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NJ Monthly Ranks Randolph High School as Number 16 in State

August 25, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranked Randolph High School No. 16 on its’ list of top 100 public high schools in the state.

In 2014, Randolph High School was ranked 63 and in 2012 Randolph was number 37.

The rankings are based entirely on data reported by the schools to the State Department of Education, according to the magazine. The categories ...

Freeholders Proclaim Sept. 10-11 As “2016 GRAN FONDO NJ WEEKEND’’ In Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morris County Board of Freeholders have proclaimed the weekend of Sept. 10-11 as “2016 Gran Fondo NJ Weekend’’ in Morris County, to herald the sixth annual statewide and regional cycling event that will start and finish on Sept. 11 in Morristown, drawing some 2,300 cyclists and many hundreds more families and friends to Morris County.  

The ...

Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce - September 15th General Meeting; Pet Wellness Today

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Dr. Brian Voynick from The American Animal Hospital in Mt. Freedom as the guest speaker on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Dr. Voynick whose popular TV show, "The Pet Stop" will discuss conventional and emerging topics such as pet vaccines, stem cell procedures and PRP therapy.

The luncheon will be held at La Strada ...

McDonald's Recalls 'Happy Meal' Toy

OAKBROOK ILL. - McDonald’s is recalling the Step-iT activity wristband, a child’s toy that was part a recent Happy Meal promotion at the restaurants.

The toy was offered between Aug. 9 and Aug. 17. That’s according to a notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

McDonald’s has received more than 70 reports of incidents, including seven reports of blisters, ...

Kids Cabaret at Brundage Park Playhouse Opens, “A Night of Peace, Love, and Song… Because We’re Happy”

August 10, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - As summer prepares to draw its curtains for the summer season, the theater will open its doors for the public to spotlight talented children.

Brundage Park Playhouse will be hosting a Kid's Cabaret. Instead of a unifying narrative arc like a play, the Cabaret features song and dance. This will be one of the final shows of the season, the last two being Thoroughly ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Summer is in full swing. Just returning from vacation? Then you are in time to enjoy walking tours, date nights, crafts, and campouts this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday August 5

Date Night; Risotto Class; Healthy Italia; 6:30pm

Campout on the Beach; Sunrise Lake; 7pm

New Jersey State Chrysanthemum Society; Frelinghuysen ...

Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce - September 15th General Meeting; Pet Wellness Today

August 24, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Dr. Brian Voynick from The American Animal Hospital in Mt. Freedom as the guest speaker on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Dr. Voynick whose popular TV show, "The Pet Stop" will discuss conventional and emerging topics such as pet vaccines, stem cell procedures and PRP therapy.

The luncheon will be held at La Strada ...

Goodbye Roxbury Ruby Tuesday; Another Ledgewood Mall Vacancy

ROXBURY, NJ – The parking lots of TGI Friday’s and Outback Steakhouse were filled tonight with cars of Saturday night diners, but empty darkness was the scene a half-mile away at Ruby Tuesday.

Its 391 parking spaces were vacant. A sign on its door said, “This Location Has Closed.”

Chalk it up as one more blow to the gasping-for-air Ledgewood Mall. The plug-pull at ...

Edison Heating and Cooling –  Where 100-Percent Customer Satisfaction is the Goal

EDISON, NJ - Established in 1987, Edison Heating and Cooling began as a one-man operation run out of the basement of Michael Iarrapino’s childhood home. At the time, Iarrapino assisted customers from his hometown of Edison and the surrounding communities but as business grew, Edison Heating and Cooling moved into larger facilities throughout South Plainfield and, in May 2015, settled into ...

NJ Monthly Ranks Randolph High School as Number 16 in State

August 25, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranked Randolph High School No. 16 on its’ list of top 100 public high schools in the state.

In 2014, Randolph High School was ranked 63 and in 2012 Randolph was number 37.

The rankings are based entirely on data reported by the schools to the State Department of Education, according to the magazine. The categories ...

Spotlight on Al Matos, President of Randolph Township Board of Education

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Board of Education President Alfredo Matos strives to live out his vision for Randolph Schools by embodying the words of his favorite Theodore Roosevelt quote.

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the gray ...

Randolph Board of Education Prepares for the Upcoming School Year

RANDOLPH, NJ - Board members expressed their excitement for the new school year by providing updates on curricula review and building projects.

“I have been reading lots and lots and lots of curricula,” said Superintendent Jennifer Fano.

“We had a great Education Committee meeting…. You’ve created a monster by putting me in charge of this,” said Vice ...

Randolph High School Baseball Manager Doug Anderson Guides Collegiate Summer Team To Title

August 23, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- North Jersey has always been a hotbed of collegiate baseball talent.  In the summer of 2016, a new league was formed for these players – the Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League.

On Monday August 1, the Randolph Chiefs, led by Randolph High School baseball team manager Doug Anderson, defeated the Pascack Valley Cats 14-2 to capture the MCBLs first ...

Randolph 8U All Star Team completes undefeated season with Championship

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph's 8U All Star Baseball team completed an undefeated 2016 summer season with a championship.

Led by Head Coach Corey Lorent and Asst. Coaches Brian Dougherty and Ian Magley ,the team showed true teamwork with each of the 14 members contributing key plays through the year. The foundation of the season was strong pitching with Vincent Crisafulli, Joe ...

Moms in Charge say "Roxbury Soccer Fun Day" No Place for Roxbury/Randolph Rivalry

ROXBURY, NJ – If you’re involved in high school sports in Roxbury, one thing you don’t do - if you’re at all worried about raising eyebrows - is embrace Randolph.

Roxbury High School Boys Soccer Parents Association President Janine Sempiti knows all about the Roxbury/Randolph rivalry. But she and the four other women in the Association think world peace is a little more ...

Randolph Teens Support Homeless Solutions

August 19, 2016

Morristown, NJ- Randolph High School students Melissa and Taylor Stoia recently organized a collection of kitchen items in support of residents of the Mt. Kemble Home in Morristown.  The Home is a Homeless Solutions program that provides safe, affordable housing for senior women of limited means.   

It is undergoing a major renovation and will soon have a new kitchen, to be ...

From WWII to Iraq; Randolph VFW Promotes Camaraderie Through Coffee

RANDOLPH, NJ- For some US military veterans, the home front is the final battleground. Many of these combatants find that the experience of war lingers long after they have returned home. The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) in Randolph tries to help returning troops to readjust.

Randolph VFW Post 7333 has been around for decades, and continues to maintain a presence within the community through ...

Randolph VFW Post 7333 Welcomes All Veterans, Gives Back to Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ- "War is Hell" is an old adage that has been proven true since the dawn of time. Particularly now, when U.S. occupation has remained in Iraq and Afghanistan, the ravages of war currently weigh heavy on returning soldiers.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization ( VFW ) tries to provide an outlet for those that are returning from the strain of combat.

Town Council Votes to Adopt Parks Master Plan, Morris County Budget Presented to Council

July 30, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - After over a year of planning and perfecting, the Town Council voted to approve the Randolph Parks Master Plan for the next 10 years at the July 28 council meeting.

“This is a very, very important moment in Randolph history,” mayor Roman Hirniak said.

Town Manager Stephen Mountain expressed he was pleased by the planning process for the Master Plan. He believes it ...

McDonald's To Kick Off Pumpkin Spice Season Late August

August 23, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- McDonald’s  will welcome Autumn early this year with the August introduction of the McCafe Pumpkin Spice Latte. The beverage is expected to be available in all US locations by the end of August.

Originally introduced in 2013, the McCafe Pumpkin Spice Latte has not appeared on the restaurant’s menu in three years.  Contrary to urban legends, the ...

McDonald's Recalls 'Happy Meal' Toy

August 24, 2016

OAKBROOK ILL. - McDonald’s is recalling the Step-iT activity wristband, a child’s toy that was part a recent Happy Meal promotion at the restaurants.

The toy was offered between Aug. 9 and Aug. 17. That’s according to a notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

McDonald’s has received more than 70 reports of incidents, including seven reports of blisters, ...

When This Randolph, NJ Doctor Became the Patient

RANDOLPH, NJ- Two years after his mountainside crash, 50-year-old Dr. Mike Solomonov of Cedar Knolls, who’s part of our practice, wondered if he’d ever be able to enjoy the outdoors again.

In February of 2014, pain management physician and anesthesiologist Solomonov crashed while skiing in Italy with his wife Viktoriya, his 9-year-old son, and 13-year-old daughter. The result: ...

HSOR to Host Randolph Reminisces Program

August 17, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Historical Society of Old Randolph (HSOR) is pleased to announce that Cindy Novak will be the next speaker in its special series of programs entitled “Randolph Reminisces.”

Cindy’s family moved from Bergen County to the Ironia section of Randolph when she was in first grade. Her memories include areas such as Bryant’s Pond, the former D.A.

Applications Being Accepted for 10 Affordable Homes in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for 10 moderate income condominiums being built on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Morristown.  The affordable homes contain two or three bedrooms, 1 to 2.5 bathrooms and have additional storage in the basement. The units are energy efficient and feature energy star rated appliances. Some first floor units are ...

Operation Statewide Leads to Arrest of Randolph Man For Child Pornography

August 23, 2016

Mercer County, N.J. - Forty men including at least one from every county in New Jersey have been charged with possession of child pornography, New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced last week at the State Police Technology Center.  Justin Piccola, 21, of Randolph was one of the men charged with distribution and possession of child pornography on the internet, ...

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Freeholders Proclaim Sept. 10-11 As “2016 GRAN FONDO NJ WEEKEND’’ In Morris County

August 24, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morris County Board of Freeholders have proclaimed the weekend of Sept. 10-11 as “2016 Gran Fondo NJ Weekend’’ in Morris County, to herald the sixth annual statewide and regional cycling event that will start and finish on Sept. 11 in Morristown, drawing some 2,300 cyclists and many hundreds more families and friends to Morris County.  

The ...

Lost Dog in Randolph, Since Tuesday

August 7, 2016

Stella has been missing since Tuesday night. She very friendly but very scared of everything.

She was lost on Dover Chester Rd running towards Sussex Turnpike last seen on Sussex Turnpike from Park Ave to Calais Rd.

Stella has tags on her with a lash attached to her. Contact Fran & Lou at 974-219-2232

If anyone sees her call Erica at Randolph Animal Control or the Randolph ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown this Weekend

August 12, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's going to be a hot one this weekend. Cooling centers are open in Morristown for those who need to escape the heat. If you are looking for something to do this weekend, there are many indoor activities to keep you out of the heat.  Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday August 12

Chef's Table; Matt Pierone from Gourmet Cafe; Healthy Italia; ...

Acorn Hall Closed for Historic House and Exhibit Tours Beginning August 21 through September 4, 2016

August 8, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Historical Society announces that its headquarters, Acorn Hall, will be closed for historic house and exhibit tours due to annual interior maintenance from Sunday, August 21 through Sunday, September 4, 2016.

The specific dates affected by the revised schedule at Acorn Hall are: Sunday, August 21; Wednesday, August 24; Thursday, August 25; Sunday, August 28; ...

When This Randolph, NJ Doctor Became the Patient

August 17, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Two years after his mountainside crash, 50-year-old Dr. Mike Solomonov of Cedar Knolls, who’s part of our practice, wondered if he’d ever be able to enjoy the outdoors again.

In February of 2014, pain management physician and anesthesiologist Solomonov crashed while skiing in Italy with his wife Viktoriya, his 9-year-old son, and 13-year-old daughter. The result: ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, September 11, 11:00 AM

Randolph

9/11 Remembrance Service

Community Calendar

Sat, September 17, 12:00 PM

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Morris Plains

Fall Family Day at the Stickley Museum

Arts & Entertainment

Non-credit Continuing Education Courses at CCM for Fall 2016 Catalog Now Available on the College Website

August 18, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ — CCM has an impressive lineup of new and existing noncredit programs to assist individuals with enhancing their professional skills for career success. Classes begin in early September and registration, which is available now, is ongoing.

 All the details on this fall’s programs can be found in the Fall Continuing Education brochure located ...

Randolph 12-U All Stars Win Rockaway Summer Tournament Title

August 6, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph East 12U All-Star team took home the Rockaway Summer Tournament title in dominating fashion, running away with a 19-0 win over Hanover in the finals.

Randolph went 10-0 in their march to the Championship, with Stephen Hisrchfeld earning the win on the mound in the final game.

Manager Steve Wigdor commented, “The boys played great all tournament long.  ...

Randolph Middle School Students Beautify School With Summer Mural Project

August 8, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - When Randolph Middle School students and staff return to school in September, they will be greeted by "A Better School....A Better World" mural created by students as part of the Summer Mural Painting Project.

Fifteen middle school students spent the mornings during the week of July 18-22 working with professional artist Caren Frost Olmsted of Basking Ridge from Morris ...

Kidney Needed by Army Civilian Employee

August 8, 2016

My name is Mike Mays and I have been an Army Civilian employee for over 12 years working in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defense sector.  I have spent a majority of my time developing CBRN sensor capabilities for the Joint services.  I have also been on several detail assignments supporting other areas within the CBRN community.  Some of my detail ...

2016 Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities

August 25, 2016

RUTHERFORD,NJ- The parents and families of people with disabilities will engage in the “Fourth Annual Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities” at the Rutherford Labor Day Street Fair on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

It is the position of many who will participate in the walk that people with disabilities are “second class citizens” who are denied their civil, human and ...

Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce - September 15th General Meeting; Pet Wellness Today

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Dr. Brian Voynick from The American Animal Hospital in Mt. Freedom as the guest speaker on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Dr. Voynick whose popular TV show, "The Pet Stop" will discuss conventional and emerging topics such as pet vaccines, stem cell procedures and PRP therapy.

The luncheon will be held at La Strada ...

Vendors wanted for Onyx and Breezy Walk to Remember

**Vendors Wanted*** for The Onyx & Breezy Foundation First Annual "I Walk to Remember" Memorial Pet walk and Celebration of Life

I Walk to Remember is your chance to not only support The Onyx & Breezy Foundation where 100% of all donations go to saving the lives of animals every day, but to also promote your company or organization, big or small, by having ...

Sunday is looking for a home!

Sunday is about 2 years old.  He loves his cat tree and is very playful and sweet.

Sunday is one of the residents of the Randolph Animal Shelter that needs a home.

The best part – is that everything is done.  Sunday is neutered, vet checked and has all his vaccinations.

Won’t you take him home?

 

Randolph Animal Shelter is open from 11 to 1 on weekdays ...

Calling All Veterans: Morris County Photographer Creating Veteran Awareness Project

August 8, 2016

DENVILLE, NJ-- Operation Veteran is a photography project that began in 2016 right before Memorial Day. The goal of OpVet is to photograph as many United States Armed Forces veterans and listen to their stories about their military careers and their lives as veterans today.  People think of veterans as beggars on the side of the street at stop lights or older gentlemen in funny hats that ...

Special Adoption fees for Black Kittens/Cats at Randolph Animal Shelter

August 16, 2016

Special Adoption for black kittens* and Black Cats* at Randolph Animal Shelter on

Saturday, August 20 and August 27  (from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

97     Ironia Road, Mendham, NJ:  Info on kittens – Claudine 973-886-1485 or Doggie54@optonline.net

*Black cats 6 months and older are free and kittens under six ...

Fireworks in a Randolph Mailbox; July Police Blotter

August 10, 2016

July 2 : Gerald Morman, 54, Morris Twp was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Randolph Municipal Court.  Morman was unable to post bail and was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility

July 3,: Office James Pritchard Jr. responded to a residence on Brandywine Ct for a report of a damaged mailbox.  The mailbox was broken at the base and located standing up ...

2016 Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities

August 25, 2016

RUTHERFORD,NJ- The parents and families of people with disabilities will engage in the “Fourth Annual Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities” at the Rutherford Labor Day Street Fair on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

It is the position of many who will participate in the walk that people with disabilities are “second class citizens” who are denied their civil, human and ...

Shongum, Randolph Real Estate Market Update

Follow the Randolph, Shongum Lake real estate market here. Each month I will list every closed real estate transaction in detail.

The data tables below display the street address of the home, the style, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, garage spaces, and whether or no the home has a basement. DOM stands for "Days on ...

Strength Training That Transfers to Sport-Performance

Competitive sports demand multiple facets of athleticism that need to simultaneously work together to produce optimal performance. Athletes need to be able to run, jump, change direction, accept contact, and initiate contact all while staying conditioned and injury free. The bedrock of all of this is having athletes who are strong so they are best able to compete at a high level long ...

Some Like it Hot

“Oh boy!” exclaimed my husband. “There’s a hot sauce shop in town!”

We were away antiquing for the weekend in a quaint village populated by Bed and Breakfasts, art galleries, and apparently, a hot sauce shop. For my husband, this was like discovering that someone had bought you a lottery ticket and you won… if the lottery prize was a fireball that would ...

Ionesco’s ‘Exit the King’ Makes for Powerful Drama at New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – There’s dying and then there’s dying in long, drawn-out agony. Well, if you’ve been king for 400 years, you won’t disappear quietly. No doubt King Berenger thinks he’s immortal and, like many of us today, lingers long after he’s of any use to himself or others.

The king on "Exit The King" is ravenously alive early on, still ...

2016 Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities

August 25, 2016

RUTHERFORD,NJ- The parents and families of people with disabilities will engage in the “Fourth Annual Labor Day Walk for Citizens with Disabilities” at the Rutherford Labor Day Street Fair on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.

It is the position of many who will participate in the walk that people with disabilities are “second class citizens” who are denied their civil, human and ...