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September 19, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- For some Randolph residents, it has been a busy week on social media, filled with many comments, questions, and debates regarding the upcoming Randolph Schools Referendum vote. This activity, along with many other community members reaching out to the schools directly with questions, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Wawa application for development on the site of the former Nagel’s Candy Barn still has not made it to a vote from the Board of Adjustment, but expert testimony and questioning continued at Thursday’s public hearing. The next hearing will be Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. A large ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- In their annual “Patriot’s Day” ceremony, the Randolph VFW Post 7333 honored those lost in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “First I want to offer a big “thank you” to all who show up for these events, and also to the VFW Post for continuing to hold these events year ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- On Oct. 2 an important referendum vote is being held in Randolph. The School district and The Board of Education has provided pertinent information so that community members are educated before the vote. See below to stay informed, all of these facts and questions have been ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Ambulance, a division of Atlantic Health System, sent a team of three paramedics in an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance to South Carolina to aid in the relief efforts being organized by FEMA in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The team, consisting of Richard ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- While the first win of a new season is always satisfying for any team, when it comes against your chief rival in your home opener, it is that much sweeter.  The Randolph girls’ soccer team experienced just that on Thursday Sept. 13 when they won their home opener over Roxbury by the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ- Senior Jacob Flowers scored a defensive touchdown, an offensive touchdown, and a two-point conversion to spark the Randolph football team to a 29-6 win over Morris Knolls. "It is always a battle with Knolls, they are always a good disciplined team, and the last few years they got ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- After six straight seasons with a record well above the .500 mark, the 2017 Randolph boys’ soccer team slipped below that barometer, finishing with an 8-9 record.  Some key injuries and a bit of bad luck didn’t help matters much, and the Rams bowed out of states and counties much ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Randolph Schools received a grant through the Bosch Community Fund of $34,000 to pursue sustainability in all six district buildings. Once received, the Randolph Education Foundation matched and exceeded that grant by providing $54,000 for educators to build their "dream" of a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- More Randolph High School students took Advanced Placement classes and AP exams in 2018 than ever before and continue to perform well on the exams. Randolph Director of Secondary Education Jonathan Olsen said the 2017-18 AP exam results are quite impressive. “In short, our students ...

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Randolph, NJ – The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5–18 at County College of Morris, a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education. The badges, which are immediately available, not ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan. The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- With eight seniors on their 13 member squad, including most of last years’ starters, the Randolph Girls Volleyball team has high hopes for the 2018 season. “We have many experienced seniors with multiple seasons of varsity under their belt,” said Coach Sheri Data.  “Each player on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Hundreds of residents from Randolph and surrounding towns flooded the Ironia firehouse on Saturday Sept. 8 to take part in a fundraiser for officer Reggie Crowley, who is currently battling cancer.  The event, which centered around head-shaving but included food, music, fun, and ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - All seven Morris County Freeholders were on hand to officially open Gov. Chris Christie Drive today. The road, which is off Hanover Avenue in Morris Township is now the main access road for the Central Park of Morris county.  Speaking at the ceremony, Freeholder Director ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – On Sunday, September 16, from noon to 3 p.m., County College of Morris (CCM) will be hosting the annual Morris County Regional College Fair. Sponsored by the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling and the Morris County Association of School Counseling Directors, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- Every September, thousands of cyclists from all over the country flock to Morristown for the annual Gran Fondo NJ. With a mission of “giving back to our community”, Gran Fondo NJ has continually raised funds for charitable organizations in the area, and Homeless Solutions, Inc. is ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After several months of repairs and collaboration, Randolph administrators and students cut the ribbon for their new Transition House next door to the high school. The new facility will be home for the Special Services 18-21-year-old program. Students gave tours to their guests, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is the host training site for the Creative Positive Expression Program (CPEP) that trains volunteers to work with the drug courts in Morris and Sussex counties to assist offenders with pursuing a positive direction rather than being ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The township-wide collection of large household garbage items will take place the week of September 24, 2018. All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24. Streets for each regular route will be done once only. They will ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Randolph’s Rotary Club is sponsoring the eleventh annual Randolph Country Fair and Community Yard Sale on Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Randolph municipal building on Millbrook Avenue in Randolph. In addition to the yard sale, the fair will feature ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – After two days of staff welcome, an opening football game win and the first official day of school, students and staff have seen several changes around the district and in the classroom. “We had an awesome first day of school in all six buildings -- a lot of enthusiasm and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- While the end result was a strong all-around team victory, senior receiver Ryan McDermott provided the electricity by hauling in three 50+ yard Touchdown passes from QB Anthony Sofia, as Randolph belted Morristown 43-14. But before all that, for the second straight week the Rams ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph girls’ soccer team has had a winning record in ten of the past eleven seasons, with the lone exception being a .500 season in 2015.  In order to keep that trend going, the Lady Rams coach Colleen Suflay will need a strong effort from her junior class in the 2018 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Attention: Any Randolph Residents who commute to New York City full time or part time should take a moment to read this.  Randolph Township is seeking to determine public interest in a shuttle service that would benefit Randolph residents who commute to New York City. The township ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The County College of Morris wants professionals and businesses to know that its not too late to sign up for one day classes on campus or schedule training at their place of employment. County College of Morris Workforce Development Continuing Professional Education offers free ...

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MADISON, NJ - On August 30, the Madison Recreation Complex was abuzz with scrimmaging junior football players from Madison and Randolph in the third annual benefit to raise money for two local families whose fathers were felled by cancer; Madison Police Captain Joseph P. Cirella, a resident of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Coming off a 15-4-3 campaign in 2017, the Randolph Field Hockey team will be looking at many new faces on the 2018 squad to fill the spots of a core group lost to graduation. “With our small amount of returners we are excited to take on this new challenge of learning the game while ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The summer is almost over. How will you spend your holiday weekend?    Saturday September 1 Family Photo Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghusyen Arboretum; 9am Giant Corn Maze; Alstede Farms 9am - 7pm Urban Farm Stand is Open; 31 Hazel Street; 9am - 2pm Morris Plains ...

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