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Dodgers Puck Falls 3-1 to Ramsey in State Tournament; A Season-Ending Loss for Madison

February 23, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – As the third period began, Madison and Ramsey were at a 1-1 stalemate Thursday in round two of the NJSIAA Public C Tournament at William G. Mennen Sports Arena. 

Dodger Dave Renzulli sent a shot flying toward Rams keeper Jon Kopack, but the puck landed inches short of the goal line. At net, Alvin Rhee was there to complete the shot and score what would be the ...

Kent Place Upends Chatham/Madison Girls Ice Hockey Bid to Win League Title; Olnowich, Coyne Score for Chatison

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Chatham-Madison girls ice hockey team played well enough to win. It's just that Kent Place goalie Isla Okkinga played better.

Chatham-Madison, also known as Chatison, sent 32 shots on net in its bid to win the first Morris-Somerset-Union League Tournament on Tuesday, but Kent Place took the inaugural trophy with a 4-2 win at William G. Mennen ...

Madison Hockey Falls 3-2 to Morristown in State Warm-Up Game; Faces Ramsey Thursday in State Tournament

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – In an independent game largely scheduled as a warm-up for the state tournament Madison fell 3-2 to Morristown on Sunday night at Mennen Arena. 

The Dodgers, a team that dominated the second tier of Morris County hockey all season long en route to the Halvorsen Cup title, dropped to 18-6-1 with the loss.

Tied 2-2 going into the final period Madison had 15 ...

Thursday Morning Club to Host April Antiques Lecture

February 22, 2018

Antiques expert and local vendor Linda Pastorino will share her expertise Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. during a free lecture at the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. 

Learn about the appraisal process, the inner workings of auction markets and how social media and marketing has changed the selling game at this Thursday Morning Club event. 

A graduate of Parsons School of ...

Madison's Kyle Han Honored as Mayo Center Music Student of the Month

Madison High School senior Kyle Han was among six students honored Thursday as the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Music Students of the Month prior to a Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra performance. 

Music teachers from several New Jersey schools nominated students for Music Student of the Month based on their commitment and excellence in performing arts. 

Chosen by orchestra ...

Residents, Town Officials Speak on Updated Madison Movie Theater Concepts, Possible Demolition

MADISON, NJ – Demolition is the only way, said property owner Saxum Real Estate of the historic Madison movie theater. 

During a Historic Preservation Commission review on Tuesday of updated concept plans for the building at 14 Lincoln Place that was formerly home to Bow Tie cinemas, Saxum said extensive exterior damage throughout the entire structure made restoration of the ...

Madison Superintendent Issues Statement on School Security Measures After Parkland Shooting

February 22, 2018

School shootings can affect how students and administrators view security throughout the country. And things are no different in Madison. 

In response to the Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland Fla., Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz sent a letter to parents and students informing them about security measures the district currently utilizes at all five Rose City public schools, ...

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

Prepare Your Child for Water Safety at the Madison Area YMCA

Prepare your child for safety in and around the water this summer by signing up for swimming classes today at the Madison Area YMCA.

“Swimming not only saves lives, it builds confidence and encourages lifelong healthy living,” said Madison Area YMCA aquatics director Lisa Shannon.

Teaching children how to swim and be safe around water is one of the most important life skills ...

BREAKING: Madison Man Charged With Sexual Assault of a Minor, Police Say

February 22, 2018

An 18-year-old Madison man engaged in "numerous sexual acts" with a 13-year-old he met through a family member, said authorities on Thursday.

The man, Juan Chavez Osorio, faces charges of sexual assault, criminal sexual conduct and endangering the welfare of a child, said Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen and Morris County Prosecutor Frederic Knapp in a statement.

Osorio is ...

Fire in Second-Floor Chatham Apartments Closes Down Traffic on Main Street; No Injuries Reported

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Borough, Chatham Township and Florham Park firefighters were among those who responded to a fire at 166 Main St. in Chatham at 10:44 a.m. Thursday and extinguished the second-floor apartment fire located above Chatham Floor & Decor.

Main Street was closed off to traffic from Passaic Avenue to Summit Avenue.

"At this point, we don't have any ...

Police: Madison Resident Charged for Local Burglary

Madison police have arrested a local man in connection with a Feb. 12 burglary on Sayre Court inside the Madison Common condominium development.

Ptl. Nelson Jimenez, the Madison police force’s newest addition, was dispatched to a home on Sayre Court, where a burglary in progress had been reported.

Upon arrival, Jimenez reportedly observed a broken window and saw the alleged burglar ...

Bottle Hill Tavern to Open This Spring on Waverly Place

February 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Bottle Hill Tavern will open this spring at the former home of Poor Herbie’s on 13 Waverly Place. Property co-owner Peter Flemming detailed his final site plans to the Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday during its regular meeting.

Upgrades to Madison’s newest business will include a wood-painted, tavern-style sign. The front door will be replaced, with ...

Food Writer to Host Next Thursday Morning Club Author’s Lunch, Book Signing

Explore the world of culinary writing at the Thursday Morning Club author’s lunch Saturday, March 10 at 12 p.m. inside the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. 

Presented by New Jersey native and food writer Laura Schenone, the next edition of the Wise, Wonderful Women’s program will follow this award-winning author’s journey toward self discovery and her ...

Madison High School Softball Players Tackle Underage Drinking With Community Service

February 22, 2018

Members of the Madison High School softball team fought back against drunk driving Feb. 3 through the Sticker Shock program. 

Players placed bright green decals on nearly every case of beer at two local liquor stores: Main Street Wine Cellars at 300 Main St. and Rose City Liquors, 84 Main St.

Each of the 15 participating team members accrued service hours for her efforts, part of ...

Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge, has received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, according to Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey-licensed home care service for elderly and disabled ...

Bounce for a Cause at the Madison Area YMCA

The Madison Area YMCA will hold Bounce for a Cause on Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. for children ages 4-13 at the Family Center’s Gymnastics Center.

All proceeds raised through the Bounce for a Cause event will directly benefit the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund. 

This fundraiser features a bounce house and obstacle course. Cost is $20 per child. Limit: First 30 ...

Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

February 18, 2018

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge, has received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, according to Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey-licensed home care service for elderly and disabled ...

Prepare Your Child for Water Safety at the Madison Area YMCA

Prepare your child for safety in and around the water this summer by signing up for swimming classes today at the Madison Area YMCA.

“Swimming not only saves lives, it builds confidence and encourages lifelong healthy living,” said Madison Area YMCA aquatics director Lisa Shannon.

Teaching children how to swim and be safe around water is one of the most important life skills ...

'Reefer Madness' Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ – A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Tuesday: Historic Preservation Commission to Review Madison Movie Theater Concept Plans

February 11, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Potential concepts for the redevelopment of Madison’s historic movie theater are up for discussion again, this time on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. during a regular meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission inside Hartley Dodge Memorial Building council chambers at 50 Kings Road. 

Current blueprints map out a four-story building with space for two ...

Travel Spotlight: Another Holiday, Another Encounter With Jersey Shore Marine Life

February 22, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ – In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance comes one day after a whale was spotted off the Belmar ...

TAPinto Travels Local Affiliate Closes School Due to Security Threat

NUTLEY, NJ – The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Bomb Unit have finished investigating a security concern. 

As a precaution, the school was canceled on Friday after a video was posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Nutley Superintendent Dr. Julie Glazer made the decision late Thursday night to close ...

Cuba Goes Country

Cuba Goes County to be held at The Palmer in Cuba, NY.The Palmer Opera House is hosting Cuba Goes Country on Sunday, March 11 at 2 p.m., 12 West Main St.

Come join us for a boot stompin', toe tappin' afternoon of country music performed by several talented local musicians. Featuring everything from classic country to contemporary country music stylings, this is sure to ...

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Madison Area YMCA TOGETHERHOOD Committee Enjoys Super Bowl with Cheshire Home Residents

February 18, 2018

The Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD committee enjoyed a Super Bowl party on game day with residents at Cheshire Home, a provider of residential and rehabilitative services to young adults with spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments. Cheshire Home is located in Florham Park.

TOGETHERHOOD, the Y’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility, empowers members to plan ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

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