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Chatham Township Announces Repaving of Lafayette to Start Thursday, Aug. 17

August 16, 2017

Starting, Thursday, Aug. 17, resurfacing of Lafayette Avenue will begin.

Lafayette Avenue will be closed between Southern Boulevard and Maple Street. Access to Chatham High School will be from the Shunpike Road side. Please follow the posted detours and allow extra travel time.

Kidd Sworn in as Third Generation of Chatham Borough Volunteer Firefighters

CHATHAM, NJ - Colin Kidd became the third generation from his family to serve in the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department when he was sworn in to the department's junior auxiliary on Monday night at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

The 16-year-old Madison High student follows in the footsteps of his father, Don, who is in his 39th year as a Chatham Borough Volunteer ...

A Century of Proud Volunteerism; Roxbury Firefighters Ready for Big Parade

ROXBURY, NJ - More than 100 firetrucks ambulances and other emergency vehicles will roll down Main Street in Succasunna Aug. 12 as the Roxbury Fire Department celebrates 100 years of service.

For Roxbury Chemical Engine Co. 1 Firefighter Tommy Bilancia, it will be the culmination of more than a year of sometimes stressful planning. As chairman of the centennial celebration, Bilancia’s ...

National Night Out Tradition Passed on at Lake Road in Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Lisa Carey knows that her children have warm memories of National Night Out on Lake Road held annually at the yellow house on the lake owned by Dot Morehouse. That's why she wanted to pick up where her neighbor left off.

The Carey family kept the tradition alive on Tuesday night when neighbors gathered in front of their home at 35 Lake Road for National ...

Summit Gas Station Robbery Suspect Arrested

SUMMIT,NJ - The Summit Police Department has announced the arrest of Louis A. Pietrantuono, age 26, of Gillette, in connection with the July 9 robbery of the Shell gas station located at 6 River Road in Summit, near the Chatham border.

The robbery occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on July 9 when a lone masked suspect, later identified as Pietrantuono, jumped ...

Chatham Crescent Jeweler Owner One Year After Armed Robbery: 'I think about it every day'

CHATHAM, NJ - Don Prisco checks the video camera before he comes out from the back to greet customers at Crescent Jewelers in Chatham, where he has been in business for 36 years.

He has to eye everyone who walks through his front door with a little suspicion ever since July 28, 2016, when two men put a gun to his wife's head and cleared out most of his top jewelry inventory. It has been ...

Police Accuse Madison Man of Lying About Armed Robbery; Wanted on Child Rape Charges

MADISON, NJ – The supposed victim of a July 23 armed robbery in downtown Madison is now accused of fabricating his story, said Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen in a statement on Thursday.

Eugenio Munoz Castillo, 50, of Madison told police he was ordered to get on the ground by two tall men wearing dark clothes and masks while entering a covered driveway near the British Home ...

Chatham Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Firearm Use in Susan Drive 'Shots Fired' Incident

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sergey Radushinskiy, 69, a resident of Chatham Township, pled guilty Monday in Morris County Superior Court to the unlawful possession of a loaded rifle on a public street, according to a published report in the Daily Record.

Radushinskiy had been taken into custody last January after Chatham Township Police Officer Sean Lampf responded to a 9-1-1 call of shots ...

Armed Robbery On Main Street in Madison Reported Sunday Evening

MADISON, NJ—On July 23, 2017 at approximately 10:40 p.m. the Madison Police Department was alerted to an armed robbery that occurred in the area of 93 Main Street.

The 50-year-old victim, a Madison resident told police that as he was walking west on Main Street attempting to walk through a covered driveway at 93 Main St. near British Home Emporium and Nautilus Diner, he was ...

Chatham Township Swears in New Police Officers Manning and Schulz

CHATHAM, NJ - Two new police officers - Connor J. Manning and Christopher J. Schulz - were sworn in by Mayor Curt Ritter on Thursday night at regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee.

According to Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly, the two new officers puts the police department at a full contingent of 21. Manning and Schulz fill the voids left by the retirements of Robert ...

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