Chatham News

September 18, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education is planning to discuss whether it should place armed Class III Officers into district schools at its Oct. 1 meeting when the borough and township police chiefs will be in attendance. But before Chatham Borough Police Chief Brian Gibbons and Chatham ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Charlotte Hamilton and Lauren Mumby each collected a goal and an assist to pace Chatham to a 4-1 field hockey victory over Randolph on Monday. Sophia Lally and Annie Leverich contributed a goal apiece for the Lady Cougars.

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Senior captain Yuwen Zhang led Chatham with a time of 17:50 as the Cougars boys cross-country team defeated Mount Olive, 19 to 44, on Monday at Greystone Park. "Running as a pack, the team was able to overwhelm the opposition taking 13 of the first 14 spots," Chatham coach ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - Sara Szalay had four kills and Eliza Kaye had a kill and three blocked shots for Chatham in its 25-12, 25-15 girls volleyball loss at Mendham on Monday.    

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FLANDERS, NJ - The undefeated Chatham boys soccer team won its fifth straight game, but lost a key player when senior midfielder Nick DiMaggio suffered a broken collarbone in the Cougars' 3-0 decision over Mount Olive on Monday. Junior Marlon Kripzak converted two penalty kicks and junior Nick ...

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MADISON, NJ - Nancy Stepanian won the Madison Golf Club Women's Flight A Championship over runner-up Alice Schedlbauer on Sunday. Both women are Chatham residents.

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High students got an up-close look at what goes on at a Chatham Board of Education meeting Monday night, taking over the cameras and production of the live streaming broadcast that could be viewed by residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township. Connor Henderson, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will make his only public signing appearance of the year at 257 Main Street in Chatham on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Darnold will signing autographs on photos and memorabilia from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For advanced tickets and more information ...

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On September 13th, TransOptions recognized Chatham Borough with its 2018 New Jersey Smart Workplaces (NJSW) and Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) awards, as part of its annual recognition breakfast. TransOptions is an organization that delivers programs and services that improve mobility, the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Junior midfielder Marlon Kripzak put away a penalty kick for the first goal and senior striker Aedan Joel scored in the closing seconds to lead the undefeated Chatham boys soccer team to its fourth straight win, 2-0 over Randolph on Saturday. Joel drew the foul that preceded the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - It hardly matters that the scoreboard at Haas Field is currently out of commission. The Chatham girls soccer team hasn't been able to light it up much recently. Dating back to the second half of its Sept. 7 tie with Mendham, Chatham has gone more than 200 consecutive minutes ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Cougar Nation started chanting his name "Schell, Schell, Schell" in the first half. The crowd continued to call out his name after the halftime break. And Chatham coach Dan Czepiga also kept calling Peter Schelling's name on run plays, as the junior rushed the ball 29 times ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Junior libero Eesha Nagpal piled up 57 digs for undefeated Chatham in a 2-1 girls volleyball win over New Providence on Friday. Nagpal produced 44 percent of the 129 digs Chatham (5-0) had in its 25-20, 24-26, 25-18 win. Senior outside Sara Szalay contributed 28 digs and five ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Thomas Miller was sworn in as the 12th Chief in the history of the Chatham Township Police Department on Thursday night. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Chatham Borough Police Chief Brian Gibbons and his predecessor, former Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly were ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior outside Sara Szalay came through with nine kills, seven service aces, 24 digs and an assist as Chatham came back from a set down to score a 2-1 girls volleyball win over Montville on Thursday. Chatham (4-0) dropped the first set, 23-25, before pulling out consecutive sets of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - His Chatham teammates encouraged Miles Robertson to have his say in the post-game huddle, but it was something he was reluctant to do. The shy Chatham sophomore already had done all his talking on the field, coming off the bench to set up the first goal by Nick Suter in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Philip James Degnan of Chatham was among the judicial nominees for Superior Court announced by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The nominees are "subject to the advice and consent" of the New Jersey State Senate. Below are the Superior Court nominees. JUDICIAL ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham kids and their families have contributed more than $45,000 to rare cancer research through funds raised with the Sunshine Striders 1-Mile Fun Run and Chathamites are set to run again on Saturday, Sept. 29, when the fourth annual event is held. The event is free, with a ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Senior Alex Williams clocked 16:52, placing fourth overall as Chatham opened the boys cross-country season with losses to American Division foes on Wednesday at Greystone Park. In the varsity race, Chatham was edged by Morris Hills, 20-41; Mendham 18-41, and Pope John, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Coaches often make the observation that certain senior athletes have matured and grown into their roles as leaders. When it comes to Nick DiMaggio, it's obvious that the Chatham soccer player has grown physically, sprouting four inches in height over the summer. That maturation ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Engineer Vince DeNave explained the proactive moves made recently to improve traffic flow at the intersection of River Road and Watchung Avenue at Tuesday night's council meeting. "We've had an issue with traffic being able to make that right-hand turn onto ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Senior forward Julia Mueller produced two goals and an assist, leading Chatham to a 3-2 field hockey victory over Mendham on Wednesday at Haas Field. Avery Buckman also scored for Chatham (2-0), which received five saves from Sarah McCabe. Annie Leverich and Alexa Lee were each ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Mary Williams knocked down seven kills and Sara Szalay hit six service aces and came up with nine digs in pacing the Chatham girls volleyball team past Parsippany Hills, 2-0, on Wednesday. Chatham libero Eesha Nagpal finished with 16 digs and four service aces.  

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CHATHAM, NJ - Morris County Superior Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz ruled that a 1971 zoning board hearing had given 4 Watchung LLC the right to store 125 automobiles on its property, it was announced on Tuesday night by James Lott, borough attorney, at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Bob Weber warned that the state legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy are about to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state and urged fellow Borough of Council members to take action at Tuesday's regular meeting. Weber said that he was prompted to bring up the issue for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents paid their respects to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist assault on the World Trade Center, gathering for the Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the 17th anniversary of the attack that took the lives of 13 Chatham neighbors. Dan Smith Jr., the chairman ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Joseph Shuster, a 13-year-old Chatham Middle School eighth-grader, raised $1,500 for 9/11 victims on Saturday. Shuster placed fourth in his age group in the Johnson & Johnson 9/11 Heroes 5K run. Also participating was his father, Brian Shuster, who is an employee of ...

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On September 6th, 2018, Officer Andrew Pereira arrested Whayne Locke, age 50, from Albany, N.Y., and charged him with Harassment. The arrest stems from an incident that began at approximately 9:09 a.m. this same date. Officers Brian Colatrella, Andrew Pereira and Kyle Beasley responded to 26 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Chatham fencers Darren Yen and Marshall Hong earned medals competing in the Division 1-A division of the Albert Chikayev Memorial ROC tournament held over the weekend in Fairleigh Dickinson University's Rothman Center. Yen placed second and Hong finished eighth.  

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CHATHAM, NJ - Maureen Kelly and Christina Mott asked Chatham residents to take a pledge not to use pesticides on Saturday at the annual Sustainability Fair held in conjunction with the Chatham Farmers' Market in the train station parking lot. "We're asking people to go pesticide free by taking a ...

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