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Chatham Senior Cadden Earns "Wild Card" 800-Meter Track Invite for Sunday Meet of Champions

February 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Senior Liam Cadden will join Chatham teammates Colin Logsdon and Sam Dennerlein at the winter track Meet of Champions set for Sunday at the Bennett Center in Toms River.

Cadden placed ninth in the 800 at the Group 3 meet last weekend, but his 2:01.11 time was good enough to earn him one of the 42 places in the event. Logsdon qualified in both the 1,600 and ...

Chatham Wrestler Cortese Places Third in District 12 Tournament; Qualifies for Region 3 Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Chatham sophomore Connor Cortese earned third place in the 120-pound weight class at the NJSIAA District 12 wrestling tournament over the weekend at Livingston High.

Cortese (23-5) advances to the Region 3 Tournament set for this weekend at West Orange High. 

Chatham Boys Basketball Earns a Shot at a Three-Peat in the Morris County Tournament with Semifinal Win vs. Morristown

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Chatham boys basketball team has enjoyed its share of success on the County College of Morris court over the past four years during the Morris County Tournament and the Cougars flaunted that familiarity on Saturday in its matchup with Morristown.

Top-seeded Chatham, sparked by its seniors, built a 17-point lead in the first half and rolled to a 61-33 victory that put the ...

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

February 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

"Reefer Madness" Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

February 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

Chatham High Short Films Showcase Set for Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Chatham Cinema

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High students will get a chance to show off their work on a real theater screen, 7 p.m. Tuesday when the Short Films Showcase for the high school is held at Roberts Cinema in Chatham.

“We invite everyone to join us in celebrating the achievements of the Short Films students,” Connor Henderson, Chatham High Design and Technology teacher, said.

For the first ...

Chatham Residents Urge Borough of Chatham Council to Keep Vine Street, Greenwood Avenue Paths Open

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents, anticipating the subject of vacating paper streets that were discussed at a meeting last June, came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday to urge the council to maintain pedestrian access to these "cut-thru" or paths.

No action has been taken at this time but will be discussed at the next regular meeting of the council on Feb. 26. The ...

Chatham Residents Urge Borough of Chatham Council to Keep Vine Street, Greenwood Avenue Paths Open

February 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents, anticipating the subject of vacating paper streets that were discussed at a meeting last June, came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday to urge the council to maintain pedestrian access to these "cut-thru" or paths.

No action has been taken at this time but will be discussed at the next regular meeting of the council on Feb. 26. The ...

"Reefer Madness" Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Chatham Borough Council Moves Forward with Post Office Plaza Redevelopment; Public Meeting March 20 in Boro Hall

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Council voted 4-0 to designate Post Office Plaza as "an area in need of redevelopment," allowing for plans to move forward on Monday at the regular meeting of the council.

Voting in favor of the resolution were council president Len Resto, and council members Peter Hoffman, Bob Weber and Thad Kobylarz. Council members James Collander and Vicki ...

Chatham High Short Films Showcase Set for Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Chatham Cinema

February 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High students will get a chance to show off their work on a real theater screen, 7 p.m. Tuesday when the Short Films Showcase for the high school is held at Roberts Cinema in Chatham.

“We invite everyone to join us in celebrating the achievements of the Short Films students,” Connor Henderson, Chatham High Design and Technology teacher, said.

For the first ...

Chatham Township Historical Society Will Present History of Dixiedale Farm on Sunday

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township's Dixiedale Farm has been in the news lately because of the proposed development of 54 high-end townhomes on the property.

Residents will get a chance to learn more about the history of the Dixiedale Farm 2 p.m. Sunday when Pat Wells of the Chatham Township Historical Society presents the history of the farm in the municipal building, 58 Meyersville ...

"Reefer Madness" Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Chatham Borough Council Moves Forward with Post Office Plaza Redevelopment; Public Meeting March 20 in Boro Hall

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Council voted 4-0 to designate Post Office Plaza as "an area in need of redevelopment," allowing for plans to move forward on Monday at the regular meeting of the council.

Voting in favor of the resolution were council president Len Resto, and council members Peter Hoffman, Bob Weber and Thad Kobylarz. Council members James Collander and Vicki ...

Planner to Give Preliminary Investigation Overview on Post Office Plaza Monday at Borough of Chatham Council Mtg.

CHATHAM, NJ - Planner Phil Abramson will give a "Post Office Plaza Preliminary Investigation Overview" on Monday night at the regular Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

Post Office Plaza has been designated as an area in need of redevelopment by the Chatham Borough Planning Board.

Post Office Plaza tops the list of discussion items on the agenda for the 7:30, Feb. 12 ...

Services for Chatham High Graduate Samuel Failla Set for Thursday; Visitation Wednesday at Bradley Funeral Home

February 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Visitation for Chatham High graduate Samuel John Failla will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the William A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham.

The Funeral Service is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd., Chatham.

The former Chatham football captain died Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Colorado.

Chatham Board of Education, Administration to Remain Mum on Islam Lawsuit; Chatham Residents Express Support

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Board of Education President Jill Critchley Weber addressed the topic soon after the regular meeting of the BOE began Monday night, stating that the board members would be unable to legally comment on the federal lawsuit filed against the district last month.

But during the public portion of the meeting, Chatham residents expressed their support for the district ...

From the New York Toy Fair - Travels Reveals the Toys That Will Make You the Star of Your Child’s Life - the Oscars of the Toy World - the TOTY Awards

February 19, 2018

TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting soon.

Fortunately, with Press Correspondent credentials, we were able to go in your ...

Guess What Google Decided to Do - Hint - They Bought Chelsea Market

TAPintoTravels - Google just doubled down on New York City with a cool $2 billion plus purchase of Chelsea Market.

Google already purchased its New York City - Chelsea Headquarters in 2010 for nearly $1.8 billion.  

Chelsea Market is a New York landmark known now for its food court and high profile tenants.  The corporate tenants already include Google as ...

TAPinto Travels Interviews Celebrity Politicians on Their Travel Preferences

TAPintoTravels - We frequent many events in the course of our travels. One of our favorite experiences is interviewing famous people about their travel preferences.  Here are a couple of our favorite interviews featuring politicians.

In this clip, former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey speaks about his love of Jersey City and what it has to offer.

In this clip, ...

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams - Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

A Week at the Library of The Chathams

Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library book collection continues.  The tax season is here, and dedicated volunteers are here to help you with you tax returns!

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to ...

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!

 

Sara Irish of Chatham Named to Saint Joseph's University Dean's List

February 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Sara Irish of Chatham earned Dean's List honors at Saint Joseph's University for the Fall 2017 semester.

Irish studies Risk Management and Insurance in the University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn Dean's ...