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Local Real Estate Expert Doug Collinson on Recent Housing Market Trends in Morris County

September 26, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- A frequently asked question I get is “What's going on with the real estate market?”

While the market has begun to cool a bit from its red hot run we have had the past two years, most of the statistics we are seeing are still better than expected.  The rising interest rates have not hurt the market as much as it was expected.

Even though the current rates ...

Randolph's Hometown Heroes Banner Presentation to Take Place at Veterans Park Oct. 1

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Council, along with the Randolph VFW Post 7333 will host a dedication of the 2022 Hometown Heroes Banners program at Veterans Park on Calais Rd this Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 AM.  All in the community are invited to attend the event to help thank and honor the families being recognized.

The ceremony will take place in the Picnic shelter and will kick ...

Randolph Girls Soccer Honors Influential Teachers – Treats Them to Victory over Chatham

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph girls soccer team held their annual teacher appreciation game, one in which the seniors invite their most influential teacher to be their guest at the game and acknowledge them in a pre-game ceremony.  ( link with photos at end of story )

In another annual ritual for the team, the girls presented a check to CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - in the ...

Motorist Alert: Route 46 Interseciton Project in Mine Hill

MINE HILL, NJ - Route 46 drivers take note: The road's shoulders in both directions at Canfield Avenue in Mine Hill are scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 through 5 a.m. Saturday, September 24, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

It said the closures are needed to create "a new traffic pattern that will be in place for approximately ...

Randolph High School Recognizes Recipients of Prestigious Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma

September 22, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School was one of the first high schools in the country to offer the Advanced Placement Capstone program to students. Students who take Advanced Placement Capstone are academically motivated and are always seeking to improve their reading, writing and research skills. These students submit high quality work at deadlines, exemplify the highest degree of academic and ...

Randolph High School Club Fair Welcomes New Members to 42 Clubs 

Randolph, NJ—RHS held its highly anticipated Club Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the high school gym. Student club leaders set up and worked tables representing 42 clubs, signing up wide-eyed students who had flocked to the gym to browse for clubs that would catch their interest among the vast offerings available to them.   

“I love the club fair because it ...

Randolph Transition Students Celebrate their 1st Day of Work for Local Businesses

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools' Adult Skills Post-Secondary Transition Program is designed to address and support transition goals. Students participate in a variety of work readiness and independent living activities which include job sampling, navigating transportation and daily living. The program consists of a partnership between the school, student, family and the community. The ...

Randolph Country Fair Saturday, September 24

September 23, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- The 15th annual Randolph Township Country Fair is coming up on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Veterans Community Park 11 am- 6 pm.

For information on all activities and vendors, check out the program guide .

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in and Around Morristown This Week Sept. 23 - Sept. 26

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  How will you welcome in Autumn? With a farmers market? A Green Queen Drag Brunch? Maybe live music craft fairs or festivals. Whatever you decide to do, have a great weekend.

Friday September 23

Free Food Distribution; 299 Webro Road in Parsippany; 10:30 - 11:30am

Free Beer Tasting with Amanti Vino Morristown; 5pm - 7pm

Club sport Supper Series at Sunday Motor ...

Big News! Morristown Festival of Books Welcomes James Patterson at Closing Event

The Morristown Festival of Books is thrilled to welcome JAMES PATTERSON, the world’s best-selling author! Join us for a very special Closing Event on Saturday, October 8th at 5:15 p.m.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW and include a copy of Patterson’s newest thriller, BLOWBACK!

https://morristownbooks.org/2022-closing/

James Patterson is the world’s best-selling author. His ...

Randolph Girls Soccer Honors Influential Teachers – Treats Them to Victory over Chatham

September 25, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph girls soccer team held their annual teacher appreciation game, one in which the seniors invite their most influential teacher to be their guest at the game and acknowledge them in a pre-game ceremony.  ( link with photos at end of story )

In another annual ritual for the team, the girls presented a check to CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - in the ...

Wilfong, Clark, Defensive Effort Spark Randolph Football to Rout of Chatham

RANDOLPH, NJ- The undefeated (3-0) Randolph football team hosted undefeated (4-0) Chatham on Friday, September 23 at Bauer Field in Randolph.  After an evenly matched and competitive first quarter, the Rams smacked the Cougars around the rest of the way, sending them packing with 42-14 defeat in tow.  ( extra photos in link at end of story )

Both offenses efficiently moved the ball ...

Randolph Boys and Girls Soccer Teams Earn Impressive Results vs. Top Ranked Hunterdon Central

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph girls’ and boys’ soccer both held strong on the defensive side of the field against highly ranked Hunterdon Central on Wednesday, Sept. 19.  The double header at DaSilva Field saw the girls game starting at 5:00 p.m. with the boy’s game following at 7:00 p.m. The final scores were 3-2 and 0-0 respectively, featuring remarkable plays from freshman ...

League of Women Voters to Hold Voter Registration Drive at CCM

September 15, 2022

Randolph, NJ: “Voting is people power,” notes the League of Women Voters and as part of ensuring more people are prepared to vote, it will be holding a Voters Registration Drive at County College of Morris (CCM) on Tuesday, September 27.

The registration will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the CCM Library, located in the Learning Resource Center on the ...

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Sat. Sept. 24

September 15, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.

The last event of the year will be held on Saturday October 22 at Chatham High School from 9am - ...

Motorist Alert: Route 46 Interseciton Project in Mine Hill

September 24, 2022

MINE HILL, NJ - Route 46 drivers take note: The road's shoulders in both directions at Canfield Avenue in Mine Hill are scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 through 5 a.m. Saturday, September 24, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

It said the closures are needed to create "a new traffic pattern that will be in place for approximately ...

Randolph Township Council Shares Residents' Frustration Over Having To Pass Affordable Housing Ordinances In Six Hour Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph public entered the Court Chambers on September 22 worried, confused, and in some cases, downright angry.

By the time the Council meeting finally wrapped up at 12:30 the next day, the public was exhausted, yet seemingly understanding, as the Council approved its plans for affordable housing, according to the Council - fitting, considering the Council was just as, ...

Local Real Estate Expert Doug Collinson on Recent Housing Market Trends in Morris County

September 26, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- A frequently asked question I get is “What's going on with the real estate market?”

While the market has begun to cool a bit from its red hot run we have had the past two years, most of the statistics we are seeing are still better than expected.  The rising interest rates have not hurt the market as much as it was expected.

Even though the current rates ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...

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Randolph Fall Clean Communities and Paper Shredding Event

September 15, 2022

Clean Communities Day
Join local civic and scout organizations in tidying up Randolph Township at Clean Communities Day on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. beginning at the municipal building located at 502 Millbrook Avenue in Randolph. All participants will receive gloves, garbage bags and t-shirts. Group leaders can arrange to pick up supplies at the health ...

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival is Saturday Sept. 17 on the Green

September 16, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, August 17, the Morristown Jazz & Blues Music Festival will be once again coming to Morristown. Music lovers can gather on "The Green" to listen to non-stop jazz and blues music from noon until 10:00 pm.

The Festival is a FREE family event and will take place rain or shine.

Here is the 2022 Lineup!

2022 ...

Randolph's Hometown Heroes Banner Presentation to Take Place at Veterans Park Oct. 1

September 26, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Council, along with the Randolph VFW Post 7333 will host a dedication of the 2022 Hometown Heroes Banners program at Veterans Park on Calais Rd this Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 AM.  All in the community are invited to attend the event to help thank and honor the families being recognized.

The ceremony will take place in the Picnic shelter and will kick ...

Randolph Country Fair Brings Us All Together

September 26, 2022

Hello to my Randolph Neighbors,

I wanted to take a moment to express what a wonderful experience I had this past Saturday at the 15th Annual Randolph Country Fair.  It was extra special for me for many reasons. Working in the auto industry for over 20 years requires the majority of my Saturdays to be spent at my workplace.  It's not often that I have the opportunity to speak with ...

So What is the Role of a School Board Member, Anyway?

Over the past two years or so, a great debate has taken place in Randolph other than about who makes the best bagels and pizza – what really is the job of our elected school Board members? 

While the candidates (including myself) have been reaching out to the community with the platforms, philosophies, goals and ideas for what they would like to accomplish if elected, it’s ...

Morris County Small Business Grant Program Closes Sept. 30

September 19, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The deadline for the Morris County Small Business Grant Program is September 30.  All applications must be submitted by Friday September 30. The grant aids local small companies, entrepreneurs and non-profits impacted by the pandemic.

Since February, the program has provided grants of up to $15,000 to reimburse small businesses and non-profit ...

Randolph Library Fall Storytime Begins

September 15, 2022

The Library's Fall Storytime begins on Monday, September 19th and ends on December 8th.  Weekdays, evenings and Saturdays--we have many options for different age groups. No registration is required. Please visit our website for full details:  www.randolphnj.org/library.

 

Upcoming Events

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Sat, October 8, 7:30 AM

Orange Reservoir, West Orange

Sea Turtle Recovery's 5K Cold Stun Run/Walk

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Sat, October 8, 10:00 AM

Downtown Morristown, Morristown

Morristown Festival of Books

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Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day

Randolph High School Spanish Teacher Sybil Sánchez Inspires Students to Become Cultural Ambassadors

September 18, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ-Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized every year from September 15 – October 15. District-wide students, teachers and administrators are celebrating Hispanic Heritage in many ways to recognize the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in North America. Randolph High School educator Sybil Sánchez is one of our amazing teachers educating our students ...

Grand Opening Celebration at The Art Diner

September 26, 2022

Randolph resident and founder of The Art Diner, Ros Gourvitz, recently relocated her art studio and maker space to 18 Main St in Chester. Looking for a more substantial afterschool program for her child than what was available at the time, Ros developed Kidz Krafts in 2016. She didn’t realize then it would grow into the business and community it is today.

“My children are the ...

CCM President Iacono Gains Two New Honors

Randolph, NJ: County College of Morris (CCM) President Anthony J. Iacono once again has been ranked among the most esteemed leaders in higher education in New Jersey, named both to ROI-NJ’S list of The Top 25 Most Influential Presidents and NJBIZ’s Power 50 in Education.

In its ranking, ROI-NJ credited Iacono for leading CCM to become a comprehensive college focused on ...

Need Assistance? Find Help With Navigating Hope at CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ -  Need Assistance? Community members can find help with Navigating Hope at County College of Morris on  Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m.

Get help applying for SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, Utility Assistance, Housing Assistance and general assistance.

Questions? Call 973-829-8220

Email navigatinghope@co.morris.nj.us 

 

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Hopatcong PBA Food Truck & Music Fest, & Car Show Too!

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Hopatcong Food Truck & Music Festival, Plus Car Show!

Saturday, September 24 • 11am-7pm

Please join us for this great event featuring 15 gourmet food trucks, Live Music, 200+ vehicle Car Show presented by Cops N Rodders of North Jersey, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Beer, Margarita & Sangria ...

Morris County Observes International Overdose Awareness Day

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - With heart-wrenching personal stories, parents who lost loved-ones to overdoses and recovering addicts today joined Morris County and state officials, as well as nonprofit groups to observe International Overdose Awareness Day, as drug related deaths continued to surge around the nation.

The annual event, observed worldwide for 21 years to focus on ...

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TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating a milestone — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022.

It’s the second time the local news and digital marketing platform, which launched three years ago, passed the 1 million pageview mark in a calendar year. The other time was in 2020, the first full year it was ...