Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

CCM Resuming On-Campus Information Sessions and Campus Tours Learn About the Extensive Offerings Provided by Your Community College

October 21, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ County College of Morris (CCM) once again will be holding on-campus information sessions and campus tours to provide students and their families with the opportunity to learn about the highly ranked education CCM provides to meet educational and career goals.

Each session begins with an interactive presentation by one of the Admissions counselors followed by a campus tour.

Annual Pumpkin Illumination Set For Sunday October 24 in Morristown

October 19, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Arts is inviting pumpkin carvers of all ages to bring their creations to the edge of the Vail Mansion's reflecting pond on Sunday October 24, at 5pm for the  Annual Pumpkin Illumination.

While the sun fades to darkness, guests are invited to enjoy live jazz music, an art workshop and participate in the luminary parade and pumpkin illumination.

For more ...

Randolph Rams Cheerleaders Participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 24, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Randolph High School Rams Cheerleaders showed their support by lining up at the finish of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Parsippany on October 17. The walkers, many of them cancer survivors, were excited to be cheered on by the Rams Cheerleaders. Many stopped to thank the cheerleaders and some happily posed ...

Our Amazing Schools

October 19, 2021

Throughout this election, I’ve had the pleasure of deeply exploring the Randolph School District. As a parent, I’ve been through the public schools entirely with one child and have recently started the same journey with another. Like most parents, I’ve encountered my share of challenges along the way, but, overall I’ve never doubted that my children benefit from attending ...

Early Voting Starts Saturday, October 23, Locations in Morris Plains and Morristown

October 21, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. Early Voting Beginning October 23, 2021. There will be 7 early voting centers throughout Morris County.

Starting on Saturday, October 23rd and ending on Sunday, October 31st you can go to ANY of the 7 sites and vote  on a voting machine. Voters may also mail in their ballots or use the dropboxes located in Morris County.  The hours to vote are Monday – ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, November 3, 7:00 PM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

The Pilgrims and the Mayflower: From Sea to ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Sat, November 6, 11:00 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

College Application Process

Education

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Tue, November 16, 7:00 PM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Coyote Cries

Education Home & Garden

Randolph High School Science Rooms Updated

October 17, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The renovation of the science rooms at Randolph High School was approved as part of the 2018 referendum. Included in the project were the renovation of 14 science classrooms, 7 prep areas, new cabinetry, new exhaust hoods/fans, new emergency stations and updated technology for students and staff. There have been many advancements in science and technology education over the past few ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

NJ Association of Counties Honors Award Recipients at Annual Ceremony

October 23, 2021

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and associates for their hard work.

Cape May County Commissioner E. Marie Hayes took home the ...

Randolph's BoE is no place for politicians

October 25, 2021

Hi, my name is Sheldon Epstein, and I’m a 20+ year Randolph resident that proudly served as a member of the BoE for six years from 2013-2019. I served on Education and Finance, Facilities and Transportation committees among others.

First, I want to say “thank you” to Randolph’s teachers, staff and administrators for their tireless efforts supporting our children, ...

The Randolph Community Garden Continues to Grow

I am writing in response to the article titled "The Randolph Community Garden Continues to grow" published on October 19, 2021. The Randolph community garden was created to enhance the society and become a place where people can come together and form a community that thrives off each other. Many citizens of Randolph have their own personal garden in their backyard, so the community ...

LET ME EXPLAIN WHAT THE NOISE IS ABOUT, AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO LISTEN.

Neighbors and friends.

Though I have moved three times since being married, all three moves have been within Randolph – because I love this town.  It is a great place to live, and it’s been a wonderful environment to raise a family.  Let’s keep it that way!

Board of Education elections are usually mundane rubber stamp vote-casting events, that attract minimal ...

SAINT CLARE’S HEALTH SERIES: 'LET’S TALK HEALTH': Healthy Aging For Seniors

October 23, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 pm, Saint Clare’s Health online series, “Let’s Talk Health” hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, will feature Mary Donovick, geriatric and palliative care nurse practitioner discussing Healthy Aging for Seniors.

According to Mary Donovick, “The American aging population is rapidly growing, ...

Investing in its workforce, Atlantic Health System creates “tech schools” at Overlook Medical Center, offering certification in high-demand positions

SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 2021 – Atlantic Health System has created two “tech schools,” based at Overlook Medical Center, to allow existing team members to obtain radiological technologist certifications, or to become certified pharmacy technicians.

The programs are aimed at not only enriching the skills of Atlantic Health System’s own workforce, but also bolstering ...

Countdown to Career Carnival for Kids

On Sunday, October 24 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, elementary and middle school students and their families will have a special opportunity to explore the wide world of work, all while enjoying hands-on activities, games, and giveaways. That's when Career Carnival for Kids, a community program to cultivate "career curiosity" among young people with many different interests, comes to ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center to Begin $26 Million Emergency Department Expansion and Modernization

Includes Upgrading Goryeb Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced the expansion and modernization of its Sameth Emergency Department (ED). Once design, funding and approvals are finalized, the project is expected to begin in early 2022, with an expected completion in ...

Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, named Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center

Accomplished nursing leader will also serve as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for Atlantic Health System

SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 11, 2021 – Atlantic Health System today announced Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, has joined Atlantic Health System as Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center, as well as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for the health system.

Byers is a highly ...

Guest Columns

REAL ESTATE NEWS Brought to you by Marlene Ginsberg

October 16, 2021

Winter is Coming... Again.  As Ben Franklin once said: “In this world, nothing is certain but death and - cleaning your gutters before winter to prevent ice dams”. With that, here are five fall home maintenance activities to start thinking about in the coming weeks.

“Winters in Randolph can be very cold. There are times when the temperature for a week or more does ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...