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May 20, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – A hot weekend is in store for Roxbury, one that also includes many events both outdoors and inside. Temperatures are expected to be in the 90s on both Saturday and Sunday, and thunderstorms are possible. But those storms are not likely to hit early enough to affect one of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Six choirs, three bands and an orchestra from Roxbury High School traveled to Williamsburg, Va. last weekend to compete in the World Strides’ Heritage Festival. The competing choirs were Roxbury Glee Club, Melodies, Vocal Jazz, Revelation, Classic Sounds Honors and the Festival ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In an effort to raise money to bury some of their colleagues - who died from food poisoning due to the inept cooking of Sister Julia, Child of God - the surviving nuns of the Little Sisters of Hoboken are raising money through a talent show in Roxbury. The show, at the Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Volunteers are needed to help kick off the summer season and celebrate all facets of Lake Hopatcong life at the annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party. The lakeside event will take place May 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Hopatcong State Park in Landing. It brings visitors together with ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Almost 4,000 people gathered in Succasunna on June 14, 2019 for the 12th Annual Roxbury Township Beach Blast. A year later, there was nobody; the free festival at Horseshoe Lake Park, a welcome-to-summer event that culminates with fireworks over Horseshoe Lake, was a cancelation ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury will do something in May it hasn’t done since 2019: Honor its veterans with a Memorial Day Parade. Canceled in 2020 due to the rise of COVID-19 and shelved again last year – although a Memorial Day Ceremony did take place – the parade is scheduled to take place May 30 and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Performing Arts Department presentation of Mamma Mia! the musical starts today with a 7 p.m. performance, followed by performances Friday and Saturday. The Friday performance will take place at 7 p.m. and Saturday's will happen at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Photographer Brian Klutch describes his collection of Lake Hopatcong images, taken with a drone over a 4-year-period, as being “a love letter” to the lake. Klutch wants to share that love with others who feel the same, so he’s been donating copies of the book to lakefront ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There’s still time for local performers to sign-up for the Roxbury Arts Alliance (RAA) 2022 talent show and the organization is urging the talented to take the plunge. The second annual “March Medley,” described by the RAA as “a celebration of the performing arts,” will take place ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Silver Starlite Orchestra’s upcoming show in Roxbury takes place on Super Bowl Sunday. But that doesn’t mean local fans of both great music and great touchdowns have to make a choice. The show at the Roxbury Performing Arts Center/Investors Bank Theater in Succasunna will run ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Arts Alliance (RAA) is holding auditions next month for its second in-house production, the Dan Goggin musical comedy Nunsense, said RAA Dramatic Program Director Michael Schroeder. The auditions will be by appointment only and will take place Feb 19 and Feb. 20. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Four student musicians from Roxbury High School were recently accepted into the prestigious North Jersey School Music Association Region 1 Band. Auditions for the band took place Jan. 8. About 300 students competed to earn a seat in one of two honors, and the orchestra’s wind and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Six members of the Roxbury High School choir successfully auditioned recently for the North Jersey Music Association Region High School Honors Choir and will perform with it next month. The ensemble is composed of the top high school singers from across Northern New ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The holiday lights display at the Succasunna home of the Katz family took the "gold medal" in this year's Roxbury Recreation Department holiday lighting contest, a competition decided by votes on Facebook. The display at 56 Parkview Drive includes up to 60,000 lights, said ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Having fun with an annual tradition, Roxbury High School choir singers on Thursday performed for the Roxbury Rotary Club and cajoled its members into making donations. The festive performance took place inside the Investors Bank Theater/Roxbury Performing Arts Center following a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Musician Ray Anderson is no stranger to the adult side of the rock scene; he’s performed around the world with some of the genre’s most famous grownups – including Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf and Chuck Berry. But when he comes to Roxbury on Saturday to perform as “Mr.

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(Note date change) ROXBURY, NJ – Members of the Roxbury Interact Club are hoping the high school auditorium is full of happy kids Dec. 16 for a “holiday movie night” to benefit Roxbury Social Services. The film, being sponsored by Roxbury Public Library, will be the 2018 animated Christmas ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - If variety is the spice of life, the Roxbury Arts Alliance is making life pretty spicy this weekend as it presents a concert featuring the music of Lionel Ritchie on one day and a crystal singing bowl meditation session on the next. The Saturday show, at Investors Bank Theater in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Santa is coming to Roxbury in December, and he's looking forward to being photographed with kids at "Santa Land" in Succasunna. A favorite part of Roxbury’s “Home for the Holidays” festival, Santa Land will take place inside the Roxbury Public Library, 103 Main Street, on Saturday, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — There came a day, back in seventh grade, when singing impressionist Rich Genoval Aveo was approached by one of the teachers he’d been imitating. His first thought: His antics had finally caught up with him; he was in hot water. As a kid, Aveo loved to imitate teachers and school ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Canceled last year due to COVID-19, the annual Roxbury Home for the Holidays street festival is returning this year, minus one thing: The street. Instead of featuring vendors, exhibits and performers outside on Main Street in Succasunna, this year's installment of Home for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Dress rehearsals ended last night for Roxbury Arts Alliance's first in-house play — The Cemetery Club — and the all-local cast seemed confidently ready for tonight's first public performance. The 8 p.m. show at the Investors Bank Theater in Succasunna will be one of five. The play ...

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ROXBURY, NJ ­– A County College of Morris (CCM) student who lives in Roxbury was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship for her photography, said the college. The student, Sydney Thumser, of Landing, joined Mount Olive resident are Isoline Grant in being the first recipients of the Jim Del ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — If Roxbury High School graduates Rebecca Wood and Katlen Weng felt insecure about diving into the world of book publishing, they could have heeded the lesson learned by Tony Toucan. Tony, the main character in an illustrated book for children published Aug. 21 by Wood and Weng, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury High School's Roxbury Classic Sounds Honors choir was recently selected as one of only 18 choirs to perform at the 2022 American Choral Directors Association Eastern Division Conference, said the school. The choir choices were based on three years of recordings that passed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The organizers of Saturday's Olde Suckasunny Day, and those who attended the street fair, were blessed with warm, sunny weather that brought out a nice crowd to Main Street in Succasunna. "It was a beautiful day," said Roxbury Public Library Director Radwa Ali. "We couldn't have ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The New Jersey Marching Band Director’s Association is proud to present the 12th Annual Roxbury High School Marching Band Classic on Sept. 25 at Roxbury High School.  After a very stressful few months, they are very excited to present live music again to Roxbury. Please join in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - After skipping a year, thanks to you-know-what, Olde Suckasunny Day returns to Roxbury today.  Visit Main Street in Succasunna from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enjoy a down-home street fair that's been taking place since 1987. To see today's schedule, click here.

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ROXBURY, NJ — One more Roxbury tradition shelved last year by COVID-19 is back on track: the strange, creepy, weird and silly Halloween House of Succasunna. Canceled in 2020, the hugely popular front-yard display by Alcott Way resident Craig Heard and his family will take place Oct. 31 with some ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — President Theodore Roosevelt came through Morris County on a whistle-stop tour in 1904. In 2021, residents can get a taste of what that was like through a TR one-man show to be presented by the Roxbury Historic Trust, Roxbury Public Library and Roxbury Township Historical Society ...

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