Top Mendham-Chester Stories in November

Sandy recovery dominated a busy month in Mendham and Chester.

The swath of destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy set the tone for the entire month of November as residents and business not only struggled to get back on their feet, but to get back to normal. Here are the top nine stories from a historic month.

Couple Killed By Fallen Tree Were Randolph Residents

In the height of the storm, a Randolph couple lost their lives when a falling tree landed on their car while their two sons slept in the back seat of their car.

Gas Rationing Begins Saturday in 12 Counties

In a move many thought was unthinkable, the Governor enacted a gas rationing law in response to the storm.

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Begins Journey From Morris County

The annual holiday tradition began when the folks from Rockefeller center came out to Morris County to take one of their finest trees back to New York with them.

Chester Township Mayor Bill Cogger had some strong words for JCP&L representatives who he felt put their customers lives at risk.

Chester Man Calls Out Officials Post Storm

A Chester resident expressed his concerns about downed wires and slow response times in a letter to the editor.

In the early hours after the storm, the dropping temperatures began to worry many.

Sandy Teaches Empathy to Chester Kindergartners

A group of Kindergarten students from the Dickerson School in Chester participated in ‘Operation Shoebox’ donating items to other students displaced by the storm.

High School Graduation Bumped for Make Up Days

The West Morris Regional School District made the second of several anticipated adjustment to the calendar to make up days lost after Sandy.

Pedestrian Airlifted After Struck By Car on Main St.

A woman was struck in Main Street in Chester in front of the St. Lawrence Church.


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