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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, March 19 – Sunday, March 25, 2018


At the latest meeting of the Library of The Chathams Board of Trustees on February 27, Chatham Township Representative Kevin Sullivan administered the oath of office to Thomas E. Browne and Bill Holmes.  Welcome on board (pun intended), Tom and Bill!  Here is the complete list of current members:

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, March 12 – Sunday, March 18, 2018


By Galina Natenzon

After the storm of the Annual Friends’ Book Sale (no, not the snowstorm), the library is returning to relative peace and quiet.  The sale continues with Bag Sale ($8 for a large bag of books) on Monday, Tuesday, and until most books are sold.

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go ...

Proud of Chatham Township Residents During "Weather Events"

March 13, 2018

To the Editor

As I watch the next “Weather Event” cross my computer screen I am compelled not to roll my eyes in hopelessness to but reflect on the incredible response of helpfulness I have seen throughout the Chatham Township Community over the last several days. 

We are a rural community with dozen of miles of winding road yet we have seen our volunteer first ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Chatham Township Committee Advises Residents to Take Precautions During Winter Storm Toby

March 20, 2018

Municipal Offices Will Be Closed on Wednesday; Residents Are Reminded
To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads; No Overnight Street Parking; Contact JCP&L
Immediately If They Lose Power; Clear a Perimeter Around Fire Hydrants;

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CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ – March 20, 2018 – The Chatham Township Committee advised residents to take all necessary ...