Government

December 9, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Are you ready for Ledgewood Lager? How about Port Morris Port or Succasunna Summer Ale? A former roller skating rink in Kenvil that hasn’t seen skaters in more than three decades is being eyed as a future haven for craft beer lovers, and the would-be proprietor said he would ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph police department celebrated the success of 2018 with an awards ceremony and swearing in four new patrol officers at Thursday's meeting. Police Chief David Stokoe explained the Grand Cordon Unit Citation award as a “great example of teamwork” awarded to participating ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Nov. 20 meeting of the Randolph Board of Education was largely focused on financial matters and included a presentation from Mr. Mark Wilson from Nisivoccia LLP regarding the district audit results for the year ending June 30.  The audit was very positive, with no repeat issues ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Two weeks after election day in Randolph, the results finally are marked as official by the Morris County clerk. The final vote-by-mail and provisional ballets closed the gap somewhat between the Democrats and the Republicans, but as stated in the original TAP article on election day, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- In accordance with township Ordinance #18-18, a “No Solicitation List” was established for township residents. If you do not wish to have solicitors or peddlers at your home, send an e-mail to TwpClerk@randolphnj.org with your name and street address, and the subject line “No ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Rescue Squad recognized their team members for four CPR saves and one stroke save during Thursday’s council meeting. Stroke patient, Peter Kusik, attended the meeting and thanked the rescue squad for their fast response. Squad Sergeant Caitlin Costello and the team ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The polls have closed on the 2018 election and the majority of residents of Randolph have made their message clear; Stay the course.  Two incumbent Republicans, along with their two “first time” running mates, appear to have been voted into office on Tuesday, Nov. 6 The ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ: The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area hosted a panel Monday night where eight Randolph Township Council hopefuls answered questions from the public ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Candidates responded to a wide range of questions from Randolph residents ranging from ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area will be hosting two candidates forums in Randolph this week, one of Monday and one on Tuesday On Monday at 7 pm, the candidate’s forum for township council will be held at the Randolph municipal building, in the courtroom. All eight ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After months of surveys and suspense, the township council voted on Veterans Community Park as the name for the new park on Calais Road. Residents had an opportunity to vote on a possible name in March, and the Parks Committee continued discussion while the council had the final ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Board of Adjustment began public hearings for the Wawa to be developed on Route 10 West on the site of the former Nagel’s Candy Barn. After answering questions on the expert testimony from the civil engineer and traffic engineer, the board scheduled an additional meeting for ...

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DENVILLE - The busy Openaki Road Bridge in Denville, a one-lane span that crosses the Den Brook at Openaki Lake, at the Randolph border, will be closed to traffic for at least three days next month to allow for repairs to a recently discovered structural flaw. While the bridge currently is safe ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - New signs will go up throughout Randolph announcing support for the Morris County Stima Free program. These signs read “Randolph Proud To Be Stigma Free” and will be posted at the municipal building, library and the nine entrances to the township. While the council passed a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -  This summer, 8th grade Girl Scout Juliana Puttre plans to raise awareness for chewing gum litter -- which endangers animals, the environment and local property -- through added signage at Freedom and Brundage Parks. For her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Puttre needed to find a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - When RMS students Emma Halper and Brendan Laqui began their 8th grade capstone projects, they looked at Randolph for inspiration. Tasked with different topics (Laqui with Good Health and Wellbeing, Halper on Sustainable Cities and Communities) they both found sidewalks would ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The state of New Jersey recently updated the municipal requires for Clean Water Act, balancing the workload for each municipality and the need to protect water from pollutants. Township Engineer Paul Ferriero explained the background and updates of these regulations to the council at ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Memorial Post #7333, Veterans of Foreign Wars presented two scholarships at their May meeting. Each year the Post offers scholarships to one male and one female Randolph High School graduating seniors who best meet the specific criteria of the program. This year’s ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Thursday evening, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera released the following statement to his community in regards to the horrific accident that affected so many. "Today, our community was shaken by a horrific accident resulting in two tragic, senseless deaths of a teacher and a student. As a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The former K-Mart shopping plaza will be rebranded as 140 Randolph Square, and the owners continue to update the facade in hopes of attracting an anchor tenant, reported Township Manager Stephen Mountain at Thursday’s meeting. Even without an anchor tenant, most of the spaces in ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Mayor  Mark H. Forstenhausler with Council Members and Past Mayors Joanne Veech and Christine Carey attended the Morris County League of Municipalities Meeting on April 18. The meeting was hosted by Sheriff James M. Gannon at the Morris County Correctional ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Township Council approved the 2018 municipal budget of $32,295,169, authorizing an increase of $372,034 over the 2017 budget with no increase to the municipal tax rate for residents. The municipal tax represents approximately 15 percent of the Randolph tax dollar, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - With hockey season wrapping up at the end of March, the recreation hockey program reported good numbers at the younger levels, according to hockey committee member Brian DesRosiers. Middle school registration is “lighter, but they should have enough to field a team in the Morris ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Joseph Berry, Jr., resident of Randolph since the 1940s, turned 100 years old on March 16, and the township council issued a proclamation for “a day of joy, happiness and reflection,” during Thursday’s meeting. As a Randolph resident, Berry served with the Ironia Fire Company and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Following a massive turnout of over 13,000 people at last month’s March for Our Lives Morristown rally, the students behind the march organized an event called “The Town Hall for Our Lives.” This event brought together 11th Congressional District candidates who were questioned by ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Municipal taxes will remain the same for Randolph residents 2018 according to the township budget introduced at Thursday’s council meeting. The 2018 Municipal Budget and Capital Improvement Program totals $32,295,169, which is a $372,034 increase over the 2017 budget. However, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - During the recent council meeting, council members reviewed the three severe snow storms and formed a subcommittee to review storm preparedness in the future. They plan to discuss tree maintenance near power lines, better communication and other infrastructure needs. While the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Board of Education presented a referendum to fund capital improvement projects beyond the annual budget. Potential projects -- including district-wide security updates and renovations to the science, music and media rooms -- would total $35 million. However, the board ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After 34 years of service with the United States Post Office and 16 years as the Mount Freedom postmaster, Brenda Joinson retired on Wednesday, Feb. 28. As the postmaster at Mount Freedom, Joinson’s responsibilities included the day-to-day aspects of running the location -- ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Board of Adjustment presented possible revisions to ordinances at Thursday’s council meeting. These changes would help clarify processes and requirements, resulting in fewer requests for variances in these areas. Planning/ Zoning Administrator Darren Carney ...

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