This was anything but a quiet year in Chatham. There was a prescription mix-up that affected local families, a banner year for high school seniors, and a fatal car accident in Arkansas that struck close to home. We've compiled a list of the most read Chatham Patch stories of 2012:
Outages Drop as JCP&L Adds More Manpower
Over a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the area, the utility company expects most customers will be restored by Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Nearly 60% of Township Still in the Dark
Despite police-issued alert indicating most power had been restored Saturday night, nearly 3,000 township customers remain out, JCP&L map shows.
Borough's Deputy DPW Director Killed in Crash
Charles Dziedzic was killed instantly, and Borough Administrator Robert Falzarano was also injured in the Arkansas accident.
Where Will the Class of 2012 Attend College?
A list of the college destinations for the members of the class of 2012.
School drops 12 spots from No. 8 two years ago.
Will the World Really End on Dec. 21?
With end of the Maya's 'long count' calendar set to end in 11 days we want to know: Will you be having an End of the World Party on Dec. 21 or do you still expect to be around the next day?
CVS Mixed Cancer Drugs with Kids' Fluoride Pills
Prescriptions for children's fluoride filled at the Main Street CVS within the past 60 days should be checked, a company spokesman said.
Chatham Teen Drives Through Store Window
16-year-old with a learner's permit, took car while parents were away and crashed into New Providence clothing store, police said.
Florham Park resident died after accident on North Passaic Avenue Thursday afternoon.
Witnesses say the boy was not using the crosswalk on Lafayette Avenue, according to police.
N.Y. Giants quarterback signed autographs and posed for pictures at Chatham gallery.
The fire started in the vicinity of a television set in the Hamilton House apartments in Chatham Borough.