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May 17, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Road Department expects to embark on its 2022 paving projects next week, with its initial focus on some rough roads in Succasunna, said Roxbury Department of Public Works Director Rick Blood today. Speaking at a sparsely attended “Succasunna neighborhood meeting” of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury family is asking the public to help two refugees from the war in Ukraine who are now living in the area and dealing with health issues for which they have no medical insurance coverage. A GoFundMe site, set up by Maya Deutch, hopes to raise $10,000 for the refugees, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School softball team on Sunday advanced in the Morris County Tournament (MCT) by winning a pitcher's dual against the Morris Catholic Crusaders, the team that beat the Gaels last year to win the MCT. Playing in the tournament semifinals at Landing Park, the Gaels ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - About 1,100 reusable produce bags filled with fruits and vegetables were recently handed out to Roxbury families at the first-ever Roxbury Schools Farmers Market, according to the district. The event, which took place April 30 outside of Eisenhower Middle School and along Eyland ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - In its fifth game of the week, the Roxbury High School softball team won its fourth consecutive game Friday afternoon, beating the Morris Knolls Golden Eagles. Playing in Denville, the Gaels won 4-0 in seven innings, as the pitching staff continued to shut down opposing offenses.

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ROXBURY, NJ – All school buses in the Roxbury school district will soon be outfitted with security cameras as the district – which has slowly been installing the devices – recently decided to finish the job. The decision to spend about $106,000 on the bus camera project was approved by the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School softball team on Thursday won its 15th game by flattening its rivals from neighboring Randolph. The Gaels, the 8th ranked team in New Jersey, shut out the Rams 8-0 by pounding out 14 hits and eight runs over seven innings.   Natalie Otto was in the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of a large housing project in Landing have yet to fully comply with all the erosion control measures they were ordered to implement after heavy rains last month washed away dirt that ended up in nearby Lake Rogerene, according to a report. The report was issued ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School softball team traveled to Sparta to play the Pope John XXIII Lions Wednesday afternoon and, for the second straight day, the Gaels' offense pounded out 12 hits and scored 12 runs.  The 12-1 victory brought Roxbury's record to 14-2. Four Gaels players had ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Charles Alpaugh, an 85-year-old Succasunna native, U.S. Army veteran and six-decade Roxbury firefighter, will be the grand marshal of the upcoming Roxbury Memorial Day Parade, it was announced today. In making the announcement, Roxbury Memorial Day Parade Committee Chairman Michael ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School softball team on Tuesday advanced in the Morris County Tournament by stomping Morris Knolls 12-0 in a game that saw two Roxbury grand slams. Playing at home on a beautiful day, the 13-2 Gaels bounced back from an upset loss on Monday to the South Brunswick ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School on Monday thanked the many individuals and companies whose donations of time and materials helped students build a Morris Habitat for Humanity house that will soon be moved to a prepared lot in Landing. Several hundred people gathered for the “thank you” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School aviation teacher Michael Gottfried and sophomore Tyler Benedetto each recently received a $10,000 scholarship from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), according to the school district. The AOPA offers 80 student scholarships and 20 teacher ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School boys lacrosse team on Saturday put a dent in its Madison counterparts' celebration of Senior Day by beating them 8-7. The Gaels handed the Dodgers their third consecutive 1-goal loss, despite Madison leading 3-0 after one period. Five of Roxbury's goals ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Six choirs, three bands and an orchestra from Roxbury High School traveled to Williamsburg, Va. last weekend to compete in the World Strides’ Heritage Festival. The competing choirs were Roxbury Glee Club, Melodies, Vocal Jazz, Revelation, Classic Sounds Honors and the Festival ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In an effort to raise money to bury some of their colleagues - who died from food poisoning due to the inept cooking of Sister Julia, Child of God - the surviving nuns of the Little Sisters of Hoboken are raising money through a talent show in Roxbury. The show, at the Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School girls lacrosse team on Wednesday celebrated Senior Day with a decisive victory. The Gaels defeated the Union Catholic Vikings 15-5 in a game that saw senior Zoe Pickett bang in six goals. The victory brought Roxbury’s record to 3-12 and Union Catholic’s to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury High School softball pitchers combined for a 3-hit shutout Tuesday to advance the Gaels to the Morris County Tournament quarterfinals. The second-round battle saw Roxbury defeat the Morris County Tech Devils 2-0 at Roxbury High School. It was the Gaels' second win ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - School properties around Roxbury are becoming homes to 50 trees donated to the school district by the Roxbury Woman's Club. Some of the seedlings were planted at Lincoln-Roosevelt School on April 29 in celebration of Earth Day. Attending the planting was Roxbury Woman's Club ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The fifth-ranked Roxbury High School softball team won its ninth straight game on Monday, shutting out Sparta 8-0 and bringing its season record to 11-1. The Gaels had also beaten the Spartans in the second game of the season 3-0. In Monday's game, Roxbury's Hailey Errichiello ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School baseball team on Monday was beaten 7-2 by Morristown, the team it will face in first-round Morris County Tournament action on Friday. The Colonials held an 11-4 edge in hits over the Gaels to win their second straight game. Roxbury enjoyed a better day ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - When legendary Roxbury football coach Cosmo Lorusso stepped down this winter, Ryan Roumes knew in his heart that he was the man to lead the Gaels. And why not? He starred for Roxbury. He was an assistant coach under Lorusso for five years. Turns out, Roumes was correct: There is ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School students organizing the 7th Color Fun Run, a charity event taking place May 22 at Horseshoe Lake Park, are hoping to register 800 participants. But it’s the first 400 registrants that will be the super-lucky ones: They’ll get a free T-shirt. You can click ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The fifth-ranked Roxbury High School softball team on Friday rode to victory over undefeated Montville on a stellar pitching performance by Hailey Errichiello. The sophomore allowed only one hit by the sixth-ranked Mustangs, striking out 15 over seven innings and allowing no walks, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Public criticism this week of a plan to outlaw short-term rentals of houses and apartments in Roxbury did not appear to dissuade the Roxbury Township Council from moving forward. Although the proposed ordinance is still being drafted, Roxbury Mayor Jim Rilee said the township is ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -- The Roxbury High School baseball team on Wednesday lost a slugfest of a game against Chatham, a defeat that left the Gails with a 6-6 record on the season. Roxbury held a 5-1 lead entering the bottom half of the third when Chatham (5-6) put together a five-run rally to take the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The bravery and initiative displayed April 1 by Roxbury Patrolman Brad Keyes when he thwarted a carjacking in progress was a stunning act of heroism, said his boss on Tuesday. In fact, Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone said he’s never seen anything like it in his two decades in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Property owners in Roxbury will see a slight decrease in the school portion of their tax bill under a new school budget approved Monday. The $83.8 million spending plan adopted by the Roxbury School Board will entail a local school tax rate of 1.597% and will cost the owner of a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A second artificial turf field is being proposed for Roxbury High School, school officials said Monday. The plan is to convert to turf the current grass field situated on the north side of Bryant Drive, the road leading to the high school off South Hillside Avenue, said Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Shoppers are being evacuated from stores at Roxbury Mall in Succasunna, including The Home Depot, Ramsey Sports and ShopRite due to a gas leak. The leak was the result of a fork-lift accidentally hitting a gas line shortly before 5 p.m., according to emergency radio ...

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