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Chatham Middle School Students Sell Lemonade to Benefit Frontline Workers

May 25, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Middle School students set up a lemonade stand over the weekend to benefit frontline workers.

Julia McCarron, 14, and 12-year-old Lena Clark set up their stand on Robin Hood Lane, serving freshly prepared drinks while wearing gloves and masks, and handing out the cups from a distance on a tray.

The girls plan to keep the business going each weekend while the ...

Chatham High School Key Club to Hold Food Drive May 24-June 5

Despite the closure of school and the cancellation of related events, the Chatham High Key Club will still be holding a food drive to benefit Norwescap Food Bank. It is the hope of the Key Club, that in lieu of the meal packing effort, they can do something else to battle food insecurity and serve as a capstone to the service year.

Chatham High School will serve as a nonperishable food ...

Chatham Resident Mounts Banner to Thank EMS and Frontline Workers

It wasn’t enough to make a donation. Or send a thank-you card.

Chatham resident, Susan Shah felt a need to say thank you in a way that was big enough to represent the feelings of all Chatham residents: feelings of gratitude for the service of so many people who make it possible for others to be safe, fed and cared for; feelings of awe for the bravery of those people who walk into scary ...

Chatham Resident and Business Partner Used Combined Expertise in 'Maguyvering' A Facemask Machine

CHATHAM, NJ - When Chatham resident Bill Heap heard that Hanes Corporation was planning to battle the Coronavirus pandemic by mass-producing masks, he teamed up with business partner Phil Pantusco to get involved.

Heap and Pantusco have over 90 years of combined experience providing the apparel industry with machinery and labor-saving devices. When regular business ...

Chatham Girl Scout Cadettes are Bringing Awareness to Families in Need of 'Allergy-Free' Food with Church Drive May 10-16

CHATHAM, NJ -- Eighth-grade Girl Scout Cadettes Katie Markley and Laurel Hamilton, both aged 14 and residing in Chatham, are adding the finishing touches to their Silver Award. The project: helping to raise awareness about the struggles that food-insecure families with allergies and other dietary restrictions face every day.

Markley and Hamilton are encouraging the community to donate ...

Chatham 12-Year-Olds Give Back to FLAG with Sale of Smoked Dog Bones from 'Love @1st Bite'

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham 12-year-olds Seamus Kelly and Lukas Kleinle are paying it forward by helping raise funds for FLAG, the Front-Line Appreciation Group, donating 20 percent of any sales they make from "Love @1st Bite".

Kelly and Kleinle began selling their fresh smoked dog bones after they noticed that there were no vendors for dogs at last year's Chatham Farmers' Market.

How Prestige Diner, Glenn Beck and the NPPD Are Supporting the CSA of New Providence 

When you're in the midst of a global pandemic and your job literally goes up in flames, what do you? How do you pay your bills? The staff at Prestige Diner had to face this dilemma the morning of March 23rd but what happened next was beyond their imagination. 

If you're not from the area, you might not know that Prestige Diner runs a community-centered family restaurant ...

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Chatham High Senior Lamb Earns Girl Scout Gold Award for 'Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism' Project

May 26, 2020

Emily Lamb – Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

Chatham High School

Project Title: Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism

Emily worked to increase the level of connection between high school students and the government. In order to do this, she created youth advisory positions on the Board of Education. Secondly, she encouraged youth voter participation by distributing voter ...

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A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, May 25 – Sunday, May 31, 2020

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History Research Center is a suite of five databases:  African-American History, American History, American Indian History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History.  These databases can be searched simultaneously or separately.  Each database offers maps and charts, primary sources, timelines of historical events, and videos.  They ...

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FOCUS ON:  LITERARY DATABASES

The library offers rich resources for students of literature.   Bloom’s Literature contains plot summaries, character descriptions, biographies and analyses by renowned scholar Harold Bloom, as well as an eBook shelf of works of classic literature.  Literary Reference Center  includes synopses and reviews and is highly ...

Consumer Defensive Stocks – A Safe Port in the Storm?

As the Coronavirus grips much of the world, global travel and commerce have come to a screeching halt.  The last thing people want to think about is getting on an airplane, checking into a hotel or spending money on the latest fashions.  They are concerned about sourcing food, cleaning supplies, and the holy grail – toilet paper. 

Investors have long been drawn to consumer ...

Financial Action Steps to Take Now

Covid-19 has us all feeling afraid and helpless.  Between health worries and economic uncertainty, it’s easy to feel as though there is nothing we can control.  However, just as we can shelter in place, social distance, and practice good hygiene, so there are concrete financial steps to take now to get us through this and position ourselves for Covid-19’s ...

Chatham High Senior Lamb Earns Girl Scout Gold Award for 'Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism' Project

May 26, 2020

Emily Lamb – Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient

Chatham High School

Project Title: Encouraging Youth Voices in Political Activism

Emily worked to increase the level of connection between high school students and the government. In order to do this, she created youth advisory positions on the Board of Education. Secondly, she encouraged youth voter participation by distributing voter ...

Was Mayor Kelly bought and paid for by the Dixie-Dale Developer?

May 28, 2020

To the Editor:

The headline is harsh but it is what it seems. At last week's Planning Board meeting by a 5 to 4 vote (3 of the 5 being Mayor Kelly, Administrator Hoffman and Committeewoman Ewald – how convenient) voted to approve rezoning land, currently zoned for two lots on Hillside Avenue and subdividing it into five.

What makes this interesting is that back in November of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

May 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

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It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Stanislawa Z. Rosnowski M.D. on May ...
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Personal Chef Reinvents Business with a Nonprofit Program for Food Equity in New Jersey

May 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Walker’s prior business model included working in people’s homes, as she and her staff cooked meals for busy families or ...