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Mount Freedom "Village Center" Moves Closer to Reality with Recent Updates

December 16, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - At the final council meeting of the year, Planning/Zoning Administrator Darren Carney reported on the most recent updates to the Mount Freedom Master Plan. The plan has changed many times, starting in 1975, but development can begin with the road improvements and sewer extension now in place.

Carney detailed the various zoning limitations and changes that have been proposed ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get into the Holiday spirit .... Santa, caroling, and Christmas Trees..... So many activities this weekend! Have a great weekend

 

Friday December 15

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 2pm - 8pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Caroling with Morristown High School Marching Band; 4pm - 5pm

Morris Township Christmas Tree Sale; HIllside Hose Co.; ...

Randolph Boys Basketball Looks to Continue String of 20 Win Seasons

RANDOLPH, NJ- Coming off two consecutive 20 win seasons, the Randolph boys basketball team will need to replace last years top four scoring threats, three of whom were multi-year starters. While that may sound like a tall task, the players stepping in have enjoyed much success of their own, and are looking to continue that at the next level.

“I believe this team ...

Randolph Board of Ed Members Vote "No" to August Start Date for 2019-2020

RANDOLPH, NJ - When deciding the 2018-19 school calendar, Randolph Board of Education members began discussing options for an August start date in the 2019-20 calendar. However, most members voted “no” to this decision after discussion and surveys.

Each year the board tries to schedule graduation as early as possible, and an August start date would help that date get into the ...

Randolph Board of Ed Members Vote "No" to August Start Date for 2019-2020

December 14, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - When deciding the 2018-19 school calendar, Randolph Board of Education members began discussing options for an August start date in the 2019-20 calendar. However, most members voted “no” to this decision after discussion and surveys.

Each year the board tries to schedule graduation as early as possible, and an August start date would help that date get into the ...

Randolph Schools Recognized by College Board and Named to 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll

RANDOLPH, NJ— The College Board has named the Randolph Township School District as one of the top school districts in the United States and Canada and has placed the district on the 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll.

 Randolph High School has increased the number of its students participating in Advanced Placement courses while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of ...

Randolph BOE Clarify Police Involvement on District Property

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Board of Education met with the Randolph Police Department and Township Council representatives to better understand the authority RPD has on district property. The district learned the police cannot enter school property at will, RPD cannot issue tickets on school property unless asked and they cannot dictate how many officers are required at school events.

The discussion ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

December 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get into the Holiday spirit .... Santa, caroling, and Christmas Trees..... So many activities this weekend! Have a great weekend

 

Friday December 15

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 2pm - 8pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Caroling with Morristown High School Marching Band; 4pm - 5pm

Morris Township Christmas Tree Sale; HIllside Hose Co.; ...

Randolph Artworks Studio Receives Morris Arts Grant

RANDOLPH, NJ- Artworks Studio, a Randolph Township Fine Arts Studio, is honored to be the recipient of a generous Local Arts Grant made possible by funds from Morris Arts, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The grant will help to make possible the inaugural Randolph Arts in the Park arts festival to be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Morris Arts, in awarding the grant ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The weather outside is frightful.....or so the song goes. Hopefully, not too frightful to keep you from the over 46 activities happening in Morristown this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday December 8

Gingerbread Wonderland & Craft Show;  Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 7:30pm

Trunk Show; 23 South Boutique; 11am - 4pm

Holiday ...

Randolph Boys Basketball Looks to Continue String of 20 Win Seasons

December 14, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Coming off two consecutive 20 win seasons, the Randolph boys basketball team will need to replace last years top four scoring threats, three of whom were multi-year starters. While that may sound like a tall task, the players stepping in have enjoyed much success of their own, and are looking to continue that at the next level.

“I believe this team ...

Erin Corrigan Signs College Letter of Intent to Play Field Hockey at Franklin and Marshall

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Field Hockey team leader Erin Corrigan committed to continue her playing career at the college level when she signed a letter of intent to attend Franklin and Marshall.

Corrigan signed during "National Signing Week", on a busy day that saw four other Randolph athletes sign commitment letters as well.

“I saw 32 different schools and met with 25 ...

Zangara’s Late Goal Helps Randolph Hockey Earn Tie With Powerhouse Morristown-Beard

RANDOLPH, NJ- After opening the season with two blow out wins, the Randolph ice hockey team knew that game number three against Morristown Beard would be different.

Year after year, the Crimson puts a powerful team on the ice, so this game would provide a good measuring stick for the Rams.  Scoring the first goal and the last, the Rams went toe to toe with the Crimson, earning ...

The Goddard School of Randolph Raises $2,250 in Support of Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief

December 4, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Goddard School of Randolph recently held an Art Gala in support of the disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico.  The school and it’s families were touched by the recent events in Houston, Las Vegas and Puerto Rico and wanted to give back as a school community.  One of the school’s teachers, Ms. Talisa, and her family were directly impacted by the natural ...

Mount Freedom "Village Center" Moves Closer to Reality with Recent Updates

December 16, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - At the final council meeting of the year, Planning/Zoning Administrator Darren Carney reported on the most recent updates to the Mount Freedom Master Plan. The plan has changed many times, starting in 1975, but development can begin with the road improvements and sewer extension now in place.

Carney detailed the various zoning limitations and changes that have been proposed ...

Randolph Resident Arrested in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting

December 4, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino.

Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders in “Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child protection initiative ...

Eric Katz Appointed as Head Coach for Maccabi USA's Youth Men's Baseball Team for the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games

December 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA –  Eric Katz, of Watchung [formally of Berkeley Heights], was appointed as Head Coach of the Youth Men's Baseball team at the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games. Katz has been coaching youth baseball for many years and led the MetroWest JCC baseball teams to six medals between 2008-2014, including two of which were gold.

“It is a ...

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Randolph Hosts Senior Holiday Luncheon 2017

December 13, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township's Recreation Department hosted the annual Senior Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 5, to help ring in the 2017 year-end holidays.

The event, which caters to the Randolph Senior Citizen Community, is held at the Township community center on Calais Road. Entertainment, catered food, and time to interact with other residents are all part of the ...

Public Menorah To Light Up Randolph Dec. 14

December 6, 2017

Chabad of Randolph To Light Up One of 10,000 Public Menorahs Worldwide, Symbolizing Universal Message of Religious Freedom

WHAT:

Chabad of Randolph will ignite a public menorah erected at the Randolph Community Center, followed by a community-wide celebration on the third night of Chanukah, which falls out on Thursday, December 14th, 2017. Following the menorah lighting ceremony, ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

December 1, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The holiday season is here! Get into the spirit with concerts, christmas trees, gingerbread houses, Santa and the Holly Walk. Over 37 activities are happening this weekend. What will you do? Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday December 1

Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 7:30pm

Christmas Festival on the Green- ...

November Police Blotter Includes Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

December 12, 2017

Nov 3, Diego L. Sanchez-Jimenez, 53, Dover was arrested for two outstanding warrants issued by the Randolph Municipal Court.    The defendant was processed and transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility.

Nov 4, Kyle T. Winbush, 18, Randolph was arrested for drug paraphernalia.   Winbush was processed and released.

Nov 11,  Chelsea J. Schrenk, 45, ...

Morristown's Gingerbread Wonderland Features 179 Edible Masterpieces 

December 7, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 26th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream. Over 179 edible masterpieces have been crafted by schools, scouts, families and individuals for this year's wonderland and craft show.

Submissions feature awe-inspiring, edible gingerbread creations featuring Gingerbread houses, Santa's workshop, Santa's Village, ...

Family Health

When a Stroke is Possible, Experience Makes the Difference

When it comes to accurately diagnosing whether someone has suffered a stroke, “one can never be too smart,” says Dr. Gary Belt.

Belt, a stroke neurologist at Atlantic Neuroscience Institute in Overlook Medical Center, has more than three decades of experience in making those tricky diagnoses. He knows that superficial signs that seem to indicate a stroke can’t always be ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, December 17, 4:00 PM

The Investors Bank Theatre at RoxPAC, Succasunna

Riverside Rhythm & Rhyme Songwriter Series

Arts & Entertainment

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Wed, December 20, 10:00 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Christmas Storytime and Craft

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Fri, December 29, 10:00 AM

Primrose School of Randolph, Randolph

Open House

Education

Randolph VFW Presents Patriot Essay Contest Awards

December 5, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Memorial Post #7333 Veterans of Foreign Wars recognized the winners of their patriotic essay contests at their Nov. meeting.

Post Commander Scott Montanio and Programs Chairman Jack Sassaman presented awards to the first place winners at the Post’s recent meeting. Ryan Manderioli, Randolph Middle School student, received first place for his entry in the Patriots ...

Retired Shongum Teacher Returns to Celebrate Her 100th Birthday

December 12, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Retired Shongum School teacher Ethel Lerner recently returned to visit the school where she taught for 15 years to celebrate her 100th birthday.

The former fourth grade teacher visited a class taught by fourth grade teacher Mrs Christine Giousios. Principal Cliff Burns, Mrs. Giousios and students welcomed Mrs. Lerner to the school and celebrated her visit with a party. The ...

2017 Randolph Rampage U-13 Boys Travel Soccer Team Takes Flight and Cup

December 5, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Rampage U-13 team are the winners of both the Fall MCYSA League Cup and the Flight 1 winners going 9-0-1. 

 “I am proud to have watched these boys grow from U8 to now.  All of their efforts and training have resulted in an amazing and successful Fall 2017 season,” said Coach Zepp.    

“We are so fortunate ...

Randolph Resident Arrested in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting

December 4, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino.

Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders in “Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child protection initiative ...

CCM BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTS OFFICERS AND WELCOMES TWO NEW TRUSTEES

December 12, 2017

RANDOLPH,NJ- The County College of Morris Board of Trustees has elected Paul Licitra, of Mount Olive, as chairman and Thomas Pepe, of Morristown, as vice-chairman of the CCM Board of Trustees.

At its Nov. 15 annual reorganization, the Board also chose Jeffrey Advokat, of Denville, as treasurer, and Barbara Hadzima, of Morris Township. as secretary.

In addition, two new members joined the ...

FIRST NIGHT MORRIS MARKS 26TH YEAR –TICKETS AVAILABLE

TWO FIREWORKS SHOWS AND PLENTY OF ENTERTAINMENT

First Night Morris is celebrating its 26th anniversary on Dec. 31, as one of New Jersey’s biggest and brightest First Night events — a New Year’s Eve family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration of the arts – with nearly 200 artists, 85 events in 24 venues – representing dance, theatre, music, world cultures, visual ...

Randolph Library's New Waterwall Gallery

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph library announced a new highlight, a Waterwall Gallery.  They will display artwork of a different local artist each month.  The inaugural display presented the paintings of Mike Dziomba.  Stop in to enjoy his beautiful paintings. December's artist is Karen Tighe.

Morristown Medical Center Recognized as Top Teaching Hospital

One of 36 Hospitals Nationwide to Achieve Recognition

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Morristown Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Atlantic Health System, today announced it was recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the second consecutive year. The medical center is one of only 36 in the nation to achieve this honor.

Atlantic Health System has a ...

Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity and Best Workplace for Parents by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced its national recognition by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in being named to their 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents and 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity lists.  This is the second year in a row that the organization’s equitable, family-friendly work environments have earned a place on these ...

Kittens Cami and Pinky Ready For Adoption

December 11, 2017

Meet these two delightful kitties.  They love to be held, model the latest in kitty fashion, and will make purrfect additions to your home! 

Call Claudine 973-886-1485 doggie54@optonline.net to meet these babies!  The will be at the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

AtlantiCast: Episode 008

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll learn about a groundbreaking new clinical trial in the fight against pancreatic cancer, meet an award-winning child neurologist at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and hear about the new Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center at Atlantic Orthopedic Institute – plus stay tuned at the end to see our debut episode of the AtlantiCast Medical ...