Breaking News from Chatham NJ
Find the latest Chatham NJ News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Police Officer Hit By Car In Morris Co.
MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ — A Mount Arlington police officer was struck by a car Tuesday night, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office confirmed. The Mount Arlington police department said the officer was hit on Howard Boulevard and was being treated for his injuries as of 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Spokespers
Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment
A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.
Chatham Board of Health physician saluted
CHATHAM – Dr. Norman Schaefer of Chatham is a veteran in more ways than one. A retired physician, the 95-year-old Schaefer is a 49-year veteran of the Air Force, and a 28-year veteran of the Chatham Board of Health, serving as a regular member and as vice president.
$50K Lotto Ticket Sold In Morris Co.
CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ — Did you win big this week? A $50,000 lottery ticket was sold at a Morris County ShopRite. The winning ticket for the Saturday, Dec. 8 Powerball drawing was sold at the Greater Morristown Shoprite in Cedar Knolls. The winning numbers for the Saturday, Dec. 8th drawing were 14, 32,
Plainfield woman charged with shoplifting, arrested on warrants in Watchung
WATCHUNG – A Plainfield woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Target on Route 22 West on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1. The woman, Novella Hathaway, 51, attempted to lift $207.35 worth of merchandise from the store, police said. Upon further investigation, police found Hathaway also had
Morris County Park Police Blotter; Possession of Controlled Substances and Drugs Top This Week's Police Blotter
11/19: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed a County Ordinance violation at Loantaka Brook Reservation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Jake C. Diozzi, age 19, of Salem, MA., to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Being Und
Just Listed In Chatham: $675K Ellers Drive Home
CHATHAM, NJ -- Check out this home that just hit the market in Chatham. Features: More for your money in Chatham: 1/4 acre, 4-5 bedrooms, 2 car garage, great room with hardwood floors, no through traffic neighborhood, and just blocks to town, shops, restaurants, & NYC train. - More outside living to
Police ID pedestrian struck, killed by pickup truck in Linden
The 54-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a pickup truck in a Union County intersection Monday evening has been identified by police as a Linden resident. Thomas Katsonis was hit as the 78-year-old driver turned right onto North Wood Avenue from East Elizabeth Avenue around 5:15 p.m, Linden po
Irvington HS girls’ basketball team boasts solid experience; seeks fine season
IRVINGTON, NJ – Under first-year head coach Noel Segarra, the Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team has a solid returning nucleus looking to post a successful season this winter.
Two Cars Stolen In Chatham Sunday
CHATHAM, NJ - A pair of cars were stolen from the driveway of Chatham Township residence Sunday and according to police, both cars were left with the keys in them. According to the Chatham Township Police Department several unlocked vehicles were entered and two cars were stolen during the overnight
I-80 crash with injuries causes big traffic delays in Morris County
A crash on Interstate 80 in Morris County has left multiple people hurt and backed up traffic for several miles Tuesday morning. The crash took place in the eastbound lanes before exit 39 (Route 53) in Denville around 6 a.m. and has blocked the right and center lanes, according to 511nj.org, the sta
Thanks to Chatham Borough Residents for the Honor of a LIfetime
As I draw to the close of my seven years as Councilman, I would be remiss if I did not thank the voters and residents of Chatham Borough for giving me the honor of a. My late Dad emigrated to Jersey City, NJ from Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico in 1946. He came with a third grade education and the skill o
Chatham 'Not Committed' To Full-Day Kindergarten
CHATHAM, NJ - As expected, the interest in prospective full-fay kindergarten program, even on the pilot basis, prompted questions about the program and the possible implications if enacted. But at last week's School District of the Chathams Board of Education meeting, Vice President Matthew Gilfilla
Elizabeth hit-and-run: Police seeking car, driver involved in fatal crash
ELIZABETH - Officials are seeking the public's help in locating a 2003 to 2005 black Nissan Murano, and it's driver, allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash here on Thanksgiving night.
Juvenile Charged In Mischief Night Swastika Drawing In Morris Co.
HANOVER, NJ — A local juvenile was faces multiple charges after allegedly drawing a swastika on a Hanover building on Mischief Night, Hanover police said on Monday. The juvenile's arrest came after a six-week investigation into the chalk swastika, Chief Mark D. Roddy said. Police reviewed "numerous"
Victim ID'd In Cranford Fatal Fire
CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Fire Department has confirmed the identity of the homeowner who perished in the fire that destroyed 155 Hillcrest Ave. early Sunday morning. Phillip Anter, 60, was found dead on the first floor of his home after responders were able to make entry, according to Cranford Fi
Chatham Teacher Honored For Military Service
CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High School social studies teacher Ron Deloatch has another acknowledgement to celebrate as the four-time teacher of the year was honored for his military service by the School District of the Chathams Board of Education.
Long Hill, Watchung teens charged with assault and robbery
LONG HILL TWP. - Long Hill and Watchung teenagers were arrested and issued a litany of assault, robbery and drug charges on Wednesday night, Dec. 5. Police investigated an assault on a motorist at about 10 p.m. on Lacey Avenue in Gillette. After further investigation, police arrested Anthony Giordan
Woman, 76, Struck, Killed On Route 9 Downtown: Lakewood Police
LAKEWOOD, NJ — A Lakewood woman was killed Sunday evening when she was hit by a car on Route 9 downtown, police said Monday. Sofia Biernacka, 76, sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident and was taken to Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Lt. LeRoy Marshall said. Attempt
Outgoing Councilmen To Be Honored In Chatham
CHATHAM, NJ - Republicans Len Resto and Peter Hoffman's time serving on the Chatham Borough Council may be drawing to a close, but before departing the pair will be honored at Monday night's meeting of the Mayor and Council.