The Chatham Woman's Club Quietly Contributing to the Community, 100 Years and Counting

June 10, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - According to Borough of Chatham Council member Vicki Fife, one of the best kept secrets in town is the Chatham Woman's Club.

"Most people in town are not even aware that there is a Woman's Club in Chatham, let alone that it is 100 years old," Fife said. "But like most women, they have quietly, and without fanfare, worked behind the scenes, giving their ...

Chatham Borough Recognizes its Volunteers at Fishawack Festival: O'Brien, Cifelli, Chmura, Pindak Honored

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and council members recognized volunteers during the Fishawack Festival with a ceremony held in front of the municipal building on Saturday.

Council members in attendance included Peter Hoffman, Jim Collander, Vickie Fife and Bob Weber.

Volunteers recognized included Dennis O'Brien, Mike Cifelli, Kristy Chmura, and Jackie Pindak. Also ...

Fishawack Movie Under the Lights, 'Despicable Me 3' is Free Saturday Night from the Municipal Alliance of the Chathams

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 7:45 p.m. and running until 10 p.m.

The event is free, but children under 12 ...

Chatham Police Departments Get Together for Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics; Cheers Along the Way

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Police Department joined in the efforts started by the Chatham Township Police four years ago when they joined the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for the first time on Friday. The run raises money for the New Jersey Special Olympics.

Because of the expanded police participation, the route of the run was increased to 6.5 miles and included Chatham Borough ...

Chatham's Margarita Murray Set to Open 'Pour HoMMe' on Main Street; First Chatham Clothing Store That Caters to Men

CHATHAM, NJ - When Margarita Murray (Dutton) makes a New Year's Resolution, she follows through and accomplishes it.

Proof of a Murray resolution completed is coming to 242 Main Street in Chatham with the opening of "Pour HoMMe" - which translates from French to "For Men" with the MM representing her initials.

Six months after she wrote down ...

Chatham Township Police Will Hold Third "Torch Run" to Benefit Special Olympics; Chatham Borough Police, CHS to Join In

CHATHAM, NJ - The third annual Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on the streets of Chatham this Friday, June 8.

The Chatham Township Police have spearheaded the run that benefits the New Jersey Special Olympics with participation from Chatham High School faculty and students. This year, the Chatham Borough Police will also take part.

Twenty-two CHS students and faculty, along with ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Cadets Rindos and Lee Elected Chatham High Senior Class President, Vice President

CHATHAM, NJ - Incoming senior class students Bradley Rindos and Sean Lee have been elected by their classmates at Chatham High School to represent the class of 2019, and serve as senior class president and vice president, respectively.

The two also have in common that they serve as cadets for the Chatham Emergency Squad, and both are Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) in the ...

Chatham Survivor Inspires 'Determination' to Battle Cancer at Sixth Annual Relay for Life in Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Carolyn Dempsey only had one "lump-in-the-throat" moment during her inspiring speech that kicked off the sixth annual Relay for Life at Haas Field on Saturday. It was when she told the story about why her daughter wanted to start a team for the relay two years ago.

"I want to raise money and do what I can so other children do not have to worry about losing their ...

Chatham Comes Out for 2nd Annual James A. Pinaire III Foundation 5K Race; Raises Money for Education Scholarships

CHATHAM, NJ - R.J. Eager recalls the time five years ago when his good friend Jaime Pinaire talked him into running in a physically grueling Spartan race.

"He said it was only eight miles and that I could walk if I wanted to," Eager said. "I had no idea what I was getting into."

Eager isn't big on Spartan races anymore, but there was no coaxing necessary on ...

Persistence by Chatham Resident "Can-Do Drew" Gets NJ Transit to Extend Chatham Train Station Waiting Room Hours

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Fran Drew often comes before the Borough of Chatham Council during public commentary sessions with ideas such as reducing traffic on Main Street and putting power lines underground. She doesn't just talk, she volunteers to lead the effort.

On Tuesday night, "Can-Do" Drew attended the regular meeting of the borough council and ...

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