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Madison Central Avenue School Mural


The Central Avenue School in Madison, NJ took on a big artistic challenge this October.

The elementary school created a beautiful mural along many halls. The mural depicts the history of Madison and commemorates the 125th anniversary of Madison Borough. With over 40 volunteer parents and children, along with the guidance and help of a local artist Caren Olmsted, the colorful mural unfolded.

Monk's Home Improvements provided Central Avenue School with a labor donation to first paint the walls white to provide a clean canvas for the mural.  Travis Marion, who manages all of the Monk's Painting and Carpentry projects in Madison, along with his painting crew, spent a Saturday preparing the walls for the mural.

What amazing work by the volunteers and Ms. Olmsted! We're so proud to be a part of this beautiful project. We know we've helped to create a artistic and long lasting mural for generations of students at Central Ave School.

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Madison Chatham Coalition Hard at Work

May 19, 2018

The Madison Chatham Coalition met at the Madison Area YMCA for its monthly meeting this week to learn about the value of evaluation and data collection, presented by Kelli Keck from Epiphany Community Services.

The meeting also included a recap of training that some Coalition members attended at the National Coalition Academy in Alabama. The Coalition’s mission is to prevent and reduce ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

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And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

May 18, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program" that allows Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty to access certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can now ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!