2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

June 13, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

Chatham Borough Joins Morris County's "Stigma Free" Initiative

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council has voted to join the Morris County “Stigma Free’’ initiative, passing a resolution to make Chatham the 19th town in Morris County to join the countywide effort to help eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and substance abuse disorders.

“It is critical that we raise awareness and promote the available resources ...

Chatham's 2017 Relay for Life Raises Over $100,000 for American Cancer Society

CHATHAM, NJ - Hundreds of members of the community gathered at Haas Field on Saturday to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event. Forty-three teams participated in the event, dedicating their entire nights to walking around Haas Field and battling cancer one step at a time.

“In terms of goals we probably have about six hundred people here tonight which is ...

Chatham Health Survey Says 10.3 Percent of Students Have Tried E-Cigarettes/Vaping

CHATHAM, NJ - Lori Gironda, Chatham High assistant principal, reported that 10.3 percent of CHS students had answered a survey in which they indicated that they had tried an e-cigarette or vape pen in the previous 30 days. 

Gironda held up a vape pen at the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Monday night to show that it looked like a computer thumb drive and wanted parents ...

Cornell Graduate Tells His Story of Addiction at Chatham Opioid Crisis Seminar

CHATHAM, NJ - When Cornell student athlete, Will Hartigan, finally began relieving his long-term anxiety by mixing pain killers and adderall, he thought to himself, “This is how I should feel everyday.”

Hartigan put the Chatham community in his own shoes as a struggling, young opioid addict at the “Opioid Crisis to Opportunity” presentation at Chatham High School on ...

Balance Keeps You On Your Feet; Chatham Club Offers New Class

CHATHAM, NJ - In 2017, an estimated 6.5 million Americans reported problems of balance or dizziness. One in three adults over the age of 65 takes a serious fall each year. And with an aging population this statistic will likely increase.  The good news is that with some practice, individuals can avoid becoming part of that number. Practicing balance, at any age, along with strength and ...

Chatham Preps to Raise Funds for the American Cancer Society at 5th Annual Relay for Life Event  

CHATHAM, NJ - On Saturday, June 3rd, Chatham will be hosting its fifth annual Relay for Life event at Haas Field.

Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society, with 5,200 communities and 27 countries participating in the event.

Last year’s Relay for Life event in Chatham included the participation of 49 different teams, raising $156,000 for the American ...

Opioid Epidemic Touches Chatham Mother Whose Son Died of an Overdose

"There were no needles, nothing injected. No pipes. Nothing smoked. You drank it in a tea. And it killed you. Dead the day before my birthday. Dead one month before your 23rd birthday."

Written by a Chatham mother in a letter to her son

CHATHAM, NJ - Kelly Loofbourrow and and Marilyn Musielski are like the Paul Reveres of their time, trying to warn everyone in the ...

Chathams MACC Hosts "Opioid Crisis to Opportunity" Presentation Tuesday, May 30 at CHS

CHATHAM, NJ – The Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams (MACC), in coordination with the MCC Coalition, will host an Opioid/Heroin Awareness: From Crisis to Opportunity seminar 7 p.m. Tuesday May 30 at the Chatham High School auditorium.

The presentation is designed to help the families of Chatham and surrounding communities address the opioid and heroin epidemic.

The ...

Professional Staff Hailed at Overlook's Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony

SUMMIT, NJ - Fittingly held as the nation marked 'Hospital Week', care providers throughout Overlook Medical Center gathered to recognize the hospital’s best and brightest clinical professional staff, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patient care partners, at the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony.

The annual event is ...

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The Chatham Club Celebrates 40th Anniversary and Bids Farewell to Rutgers

June 23, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - While The Chatham Club celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, it is also saying farewell to its general manager, Chris Rutgers.

Rutgers has been the face of the Chatham, NJ fitness club, as well as a driving force behind its continued growth for the past 25 years.

“It has been an honor to be a part of the Club’s development,” ...