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Monthly Archives for September 2020

Hope Vans to Visit Library

Posted: September 29, 2020

These mobile outreach vans, designed to provide social services as well as support for persons struggling with addiction, will be at the library on Monday, October 5, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office operates Hope One, a mobile recovery access vehicle offering critical support for persons struggling with addiction, with the goals of preventing drug overdoses and deaths.

The Navigating Hope Van, designed to provide social services, offers on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, as well as linkage to other community services. Residents may apply for the following:

  • SNAP
  • Medicaid
  • General assistance
  • Temporary assistance for needy families
  • Utility assistance
  • Housing assistance

The 15 Minute Child Break Webinar

Posted: September 29, 2020

The Randolph MAC will be hosting the “15 Minute Child Break” webinar on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

The 15-Minute Child Break is a substance abuse prevention education program for parents, grandparents and caregivers who are concerned about children of any age and substance abuse.

This free program will cover topics such as vaping trends, helping children manage stress, influence of media and pop culture, tips for effectively talking to students about drugs and alcohol, and utilizing teachable moments.

Register in advance

After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information regarding the meeting. Need more information? Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address).

Confidential Household Document Shredding

Posted: September 28, 2020

Due to the overwhelming volume of confidential documents received at the shredding event on September 26, 2020, the Randolph Township Health Department is offering a second confidential document shredding event on October 10, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the municipal building parking lot.

  • This service is for Randolph residents only. IDs will be checked upon entrance.
  • Only personal, confidential documents generated in the home are permitted. This does not include home-business generated documents, promotional material or junk mail.
  • Documents must be free of metal binders, binder clips, non-paper material, and miscellaneous plastic and solid waste.
  • The limit of three (3) file boxes of documents per household will be strictly enforced.

This will be a non-contact event. Please follow the traffic pattern, park where directed, and remain in your car. A Randolph Township Department of Public Works employee will assist you. For more information please call the health department at 973.989.7050.

Recreation Department Use of Outdoor Basketball Courts

Posted: September 25, 2020

Due to the uncertainty concerning the use of indoor facilities during the upcoming months, the township recreation basketball program will be utilizing the outdoor courts at Brundage and Freedom parks on the following schedule starting on September 28 and ending November 5, 2020:

  • Brundage Park
    Mondays and Wednesdays
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Freedom Park
    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
    4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

No other use of the basketball courts will be allowed during the times when recreation activities are scheduled. For additional information or clarification, please contact the recreation department at 973.989.7081.

General Election 2020 Information

Posted: September 24, 2020

November 23, 2020:
Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. certified the 2020 General Election on Friday, November 20, 2020. View final results.

October 28, 2020:
Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi explains in a Youtube video what to expect on election day.

October 6, 2020:
Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi addresses receipt of non-residence, duplicate and deceased voters’ ballots 

The general election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Did you receive your mail-in ballot?

The deadline to register to vote was Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

All registered active voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. The Morris County Clerk’s Office will mail these ballots out by Monday, October 5 with a postage paid envelope to return the completed ballot.

Completed vote-by-mail ballots may be returned to the Morris County Board of Elections utilizing one of the below methods:

  • Mailed via the United States Postal Service
  • In the vote-by-mail ballot drop box located outside the front entrance of the municipal building, 502 Millbrook Avenue; or dropped off in any one of the 16 county-wide vote-by-mail drop boxes
  • In person at the Morris County Board of Elections in Morristown
  • Dropped off at the Mt. Freedom Firehouse on November 3, 2020 by 8:00 p.m.
    Voters may drop off only their own ballot at the polling location

All vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked or dropped in one of the county drop boxes by November 3.

The ONE polling location in Randolph will be at the Mt. Freedom Firehouse, 670 Millbrook Avenue.

Voters who go to the Mt. Freedom Firehouse to vote, and who have not voted by mail, will be able to vote by paper provisional ballot only. Only individuals with disabilities will have access to vote on the ADA-conforming voting machines.

Track your ballot. You will need to provide one of the following: driver’s license number, last four digits of your social security number or your Voter ID number.

For more information, visit the Morris County Clerk’s website or call the township clerk’s office at 973.989.7043.

Helpful Links

Drop Box Locations for Vote-by-Mail Ballot

The drop boxes are locked, under 24/7 surveillance, and will be emptied daily. Residents may drop their completed vote-by-mail ballots in the drop box any time from now through 8:00 p.m. on November 3, 2020.

Morris County Ballot Drop Box
The ballot drop box in Randolph is located in the front of the entrance to the municipal building at 502 Millbrook Avenue. Once residents complete their vote-by-mail ballot, they may drop it off in this box or return it via the U.S. Postal Service. Vote-by-mail ballots must be returned or postmarked by November 3, 2020.
  • Randolph Municipal Building
    502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph 07869
    Outside main entrance
  • Chester Township Municipal Building
    1 Parker Road, Chester 07930
    Parking lot
  • Denville Municipal Building
    1 St. Mary’s Place, Denville 07834
    Outside main entrance
  • Dover Municipal Building
    37 North Sussex Street, Dover
    Front of building
  • Jefferson Municipal Building
    1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge 07438
    Outside main entrance
  • Kinnelon Borough Town Hall
    130 Kinnelon Road, Kinnelon 07405
    Parking lot - back entrance
  • Long Hill Town Hall
    915 Valley Road, Gillette 07933
    Side entrance
  • Madison Municipal Building
    Hartley Dodge Memorial Building
    62 Kings Road, Madison 07940
    Commuter Parking Lot 3
  • Mendham Boro Police Department
    3 Cold Hill Rd, South, Mendham 07945
    Outside front entrance
  • Montville Municipal Building
    195 Changebridge Road, Montville 07045
    Outside front entrance
  • Mt. Olive Municipal Building
    204 Flanders/Drakestown Road, Budd Lake 07828
    Parking lot entrance
  • Parsippany Municipal Building
    1001 Parsippany Blvd, Parsippany 07054
    Outside main entrance
  • Rockaway Township Municipal Building
    65 Mount Hope Road, Rockaway 07866
    Outside police department
  • Roxbury Township Town Hall
    1715 Route 46, Ledgewood 07852
    Outside entrance doors
  • Wharton Municipal Building
    10 Robert Street, Wharton 07885
    Outside main entrance
  • Morris County Board of Elections & Records Building
    10 Court Street, Morristown 07960
    Outside front entrance

Naloxone Distribution September 24-26, 2020

Posted: September 22, 2020

The state of New Jersey is providing naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, for free at these local participating pharmacies September 24-26, 2020:

  • Sav-On Pharmacy (Acme)
    690 Millbrook Avenue
  • Walgreens
    100 E. Mcfarlan Street
  • Walmart
    40 International Drive S
  • Rite Aid
    213 South Street

View a complete list of participating pharmacies

No individual prescription needed, no name required and no payment or insurance required.

Naloxone will be distributed one dose per person on a first-come, first-served basis. People who obtain naloxone during the distribution will also be given information regarding addiction treatment and recovery.

Cancer Prevention Programs

Posted: September 22, 2020

Prostate Cancer Awareness
Join Dr. Prasad from Morristown Medical Center for a conversation on prostate health, cancer treatment and beyond. This free, virtual program will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Register today

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Workshop
There are still some spots left for the Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop held virtually. This program is provided to you free of charge through NORWESCAP, Morris-Somerset Regional Chronic Disease Coalition and the Randolph Township Health Department and Rockaway Division of Health. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from September 29 to November 3, 2020. To register call 908.203.6077 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address).

Controlling Your Cancer Risk
Join Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the North Jersey Health Collaborative in a virtual program to learn about the differences between hereditary and sporadic risk factors for cancer. Community cancer control specialist Daniel Pearson will share best practices to reduce and manage your cancer risk. Information on genetic risk assessment and genetic testing will be provided. When: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. Register for this Zoom session today

Two Holiday Programs for Families in Need

Posted: September 21, 2020

The Randolph Township Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is sponsoring a holiday food distribution program as well as a wish tree program for Randolph families in need/low income.

Distribution for the holiday food program will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2020, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the community center on Calais Road.

Distribution for the wish tree program will be take place on Thursday, December 17, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the community center on Calais Road.

All information is due by November 2, 2020 to be eligible for either program.

Fall 2020 Large Item Clean Up Week

Posted: September 8, 2020

The township-wide collection of large household garbage items will take place the week of September 21, 2020.

All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Monday, September 21.

Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans (not recyclable cardboard boxes). Please be sure to clearly separate regular household trash from your cleanup items.

Please note the collection is simply an extension of your one-item-of-bulk-trash per weekly curbside collection service available to residents throughout the year.

Have questions regarding acceptable materials? Contact the health department at 973.989.7050.

Confidential Document Shredding

Posted: September 8, 2020

The Randolph Township Health Department is again offering free confidential paper shredding services to residents on September 26, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the municipal building parking lot.

This service is for Randolph residents only, and it is for personal, confidential documents generated in the home. This does not include home-business generated documents or junk mail.

This will be a non-contact event. Please follow the traffic pattern, park where directed, and remain in your car. A Randolph Township Department of Public Works employee will assist you. For more information please call the health department at 973.989.7050.

Virtual Town Hall Meeting About Racism, Bigotry and Prejudice

Posted: September 8, 2020

Randolph’s Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee (DISC), in conjunction with the Morris County Human Relations Commission (MCHRC), would like to invite members of the Randolph community to an intimate virtual town hall meeting.

View invitation 

The purpose of these town hall meetings is to give residents the opportunity to share their experiences in Randolph involving acts of bias based on race, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity. We want to hear your thoughts on governance and aspirations for the community.

If you are interested in participating, please go to http://bit.ly/RandolphDISC for more information, dates and to register.

DISC’s mission is to work towards the goal of eliminating acts of bias based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity in Randolph Township by understanding the causes and identify solutions. They seek to make recommendations to educate and train individuals, groups, organizations, institutions and businesses in order to interrupt and eradicate racism, bigotry and prejudice in Randolph Township.

Coronavirus Information Update

Posted: September 1, 2020

All information, alerts and announcements related to the current COVID-19 situation are now posted on this separate page »

Today Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 183 permitting food and beverage establishments to offer in-person service at indoor areas provided they follow the NJ Department of Health’s guidelines including limiting the number of patrons in indoor areas to 25% of the establishment’s indoor capacity. Executive Order No. 183 also permits movie theaters, performing arts centers and other concert venues to open their indoor spaces to the public subject to specific requirements including limiting the number of patrons to 25% of the stated maximum capacity or no more than 150 persons. The order takes effect at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020.