Most Read Chatham Stories of July
A look at the most popular stories on Chatham Patch last month.
You click, we track! Over the course of July Chathamites had a lot of stories they cared about, and we paid attention to the stories you read. Now with July behind us, we bring you the top local stories you cared about in July on Chatham Patch, based on how many people read the stories.
The Fourth of July parade is always a big draw, and not just along the parade route! This photo gallery and coverage of the parade through Chatham Borough was the most read story on Chatham Patch last month.
Neil Richards, the real estate agent leasing vacant properties at the Chatham Mall, said two separate businesses are interested in leasing portions of the empty Drug Fair storefront in the Chatham Mall on Shunpike Road in Chatham Township.
A 21-year-old Chatham bicyclist ignored a stop sign and was struck by a vehicle last week at the intersection of Floral Street and School Avenue, Chatham Township Police said.
The Chatham Borough Planning Board unanimously approved an application for a site plan waiver Wednesday, paving the way for a new frozen yogurt shop, Yo Lotta Luv, to move into the empty storefront at 258 Main St.
One Chatham Township woman wrote a letter to the School District of the Chathams requesting transportation to Chatham High School for her son so he would not have to walk along River Road to Southern Boulevard every day. The route is known locally as "Snake Hill" because of the sharp turns and steep incline. It has no sidewalks. Chatham Patch also asked residents to tell us what you think the most dangerous intersections are in town.
Chatham Borough Engineer Vincent J. DeNave and intern Elizabeth Gill used tax maps and tax-assessed values from 2011 to estimate that six vacant lots in town could be sold for about $2.2 million, and could add at least $12,000 each to the municipal tax revenue.