Group Report Headlines Raises Water Quality Concerns in Madison; Borough Responds

September 24, 2016

MADISON, NJ- In a recent report titled, "Erin Brockovich Carcinogen in Tap Water of More Than 200 Million Americans" the non-profit advocacy group Environmental Working Group (EWG) raised concerns throughout the country about what exactly is in our drinking water and specifically local levels of Chromium-6. 

Using words like "contaminated" very ...

Chatham Calls in Morris County Hazardous Material Team to Test Blue Water in Brook

CHATHAM, NJ - An accidental chemical discharge from Chatham's Washington Avenue School turned the water blue in Days Creek and prompted a call to the Chatham Fire Department and the County of Morris Hazardous Material team late Wednesday afternoon.

James Deacon, Supervisor and Environmental Health Specialist for the Morris County Hazardous Material Team, tested the water and ...

Madison Sets First Responder Appreciation Day

September 22, 2016

MADISON, NJ - Madison Police, Madison Fire, and Madison Ambulance agencies will host "First Responder Appreciation" day from 10a.m. to 5pm.m. Sunday October 16.

The event will take place between the Madison Public Safety Building located at 62 Kings Road and the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Building at 29 Prospect Street.

This all day event will ...

Madison, Randolph Junior Football Teams Scrimmage to Benefit Family of Late Police Captain

MADISON, NJ -  When the Madison Junior Football Dodgers prepare for a game, it is all about working hard as a team. On September 1, the Junior Dodgers will be traveling to Freedom Park in Randolph to scrimmage each level of Randolph's program on a similar mission, this time though, instead of winning or losing it is to honor and benefit the family of the ...

Madison Borough and Quest Diagnostics Invite Community to Charity Softball Game Benefiting YMCA's Kirby Center

MADISON, NJ –The Borough of Madison will compete against Quest Diagnostics in the 8th annual QuestCares Charity Softball Game on Wednesday, September 21st at 5:30 p.m. at Dodge Field in Madison.


Enjoy music from Drew University’s a capella groups, face painting, and games while the Borough of Madison fights to defend their title. A barbecue ...

Young Boy Struck by Vehicle in Chatham; Taken to Hospital with Minor Injuries

September 24, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - A young boy, estimated to be five or six, was transported to Morristown Medical Center with injuries described by the Chatham Emergency Squad as "not serious" after he was struck by a vehicle near Main Street and Center Street on Friday night at about 7:45 p.m.

The boy was conscious when he was placed in the ambulance on a stretcher. Chatham Borough ...

Morristown Police Release "Clarification and Correction" in Regards to Tuesday's Bomb Scare

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Connecticut man accused by police of causing a bomb scare Tuesday was not arrested, and then freed, as was originally announced by town officials, police said today. They are now saying he was never placed under arrest.

In a "correction and clarification" distributed Wednesday, Morristown police said the individual involved in the bomb scare was only taken, ...

Madison Police Host "Coffee with a Cop" to Help Bridge Community Gap Between Citizens and Law Enforcement

MADISON, NJ -  Madison Police Chief Darren P. Dachisen Sr. announced today that he and the borough police department will host “Coffee with a Cop” on October 7, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at The Waverly Restaurant located at 14 Waverly Place.  

"All community members are invited to stop by to drink coffee with officers to help strengthen the relationship ...

Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's Opens Madison Location in Grand Style

September 22, 2016

MADISON, NJ - With approximately 14 experienced agents and counting Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's International Realty (KLSIR) opened it's doors on Main Street in Madison last week with a party for staff, associates and the Madison community. 

An open house of course, all were invited to celebrate with drinks and food, tour the new building and mingle among ...

Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's International Celebrates Grand Opening in Madison with Community Event

MADISON, NJ - Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby’s International Realty (KLSIR) will host a Grand Opening event to celebrate the completion of their new location at 223 Main Street in Madison.  

The event will be held Friday, September 16th from 4- 7 p.m. They will personally welcome Madison’s Downtown Development Commission, members of the town council including Mayor ...

Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report Finds Madison Most Expensive Market In New Jersey

MADISON, N.J. (Sept. 8, 2016) – Today, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC released its 2016 Home Listing Report (HLR), which ranks the affordability of 146 real estate markets in New Jersey. The Coldwell Banker® Home Listing Report named Madison the most expensive market in New Jersey, with an average listing price of $925,568, while Willingboro ranked as the most affordable market in the ...

Madison Football Continues Hot Streak Beating Kinnelon 27-6

September 24, 2016

MADISON, NJ — Madison continued their winning streak as they beat the Kinnelon Colts 27-6 on Saturday afternoon. Madison improves to 3-0 on the season.

The Dodgers started the game with a squib kick and recovered after the ball hit off a Colts special teams player. On the opening drive, Madison had fourth and goal at the two-yard line but was stopped by the Kinnelon defense.

After ...

Madison Girls Volleyball Defeats South Plainfield in Straight Sets Saturday Morning

MADISON, NJ — The Madison Dodgers had a convincing win against South Plainfield winning in straight sets on Saturday morning.  

Madison started the match with an early 9-5 lead. Flipping the script, South Plainfield won five straight points to go up 10-9, when Madison head coach Stephen Fenton called a timeout to regroup.

“I was telling them that the unforced errors ...

Mary Comito-State Farm Madison Athlete of the Week: Soccer Player Leah Rutland

MADISON, NJ — Representing Madison Girl’s Soccer, Leah Rutland has been named State Farm Athlete of the Week. Leah has helped the Dodgers get out to a 4-1 start, and scored the final two goals in last weeks game. 

“Yeah I’m very happy about how we started the season," Leah Rutland said. “As a young team we didn’t really know what to expect so ...

4 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas in Manhattan

September 13, 2016

Whether you’re watching your wallet or want to get to know New York City on a deeper level, you can experience plenty of local thrills just by planning a staycation. After all, life doesn’t always afford the opportunity to get away on a real vacation. An intimate staycation with the family is the perfect way to bond and reconnect with the city you love.

While you may have chosen to ...

Ocean Cruises From the Metro Area Make for a Total Vacation Happening

It’s cruise season, or a great time to plan one. 

Metro area travelers are fortunate to have major cruise lines that leave from New York and Bayonne with wide array of destinations.  New York departures cover the globe with Trans-Atlantic cruises, the Northeastern coastline, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. After a quick hop into the city, you can step aboard a luxury ...

Discovery Newport, Rhode Island, This Fall

NEWPORT, RI - Newport has a long and storied history that includes hosting the America’s Cup sailing races, Gilded Age mansions and believe it or not, in 1663 Benedict Arnold was elected the first governor of the colony in Newport. The city by the sea, like much of the small state, is a tale of two cultures and visitors can savor both during a weekend excursion this fall.

The ...

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Taking Control Through the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

“Week 11,” says a smiling Daniela Chieffo. “How’s everyone doing?” She scans the seven faces in a Madison Area YMCA conference room on a recent Thursday evening. “We’re here.” It’s an affirmation to the group. “I know there were lots of social events, time with family and did our weekends go?”

Ms. Chieffo is ...

​Deciding to Sell Your Home; 2016 Seller's Checklist



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Fighter Jet Flyby Over Morris County on Wednesday Generates Concern

September 22, 2016

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Residents took to Facebook on Wednesday morning seeking any information on a jet plane that was flying "low and loud" over the rooftops of parts of Morris County. Many residents were jolted awake as their homes shook while others ran outside in fear that a plane was crashing nearby or a security threat was occurring.

According to the FAA and ...

Breaking: Suspect in Chelsea Bombing Captured in Linden, Cop Shot

September 19, 2016

LINDEN, NJ — An Elizabeth man sought in connection with the bombing of New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood over the weekend has been captured in Linden, according to multiple reports. One police officer was reportedly shot. His condition is not yet known.

Another officer may have been injured as well, according to reports.

The suspect, Ahmad khan Rahami, is 28-year-old ...

You’re Only as Old as You Dress

“Do you think this is too young for me?” asked a voice from behind me. I turned from the dressing room door where my teenage daughter was trying on clothes.

The “this” in question was a super-clingy, lycra mini dress in a black and purple animal print.

The “me” who was asking, was a 40-something year-old mom.

I was, quite literally, at a loss for ...

Candidates Byrne and Hoover Endorse Madison’s Municipal Budget Process

September 23, 2016

In a joint prepared statement, Democratic candidates for Madison Borough Council Maureen Byrne and John Hoover state that they totally agree with the Madison Eagle recent observation that the 2016 Madison municipal budget “falls into the boring category – maintaining the services residents have come to expect and providing for improvements without any ‘sticker shock’ for ...

Lance Takes Immediate Action: More Terror Funds in Wake of NJ Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

“We saw great bravery in New Jersey this week.  Police, fire and other emergency response professionals need more tools to ...