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Changes to College Application Process due to Coronavirus Impact Randolph High School Juniors

May 27, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ— Members of the junior class at Randolph High School experienced numerous changes to the college application process because of coronavirus concerns.  These changes included the postponement or cancelation of the spring SATs and ACTs, College Board moving AP exams online and colleges canceling tours for potential applicants due to campus closures.

 “With less ...

Director of Campus Life at County College of Morris Receives International Award from Industry Peers

RANDOLPH, NJ – Don Phelps, director of Campus Life at County College of Morris (CCM), is the sole recipient of the 2020 Two Year College Professional Service Award presented by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). The award acknowledges a professional at a two-year institution who exemplifies excellence in the enhancement of college life and is recognized by ...

RMS Paraprofessional Ruthann Dezenzo Helps Combat COVID-19

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Middle School paraprofessional Ruthann Dezenzo has sewed and donated more than 750 masks to help combat COVID-19. The masks have been given to many essential workers including nurses, doctors, dentists and police officers. She has also made masks for senior citizens in nursing homes to ensure they have protection. Additionally, Ruthann has been able to distribute donations ...

State Educators Urge Murphy to Keep NJ Schools Closed for Remainder of Year

TRENTON, NJ - If Gov. Phil Murphy decides to re-open New Jersey schools for the last month of the academic year, it will be against the advice of a coalition of statewide education organizations. 

Murphy said at his Saturday press briefing that he would announce his decision on Monday.

Responding to a reporter's question at Saturday's press briefing, Murphy said:

"We ...

CCM Receives NSF Grant to Launch Data Science Certificate Program $235,000 Awarded to Meet Growing Industry Demand

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) has received a $235,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the launch of a Data Science Certificate program.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is a high demand for data scientists, whose work involves managing, analyzing and interpreting large sets of data. The BLS 2018 projections ...

Randolph Recognized as Best Community for Music Education

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Randolph has received this recognition for a total of 13 years since 2003 including 7 consecutive years from 2014-2020.

Now in its 21st year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded ...

Frequently Asked Questions From Randolph Township Schools: Remote Learning Plan , Coronavirus and More..

What is a remote learning plan?

A remote learning plan provides equitable access to instruction for all students. Equitable access is ensured by providing access to instruction both through online and offline resources. All students are also provided with appropriate accommodations when possible.

In a virtual environment, students and/or parents connect with their child’s teacher via ...

Randolph Middle School Encourages Unity For Randolph with "Rainbows of Hope"

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph and neighboring towns are participating in a #RainbowsofHope challenge to give families an activity to participate in and provide something to look for while out on walks. Families are being asked to draw and display images of rainbows in windows, driveways, doors, or anything that can be seen as people take walks throughout their neighborhood.

Why ...

Randolph Schools Support Student Mental Health

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph has always prioritized the social, emotional, and mental well-being of all students. Although the buildings may be closed, our school counseling and mental health professionals continue to remain accessible to help students who may be struggling during this uncertain time. For students with anxiety and depression, the district has remained extra sensitive to ensure ...

Randolph’s Ironia School Promoting Good Vibes in Tough Times with #Randolphunited Campaign

RANDOLPH, NJ- Students from Ironia school in Randolph were more than happy to get outside and complete an “unofficial” homework assignment they received from their school this past weekend.  The movement, nicknamed #Randolphunited, brought kids out of the house with sidewalk chalk in hand to script inspiring and positive messages on their driveways.

“This initiative ...


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Randolph Township Council Special Meeting To Be Held June 4

June 2, 2020

RANDOLPH ,NJ- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Randolph Township Council has scheduled a special meeting for the purpose of considering a resolution denouncing bigotry, racism and discrimination.  

This meeting will take place on June 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and will be held remotely via Zoom and action will be taken. The public will have the ability to attend and provide comment during the ...

Stigma Free Morris County: "We Are in this Together"; Virtual Event June 10

June 2, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken lives and created economic chaos, it has created great stress on the mental health of many of our residents — an issue that will be part of the focus of the “Break the Stigma Virtual Music and Community Dinner” planned for all Morris County residents on Wednesday June 10.

The virtual event will featuring more than a ...

Memorial Day Tribute: Randolph Army Veteran Jack Sassaman 1946 - 2020

May 24, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- In an unexpected turn of events - the Bugler played “Taps” in honor of him this Memorial Day Weekend.

Randolph lost one of its finest this past Wednesday, May 20, when the face of the Township’s VFW Post 7333, Jack Sassaman, passed away unexpectedly at his home.

At all the Randolph VFW ceremonies for our nations patriotic holidays, Sassaman was always the man ...

Request for Action to the Randolph Township Council

June 2, 2020

(On June 2, 2020, Joshua Weiner, David Timpanaro and Jeanette Hernandez submitted the following letter to the Randolph Township Council)

Dear Township Council:

      I write on behalf of myself, David Timpanaro and Jeanette Hernandez and our campaign for Randolph Township Council.  

       As you undoubtedly have recognized, this community has ...

COVID-19 Update and Reminder from Mayor Carey

May 26, 2020

It has been almost 10 weeks since Governor Murphy issued a stay-at-home order and closed all non-essential businesses in New Jersey. Since that time, over 11,000 NJ residents and almost 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 infections. The stark reality of these numbers is startling. 

However, on the positive side it appears that our strict adherence to social distancing and ...

Roxbury Policeman's Friendly Behavior Inspires a Mom

June 2, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Monique Ferguson, of Wharton, warned her son and husband they really shouldn’t be out on the Landing Park athletic field to practice the boy’s football throws.

It was Saturday. The weather was beautiful. But the field was closed.

Justin, 16, is the varsity quarterback at his high school in New York City, and he needed a place to throw some long spirals to his ...

Randolph Library Offers New Online Resource: Creativebug

May 21, 2020

Crafters and would-be crafters will LOVE Creativebug!

Creativebug has thousands of award-winning arts & crafts video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Visit to take advantage of this wonderful resource.  You will need a Randolph Library card.  If you don't have one or need help, call us at 973-895-3556 Monday through ...

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Randolph High School Senior, Ethan Humphrey, Develops “Run Mapper” Mobile Application Now Available on iTunes

May 29, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- Ethan Humphrey is entering his last few weeks as a senior at Randolph High School. During his time at Randolph, Ethan has been heavily involved in numerous honor societies. He is also President of Robotics Club and is on the board of Computer Club where he has participated in competitions like CyberPatriot where participants are tasked with securing computers against hackers. In his ...

Randolph High School Sisters Jacqueline and Josephine Wu Honored as Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian at Board of Education Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School proudly announced that sisters Jacqueline and Josephine Wu are this year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Randolph High School Debbie Iosso was honored to present these students achievements at the board meeting. “I am so impressed with not only the academic achievement of these young adults, but of their stated commitments to making this world a ...

Changes to College Application Process due to Coronavirus Impact Randolph High School Juniors

May 27, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ— Members of the junior class at Randolph High School experienced numerous changes to the college application process because of coronavirus concerns.  These changes included the postponement or cancelation of the spring SATs and ACTs, College Board moving AP exams online and colleges canceling tours for potential applicants due to campus closures.

 “With less ...

More on Day Care, Camps and Pools Reopening from Murphy

May 31, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Day care centers for the children of essential workers have been opened throughout the COVID-19 crisis. As Governor Phil Murphy announced yesterday, they reopen to other parents on June 15.  Within the next few weeks, non-contact sports activities and youth day camps also may open up. What does all this mean? What about pools?

Commissioner of the Department of Children ...

Thank you TAPinto for reporting on important events

June 3, 2020

This letter sent to school officials, mayor, and NJ State Board of Education about recent sexist and racist expressions by some Randolph Twp students. Bravo to TAPinto for covering important events!

Dear Ms. Fano, Mr. Faranetta and members of the Randolph Township Board of Education, Mr. Olson, Mrs. Iosso, Ms Hackney, Mr Sorge, Mr. Agrati, Ms.Shoener, and Mayor Carey, I could not be more ...

Observations from the SNJB Rally

As a candidate for the Randolph Township Council, I believe that it is imperative for me to hear and understand the points of view of all the members of the community I aspire to represent. To that end, I attended the “Save NJ Businesses” rally here in Randolph yesterday along with my running mate Joshua Weiner. 

I stood in the sun for over two hours, watching the small crowd ...

New Jersey Prosecutors Issue Statement on George Floyd Death

Message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing.  Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI in Minneapolis, but by the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights division, as it should be.

As ...

Morristown Festival of Books Cancels 2020 Event

June 1, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thousands of readers took to the streets in Morristown last year for the Annual Morristown Festival of Books. Those readers will have to read from home this year, as organizers sadly announced the cancelation of this year's event.

"With great regret, we announce that due to COVID-19, the 7th Annual Morristown Festival of Books planned for October 9 and 10, 2020 will ...

NJ Launches $100M Short-Term Rental Assistance Program

TRENTON, NJ - Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver joined the governor and other officials at yesterday’s daily COVID-19 press conference. Donning her hat as the head of New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs, Oliver introduced the implementation of a temporary rental assistance program.

According to Governor Phil Murphy, the state plans to apply at least $100M to begin the ...

Correcting a tax return will sonn be easier -

The Internal Revenue Service  announced today that later this summer taxpayers will for the first time be able to file their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, electronically using available tax software products.

Making the 1040-X an electronically filed form has been a goal of the IRS for a number of years. It’s also been an ongoing request from the ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

College & COVID-19: Researching Colleges

Researching Colleges During the COVID-19 Crisis:

How do you start?

The school year is ticking away. In a few weeks, this school year will close in what has been an unexpected and unconventional way. Virtual learning has delivered remarkable innovations to the field of education, pushing our students and institutions of learning to adapt and develop new skills required both for the ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Guest Columns

I photographed a George Floyd protest in Newark. This is what I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

Daniel Han is a freelance journalist, Westfield High School Graduate of 2019 and freshman studying journalism at Rutgers University.

I entered Newark, N.J. on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia ...