Chatham News

November 18, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Annie is a little horse who helps troubled children who need to re-find joy in their lives.She also has a big dream, for her and her friends to have a permanent home. Annie is also the star of Little Horse, Big Medicine a short film that will be shown at the Equus Film ...

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During Chatham High School’s recent Week of Respect, the Rest & Relaxation room was buzzing with activity. The “R & R room” as it has been affectionately coined by students, hosted three events that week -- mindfulness with English teacher Mrs. Crawley, live music with English teacher Mr.

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Ava Lindsay UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, remained unfazed by the northern winter storm and opened the Indoor ring to competitors early Friday morning at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro Md., for the first classes of MAEF ...

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Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish. Ingredients: 12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup apple cider Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in. Combine all ingredients ...

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Levon “Coach” Barmakian - Dec. 6, 1922 – Nov. 16, 2018 Levon “Coach” Barmakian, 95, of Chatham, a Navy Veteran of World War II, died peacefully at home on Friday, November 16, 2018. A funeral mass will be held Monday, November 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Armenian Church, 200 W. Mount Pleasant ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.  Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients.  During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than ...

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MADISON, NJ - Chris McHugh, who played basketball at Chatham High, will be coaching the Washington & Lee men's basketball team in the Rose City Classic set for Friday and Saturday at Drew University. McHugh, who played under Todd Ervin as a guard for the Cougars, is in his second season as ...

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  Chatham schools will be closed Friday, November 16. Conditions in our parking lots and around our schools have worsened over the past hour.  We also have lost partial power at one of our schools during this time.  Decisions about after-school activities will be determined later. However, ...

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Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Boy Scout Troop 8 and the Chatham United Methodist Church will hold their annual "Turkey Drive" to benefit the Community Food Bank on Saturday, Nov. 17. Donors can drop off frozen turkeys at the Main Street entrance to the Chatham Middle School between 9 a.m. and 2 ...

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Chatham schools will operate on an early dismissal schedule.  Lunch will NOT be served.  All after-school activities are cancelled. This is the same schedule in effect the day before Thanksgiving.  The dismissal times are as follows: Chatham High School: 12:00 p.m.  Chatham Middle School: ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Five Chatham student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to continue playing sports at their respective college choices. Colleen Graham has signed to play lacrosse at Marquette University; Sean Ryan has signed to play soccer at Ohio State University; Sara Szalay has ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council meeting brought residents out to ask questions about the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment plans while the borough council informed the public that it is juggling yet another vote on a separate redevelopment plan. The Chatham Borough Planning Board ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Giants fans got a second chance to revel in their team's come-from-behind victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night when tight end Evan Engram came to Legends Gallery in Chatham to sign photos and memorabilia. Less than 24 hours after Engram keyed the winning drive in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - There were 216 Chatham Borough residents who answered the Planet Civic survey questions about marijuana legislation, although some did not answer all the questions. In addition, there were 22 comments. To see the questions and comments made CLICK HERE. The Chatham Borough ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough residents can now answer questions and post their comments and preferences on Planet Civic survey now available on the Chatham Borough website. The public is invited to attend and give feedback to concept plans for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza, Wednesday, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.  “Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Many of the questions surrounding the plans to redevelop Post Office Plaza in Chatham concern traffic congestion. On Monday, Planning company Topology reported on some traffic pattern data to consider with its presentation given at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting. At the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Robert W. Kelly was sworn in as a new probationary firefighter for the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department on Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting. The 18-year-old Kelly joins the Chatham Borough Fire Department's Hook & Ladder Company.

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Cassandra Falone, a junior from Chatham, posted career-high totals of 13 points and seven rebounds in leading St. Michael's College to a 72-62 women' basketball win over Mercy last Friday in the season opener for the Purple Knights. Falone, who hit three 3-pointers in the game, scored 11 points ...

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Check out the Pascarella Bros menu.....  hot and cold sandwiches, signature sandwiches, sloppy joes, wraps, guten free pizza and more. With Thanksgiving around the corner, Don't forget their amazing catering menu and packages too!  To find out more, click HERE

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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