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Roxbury Freshman's 4th Cancer-Fighting Baseball Tourney Coming Soon

May 22, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Kids who want to play in this year’s version of the annual Landon Monro Stand Up To Cancer Baseball Tournament need to step to the plate now. So do business owners who want their logos on tournament T-shirts.

Monro, now a Roxbury High School freshman, is hoping to get a few more players and sponsors for the June 4 tournament in which money is raised for the Stand Up ...

Tree Planting Ceremony Commemorates Donation of Trees At Morristown's Memorial Park

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light representatives, Morristown Shade Tree Commission representatives, and Morristown officials all came together on Wednesday afternoon to participate in a tree planting ceremony to commemorate the donation of trees at Memorial Park, located at the intersection of Madison Avenue and South Street in Morristown.

JCP&L annually donates ...

Roxbury VFW Fix-up Idea Flops as Liberal/Conservative Fence Mender

ROXBURY – There’s not much these days that can bridge the gap between die-hard liberals and staunch conservatives, but Succasunna resident Laurel Whitney – one of the latter – thought she’d found something: Helping a local VFW.

The plan was simple and Whitney’s liberal friend said she was all-in. The politically opposite women agreed, in October, to set ...

Franklin School Recycles Pouches, Wins Entenmann's Party

ROXBURY, NJ – Franklin Elementary School was the randomly-drawn winner this month of a nationwide promotion related to recycling. The win means an Entenmann's-based classroom party for the school.

The school pledged to help the environment by using recycling to reduce waste. It did so as part of the "Entenmann’s Little Bites Make the Pledge Promotion," a contest ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

County's Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Pond During Deer Rescue

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle worth about $100,000 and owned by Morris County sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

Roxbury Lawyer Heather Darling Announces GOP Freeholder Bid

ROXBURY, NJ – Succasunna lawyer Heather Darling on Wednesday announced her candidacy for a seat on the Morris County freeholder board.

In a statement, the Republican said she is seeking nomination in the June primary election as the GOP candidate to fill a freeholder seat vacated by Hank Lyon.

“Although she is a businesswoman, not a politician, Heather Darling has been involved ...

"George to the Rescue" TV Team Unveils Roxbury Home Upgrade

ROXBURY, NJ – The crew of the “George to the Rescue” television program on Monday unveiled the improvements it made, using local contractors, at the Succasunna home of Levi Spencer, a boy born with spina bifida.

As Roxbury police blocked off a section of Condit Street, a crowd that included those contractors - as well as public officials - gathered at the Spencer home for the ...

Roxbury Official's "Nitro Circus" Son Helps Spina Bifida Kid Hang with Wheelchair Athlete

ROXBURY, NJ –  Thanks to a Roxbury Township official and his high-flying son, a Succasunna boy with spina bifida saw last weekend that being unable to walk doesn't mean a person can't soar.

Roxbury Construction Official Rod Schmidt and hi son - "Nitro Circus" daredevil Brandon Schmidt- pulled a few strings and helped 4-year-old Levi ...

Morris County Awards Six Emergency Dispatchers

MORRISTOWN, NJ – When Roxbury Fire Department First Assistant Chief Kirk Keyes, who works as an emergency services dispatcher for Morris County, answered the phone on Jan. 30, he found himself with a dad-to-be in a tizzy.

The man from Chatham needed somebody there quickly; His wife was about deliver a baby.

Keyes put out the call and then stayed on the phone to help turn the man's ...

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