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Have You Seen Marcel?

October 15, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury residents are asked to keep an eye out for a cat that went missing from its home in Ledgewood on Oct. 7.

The cat, named Marcel, is a 3-year-old neutered male who was last seen in the Willow Walk development.

He is a gray, striped tabby with green eyes. He is not microchipped and he's an indoor cat, according to his owner, Roberta Groner.

Anybody with information ...

Advice & Opinion

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Show about Overcoming Cancer

Click here to watch this past Sunday’s Show which aired on our Facebook live stream discussing overcoming cancer with guest Jim DeSimone. 

Jim’s remarkable courage and strength is truly inspirational!

Each week The Todd Leonard Show features incredible guests ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Show Discussing Feeding the Hungry with Terry Connolly of Nourish.NJ

Click here to watch this past Sunday’s Show which aired on our Facebook live stream talking about feeding the hungry and all of the incredible programs Nourish.NJ provides to those in need.

For over 36 years, each and every day they help lift up our ...

Lessons from Experienced Investors

Those who have lived a long time have done a lot, seen a lot and can teach us a lot. And that’s certainly true when it comes to investing.

Consider some lessons you might learn from experienced investors:

Regulate your emotions. In the investment world, there’s always something coming at us that could sound scary: political flashpoints, economic news, and even those ...

Vote for a Solid Investment Strategy

Election Day is coming soon. As a citizen, you may feel the results will affect many aspects of life in this country. But as an investor, your situation probably won’t change after the votes are counted.

No matter who wins, the financial markets may well show some politically driven volatility, but that often happens around elections, and it typically doesn’t last long. But what ...

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 The money in them accumulates tax deferred until it is withdrawn, typically in retirement.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plan such as a 401(k) are taxed as ordinary income and may be subject to a 10% federal income tax penalty if withdrawn prior to age 59½.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

College Student from Roxbury Gets Scholarship for Overseas Study

September 29, 2020

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,” ...

Two Dozen Roxbury Area Students Make Seton Hall Dean's List

ROXBURY, NJ - Two dozen students from the Roxbury area qualified for the Spring 2020 Dean's List at Seton Hall University in South Orange, according to the school.

"After the close of every semester, undergraduate students completing all courses with a GPA of 3.4, with no grades lower than "C", qualify for the Dean's List," said the university.

The ...

Roxbury H.S. Senior Receives Art School Scholarship

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Senior Alexa Hernandez was recently awarded the Artist of Promise Award to the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford.

She was selected for this merit scholarship via collaboration between Roxbury High School art teachers and the Hartford Art School.

To acknowledge her creative potential, she was selected to receive an $84,000 scholarship to the ...

JCP&L and FirstEnergy Foundation Donate $65,000 to Local New Jersey Police Chiefs Associations to Help Keep Communities Safe

October 23, 2020

JCP&L and FirstEnergy Foundation Donate $65,000 to
Local New Jersey Police Chiefs Associations to Help Keep Communities Safe

Morristown, NJ – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), and the FirstEnergy Foundation recently donated a total of $65,000 to 13 local police chiefs associations throughout JCP&L’s service ...

Why We Walk To End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) - the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Today we say thank you to Andrea and ...