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E.J. Schmeltz Memorial Golf Tournament set for September in Honor of Former Chatham Football Captain, Air Force Cadet

July 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Since 2005, Chatham High student-athletes have been awarded scholarships in honor of E.J. Schmeltz, who died suddenly during his training as an Air Force Cadet that same year.

The annual E.J. Schmeltz Memorial Golf Tournament, which helps fund the scholarships, is set for Monday, Sept. 10 at the Basking Ridge Country Club. There will be a $25,000 prize for a hole-in-one on a ...

Chatham Girls Lacrosse Players Kology, Riabov, Straka Help New Jersey Team Win Under Armour Command Championship

TOWSON, MD - Rising Chatham High sophomores Lara Kology, Haley Riabov and Sophie Straka were part of the New Jersey Under Armour girls lacrosse team that won the Underclass Command Title this month at Towson University.

The New Jersey team went 4-0 in pool play and finished 6-0, culminated with a 12-11 win over D.C. in the championship game. Riabov scored two goals in the title game.

Chatham Township Committee Votes to Seek Grants for Safe Routes to School Sidewalks, Transportation Enhancements

July 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - At the urging of engineer John Ruschke, the Chatham Township Committee voted, 3-0, to seek Department of Transportation Grants for sidewalks and transportation enhancements at its regular meeting on Thursday night.

Ruschke asked the committee to move forward with the applications, pointing to the asphalt sidewalks in need of repair on the north side of Shunpike Road, which ...

Chatham Board of Education Reviews Snags in District Capital Improvement Projects; Signals Rise in Activity Fees to $150

CHATHAM, NJ -  A number of delays in the progress of capital improvement projects ongoing this summer were discussed on Monday night when the Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting.

Peter Daquila, BOE administrator/secretary, reported on snags with the installation of "subpar" windows in the Milton Avenue School addition; the discovery of a buried 5,000-gallon oil ...

Chatham Superintendent LaSusa: Chatham Schools Get Additional $350,000 in State Aid in New Budget, $2.7 Million Total

CHATHAM, NJ - The School District of the Chathams will receive $350,000 in additional state aid, it was announced on Monday night by Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa at the regular meeting of the Board of Education.

LaSusa noted that the budget deal struck between Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Stephen Sweeney put Chatham's state aid at $2.7 million, which represents an ...

Chatham Township Committee Votes to Seek Grants for Safe Routes to School Sidewalks, Transportation Enhancements

July 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - At the urging of engineer John Ruschke, the Chatham Township Committee voted, 3-0, to seek Department of Transportation Grants for sidewalks and transportation enhancements at its regular meeting on Thursday night.

Ruschke asked the committee to move forward with the applications, pointing to the asphalt sidewalks in need of repair on the north side of Shunpike Road, which ...

Chatham Board of Education Still Reviewing Security Options in Wake of Parkland, Including Armed Class 3 Officers

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its commitment to security measures it is considering in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 victims.

During the public portion of the regular meeting of the Chatham BOE on Monday night, resident Bill Heap spoke about his "personal survey" that ...

Chatham Board of Education Reviews Snags in District Capital Improvement Projects; Signals Rise in Activity Fees to $150

CHATHAM, NJ -  A number of delays in the progress of capital improvement projects ongoing this summer were discussed on Monday night when the Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting.

Peter Daquila, BOE administrator/secretary, reported on snags with the installation of "subpar" windows in the Milton Avenue School addition; the discovery of a buried 5,000-gallon oil ...

Chatham Board of Education Still Reviewing Security Options in Wake of Parkland, Including Armed Class 3 Officers

July 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its commitment to security measures it is considering in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 victims.

During the public portion of the regular meeting of the Chatham BOE on Monday night, resident Bill Heap spoke about his "personal survey" that ...

Chatham Borough Police: Man Arrested for Active Contempt of Court Warrant

On July 16, 2018, at around 8:30 p.m., Officer Michael Permison arrested Ramy El-Daly, age 23, from Springfield, New Jersey on an active contempt of court warrant issued by the municipality of Newark. Officer Permison was sent to Hillside Avenue to investigate a report of a disorderly male.

When the officer arrived, he observed and approached Mr. El-Daly. A customary investigative check ...

Point View Hosts First-Ever Webinar July 26

July 20, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Point View Wealth Management will host its first-ever webinar, sharing the firm's investment philosophy and approach, on Thursday, July 26, beginning at 3 p.m.

In this interactive event, participants will be able to ask questions of presenters David Dietze -- Point View's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist -- and Managing Director and ...

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Chatham Borough Firefighters Host Barbecue at New Jersey Fireman's Home

July 22, 2018

BOONTON, NJ - Members of the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department were the hosts for a barbecue at the New Jersey Fireman's Home in Boonton on Saturday.

Skip and Jack Conlan were among the Chatham firefighters giving back to those who served.

 

E.J. Schmeltz Memorial Golf Tournament set for September in Honor of Former Chatham Football Captain, Air Force Cadet

CHATHAM, NJ - Since 2005, Chatham High student-athletes have been awarded scholarships in honor of E.J. Schmeltz, who died suddenly during his training as an Air Force Cadet that same year.

The annual E.J. Schmeltz Memorial Golf Tournament, which helps fund the scholarships, is set for Monday, Sept. 10 at the Basking Ridge Country Club. There will be a $25,000 prize for a hole-in-one on a ...

Weichert Realtors in Chatham Hosting 'Christmas in July' for Children's Specialized Hospital

Weichert Realtors in Chatham is hosting a Christmas in July event to benefit Children's Specialized
Hospital in Mountainside.

The office will be collecting toys from July 15 through the 31st. The office is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All items must be new, with original packaging and unwrapped. They are unable to take stuffed toys or Barbie dolls.

Please visit ...

Weichert Realtors in Chatham Hosting 'Christmas in July' for Children's Specialized Hospital

July 17, 2018

Weichert Realtors in Chatham is hosting a Christmas in July event to benefit Children's Specialized
Hospital in Mountainside.

The office will be collecting toys from July 15 through the 31st. The office is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All items must be new, with original packaging and unwrapped. They are unable to take stuffed toys or Barbie dolls.

Please visit ...

Chatham Borough Council Members Weber, Fife Present Plan to Fence off "Back 40" for Unleashed Dogs at Shepard Kollock

CHATHAM, NJ - Council members Bob Weber and Vicki Fife made a presentation that proposed putting up a 400-foot-long fence that would create an area where dogs could roam "unleashed" at Sheppard Kollock Park on Monday night at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council.

The presentation titled "Shepard Kollock Park - A People and Pet Friendly Place" ...

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Upcoming Events

Fri, August 10, 6:00 PM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

Downtown Concert Series: Mama D & The Vexations

Arts & Entertainment

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College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

Giving Back Health & Wellness

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, July 9 – Sunday, July 15, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Our summer program is in full swing.  This week we are starting some of our most popular children’s programs, Chess for Kids and sewing classes with Miss Polly.  Children will also enjoy a visit from a special guest, Queen Maria Isabella from Medieval Times.  Teens ...

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk: Fundraiser on Sept. 22nd at Chatham Cougar Field

July 21, 2018

To the Editor:

Hello, Friends,

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) “Out of the Darkness” annual walk is being held on Saturday, September 22nd at 5:15 p.m. at Chatham’s Cougar Field, next to 312 Shunpike Road in Chatham, NJ  07928.  Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. 

You know of my lifetime support of efforts to combat ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.

 

 

Chatham's Meghan LeMon Awarded Degree from Miami University in Ohio

July 21, 2018

OXFORD, OH -- Meghan LeMon of Chatham was among more than 3,900 students from Miami University who received degrees during spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Millett Hall.

LeMon graduated MAGNA with a BA degree, majoring in Speech Path & Audiology.

Considered one of eight original "Public Ivies" in the country, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio.

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...