Community Announcements


CCM Photography Students Exhibit Their Work “Subconscious Dreamers”

April 29, 2021

Randolph, NJ: Come explore the creative works of photography technology students at County College of Morris (CCM). Nine students, who are completing their course of study, will have their work on display in the Photography Studio Portfolio Exhibition “Subconscious Dreamers” in the college’s Art & Design Gallery.

The exhibition takes place April 30 through May 13. A ...

NJ Licenses Now Offer a Gender "X" Option

RANDOLPH, NJ – Motorists are now have a new option for their driver's license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.

Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” (male) and “F” (female) ...

Randolph Education Foundation Offering $1000 Scholorship

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Education Foundation is again offering $1000 scholarships for students that are the first in their families to attend college.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Student must be a resident of Randolph Township who is a graduating senior at Randolph High School or Morris County School of Technology
Student must have attended one of these schools for at least 2 ...

Randolph Motor Vehicle Center Will Reopen April 3

TRENTON – The Randolph Motor Vehicle Center will reopen on Saturday, April 3 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee who tested positive was last in the agency on Thursday, March 18. All MVC facilities will be closed Friday, April 2 in observance of Good Friday.

MVC Centers Reopening

The following MVC Centers will reopen after full COVID-19 cleaning and the ...

Body Worn Cameras to Begin in April for Randolph Police Officers

RANDOLPH, NJ- In April 2021, the Randolph Township Police Department will proudly join the growing ranks of law enforcement agencies that deploy body worn cameras on police officers. These cameras will be utilized in accordance with the guidelines established by the New Jersey Attorney General and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

The department expressed, "This new technology ...

Randolph Kiwanis Announces Scholarships For 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. To support that mission locally, each year the Randolph Kiwanis club runs two major fundraisers (the Morristown Craft Market and, in partnership with Randolph Township, the Randolph Freedom Festival). However, both events were canceled and all club activities came ...

Ice Storm to Begin About 6 PM, Into Tomorrow Morning

RANDOLPH, NJ-The Morris County Office of Emergency Management reported the following : 

"MCOEM is currently monitoring the storm system which is expected to start later this afternoon/evening and continue into tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16.

At this time, the National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning and Hazardous Weather Outlook which remains in effect from 6 ...

Randolph Schools Virtual Again Tuesday Feb. 2, Garbage and Recycling Rescheduled for Wednesday

RANDOLPH, NJ- Garbage and recycling pickup for tomorrow, Tuesday February 2nd, has been canceled and is rescheduled for pickup on Wednesday, February 3rd.

Also due to ongoing inclement weather and heavy snow, Randolph Schools will continue fully virtual instruction tomorrow February 2nd.

Fernbrook Elementary, Shongum Elementary  and Randolph Middle School are currently fully ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Phone Line Opens Today

NEW JERSEY - A phone line to help New Jersey residents, especially seniors, schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment will go live today, Monday, January 25.

The phone line (1-855-568-0545) will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 


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Motor Vehicle Center in Randolph Closes Due to COVID; Will Reopen Feb. 1

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Motor Vehicle Licensing Center closed on Tuesday, January 19 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The licensing center will reopen February 1, 2021, stated the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. 

Road test operations and the inspection stations remain open as they are separate from the MVC Centers. If you need to reschedule an appointment, ...


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CCM Photography Students Exhibit Their Work “Subconscious Dreamers”

April 29, 2021

Randolph, NJ: Come explore the creative works of photography technology students at County College of Morris (CCM). Nine students, who are completing their course of study, will have their work on display in the Photography Studio Portfolio Exhibition “Subconscious Dreamers” in the college’s Art & Design Gallery.

The exhibition takes place April 30 through May 13. A ...

2021 Operation Take Back Yielded 631 Pounds of Medications

May 3, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ - Approximately 631 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2021 Operation Take Back. 

The goal is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. Morris County residents dropped off 176 pounds at ShopRite of Greater Morristown, 68 pounds at Stop and SHop of Morris ...

Morris County Community Vaccination Program is Reaching the Homebound

May 8, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since April.

“These are people whose names came to us either through nutritional programs, ...

Sarthak Chandesh Wins 1st Place at National Hockey League Virtual Science Fair

April 29, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- Ironia Elementary 5th grade student Sarthak Chandesh entered the NHL Future Goals Virtual Science Fair for students in grades 4-8 across the United States and Canada. The Future Goals Virtual Science Fair gave students the chance to imagine how STEM can enhance the game experience in three creative categories: Virtual Fan Engagement, Sustainability and ...

Randolph High School Ranked in the Top 10% of High Schools Nationally for 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- US News and World Report has once again recognized Randolph High School as one of the most prestigious schools in the country ranking RHS in the top 10% of high schools nationally for 2021. More than 17,800 public schools were surveyed and evaluated based on their college readiness, college curriculum breadth, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, underserved ...

Randolph Board of Education Discusses Graduation Plans, Budget and Rationale Behind Central Office Expenditures

May 1, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Board of Education held a Virtual Board Meeting on April 27 during which time Randolph hybrid students were welcomed back, Randolph High School received national honor and a final 2021-2022 Board of Education budget hearing was held. 

Superintendent Jennifer Fano opened the meeting by announcing that as of Monday April 26, all hybrid students were ...

New Jersey Residents Can Now Get a "Shot and a Beer"

May 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated.

Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The following are restaurants and brewing companies are ...

Questionable Faculty Cuts Cast a Shadow Over CCM

April 26, 2021

               As six non-tenured faculty members at College County of Morris (CCM) were abruptly informed last Friday that their positions would be eliminated due to declining enrollment at the college and they would be non-renewed, a growing chorus of community voices have expressed their dismay with this highly questionable ...

Governor’s Budget Proposes $4M for Scholarships to Provide More Psychiatrists in New Jersey

April 30, 2021

(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field.

The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency programs will ensure these physicians will have rotations in a range of publicly funded and ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“After a year in ...

Graduates Once Again Rave About the Value of Their CCM Education 99 Percent Rate Their College Experience as Excellent or Good

Randolph, NJ:  The results are in and graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) are raving about the quality of their CCM education and the college’s ability to provide them with a solid foundation for success.

Once again, the college’s survey of recent graduates found them enthusiastic about the education they received and resulting opportunities. The survey of ...

Saint Clare's Health Addresses Post-COVID Cardiac Conditions and the Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation During Online Series, Let's Talk Health

On Thursday, April 22, Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, featured Dr. Barry Lowell, Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Saint Clare’s Health, who discussed ‘Post-COVID Cardiac Conditions and the Benefits of Cardiac ...

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.

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TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...