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Keith Griffin - Roxbury Town Council Candidate

October 21, 2021

Hi, I’m Keith Griffin and if you live in Roxbury’s 1st Ward, I’m hoping for your support in helping me become your next Town Councilman. I was inspired to run because Ward 1 continues to be left behind on business and infrastructure. There are well maintained sidewalks in Netcong and beautiful cobblestone in Mt Arlington, which end at the Roxbury line. Ledgewood and Succasunna ...

Jen Cooper - Roxbury Town Council Candidate

My name is Jen Cooper and I’m excited at the opportunity to bring a new voice and set of experiences to represent Roxbury on the Town Council. As an At Large candidate, I want to help ensure that our local government reflects our community.  We are 51% women, yet 88% male on the current Town Council. Roxbury is 18% over the age of 65, yet 72% of the current Town Council are over 65. We ...

Corine Borrero - Roxbury Town Council Candidate

I’m Corine Borrero. My family moved to Roxbury Township in 1997, choosing this community because of its affordability and great schools.  I have four children, two already graduated from Roxbury schools and two currently in Roxbury elementary schools. I have happily served the Roxbury community by coordinating holiday meals as well as an annual youth-led fundraiser for Roxbury ...

Brian Considine - Roxbury Town Council Candidate

Hello Roxbury,

I’ve been here since about 2000. Before that I was busy growing up in Mine Hill, went onto CCM and then Seton Hall. My wife grew up here working at Eat-n-Run in the old mall (near the Macy’s side with the Arcade in the back side) and I met her at CCM.  We moved into her parents’ house, with her taking care of her father after her mother’s passing.

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Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

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6 Cybersecurity Tips for Older Adults

Encouraging older adults to practice cyber safety can go a long way toward protecting their identity and sensitive personal information.

“Cybersecurity is about risk reduction,” said Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance. “It’s difficult to achieve perfect security. But you can help older adults work to make themselves a more ...

How Should I Manage My Retirement Plan?

Employer-sponsored retirement plans are more valuable than ever. The money in them accumulates tax deferred until it is withdrawn, typically in retirement.

Distributions from a tax-deferred retirement plan such as a 401(k) are taxed as ordinary income and may be subject to a 10% federal income tax penalty if withdrawn prior to age 59½. And contributions to a 401(k) plan actually ...

Why New Kitchen Floor Tiles Will Revive Your Kitchen

Don’t start ripping out those kitchen cabinets just yet. If you’re looking for a way to revive an old, dated kitchen, look to your kitchen backsplash and kitchen floor tiles first, because you might just need a new kitchen tile floor. 

Not only is tile kitchen flooring a more affordable flooring option and less involved process than ripping out and replacing all your cabinets, ...

Roxbury Area Students Make Seton Hall Dean's List

September 22, 2021

Local Students named to SHU's Spring 2021 Dean's List


ROXBURY, NJ — Seton Hall University said 27 Roxbury area students qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's list and congratulated them for their outstanding academic achievements. The following local students were named:

Isabel Barbieri of Flanders

Natalie Bodycomb of Wharton 

Venise Jan Castillon of ...

Rosado of Roxbury Among Centenary Dean's List Achievers

ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury resident William Rosado was among the students who made the Dean’s List for Spring 2021 at Centenary University.

Rosado is majoring in Business with a concentration in Management.  Students must have a semester grade point average of 3.80 or above. 

The full list is available to view here.


Investing in Its workforce, Atlantic Health System Creates “Tech Schools” at Overlook Medical Center, Offering Certification in High-Demand Positions

October 21, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 2021 – Atlantic Health System has created two “tech schools,” based at Overlook Medical Center, to allow existing team members to obtain radiological technologist certifications, or to become certified pharmacy technicians.

The programs are aimed at not only enriching the skills of Atlantic Health System’s own workforce, but also bolstering ...