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Chatham Troop 8 Braves Snow at Quail Hill Campout

Phillip Nissen showing off his skill with the tomahawk
Troop 8 Campers at Quail Hill
David Ruggiero, Tommy Reichard and Matt Pasko testing their skills on the Tomahawk Range

How well are we prepared to have fun in cold weather while camping? One weekend in March, thirty-nine scouts from Troop 8 in CHatham found out exactly how well prepared they were.

Although the temperature in the preceding week or so was near spring weather, a cold spell and snow made sure the scouts were not going to experience any temperature above freezing. Notwithstanding the cold, 10 new Boy Scouts who joined the troop a mere 3 weeks earlier braved the cold.

A few inches of snow on the ground did not deter the boys in having fun. The scouts worked on shelter building and cold weather camping skills. Tomahawk throwing was a favorite as were the fantastic food cooked by the various patrols.

Although the temperature dropped down to 20 degrees during the night, the Scouts were well prepared for winter camping. In the Troop 8 tradition, the coveted red T-shirts were awarded to the 10 first time campers. They were Brandon Thomas, Charley Baird-Hassell, Jack Bigham, Jack Tunny, Sawyer Shaw, Thaddeus Kobylarz, Thomas Mitzak, Vincent Miller, Matthew Engel and Jude Morgan.

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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 ...


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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 ...