JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Enhance Service Reliability for Customers Through the Summer Season

With anticipated higher electric usage and severe weather possible during the hot summer months, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed equipment inspections and maintenance throughout its central and northern New Jersey service area to help enhance service reliability for customers.

Nearly 800 miles of high-voltage ...

Saint Clare's Health Features the Link Between Your Diet, Immunity and Nutrition on "Let's Talk Health"

June 27, 2022

Watch “The Link Between Your Diet, Immunity and Nutrition” with guest speaker Liz Silverthorne, Director of Food & Nutrition Services at Saint Clare’s Health.

This video from Saint Clare’s Health online community series, ‘Let’s Talk Health’, hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, originally aired on June ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, July 28, 7:00 PM

The Bandshell at Horseshoe Lake, Succasunna

Drift Away with Music by Amani

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Mon, August 8, 12:00 PM

Randolph Township Library, Randolph

Borgen Project Informational Event

Milestones

Roxbury's Hailey Inge Achieves Doctor of Physical Therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas PA.

June 3, 2022

Roxbury resident Hailey Inge successfully achieved Doctor of Physical Therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, Pa.

Hailey is now studying to take the exam for Board Certification and working at Wesley Village Skilled Nursing facility Post Acute Care in Pittstown, Pa., where she did her final clinical experience for graduation. 

They liked her so much, they offered her a ...

Advice & Opinion

The Great Spring in Roxbury

April 25, 2022

The Great Spring in Kenvil is a relatively small wetlands area where cool spring water rises from an aquifer below to create the Black River in Roxbury. The spring is on the southern tip of over 800 acres of industrial land once owned by the Hercules Powder Company.

Explosives were manufactured on that land for over 150 years. In all that time, the spring remained undeveloped.

Because it is ...

How to Beat the Heat in Your Home this Summer

It's only May, and it's already 90 degrees in Roxbury. That means renters, homeowners and house buyers in the area are all looking for the same thing this summer: How to lower their electric bills and keep cool at the same time. 

Each summer seems hotter than the last no matter where you live, Morris County included. So how do you beat the heat while you reduce your ...

Handling Market Volatility

Recent market volatility and news about the stock markets can be unsettling, and some investors might be worrying about the security of their financial future. Even the most experienced investors can get nervous when markets become volatile.

This is natural. It’s an emotional response that can affect your long-term decision-making. Of course, the news media often paints the worst-case ...

Three Porcelain Tile Truths You Need to Know

Porcelain tile is a beautiful investment for your home, but did you know that it is also one of the longest-lasting flooring materials on the market today?

You know that installing tile in your home or office provides you with a stable surface for a variety of activities, but it can also make your life easier — especially if you have pets or small children. Kids and puppies are ...

Why it’s Important to keep up colorectal cancer screenings, especially now

No matter what’s happening around us, cancer doesn’t take a pause, and neither should preventive cancer screenings.

Unfortunately, it seems that many people continue to put colorectal screenings on hold, with colonoscopies taking a dip over the last several years. According to Dr. Angela Alistar, a gastrointestinal oncologist with Atlantic Health System’s Morristown ...

Roxbury Area Students Make Susquehanna Dean's List

June 23, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ - Susquehanna University recently congratulated six students from the Roxbury area that made the Dean's List.

The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester.

Thomas Shuman, of Succasunna, Class of 2024, majoring in accounting
Annalee Smith, of Flanders, Class of ...

Local West Virginia University Students Earn Honors

ROXBURY, NJ - Several Roxbury area students made it to the Dean's List/President's List at West Virginia University during the spring semester, according to the school.

Making the Dean's List were Austin Cummis and Sean Kenworthy, both of Succasunna. Cummis is studying Global Supply Chain Management and Kenworthy is studying Business.

Making the President's List ...

SROs in Schools Are a Waste of Resources

June 11, 2022

The knee-jerk response of adding School Resource Officers (SROs, aka ex-cops with guns) to schools is a waste of money and does not increase school safety.

There have been multiple studies on this. Parkland and Uvalde had SROs, how'd that work out? Last year there were less than 20 school shooting deaths, but over 1700 suicides in the same age group.

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