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Residents of Chatham to Receive Second Fundraising Letter Asking for Their Support of the Chatham Emergency Squad


During the week of May 20, a follow-up letter seeking donations to the Chatham Emergency Squad (CES) will be sent to more than 6,000 Chatham residents, businesses, religious and community organizations. Letters will not be sent to individuals, businesses, and organizations who have lent their support with the first mailing, issued in January 2018.

The Chatham Emergency Squad is an all-volunteer organization funded almost exclusively by donations; they provide emergency medical assistance and transport to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents and visitors. The letter shares the CES story, which is one of volunteerism and a dedication to serving residents in their time of need. The campaign letter explains that CES is staffed 24 hours a day, 7  days a week, 365 days per year by 68 trained EMTs who sacrifice days, nights, weekends and family time to serve their community.

The second mailing of the CES fundraising efforts coincides with the 44th annual “EMS Week” (May 20-26, 2018) – a national week of events that recognizes and celebrates EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.

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Throughout the Township and Borough of Chatham, residents can expect to see lawn signs and banners celebrating EMS personnel all around town. “EMS Week is a great time to pause and reflect on the service that hundreds of thousands of EMTs provide to communities, nationwide” said Tim Brown, President of The Chatham Emergency Squad. “We are extremely fortunate in Chatham to have a strong, dedicated membership base combined with a town whose residents and businesses consistently lend their financial and emotional support to the services we provide.”

CES never charges for its services and raises 90 percent of its funding through this campaign; in 2017 they responded to nearly 1,100 emergency calls and provided free training in CPR to nearly 400 residents, teachers, coaches and emergency personnel in 2017.

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 18 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

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


By Galina Natenzon

This week we are wrapping up our first session of ESL classes.  Stay tuned, we are planning a fall session to start in September.  New students are welcome to enroll!  This is the last week of calm and quiet at the library before our summer reading ...

Angie's Owners Want to Thank Their Chatham Customers

June 14, 2018

To the Editor:

We want to thank our customers and the entire community for their support and devotion to our business. Our last day of business will be July 31.

rWe will miss all the friends that we have developed over the past 26 years. Wishing everyone much success and happiness in the future.


Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos

P.S. "Until we meet ...

Video: Dietze Says Despite Trade War Fears, Economy's Fundamentals Remain Strong

June 21, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live from the CNN building on the case for bullishness despite a potential trade war:

For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...