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Arts & Entertainment

August 5, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Fair Mount Cemetery in Chatham will be the setting when a funeral scene for "Insidious 5" is set to be filmed this month. According to Janice Piccolo, director of Chatham Community Services, the movie makers have filled out the necessary paperwork to film at the Fair Mount ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After a 30-year career as a trucking executive, Doug Monks is back on the road to doing what he loves best. The 55-year-old Chatham lifer shared what he describes as his "heartfelt songs of virtue" on Thursday evening as the opening act for the band Rosewood, at Chatham Borough's ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Wayne Shivers considers it one of the best days of the year. The Chatham Borough Police Sergeant stated that law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" held Tuesday evening behind the Library of the Chathams represented "the best part of my job." "I wish we could do ...

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Come meet Jets running back Michael Carter on Sunday, July 31 at 165 Washington Valley Road in Warren. Carter's session is courtesy of Sports Minded Unlimited and Legends Gallery. There will be a $40 charge per autograph. Pre-purchase tickets and more information ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police will hold their annual law enforcement "National Night Out" at the Colony Pool Club, 55 School Ave. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. McGruff the Crime Dog will be there to greet children along with refreshments, police vehicles, fire trucks and the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Park behind the Library of the Chathams. The 2022 National Night Out will feature live music by Chatham artist Jacob Mathews, food trucks, giveaways and a chance ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Yankees pitchers Clay Holmes and Luis Severino came to Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham to sign autographs on Monday evening. All-Star reliever Holmes and starting pitcher Severino (currently injured) have helped the Yankees post a 66-31 record to date as the Yankees head ...

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Chatham students Gabrielle Vecciarelli and Charlotte Ewing will both be performing this weekend in the Paper Mill Playhouse's production of "A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken New Voices of 2022." The Chatham students earned a coveted spot in the Paper Mill Playhouse's prestigious ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- All-Star reliever Clay Holmes and starting pitcher Luis Severino of the Yankees will appear at Legends Gallery/Frames on Main in Chatham on Monday, July 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Yankees reliever Michael King, who was scheduled to join his teammates on Monday, will not be able to ...

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By Tom Salvas The stories of the founding of the Colony Pool in 1928 and the saga of William Kondrat, a 17-year-old Chatham boy who survived a swim across the Niagara River below the falls in 1933, were revealed on the marker outside the Colony Pool Club on Sunday, July 17th by the Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Live entertainment returned to the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday with local singer/songwriter Jacob Mathews performing. Mathews, a Chatham resident, is also slated to perform at law enforcement's National Night Out at the Library of the Chatham on Aug. 2. Jacob ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Inspections, the stocking of movie treats, and the delivery of 50-pound bags of popcorn were all part of the preparation on Wednesday afternoon for the Chatham Hickory Cinema, 24 hours before its reopening set for 4 p.m. Thursday. The former Roberts Chatham Cinema was built in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- In case anyone is wondering what it's been like to grow up and reside in Chatham since 1922, seek out Clara Gehring Muth, who is closing in on a century of living. "That's what everyone I knew used to say when there was a question about something in Chatham: Ask Clare, she'll ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Fourth of July Parade returned for the first time in three years and it was like it never left. There was little to complain about on a beautiful, sunny day for a parade on Monday morning as people young and old got to celebrate Independence Day like it's been done in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents are staking out their spots for the Fourth of July Parade by placing their chairs at the curb on Main Street. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Chatham Fourth of July Parade, organized by the Chatham Fire Department Association, returns in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents brought their "Patriotic Pets" to the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday and were rewarded with treats, gift certificates and basket prizes, courtesy of the Well Bred Pet Store. The pre-Independence Day event drew dogs of all sizes, dressed ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Putting on a play is no easy task. It requires getting the rights, rehearsal space, set building, costumes, funds, a full cast... And that's just the start. Madi Kaplan, the founder of Theater Leadership for Change (TLC), created a student-led nonprofit organization with the goal ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee discussed the creation of a "Pocket Park" on Shunpike Avenue in the "overflow" parking lot closest to Long Hill Chapel at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. Committee member Celeste Fondaco offered that the space could possibly be enhanced with ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- They traveled from as far away as California and Maine, as well as treks from North Carolina, Georgia and New York to take part in the Chatham Colony Association Centennial held recently across from the Colony Pool Club. More than 120 people attended the Chatham Township ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's always been a labor of love for longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis when it came to restoring age-worn pieces of his Chatham childhood and adult life. However, the 72-year-old Davis went above and beyond the call of duty this time to restore/fabricate an iconic Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Borough Farmers' Market returned on June 18 to the Chatham Train Station with new vendors to check out every Saturday until 1 p.m. It was hot enough at 10 a.m. Saturday for Chatham residents Ava, 6, and 2-year-old Connor Summers (see below) to coax their parents into ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After two years of "drive-by" parades, the traditional Chatham Fourth of July Parade and fireworks display will return on Monday, July 4th, 2022. Corey Duren, parade chairman, for the Chatham Fire Department Association's 68th Independence Day Celebration, announced the details on ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Dion Hitchings will be the featured artist for the "Opening Party" being held between 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Strange Planet Outside Art Gallery at 11 S. Passaic Ave., in Chatham. Hitchings uses crayons, magic markers, highlighters and colored pens to create drawings ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It kicked off with the traditional Chatham Jaycees Fishawack runs and concluded with an evening movie on lower Lum field by the Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams. All things considered, the return of the June Fishawack Festival on Saturday after a two-year pandemic ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Sean Dutton doesn't normally compete in a race like the 4-mile Chatham Jaycees Fishawack Run, but he wanted to test himself on Saturday morning. The 19-year-old Chatham resident had his freshman year of running for Carnegie Mellon University interrupted by a case of Appendicitis ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The 51st Chatham Fishawack Festival is fast approaching and Janice Piccolo, director of MyChathamNJ, has provided the definitive statement: "We're ready!" The previously annual Fishawack Festival, sidelined by the pandemic, returns Saturday, June 11th, along with the kickoff event ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Despite the early rain, the Corpus Christi Carnival kicked off with a bang last weekend. With lots of rides and games, the carnival truly succeeded in “kicking Covid to the curb”.  After a two-year hiatus, the carnival was finally able to return. The church parking lot was once ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- If there is one phrase that Chatham residents need to know before June 11th, it's “Runners, get to the starting line.” June 11th marks the return of the highly anticipated Chatham Jaycee’s Fishawack Run, part of the annual Chatham Fishawack Festival. Coming off a two-year hiatus ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham High senior AP artists Kat Xikes and Jasmine Lewin displayed their work at the district's art show held at the Chatham Middle School. The art show was a success and showed the prominence of the Chatham art education programs. Lewin described the arts as a way to, "Express ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Everyone knows the age-old adage “better late than never”, and Chatham High School senior Marianna Zingone showed that "just in the nick of time" worked in her favor as well when it came to the 2022 Regional Scholastic Art Awards. “I totally forgot about it,” Zingone joked about ...

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