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Madison Superintendent, Schwarz Updates Town Council on 'State of the Schools' at Aug. 13 Meeting

August 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Mark Schwarz, School Superintendent, schooled the Council on his State of the School Address which he had presented to the public on June 4. He explained that upon arriving at the district one year ago, he found there were huge variations in the opinions of the quality of the Madison school system. In response, he created this address, a data-rich presentation, which is contained in ...

Madison and Chatham Police Officers Save Life of Union Hill Bridge Jumper

August 16, 2018

MADISON, NJ - In a join effort Madison and Chatham police officers save the live of a NJ transit overpass bridge jumper this week.

Madison police officers were dispatched to the Union Hill Road train overpass for a person who was threatening to jump, according to Lt. John Miscia of the Madison police department. Madison dispatch also received a call from Chatham Borough Police ...

35th Annual Covenant House Benefit 'Party at the Pond' Hosted by The Morris Area Auxiliary Sept. 29

August 16, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The 35th Annual Benefit for Covenant House, hosted by the Morris Area Auxiliary, will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 7p.m. to -11p.m. at The Noe Pond Club in Chatham, NJ. The catered benefit will include festive cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a silent auction.  The event is open to the public with a purchased ticket.

"The event helps provide ...

Chatham Borough Council Set to Introduce Ordinance Allowing for an 'Off-Leash' Dog Area at Shepard Kollock Park

August 18, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - An ordinance that will allow for the creation of an off-leash dog area at Shepard Kollock Park was passed unanimously on Monday night at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council.

The ordinance will be up for adoption on Sept. 11.

Council members Vicki Fife and Bob Weber had presented the idea at the July 9 council meeting.

A fence would separate the off-leash ...

Road Construction Update for Madison Received by Town Council

MADISON, NJ - Town Council member Carmela Vitale, shared input from Town Engineer Bob Vogel at Monday evening's town council meeting with an update of the town’s road reconstruction projects. Several of these projects were impacted by work by PSE&G and included road reconstruction, milling and paving.

The Town designated $1,800,000 for this work.

Sidewalks ...

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Robert C. Carrington Joins the Madison Area YMCA Board of Directors

August 20, 2018

MADISON, NJ  - The Madison Area YMCA is pleased to announce that Robert C. Carrington has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“We are delighted to welcome Robert to the Board,” said Madison Area YMCA President & CEO Diane Mann. “We look forward to working with Robert and are confident that he will enhance the quality leadership that is ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!

 

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...