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FEATURED DATABASES History Research Center is a suite of five databases:  African-American History, American History, American Indian History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History.  These databases can be searched simultaneously or separately.  Each database offers maps and charts, primary sources, timelines of historical events, and videos.  They also offer different citation formats.  This is a rich resource for students working on history papers, or those who just wish to read up on ...

A Why The Y Story

Friday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. are a blast for 13 boys enrolled in Y Ninja Fit for Teens at the Madison Area YMCA. The Gymnastics Center is abuzz with the boys running, climbing and jumping over and under obstacles. (Where are you, girls? This is open to you too!) Teens experience the best of both worlds in this one-hour combination class of obstacle course training and fitness training. The first 30 minutes takes teens through a classic Y Ninja class—climbing towers of mats, scaling the warped wall, dropping down to hit the ground ...

Chatham Holiday Gift Guide

Create some fond memories with your family painting pottery, plaster, glass or board art!  We’re so honored to have so many families painting with us now as an annual holiday tradition!  Visit our diy art studio and paint your own gifts this year while creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Dad in the Box

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work? Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer. There seems to be so much controversy over wearing masks outdoors. What are some of the do’s and don'ts? It is summer. You want to look your best. Don’t ...

Fitness, Close to Home!

During this time at home, every day can start feeling like another Monday.  Break the cycle with this amazing, full-body workout!  The Chatham Club is happy to provide you with free, inspiring home workouts that require little to no equipment! This week’s video features our personal trainer, Frank Azarelo III, B.S., M.S.  Frank is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a B.S. and M.S. in Exercise Science. Frank joined The Chatham Club staff in 2013. Prior to The Club, he spent five years researching spinal cord ...

Health Matters

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22. “The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this event has only deepened our appreciation for them,” said Christopher Amalfitano, MD, chairman of the emergency department at Overlook. “As ...

Notes from a CEO

As the CEO of a non-profit organization, I am often asked what skills young people will need as they head off to college or into the workforce. If this pandemic and quarantine have taught me anything, it is that the best skill anyone can develop is being adaptable. When I was a student, teachers, administrators and parents spent a lot of time trying to help guide the soon to be graduates to careers that would fit their talents and life goals, all while providing the necessary pay to cover life’s expenses. Many families even researched ...

Point View WealthPoints

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper.  Investors have long been drawn to consumer defensive stocks during economic uncertainty.  This sector encompasses food, beverages, personal products, non-durable household goods and ...

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A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, May 25 – Sunday, May 31, 2020

FEATURED DATABASES
History Research Center is a suite of five databases:  African-American History, American History, American Indian History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History.  These databases can be searched simultaneously or separately.  Each database offers maps and charts, primary sources, timelines of historical events, and videos.  They ...

A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, May 18 – Sunday, May 24, 2020

FOCUS ON:  LITERARY DATABASES

The library offers rich resources for students of literature.   Bloom’s Literature contains plot summaries, character descriptions, biographies and analyses by renowned scholar Harold Bloom, as well as an eBook shelf of works of classic literature.  Literary Reference Center  includes synopses and reviews and is highly ...

Consumer Defensive Stocks – A Safe Port in the Storm?

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper. 

Investors have long been drawn to consumer ...

Financial Action Steps to Take Now

Covid-19 has us all feeling afraid and helpless.  Between health worries and economic uncertainty, it’s easy to feel as though there is nothing we can control.  However, just as we can shelter in place, social distance, and practice good hygiene, so there are concrete financial steps to take now to get us through this and position ourselves for Covid-19’s ...

Chatham High Senior Lamb Earns Girl Scout Gold Award for 'Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism' Project

May 26, 2020

Emily Lamb – Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

Chatham High School

Project Title: Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism

Emily worked to increase the level of connection between high school students and the government. In order to do this, she created youth advisory positions on the Board of Education. Secondly, she encouraged youth voter participation by distributing voter ...

Was Mayor Kelly bought and paid for by the Dixie-Dale Developer?

May 28, 2020

To the Editor:

The headline is harsh but it is what it seems. At last week's Planning Board meeting by a 5 to 4 vote (3 of the 5 being Mayor Kelly, Administrator Hoffman and Committeewoman Ewald – how convenient) voted to approve rezoning land, currently zoned for two lots on Hillside Avenue and subdividing it into five.

What makes this interesting is that back in November of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

May 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

Obituaries

Apr 18, 1939 - May 4, 2020
It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Stanislawa Z. Rosnowski M.D. on May ...
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Personal Chef Reinvents Business with a Nonprofit Program for Food Equity in New Jersey

May 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Walker’s prior business model included working in people’s homes, as she and her staff cooked meals for busy families or ...