Man Exposes Himself, Farming Suit Top Local News

Former Chatham Superintendent Jim O'Neill named West Orange interim head of schools also among week's top headlines.

Every week, Chatham Patch brings you the top local stories you may have missed in town. This week was no exception, with news of National Night Out; James O'Neill, Chatham's former superintendent; and plenty of police activity, from a car fire to another truck making an impact on a local train overpass. So in case you think you missed anything in town this week, here is the Week in Review:

Morris County Park Police seek information on a man who allegedly exposed himself to a Chatham Township woman at the Great Swamp.

 Attorney Carl Woodward said a pretrial conference date has been set for Tuesday, Sept. 11 through the Morris County Superior Court for a lawsuit over the .

A truck driver struck the NJ Transit railroad overpass along Watchung Avenue Tuesday morning, for the third time since the Aug. 1.

A water main break in Chatham Township has resulted in a portion of River Road being closed Friday afternoon, police said.

The  used foam and water to put out a fire which started when an SUV caught fire after it veered off Lafayette Avenue and struck a tree.

Residents of Chatham Township gathered at five block parties to celebrate the 29th annual National Night Out.

The West Orange Board of Education chose James O’Neill, a former superintendent in both Roxbury and Chatham schools, on Tuesday to replace Superintendent Anthony Cavanna.

Before Chatham children can grab their backpack and head out the door for the first day of school on Sept. 6, they must endure that most essential and disagreeable rite of passage, their annual immunizations.

Special projects and routine maintenance in the  are proceeding as scheduled in all district schools.

Ann Tufariello's second children's fiction book, "The Firestone," is now available in paperback and e-book format.


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