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MADISON, NJ - On June 5 at approximately 9 p.m., Patrolman James Cavezza arrested Mark Ferling, 47, of Morristown. Cavezza encountered Ferling during a check of the Madison Train Station. Ferling was allegedly consuming an alcoholic beverage on the Train Station Platform, which violates a Madison Borough ordinance. During Cavezza’s investigation, it was determined that there was an active warrant for Ferling’s arrest out of Morris Plains in the amount of $250. Ferling was arrested and charged with consuming alcohol in a public place. Ferling posted bail and was released pending a court appearance.

On June 7, a Madison resident reported that a package was taken from their residence on June 4. According to the resident, the package containing a jacket was confirmed to have been delivered by UPS. There were no witnesses at the time of the incident. The investigation has been turned over to the Madison Police Detective Bureau. Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Madison Police at (973) 593-3000.

On June 9, 2013 at approximately 12:30am, Ptl Mike Minni arrested 21 year old Michelle Barre of Gillette, NJ for driving while intoxicated. While on patrol, Minni observed a vehicle stopped in the travel lane of the parking lot belonging to a local business on Main Street. After noticing that the vehicle had not moved in a while, Minni checked on the well being of the driver. During his investigation, Minni detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from Barre’s person. Minni had Barre perform field sobriety tests and determined that she was unable to operate a motor vehicle safely. Barre was issued a motor vehicle summons for driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and for being an unlicensed driver. She was released to a family member pending a court appearance.

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Madison Police Department is pleased to announce its continued involvement in the national crime prevention program, National Night Out.  We are looking for a few neighborhoods to host a block party where the police will come out to visit and join in the festivities interacting with the residents.  The police will have giveaway prizes for the kids and will available to speak with residents about local crime prevention concerns as well as recent crime trends.  The event will take place on August 6, 2013 starting at approximately 6:00 p.m.  If you are interested in being a National Night Out block party captain please contact Officer Chad Rybka.  He can be contacted through e-mail at rybkac@rosenet.org or at his direct line 973.593.3005.

The following are some of the calls for service that the Madison Police Department handled during the past week: 13 Motor Vehicle Crashes, 20 Medical Calls, 14 Alarm Calls, 5 Animal Complaints, 10 Assist Citizen Calls, 4 Motor Vehicle Lockouts, and 5 Calls to assist another Police Agency.

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Madison Area YMCA TOGETHERHOOD Committee Enjoys Super Bowl with Cheshire Home Residents

February 18, 2018

The Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD committee enjoyed a Super Bowl party on game day with residents at Cheshire Home, a provider of residential and rehabilitative services to young adults with spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments. Cheshire Home is located in Florham Park.

TOGETHERHOOD, the Y’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility, empowers members to plan ...

Wednesday Weather Update for Madison

February 6, 2018

The Morris County Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the anticipated incoming snow for Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. The current system is on track to bring some snow before it switches over to sleet, freezing rain and plain rain in the afternoon.

Snow will likely begin shortly after daybreak tomorrow, and will ...


AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!


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