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Chatham Senior Center Announces May Programs

Tone and Flex exercise class, taught by Madison resident Donna Sue Dowton, meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 am. New members always welcome. Credits: Pam Mansfield
Alignment, chair yoga is taught by Chatham resident Kati Walker on Tuesdays at 10 am. New members always welcome. Credits: Pam Mansfield



Chatham Senior Center, 58 Meyersville Rd, Chatham Township, announces its programs for the month of May.  Because the Senior center is an independent non-profit, there is no residency requirement for its programs.  For more  information, call 973.635.4565 or

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BALANCE AND STABILITY WORKSHOP(S) – Wednesdays, 10:15am-11:15am, May 10 – July 12 at the Chatham Senior Center.  Sessions include in-depth knowledge about how balance works from the ground up. Will improve balance with targeted exercises to do in class and at home.  Goal of sessions is to minimize risk of falling, increase functionality in daily life and help maintain independence.               $75 (10 classes & workbook). Class size is limited to 10 people to allow for 1-on-1 attention.  Second class offered at 11:15am if enough interest. Must sign up.  

LECTURE:  VIVALDI’S “SPRING” CONCERTO – Friday, May 26 at 12:30pm.  George Marriner Maull, Artistic Director of Discovery Orchestra, presents a focused listening experience that will deepen both your understanding and appreciation of this music from the “Four Seasons.” Refreshments after program.  Sign up requested.

TECH SUPPORT FOR SENIORS – Mon., May 8, 3 - 4pm.  For assistance with your iPhone, iPad, laptop, etc.  Call Center at 973.635.4565 beginning Mon. 1 to schedule a 1-on-1 appt with a Chatham High School student volunteer. 

NUTRITION SERIES – Tuesday, May 9, at 12:45pm.  Topic is “Grub Around the World.”  Learn about food from different parts of the world with Jenn Luster, registered dietician from Chatham ShopRite. 

BOOK CLUB – Tuesday, May 16, 12pm. “Mary Astor’s Purple Diary” by Edward Sorel. All welcome to attend. 

MEMORY SCREENING – Wed., May 17, 9:30am – 1pm.  Provided by Cognitive & Research Center of NJ, Springfield, NJ. Testing takes 30 min. Must sign up. 

BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS – Thurs., May 18, 11:30 – 1pm. Provided by Aquinas Healthcare, Springfield, NJ.  Walk-ins ok. 

NONFICTION BOOK GROUP - Friday, May 19, at 11am.  “Quiet” by Susan Cain. All welcome to attend. 

DVD SPRING SERIES – Mondays, Mar. 13 – June 5, 10:00am – 12pm.  “Music as a Mirror of History” This 24-lecture series explores the fascinating and surprising connections between famous music and historic events.  Each session consists of two 45-minute lectures.  Lectures are closed-captioned. Some sessions will be accompanied by live piano performances by Bertha Mandel, our in-house professional pianist. No need to sign up.  

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, February 19 – Sunday, February 25, 2018


By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library are continuing their book collection in preparation for Annual Book Sale.  Kids are off from school on Monday for Presidents’ Day – bring them to the library!  We have plenty for them to do.  For adults, Professor Licklider’s second lecture on North Korea will take place on Tuesday.  The ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams - Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018

A Week at the Library of The Chathams

Monday, February 5 – Sunday, Sunday, February 11, 2018


By Galina Natenzon

Friends of the Library book collection continues.  The tax season is here, and dedicated volunteers are here to help you with you tax returns!

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

Imagine a Chatham Toboggan Ride from the Top of Fairmount Avenue to Main Street

Did you know….
there was a time when Chatham kids could ice skate from downtown Chatham all the way to Florham Park? And that a toboggan ride could last from the top of Fairmount Avenue down to Main Street and beyond?

Those were the days!

This was back in the early to mid-1900s. The Passaic River meandered through grassy meadows and woods on the north side of Chatham. The marshy ...


AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

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AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!


Video: Point View's Deitze Tell CNBC Fed is 'On Track' for March Rate Hike

February 15, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on CNBC on how to position your portfolio despite more volatility:

For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive ...