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Chatham Football Closes Out 2018 Season Under First-Year Coach Czepiga with Heads Held High

November 9, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A Johnson player noticed Chatham's Connor Tully sitting on the bench after the game and went over to him and said, "Keep your head up, you played a good game."

That was the same message Chatham's first-year coach Dan Czepiga gave to his team following the 27-24 loss to Johnson in the season finale played Thursday at Cougar Field.

Despite a 2-8 record, it was ...

Chatham Football Plays 2018 Finale at Home vs. Johnson, 1 p.m. Thursday at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ - The Cougars will get one last chance to win a football game at home with their 1 p.m. kickoff Thursday against visiting Johnson Regional from Clark in an NJSIAA consolation matchup.

Chatham (2-7) is winless in four home games this season. The Crusaders come in with a 4-5 mark, including its 40-6 first-round consolation win over Spotswood.

Below are statistics and information ...

Gironda Wins Last Chance Invitational 5K Race for Chatham Boys Cross-Country in Season Finale; Cougars Place 2nd

CLARK, NJ - Chatham junior Alec Gironda was the individual winner in the Viking Last Chance Invitational, leading the Cougars cross-country team to a second place finish on Wednesday at Oak Ridge Park. Westfield placed first.

Gironda won the 5K race in 16:48. The other top Chatham runners were:

John Romano     10th in 17:32

Greg Himstreet  12th  in ...

Green Village Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Places Wreath at Memorial

November 12, 2018

GREEN VILLAGE, NJ - The Green Village Fire Department held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on the triangle Sunday.

Janet Doherty of the Green Village auxiliary made the introductions and Pastor Annie Williams of the Green Village Methodist Church offered prayers for the Veterans.

Vocalist Leslie MacDonald sang the National Anthem and America the Beautiful during the ceremony, which ...

Skate Park Demolition is in Chatham Township Committee Plans for Affordable Housing Obligations; No Relocation Site

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Skate Park on Southern Boulevard appears certain to become collateral damage when the final agreement for the township's third round of affordable housing obligation is approved in court.

The skate park will be demolished, according to the two ordinances introduced by 4-0 votes on Thursday at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee. The ...

Chatham Township Administrator Ciccarone Retiring; Township Committee Passes Resolution to Search for Successor

CHATHAM, NJ - Thomas Ciccarone asked the Chatham Township Committee to move the executive session up to start the meeting Thursday night. When the public session resumed, the Chatham Township Administrator announced that he will be retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2019.

Ciccarone, 65, has been the township administrator since April 2000. Before that, he had been the city manager for ...

Sixth Annual Trivia Night hosted by The Chatham Education Foundation Raises $20K

November 9, 2018

Six years in, the magic is still alive at Chatham Education Foundation’s highly anticipated Trivia Night. The wildly popular game mesmerized close to 400 players, who descended upon Fish & Game and Mountainview gym on November 3rd bearing striking costumes, heaping platters of carefully curated food and beverage, and a dazzling intellect cloaked beneath a healthy dose of mirth and ...

Chatham Education Foundation Presents Check to Board of Education; Helps Fund Ted-Ed Club, Literacy, Spanish Program

The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) presented a check for $14,273.95 to the
School District of the Chathams at the November 5 th Board of Education meeting.  

The School District and CEF are proud to support TEDx learning in Chatham. In the first grant of the school year, CEF awarded $8,800 to the District to support CHS’s formation of a TED-Ed Club. CHS is ...

Clark, Kenney, Ciccarelli Set to Re-Up for Three-Year Terms on the Chatham Board of Education

CHATHAM, NJ - Michelle Clark, Lata Kenney and Ann Ciccarelli will earn new three-year terms on the Chatham Board of Education Tuesday. It is guaranteed since all three are running unopposed for their BOE positions.

Clark was appointed to fill an open position and then won election to her post representing Chatham Township. This is her third time on the ballot. Kenney is set to gain her ...

Pacarella Bros Deli - Check out their menu, specials and catering packages

November 12, 2018

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Green Village Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Places Wreath at Memorial

November 12, 2018

GREEN VILLAGE, NJ - The Green Village Fire Department held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on the triangle Sunday.

Janet Doherty of the Green Village auxiliary made the introductions and Pastor Annie Williams of the Green Village Methodist Church offered prayers for the Veterans.

Vocalist Leslie MacDonald sang the National Anthem and America the Beautiful during the ceremony, which ...

Chatham Borough Police Call in Bomb Squad to Coleman Avenue for Suspicious Package "Simulating an Explosive Device"

On November 7, 2018, at 11:17 AM Chatham Borough Police responded to Coleman Avenue on a reported suspicious package left in a resident’s driveway. The package appeared to be a small shaving cream canister wrapped with electrical tape and wire simulating an explosive device.

The area was cordoned off and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad was called out to assess the ...

Chatham's Dr. Norman Schaefer Participates in His Final Chatham Borough Rabies Clinic; Serves 27 Years on Health Board

November 6, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Dr. Norman Schaefer. a 27-year member of the Chatham Borough Board of Health, participated in his final rabies clinic last Saturday held at the Chatham Firehouse.

Schaefer and his wife, Irene, a retired flight attendant, also worked the clinic. Schaefer's final board of health meeting is Thursday.

Dr. Schaefer has the longest-running United States Air Force Service record ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Sixth Annual Trivia Night hosted by The Chatham Education Foundation Raises $20K

November 9, 2018

Six years in, the magic is still alive at Chatham Education Foundation’s highly anticipated Trivia Night. The wildly popular game mesmerized close to 400 players, who descended upon Fish & Game and Mountainview gym on November 3rd bearing striking costumes, heaping platters of carefully curated food and beverage, and a dazzling intellect cloaked beneath a healthy dose of mirth and ...

Chatham Community Halloween Parade a "Thriller" on Washington Avenue

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High Marching Band, dressed for the occasion, led the second annual Chatham Community Halloween Parade down Washington Avenue by playing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" on Wednesday morning.

The band was followed by "Mary Poppins," also known as Washington Avenue Principal Kristine Dudlo. 

Saint Patrick School and ECLC students joined ...

Second Annual Community Halloween Parade for Washington Avenue, St. Pat's, ECLC Children Set for Wednesday Morning

CHATHAM, NJ - The second annual Community Halloween Parade featuring students from Washington Avenue School, St. Patrick School and ECLC is set for 10:20 a.m. Wednesday - the morning of Halloween.

Washington Avenue will be closed off to traffic while the Chatham High Marching Band leads the parade down Washington Avenue to the Garden Terrace Nursing Home on Main Street and then back to ...

Point View's Claire Toth Details How to 'Rewrite Your Financial Future' at SAGE Nov. 15

November 11, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.n., at SAGE Eldercare.

Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and isolating. Those contending with a a life change are invited to ...

Ness Mail-In Votes Put Her over the Top in Tight Chatham Township Committee Race, Unseats Incumbent Sullivan

November 8, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The blue wave that swept Democrats into office in Chatham Borough also washed over the race in Chatham Township.

Democrat challenger Tracy Ness has unseated Republican incumbent Kevin Sullivan, according to mail-in ballots tallied by the county on Wednesday.

"This has been a two-year journey made possible by the help of many people and I am very grateful for the support ...

Dempsey & Mathiasen Ride Blue Wave to Win Seats on Chatham Borough Council; Sullivan-Ness Race Too Close to Call

CHATHAM, NJ - Democrats Carolyn Dempsey and Jocelyn Mathiasen rode a blue wave in Chatham Borough to earn seats on the Borough of Chatham Council, ousting Republican incumbents Len Resto and Peter Hoffman on Tuesday.

In the race for the Chatham Township Committee seat, Republican incumbent Kevin Sullivan holds a slight lead with 2,271 votes over Democratic challenger Tracy Ness, ...

Clark, Kenney, Ciccarelli Set to Re-Up for Three-Year Terms on the Chatham Board of Education

CHATHAM, NJ - Michelle Clark, Lata Kenney and Ann Ciccarelli will earn new three-year terms on the Chatham Board of Education Tuesday. It is guaranteed since all three are running unopposed for their BOE positions.

Clark was appointed to fill an open position and then won election to her post representing Chatham Township. This is her third time on the ballot. Kenney is set to gain her ...

Green Village Holds Veterans Day Ceremony, Places Wreath at Memorial

November 12, 2018

GREEN VILLAGE, NJ - The Green Village Fire Department held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on the triangle Sunday.

Janet Doherty of the Green Village auxiliary made the introductions and Pastor Annie Williams of the Green Village Methodist Church offered prayers for the Veterans.

Vocalist Leslie MacDonald sang the National Anthem and America the Beautiful during the ceremony, which ...

Sixth Annual Trivia Night hosted by The Chatham Education Foundation Raises $20K

Six years in, the magic is still alive at Chatham Education Foundation’s highly anticipated Trivia Night. The wildly popular game mesmerized close to 400 players, who descended upon Fish & Game and Mountainview gym on November 3rd bearing striking costumes, heaping platters of carefully curated food and beverage, and a dazzling intellect cloaked beneath a healthy dose of mirth and ...

Skate Park Demolition is in Chatham Township Committee Plans for Affordable Housing Obligations; No Relocation Site

November 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Skate Park on Southern Boulevard appears certain to become collateral damage when the final agreement for the township's third round of affordable housing obligation is approved in court.

The skate park will be demolished, according to the two ordinances introduced by 4-0 votes on Thursday at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee. The ...

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, November 12 – Sunday, November 18, 2018

Pattern Print Workshop; Journalism Series Continues

This week, in addition to the drawing workshop for adults already in progress, we are offering a pattern printing class with three artists – members of Vital Hues, whose exhibition is now on view at the library.

The Ethics in Journalism series continues with a talk by William Westhoven on Monday.

 

PROGRAMS AND ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, November 5 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

CALL: Drawing Class; Journalism Series Continues

This week we are starting a four-week drawing class for adults (see listings below) with Peggy Dressel.  Peggy Dressel is an illustrator and portrait artist working in watercolor and pastel.  She studied at Pratt Institute; National Academy of Design, NY; and Moore College of Art, PA.  She is represented in over ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Weighs In on The Market Post-Midterms

November 10, 2018

Midterm elections are over, now what? Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on BNN Bloomberg discussing the market's reaction post the election results:

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

A Post-Election Thank You to Chatham

November 10, 2018

To the Editor:

Thank you, Chatham. Thank you!! After declaring my candidacy for Borough Council this past April, it is hard to believe the Election Day we were working toward is now behind us. Jocelyn and I are thrilled, and humbled, to have received this vote of confidence from you: our neighbors.

One goal of mine, when I decided to run, was to bring broader representation to our Borough ...

Chatham Borough Police: Traffic Arrests

October 29, 2018

On October 25, 2018 at 3:45 PM, Officer Agnes Cisek arrested Anthony Farrugia, age 32 from Bloomfield, New Jersey on an active traffic contempt of court warrant issued by the Municipality of Bloomfield Township. Officer Cisek conducted a random license plate check on the vehicle driven by Mr. Farrugia and discovered the warrant. The Officer initiated a motor vehicle stop and took Mr. Farrugia ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!

 

Obituaries

Nov 28, 1928 - Oct 30, 2018
James J. Tunny, 89, of Chatham, NJ, passed peacefully on October 30, 2018. A Mass of Christian ...
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Frozen Pipe Bursts – Prevention & What To Do If It Occurs

Cold New Jersey winters can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and even burst, resulting in costly damage to your home. 

Why do pipes freeze and why should you care? 

Water expands as it freezes. When it expands inside a pipe it puts great pressure on the pipe, enough pressure to rupture most any pipe filled with water. A burst pipe will spill several hundred gallons of water per ...