Earth Day at the Sycamore

The North Chatham community gathered Earth Day, April 22, 2023 to celebrate it’s ‘Oldest Living Inhabitant’. “With its peeling white bark and majestic arms, it reaches out and warms our hearts and the hearts of all who pass this way” (words of George Vollmuth). The Sycamore is a designated Bicentennial … Read more

Vernal Pools – Friday 4 Kids

Leanna O’Grady shared the excitement of Vernal Pools, also called ephemeral pools, are seasonal pools of water that provide habitat for distinctive plants and animals. Vernal Pools dry up during the year. Wood frogs, Salamanders (among others) lay their eggs here where fish can’t eat them. Tonight (might be one … Read more

Zero Waste

Zero Waste graphic

The Live & Learn Committee hosted a program Feb 7 in the Library with Zero Waste, a Columbia County/national movement whose goal is to send zero waste to our landfills. Their philosophy of “even small changes can have a bigger impact than you realize” recognizes that each household can incrementally progress to that … Read more

Comprehensive Plan 2023 draft

The Town Of Chatham Town Board has released its 2023 Update Draft. A copy is available for public perusal, review in the NCFL which can be taken out. The update was completed in association with ReGrowth Planners. It’s your town and this is the document that describes how growth has … Read more

North Chatham Luminaries

For decades now, North Chathamites have continued a long-standing tradition of placing luminaries along the highways and bi-ways of the hamlet on Christmas Eve. To enjoy this wonderful holiday community tradition without interruption and to ensure that the chain of light remains unbroken and warms the hearts of all, here … Read more

Community Day

Five colorful balloons on a blue sky background

Next Saturday, October 15th, the Library will be opening at 9am as part of the festivities happening in the hamlet. Here, we have a mini-book sale (that means a few books for sale – not small books); folks to answer questions and concerns about the upcoming referendum; more folks to … Read more

Reggie Harris “On solid Ground”

90+ degrees didn’t keep 50+ folks from sitting in the shade in the back garden of the library enjoying the message & music of internationally known singer-songwriter Reggie Harris in concert. Mr. Harris last sang for us in 2018 and drew the largest in-person audience we have ever had. He … Read more

Col. Co. Climate Carnival – July 16

Can finding solutions to climate change be…fun?? It can if you make it into a “carnival” for the community. The inaugural Columbia County Climate Carnival will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Chatham, NY, on Saturday, July 16, 2022, from 10am to 4pm. Admission is FREE.This first-ever “Climate … Read more

NC Cemetery Association Seeking New Members

The North Chatham Cemetery Association is looking for new members. Several of our members have moved out of the area and we are looking to expand our membership. Under normal circumstances we only meet once or twice a year, so it is not too time consuming to volunteer. If you … Read more

Quilt-Making is going on in the Community!

The Sew ‘n’ Sews is a local quilting group which meets at the North Chatham United Methodist Church twice a month. This beautiful quilt was made by a member for her daughter who lives in Florida (notice the flamingos). Quilters interested in joining the Sew ‘n’ Sews can contact Dottie … Read more

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