Mayors' Corner

July 20, 2021

After several months of careful deliberation, the Randolph Cannabis Subcommittee in June recommended that the Randolph Township Council “opt-out” of permitting cannabis-related business licenses at this time.  Based on this recommendation, the Randolph Township Council introduced an ordinance at ...

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As the school year draws to a close, and COVID restrictions rapidly decrease, our children can now look forward to a fun-filled summer outdoors! Randolph is well-equipped to help them enjoy their vacation and keep them occupied with many recreational activities. Summer Day Camp- (current ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ: The following is statement from Randolph Mayor Mark H. Forstenhausler regarding the recent Randolph Board of Education decision: "The Randolph Township Council is a separate governing entity from the Randolph Board of Education. As Mayor, I am deeply distraught over the current ...

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Coming up this weekend is the first ever township-wide Garage Sale! Here at last is a way to help some of our accumulated “stuff” find a new home. If you want to participate, just email our township clerk, and she will put your address on the list. Good Luck and Good Selling! One of the key ...

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Now that the days are longer, we are able to finally get out more and enjoy all that Randolph has to offer. Spring has always been my favorite season. It’s a time to enjoy watching a sleeping world come alive with new growth. It’s the perfect time to visit our 16 miles of trails and get the kids ...

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Dear Randolph Residents, As Mayor of Randolph Township for 2021, I urge everyone to continue to wear a face mask, practice social distancing, and wash their hands frequently as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, try to limit trips outside your home and monitor your health ...

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As 2020 comes to a close, it’s a time for reflection. I am very proud to have served as Mayor of Randolph Township this year. It has certainly been a year like no other; one that we will never forget. Beginning in March, the COVID-19 pandemic brought significant changes throughout the world and in ...

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We’ve all had a lot on our minds this year - a global pandemic, an economic downturn and high unemployment, a presidential election, and heightened awareness of racial and social injustice - to name just a few issues. Because of these concerns, medical experts are telling us that Americans are ...

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With more than 700 businesses located within Randolph, it’s clear that business is a vital part of the Randolph community.  From regional and national companies such as Wendy’s, Midas, Weis Markets and CVS to locally-owned independent businesses such as the Randolph Diner, Pink’s Pharmacy and ...

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While there are many great reasons to love living in Randolph, some of residents’ favorites are the 700 acres of parks, 16 miles of trails and long list of recreation programs. The Randolph Township Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Residents have been inquiring about recommendations for celebrating Halloween this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s challenging because parents want their children to experience the fun festivities typically associated with this time of year, but they also want to keep ...

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Dear Randolph residents, I have been hearing from residents who are concerned about the recent increase in COVID-19 cases reported in Randolph.  I share their concerns.  Over the last week, more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Randolph than we have seen reported on a weekly basis since early ...

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Randolph is very fortunate to have many outstanding volunteer organizations. The Randolph Township Fire Department has been proudly serving our community since 1932 and many residents are surprised to learn that it is, and always has been, a 100% volunteer organization.  Currently, the Randolph ...

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Dear Randolph Residents, As we head into the weekend, many residents in Randolph remain without power due to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias, which brought up to 7 inches of rain and wind gusts of up to 65 mph to New Jersey.  Once again, today township staff and officials have focused ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The 145 miles of roads that wind through Randolph are very important to all of us as we travel each day to work, to school and everywhere we need to go, so it’s critical that these roads are properly maintained.  Overall, the road maintenance in Randolph is the result of the combined ...

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