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At least two elementary school students who bought lunch from the Central Avenue School cafeteria purchased bagels that had a cafeteria employee's blood on them.
A husband and wife both employed at Fairleigh Dickinson University were found shot to death in their Parsippany home, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.
Jack Harter, a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Madison who loved animals and for whom the community rallied to raise money so he could have a service dog, died this month in his sleep. The 6-year-old borough resident had an incurable disease that left him with little mobility.
Darren Dachisen started as a Madison police officer 21 years to the day before he was sworn in as the department's chief.
Madison police were investigating a "rash of criminal mischief incidents," including car tire slashings that occurred in an area of the borough.
Madison Borough Councilman Robert Catalanello has filed a lawsuit claiming statements in a law review article alleging he discriminated against a former employee at their investment company for being vegetarian are false and defamatory.
Madison's governing body approved a resolution urging federal legislators to adopt federal gun laws that are similar to those in New Jersey, which is considered to have among the strictest gun laws in the U.S.
The owner of a Park Avenue home that was destroyed by a fire in November is due in court this month for alleged housing violations at the multi-family residence, according to court and health department officials.
Union Beach Mayor Paul J. Smith Jr. and council members Victor Tuberion and Charles Cocuzza attended Madison's reorganization meeting to accept a donated Madison police car, a donation from Venture Crew 77 and thanked the Madison community for its efforts to help their town after Superstorm Sandy.
The 2014 Super Bowl will be held in New Jersey for the first time and bring with it related media and celebratory events, including one of the competing teams holding practice next-door to Madison at the New York Jets practice facility off Park Avenue in Florham Park.