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Randolph BOE President Al Matos’ Statement Discussing Music Department and Football Coach Departures

July 21, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education meeting on Tuesday July 18 had two topics up for discussion that were of strong interest to the public, one being recent departures in the District Music Department, and the second being the appointment of the 2017 football coach.

Board President Al Matos opened the meeting with a statement addressing the legality of how staff and board members are ...

Parents Urge Randolph Administration to Reconsider Music Schedule Changes after Resignations

RANDOLPH, NJ - After six music teachers resigned from the district, Randolph parents and students again voiced their frustration the board of education members and school administration about the proposed changes to the Randolph Middle School music schedule.

“Our teachers are our most valuable assets, and those recently departed will not be easy to replace,” said Marie ...

Recreation Reports a Great Start to Summer across Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ - After a season of renovation and refurbishing, Randolph Park has experienced more use this year than the past few years, according to Recreation Assistant Director Jeanne Montemarano.

“There’s a lot of excitement around Randolph Park this year. It looks great; the guards are doing a great job keeping it clean,” she said. “The swim team is doing well; ...

Randolph Football Turns To Mike Lyons; 30 Year RHS Freshman Coach Appointed Interim Head Coach

RANDOLPH, NJ- A familiar face will man the sidelines for the Randolph Rams football team in the fall of 2017, providing stability to a program shaken by the unexpected departure of head coach Tarig Holman.

Mike Lyons, RHS freshman football coach for the past 30 years, received resounding applause when he was appointed interim head coach at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday ...

Randolph BOE President Al Matos’ Statement Discussing Music Department and Football Coach Departures

July 21, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education meeting on Tuesday July 18 had two topics up for discussion that were of strong interest to the public, one being recent departures in the District Music Department, and the second being the appointment of the 2017 football coach.

Board President Al Matos opened the meeting with a statement addressing the legality of how staff and board members are ...

Parents Urge Randolph Administration to Reconsider Music Schedule Changes after Resignations

RANDOLPH, NJ - After six music teachers resigned from the district, Randolph parents and students again voiced their frustration the board of education members and school administration about the proposed changes to the Randolph Middle School music schedule.

“Our teachers are our most valuable assets, and those recently departed will not be easy to replace,” said Marie ...

Randolph Board of Education Hires New Vice Principal

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education hired Michael Scott, a Hoboken vice principal as the new vice principal for Fernbrook and Shongum elementary schools. Mr. Scott will replace Kristin Mueller, who will leave the district on June 30 to become an elementary principal in Millburn.

Superintendent Jennifer A. Fano introduced Mr. Scott to the Board of Education and the public at the Board ...

Randolph Football Turns To Mike Lyons; 30 Year RHS Freshman Coach Appointed Interim Head Coach

July 18, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- A familiar face will man the sidelines for the Randolph Rams football team in the fall of 2017, providing stability to a program shaken by the unexpected departure of head coach Tarig Holman.

Mike Lyons, RHS freshman football coach for the past 30 years, received resounding applause when he was appointed interim head coach at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday ...

Tarig Holman, Randolph Football Coach, Says Goodbye to The Rams

RANDOLPH, NJ- This time it is for real. After flirting with the possibility of their head coach's departure to Trenton back in April / May, Randolph High School is once again seeking a new leader for their football program after Tarig Holman accepted the Head Coach position at Neptune High School.  

As reported in the Jersey Shore Sports Network and the ...

Randolph 14U Little League All Stars Earn Townships First Ever District 1 Title

RANDOLPH, NJ- After transitioning from the Babe Ruth League into the Little League 14U All- Stars, Randolph beat an annual nemesis in Par troy East for the District 1 championship.

The championship was a best of three, in which Randolph swept the series taking game by a score of 5-1, and locking down the title with a 7-3 victory in game two.

"Over the last few weeks these boys have ...

Public Information Session Scheduled for New Access Road to Central Park of Morris County

July 14, 2017

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - A new access road to Central Park of Morris County is being planned and the new design will be unveiled at a public information session on July 27.  Residents of Morris Township, Morris Plains and Parsippany, who are most affected by the traffic in and out of the park, as well as other community members are invited to the Morris Plains Community Center at 51 Jim Fear ...

Gary and Kathy Algeier Honored For Service to Randolph With Freedom Park Bench Dedication

July 16, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- On July 6, a group of family, friends, elected officials and well-wishers gathered at Freedom Park as the Randolph Township Council dedicated a park bench to Kathy and Gary Algeier. 

The Algeiers were long-time residents of Randolph who relocated to South Carolina in 2014.  The bench, with a dedication plaque reading:  In honor of Kathy and Gary Algeier in ...

GoFundMe Support for the McEntee Family

RANDOLPH, NJ- A GoFundMe page as been started for a family in Randolph.

The Page States the following:

"The McEntee Family live in the Ironia section of Randolph. Derek and Teagan along with their 4 young children Layla, Audrey, Brooklyn and Koryn moved here from CA several years ago. They live with their grandparents and adjusted beautifully to the community. Four weeks ago ...

Savanna Templeton, Randolph High School 2017 Graduate, Donates Art to RHS

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School senior Savanna Templeton, who graduated on June 21, is “leaving her mark” at Randolph High School.

Templeton painted an acrylic mural she called “The Wave” as she embarks on the “next wave in her life” (college) and decided to donate it to Randolph High School. Templeton will attend Bryant University in Rhode Island in ...

Kmart Plaza Renovations Planned in Randolph

July 10, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - The owner of the Kmart Plaza in Randolph is planning to give the shopping center a major aesthetic overhaul in an effort to attract new tenants, according to Randolph Township Manager Stephen Mountain.  At Thursday’s meeting,  Mountain shared an update on development and tenants in the K-Mart Plaza with the council.

Mountain and Darren Carney, Planning/Zoning ...

New Owners and New Name for Muldoon's, a Ledgewood Landmark

July 18, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Muldoon’s Irish Pub, a Ledgewood watering hole and restaurant that’s become something of a landmark after 30 years in business, has new owners and is getting a new name next month.

On Aug. 13, Muldoon’s will become Iron Hills Tavern, said co-owner Ken Olsen. He and partner Joe Malazinsky bought the Route 46 establishment June 13. They acquired it from ...

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Randolph Bulldog Youth Football Hold First Annual Family BBQ

July 15, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- A friendly Punt, Pass, and Kick competition highlighted the first ever Family BBQ held for Randolph Bulldog youth football players this past Spring.

“We hope that this will be a good way to help both recruitment of players and distributing information to families, said Dan Limone. “It was a great way for new players and parents to meet coaches and others involved in ...

Randolph Unveils the Nations First Trail Blaze For National September 11th Memorial Trail

July 15, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The entrance to the Patriots Path portion of the Randolph trail system received the prestigious recognition of marking the country’s first Trail Blaze along the new September 11th National Memorial Trail.  

“Today we are most proud of the fact that we play a role as a small part of the 1,300 mile national September 11th Memorial Trail,” said Randolph Mayor ...

Recreation Reports a Great Start to Summer across Randolph

July 19, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - After a season of renovation and refurbishing, Randolph Park has experienced more use this year than the past few years, according to Recreation Assistant Director Jeanne Montemarano.

“There’s a lot of excitement around Randolph Park this year. It looks great; the guards are doing a great job keeping it clean,” she said. “The swim team is doing well; ...

Outstanding Warrants in Randolph June Police Blotter

July 21, 2017

June 2: Wilson A. Martinez, 26, Randolph was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and subsequently arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Union Twp Municipal Court.  Martinez was processed and released.

June 2: Marie L. Beers, 46, Randolph was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by the Randolph Twp Municipal Court.  Beers was processed and released.

June 5: ...

Randolph Unveils the Nations First Trail Blaze For National September 11th Memorial Trail

July 15, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The entrance to the Patriots Path portion of the Randolph trail system received the prestigious recognition of marking the country’s first Trail Blaze along the new September 11th National Memorial Trail.  

“Today we are most proud of the fact that we play a role as a small part of the 1,300 mile national September 11th Memorial Trail,” said Randolph Mayor ...

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Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

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Randolph BOE President Al Matos’ Statement Discussing Music Department and Football Coach Departures

July 21, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education meeting on Tuesday July 18 had two topics up for discussion that were of strong interest to the public, one being recent departures in the District Music Department, and the second being the appointment of the 2017 football coach.

Board President Al Matos opened the meeting with a statement addressing the legality of how staff and board members are ...

Bill Introduced by Rep. John DiMaio to Protect Intramural High School Players with Concussions

July 17, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that expands concussion precautions for high school students, and was introduced by Rep. John DiMaio, R-23.

With the new bill, high school students who suffer a concussion during intramural sports will be protected by the state's student-athlete head injury safety program bill, according to a release.

The bill was signed ...

Dr. Missak Haigentz, Researcher in Head and Neck and Lung Cancer, Appointed Chief of Hematology and Oncology, Morristown Medical Center

July 18, 2017

Dr. Haigentz’s Newly Reported Studies at ASCO Show Promise for Head and Neck, Lung Cancer Patients and Cancer Patients with HIV

 Morristown, NJ – Nationally renowned head and neck and lung cancer researcher Missak Haigentz, MD, has joined Atlantic Health System Cancer Care as chief of hematology and oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of ...

Fill the Local News Void and Create a Profitable Business: Start TAPinto in Your Town

Many newspapers are regionalizing their coverage or being acquired by media conglomerates and laying off journalists, creating a void in local news coverage, not only in New Jersey but throughout the country.
 

As a result, there is less and less local coverage of your local government and board of education, high school sports, charitable events and other newsworthy local happenings, ...

Cat looking for a Home...Can you help Oreo?

Can anyone help Oreo?

Oreo is a super sweet cat. She was surrendered to the Randolph Animal Shelter when her owners moved.  It is so sad they just discarded her.  Oreo is used to living in a home as an only cat.  She is not used to being in a shelter and is struggling.  Won’t somebody adopt her?   

Not sure about adopting?  You can ...

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care Offers Ovarian Cancer Screening Study

When treated in its earliest stages, the five-year survival rate for ovarian cancer is over 90 percent. Unfortunately, only 15 percent of cases are found at this early stage due to ovarian cancer's non-specific symptoms and lack of available early detection tests.

When discovered at a more advanced stage, the ovarian cancer survival rate can be as low as 18 percent.

The Women's ...

Kitten adoption at Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

Come meet Socks (and his sibling Mittens) and Newman (and his sibling Oreo) at the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter on Saturday 7/1 11am-1pm.  Call 973-886-1485 for email doggie54@optonline.net for more information.

'Skeleton Crew' hits home

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages, in its quest for new, richly layered plays, is now presenting “Skeleton Crew” by Dominique Morrisseau.

The playwright had her play “Follow Me to Nellie’s” work shopped at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Connecticut several years ago. That was followed by s fine production at the Kean University ...