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Lengner 2-Out RBI Double in 6th Drives in Winning Run, Earns Save for Chatham in 3-2 Softball Win Over Morris Hills

April 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Anna Lengner doubled with two outs to break the final tie and then came on to pitch a scoreless seventh, striking out two for the save in Chatham's 3-2 softball victory over Morris Hills on Monday at the Chatham Middle School.

Lenger's third hit of the game, an RBI double in the sixth snapped a 2-2 tie for Chatham (10-3). Freshman Julia ...

Ekert 36 Leads Chatham Boys Golf to Victory over Mountain Lakes

CHATHAM, NJ - Freshman Cole Ekert carded a 36 to lead all golfers in Chatham's 172-205 victory over Mountain Lakes on Monday at the Fairmount Country Club.

Joe Polverino shot a 44 and Conor Harrington hit a 45 for the Cougars, who also received 47s from Griffin Tully and Will Ethridge.

Chatham Boys Track Distance Medley Team Places Second at Morris Hills Relays

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Chatham's Distance Medley team of Colin Logsdon, Avery Brown, Liam Cadden and Bo Raadam clocked 10:37.14 to place second at the Morris Hills Relays on Saturday.

The Cougars placed seventh overall with 23 points.

Chatham's top-scoring teams included:

Pole Vault:  2nd place;  29 feet six inches;  Matt Saluti, Julian de Keyzer, Phillip ...

Chatham High School Pilots Lunchtime Rest and Relaxation Room

April 23, 2018

When you step into the Rest and Relaxation Room at Chatham High School, you immediately feel transported into a rejuvenated space. The room is a health classroom for most of the day, but during lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays soft music, dim lighting and the scent of lavender fill the space. With bean bags chairs in a corner and hot tea near the entrance, the room is, well, ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Installs New Officers; Brown Elected President; Belding Recognized for 15 Years of Service

CONVENT STATION, NJ - Newly elected officers were presented by the Chatham Emergency Squad at its annual Officer Installation Dinner held at the Madison Hotel.

Newly elected officers this year included President Tim Brown, Training Lieutenant Amanda Stent, Communications and Social Vice President Robin Hoppe and Privacy Official Mike Lemons.
 
During the installation ceremonies, the ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and Thursday night he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores' in the township.

The Chatham Township Committee ...

Chatham High School Pilots Lunchtime Rest and Relaxation Room

April 23, 2018

When you step into the Rest and Relaxation Room at Chatham High School, you immediately feel transported into a rejuvenated space. The room is a health classroom for most of the day, but during lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays soft music, dim lighting and the scent of lavender fill the space. With bean bags chairs in a corner and hot tea near the entrance, the room is, well, ...

Chatham Residents Urge Board of Education to "Max the Tax" to Boost Budget and Hire Health Professionals, Teachers

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education held an Open Finance/Public Discussion meeting before its regular meeting on Monday night and received support from the majority of those in attendance to "Max the Tax" from its latest proposal of a 3.28 percent increase to the maximum allowed by the state of 3.62 percent.

Chatham is allowed to exceed the two percent cap because of ...

Open Public Finance Meeting Will Be Held Before Regular Chatham Board of Education Meeting on Monday, April 16

The regular business meeting of the Board of Education, School District of the Chathams is scheduled to take place on Monday, April 16, 2018, in the Chatham Township Municipal Building Courtroom located at 58 Meyersville Road, Chatham, New Jersey.

There will be an Open Finance Meeting/Public Discussion from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to discuss the 2018/2019 school budget. (The public may comment ...

Chatham Conducts Walkability Audit on Main Street; Report on Potential Hazards Forthcoming

April 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - They took photos, notes and answered questions on clipboards.

Led by Lisa Leone, the Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Trans Options, members of the community conducted an Urban Track Walkability Audit of Main Street in Chatham on Monday morning. A report on the findings will be forthcoming.

Members representing the Tri-Town 55-Plus Coalition, Chatham Community Services, ...

Chatham Residents Urge Board of Education to "Max the Tax" to Boost Budget and Hire Health Professionals, Teachers

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education held an Open Finance/Public Discussion meeting before its regular meeting on Monday night and received support from the majority of those in attendance to "Max the Tax" from its latest proposal of a 3.28 percent increase to the maximum allowed by the state of 3.62 percent.

Chatham is allowed to exceed the two percent cap because of ...

Local Citizens Organize Rally to Save Historic Madison Movie Theater; Event Set for Sunday

April 11, 2018

MADISON, NJ – As developers call for the potential demolition of the historic Madison movie theater, several concerned community members are standing up to fight back.

Several of these citizens have since joined forces to form the Save Madison Theater Committee, which will host a “Save the Historic Madison Theater” community rally on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in front of the ...

Chatham Middle School Jazz Festival Set for Thursday, April 19

CHATHAM, NJ -The annual Jazz in the Middle festival of middle school jazz bands will be held Thursday, April 19 in the Chatham Middle School auditorium.

Now in its ninth year, Jazz in the Middle was the creation of CMS music teacher Christie Spriggs, who sought to provide quality performance/adjudication opportunities for middle school jazz bands. Spriggs traditionally selects April as ...

Chatham Winemakers Obtain Out of State Winery License from New Jersey; Could Deliver Wine to Your Home

April 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business.

Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with winemaker Ned Morris of Walla Walla, Washington, who will produce the wine blends designed by ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

Chatham Winemakers Obtain Out of State Winery License from New Jersey; Could Deliver Wine to Your Home

April 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business.

Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with winemaker Ned Morris of Walla Walla, Washington, who will produce the wine blends designed by ...

New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings to Residents in Chatham Township

April 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to Chatham Township residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Tanglewood Lane compost area. Seedlings, available on ...

Chatham Conducts Walkability Audit on Main Street; Report on Potential Hazards Forthcoming

April 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - They took photos, notes and answered questions on clipboards.

Led by Lisa Leone, the Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Trans Options, members of the community conducted an Urban Track Walkability Audit of Main Street in Chatham on Monday morning. A report on the findings will be forthcoming.

Members representing the Tri-Town 55-Plus Coalition, Chatham Community Services, ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Installs New Officers; Brown Elected President; Belding Recognized for 15 Years of Service

CONVENT STATION, NJ - Newly elected officers were presented by the Chatham Emergency Squad at its annual Officer Installation Dinner held at the Madison Hotel.

Newly elected officers this year included President Tim Brown, Training Lieutenant Amanda Stent, Communications and Social Vice President Robin Hoppe and Privacy Official Mike Lemons.
 
During the installation ceremonies, the ...

New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings to Residents in Chatham Township

April 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to Chatham Township residents in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. This program helps communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Tanglewood Lane compost area. Seedlings, available on ...

Artie Lange to hold benefit for wife of fellow 'Howard Stern Show' cast member

April 21, 2018

Comedian Artie Lange will perform at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Robin Salem, the wife of longtime “Howard Stern Show” engineer Scott Salem, known to listeners as “Scott the Engineer." Robin is recovering from multiple cancers, and has been bedridden for the last two years.

“While our insurance ...

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Spending More Per Pupil Doesn’t Guarantee Additional or Enhanced Success

April 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

At the April 16th Board of Education meeting, Board member Sal Arnuk stated: “I am ashamed to see the district at the bottom of the list in per-pupil spending.”  On the contrary, Board member Arnuk should be exceedingly proud of how our Board of Education is able to consistently be ranked as the top school district in our state at the cost it currently spends per ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Says Oil Price Hysteria Unwarranted, Talks Tech

April 24, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on BNN Bloomberg discussing stocks with oil near $70 per barrel and major Tech earnings this week:

ptview.com/medias/tv-radio

​​​​​​For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management ...