Community Life

A Used Book Sale in Shongum to Celebrate Read Across America Week

February 26, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Randolph, NJ – Shongum School is hosting a Re-Used Book Sale that will be open to the public on Thursday, March 6 from 3:00-8:00PM in celebration of Read Across America Week. Gently used books and DVDs (for all ages) were generously donated by the Shongum community for this inaugural event and will be resold to the public to benefit the Shongum School PTO.

The idea of Read Across American Week began in 1997 and the first one was held in 1998. Each year it is centered around March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the popular children's author.  The event was created to draw awareness to reading in children across the country.

Shongum School decided to further promote this occasion by holding a gently used book and DVD drive and then re-selling the items collected.  By doing this, they are recycling and reusing the resources within the Randolph community and benefitting the PTO.  All books will be priced under $5 with most being less than $2.  Any books not sold will be offered to the school librarian and then to classroom teachers for their own libraries.  Any items still left will be donated.

Sign Up for E-News

Jen Peel, Shongum PTO VP of Fundraising says “This is going to be a great event.  It's a win-win for everyone. Families are able to donate books their children have outgrown to a worthy cause and in turn these books find new, good homes. Everyone will benefit from this.  We’re looking forward to a successful first event.”

For more information, contact Deborah Krog at 973-895-2855 or debkrog@gmail.com.

You can also visit ShongumPTO (http://www.shongumpto.org/2014/02/07/shongum-school-re-used-book-sale/.)


 

 




 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Randolph

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

January 17, 2017

TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...

Randolph Basketball "Hoops Card" Enters 24th Year

January 16, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- With youth basketball in full swing at all levels here in the township, the Randolph Boys Basketball Committee is pleased to offer for sale it's annual Hoops Card; a savings "club" card that offers excellent discounts to local restaurants and other fine establishments. Over the past 24 years, the proceeds from the fundraising card has resulted in approximately ...

Randolph Mayor Christine Carey's 2017 Reorganization Address

January 5, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Mayor Christine Carey addressed attendees at Randolph’s January 2, 2017 reorganization meeting.

The following is the text of her speech:

Good morning and happy new year.

It is such an honor and privilege to serve as the mayor of Randolph in 2017. I am very excited about the upcoming year.

First, I really want to thank all of the family members, friends, staff and ...

MCST PTO Comedy Night Fundraiser

January 18, 2017

Denville, NJ – The Morris County School of Technology’s PTO will be holding a Comedy Night on Saturday, February 25th at the Parsippany PAL, 33 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, at 7pm.

Enjoy a night of laughter featuring professional comedians Brad Lowery and Uncle Floyd. 

Doors open at 7:00pm.  Show begins at 8:30pm.

Tickets are $25 each ...

The Latest Trends in Aesthetic Medicine , The Face of Aesthetic Medicine in Randolph

January 17, 2017

ÉTOILE STUDIO, a medical practice exclusively dedicated to aesthetic medicine, was founded seven years ago by owner/medical director  Dr. Dawn Gangi, who set out to create a client-centered practice that carries her personal touch to every patient. Patients value her experience and skill but also her caring and warm manner.

“What sets me apart is the understanding that I am ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, January 19, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Race to the Finish: Newspaper Coverage of ...

Arts & Entertainment Other

Carousel_image_e6a6f2551da30261674d_donateblood2

Fri, January 20, 2:30 PM

Randolph

The Annual Randolph Community Blood Drive

Carousel_image_ca8b0b885f969929d6b0_library

Sat, January 21, 12:00 PM

Randolph

Randolph Library Open house, Retirement of Anita ...

Randolph High School National Science Honor Society Inducts 68 New Members

January 12, 2017

RANDOLPH,NJ- Last month, the Randolph High School chapter of the National Science Honor Society inducted 68 new members at a special ceremony at Randolph High School.

Students inducted into the society must have a 3.5 or B+ grade point average in science courses at Randolph High School and must have taken two honors level or advanced placement science courses.

The following is a list of ...

Randolph Girl Scouts Host Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award Ceremony

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Girl Scouts celebrated their Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award recipients on Tuesday, Jan. 3 in a ceremony held at Center Grove School.  The evening began with a flag ceremony, Pledge of Allegiance, and Girl Scout Promise led by (now Cadette) Troop 4965.  

Laura Snyder, Service Unit Manager, welcomed the large crowd of attendees and shared ...

Randolph Middle School Eighth Graders Enjoy Seminars on U.N. Sustainability Goals

January 18, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- All 16 Randolph Middle School eighth grade teachers conducted seminars on U.N. Sustainability goals on Dec. 21 and 22 before the holiday break.

The intention of the program was to help our students understand more about sustainability and the goals and to make informed choices about these topics, according to RMS Principal Dennis Copeland. Students can then establish ...

Morristown-Beard Students to Present at American Meteorological Society Conference

January 15, 2017

Next week, six Morristown-Beard School students will travel with Upper School science teacher Jeffrey Yuhas to Seattle, Washington to present at the 2017 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting.

Morristown-Beard School is the only high school in the nation to have students deliver an oral presentation at this year’s AMS Annual Meeting.  On January 23rd, MBS seniors ...

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP FULL-TIME VIOLATIONS CLERK

January 18, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ– Randolph Township Municipal Court has an immediate opening for a full-time violations clerk.  Experience preferred but willing to train.  Individual is expected to be responsible, well organized and energetic.  Customer service experience and  phone skills a plus. 

Under the supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, individual will be ...

Morristown Teacher Nominated for The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School’s social studies teacher, Lindsey Daly, was recently nominated for a fellowship through, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which is working in partnership with the Institute of Play in New York.  The fellowship will allow Lindsey to take part in an intensive instructional program over the summer in Princeton, New ...

Arconic STEM Exploring Post Offers Students Invaluable Experiences

DOVER, NJ- In the spring of 2016, more than 40 local students gathered for the first open house of the brand new Alcoa Howmet STEM Exploring post located in Dover, New Jersey, in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America.

The students heard from company interns, executives, engineers, and plant workers to learn just a small portion of what a career in the STEM fields is like. From there, 23 ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is behind us. Here's to a new, exciting, fun, filled year. Start the year off right with music, comedy, and walks. Have a great weekend everyone! 

Friday January 7

The Minstrel presents Ree, Rhythm, and All that Brass; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm

Karaoke; Tiff's Grill and Ale House; ...

Randolph Twp & Shongum Lake Market Update

Here you can find last month's closed transactions in Randolph Twp and Shongum Lake. You’ll be able to see the Street Address, the list price (List $), the sold price (Sale $) as well as the beds, baths, garage, basement, year built, days on market (DOM) and the date closed. Please note that List Price and Days on Market are reflective of the listing contract in place at time of sale ...

When Good Enough, Isn't

“Good enough is the death of greatness.”

I fell in love with this quote when I first heard it because it rings so true in sports and in life. Being a competitive athlete it is easy to fall into this trap of making some progress, seeing some success and then getting satisfied. When that feeling starts to sink in think about how many times in the course of a game or season good ...