Dr. C. Wyatt Evans, associate professor of history at Drew University, will discuss "Teaching History to the Digital Natives: Transforming Higher Education in the 21st Century."
Madison Historical Society
Friday, May 3, 2013
Monday, August 29, 2011
Mayor's statement: Residents should adopt storm drains, pull debris out of catch basins.
Madison officials are continuing to assess damage with multiple borough departments still out on the streets fixing trees, stormwater and power line issues, Mayor Mary-Anna Holden said in a statement released Sunday night. Holden said the borough’s various departments had spent Friday preparing equipment, calling back personnel who had been on vacation, and enlisting the help of retirees. She said a shelter that would have been shared with Chatham Borough was stocked with cots and food in case homes became uninhabitable. “Fortunately, the only person who might have needed it due to heavy property damage was accommodated by a caring neighbor,” Holden said. Holden said she, after helping with the fire department dispatch, had gone on a few …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
New season sees largest-ever sign-up as games get underway.
For the past three months, the softball leadership team has been working hard to prepare for a successful 2011 season. We started in January with registration sessions. February saw over 70 players attend the spring trainingat Drew University clinics; over 40 players were part of the tryouts for our 12U and 14U travel teams. We also completed all team drafts, ordered uniforms and equipment for the new season. During March, all teams enjoyed the chance to hold indoor practices at both the B/E and MHS gyms. The new MHS coaches also held a very successful series of pitching clinics, which attracted over 50 players each Saturday during March. Finally, we also had 137 Mom's and Dad's complete their background checks and coaches training …
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Exhibits and games planned for borough event.
The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, the Madison Environmental Committee and Madison Boy Scouts Troop 25 will host the Second Annual Green Fair in Madison, Thursday, May 12 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Energy provider PSE&G, a presenter of the Fair, has made a $2,500 donation to the Boy Scouts in support of the event, which will showcase a variety of exhibitors highlighting green strategies for Madison residents with educational exhibits, vendors, games and prizes. Other presenting sponsors are Drew University, Lanca Sales and Ridge Rental, Madison residents will have a chance to see how we can positively impact the world around us and improve the quality of life in Madison. To learn more or join the list of exhibitors, visit http:/gov.…
Friday, March 11, 2011
Four requests for variances are granted.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a number of applications at its meeting Thursday night at Hartley Dodge Memorial. All resolutions for memorialization on the agenda were approved, as were two other applications. Variances were granted to: Other applications approved:
Friday, February 18, 2011
Latest round of state funding will aid excavation at Colonial-era site.
The Madison Historical Society has been awarded an operating support grant totaling $9,749 from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. The grant will be used to continue work on the archaeological excavation of the Luke Miller property. This is the third and largest grant given to the society since the project began in 2008. The Miller House, located at 105 Ridgedale Ave., built sometime between 1730 and 1750, was also referred to as Miller’s Station and served as a hospitality center for officers in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. The project has been led by Dr. Ian C. Burrow of Hunter Research, Inc. in Trenton, assisted by history students from Madison High School. The panel …
Thursday, December 3, 2009
The Historical Society is running the event, which will benefit the Luke Miller Forge, at Woodland Road property.
The Madison Historical Society will be holding a wreath sale and house tour at 254 Woodland Rd. between 1 and 4 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 5. The house, owned by Ellen Harris, is Georgian style and was built in the early 1900s. "The house is a very good example of Georgian style, a very symmetrical style," said Cathie Coultas, secretary of the Madison Historical Society and the person in charge of the wreath sale. "(Harris) has kindly given us the house for the afternoon." Coultas said the house was finished in 1907 and build by A.W. Brown, a marble merchant. The fireplace, windowsills, and other structures are made of marble. Artwork also adorns the inside of the structure. Admission is $5 a person, with benefits from the tour and the sale…