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July 3, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Board of Education approved the appointment of Tammy MacKay as Board President on June 23. The Board of Education also approved an amendment to district policy 0152 to allow the election of two Vice Presidents on July 1, after a split board vote occurred on June 23. Ms. Allison ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday that he has extended New Jersey's public health emergency another 30 days due to the coronavirus, even though the spread of the disease has slowed significantly by many important measures. For instance, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School Cheerleading presented the Interfaith Food Pantry with a $1,200 donation. Randolph Cheerleading held a ‘Randolph Strong’ mask fundraiser with the specific design to not only benefit Randolph Cheerleading, but to have a portion go to an organization that can ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- At his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the reopening schedule that continues tomorrow – with social distancing and face covering requirements in place – for the following businesses: Casinos, Outdoor amusement parks and water ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Randolph High School student Bandon Nayar and middle school student Any Srivaststa were among the students honored as the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month of June for Outstanding Brass Musicians. Students were from Morristown, Randolph and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced today he signed a three-month $7.6 billion budget extension prompted by the coronavirus pandemic that allows the State to continue spending through September. Murphy said the three-month gap budget, which authorizes state spending through the extended ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Table of Hope will be hosting a free food giveaway to anyone in need of food on Wednesday July 8. The give away will take place at the Morris Habitat Restore, located at 274 South Salem Street in Randolph. The organization will be giving away free groceries, produce, dairy ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Randolph restaurants that set up tents recently for outdoor dining, assuming it would be a very temporary way to get back to business, might be using them for longer than they anticipated. Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on July 2, Gov.

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HOBOKEN -  Macy's, the New York City-based retail giant, have announced that they will be launching spontaneous fireworks displays across the City starting Monday, and continuing all week long leading up to the mega display on Saturday, July 4. "From Monday, June 29 through Saturday, July 4, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – “Project Yellowstone,” an academic interdisciplinary program at County College of Morris (CCM) was one of 82 organizations statewide to receive a New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) COVID-19 Response grant. The award-winning “Project Yellowstone” is part of a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet provided guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall during the governor's daily COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, June 25.  "Today, we're releasing guidance regarding the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Like so many events and milestones this year, the annual Randolph High School Cheerleading Banquet which was originally scheduled for March 15, had to be canceled due to the school closure on March 13. Not to be undone, the Cheerleading Boosters put together a virtual banquet which ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy defended the state’s new travel advisory amid questions of whether it lacks teeth and suggestions of whether it constitutes retaliation against states that had once imposed restrictions on northeastern states. The advisory, which was announced Wednesday in lockstep ...

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Zeek Plumbing and Mechanical is experiencing rapid growth and is searching for plumbers of all experience and skill levels. We are looking for full time and permanent employees who are also looking for a home. We operate in mostly northern New Jersey. We are currently hiring commercial plumbers, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The public is invited to a Friday event where inspiring messages will be painted on rocks to be placed throughout Roxbury and beyond in honor of Maya Guberman and Christopher D’Amico, two young people whose deaths inspired movements promoting kindness. The event, sponsored by the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School Junior Allie Cordero has had a passion for the visual arts since she was a child. In the summer of 7th grade, she started to take a much greater interest in art by learning how to draw her favorite cartoon characters. As Allie’s art has evolved, she has gained ...

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NEW JERSEY – The state is hiring more than 200 contact tracers as part of its ongoing fight against COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy announced at press conference Wednesday afternoon. “There are more than 230 tracers being on-boarded,” Murphy said. This is in addition to the 900 tracers already ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A machine that clears weeds from Lake Hopatcong capsized Wednesday morning throwing its longtime operator, a Roxbury resident, into the water where he drowned, according to sources. The 10:30 a.m. incident claimed the life of Landing resident Curtis Mulch, a man who has been ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – It was another banner year for the student-athletes at County College of Morris (CCM) with more than 30 receiving All-Region XIX and All-Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) or National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Honors for their performance on and off the field ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, with 50% capacity and other COVID-19 protocols. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and water parks will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor Phil Murphy ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Last week Randolph Township Schools announced the following :   After four years of dedicated service, Joe Faranetta will resign from the Board of Education effective Monday, June 22, 2020. The Board of Education will hold a special virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown is vibrant again now that the lockdown has been eased. South Street is full of traffic, sidewalks are full of people and the restaurants are open, serving outside. It feels almost like business as usual. “I feel very relaxed,” said Caroline Stram of Chatham, as she ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Campbell is a 2nd grade student at Ironia. She loves to listen to Disney music, including "Happily Ever After" which is played during the evening fireworks display at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. The song is performed by Jordan Fisher who is one of her favorite artists.

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NEW JERSEY:  Retail stores opened and outdoor dining at food and drink establishments began on Monday, June 15. Today, Monday June 22, more establishments are planning for their anticipated reopening. As Gov. Phil Murphy continues to roll out New Jersey’s restart plan, he announced on June 12 ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce.  The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Morris County will close its COVID-19 drive-thru testing center at County College of Morris at the end of next week, with the last scheduled day of free testing set for Friday, June 26, announced county officials. When testing began, there was a 43 percent positive rate among ...

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Hello Gorgeous, we missed you!  The European Wax Centers of Roxbury, Denville and Parsippany are pleased to announce that we are reopening on Monday, June 22! In celebration of the reopening, EWC is offering a wide array of promotions to enhance our guests' experiences.  Now through July ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-  Purchase demand is up over 20% from a year ago. There is pent-up demand from prospective homebuyers while, a lack of inventory remains a roadblock. The great news is that mortgage rates remain at record lows which, in turn, creates greater affordability. This is also one of the best ...

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