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CHS Football Team, Cheerleaders, and Boy Scouts unload pumpkins at the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township!


The 6th Annual Pumpkin Patch at the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township is open!

The Chatham High School Football team and coaches, the Chatham High School Cheerleaders, and local Boy Scout Troops walked onto the lawn of the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township to unload 3,000+ pumpkins on Wednesday. Under the leadership and organization of the church's Witness and Outreach Chair Carolyn Smith, the groups worked teams to unload 3,000+ pumpkins and gourds. Net proceeds from the pumpkin sales will be donated to the Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center, Inc. in Morristown and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside.

In addition, this year's Octoberfest events will extend to two days this year beginning Saturday, October 6th from 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. Soft drinks, hotdogs, and entertainment will also be offered in the Patch from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday October 7th. All proceeds go to local missions.

The Pumpkin Patch will be open to the community each weekday from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. beginning on Thursday, October 4th. The Patch will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. during the weekends and will run through October 31st or until all of the pumpkins are sold. Early childhood and Nursery school groups are invited and may call the church office at 973-635-2340 to schedule a visit. We have just the right size pumpkins for little hands!

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July 13, 2018

To the Editor,

I moved to Chatham from Ohio in 1961 and left just over a year or so ago. My daughters went through the school system and one of them still lives there with her son.

Clearly, we found the Library and local educational opportunities to our liking. 

When it came to giving back to the community, I chose to support the Library and served as a Board member for 15 ...

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July 14, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD -- Loyola University Maryland recognized the class of 2018 at its 166th Commencement Exercises on May 19, 2018, which included Chatham residents Bridget Corry, who received a BA degree in Communication; Elizabeth Garavente, who received a BBA degree in Business Administration; Jacqueline Myler, who received a BA degree in Communication; Leigh Radigan, who received a ...

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