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Chatham Wealth Management Athlete of the Week: Madeline Crawford

January 26, 2023

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham girls swim team has won every single Morris County Swimming Championship held since Madeline Crawford was born 15 years ago.

So the Cougar freshman was naturally a little nervous thinking about her first county championship meet, which was held last Saturday at Morristown High. Luckily, her older sister, Katie, a senior, was there to offer some sage ...

One More Time? Potential Chatham-Montville Girls Basketball Rubber Match Could Come in County Tourney after Mustangs 52-48 Win

CHATHAM, NJ -- When the seeds for the 2023 Morris County Tournament came out last weekend, Montville was No. 2 and Chatham was No. 3, setting up a possible matchup in the semifinal round of the MCT.

After Montville's 52-48 girls basketball win on Wednesday night, the teams have split two games with the wins coming on the opposing team's home court. A possible rubber matchup would come ...

Nacinovich Goal, 3 Assists Fuel Chatham Ice Hockey Past Morristown on 'Senior Day'; Burke, Doyle Curry, Ronan Curry Score

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- It's always nice to win on "Senior Day" and Chatham also got to celebrate the return of one of its key seniors when defenseman Doyle Curry opened the scoring in the Cougars' 6-2 Mennen Division win vs. Morristown on Wednesday at Mennen Sports Arena.

Playing his second game since returning from an injury, Doyle Curry scored the first goal of the game and ...

Chatham High Junior Raising Funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Memory of Her Father as a 'Student Visionary'

January 23, 2023

CHATHAM, NJ -- When Christina Stuart heard the news that her father had passed away from Acute Myeloid Leukemia she was only 11 years old. That day she made a vow to herself to get involved.

"Ever since my Dad passed away, I have known I wanted to make a change in the cancer community," Stuart said. "The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Student Visionaries of The ...

Cat in Madison Area Tests Positive for Rabies

Madison, NJ –  A cat – described as a four-month-old male domestic short haired cat; black with white on the nose, paws, and chest – surrendered to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison on Thursday, December 22, 2022, has tested positive for rabies virus, announced Mike Fitzpatrick, Health Officer.

The health department believes the man may have been ...

Chatham High Budding Designers Ready for 2023 PTO Catwalk Runway Show - 'Dancing Through the Decades' - Coming Sunday, Feb. 5

January 27, 2023

CHATHAM, NJ -- The music, the outfits, they'll all blend together on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. when the annual Chatham High PTO Catwalk Runway Show is held at CHS.

The 2023 theme is "Dancing Through the Decades" and the 16 student designers have been matching the music the audience will hear with their original designs that will be modeled by CHS seniors.

The lines are a little ...

Chatham High Theatre Teacher: 'This was a record-breaking year for CHS Theatre students'; 20 Chatham Students Win Awards

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A total of 20 Chatham High theatre students were recognized with 2023 Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey Governor's Awards recently at Montclair State University.

“This was a record-breaking year for CHS Theatre students--taking home 20 awards in total," Laura Russo, CHS theatre teacher, said. "I am beyond proud of their hard work and ...

Registration for the School District of the Chatham's Tuition-Based Full-Day Kindergarten Lottery is Now Open

CHATHAM, NJ -- Registration for the School District of the Chathams tuition-based full-day kindergarten lottery program for the 2023-2024 school year is now open.

There will be 20 slots available through the lottery in each of the three elementary schools - Southern Boulevard, Washington Avenue and Milton Avenue.

Registration and information on the full-day kindergarten lottery can be found ...

Chatham High Budding Designers Ready for 2023 PTO Catwalk Runway Show - 'Dancing Through the Decades' - Coming Sunday, Feb. 5

January 27, 2023

CHATHAM, NJ -- The music, the outfits, they'll all blend together on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. when the annual Chatham High PTO Catwalk Runway Show is held at CHS.

The 2023 theme is "Dancing Through the Decades" and the 16 student designers have been matching the music the audience will hear with their original designs that will be modeled by CHS seniors.

The lines are a little ...

Chatham High Theatre Teacher: 'This was a record-breaking year for CHS Theatre students'; 20 Chatham Students Win Awards

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A total of 20 Chatham High theatre students were recognized with 2023 Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey Governor's Awards recently at Montclair State University.

“This was a record-breaking year for CHS Theatre students--taking home 20 awards in total," Laura Russo, CHS theatre teacher, said. "I am beyond proud of their hard work and ...

Chatham Borough Police Promote 'the gentle art' with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Seminar; Teaches Defensive Martial Arts Approach

CHATHAM, NJ -- Police in New Jersey looking for ways to protect themselves and take control of a bad situation involving physical force - without using a gun, a taser or a choke hold - are gravitating to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, translated from Japanese as "the gentle art."

At least that's what Chatham Borough Police Sgt. Wayne Shivers was promoting on Sunday morning when he ...

Chatham High Junior Raising Funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Memory of Her Father as a 'Student Visionary'

January 23, 2023

CHATHAM, NJ -- When Christina Stuart heard the news that her father had passed away from Acute Myeloid Leukemia she was only 11 years old. That day she made a vow to herself to get involved.

"Ever since my Dad passed away, I have known I wanted to make a change in the cancer community," Stuart said. "The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Student Visionaries of The ...

It's not too late: Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline January 31, 2023

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline January 31, 2023.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Church of the Little Flower Food Pantry in Berkeley Heights. The food pantry regularly serves over a dozen individuals and ...

Just Listed: 89 Sunset Drive

January 20, 2023

Come see this “sneaky big” house on over half an acre of property in Chatham Twp.

Open House:

Saturday, 1/21 1-3p
Sunday, 1/22 12:30-2:30p

Impeccably maintained and thoughtfully renovated Chatham classic, this 4 BR 3 FB home is located on a large lot in Chatham's Highlands section. Come and see what this beautiful house has to offer.

xo Carrie and Jane

Give us a ...

Open house alert for this Sunday, Jan 15th from 1-3pm

You're not going to want to miss this beautiful new home.  OVER 6500 SQ. FT OF BRAND-NEW CONSTRUCTION in desirable Rolling Hill! Conceptualized and constructed by JTS Build and Design, this extraordinary custom home includes 7 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half baths and many high-end finishes that include: Andersen windows, 14" garage ceiling to accommodate a lift for a 3rd car, 9' ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

Giving Back - Another Season Ends

The 2022 holiday season ended with much appreciation, during a time of giving back through volunteerism and businesses paying it forward in a community where Chatham Pride is high.   

Jeff Davis, and now Jeff Zalis his son in law, are well known professionals of Specialized Auto Craft whose business has been paying it forward since before the 1990’s, and have been providing ...

Why stage a home before you sell it?

Only 28% of sellers stage their homes, but we know doing so can increase their value as much as 6-10%. That’s a lot of money to leave on the table.

As a real estate agent, I market homes for a living. I gauge the market and timing, and I target where I think most of my buyers are located. That doesn’t leave a lot of free time to strategically move sofas around, and judging from my ...

Madison Area YMCA Offering Expanded Sunday Hours

As of Sunday, January 22, the Family Center at 111 Kings Road Madison will be OPEN on Sundays from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

As of Monday, January 23, the Family Center East Lobby entrance will be open Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 9:00PM.

Upcoming Events

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Sat, January 28
07:30 PM — 10:30 PM

Congregation Ohr Shalom -- Summit Jewish Community Center, Summit

January 28th Jewish Pop-Folk Concert at ...

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Sun, January 29
10:30 AM — 12:00 PM

St. Patrick School, Chatham

St. Patrick School Hosts Open House

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Sat, February 11
07:00 PM — 11:00 PM

The Gym at Florham Park Sports Dome & Event Center, Florham Park

Chatham Education Foundation's 9th ...

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, January 23 – Sunday, January 29, 2023

PROGRAMS THIS WEEK:

Babies & Toddlers Storytimes

Mondays and Tuesdays, January 16 through March 7
An 8-week progressive program for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Babies: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 am
Toddlers: Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:45 am

Registered children only.

Chess for Kids In Person

Mondays, January 9 through February 27 (no class on 1/16 or 2/20)
Chess ...

Over 150 Students Performed at Madison Area YMCA School of Performing Arts Mid-Year Showcase

January 26, 2023

(Madison, NJ) – January 25, 2023 – On Saturday, January 21, the Madison Area YMCA’s School of Performing Arts (SOPA) held a successful Mid-Year Showcase at St. Elizabeth University Annunciation Center. Congratulations to the Madison Area YMCA's School of Performing Arts instructors and staff! More than 150 students performed on stage to the delight of parents, friends, and ...