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Major League Soccer Veteran, Former US Olympic Team Star Hunter Freeman to Join FC Motown

April 25, 2018

Hunter Freeman is joining FC Motown, the experienced right back bringing a wealth of experience in MLS and Europe as well as the NASL to his new team. FC Motown is based out of Morris County in northern New Jersey.

A veteran right back who helped the US qualify for the Olympics in 2008, Freeman split his last few seasons between Miami FC and the New York Cosmos. He also spent several ...

Little Leaguers Take Over Downtown Madison for Annual Parade

MADISON, NJ – It was a bright and sunny day on Saturday at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building. Groups of kids clad in little league and softball uniforms descended on town hall, anxiously awaiting the start of the Madison Little League Parade. 

More than 600 kids—with parents by their sides—marched down Kings Road to Green Village Road before reaching Main Street, ...

Registration Now Open for 2018-19 Madison Junior Football, Cheerleading

Madison Junior Football, a member of the Morris County Youth Football League, and the Madison junior cheerleading squad have opened registration for the 2018-19 year. 

Registration fees are as follows:

Tackle football - $190
Flag football - $140
Cheerleading - $50 

Click here to begin the football or cheerleading registration process. All equipment is provided, with ...

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA’s Camp Wantago Opens New Section to Meet Demand

April 26, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Due to high demand, a new section of the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA’s Camp Wantago is now open! With activities for kindergarten students through 2nd graders, campers are busy with outdoor play, sports, STEM, art projects, swimming and field trips. Weekly field trips include Keansburg Water Park, Turtle Back Zoo, Brookside Beach and ...

Madison Pool Open House Set for May 20; New Features Announced for Upcoming Season

The Madison Community Pool, located at 105 Rosedale Ave. in Madison, will host an open house event on Sunday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join the pool staff for bagels, learn more about what the pool has to offer and register for membership at this spring event. Membership includes access to the main pool, water slides, lap lanes, snack bar and the fenced-in baby ...

New Mural Brings Culture, Creativity to Torey J. Sabatini School

MADISON, NJ – As a horde of young students flooded the halls of Torey J. Sabatini School on Thursday evening with parents in tow, each one had something to say.

“I painted that!” they cried, showing off the flowers, grassy patches, rocks and other areas they painted in Torey J.’s main entrance as part of its new mural. 

Though the crowds that gathered on ...

Final Madison School District Budget Approved After Motion to Table Voted Down; Anticipated $500,000 Deficit Cut Nearly in Half

April 25, 2018

MADISON, NJ – The Madison Board of Education unanimously approved its 2018-19 district budget on Tuesday at a special meeting, but some had reservations about the allocation of funds and the transparency of the budget process overall.

Though an initial $500,000 deficit was anticipated for the upcoming school year, that number has now been cut nearly in half. 

Some board members ...

New Mural Brings Culture, Creativity to Torey J. Sabatini School

MADISON, NJ – As a horde of young students flooded the halls of Torey J. Sabatini School on Thursday evening with parents in tow, each one had something to say.

“I painted that!” they cried, showing off the flowers, grassy patches, rocks and other areas they painted in Torey J.’s main entrance as part of its new mural. 

Though the crowds that gathered on ...

Food Lovers Near and Far Invited to 9th Annual Morristown Restaurant Week

April 21, 2018

The most delicious week of the year is back starting this week from Monday through Friday in downtown Morristown.

More than 40 businesses are on the list to participate in Morristown Restaurant Week, now celebrating its 9th year. From international flair to American classic, Morristown offers a variety of dining options for families, date nights, business occasions and more, and this ...

Madison, Morristown Whole Foods Donate 5 Percent of Net Sales to Support Children's Gardening

The Madison and Morristown Whole Foods Markets will be donating 5% of net sales to support The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s gardening program for kids, “Branching Out!” on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Throughout the year, Whole Foods Market designates days to donate 5 percent of net sales to local nonprofit or educational organizations. The ...

Shred, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse With the Madison Rotary Club on May 19

April 23, 2018

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Rotary Club of Madison will host another Community Shredding Day on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at municipal parking lot no. 1, on the corner of Prospect Street and Kings Road near the police station.

Security Shredding, Inc. will provide secure, on site destruction of sensitive documents with its truck-mounted shredder, and the shredded papers ...

Madison Community Bike Swap to Accept Local Bicycles for Charity

April 26, 2018

The ninth annual Madison Community Bike Swap is set for Sunday, May 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Central Avenue School, 50 Central Ave. 

Drop off gently used bicycles in advance at 218 Central Ave. until Saturday, May 12 or bring them to the Bike Swap event at Central Avenue School by 8:30 a.m. on May 13.

All bikes sell for $10, and all proceeds will be donated to PeaceWorks, ...

Shred, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse With the Madison Rotary Club on May 19

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Rotary Club of Madison will host another Community Shredding Day on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at municipal parking lot no. 1, on the corner of Prospect Street and Kings Road near the police station.

Security Shredding, Inc. will provide secure, on site destruction of sensitive documents with its truck-mounted shredder, and the shredded papers ...

First Madison Town Swap Set for April 28

Madison’s first Town Swap will be held on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal garage on John Avenue.

Madison Department of Public Works Superintendent Ken O’Brien will pull town trucks out of the garage to give volunteers a rainproof space to setting up tables for the swap. The only rules: Residents must produce a valid ID showing a Madison address, and items ...

Morristown Among Several Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Recognized for Safety

April 25, 2018

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center earned the highest possible safety rating of "A" by The Leapfrog Group in its spring 2018 hospital safety grades. 

Overlook Medical Center’s ‘A’ rating is an increase from last year, while ...

Party Kicks Off Carol G. Simon Cancer Center 20th Anniversary

Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center during its 20th anniversary kick-off party. The celebration kicked off an upcoming month of festivities to celebrate the center's opening two decades ago.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years, from 9 a.m. to ...

Get Your Mouth Checked Out: Adams Dental Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings Throughout April

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and Adams Dental on 1 Kings Road is giving back to the community in honor of this monthlong event with free oral cancer screenings. 

Oral cancer can be a silent killer. Sadly, many people don’t realize they have this disease before it’s too late. 

Let Adams Dental help ease your mind and book your appointment today! Early detection ...

Shred, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse With the Madison Rotary Club on May 19

April 23, 2018

Just in time for spring cleaning, the Rotary Club of Madison will host another Community Shredding Day on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at municipal parking lot no. 1, on the corner of Prospect Street and Kings Road near the police station.

Security Shredding, Inc. will provide secure, on site destruction of sensitive documents with its truck-mounted shredder, and the shredded papers ...

First Madison Town Swap Set for April 28

Madison’s first Town Swap will be held on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal garage on John Avenue.

Madison Department of Public Works Superintendent Ken O’Brien will pull town trucks out of the garage to give volunteers a rainproof space to setting up tables for the swap. The only rules: Residents must produce a valid ID showing a Madison address, and items ...

Madison, Morristown Whole Foods Donate 5 Percent of Net Sales to Support Children's Gardening

The Madison and Morristown Whole Foods Markets will be donating 5% of net sales to support The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s gardening program for kids, “Branching Out!” on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Throughout the year, Whole Foods Market designates days to donate 5 percent of net sales to local nonprofit or educational organizations. The ...

Free Legal Clinic, Benefits Expo for Morris County Veterans April 27

April 19, 2018

A free Legal Clinic and Resources Expo is scheduled for all Morris County veterans on Friday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the third-floor Senior Citizens Room at the Morristown Municipal Building, 200 South St. Free coffee and doughnuts will be served.

“We urge our veterans to take advantage of this program to help ensure they are aware of services offered by the county, ...

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The Madison Area YMCA’s “The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” is Wednesday, May 16

April 26, 2018

Calling all runners! Lace up your running shoes for a great cause. On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the Madison Area YMCA will host "The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” and 1-mile family fun run/walk on the campus of Giralda Farms in Madison. This is the 22nd year that Pfizer has served as the lead corporate sponsor of the race.

 

All proceeds ...

Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

April 14, 2018

Don’t Complain; Vote!

It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, 11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a critical check on the federal level, but also determine how our distract fares ...