Randolph, New Jersey
Randolph, New Jersey
|Township of Randolph|
Where Life is Worth Living
Census Bureau map of Randolph, New Jersey
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||January 1, 1806|
|• Type||Faulkner Act (Council-Manager)|
|• Body||Township Council|
|• Mayor||Mark H. Forstenhausler (R, term ends December 31, 2018)|
|• Manager||Stephen Mountain|
|• Municipal clerk||Donna Luciani|
|• Total||21.071 sq mi (54.574 km2)|
|• Land||20.822 sq mi (53.929 km2)|
|• Water||0.249 sq mi (0.645 km2) 1.18%|
|Area rank||134th of 566 in state|
8th of 39 in county
|Elevation||994 ft (303 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||97th of 566 in state|
3rd of 39 in county
|• Density||1,235.9/sq mi (477.2/km2)|
|• Density rank||357th of 566 in state|
24th of 39 in county
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
|GNIS feature ID||0882201|
Randolph is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 25,734, reflecting an increase of 887 (+3.6%) from the 24,847 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 4,873 (+24.4%) from the 19,974 counted in the 1990 Census.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Parks and recreation
- 5 Government
- 6 Education
- 7 Transportation
- 8 Community
- 9 Notable people
- 10 References
- 11 External links
The earliest known inhabitants of what is now Randolph were the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. The earliest European settlers of what is now Randolph were Quakers and one of the pioneering landowners was Hartshorne Fitz-Randolph, who purchased 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of what would become the township in the Mine Hill area in 1753, later becoming the namesake of the township. New Jersey's first iron mine was established in Randolph in 1713, and for hundreds of years the mines fostered the development of the township, providing the raw materials for weapons used by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. During the war, the area was a supply point for George Washington's army during their winter encampment in nearby Jockey Hollow.
Randolph was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on January 1, 1806, from portions of Mendham Township. Portions of the township were taken on April 1, 1869, to create Dover Town within the township, which became an independent municipality as of March 5, 1896. Other portions of the township were taken to create Port Oram (June 26, 1895, now Wharton), Mine Hill Township (March 2, 1923) and Victory Gardens (June 20, 1951). The creation of Victory Gardens created a small triangular exclave of the township, surrounded by Victory Gardens to the southeast and Dover to the northwest.
Randolph became a vacation haven in the early part of the 20th century, known for its woods, ponds, lakes and air. Through the 1950s, farms, large hotels and bungalow colonies dotted the community. Performers such as Phil Silvers, and Frank Sinatra appeared at the hotels. Boxers Max Baer, Floyd Patterson, James J. Braddock and Rocky Marciano trained or fought at the Saltz Hotel.
Randolph's township historical landmarks include the 1869 Bryant Distillery (famed for its applejack) and the 1924 Millbrook School, now rehabilitated and in use as offices. The Liberty Tree (which dated back to 1720) was also one of the town landmarks until its removal due to deterioration on August 31, 2018.
The Randolph Historical Society has preserved the township's historical heritage in the Museum of Old Randolph. One of Randolph's oldest streets, Gristmill Road, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 21.071 square miles (54.574 km2), including 20.822 square miles (53.929 km2) of land and 0.249 square miles (0.645 km2) of water (1.18%).
Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Black River Pond, Calis, Center Grove, Fernbrook, Ironia, Mill Brook, Mount Fern, Mount Freedom, Shongum and Youngstown.
Situated upstream of the Black River, the South Branch of the Raritan River, the Whippany River and the Rockaway River, the hills of Randolph attracted settlers and its streams provided power for industry.
The township borders Mine Hill, Dover, Rockaway Township and Victory Gardens to the north, Mendham Township to the south, Denville Township and Morris Township to the east, Chester Township to the southwest and Roxbury to the west all of which are located in Morris County. It is a suburb of New York City.
The township is located within the New Jersey Highlands, one of New Jersey's four major physiographic provinces. Part of the Appalachian Mountains, the Highlands are characterized by alternating flat-topped ridges and deep-striking valleys.
On average, the warmest month is July. The highest recorded temperature was 102 °F in 1953. On average, the coolest month is January, while the maximum average precipitation occurs in September. The lowest recorded temperature was -24 °F in 1943.
|Climate data for Randolph, New Jersey|
|Average high °F (°C)||36
|Average low °F (°C)||17
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||4.3
|Population sources: 1800-1920|
1850 1870 1880-1890
1930-1990 2000 2010
* = Lost territory in previous decade.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 25,734 people, 9,013 households, and 7,075 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,235.9 per square mile (477.2/km2). There were 9,343 housing units at an average density of 448.7 per square mile (173.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 82.44% (21,215) White, 2.68% (690) Black or African American, 0.11% (28) Native American, 10.46% (2,691) Asian, 0.01% (3) Pacific Islander, 2.27% (584) from other races, and 2.03% (523) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.17% (2,616) of the population.
There were 9,013 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the township, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.1 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 95.3 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $123,041 (with a margin of error of +/- $7,800) and the median family income was $144,069 (+/- $7,473). Males had a median income of $100,895 (+/- $2,256) versus $65,011 (+/- $5,834) for females. The per capita income for the township was $56,879 (+/- $3,318). About 1.8% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 24,847 people, 8,679 households, and 6,804 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,185.2 people per square mile (457.7/km²). There were 8,903 housing units at an average density of 424.7 per square mile (164.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 85.70% White, 2.30% African American, 0.06% Native American, 9.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.31% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.86% of the population.
There were 8,679 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.28.
In the township the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $97,589, and the median income for a family was $115,722. Males had a median income of $80,120 versus $45,455 for females. The per capita income for the township was $43,072. About 1.0% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
Parks and recreation
The Brundage Park Recreation Complex covers 232 acres (94 ha). Facilities include six lighted tennis courts, four lighted softball fields, two lighted basketball courts, a tennis practice wall, a Skate Park, a 4 miles (6.4 km) paved walking and jogging trail, Brundage Park Playhouse, a playground, a picnic pavilion, a lacrosse/soccer field, a pond (for fishing or ice skating), a softball field, and a multipurpose area for soccer and other field sports.
Freedom Park covers 172 acres (70 ha). Facilities include (all lighted): a football field, a lacrosse field (complete with two defibrillators, after a player was hit with a lacrosse ball in the heart), a Little League field, a Babe Ruth baseball field, a multipurpose area, a softball field, a picnic pavilion, a sand volleyball court, and a playground area.
Randolph Park covers 41 acres (17 ha). It has a beach. Other facilities include a beach house with a changing room, a refreshment stand, a picnic facilities, a playground area, a permanent docks for lap swimming, a volleyball court and a basketball court.
Heistein Park covers 44 acres (18 ha). Facilities include 6 soccer fields, 4 Little League/softball fields, a picnic pavilion, restrooms, a refreshment stand, and a lake for fishing and ice skating. Soccer tournaments are held here for travel team soccer.
Stonybrook Park covers 30 acres (12 ha). This park is used as a day camp during the summer months (June - August) and is divided by a local street to create east and west sections. Facilities include a field in the western portion, while the eastern portion hosts the day camp with a swimming pool, a small tot-lot, and various buildings for camp activities.
Kiwanis Park contains 1.8 acres (0.73 ha). Facilities include a playground, an open play area and picnic tables.
Rosenfarb Park facilities include a half-court basketball court and a picnic area.
Hidden Valley Park contains 51 acres (21 ha) of rolling hills, a pond and natural walking trails. The township's walking and biking trail cross the site.
Cohen Farm Park consists of an undeveloped 111 acres (45 ha). The township's 16-mile (26 km) trail system cuts through the park, connecting to Brundage Park and Freedom Park.
The Township Council is the legislative body of Randolph, operating under the Council-Manager form of government within the Faulkner Act, formally known as the Optional Municipal Charter Law. The seven-member Township Council is elected at-large in partisan elections to four-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either three or four seats up for election every other year as part of the November general election. The council selects one of its members to serve as mayor and another as deputy mayor, at a reorganization meeting conducted each year.
The council represents the public and develops and adopts policies, resolves public issues, formulates township policy through motions, resolutions and ordinances which reflect the needs of the public, and maintains a working knowledge of intergovernmental issues and how they will affect the Township of Randolph. Thirteen separate advisory boards and committees assist policy formulation of the council. The Township Council is similar to a corporate board of directors and is assisted by the Township Attorney, who prepares ordinances and advises on legal issues, the Township Clerk, who prepares resolutions, and the Township Manager, who functions much like the CEO of a corporation.
As of 2018[update], members of the Randolph Township Council are Mayor Mark H. Forstenhausler (R, term on council and as mayor ends December 31, 2018), Deputy Mayor James B. Loveys (R, term on council and as deputy mayor ends 2018), Christine Carey (R, 2020), Michael Guadagno (R, 2018), Allen Napoliello (R, 2018), Lance Tkacs (R, 2020) and Joanne Veech (R, 2020).
Mark Forstenhausler was selected in February 2014 to fill the vacant seat expiring in December 2014 of Tom MacArthur, who resigned from office after announcing that he was moving out of the township.
Federal, state and county representation
New Jersey's Eleventh Congressional District is represented by Rodney Frelinghuysen (R, Harding Township). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Cory Booker (Newark, term ends 2021) and Bob Menendez (Paramus, 2019).
For the 2018–2019 session (Senate, General Assembly), the 25th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Anthony Bucco (R, Boonton Town) and in the General Assembly by Tony Bucco (R, Boonton Township) and Michael Patrick Carroll (R, Morris Township). The Governor of New Jersey is Phil Murphy (D, Middletown Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Sheila Oliver (D, East Orange).
Morris County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders, who are elected at-large to three-year terms on a staggered basis, with either two or three seats up for election each year as part of the November general election. The Freeholder Board sets policies for the operation of six super-departments, more than 30 divisions plus authorities, commissions, boards and study committees. Actual day-to-day operation of departments is supervised by County Administrator, John Bonanni. As of 2016[update], Morris County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Kathryn A. DeFillippo (Roxbury Township, term ends December 31, 2016), Deputy Freeholder William "Hank" Lyon (Montville, 2017), Douglas Cabana (Boonton Township, 2016), John Cesaro (Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, 2018), Thomas J. Mastrangelo (Montville, 2016), Christine Myers (Mendham Township, 2018), and Deborah Smith (Denville, 2018). Constitutional officers are County Clerk Ann F. Grossi (Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, 2018), Sheriff Edward V. Rochford (Morris Plains, 2016) and Surrogate John Pecoraro (Mendham Borough, 2019).
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 16,398 registered voters in Randolph Township, of which 3,822 (23.3%) were registered as Democrats, 4,895 (29.9%) were registered as Republicans and 7,670 (46.8%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 11 voters registered to other parties.
In the 2012 presidential election, Republican Mitt Romney received 53.4% of the vote (6,636 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 45.6% (5,662 votes), and other candidates with 1.0% (119 votes), among the 12,479 ballots cast by the township's 17,405 registered voters (62 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 71.7%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 50.7% of the vote (6,745 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 48.0% (6,388 votes) and other candidates with 0.9% (116 votes), among the 13,310 ballots cast by the township's 17,158 registered voters, for a turnout of 77.6%. In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 56.1% of the vote (7,166 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 43.0% (5,488 votes) and other candidates with 0.5% (90 votes), among the 12,764 ballots cast by the township's 16,944 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 75.3.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 68.9% of the vote (4,838 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 29.4% (2,065 votes), and other candidates with 1.7% (121 votes), among the 7,103 ballots cast by the township's 17,213 registered voters (79 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 41.3%. In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 58.4% of the vote (4,936 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.5% (2,742 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 8.3% (697 votes) and other candidates with 0.4% (36 votes), among the 8,445 ballots cast by the township's 16,615 registered voters, yielding a 50.8% turnout.
The Randolph Township Schools educate children in public school for pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, as well as special-needs preschoolers. As of the 2015-16 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 4,849 students and 408.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.9:1. Schools in the district (with 2015-16 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Center Grove Elementary School (477 students; in grades PreK-5), Fernbrook Elementary School (538; K-5), Ironia Elementary School (449; K-5), Shongum Elementary School (475; K-5), Randolph Middle School for grades 6-8 (1,236 students) and Randolph High School for grades 9-12 (1,621 students).
Established in 1968, the main campus of the County College of Morris is located on a 218-acre (88 ha) campus in Randolph Township. Rutgers University has a partnership with County College of Morris that allows students who have earned an associate degree to complete a bachelor's degree through the off-campus Rutgers courses taken at the County College of Morris campus in Randolph.
The Gottesman RTW Academy (Formerly Hebrew Academy of Morris County) is a coeducational Jewish day school for students in preschool through eighth grade, serving approximately 225 children. The school has been recognized as a recipient of the National Blue Ribbon School Award by the United States Department of Education.
Roads and highways
As of May 2010[update], the township had a total of 144.95 miles (233.27 km) of roadways, of which 119.53 miles (192.36 km) were maintained by the municipality, 19.62 miles (31.58 km) by Morris County and 5.80 miles (9.33 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
Randolph has organized events, including high school sports, senior citizen gatherings, and various group activities. The public library schedules reading groups and other programs. Games and socials are held at the Senior Citizen Center at the Brundage Park Playhouse, which presents plays and musicals with youth and adult performers.
Recreation programs are available for children, teenagers and adults.
Summer camps are available for Kindergarteners - Grade 12 in various locations. Organizations are as follows: Grades K-2: Budding stars theatre camp (Brundage Park Playhouse) Grades K-5: Summer day camp Grades 6-8: Teen travel camp Ages 8–14: Summer stages (Brundage Park Playhouse) Grades 7-11: Advanced performance workshop (Brundage Park Playhouse) Grades K-12: Artworks studio summer camp
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Randolph include:
- Bill Armstrong (born 1955), former defensive back who played two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.
- Frank Beltre (born 1990), defensive lineman who has played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.
- Emily Chang, actress who has appeared in The Vampire Diaries.
- Antonio Cromartie (born 1984), professional football player for the New York Jets.
- Doug Dale, host of the Comedy Central series TV Funhouse.
- Kendra Goodwin (born 1982), ice dancer.
- Mike Groh (born 1971), college football coach and former player who is the offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Garry Howatt (born 1952), professional hockey player for the New York Islanders, who owned a local golf complex (Mt. Freedom Golf) for 21 years.
- Jon Hurwitz (born 1977), screenwriter whose credits include Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Scary Movie 3 (rewrite).
- Tom MacArthur (born 1960), businessman and politician who is the member of the United States House of Representatives for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district and had served as Mayor of Randolph.
- Amanda Magadan (born 1995), member of the United States women's national field hockey team starting in 2017.
- Brendan Mahon (born 1995), guard for the Carolina Panthers of the NFL.
- George Parros (born 1979), hockey player for the Montreal Canadiens.
- Chris Pennie (born 1977), drummer for The Dillinger Escape Plan and Coheed and Cambria.
- Sherry Ross (born c. 1954), sports broadcaster and journalist who is a color commentator for the New Jersey Devils radio broadcasts.
- Lee Saltz (born 1963), former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League who played for the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots.
- Hayden Schlossberg (born 1978), screenwriter whose credits include Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Scary Movie 3 (rewrite).
- Bob Van Dillen (born 1972), meteorologist on HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade.
- Drew Willy (born 1986), professional quarterback.
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- Shongum Elementary School, Randolph Township Schools. Accessed August 22, 2018.
- Randolph Middle School, Randolph Township Schools. Accessed August 22, 2018.
- Randolph High School, Randolph Township Schools. Accessed August 22, 2018.
- New Jersey School Directory for the Randolph Township Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
- History of CCM Archived 2012-09-18 at the Wayback Machine., County College of Morris. Accessed April 19, 2012. "County College of Morris is located on 218 acres (88 ha) of rolling terrain in Randolph. The college first opened its doors to students in 1968 after Henderson Hall, the first building on campus, was completed."
- Hochman, Louis C. "Rutgers to start offering degrees at County College of Morris", NJ.com, December 11, 2013. Accessed June 19, 2014. "Beginning in the fall of next year, Rutgers University will allow students to earn its degrees on site at the County College of Morris.... CCM graduates and others with associate degrees will be able to earn Rutgers baccalaureate at CCM's Randolph and Morristown locations, according to an announcement from CCM."
- About Us Hebrew Academy of Morris County. Accessed April 19, 2012. "Founded in 1967, the Hebrew Academy is celebrating its 40th anniversary.The Hebrew Academy of Morris County, a Blue Ribbon School awarded by the US Department of Education, is a co-educational Jewish day school serving approximately 225 children in nursery school through grade eight."
- Morris County Mileage by Municipality and Jurisdiction, New Jersey Department of Transportation, May 2010. Accessed July 18, 2014.
- Randolph Township Website
- Riding the Bus, Morris County Department of Transportation. Accessed October 23, 2014.
- Morris County System Map, NJ Transit. Accessed August 5, 2015.
- Morris County Bus / Rail Connections, NJ Transit, backed up by the Internet Archive as of May 22, 2009. Accessed December 22, 2012.
- Private Carrier Bus Service reductions, NJ Transit. Accessed August 3, 2015.
- Brundage Park Playhouse
- Collins, Dan. "Deacons nominate Armstrong for College Hall of Fame", Winston-Salem Journal, March 25, 2015. Accessed September 21, 2015. "Coach Chuck Mills recruited Armstrong to Wake Forest from Randolph, N.J., as a quarterback, the position he played until he dislocated his elbow in a 41-0 loss at Texas in the fourth game of his freshman season."
- Hoffman, Joe. "Parsippany Hills' Michael Dogbe could blossom like Goodwin", Daily Record (Morristown), October 27, 2013. Accessed September 21, 2015. "Randolph High School product Frank Beltre played football at Towson State and progressed to the point where he spent time in the San Diego Chargers camp this past summer."
- Staff. "Emily Chang and Alexander Rubens", The New York Times, September 23, 2012. Accessed September 21, 2015. "She is a television and film actress who appeared in the remake of Total Recall that was released earlier this year, as well as in Colin Hearts Kay, an independent film that had its premiere at the Brooklyn International Film Festival in 2010.... She is the daughter of Angela Hueimin Chang and Patrick Tai-chong Chang of Randolph, N.J."
- Edelman, Susan. "It's 1st and 10 children for Jets' Cromartie", New York Post, April 17, 2012. Accessed September 21, 2015. "Cromartie defies a court order that allows her to speak with her son three times a week, she charged. 'They don't answer the phone,' said Pierre, who's called the cops in Randolph, NJ, to knock on Cromartie's door."
- Farago, Katelyn. "Camp lets kids experience the ...", Daily Record (Morristown), July 30, 2008. Accessed September 21, 2015. "During the first half of the day, the children rehearse with musical director Doug Dale for their show, and after lunch, they work on the set for that show with artistic director John Trogani.... Dale, of Randolph, said he tries to make sure the show fits the personalities of the children involved, and that it tells a story."
- "Kwan may go for gold in '06", The Record (Bergen County), January 7, 2004. Accessed August 9, 2007. "Kendra Goodwin of Randolph and her partner Brent Bommentre of Hatboro Horsham, Pa., placed sixth in the first dance event, and moved up to fourth place in the overall standings after finishing fourth in the original dance event."
- Mike Groh, Virginia Cavaliers football. Accessed September 21, 2015. "He graduated from Randolph High School in Randolph, N.J., where he was a football and basketball standout."
- Chessari, Joe. "Where's What's-His-Name", The Record (Bergen County), December 21, 1991. "Howatt, who has lived in Randolph since 1984..."
- Cahillane, Kevin. "Homegrown: A Stoner Comedy Straight Out of Randolph", The New York Times, August 15, 2004. Accessed September 21, 2015. "Mr. Hurwitz and Mr. Schlossberg say their inspiration came straight out of Randolph. 'The high school we went to had a lot of Indian and Asian kids,' said Mr. Schlossberg, who graduated from Randolph High in Morris County in 1996, as did Mr. Hurwitz."
- MacArthur, Thomas Charles, (1960 - ), Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed September 21, 2015. "member of the Randolph, N.J., city council, 2011-2013; deputy mayor of Randolph, N.J., 2012; mayor of Randolph, N.J., 2013-2014"
- Amanda Magadan, United States Olympic Committee. Accessed June 18, 2018. "Hometown: Randolph, N.J.; High School: Randolph High School"
- Brendan Mahon, Penn State Nittany Lions football. Accessed October 4, 2018. "Hometown: Randolph, N.J.... Cornerstone of the offensive line for coach Joe Lusardi at Randolph High School."
- Parros '03 relishes job as an NHL enforcer, The Daily Princetonian, April 26, 2006. "His family, which lives in Randolph, N.J., thought it would be nice if he were nearby, though the decision to attend Princeton was ultimately his."
- Staff. "Chris Pennie" Archived 2016-01-13 at the Wayback Machine., Sick Drummer Magazine, August 30, 2006. Accessed September 21, 2015. "After graduating from Randolph High School in 1995, Chris attended Berklee College of music in Boston Massachusetts, where he majored in music synthesis."
- "N.J. Statehouse to honor Sherry Ross", New Jersey Devils, March 22, 2010. Accessed September 21, 2015. "In May 2007, the native of Dover, NJ was among those inducted into the inaugural class of Randolph (NJ) High School's Hall of Fame."
- Staff. "NFL alumni, friends tee off for good causes", Daily Record (Morristown), July 24, 2014. Accessed September 21, 2015. "Lee Saltz, a Daily Record All-Area quarterback at Randolph who went on to play for the New England Patriots and Detroit Lions, made his debut as golf committee chairman."
- Staff. "No storm clouds lie in Randolph's Robert Van Dillen's forecast", New Jersey Hills, December 26, 2002. Accessed April 15, 2015. "Van Dillen moved to the Shongum Lake area of Randolph with his family in 1977 when he was 4."
- Via Associated Press. "Randolph native Drew Willy leading Buffalo resurgence", The Star-Ledger, September 16, 2008. Accessed April 19, 2012. "Saturday's win over Temple may go down as the most dramatic in University at Buffalo history, but for senior Drew Willy, a Randolph native, it was just another step in his evolution into a top-tier quarterback."
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- Randolph Township Website
- Randolph Township Schools
- Randolph Township Schools's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- School Data for the Randolph Township Schools, National Center for Education Statistics
- Randolph Township Free Public Library
- RandolphLocal.com sponsored by Randolph Township's Economic Development Committee
- Randolph-area Chamber of Commerce
- County College of Morris web site
- Historic 1758 Quaker meetinghouse
- Google Map of Randolph Township
- Climate Averages