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Logsdon Silver in 3200, Dennerlein 3rd in Shot Put & Discus Help Chatham Boys to 4th at Morris County Championships

May 19, 2018

BOONTON, NJ - Senior Colin Logsdon placed second in the 3,200-meter run and sophomore Sam Dennerlein gained third place in both the shot put and discus to help the Chatham boys take fourth place as a team at the Morris County Track & Field Championships on Thursday at Boonton High.

Logsdon clocked 9:22.3 to earn his silver in the 3,200. Dennerlein hit 49 feet, 6.5 inches in the ...

Karpowic 4 Scoreless Innings for Chatham in 2-0 Baseball Victory over Delbarton; Saluzzi, Tornberg Complete Shutout

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Matt Karpowic pitched four scoreless innings to pick up the victory with relief help from Nick Saluzzi and Tyler Tornberg in Chatham's 2-0 baseball victory over Delbarton on Friday.

Saluzzi pitched one scoreless frame before Tornberg earned the save by throwing the final two innings as Chatham (15-7) held Delbarton (15-6) to a total of five hits.

The ...

Guenther, Workman Score 4 Goals Each to Fuel Chatham Girls Lacrosse in State Tournament Win Over Red Bank Regional

CHATHAM, NJ - Paige Guenther and Frances Workman scored four goals apiece and Grace Coe was credited with four assists in Chatham's 16-5 girls lacrosse victory over Red Bank Regional in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state quarterfinals on Friday at Haas Field.

Third-seeded Chatham (8-9) travels to meet No. 2 Mendham in the sectional semifinals on ...

Davis Donates "Rescue Jack" to Chatham Borough Fire Department

May 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department received a "Rescue High Lift Jack" donated by Jeff Zalis and Jeff Davis of Specialized Auto Craft at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night.

The tool will be used to help extract auto accident victims.

Davis, owner of Specialized Auto Craft for 44 years on Ogden Street in Chatham, presents the jack to Chatham ...

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

May 19, 2018

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 ...

Chatham Resident Andrew Simon Receives 2018 University Research Council Award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Andrew Simon of Chatham was among the group of Seton Hall University faculty to receive a 2018 University Research Council Award at a recent luncheon held on the university campus.

Simon, a member of Seton Hall's Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, was selected for his research on "Employee and Organizational Resilience." Simon will a ...

Chatham High Students Earn New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and German

Thirty-seven Chatham High School students will receive the New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy upon graduation this year. Students took and passed exams in Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and German.

Four CHS students will receive the New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy in more than one language.

Those students are Lana DePasquale (Spanish and French), Sasha Jacobs (Spanish and Russian), Maria ...

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 ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Recognized with Resolution for Emergency Medical Services Week; Davis Family Donates $300

CHATHAM, NJ - Members of the Chatham Emergency Squad in attendance at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting received a standing ovation from the mayor, council members and the public on Monday night.

The Borough Council passed a resolution in honor of the Squad for the week of May 20-26, which is National Emergency Services Week.

In addition to the resolution, Jeff Davis (see ...

Chatham Borough Historical Society Highlights McDougall Photos at its Annual Dinner and Meeting

May 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Some of the more than 200 photographs taken by George McDougall in the late 1800s and early 1900s depicting the people and town of Chatham were highlighted at the annual dinner and meeting of the Chatham Borough Historical Society on Tuesday evening at the Chatham Fish & Game Club.

Chatham Historical Society President Helen Ann Rosenfeld and Jackie ...

Chatham Southern Boulevard First-Grader Tran Wins Two International Piano Competitions; Performs at Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK - Katherine Tran of Chatham, a 6-year-old first grader at Southern Boulevard School, has won two international piano competitions and performed at Carnegie Hall on Saturday.

Tran won first place in the "Little Mozarts Competition" held by the Crescendo International Piano Competition. She also won the gold medal at the Golden Key Music Festival, an international piano ...

Chatham Breakfast Destination "Angie's" is Changing Hands After 26 Years; Come Say Goodbye to Owners Louiza & Jimmy

May 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Louiza Poulimenos hears the front door open at "Angie's" and glances over to see who it is. Noticing regulars, she immediately calls over the order to her husband, Jimmy, before the customers settle into a booth.

It's the welcoming kind of service Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos have been providing for Chatham customers at their restaurant on ...

Chatham Breakfast Destination "Angie's" is Changing Hands After 26 Years; Come Say Goodbye to Owners Louiza & Jimmy

May 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Louiza Poulimenos hears the front door open at "Angie's" and glances over to see who it is. Noticing regulars, she immediately calls over the order to her husband, Jimmy, before the customers settle into a booth.

It's the welcoming kind of service Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos have been providing for Chatham customers at their restaurant on ...

Chatham Volunteers and Department of Public Works Show that a Spring Day Can Be Worth 1,000 Trees

May 5, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ -  The Troop 8 Boy Scouts delayed the start of a planned camping trip to join in the volunteer effort at Riverside Trail on Saturday.

It was that kind of spirit that brought about 100 volunteers together to plant 1,000 trees and shrubs along the Riverside Trail. The grant to supply the trees was funded by the Nature Conservancy and Roots to River Sustainable Jersey ...

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

May 19, 2018

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 ...

Davis Donates "Rescue Jack" to Chatham Borough Fire Department

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department received a "Rescue High Lift Jack" donated by Jeff Zalis and Jeff Davis of Specialized Auto Craft at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night.

The tool will be used to help extract auto accident victims.

Davis, owner of Specialized Auto Craft for 44 years on Ogden Street in Chatham, presents the jack to Chatham ...

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 ...

Morris County Tourism/Travel Expenditures Reach $2.2 Billion. (Yes. Billion)

May 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of Morris.

 Key highlights ...

NJ Travel Idea - Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - African penguins have officially joined the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo, bringing all of the zoo’s animals from the largest continent into the same area.

Local dignitaries joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. in opening the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit on Friday afternoon.

"Our penguins ...

Bon Jovi Traveled Back to Rock Madison Square Gardens

NEW YORK, NY - Bon Jovi, fresh from the Induction Ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, rocked Madison Square Gardens last night.  

“This House is not for Sale” tour is still running strong since its launch on Feb. 8, 2017 in Greenville, S.C.  The band continued on for over sixty dates, including two stops in New York City and one in Newark (check out ...

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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 ...

'Thank You' to the Chatham Borough Department of Public Works and Volunteers

May 7, 2018

To the Editor:

My sincere thanks to Chatham Borough Department of Public Works, and everyone who came out and planted at Shepard Kollock trail this past Saturday! It was amazing to have so many volunteers on hand to plant trees and shrubs. Whether you could only stay for a short time, or if you stayed with us until the very end – everyone’s hard work truly made a difference.

One ...

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 ...

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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!

 

St. Patrick Students Present STEM Projects at Science Symposium

May 19, 2018

Selected student representatives from St. Patrick School grades 5-8 presented their STEM projects at a Science Symposium sponsored by the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Paterson, with 12 other STEM schools, on May 15th at Caldwell College.  St. Patrick School students in grades Pre-K through 8th have been participating in year-long STEM projects as a ...