Chatham's Most-Read Stories in August
A look at the top headlines of 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 August behind us, we bring you the top local stories you cared about in August on Chatham Patch, based on how many people read the stories.
Chatham High School fell from 8th best high school in the state to 20th, according to New Jersey Monthly's biennial list released this month.
Chatham Borough Police executed a search warrant on a Lum Avenue home and arrested Walter L. Smith, 64, and Zachary T. Smith, 30, on charges of manufacturing, distributing and possessing controled dangerous substances. Police also found 1 pound of suspected marijuana, a stun gun, drug paraphernalia.
Police charged Julia Sickler, 23, with possession of heroin, a hypodermic syringe, and narcotics paraphernalia, and charged Jessica Villars, 20, with possession of ecstasy after they responded to a Hillside Avenue home.
Ticket prices for the event range from $120 to $350 for autographed full-sized helmets and jerseys.
Changes and errors in the state Department of Education's annual school report cards impacted Chatham High School's rankings in NJ Monthly's biennial list.
A teenage boy who attemted to do a backflip off a diving board at Noe Pond Club hit his head and neck on the board and had to be taken to the hospital.