Madison Top Stories

December 11, 2018

MADISON, NJ - The Madison High School Art students once again partnered with Madison Area Chamber of Commerce businesses to help brighten the downtown businesses district with their holiday artwork.  Students painted store front windows and doors and helped to make Madison more festive this holiday ...

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MADISON, NJ - A cold but festive group of revelers came to light the Menorah in front of the Madison Train Station last Wednesday evening, the fourth night of Chanukah. In celebration of the miracle of Chanukah, Jews light the Menorah each evening of the eight-day festival, increasing the number of ...

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MADISON, NJ – The Madison High School ice hockey team picked up its first win of the season Saturday night, defeating West Morris Central, 5-3, at Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. “It was a good effort by the team,” said Madison head coach Dave Hansen. “West Morris Central is always very good.

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NEWARK, NJ - Lauren Arias scored two goals and Molly Coyne was credited with three assists when the Chatham-Madison girls ice hockey team scored six times in the first period on the way to a 9-0 win over Kent Place on Friday at the Barnabas Health Hockey House. Daniella Groh, Jennifer Olnowich, ...

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MADISON, NJ The Town Council meeting on November 26 was standing room only as the Madison High School Field Hockey Team was honored for a winning season and three probationary police officers were administered the oath of office by Mayor Robert Conley. The Mayor opened the meeting with giving ...

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MADISON, NJ - Under a full moon Friday night, Santa Claus and approximately 40 groups marched downtown in Madison’s Annual Christmas Parade. Santa Claus was played by Madison resident Michael Odell who took over from his father Bill Odell, who had played the part for 35 years. Mrs. Claus was riding ...

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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, " ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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On November 7, 2018, at 11:17 AM Chatham Borough Police responded to Coleman Avenue on a reported suspicious package left in a resident’s driveway. The package appeared to be a small shaving cream canister wrapped with electrical tape and wire simulating an explosive device. The area was ...

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MADISON, NJ - Democrat Astri Baillie has unofficially won her sixth three-term for Madison Borough Town Council as has Democrat newcomer Debra Coen. Baillie attained 27.64% of the vote and Coen 26.60% of the vote. The Republican candidate Kathy Dailey garnered 23.14% of the vote and Mark Chiarolana ...

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MADISON, NJ - Three issues were of primary importance to Madison voters questioned at the borough’s five voting locations today, Election Day. Foremost were social security, property taxes, and health care costs. Local elections for town council and board of education were not mentioned often as of ...

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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.

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MADISON, NJ – The Madison High School football team concluded the season at 4-5 following a 37-32 victory over Waldwick in an NJSIAA regional crossover on Saturday afternoon. Madison took a 7-6 lead after Jack O’Hearen threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Vince Costa. The Dodgers augmented their ...

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It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds our Madison readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated ...

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MADISON, NJ - At the Board of Education meeting on October 30, board members and members of the public were given a tour of the athletic facilities at Madison High School. Leading the tour was Sean Dowling, the school’s Director of Athletics. The first stop on the tour was a visit to the training ...

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MADISON, NJ – The third-seeded Madison High School field hockey team saw its season end in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 tournament semifinals following a 2-0 shutout loss to second-seeded and undefeated Bernards on Halloween. The Dodgers – who were in search of a sectional title ...

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MADISON, NJ - Short Stories was the venue Sunday for an informal meet-and-greet with three candidates for the Board of Education. Candidates Sarah Fischer, David Steketee and incumbent Thomas Piskula were joined by inquiring residents and current Board member Pam Yousey. For over two hours, the ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps hosted the third annual “Spooky Night” on Friday night to kick off Halloween celebrations in the downtown. The event took place in front of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building and featured a pumpkin ...

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MADISON, NJ - A nor’easter forced the cancellation of the annual Chamber of Commerce’s Halloween Parade on Saturday but the town’s young children were treated to a magic show and mini-parade inside the Central Avenue School. As Frank Iannarone, Chairman of the Halloween committee of the Chamber of ...

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MADISON, NJ - The League of Women’s Voters of the Morristown Area hosted a debate on October 24 among three out of the four contenders vying for two positions on the Madison Board of Education. The position on the board is for a three-year term. The candidates present at the debate were newcomers ...

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MADISON, NJ - Halloween arrived on October 18 in downtown Madison with the arrival of scarecrows adorning lampposts on Wavery Place.  The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Garden Club of Madison to provide and install the scarecrows, which were decorated by Chamber-member ...

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MADISON, NJ - At the Town Council meeting held October 22, Mayor Bob Conley asked for a moment of silence to commemorate the lives of two long-time Madison residents, Sandra Fielo and Lindsay Ireland. Sandra Fielo, 83-years-old, passed away on October 11, 2018.  She lived in Madison, N.J., since ...

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MADISON, NJ - On Saturday Madison held its first town-wide garage sale with approximately 50 registered families peddling their wares. Ellen Kranefuss, a member of the Madison Environmental Commission and one of participants in the sale, explained that the event was “an effort to bring neighbors ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Halloween Parade & Magic Show is scheduled for Saturday, October 27 and is sponsored this year by Beneath the Surface Spa, 19 Waverly Pl., Hat Shop Madison, 81 Main St. and Woodland Bakery & Cafe, 650 Shunpike Rd., Chatham ...

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MADISON, NJ – The Madison High School football team improved to 3-3 on the season following a 42-14 victory over Lenape Valley on Saturday afternoon. The Dodgers scored 14 points apiece in the first three quarters for the 28-point victory. On the very first play of the game, Jack O’Hearen found ...

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  The Madison field hockey team took down Boonton in the quarterfinals of the Morris County Tournament Friday afternoon. The game was rained out Thursday, but that didn’t slow the Dodgers down. Madison was ready from the beginning of the game, keeping the play in front of Boonton’s goal ...

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