Monday, May 30, 2011
New and refurbished memorials were unveiled at Memorial Day ceremony.
Chatham residents took time to pay tribute to veterans, both living and deceased, who have served the United States in the name of liberty and independence. The Memorial Day ceremony, held at 8 a.m. at Memorial Park, honored servicemen and women with prayer, song, a rifle salute and "Taps." New and refurbished memorials were unveiled and dedicated to the memory of those lost in the defense of freedom. Mayor Nelson Vaughan welcomed the crowd, which included veterans, American Legion Post 43 Rifle Honor Guard, the Chatham Fire Department Color Guard as well as Boy Scout Troop 8 Bugle Honor Guard. Reverend Richard Knox, during his invocation, reminded those assembled to be "thankful for freedom and liberty" and "remember all the women and …
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Five things you can't get through your Tuesday without!
Where do you go to get your daily dose of essential knowledge for Tuesday? You come right here to Chatham Patch! We have another list of things for you to keep in mind as you go about your Tuesday. So without further adieu, let's see the five things you need to know today:
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Event marked the national organization's 100th anniversary.
It was impossible to tell how many Boy and Cub Scouts surrounded the Chatham gazebo on Monday evening. The crowd was just too large. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, family members, religious leaders and elected officials from Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Madison and Florham Park came to Chatham to commemmorate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scout organization, and about 500 people were in attendance. Boy and Cub Scout troops across the country held similar ceremonies on Monday night to mark the occasion. "Tonight, your mission is to go out and share what happens tonight," master of ceremonies Loren Taylor told the crowd. Taylor is the vice president of strategic initiatives for the Scouts' Patriots' Path Council. which encompasses the …