Giving Back

May 26, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Memorial Day Facts For Kids: Memorial Day is celebrated to honor and remember all of the men and women who died fighting for our country.  These men and women dedicated their lives so we can be a free nation. Some people get Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day confused.   Veteran’s ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-  Two years ago, Randolph resident and former director of Artworks Studio Kelly Varga had a vision of a festival in Randolph to give local artists, performers, and writers a chance to showcase their talents while bringing the community together to celebrate the arts.  That vision ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-Cadette Girl Scout Troop #95705 held a Kindness Workshop as a Take Action Project at Randolph Middle School to educate middle school students about bullying prevention and strategies on healthy friendships.  The project was a part of their Amaze Journey which discussed how to navigate ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- A group of 20 volunteers joined members of the Randolph Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday May 5 to help install new markings on the township trail system.  The signage installed included mileage markers and color-coded markers to identify specific trails. “The major ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph YMCA Swim team ( Nicknamed the “RANY Sharks Swim Team” ), recently presented a check for $1,182.30 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of team member Michael Catrambone. “Our efforts to give back this season took on a special meaning when we learned one of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey is gearing up for its 12th Annual Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park on May 5. The money raised at this event will fund life-saving breast health and breast cancer programs in nine North Jersey counties, as well as breakthrough national research ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Annual Randolph PTO Council Fundraiser featuring New Jersey’s legendary cover band The Nerds, was once again a rocking success as the sold out event saw over 500 people join the fun on Fri. April 5. Now in its 33rd year, this fundraising event will have a positive impact on the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The MAX Challenge of Randolph has chosen the Ellie Reynolds ALS Foundation as their charity for the 2019 “Max Day of Giving” event. The Ellie Reynolds ALS Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2009 in memory of owner Shauna Collicio’s grandmother. The MAX Day ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that. Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — Girls on the Run (GOTR) of New Jersey East is currently seeking volunteers to empower girls through running for the spring 2019 season at various chapters, including  many locations throughout the area. GOTR is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Marty's Reliable Cycle, one of the pillars of the small business community in Randolph and Morristown, has helped to make a positive impact on the community in and around Morris County for close to 40 years.  By hosting weekly bike ride events, lobbying the County for the development ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Kiwanis Club of Randolph Township will be hosting our 2019 bowling fundraiser “Strike out childhood cancer” to benefit the Sarah’s Fight for Hope foundation. Join us for a great day of bowling, bring your family, bring your friends - form a team! “Strike out Childhood Cancer” ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and co-founder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle.  Morrison is riding solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning on April 10 arriving in late May. “As part of my adventure, I am ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ—Local teens have organized a Dance-A-Thon on February 22, 2019 at St. Mark’s Church in Basking Ridge to raise money and awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Chiari malformation, with proceeds going to the family of Krissy and Zach Klein of Colorado, whose four children ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- On Monday January 21, Randolph Mayor Jim Loveys attended a farewell ceremony for the 1st Squadron, 102nd Calvary Regiment at the National Guard Armory in Westfield, New Jersey. The 1-102nd Calvary Regiment will deploy to the Hashemite Kindgom of Jordan in support of Operation ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Five members of Randolph BSA Troop 53 where amongst the 389 Eagle Scouts honored at the annual BSA Patriots Path Council Eagle Scout Recognition and Reunion Dinner held at the Hanover Marriott.  The Troop 53 honorees included Brian Dannhardt, Frank Delane, Adam Hoolahan, Matthew ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff's officers came to the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at the Morristown Medical Center to make a donation and remember one of their own who was lost to breast cancer on Wednesday. "We don't forget," James Gannon, Morris County Sheriff, said. "Lisa di Palma ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Former Randolph Board of Ed Member Chrissie Aulenbach, and husband Dave ( Former Randolph HS Vice Principal ) recently brought their young elementary school age son Henry to the hospital as he was suffering from terrible headaches. Henry was found to have a brain tumor as well as some ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph School District Transportation Department is making the holidays a little brighter for needy families in Randolph. Bus drivers and other transportation staff collected money which they used to purchase gifts for needy families on the Randolph Township Wish Tree at the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Hockey program joined together in support of the Toys For Tots program this past Christmas season.  Players from both the high school and recreation levels met at a drop off location in Randolph to help give back to the community.   “My mom brought up the idea because ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ--As part of an effort to bring together math and community service, the Randolph High School Math National Honor Society (MNHS) organized a holiday bingo afternoon for approximately a dozen residents of Brightview Randolph, a local senior and assisted living community. Eighteen ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Verrilli's is inviting the entire Morristown and surrounding communities to come to the bakery/deli on Tuesday November 11 to help support a Morristown resident who recently received a bilateral lung transplant. She will likely stay in the hospital for months to recover, so the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- It was a happier Thanksgiving for many less fortunate families thanks to some new fifth grade bakers at Fernbrook Elementary School in Randolph. Fernbrook fifth graders learned how to bake bread through the Bake for Good King Arthur Flour Program assembly at school arranged by the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Mother Nature welcomed New Jersey to Winter 2018-19 with a sucker punch right to the nose, leaving roadways in complete and utter chaos on Thursday Nov. 15.  The initial forecast of 1-3 inches of snow followed by rain that would wash it away (later changed to a 3-5 inch forecast) , ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- One of the many things that makes Randolph such a well-rounded community is the active presence of the townships VFW Post 7333 on Carroll Road.  While many towns have VFW groups, not all of them play the role of being an important and visible contributor to the public the way the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Students and staff at the Allegro School celebrated Halloween in a very special way this year as they were joined by students from the National Art Honor Society at Randolph High School. The Randolph students worked on a volunteer project in which they created super hero capes, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph High School (RHS) Boys Soccer program has built a strong tradition of engaging in community service projects.   Each year, with the help of its Booster Club, the RHS Boys Soccer program selects a service project through which they can make a meaningful contribution to the ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – A benefit concert will take place Nov. 10 for Scott Miller, a local drummer and percussion instructor who became partially paralyzed in January after suffering a stroke during a performance. The 7:30 p.m. concert will happen at St. Mark’s Parish in Long Valley. Tickets will be ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph YMCA raised over $66,000 at a series of events to benefit its 2nd Annual “Swim for Sally” charity fundraiser to build a new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Locker Room. “Swim for Sally” is an annual event held in memory of Sally Schenkman, a long-time Y member ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph high school boys ice hockey team recently held their 2nd annual hockey equipment drive. This year they expanded the drive to include the Randolph Recreation Departments Ice Hockey teams, the Jr. Rams. The goal was to collect all kinds of hockey gear for elementary ...

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