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Chatham Girl Scouts Earn Silver Award Pins


Chatham Girl Scouts hosted an evening ceremony on June 13th at the Fish and Game Club to honor 35 Chatham Middle School Girl Scouts, who earned the Silver Award Pin. Approximately 200 guests gathered to celebrate the scouts' accomplishments and to hear about their community service projects..

 The Silver Award Pin is the highest award for Cadettes. These scouts combined completed a minimum of 1,500 hours of community service to support a variety of local organizations.

Among those in attendance at the ceremony were Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, Lorena Kirschner of the Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, Vicki Fife of the Chatham Borough Council, Amy Crandall, Vice President of the Chatham Historical society (and GS Gold Award recipient), Richard “Ranger Rich” Sofie, and Darren Groh, Principal at Chatham High School. Also in attendance were Laura Ranji and Susannah Doherty, the current CHatham GS Service Unit Managers  and Kay Aprea, a former Service Unit Manager and current Treasurer.

The silver award recipients were: Christine Purschke, Samantha Murphy, Claire Silverstein, Ciara Doherty, Maya Ranji, Alyssa Paone, Aerin Zucchi, Kate Ziegler, Ava Tesoriero, Amanda Williams, Shannon Gilfillan, Grace Toscano, Ava Voight, Evelyn Tomaro, Megan Alperowitz, Katie Caviness, Samantha Teisch, Bridget Eveleth, Jemma Thorne, Kate Donsky, Kerri McNelis, Claire Tunny, Royce Ankle, Kaitlin Osucha, Katie Caracciolo, Peyton McGarry, Melissa Moran, Annabel Neuner, Elise Ruggiero, Danielle Fernandez, Grace Nugent, and Grace Zinn.


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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 ...

Angie's Owners Want to Thank Their Chatham Customers

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

P.S. "Until we meet ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 16

Summer is in the air, and the latest episode of AtlantiCast is ready to help you enjoy some fun outdoors while staying safe! This week’s episode opens with tips for sunscreen usage from Atlantic Health System’s Chief Medical and Academic Officer, Dr. Jan Schwarz-Miller. You’ll also learn about how Atlantic Health System is advancing the future of health care through ...

Lafayette School Receives 'Hope' Award from Community Foodbank of New Jersey

June 20, 2018

An award was given to Lafayette School on Saturday evening, June 16, at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey's annual Blue Jean Ball.

Lafayette School was one of 13 groups and individuals to receive the HOPE Award. Fourteen years ago Jim Donough, a fifth grade Lafayette teacher, started the Lafayette School and Community Foodbank partnership. In those 14 years, ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...