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Consider These Year-end Financial Moves

We’re nearing the end of 2020 – and for many of us, it will be a relief to turn the calendar page on this challenging year. However, we’ve still got a few weeks left, which means you have time to make some year-end financial moves that may work in your favor.

Here are a few suggestions:

Add to your IRA. For the 2020 tax year, you can put in up to $6,000 to your ...

Edward Jones Office in Roxbury is Toys for Tots Site

We are a collection site for Toys for Tots.


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 The money in them accumulates tax deferred until it is withdrawn, typically in retirement.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retirement plan such as a 401(k) are taxed as ordinary income and may be subject to a 10% federal income tax penalty if withdrawn prior to age 59½.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 ...

Will Social Security Retire Before You Do?

People have traditionally seen Social Security benefits as the foundation of their retirement planning programs. The Social Security contributions deducted from workers’ paychecks have, in effect, served as a government-enforced retirement savings plan.

However, the Social Security system is under increasing strain. Better health care and longer life spans have resulted in an increasing ...

Joe's Pizzeria: A Kenvil Icon for a Half Century

Joe’s Pizzeria has been in business in Roxbury for over 50 years, providing fine Italian cuisine for an uncountable number of customers. 

Joe’s Pizzeria has been a family owned and operated business in Roxbury since 1968 when it was opened by Joe Faraci and Antonio Dattolo, the father and uncle of the current owner Larry Faraci. 

Today Larry and his wife, Kristin, ...

Alex's Barbershop Aims for Six Decades in Roxbury

Alex’s Barber Shop has been a staple in Roxbury Township providing fine men’s grooming and hair products for 58 years. 

The business is a true example of the American dream. It was founded in 1961 by Hungarian Master Barber Sandor Stibinger who escaped from Communist Hungary. 

The business remains family owned and operated for three generations.

Roxbury HS Selects October Students of the Month

November 25, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ -Thirteen students from Roxbury High School were named Students of the Month for October.

Teachers nominate students for their performance in any of the eleven departments: Math, Science, Social Studies, English Language Arts, World Languages, Business, Family and Consumer Sciences, Engineering Design and Technology, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Health/Physical Education.

Eisenhower Middle School First Marking Period Honor Rolls

Eisenhower Middle School announces the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2020/2021 school year.

Students must have earned all A’s on their second marking period report card to qualify for high honor roll. Students must have a combination of A’s and B’s on their second marking period report card to earn the status ...

College Student from Roxbury Gets Scholarship for Overseas Study

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury resident attending Loyola University in Maryland was recently awarded a scholarship to help fund her plan to study in Greece, according to the university.

The student, Mackenzie Shelley, is a junior at the school. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship will support her “study abroad experiences for travel during spring or summer 2021,” ...

Roxbury Woman's Club Celebrates 126th Anniversary of State Federation

November 16, 2020

To the Editor:

The Roxbury Woman’s Club is proud to celebrate the 126th anniversary of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC (NJSFWC) in November 2020. 

As we celebrate 126 years of club service, we invite women of all ages to get involved. By joining a women’s club, you become part of great contributions, achievements, and successes in our state ...

Retro Fitness Kenvil Wants to Keep YOU Fit for the Holidays!

November 26, 2020

Join Retro Fitness of Kenvil NOW for only a $1 with NO COMMITMENT and bring a friend ANYTIME. 

Group classes, child sitting, tanning and a fitness assessment by our certified Personal Trainers are included in the Ultimate Membership as well as access to all Retro Fitness locations.  

Our famous smoothie bar is open to members, guests, and the public. 

At Retro ...

On Race and Racism: A Roxbury Conversation

ROXBURY, NJ - In a year of division, the thoughtful Common Grounds series produced by Unity in the Community, Roxbury Coalition for Social Change and the Roxbury Public Library opens up civil conversations on themes where people may disagree, but need not be disagreeable. 

Next up on the Common Grounds virtual series is “On Race and Racism: A Roxbury Conversation” on ...