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Danger Sinks Plan to Bring Veteran's Cruise to Roxbury's Landing Channel

June 15, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong tour boat Miss Lotta tour boat won’t be cruising into Roxbury’s Landing Channel on June 30 as part of its Third Annual Veteran’s Cruise, said its captain today.

The much-anticipated visit by the big boat to the channel at the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong was scuttled after its captain, Leon Moreau, sailed her into the channel ...

Chatham Middle School Evacuated After Construction Workers Hit Gas Main

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Middle School students were evacuated from the building at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning after construction workers at the school hit a gas main.

Members of the Chatham Borough Police Department and Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department said that the evacuation was precautionary and that PSE&G would determine when it was safe to return.

CMS students were ...

Chatham Borough Reaching Out to Potential Developers for Post Office Plaza Redevelopment

.CHATHAM, NJ - The steering committee for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza will be interviewing potential developers on July 26, according to a report given by Steve Williams, Chatham Borough administrator, at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Tuesday night.

Our redevelopment steering committee met on May 23 and will be sending out Request for Qualifications ...

The End Of An Era; Billy and Madeline’s Red Room in Hanover Torn Down

HANOVER, NJ- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot.

On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe methodically tore the 84 year-old structure down.  The restaurant closed back in November of 2017, when a fire damaged it ...

Montville Townwide Garage Sale, Including Map of Locations

Montville's 18th annual town wide garage sale will be held rain or shine at various locations throughout Montville Township on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Map of garage sale locations can be viewed in the photo gallery.

 

Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

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 ...

School Bus Crash Closes Route 80

ROXBURY, NJ - A serious accident on Route 80 in Mount Olive at about 10:30 am. - one that involves a loaded school bus from Paramus - has forced the closure of the highway, prompting Roxbury police to warn drivers to stay away from the area.

Due to the situation, traffic is being diverted onto Route 46, police said.

A witness said the school bus appeared to have ...

East Hanover Police Unity Tour Riders Reach Washington DC

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- On May 9, East Hanover LT. Chris Berres, Sgt. Michael Fillippone, Sgt. Andrew Underwood and Sgt. Jesse Novalis left Morris County on bikes, sent off by East Hanover Superintendent Natalee Bartlett, Chief Chris Cannizzo and students from the elementary and middle schools. They  joined nearlly 2500 officers nationwide on the Police Unity Tour  headed to ...

In it Together: The Madison Area YMCA Works with a Local Corporation to Make a Meaningful Difference

MADISON, NJ - On Wednesday, May 16, the Madison Area YMCA will host "The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” and 1-mile family fun run/walk on the campus of Giralda Farms in Madison.

The Madison Area YMCA is committed to providing life-enhancing health and wellness programming to all. The community is fortunate to have local corporations wholeheartedly ...

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 ...

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