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Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

May 19, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit.

The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue the aide, the Roxbury school board, a number of school  administrators and ...

Active Investigation into School Bus Crash on Rt 80 in Mt. Olive Township

MT. OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ - An active investigation into a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday morning is currently being conducted, according to a release from Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp. 

Knapp said at approximately 10:20 a.m., authorities were notified of an incident that occurred in the area of mile marker 25 on Route 80 Westbound in Mt. Olive Township. The ...

70-Year-Old Grandfather Completes 1,500-Mile Bicycle Ride from Key West to Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ – You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream and 70-year-old Morris Township resident Paul Kiczek proved that this weekend as he completed a 1,500-mile bike ride from Key West, FL to his hometown. He was joined by his family at the end of the final leg of his month-long trek and was even joined for the last quarter-mile by his five grandchildren in ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can ...

Bridge Work in Roxbury Will Entail Route 80 'Crossover Lane' Friday Night, says State

ROXBURY, NJ - Some eastbound drivers on Route 80 in Roxbury will be forced to take a crossover lane onto the westbound shoulder tonight to accommodate the Route 46 bridge replacement project in Roxbury, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT) today.

The traffic shift will begin at 10 p.m. tonight, (Friday, May 11) and last until 7 a.m. tomorrow (May 12), said the ...

Neighbor Tells Grandma of Roxbury Kid With Cancer to Clean Her Yard, Town Responds in Force

ROXBURY, NJ - The dark side of humanity presented itself last Friday to Landing resident Elise Ryan. It came in the form of anonymous letter, stuck in her mailbox, telling her to "show some pride" and clean up her property.

The bright side of humanity showed up today. Dozens of Roxbury residents - including many young people - converged to tidy up the grounds of ...

Charges Still Possible for Roxbury School Aide Accused of Hanging Kid by Feet

ROXBURY, NJ – After initially finding no cause for charges, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is taking another look at the actions of a former Roxbury teacher’s aide accused of picking up a misbehaving 6-year-old pupil, holding him upside down and shaking him.

The prosecutor’s office initially told police to not file charges against the aide, according to a police ...

Young Fans At Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital Receive Surprise Visit From New York Jets First Round Draft Pick

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital had a special guest stop-by on day three of the NFL draft. Sam Darnold, the New York Jets first round draft pick, certainly didn't waste a moment in giving back to his new community.

Darnold arrived at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, NJ on Friday and on Saturday, he made his ...

Police Officer Offers Cyber Safety Tips

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – Sergeant Tom Rich of the Summit Police Department spoke before a room packed with parents wanting to hear about technology’s effect on their children and his seminar entitled “Media & Cyber Safety: Protecting Children and Teens” on April 12.

The 20-year police veteran discussed his passion for working with and helping children. He said that in a ...

More Than Just Kindness for Roxbury Student Adored by Tragically Killed Boy

ROXBURY, NJ – She lost her 10-year-old son three years ago in a boating accident on Lake Hopatcong, but Laurie D’Amico is sure her beloved Christopher speaks to her all the time. It’s subtle but firm, she says; messages that come as sparks of recollection, inspiration or intuition.

One of those unexpected inklings led Laura and her husband Chris to a jewelry ...

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