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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

Opera at Florham to Present 30th Annual Vocal Competition in Madison

April 19, 2018

Opera at Florham will present its 30th annual vocal competition and musicale on Sunday at 2 p.m. inside Lenfell Hall, The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 285 Madison Ave in Madison. A fully-catered luncheon with competition judges will also be offered at 12:30 p.m. for an additional fee.

Desserts will be served during the competition intermission. The luncheon will be held ...

'Concerned' Citizens Rally to Save Historic Madison Movie Theater

MADISON, NJ – Cold temperatures and high winds did not do the “Save The Historic Madison Theater” community rally any favors. 

Despite the gray and rainy weather, dozens of people were on hand Sunday afternoon on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building for the “Save the Historic Madison Theater” community rally, showing their support for the historic ...

Madison Historical Society to Present 'The Secret Life of the New Jersey Devil' April 24

Dr. Brian Regal will host a Madison Historical Society presentation on “The Secret Life of the New Jersey Devil” on Tuesday, April 24. 

Regal’s lecture will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library at 39 Keep St., marking the society's fourth presentation of its 2017-18 program year. 

Light refreshments will be available ...

Madison Preschools Join Preschool Advantage at Annual Director’s Luncheon

April 6, 2018

Preschool Advantage held its annual Preschool Director’s Luncheon on March 28 at the Parish House of the Presbyterian Church in Morristown. This annual event brings together area preschool directors with Preschool Advantage staff and volunteers in an informal environment to share successes, strategies and concerns.

Preschool Advantage partners with 24 preschools in Morris and ...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Hosts First Police Use of Force, Officer-Involved Shooting Presentation as Part of Statewide 21/21 Program

April 18, 2018

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted the first implementation of New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s 21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project on Tuesday with a presentation on police use of force and officer-involved shootings at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in Morristown.

Dubbed the “21/21 Project” for short, the ...

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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

'Concerned' Citizens Rally to Save Historic Madison Movie Theater

April 16, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Cold temperatures and high winds did not do the “Save The Historic Madison Theater” community rally any favors. 

Despite the gray and rainy weather, dozens of people were on hand Sunday afternoon on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building for the “Save the Historic Madison Theater” community rally, showing their support for the historic ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. On Thursday night, he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores" in the township.

The Chatham ...

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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

Atlantic Health Among 6 Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Morristown Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium—Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium)—a streamlined clinical trial ...

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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

Madison Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Home Expo April 28

The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Home Expo on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Madison Junior School, 160 Main St.

This annual event gathers local contractors and home professionals for the benefit of consumers looking to renovate, decorate or otherwise enhance the appearance and value of their homes, according to Madison Chamber officials.

Each local ...

Madison Arbor Day Celebration Set for Saturday, May 5 at Start of May Day in Madison

In addition to the activities surrounding May Day, The Shade Tree Management Board of the Borough of Madison and its sister organization, the nonprofit Friends of Madison Shade Trees, invite the public to attend an annual Arbor Day celebration on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building.  

For the 32nd consecutive year, Madison will again be honored with a Tree City USA Award. The ...

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F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA Students Sing, Dance and Laugh to the Music of Lovey Williams

April 16, 2018

Lovey Williams created joyful noise and music with the students of the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA to kick off the Week of the Young Child that runs through Friday April 20. Students engaged in music by singing, dancing and playing instruments to their favorite songs at their annual Lovey Williams Concert. The Week of the Young Child celebrates early learning, ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 14

On this week’s AtlantiCast, an internationally recognized orthopedic oncologist takes a leadership role at Atlantic Health System, see the newest weapon in the fight against HPV-related cancers, Atlantic Health System leads the Castle Connolly / Inside Jersey Rankings, and much more!

 

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 ...