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Chatham Township Committee Offers Public Service Announcement on Bike Safety; Chatham Township Police Offering Free Helmets

July 16, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- Committee member Celeste Fondaco made a Public Service Announcement on bicycle safety, urging riders in town to wear helmets at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night.

Fondaco announced that the Chatham Township Police Department is offering "free" bike helmets to Chatham residents and that the police already have "lots" of ...

Hayworth Promoted to Lieutenant in Chatham Township Police Department; 21 Years on the Force and Counting

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Township Police Sergeant Brad Hayworth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and sworn in to the position at the Chatham Township Committee meeting on Thursday night.

Hayworth started with the department as a dispatcher in 2000 and was then assigned to the detective bureau. In 2013, he received the Chief's Recognition Award for outstanding investigative performance.

Madison Chatham Coalition, Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams, Local Liquor Retailers, Police Departments and Governments Host Successful Sticker Shock Campaign

CHATHAM, NJ —Volunteers from the Madison Chatham Coalition (MCC), Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams (MACC), Chatham Borough Police Department, Chatham Township Police Department and all four liquor retailers in Chatham participated in the Sticker Shock campaign for the third year in a row on June 28 and June 30 in anticipation of the Fourth of July weekend.

Bottle King and ...

Did a Tornado Touch Down in Chatham?; Severe Weather Snaps Two Utility Poles on Watchung Avenue; Wire on Fire on N. Passaic

CHATHAM, NJ -- Was that a Tornado that blew through Chatham on Wednesday? Whatever it was, it was a severe weather event in the late afternoon that caught many by surprise and snapped two utility poles on Watchung Avenue near River Road.

Chatham Borough Police also reported a wire fire on North Passaic Avenue around the same time, closing the road between Yale Street and Center ...

Firefighters Called to 2 Fires in 3 Days in New Providence; Chatham Firefighters Also Respond to Calls

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. — Firefighters rescued a dog and took two cats to the vet today, while fighting a fire at an apartment on Southgate Road. It was the second fire call they answered in the last three days. The earlier fire is, which has been declared suspicious, is being investigated by the New Providence Detective Bureau. 

Just before noon today, firefighters ...

Chatham Honors its First Responders with 'Alternative Parade'; 1st Deputy Fire Chief Glogolich Steps Forward During Pandemic

CHATHAM, NJ -- There are people who step back when the going gets tough and then there are Chatham's first responders, who always step forward in a time of need.

That was the message on July 5 when Chatham Borough honored its first responders with an "Alternative Parade" that also recognized Independence Day.

Perhaps, no one was a better example of "stepping forward" ...

Chatham Township, Green Village Volunteer Fire Departments set 4th of July 'Wave Parade' with Police, Chatham Emergency Squad

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department and Green Village Volunteer Fire Department have announced that they will bring out the fire trucks for a "Wave Parade" through the township on Sunday, July 4th at 10 a.m.

Chatham Borough's "Alternative" 4th of July Parade is set for Monday, July 5th at 10 a.m., and inspired the move by the township ...


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Breaking News: Cedar Grove Parents Seeking to Hold Superintendent and BOE Accountable for Potential Privacy Violations and Lack of Transparency at Board of Education Meeting TONIGHT at 7:30pm at Cedar Grove High School

Last month, the Cedar Grove School District administered a controversial “equity and diversity” survey to high school, middle school and elementary school children.  The survey was given to students as young as third grade, in a seeming violation of district policy and state and federal laws requiring prior written informed parental consent.  In a swift and organized ...

Jersey 1st TV Tonight Will Focus on the Technology and Innovation Sector: Special Guest is John Carini

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Jersey 1st TV takes center stage tonight, Thursday, July 15th at 7pm. The subject is NJ's technology sector and why tech companies leaving California for Miami and Austin. NJ’s business climate is the worst in the country. How can we fix this issue so that we can attract technology companies to NJ?

Elizabeth Nader and John Carini will be discussing the business ...

Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

This Is How Family Became One Designer's Secret to Success

In many ways, preeminent NJ design group CWI.DESIGN is a family business—passed down from mother to daughter, run by wife and husband. But Rachel Kapner's path to becoming its president and principal designer took some unexpected turns along the way. And it required loved ones to trust her ability to get the job done.

Changing Course from Fashion to Interior Design

"I ...

Teen Fashion Design Classes Cultivate Creativity

You can’t use up creativity.
The more you use, the more you have.
— Maya Angelou

Cultivating creativity in a safe, encouraging environment can help motivate teens to acquire problem-solving skills while allowing them to explore their ideas, enjoy successes, manage and overcome failures, and achieve their goals. 

Creativity can elevate self-esteem,
broaden educational and ...

House of Dezign Fashion Classes: A Fun STEM Activity for Kids 6 - 17 Years

Enroll your child in fashion design classes — an activity that’s fun, rewarding, builds self-esteem, and integrates real-world scientific, technologic, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) skills! 

House of Dezign offers fashion classes
that encourage children and teens to explore STEM skills
while creating their very own fashion designs!

STEM: Effective Mind-on, ...

Fashion Camp: A Unique, Creative Opportunity for Kids 6 to 17

If your child or teen is looking for a unique creative experience around the corner, Chatham’s House of Dezign is it! A fashion academy new to the area, House of Dezign offers summer classes for children ages 6 through 17.

Fashion Camp for Kids and Teens

House of Dezign Kids’ and Teen Fashion Camps are offered Monday through Friday for children ages 6 to 12 and 13 to 17, ...

Meet Roya Ranjbar, owner of the new store in town, Dezign House

Roya’s passion for beauty and fashion manifested at an early age. As a young child, she instinctively crafted an entire wardrobe of paper fashions for her dolls. Her craftsmanship expanded throughout her formative years. After graduating from high school, Roya enrolled in an intensive seven-year fashion program abroad.

Always one to nurture her talents, she honed her skills in creating ...

Green Village Garage Stays Ahead of Curve After 20 Years of Serving Community

CHATHAM, NJ – Touting relationships might seem cliché in the business world, but it has been the key to success for Green Village Garage (526 Green Village Rd.), a full-service auto mechanic shop that has been a staple in the Chatham community for more than two decades.

The winning formula for Green Village Garage is simply defined with only a couple of words – honesty and ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, July 28, 9:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Teen Summer Camp @ House of Design Ages ...


Wed, July 28, 10:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Kids Summer Fashion Camp Ages 6-12


Thu, July 29, 9:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Teen Summer Camp @ House of Design Ages ...

A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, July 26 – Sunday, August 1, 2021

NEW: Mahjong

Lately, as things are gradually going back to normal, we have heard a request from library patrons: Do you know where we can play Mahjong?  We listened, and now we have an answer for you: right here, at the library!  Starting on July 28, we have set aside a room every Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm for those who love the game and want to come together with old friends or ...

To Roll Over or Not Roll Over Your 401k

Investors have options when deciding what to do with an employer sponsored 401k after leaving the company.  One option is to simply leave it in place with the old employer and continuing to have the same institution manage the existing funds even though no new monies will be invested.  Another choice is to roll the funds into an existing or new individual rollover IRA, or to roll it ...

Green Village Fire Department Hosts National Night Out On Crime BBQ

July 26, 2021

The Green Village Fire Department will once again participate in the National Night Out with a community barbecue beginning at 6 p.m. at the firehouse on Tuesday, August 3rd. 

McGruff, the crime dog, along with Chatham Township Police will stop by for a visit. Hamburgers and hot-dogs will be provided courtesy of the Fire Department. Members of the community are welcome ...

The Secrets Behind the Deliciousness of NJ Summer Tomatoes

July 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — For many who call the Garden State home, summer tastes like the first bite of a ripe, juicy Jersey tomato plucked fresh from a roadside farm stand or local farmers market.

But for every delicate tomato dripping with flavor we devour on the spot or place ever so carefully in our canvas bag to bring home from the market, we struggle to understand its secrets. What makes the ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...