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Chatham High "Non-Traditional" Sports Programs Recognized in Morris Essex Health & Life Magazine

October 17, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Board member Mary Chambers pointed out that Chatham High School is being lauded for the wide range of sports activities offered to its students in the latest issue of "Morris Essex Health & Life Magazine."

Chambers brought the magazine to the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday and highlighted some of the details (in the video below) presented in the ...

Chatham Township Hosts Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness And Fundraising Walk Event

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor, Curt Ritter, partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to host the "Out Of The Darkness" walk to raise funds and awareness about mental illness and suicide prevention.

"Over the past three years, we've raised over $200,000, which is truly remarkable," said Mayor Ritter

AFSP New Jersey Area Director, ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Unveils New Website; Modern Look Focuses on Volunteer Recruitment and Community Donations

CHATHAM, NJ – The Chatham Emergency Squad, an all-volunteer organization providing medical assistance and transport to Chatham Borough and Chatham
Township residents and its visitors 365 days a year, has unveiled a new website to showcase the depth and breadth of services provided in the Chatham community.

“The new site provides a modern look and feel, highlighting the amazing ...

British Swim School Adds Livingston, Fairfield Locations

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County.

The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim School franchise. Although both facilities were officially opened to the ...

Chatham Superintendent Warns of 'Highly Contagious Whooping Cough' Case at Southern Boulevard; Suspected Case at CMS

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out a letter to district parents Tuesday warning of a case of Pertussis, more commonly known as Whooping Cough, discovered at Southern Boulevard School and a suspected case at the Chatham Middle School.

The letter informs parents of steps to take to avoid contracting the highly contagious disease that spreads by way of coughs and ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

Free Seasonal Flu Shots Offered for Chatham Township Residents by Madison Health Department

Seasonal influenza (FLU) immunizations will be administered by the Madison
Health Department to Madison, Chatham Township, Springfield and Cranford residents on the following dates and at the following locations:

Tuesday, Oct 16
3:30- 6:00 pm

Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford

Wednesday, Oct 17
9:00-11:00 am

Madison Civic Center 28 Walnut St., ...

Chatham Borough Council Member Weber Expresses Fear that "Pot Shop" is Coming to Town; Public Input Sought

CHATHAM, NJ - Bob Weber warned that the state legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy are about to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state and urged fellow Borough of Council members to take action at Tuesday's regular meeting.

Weber said that he was prompted to bring up the issue for discussion because the legal counsel for a marijuana shop has made inquiries.

"What has ...

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Breast Cancer Screenings Make More Cancers Curable

October 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are a lot of memorable days in a cancer survivor’s life – some better than others, of course.  For Sally Richter of Denville, September 20th was a favorite because it was her last radiation treatment and a glorious day that would begin the next chapter in her life.

Thankfully for Sally – and so many women diagnosed with breast cancer today – ...