Acting Chief Retiring, Fire Truck's Return Top Local News

A look at the week's top stories in Madison.

Acting Police Chief Mantone to Retire

Acting Madison Police Chief Jerry Mantone has decided to retire after 34 years of service.

The Madison Atlanta Bread Company on Main Street is not closing and the bakery cafe is not being replaced by a Chipotle Mexican grill.

Manager Deborah J. Reynolds said she is not sure how a rumor that was happening started, but enough customers asked her about it she decided to hang a sign on the door to clear up the misconception.

Storied Fire Truck Comes Home to Madison on Loan

A top-of-the-line fire truck donated by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge to Madison in 1921 is back in the borough on loan and a group of Madison firefighters, officials and residents are hoping to find ways to raise enough money to keep it here.

The New Jersey chapter of the American Planning Association has released its first list of "Great Places in New Jersey," and downtown Madison is on it.

NY Jet Kyle Wilson Promotes Exercise to Students

New York Jets cornerback Kyle Wilson—who is in the headlines this week because star Darrelle Revis' torn ACL means Wilson will be filling in for him for the rest of the season—talked to Madison, Florham Park and Harding sixth-graders on Tuesday morning at Madison Junior School to kick off the Jets Play 60 Challenge, which challenges students to get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day for four weeks.


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