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Two Storms and Sub-Zero Temperatures Expected for North Jersey

January 17, 2019

NORTH JERSEY - In anticipation of winter weather, the National Weather Service in New York has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Thursday, Jan. 17,  through Tuesday, Jan 22.

A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up ...

24-Hour Workouts and Shopping Planned for New Roxbury Shopping Center

ROXBURY, NJ – The shopping center replacing the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury will have a 24-hour fitness center, its developers revealed yesterday.

Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons said a 24-Hour Fitness plans to open in the mall, probably in space now occupied by Marshalls. They said Marshalls plans to remain, ...

Pink Patch Project Brings $3,000 Donation from Morris County Sheriff's Office to Morristown Breast Cancer Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff's officers came to the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at the Morristown Medical Center to make a donation and remember one of their own who was lost to breast cancer on Wednesday.

"We don't forget," James Gannon, Morris County Sheriff, said. "Lisa di Palma Bonfiglio was a phenomenal woman who was at CSI, on our crime scene ...

Randolph Township Schools Names 2019 Educators of the Year

RANDOLPH, NJ- Six Randolph teachers were recognized for excellence and received surprise visits from their principals, supervisors, directors, and Superintendent Jennifer A. Fano on January 11 when the Educators of the Year were announced.

The 2019 recipients are: Randolph High School: Michelle Lonie (Teacher of English), Randolph Middle School: Stacy Wess (Teacher of Art), Center Grove: ...

Randolph Township Schools Names 2019 Educators of the Year

January 16, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Six Randolph teachers were recognized for excellence and received surprise visits from their principals, supervisors, directors, and Superintendent Jennifer A. Fano on January 11 when the Educators of the Year were announced.

The 2019 recipients are: Randolph High School: Michelle Lonie (Teacher of English), Randolph Middle School: Stacy Wess (Teacher of Art), Center Grove: ...

RHS Alumni Majoring in Communications Hold “Press Conference” for High School Journalism Students

RANDOLPH, NJ--Randolph High School Alumni Alyssa Horwitz (‘18), Private First Class Melissa I. Ugalde (‘17), and Nate Pangaro (‘18) returned to RHS to share their experiences as communications majors in college and the military with current high school journalism students on Monday, Dec. 17.

The RHS journalism students asked the panel members a variety of questions about ...

Newly Elected Members Sworn In at Randolph BOE Reorganization Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education held its 2019 reorganization meeting on Tuesday evening.

Following the official statement of election results, each newly elected Board member took the Oath of Office, administered by Board Secretary Gerald M. Eckert. As previously reported, Tammy MacKay was elected for a one-year term, while Allison Manfred, Robert A. Soni, and Anne Standridge now ...

Randolph Middle School Students Selected for Junior Area Band

January 12, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Middle School musicians who were selected for the Junior Area Band and will perform with the group in concert on Sat. Jan. 12 at Mount Olive High School.

The students, who are in the eighth grade, who were selected are:

clarinet player Maya Gellerstein, trumpet player Josh Freheiiter, trombone player Gavin Frey, tuba player Aaron Kolesa and percussionist ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown This Weekend; Jan. 11 - Jan. 13

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Bundle up, it's cold out there! Here are some events happening in Morristown this weekend that will get your blood pumping. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday January 11

Demo Class; Club Pilates Morristown (FREE) call for times

Family Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 9am - 5pm

Friday Films: Puzzle (R); Morris County Library; 2pm ...

Randolph High School Students Selected for North Jersey Area Band

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School musicians were selected to perform with the North Jersey Area Band this weekend at Mount Olive High School. The students selected are:

Wind Ensemble
Hannah DeOliveira – Bassoon
Dan Spielman – Bb Clarinet
Katie LaBold – Bass Clarinet
Tommy Yager – Bari Sax (also qualified on Alto Sax)
Faith Hadley – Trumpet
Zach ...

24-Hour Workouts and Shopping Planned for New Roxbury Shopping Center

January 17, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The shopping center replacing the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury will have a 24-hour fitness center, its developers revealed yesterday.

Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons said a 24-Hour Fitness plans to open in the mall, probably in space now occupied by Marshalls. They said Marshalls plans to remain, ...

Three Randolph Businesses Will Hold Open House / Ribbon Cuttings on Sat. Jan. 12

RANDOLPH, NJ- On Saturday Jan. 12, Randolph will see two small businesses celebrate their new beginnings with an Open House / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, while a third will hold a one year anniversary open house.  All three have extended an open invitation to the public to stop in, take a tour of their facility, and see what they have to offer.

Randolph Mayor Jim Loveys and members ...

Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce Elects New President

RANDOLPH, NJ- Longtime board member Peter Traum has been elected President of The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce. Traum has been instrumental in the planning of the Randolph Business After Hours evening networking events and is Vice President of Mortgage Lending with Guaranteed Rate.

President Traum commented “I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and prosperous 2019.

Randolph High School Basketball Calling All Fans Fri. Jan. 18

January 13, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School Boys Basketball invites all of Randolph to come out for an exciting night of basketball! This FAN-filled night will be held on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:00 pm in the RHS Main Gym when our Randolph Rams face off against the Mendham Minutemen. 

The Rams will celebrate their fans with door prizes, and a chance for kids to participate in the Half-Time ...

Randolph Hockey Thumps Morristown Beard, Takes Victory With Dominating Performance

MORRISTOWN, NJ- In what was expected to be a close battle between two top ranked hockey teams was never really a game when No. 8 ranked Randolph and No. 11 ranked Morristown Beard met on Saturday, Jan. 5.  Randolph out-shot the Crimson 32-11 in the game and controlled play from start to finish, skating away with a convincing 5-1 victory.

The Rams set the tone from the get go, when ...

Randolph Girls Ice Hockey Falls to Westfield 5-2

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph girls’ ice hockey team hosted Westfield on Saturday Jan. 5; a team they have matched up well with the past few seasons, and earned a 2-2 tie with earlier in this season. 

Unfortunately for Randolph, they were missing their top two defensemen in the rematch on Saturday, and although they battled hard, they came up on the wrong end of a 5-2 ...

Pink Patch Project Brings $3,000 Donation from Morris County Sheriff's Office to Morristown Breast Cancer Center

January 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff's officers came to the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at the Morristown Medical Center to make a donation and remember one of their own who was lost to breast cancer on Wednesday.

"We don't forget," James Gannon, Morris County Sheriff, said. "Lisa di Palma Bonfiglio was a phenomenal woman who was at CSI, on our crime scene ...

#Hope-For-Henry; GoFundMe Page Set Up For 7 Year Old Henry Aulenbach

RANDOLPH, NJ- Former Randolph Board of Ed Member Chrissie Aulenbach, and husband Dave ( Former Randolph HS Vice Principal ) recently brought their young elementary school age son Henry to the hospital as he was suffering from terrible headaches. Henry was found to have a brain tumor as well as some spots along his spine. He already has had surgery to remove his brain tumor. Chrissie and ...

24-Hour Workouts and Shopping Planned for New Roxbury Shopping Center

January 17, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The shopping center replacing the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury will have a 24-hour fitness center, its developers revealed yesterday.

Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons said a 24-Hour Fitness plans to open in the mall, probably in space now occupied by Marshalls. They said Marshalls plans to remain, ...

Statement From Randolph Township Regarding Misleading Affordable Housing Letter

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following statement was provided by Randolph Township:

A letter regarding the ongoing deliberation of the New Jersey Supreme Court ruling on affordable housing and Randolph’s involvement in the same was referenced in a recent social media posting. The letter was neither produced nor distributed by the township municipal organization. The letter appears to have been ...

Randolph Township Council Appoints Mayor Loveys for 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ - Jim Loveys was chosen as mayor of Randolph during Thursday’s reorganization meeting. He has served as mayor once before and as deputy mayor to Councilman Mark Forstenhausler during 2018.

Forstenhausler was reelected in November’s election, along with Jim Loveys and newcomers Marie Potter and Lou Nisivoccia. 

In Randolph’s council-manager form of ...

Two Storms and Sub-Zero Temperatures Expected for North Jersey

January 17, 2019

NORTH JERSEY - In anticipation of winter weather, the National Weather Service in New York has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Thursday, Jan. 17,  through Tuesday, Jan 22.

A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up ...

Morris County Prosecutor Investigates and Still Searching for Suspect in Multiple Armed Robberies, Including Armed Robbery in Randolph

January 11, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo of the East Hanover Police Department, and Chief David N. Stokoe of the Randolph Police Department announce an active investigation into a series of armed robberies that occurred on January 10, 2019, in Morris ...

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Annual Hoops Card for Sale, Includes Excellent Local Discounts

January 14, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Each year, the Randolph Boys Basketball Committee offers for sale it’s annual Hoops Card; a savings “club” card that offers excellent discounts to local restaurants and other fine establishments.

Over the past 25 years, the proceeds from the fundraising card has resulted in approximately $165,000 of facility improvements and ...

Ironia Elementary School in Randolph Annual Winterfest To Be Held Feb.9

January 15, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Ironia Elementary School in Randolph invites families to attend its  annual Winterfest event on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10:00 am to  4:00 pm (snow date: February 10). 

Get out of the cold and enjoy a day  of family fun as the school is transformed into Candyland complete with  games, bounce houses, live entertainment, crafts, face painting, ...

Randolph Student to Air on America's Funniest Videos Sunday Night

January 13, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- One day a few years back, Zachary Peters, of Randolph, decided to dress up as Jake, a character from his favorite TV show, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates". 

For reasons which are still not clear, Zachary decided to explore the elastic boundaries of his pirate eye patch while ...

Police Blotter: Motor Vehicle Stop in Morris Township Leads to Arrest

January 11, 2019

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 12-12 through 12-27, 2018

12/12: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Alan J. Mayorga-Guerra, age 18, of Wharton, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Driving While ...

Not Worth Saving; Wrecking Ball in Future for Ledgewood Walmart

January 16, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – A plan to create a Walmart “Supercenter” in Ledgewood entails more than just retrofitting and expanding the current structure. It will require starting from scratch, according to public records.

In documents filed with the Roxbury Planning Board, developers converting the former Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons said the current Walmart would be ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, January 17, 10:00 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Drop-In Family Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education Other

Fri, January 18, 7:00 PM

Randolph High School Gym, Randolph

Randolph Boys Basketball Fan Appreciation Night!

Sports

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Sat, January 19, 11:00 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Silly Saturday Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education Other

Randolph Schools Observe Hour or Code

January 4, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph students observed the international hour of code the week in December with special activities and lessons which opened up the world of code to students.

Fernbrook students in grades 1-5 celebrated the event by learning the basics of computer science as they wrote computer code using the www.code.org website, a non-profit site dedicated to ...

Randolph High School Teacher Recognized With Prestigious Award

January 8, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School Debate Team Advisor Peter Quinn was recently recognized by the National Speech and Debate Association with the Distinguished Service Gold Key Award.

"I’m really honored to receive this award from the NSDA," Mr. Quinn said. "It’s an organization that helps empower students to use their voices and think critically, which are essential ...

A Bronze Medal in Europe for Youth Hockey Squad with Randolph Players

January 8, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – For the second year in a row, a youth hockey team that includes several Randolph players traveled to Europe last month to play some strong youth hockey teams in Europe.

The trip culminated with the team, Team USA Bulldogs, winning the bronze medal at the "Hvezda European Hockey Christmas Cup Tournament" in Prague, Czech Republic.

The tournament ...

Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study

January 3, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year.

The Garden State moved up one spot on the outbound list to No. 1 and has has ranked ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Fifth Consecutive Magnet Designation

January 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center today announced it has been redesignated as a Magnet® hospital for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program® honors healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing ...

Food Assistance for Federal Government Employees on Furlough

Parsippany, New Jersey, the partial shutdown of the Federal Government, now in its third week, has impacted the lives of many employees and their families.  As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food increases.  The Interfaith Food Pantry, with locations in Morristown and Morris Plains (in the Central Park Section of Parsippany), is ready to assist federal ...

Randolph Challah Time 4 K!ds

CALLING ALL RANDOLPH KIDS!

Join the FUN at Challah Time!
 February 14th | 4:30 - 5pm
*Baking, story time, song & raffle*

Ages 3 - 7 | $5 per child

Limited spots available! Reserve your spot TODAY!
Email ChabadRSVP@gmail.com

Food Assistance for Morris County Federal Government Employees on Furlough

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The partial shutdown of the Federal Government is now in its third week.

The Interfaith Food Pantry believes that the partial shutdown has impacted the lives of many employees and their families.  As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food increases.  The Interfaith Food Pantry, with locations in Morristown and Morris Plains (in the Central ...

Winter Storm May Be Heading Our Way

January 16, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ - Ok, it's weather time! Winter kicked off in the Nation’s midsection this past weekend enjoying a healthy swath of snow from KC to DC on to AC (while points north around the tri-state were spared, for now). Speaking of football, game time temps in KC this Sunday are expected to be near to below 0°F with wind chills of minus 10°F to 20°F (perhaps deflating ...