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New Mural Brings Culture, Creativity to Torey J. Sabatini School

April 24, 2018

MADISON, NJ – As a horde of young students flooded the halls of Torey J. Sabatini School on Thursday evening with parents in tow, each one had something to say.

“I painted that!” they cried, showing off the flowers, grassy patches, rocks and other areas they painted in Torey J.’s main entrance as part of its new mural. 

Though the crowds that gathered on ...

Madison Preschools Join Preschool Advantage at Annual Director’s Luncheon

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 ...

Madison Young Adults Invited to First Meeting of Aviation Explorer Post 523

Exploring helps young people make more informed decisions about future careers and learn about different jobs within a particular field. 

In that vein, Aviation Explorer Post 523 will hold its first meeting for young men and women, ages 14-20, on Wednesday, April 18 at 6 p.m., at DM Airports, 8 Airport Road in Morristown. Future meetings will be on first and third ...

Two Roxbury Teens Arrested After Snapchat Threat to High School

ROXBURY, NJ — Two Roxbury High School students were arrested Tuesday on multiple criminal charges after being taken into custody for a social media post in which they "implied acts of violence against the high school," police said.

Authorities were first alerted to the threats at about 1:43 p.m., according to police, who said they "immediately launched a full ...

HOPE ONE: Celebrating One Year of Mobile Addiction Recovery Services in Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The HOPE ONE van provides addiction and recovery services for Morris County residents. On Tuesday at the Morristown Green, public officials and area residents alike gathered to speak on the impact of these services one year after HOPE ONE made its maiden voyage. 

Last year, the HOPE ONE van visited the Madison train station on May 4 as part of its ...

Madison High School Locker Room Renovations Added to Now-Approved Tentative District Budget

MADISON, NJ – The Madison Board of Education unanimously approved its tentative district budget for the 2018-19 academic year during a special meeting on Tuesday evening, and it appears the high school locker rooms may now receive a facelift. 

If approved in the final budget, about $3.2 million will be pulled from district reserve funds for upgraded locker rooms, a project that has ...

Over 10,000 People Chant 'Enough is Enough' during Saturday's March for Our Lives Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The chant “enough is enough” could be heard across Morristown as over 10,000 people participated in the “March For Our Lives Morristown” walk on Saturday March 24. Organized by Bella Bhimani, a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School, the walk was a non-partisan, student-led march against gun violence.

The Morristown March For ...

Madison Students, Community Members Speak out Against Gun Violence at March for Our Lives Send-Off

No one used the phrase “and a little child shall lead them,” but the adults who spoke at a rally on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Municipal Building on Saturday all praised the young people who inspired it.

“You won’t be known as the ‘mass shooting generation,’ you’ll be known as the ‘can-do generation’,” Assemblyman John ...

Madison to Host March for Our Lives Send-Off Event This Saturday; Borough Officials Support Gov. Murphy’s Call to End Gun Violence 'Epidemic'

MADISON, NJ – Madison students and borough officials are speaking out against gun violence as thousands get ready to hit the streets on Friday morning for the March for Our Lives rally. 

The borough will host a pre-march community send-off event at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building on 50 Kings Road from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in support of the Madison students who will be among those ...

Madison District Preliminary Budget: More Than $500,000 Deficit Possible for Coming School Year

MADISON, NJ – As district expenses rise and revenue remains somewhat stagnant, Madison district officials have predicted a potential budget deficit of about $550,000 for the coming school year.

Staffing reductions could occur districtwide to bridge the gap between revenue and spending, Madison Superintendent Mark Schwarz said during a preliminary budget presentation at ...

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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, ...