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Lore Reinhart Appointed as New Randolph Librarian

February 28, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Library Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Lore Reinhart as the new Director of the Randolph Township Library, effective Feb. 27. Reinhart replaces Anita Freeman who retired in January after serving as the Library Director for 36 years.

Reinhart graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor's degree in Economics.

Maughan, Nathan, Polesuk Lead Randolph Boys Basketball to Win in State Playoff Opener

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph boys basketball team opened the state playoffs by beating Kearny at their own game, running away from the Kardinals to take a 75-56 win in the NJSIAA first round matchup. 

“I loved the speed and tempo we played with,” said Rams coach Matt Tighe.  “As coaches we can move on from some turnovers if we are playing fast and attacking and I ...

Local Residents Sworn In as Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children

Morristown, NJ—On February 23, 2017 a group of community volunteers were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by The Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne. CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, a local non-profit organization, trains and supervises community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or ...

Photographing Birds at the Library March 8

Join us for this program at the Randolph Library on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m.  Dave Blinder, local nature photographer, will present a diverse series of bird photographs taken throughout New Jersey.  Discussion topics will include specific camera settings, lens recommendations, as well as helpful tips on finding local wildlife.  Register on our website ...

Grease to Debut at Randolph Middle School on March 9, 10, 11

February 27, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Get ready to do the hand jive as Randolph Middle School proudly presents Grease!  Show dates and times are Thursday, March 9th at 7:00pm, Friday, March 10th at 7:00pm and Saturday, March 11th at 1:00pm and 7:00pm.  Tickets are either $15/seat for center seating, or $12.50/seat for side seating and can be purchased at the door or in advance by contacting Rich Sackerman at ...

Three Randolph High School Students to Perform with NJ All-State Band Feb. 25 at NJPAC

RANDOLPH, NJ- Three Randolph High School musicians have been selected to perform with the New Jersey All-State Band at its concert Saturday, February 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

RHS senior John Yager, a bass saxophone player, will play in the band's wind ensemble while junior Christopher Mantell, an alto saxophone player, and sophomore Andre Hance, who ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The weather is warming up for this weekend. Rain or shine there are lots to do in and around Morristown. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday February 24

Morris County Parade PUBlicity Tour; Sona 13; 6pm

Morristown High School Girls Basketball vs. Jefferson in MCT Finals; CCM; 7pm

Burgundy Dinner; The Grand Cafe; 7pm (Call for reservations)

The Minstrel ...

Fernbrook Elementary School Hosts Author Day

February 19, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ-Children's author/illustrator Michael Dooling visited Fernbrook Elementary School for a special Author Day program.

The event, which was a special cultural arts presentation funded by the Fernbrook PTO, featured assemblies with students from different grades as well as lunch with the author and a special drawing/illustration workshop on February 8.

Dooling is a resident of ...

Swedlund, Zimmer Brothers Lead Randolph Hockey Into State Semi-Finals

February 27, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- In one of the more ‘non-typical’ Randolph boys ice hockey games, the Rams took advantage of their opportunities and shut out Sparta-Jefferson 3-0 to advance to the semi-finals of the NJSIAA state playoffs.

The Rams are used to outshooting their opponents, while putting the defensive clamps on to keep the opponent away from their own net.  In their quarterfinal ...

Zimmer Brothers, Zangara, Lead Offensive Outburst as Randolph Hockey Trounces Tenafly in State Playoffs

RANDOLPH, NJ- Senior Captain Jack Zimmer, younger brother Will Zimmer, and Freshman JT Zangara triggered a second period offensive explosion to lead Randolph hockey to a 9-1 victory over Tenafly in round two of the NJSIAA state playoffs.  Jack Zimmer scored three straight goals, Zangara followed with two, and Will Zimmer assisted on four of those five, turning a 2-1 lead into a 7-1 ...

Randolph High School Competition Cheerleaders Place 3rd at the National High School Cheerleading Championship

Orlando, FL– The Randolph High School Competition Cheerleading team earned 3rd place in the Super Varsity Game Day Division at the National High School Cheerleading Championship at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.

 “We were able to perform a FLAWLESS routine,” boasted Head Coach Kim Moreno, “The team’s perseverance and hard work all ...

Randolph Girls Basketball Donates To Homeless Solutions; Defeats Butler 44-32

February 26, 2017

Randolph Girls Basketball Gives Back, Raising Funds For Charity

RANDOLPH, NJ- For most high school students, participating in a team sport often leads to personal growth and development beyond just “playing a game”.  Lessons learned of teamwork, dedication, hard work, sacrifice, and how to win and lose with class, all can have a positive impact that lasts a lifetime.

Many ...

The Randolph Goddard School Gives Back

RANDOLPH, NJ- Throughout the months of January and February, The Goddard School in Randolph, NJ has been participating in a Book Drive to help collect new and gently used books for the Bridge of Books Foundation. The school set a personal goal of 1,000 books to be donated to underserved children. Through the generous donations of families they exceeded their goal. Bridge of ...

Council Hears Recommendation for Replacement Fire Engine

February 21, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - After very thorough testing and research, the fire department presented the proposed replacement for Engine 31 to the township council at Thursday’s meeting.

“This [replacement] was in the 2016 budget, but it has taken us just a little more time to get this together,” said former fire chief, Steve Cohrs.

“At the fire station itself, they put a ...

Trader Joe’s Recalls Applesauce Due to Possible Presence of Glass Pieces

February 28, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Trader Joe’s announced Sunday that the company was voluntarily recalling the following unsweetened apple sauces in all stores because of the potential presence of glass pieces in the product:

Trader Joe's First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce barcode 00015905, all codes through “Best before Aug. 8, 2018.”
Trader Joe's Organic ...

The 15 Minute Child Break at The YMCA Feb. 23

February 18, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph MAC will be hosting the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s “15 Minute Child Break” program on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Randolph YMCA.

The 15-Minute Child Break is a free substance abuse prevention education program for parents, grandparents and caregivers who are concerned about children of any age ...

Local Residents Sworn In as Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children

February 28, 2017

Morristown, NJ—On February 23, 2017 a group of community volunteers were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by The Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne. CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, a local non-profit organization, trains and supervises community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or ...

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Summer Stem Program Comes To Randolph & Surrounding Towns

February 22, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ  – If your child loves to play with their hands, build structures, devour a computer, and learn all about STEM, sign them up for Summer STEM Institute!  A new bus route will allow residents from Sparta and surrounding areas to participate in this exciting and innovative program.  The bus will pick up and drop off from the Randolph Diner located Randolph ...

Randolph Township Schools to Host Stringfest February 27

February 25, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools will host its annual Stringfest concert February 27 at 7 p.m. at Randolph High School.

The event will feature performances by string ensembles from Randolph High School, Randolph Middle School and Center Grove, Ironia, Fernbrook and Shongum elementary schools. The concert will also feature performances by guest soloists violinist Andy ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

February 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  There is so much to do this weekend. Music, sports, 5K runs, lectures and sales. However you decide to spend your weekend, we hope you have a great time! Have a great weekend everyone!

Sat. February 18

Annual Wells Rug Service Unclaimed Rug Sale; Morristown Partnership; 8:30am - 1pm

Cupid Chase 5K hosted by Community Options; meet at Daily Plan-it (150 ...

January Police Blotter Includes Theft and Burglary

February 15, 2017

Jan 1: Victor T. Cotto, 20, Stanhope was arrested for possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia, Resisting Arrest and Driving While Intoxicated.  Cotto was processed, issued several motor vehicle summons and then released.

Jan 1: Francis L. Davis, 50, Newark was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and subsequently arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Passaic City ...

Mayor Carey Encourages Use of Randolph Library

February 24, 2017

As Mayor of Randolph, I also have the privilege of serving on the Randolph Library Board of Trustees. The library is a tremendous asset to the Randolph community and offers a range of services.

Over half of all Randolph residents are Randolph library users, and they visited the library last year over 110,000 times! While at the library, residents can participate in any of the numerous program ...

Morristown Area Residents Invited to Morristown Beard Day-Camp's 2nd Annual Swim & Gym Day

February 21, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday March 11, Morristown Beard Day-Camp is inviting Morristown area residents to their 2nd Annual Swim & Gym Day. Thinking of signing up for the camp? This is the perfect opportunity to visit the campus and see what the camp is all about.

The Swim & Gym Day is open to everyone. Those who haven't signed up can talk to counselors and get information on the ...

Lore Reinhart Appointed as New Randolph Librarian

February 28, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Library Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Lore Reinhart as the new Director of the Randolph Township Library, effective Feb. 27. Reinhart replaces Anita Freeman who retired in January after serving as the Library Director for 36 years.

Reinhart graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor's degree in Economics.

Upcoming Events

Sat, March 4, 12:00 PM

Morristown Armory, Morristown

Big Brew Beer Fest - Morristown

Food & Drink

Sat, March 4, 8:00 PM

Mt. Freedom Jewish Center, Randolph

Mt. Freedom Jewish Center Young Couples' Club ...

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Tue, March 7, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Teacher Naturalist Training

Education Green

Students from Randolph Named February MPAC Music Students of the Month, Meet Chris Botti Feb 17

February 28, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ- RHS sophomore Zach Freiheiter and RMS right grader Maddy Burger were named Februrary Mayo Performing Arts Center Students of the Month.

"Zach is an incredibly enthusiastic and dedicated member of the Randolph High School Band program,'' said RHS Symphonic Winds Director Diana May. He plays trumpet in the marching band, symphonic winds and jazz ...

Randolph High School Students Prevail in Academic Decathalon

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School students performed well in a recent academic decathlon, taking home five gold medals, a silver medal, a bronze medal and four honorable mentions.

RHS senior Rachana Chilakapati prevailed at the regional competition winning three gold medals, a bronze medal and an honorable mention.

"I'm excited," Rachana said. "I like being a senior on ...

Randolph High School Literary Magazine Receives First Place Award

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School Literary Magazine “Writings on the Wall” was recently recognized by the American Scholastic Press Association with a first place award.

Last year, the magazine received a second place ranking, said Advisor and RHS English teacher Kelly Kays who noted that she was very pleased with the success of the 2016 issue. “Ultimately, this is a ...

NJEA Classroom Close-Up Visited Two Randolph Elementary Schools

February 26, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The New Jersey Education Association show Classroom Close-up, which spotlights excellence in New Jersey schools, spent several hours touring Randolph elementary schools.

Show hosts Marie Blistan and new host Sean Spiller toured all four elementary schools on February 7. Randolph Superintendent Jennifer A. Fano welcomed the hosts and led the tour at all four elementary schools ...

NJ's Adoption Conference

February 22, 2017

Full day Adoption conference at Rutgers University, Piscataway on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Register at www.cpfanj.org. Keynote plus 33 workshops on topics for pre-and post-adoptive parents, adult adoptees, foster parents, social workers and educators. Continuing education hours available. Breakfast included. $60 per person/ $100 per couple/ $30 student. Walk in rates slightly higher. Topics ...

Comedy Night Fundraiser

Morris Plains, NJ- Join Adath Shalom Saturday evening March 4th, for an evening of laughter in support of the Adath Shalom Mark Dunn Special Needs Fund. This important evening of fundraising helps to support the Open Door Minyan as well as other special needs programs of inclusion at the synagogue.

Doug Adler will be opening for Robin Fox, who is currently on ...

Morris Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Condominiums in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for 2 lower income condominiums to be built on Willow Street, Jr. Avenue in Morristown.  Once completed, the homes will be sold as affordable homeownership to the selected applicants.

One unit will feature 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and the other unit will have 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms; both will be energy efficient and feature energy ...

Local Knitters Send Warmth to Ethiopian Immigrants: My Story

February 18, 2017

"If only I could find a few people who speak English," I thought, as I sat with my husband's family in Tel Aviv on a month-long trip to Israel in 2016. Yes, they all spoke English, but for the most part I would just be listening, just grabbing a word here and a sentence there. Little did I know that in this family gathering, I would find a way to “knit” together my ...

‘Moon over Buffalo’ Makes for Slash-Dash Fun at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ – Once again, playwright Ken Ludwig is having a New Jersey moment. His fast-paced comedy "Moon Over Buffalo" from 1995 is receiving a rip roaring production by the Chatham Players.

The plot centers on a theatrical couple, George and Charlotte Hay, who spend most of their careers touring smaller cities throughout the area. So we hear references to Rochester and ...

Local Knitters Send Warmth to Ethiopian Immigrants: My Story

February 18, 2017

"If only I could find a few people who speak English," I thought, as I sat with my husband's family in Tel Aviv on a month-long trip to Israel in 2016. Yes, they all spoke English, but for the most part I would just be listening, just grabbing a word here and a sentence there. Little did I know that in this family gathering, I would find a way to “knit” together my ...