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Chatham Borough Council Commends Dr. Norman Schaefer for 28 Years of Dedicated Service to Chatham Board of Health

December 11, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council recognized Dr. Norman Schaefer for his 28 years of service on the Chatham Board of Health with a commendatory resolution at its regular meeting on Monday night.

Schaefer joined the board in 1991 and served as a member and the vice president during his tenure.

Colonel Schaefer graduated from Cornell Medical School and became an ear, nose and ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes, 5-1, to Oppose Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use; Want State to Slow Down

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council voted, 5-1, in favor of a resolution that opposes the state's pending vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana at its final meeting of 2018 on Monday night.

The resolution calls for a certified copy of the resolution be sent to Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislators, including those who represent Chatham Borough and Morris ...

Blood Shortage - Donate in 5 Morris County Locations - Including Chatham High on Dec. 9

MORRISTOWN, NJ- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed.  Blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, ...

Chatham Borough Residents are Okay with Medical Marijuana, but Not Okay with Recreational Pot, According to Survey

CHATHAM, NJ - There were 216 Chatham Borough residents who answered the Planet Civic survey questions about marijuana legislation, although some did not answer all the questions. In addition, there were 22 comments.

To see the questions and comments made CLICK HERE.

The Chatham Borough residents who took the survey voted 119 to 96 against the state legalizing the recreational use of ...

Chatham's Dr. Norman Schaefer Participates in His Final Chatham Borough Rabies Clinic; Serves 27 Years on Health Board

CHATHAM, NJ - Dr. Norman Schaefer. a 27-year member of the Chatham Borough Board of Health, participated in his final rabies clinic last Saturday held at the Chatham Firehouse.

Schaefer and his wife, Irene, a retired flight attendant, also worked the clinic. Schaefer's final board of health meeting is Thursday.

Dr. Schaefer has the longest-running United States Air Force Service record ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...


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