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Randolph Resident Highlights Importance of Conversations on Gun Violence at Council Meeting , Freedom Festival is On

May 7, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Mayor and Council held a Regular Meeting on May 6 during which the importance of gun violence awareness was addressed, announcements about the township’s Fourth of July Freedom Festival were made and plans and funds for various town wide projects were delineated. 

Mayor Mark Forstenhausler commenced the meeting by honoring May 6th as National ...

Randolph Mayor and Council Discuss Proposed 2021 Budget

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Mayor and Council held a Regular Meeting on April 22nd, 2021 during which time a COVID-19 update was provided, the proposed 2021 budget was discussed and multiple resolutions were proposed and approved. 

Township Manager Stephen Mountain then gave his Manager’s Report wherein he presented a brief COVID-19 update for the Randolph community.

The Randolph Township Cannabis Subcommittee will be Holding the First of Two Public Forums

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Cannabis Subcommittee will be Holding the First of Two Public Forums on Wednesday, April 28 to Collect Input from Residents and Business Owners on the Local Action the Township Council Must Consider Regarding Permitting or Not Permitting Cannabis Businesses

The forum will include a brief presentation on the recently enacted law, along with a review ...

Gov. Murphy Announces Revised COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health today issued new COVID-19 travel guidance, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month.

“While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and updated CDC guidance have made it possible for vaccinated individuals to resume travel ...

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Randolph High School Presents: The Addams Family, A New Musical Comedy on May 20 , 21 and 22 , outside at Randolph High School

May 12, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- A pandemic affects every family, even THE ADDAMS FAMILY, who have literally packed up their
Central Park mansion and moved to the Jersey suburbs...anything to maintain social distance guidelines!

As if quarantine, moving, social distancing from his wife, and adjusting to suburbia wasn’t hard
enough, Gomez Addams’ ultimate nightmare has come true: Wednesday Addams, ...

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 ...

NJ Tourism Stumbles During 2020 Coronavirus Crisis, But Industry Ready for Strong Rebound

May 13, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism report.

While the number of visitors declined to 84.6 million — a 27% ...

Vice Principal Michael Scott Selected as Next Shongum Elementary Principal

May 14, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- At tonight’s Board of Education meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Vice Principal Michael Scott as Shongum Elementary’s next Principal. Mr. Scott will become the new Principal at Shongum Elementary effective July 1, 2021.

Mr. Scott received his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College, his Master of Arts in Teaching from The College of New ...

Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare's Health, Named New Jersey Biz 2021 Icon Honoree

May 12, 2021

Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, a member of Prime Healthcare, was named one of New Jersey BIZ 2021 ICON Honorees. Recognized for his notable success and strong leadership within the healthcare industry, Mr. Finestein will be honored along with other Garden State ICON leaders during an awards ceremony to be held on June 22.

Brian Finestein, F.A.C.H.E. was ...

Saint Clare's Health Addresses Men and Their Sexual Health During Online Series, Let's Talk Health

On Thursday, May 6 , Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, featured Dr. Lawrence Friedman, Chief of Urology, Saint Clare’s Health who discussed 'Men and Their Sexual Health.'

 

The community is invited to register for the FREE events online, as ...

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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Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...