Roxbury News

September 18, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - With Monday's 2-1 overtime win against rival Randolph, the Roxbury High School boys soccer team reached 4-0, its best season start in about five years. The Gaels are so far living up to Roxbury High School Athletics Director Stu Mason's pre-season comment: "The team was rebuilding ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is offering local businesses the opportunity to get their names in front of hundreds of community-minded people next month by becoming sponsors for the annual Lake Loop. The Lake Loop, taking place this year on Oct. 7, is a fundraiser for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The township and The Canal Society of New Jersey on Sunday unveiled a small, but historically important, new park in the heart of Roxbury. The new Riggs Canal Park, on Main Street in Ledgewood, preserves a 5.8-acre piece of the former Morris Canal that once housed a mansion built ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls soccer team reached 1-1 on the season Saturday by beating Chatham at Haas Field. The Gaels beat the Cougars 2-0 in a game that left Chatham 0-2 so far this year. It hardly matters that the scoreboard at Haas Field is currently out of commission. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Seven schools in Roxbury met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. These schools form part of a group of 111 schools that achieved the certification in 2018. A total of 779 schools and 303 school districts are participating in the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School football team must now look to next Friday to find its bearings after enduring its second shut-out defeat yesterday. Having lost 39-0 to Sparta in the first game of the season on Sept. 7, the Gaels fell 29-0 to Parsippany Hills. The team found itself in a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - During the week of Aug. 28, 45 new eager educators attended Roxbury’s New Staff Orientation at Roxbury High School.  The mix of new hires included general and special education teachers, guidance counselors, nurses and leave replacements. Organized by Maryann Gibbs, Roxbury’s human ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School field hockey team is now 2-0 following a Wednesday victory over Mount Olive. The Gaels won the game, played at home, by a score of 2-1, with goals scored by Hanna Legotte and Taylor Woolford. Emily Stanich contributed to the victory with an assist and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Fire Company 1 in Succasunna is hosting a vendor fair in November, something organizer Jennifer Markle hopes will be a successful fundraiser for the group of volunteer first-responders. Markle, a Succasunna resident who has been a firefighter with Company 1 for almost 10 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Presale tickets are available now for the Oct. 13 Tricky Tray hosted by the Roxbury Woman’s Club in the Roxbury High School cafeteria.  Doors open 5 p.m., calling begins 7 p.m. Advance ticket entry packet is $25.  At the door, the packet is $30, cash only.  All regular trays are ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Each school in Roxbury has a Cub Scout pack that is inviting new members in grades K-5 to join.  The packs serving Kennedy, Franklin and Jefferson schools are accepting girls and boys.  The pack at Nixon School is currently a boy-only pack, but girls from Nixon school are free to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Cool air and overcast skies did little to dampen the spirits of people manning booths and strolling through today's Olde Suckasunny Day street fair in Roxbury. A steady stream of visitors walked Main Street in Succasunna for the annual event. They enjoyed the regular fare - ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - In a game its players will want to quickly put out of memory, the Roxbury High School football team on Friday lost its season opener in a trouncing by Sparta. The high spirits exhibited as the Gaels, on Jr. Gaels day, ran onto the field at dusk were soon whittled away as the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - It lost its season opener earlier this week, but on Friday the Roxbury High School volleyball team righted the ship by beating Sparta. The Gaels, shut out on Thursday by West Morris Central, turned the tables and shut out the Spartans 25-14 and 25-19 playing at home. Next on the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A dog that left its Succasunna yard last week spent five nights wandering some nearby Roxbury wetlands before being found Wednesday by Eleventh Hour Rescue volunteers who used cheeseburgers and a rotisserie chicken in their effort.. The bull terrier, named Bella, was caught in a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys soccer team got a good start to the season Wednesday with a win over Montville. Playing at home on a hot afternoon, the Gaels defeated the Mustangs 1-0. Roxbury's only goal came off the foot of Omar Mougharbel. Doddi Pincay chalked up an ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Moonlight History & Mystery Cemetery Tour at First Presbyterian Church in Succasunna was such a great hit last year that it is back by popular demand.  Church members are busily planning the tour which is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 28 starting at 6 p.m. and running until 8 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively. “Every step forward ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - People attending Olde Suckasunny Day on Saturday will be able to ride in a passenger train on the Chester Branch rail line, something that hasn’t happened in about 80 years. The Tri-State Railway Historical Society, in partnership with the Dover & Rockaway River Railroad, will ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - All Roxbury residents are being asked to sign-in to a new “smart” 911 database, especially those who rely solely on cell phones and do not have “copper-wire” home phones. The new system, unveiled in May by Morris County, allows emergency first-responders to associate addresses with ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Members of the 2018 Roxbury High School Cross-Country team recently donated to Roxbury Social Services a car trunk's worth of food they collected at their season kick-off dinner. The dinner took place Aug. 21. The team's booster club decided last year that team members should be ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The rats being encountered in a Succasunna development will be a short-lived problem if residents remove sources of food and harborage for the animals, said Roxbury Health Officer Mark Caputo. Discussing the matter this week with the Roxbury Mayor and Council, Caputo said he is ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Scrimmages for Roxbury High School’s fall sports began this week and Roxbury High School Athletics Director Stu Mason is optimistic about the upcoming season. Many of last year’s Roxbury teams lost star players to graduation, but Mason said there are plenty of veteran athletes ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Removing voting from Roxbury schools doesn’t seem very likely, although sub-committees of the Roxbury Township Council and the Roxbury School Board continue to discuss its feasibility. But at least one Roxbury resident wants to know if most people in town really care. Shawn ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Hoses, soapy sponges and piles towels lined the driveway at Eisenhower Middle School on Saturday as the Roxbury High School girls soccer team attacked some dirty cars for its annual fundraising car wash.  After so many rainy, dreary weekends, the girls got a very needed assist from ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Vendor registration is now open for the 6th Annual Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Yard and Craft Sale. The event will take place rain or shine Sept. 22 at the Horseshoe Lake Park fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is open to all; Roxbury residency is not ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Beautiful weather blessed the young people who participated yesterday in the annual “Cardboard City” event at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church in Succasunna. To Kevin Irving - a St. Therese Youth Group member helping organize the event - that was no accident. “We’ve been praying ...

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(Cedar Knolls, NJ) The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts has started its fundraising season with the always expected and delicious popcorn sale. Across Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties you will find Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Crews selling popcorn ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Community School, part of Roxbury Township Public Schools, announces its 2018/2019 programs and trips for little kids, big kids and adults too.  Upcoming Adult Programs Our adult programs are open to all Roxbury and non-Roxbury residents. Aerobics with Annette ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A long-discussed change to recreation softball for Roxbury and Mount Arlington – essentially a combination of the two programs – is underway and proponents have high hopes. The change means Roxbury girls, who formerly played in the Babe Ruth softball league, have joined their Mount ...

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