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Madison Beats Somerville in Girls Lax State Tournament Semifinal

May 21, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse team came out strong in a close victory over Somerville Monday afternoon in the state tournament semifinals.

Junior Lauren Kaye and sophomore Ginny Taylor combined for three quick goals in the first five minutes to give Madison a 3-0 lead.

With the score tied 9-9 at the half, Somerville made an impressive comeback with a short-lived ...

Madison Junior Football Invites Parents, Residents to Upcoming Safety Clinic

Madison Junior Football invites parents and other interested area residents to learn more about what the program does to maintain a safe environment for all its players at is upcoming parent safety clinic on Tuesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. inside the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.

Speakers will include parents of current football players, a representative from Riddell equipment, ...

Madison School Board Reopens Discussion of Revised Athletics, Extracurricular Policy; Parents, Board Divided on Next Steps

MADISON, NJ – The Madison School Board reopened discussion on its updated athletics and extracurricular policy Tuesday at its regular meeting after the Huddle Club petitioned board members to reconsider the prohibition of all activities on days when school is closed for religious holidays. 

Board President Leslie Lajewski acknowledged the petition at the start of Tuesday’s ...

Madison School Board Reopens Discussion of Revised Athletics, Extracurricular Policy; Parents, Board Divided on Next Steps

May 9, 2018

MADISON, NJ – The Madison School Board reopened discussion on its updated athletics and extracurricular policy Tuesday at its regular meeting after the Huddle Club petitioned board members to reconsider the prohibition of all activities on days when school is closed for religious holidays. 

Board President Leslie Lajewski acknowledged the petition at the start of Tuesday’s ...

Morristown's Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center Receives $15,000 Grant

May 21, 2018

Morristown, N.J.  – The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center located in Morristown received a $15,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of Travelers.

The proceeds of the grant will be used to purchase nutritious, healthy foods to prepare and serve at breakfast and lunch to the guests 7 days a week and to distribute at the 3 weekly free farmers markets. In ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Food, Wine, Fun: Ladies Night Out at Adams Dental

May 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ – A group of Madison ladies gathered inside Adams Dental on Thursday evening for Ladies Night Out. As they talked, drank, laughed and conversed with the Adams Dental staff, they enjoyed food from local restaurants and a wine tasting provided by Amrish Vakil of Main Street Wine Cellar. 

Pink and green balloons resembling the event's signature colors were tied to ...

Calling All College, Graduate Students: Special One-Month Madison Area YMCA Memberships Now Available

If you are pursuing a college or graduate degree and searching for a cheap way to get fit, the Madison Area YMCA has you covered. These special one-month trial memberships are available for all students 18 and over at just $61 per month. 

Bring a valid college ID and visit the Madison Area YMCA Welcome Center at 111 Kings Road to purchase your discounted ...

Somerville Approves 40-Acre Transit Village with Route 206 Gateway

May 11, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206 - was given site plan and subdivision approvals by the Planning Board following a 3 ½-hour meeting Wednesday night.

The final application is based ...

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DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual Stroke Symposium

May 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke. It’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided, the better the outcome will be. However, new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren't treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

May 18, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program" that allows Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty to access certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can now ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!