Tag: Chester Community Civic Association


This Week in Chester History…

At a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Chester Community Civic Association, the League of Women Voters conducted a short civic IQ test, in 1955. It was revealed that there were 590 dwellings in the Township and 764 parcels of land. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune


This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, nearly 150 people attended the public hearing on a proposed regional high school to serve Chester, Mendham Borough, Mount Arlington Borough, Mount Olive Township, and Washington Township. Held in Chester Township Hall, the meeting was a cooperative effort of the Board of Education and the Chester Community Civic Association. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune.