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Jets Rookie Quarterback Sam Darnold to Appear in Chatham at Legends Gallery on Oct. 16

September 18, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will make his only public signing appearance of the year at 257 Main Street in Chatham on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Darnold will signing autographs on photos and memorabilia from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Chatham Resident Wins Madison Golf Club Women's Flight A Championship

MADISON, NJ - Nancy Stepanian won the Madison Golf Club Women's Flight A Championship over runner-up Alice Schedlbauer on Sunday. Both women are Chatham residents.

Madison Girls’ Soccer Beats Morristown Beard in First Game of the Season

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Girls’ soccer team got their first victory in an exciting game against Morristown Beard this Thursday afternoon. Their season opener came late this year as their game against Morris Catholic was postponed due to bad weather last week.

The Dodgers were off to a slow start, but their tireless attitude kept them in the game and left both teams scoreless at ...

Continuo Arts Holds Open House, Auditions for Singers of All Ages Sept. 10-12

September 6, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Continuo Arts will host a series of free open house 'sing-ins' beginning September 10 through September 12, with the goal of the organization's choirs to develop the love of artistic singing, enhance music education, provide global performance opportunities and enrich the lives of its members and communities.

Age group-specific ...

Madison Education Foundation Awards $61,000 in Education  Enrichment Grants To Madison District Public Schools

September 19, 2018

Madison, NJ - The Madison Education Foundation (MEF) has awarded 20 new educational enrichment grants totaling $61,000 for their Winter and Spring 2018 grant cycles.

“These were a fantastic group of grants,” said MEF Co-President Diane Ryan. “Madison District teachers continue to think outside the box in the areas of STEAM, health and wellness, special ...

Madison High School Emma Andersson Named National Merit Semifinalist

MADISON, NJ - Madison’s own Emma Andersson was named a semifinalist on September 12, 2018 by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 16,000 students nationwide were named National Merit semifinalists this year.

Over 1.6 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship ...

Madison-Based Nonprofit Helps Local Charities Increase In-Kind Donations Through Online, Student-Driven Donation Drives

September 13, 2018

MADISON, NJ - A Madison family has launched a nonprofit organization called Student Wish List Project (SWLP), which is designed to help local charities increase their wish list fulfillment by tapping into student volunteers. Tania Lee, the Student Wish List Project’s cofounder and executive director, explains that children will be able to go onto the website ...

Town Council Recognizes Auxiliary Police Members and Madison Police Officers  

September 13, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Hartley Dodge Memorial Building was awash in blue for the September 12 Madison Town Council meeting with the swearing in of three officers of the Madison Auxiliary Police Unit and recognition of three Madison police officers for their assistance with Chatham police in the rescue of a suicidal person above the New Jersey Transit tracks.

Superior Court Judge James DeMarzo swore ...


September 13, 2018

Seasonal influenza (FLU) immunizations will be administered by the Madison

Health Department to Madison, Chatham Township, Springfield and Cranford residents on the following dates and at the following locations:


Tuesday, Oct 16

3:30- 6:00pm

Cranford Community Center

220 Walnut Ave., ...

Chatham Borough Council Member Weber Expresses Fear that "Pot Shop" is Coming to Town; Public Input Sought

CHATHAM, NJ - Bob Weber warned that the state legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy are about to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state and urged fellow Borough of Council members to take action at Tuesday's regular meeting.

Weber said that he was prompted to bring up the issue for discussion because the legal counsel for a marijuana shop has made inquiries.

"What has ...

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17th Annual Charity Bocce Invitational “Tournament to Wellness” to Benefit Madison Area YMCA Kicked Off

September 18, 2018

Madison, NJ - The 17th Annual Madison Area YMCA Charity Bocce Invitational “Tournament to Wellness,” presented by Investors Bank, kicked off on Mon., Sept. 10, and continues through the middle of October. Pictured are some members of “The Bocce Belles” team: Madison Area YMCA Board Member Georgeanne Limbach of Madison; Nina Phakey of Madison; ...

7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

Are You Ready for Your Child to Turn 18?

If your son or daughter is turning 18, here are a few things you need to know:

If you have an UGMA/UTMA savings account for your child, did you know those assets are his/her legal property and once that instrument matures (most often 21 years old or 18, if you designated that at time of account creation), those assets are at your child’s disposal with no restrictions or ...

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Colder Weather is Coming – The Top Ten Reasons to Maintain Your Furnace (or Boiler!)

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, most of us in New Jersey begin looking forward to fall. With the promise of cooler autumn evenings, campfires, s’mores, and all things ‘Pumpkin Spice,’ it can be easy for home maintenance tasks to go undone.

Here at A.J. Perri, we would like to remind you that winter is coming, and now is the best time to get your ...