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Hawk Allstate Chatham Softball Team of the Week: Chatham U14 Sparks

June 22, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Sparks U14 girls fast-pitch softball team went undefeated over the weekend in the Father's Day Tournament held in South Plainfield.

Chatham won every game played at Pony Tail Park on June 17 and 18, which culminated with a 7-6 win in the final versus the South Plainfield Tigers. Strong pitching, outstanding defense and powerful hitting were the keys to the ...

Hawk Allstate Chatham Baseball Team of the Week: Chatham U11 White

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham U11 White travel baseball team defeated Livingston, 7-6 in extra innings, to win the American Northeast Division of the United States Amateur Baseball League (USABL).

The final was a rematch of last year's final won by Livingston. This year, Chatham threw out a runner at the plate in the seventh inning to preserve the win.

The Chatham U11 White travel team ...

Chatham Recreation Track Excels at Morris County Lakeland League Championships

RANDOLPH, NJ - A group of 55 athletes represented the Chatham Recreation Track and Field team and placed third overall in Division II of the Morris County Lakeland League Championships during a two-day event held this month at Randolph High School.

In the 13-15 boys division, Henry Wood of Chatham won both the mile and the 400-meter races. Wood clocked 4:53.76 in the mile and won the 400 in ...

Chatham Police Help Search for Suspect After Wednesday Evening's 7-Eleven Armed Robbery in Berkeley Heights

June 22, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:01 p.m., the Berkeley Heights Police Department Communication Center received a report of an armed robbery at the 7-11 Convenience Store, located at 417 Springfield Ave. The actor is described as a black male, wearing red Adidas pants, black shirt, partially covered face, and carrying a black handgun. 

After committing the ...

Chatham House Fire Blocks Lafayette Traffic; Small Kitchen Fire Extinguished Quickly

CHATHAM, NJ - A small kitchen fire that was extinguished quickly blocked traffic on Lafayette Avenue in Chatham Borough for hours Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters from Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Madison and Florham Park responded to a report of a structure fire at 85 Lafayette Avenue.

"It appears to be a small kitchen fire," Doug Allan, Chatham Borough Fire Chief, ...

2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

June 13, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

Ferguson Recognized as Distinguished Teacher at 2017 Chatham High School Graduation

June 25, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Terrence Ferguson, Chatham High English Teacher, received the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Recognition at the 29th Commencement Exercises of the School District of the Chathams held Friday in Mennen Sports Arena. 

Chatham's Select Choir sang the Star Spangled Banner and the Alma Mater song.

Yulan Zhang welcomed the attendees with her Valedictory ...

Chatham Middle School 8th Grade Celebration

Under sunny skies and a back drop of the school, the Chatham Middle School 8th Grade Celebration for the class of 2017 took place on Haas Field on Thursday, June 22nd.

Chatham High Class of 2017 Graduation

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The 29th commencement exercise for the School District of the Chathams was held on Friday night at Mennen Sports Arena.

There were 323 graduates in the class of 2017. Yulan Zhang was the Valedictorian and Nishita Sinha was the Salutatorian.

Chatham Borough Approves Boxcar Bus Service During NJ Transit Diversion to Hoboken

June 27, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough joined a group of towns that will be offering bus rides to New York City to help alleviate headaches for train commuters during NJ Transit's diversion of the Midtown Direct to Hoboken, starting July 10 and running through Sept. 1.

On Monday night at its regular meeting, Chatham Borough joined a group that has approved bus service from train station stops ...

Davis Named Grand Marshal for Chatham Fire Department's 63rd Fourth of July Parade

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Chatham Fire Department's 63d annual Fourth of July Parade, according to parade chairman Jeffrey Fricke, the deputy fire chief.

“It's an honor, truly an honor," Davis said. "Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine being a Grand Marshal in Chatham’s ...

Ness Joins Ewald on Democratic Ticket for Chatham Township Committee; Gagliardi Withdraws

CHATHAM, NJ - Shalini Gagliardi has withdrawn from the Democratic ticket for Chatham Township Committee and was replaced with Tracy Ness on Thursday night by the Chatham Democratic Committee.

Ness will join Stacey Ewald on the Democratic ticket, which will be trying to unseat incumbent Republicans, committee member Mike Kelly and Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz, in the November election.

Davis Named Grand Marshal for Chatham Fire Department's 63rd Fourth of July Parade

June 23, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Chatham Fire Department's 63d annual Fourth of July Parade, according to parade chairman Jeffrey Fricke, the deputy fire chief.

“It's an honor, truly an honor," Davis said. "Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine being a Grand Marshal in Chatham’s ...

2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

Chatham Township Takes Steps to Ease Pain for Train Commuters During NJ Transit Diversion to Hoboken

June 23, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter is making plans to ease the commuting woes that will begin to affect commuters to New York City, like himself, starting next month and he offered one solution at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night.

"We are pleased to work with the private sector to help alleviate parking and commuting issues for ...

Chatham Residents Ask Questions, Share Ideas at Community Redevelopment Forum on Post Office Plaza

CHATHAM, NJ - Phil Abramson, hired by Chatham Borough as a planner and consultant, was supposed to give a brief power-point presentation and then have everyone break into discussion groups on the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza at the community meeting held Thursday night.

But before Abramson could get through his presentation, the questions and suggestions kept coming from the ...

2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

Ness Joins Ewald on Democratic Ticket for Chatham Township Committee; Gagliardi Withdraws

June 23, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Shalini Gagliardi has withdrawn from the Democratic ticket for Chatham Township Committee and was replaced with Tracy Ness on Thursday night by the Chatham Democratic Committee.

Ness will join Stacey Ewald on the Democratic ticket, which will be trying to unseat incumbent Republicans, committee member Mike Kelly and Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz, in the November election.

2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

June 13, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

Chatham Girl Scouts Earn Prestigious Gold Award

June 22, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Fourteen Girl Scouts from Chatham received the prestigious Gold Award on Tuesday, June 14th at the Fish and Game Club. The club was packed with leaders, advisors, families, friends, local town dignitaries and fellow Girl Scouts who came together to honor these accomplished role models.

The Gold Award, which is celebrating it’s 100th birthday this year, is the highest honor ...

Chatham Jaycees Honors Britt for his 'Wonderful Life' of Distinguished Service

GILLETTE, NJ -  Tony Britt quips that every once in a while he turns to his wife, Irene, and declares that he feels like he's George Bailey, the character in one of his favorite movies.

Britt has lived in Chatham for 15 years and during that time he's made it his own "Bedford Falls" from the 1946 Frank Capra movie "It's a Wonderful Life," which stars Jimmy ...

2017 Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market: 11th Season, 11 New Stands

June 13, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ -  Saturday, June 17th marks the return of the annual Chatham Borough Farmers’ Market. The 2017 season is the market’s 11th year of providing Fresh Jersey Produce and offering other local products to the Chatham community, operating from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday until Nov. 18.

During its 11 years of operation, the Chatham Borough Farmers’ ...

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Chatham Students Earn Degrees from Miami University of Ohio

June 26, 2017

OXFORD, OH - Three Chatham residents were among the 3,683 degrees Miami University awarded during spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 13 in Yager Stadium.

Chatham students who received degrees were: Drew Ballard, Bachelor of Science in Business majoring in Finance Cum Laude; Kendall Davies, Bachelor of Science in Education majoring in Early Childhood Education, and Ben Rice, ...