Sports

Randolph Boys and Girls High School Swim Teams Enjoy Success in County Tourney; Qualify For States

RANDOLPH, NJ- While the snow and ice continue to pile up outside, the RHS swim team has been heating up the indoor pool this week.  At the Morris County Swim Championships, the boys team finished third in the county, barely missing second by only 4 points.

The boys 200m Medley Relay took first place with a team of Henry Taibi, Matt Linz, Zach Sanders and Chris Vukas swimming to a new team record and qualifying for the NJ Meet of Champions ( NJ-MOC )

Matt Linz won two individual titles in the 50m Freestyle and the 100 m Freestyle, breaking records in both and qualifying for NJ-MOC in both.  The 50m Freestyle record had stood since 1986.   

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The team of Chris Vukas, Steven Cheng, Henry Taibi, and Matt Linz also swam a new record in the 200m Freestyle Relay, and in the process qualified for NJ-MOC.

Both the boys and girls teams qualified for the states again this year.  Only 8 teams in each section qualify, with each section totaling about 25 schools each.

The girls team will start their state tournament by facing Morristown on Thursday, Feb. 6.  The meet will be 4:00 PM at Morristown High School.  With a victory, they will swim again next Monday Feb 10. 

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Annual Spring Branch Collection Begins April 17

March 20, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The township will be conducting its annual spring branch collection program for 2017 starting the week of April 17. All brush needs to be placed curbside by this date as it will be a one-time only pickup. No return trips will be made.

Branch collection will be limited to one load per property owner, approximately 4 cubic yards. This is roughly 5 ft. long ...

Baumwoll Orthodontics and Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph Talk Healthy Teeth to Students

March 21, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- During February’s National Dental Health Month, Randolph based businesses Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph and Baumwoll Orthodontics visited local schools to help educate kids on healthy teeth and gums.

Both practices have made a habit of doing the school visits annually in February, and for Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, it is now over 25 ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

March 24, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The snow is melting and it's starting to feel like Spring! It's time to get outside and see all that Morristown has to offer. From the parks, to the historic sites to the weekend activities. There is so much to see and do! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday March 24

MHS production of Legally Blonde, The Musical; Morristown High School; 7pm (Get ...

Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Roxbury Pond During Deer Rescue

March 21, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle worth about $100,000 and owned by Morris County sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

Food Labels: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly at Randolph Library

March 21, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, at 7:00 pm at Randolph Library

Kate-Lyn Snare, Retail Dietitian from ShopRite of Succasunna, will show us how to identify the good, the bad and the "not good for anyone"  ingredients in products that effect all of us, especially those with health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, helping us toward a healthier life-style. 

A virtual ...

In Your Community

Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

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Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

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Randolph High School Bass Player Recognized by Mayo Center for the Performing Arts

March 20, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School sophomore Paul Ward, a bass player in the high school orchestra, was recently recognized by the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown as a Music Student of the Month.

Eric Shaberg, Randolph High School's orchestra director, said he recognized Paul, a string bassist, as an outstanding high school orchestra member for his hard work and ...

Center Grove Fifth Graders Enjoy Successful TREP$ Marketplace

RANDOLPH, NJ- Fifth grade students at Center Grove Elementary School learned to become entrepreneurs through the school's new TREP$ program.

Children worked with teachers and each other to come up with ideas for the prototypes of things they wanted to create and then sold the items on Feb. 23 at an evening marketplace in the school gymnasium following a ribbon cutting ...

"Grease" Proves to be Another Fantastic Randolph Middle School Production

March 16, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Randolph Middle School’s production of Grease kicked off in unusual fashion when a fire alarm rang out during the first few minutes of Thursday nights’ opening performance.  The cast shrugged off the distraction ( Due to an over-sensitive heat sensor ) and delivered four fantastic shows over a three day period.

The show also survived Friday’s ...

Why All Parents Should Consider Refusing the PARCC—2017 Edition

March 23, 2017

Hi. My name is Jen Grana – I live in Sparta township and have 3 boys – 2 of which are in the public education system now – a middle schooler, a Kindergartner and a sweet oblivious 2 year old who will be there before I know it I am sure. We spend a lot of time talking about and thinking about public education in our house because we will be knee-deep in it for the next 20 years ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

March 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

Atlantic Health System Unites with the American Cancer Society in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining ‘80% by 2018’ - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. In ...

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Lincoln is about 14-16 weeks old, about 26 pounds, and he is a handsome with a beautiful chocolate coat and white on his 4 paws and chest.  Lincoln also has an adorable wrinkly forehead!    Lincoln is a playful, friendly puppy who was rescued from a high kill shelter in NC and now living in a ...

Cub Scout Pack 50 Food Drive A Success

RANDOLPH, NJ- On February 11, the Cub Scout Pack 50 was able to collect over 1000 items of food that were then donated to the Bethlehem Church Food Pantry.  Cub Scout Pack 50 is a chapter of the National Cub Scouts ranging from Kindergarten through 5th grade that reside in Fernbrook Elementary School. 

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Local Knitters Send Warmth to Ethiopian Immigrants

March 23, 2017

"If only I could find a few people who speak English," I thought, as I sat with my husband's family in Tel Aviv on a month-long trip to Israel in 2016. Yes, his family spoke English, but for the most part I found myself just listening,  grabbing a word here and a sentence there. Little did I know that my search for English speakers would lead me to a project that would knit ...

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Fresh paint on the walls, professional staging and an asking price that ends in 999 — when you're selling your home, you'll do whatever you can to help it stand out and sell faster. Because the National Association of Realtors is predicting modest growth for the 2017 real estate market, as a seller you want every edge you can get. And on the heels of the popular Consumer ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...

Local Knitters Send Warmth to Ethiopian Immigrants

March 23, 2017

"If only I could find a few people who speak English," I thought, as I sat with my husband's family in Tel Aviv on a month-long trip to Israel in 2016. Yes, his family spoke English, but for the most part I found myself just listening,  grabbing a word here and a sentence there. Little did I know that my search for English speakers would lead me to a project that would knit ...