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Chatham Football Plans to Learn from West Morris Scrimmage

August 26, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - It wasn't what happened during Chatham's football scrimmage against West Morris on Friday at Cougar Field that's important. It's how much the Cougars learn from it.

Peter Taylor caught three touchdown passes for West Morris and Chatham did not find its way into the end zone. But it will be considered a very productive scrimmage for the Cougars if they can ...

Chatham Field Hockey Points to "Squad Goals" in 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Ellie Walker insists the 2016 Chatham field hockey season is all about "Squad Goals."

It's a saying that draws huge smiles from members of the Lady Cougar squad, especially Walker, who captains the team along with fellow seniors Caroline Paulson, Tess Wakefield and Kate Purschke.

"Squad Goals basically means that we're the ultimate ...

Chatham High Repeats as No. 1-Ranked Public High School by NJ Monthly

CHATHAM, NJ - The most impressive part is that some of the methodology changed and Chatham High still ranked as the No. 1 public school in New Jersey, according to New Jersey Monthly magazine, which recently published its 2016 top 100 public high school rankings.

New Jersey Monthly uses Department of Education statistics to rate the top public schools in New Jersey every two years, selecting ...

Chatham Township Police Report Mercedes-Benz Stolen

CHATHAM, NJ - On Sunday, Aug. 21 a 2016 Mercedes-Benz was stolen from a Plymouth Drive residence sometime in the overnight hours.

The theft was reported after the owner discovered the vehicle missing later that morning. A key fob for the vehicle had been left in another unlocked vehicle in the driveway. This case remains under investigation.

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Chatham Football Plans to Learn from West Morris Scrimmage

August 26, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - It wasn't what happened during Chatham's football scrimmage against West Morris on Friday at Cougar Field that's important. It's how much the Cougars learn from it.

Peter Taylor caught three touchdown passes for West Morris and Chatham did not find its way into the end zone. But it will be considered a very productive scrimmage for the Cougars if they can ...

Chatham Field Hockey Points to "Squad Goals" in 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Ellie Walker insists the 2016 Chatham field hockey season is all about "Squad Goals."

It's a saying that draws huge smiles from members of the Lady Cougar squad, especially Walker, who captains the team along with fellow seniors Caroline Paulson, Tess Wakefield and Kate Purschke.

"Squad Goals basically means that we're the ultimate ...

Chatham Girls X-Country Counting on Seniors in 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Since her freshman year, Abbie Bigham always had someone to look up to as the leader, the one setting the pace for the Chatham girls cross-country team.

Now that she's a senior, Bigham has noticed that she's no longer chasing someone.

"It's different because for the first time we're the oldest ones," Bigham said. "I've always had someone ...

Krincek Earns Gold with "Chatham: Tomorrow is Today" Documentary Film

August 18, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Earning gold is a term normally associated with athletes, especially now that the Summer Olympic Games are front-and-center in Rio.

An argument could be made that Chatham teenager Kelly Krincek deserves an elevated position and a medal ceremony after the premiere of her well-received documentary film Chatham: Tomorrow is Today, at the Chatham Library on ...

Chatham's Salvas Recalls his "16 Days of Glory" as an Olympic Photographer

CHATHAM, NJ - If it's a memorable photo from the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, there's a good chance Chatham's Tom Salvas was right there when it was taken.

That's because he was right there, snapping photos of the behind-the-scenes interviews conducted by Bud Greenspan in his documentary film "16 Days of Glory."

The memories have been rushing ...

Chatham High Repeats as No. 1-Ranked Public High School by NJ Monthly

August 24, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - The most impressive part is that some of the methodology changed and Chatham High still ranked as the No. 1 public school in New Jersey, according to New Jersey Monthly magazine, which recently published its 2016 top 100 public high school rankings.

New Jersey Monthly uses Department of Education statistics to rate the top public schools in New Jersey every two years, selecting ...

Chatham's Fear the Gear Guest Speaker at Robotics Workshop

NEWARK, NJ - Over 130 robotics enthusiasts gathered at Newark’s NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology) for a day long robotics workshop on Saturday, Aug. 20.

Topics included team skills aimed mostly at coaches, Java programming, robotics hardware, beginning and advanced design.

Chatham team members Paul Malatesta and Peter Dawson sat in on an advanced robotics design session while ...

Krincek Earns Gold with "Chatham: Tomorrow is Today" Documentary Film

CHATHAM, NJ - Earning gold is a term normally associated with athletes, especially now that the Summer Olympic Games are front-and-center in Rio.

An argument could be made that Chatham teenager Kelly Krincek deserves an elevated position and a medal ceremony after the premiere of her well-received documentary film Chatham: Tomorrow is Today, at the Chatham Library on ...

Chatham's Fear the Gear Guest Speaker at Robotics Workshop

August 24, 2016

NEWARK, NJ - Over 130 robotics enthusiasts gathered at Newark’s NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology) for a day long robotics workshop on Saturday, Aug. 20.

Topics included team skills aimed mostly at coaches, Java programming, robotics hardware, beginning and advanced design.

Chatham team members Paul Malatesta and Peter Dawson sat in on an advanced robotics design session while ...

Krincek Earns Gold with "Chatham: Tomorrow is Today" Documentary Film

CHATHAM, NJ - Earning gold is a term normally associated with athletes, especially now that the Summer Olympic Games are front-and-center in Rio.

An argument could be made that Chatham teenager Kelly Krincek deserves an elevated position and a medal ceremony after the premiere of her well-received documentary film Chatham: Tomorrow is Today, at the Chatham Library on ...

Chatham EMT Brown Receives Excellence Award from Overlook

CHATHAM – Tim Brown, a member of the Chatham Emergency Squad, has received the 2016 EMT Excellence Award from the Overlook Medical Center of Summit.

“When it comes to responding to calls and patient care, Tim can truly be said to be the squad’s MVP,”  Rich Crater, Chatham Emergency Squad Chief, said. 

Because of the demands of Brown’s “day ...

100-year-old Lundt: Chatham Township is "The Best Place in the World to Live"

August 19, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Everywhere she looked, Alice Lundt noticed something she had put in place at the Chatham Township Municipal Building before her retirement, even the peach-colored chairs that adorn the meeting room.

"I really did love working for the township," Lundt said at the Thursday meeting of the Chatham Township Committee. "I just had to stick around for one reason and ...

Chatham Borough Residents are Urged to Enter Their Town Flag Design

CHATHAM, NJ - The Public Arts Council has officially launched the "Chatham Borough Flag Design Challenge."

Dawn Paruta went before the Borough of Chatham Council last month to pitch the idea to design a Chatham Borough Flag before the contest was launched.

The submission for flag designs is Oct. 15, 2016. Information and submission forms can be found by CLICKING HERE.

If anyone ...

Chatham Borough Council Holds off on Adoption of New Stopping/Standing Law for Dellwood Avenue

CHATHAM, NJ - Residents spoke up during the public hearing and convinced the Borough of Chatham Council to table the adoption of an ordinance that would have restricted parking during certain school hours on Dellwood Avenue, at its regular meeting held Monday night.

Barb and Monty Montague and Lee Ann Taylor, all residents of Dellwood Avenue, came before the council to question the need ...

West Orange Man Sought in Chatham Jewelry Store Armed Robbery Now in Custody

August 13, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Raiys Grimes, 35, of West Orange, who had an arrest warrant issued for him in relation to the July 28 armed robbery of Crescent Jewelers in Chatham, turned himself in to authorities on Friday.

Morris County Superior Court Judge Ira Cohen set his bail at $200,000. Grimes and Michael Reed, 46, of Newark, have been charged with the armed robbery. A gun and some of the ...

One Man in Custody, Another at Large in Armed Robbery of Chatham Jewelers; Estimated "$700,000" Taken

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Newark resident Michael Reed is in custody while Raiys Grimes of West Orange is still at large in connection with the July 28 armed robbery of Chatham's Crescent Jewelers it was announced Tuesday by the Morris County Prosecutor's office.

Convicted felon Reed, 46, is charged with being one of three males who conspired to commit the robbery. Reed and ...

Newark Man Charged with Armed Robbery of Chatham Crescent Jewelers; Bail Set at $250,000

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Newark resident Michael Reed was arrested and charged on Monday in Morris County Superior Court with the July 28 robbery of Chatham's Crescent Jewelers, where more than $75,000 worth of jewelry was reportedly taken at gunpoint.

Morris County Superior Court Judge Paul W. Armstrong set bail at $250,000. Two other suspects are still at large.

Reed, 46, is ...

Chatham Township Police Report Mercedes-Benz Stolen

August 24, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - On Sunday, Aug. 21 a 2016 Mercedes-Benz was stolen from a Plymouth Drive residence sometime in the overnight hours.

The theft was reported after the owner discovered the vehicle missing later that morning. A key fob for the vehicle had been left in another unlocked vehicle in the driveway. This case remains under investigation.

Thefts from Parked Vehicles

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11 Vehicle-Related Burglaries Reported in Chatham, Madison Saturday Night

MADISON, NJ - Chatham Township and Madison Borough experienced a total of 11 burglaries to automobiles on Saturday night, Aug. 20, according Lt. John Miscia of the Madison Police Department. 

The burglaries ranged from GPS systems, to cash, wallets, credit cards and tech equipment left inside vehicles.

All incidents of reported motor vehicle break-ins took place Saturday ...

Chatham Borough Police Arrest Two Suspects for Burglary; Computer Snatched

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Police made two arrests on Sunday afternoon after two suspicious males were reported in the area of Weston and Van Doren avenues.

On Sunday, Aug. 14 at approximately 3 p.m., patrols responded to the area of Van Doren Avenue near Weston Avenue on a report of two suspicious males who were seen entering a garage on Van Doren. Sergeant Daryle Kelly ...

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Professors Simon, Rufino to Speak at Library of the Chathams

Dr. Douglas W. Simon, professor emeritus of political science specializing in international affairs at Drew University and a two-time recipient of the Drew’s Distinguished Teaching Award, will present a four-part series of lectures concerning the issues of American foreign policy on Tuesdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27, and Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at Library of ...

Redefining Emerging Markets

For the past 15 years, the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) had been given the most hype as emerging markets. These four nations carried the global economy, particularly when the US housing bubble burst in 2008. However, today only one BRIC stands as emerging, India.

China has already emerged as the second largest economy in the world. China’s economy is projected to ...

Small Acts of Kindness that Make a Lasting Impact

“Matt, Matt! Look!” said a small group of 5- and 6-year-old Camp Wantago campers as they jockeyed for position to push their paper ice skates suspended on pipe cleaners toward Matt’s face. “That’s beautiful. Good job!” said Matt.

After handing over their “Winter in Summer” projects, the children start moving to the play area. Matt stays with a ...

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Chatham Borough Police Arrest Two Suspects for Burglary; Computer Snatched

August 15, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Police made two arrests on Sunday afternoon after two suspicious males were reported in the area of Weston and Van Doren avenues.

On Sunday, Aug. 14 at approximately 3 p.m., patrols responded to the area of Van Doren Avenue near Weston Avenue on a report of two suspicious males who were seen entering a garage on Van Doren. Sergeant Daryle Kelly ...