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

July 17, 2018

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 Players Make Softball All-Star Teams in Respective Divisions

Chatham softball players were well represented when the District 2 Parkway League All Star Games were held on July 2nd.

The Chatham U10 Sparks All-Stars included Tessa Koehler, Eden Heitlinger, Alessa Cooney and Grace Hilpert.

Kerri McNelis and Jemma Thorne represented Chatham's U14 Sparks All-Stars and ​​​​​​​Chatham U-12 All-Stars included Delaney Monaghan and ...

Chatham's Marshall Hong Takes Bronze Medal at USA Fencing Championship in Division III Men's Saber; Earns 2018 C Rating

ST. LOUIS, MO - Rising Chatham sophomore Marshall Hong gained a third-place tie, earning a bronze medal in the Division III Saber competition at the USA Fencing National Championship & July Challenge held in St. Louis on Wednesday. There were 164 fencers in Hong's division.

Hong came in with a D18 rating and earned a 2018 C18 rating with his performance.

 

 

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

July 16, 2018

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 Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach of Troop 121 Designs, Builds American Flag Disposal Boxes for Morris County MUA

Chatham Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach, in coordination with the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, has designed and built American Flag disposal boxes to be located at key spots in the county, in an effort to call attention to proper methods of discarding old and worn Stars n’ ...

Chatham Superintendent: Student Enrollment Levels off, First-Grade Teachers Added for Southern Boulevard, Washington

July 17, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Although the student population seems to be leveling off, there is a need to add first-grade teachers at both Southern Boulevard School and Washington Avenue School, according to Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa.

LaSusa reported (see video below) at the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night that the district's student enrollment stood at 4,100, slightly ...

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 Borough Police: Man Arrested for Active Contempt of Court Warrant

July 17, 2018

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 ...

Family Friendly Morris County 4-H Fair Set for July 19-22 at Chubb Park in Chester

July 6, 2018

Annual Morris County 4-H Fair Set for July 19-22

Posted Friday, July 6th, 2018

FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT FEATURES CAR SHOW, HOT AIR BALLOONS, GAMES AND RIDES, GREAT FOOD, FIREWORKS, AND TERRIFIC KIDS AND ANIMALS

The annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths from across Morris County, mixed in with hot air balloons, fireworks, and amusement rides and ...

The Chatham Colony Pool Club Offers Free Family Movie Night, Friday, July 6

Come enjoy Movie Night the Colony Pool Club this Friday, July 6th at 8:15pm! Sponsored by the Municipal Alliance of the Chathams, Sherlock Gnomes can be enjoyed by all, bring friends and family -- Free Admission! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtbiOl506ms

Chatham Borough Police: Burn Injury to Independent Hose Co. Clown During 4th of July Parade; Falling Branch Injures One

CHATHAM, NJ - The opening act for the Independent Hose Company, which has been performing during Chatham's Fourth of July Parade since 1955, resulted in minor facial burns that sent an adult "clown" to St. Barnabas Medical Center on Wednesday.

The Chatham Borough Police reported that the injury to 20-year-old Sean Conlan took place at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Main ...

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July 12, 2018

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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 Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach of Troop 121 Designs, Builds American Flag Disposal Boxes for Morris County MUA

Chatham Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach, in coordination with the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, has designed and built American Flag disposal boxes to be located at key spots in the county, in an effort to call attention to proper methods of discarding old and worn Stars n’ ...

Chatham Borough Police: Burn Injury to Independent Hose Co. Clown During 4th of July Parade; Falling Branch Injures One

July 5, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The opening act for the Independent Hose Company, which has been performing during Chatham's Fourth of July Parade since 1955, resulted in minor facial burns that sent an adult "clown" to St. Barnabas Medical Center on Wednesday.

The Chatham Borough Police reported that the injury to 20-year-old Sean Conlan took place at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Main ...

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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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 ...

Longtime Chatham Resident Passes the Torch to Current Residents

July 13, 2018

To the Editor,

I moved to Chatham from Ohio in 1961 and left just over a year or so ago. My daughters went through the school system and one of them still lives there with her son.

Clearly, we found the Library and local educational opportunities to our liking. 

When it came to giving back to the community, I chose to support the Library and served as a Board member for 15 ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Talks Netflix's Cash Burn as Company Reports Earnings

July 16, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on Cheddar.com discussing Netflix's earnings report and why the streaming service should dilute shareholders to plug its cash burn.

cheddar.com/videos/netflix-earnings-preview

​​​​​​For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been ...

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 ...