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Randolph High School Embraces New Mask Optional Policy  

April 6, 2022

NEW JERSEY—Randolph Township Schools opted to become mask optional starting on March 7, following Governor Murphy’s lifting of the mask mandate in public schools, a result of the dwindling number of COVID-19 cases in Randolph and the rest of New Jersey. Many students, faculty and staff welcomed the change and left their masks at home, while others opted to continue wearing masks at ...

Randolph High School Seniors Bond with and Teach Life Skills to Freshmen Through Unique Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

RANDOLPH, NJ—In an effort to teach their younger peers valuable life skills, RHS seniors from the Tomorrow's Leaders class have planned and participated in weekly team bonding activities and outreach with freshmen enrolled in Freshmen Seminar and health classes at the high school. 

When asked what she liked most about the program, freshman Ella Peretz Gonzalez replied, ...

Randolph Schools Superintendent Jennifer Fano Releases Apology Statement On Recent "Hot Mic Comment"

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following is a statement from Randolph Superintendent Jennifer Fano:

Randolph Learning Community, 

My intention was to provide a statement personally at an upcoming public meeting. In response to recent media interest, I have chosen to issue a statement today regarding a comment I recently made, which I deeply regret.  

On March 2, 2022, I was assisting a ...

Randolph BOE Votes Down Motion to Reinstate Second Day of Rosh Hashanah by 5-4 Margin

RANDOLPH, NJ- With the school calendar once again the cause of uproar in Randolph, over 120 residents attended the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening. Thirty-eight community members took to the podium to voice their displeasure with the removal of the second day of Rosh Hashanah from the 2022-2023 school calendar.

Speakers included Rabbis from local synagogues, ...

Dave Kricheff Selected as Next RMS Principal after 22 Years of Service to Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Board of Education approved the appointment of Ironia Principal Dave Kricheff as Randolph Middle School’s next Principal. Mr. Kricheff will begin his new role as RMS Principal effective July 1, 2022. Interim Principal Joseph Kraemer will serve through June as the district conducts an extensive search for the next Principal of Ironia Elementary School.

Mr. Kricheff ...

Randolph Schools Closed Friday Feb. 4 Due to Ice and Freezing Rain Predictions

The following message was sent to the Randolph Learning Community:

"According to WeatherWorks, heavy to moderate rain is projected this evening heading into daybreak tomorrow morning. Freezing rain is expected to begin as temperatures drop around 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM, with freezing rain persisting into the afternoon from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Ice accumulation on all surfaces may cause ...

Fernbrook Elementary Teacher Audra Marsh Awarded SHAPE NJ Elementary Teacher of the Year

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) in New Jersey is dedicated to advancing quality health education, physical education, recreation, dance education, and athletics through professional development, programming, advocacy, and collegial exchange. The Association promotes responsibility and development of healthy active lifestyles for New Jersey’s students, ...

High School Students Earn College Credits through Share Time Programs at CCM: Offering Information Session February 23

RANDOLPH, NJ — High school juniors and seniors throughout Morris County can jump start their college education by earning both their high school diploma and up to 39 college credits at County College of Morris (CCM). Through CCM’s Share Time Programs with the Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD), students spend half of ...

Randolph Superintendent and Board Of Ed Unveil New Athletic & Wellness Center

RANDOLPH, NJ- On Saturday, Jan. 22, members of the Randolph Board of Education, Randolph Township Council, and RHS administration gathered to watch Superintendent Jen Fano cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the new Athletic & Wellness Center adjacent to Bauer Field on RHS school grounds.

The long-awaited facility, which encountered delays during the Covid-19 pandemic causing it ...

Randolph Board of Education Responds To Comments Made About Rosh Hashanah Cut From Calendar

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education saw a large forum of community members attend the Jan. 18 meeting to speak out about the board’s decision to change the days schools take off for Rosh Hashanah from two to one.

Rosh Hashanah spans parts of three days - and will begin at sundown Sept. 25, 2022 and end at sundown Sept. 27, 2022. According to the 2022-23 calendar approved back ...

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Randolph Memorial Post 7333 Annual Memorial Day Tribute

May 28, 2022

VFW Post 7333 invites the Randolph community to join their annual Memorial Day tribute honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. There will be speakers, a rifle salute and the playing of Taps. Everyone is invited, you do not need to be a Veteran to attend. It takes place at 11:00 am.

They will also be distributing Buddy Poppies at this event. 

Memorial Day Parades, Events in the Morristown Area

May 26, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Grab your red, white and blue and celebrate the brave men and women have sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom. There are several commemorations, parades and events planned in Morris County to honor them this Memorial Day.

On Wednesday May 25, a ceremony will take place on the lawn of the Morristown Court House to honor and pay tribute to those who ...

Randolph VFW Members Visit Town Cemeteries For Annual Memorial Day Flag Placement

May 28, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ- Members of the Randolph VFW Post 7333 spent the morning of Thursday, May 26 visiting all the cemeteries in Randolph and placing flags on the graves of all former servicemen and women who are laid to rest there. The post members do this annually to pay respects and honor the fallen members of the military on Memorial Day weekend.

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RHS Senior Larissa Donohue Appointed to United States Military Academy

May 25, 2022

The United States Military Academy at West Point is one of the nation’s most selective and elite institutions. With approximately 12,000 applications annually and an acceptance rate of 8.6%, only the best and the brightest are chosen to fulfill West Point’s mission “to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

Time to Serve...Please!!!

May 26, 2022

Dear friends and neighbors of school aged children:

I am writing this to you as a private citizen.  I am a member of the Randolph Board of Education. I do not speak for the full board and am not speaking for any of its committees. The views and opinions expressed here are mine alone.

For more than a decade and a half I have been involved, in various capacities, in the Randolph public ...

New Jersey State Parks Announce Memorial Day Beach and Lifeguard Hours

May 25, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty.

Additional Swim Areas Opening in June 

The following lakefront swim areas are anticipated to open for swimming in ...

Saint Clare’s Health Talks: John Crans Shares His Journey with Prostate Cancer

Denville, New Jersey.

On Thursday, June 2 at 7 pm, Saint Clare’s Health online series, “Let’s Talk Health” hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, will host the discussion with John Crans, a patient of Saint Clare’s Health on his journey battling prostate cancer.

According to John Crans, “When I received the ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and high-quality care for patients across the region.

Working directly with Atlantic Health ...

nourish.NJ Reveals its Programmatic and Geographical Expansion Plans at Share the Bounty Spring Event

nourish.NJ, a Morris County nonprofit that has worked for over three decades to provide lasting solutions to hunger, homelessness and poverty, hosted its annual Share the Bounty event on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Rockaway River Country Club. Attendees celebrated the organization’s geographic and programmatic expansion plans, highlighting the recent purchase of a building in Victory ...

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Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...