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Chatham to Hold 2nd Annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" Sept. 23 at Cougar Field

August 12, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -The Chatham Township Committee announced its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention with its 2nd Annual Chatham Township "Out of the Darkness Community Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 23 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

The event will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in ...

Morristown, Overlook Ranked Among U.S. News 2017-18 Best Hospitals in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY -- U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of Best Hospitals in the U.S. and in each state. According to the magazine, the analysis reviews hospitals' performance in clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. Scores are based on factors including survival, patient safety, and nurse staffing, among others. The rankings also looked at treatment of specialties ...

Chatham Resident Melina Kelley Celebrates 100th Birthday

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Melina Kelley celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, July 12 with family and friends. She was born in 1917.

Kelley is the wife of former Chatham Borough Fire Chief William R. Kelley Jr., who started the annual fishing derby held each year in Kelley's Pond behind Milton Avenue School.

Kelley's daughter, Margie Salin, also lives in ...

Overlook Medical Center, Other Atlantic Health System Hospitals Seek Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial Participants

SUMMIT, NJ - When treated in its earliest stages, the five-year survival rate for ovarian cancer is over 90 percent. Unfortunately, only 15 percent of cases are found at this early stage due to ovarian cancer's non-specific symptoms and lack of available early detection tests.

When discovered at a more advanced stage, the ovarian cancer survival rate can be as low as 18 ...

Chatham Earns Third Place in Contest with Salvas-Produced Mayors Wellness Video

CHATHAM,  NJ - Chatham earned third place in the New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute's video contest, it was announced on Friday.

Chatham Township resident Tom Salvas produced the video that won one of the health institute's top awards. Stone Harbor took first place and Jersey City was second.

In addition to being the producer of the video, Salvas was a ...

Chatham Earns Third Place in Contest with Salvas-Produced Mayors Wellness Video

CHATHAM,  NJ - Chatham earned third place in the New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute's video contest, it was announced on Friday.

Chatham Township resident Tom Salvas produced the video that won one of the health institute's top awards. Stone Harbor took first place and Jersey City was second.

The Tom Salvas video that won third place for Chatham can be seen ...

'Walking Soccer' Demo Class at The Connection Set for July 22

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Walking Soccer', a new sports craze which allows older adults, or those with limitations, to play "the beautiful game" in a safe, enjoyable and professionally guided manner, is now available at The Connection with a demonstration class set for July 22, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Instructed by professional soccer player and coach Chris ...

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