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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 ...

Rutgers to Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Students

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester.

Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted university leaders to adjust the vaccine requirements for the fall semester, according to a ...

NJ Easing Restrictions for Religious Gatherings, Live Sports, Entertainment Venues

NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits.

The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity.

Also in effect, two parents/guardians will be allowed to attend indoor and outdoor college ...

Gov. Murphy Encourages All to Double Mask, Releases Latest COVID-19 Figures

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy emerged from his self-quarantine Tuesday wearing not one but two face masks.

Last week, despite testing negative for COVID-19, the governor entered a self-quarantine when a family member confirmed they had contracted the virus. His office said he was entering a quarantine  "out of an abundance of caution” and thus shifted his press conference ...

Winter Weather Advisory For Thursday

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to end by late morning on Thursday.  This is a storm that will start and end mainly to ...

State Passes 1 Million Vaccines, 224K of Which are Second Doses

NEW JERSEY — As of Monday, New Jersey has administered 1,037,657 vaccine doses - passing the 1 million mark with 24 days to go until the anniversary of the first reported coronavirus case in the state.

Thus far, 224,237 people have received second shots, numbers Gov. Phil Murphy and other government officials have said they want to see go up.

“This is a great barrier we ...

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency , Randolph Schools Go Virtual for Monday

TRENTON, NJ -  Governor Phil Murphy has declared a State of Emergency beginning January 31 at 7pm ahead of the winter storm. Order No. 218 declares a state of emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.

Randolph Schools will be virtual on Monday, and administration will keep an eye on ...

Some Montclair Parents Fed Up with Debating, Demand Schools Reopen Now

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Outraged over the District's sudden decision to not reopen Montclair schools, parents and students gathered outside of Edgemont School on Monday.

Montclair schools were scheduled to reopen for hybrid in-person instruction on Monday, however, after Superintendent Jonathan Ponds issued a statement on Friday indicating that he could not properly staff the schools, parents ...

Murphy Expects Incoming Biden Administration to Speed up Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday he expects the progress made so far in the state’s vaccine rollout to be given a much-needed push forward by the Joe Biden administration once the President-elect is sworn in on Wednesday.

So far, the state has had to reckon with delays in the arrival of doses from the federal government and thus large segments of the population ...

Gov. Murphy Says Trenton is Prepared Following Threat of State Capitol Protests

NEW JERSEY — The threat of Trenton protests on Jan. 17 looms, following a massive insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. last week.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Colonel Pat Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, said Monday that NJ authorities are prepared and on high alert.

“We need to bat 1,000 every day. To the governor's point [we] will be ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Morris County Community Vaccination Program is Reaching the Homebound

May 8, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since April.

“These are people whose names came to us either through nutritional programs, ...

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 ...

Saint Clare's Health Addresses Men and Their Sexual Health During Online Series, Let's Talk Health

May 10, 2021

On Thursday, May 6 , Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, featured Dr. Lawrence Friedman, Chief of Urology, Saint Clare’s Health who discussed 'Men and Their Sexual Health.'

 

The community is invited to register for the FREE events online, as ...

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

(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 ...

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.

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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 ...