Arts & Entertainment

August 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - An ordinance that will allow for the creation of an "off-leash" dog area at Shepard Kollock Park was unanimously approved on introduction Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting. The ordinance will up for adoption on Sept. 11. Council members Vicki Fife and Bob ...

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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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CHATHAM, NJ - Many in Chatham know Jean-Eudes Haeringer for his work as a handyman around town, as well as the set he built for the Chatham Middle School's production of Willy Wonka Jr. But Haeringer is now adding a new skill that few can claim: Judge for the 2018 World Championship of Artisan ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Some of the more than 200 photographs taken by George McDougall in the late 1800s and early 1900s depicting the people and town of Chatham were highlighted at the annual dinner and meeting of the Chatham Borough Historical Society on Tuesday evening at the Chatham Fish & Game ...

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NEW YORK - Katherine Tran of Chatham, a 6-year-old first grader at Southern Boulevard School, has won two international piano competitions and performed at Carnegie Hall on Saturday. Tran won first place in the "Little Mozarts Competition" held by the Crescendo International Piano Competition.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For 40 years, the Depot Home & Gift Shop (980 Mt. Kemble Ave.) has been a staple in the Morristown community as a family-owned retail destination store that was built on tradition and uniqueness. Of course, as the demand in the retail industry has changed over the years, so has ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents and board of education members were pleasantly surprised by the Chatham High School Jazz Band, which performed in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month before the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night at the municipal building. Tom Salvas, media advisor ...

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