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Lost Dog "Sally" in Roxbury Area

July 22, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Area residents are asked to look for a small, black and white dog that went missing on Thursday in the Howard Boulevard area.

The "very friendly" Shih Tzu named Sally is owned by Samantha Gallo, who can be reached at (973) 722-6369. 

Gallo, in a Facebook post, said she is "not sure if she ran away or if someone took her, but we have looked ...

Advice & Opinion

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

IRS Scams Can Target Seniors . . . What Family Caregivers Can Do

At first, 82-year-old Steve was alarmed by the message he discovered on his voice mail. “The caller said the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) was filing a lawsuit against me. I called the number back and they asked for my account number. I said they never gave me one so the man asked for my Social Security number, and I said I would never give that over the phone. He hung up on me. So, I ...

What Are the Tax Benefits of Charitable Trusts?

Americans give freely to support the causes they value, from churches, education and the arts to medical research. Fortunately, current tax laws encourage and even reward philanthropy.

Beyond the basic tax deductions for charitable giving, setting up one or both of the following types of trusts could provide financial advantages in addition to the personal satisfaction that comes from ...

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, ...

Women’s Mental Health Hit Hardest during COVID Pandemic

We have all been adjusting to the reality that COVID is an infectious disease, but we now know that it is also a profound chronic stressor with serious implications for mental health. These stressors are impacting mental health for all of us, but women, and especially women of color, have been hit the hardest.

Recent studies have shown that one in ten women have had to quit a job due to a ...

Two From Roxbury Make Hofstra Dean's List

July 22, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Hofstra University recently congratulated two students from Roxbury for making the Spring 2021 Dean's List.

James Beale, of Kenvil, and Zachary Kohner, of Succasunna, made the list by earning grade point averages of at least 3.5 during the semester.

West Virginia University Lauds Students from Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ — Four Roxbury residents were recently lauded by West Virginia University for their academic achievements in the Spring 2021 semester.

Making the school's Presidents List were Sean Kenworthy and Caitlyn Valente, both of Succasunna.

Making the Dean's List were Austin Cummis of Succasunna and Joseph Pollio of Landing.

Outstanding undergraduate ...

Roxbury Government Meetings Should Have Virtual Attendance Option

July 25, 2021

Dear Editor,

Good government requires participation on both the elected and the public.

One of the few good things to come out of the past year and a half is that virtual meetings became a way to connect with people a lot easier than previously. Virtual meetings are far from perfect and certainly have some key downsides. Yet they offer a chance to connect in a way that was rare to ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

July 22, 2021

Morristown, New Jersey – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...