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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 ...

CCM Offering Free Hour of Code to Learn the Basics of Computer Programing

Randolph, NJ: The amount of our screen time has increased significantly over the past 12 months as has the number of new apps and programs to learn and master. Ever wonder what makes a particular app or program work and if you could do something similar? By taking part in the Free Hour of Code, being held by County College of Morris (CCM), you can gain an inside view by learning the basics ...

Morris County Storm Update..Winter Storm Watch in Effect Sunday January 31,@ 6:00pm until February 2 @ 6:00am.

RANDOLPH, NJ-The following is a statement from The Morris County Office of Emergency Management: 

The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the forecast data as it relates to the incoming Nor'easter.

At 9:27am this morning the National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County with a Winter Storm Watch in effect from ...

Randolph Families Gather to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Their Own Special Way

RANDOLPH, NJ- Considering all the negativity, division, and racial tension that has often been the tone around the country as of late, a group of Randolph families decided to gather together "In unity and love as a community” as a way of honoring Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 18.

“The intention behind the ceremony was to honor the work and legacy of a great man and ...

Randolph Girls Lacrosse to Offer Free Clinic for New Players


The Randolph Girls Lacrosse Organization is offering a free introductory clinic for NEW PLAYERS ONLY for Randolph girls in grades 1-8. The clinic will be held on Saturday, February 6 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm outdoors on the Freedom Park Turf field.

Equipment will be provided. Wear sneakers or cleats and bundle up for this fun ...

Dog/Cat License Renewals Due Soon

RANDOLPH, NJ- Change to Randolph’s Rabies Vaccination Program: Due to COVID-19, the Hodes Veterinary Group has opted out of Randolph’s rabies vaccination program this year. The six remaining veterinary practices have asked that pet owners inform them of the voucher prior to the administration of the vaccination.

The Randolph Township Health Department would like to remind residents ...

Navigating Hope to Visit Community Center

Navigating Hope , a mobile outreach initiative designed to provide social services, will be at the Randolph Township Community Center (30 Calais Road) on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Navigating Hope offers on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, as well as linkage to other community services. No appointments necessary.

Apply ...

NORAD Radar Tracking Verifies Santa's Journey to Randolph is Underway

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - He made a list, he checked it twice, and he's wearing a protective face covering.

Santa Claus, zipping across the globe on sleigh pulled by eight reindeer, has been spotted on radar by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

NORAD has been tracking the object on its radar since the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, ...

Santa Mailbox on the Randolph Trails Spreads Christmas Cheer and Brightens up a Difficult Year

RANDOLPH, NJ- For most of the 2020 calendar year a dark cloud has been cast over just about everything - due to the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic.  However, this challenging, heartbreaking, and chaotic time has also brought out the best in humankind, with stories everywhere of people helping people and selflessly going above and beyond for others they don’t even ...

Randolph Seniors Celebrate the Holidays Safely

RANDOLPH, NJ- It is the season to be thankful and the Randolph Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department are very thankful for the 156 seniors that joined the Randolph Senior ID Program in 2020. 

Due to COVID-19, they were unable to hold most of our socials and events.  In lieu of not having more programs, including the Holiday Luncheon, the seniors were treated ...


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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 ...

March Police Blotter Includes Warrants and Accidents

April 21, 2021

On March 3, 2021 - During an investigation of an unrelated incident, Ptl. Ian Green arrested Eric
S. Goodyear, age 37 of Jefferson Township, NJ for being Under the Influence of CDS without a
Prescription. Mr. Goodyear was served with a Complaint- Summons, advised of his mandatory
first virtual court appearance date in Randolph Township Municipal Court, then released.

On March 4, 2021 - ...

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.

Guest Columns

Building Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Programming in Schools

April 21, 2021

In March, my home state of New Jersey signed into law the Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Verrelli Bill requiring schools to include diversity and inclusion (DNI) instruction into their curriculums. When I read that news I was first ecstatic.  I love social justice!  I live and breathe diversity and inclusion.  Preparing students to become leaders who can live and effect change in ...

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 ...