Giving Back

Volunteer for "Spring Clean" at Rotary Park and Get a Free T-Shirt

"Spring Clean" T-shirt design winner Caroline Reichard, age 11, of Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Grab your garden gloves, rakes, shovels and wheelbarrows and lend a hand to help keep Chatham beautiful. Join us on May 3rd, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to clean up, prune, mulch and weedour public spaces and to give a face-lift to Rotary Park.

MyChathamNJ is hosting its second annual borough wide clean up “Spring Clean.” This grassroots effort will be funded through public donations from residents, local businesses, and friends of the community.

This year’s “Spring Clean” will focus on the renovation and beautification of the Borough’s Rotary Park, located at the T-junction of Fairmount Avenue and Main Street, and the downtown business district. Bruce Davies of Davies Associates Landscape Architects, LLC has generously contributed the landscape plan for Rotary Park.

Volunteers of all ages will be asked to give of their time and energy. The first 200 pre-registered volunteers will receive a FREE event t-shirt designed by a Chatham student. Volunteers can offer their support and help by contacting Janice Piccolo at Borough Hall, 973-635-0674 x 200 or

Call today to pledge your support.


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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 ...

Chatham Residents Corry, Garavente, Myler, Radigan and Robbins are 2018 Graduates of Loyola University Maryland

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 ...

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 ...