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Chatham Football Team Builds Camaraderie, Goes 'All In' with Overnight Camp

August 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Filet mignon for dinner, a motivational speech and then a movie before lights out and a night's sleep on the gym floor culminated the first day of football practice for the Chatham High Cougars.

Chatham head coach Jason Izsa is stressing an "All In" team approach in 2017 and it started on Monday with the first of two nights eating, sleeping and ...

Chatham Football Team Heads to High School for Opening Camp Sleepover

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High football team will be going back to school early this year.

The Cougars will officially begin their 2017 season practice on Monday, Aug. 14, by training and sleeping at Chatham High School.

"The football team will be spending a night at CHS as part of a team-building experience," Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa said.  "The head ...

Kunnapas Receives Craig Beardsley Award Named in Honor of Current Chatham Resident

HILLSDALE, NJ -  Hasbrouck Heights native Lia Kunnapas received the Craig Beardsley Award from the New Jersey Pool Manager's Association at its Championship meet on Saturday. The award is given annually by the NJPMA to the person whose activities best represent unselfish devotion and significant contributions in swimming as exemplified by Craig Beardsley, who now ...

Chatham Township Announces Repaving of Lafayette to Start Thursday, Aug. 17

August 16, 2017

Starting, Thursday, Aug. 17, resurfacing of Lafayette Avenue will begin.

Lafayette Avenue will be closed between Southern Boulevard and Maple Street. Access to Chatham High School will be from the Shunpike Road side. Please follow the posted detours and allow extra travel time.

Kidd Sworn in as Third Generation of Chatham Borough Volunteer Firefighters

CHATHAM, NJ - Colin Kidd became the third generation from his family to serve in the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department when he was sworn in to the department's junior auxiliary on Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

The 16-year-old Madison High student follows in the footsteps of his father, Don, who is in his 39th year as a Chatham Borough Volunteer ...

Chatham to Hold 2nd Annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" Sept. 23 at Cougar Field

August 12, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -The Chatham Township Committee announced its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention with its 2nd Annual Chatham Township "Out of the Darkness Community Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 23 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

The event will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in ...

Morristown, Overlook Ranked Among U.S. News 2017-18 Best Hospitals in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY -- U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of Best Hospitals in the U.S. and in each state. According to the magazine, the analysis reviews hospitals' performance in clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. Scores are based on factors including survival, patient safety, and nurse staffing, among others. The rankings also looked at treatment of specialties ...

Chatham Teacher Offers After-School String Instrument Lessons for Third Graders

August 16, 2017

Suzanne Bass, a graduate of The Juilliard School and director of the Chatham Middle School Orchestra for the past 12 years, offers an exciting opportunity for your third grader to learn to play a string instrument. 

Violin, Viola or Cello
24 group lessons
Final Concert Performance at STRINGFEST 2018!  Friday, May 4, 2018
Dates: Milton Avenue School- Tuesdays, ...

Chatham Boy Scout Planning to Build Lending Libraries

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Boy Scout Peter Duffy wants to share his love for books with parents and children he sees walking around town.

Duffy presented his idea to build two lending libraries and place them in strategic positions around Chatham so that people can stop and read to their children. The Borough of Chatham Council was receptive to the plan presented at its regular meeting Monday ...

Chatham Has Choice of Five Candidates for Three Seats on Board of Education in Nov. 7 Election

CHATHAM, NJ - Board president Jill Critchley Weber is the only incumbent on the ballot up for a new three-year term on the School District of the Chathams nine-member Board of Education that will be voted on Nov. 7.

The official candidates were listed by the office of the Morris County Clerk, Ann F. Grossi, Esq.

There are two open seats to represent Chatham Borough, ...

Chatham Borough Saves Taxpayers $200K-Plus by Paving Walking Path at Shepard Kollock Park

August 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough saved taxpayers between $200,000 and $300,000 by using a paving machine to construct a walking path at Shepard Kollock Park, according to a report by borough engineer Vince DeNave at the council meeting held Monday night.

DeNave reported that the money was saved because the work was completed by the DPW employees using a borrowed paving machine, ...

Chatham Borough Meets with County, State Officials to Present Plan for River Road Train Station

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and borough officials met with county and state representatives recently to present its plan for a second train station in the area of River Road.

Harris, borough engineer Vince DeNave, council member Len Resto and borough administrator Steve Williams met at borough hall with Deena Leary of the Morris County Department of Planning ...

Chatham Borough Bids Fond Farewell to Zbesko

CHATHAM, NJ - Joe Zbesko received a standing ovation for his 29 years of service with Chatham Borough's Department of Public Works on Monday when his retirement was recognized with a resolution by the Borough of Chatham Council.

Council president Vicki Fife read the resolution honoring Zbesko into the record and mentioned how much she would miss his ever-present ...

Chatham Teacher Offers After-School String Instrument Lessons for Third Graders

August 16, 2017

Suzanne Bass, a graduate of The Juilliard School and director of the Chatham Middle School Orchestra for the past 12 years, offers an exciting opportunity for your third grader to learn to play a string instrument. 

Violin, Viola or Cello
24 group lessons
Final Concert Performance at STRINGFEST 2018!  Friday, May 4, 2018
Dates: Milton Avenue School- Tuesdays, ...

Chatham Boy Scout Planning to Build Lending Libraries

August 16, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Boy Scout Peter Duffy wants to share his love for books with parents and children he sees walking around town.

Duffy presented his idea to build two lending libraries and place them in strategic positions around Chatham so that people can stop and read to their children. The Borough of Chatham Council was receptive to the plan presented at its regular meeting Monday ...

Chatham to Hold 2nd Annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" Sept. 23 at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ -The Chatham Township Committee announced its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention with its 2nd Annual Chatham Township "Out of the Darkness Community Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 23 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

The event will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in ...

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A Letter of Resignation from the Chatham Township Committee; Effective Aug. 28

August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 

Re: Chatham Township Committee Resignation and Farewell 

Dear Chatham Township Residents, 

In early November, 2016, I was elected to fill one of two spots for the Chatham Township Committee. In late spring of 2017, I announced to community residents that I had an opportunity to relocate my family to North Carolina, which we had carefully evaluated. When my ...

S&P, Moody's Give Atlantic Health System Highest Health System Rating in NJ

August 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System, a leading health care delivery system in New Jersey, is once again the highest-rated New Jersey based system rated by credit agencies Moody’s and S&P.

Moody’s raised its rating for the health care organization from A1 to Aa3, the highest rating among all health care systems in New Jersey, with an outlook of “stable.” The ...