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Golf Outing Wednesday to Benefit Haiti and Earn Girl Scout Gold Award

September 27, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- On Wednesday Sept. 28 Haiti HAP (Hope and Promise) Nicole Gehan, a Randolph High School student, will be hosting a benefit golf outing, called Hitting For Haiti, in which all profits will go to purchasing vitamins that will be sent to Haiti. This will take place at Mt. Freedom Golf from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are 20 dollars includes unlimited access to ...

Randolph Township Police Department Helps Promote Annual "Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day” in Conjunction with Randolph Traffic Safety Awareness Month

Randolph, NJ- Motorists in New Jersey and throughout the nation are asked to join a day-long effort on October 10, 2016, designed to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and keep the State’s roadways fatality free for one-day.  In addition to this day, the Randolph Township Police Department with the backing of the Randolph Township Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) is ...

Randolph August Police Blotter

Aug 1: Melanie Ariza, 19, Randolph was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Wayne Municipal Court.   Ariza was processed and released.
Aug 2: Daniel J. Julian, 20, Chester was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.    Julian was processed and issued several motor vehicle summonses prior to being released.
Aug 3: ...

Randolph Board of Education Hears Presentation on Next Generation Science Standards

RANDOLPH, NJ - At Tuesday’s meeting, the Randolph Middle School and High School STEM supervisors presented the Next Generation Science Standards and Randolph’s plan to implement them throughout the school district.

“Our STEM supervisors can give you an idea of what the difference is between the science that you and I learned, how these standards have shifted, and what ...

RHS Marching Rams To Host "Under the Stars"

September 24, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ-Bauer Stadium at Randolph High School will be ringing with the sounds of Marching Band music on Saturday October 1 starting at 6 pm. The 43rd annual Under the Stars Festival, hosted by the Randolph Marching Rams Band, will feature  15 marching bands competing for honors in Music, Percussion and Color Guard. The Festival will feature high school bands from across the state ...

Randolph Graduate and Morris TAP & Grill Entertainer Tries Out for "The Voice"

RANDOLPH, NJ- Brendan Fletcher grew up in Randolph NJ with a love for music.  The 2008 Randolph High School graduate recently tried out for NBC’s “The Voice”.  Township residents are invited to support Fletcher by coming out to Morris Tap and Grill Monday and Tuesday night, Sept. 19 and 20, where "The Voice" will be ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ- It's almost the weekend! There are 5K's, bike races, music, farm stands and much much more. Take advantage of the beautiful fall weather and explore Morristown's historic sites as well as walking trails. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday September 16

Morristown High School Football takes on Randolph High School; Randolph; 7pm

The Minstrel ...

Randolph Board of Education Hears Presentation on Next Generation Science Standards

September 25, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - At Tuesday’s meeting, the Randolph Middle School and High School STEM supervisors presented the Next Generation Science Standards and Randolph’s plan to implement them throughout the school district.

“Our STEM supervisors can give you an idea of what the difference is between the science that you and I learned, how these standards have shifted, and what ...

Fernbrook Offers Fun Alternative to New Student Scavenger Hunt

RANDOLPH, NJ- While many elementary schools invite new families to scavenger hunts to help new students and their families become more familiar with their new school as families search for the gymnasium and cafeteria, Fernbrook Elementary School sent students on an adventure.

In a video messages sent to new Fernbrook families, Principal Danielle Soldivieri asked parents to download the Aurasma ...

Randolph Board of Education Seeks to Fill Newly Vacant Seat

RANDOLPH, NJ - Board Member Dr. Diana Thomas surprised the board by resigning prior to Tuesday’s meeting, leaving a vacant seat on the board.

Thomas has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and recently took a position teaching at West Point. She realized she is unable to stay late for the Board of Education meetings due to the early morning commute.

“As president, one of the things I ...

West Morris Central Falls to Randolph Varsity and JV Girls Tennis

September 25, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph’s Varsity and JV Girls Tennis teams won their matches against West Morris Central this week as Varsity  heads into the Morris County tournament this weekend.

First singles Daphne Cheng and second singles Gitanjali Iyer fought hard but lost their matches, while Julia Yellen at third singles, Nicole Gehan and Sam Tassillo at first doubles, and ...

Randolph Football Battles Morris Knolls, Comes Up Short at the End

DENVILLE, NJ- In the Randolph – Morris Knolls football game in 2015, neither defense could get a stop as both offenses ran wild in a 38-35 finish.  The 2016 game on Friday Sept. 23 also had its fair share of offense, however this time both defenses rose to the occasion and were the ones who made the key plays in a game that Knolls ultimately won, 21-16.   

“Our kids ...

Randolph Girls Soccer Starts Season With 4-2 Record

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Lady Rams soccer team has started their 2016 campaign by winning three of their first five games of the year. 

After a close 4-3 loss at Pope John in the season opener, Randolph responded with two straight wins by beating rival Morris Knolls 2-1, and blanking Parsippany Hills 3-0.

After being shut out against West Morris evened their record at 2-2, a 3-1 win ...

Randolph Township Council Adopts Ordinances for Parks Funding

September 22, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - At Thursday’s meeting, the Randolph Township Council approved funding for several parks and recreation updates in line with the recent Parks Master Plan recommendations.

Through Ordinance No. 21-16, the township authorized $500,000 for improvements to the Randolph Museum, Brundage Park (including the playhouse), Freedom Park, Heisteins Park and Randolph Park.

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Hazardous Waste & Computer/TV Disposal in Sept.

PARSIPPANY,NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal/Used Consumer Electronics Recycling event on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.

Morris County residents will be able to drop-off unwanted hazardous materials ...

Golf Outing Wednesday to Benefit Haiti and Earn Girl Scout Gold Award

September 27, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- On Wednesday Sept. 28 Haiti HAP (Hope and Promise) Nicole Gehan, a Randolph High School student, will be hosting a benefit golf outing, called Hitting For Haiti, in which all profits will go to purchasing vitamins that will be sent to Haiti. This will take place at Mt. Freedom Golf from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are 20 dollars includes unlimited access to ...

Randolph YMCA Staff Benefits from Eagle Scout Project

RANDOLPH, NJ- The staff at the Randolph YMCA is benefiting from an Eagle Scout project led by Robert Brink, who will soon receive the prestigious ranking.

Over the course of two weekends, Robert, his family and other scouts and their families built an outdoor recreation area that includes picnic tables and benches for the Y staff to use.

A member of Boy Scout Troop 67 in Wharton, ...

Randolph Bulldogs Football and Cheer to Hold “Gold Out” Fundraiser for Pediatric Cancer

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Recreation Bulldog football players and cheerleaders began their official league play last weekend, with games on Friday Sept. 9 and Saturday Sept. 10.  During the Fall season, the program is a significant supporter of many local charities.

September is Pediatric Cancer awareness month.  All the towns in the league sponsor a "Gold Out" game in ...

Randolph Police Department Swears in New Sergeants

September 22, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ - Randolph Township Police Department promoted Jeff Goral and Daniel Novoa to sergeants during the township council meeting on September 1. Both men have served on the police department since 2010.

“Jeff grew up in Lyndhurst, NJ and comes from a family of law enforcement,” said Township Manager Stephen Mountain. “Jeff’s father was a sergeant with the ...

Dial-A-Ride Driver Needed

Randolph Township Dial-a-Ride Driver (P/T Substitute) needed. A substitute bus driver would provide transportation for senior citizens and disabled individuals to and from doctor's appointments. This is an on call position, which is needed to fill in for vacations and sick days for our regular staff.

You must be available Monday through Friday and have a valid NJ driver's license free ...

Announcement: Sussex Turnpike Construction - Traffic Impact

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Department of Planning and Public Works anticipates roadwork impacting traffic flow to be finished by early October.

The updated schedule provided by the County is:

September 1-16: Optimum and Verizon completion of pole and wiring relocation
September 12–23: General Contractor completion of remaining curb and
sidewalk installation
September ...

Statement Regarding Township of Randolph’s Water / Chromium-6

September 23, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Recently, several news sources have published results of Hexavalent Chromium (Chromium-6) testing, which include results from the Township of Randolph’s Water System.

Chromium-6 levels in drinking water are not currently regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and regular testing for ...

Kellogg's Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles Recalled

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling 10,000 cases of Kellogg's Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the FDA announced on Tuesday morning.

According to the statement, listerian monocytogenes can cause serious and sometime fatal problems in young children, the elderly and others with a weakened immune ...

Community Invited to ZUMBA Party at the Randolph YMCA on September 25

September 13, 2016

The Randolph YMCA is inviting the community to dance and sweat at a ZUMBA Fitness Dance Party on Sunday, September 25 from noon to 1:30 pm.

ZUMBA is a fusion of rumba & samba, using Latin and international dance music themes in a dynamic, exciting fitness format. Dance experience is not required and participants can party at their own comfort level.

The $10 per person registration fee ...

Entenmann's Little Bites Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Chip Muffins Recalled

HORSHAM, PA- Bimbo Bakeries, makers of Entenmann's Little Bites issued a voluntary recall for several boxes of muffins and brownies due to a choking and/or cutting hazard. The company announced that the presence of small pieces of plastic caused by a manufacturing failure at a bakery in Illinois was detected. The company stated that one injury was reported and all boxes are being ...

Morris County Residents Urged to Remain Vigilant in Battling Mosquitos

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- While Morris County mosquito extermination crews have done some spraying this week in heavily infested mosquito breeding grounds, your best bet to reduce these pesky biting bugs near your home is to do a weekend check for standing water in your backyards and gutters, and to remove even small quantities that have built up during recent rains and could breed millions of ...

Randolph August Police Blotter

September 26, 2016

Aug 1: Melanie Ariza, 19, Randolph was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Wayne Municipal Court.   Ariza was processed and released.
Aug 2: Daniel J. Julian, 20, Chester was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.    Julian was processed and issued several motor vehicle summonses prior to being released.
Aug 3: ...

Two Suspicious Packages Dropped at Morristown Starbucks Monday Afternoon

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Some streets were closed and buildings evacuated today as police investigated several packages that were left at a local Starbucks.

The police response came this afternoon after a man left two unusual packages at the cafe, situated at 40 West Park Place at the corner of Market. Authorities quickly closed down Maple Street and Market Street.

"A male ...

Randolph Man's Funeral Services Held Saturday, After Drowning Monday

Hunterdon County, NJ- Randolph family man and longshoreman John T. Grieb Jr., 44, of Randolph, N.J., formerly of Union, N.J., passed away on Aug. 23, 2016.

The obituary published by Leonardis Memorial Home in Florham Park, stated: “He was the beloved husband of Carla (Savino); devoted father of Alexa; loving son of Mary Adele Quinones and the late John T. Grieb Sr.; dear brother of ...

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Dial-A-Ride Driver Needed

September 21, 2016

Randolph Township Dial-a-Ride Driver (P/T Substitute) needed. A substitute bus driver would provide transportation for senior citizens and disabled individuals to and from doctor's appointments. This is an on call position, which is needed to fill in for vacations and sick days for our regular staff.

You must be available Monday through Friday and have a valid NJ driver's license free ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

September 23, 2016

MORRISTOWN, NJ - How are you going to usher in the first official weekend of fall? There are many activities in and around Morristown to keep you busy. But don't forget the bike paths, nature walks, parks, and historic sites to explore too. Whatever you decide, have a great weekend!

Friday September 23

The Folk Project Presents...Calan; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; ...

Brendan Fletcher, 2008 Randolph Graduate, Earns Spot on NBC's "The Voice"

September 20, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- 2008 Randolph High School Graduate Brendan Fletcher appeared on NBC’s “The Voice” on Tuesday Sept. 20.

Fletcher, a 26 year old singer / songwriter who currently lives in Brooklyn, often travels back to Randolph to perform at Morris Tap and Grill in Randolph.

After his moving 90 second audition performance, Fletcher earned himself the opportunity to ...

Fighter Jet Flyby Over Morris County on Wednesday Generates Concern

September 21, 2016

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Residents took to Facebook on Wednesday morning seeking any information on a jet plane that was flying "low and loud" over the rooftops of parts of Morris County. Many residents were jolted awake as their homes shook while others ran outside in fear that a plane was crashing nearby or a security threat was occurring.

According to the FAA and ...

Fall 2016 Storytime

September 14, 2016

Join the fun at the Randolph Library this fall!  Registration for Storytime is underway.  We will also have drop-in storytimes that require no registration.  You may register online on our website (www.randolphnj.org/library), by phone (973-895-3556) or in-person.

Nursery Rhyme Time (ages 0-23 months)

  Adult attends with child.  (registration ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, September 27, 1:00 PM

Carriage Club 55 + Community Room, Mt. Arlington

Healthy Bones: How to Protect Yourself from ...

Health & Wellness

Wed, September 28, 8:00 AM

Employment Horizons, Cedar Knolls

Employment Horizons' Clothing Drive

Giving Back

Randolph Junior Double Finals at Yale Speech and Debate Tournament ; Team Brings Home Several Honors

September 21, 2016

RANDOLPH, NJ- Bryn Bennett, a Junior at Randolph High School, brought home 3rd place in Humorous Interpretation and 5th place in Program Oral Interpretation at a two-day Speech and Debate tournament held at Yale University this past weekend. 

This was the first tournament for the 2016-2017 Randolph Team, and a national tournament at that, with over 1,000 competitors descending on ...

Breaking: One and Only Bombing Suspect Shot, Captured, Authorities Say

September 19, 2016

LINDEN, NJ —  Authorities now say that Ahmad Khan Rahami, an Elizabeth man suspected of planting bombs in the region, was the one and only suspect in recent area bombings, contradicting an earlier announcement that he did not act alone.

Police found and arrested Rahami Monday morning after receiving a tip that there was a vagrant sleeping in the vestibule of a ...

Randolph Area Multi-Chamber Networking Luncheon

September 21, 2016

The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Multi-Chamber Networking Luncheon meeting on Thursday, October 20. Participating chambers include the Roxbury Area, Mt. Olive Area and Jefferson.

Congressman Frelinghuysen will be our guest speaker who will give his perspective on issues facing the US Congress.

The event will take place at La Strada Restaurant located at 1105 Rt. 10 ...

TAP Readers Invited to Attend Swap The Biz “Social Pitch Networking Gala”

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Does the idea of networking cause you to break out into hives or a sweat? Do you avoid networking opportunities because you have had bad experiences in the past?

It doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, networking can be fun and lead to great business opportunities if it is done right. And, if you learn the Swap The Biz “Social Pitch” technique— you ...

SUSAN G. KOMEN SETS BOLD GOAL TO REDUCE U.S. BREAST CANCER DEATHS BY 50 PERCENT IN 10 YEARS

 

Plan Targets Health Equity for All, Enhanced Research Focus for Most Lethal Breast Cancers

DALLAS – Sept.13, 2016 – The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization announced a bold plan today to reduce the nation’s 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years, by improving access to quality and timely cancer care for the underserved and enhancing ...

Older kitten found in Randolph

An Older kitten found in the Cobblestone Crossing's neighborhood.in Randolph.

He/She is adorable and has such a sweet disposition.  He is an orange Tabby

who seems to be on the young side.  He has been hanging around for the last

week or so.     .Would love to reunite him with his owner

Please let me know if you have any info on this ...

Kicking Off Another School Year at The Goddard School

September 14, 2016

RANDOLPH. NJ- The Goddard School in Randolph just finished up their fun-filled summer camp. The campers enjoyed all kinds of exciting events, such as Rizzo’s Reptiles, the Giant Water Slide, Jam Cats, Pony Rides and even a delicious candy craft from Candylicious. The campers also finished up their last day in camp with a Backyard BBQ and a visit from a “cool” ice cream ...

Terrific Oversized Bi-Level in Desirable Neighborhood -So Much to Offer

Terrific oversized Bi Level Located in desirable neighborhood! 4 Possible 5 Bedrooms and 3 Full Baths! Larger home has much to offer. Inviting Entry Foyer, Formal Dining Rm Perfect for Entertaining. Large Eat-in-Kitchen has separate cooktop.Gleaming Newer hardwood flrs thruout 1st level.Formal Living Rm w/cozy Wood Burning Fireplace.Addition Family Room off EIK has Skylight.Master Suite w/Full ...

Attention Women: The Wonderful World of Weight Training!

We make it a priority to sit down and learn about each person who walks through our doors before they begin training with us. We want to be sure we know what their goals are, what they have done before, any injuries they have had, what is their favorite flavor of ice cream, do they watch Game of Thrones and any other essentials before we move forward. This also gives us a great opportunity to ...

Letting the Jean-ie Out of the Bottle

Sometime between the end of last spring and the beginning of this fall, someone snuck into my closet and shrunk all my jeans.  I tried to convince my husband that we had a problem with the dryer, but since all of his jeans still fit, it was a hard sell.  Without thinking it through, he scoffed and suggested that maybe it wasn't the jeans – maybe it was ...

‘Bathing in Moonlight’ Recalls 1950s Cuba

PRINCETON, NJ – Although this  play by Nilo Cruz is set in 2015, reflecting both Cuba and Miami, the theme is closer to struggles at least 30 years earlier. 

A priest who falls in love would more likely become an Episcopalian or even a Unitarian. So this dichotomy makes the whole premise less than believable. It’s really “The Thornbirds” revisited.
Raul ...

Kicking Off Another School Year at The Goddard School

September 14, 2016

RANDOLPH. NJ- The Goddard School in Randolph just finished up their fun-filled summer camp. The campers enjoyed all kinds of exciting events, such as Rizzo’s Reptiles, the Giant Water Slide, Jam Cats, Pony Rides and even a delicious candy craft from Candylicious. The campers also finished up their last day in camp with a Backyard BBQ and a visit from a “cool” ice cream ...