Arts & Entertainment

October 15, 2018

The Chatham High Marching band, under the direction of Brian Conti, closed out its competitive season by winning first place at the Hanover Park Regional Tournament of Bands held on Saturday. Chatham pulled out the championship with a score of 88.915, taking the trophy over the second-place team ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 42nd consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 160 gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21 at the ...

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MADISON, NJ - There’s a Junior American Ninja Warrior living right here in Madison. Ten-year-old Will Arnstein, a fifth-grader at the Kings Road School, followed his lifelong Ninja passion to be a contestant in the first-ever American Ninja Warrior Junior competition, along with Chatham ...

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The Chatham High School Marching Band continued its successful competitive season by capturing three awards at the 10th Annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic on September 29th. The band won first place in Group 1A with a score of 74.80 – its highest score ever at this event. The Band also won ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Artist Kenji Hasegawa and the Public Arts Council of Chatham Borough were out measuring on Saturday morning in the early planning stages for a historic mural that could be coming in a year to the Washington Avenue train underpass. "We've received preliminary approval," Jen Kaplan ...

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Chatham High School sophomore Grace Petersen will perform the role of Belle in Beauty and the Beast at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. There are two casts performing the show and Petersen is performing in these first two shows only.  Chatham residents ...

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Chatham resident Jeanine Love Rooney is ready to launch her debut novel, "Red Mittens" on Sept. 14. The book is fiction inspired by a true event - a blaze at a college dormitory at a New England college in the late 1970s. Rooney lives in Chatham with her husband, Steve, and three children, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Police and residents found the perfect spot to beat the oppressive heat and celebrate the annual community event - National Night Out - with food and refreshments offered at the Colony Pool Club on Tuesday night. McGruff the Crime Dog made an appearance and the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Emily Walczyk was on a run about a month ago during bulk-pickup day in Chatham Borough when she noticed a nice piece of wood her neighbor had left out at the curb. She took it home and went to work. "I sanded it down and stained it," Walczyk said. "It was in my garage for a week ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Sarah Mattle, an 8-year-old Chatham resident, will be performing in the first production of the musical "Matilda Jr." Mattle will be playing the role of "Chloe" on the Mainstage of the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. Pixie Dust players ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Visitors to Loantaka Park in Chatham Township no longer have to transport bikes to the park if they wish to ride the scenic paths. Loantaka now has Zagster bikes to use through an APP courtesy of "Morris Moves Bike Share" a program provided by the Loantaka Brook Reservation and the ...

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Chatham residents Liam Driscoll, Ronan Green, Lilly McGrath and Andrew Palmieri will be performing at Montclair State University Friday and Saturday as part of the Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory. The Chatham students will participate in the produced original concert ...

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Annual Morris County 4-H Fair Set for July 19-22 Posted Friday, July 6th, 2018 FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT FEATURES CAR SHOW, HOT AIR BALLOONS, GAMES AND RIDES, GREAT FOOD, FIREWORKS, AND TERRIFIC KIDS AND ANIMALS The annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths ...

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Come enjoy Movie Night the Colony Pool Club this Friday, July 6th at 8:15pm! Sponsored by the Municipal Alliance of the Chathams, Sherlock Gnomes can be enjoyed by all, bring friends and family -- Free Admission!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtbiOl506ms

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CHATHAM, NJ - The opening act for the Independent Hose Company, which has been performing during Chatham's Fourth of July Parade since 1955, resulted in minor facial burns that sent an adult "clown" to St. Barnabas Medical Center on Wednesday. The Chatham Borough Police reported that the injury ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -  Chatham residents found ways to beat the oppressive heat on Wednesday when the 64th annual Fourth of July Parade was held on Main Street. Squirt guns, fans, umbrellas and fire hoses all came in handy as Chatham turned out for the Independence Day celebration, which began at 9:15 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham turned out under hot conditions for the 64th annual Fourth of July Parade and the Chatham Borough Fire Department helped cool things off by opening up a fire hydrant and hosting its annual post-parade picnic at the Chatham Middle School. The CuChullain Pipe Band of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Mandarin's Cookies, which makes all-natural dog treats, is one of the vendor's that can be found at Chatham Farmers' Market this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chatham Train Station parking lot. The Chatham Brass will perform at 11 a.m. and residents can receive a free ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - As a former Air Force Captain, Chatham's Tom Salvas makes a point of attending the Green Village Memorial Day ceremonies. This year, Salvas captured the most "Patriotic" photo in Morris County when he snapped Rudy Savoie playing "Taps" at the May 28 event held at the Green Village ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Parade Chairman, Deputy Chief Jeffrey Fricke has formally announced the details of this year’s Fourth of July festivities. The Chatham Fire Department Association will once again host the annual parade and the fireworks display. The day will begin with the flag raising and fire ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Kathy Byers helped open the 2018 Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday by entertaining the children and their parents with her songs at the Chatham Train Station. Kathy Byers of Chatham provided entertainment at the Chatham Farmers' Market ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -  The Chatham Farmers' Market opens the 2018 season at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Chatham Train Station parking lot, where staples such as Pickle Licious, Melick's Town Farm and the Empanada Lady return for another season. Newcomers to the Chatham Farmers' Market include Anna ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - No matter what happens on Sunday in Orlando, Fla., the Chatham High Academic team will still rank among the elite high school academic teams in the nation. But no one would be surprised, least of all the students themselves, if Sophie Andrews, Alex Cotignola, Armen Panossian and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A Taekwondo demonstration by Master Byung Uk Kim, a strawberry festival at Ogden Church and a 1967 GTO owned by a Chatham resident highlighted the wide variety of attractions offered at the 2018 Chatham Fishawack Festival on Saturday. Master Kim of World Champion's K Taekwondo in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Administrators and supporters of the Library of the Chathams took to the streets of the Fishawack Festival on Saturday to sign up support for the modernization and reconfiguration of the library. The Library of the Chathams has raised $1.4 million in its goal to spend $4.5 million ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Collin Frost of Randolph made an impressive debut at the Fishawack Run by completing the 4-mile course in 19:58, averaging 4:59 per mile and beating his closest competitor by 50 seconds.  The top three finishers, including the 25-year-old Frost, all had a connection to the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Lafayette School student Joe Barrett runs the mile and 800 for the youth track program in Chatham, but the 11-year-old saved his best in winning the Fishawack 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday. Barrett came into the run owning a 5:49 personal record in the mile, which he smashed by 16 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams will once again cap the annual Fishawack Festival with a free movie for families under the stars: "Despicable Me 3." The movie will be shown on the Lum Front Field located across from the Chatham Train  Station parking, starting at ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Elizabeth Stuart not only won the Governor's Award for Vocal Performance, the Chatham High senior showed why she was honored by singing the national anthem to kick off the 38th annual Governor's Awards Ceremony on Tuesday at the War Memorial. “I am so grateful that I was also ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - For the second straight year, Chatham residents became art critics for a day, voting for the "Best in Show" in 2D and 3D art presented by K-12 students at the School District of the Chathams Art Show held Monday and Tuesday at the Chatham Middle School. The judged art was limited ...

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