The Madison Borough Council appointed Lt. Jerry Mantone acting chief of the through Feb. 1, and a permanent chief will be decided through a formal process to be outlined in an ordinance, according to a resolution approved by the Borough Council.
Former Councilman Sam Cerciello was charged with "illegally dumping" at the Madison Department of Public Works yard on John Avenue after three borough employees witnessed the incident, which one of the employees caught on camera, police records show.
Madison's governing body is deferring a decision on hiring a new police officer because of concerns about being able to afford the position next year, the Borough Council president said.
News 12 New Jersey's sixth annual “On the Road” live programming series visited Madison on Friday evening.
The 1902 flash flood of Hillside Cemetery in Madison was 110 years ago, but it still gets an annual mention from Weird NJ magazine because of the gruesome aftermath.