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Dry Spell in Fourth Quarter Tags Chatham Girls Basketball with Loss to Montville; MCT Final vs. Morristown Friday

February 21, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Compared to the upcoming Morris County Tournament championship game, the matchup with Montville on Wednesday night didn't mean that much to the Chatham girls basketball team. At least that's what the final score seemed to say.

“We were coming off the high of the county tournament (semifinal win over Morris Catholic), and we have the game on Friday night … and ...

Bergman Scores 12 Points to Pace Chatham Boys Basketball Past Montville in Warmup Before MCT Final vs. Delbarton

MONTVILLE, NJ - Sophomore forward Andrew Bergman scored 12 points to pace three players in double figures for Chatham in a 57-49 boys basketball win over Montville on Wednesday night.

Seniors Jack Rooney and Chris Conlin scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Chatham (21-5), which tries to win its third straight Morris County Tournament championship 7 p.m. Saturday vs. Delbarton at ...

Two Points at the Buzzer Sends Chatham Sophomore Cortese to Wrestling Region 3 Tournament Quarterfinals

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Sophomore Connor Cortese, on his way to becoming, perhaps, Chatham’s all-time career winningest wrestler, made his inaugural appearance Wednesday night in the NJSIAA Region 3 state championship wrestling tournament after advancing with a third-place finish at the District 12 tournament. And what a first appearance it was.

Like the game-winning buzzer beater in ...

Chatham Superintendent Talks School Security in Wake of Parkland School Shooting

February 21, 2018

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Coming to Chatham High Thursday to Offer John Taylor Babbitt CPR/AED Certification Course

February 20, 2018

The Chatham Emergency Squad will be coming to Chatham High School on Thursday, Feb. 22, to offer a second John Taylor Babbitt CPR/AED certification course.

The training course will start promptly at 3 p.m. in room A114 and will typically last for two hours and 30 minutes hrs (5:30 p.m.- end time).

The course will be free to Chatham High School staff and students, but will cost $15 to ...

"Reefer Madness" Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Chatham Superintendent Talks School Security in Wake of Parkland School Shooting

February 21, 2018

Chatham Emergency Squad Coming to Chatham High Thursday to Offer John Taylor Babbitt CPR/AED Certification Course

The Chatham Emergency Squad will be coming to Chatham High School on Thursday, Feb. 22, to offer a second John Taylor Babbitt CPR/AED certification course.

The training course will start promptly at 3 p.m. in room A114 and will typically last for two hours and 30 minutes hrs (5:30 p.m.- end time).

The course will be free to Chatham High School staff and students, but will cost $15 to ...

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

Chatham High Short Films Showcase Set for Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Chatham Cinema

February 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High students will get a chance to show off their work on a real theater screen, 7 p.m. Tuesday when the Short Films Showcase for the high school is held at Roberts Cinema in Chatham.

“We invite everyone to join us in celebrating the achievements of the Short Films students,” Connor Henderson, Chatham High Design and Technology teacher, said.

For the first ...

Chatham Township Historical Society Will Present History of Dixiedale Farm on Sunday

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township's Dixiedale Farm has been in the news lately because of the proposed development of 54 high-end townhomes on the property.

Residents will get a chance to learn more about the history of the Dixiedale Farm 2 p.m. Sunday when Pat Wells of the Chatham Township Historical Society presents the history of the farm in the municipal building, 58 Meyersville ...

"Reefer Madness" Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Chatham Borough Council Moves Forward with Post Office Plaza Redevelopment; Public Meeting March 20 in Boro Hall

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Council voted 4-0 to designate Post Office Plaza as "an area in need of redevelopment," allowing for plans to move forward on Monday at the regular meeting of the council.

Voting in favor of the resolution were council president Len Resto, and council members Peter Hoffman, Bob Weber and Thad Kobylarz. Council members James Collander and Vicki ...

Planner to Give Preliminary Investigation Overview on Post Office Plaza Monday at Borough of Chatham Council Mtg.

CHATHAM, NJ - Planner Phil Abramson will give a "Post Office Plaza Preliminary Investigation Overview" on Monday night at the regular Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

Post Office Plaza has been designated as an area in need of redevelopment by the Chatham Borough Planning Board.

Post Office Plaza tops the list of discussion items on the agenda for the 7:30, Feb. 12 ...

Services for Chatham High Graduate Samuel Failla Set for Thursday; Visitation Wednesday at Bradley Funeral Home

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Visitation for Chatham High graduate Samuel John Failla will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the William A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham.

The Funeral Service is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd., Chatham.

The former Chatham football captain died Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Colorado.

TAPintoTravels Local Travel Ideas - Somerset County

February 22, 2018

Weekend Top Local Travel Ideas - 2.23 to 2.25 - A weekend celebrating your family friends.

1. Winter Market, Duke Farms

2. The Mountaintop, Theatre at RVCC - The Gruffalo on Sunday

3. State Theatre New Jersey - Monzil Brass - Feb 22 Thursday - Brass Quartet

4. Environmental Education Center, ...

Travels Report from the NYC Toy Fair - Here are Two More Winning Products for Your Children

TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair may have ended yesterday, but we are not done sharing with you our picks from the show.  

These are the products that we feel are the most innovative and your family will really enjoy.  We shall dub them the TAPintoTravels Toy of the Year Awards or T30TY’s for short. That seems appropriate since it sounds like ...

From the New York Toy Fair - Travels Reveals the Toys That Will Make You the Star of Your Child’s Life - the Oscars of the Toy World - the TOTY Awards

TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting soon.

Fortunately, with Press Correspondent credentials, we were able to go in your ...

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Chatham

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...

#NoMore

February 20, 2018

To the Editor,

I told my daughter I needed to write about gun violence. Know what she told me? “Mom, be sure you’re not too polarizing. People won’t listen.” She’s right. At age eleven she’s figured out that we adults need to be reminded how to speak to one another in order to fix a problem. But I have hope and belief that we can fix that discourse in our ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!

 

Mindfulness and Meditation Courses Beginning March 2018

February 20, 2018

Mindfulness and Meditation Courses Beginning March 2018

-Space is limited as classes will be small-

MADISON, NJ – In celebration of the new spring season, come experience and enjoy Mindfulness and Meditation with Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC. Dumbroff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Madison, New Jersey, where she specializes in individual, family, ...