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Hoffmann Resigns as Chatham Township Administrator After 3 Years; Temporary Replacement Sought During Search for New Hire

May 10, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Mayor Ashley Felice announced that Chatham Township Administrator Robert Hoffmann has resigned at the regular meeting of the Township Committee on Tuesday night.

Hoffmann, who was not at the meeting, has been the Chatham Township Administrator since Feb. 1, 2019, when he was hired to replace Thomas Ciccarone. 

Mayor Felice and committee member Stacey Ewald will be ...

Chatham's Les Cheveux Salon Damaged in February Two-Alarm Fire Receives $15,000 Morris County Small Business Grant

CHATHAM, NJ -- Les Cheveux Salon on Main Street in Chatham was one of the businesses to receive a $15,000 check from the Morris County Small Business Grant program on Wednesday.

Morris County Commissioner Director Tayfun Selen came to Chatham to hand over the check to Les Cheveux owner Lisa Widocki, who has been operating out of Luxe on Main since the two-alarm fire at the Chatham Sandwich ...

Chatham Borough Mayor Kobylarz Casts Tie-Breaking Vote for Post Office Plaza, Chooses 15 100% Affordable Housing Over KRE 100

CHATHAM, NJ -- With the Borough of Chatham Council deadlocked at 3-3, Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz was called on to break the tie and chose the 15 100% Affordable Housing plan for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza at a Special Meeting held Monday night. 

In a separate vote, the council unanimously voted, 6-0, to reject placing 115 Assisted Living units on Bowers Lane. After the tiebreaker ...

Chatham Borough Council Set to Vote on Preferred Plan for Redevelopment of Post Office Plaza at Monday Night Special Meeting

CHATHAM, NJ -- The six members of the Borough of Chatham Council will vote to choose one of the five options on the table for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza at a Special Meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 2 at Borough Hall.

Council members are expected to give their views on the plans before the vote is officially taken.

Three of the plans have been designed by the Kushner Real ...

Chatham Shade Tree Commission Honors the Memory of One of its Own - Ken Chmura - with Planting of Dawn Redwood at Garden Park

CHATHAM, NJ -- The picture book "The Memory Tree" is meant to help children celebrate the good memories when someone dies. In the story, the longer the forest animals talk about their departed friend, the larger the tree in his memory grows.

That was the message Colleen Truppo brought to the gathering on Sunday when a Dawn Redwood tree was planted at Garden Park near the Chatham ...

Will Chatham Go High or Low with Post Office Redevelopment?; Council Member Mathiasen: No 'Goldilocks Solution' in Choices

CHATHAM, NJ -- Now it's up to the six sitting members of the Borough of Chatham Council to sort it out and vote for one of the five options presented for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza. That vote will come 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 2 at the meeting set for Borough Hall.

The mayor and council held the second of two "Town Halls" on the five options and the most passionate ...

Chatham Township Celebrates 100 Years of Service Provided by the Green Village Volunteer Fire Department and its Auxiliary

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Township recognized the 100 years of service of the Green Village Volunteer Fire Department and its Auxiliary with a proclamation at the Chatham Township Committee meeting on Tuesday.

Green Village Fire Department members presented the colors for the pledge of allegiance to start the township committee meeting (see below).

Chatham Township Mayor Ashley Felice read ...

Masi Sworn in as Newest Member of the Chatham Township Police Department; Spent 5 Years with Morris County Sheriff's Office

CHATHAM, NJ -- Phil Masi joined the Chatham Township Police Department as its newest member when he was sworn in by Chatham Township Mayor Ashley Felice at the regular meeting of the township committee on Tuesday night.

After back-to-back retirements, Masi's addition puts the Chatham Township Police Department back to a full-strength force of 21.

Masi served for five years with the ...

Chatham Residents Most Concerned About 'Increase in Traffic, Scale of Buildings and Parking' in Survey on Post Office Plaza

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents will get a second chance to voice their concerns and ask questions to the Borough of Chatham Council about the five options being considered for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 25 at the Chatham Middle School during public commentary of the regular meeting.

The five options being considered are in the matrix ...

It's All About the "Tasting" at Grand Opening for 'The Shop - Pizza, Pasta and Panino' in Former Cafe Villa Space

CHATHAM, NJ -- It's all about the "tasting' of fine Italian cuisine, which is a passion of co-owners Vincenzo Bernardo and Christopher Bezzone at "The Shop - Pizza, Pasta & Panino" located at 365 Main Street in Chatham, the former Cafe Villa space.

The Shop has been open since January but Bernardo and Bezzone used the occasion of their "Grand Opening" ...

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Mount St. Mary Class of 2022 Future Athletic Plans Revealed

On the morning of May 12, Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung revealed the names of additional Class of 2022 student-athletes who have expressed their intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level. The following students were honored by Denise Materia, Director of Athletics and Assistant Directress (Student Life), S. Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S. (Directress) in Mother Mary ...

If You Want to Know How Much Your Home Is Worth, Sodano Appraisal Services May Have the Answer

CHATHAM, NJ – The unprecedented boom in the housing market over the last 12 months has inspired many homeowners to at least consider the idea of selling their property. On the flip side, prospective home buyers want to make sure they are getting a fair market price on their offers, even in this frenzied demand-driven market.

So, what is the first step to achieving the fair market value ...

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, May 16 – Sunday, May 22, 2022

PROGRAMS THIS WEEK:

Storytime

Join Miss Najia for this in-person progressive 8-week storytime for babies and toddlers!

Babies Storytime – Monday, May 16 and Tuesday, May 17 3, 10 to 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime – Monday, May 16 and Tuesday, May 17, 10:45 to 11:15 am

For registered participants only.

Chess for Kids

Mondays, May 2 through June 13

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Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

Why you should chose The Conte Schelling Team to buy/sell your home.

May 16, 2022

Our partnership has been built on three principles: service to our clients, service to the industry and service to our community. Each year we serve the residential real estate of individuals and people moving to, from and within Northern New Jersey-- always with the commitment of providing exemplary service during what can be one of life’s most-exciting, yet often stressful, events.

Our ...