Sunday, October 7, 2012
Getting by in Chatham on Monday
Columbus Day, a nationally recognized federal holiday, falls on Monday, Oct. 8 this year. It is a state holiday in New Jersey. Open: Call ahead before heading to any of the above establishments to confirm they are open. Many retail stores or gyms/health clubs may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours. Closed: If you need to get into the city: While it is an opportunity for some to sleep in on a Monday, the holiday itself is also interesting. Columbus Day remembers Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ long journey across the Atlantic Ocean to the “New World." The voyage was victorious when land was first spotted on Oct. 12, 1492. The day is also considered a celebration of Italian heritage, as well as a huge shopping …
Monday, September 3, 2012
All you need to know to get around in Chatham this Labor Day.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Your guide to getting through the holiday in Chatham.
Most businesses will close Monday for Labor Day, including the Library of the Chathams. Several stores, however, will remain open in case you run out of beverages, ice, snacks or food for your grill. We'll continue to update this list. Here are their hours: Wondering what else to expect as you wake up Monday? Chatham Patch wishes you a very happy Labor Day Weekend.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
What's open, what's closed, and when the parade starts.
Wednesday, July 4 is Independence Day, the day Americans celebrate the approval of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. The 58th annual Fourth of July parade begins at 10:30 at the intersection of Main Street and Hillside Avenue and will proceed west to Chatham Middle School, where the picnic and, later, fireworks show will take place. Main Street will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to noon. Wondering what else to expect as you wake up on Wednesday? Most businesses will close Wednesday for the holiday. Several stores, however, will remain open in case you run out of beverages, ice, snacks or food for your grill. Here are their hours: If you're heading to the pool, click here for some safety…