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Filming for Movie 'Insidious 5' Will Stage Funeral Scene in Chatham's Fair Mount Cemetery this Month

August 5, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Fair Mount Cemetery in Chatham will be the setting when a funeral scene for "Insidious 5" is set to be filmed this month.

According to Janice Piccolo, director of Chatham Community Services, the movie makers have filled out the necessary paperwork to film at the Fair Mount Cemetery from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Sony Pictures will also use ...

Chatham Artist Doug Monks Shares his 'Heartfelt Songs of Virtue' at Chatham Borough Summer Concert Series

CHATHAM, NJ -- After a 30-year career as a trucking executive, Doug Monks is back on the road to doing what he loves best.

The 55-year-old Chatham lifer shared what he describes as his "heartfelt songs of virtue" on Thursday evening as the opening act for the band Rosewood, at Chatham Borough's Summer Concert Series held at the Gazebo in Reasoner Park.

"I've ...

The Chathams Get Together for Annual 'National Night Out'; Chatham Borough's Sgt. Shivers: 'This is the best part of my job'

CHATHAM, NJ -- Wayne Shivers considers it one of the best days of the year.

The Chatham Borough Police Sergeant stated that law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" held Tuesday evening behind the Library of the Chathams represented "the best part of my job."

"I wish we could do something like this every week," Shivers said. "Interacting ...

Jets Running Back Michael Carter to make an appearance at Sports Minded Unlimited in Warren, Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Come meet Jets running back Michael Carter on Sunday, July 31 at 165 Washington Valley Road in Warren.

Carter's session is courtesy of Sports Minded Unlimited and Legends Gallery. There will be a $40 charge per autograph.

Pre-purchase tickets and more information here:

Chatham Township Law Enforcement 'National Night Out' Set for Colony Pool on Tuesday, Aug. 2

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police will hold their annual law enforcement "National Night Out" at the Colony Pool Club, 55 School Ave. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m.

McGruff the Crime Dog will be there to greet children along with refreshments, police vehicles, fire trucks and the Chatham Emergency Squad. The entertainment includes a bounce house and a "Dunk a ...

Chatham Borough 'National Night Out' Set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Memorial Park behind the Library

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Park behind the Library of the Chathams.

The 2022 National Night Out will feature live music by Chatham artist Jacob Mathews, food trucks, giveaways and a chance to dunk a policeman in a water tank.

Yankee Pitchers Holmes and Severino Deliver Autographs for Fans at Legends Gallery in Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ -- Yankees pitchers Clay Holmes and Luis Severino came to Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham to sign autographs on Monday evening.

All-Star reliever Holmes and starting pitcher Severino (currently injured) have helped the Yankees post a 66-31 record to date as the Yankees head into a two-game series vs. the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday and Wednesday.


It's a 'Whole New World' for Chatham Performers Vecciarelli and Ewing; Both Earn Spots in Paper Mill Playhouse Summer Theatre

Chatham students Gabrielle Vecciarelli and Charlotte Ewing will both be performing this weekend in the Paper Mill Playhouse's production of "A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken New Voices of 2022."

The Chatham students earned a coveted spot in the Paper Mill Playhouse's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2022.

Both will perform in a fully produced, ...

Yankees All-Star Pitcher Clay Holmes and Yankee Starter Luis Severino to Appear at Legends Gallery on Monday, July 25

CHATHAM, NJ -- All-Star reliever Clay Holmes and starting pitcher Luis Severino of the Yankees will appear at Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham on Monday, July 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Yankees reliever Michael King, who was scheduled to join his teammates on Monday, will not be able to attend because of a season-ending injury he absorbed on Friday.

To pre-order tickets, go ...

Chatham Township Historical Society Unveils Marker Commemorating the 'Saga of William Kondrat'

By Tom Salvas

The stories of the founding of the Colony Pool in 1928 and the saga of William Kondrat, a 17-year-old Chatham boy who survived a swim across the Niagara River below the falls in 1933, were revealed on the marker outside the Colony Pool Club on Sunday, July 17th by the Chatham Township Historical Society.

The public and members of the Kondrat family were invited to hear a ...


Yankee Players King, Severino, and Holmes to Appear at Legends Gallery

July 17, 2022

Don't miss this one-time signing appearance!  Yankee pitchers Michael King, Clay Holmes, and Luis Severino will be making a LIVE appearance at Legends Gallery in Chatham on Monday, July 25th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  

This event will be hosted by Legends Gallery and Father & Son Sports.

For more information and to secure your tickets ...


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Summer Concert Series: A Look into Our Local Musicians

Only three more concerts left to wrap up the Concert Series season! This week we welcome Doug Monks and Rosewood for a night of cheer and lyrical joy.

Opening the concert is Doug Monks, a longtime Chatham resident whose creative and engaging music tells a story. He believes in the power of song to heal and rejuvenate the mind. This week's headliner, Rosewood, encapsulates the same passion ...

Summer Events Lined Up at the Farmers’ Market

As August approaches, we welcome a fresh harvest of cantaloupes, cauliflower, nectarines, peaches, plums, watermelons, and turnips. All are available at the Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market with more options of fruits and vegetables for you to enjoy at home. Our market is open every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM until November 19th, rain or shine.

This year we are hosting multiple ...

Serving Up Generosity, Goodwill and Grace at the Jersey Shore

Americans nationwide are feeling the pinch of inflation, but perhaps nowhere more than in our country’s underserved communities.

One such community is Asbury Park, New Jersey, located within FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) service territory, where more than 22 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In February 2022, the New Jersey ...

JCP&L Welcomes New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Programs

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) utilities, have hired 20 graduates of Power Systems Institute (PSI), award-winning, two-year educational program that helps prepare the next generation of line and substation workers for FirstEnergy's 10 electric utility companies.

The new employees include 10 lineworkers and 10 substation electricians who are ...

Sixty-One Mount Saint Mary Academy Students Named AP Scholars

WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy is pleased to congratulate the 61 students recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars. The 2022 AP Exam results allowed 25 students to be named as AP Scholars with Distinction, 15 students were named as AP Scholars with Honors and 21 students were named as AP Scholars. 

The College Board recognizes AP Scholars with Distinction as those ...

Christmas in July at Weichert Realty

It was so much fun playing Santa with colleagues Stephanie Akers and Suzanne Perkins! It’s a totally different vibe in the summer when you pull up to these different foundations and deliver toys for the kids. All the employees are always so grateful that we are thinking of them now when donations are low. We dropped toys off at several organizations in the area; Catholic ...

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A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, August 8 – Sunday, August 14, 2022

NEW! Wellness Initiative

Thanks to a grant from the LibraryLinkNJ cooperative, Library of the Chathams is pleased to announce its wellness initiative. In partnership with the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, the library will be offering a number of free individual counseling sessions for those in need of grief counseling, anxiety counseling, and/or counseling with ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth Management's Dietze is Neutral Now, Bullish Long-Term

August 10, 2022

Peapack Private Wealth Management Managing Principal and Senior Portfolio Strategist David Dietze joined TD Ameritrade for a live interview.  Topic: Can the markets’ advance continue following a stellar July and, if so, what should you buy now!

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and ...