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Lost Dog in Port Morris

February 18, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ - The public is being asked to look out for a dog that was last seen in Port Morris on Tuesday.

The dog, an Airedale terrier named Prima, escaped from her leash on Center Street and ran toward the railroad tracks, according to a social media post by her owner. The owner said the dog is very friendly.

The number to call, if you see Prima, is 862-268-3622.

Make sure you ...

Advice & Opinion

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 ...

Timeless Subway Tile Flooring, Backsplashes & Patterns

When it comes to home renovation, many trends have a fairly short shelf life. Eventually what was once popular begins to fade and make way for the newest designs and subway tile colors. kitchen, and bathroom subway tile patterns, however, do not fall victim to that cycle. Its popularity stays constant and the tile itself remains timeless.

Ubiquitous, classic and easy to work with, colored ...

COVID19: Vitamin D and the Sunshine at the End of the Tunnel

As a pediatric orthopaedist, I regularly discuss bone health with my patients, expounding on the multitude of benefits of vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a cheap, easily available nutrient that impacts bone quality and is known to boost immunity, which is especially relevant as we try to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is profoundly interesting is ...

Tropical Storm Isaias Update

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities continue restoration efforts for customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. Service has been restored to approximately 566,000 JCP&L customers – more than 72% of the 788,000 customers impacted by the storm.

More than 8,000 utility personnel from JCP&L, other ...

URI Students From Roxbury Area Named to Fall 2020 Dean's List

March 2, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ -- The University of Rhode Island announced that 11 students from the Roxbury area made its Fall 2020 Dean's List.

Alexis Amendolaro of Flanders 

Ellie DeVos of Flanders 

Bridget Doherty of Succasunna 

Allie Kifyak of Flanders

Meghan Lance of Wharton 

Carly Longtine of Mt Arlington 

Jack Malczynski of Flanders

Ashley Pizza of ...

Roxbury HS Second Marking Period Honor Rolls

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School announces the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2020/2021 school year.

Students must have earned all grades 90 or above on their second marking period report cards to qualify for high honor roll and students must have earned all grades 80 or above on their second marking period report cards to ...

Much Too Little and Far Too Late!

February 22, 2021

As the Governor sits on his platform of hierarchy and briefs the citizens of the State of New Jersey on the ongoing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, he references the safety and well-being of our youth and their education.

While talking out of one side of his mouth, he is funding school districts with federal taxpayers' money and out of the other side - where the microphone ...

Rilee, Crowley, DeFillippo Run for Reelection in Roxbury

March 2, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ - Jim Rilee, Mark Crowley and Bob DeFillippo today announced they are running for reelection to the three at-large seats on the Roxbury Township Council.  

“Now, more than ever, Roxbury needs the experience, fiscal discipline, and leadership that our team brings to the Council,” the trio said in announcing the start of their reelection ...