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Madison Education Foundation Receives $5,000 Grant from ConnectOne Bank

November 17, 2017

MADISON, NJ – Madison Education Foundation has received a $5,000 enrichment grant from ConnectOne Bank. 
 
“Over the years, ConnectOne Bank has been such a committed supporter of public education in Madison,” said Clare Sievers the Madison foundation’s co-president. “Because of this unrestricted, $5,000 grant, ConnectOne Bank continues to make a lasting ...

Madison High School Students Invited to Enter Nature Photography Contest

High School students in northern New Jersey are invited to participate in a "Focus on Nature" photography competition sponsored by the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

The competition "celebrates and promotes the creativity and artistic skills of all local high school students," according to organizers.

Students may submit original photographs with a nature or plant theme ...

Madison Rotary will Host Two-part Lecture Series: 'U.S. Concerns Along the Pacific Rim'

MADISON, NJ – Madison Rotary Club will present a two-part lecture series, “U.S. Concerns Along the Pacific Rim,” at Rod’s Steakhouse on Nov. 30 and Dec. 7 during its regular meetings at Rod’s Steak and Seafood Grille, 1 Convent Road in Morristown.

U.S.-China relations is the topic of the first talk, and will touch on trade issues and China’s military ...

The Madison Area YMCA Kicked off its Staff Appeal for the Y's Annual Campaign

The Madison Area YMCA kicked off its Staff Appeal for the Y’s annual campaign Nov. 2 at the Family Center and F.M. Kirby Children’s Center.

Staff members will wear cause-driven blue baseball t-shirts on Thursdays at the YMCA, to show their commitment to Staff Appeal and raises awareness of the annual campaign. The staff is participating in a social media ...

County College of Morris Provides Real-Life STEM Activities for Local Boy Scouts

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Patriots’ Path Council Boy Scouts of America hosted its second STEM University for Boy Scouts Nov. 4 from across northern and central New Jersey in collaboration with County College of Morris. 

Scouts participated in a day of science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related activities at the CCM campus in Randolph, made possible by the ...

Oak Knoll Seniors Sign Letters of Intent to Continue Athletics in College

SUMMIT, NJ  – In one of the biggest classes of commits in school history, 14 members of the Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Class of 2018 confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition on Wednesday, Nov. 8 by signing early national letters of intent.

Athletic director Kelly Childs lauded the student-athletes and Oak Knoll coaches, faculty, staff and parents who ...

Kings Road School Receives Sustainability Certification

MADISON, NJ – Kings Road School has met rigorous requirements to achieve a Sustainable Jersey for Schools bronze certification. 

The Kings Road application received a total of 200 points for completion of 19 different sustainability actions, including establishment of a thriving learning garden program for students grades K-5, improvement of waste reduction and recycling efforts ...

Correction: New Faces for Madison Board of Education, Third Seat Still up for Grabs

MADISON, NJ – In a five-way race for three open seats on the Madison Board of Election, first-time candidates Heather Reddy, Pamela Yousey and David Irwin have come out on top, according to unofficial election results. 

Incumbent Debra Coen—the only current Board member seeking re-election—lost out to David Irwin by just three votes, but there are still ballots left to ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams, Nov. 6-12

SPOTLIGHT ON: GRAPHIC NOVELS

Are you a visual learner? Does a story have more of an impact on you when there are interesting graphics? Your library is a place to find stories told through pictures. We have graphic novels for adults, young adults and children, as well as nonfiction titles. From "Beowulf" to "Pride and Prejudice," "Archie" ...

Madison Area YMCA Announces 16th Annual Bocce Invitational Champions

MADISON, NJ – The champions of the Madison Area YMCA’s 16th Annual Charity Bocce Invitational Tournament are “The Aristocrats.”

Hosted by the Forum Club and the Toto family, the Bocce Invitational was held Sept. 11 through mid-October and raised more than $35,000 for Madison YMCA health and wellness programs, including LIVESTRONG, the Diabetes Prevention Program, the ...

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F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA Students Commemorate Veterans Day

November 14, 2017

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA commemorated Veterans Day in a variety of ways this year. Staff and parents brought in pictures of friends and family for a “Wall of Heroes” that will be on display for the remainder of the month. Special Operations Marine Veteran Jared Frederick spoke to preschool and school-age students about what Veterans Day is and ...