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Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

August 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

46 to Stay Open During 3-Month-Long Gas Line Project in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) is about to begin a major system upgrade in Roxbury, one that will double the diameter of a gas main running along more than a mile of Route 46.

The project - scheduled to begin Aug. 13 and last until the middle or end of November - will take place along the eastbound side of the road between Route 10 and Berkshire Valley Road, said ...

Chatham Township Resident Receives Surprise Sunday Mail Delivery; Mail Truck Hits Fairmount Avenue Home

CHATHAM, NJ - New meaning was given to door-to-door delivery on Sunday afternoon when a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck rolled down the front lawn and made contact with a home on Fairmount Avenue.

Chatham Township Police and the Chatham Township Fire Department responded to the call. No injuries were reported.

Zagster Bike Sharing Now Available at Chatham's Loantaka Park; Includes Madison, Morris Township Park Locations

CHATHAM, NJ - Visitors to Loantaka Park in Chatham Township no longer have to transport bikes to the park if they wish to ride the scenic paths.

Loantaka now has Zagster bikes to use through an APP courtesy of "Morris Moves Bike Share" a program provided by the Loantaka Brook Reservation and the Morris County Park Commission.

"It's an interesting idea ...

Online Auction for Parsippany's Surplus Property begins Today

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There will be an online auction for the next two weeks that will be hosted by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.  The auction will be for surplus property through GovDeals pursuant to State Contract 83453. The Auction will begin Tuesday, July 31, and end Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  In order to participate, you must register with GovDeals ...

Glad to Call Roxbury Home: Percussionist Emedin Rivera Makes a Record

ROXBURY, NJ – In a way, drums brought Emmy Award winning percussionist Emedin Rivera to Roxbury 28 years ago.

He was living in a Bronx, N.Y. apartment at the time, a place that didn’t have enough room for all his percussion equipment. Rivera, known for playing drums, congas and other instruments simultaneously,  has a lot of equipment.

“One day, the landlord came up ...

Chatham Football Heads into 2018 with New Coach Czepiga, New Offense, New Schedule that Includes Madison & Morristown

CHATHAM, NJ - Three weeks into summer sessions for the Chatham football team, new head coach Dan Czepiga is cautiously optimistic as he prepares the Cougars for the 2018 season that will open Sept. 7 at Mount Olive.

"We have good numbers," Czepiga said. "I like what we've got. It's tough to gauge where we are because everyone is learning a new system. The ...

Chatham Township Police Seek Help Identifying Lafayette School Vandals Caught on Surveillance Tape

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township police are seeking help in identifying three unknown individuals who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the back of Lafayette School on July 12.

Security cameras captured photos of the vandals during the 3 a.m. mischief behind Lafayette School, where a small fire was started and windows were broken.

The report prepared by Chatham Township ...

New Central Park Access Road Moving Towards Summer Completion Gov. Chris Christie Drive Project Slightly Ahead of Schedule  

PARSIPPANY, NJ- Construction crews are beginning to work on the final phases of the new main access road for Central Park of Morris County, with the possibility of a late summer opening of the new Gov. Chris Christie Drive.

This new Central Park access road will run from West Hanover Avenue at a signalized intersection on the Parsippany and Morris Township border to Central Avenue, which ...

Car Stolen from Pomeroy Avenue Overnight; Auto Theft Ring Suspected

MADISON, NJ - On the evening of July 18 between the hours of 6:30p.m. and 7:00a.m. a 2011 black Range Rover was stolen out of a driveway on Pomeroy Ave in the borough.

According to Lt John Miscia of the Madison police department the vehicle was left unlocked.

"We believe a high end car theft ring is responsible," said Miscia. "We however can’t confirm ...

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