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Stamford Pitching, Home Runs by DeMaria and Bergman Power Chatham Past Rahway in State Tournament Opener; Nutley Next

May 22, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A year ago, Peter DeMaria was unable to play because of an injury and all he could do was watch as his Chatham teammates made a state tournament run to the sectional championship game.

DeMaria got his chance to participate on Monday and he made his presence felt from his first-inning slide into home plate, to his two-run homer in the fourth inning and finally in his ...

Freshman Vespasiano Breaks Up Perfect Game with 2 Outs in the 6th for Chatham Softball in 2-0 Loss to Johnson

CHATHAM, NJ - Freshman Jessica Vespasiano singled up the middle with two outs in the sixth inning to break up a perfect game as the Lady Cougars dropped a 2-0 softball game to Johnson on Monday at Shunpike Field.

Johnson pitcher Nicole Cassano had retired the first 17 batters of the game before Vespasiano connected for her single. Cassano finished with a two-hitter, ...

Logsdon Silver in 3200, Dennerlein 3rd in Shot Put & Discus Help Chatham Boys to 4th at Morris County Championships

BOONTON, NJ - Senior Colin Logsdon placed second in the 3,200-meter run and sophomore Sam Dennerlein gained third place in both the shot put and discus to help the Chatham boys take fourth place as a team at the Morris County Track & Field Championships on Thursday at Boonton High.

Logsdon clocked 9:22.3 to earn his silver in the 3,200. Dennerlein hit 49 feet, 6.5 inches in the ...

Davis Donates "Rescue Jack" to Chatham Borough Fire Department

May 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department received a "Rescue High Lift Jack" donated by Jeff Zalis and Jeff Davis of Specialized Auto Craft at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night.

The tool will be used to help extract auto accident victims.

Davis, owner of Specialized Auto Craft for 44 years on Ogden Street in Chatham, presents the jack to Chatham ...

Chatham Woman's Club Celebrates 100th Year with Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon; Beverly Davie Remembered

May 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Three Chatham High seniors - Amira Mouline, Crystal Yoon, and Grace Amend - were the recipients of scholarships on Friday at the annual awards luncheon of the Chatham Woman's Club.

The Chatham Woman's Club is celebrating its 100th year of existence and co-president Terry Kandalaft noted that the club was concentrating on helping the youth in Chatham. Each of the ...

Chatham Resident Andrew Simon Receives 2018 University Research Council Award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Andrew Simon of Chatham was among the group of Seton Hall University faculty to receive a 2018 University Research Council Award at a recent luncheon held on the university campus.

Simon, a member of Seton Hall's Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, was selected for his research on "Employee and Organizational Resilience." Simon will a ...

Chatham High Students Earn New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and German

Thirty-seven Chatham High School students will receive the New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy upon graduation this year. Students took and passed exams in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and German.

Four CHS students will receive the New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy in more than one language.

Those students are Lana DePasquale (Spanish and French), Sasha Jacobs (Spanish and Russian), Maria ...

Chatham Borough Council Introduces 'Tree Protection' Ordinance; Keeps Vine Street Cut-Thru in Paper Street Vacation

May 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council unanimously introduced a seven-page "Tree Protection" ordinance Monday at its regular meeting.

The stated purpose of the ordinance, which will be up for adoption on May 29, is to "...preserve trees within the Borough while recognizing the rights of property owners to make the most beneficial use of their property and the need to ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Recognized with Resolution for Emergency Medical Services Week; Davis Family Donates $300

CHATHAM, NJ - Members of the Chatham Emergency Squad in attendance at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting received a standing ovation from the mayor, council members and the public on Monday night.

The Borough Council passed a resolution in honor of the Squad for the week of May 20-26, which is National Emergency Services Week.

In addition to the resolution, Jeff Davis (see ...

Chatham Resident Haeringer Set to Judge World Championship of Salami Making in France Next Month

May 22, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Many in Chatham know Jean-Eudes Haeringer for his work as a handyman around town, as well as the set he built for the Chatham Middle School's production of Willy Wonka Jr.

But Haeringer is now adding a new skill that few can claim: Judge for the 2018 World Championship of Artisan Salami Making.

Haeringer, originally from Strasbourg, France, read about ...

County Students Attend 38th Annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival

RANDOLPH, NJ — More than 1,500 students from sixteen schools throughout Morris County came to County College of Morris (CCM) recently to celebrate the 38th Annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival. CCM has been the host since the festival’s inception.

Clayton Allen, director of the Morris County Teen Arts Festival and associate professor of Visual Arts at CCM - who has been working ...

Chatham Borough Historical Society Highlights McDougall Photos at its Annual Dinner and Meeting

CHATHAM, NJ - Some of the more than 200 photographs taken by George McDougall in the late 1800s and early 1900s depicting the people and town of Chatham were highlighted at the annual dinner and meeting of the Chatham Borough Historical Society on Tuesday evening at the Chatham Fish & Game Club.

Chatham Historical Society President Helen Ann Rosenfeld and Jackie ...

Chatham Breakfast Destination "Angie's" is Changing Hands After 26 Years; Come Say Goodbye to Owners Louiza & Jimmy

May 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Louiza Poulimenos hears the front door open at "Angie's" and glances over to see who it is. Noticing regulars, she immediately calls over the order to her husband, Jimmy, before the customers settle into a booth.

It's the welcoming kind of service Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos have been providing for Chatham customers at their restaurant on ...

Chatham Breakfast Destination "Angie's" is Changing Hands After 26 Years; Come Say Goodbye to Owners Louiza & Jimmy

May 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Louiza Poulimenos hears the front door open at "Angie's" and glances over to see who it is. Noticing regulars, she immediately calls over the order to her husband, Jimmy, before the customers settle into a booth.

It's the welcoming kind of service Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos have been providing for Chatham customers at their restaurant on ...

Chatham Woman's Club Celebrates 100th Year with Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon; Beverly Davie Remembered

May 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Three Chatham High seniors - Amira Mouline, Crystal Yoon, and Grace Amend - were the recipients of scholarships on Friday at the annual awards luncheon of the Chatham Woman's Club.

The Chatham Woman's Club is celebrating its 100th year of existence and co-president Terry Kandalaft noted that the club was concentrating on helping the youth in Chatham. Each of the ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Davis Donates "Rescue Jack" to Chatham Borough Fire Department

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department received a "Rescue High Lift Jack" donated by Jeff Zalis and Jeff Davis of Specialized Auto Craft at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night.

The tool will be used to help extract auto accident victims.

Davis, owner of Specialized Auto Craft for 44 years on Ogden Street in Chatham, presents the jack to Chatham ...

Black Bear Spends Part of Mother's Day in Chatham Township Backyard

May 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A black bear used a hydrangea to do a little flossing, took a nap and then left the backyard of Chatham Township residents Jeffrey Gerson and Caroline Yourcheck on Mother's Day.

Below is their video taken at the Fairmount Avenue home.

 

Chatham Borough Council Introduces 'Tree Protection' Ordinance; Keeps Vine Street Cut-Thru in Paper Street Vacation

May 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council unanimously introduced a seven-page "Tree Protection" ordinance Monday at its regular meeting.

The stated purpose of the ordinance, which will be up for adoption on May 29, is to "...preserve trees within the Borough while recognizing the rights of property owners to make the most beneficial use of their property and the need to ...

Morris County Tourism/Travel Expenditures Reach $2.2 Billion. (Yes. Billion)

May 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of Morris.

 Key highlights ...

NJ Travel Idea - Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - African penguins have officially joined the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo, bringing all of the zoo’s animals from the largest continent into the same area.

Local dignitaries joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. in opening the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit on Friday afternoon.

"Our penguins ...

Bon Jovi Traveled Back to Rock Madison Square Gardens

NEW YORK, NY - Bon Jovi, fresh from the Induction Ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, rocked Madison Square Gardens last night.  

“This House is not for Sale” tour is still running strong since its launch on Feb. 8, 2017 in Greenville, S.C.  The band continued on for over sixty dates, including two stops in New York City and one in Newark (check out ...

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Mike Czech – One of Chatham’s Hidden Gems….

On a warm sunny day, back in 2008, at Southern Boulevard Elementary School stood a very tall man (6.5” to be exact!), soft-spoken, warm and friendly as he was surrounded by a whole group of children running around him (at his knees).

His name was Mike Czech and he was teaching the kids how to play a game on the open court.   I introduced myself to help assist him as a fellow ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Residents of Chatham to Receive Second Fundraising Letter Asking for Their Support of the Chatham Emergency Squad

May 20, 2018

During the week of May 20, a follow-up letter seeking donations to the Chatham Emergency Squad (CES) will be sent to more than 6,000 Chatham residents, businesses, religious and community organizations. Letters will not be sent to individuals, businesses, and organizations who have lent their support with the first mailing, issued in January 2018.

The Chatham Emergency Squad is an ...