Friday, April 19, 2013
Both Chatham Borough and Chatham Township scheduled town clean-up days in April.
As temperatures rise—albeit marginally—and spring nears, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township have scheduled their spring Clean-Up Days to help beautify their open spaces. The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission (CBEC) have a particular mission this spring: to clean up the new trails system of walking paths, unveiled in 2012 as the "Explore Chatham" program. From Woodland Park to Wuahla Woods to Shepard Kollock, the forests, field and river paths in the borough need some attention this spring. The CBEC means to turn their attention this town clean-up day into trail cleaning and creation as well as field maintenance. "Hurricane Sandy put a fair amount of debris on the existing hiking path at Shepard Kollock park, so we are looking for …
A day of downtown beautification is scheduled for Saturday.
Volunteers in Chatham Borough are getting ready for their first official town-wide beautification day Saturday. The event, called Spring Clean '13, is modeled after neighboring Madison's May Day. It is being sponsored by Chatham Borough's Environmental Commission and the Town & Country Garden Club. "It is the Garden Club's desire, with this first-time event, to enhance community pride, volunteerism [and] education," according to a press release by Janice Piccolo of Chatham Borough. The Garden Club is partnering with the borough's Department of Public Works and Environmental Commission to plan and develop the event, but now, organizers say, they need volunteers to come help. The focus for the event is on the downtown area and on local …
Sunday, September 25, 2011
The fair expanded to the northern parking lot at the Chatham train station to accommodate all of this year's vendors.
Vendors, attendees and officials at Chatham's Fourth Annual Green Fair Saturday said it was the largest one yet. "I think there are more people this year, and definitely more vendors," said borough Mayor Nelson Vaughan. Most of the fair took place in Reasoner Park, but some vendors set up in the northern parking lot of the Chatham Train Station. The fair lasted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Among the new faces at the Green Fair were: There were also some familiar faces at the Green Fair as well, including: