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Chatham Student-Athletes McLaughlin, Bredahl Participate in NCAA Division III Celebratory Signings

April 26, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham boys lacrosse players Jack McLaughlin and Mac Bredahl each participated in celebratory NCAA Division III athletic signings on Wednesday.

McLaughlin has signed with Susquehanna University and Bredahl has signed with Tufts University. Bredahl will also compete for the golf team at Tufts.

Division III Celebratory Signing Form

Proposal 2015-8 was adopted by ...

Chatham Girls Golf Competes Against Millburn, Oak Knoll and Kent Place

SUMMIT, NJ - Junior Heather Ivans led the way with a 49, averaging 1.77 putts per hole for Chatham in a girls golf match against teams from Millburn, Oak Knoll and Kent Place on Tuesday at the Canoe Brook Country Club's South Course front nine.

Chatham shot 220 as a team with juniors Ella Mercer and Christine Doherty each carding a 57. Marley McSweeney had a personal-best round ...

Chatham Residents Ask Borough of Chatham Council for Tennis Court Improvements, Access

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of Chatham residents, including the high school's jayvee coach, Brenda Beebe, came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday to urge moves to improve the public tennis facilities and to free up access to the courts at the Chatham Middle School.

Residents responded during the public portion of the meeting to a previously passed resolution calling for the ...

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 Student-Athletes McLaughlin, Bredahl Participate in NCAA Division III Celebratory Signings

April 26, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham boys lacrosse players Jack McLaughlin and Mac Bredahl each participated in celebratory NCAA Division III athletic signings on Wednesday.

McLaughlin has signed with Susquehanna University and Bredahl has signed with Tufts University. Bredahl will also compete for the golf team at Tufts.

Division III Celebratory Signing Form

Proposal 2015-8 was adopted by ...

Chatham Residents Ask Borough of Chatham Council for Tennis Court Improvements, Access

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of Chatham residents, including the high school's jayvee coach, Brenda Beebe, came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday to urge moves to improve the public tennis facilities and to free up access to the courts at the Chatham Middle School.

Residents responded during the public portion of the meeting to a previously passed resolution calling for the ...

Chatham High School Pilots Lunchtime Rest and Relaxation Room

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 Police Report: Traffic on Main Street Has Been Reduced by More Than 1,300 Cars Per Day by Route 24 Message Sign

April 25, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Council member James Collander said that a message traffic sign on Route 24 West is having a positive impact on the Main Street traffic in Chatham, according to his traffic safety report Monday at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

"We believe, looking at the past and these numbers, it indicates the sign is having an effect in causing fewer vehicles ...

Chatham Residents Ask Borough of Chatham Council for Tennis Court Improvements, Access

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of Chatham residents, including the high school's jayvee coach, Brenda Beebe, came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday to urge moves to improve the public tennis facilities and to free up access to the courts at the Chatham Middle School.

Residents responded during the public portion of the meeting to a previously passed resolution calling for the ...

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

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, ...

Registration Now Open for Chatham Jaycees 41st Fishawack Run on June 9

April 25, 2018

Registration is now open for the Chatham Jaycees 41st annual Fishawack Run set to kick off the Fishawack Festival on Saturday, June 9.

The one-mile Fun Run starts at 9 a.m., followed by the 4-mile race at 9:30 a.m. See entry form below.

Chatham Borough to Plant 1,000 Trees as Part of Arbor Day; Children's Event Wednesday at Library; Concert Sunday

April 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council kicked off local Arbor Day events on Monday night by unanimously passing a resolution in celebration of National Arbor Day set for April 27, 2018. 

Colleen Truppo, the chairperson of the Chatham Borough Shade Tree Commission, accepted the resolution at the meeting and announced events planned for this month, including a new Tree Tour for ...

Chatham Borough to Plant 1,000 Trees as Part of Arbor Day; Children's Event Wednesday at Library; Concert Sunday

April 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council kicked off local Arbor Day events on Monday night by unanimously passing a resolution in celebration of National Arbor Day set for April 27, 2018. 

Colleen Truppo, the chairperson of the Chatham Borough Shade Tree Commission, accepted the resolution at the meeting and announced events planned for this month, including a new Tree Tour for ...

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

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, ...

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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Fri, April 27, 2:00 PM

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Chatham Township Municipal Building, Chatham

A Tour of Chatham Township and Green Village

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April 24, 2018

April 22, 2018

Below is the thank you letter written to all of the groups involved in a wonderful service project today in support of Bridges Outreach, a Summit based organization that has been aiding local homeless friends for 30 years.

Dear Central Presbyterian Kindergartners, Stanley Family and friends, Fear the Gear, Columbia High School robotics and Washington Avenue School ...

Chatham Brownie Troop Makes Lunches for Bridges Outreach Program

April 25, 2018

Milton Ave Brownie Troop 96312 assembled and donated over 30 sustainable lunches for Bridges Outreach on Tuesday, April 24th.

Included in the lunches were canned chicken with crackers, fruit cup, goldfish, cereal bar & a water bottle. Bridges Outreach, based in Summit, delivers meals, clothes and support to homeless and food insecure people in lower Manhattan, Newark and ...