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Chatham Girls Tennis Opens State Tournament with 5-0 Sweep vs. North Plainfield; Meet Summit in Sectional Quarterfinals

October 6, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham girls tennis team was a little surprised when it arrived at its home court and discovered that the visiting team from North Plainfield had been warming up since 2:30 for the 3:30 p.m. match.

As it turns out, the Cougars didn't need as much time to regain control of the Colony Courts, opening the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state tournament with a ...

Matter Scores 2 Goals, Kiernan 1 Goal for Chatham Girls Soccer in 3-1 Win at Mendham; McEnroe Credited with 2 Cougar Assists

MENDHAM, NJ -- Junior midfielder Leigha Matter scored two goals in powering Chatham to a 3-1 girls soccer win vs. Mendham on Thursday. It was her third goal in two games for the Cougars.

Senior striker Ashley Kiernan scored her fifth goal of the season for Chatham (6-3-1). Senior Remmey McEnroe was credited with two assists for the Cougars. It was Chatham's second win of the season vs.

Chatham Wealth Management Athlete of the Week: Maddie Engelkraut

CHATHAM, NJ -- There aren't many high school field hockey players in New Jersey who can say that their stick was one purchased by Devils ice hockey legend Marty Brodeur.

The Osaka brand stick went unused by Brodeur's daughter and wound up in the hands of Chatham field hockey defender Maddie Engelkraut four years ago.

"Freshman year, I just grabbed the first stick ...

Atlantic Health System and New York Jets Partner on Series of Events to Fight Cancer as Part of "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer" Campaign

October 5, 2022

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against cancer with a focus on pediatric oncology as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Through a series of events, the Jets and Atlantic Health System will increase awareness, provide comfort, and raise money for those that have been affected by ...

Chatham Township to host 7th annual walk to fight suicide

Out of the Darkness Walk Scheduled for Saturday, September 17th   

To Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

What:                         7th Annual Morris County Out of the Darkness Community ...

17 Chatham High Seniors 'Commended' by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation; Tested Among the Top 50K Scores Nationally

October 4, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Seventeen Chatham High seniors have received a letter of commendation from CHS and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for demonstrating "outstanding potential for academic success."

The commended CHS students are: Olivia Arpaia, Charlotte Bandekow, Lukas Friedman, Christian Greene, Jacob Hodapp, Vincent Hong, Oscar Jaroker, Anushka Jois, Brandon Liu, Carly ...

Preserve NJ Historic Preservation Fund Recommends Over $15 Million in Grants; $266,050 for Chatham's Red Brick Schoolhouse

TRENTON, NJ — The Chatham Historical Society's application for preserving the Red Brick Schoolhouse, also known as the Mount Vernon School, has been recommended to receive $266,050 in funds from the New Jersey Historic Trust.

The New Jersey Historic Trust, an affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), approved a total of $15,758,315 in grant ...

Chatham Borough High Class of 1972 Gathers for 50th Reunion; Came from as far as California, Washington State, Maine & Texas

CHATHAM, NJ -- After months and months of nudging and cajoling, Chatham resident Patti Collins Montefusco managed to track down and convince 60 members of her graduating class, the Chatham Borough High Class of 1972 to return to the area for their 50th reunion over the weekend.

Class of '72 graduates came from as far away as California, Washington State, Maine, Texas and all points in ...

Chatham Borough High Class of 1972 Gathers for 50th Reunion; Came from as far as California, Washington State, Maine & Texas

September 25, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- After months and months of nudging and cajoling, Chatham resident Patti Collins Montefusco managed to track down and convince 60 members of her graduating class, the Chatham Borough High Class of 1972 to return to the area for their 50th reunion over the weekend.

Class of '72 graduates came from as far away as California, Washington State, Maine, Texas and all points in ...

Winner of the Sunflower Competition will be Announced Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market

CHATHAM, NJ -- The winner of the Sunflower Competition will be announced this Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market, open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chatham Train Station parking lot.

Join the celebration and browse all that local vendors have to offer, including fresh produce, meats, sweet treats, and baked ...

Tokyo Sushi Opens on Main Street in Chatham; Fills Space of Frozen Yogurt Shop Formerly Known as Yo Lotta Love

September 22, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Tokyo Sushi at 258 Main Street in Chatham is a one-stop destination for those craving sushi, bubble tea or frozen yogurt.

Jacky Lin sold his sushi restaurant in Brooklyn and opened Tokyo Sushi in Chatham about a week ago, where the former Yo Lotta Luv frozen yogurt shop was located.

The menu can be viewed at tokyochatham.com

 

 

CS Base Runs Free Six-Day Computer Science Summer Camp at the Library of the Chathams

CHATHAM, NJ --Chatham High students Ishir Rao and Aditya Sinha organized and ran the CS Base Summer Camp - a free computer science camp for students from elementary through high school - at the Library of the Chathams last month.

Founded by CHS sophomore Rao and co-led by senior Sinha, the CS Base Summer Camp offered six unique courses that accommodated all ages. 

The completely ...

Tokyo Sushi Opens on Main Street in Chatham; Fills Space of Frozen Yogurt Shop Formerly Known as Yo Lotta Love

September 22, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Tokyo Sushi at 258 Main Street in Chatham is a one-stop destination for those craving sushi, bubble tea or frozen yogurt.

Jacky Lin sold his sushi restaurant in Brooklyn and opened Tokyo Sushi in Chatham about a week ago, where the former Yo Lotta Luv frozen yogurt shop was located.

The menu can be viewed at tokyochatham.com

 

 

Winner of the Sunflower Competition will be Announced Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market

CHATHAM, NJ -- The winner of the Sunflower Competition will be announced this Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market, open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chatham Train Station parking lot.

Join the celebration and browse all that local vendors have to offer, including fresh produce, meats, sweet treats, and baked ...

Preserve NJ Historic Preservation Fund Recommends Over $15 Million in Grants; $266,050 for Chatham's Red Brick Schoolhouse

September 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — The Chatham Historical Society's application for preserving the Red Brick Schoolhouse, also known as the Mount Vernon School, has been recommended to receive $266,050 in funds from the New Jersey Historic Trust.

The New Jersey Historic Trust, an affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), approved a total of $15,758,315 in grant ...

Dead Oak Tree in Front of Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Chatham Taken Down

CHATHAM, NJ -- No one can confirm how long the Oak tree in front of Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church has been there, but it's been in front of the church on Main Street in Chatham for as long as anyone can remember.

On Tuesday, the dead tree was removed and there are plans to plant a tree to replace it when the church celebrates its 200th anniversary in Chatham in ...

Check out this virtual house tour for 70 Linden Lane in Chatham

September 27, 2022

Elegantly sited and situated on Chatham's premier street, 70 Linden Lane is a unique combination of grace and sophistication. Extensive attention to detail and incredible high-end features bring this newly crafted home into the forefront of luxury living. Created and constructed by Triano Building Company, this 7 bedroom, 7 and 1 half bathroom home boasts over 8350 square feet of gracious ...

Winner of the Sunflower Competition will be Announced Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market

September 15, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The winner of the Sunflower Competition will be announced this Saturday at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market, open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chatham Train Station parking lot.

Join the celebration and browse all that local vendors have to offer, including fresh produce, meats, sweet treats, and baked ...

Dead Oak Tree in Front of Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Chatham Taken Down

September 27, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- No one can confirm how long the Oak tree in front of Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church has been there, but it's been in front of the church on Main Street in Chatham for as long as anyone can remember.

On Tuesday, the dead tree was removed and there are plans to plant a tree to replace it when the church celebrates its 200th anniversary in Chatham in ...

Chatham Borough Holds 21st Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony; Chatham Turns Out to Honor Those Lost in 2001 Terrorist Attacks

CHATHAM, NJ -- Overcast skies and a light rain added to the somber tone of the 21st annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony held at Chatham Borough's Memorial Park on Sunday evening.

Chatham residents gathered at the 9-11 Memorial on N. Passaic Avenue for the ceremony in honor of those lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, including 13 Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents ...

New Jersey Resident Brings Mental Health Care to the Masses Through Innovative App

October 7, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic caused workers, businesses and consumers to change many of their everyday activities. Many companies added or increased door-to-door deliveries, customers were able to pick up their items curbside and employees kept connected with the office and other colleagues through video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meet.

A new app is ...

Back to School Triggers Mental Health Challenges for Some Students

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Maria Sikoutris Di Iorio said she's hearing kids say things now that they never said before.

"Nobody would ever talk about therapy in the past," Sikoutris Di Iorio told TAPinto. "Now we've got 10-year-olds saying 'I have to go see my therapist.'"

Sikoutris Di Iorio is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and ...

How Parents Can Support Their Child's Mental Health

SUMMIT, NJ — In her 30-plus year professional career, Dr. Alison Johnson has never seen anything like the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of kids.

"It felt like a tsunami," Johnson told TAPinto. "It was so traumatic and the impact on people was seriously traumatic."

At times, Johnson said, there was no end in sight.

"This was trauma ...

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Spine and Wellness

Got Pain? Numbness? Tingling? A Physiatrist Can Help …

If you suffer from aches, numbness or tingling that impacts your physical functioning, figuring out how and where to start a treatment plan can be confusing.

According to Gautam Malhotra, MD, a physiatrist at Altair Health, being evaluated by a physiatrist is a great place to turn.

“Physiatry is a relatively young medical subspecialty that addresses a wide variety of conditions ...

Local Artists to Perform at Chatham Borough Farmers' Market

The Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market will host two upcoming events at the market on Saturday, October 22nd. 

The first will be Dance Innovations, set to perform at 9:45 a.m. in the market. Dance Innovations - celebrating over 30 years of dance, excellence in the arts, and innovative training. Also, providing service to the community for those less fortunate, under the artistic ...

FirstEnergy Drone Safety Game Takes Flight

Teens and tweens typically view drones as fun-to-use, exciting toys. With more youngsters taking to the skies, it is important they know that a drone is a real aircraft that may pose serious risks if used near power lines or other electrical equipment. 

To help educate young pilots and their parents, FirstEnergy has teamed up with a game developer to create The Drone Safety Zone, a ...

National Preparedness Month: Act Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow

Each September is National Preparedness Month, a time to shine a light on the importance of preparing for emergencies before they happen. 

One of the most common emergencies is severe weather, which can cause tree damage, broken poles, downed power lines and sometimes even lengthy power outages. While Mother Nature can be unpredictable, each of us can take steps to minimize the impact the ...

The fundamentals of real estate will never change

Yes, I am one of those people who always has CNBC on during the day. So much of what they discuss is relevant to what I do and how I advise people moving forward in a turbulent time in a turbulent market. Just in - Home prices cooled in July at the fastest rate in the history of the S&P Case-Shiller index. I had someone rushing this weekend to lock in at 5.65, so I guess in a way it’s ...

Madison Area YMCA Announces E-GYM. Are You Ready?

Are YOU E-GYM ready? Stop by the desk at the Fitness Center and start your E-Gym onboarding TODAY!

For more information, visit www.madisonareaymca.org

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 8, 7:30 AM

Orange Reservoir, West Orange

Sea Turtle Recovery's 5K Cold Stun Run/Walk

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Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day

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Thu, October 13, 6:00 PM

County College of Morris, Randolph

CCM Data Science Night

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, October 3 – Sunday, October 9, 2022

Announcing Chili Cook-Off!  Let’s turn up the heat! Help us celebrate the fall season by entering your signature pot of chili in this competition. For this event, you’re the judge! So even if you aren’t making a chili, a $5 tasting pass will be your ticket to vote for your favorite chilis in various categories. Free voting entry for those who bring a chili ...

20 Days To Go

October 7, 2022

 

Just 20 days until the:

2022 Chatham Candidates Forum

Thursday, October 27th at 6:45 PM -  The Library of the Chathams

The Forum will include 2-minute opening statements from each participant as well as a 2-minute closing. Questions will be asked by a moderator who is provided by each party. Candidates will have 1 minute to answer questions and timed by the ...

Chatham Borough Resident Struck by Pick-up Truck While Crossing Main Street; Hospitalized 63-year-old in Critical Condition

September 27, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- On Monday September 26, 2022, at 7:53 pm, a 63-year-old Chatham Borough resident was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing Main Street at Railroad Plaza North.

Chatham Borough Police responded along with members of the Chatham Emergency Squad and the Morris County Sheriff’s Department. The male driver of the vehicle is a 55-year-old Chatham Borough ...