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Roxbury Tuba Player Wins Music Scholarship

June 1, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Zachary Solano of Ledgewood, who just completed 11th grade at Roxbury High School, has won the prestigious Hanover Wind Symphony (HWS) summer music scholarship in the senior division.

He will appear as a tuba soloist with the renowned wind band in the fall.

Principal tuba player with the All-State Wind Ensemble and the North Jersey Region Orchestra, the scholarship winner will ...

Roxbury High Schoolers Plan Virtual Book Readings for Kids

ROXBURY, NJ – Some members of the Roxbury High School Interact Club will soon be offering virtual story-telling sessions during which they will read books to children.

The online video sessions, to take place via Google Meet, will occur at 1 p.m. on May 22, May 29 and June 5, all Fridays. “If they go well, we might do it through the end of June,” Interact Club President ...

Homemade Music Video Gives 'Thanks' to Roxbury Educators

ROXBURY, NJ –Roxbury School Board Member Dan Masi and his musically talented wife and children picked up their instruments during Teacher Appreciation Week and recorded a music video as a way of giving thanks to teachers and other school workers.

The YouTube video, which runs two minutes and 37 seconds, shows the Masi family performing the song “Thank You” by English ...

Roxbury Library Receives Library Association Award for Mini Golf Event

ROXBURY, NJ - In recognition of its mini-golf fundraiser events, the Roxbury Public Library was recently named the recipient of the 2020 American Library Association (ALA) Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award.

The annual award is presented to a library organization that exhibited meritorious achievement in carrying out a library financial development project to secure new funding ...

A Weekend of Lake Hopatcong Fun Coming to Roxbury in October

ROXBURY, NJ – The 2020 version of the annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party at Hopatcong State Park in Landing will take place on a weekend in October that will also feature the annual Lake Loop run/paddle/bike event.

The Block Party was supposed to take place May 9 but was canceled in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak. At the time, the non-profit Lake Hopatcong ...

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Little Dog Found in Succasunna

June 3, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - (Update: This dog and its owner have been reunited) A small female dog was found this morning in Succasunna and Roxbury Animal Control Officer Sue Blanchard is looking for its owner.

The gray and white female, with no collar or chip, was found by a newspaper delivery person on Unneberg Avenue, Blanchard said.

She is asking anyone with information about the dog's owners to ...

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Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring NY JETS Legend Marty Lyons

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/05/28/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-ny-jets-legend-marty-lyons/ to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured NY JETS Legend, Marty Lyons.

He not only had a stellar college and NFL career, but in 1982 he created the Marty Lyons Foundation which has granted almost 8,000 wishes to very sick kids.

His ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring Nestor Bedoya, Owner of Chef Fredy's Table

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/05/12/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-nestor-bedoya-owner-of-chef-fredys-table/ to listen to this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured Nestor Bedoya, the co-owner of Chef Fredy's Table in Morristown.

He has done many incredible things to lift up the community and help others in need, including creating the ...

Getting Through the Pandemic: You’ve Got Resources

As we go through the coronavirus pandemic, with its constant threat to personal health and its devastating impact on the economy, it can be hard to find a silver lining. But if there is one, it’s that government agencies, private businesses and nonprofit organizations have contributed, in one way or another, to helping relieve some of the stresses – financial, physical or emotional ...

Why Should You See a Financial Advisor?

The social distancing and stay-at-home orders necessitated by the coronavirus have led many of us to feel isolated. Still, we’ve fought back through social media, “virtual” gatherings and walks in the neighborhood, where we could greet friends and neighbors (from six feet away).

But when you’re dealing with the financial effects of the virus and you’re investing ...

The CARES Act and Your Retirement: What You Need to Know Now

"Rich, like many folks our age, my wife and I have been doing a lot of thinking over the past few weeks as this whole coronavirus situation has played out. It’s a scary time for retired folks like us: in our mid 70s and both with a few underlying health conditions. We’ve been managing our health just fine up until now, but with COVID-19 circulating so freely, we’re a lot ...

Why Do People Buy Annuities?

Annuities are insurance-based financial vehicles that can provide many benefits sought by retirement-minded investors. There are a number of reasons why people buy annuities.

Deferral of taxes is a big benefit, and so is the ability to put large sums of money into an annuity — more than is allowed annually in a 401(k) plan or an IRA — all at once or over a ...

Protect Your Health: Do Not Put Off Important Medical Care

The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient experience.

All care is delivered with strict rules around social distancing, universal mask ...

FirstEnergy Deploys Internal Avian App to Streamline Bird Protection Efforts

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the ...

Roxbury Students Named to Bucknell Dean's List

May 29, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Three Roxbury residents made the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University.

A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. The students are Karly Forker, class of 2022, from Landing; Melissa Ocampo, class of 2020, from Landing and Vincent Antoniello, class of 2022, from ...

Garrett Temples Graduates from Paul Smith's College

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Garrett Temples of Mount Arlington, graduated this month from Paul Smith's College.

Temples earned a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife science from Paul Smith's located in the Adirondacks in upstate New York.

Ledgewood's Boon Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

ROXBURY, NJ - Olivia Boon of Ledgewood was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Boon was initiated at University of Delaware.

Boon is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

Power Up Your Content Marketing on TAPinto Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Businesses and organizations using the TAPinto Roxbury do-it-yourself system to submit material for publication can now also use the system to post a promotion on the popular TAPinto Roxbury Facebook page.

The new feature enables businesses, nonprofits and others who purchase guaranteed publication of a press release, real estate listing, event listing, milestone, ...