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2018 Morris County Park Alliance Community Awards Recognize Randolph Township

October 22, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris Park Alliance presented their 2018 Community Recognition  Awards. The awards were given out by the Morris Park Alliance at their annual awards dinner on October 12 at the Haggerty Center in the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. 

Randolph Township was  awarded the Outstanding Facility Award for Randolph Beach, the Planning Award for the Randolph Trails ...

Randolph Township Schools to Celebrate American Education Week

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools will observe American Education Week November 12-16. At its meeting October 16, the Randolph Board of Education approved a proclamation celebrating American Education Week. Randolph’s school principals are busy planning special activities to observe the week. Randolph High School Principal Debbie Iosso said the high school’s Tomorrow’s ...

Randolph High School Drama Club Learns Stage Combat for Premiere of Fall Play "To The West"

RANDOLPH, NJ- In preparation for the world premiere of the Randolph High School Drama Club's fall play To The West, a Viking adventure piece, students in the cast are learning stage combat to train for the combat scenes in the show.

On several Friday afternoons, the play's cast worked with Stephen Davis, an associate professor of Theatre Arts at Centenary University in ...

​​​​​​​RHS Administrators Discuss Steps to Curtail Chronic Absenteeism at Board of Education Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph BOE welcomed RHS Principal Debbie Iosso and Vice Principal Matthew Agrati to their October 16 business session to discuss chronic absenteeism, which was identified by the state as an issue affecting just over 10% of RHS students.  Any RHS student with unexcused absences on 18 or more of the days that school is in session is considered “chronically ...

​​​​​​​RHS Administrators Discuss Steps to Curtail Chronic Absenteeism at Board of Education Meeting

October 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph BOE welcomed RHS Principal Debbie Iosso and Vice Principal Matthew Agrati to their October 16 business session to discuss chronic absenteeism, which was identified by the state as an issue affecting just over 10% of RHS students.  Any RHS student with unexcused absences on 18 or more of the days that school is in session is considered “chronically ...

Post-Referendum Vote, Focus Turns to PARCC Review and Renovation Timing at Randolph Board of Education Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Board of Education held its first meeting since the $24.5 million Randolph Schools referendum passed last week, and Board President Ron Conti opened the public session on October 9 with a heartfelt thank you to all of the Randolph residents who came out to vote.

School Business Administrator and Board Secretary Gerald M. Eckhart followed with a brief update, noting that the ...

Randolph High School Drama Club Learns Stage Combat for Premiere of Fall Play "To The West"

October 22, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- In preparation for the world premiere of the Randolph High School Drama Club's fall play To The West, a Viking adventure piece, students in the cast are learning stage combat to train for the combat scenes in the show.

On several Friday afternoons, the play's cast worked with Stephen Davis, an associate professor of Theatre Arts at Centenary University in ...

Randolph High School Marching Band Wins Yamaha Cup

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School Marching Rams kicked off their 2018 competition season with a first place award at the USBands Yamaha Cup, held at Rutgers University High-Point Solutions stadium. USBands is the largest scholastic music competition organization in the United States. This year marks the organization's 30th anniversary, which was pictured on the winning ...

CCM Visual Arts Students Work Displayed at Morristown Museum

RANDOLPH, NJ – For the sixth year in a row, the Morris Museum will be hosting the Portfolio Class Exhibition of design and fine art pieces created by students at County College of Morris (CCM). This event provides CCM students a venue to display their work to a larger audience outside of the college.

The exhibition, consisting of works produced by students taking Portfolio classes ...

Randolph Ice Hockey Captains Honored By NJ Devils on High School "Captains Night"

October 21, 2018

NEWARK, NJ- The NJ Devils hosted their annual “Captains Night” on Thursday Oct. 16, in which they invite every single NJ High School hockey teams captains for the upcoming season to attend a game and be recognized in front of the fans.

Randolph sent captains from both their boys team and their girls team to partake in the ceremony.

Senior Austin Cross, along with juniors Michael ...

Randolph Boys Soccer Battles Roxbury Into Double OT Before Falling Short

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph boys’ soccer team put on a great showing for fan appreciation night against rival Roxbury on Thursday, Oct. 18.  Unfortunately, the double OT game did not go their way, as the Gaels ran off with a 2-1 victory over the Rams.

During a scoreless first half, play was relatively equal on both sides, however Roxbury had more quality scoring chances.  Rams ...

Sofia Lights It Up on Senior Night, Leading Randolph to Rout of Morris Hills

RANDOLPH, NJ- In what has been a season loaded with great performances, Randolph quarterback Anthony Sophia shined once again, going 17-for-22 with 252 yards, while tossing four touchdown passes to lead the Rams to a 37-7 drubbing of Morris Hills on Senior Night.

“I was extra motivated tonight because my parents are a big part of how successful I have been,” said ...

Randolph Leaf Collection Schedule To Begin End of October

October 16, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The public works department will begin the township’s annual leaf collection program at the end of October. The anticipated collection schedule has been pushed back one week.

Residents are urged to dispose of leaves on their own properties whenever possible. Blowing leaves into wooded areas, placing leaves on acid loving plants such as pachysandra, or creating backyard ...

Randolph's Sawyer-Lyons Buick GMC Holds Fundraiser For Officer Crowley

October 17, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- In the latest of many efforts to help support Randolph Police Officer Reggie Crowley’s battle with cancer, Sawyer-Lyons Buick GMC auto dealership hosted a community fundraiser event on Saturday Oct. 13.

“Reggie is a huge inspiration to me personally,” said dealership owner Todd Sawyer, a Randolph resident himself.  “When I see the smile on his face ( ...

Reporter Killed by Car in Randolph Exited Ride Before Reaching Home, say Police

October 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today.

The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with the family members earlier in the evening, according to Randolph police. They said she and her relatives called the car ...

Local Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10 in Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

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Annual Trunk or Treat and Hayride in Randolph Sat. Oct. 27

October 17, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- Bring your family to a fun and safe “Trunk or Treat” event on Saturday, October 27, 2018beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Brundage Park on Carrell Road.

This “spooktacular” event, co-sponsored by the Randolph Township Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services and the Mt. Freedom Volunteer Fire Company, will have hayrides, hot chocolate and an ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown This Weekend; Oct. 19 - Oct. 21

October 19, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Smile! It's Friday! What's on TAP for this weekend? Fall Festivals. Crafts.  Night Walks. Music and much much more. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday October 19

The Time to Mourn; Fosterfields; 1pm - 2pm & 2pm - 3pm

Morristown CraftMarket; Morristown Armory; 5pm - 9pm

The Minstrel presents Abbie Gardner; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; ...

2018 Morris County Park Alliance Community Awards Recognize Randolph Township

October 22, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris Park Alliance presented their 2018 Community Recognition  Awards. The awards were given out by the Morris Park Alliance at their annual awards dinner on October 12 at the Haggerty Center in the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. 

Randolph Township was  awarded the Outstanding Facility Award for Randolph Beach, the Planning Award for the Randolph Trails ...

Keeping Lines of Communication Open

October 22, 2018

Communication encourages collaborative team work and is not only important but is expected of our elected officials. Tap into Randolph has created a section exclusively for the mayor to communicate with the residents. This can be used for statements, brief updates, and overall communication in times of need. However, this section remains blank. Being trained with a Multidisciplinary ...

A Note To Randolph Residents—Thank You From Joshua Weiner

 In my campaign for Randolph Township Council over the past seven months, I have had the pleasure of interacting and communicating with my fellow Randolph residents in a manner that has been as enlightening as it is pleasurable.  I, along with my three Democratic running mates (as well as our tireless and enthusiastic volunteers), have visited thousands of homes to engage in fruitful ...

Rachel Koshy, Democratic Candidate for Randolph Township Council

My name is Rachel Koshy, and I am running for Randolph Township Council. 

I obtained my bachelor’s in nursing from India and worked as a nurse in at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. I received my master’s in nursing from St. Peter’s University and my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from William Paterson University. Currently, I am a Supervisory Advanced ...

Randolph Board of Education Candidate - Robert A. Soni

Thanks to Randolph TAP for this opportunity to share a little about my background and my thoughts about the direction of the school district, and to the readers for taking their time to get familiar with what I have to offer the community.

About me and my family:

My wife Rachita and I moved to Randolph about 13 years ago with our three children [2 in RHS, and 1 at RMS] because we loved the ...

Randolph Township Board of Education Candidate Allison Manfred

I have lived in Randolph for eight years with my husband, ten-year-old daughter and eight-year-old son. I grew up in neighboring Mendham Township, and my husband grew up in Chester. Before having children, I worked as a Marketing Associate at CitiStreet, now ING. When we moved to Randolph, one of the biggest draws to this community was the excellent schools, and I was eager to become involved. I ...

Randolph Board of Education Candidate Eliza Schleifstein

My name is Eliza Schleifstein and my husband, Todd, and daughters Darcy (RHS junior) and Emily (RMS 7th grader), have lived in Randolph for the past 15 years.  I am proud of our District and this is a very exciting time for us all, but not without its challenges. 

As my family did in 2004, many people seek out our community because of our schools. Randolph prides itself on ...

Randolph Board of Education Candidate Anne Standridge

I have been a resident of Randolph for 33 years.  We moved here those many years ago for the quality of life Randolph offered our growing family; excellent schools and township services, beautiful parks and active recreation programs.  Over the years I have worked as a substitute teacher within the Randolph School District and currently at Black River Middle School in Chester.  As ...

Join Light the Night Walk for Blood Cancers, Saturday, Oct. 20, Morristown

October 19, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried by supporters. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has been able to ...

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County College of Morris Athletic Director Receives Regional Award Jack Sullivan Recognized for Contributions to the Community

October 19, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – Jack Sullivan, the athletic director of County College of Morris (CCM), recently received the Region XIX Ron Case Athletic Director of the Year Award at the Region XIX Fall Meeting held at the Mount Airy Resort in Mount Pocono, PA.  This prestigious award is presented annually to a Region XIX Athletic Director for their commitment and positive contributions to their ...

Shongum Teacher Featured in County College of Morris Spotlight

RANDOLPH, NJ- Shongum teacher Susanne Kessler is featured in a profile on the County College of Morris website where she describes how her experience at the County College of Morris helped her become a better student and to succeed and excel. These lessons inspired Kessler to pursue a degree in education at Montclair State University and become a teacher. She began teaching at Shongum School 11 ...

Randolph Township Schools to Celebrate American Education Week

October 22, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools will observe American Education Week November 12-16. At its meeting October 16, the Randolph Board of Education approved a proclamation celebrating American Education Week. Randolph’s school principals are busy planning special activities to observe the week. Randolph High School Principal Debbie Iosso said the high school’s Tomorrow’s ...

RHS RAMS Boys Basketball 2018 Clinic is a Slam Dunk

October 18, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The RHS RAMS Boys Basketball Program held its annual fundraising clinic inviting all Randolph boys from grades 4th-8th to experience a fun, drill driven event.  Varsity and JV players, along with volunteer Coach Rahim Huland El, offered up a top-notch, skill-sharpening session designed to elevate the boys’ confidence and level of play before town ratings and try-outs take ...

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee comprised of administrators, current and former coaches, former athletes and community members are extremely pleased to announce the 2018 Randolph High School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees:

Coach:    John R. Bauer (1972-2000); football, basketball, baseball

Contributor:  Joe Nazzaro ...

Police Vow Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

October 19, 2018

FAR HILLS, NJ – State, County and local law enforcement agencies plan a coordinated crackdown on underage drinking at Saturday's Far Hills Race Meeting.

Police will conduct identification checks of underage individuals suspected of drinking alcoholic beverages on the race grounds. Those individuals that are identified as underage will be taken into custody, charged and ultimately ...

Realtors Endorse Mikie Sherrill for Congress

October 22, 2018

Fairfield, NJ -- Today the National Association of Realtors PAC endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District.

“Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership can grow our economy, fuel job creation, and make our state a destination for ...

COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE HAND DELIVERS BALLOT TO VOTER

COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE HAND DELIVERS BALLOT TO VOTER

Ensures no voter is left behind.

After sending out more than 20,000 vote by mail ballots to meet the statutory deadline by September 22, 2018, it was learned that one of the many staff members who worked on getting the mailing out on time made an innocent human error and placed one ballot in the wrong envelope.  On Sunday, ...

Morristown Festival of Books Celebrates a Successful Fifth Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fifth annual Morristown Festival of Books, “where readers and authors meet,” took place on October 12 and 13 in downtown Morristown. The event was kicked off Friday evening at the Mayo Performing Arts Center with a sold-out keynote by former secretary of state, U.S. senator, and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry. The event was moderated by award-winning ...

Gene Haas Foundation Provides $10,000 to Support CCM STEM Students , Offering Ongoing Support for Scholarships

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Gene Haas Foundation has provided County College of Morris (CCM) with a $10,000 grant to continue the scholarship program it has established for students interested in mechanical engineering technology.

 Since 2015, the Gene Haas Foundation, a division of Haas Automation, Inc., has provided grants totaling $50,000 to CCM to support the scholarship ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s Floating Classroom Wins Environmental Award

LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. - The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) awarded the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom an Environmental Achievement Award “for outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection” at its 45th Annual Environmental Congress at Mercer County College in West Windsor on Oct. 12.

The Floating Classroom, a 40-foot ...

Teens Learn About Careers in Law

October 16, 2018

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in Law are invited to the kickoff meeting of Explorer Post 22. 

The guest speaker will be William J. Heller, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the New York Football Giants. 

Mr. Heller will speak on legal issues such as contract negotiations for players and coaches; licensing, sponsorship and vendor ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!

 

Teens Learn About Careers in Law

October 16, 2018

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in Law are invited to the kickoff meeting of Explorer Post 22. 

The guest speaker will be William J. Heller, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the New York Football Giants. 

Mr. Heller will speak on legal issues such as contract negotiations for players and coaches; licensing, sponsorship and vendor ...