Arts & Entertainment

May 2, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa provided a link to a virtual performance by the Chatham High Select Choir in his May 1 update message to parents on Friday. The CHS Select Choir performs "Salmo" below.  

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CHATHAM, NJ - Casey Delsandro, a junior at Chatham HIgh, has been named one of the "Outstanding Jazz Musicians" for the month of April by the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Delsandro, who plays baritone/soprano saxophone in the CHS jazz ensemble, was nominated by jazz director Brian ...

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Music Defined Senior's Time at Rutgers as Marching Band Drum Major In his last two years as a Rutgers undergrad, there was no place Harrison Farrugia would rather have been than center podium – the small metal platform eight steps above the 50-yard line that gave him a unique view of the Rutgers ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough has announced that the annual Fishawack Festival - scheduled for Saturday, June 13 - has been canceled due to Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order prohibiting mass gatherings. The full explanation from the borough is below: Dear Fishawack Festival Friends ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Ken Bryson, the Chatham High choral director, managed to meld the solo performances of his "Voices" students to create a virtual rendition of "Truth". Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa provided a link to the performance in his recent message to district parents. "Our choral ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Coronavirus pandemic postponed Chatham High's Opening Night performance of "Godspell" on Friday night, but the show still went on in the digital world. Chatham High released a montage of rehearsal clips of the show to whet the appetite for the to-be-rescheduled opening ...

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Chatham Borough has sent out an Alert Chatham Borough notice that "out of an abundance of caution" due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, all parks and athletic fields within the borough are now closed until further notice. That would include Lum Avenue Field, Haas Field, Memorial Park, Garden Park ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council passed a resolution that authorizes the 2020 summer concert series set for the Gazebo in Reasoner Park at the council's regular meeting held Monday night. The concerts will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The six scheduled dates are June 25, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Ava Tesoriero put her passion for art into creating a "Sensory Art Program" for special needs adults at Corpus Christi. The culmination of the program came Sunday night with an art exhibit at Corpus Christi, where the various works of art connected to the "five senses" were on ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - It's safe to say it was another "Killer" event presented by the Chatham High PTO on Sunday when 16 CHS students showed off their talents in the "Catwalk 2020 Design Challenge." The challenge was to create a design based on the annual Chatham High Senior Fashion Show set for Friday, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A sign that things are starting to fall into place came near the 9 o'clock hour on Thursday night when Chatham High junior Abril Manrique turned on the lights she had sewn into her prom dress that will be modeled by Jane Workman. Real progress is being made by the designers for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High bassoon player Casey Delsandro was named to the New Jersey All-State Symphonic Band and Orchestra after auditioning for the position last month. “Casey has reached the highest honor that New Jersey high school band students can achieve," Brian Conti, Chatham High band ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Art student Peyton McGarry won the Gold Key award when the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards were announced, making her one of six Chatham High students to receive recognition. McGarry won her Gold Key award in the "Future New" category for her piece titled "Gun Re-form", which will be ...

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Chatham residents attending Oak Knoll School, Mary Kate Vowells and Madeline Morton and Chatham High students Grace McCormack and Hannah LeRoux, teamed up to take first place at an Irish Dance competition held in Philadelphia over the Thanksgiving holiday. The four juniors won first place at the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chatham High Theatre students rated among the top performers at the 2020 Governor's Awards Competition held last weekend at Montclair State University. "This year's winners and finalists worked arduously in preparation for competition day," Laura Russo, CHS theatre teacher, said.

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CHATHAM, NJ - Gabrielle Vecciarelli, a 14-year-old Chatham High freshman, presented her winning performances for the Chatham Board of Education at the board's 2020 reorganization meeting held Monday night. Vecciarelli placed first in the "Contrasting Monologues" category at the STANJ Governor's ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The annual visit to the Chatham Borough Gazebo by Santa Claus brought a line that stretched out to Fairmount Avenue on an unusually mild Tuesday afternoon. Children played on the latest addition to Reasoner Park, the restored wooden Stanley train, which helped the time pass by ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Four-year-old Asher Kober's ebullient reaction to the visit by Santa Claus at Reasoner Park provided a great barometer of the good feeling that was created by the annual Tree Lighting festivities on Saturday evening. Kober was bouncing with joy after he got to tell Santa that he ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The annual tree lighting festivities will take place in Chatham from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Reasoner Park. The holiday event, sponsored by Turpin Realtors and Chatham PBA Local 226, will feature entertainment by the Third Grade Chorus and Dance Innovation and will be culminated ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Christmas season officially kicked off in Chatham on Thursday night with the first "Light Up Chatham" event held off Main Street on South Passaic Avenue. The event coincided with the lighting of the white lights on Main Street. One block of South Passaic Avenue was blocked off ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Adi Roy, Ronan Green, Grace Petersen, Nate Eck and Dash Green - all Chatham High members of the All-State Mixed Choir - performed at the mixed choir festival held over the weekend in Atlantic City. The singers performed under guest conductor Sandra Snow from Montclair State ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - It was set up as a shorter route down Washington Avenue, with barriers placed at Cherry Lane, to beat the rain. And it worked out fine until the drops started to come down harder. The annual Washington School Halloween Parade went off as scheduled, but when the drizzle turned into ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Historical Society’s 4th Annual History & Hops event held on Friday, October 25 turned out to be a delightful evening with over 160 attendees. The focus of the evening was to celebrate Chatham’s Main Street and its past and present business establishments which all ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham youngsters showed up at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday to celebrate Halloween with a costume contest, followed by a stroll to shops on Main Street for "Street-N-Treat." "I was so happy to hear someone say 'There is always something to do here',' Vicki Fife, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Carillo boys and their father got ready to meet Giants legend Lawrence Taylor by watching a youtube video of his greatest hits on the football field Friday night. L.T. was at Legends Gallery in Chatham on Saturday afternoon to sign autographs and pose for photos. Chatham ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Chatham High School Marching Band secured a first place victory in Division 1 at Randolph’s 46th annual ‘Under The Stars’ competition Saturday night.  The CHS Marching Band also received top honors in all caption awards for Best Guard, Best Music, and Best Percussion. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - About 90 seniors showed up to partake in the end-of-summer fall barbeque held Friday at the Senior Center of the Chathams. The event was made possible by the sponsorship of TD Bank.

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ - The Chatham High Marching Band opened its competitive season by taking second place in Group A at the Roxbury High Classic on Saturday night. The CHS Marching Band, under the direction of Brian Conti, is presenting its show "Through the Ages", led by drum major McKenzie ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - With summer coming to a close, Chatham Borough’s gazebo offered a place for townspeople to gather for a pilot concert that could lead to a series of musical performances next summer. Local band, Kings Road, performed covers of songs from a variety of genres with the gazebo as their ...

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