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Morris County Historical Society Awarded Historic Preservation Grant from The 1772 Foundation and The New Jersey Historic Trust

July 23, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Historical Society is pleased to announce the receipt of a 2016 Grant for Historic Preservation from The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with The New Jersey Historic Trust. Twenty-five New Jersey nonprofit organizations shared in the total funds of $290,000. (Grants also were awarded in Connecticut and Rhode Island.)

The MCHS is one of 11 New Jersey ...

"Bar Night for Brendan Tevlin" Raises $2000 Toward Third Annual Lacrosse Festival

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A “Bar Night for Brendan” held at Thatcher McGhee’s Irish Pub in Fairfield on Wednesday raised $2,000 toward the third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival being held on July 30 in West Orange in honor of the Livingston resident who lost his life to a shooting in 2014.

On Monday and Tuesday, the restaurant hosted all-day “Dine and ...

Randolph Library Summer Concert Sings The Blues

RANDOLPH, NJ- When the Randolph Library summer concert series avoided the rain on a recent Friday, they continued to play the blues into the night. However, that was the plan for the evening as Carlos Carlino and Straight Up were set to play their version of Rhythm and Blues music.

Randolph Township Public Library’s musical platform was set at the gazebo behind the building, a public ...

Randolph BOE Discussion led to School Start and End Time Changes

RANDOLPH, NJ - Following the review of the Start Time Survey, Randolph Superintendent Jennifer Fano presented her recommendations to the Board of Education at Tuesday’s meeting.

Fano provided the benchmarks for these options which included a comparison of district start times across the county, noting that the elementary start and end times are very similar in the surrounding ...

Randolph Library Summer Concert Sings The Blues

July 23, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- When the Randolph Library summer concert series avoided the rain on a recent Friday, they continued to play the blues into the night. However, that was the plan for the evening as Carlos Carlino and Straight Up were set to play their version of Rhythm and Blues music.

Randolph Township Public Library’s musical platform was set at the gazebo behind the building, a public ...

Dr. Dolittle Jr. Speaks to Brundage Playhouse for the Final Weekend

RANDOLPH, NJ- Dr. Doolittle, Jr. featured a cast of children in a musical about a kindhearted doctor who can talk to animals, and embarks on a search for a mystical snail to learn from its wisdom. The final performances can be seen this weekend at Brundage Park Playhouse July 22-24.

Dr. Dolittle, Jr. takes the audience on a journey from the small English village of ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With Thursday's storm behind us, there is still a lot of damage in and around Morristown. Whether you are cleaning up or looking to cool off, there are quite a few activities to keep you busy this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!

Friday July 15

Burnham Pool is open to all Morristown Residents; 12noon - 8pm

Date Night; Antipasti Night; Healthy Italia; ...

Roxbury Theater Loses its Bow Tie

July 14, 2016

ROXBURY, NJ – Talking about a night at the movies recently became a little more difficult for those who struggle to pronounce “Succasunna.”

The movie theater in Roxbury Mall that was Bow Tie Cinema is now Cinèpolis Succasunna. Say that four times quickly.

Even some of the staffers at theater conceded they initially stumbled with the new name. They ...

American Animal Hospital Holds Successful Open House Event

RANDOLPH, NJ- For over 25 years, the American Animal Hospital on Sussex Turnpike has provided advice, guidance, and expert care for family pets in Randolph and the surrounding communities. 

Many local pet owners recently attended American Animal Hospital’s 28th Annual Open House on Saturday, June 11.

The American Animal Hospital has hosted this event for the past ...

Randolph BOE Discussion led to School Start and End Time Changes

July 21, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - Following the review of the Start Time Survey, Randolph Superintendent Jennifer Fano presented her recommendations to the Board of Education at Tuesday’s meeting.

Fano provided the benchmarks for these options which included a comparison of district start times across the county, noting that the elementary start and end times are very similar in the surrounding ...

Randolph Graduate Cassandra Incledon Earns Scholarship From VFW Post 7333

RANDOLPH, NJ- For God and Country, soldiers in the US Military give their all on the battle field. Even when their time for combat is over, these new veterans still find ways to give to others. This time it’s not  their country, but their local community.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars ( VFW ) Post 7333 of Randolph, recently gave a five hundred dollar scholarship to local ...

New School Start and End Times For 2016-17 Year Announced By Randolph Board of Education

RANDOLPH,NJ- The Randolph Board of Education has approved new start and end times for the 2016-17 school year which will move school start times back 15 minutes.

The new schedule will mean Randolph High School will start the day at 7:30 a.m. and end the day at 2:30 p.m. Buses will arrive between 7:15 and 7:25 a.m. and depart at 2:40 p.m.

Randolph Middle School will start the school day at ...

Parks and Recreation Discuss Pickleball Possibilities in Randolph

July 17, 2016

RANDOLPH. NJ-  Randolph Parks and Recreation Department met to discuss the care and maintenance of various fields. The most debated topic on this day was whether or not it was possible to convert tennis courts into space to play pickle ball.

When the floor opened to the public, Norman Kalina and Nicole Gilbert introduced the pickle ball idea to the committee. The tennis courts in question ...

Five Randolph High School Boys Lacrosse Players Compete at Lehigh Laxfest

Lehigh, PA- Five Randolph high school boys lacrosse players were part of the Upper Level 2017/2018 boys Lacrosse team that went undefeated with a record of 6-0, to win the 2016 Lehigh Laxfest 10th grade division at Lehigh University June 19.

The five Randolph players were on either JV or Varsity for the Rams last season and will all battle for spots on this years’ Varsity squad.  ...

Reed, Hart, Lead Randolph West 12 All Stars to Third Straight District Championship

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Little League West All-Stars won the District Championship for the third consecutive year by edging the Tri-Town All-Stars 4-3.  It was a nailbiter game that came down to the wire when Tri-Town made a furious rally late.

Randolph was led by pitcher Joe Reed, whose final pitching line included five complete innings with nine strikeouts, two walks and ...

"Bar Night for Brendan Tevlin" Raises $2000 Toward Third Annual Lacrosse Festival

July 23, 2016

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A “Bar Night for Brendan” held at Thatcher McGhee’s Irish Pub in Fairfield on Wednesday raised $2,000 toward the third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival being held on July 30 in West Orange in honor of the Livingston resident who lost his life to a shooting in 2014.

On Monday and Tuesday, the restaurant hosted all-day “Dine and ...

Randolph Graduate Cassandra Incledon Earns Scholarship From VFW Post 7333

RANDOLPH, NJ- For God and Country, soldiers in the US Military give their all on the battle field. Even when their time for combat is over, these new veterans still find ways to give to others. This time it’s not  their country, but their local community.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars ( VFW ) Post 7333 of Randolph, recently gave a five hundred dollar scholarship to local ...

Randolph Kiwanis “Pins 4 Pets” Event a Great Success, $1,140 raised for Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

RANDOLPH, NJ– The Kiwanis Club of Randolph Township hosted their first ever “Pins 4 Pets” bowling fundraiser on Sunday, July 10 to benefit the “Friends of Randolph Animal Pound” that supports the animals of the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter. The turnout was excellent with over 50 bowlers taking to the lanes to support the shelter.

The Randolph Kiwanis gave a ...

Freeholders Ask for Patience From Motorists During Sussex Turnpike Improvement Project, Steps Underway To Help Ease Delays

July 14, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ-Morris County engineering officials are working on steps to ease current traffic backups through Randolph caused by the ongoing Sussex Turnpike improvement project, and two simultaneous municipal utility projects in the Sussex Turnpike corridor, according to the county freeholders, who have asked for the public’s patience.

Among some of the recent or pending ...

Randolph Township Council Discusses Final Parks Master Plan Details Preparing for July 28 Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ – At Thursday’s meeting, council members discussed the final changes to the Parks Master Plan in preparation for the July 28 meeting, where they will approve the final document.

After discussion at the June 16 council meeting, Town Manager Stephen Mountain, Parks & Recreation director Russ Newman and consultant Pat Hoagland changed the plan slightly to ...

Senate Tackles Assembly Proposal to Increase NJ Gas Tax 23 Cents Per Gallon

TRENTON, NJ – A showdown is expected Thursday when the state Senate opens debate on a contentious plan to increase the state’s gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon.

Veteran Somerset County lawmakers oppose the plan.

The estimated $2 billion raised annually by the gas tax would be used to replenish the state’s battered Transportation Trust Fund over the next 10 ...

Morris County Historical Society Awarded Historic Preservation Grant from The 1772 Foundation and The New Jersey Historic Trust

July 23, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Historical Society is pleased to announce the receipt of a 2016 Grant for Historic Preservation from The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with The New Jersey Historic Trust. Twenty-five New Jersey nonprofit organizations shared in the total funds of $290,000. (Grants also were awarded in Connecticut and Rhode Island.)

The MCHS is one of 11 New Jersey ...

Randolph Residents Invited to Free Active Shooter Preparedness Courses

July 10, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ – RTSP is offering courses to the public on situational awareness and active shooter scenarios that give participants skills that can be used to save lives in the event of a dangerous incident or situation. The theme of the course is “Run, Hide & Fight” and stresses preparedness in everyday life. Firearms are not used during the training.

“A big ...

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Severe Weather Potential in Morris County Area

July 18, 2016

RANDOLPH/DENVILLE, NJ- Morris County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 pm this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon (threat window between 2:30 and 8:00PM), some of which could be severe in nature.

The storm off to our west is moving east around 30mph and is currently producing golf ball size hail and 60 mph winds.

The main concern with ...

Marty's Reliable Cycle to Sponsor "Tour De Blairstown" on Saturday August 6

July 7, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Discover the BEST KEPT CYCLING SECRET in the Northeast: First Annual TOUR de BLAIRSTOWN on August 6, 2016

This bike ride is sponsored by Marty’s Reliable Cycle to benefit the Foodshed Alliance.  The goals of the Foodshed Alliance are to foster Healthy Land, Healthy Food and Healthy Communities, all focused around rebuilding the local food economy in Northern NJ.

Out ...

Q and A With Burrini's Cheese Connoisseur Danny Santana

July 11, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Burrini’s Olde World Market in Randolph is known for many high quality fine foods, including meats, fish, desserts, prepared meals, and more.  A specialty cheese section, which is organized and run by Danny Santana, is also one of the highlights of the market.

TAP into Randolph sat down for a Q & A with Santana to provide some insight to the world of this ...

Randolph Mayor Hirniak Discusses 2016 RHS Hall Of Fame Inductees

July 15, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- One of the many honors which elected officials here in Randolph Township are privileged to enjoy, is offering remarks during a ceremony recognizing our citizenry.  Throughout a given year, our Deputy Mayor and I attend events where those gathered acknowledge the achievements of individuals or groups who have contributed to the feeling each of us identifies as “Randolph ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, August 5, 2:00 PM

Randolph Rescue Squad Headquarters, Randolph

Randolph Rescue Squad Blood Drive

Giving Back

Sat, August 13, 11:30 AM

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Morris Plains

Special Interest Tour: Newcomb Pottery Exhibition

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, September 17, 12:00 PM

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Morris Plains

Fall Family Day at the Stickley Museum

Arts & Entertainment

The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z at the Randolph Library

July 19, 2016

The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z

Date(s): Tuesday, July 26
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up

This exciting, energetic production celebrates some of the greatest sports heroes of all time! Young audiences will be introduced to many amazing athletes including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordon, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Peyton Manning, Jackie Robinson and many more.

Bright ...

Randolph High School Art Chapter of National Art Honor Society Creates WWII Mural

July 13, 2016

RANDOLPH,NJ- The Randolph High School chapter of the National Art Honor Society unveiled its World War II propaganda mural which its members painted for the Randolph High School Library.

The mural is based on a poster, which asks people to donate books to the library from 1943.

"I love it," said Randolph High School Librarian Steve Cullis. "It's absolutely gorgeous. It ...

RMS Stop and Shoppe to Launch Aug. 22

July 17, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - In an effort to gather student information, regarding the Randolph Middle School PTO run school store, an online survey was given to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students this past June. 

The survey was created by the RMS PTO, with the support of the SGA (Student Government Association).  RMS teachers facilitated the process during homeroom.  The goals were ...

Kittens Kittens Kittens!!!!

July 22, 2016

We have kittens for adoption!  Come visit us at the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter to meet the kitten of your dreams.   Saturday 7/23 from 11am-1pm at 97 Ironia Road, Mendham, 07945.  Email doggie54@optonline.net for questions!

The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z at the Randolph Library

The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z

Date(s): Tuesday, July 26
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up

This exciting, energetic production celebrates some of the greatest sports heroes of all time! Young audiences will be introduced to many amazing athletes including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordon, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Peyton Manning, Jackie Robinson and many more.

Bright ...

Randolph Township Offering Discounted Amusement Park Tickets

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township offers adult only discounted summer tickets for Great Adventure, Safari and Theme for $42.00 and Hurrican Harbor (water park only) for $32.00, Mountain Creek for $34.00, Medieval Times for $34.00, Dorney Park for $45.00 and Crayola Experience for $18.00.

Tickets can only be purchased with a check. Please stop by the Community Center on Calais Road or call ...

Dinoman is Dinomite July 7 at Randolph Library

Date:  Thursday, July 7
Time: 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Who: Ages 4 & up

The dinosaurs are coming! The dinosaurs are coming! Watch out as 18 foot dinosaurs invade the library! Dinoman begins at the beginning—the very beginning; of earth that is. He first takes us on a time trek from Precambrian to Quaternary with a few stops in different epochs and ages. He explains the ever ...

Senate Tackles Assembly Proposal to Increase NJ Gas Tax 23 Cents Per Gallon

June 29, 2016

TRENTON, NJ – A showdown is expected Thursday when the state Senate opens debate on a contentious plan to increase the state’s gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon.

Veteran Somerset County lawmakers oppose the plan.

The estimated $2 billion raised annually by the gas tax would be used to replenish the state’s battered Transportation Trust Fund over the next 10 ...

Kittens Kittens Kittens!!!!

July 22, 2016

We have kittens for adoption!  Come visit us at the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter to meet the kitten of your dreams.   Saturday 7/23 from 11am-1pm at 97 Ironia Road, Mendham, 07945.  Email doggie54@optonline.net for questions!

June Police Blotter , more Randolph Fake IRS Calls

July 5, 2016

June 3:  Joseph V. DiPaolo, 25, Netcong was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Mt. Arlington Municipal Court.  DiPaolo was processed and turned over to the Mt. Arlington Police Department in default of bail.

June 3: Ruth D. Alvarez, 29, Dover was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Randolph Municipal Court.  Alvarez was processed and transported ...

From College Dorms to Road Tripping, RHS Graduate Gives It All Away to Follow Dream, July 23-24

July 21, 2016

Have you ever thought about picking everything up and just leaving? Not for a weekend out with your friends, literally leaving. Surely you have; everyone has but only the brave follow through. 

Rising senior at University of New Hampshire and 2013 Randolph High School Graduate, Rachael Galipo, is planning for an adventure across the United States following her college graduation in ...

When Smart Women Watch Stupid Television

“Hey honey, what time...” began my husband.

“Sssh, not now.” I replied.  “My show is on!” He glanced at the TV to see what I was watching, shook his head, and left the room muttering something sarcastic that sounded like, "Wow, I really hope she says yes to the dress."

It was true.  I had a stupid TV obsession.  I like ...

From College Dorms to Road Tripping, RHS Graduate Gives It All Away to Follow Dream, July 23-24

July 21, 2016

Have you ever thought about picking everything up and just leaving? Not for a weekend out with your friends, literally leaving. Surely you have; everyone has but only the brave follow through. 

Rising senior at University of New Hampshire and 2013 Randolph High School Graduate, Rachael Galipo, is planning for an adventure across the United States following her college graduation in ...