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Chatham Township Police, CHS Students Carry Torch for Special Olympics

The Chatham Township Police Department and CHS students and administrators gather before the Torch Run that benefits the Special Olympics Credits: TAP Chatham
CHS assistant principal Lori Gironda, CTPD members Muta Blanford and Anthony LoPorto and SDOC Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa before the Torch Run Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Police Department and Chatham High School students and staff got together on Friday morning to raise money for the Special Olympics of New Jersey with the Torch Run.

Chatham Township Patrolman Muta Blanford and Detective Anthony LoPorto helped carry the Olympic-like torch on the run that covered just under five miles. The run began and ended at Cougar Field, with participation from CHS Assistant Principal Lori Gironda, Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa and about 25 Chatham High students and staff.

The first Torch Run in New Jersey was held in 1984 and has raised $3 million for the Special Olympics of New Jersey since then.

Patrolman Muta Blanford and Detective Anthony LoPorto lead the Torch Run that started at Cougar Field


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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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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.

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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 ...


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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 ...