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Giving Back

September 28, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee voted to bring back a second hearing of citizens and has scheduled a workshop open to the public for its next scheduled meeting on Oct. 11, coinciding with the adoption of amended bylaws at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. The amended ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After moving to Chatham Township three years ago, Nick Nikolopoulos was looking to get involved in the community and noticed a sign at the annual Christmas Tree sale held at the firehouse on River Road that said "Volunteers Needed." Two weeks later, he volunteered to become a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ --Chatham High students Ishir Rao and Aditya Sinha organized and ran the CS Base Summer Camp - a free computer science camp for students from elementary through high school - at the Library of the Chathams last month. Founded by CHS sophomore Rao and co-led by senior Sinha, the CS ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Navy Ensign Sam Francis bought a ceremonial sword in 1964 when he became a Navy ROTC graduate at Yale University. Fifty-eight years later, Francis has bestowed the sword to Gavin Mayes, a 2018 Chatham High graduate and a recently commissioned Navy Ensign. The sword has been handed ...

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CHATHAM,  NJ -- Olivia Bary has been sworn in as the newest member of the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, it was announced by CTVFD President Richard Gentles. "The fire service is like a family, and the longer I'm around the firehouse, the more that idea is solidified," Bary ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Farmlink Project is non-profit that started two years ago during the pandemic, transporting surplus food from farms and transporting it to people in need. Madison resident Emma Andersson, a student at Johns Hopkins, is spending her summer promoting awareness and raising funds ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Risha Surana, a 2022 Chatham High graduate, is the recipient of the Chatham Emergency Squad's annual scholarship award. The scholarship was established in 2014 by Christine Grobert, a teacher at the Lafayette School, while she served as president of the Chatham Emergency Squad in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The New York Rangers showed their "No Quit New York" attitude during their run to the NHL Eastern Conference finals and Andrew Low has been relentless in his "Kids Ice Cancer" campaign he started three years ago. New York Rangers Barclay Goodrow, Jacob Trouba and Adam Fox joined ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The newly resurfaced basketball courts at Garden Park will be the site of a first-ever 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Aug. 20 to benefit the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, which helps families of children with cancer. The Chatham Be Positive (B+) Club is joining with the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's always been a labor of love for longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis when it came to restoring age-worn pieces of his Chatham childhood and adult life. However, the 72-year-old Davis went above and beyond the call of duty this time to restore/fabricate an iconic Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- New York Rangers Adam Fox, Jacob Trouba and Barclay Goodrow will be signing autographs together from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham on Monday, July 11. Legends Gallery is also working with Andrew Low, founder of Kids Ice Cancer, which raises funds ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Three 2022 Chatham High graduates - Karen Cashel, Ezra Richman and Thomas Sennett, will move on to serve their country in the Air Force, the Marines and the U.S. Military Academy. “I commend our students not only for their commitment to Chatham High School over the last four years ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Bruce Harris related that he was the oldest of 12 children in his family growing up in Iowa and credits his parents for teaching him about community service by their example. The former Chatham Borough mayor, who moved to Chatham in 1981, followed in his parents' footsteps when he ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The encouraging hand-made signs from the Washington School students said things like "Keep Going" and "You Got This" as the annual Chatham Law Enforcement Torch Run passed through the school parking lot on Friday morning. The run raises money for the NJ Special Olympics and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Thomas Fazio Jr. played football and baseball with the late Jaime Pinaire at Chatham High School, so it was easy for him to draw on memories during the sixth annual Jaime Pinaire 5K race held at CHS on Saturday morning. "Anytime I get tired when I'm running, I know that Jaime ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- If there is one phrase that Chatham residents need to know before June 11th, it's “Runners, get to the starting line.” June 11th marks the return of the highly anticipated Chatham Jaycee’s Fishawack Run, part of the annual Chatham Fishawack Festival. Coming off a two-year hiatus ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Bill Heap came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night with an appreciation for the borough's Summer Concert Series and a concern about the diminishing tree canopy in town. Heap, representing the Chatham Jaycees, backed up his feelings and concerns by announcing ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, will again be collecting second-hand bikes for use by adults and children in Third World countries.   The collection is being conducted on behalf of Pedals for Progress ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents honored the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by restocking the shelves of the Chatham United Methodist Food Pantry and also held a first-ever MLK Day Service at CUMC. In the morning, residents dropped off canned goods and other supplies for those in need and the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Sophia Tiboni, of New Providence, and Sarah Murphy, of Basking Ridge, students at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, are girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability with their ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Turkey Trot has now raised more $230,000 in its 13 years of existence, benefiting the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, the Chatham Emergency Squad and the Barton Center for Diabetes Education. The Chatham Turkey Trot Committee recently handed over a check ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Athletic Boosters Club handed over a check for $5,000 to benefit the Chatham United Methodist Church Covid Relief Food Distribution program on the final night of the Cougar Classic basketball tournament on Thursday. The funds were raised during the 18th annual Cougar ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- For the third straight year, BSA Troop 280 of Chatham will help ring in the new year with a "First Day Walk" on Jan. 1, 2022, that will benefit open space.  BSA Troop members will ring a bell for participants at the start and finish of the 2.5-mile walk, which begins and ends at ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It will always be part of Nicole DiMaggio's memories, the day her 11-year-old son Michael was struck by an out-of-control vehicle while walking home from school in 2014. But seven years later, DiMaggio's son is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin and she can see that ...

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Weichert Realtors has kicked off their 43rd annual Holiday Toy Drive. Weichert has a long history of giving back to the community and the holiday season is one of their favorite times to do so.  The past few years have been really hard financially for many people.  If you are able, please ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Education Foundation is inviting the Chatham Community to its "Winter Wonderland" event set for Sunday, Dec. 12 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. in the Manor Section of Chatham Borough. The event will feature strolling carolers, holiday cookies, hot chocolate and a visit with Santa ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough neighbors got together to support the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department in 2011 with a run on Thanksgiving Day and 10 years later it was bigger than ever this Thanksgiving. The "Manor" section of Chatham Borough turned out 750 runners for the 1-Mile Fun Run ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Another Thanksgiving, another record-breaking day for the 13th annual Chatham Turkey Trot. “On behalf of the Chatham Turkey Trot Race Committee, I want to thank the more than 1,000 runners and walkers who participated in the 13th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot making it our most ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A truckload of 350 Fraser Fir Christmas Trees arrived Tuesday morning for the 54th annual Chatham Jaycees Christmas Tree Sale, which benefits numerous organizations in town. Bill Heap of the Jaycees thanks the Chatham Township Fire Department for its assistance in helping acquire ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Members of Chatham High's "Wounded Warriors" club baked homemade cupcakes and handed them out for donations that benefit veterans on the final day of the 2021 Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday. Emily Borowicz, Quinn Lamm and Abbie Vastola helped raise $113 for NJ ...

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