Government

Randolph Town Council Presents Proclamations and Recognizes This Year's Mayor

4451f414eafbf180a184_IMG_0457.JPG
8f83c8e56e5a4789b684_IMG_0455.JPG
169aebb3dde172684301_proc.JPG
4451f414eafbf180a184_IMG_0457.JPG

RANDOLPH, NJ- Thursday was the last meeting as mayor for Mayor Joanne Veech. The council opened the meeting by honoring the Golden Masters and Diehards Senior softball teams for their successful finishes in various softball tournaments. They were honored with a proclamation.

The Golden Masters consist of senior citizens in their 70’s and the Diehards have players in their 60’s.

Long-time team members, Gene Stracco, Al Ceeli, and Al Heath, and organizers of Grand Masters were present Thursday night. They remembered when they first started a senior team and recalled the support from Randolph being "phenomenal." 

Sign Up for E-News

The players of the Randolph Golden Masters have recently seen a couple of triumphs. A representative team from the Morris Essex Tuesday Senior Softball Team largely comprised of Golden Masters players competed in the Cape Cod Classic 70's Division and finished in fifth place.  Another representative team also comprised of many Randolph Golden Masters competed in a Challenge Cup in Central Park and were rewarded the trophy for first place.

There was also a proclamation for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2015 Year End Holiday Crackdown.

"I think it's appropriate around this time of year with the holidays and parties coming that we issue this proclamation tonight. We appreciate all that the police department does," said Councilman James Loveys.

Twenty-five percent of New Jersey's motor vehicle fatalities in 2015 were alcohol related. Randolph declares their support for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Proclamation and pledges to increase awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving.

Township Manager Stephen Mountain also took time during the meeting to recognize the water and sewer department for their work during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. The town experienced two separate equipment malfunctions that were quickly repaired by the department.

"Thanks to the work of the department and its staff the work was done quickly. Nobody's holiday was impacted negatively. Those gentleman gave up part or all of their holiday to make sure that (interruptions) didn't happen and we're grateful for their work," said Mountain.

Mountain brought up an item he mentioned in a past meeting about a Max Par Drive special assessment project. Mac Spar Drive will potentially undergo plans for a sewer extension project.

They are continuing to work with residents but there is still some concern regarding the project. Mountain is hopeful the upcoming meeting will work some of those issues out. If those issues are not worked out then the project may have to be cancelled.

"It is a special assessment project and if we don't have the support of the majority of citizens then we can't move forward with it. It requires easement and we can't move ahead with half the easements and not having the other half in place," said Mountain.

No permanent action will be taken until the full council is involved and updated on the newest details.

Mountain also took a moment to recognize Mayor Joanne Veech since it was her last meeting as mayor.

"Every year the manager works with a different member of the council. For me, the great part is you get to experience a new vision, different ideas and a new energy. I can say it's been a lot of fun working with Joanne," said Mountain.

The manager described the mayor as having a lot of passion (for her public service and the Randolph community), energy (for always being the first one to jump start the day), ideas (for constantly thinking about ways to improve the community) and outreach (for her initiations towards a variety groups within the community such as the religion, business and real estate communities).

"Being Mayor has certainly allowed me the opportunity to get to know everybody. Thank you I really appreciate the support of all of the council," said Veech.

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Randolph

Road Resurfacing Work in Randolph for July 9 - 16

July 7, 2018

Below is a list of the streets for the upcoming resurfacing work. All roads will remain open for local traffic and emergency vehicles. Motorists should allow additional time for travel.



Street Name
Dates of Milling
Dates of Paving


Springhill Road - Forrest Road to #40
7/9
7/11-12


Musiker Avenue - Morey Lane to ...

Free Movie Night at Randolph Lake Fri. July 20

July 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Municipal Alliance Committee (MAC) and the Randolph Parks & Recreation Department are hosting a free outdoor family movie night on Friday, July 20 at Randolph Park Beach (Green Lane). All are welcome to attend.

The movie, Paddington 2, will begin at 8:30 p.m. Refreshments will be sold at the snack stand. Admission to the lake is free after 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_6e617a468ce0c6ee69fb_el_spotscolor_13

Mon, July 23, 9:30 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Nursery Rhyme Time

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Health & Wellness Other

Carousel_image_613c16257bcb967a97ed_storytime

Mon, July 23, 10:15 AM

Randolph Township Free Public Library, Randolph

Story-Go-Round

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education Other

Carousel_image_aeb9ebce208345484038_picture

Mon, July 23, 7:00 PM

Randolph Township Public Library, Randolph

The Break Lights

Community Calendar

Catriona Lucus Selected to Play in 2018 National Lacrosse Academy  

July 16, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- Catriona Lucus, a rising freshman at Randolph High School has been named as a 2018 Maverik National Lacrosse All-Star and has been selected to attend the Maverik National Lacrosse Academy to be held July 16-19, 2018 in Frederica, Delaware at the DE Turf Sportsplex.

Catriona plays on the DEWLAX 2022 West club lacrosse team as well as being chosen to play with the DEWLAX ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 20, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

Local Kiwanis Clubs Support Children in Foster Care

July 20, 2018

Morristown, NJ-- Local Kiwanis Clubs of Greater Hamburg, Mount Olive, and Sussex have joined together to support Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Morris and Sussex Counties’ Project Graduation. The clubs are donating money to purchase gift cards which will be distributed to children and teens in foster care graduating from elementary, middle, and high school.

 

CASA of ...

Garden State Urology named a Center of Excellence by NAFC

Urology group recognized for exemplary care, dedication to patients

WHIPPANY, NJ – Garden State Urology, part of Atlantic Medical Group, was recently designated a Center of Excellence by the National Association for Continence.

Garden State Urology is a cooperative urology group that provides residents in northwestern New Jersey with a modern, integrated, comprehensive health care ...

Registration open for Randolph Hebrew with Early Bird Discount!

Entering its 17th year, Randolph Hebrew of Morris County has opened registration to new students for the upcoming school year that is set to begin on Sunday, September 16th.

Randolph Hebrew enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trend setter in creative Jewish education. It's well trained staff, cutting edge curriculum along with the teacher to student ration allows for individualized ...

Take the 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey

How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey.

We want to hear from you!

The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you. 

Take the 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey.

Thank you.  We appreciate your support and ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.