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Create Memories That Will Last a Lifetime!

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!

Governor Murphy Celebrates Milestone for Latest Class of NJ TRANSIT Locomotive Engineers

Governor Phil Murphy and NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett this week recognized NJ TRANSIT’s latest locomotive engineer training class for completing their formal training.

This unique pilot class consisted of assistant conductors training to become locomotive engineers by leveraging their knowledge of the railroad.  The class of eleven trainees will be graduating ...

Rush Hour at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

During rush hour every evening, your bus is one of more than 1,200 NJ TRANSIT bus departures from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. In this video, we go behind the scenes of the world’s busiest bus terminal to see the incredible team effort that keeps all these buses moving.

The Port Authority Bus Terminal services more than 260,000 daily customers for both local and long-distance ...

Legendary Gymnastics Coach “Professor” Turns 85!

Who doesn’t love Professor? Anyone involved with the Madison Area YMCA Rosettes gymnastics team in the last 25 years knows Vladimir Peleksic, affectionately known as Professor. He has coached, supported and celebrated hundreds of gymnasts during his tenure at the Madison Area YMCA. Now, the gymnasts, coaching staff and the Y are celebrating him as he turns 85 this month. And, it ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, December 16 – Sunday, December 22, 2019

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children     Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

Ⓒ ECLC Holiday Concert – ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, December 9 – Sunday, December 15, 2019

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9

Ⓒ Stories with the Librarian ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, December 2 – Sunday, December 8, 2019

Holiday Book Sale this week!  Stock up on gifts for friends and family!

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ ...

Preparing for the Next Recession

The media are warning of a looming recession, to the point where some worry they are creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.  Yes, there will be another economic downturn someday. Yes, we are all going to die someday. Making drastic changes right now as though either event will occur tomorrow can lead to unhappy consequences.  Far better to have a long-term, organized financial plan in ...

The Appeal of Dividend Stocks

Today’s low interest rates have investors searching for yield.  As the S&P 500’s dividend rate of 2% hovers around the 10-year Treasury bond’s yield of 1.7%, bonds no longer seem the easy answer.  Bond investments may let you sleep at night, but their return, especially when factoring in inflation, will not help investors reach their retirement savings goals. The ...

New Jersey Youth Chorus Performs at the White House

December 13, 2019

Chatham, NJ--In a joyous appearance in the East Room of the White House, members of the New Jersey Youth Chorus (NJYC) performed a festive two-hour set under the sparkling lights of the annual Holiday Open House on December 3.  

This was a once-in-a-lifetime performance for the 50 choral students, who are members of Coriste, NJYC’s advanced premier ensemble for girls in ...

Taxpayers Don't Have Much of a Say in the Biggest Issue Facing Our Town

December 14, 2019

To the Editor:

After sitting through the recent Township Committee meeting, I’ve come to a stunning conclusion. In the state of New Jersey, on the local level you are not being governed by a democracy.

In a democracy, residents elect a governing body to govern the town. In theory, they are acting in the best interests of the town according to the collective will of the people who ...

New Jersey Date Night: Holiday Outings to Light Up Your Heart

December 13, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and even though we feel pulled in every possible direction, it’s important to make time for our other halves. It may seem impossible with all the parties, school programs and work events, but scheduling a date is not only great for your relationship but a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of the winter holidays.

And when it comes to a beautiful ...

Obituaries

- Apr 10, 2019
Albert Longley Hale, a long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, died at the age of 92 ...
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HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...