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Local Adult School Offers Grant Writing Class

Does your organization need a grant?  The nonprofit Adult School of the Chathams, Madison and Florham Park is offering a two-night seminar on all of the basics of grant writing.  The class will start on Thursday, October 13, 201 and it will explore resources for finding grant opportunities, the information needed to submit a successful grant, how to present it, and what to do after the funder makes a decision.  The class is being held at the Madison High School, 170 Ridgedale Avenue, Madison from 7:00PM – 9:00PM.  The cost is $50.00 per person plus a $10.00 registration fee.

The class instructor is Janice Alderman.  Ms. Alderman has been writing grants and working in the field of development for more than 25 years. She has been consulting for arts, social service, education organizations, with a focus on grant writing for the last 10 years. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Development for Children’s Aid and Family Services in Paramus, NJ and served as the Director of Development for Women in Cable and Telecommunications.

Secure online registration is available at or by calling 973-443-9222.  Register for more than one class at the same time and pay only one $10.00 registration fee.

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The fall term for The Adult School is underway.  However, many new classes in diverse subject areas will be starting in October and November.  View the catalog at or call 973-443-9222.

The Adult School is not funded by government or local school districts, and welcomes students of any race and of any nationality or ethnic origin.  There is no residence requirement for registration. 

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Giving Back Health & Wellness

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, July 9 – Sunday, July 15, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend


Our summer program is in full swing.  This week we are starting some of our most popular children’s programs, Chess for Kids and sewing classes with Miss Polly.  Children will also enjoy a visit from a special guest, Queen Maria Isabella from Medieval Times.  Teens ...

Longtime Chatham Resident Passes the Torch to Current Residents

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 ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.



Video: Point View's Petrides Talks Netflix's Cash Burn as Company Reports Earnings

July 16, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on discussing Netflix's earnings report and why the streaming service should dilute shareholders to plug its cash burn.

​​​​​​For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...