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Chatham Softball Team Makes Breast Cancer Research Donation

April 26, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham High School softball team has made a $1000 donation to Play for PINK, a Breast Cancer Research Foundation organization.

The Lady Cougars raised $500 at their annual Breast Cancer Tournament on April 8, and received a matching donation from the Chatham Softball Club, the youth softball organizations for Grade K-8 girls in Chatham. 

Chatham opens play in the ...

Chatham Borough Police Receive Protective Vests from Guardian Foundation

CHATHAM, NJ - Carlos Betacourth and Salil Sheth of the Guardian Foundation came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night to present the Chatham Borough Police Department with five rifle-resistant ballistic vests.

The vests cost $500 apiece and were funded by residents and local businesses.

Bayonne Police Lt. Carlos Betancourth presents the vests on behalf of the ...

Chatham's Davis 'Specializes' Clock at Reasoner Park

CHATHAM, NJ - Jeff Davis was taken back to his college days of the 1970's when he volunteered to restore the clock that stands in Chatham Borough's Reasoner Park next to the fire house.

An art major at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa., Davis got out his old paint brushes to restore the Reasoner Park clock. Davis, the longtime owner of Specialized Auto Craft - an auto body shop ...

Chatham's Annual Small Fry Fishing Derby Set for Kelley's Pond Saturday, April 29

CHATHAM, NJ - Renovated Kelley's Pond, located behind Milton Avenue School, is set to hold its annual Small Fry Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The derby is sponsored by the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department and is open to boys and girls aged 13 and under from Chatham Township and Chatham Borough. Prizes will be awarded. Fish are stocked the week of ...

Chatham Resident Tells Borough Council: 'Put Me on the Fight' to Fix Main Street Traffic Congestion

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough is always looking for volunteers to do public service. The Borough of Chatham Council got one on Tuesday night.

Longtime Chatham Borough resident Fran Drew came before the Borough of Chatham Council to discuss traffic congestion and offered her services, asking the council to "Put me on the fight" at the regular meeting.

Robert Falzarano, borough ...

Chatham Public Arts Council Paints Grey into Green with Traffic Box Project

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Jennifer DuTeil normally paints in water colors, but she's expanded her artistry to acrylics for a special project.

On Monday, DuTeil climbed up on a stepladder to do her part in the Public Arts Council of Chatham Borough's "Green Takes Back Grey" project in which traffic control electrical boxes are being painted with colorful shades ...

Chatham Boy Scout Troop 28 Celebrates 80 Years at Stanley

CHATHAM, NJ - Scout Sunday happens every year at Stanley Congregational Church but this one was special, celebrating eighty years of Boy Scout Troop 28 having a home here.

The morning started with Stanley’s pancake crew hosting a breakfast to honor the occasion. The free will offering was dedicated to Bridges Outreach, a homeless advocacy organization in Summit.

Stanley’s youth ...

Chatham High Senior a Candidate for President's Volunteer Service Award

Chatham High School senior Kate Mirabelli has qualified for consideration for the President's Volunteer Service Award through the Prudential Spirit of Community organization. This award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country.

Mirabelli already has been awarded a Certificate of Merit as the local ...

Chatham High Student Earns Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Chatham High School senior Alex Chin has been awarded a Certificate of Merit as the local honoree from Chatham High School for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

“Alex is incredibly deserving as our Prudential Spirit of Community local honoree due to his sincere commitment and service in his community as a junior firefighter with the Chatham Borough Fire Department," Andrea ...

Chatham 13-Year-Old Cody Connects with Coach Kevin Willard and Seton Hall's NCAA Tournament Team

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ  — The Seton Hall basketball team showed their typical tough-minded, never-quit attitude on the court in an early February game at the Prudential Center defeating Providence in overtime 74-72. That night the Pirates also delivered that same message in real life first-hand to 13-year-old Chatham boy Will Cody, who was diagnosed with acute leukemia back in the ...

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Girl Scout Silver Award - Community Drive: Sports Equipment

April 21, 2017

Chatham Girl Scouts, Gianna Latorre and Sarah Delaney, have begun a sports equipment collection program as part of their Silver Award project, working in partnership with Let’s Play It Forward ( http://www.letsplayitforward.org/ ), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2012 by a group of teens from Westchester, NY. 

Let’s Play It Forward collects and donates used ...