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Madison High School Students Raise Awareness and Funds for  the Madison Area YMCA’s Community Mental Health Initiative


Madison High School students raised awareness and funds for the Madison Area YMCA’s Community Mental Health Initiative (CMHI). Their $436 contribution to the Y’s Annual Campaign, designated for the CMHI, was the result of a T-shirt sale that was held in support of the borough-wide Paint the Town Yellow campaign that encouraged optimism and shed a light on depression. The students also donated $436 to the UMEWE Public Benefit Corporation.

Pictured in the photo: Chelsea Catlin, Paige Burnet, Sophie McDonnell and Brianna Brown are MHS seniors who have been members of Student Council all four years.

To kick off National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Madison High School students are encouraging everyone to wear their t-shirts from the campaign or wear yellow on May 1, 2017.

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The Y’s Community Mental Health Initiative raises awareness and lowers the stigma associated with mental illness. The initiative also focuses on reducing barriers to mental health care by providing community members with knowledge and skills to enhance their ability to help. The YMCA provides opportunities to become certified in Mental Health First Aid. An evidence-based skills training course, Mental Health First Aid is designed for non-mental health professionals, preparing them to know how to help reduce the social distance between people with mental illnesses and others.

As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Madison Area YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, and improving the community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.




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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 ...