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Reed Receives State Sectional Recognition Award in Girls Soccer

January 21, 2018

Chatham senior Sophia Reed received a state sectional recognition award in girls soccer at the state banquet held Sunday.

The striker finished the season with 10 goals and five assists for Chatham (14-6), including five goals in three state tournament games for the Lady Cougars.

 

Chatham Pole Vault Team of de Keyzer and Saluti Win Group 3 State Relay Title; Chatham Boys Place 6th Overall

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Chatham's pole vault relay team of Julian de Keyzer and Matt Saluti each set a personal record in teaming up to win the NJSIAA Group 3 state relay championship in the event on Sunday at the Bennett Center.

Chatham had 15 points to place sixth among more than 40 schools competing in the Group 3 relays.

Chatham won the pole vault relays with a combined height of 23 ...

Defending Champion Chatham Boys Basketball Gains No. 1 Seed for Morris County Tournament; Chatham Girls No. 3 Seed

The Chatham boys basketball team will be the No. 1 seed when it tries to win its third straight Morris County Tournament championship next month.

The Chatham girls will be the No. 3 seed in the MCT. Both Chatham teams received first-round byes in the separate seeding meetings held on Sunday.

The Cougars (11-3) will play the winner of the preliminary round matchup between No. 17 and No. 16 ...

Chatham Township Police: Green Village Firefighter Transported to Hospital after Joseph Street House Fire

January 15, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 10:43 p.m. Chatham Township Police Officers were dispatched to 1 Joseph Street for a reported structure fire. Officer Michael Bloom, first on the scene, reported heavy smoke and flames in the right corner of the single-family home and all of the residents safely outside.

The Green Village, Chatham Township, Chatham Borough and Summit Fire Departments ...

Chatham Schools Closed Wednesday, Jan. 17

January 16, 2018

 

Due to the timing of the current storm, Chatham schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17. Announcements about after-school activities will be made by individual schools later in the day. 

Chatham Handyman Builds Set for Chatham Middle School Production of Willy Wonka Jr.; Opens Thursday, Jan. 18

CHATHAM, NJ - Jean-Eudes Haeringer is the proud parent of an Oompa Loompa, 7th grader Jean-Cordell, who will be performing in the Chatham Middle School production of Willy Wonka Jr. that opens Thursday.

But he's also very interested in seeing the set and props used during the play since he made them with his own hands.

"Yes, I'm excited to see the play," ...

Chatham's Coffey Wins Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship from the Morris County Prosecutor's Association

Emma Marie Coffey of Chatham is the recipient of the Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship, which was announced on Wednesday by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

Coffey is currently finishing her undergraduate studies at Boston College and plans to attend law school there, following her graduation.

In the past, Coffey was a Victim Witness Advocate for the Cambridge ...

Woodlawn Drive Residents Seek Relief from Chatham Township Committee on 'Aesthetic' Changes to Their Neighborhood

January 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township residents from Woodlawn Drive came forward during the public portion of the Chatham Township Committee meeting on Thursday to seek a remedy for construction that they say is ruining the "aesthetics" of their neighborhood.

Residents complained of the rules that allow builders to cut down trees, clearing the way for much larger homes that are taking over ...

Mayor Curt Ritter Gives "State of Chatham Township" Address; Would Seek Legislation to Stop Sale of Marijuana

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter gave his annual new year address at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee held Thursday night.

In his address, Ritter said that he would propose a review and possible legislation that would prohibit the sale of marijuana in the township if Gov. Phil Murphy moves forward with his plan to legalize recreational use of the ...

Postal Service Officials Tell Chatham: Experts Will Re-evaluate Workload on Chatham Mail Routes to Address Problems

CHATHAM, NJ - The U.S. Postal Service delivered a written statement to Borough of Chatham officials on Thursday, which, in part, said that delivery experts would be studying the mail routes in Chatham after a follow-up meeting was held Wednesday in Chatham Borough Hall.

Scott Hooper, U.S. Postal Service District Manager for the Northern New Jersey District, met with Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce ...

Chatham Handyman Builds Set for Chatham Middle School Production of Willy Wonka Jr.; Opens Thursday, Jan. 18

January 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Jean-Eudes Haeringer is the proud parent of an Oompa Loompa, 7th grader Jean-Cordell, who will be performing in the Chatham Middle School production of Willy Wonka Jr. that opens Thursday.

But he's also very interested in seeing the set and props used during the play since he made them with his own hands.

"Yes, I'm excited to see the play," ...

Chatham High Seniors Stuart and Behr Win First Place Governor's Award for Improvisation

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chatham High seniors Elizabeth Stuart and Mikey Behr earned first place in the category of Improvisational Pairs last Saturday at the 2018 NJ Governor's Awards Theatre Competition held at Montclair State University.

Stuart and Behr were joined by eight other award winners from Chatham High, which included: seniors Charlie Thomson and Owen LaChance, who placed ...

Chatham Photographer Clicks Photo of Puerto Rican LPGA Golfer for Times Feature

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Glenn Clark was the right man for the job when the New York Times called the LPGA for a photograph that would accompany its feature story on Puerto Rican golfer Maria Torres at the end of November.

According to Clark, the New York Times asked the LPGA for a photo that would be good enough for publication or they would have to send their own photographer down to ...

Mayor Curt Ritter Gives "State of Chatham Township" Address; Would Seek Legislation to Stop Sale of Marijuana

January 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter gave his annual new year address at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee held Thursday night.

In his address, Ritter said that he would propose a review and possible legislation that would prohibit the sale of marijuana in the township if Gov. Phil Murphy moves forward with his plan to legalize recreational use of the ...

Chatham High School Athletic Boosters Donates $5,700 to Chatham Bridging the Gap

January 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High Athletic Boosters Club presented a check for $5,700 to Chatham Bridging the Gap on Saturday night from money raised during the annual Cougar Classic basketball tournament held Dec. 26 through the 29th.

Every year, the boosters select a charity that will benefit from the Cougar Classic and this year it was Chatham Bridging the Gap, which provides assistance ...

Woodlawn Drive Residents Seek Relief from Chatham Township Committee on 'Aesthetic' Changes to Their Neighborhood

January 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township residents from Woodlawn Drive came forward during the public portion of the Chatham Township Committee meeting on Thursday to seek a remedy for construction that they say is ruining the "aesthetics" of their neighborhood.

Residents complained of the rules that allow builders to cut down trees, clearing the way for much larger homes that are taking over ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 010

On this week’s AtlantiCast, we take you to the groundbreaking for an expansion to Morristown Medical Center, introduce you to the newest babies of 2018 at Atlantic Health System and share some must-see winter weather tips!

 

Chatham's Anthony Bibbo is the 2018 Recipient of the Agnes Lunetta Faith Scholarship

January 21, 2018

The winner of the annual Agnes Lunetta Faith Scholarship was announced Friday, Jan. 19 at a Mass held at St. Patrick Church in Chatham. Based on his winning, faith-based journey essay, Anthony Bibbo, a seventh-grade student at St. Patrick School, will receive a $1,000 scholarship towards his eighth-grade education. The St. Patrick School community is very proud of Anthony’s ...