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Info Sought on Wandering Dog Found in Ledgewood

November 11, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Animal Control is looking for the owner of a dog that was found Sunday in Ledgewood.

The brown and white female dog was found in the area of Raritan Avenue and Mary Louise Avenue. She had no collar and no microchip.

"Residents on Raritan Avenue found the dog after 11 p.m., and they called us first thing this morning," said Roxbury Animal Control ...

Donations Needed for Sick Dog Found in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Donations are being sought to help fund medical care for “Walter,” a dog that was found wandering around Landing earlier this month.

The male dog is being treated at The Animal Hospital of Roxbury in Ledgewood. He was taken there Oct. 21 by Roxbury Animal Control Officer Susan Blanchard who – with a helper – used Burger King Bacon Double ...

Advice & Opinion

4 Key Questions to Ask if a Senior Family Member Refuses Care

It’s not uncommon for a senior to resist the idea of receiving care, especially from an outside source. Most seniors strongly desire to maintain their independence, and that doesn’t just mean living in their own home.

Elaine discovered this truth when she tried to hire a caregiver for her husband, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

“I thought it ...

Putting Together a Plan of Care

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." Howard Ruff

Perhaps one of the most difficult conversations you'll have as an adult child is talking about end of life preparations with your parent. For many seniors, this conversation is as hard as the one about having to move to a full-time care facility.

But because, a senior's health can fail suddenly and ...

A New Chapter for Retirement

John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”

This is certainly true of preparing for retirement. If we continue to expect that the ways of the past will see us through to our futures, we will be left behind. The methods that helped prepare us for retirement are quickly disappearing, and we ...


Tip: What’s in a Name? If you fail to name a beneficiary on your IRA, it may be much more difficult for your beneficiaries to ‘stretch’ the inherited IRA over their lifetimes.

The Investment Company Institute reports that there is roughly $7.9 trillion in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA). To help put that in perspective, that’s nearly half the annual gross ...

Invest in Your Family and Community

Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a comfortable retirement.” And that’s certainly a great reason, because all of us should regularly put money away for when we’re retired. But you can also benefit by investing in your family and your community.

Let’s start with your family members, particularly the ...

Life Events Can Lead You to See a Financial Advisor

Over the years, you’ll experience many personal and professional milestones. Each of these can be satisfying, but they may also bring challenges – especially financial ones. That’s why you may want to seek the guidance of a financial professional. Here are some of the key life events you may encounter, along with the help a financial advisor can provide:

New job ...

Todd Leonard Radio Show Talks Special Olympics Basketball

November 20, 2019

𝐓𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐈𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐓𝐨𝐝𝐝’𝐬 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐥𝐲 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐎𝐥𝐲𝐦𝐩𝐢𝐜 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥           

Click here to listen to last Sunday’s podcast of the Todd Leonard radio show, which featured Morris County Special Olympic Coaches Craig Lombardi and Lou Ferarro who talked about giving back.

Todd, Lou, and ...

Morristown Medical Center Expands Cardiac Programs with International Expert

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, recognized nationally for its cardiac program, has expanded its Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) programs with the addition of Matthew Martinez, MD, FACC.

Dr. Martinez, medical director of Sports Cardiology at Atlantic Health System and co-director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ...

Park in Roxbury Would Expand 10 Acres Under County Plan

November 13, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Veterans Memorial Park in Ledgewood will be expanded by more than 10 acres under a funding plan recommended Wednesday by a county panel.

The county Open Space Trust Fund Committee included the project in a list of six open space projects throughout the county it recommended for funding by the county freeholders.

The Veteran's Park expansion is slated to cost $28,000, ...

Roxbury Soldier Among Those Honored by County Freeholders

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury man was among eight military veterans honored this week by the Morris County freeholders, who presented them with Morris County Distinguished Service Medals in advance of Veteran's Day.

The Roxbury resident, Todd Stawicki, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, according to the county. He grew up in Bridgewater and went to ...

Hazardous Item Drop-off Next Week

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free household hazardous waste drop-off event, the last one in 2019, will take place Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pequannock Valley Park, Marvin Road, Pompton Plains, 07444, rain or shine.

County residents are invited, but not businesses.

Don’t bring latex paint because that is not hazardous. Take ...