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Gaba Wins 400th Career Game as Chatham Girls Basketball Coach; Lady Cougars Earn 5th Straight vs. Pope John

January 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Joe Gaba took a moment on Tuesday night to bask in the glory that comes with a coaching career that earns 400 wins over a 21-season stretch. Then he got right back to thinking about the next big game for his Chatham girls basketball team on the schedule Friday.

"We just want to keep it rolling, we're in a good spot," Gaba said. "We have a big game Friday ...

Chatham Shot Putter Dennerlein Breaks 1977 Meet Record to Help Chatham Win Sophomore Title at County Championships

MADISON, NJ - Chatham sophomore Sam Dennerlein won first place in the shot put with a throw that broke a 41-year-old meet record, highlighting the Cougars Sophomore Division team championship at the Frosh/Soph Morris County Indoor Championships held Monday at Drew University.

The Cougar sophomore team earned 51 points to place first ahead of 2-Randolph 43. 3-Delbarton 37. In the ...

No Holiday for Chatham Ice Hockey as Laferriere, Winter Score 2 Goals Each in 5th Straight Win vs. Middletown South

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Chatham High students had the day off in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but the Cougar ice hockey team was definitely not on holiday Monday when it met Middletown South on the ice.

Cougar Nation didn't show up for the game but the Cougars didn't need any extra support as they continued their torrid scoring pace in overwhelming a nine-win Middletown South ...

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 ...

Firefighters Respond to House Fire on Joseph Street in Chatham Township; No Injuries Reported

CHATHAM, NJ - No one was injured in a Saturday night house fire at 1 Joseph Street in Chatham Township. According to firefighters at the scene, everyone got out safely.

Responding to the call that came in just before 11 p.m. Saturday night were firefighters from Chatham Township, Chatham Borough, Green Village and Summit. Madison Police also responded.

 

Chatham Schools Will Have Delayed Opening Wednesday, Jan. 17

January 16, 2018

Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Morning kindergarten and morning pre-K are canceled. If it is necessary to close schools for the full day, an announcement will be sent by about 7:30 a.m.

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 ...

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 ...

Taxpayer Budget Vote, Health Care Costs, Cell Phone Use Brought Up During Public Commentary at Chatham BOE Meeting

January 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Bill Heap was the only one to offer public commentary during the 2018 Chatham Board of Education reorganization meeting on Monday night, touching on topics such as the adverse effects of cell phone use on students, the rising cost of healthcare insurance and the right for the public to vote on the school budget.

Heap cited a Wall Street Journal article on 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 ...

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

January 10, 2018

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 ...

Chatham Borough Mayor Talks New Train Station, Home Revaluations, Post Office Plaza in Address for 2018

January 3, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A Chatham Train Station on River Road, home reevaluations, and the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza were among the subjects brought up by Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris during his annual address at the reorganization meeting held Tuesday night.

Harris reviewed some of the accomplishments of the Borough of Chatham Council in 2017 and talked about 2018 in his annual ...

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AtlantiCast Medical Minute – Winter Weather Edition

On this episode of AtlantiCast Medical Minute, learn how to take the fight to Old Man Winter, while staying safe! Learn some winter health tips with Anthony Brutico, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.

 

5 Key Facts About the New Tax Bill

January 16, 2018

5 Key Facts About the New Tax Bill

The enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) represents some significant changes in our tax code.

For millions of Americans and businesses, it means an altered financial and investment landscape with new opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. Keep in mind, however, that the information in this material is not intended as tax advice, and may ...