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October 15, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Township Mayor Stacey Ewald gave an update to the township's development of affordable housing at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night. Ewald announced that Chatham Township filed a "Declaration of Taking" and has received "title to 522 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Four Chatham mothers of sons who skateboard came before the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night to make their recommendation that a new skatepark be built outside of the municipal building at 58 Meyersville Rd. Crystal Paone and Deb Petitjean of Chatham Borough and ...

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CHATHAM NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council unanimously approved a resolution to extend the designation of its redeveloper for Post Office Plaza from Oct. 20 through Jan. 26, 2022, at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. It marked the fourth time the council has extended the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The first event to be held at Chatham Borough's Stanley Center will be the bluegrass band "Mile Twelve", which is scheduled to take the stage 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 for a Halloween afternoon performance. Chatham Borough Council member Jocelyn Mathiasen, part of the Stanley Center ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The dog off-leash area at Shepard Kollock Park is now fully enclosed by fencing. The work was completed by the Chatham Borough DPW this past week. Council member Jocelyn Mathiasen announced the change at the Tuesday night Borough of Chatham Council meeting. Previously, there had ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The amended affordable housing agreement that was signed in June calls for a minimum of 15 affordable housing units to be built at Post Office Plaza, according to Kendra Lelie, the borough professional planner. That would calculate out to a building big enough to hold at least 100 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kendra Lelie, Chatham Borough's professional planner, will make a presentation on the amended settlement on affordable housing with the Fair Share Housing Center at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting set for 7:30 Monday, Sept 27 at borough hall. Residents questioned the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Fishawack is organized by the MyChathamNJ Advisory Committee and was first held back in 1971. Back then, a local Chamber of Commerce organized a sidewalk sale day, called Fishawack Day, which was eventually adopted by Fishawack Inc., a governing body of volunteers who turned it into ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police Department continued to be recognized as one of the best department's in the state, receiving its second NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police accreditation at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night. Harry J. Delgado, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- True to her colors, Dorothy "Dot" Stillinger wasn't content to sit back and receive the accolades for the 23 years of dedication she performed as a member of the Chatham Township Environmental Commission. She took the opportunity to tout the accomplishments of others in the CTEC ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- An overflow crowd of Chatham Borough residents came to get answers about the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza on Monday night, with many being unable to enter the council chambers because of Covid-19 restrictions that limited the public to 25 attendees. Chatham Borough Mayor ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Bob Penn has vivid memories from his participation at Ground Zero on the day of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Saturday night he wore the same fireman's shirt that he had on 20 years ago at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held in Memorial Park. The Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee voted, 3-2, to introduce an ordinance that would regulate the growth of bamboo and Japanese Knotweed on private property at its regular meeting held Thursday night. Chatham Township Mayor Stacey Ewald, Deputy Mayor Kathy Abbott and committee member ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham High Athletic Department is asking that spectators arrive early for the 9/11 Ceremony scheduled before the Cougar football game vs. Jefferson at Cougar Field on Saturday. Those wishing to view the ceremony that will recognize Chatham First Responders and remember the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Township Mayor Stacey Ewald reported on Thursday night that 98% percent of adults in the township has had at least one dose of a vaccine and that 91% of adults 18-and-over have been fully vaccinated. "Vaccinations have gone up, which is great," Ewald said. "Adults ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- More than half of the new positive Covid cases in August have been attributed to residents identified as being fully vaccinated, according to the Chatham Borough Health Department report issued on Wednesday. There were 37 Chatham Borough residents who tested positive for the virus ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Madison teen Nick Amling will perform 6:30 p.m. Thursday when Chatham Borough holds the final concert of its summer series at the Gazebo in Reasoner Park. Amling is a 17-year-old musician, singer, and songwriter from Madison. As a solo act, he plays many popular Rock, Blues, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham and the rest of Morris County could experience "a potentially significant flooding event," starting Wednesday morning and through Thursday, according to Jeffrey Paul, Morris County's director of emergency management. Paul issued a forecast Tuesday afternoon, warning that 4 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Lauren Petersen admits it's a bit of a "leap of faith for us" but she and her husband have decided to send their four children to a "micro-school" outside the School District of the Chathams this year. The Chatham Township mother cited Gov. Phil Murphy's Aug. 9 executive order ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police Department is now wearing "Body Worn Cameras", according to Chatham Township Police Chief Thomas Miller.  According to state guidelines (see facts below), the cameras must be activated during traffic stops, witness interviews, custodial interrogations, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee held a Special Meeting that lasted a total of nine minutes, passing a resolution that strengthens its bid to gain a 9% federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit for affordable housing on Thursday night. The committee met and quickly passed a resolution ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – Long-time Chatham resident Andy Wang and Aloha Festivals Falsetto Contest winner Bill Wynne will perform Hawaiian music at the Reasoner Park Gazebo on Fairmont Avenue. The free evening performance is set for Thursday, August 26, from 6-8 p.m., showcases Hawaii's unique acoustic ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its support for a mask-option policy for school children but stated it has no choice and had to follow Gov. Phil Murphy's Aug. 9 executive order mandating masks Monday night at its final meeting before the start of the school year. "It's ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa issued a message to parents on Monday to "clear up some confusion" in relation to the policy vote the Chatham Board of Education will be taking on its masking rules for the upcoming school year. LaSusa explained that there already is a mask ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After a discussion and a plea from a resident, the Chatham Township Committee indicated that it is seriously considering the introduction of an ordinance that would restrict the growth of bamboo and Japanese knotweed at its regular meeting held Thursday night Chatham Township ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- While the news of the "Delta" variant has been a noted concern in New Jersey, the news in Chatham continues to be very good when it comes to the virus. Chatham Township Mayor Stacey Ewald reported that the health department statistics show that 88% of adults 18 and over in Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham High fencing program has turned out to be a hit in its 11 years of existence and the Borough of Chatham Council recognized the recent national achievements of several Chatham fencers and their coaches at Monday night's meeting. Chatham High fencing coach Jerry Duffey ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- According to Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz, a very high percentage of Borough residents have been vaccinated against the virus. "In Chatham Borough, the numbers are quite impressive," Kobylarz reported at Monday night's Borough of Chatham Council meeting. "Approximately ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be a hybrid meeting, with in-person and Zoom attendance.   CHATHAM BOROUGH MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR HYBRID MEETING Monday, August 9, 2021 NOTICE IS HEREBY ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two different events were happening in East Brunswick Friday, flooding the narrow streets around Memorial Elementary School.  One was a rally by about 150 "pro-choice" parents who were there to protest Governor Murphy's statewide requirement for students to be masked when ...

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