Chatham Hurdler Kirton Repeats as State Sectional Champion in Girls Meet


MADISON, NJ - Chatham senior Simone Kirton won the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 100-meter high hurdles championship for the second straight year at the girls track sectional meet held Friday and Saturday at Madison High.

Kirton ran a preliminary time of 14.24 and took the gold medal in the finals with a time of 14.35. She advances to compete in the Group 3 meet this weekend.

Also placing in the Group 3 sectional was Chatham's 4x800 relay team of Nicole Smizaski, Kate Purschke, Abbie Bigham and Moira Horan placed sixth with a time of 10:12.89.

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Other notable Chatham performances:  

​Simone Kirton, 5th in the 100 preliminaries in 12.65​; Kate Purschke 10th in 800 with a season-best time of 2:30.46; the 4x100 relay team of Simone Kirton, Julia Shehadi, Julia Piness and Charlotte Buckman, 8th in 52:04, and the 4x400 relay team of Melina Panagakos, Nicole Smizaski, Jen Olnowich and Anya D'Costa, 9th in a season-best time of 4:17.20.

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 25 – Sunday, July 1, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend


By Galina Natenzon

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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 17

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Chatham Students Schroder, Hyland Summa Cum Laude Graduates of Clemson; Huettenmoser Graduates Cum Laude

June 23, 2018

CLEMSON, SC - Chatham residents graduated from Clemson University in spring 2018 commencement ceremonies.

They are: Deianira D. Huettenmoser of Chatham, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Animal and Veterinary Sciences; Jennifer A. Hyland of Chatham, who graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and Natalie M. Schroder of Chatham, who ...

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 ...