Students from Milton Avenue School got a look at what it's like to be part of Chatham's volunteer ambulance corps.
Chatham Emergency Squad
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
New Providence resident was transported to Overlook Hospital.
A New Providence woman was transported to Overlook Hospital Monday after she was in a car accident on River Road. Pamela Robinson told emergency responders she was suffering pain from the seat belt. The accident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Monday as Daniel Tabowitz of Roslyn, N.Y., was pulling out of a private driveway onto River Road. Robinson struck him as he entered River Road near Passaic Street in Chatham Township. The Chatham Emergency Squad and Chatham Township Police responded to the scene. The road was closed to one lane for both directions and police guided traffic until
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Chatham Emergency Squad helped a local brownie troop earn their First Aid Badges.
Monday, March 11, 2013
No injuries were caused by the accident.
Kevin O'Shea of the Chatham Borough Police Department said a large pothole caused a driver to veer into a parked car and caused the accident that blocked Kings Road Monday. Jed Noah, 50, of Morganville was traveling west on Kings Road Monday afternoon when he struck a large pothole near the back exit of Chatham Plaza. O'Shea said this caused Noah's 2011 Acura to veer to the right and strike a parked car, after which Noah's car rolled over and came to rest on its roof. Noah was not injured and was outside of his car when Patrolman Wayne Shivers arrived on the scene at 12:16 p.m. Police closed off Kings Road until the accident was cleared away. The Chatham Emergency Squad also responded to the scene. No summonses were issued and both cars …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Department of Public Works learned life-saving techniques from the Chatham Emergency Squad.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The driver was issued a summons for failing to yield to a pedestrian.
A Harrrison woman was hospitalized after she was hit by a van on Feb. 1, Chatham Borough Police spokesman Kevin O'Shea said. The van was driven by Leon Tomaskowicz, 64, of Butler, who was issued a summons for failure to yield to a pedestrian. The woman, Beatriz Valeiro, 45, was crossing Main Street with a green light when she was struck by a van turning onto Main Street from Fairmount Avenue, O'Shea said in a statement released Monday. Patrolman Roy George responded to the accident at Main Street and Fairmount Avenue just before 2 p.m. Valeiro was transported to Morristown Medical Center by the Chatham Emergency Squad for treatment.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Chatham Emergency Squad and Chatham Borough Police are on the scene.
A multi-vehicle car accident has blocked westbound traffic on Watchung Avenue beginning at Hillside Avenue. Chatham Borough Police are on the scene diverting traffic from Watchung Avenue north on Hillside Avenue at 10 a.m. Friday. Eastbound traffic on Watchung Avenue is unhindered. The Chatham Emergency Squad could be seen treating at least one person at the scene of the accident. Several people stood along the sidewalk on the sidewalk on Watchung Avenue, and two cars, a green minivan and a white four-door vehicle, appeared to have sustained damage from the accident. Further information was not immediately available, and police spokesman Kevin O'Shea did not immediately respond to requests for further information. Chatham Patch will update…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Chatham Emergency Squad building on Spring Street is open weekdays to accommodate residents who are still without power.
Residents in Chatham Township have more days without power ahead. The Chatham Township Police released a statement saying JCP&L crews were in town to investigate downed wires and outages, and still estimate a further 7 to 10 days without power for residents. According to an outage map on the First Energy website, 3,999 customers in Chatham Township remain without power. Chatham Township officials canceled the weekend's rabies clinic and rescheduled it for Dec. 1. The Chatham Emergency Squad building on Spring Street is open Thursday until 9 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The Tanglewood Mulch Center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for residents to bring in their yard waste.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Witnesses say the boy was not using the crosswalk on Lafayette Avenue, according to police.
A 13-year-old boy was struck by a car while crossing Lafayette Avenue near Main Street Wednesday morning, Chatham Borough Police said. The boy complained of having pain and was transported to the hospital, police said. The boy was not using the crosswalk when he was struck by a 56-year-old Chatham Borough woman at about 7:15 a.m., police said. The woman was not issued a summons, police said. Officer Wayne Shivers investigated the incident and found that the boy ran across Lafayette Avenue and was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, according to police. The boy was not in the crosswalk at the time of the accident, according to several witnesses, police said. The boy complained of pain and was taken to Morristown Medical Center by the …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Chatham Township Police said three cyclists were riding together when a car passed and struck one of the riders.
A bicyclist from Livingston was transported to Morristown Medical Center after he was struck by a car along Southern Boulevard Sunday. Chatham Township Police said three bicyclists, all from Livingston, were riding from Southern Boulevard from Green Village Road toward Fairmount Avenue Sunday when a car approached traveling in the same direction. Because the cyclists were riding abreast instead of in single file, the driver, identified as Donald Murphy of Green Village, crossed into the northbound lane of traffic in order to pass the cyclists, police said. A second car approached from the north traveling southbound along Southern Boulevard, forcing Murphy back into the southbound lane, according to police. When Murphy came back into the …