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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Possible Fatality at the Convent Station Train Station; Train Service Suspended in Both Directions

September 18, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ-  Line service on the Morris & Essex line has been suspended between Dover and Summit in both directions due to a trespasser strike at the train station in Convent Station, announced the NJ Transit.

Reports from the Breaking News Network (BNN) is reporting that a pedestrian was struck and killed by the train

Additional information has not been released at this ...

The Morris Essex Tuesday Senior Softball (METSS) League Holds Ninth Annual BBQ

September 15, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris Essex Tuesday Senior Softball (METSS) League recently held its ninth annual barbecue in Randolph.  Over 200 players participated in the morning round robin tournament and then joined their fellow athletes at Brundage Park to enjoy the end-of-season picnic.  Food was provided by the Randolph Diner and beverages by High-Grade Beverage ...

Randolph Senior Picnic Well Attended, Video Footage Included

September 19, 2017

Randolph, NJ- The seniors had their Annual Randolph Senior Picnic for residents aged 60 and over was held on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Brundage Park. Approximately 110 seniors attended the BBQ which was catered by Picnic Depot in Flanders. 

There was a wide variety of delicious food, the seniors ate, mingled and danced to DJ Nick ...

Candidate Statement Submitted by Dr. Rozella G. Clyde

September 12, 2017

Dr. Rozella G. Clyde is a lifelong learner and a professional educator running for the Morris County Freeholder seat being vacated by Hank Lyon in 2017.  Dr. Clyde’s passion for the land is anchored in her Western Pennsylvania rural roots. Growing up on a small dairy and poultry farm inspired in her a love for nature, and passion for the preservation of open space, protection of our ...

Parsippany to host Morris County's 16th Annual 9/11 Remembrance on Hanover Ave.

September 8, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ- Parsippany will be hosting the County's 9/11 Remembrance Service when observing the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 10th.  

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at the Morris County September 11th Memorial on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany-Troy Hills, ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, September 21, 12:00 PM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Family Storytime

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Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

Clipper Pavilion, West Orange

4th Annual Heroes for Children 5k and Family Fun ...

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Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Randolph Municipal Building, Randolph

10th Annual Country Fair

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CCM Student Receives $5000 Grant for Artificial Intelligence Research

September 17, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ – This past summer, Joseph Gatto of Morristown was the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant which allowed him to delve into the world of artificial intelligence.

Gatto, a computer science student at County College of Morris (CCM), was presented with a $5,000 grant through the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates program.  With the ...

CCM Exhibition Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Honors the Life of the Late CCM Student Marisa Rincón

RANDOLPH, NJ- In conjunction with the Counseling and Student Success department at County College of Morris, the college’s Art and Design Gallery will host an exhibition to recognize National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September.

The exhibition, titled “Marisa Rincón: An Impression of Life,” will feature the artwork of Marisa Rincón, a 2007 CCM Fine ...

Randolph Board of Education Addresses Football Game Incident Tuesday Night, Policy and Concerns

September 13, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ -  Board President Al Matos described the first day of school as the “best ever,” but could not proceed without acknowledging the football season opener which resulted in blood tests for approximately 80 Randolph High School students.

“There was great concern by administrators and the school security team that a large group of students seated in the ...

Long Before There was a Ledgewood Mall

September 11, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - More than 100 years ago, when residents of Ledgewood (then called Drakesville) wanted to shop for anything that they had not grown, made for themselves or acquired by bartering with a neighbor, they walked or rode over to the King Store on Main Street, alongside the Morris Canal basin.

While in the store, they could also pick up their mail. During local, state and ...

Military Health and Wellness Fair for Morris County Veteran; Wed. Sept 20

September 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Military Health and Wellness Fair for all Morris County Veterans will be coming to the Morristown Senior Center  on Wednesday September 20. The Morris County Veterans Service Office will be holding the event from 10am - 1pm

 Active and retired Veterans, Reservists, National Guard members as well their families are invited to attend. Resources will include ...

Ironia Cub Scout Pack Events Coming Up

RANDOLPH, NJ- Ironia’s very own Cub Scout pack is kicking off its 2017 – 2018 season. There are two open events where you can come learn more about scouting with no commitment.

The first event is September 16th at St. Matthew’s Church (next to the Ironia Fire Station) @ 9:30 a.m. This will be a family brunch serving bagels and we will be launching Este ...

Yappy Hour at Morris Tap and Grill

Morris Tap and Grill is hosting a Yappy Hour for Friends of Randolph Animal Pound on Wednesday September 13th 3-7pm on their new outside deck. If anyone is interested in going with (or without their pup), they are welcome!

National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Read all about it!  September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!  We are very pleased that The Black River Barn will be helping us celebrate by giving 10% discounts to customers who show their Randolph Township library card.  One discount per family.  Some restriction apply.

Pete the Cat at Randolph Country Fair

Famous CAT visits Randolph!  Come meet PETE THE CAT at  the Randolph Country Fair and Community Yard Sale on Saturday, September 23 from 10 to 5.  The event will be held next to the Randolph Municipal Building.  Pete will be hanging out at the Randolph Library booth where we will have a drawing and other fun activities.  Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime event! ...

Found Cat! Randolph Tennis Center on Sussex Tpk. Very friendly! Neutered male. 973-543-9333

September 11, 2017

Is this your cat?  Found Saturday at Randolph Tennis Center.  Please call 973-543-9333 with any information. 

Aleks Murauskas, Randolph Resident , Achieves Eagle Scout

September 19, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Aleks Murauskas, Randolph resident and former member of Boy Scout Troop 53 of Shongum area received the rank of Eagle Scout at his official Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  Aleks graduated from Randolph High School in June 2016, awaited his Eagle Court of Honor while he spent last school year studying engineering at McGill University in Canada.

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

Aleks Murauskas, Randolph Resident , Achieves Eagle Scout

September 19, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ- Aleks Murauskas, Randolph resident and former member of Boy Scout Troop 53 of Shongum area received the rank of Eagle Scout at his official Eagle Court of Honor on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  Aleks graduated from Randolph High School in June 2016, awaited his Eagle Court of Honor while he spent last school year studying engineering at McGill University in Canada.