Community Happenings


Randolph Education Foundation to Host Randolph Rocks VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

April 16, 2021

Randolph, NJ—The Randolph Education Foundation (REF) announces that registration is now open for the 2021 Randolph Rocks VIRTUAL 5K run/walk. Community members, family and friends are invited to participate virtually in the REF’s popular 5K between June 4 and 14.

“The advantage of a virtual race is that you can do it on your own time and in your own way. You don't have to ...

An Around the World Scavenger Hunt with County College of Morris A Virtual Global Adventure from Home

Randolph, NJ: Feeling a bit cooped up? Need to take your mind for a stroll? Then take part in the Around the World Scavenger Hunt with County College of Morris (CCM).

The challenge is to follow the clues, find amazing objects and answer tricky questions. Along the way, you will:

Enjoy a 360-degree view of the ancient streets of Pompeii, Italy
Spelunk through caves in ...

Randolph Motor Vehicle Center Closed Due to COVID-19

TRENTON – The Randolph Motor Vehicle Center is closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19, announced The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. The Salem Licensing Centers is also closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19. Both Centers will reopen Friday, April 2, the commission announced

At each location, the employee who tested positive was ...

CCM's Offering a Free Virtual Ballet Workshop This Saturday; Jan. 30

RANDOLPH, NJ- County College of Morris is offering a Free Virtual Ballet Workshop with Amanda Treiber, Principal Dancer with the New York Theatre Ballet on Saturday, January 30, 1 to 3 p.m.

Open to Community High School and College Students. Register at

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown This Weekend: Jan 22 - Jan. 24

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Here are the events happening in and around Morristown this weekend. Forecasters are calling for frigid weather, so bundle up if you plan to head out nd have a great weekend!

Friday January 22

Morristown Library presents Online Story Time: Toucans (all day)

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 9am - 3:30pm

Manhattan Comedy Night; Mayo Performing Arts ...

What's New in Randolph: Meet the New Mayor

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Zoom General Meeting on Thursday, January 21 at 12 Noon.

The speaker will be the newly-elected Mayor of Randolph. The Mayor will discuss economic ventures, infrastructure developments and other initiatives of interest to the Township’s business community.

It’s Free and open to members and non-members. Take this ...

Randolph Community Blood Drive

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Rescue Squad is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 to help ensure blood is available for those in need.

The event will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the squad’s headquarters, located at 780 Route 10 West in Randolph.

To remain in compliance with the federal guidelines for social distancing, appointments are ...

All Weather Eyes Now Look To Wednesday

RANDOLPH, NJ – The entire state of New Jersey is now under a winter storm watch for a robust Nor’easter that will commence Wednesday afternoon, and lasting well into Thursday morning.  The storm that is leaving the area today has pulled cold air into the area, and a blocking high pressure system is helping to keep these colder temperatures locked in for the duration of the ...

Morris Area Community Blood Program Hosting Blood Drive; Dec. 10

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - A Blood Drive will be held on Saturday November 28 at the Morris Plains Community Center from 8am - 2pm. Register HERE using Code 07668

Appointments are preferred. To make an appointment call 800-933-2566.

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! First Night Morris County Offers Live and Virtual Entertainment

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Can't wait to say goodbye to 2020? Usher in the new year at First Night Morris County with live and virtual shows. This year marks the 29th annual celebration of the family friendly, alcohol free celebration.

The event will showcase 100 artists in dance, theatre, comedy, music visual arts, world cultures, kids programs. All shows will be presented live, virtual and on ...


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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 ...

Randolph Residents Can Obtain a Morris County Senior ID For a Reduced Price

May 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May.

Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s license or are just looking for an additional form of photo identification. In addition, many ...

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 ...