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Madison High School Lacrosse Coach Announces Fall Training Schedule for Madison Junior Players

September 11, 2017

MADISON, NJ - In a letter to parents and players, Madison High School Head Lacrosse Coach Bryan Armstrong wrote this week, "It is with great pleasure that I reach out to you with the opportunity to help shape the future of Madison Junior Lacrosse. For 25 years, MJL has been strengthened through a love for the game that surpasses that of many towns in Northern N.J.  Equipping ...

Madison Varsity Footballs Falls to Lenape Valley After 21 Consecutive Wins

MADISON, NJ – The road to another undefeated season ended Friday night for Madison High School varsity football after it fell to the Lenape Valley Patriots 24-3 in a season-opener rematch of last year’s NJSIAA North 2, Group II tournament.

Friday’s loss was the Dodgers’ first in nearly two years, and ended a 21-game winning streak that dates back to 2015.

Madison ...

Arts and Culture Come Together for Second Madison Storytellers Festival

September 21, 2017

MADISON, NJ – The second Madison Storytellers Festival took place in downtown Madison on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the corner of Main Street and Green Village Road.

The Storytellers Festival helps to foster community through the art of storytelling as an expression of who we are, who we were and who we hope to be, according to event founders Dan Blank of WeGrowMedia and Barb Short, owner of ...

'People I Want to Punch In the Throat' Author Coming to Madison

MADISON, NJ - The hilarious blogger and New York Times bestselling author Jen Mann is coming to Madison during a stop on her nationwide book tour to promote her newest project entitled, “Working with People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Cantankerous Clients, Micromanaging Minions, and Other Supercilious Scourges.”

The event takes place on Saturday, September 23 at the Madison ...

Parents Get a Lesson in Homegrown Food at Kings Road Back-to-School Night

September 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ – Back-to-school night at Kings Road School on Sept. 13 featured a special reception where parents could visit the school’s communal garden and enjoy homegrown treats before the evening’s events began.

Those in attendance enjoyed zucchini bread made from vegetables picked at Kings Road, and the parent group that oversees the garden brought a rather large ...

New Madison Superintendent Invites Parents for Coffee and Conversation This Friday

MADISON, NJ – New Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz on Friday at 10 a.m. will host his first “Coffee with the Superintendent” meeting in the Madison High School auditorium for Rose City parents and residents.

Schwarz officially joined the district Aug. 14, and seems to have wasted no time in formulating strategies that tackle what many have described as a lack of ...

New Madison Superintendent Invites Parents for Coffee and Conversation This Friday

September 13, 2017

MADISON, NJ – New Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz on Friday at 10 a.m. will host his first “Coffee with the Superintendent” meeting in the Madison High School auditorium for Rose City parents and residents.

Schwarz officially joined the district Aug. 14, and seems to have wasted no time in formulating strategies that tackle what many have described as a lack of ...

Parents Get a Lesson in Homegrown Food at Kings Road Back-to-School Night

September 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ – Back-to-school night at Kings Road School on Sept. 13 featured a special reception where parents could visit the school’s communal garden and enjoy homegrown treats before the evening’s events began.

Those in attendance enjoyed zucchini bread made from vegetables picked at Kings Road, and the parent group that oversees the garden brought a rather large ...

Free Lecture: Bring Your Garden Indoors This Fall

MADISON, NJ – The last of summer’s flowers are beginning to lose their color, and frost warnings are in the not-too-distant future, but winter isn’t here just yet.

If you’re feeling a few twinges of the “change of seasons” gardening blues, don’t miss The Thursday Morning Club presentation by Beth Riley, owner of The Potted Garden, a Madison-based ...

Inspiring Story of Morristown Medical Center Surgeon to Be Featured on ABC’s 20/20

September 14, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Long before becoming a general surgery resident at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Christopher McCulloh experienced a life-changing event nine years ago that would be one of his greatest tests of will just six months before starting medical school at Case Western Reserve University, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, Red Cross, Assisting in Hurricane Relief Effort

PRINCETON, NJ – As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound the state of Texas with torrential rains, New Jersey is sending support in the face of the most deadly and devastating hurricane to strike the U.S. in more than a decade.

The American Red Cross New Jersey Region has deployed 17 disaster workers to help those affected by the hurricane. Additional volunteers and vehicles are on ...

Free Lecture: Bring Your Garden Indoors This Fall

September 12, 2017

MADISON, NJ – The last of summer’s flowers are beginning to lose their color, and frost warnings are in the not-too-distant future, but winter isn’t here just yet.

If you’re feeling a few twinges of the “change of seasons” gardening blues, don’t miss The Thursday Morning Club presentation by Beth Riley, owner of The Potted Garden, a Madison-based ...

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F.M. Kirby Children’s Center Students and M&T Bank Volunteers Read Together and “Celebrate Our Community”

September 23, 2017

The F. M. Kirby Children’s Center hosted special guest volunteers from M&T Bank as part of “Celebrating Our Community Week.” The activities planned during this week helped students, staff and neighbors understand and honor what unites us as a community.

 

M&T Bank volunteers read books about the importance of community to Kirby preschoolers and toddlers.

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, Red Cross, Assisting in Hurricane Relief Effort

September 12, 2017

PRINCETON, NJ – As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound the state of Texas with torrential rains, New Jersey is sending support in the face of the most deadly and devastating hurricane to strike the U.S. in more than a decade.

The American Red Cross New Jersey Region has deployed 17 disaster workers to help those affected by the hurricane. Additional volunteers and vehicles are on ...