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Health & Wellness

August 5, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The newly resurfaced track at Cougar Field is now open to the public. The gates to Cougar Field and the track had been off limits since June 10 when work began to resurface the track.

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Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System announced that Morristown Medical Center has been ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fifth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022-2023 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a “heat advisory” through July 21st at 8:00 p.m. Though temperatures in Morris County, according to the NWS, will continue to climb higher, going up to 97 degrees on Sunday. “A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Risha Surana, a 2022 Chatham High graduate, is the recipient of the Chatham Emergency Squad's annual scholarship award. The scholarship was established in 2014 by Christine Grobert, a teacher at the Lafayette School, while she served as president of the Chatham Emergency Squad in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz included himself in his mayor's report on Covid-19. Mayor Kobylarz, attending the regular meeting of the Borough Council via Zoom on Monday Night, reported that there have been 2,023 cases in Chatham Borough since the start of the pandemic: ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz and the six borough council members unanimously adopted a resolution to "condemn" the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson that was handed down on June 24. Council member Jocelyn Mathiasen moved to adopt the resolution (see below) that ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The Morris County COVID-19 testing facility located at the County College will be closing. County officials have announced that Friday, March 11 will be the last day for testing. Officials have sited declining requests for tests as the reason for closing the ...

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After fifteen years of splitting their time between the east and west coasts, Terry and Evelent Cox decided that cross-country travel wasn’t what it used to be. So, they set out in search of an amenity-rich community where they could enjoy a vibrant social life now and have peace of mind for the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- If there were any doubts about the benefits of later start times for high school students, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum put them all to rest during his presentation to the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. Mandelbaum, who has been a practicing pediatrician for 20 years, has been ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A presentation on school start times will be given by Dr. Bert Mandelbaum at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education set for 7:30 p.m. Monday night in the CHS Auditorium. The School District of the Chathams is planning a move to an 8:20 a.m. start time for Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Library of the Chathams will become mask-optional starting Monday, Feb. 28. By a unanimous vote, the Library Board of Trustees passed a resolution on Thursday to end mask requirements inside the library starting Feb. 28.  The announcement from the library also said: ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee voted along party lines, 3-2, to pass a resolution that prohibits organizations, township employees, or volunteers to "force face masks to be worn ... without regard to age or vaccination status." Chatham Township Mayor Ashley Felice, and committee ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out an update to parents and staff Thursday about how masks will become optional in Chatham schools starting March 7. LaSusa noted that, as of right now, masks are still required on school buses. "I am hopeful that this will change and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said Monday night that a decision in March by the Chatham Board of Education would make an 8:20 start time for Chatham High School students a reality for the fall semester of 2022. LaSusa originally presented his plan to change the start time ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa is scheduled to give an "update on school start times" at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education set for 7:30 p.m. Monday in the high school auditorium. LaSusa previously advocated for and presented a potential plan that would ...

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Morris County is reopening its Covid-19 testing center at the County College of Morris Student Center, starting Monday, Jan. 10. Tests are free, but by appointment only. No walk-ins are permitted. For more information or to make an appointment visit the Morris County official ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa made the early evening decision on Thursday to call for a "Snow Day" on Friday, Jan. 7, for Chatham schools, citing an increase in positive test cases among staff in recent days. "I would normally call a delay tonight and wait until the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz spent a portion of his 2022 New Year's address advising residents of the Omicron surge during the virtual reorganization meeting held Monday night via Zoom." "The current wave will crest, of course," Kobylarz said in his address. "The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out a message to parents and staff on Monday night with an update on the district's Covid situation and said it would still be best for schools to remain open despite 125 reported virus cases among students since the holiday break. LaSusa ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- All Chatham Schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening for Monday, Jan. 3, according to a message to parents sent out on New Year's Day by Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa. Morning kindergarten and pre-k for Monday are canceled. "The reason for the delayed start for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough has sent out a notice that its Jan. 3, 2022, Reorganization Meeting of the mayor and council will be "all virtual" due to the uptick in positive Delta and Omicron virus cases reported recently in the borough. The notice of the "all virtual" format and a notice of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- For the third straight year, BSA Troop 280 of Chatham will help ring in the new year with a "First Day Walk" on Jan. 1, 2022, that will benefit open space.  BSA Troop members will ring a bell for participants at the start and finish of the 2.5-mile walk, which begins and ends at ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough has seen a rise in positive Covid cases over the past week, with the health officer reporting 168 cases from Dec. 15 through Dec. 22.  Those numbers put the 2021 virus cases at 669 in Chatham Borough and at 914 since the pandemic began. New Jersey reported ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Due to the fast rise in positive Covid cases, Chatham Schools will operate on an early dismissal schedule, starting Monday, Dec. 20, according to an update sent out to parents by Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa on Sunday afternoon. "I have been in communication with the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A 7-year-old Chatham resident was honored with a proclamation in her name, declaring it "Riley Kelly Day" in celebration of her winning battle against cancer at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night. Kelly, who now plays ice hockey with the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa has reported a spike in Covid cases among district students since Thanksgiving but noted that in-person instruction will continue on schedule in an update sent out to parents and staff on Wednesday. The steepest rise in cases is in the high ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa gave a presentation on the benefits of starting the school day later for high school students and said he would consider it his "greatest and most consequential" accomplishment in his tenure at Monday night's Chatham Board of Education ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It will always be part of Nicole DiMaggio's memories, the day her 11-year-old son Michael was struck by an out-of-control vehicle while walking home from school in 2014. But seven years later, DiMaggio's son is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin and she can see that ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Chatham Coalition and the Drug Enforcement Administration will present Hidden in Plain Sight a presentation aimed at showing parents and caregivers where teens might hide potential substances.  The presentation will be virtual on December 9 at 7 pm. Would you know what ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The 10th anniversary of the Trot the Manor Turkey Trot is set for Thanksgiving morning in Chatham Borough and has returned to an in-person run in 2021. The Chatham Trot the Manor includes a 1-Mile Fun Run and a USATF certified 5k race in which runners take two laps of a course ...

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