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Fair Share Housing Center Files Cross-Motion Against Chatham Borough in Post Office Plaza Litigation; Hearing on Aug. 25

August 9, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough will be defending itself in court against two plaintiffs - SV Joint Venture and the Fair Share Housing Center - before Superior Court Judge Michael C. Gaus on Aug. 25 at the Sussex County Courthouse.

Chatham's affordable housing compliance hearing is also scheduled for the same day.

Legal issues concerning Post Office Plaza's affordable housing ...

Chatham Mom's 'Establishment' Case vs Chatham School District is 'Vacated' by Appellate Court; Sent Back to Lower Court

CHATHAM, NJ -- What started out as public commentary in 2017 by two parents at a Chatham Board of Education meeting about the emphasis on Islam in a 7th Grade World Cultures and Geography Class is still being deliberated today in the courts in relation to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Chatham mother Libby Hilsenrath, on behalf of her minor son, sued the School ...

Superior Court Judge Gaus Grants Adjournment in Civil Case vs. Chatham Borough; Schedules Aug. 9 Date for In-Person Hearing

After granting a full adjournment, Superior Court Judge Michael C. Gaus has set a 1:30 p.m. "Motion Hearing In-Person" on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Sussex County Courthouse in the matter of Borough of Chatham– Mt. Laurel Docket No.: MRS-L-1906-15.

In its brief filed in Morristown in mid-June, SV Chatham PO attorneys asked for court intervention in the matter:

SV Chatham PO ...

Chatham Borough Mayor and Borough Council Unanimously Pass Resolution to 'Condemn' Supreme Court Decision on Abortion

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 was read into the record by the mayor and each of the council members before the 6-0 ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes, 6-0, at Special Meeting to Switch Redevelopers for Post Office Plaza; Court Hearing June 24th

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council held a Special Meeting in order to discuss affordable housing litigation in an executive session before unanimously passing a resolution authorizing Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz to name Bergen County United Way the new redeveloper for Post Office Plaza on Wednesday evening.

The moves came in anticipation of a scheduled June 24 court date on the ...

Chatham Borough Council Sets Special Meeting for Wednesday, June 22 to 'Rescind' Nouvelle as Redeveloper of Post Office Plaza

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council will hold a Special Meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, when it plans to pass a resolution that "rescinds" Nouvelle LLC as the redeveloper for Post Office Plaza and names Bergen County's United Way as the "substitute" redeveloper.

Bergen County's United Way (BCUW) will build the 15-unit, single-building affordable ...

SV Chatham PO Files Civil Motion against Chatham Borough Asking for Court Intervention on Post Office Plaza Redevelopment

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- SV Chatham PO LLC, whose plan was not chosen by the Borough of Chatham Council when it voted, 4-3, to go with an all-affordable housing 15-unit project for Post Office Plaza, has filed a brief in Morris County Superior Court asking for an intervention.

Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz made the deciding vote on May 2 when the council was deadlocked at 3-3 in voting ...

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Summer Concert Series: A Look into Our Local Musicians

Only three more concerts left to wrap up the Concert Series season! This week we welcome Doug Monks and Rosewood for a night of cheer and lyrical joy.

Opening the concert is Doug Monks, a longtime Chatham resident whose creative and engaging music tells a story. He believes in the power of song to heal and rejuvenate the mind. This week's headliner, Rosewood, encapsulates the same passion ...

Summer Events Lined Up at the Farmers’ Market

As August approaches, we welcome a fresh harvest of cantaloupes, cauliflower, nectarines, peaches, plums, watermelons, and turnips. All are available at the Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market with more options of fruits and vegetables for you to enjoy at home. Our market is open every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM until November 19th, rain or shine.

This year we are hosting multiple ...

Serving Up Generosity, Goodwill and Grace at the Jersey Shore

Americans nationwide are feeling the pinch of inflation, but perhaps nowhere more than in our country’s underserved communities.

One such community is Asbury Park, New Jersey, located within FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) service territory, where more than 22 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In February 2022, the New Jersey ...

JCP&L Welcomes New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Programs

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) utilities, have hired 20 graduates of Power Systems Institute (PSI), award-winning, two-year educational program that helps prepare the next generation of line and substation workers for FirstEnergy's 10 electric utility companies.

The new employees include 10 lineworkers and 10 substation electricians who are ...

Sixty-One Mount Saint Mary Academy Students Named AP Scholars

WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy is pleased to congratulate the 61 students recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars. The 2022 AP Exam results allowed 25 students to be named as AP Scholars with Distinction, 15 students were named as AP Scholars with Honors and 21 students were named as AP Scholars. 

The College Board recognizes AP Scholars with Distinction as those ...

Christmas in July at Weichert Realty

It was so much fun playing Santa with colleagues Stephanie Akers and Suzanne Perkins! It’s a totally different vibe in the summer when you pull up to these different foundations and deliver toys for the kids. All the employees are always so grateful that we are thinking of them now when donations are low. We dropped toys off at several organizations in the area; Catholic ...

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A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, August 8 – Sunday, August 14, 2022

NEW! Wellness Initiative

Thanks to a grant from the LibraryLinkNJ cooperative, Library of the Chathams is pleased to announce its wellness initiative. In partnership with the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, the library will be offering a number of free individual counseling sessions for those in need of grief counseling, anxiety counseling, and/or counseling with ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth Management's Dietze is Neutral Now, Bullish Long-Term

August 10, 2022

Peapack Private Wealth Management Managing Principal and Senior Portfolio Strategist David Dietze joined TD Ameritrade for a live interview.  Topic: Can the markets’ advance continue following a stellar July and, if so, what should you buy now!

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