Chatham Fencer Pompeo Wins District 1 Sabre Championship

Chatham senior Jess Pompeo is the District 1 sabre girls fencing champion Credits: Glenn Clark
Jess Pompeo, Chatham's District 1 girls sabre champion Credits: Glenn Clark
Chatham senior Jess Pompeo is the District 1 sabre champion Credits: Glenn Clark

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - Chatham senior captain Jess Pompeo won the 2017 District 1 girls sabre championship on Saturday at Hackettstown High.

Pompeo won seven straight bouts to win the District 1 title, the first-ever district championship for a Chatham girl fencer.

Pompeo placed third among A-strip fencers to qualify for the District 1 Sabre individual competition. She lost her first individual bout before reeling off seven victories in a row to take the title.

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Pompeo advances to the individual state tournament.




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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


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 ...

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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.


Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos

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