Tag: Mendham-Chester Tribune

This Week in Chester History…

In 1937, children played pranks on adults by hanging signs on their fences and doors reading “BEWARE — MEASLES” and “Danger if you catch it.” The Mendham-Chester Tribune‘s editor’s home had been hung with such a sign, and the paper announced that editor was well and measles-free.

This Week in Chester History

In 1936, the Mendham-Chester Tribune published its first issue. The newspaper was filled with election news, local social events, some minor controversies, the weekly comics, and national news.

This Week in Chester History…

On May 6, 1938, The Mendham-Chester Tribune announced that all local groups were permitted to use the Borough Hall for social an organizational purposes. Mayor Daniel S. Budd passed the motion allowing any of the various clubs to utilize the building free of charge.