Morris County News


Randolph Residents Can Obtain a Morris County Senior ID For a Reduced Price

May 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May.

Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s license or are just looking for an additional form of photo identification. In addition, many ...

Free Summer Youth Employment Program Open to Morris County Teens

Morris County teenagers ages 14 to 18 can learn employment and life skills through NewBridge Services’ free summer youth employment program, starting June 28.

High schoolers attend the program in-person or virtually for two hours once a week, and participate in supervised community service projects on Thursdays, NewBridge Career Placement Coordinator Irene Candelaria said. Classes are ...

East Hanover's Costco Offers COVID Vaccines

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The Costco on Rt. 10 in East Hanover is now offering vaccines for COVID to the public.

Costco just opened their portal for COVID vaccinations and is offering the Moderna vaccine.

You can schedule an appointment by clicking here. 

Five Walmart Sites in Morris County to Offer COVID Vaccines

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Walmart and Sam's Club sites will now offer vaccine appointments dedicated to adults 65 and older after partnering with the State of New Jersey.  Sites in Morris County will begin scheduling appointments on March 29, 2021.

The sites in Morris County are:

Walmart Inc 3291 40 International Dr S Flanders NJ 07836-4106 (973) 347-8060
Walmart Inc 3443 48 ...

The "Irreplaceable" John Wojtaszek, Deputy County Clerk, Has Passed Away

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County's Deputy Clerk John Wojtaszek has passed away at the age of 71 after a long illness. County Clerk Ann Grossi has expressed her grief and sympathy stating that, "There is a saying that anyone can be replaced, but John is irreplaceable".

“John was a diligent and tireless worker on behalf of the Morris County Clerk’s Office and the ...

Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center and Testing Center Will Be Closed Thursday Due to Snow

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Rockaway Township and the Morris County COVID-19 Testing Center at the County College of Morris (CCM) will both be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 18, due to inclement weather, said government officials.

Anyone will a vaccination appointment for Thursday, Feb. 18 will be rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 20.

Morris County Residents May Be Able to Land Vaccines Now

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - News that both CVS and Rite Aid are now offering vaccine appointments have many Morris County residents scrambling to secure a date.

CVS is only offering vaccinations in the following towns:

Chatham, Brigantine, Cedar Grove, Dumont, East Brunswick, Edson, Elizabeth, Flemington, Green Brook, Hackettstown, Harrison Townshi, Hazlet, Highlands, Ledgewood, Northvale, ...

GoFundMe Page Started and Virtual Event Scheduled As Search Continues for Missing 22-Year Madison Student

MADISON, NJ - Law Enforcement officials are still in hot pursuit of any leads referring to the missing Drew Student, Ajay Sah.  Drew University will host "A Circle of Hope" virtual event focused on "gathering strength within our community" as the search for Sah continues. The event will take place Wednesday, February 3 at 6pm via Zoom.

To participate in the event, ...

Motor Vehicle Center in Randolph Closed Due to COVID; Will Reopen Feb. 3

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Motor Vehicle Licensing Center closed on Tuesday, January 19 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The licensing center was supposed to reopen February 1 but is now scheduled to reopen February 3, announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. 

The employee was last in the Randolph Center on January 16.

Road test operations and the inspection ...

Unidentified Man Falls From Morristown Parking Deck

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  An unidentified man reportedly fell from the fourth level of the Morristown Parking Deck at the Headquarters Plaza this morning,Thursday, Jan. 21.  Initial reports indicate that the man may have jumped.

Police have requested the Crime Scene Investigative Unit, according to BNN.

No additional information has been released at this time.

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CCM Photography Students Exhibit Their Work “Subconscious Dreamers”

April 29, 2021

Randolph, NJ: Come explore the creative works of photography technology students at County College of Morris (CCM). Nine students, who are completing their course of study, will have their work on display in the Photography Studio Portfolio Exhibition “Subconscious Dreamers” in the college’s Art & Design Gallery.

The exhibition takes place April 30 through May 13. A ...

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 ...

March Police Blotter Includes Warrants and Accidents

April 21, 2021

On March 3, 2021 - During an investigation of an unrelated incident, Ptl. Ian Green arrested Eric
S. Goodyear, age 37 of Jefferson Township, NJ for being Under the Influence of CDS without a
Prescription. Mr. Goodyear was served with a Complaint- Summons, advised of his mandatory
first virtual court appearance date in Randolph Township Municipal Court, then released.

On March 4, 2021 - ...

Randolph Residents Can Obtain a Morris County Senior ID For a Reduced Price

May 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May.

Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s license or are just looking for an additional form of photo identification. In addition, many ...

Sarthak Chandesh Wins 1st Place at National Hockey League Virtual Science Fair

April 29, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- Ironia Elementary 5th grade student Sarthak Chandesh entered the NHL Future Goals Virtual Science Fair for students in grades 4-8 across the United States and Canada. The Future Goals Virtual Science Fair gave students the chance to imagine how STEM can enhance the game experience in three creative categories: Virtual Fan Engagement, Sustainability and ...

Randolph High School Ranked in the Top 10% of High Schools Nationally for 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- US News and World Report has once again recognized Randolph High School as one of the most prestigious schools in the country ranking RHS in the top 10% of high schools nationally for 2021. More than 17,800 public schools were surveyed and evaluated based on their college readiness, college curriculum breadth, math and reading proficiency, math and reading performance, underserved ...

Randolph Board of Education Discusses Graduation Plans, Budget and Rationale Behind Central Office Expenditures

May 1, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Board of Education held a Virtual Board Meeting on April 27 during which time Randolph hybrid students were welcomed back, Randolph High School received national honor and a final 2021-2022 Board of Education budget hearing was held. 

Superintendent Jennifer Fano opened the meeting by announcing that as of Monday April 26, all hybrid students were ...

New Jersey Residents Can Now Get a "Shot and a Beer"

May 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated.

Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The following are restaurants and brewing companies are ...

Questionable Faculty Cuts Cast a Shadow Over CCM

April 26, 2021

               As six non-tenured faculty members at College County of Morris (CCM) were abruptly informed last Friday that their positions would be eliminated due to declining enrollment at the college and they would be non-renewed, a growing chorus of community voices have expressed their dismay with this highly questionable ...

Governor’s Budget Proposes $4M for Scholarships to Provide More Psychiatrists in New Jersey

April 30, 2021

(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field.

The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency programs will ensure these physicians will have rotations in a range of publicly funded and ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“After a year in ...

Graduates Once Again Rave About the Value of Their CCM Education 99 Percent Rate Their College Experience as Excellent or Good

Randolph, NJ:  The results are in and graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) are raving about the quality of their CCM education and the college’s ability to provide them with a solid foundation for success.

Once again, the college’s survey of recent graduates found them enthusiastic about the education they received and resulting opportunities. The survey of ...

Saint Clare's Health Addresses Post-COVID Cardiac Conditions and the Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation During Online Series, Let's Talk Health

On Thursday, April 22, Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, featured Dr. Barry Lowell, Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Saint Clare’s Health, who discussed ‘Post-COVID Cardiac Conditions and the Benefits of Cardiac ...

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.

Guest Columns

Building Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Programming in Schools

April 21, 2021

In March, my home state of New Jersey signed into law the Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Verrelli Bill requiring schools to include diversity and inclusion (DNI) instruction into their curriculums. When I read that news I was first ecstatic.  I love social justice!  I live and breathe diversity and inclusion.  Preparing students to become leaders who can live and effect change in ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...