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Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

June 22, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

 At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

Kiwanis to hold annual “Touch-a-Truck” this Saturday

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany will be hosting its annual Touch-A-Truck event this Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 1515 Route 10 East, Parsippany (The former Dialogic parking lot). The price is $5.00 per person or $20.00 maximum per family.

Touch-a-Truck is a fundraising event to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

East Hanover Police and Central School Fifth Graders Complete L.E.A.D

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Central School fifth graders spent ten weeks in the classroom with East Hanover Police Officers and an afternoon at the East Hanover Pool celebrating the completion of L.E.A.D.

L.E.A.D.,  Law Enforcement Against Drugs, established in 2014 is an in the classroom and on the street mission to prevent drug abuse, deter drug related crimes, eliminate violence and bullying ...

CCM Holds 48th Commencement; 1,450 Receive Degrees

RANDOLPH, NJ - The County College of Morris (CCM) presented diplomas to the Class of 2017 during its 48th commencement ceremony on May 26, awarding associate degrees to more than 1,450 students.

The graduates, including many who are transferring to top four-year institutions to earn their bachelor’s degrees, were eligible to receive diplomas in one of four degrees: Associate in ...

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

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 ...

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