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Randolph BOE Member Sheldon Epstein Announces Resignation

March 20, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Sheldon Epstein announced his resignation at the Board of Education meeting on March 19.  Epstein joined the BOE in 2013 and currently serves as Chair of the Finance, Facilities and Transportation (FFT) Committee.  He is also a member of the Negotiations Committee.

Epstein's resignation letter, which he read aloud, included the following:

"After much thought ...

Randolph Community Garden Registration to begin 4/1

RANDOLPH, NJ- Registration for the Randolph Community Garden will begin on Monday, April 1 at 9:00am. The Community Garden has been a long-time dream for many residents dating back to early planning meetings in 2012. The garden was noted in the 2016 Parks and Recreation Master Plan as an area to develop within the new Veterans Community Park on Calais Road.

Garden beds are available to lease ...

Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill Tours CCM to Learn about the Strength of Its Programs and Facilities to Prepare the Workers of Tomorrow

RANDOLPH, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, (D-11th District) toured County College of Morris (CCM) on Tuesday, March 19, to learn about the programs and facilities the college provides to ensure students obtain a high-quality education and are prepared to excel in the jobs of tomorrow.

“It’s a pleasure to learn about all the new and innovative things that are going on at ...

Two Randolph Students Chosen MPAC Music Students of the Month 

Morristown, NJ - Students from Parsippany, Randolph, Morristown, Mendham, Succasunna, Boonton and Roxbury were honored as Mayo Performing Arts Center's February Music Students of the Month - Outstanding Percussionists -- prior to the Thursday, March 14 performance by the Kodo Drummers of Japan.

The students were recognized for their achievements on stage prior to the concert and had the ...

Randolph BOE Member Sheldon Epstein Announces Resignation

March 20, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Sheldon Epstein announced his resignation at the Board of Education meeting on March 19.  Epstein joined the BOE in 2013 and currently serves as Chair of the Finance, Facilities and Transportation (FFT) Committee.  He is also a member of the Negotiations Committee.

Epstein's resignation letter, which he read aloud, included the following:

"After much thought ...

Randolph Board of Education Reviews Tentative Budget for 2019-2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- Superintendent Jennifer Fano and Board Vice President Joseph Faranetta presented the 2019-2020 Randolph Township Board of Education Tentative Budget at the BOE meeting on Tuesday night. The presentation is posted on the Randolph Township Schools website (www.rtnj.org).

Faranetta explained that budget development is an ongoing process throughout the year, with extensive ...

Randolph High School Earns First College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for Achieving High Female Representation in AP Computer Science Courses

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School has earned the first College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown This Weekend; March 15 - 17

March 15, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - 

 

Friday March 15

Friday Films; Black '47 (R); Morris County Library; 2pm

Lego Club; Morris County Library; 3pm - 4:30pm

Spring CraftMorristown; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 4pm -8pm

Wine Glass Painting; Glassworks Studio; 7pm - 9pm

The Murphy Beds at the Minstrel; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm

Johnny Mathis: the Voice of ...

Randolph Middle School Amazes Crowd with Annual Musical: Guys and Dolls

RANDOLPH--NJ, This past weekend, Randolph Middle Schools presented Guys and Dolls, a play about crap games and two love stories between gambler Nathan Detroit and Adelaide as well as Sky Masterson and Sarah Brown. The middle school showcases a musical every year and  always does an exceptional job. The amazing cast was brilliant at bringing the story to life, from the romances, to ...

Sweet Melodies Performed at Bands of Randolph Concert

RANDOLPH, NJ--Approximately 300 people packed the RHS Auditorium for an evening of beautiful music by the various bands at Randolph High School on Wednesday, Mar. 6.

The musical evening kicked off with the RHS Concert Band, conducted by Mr. Michael Lichtenfeld. The crowd had the privilege of listening to a composition by Frank Ticheliwith the title of  “Abracadabra” The ...

Interior Work on Former Roxbury Sports Authority Can Begin

March 9, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of The Shops at Ledgewood Commons in Roxbury can begin revamping the interior of a former sporting goods store for use by new retailers including Barnes & Noble, said township officials.

The Roxbury Planning Board, on Tuesday, said it had no problem with Ledgewood Investors moving forward with interior work in “Building B,” the ...

Randolph Recreation Hockey Sees Four Teams Dominate Season Ending Tournament

March 17, 2019

NEWARK, DE- The Randolph Recreation Hockey program flexed their muscles at the Patriot Ice Center St. Patrick’s Day tournament, earning the title in all four age groups to show once again they are among the top hockey programs in the area.

For the sixth straight year, the hockey program traveled to Delaware to compete in the “St. Patty’s Smackdown”, a ...

Former College Coach Excited to Lead Randolph Baseball in Spring of 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ—Mark Rizzi will bring eighteen years of collegiate-level coaching experience to the one of the best baseball programs in the state of New Jersey this season.

After stepping down from the Rutgers—Newark Scarlet Raiders’ head coaching position that he had for seventeen years, Rizzi could not pass up the opportunity to coach the Randolph Rams.

“I told the ...

Over 100 Students and Adults Attend Youth Climate Change Strike in Morristown

March 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Close to 100 teens gathered on the lawn of Morristown's Town Hall for a "climate change strike" to fight for the conservation of the planet. Students organized movements in Morristown as well as in Princeton, Mahwah and Edison on Friday March 15.

Students were encouraged to skip school and join the "Fridays for Future" movement ...

Randolph Among Girls on the Run Chapters in Need of Coaches

March 11, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ — Girls on the Run (GOTR) of New Jersey East is currently seeking volunteers to empower girls through running for the spring 2019 season at various chapters, including  many locations throughout the area.

GOTR is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd through 8th grade to ...

Interior Work on Former Roxbury Sports Authority Can Begin

March 9, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of The Shops at Ledgewood Commons in Roxbury can begin revamping the interior of a former sporting goods store for use by new retailers including Barnes & Noble, said township officials.

The Roxbury Planning Board, on Tuesday, said it had no problem with Ledgewood Investors moving forward with interior work in “Building B,” the ...

Randolph Among Girls on the Run Chapters in Need of Coaches

March 11, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ — Girls on the Run (GOTR) of New Jersey East is currently seeking volunteers to empower girls through running for the spring 2019 season at various chapters, including  many locations throughout the area.

GOTR is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd through 8th grade to ...

Randolph Considers Airbnb, HomeAway Regulations

March 13, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ - Airbnb rentals may no longer be available in Randolph after the council received multiple complaints about weekend rentals turned party destinations in single-family neighborhoods.

Director of Health Mark Caputo and Township Manager Stephen Mountain tried to find options to work with homeowners, but nothing was simple enough. The council decided to move forward with an ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

“Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving Time, ...

Randolph VFW Hosts Township Police and Council Members

March 12, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph VFW had a meet and greet coffee hour on Thursday March 7 with some of the members of the Randolph Police Department. The event lasted almost two hours and proved to be so well received that future coffee hours will be planned.

The veterans and police have similar understanding of what it takes to ‘do the job’ which produced natural connections and ...

WalletHub Study Confirms What We’ve Long Suspected: NJ Has Country’s Highest Property Taxes

February 27, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association.

To determine who pays the highest taxes, personal-finance website WalletHub today released ...

Unity Walk, Prayer Event at Mosque in Boonton Unites Community in Grief Over New Zealand Shootings

March 19, 2019

BOONTON, NJ – Hundreds gathered at the Jam-E-Masjid Mosque on March 17 to mourn the loss of 50 New Zealand Muslims gunned down while they were at worship. The event in Boonton, sponsored by the Morris County Islamic Centers, attracted those of all faiths, and many local and county dignitaries including Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, plus police chiefs from neighboring towns and Morris County ...

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Randolph Community Garden Registration to begin 4/1

March 20, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Registration for the Randolph Community Garden will begin on Monday, April 1 at 9:00am. The Community Garden has been a long-time dream for many residents dating back to early planning meetings in 2012. The garden was noted in the 2016 Parks and Recreation Master Plan as an area to develop within the new Veterans Community Park on Calais Road.

Garden beds are available to lease ...

Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill Tours CCM to Learn about the Strength of Its Programs and Facilities to Prepare the Workers of Tomorrow

March 20, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, (D-11th District) toured County College of Morris (CCM) on Tuesday, March 19, to learn about the programs and facilities the college provides to ensure students obtain a high-quality education and are prepared to excel in the jobs of tomorrow.

“It’s a pleasure to learn about all the new and innovative things that are going on at ...

Graduates Give CCM Top Grades for Providing a Quality Education, 99 Percent Rate Their College Experience as Excellent or Good

March 19, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ – Graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) are once again raving about the quality of their education and the college’s ability to provide them with a solid foundation for success.

The most recent survey of graduates, this time from the Class of 2017, shows unequivocal satisfaction with the preparation they received at CCM.  The Office of Career Services and ...

Man Who Hit Mt. Arlington Cop With Car: 'I Feel Awful'

March 12, 2019

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – The motorist who struck and injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio in December feels terrible about the incident but insists he did nothing wrong.

Five times during an interview on Friday, the driver - Chatham lawyer William Anastasio - used the words “I feel awful” when recounting what happened at 6:50 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2018 ...

Two Randolph Students Chosen MPAC Music Students of the Month 

March 19, 2019

Morristown, NJ - Students from Parsippany, Randolph, Morristown, Mendham, Succasunna, Boonton and Roxbury were honored as Mayo Performing Arts Center's February Music Students of the Month - Outstanding Percussionists -- prior to the Thursday, March 14 performance by the Kodo Drummers of Japan.

The students were recognized for their achievements on stage prior to the concert and had the ...

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Randolph High School Student Film Selected for Bergen County Film Festival

March 16, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School juniors Eitan Leinwand and Corey Wichansky have had their short experimental film "What Matters" chosen as an official selection in the student category at the Bergen County Film Festival.

The festival celebrates diversity of artistic expression in films produced in the state of New Jersey, noted film/TV production teacher Mr. Robert Finning. The ...

Randolph Elementary and Middle Schools Hold Bees, Randolph Middle School Spelling Bee Winner Going to State Competition

RANDOLPH, NJ-  At Center Grove Principal school  the spelling bee winner Keith Nguyen, a fifth grader, and runner up Rhea Menon, a fourth grader.

"I feel very proud," Keith said. "I studied lots of spelling words."

Finalists from each fourth and fifth grade class competed in the event. The bee lasted for 22 rounds before Keith was declared the ...

Randolph High School and Middle School Students Selected for North Jersey Region Orchestra

RANDOLPH, NJ- Two Randolph High School musicians and two Randolph Middle School musicians have been selected to perform with the North Jersey Region Orchestra at Randolph High School. The group is composed of the top 7th-9th grade orchestra musicians in the northern part of the state.

Randolph High School violinist Allison Connuck and violist Lauren Alley successfully auditioned for the ...

Randolph Middle School Students Selected for North Jersey Junior Region Choir-Concert

March 18, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Middle School singers Sarah Agostin, Andrew Berkemeyer, Connor Cafero, Andrea Mia Cepeda and Kiersten Drazek have been selected to perform with the North Jersey Junior Region Choir Sunday, March 17 at Mountain Lakes High School 

Sarah said she was thrilled to sing with the honor choir. "We are really fortunate to be able to participate in this prestigious ...

27th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2019

March 19, 2019

A 10-mile, 45-minute round trip train excursion from Whippany to Roseland with the Easter Bunny on board where he makes his way through the train and visits with the children on board. The Bunny's helpers follow along, giving the kids a special Easter Gift. Tour the Museum site, with its outstanding collection of historic railroad locomotives, rolling stock, indoor & ...

Local Consultant Joins National Professional Association

Linda Kern, owner of Success College Counseling, has been accepted as an Associate Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA).

For more than 40 years, IECA members have been respected for their expertise in helping students find the right college or program.  Independent educational consultants are vetted by IECA and must demonstrate high standards ...

CCM to Hold an Open House for Everyone – A College and Career Showcase Discover All That CCM Has to Offer for Educational and Professional Success

RANDOLPH, NJ – Discover all that County College of Morris (CCM) has to offer at the college’s “An Open House for Everyone” on Saturday, April 13.

Whether you’re a high school student looking to earn a college degree or seeking to gain the qualifications you need for quick entry into a field such as engineering or IT, or an adult desiring to improve your career ...

Website Creation and Search Engine Optimization at Randolph Chamber Meeting

The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a General Luncheon meeting on March 21, 2019 at 11:45AM at La Strada Restaurant located at 1105 Route 10 East in Randolph.

Mr. Rick Magennis, President of Bearcat Media will be the guest speaker. Mr. Magennis will discuss the common pitfalls businesses make when creating their websites and will unravel the intracacies of search engine ...

Tax Time Guide: IRS urges taxpayers to check their tax withholding early in 2019; Paycheck Checkup can avoid problems next year

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today renewed its effort to encourage taxpayers to review their tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any needed adjustments early in 2019.

Doing a Paycheck Checkup can help you avoid having too little or too much tax withheld from your paycheck. The IRS reminds taxpayers that they can generally control the size of ...

Stop Flushing Money Down the Drain!

 

Stop Flushing Money Down the Drain!

 

 

When it comes to plumbing, there are many ways that you can save money and avoid unnecessary water and money loss. If you follow some simple tips, such as, reducing your daily water use, ensuring pipes and taps are working properly, you will conserve water and therefore reduce your monthly bills.

 

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How To Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

Cold weather comes major plumbing concerns… Frozen pipes can result in a messy and costly situation. During a deep freeze, however, there are ways to prevent this disaster from occurring.

Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes


Turn up the thermostat - Keep the heat set to 50 degrees or higher if you are leaving the house. This is especially important if your home is older, due to the ...

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