CHATHAM, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie sent well wishes in a message that the Town Crier passed on to all in attendance on Saturday when Chatham Borough used its annual Fishawack festival to celebrate 300 years as a community.

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, State Senator Tom Kean Jr., Freeholder Hank Lyon and Chatham Township Mayor Kevin Sullivan all joined Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris in remembering Chatham's first leaders.

Chatham. founded in 1715, paid tribute to its beginning by remembering its first mayor, Frederick H. Lum, newspaper editor Sheppard Kollock, and others. Residents gathered to sing "Happy Birthday" to Chatham before sharing strawberry shortcake served up by the Girl Scouts.

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Rodney Frelinghuysen, Tom Kean Jr., Hank Lyon and others stopped by

Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris speaks before cake cutting at Fishawack