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Nutley Goes Deep Twice in the Bottom of the 7th Inning for Walk-Off Win Over Chatham in Baseball State Tournament

May 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Chatham center fielder Tyler Brock made a valiant effort in trying to extend the game into extra innings, but the senior just couldn't reach far enough over the fence to bring back the home run off the bat of Nutley's Kevin Hogan with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.

"The ball was coming, I had my glove out and I kind of got a read on it," Brock said.

Vespasiano Homers for Chatham in Softball Loss to Montville

CHATHAM, NJ - Freshman Jessica Vespasiano homered in the bottom of the seventh for Chatham to break up the shutout in the Lady Cougars' 6-1 softball loss to Montville on Thursday.

Hawk Allstate Chatham Athlete of the Week: Matt Stamford

CHATHAM, NJ - When Matt Stamford stands on the pitcher's mound for Chatham, he displays a certain smoothness with his delivery that portends that he has it all together. And he does.

But it wasn't always that way for the senior left-hander, who matured as a person and an athlete since joining the varsity baseball team as a freshman.

"My freshman year, I didn't put the ...

Chatham Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault by New Providence Police for Throwing Bodily Fluids at a Police Officer

May 23, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - 5/11- Corporal Andrew Diamond arrested Bridget Rissmiller, 40, of Chatham Township for Aggravated Assault on a police officer, Throwing Bodily Fluids and a Police Officer, 2 counts of Obstruction of the Administration of Law, Reckless Driving, Failure to report an Accident and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

The arrests stemmed from a Hit and Run accident ...

Chatham High Senior Elizabeth Stuart Wins Governor's Award for Singing; Performs National Anthem at Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Elizabeth Stuart not only won the Governor's Award for Vocal Performance, the Chatham High senior showed why she was honored by singing the national anthem to kick off the 38th annual Governor's Awards Ceremony on Tuesday at the War Memorial.

“I am so grateful that I was also given the opportunity to perform at the ceremony," Stuart said. "Having ...

Chatham High Names Defne Selen 2018 "Caring Student of the Year"

Chatham High School has named senior Defne Selen its “Caring Student of the Year” for  2018. This award is given to a senior student who is an "unsung hero" and has not been otherwise recognized for the selfless work in devoting his or her time to those less fortunate.  

Selen was chosen to receive this recognition for her dedication to "Yamba Malawi" ...

Chatham Turns Out to Vote for Their Favorite Works of Art at the Second Annual District K-12 Art Show

CHATHAM, NJ - For the second straight year, Chatham residents became art critics for a day, voting for the "Best in Show" in 2D and 3D art presented by K-12 students at the School District of the Chathams Art Show held Monday and Tuesday at the Chatham Middle School.

The judged art was limited to Chatham Middle School and Chatham High students. On Monday, Chatham came out and ...

Chatham High Senior Elizabeth Stuart Wins Governor's Award for Singing; Performs National Anthem at Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Elizabeth Stuart not only won the Governor's Award for Vocal Performance, the Chatham High senior showed why she was honored by singing the national anthem to kick off the 38th annual Governor's Awards Ceremony on Tuesday at the War Memorial.

“I am so grateful that I was also given the opportunity to perform at the ceremony," Stuart said. "Having ...

Chatham Turns Out to Vote for Their Favorite Works of Art at the Second Annual District K-12 Art Show

CHATHAM, NJ - For the second straight year, Chatham residents became art critics for a day, voting for the "Best in Show" in 2D and 3D art presented by K-12 students at the School District of the Chathams Art Show held Monday and Tuesday at the Chatham Middle School.

The judged art was limited to Chatham Middle School and Chatham High students. On Monday, Chatham came out and ...

Chatham Resident Haeringer Set to Judge World Championship of Salami Making in France Next Month

CHATHAM, NJ - Many in Chatham know Jean-Eudes Haeringer for his work as a handyman around town, as well as the set he built for the Chatham Middle School's production of Willy Wonka Jr.

But Haeringer is now adding a new skill that few can claim: Judge for the 2018 World Championship of Artisan Salami Making.

Haeringer, originally from Strasbourg, France, read about ...

Chatham High Names Defne Selen 2018 "Caring Student of the Year"

May 24, 2018

Chatham High School has named senior Defne Selen its “Caring Student of the Year” for  2018. This award is given to a senior student who is an "unsung hero" and has not been otherwise recognized for the selfless work in devoting his or her time to those less fortunate.  

Selen was chosen to receive this recognition for her dedication to "Yamba Malawi" ...

Chatham Woman's Club Celebrates 100th Year with Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon; Beverly Davie Remembered

CHATHAM, NJ - Three Chatham High seniors - Amira Mouline, Crystal Yoon, and Grace Amend - were the recipients of scholarships on Friday at the annual awards luncheon of the Chatham Woman's Club.

The Chatham Woman's Club is celebrating its 100th year of existence and co-president Terry Kandalaft noted that the club was concentrating on helping the youth in Chatham. Each of the ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Black Bear Spends Part of Mother's Day in Chatham Township Backyard

May 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A black bear used a hydrangea to do a little flossing, took a nap and then left the backyard of Chatham Township residents Jeffrey Gerson and Caroline Yourcheck on Mother's Day.

Below is their video taken at the Fairmount Avenue home.

 

Chatham Borough Council Introduces 'Tree Protection' Ordinance; Keeps Vine Street Cut-Thru in Paper Street Vacation

May 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council unanimously introduced a seven-page "Tree Protection" ordinance Monday at its regular meeting.

The stated purpose of the ordinance, which will be up for adoption on May 29, is to "...preserve trees within the Borough while recognizing the rights of property owners to make the most beneficial use of their property and the need to ...

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Mike Czech – One of Chatham’s Hidden Gems….

On a warm sunny day, back in 2008, at Southern Boulevard Elementary School stood a very tall man (6.5” to be exact!), soft-spoken, warm and friendly as he was surrounded by a whole group of children running around him (at his knees).

His name was Mike Czech and he was teaching the kids how to play a game on the open court.   I introduced myself to help assist him as a fellow ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Chatham High Tech Club Places Third at Thomas Edison Invention Challenge

May 25, 2018

The Tech Club at Chatham High School placed third in the 8th annual Thomas Edison Invention Challenge this year.

To a festive crowd of parents, students, teachers and invited guests, the winners of the Thomas Edison Invention Challenge were announced and celebrated at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park (“Edison Park”).

The contest celebrated inventors from across the ...