Undefeated Madison Wins Sixth Straight Football Game, 43-14, over Newark Central

October 22, 2016

NEWARK, NJ - The Madison Dodgers have high expectations for their team, according to running back P.J. Mulcahy,

“Our expectation is always try to go undefeated and win a state championship,” Mulcahy said.

The senior seemed to have that mindset going into the game versus Newark Central on Friday, leading the team with two touchdowns in the first ...

Michael Kearney of Madison Voted the Top Offensive Playmaker in the NJSFC American Division

MADISON, NJ — Madison Quarterback, Mike Kearney, was voted the top offensive playmaker in the NJSFC American Division.  Kearney received an outstanding 46,764 votes in a poll that took place on earlier this week.

“I really didn’t have any expectations going into the season," Kearney said. “I never imagined this outcome. I just wanted to ...

Morristown Holds Off Madison 2-0 in the MCT Semifinal

BOONTON, NJ — Morristown shut out Madison 2-0 in the NJSIAA Morris County Semifinal. Morristown will go on to play the winner of Roxbury vs. West Morris in the championship game.

Madison had their chances in the first half but could not find the back of the net. Morristown scored their first goal off a corner set piece with 17 minutes remaining in the first half by Callie ...

Madison School Board Hears Update on PARCC Program

October 19, 2016

MADISON, NJ – Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Diane Schulthes, provided an update on the PARCC assessment program to the Board of Education and the public at the Tuesday, Oct. 18, meeting.

“The information will be on the website,” Schulthes said and noted that later comparisons to the previous year would contain a more specific numbers when reviewed again in ...

Bid on a Bike, Beats Wireless Headphones or a Beautiful Chanel Cuff This Friday at MEF's Oktoberfest

MADISON, NJ – It's an event to support our kids and the Madison Education Foundation (MEF) is inviting all Madison residents to come out and enjoy an adult Oktoberfest, Friday, October 21 from 7:30p.m. to 11:00p.m. for the first time ever at the Park Avenue Club.  

“We are very excited to partner with the Park Avenue Club for The Gala this year. It ...

Drug Search Policy Challenged At Madison BOE Meeting; Superintendent Rossi Resigns

MADISON, NJ – Dr. Michael J. Rossi, who has served as Superintendent of Schools in Madison, has resigned as of Nov. 30 to take a similar position with the  Sparta Public School District.

“The board is accepting your resignation with mixed emotions,” Board of Education President Lis Ellis said at the Tuesday, Oct. 18, meeting. “You have moved us forward. Now we will ...

Man Assaults Two Madison Police Officers and Victim in an Apparent Random Act of Violence in Borough

October 20, 2016

MADISON, NJ - Madison Police were dispatched to the intersection of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue on Oct.20 for a reported assault.

On the scene "The suspect was identified as exiting a white box truck and approaching a male victim, striking and pushing him resulting in the victim to falling to the ground causing head and neck pain," said Lt. John ...

Sketch Released By Madison Police of Man Wanted in Madison Luring Incident

MADISON, NJ - Friday morning a sketch was released by the Madison Police department of the man wanted for questioning in the luring attempt of four Madison 12 year old kids Saturday Oct. 1. 

As previously reported the suspect exited his vehicle and ran after the four juveniles for a short distance on Ridgedale Ave around 9p.m. after telling them to get ...

Four Kids Escape Luring Incident in Madison

MADISON, NJ -  Four 12 year-old kids escaped an attempted luring incident unharmed Saturday evening, October 1 in the borough.   According to Madison Police Department four kids, all male were approached by an older green SUV a little after 9p.m. while walking as a group on Ridgedale Avenue off Sayre Court.

"An SUV stopped and tried to get the kids to get into the ...

Madison Council Examines Electric Utility Rates and Surplus

October 25, 2016

MADISON, NJ – Chief Financial Officer James Burnet gave a presentation at the Monday, Oct. 24, borough council meeting regarding the electric utility.

“We’ll have three more meetings before the end of the year,” Burnet said. "An ordinance will be introduced in November.”  A needs-based rebate was scheduled in 2014 and in 2016 and was increased ...

Madison Council Learns Positive News About Best Practices Inventory; Chaplain Position Created

MADISON, NJ – A required best practices inventory for 2016 will help assure state aid for the coming year, according to Acting Chief Financial Officer James Burnet.

Burnet said of the 30 questions asked, the borough scored 97%. “We were unable to answer number 10,” he said, regarding segregation of duties. He said of the 560 municipalities, many others did not comply either.

Christie, State Lawmakers Agree on Plan to Increase NJ Gas Tax 23 Cents Per Gallon

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie has ventured where his predecessors never dared – he has agreed to a deal with the leaders of the state Senate and state Assembly to raise New Jersey’s gas tax 23 cents a gallon in order to fund the state’s depleted Transportation Trust Fund.

The last time New Jersey motorists experienced a hike in gas taxes was 1988.

A key part of ...

Kings Road Students Treated to Halloween Safety Tips Presentation by The Madison Police Department

October 20, 2016

MADISON, NJ - As part of Safety week at Kings Road School in Madison Police Officers visited to talk with students about Halloween Health and Safety Tips.

Tips discussed by the officers included: Trick-or-treating with an adult, decorating costumes with reflective tape or glow sticks, using crosswalks, and avoid eating candy until it has been checked by an adult.


USOC Names Chatham Club's Mitchell National Coach of the Year

PHILADELPHIA, NJ - Geoff Mitchell, the head squash pro at the Chatham Club, received the National Coach of the Year award from the United States Olympic Committee on Tuesday night at the 2016 U.S. Open Squash Championships being held at Drexel University.

Mitchell was presented the award by Dent Wilkens, the senior vice president of operations at the ASB GlassCourt at the 2016 ...

Rabid Racoon Found on Patriot's Path in Morristown

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Health Department is advising residents that a raccoon found on Patriot's Path near Inamere Road, earlier this week, has tested positive for the Rabies virus.

According to Township officials, rabies is a fatal disease of warm-blooded mammals caused by a virus. An infected animal carries the rabies virus in its saliva and infects other animals ...

The Scarecrows of Waverly Place Are Back

October 18, 2016

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Madison Garden Club has done it again.   

Thirty scarecrows were erected for the second year along Waverly Place in Madison this afternoon creating festive decor for Halloween.

The scarecrows were each sponsored by a Madison downtown business who decorated a scarecrow to reflect their business.

Madison's 2016 Limited-Addition Holiday Ornament Available Late October

MADISON, NJ -  The temperatures may be flirting with 80 degrees this week but it is never too early to get some holiday shopping done.


The Madison Chamber of Commerce has again designed and created a new limited edition ornament in order to celebrate "The Rose City" at the holidays. The ornament will be available for purchase at the end of October for $20 ...

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Don't Feel Like Cooking? Order Homemade Lasagna from Healthy Italia Instead

October 25, 2016

MADISON, NJ -  Are you having trouble deciding what to cook for dinner this week? Make it easy for yourself and order Healthy Italia's homemade lasagna to take home to your family. Trays of delicious lasagna is made fresh to order every week. The only thing left for you to do, is pop the lasagna into the oven and dinner is ready.

"An authentic Italian instructor ...

Teen Girls Used for Prostitution in Morris County, say Indictments

October 14, 2016

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - A Boonton woman and a Morris Plains man led two juvenile girls to engage in prostitution in Parsippany-Troy Hills and Rockaway Township last year, according to authorities. 

The people, Debbie Kooken, of Boonton, and Aldophus Mims, of Morris Plains, were named in indictments alleging multiple crimes including first-degree human trafficking and ...

Pass me a Flagel with Cream Cheese, Please

“Ummm, this is good,” said my husband with a mouthful of food. “What is it?”

I looked up from the kitchen sink where I was doing dishes.  “It’s a cronut.”

“A what?”

“A cronut.  It’s part croissant part doughnut.”

He looked at me like I had two heads.

“I was actually going to get some duffins, ...