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Chatham Girl Scouts Earn Prestigious Gold Award

June 22, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Fourteen Girl Scouts from Chatham received the prestigious Gold Award on Tuesday, June 14th at the Fish and Game Club. The club was packed with leaders, advisors, families, friends, local town dignitaries and fellow Girl Scouts who came together to honor these accomplished role models.

The Gold Award, which is celebrating it’s 100th birthday this year, is the highest honor ...

Chatham Jaycees Honors Britt for his 'Wonderful Life' of Distinguished Service

GILLETTE, NJ -  Tony Britt quips that every once in a while he turns to his wife, Irene, and declares that he feels like he's George Bailey, the character in one of his favorite movies.

Britt has lived in Chatham for 15 years and during that time he's made it his own "Bedford Falls" from the 1946 Frank Capra movie "It's a Wonderful Life," which stars Jimmy ...

Two Chatham High Students Honored for Bridges Outreach Volunteer Work at Annual Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ - Two Chatham High students - Clare Bowles and Olivia McGeough - were among the nine students who received the Bridges Founders' Award on June 7 at the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad.

The evening was a recap of the year’s highlights, and an opportunity to recognize the important contributions made by a number of volunteers. Nine high school students were awarded Bridges ...

Chatham Resident Joins ECLC of New Jersey's Board of Directors

CHATHAM, NJ – Dougie Hamilton, a resident of Chatham, has joined the board of trustees at ECLC of New Jersey, a non-profit that offers "Education, Careers and Lifelone Community" to more than 750 students with special needs.

Michael Luke of Summit also joined the board along with Hamilton. Both work at E&Y in New York.

“I am truly honored to be ...

Chatham Township Police, CHS Students Carry Torch for Special Olympics

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Police Department and Chatham High School students and staff got together on Friday morning to raise money for the Special Olympics of New Jersey with the Torch Run.

Chatham Township Patrolman Muta Blanford and Detective Anthony LoPorto helped carry the Olympic-like torch on the run that covered just under five miles. The run began and ended at ...

Chatham's 2017 Relay for Life Raises Over $100,000 for American Cancer Society

CHATHAM, NJ - Hundreds of members of the community gathered at Haas Field on Saturday to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event. Forty-three teams participated in the event, dedicating their entire nights to walking around Haas Field and battling cancer one step at a time.

“In terms of goals we probably have about six hundred people here tonight which is ...

Chatham Athletic Boosters Donate Nearly $100,000 for Scoreboard, Snack Shack Upgrade at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Athletic Boosters donated close to $100,000 to fund a new scoreboard and to enhance the renovation of the Booster Snack Shack on Monday at the Chatham Board of Education meeting. The money comes from the donations that were initially raised in an effort to light Cougar Field.

“Its been almost 10 years since the fundraising for the lights happened and ...

Chatham Turns Out for First Pinaire Foundation 5K Run

CHATHAM, NJ - Fittingly, Kyle Brogan, a classmate of Jaime Pinaire's, was the winner of the first James A. Pinaire III Foundation 5K race on Saturday at Chatham High.

Brogan set a mark that may be hard to top next year with a time of 18:23. Another Chatham High graduate, Andy Milone, was second. Autumn Hobbs of New Providence was the first female runner to cross the finish ...

Chatham Preps to Raise Funds for the American Cancer Society at 5th Annual Relay for Life Event  

CHATHAM, NJ - On Saturday, June 3rd, Chatham will be hosting its fifth annual Relay for Life event at Haas Field.

Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society, with 5,200 communities and 27 countries participating in the event.

Last year’s Relay for Life event in Chatham included the participation of 49 different teams, raising $156,000 for the American ...

Chatham Remembers with Memorial Day Ceremonies in Chatham Borough, Green Village

CHATHAM, NJ - Gerard Caporaso, a 95-year-old veteran of World War II, was among those who gathered to remember the fallen in a Memorial Day ceremony held in the Chatham Borough Fire Department on Monday.

Caporaso and fellow Chatham veterans received small hand-made flags made by elementary school students in Chatham.

A remembrance wreath was hung, with the help of ...

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Chatham Jaycees Select Tony Britt for Distinguished Service Award

June 14, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Jaycees announce that their 57th annual Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Chatham resident Tony Britt, at a reception to be held in his honor at the Longhill Tavern (formerly the Meyersville Inn), 632 Meyersville Rd. in Gillette, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20.

The Jaycees would like to invite the community as well as all previous ...