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Madison Boys Lacrosse Heats Up the Field Beating West Deptford 13-0

May 21, 2017

MADISON, NJ - The weather may have cooled off, but the Dodgers did not as they cruised by West Deptford 13-0 on Saturday morning at home in the second round of the Group 1 state championship tournament. Coming off a 17-4 win on Wednesday against Lower Cape May, the Dodgers continued their success.

From beginning to end, the Dodgers controlled the pace of the game with 14 faceoff wins by senior ...

Madison Little League Celebrates 65 Years of Homeruns, Strikeouts and Community Spirit

MADISON, NJ  -- In 1952, “I Love Lucy” was the number one show on television. Mr. Potato Head was a popular children’s gift (but you had to provide your own potato), and Red Skelton coined the phrase, “the greatest thing since sliced bread.” It was also the year when the Madison Little League (MLL) was born.

Ken Waer, President of the MLL today, said the rich ...

Mega MusicPalooza Returns to Madison High School

May 22, 2017

MADISON, NJ—At least 1,000 parents crowded the hallways Saturday as hundreds of kids rushed down the hallways with music stands and instruments in tow. The doors to the Madison High School gymnasium were now open as people flooded in for Madison's Mega MusicPalooza.

From the MHS guitar ensemble to the elementary school orchestra, more than 20 performances were held ...

A New Superintendent for Madison Public Schools

May 24, 2017

MADISON, NJ—The Madison Board of Education Tuesday appointed Mark Schwarz as the borough’s new superintendent of schools, ending a months-long search for a permanent replacement of Dr. Michael Rossi.

Schwarz now works as the superintendent for the Rockaway Borough district, where he has previously held positions as principal, vice principal and curriculum coordinator.

Just one ...

Engineering Explorations STEM Camp Extends Hours for its Return to Madison This Summer

MADISON, NJ—Engineering Explorations day camp will return July 10 through 28 to Madison High School on 170 Ridgedale Ave. for a second year, now with a full-day option, after receiving positive feedback from both parents and campers.

An extended session, which will allow children an extra two hours of camp time between 3:15 and 5:15 p.m., is now available for an extra charge as part of ...

Congressman Frelinghuysen Talks Government with Madison Fifth Graders

MADISON, NJ—Rodney Frelinghuysen made his semiannual appearance at Central Avenue School on Monday to teach young students about his role in government.

All four of the school’s fifth grade classes gathered Monday for the visit to ask Frelinghuysen questions about his job as a congressman.

The visit has been part of the school’s fifth grade social studies curriculum for ...

Madison High School Students Make New Connections with Seniors at Annual Day of Service

May 22, 2017

MADISON, NJ—Sometimes we all need a helping hand; a friend to hold the other end of that heavy box, a relative to watch the dog while we’re on vacation, a neighbor to help rake the leaves.

Madison High School students Friday extended that helping hand in town through their annual Day of Service. About a dozen student volunteers spread out around town in teams to rake, clear ...

Racing Toward Mental Health Awareness at Madison YMCA 5k

MADISON, NJ—Hundreds of runners Wednesday withstood the evening’s scorching heat for The Mind Matters 5k at Giralda Farms, sponsored by the Madison Area YMCA.

As runners held their “ready” positions, Chairman of the Madison YMCA’s Board of Directors Michael Caulfield, clad in what he called his “subtle, sophisticated, stylish” Batman t-shirt, offered ...

Give Your Mind and Body a Workout at Club Pilates This Weekend

May 17, 2017

MADISON, NJ—Grand opening weekend is days away for Club Pilates, one of Madison’s newest downtown businesses.

A celebratory "Bubbles and Bites" event will be held Thursday, May 18 from 7-9 p.m. to kick off the weekend. All are welcome to join the Club Pilates staff in their beautiful new space, where you can learn about Club Pilates and their unique studio ...

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The Madison Area YMCA’s 20th Annual Charity Golf Classic: June 5

May 24, 2017

The Madison Area YMCA’s 20th Annual Charity Golf Classic and the Camp for One, Camp for All dinner reception is Monday, June 5, 2017, at the Fairmount Country Club in Chatham. Citigroup Global Markets is the presenting sponsor of the Golf Classic. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a major sponsor.

 

To sign up for tournament spots, book dinner reservations, volunteer, donate ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

May 22, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...