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Prescription Drug Drop Installed at County Govt. Center in Morristown Offers Safe Disposal Site for Prescription Drugs

July 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County employees and residents now have an additional location, inside the county government complex in Morristown, to safely and conveniently dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription drugs.

A new prescription drug drop box has been added to the lobby of the Morris County Administration and Records Building, which is located at 10 Court St. in Morristown, ...

Roxbury PBA's 13th Wiffleball Tournament; Having Fun and Helping Kids in Need

ROXBURY, NJ - Raising money for children with illnesses, 45 teams of all ages faced off at Horseshoe Lake Park on Saturday at the Roxbury PBA’s wiffleball tournament. It was the thirteenth installment of the popular event.

The tournament this year is raising money for fourth grader Matthew Adonis, who is fighting a brain tumor, and five-year-old Samantha Russell, who is combating ...

Zip Line Adventure Park Coming to Morris County

ROXBURY, NJ - Two parcels of land totaling 48 acres have been approved for a zip line adventure park which will be located at Mount Arlington Road and Rt. 46 in the Ledgewood section of Roxbury township.  Flagstaff Extreme LLC is the buyer and the owner of an extreme adventure course located in Flagstaff, AZ.  The company has similar parks throughout the mid-west and has been ...

Chatham Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach of Troop 121 Designs, Builds American Flag Disposal Boxes for Morris County MUA

Chatham Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach, in coordination with the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, has designed and built American Flag disposal boxes to be located at key spots in the county, in an effort to call attention to proper methods of discarding old and worn Stars n’ ...

Morris County Chamber Searching to Replace Paul Boudreau

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Boudreau will retire on Dec. 31 and the chamber board has retained a search firm and formed a search committee to find a replacement, said Jack Miller, chairman of the chamber's board of directors.

Boudreau has been president of the chamber since 2008. During the last ten years he led the effort to grow the ...

Florham Park Power Lifter Brings Home Gold in 2018 USA Games

SEATTLE, WA- On July 1, over 4000 athletes and coaches, 10,000 volunteers and many spectators representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia Special Olympics programs gathered at the University of Washington to celebrate the 2018 USA games. Team New Jersey participated in 14 olympic-type events. 

One athlete from Florham Park brought home ...

Roxbury Turns Out to Celebrate Veterans at 3rd Annual "Miss Lotta" Cruise

ROXBURY, NJ - American flags lined shorelines and hung off boats at Lake Hopatcong as residents - including a gang from Roxbury - cheered when Miss Lotta’s Third Annual Veterans’ Cruise sailed by on Saturday

There were two cruises for veterans of the towns that surrounded the lake, with modified routes this year to make viewing easier and safer for residents. Roxbury had ...

Roxbury's John Robbins is County Mental Health Advocate of the Year

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury resident John Robbins, manager of the nonprofit Morris Community Wellness Center, was recently named Morris County’s Terri Belske Consumer Advocate of the Year.

Robbins heads the Parsippany-based center that “promotes responsibility, recovery and wellness by offering supportive and respite housing, human rights advocacy and educational and innovative ...

Hot Rod Show in Roxbury Raises Money for Boy With Brain Disease

ROXBURY, NJ - They came from all over North Jersey to show off their chromed-out, big V8s. By day's end, they'd raised big bucks for a sick boy.

The annual North Jersey Street Rod Association (NJSRA) Father's Day Rod Run took place under sunny skies at Horseshoe Lake Park in Roxbury on Sunday. The charity event drew about 1,300 spectators and raised "a little ...

Roxbury's Kellie Ann Keyes Named the County's Recycling "Rox-Star"

ROXBURY, NJ – Kellie Ann Keyes, who runs Roxbury's recycling program was honored recently by Morris County for her efforts, with the county dubbing her its “Rox-Star Recycler.”

Keyes was one of 10 people and businesses to receive a 2018 Environmental Excellence Award from the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA). The MUA gave her the award in ...

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