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Love Soccer? Come Watch FC Motown Take on Atlantic City FC; Students and Teachers are Free

June 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - FC Motown is off to a flying start in the NPSL season, posting a conference best record of 5-0-0. Over this stretch, FC Motown has scored 20 goals over the 5 games, while conceding one goal. 

After a strong start to the season, FC Motown continues to get national recognition as the team has climbed up to 1st (out of 98 teams) in the latest NPSL ...

Avery Brown Sets Chatham 200-Meter Dash Record; Breaks 24-Year-Old Record Set by Darren Gordon in 1994

CHATHAM, NJ -After a review of the season records by coach Patrick Barry, it was discovered that Chatham High senior Avery Brown established a new school record last month in the 200-meter dash which had stood since 1994.

In finishing second at the NJAC Championships, Brown clocked 22.48 in the 200, eclipsing the Chatham outdoor track record of 22.5 set by Darren Gordon in 1994.

 

FC Motown Begins NPSL Season Undefeated; Next Home Game is Wed. June 13

MORRISTOWN, NJ - FC Motown is off to a flying start in the NPSL season, posting a conference best record of 4-0-0. Over this stretch, FC Motown has scored 14 goals over the 4 games, while conceding ZERO goals. 

After a strong start to the season, FC Motown continues to get national recognition as the team has climbed up to 4th (out of 98 teams) in the latest NPSL Power ...

Chatham Borough Police: Narcan Revives Drug Overdose Victim Who was 'Not Breathing, No Pulse'

June 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - On June 19th, 2018, Officer Agnes Cisek, Det. Joseph Crecca and Officer Brian Maher responded to an apartment at the 500 block of Main Street on a drug overdose. Officer Cisek was the first to arrive on the scene and found the victim unresponsive, lying on the living room floor - not breathing and no pulse.

Officer Cisek administered the medication Narcan as Officer Crecca ...

Chatham Borough Police: Delwood Avenue and Fairview Avenue Vehicles "Unlawfully Entered" During Overnight Hours

CHATHAM, NJ - On the morning of Monday, June 18th, 2018 residents from Dellwood Avenue and Fairview Avenue reported that their vehicles had been unlawfully entered overnight. Once inside, the individual(s) stole a variety of items, such as loose change, sunglasses, wallet, debit card and personal checks.

Detective Chase, along with members from the Morris County Sheriff’s Office - ...

Chatham Borough Police: Cyclist and Vehicle Collide; Charges of Careless Driving, Failure to Yield

CHATHAM, NJ - On June 16th, 2018 at 9:18 a.m., Sergeant Kelly and Officer Crecca responded to the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Red Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident in which a bicyclist was struck by a motor vehicle. Members of the Chatham Emergency Squad, along with a
paramedic unit, responded and provided medical care.

The vehicle driven by Pauline Ochieng, age 37, from ...

Chatham Borough Police Urge All to Sign Up for 'Smart911' for Modernized AlertChathamBorough Communication

June 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The more information provided, the quicker and more tailored the response to emergencies will be.

That was the message Chatham Borough Police Captain Brian Gibbons gave during his presentation of the new Smart911 system coming to borough residents at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

While it is good to sign up for all alerts, the ...

Overlook President Lieber Joins Imagine Leadership Council

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a parent, sibling or child die, as well as support groups for caregivers of an adult or ...

Head of Radiation Oncology at Overlook, Dr. Schwartz, Joins Ranks of Cancer Survivors

SUMMIT, NJ –  Sally Barmakian of Morristown, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, has enjoyed 10 more birthdays since her diagnosis. She frequently attends the annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration at Overlook Medical Center. These celebrations are “such a positive, warm experience. Everyone is really supportive,” she said.

On Saturday, ...

District Court Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss by School District of the Chathams in Complaint Made by Chatham Mom

June 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit against the School District of the Chathams was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty, according to an announcement made by the Thomas More Law Center, which is representing the plaintiff, Libby Hilsenrath of Chatham.

In January, Chatham Middle School mother, Libby Hilsenrath, along with her minor child, filed suit in ...

Chatham High Class of 2018 Receives Diplomas at Mennen Arena During 30th Commencement Exercises

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The 295 graduates from Chatham High's Class of 2018 received their diplomas on Tuesday night during the 30th Commencement Exercises held at Mennen Arena.

The Select Choir sang the Star Spangled Banner and the Alma Mater. Valedictorian Emily Wang made the welcoming comments in her address and CHS Principal Darren Groh presented Alexis Pravdiuk with the 2018 ...

Chatham High Social Studies Teacher Alexis Pravdiuk Receives 2018 Distinguished Teacher Recognition Award

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Alexis Pravdiuk received the 2018 Distinguished Teacher Recognition Award on Tuesday night at Chatham High School's 30th Commencement Exercises held in Mennen Arena.

Pravdiuk, a social studies and world language teacher, received the award from Chatham High Principal Darren Groh during graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018.

Chatham Borough Police Urge All to Sign Up for 'Smart911' for Modernized AlertChathamBorough Communication

June 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The more information provided, the quicker and more tailored the response to emergencies will be.

That was the message Chatham Borough Police Captain Brian Gibbons gave during his presentation of the new Smart911 system coming to borough residents at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

While it is good to sign up for all alerts, the ...

Chatham Borough Farmers' Market Opens 12th Season

June 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Kathy Byers helped open the 2018 Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday by entertaining the children and their parents with her songs at the Chatham Train Station.

Kathy Byers of Chatham provided entertainment at the Chatham Farmers' Market opening

 

Chatham Farmers' Market Opens 2018 Season Saturday, June 16; Chatham's Kathy Byers to Perform

CHATHAM, NJ -  The Chatham Farmers' Market opens the 2018 season at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Chatham Train Station parking lot, where staples such as Pickle Licious, Melick's Town Farm and the Empanada Lady return for another season.

Newcomers to the Chatham Farmers' Market include Anna Maria's Foods, Hyssop Beauty Apothecary, Stoneleigh Lavender, Farm & ...

Chatham High Academic Team Heads to Florida to Compete in National Academic Tournament 'Final Four'

CHATHAM, NJ - No matter what happens on Sunday in Orlando, Fla., the Chatham High Academic team will still rank among the elite high school academic teams in the nation.

But no one would be surprised, least of all the students themselves, if Sophie Andrews, Alex Cotignola, Armen Panossian and Ameya Phadnis returned from the Sunshine State with the 2018 National Academic ...

NJ Bureau of Securities Fines Chatham-Based Financial Planner $500,000 for Deceptive Selling of Securities to the Retired

June 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The New Jersey Bureau of Securities fined a Chatham-based financial planner $500,000 for "deceptively selling at least $6.1 million in unregistered securities to elderly and retired New Jersey investors."

The Bureau of Securities released the details on Friday, naming Richard Belott of Financial Planning Advisors, LLC, located on Main Street in Chatham, in ...

Chatham's Margarita Murray Set to Open 'Pour HoMMe' on Main Street; First Chatham Clothing Store That Caters to Men

CHATHAM, NJ - When Margarita Murray (Dutton) makes a New Year's Resolution, she follows through and accomplishes it.

Proof of a Murray resolution completed is coming to 242 Main Street in Chatham with the opening of "Pour HoMMe" - which translates from French to "For Men" with the MM representing her initials.

Six months after she wrote down ...

Chatham Borough Farmers' Market Opens 12th Season

June 16, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Kathy Byers helped open the 2018 Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday by entertaining the children and their parents with her songs at the Chatham Train Station.

Kathy Byers of Chatham provided entertainment at the Chatham Farmers' Market opening

 

Chatham Farmers' Market Opens 2018 Season Saturday, June 16; Chatham's Kathy Byers to Perform

CHATHAM, NJ -  The Chatham Farmers' Market opens the 2018 season at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Chatham Train Station parking lot, where staples such as Pickle Licious, Melick's Town Farm and the Empanada Lady return for another season.

Newcomers to the Chatham Farmers' Market include Anna Maria's Foods, Hyssop Beauty Apothecary, Stoneleigh Lavender, Farm & ...

District Court Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss by School District of the Chathams in Complaint Made by Chatham Mom

June 20, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit against the School District of the Chathams was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty, according to an announcement made by the Thomas More Law Center, which is representing the plaintiff, Libby Hilsenrath of Chatham.

In January, Chatham Middle School mother, Libby Hilsenrath, along with her minor child, filed suit in ...

NJ Bureau of Securities Fines Chatham-Based Financial Planner $500,000 for Deceptive Selling of Securities to the Retired

CHATHAM, NJ - The New Jersey Bureau of Securities fined a Chatham-based financial planner $500,000 for "deceptively selling at least $6.1 million in unregistered securities to elderly and retired New Jersey investors."

The Bureau of Securities released the details on Friday, naming Richard Belott of Financial Planning Advisors, LLC, located on Main Street in Chatham, in ...

Weichert’s People-Centric Philosophy Drives Success 50 Years Later  

June 8, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ – Fifty years ago, Jim Weichert set out with an innovative approach “people buy people before they buy your product or service” upon opening the first of the company’s many real estate offices in Chatham back in 1969.

It is a philosophy that continues to drive the realtor’s success in the industry as the largest family-owned real estate ...

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 18 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

This week we are wrapping up our first session of ESL classes.  Stay tuned, we are planning a fall session to start in September.  New students are welcome to enroll!  This is the last week of calm and quiet at the library before our summer reading ...

Angie's Owners Want to Thank Their Chatham Customers

June 14, 2018

To the Editor:

We want to thank our customers and the entire community for their support and devotion to our business. Our last day of business will be July 31.

rWe will miss all the friends that we have developed over the past 26 years. Wishing everyone much success and happiness in the future.

Sincerely,

Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos

P.S. "Until we meet ...

Lafayette School Receives 'Hope' Award from Community Foodbank of New Jersey

June 20, 2018

An award was given to Lafayette School on Saturday evening, June 16, at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey's annual Blue Jean Ball.

Lafayette School was one of 13 groups and individuals to receive the HOPE Award. Fourteen years ago Jim Donough, a fifth grade Lafayette teacher, started the Lafayette School and Community Foodbank partnership. In those 14 years, ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...