Community Happenings

Randolph High School Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Inducted


RANDOLPH, NJ- The third Class of the Randolph High School Athletic Hall of Fame was inducted during a ceremony at the school on Saturday Oct. 22.  The Randolph Hall of Fame Committee was responsible for selecting and voting on the inductees, while the Rams Athletic Council helped to coordinate and run the evenings events.

In a welcome message to the attendees, Randolph Hall of Fame Committee President Ron Standridge stated, “It is nights like this that make me proud to be part of Randolph’s rich athletic history.”

After touring the school, and enjoying a buffet dinner while surrounded with all sorts of memorabilia for the inductees, members of the 1968 football team made a special announcement and presentation. 

Sign Up for E-News

They nominated Gloria Bauer, wife of the late John J Bauer, as an honorary captain of their team.  They offered thanks to her for years of her dedication to the school athletic programs, being by her husbands’ side in full support of Randolph football and other sports.

Bauer was presented with a framed heart, with the words: "I Know You Have Courage" written on it.

Attendees then all moved into the auditorium for the formal presentations and introductions of the class of 2016.

The 2016 Hall of Fame Class is:

*1968 football team

Randolph’s first state champion and county champion team with a record of 8-1.

John Bauer’s first championship team.

Team laid the foundation for the greatness of Randolph football.

*1968 – 69 Boys Wrestling Team

Undefeated season at 14-0

Iron conference team champions and district team champions

Seven individual district champions, seven region placers, and one state champion

Best team point average in Randolph history, the team registered 108 pins and surrendered only seven.

*Administrator Cliff Back

Supervisor of physical education from 1971-1988

Lifetime achievement award from County Athletic Directors in 2006 Lifetime achievement award from the New Jersey State Track Association in 2000

Cliff Back Invitational track meet named in his honor since 1982

*Ted Loeffler, track coach 1969-2005

Overall record 194–33

13 conference championships

19 County relay championships

12 county championships

6 State sectional championships

New Jersey coach of the year 1990, County coach of the year seven-times

*Ann Clifton, girls soccer coach 1990-1997

Girls soccer record 168–44–13

Under Clifton, 32 players received all state honors, 10 received regional all American honors, and 3 received National all American honors

7 conference championships, 5 county championships, state champion in 1991.

State and National champion in 1995, team ranked number 1 in the USA

*Matt Nardolillo (Football, 1984-88)

Quarterback of Two state championships, 1986 and 1987

First undefeated team in Randolph history, 11-0 in 1987

QB’d the first 17 games of “The streak”, Randolph’s state record 56 straight games unbeaten

First-team all-state 1987, Daily Record athlete of the year 1987, Parade high school all American 1987

Honorable mention New Jersey “All 1980’s decade team”

*Contributor, Tom Titus

33 year Randolph bulldog football coach

Eight year Randolph township football program coordinator

22 year Morris county youth football president

Randolph recreation sports lifetime achievement award, and major fundraiser for youth sports in Randolph

*Girl athlete Stephanie Snyder 1995-1999

Seven times all state in cross country, winter track, and spring track combined.

Won the mile at the prestigious Penn Relays in 1999

Won 15 Morris county championships, two in cross country, six in winter track, seven in spring track

State Group champion in the 1600 and 3200

State sectional champion 8times, three in cross-country and five in spring track, Earned 12 varsity letters

*Girls team, 1983 track

Iron Hills conference champs

Morris County relay champs,

Morris County champs, state sectional champs, state group 3 runner-up

Ranked number one in Morris County, and team of the year for both the Daily Record and Star-Ledger

Relay team set school and county records in three events that stood for over 25 years.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Winter Forecast for 3-5 Inches Continues through Early Sunday Morning in Randolph Area

February 17, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- A winter weather advisory remains In Effect From 4 pm this afternoon to 4 am Sunday according to the National Weather Service.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are  expected. 

Snow will quickly overspread the area from the southwest, becoming moderate to potentially  heavy at times this evening.

The snow should be finished by 4 a.m.

Plan ...

Randolph PTO Council Presents  “ALL IN” FUNDRAISER Featuring The Nerds

February 12, 2018


Randolph PTO Council presents our  “ALL IN” FUNDRAISER at the

Hanover Marriott, Route 10 E Whippany, NJ

Friday March 16th ~ 6:30pm - 11 pm

Featuring the band “THE NERDS”.

The Grand Raffle this year features fantastic prizes donated by generous local businesses. A $10 ticket gives you a chance to win a $5000 diamond ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

February 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  What do you have planned this President's Day Weekend?  Check out history at Washington Headquarter's new Discover History Center, take a glass blowing class, try your hand at a maple sugar demo or cheer for Morristown athletes as they compete this weekend. Whatever you chose, have a great weekend everyone!


Friday February 16

Yoga & ...

January Randolph Police Blotter Includes Many Outstanding Warrants

February 15, 2018

Jan 3, Janeth Ladino-Varon, 45, Randolph was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by the Randolph Twp Municipal Court.  .  The defendant was processed and released.

Jan 10, Patrick C. Lake, 30, Denville was arrested and charged with burglary, criminal attempt and criminal mischief.  Lake was processed and transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility.

Jan 15, ...

Randolph Mayor Reflects on Interests and Concerns of Residents

February 15, 2018

I hope that everyone is enjoying the winter weather here in beautiful Randolph Township! It’s a wonderful time to enjoy many outdoor activities with family. From ice skating to sledding to skiing, it’s our varied seasons that attract so many to our wonderful community. Just be sure to stay safe. Do not ever go out on thin ice, and be careful when heading down those slopes! For those ...

Ledgewood Commons Asks State to OK Route 10 Work

February 21, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – The company converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons has asked the state to approve its plan to modify Route 10 to accommodate the project.

The plans, sent to the state Department of Transportation (DOT), comply with an August request by the Roxbury Township Council that a proposed left-turn lane on westbound Route 10 be significantly longer than ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, February 22, 2:00 PM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Zoom Balloons Show at the Library

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education Health & Wellness


Thu, February 22, 4:30 PM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Zoom Comedy Magic Show

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education Health & Wellness


Thu, February 22, 5:30 PM

Primrose School of Randolph, Randolph

Open House


Ironia Elementary School Holds Successful Winterfest

February 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- Hundreds of families spent a fun day at Ironia Feb.10. Children enjoyed face painting, games, a DJ, pizza and a bake sale. Families enjoyed a basket raffle, a Randolph High School cabaret performance, a Randolph Reelers Square Dance performance and the teacher's challenge.

Principal David Kricheff, Vice Principal Rathjen, teachers and a parent competed in the teacher's ...

The Morris County Crusaders After Strong First Season Prepare For 2018

February 19, 2018

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When the discussion about football in an unlimited weight league among eighth graders, Coaches Odysseas Delaportas and Jeff Eisele of Jefferson decided to take action. American Youth Football, a non-profit football and cheer program bearing the logo, "non intrusive all inclusive seemed like a perfect fit. 

Delaportas and ...

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: The East Brunswick #NeverAgain Vigil

February 21, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday, February 25th at 6:30 pm on the EBHS football field, the Township of East Brunswick will host a vigil to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and those of prior school shootings and to show our commitment to the safety of our school community. 

On February 14, which was both Ash Wednesday and ...

Parent Guide to Helping Kids Cope With the Florida Mass Shooting

February 18, 2018

The massacre at a Florida high school on Wednesday is hard for adults to wrap their head around, but it can be completely overwhelming for children who hear about it or see images of the carnage. Parents need to help guide their children through the fear, anger, upset and helplessness such a horrific attack can stir up in children.

“The first thing parents should do is assess their own ...

MCST Student Wins Rachael Ray's “Cook Your Way To Culinary School” Competition

February 20, 2018

Denville, NJ – Nick Capone, a high school senior in the Academy for Culinary Arts at the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville, was one of four young aspiring chefs who competed to make their dreams of attending culinary school a reality in Rachael Ray’s “Cook Your Way to Culinary School” competition.

The competition aired on RACHAEL RAY Friday, ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 10th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today celebrated a decade of excellence after it was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 74 in its tenth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and the top-ranked New Jersey based company on ...

CCM Library to Offer Free Workshops in Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshops Provided by Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network

RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) Library’s Foundation Center Funding Information Network is offering three free workshops on the Foundation Center products during the college’s Spring Break, March 12-15.   The CCM Library is a participant in the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. Network partners provide a suite of ...

CCM Launches a Degree in Virtual Reality Providing Students with a Range of Options in a Rapidly Developing Field

RANDOLPH, NJ – From gaming to training surgeons, virtual reality (VR) has become an increasingly used technology for both entertainment and learning. Recognizing that VR will only continue to grow as it becomes even more prevalent in our lives, County College of Morris (CCM) has launched an Associate in Applied Science degree in VR.

The degree will be offered starting with the Fall 2018 ...

Guest Column: The Great "Wait" of the College Process

February 18, 2018

"The Great Wait" of the College Application Process

For all the high school seniors and their parents, we are in the stressful "waiting period".  We've just finished or are finishing applications to all the schools we might possibly want to attend next year and now sit and wait our fate after the $60-$80 non-refundable application fees to at least 8-13 schools and ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link:

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!


Guest Column: The Great "Wait" of the College Process

February 18, 2018

"The Great Wait" of the College Application Process

For all the high school seniors and their parents, we are in the stressful "waiting period".  We've just finished or are finishing applications to all the schools we might possibly want to attend next year and now sit and wait our fate after the $60-$80 non-refundable application fees to at least 8-13 schools and ...