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Giants Evan Engram Shows Up in Winning Drive on Monday Night, Makes His Mark in Chatham Less than 24 Hours Later

November 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Giants fans got a second chance to revel in their team's come-from-behind victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night when tight end Evan Engram came to Legends Gallery in Chatham to sign photos and memorabilia.

Less than 24 hours after Engram keyed the winning drive in Santa Clara, Calif., he was in Chatham signing for appreciative Giants fans. Engram ignited ...

Harding Madison Girls Ice Hockey Team Has First Victory in Inaugural Season

MADISON, NJ - The new Harding Madison Girls Hockey Team had its first victory. The team won 2-1 against the Twin Oaks Warriors. Both of Harding Madison’s goals were scored by Emma Wirth.

After four games, the team is 1-2-1. Tim Reilly and Karen Tom are the coaches of the team. Reilly is the father of Ally, a first-year player. Tom is one of the coaches of the Madison / Chatham ...

Madison Volleyball Head Coach Stephen Fenton Has 500th Career Victory After NJSIAA Tournament

MADISON, NJ – Madison High School girls volleyball head coach Stephen Fenton had his 500th career victory come Nov. 1 after his sixth-seeded Dodgers defeated 11th-seeded Raritan, 29-27, 25-9, in the second round of the NJSIAA Group 2 tournament.

“It has been a long time coming,” the coach said. “I’ve been at this for 39 years now. I didn’t get many wins in ...

Madison Opens New Visitor Center at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

November 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Borough now has its first ever Visitor Center, which is housed in the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) located at 9 Main Street. The Madison Visitor Center was officially opened on Monday with a ribbon cutting by Mayor Bob Conley and with members of the Town Council and Chamber of Commerce on hand.

The Visitor Center was the brainchild of the Executive Director of ...

All Madison Public Schools Closed Today; Friday Nov. 16

November 16, 2018

MADISON, NJ -- Madison students were treated to a three day weekend Friday whe road conditions forced the district to close,   Morristown and Chatham public schools are is also closed today.

Madison Man Arrested for Racial Slur 'Graffiti' on Borough Buildings

November 19, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Madison Police Detectives Ken Shannon and Adam Riley arrested Jesse J. Kimball, 48 of Madison, NJ in the early morning hours of Nov. 18 for vandalism throughout the borough.   "The spray paint vandalism depicted racial slurs that were targeted at a veteran Madison Police Officer, " said Lt. John Miscia of the Madison Police Department.

The areas ...

Missing 15 Year Old Mountain Lakes Boy Found Safe

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Authorities announced Tuesday afternoon 15 year old runaway, Thomas Kolding  from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey has been located safe.

As previously reported, Kolding, had been missing after leaving his home more than two weeks ago. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson ...

Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

November 17, 2018

Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish.


12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup apple cider

Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in.

Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until all of the berries ...

Lauren Schiffman Madison Area YMCA Youth Volunteer of the Year Award

November 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA’s recipient of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance 2018 Youth Volunteer of the Year award is Lauren Schiffman, a 15-year-old sophomore at Hanover Park High School.

Growing up, the Madison Area YMCA was always a significant part of Lauren’s life. She was a Madison Area Y camper for many years and participated in youth programs including the Teen ...

Town Council Discusses Proposal to Improve and Expand Joint Sewerage Facility with Chatham

November 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Town Council meeting of November 12 opened with Mayor Conley asking for a moment of silence in recognition of the passing of long-time Madison resident Pamela Higgs on November 3. Ms. Higgs was a 50-year member of the Thursday Morning Club and was the widow of Harold Higgs.

The Mayor then congratulated incumbent council member Astri Baillie and newcomer Debra Coen who ...

Blood Shortage - Donate in 5 Morris County Locations

November 17, 2018

MADISON, NJ- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed.  Blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, ...

LH Spa & Rejuvenation Celebrates Grand Opening in Madison with Full Menu of Health and Beauty Services

Madison welcomed a new business, LH Spa & Rejuvenation, with the official ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday. Its owners Suzette and Daniel Zuena describe LH Spa & Rejuvenation as being “devoted to providing you with luxury services that will leave you feeling blissful and rejuvenated.”

The Zuena's opened their first beauty-related business Lash House seven years ago in ...

Check Your Pantry: Four Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Recalled for Health Risk

Dunkin Hines is recalling four varieties of its cake mixes due to a potential presence of Salmonella.  In a company announcement, Conagra Brands announced that it is working with health officials in connection with a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix that may be linked to a Salmonella outbreak that is ...

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Kosher Food Isn't Boring

November 15, 2018

Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ.

Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a household name that's based right here in the Garden State. While ...

Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer Beginning Saturday Nov. 24

November 19, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting children to participate in a month long scavenger hunt to "Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer" this holiday season.

Beginning Saturday, November 24, more than forty Chamber-member businesses will participate in this creative and fun activity to help highlight the holidays and all that is wonderful about shopping in Madison ...

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Morristown Medical Center Becomes First Hospital to Implement BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital to implement the BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System, a unique tissue-sparing, CO2 laser-driven system which enables physicians to conduct complex surgeries in space-restricted areas of the body with greater accuracy and precision than ever before.

While flexible fiber-based CO2 surgery has long ...

Madison Annual Limited Edition 2018 Ornament Now Available

November 19, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce has designed and created its  annual limited edition ornament in order to celebrate Madison at the holidays. The ornament is available for $20 and can be purchased at The Madison Pharmacy, 66 Main St., Stewart-Morris Awards, Gifts & Flags, 71 Kings Rd. and The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main St.  You may ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!


A Thank You Letter From Tom Piskula

November 9, 2018

Dear Editor:

I thank the voters of Madison for their participation in the Board of Education election.  The more attention given to the public schools, the more energy there is to move our schools forward.  I would also like to thank the other candidates for a very positive and constructive race. I think it added to the information that our community has about the challenges faced by ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.


Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...