Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Trivia buffs, register for your shot at the first round of competition: the online quiz.
Wednesday, January 9
Are you bored at the lack of some stiff competition in Trivial Pursuit? Do you find bar Quizzo fails to meet your rigorous personal standards? Are you tired of shouting at the television and not winning money? All that could change in a flash if you perform well enough on the entrance exam for America's preeminent quiz show, Jeopardy!, which is holding online tryouts through Thursday. Hopefuls should register for their chance to compete at the show's website—but be warned. Most of the test times remaining are geared for folks in the Central and Western timezones, so if you want to play, you might have to stay up a little later. In the meantime, why not burn a few minutes re-living some of the better moments in recent Saturday Night Live …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Borough farmers market selected as one of three finalists from more than 60 nationwide contestants.
The Chatham Borough Farmers Market bested more than 60 other contestants in a competition for a free open air barn. Now they need help from residents to win. Residents can vote for the market to win the 24-foot-by-36-foot open air barn by Yankee Barn when they visit The Great Barn Giveaway website. Voting is limited to one vote per IP address and email address. Janice Piccolo, the market manager, said, "We are honored to be included in mission to provide and educate how we should be eating. We felt it was important to uphold the Garden State and the agricultural industry." A press release on the Chatham Borough website asked that voters include a comment on the Great Barn Giveaway. "We would appreciate a note of endorsement," the release …
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Chatham Borough kids kick off a weekend of fishing, camping at the annual Small Fry Trout Fishing Contest.
The members of the Bigham family all had different goals as they set the bait on their fishing rods and prepared to throw their lines into the water. “I want to catch a big fish,” Hunter Bigham, 3, said. His 5-year-old-brother Jack was looking for quantity over size, though, setting his sights on what he believed was a simple goal of 20 fish. “Well, first, we have to start with one,” their father John Bigham said. The Bigham children were just a few of the approximately 300 kids estimated to make it out to Kelley’s Pond behind the Milton Avenue School during the weekend to vie for a few of the 600 trout–a mixture of rainbows and rookies–placed into the water for the annual Small Fry Trout Fishing Contest. The contest, which has been run …