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Chatham Township and Chatham Borough Police Meet with Superintendent to Ensure Safety After Parkland Shooting

February 23, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly reported at the Chatham Township Committee meeting that he met with Chatham Borough Police Captain Brian Gibbons and Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa Thursday morning to discuss school safety measures.

"As you know recently our nation was rocked by the school shooting in Parkland, Florida," Hennelly said.

Fire in Second-Floor Chatham Apartments Close Down Traffic on Main Street; No Injuries Reported

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, and Florham Park firefighters were among those who responded to a fire at 166 Main Street in Chatham at 10:44 a.m. Thursday and extinguished the second-floor apartment fire located above Chatham Floor & Decor.

Main Street was closed off to traffic from Passaic Avenue to Summit Avenue.

"At this point, we don't have any reported ...

Chatham Superintendent: Inappropriate Remarks on Social Media by Chatham Student About School Shooting Investigated; No Active Threat

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent of Schools Michael LaSusa sent out an email Monday night explaining that a Chatham Middle School student made "inappropriate posts to social media" and "referenced a school shooting."

Chatham Police investigated the situation and had determined there was "no active threat to the school." In an act of ...

Chatham Borough Police Chief Crosson has Retired; Captain Gibbons is Acting Commander

CHATHAM, NJ - Phil Crosson Jr., who has been a member of the Chatham Borough Police Department since 1992, retired from his position as the police chief on Feb. 1.

"It came on pretty quickly," Crosson said when reached by phone on Sunday. "I was on vacation for six weeks and I bought a business. I came back for one day and retired."

According to Crosson, ...

Former Chatham High Football Captain Failla Found Dead in Colorado; GoFundMe Page to Bring Body Back to Chatham

VAIL, COLO - Samuel Failla, 24, a 2012 graduate of Chatham High and captain of the football team, was found dead in Vail on Tuesday after he was reported missing.

His friends have started a GoFundMe page to bring Failla's body home to Chatham. According to several published reports, Failla and a friend had been skiing in the "back country" of East Vail. The friend had been ...

Chatham Township Police: Green Village Firefighter Transported to Hospital after Joseph Street House Fire

CHATHAM, NJ - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 10:43 p.m. Chatham Township Police Officers were dispatched to 1 Joseph Street for a reported structure fire. Officer Michael Bloom, first on the scene, reported heavy smoke and flames in the right corner of the single-family home and all of the residents safely outside.

The Green Village, Chatham Township, Chatham Borough and Summit Fire Departments ...

Firefighters Respond to House Fire on Joseph Street in Chatham Township; No Injuries Reported

CHATHAM, NJ - No one was injured in a Saturday night house fire at 1 Joseph Street in Chatham Township. According to firefighters at the scene, everyone got out safely.

Responding to the call that came in just before 11 p.m. Saturday night were firefighters from Chatham Township, Chatham Borough, Green Village and Summit. Madison Police also responded.

 

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