Arts & Entertainment

August 3, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - It’s never too hot and humid to think “holidays.” Vendor/crafter registration is now open for Roxbury’s 4th Annual Home for the Holidays street festival scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1.  Go to www.roxburynj.us/holidays to get registration form.  Vendors are encouraged to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In a way, drums brought Emmy Award winning percussionist Emedin Rivera to Roxbury 28 years ago. He was living in a Bronx, N.Y. apartment at the time, a place that didn’t have enough room for all his percussion equipment. Rivera, known for playing drums, congas and other instruments ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - With the smell of diesel in the air, fire trucks lined up this Saturday at Horseshoe Lake Park for the 10th Annual Antique Firetruck Show. The event was hosted by the Antique Fire Association of New Jersey and it brought in faces old and new with trucks decades - for in some cases ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Joseph Soriano, a Succasunna resident and 2012 Roxbury High School graduate, was recently awarded a scholarship to perform with Imperial Brass, the New Jersey-based 28-piece brass ensemble founded in 1991 by Rutgers University alumni. Soriano will be joining Imperial Brass as the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Investor's Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake will be the site for a special performance Sunday by a professional jazz group that includes a Roxbury High School graduate.  The 4 p.m.performance of American jazz by the Joe Davidian Trio (JD3), will be a scholarship fundraiser for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - They came from all over North Jersey to show off their chromed-out, big V8s. By day's end, they'd raised big bucks for a sick boy. The annual North Jersey Street Rod Association (NJSRA) Father's Day Rod Run took place under sunny skies at Horseshoe Lake Park in Roxbury on Sunday.

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong tour boat Miss Lotta tour boat won’t be cruising into Roxbury’s Landing Channel on June 30 as part of its Third Annual Veteran’s Cruise, said its captain today. The much-anticipated visit by the big boat to the channel at the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Arts Alliance will not be trying to collect money at Friday’s 11th Annual Roxbury Township Community Beach Blast, an event that used to be the non-profit group’s biggest fundraiser. In fact, the Alliance will not have any part of the party this time around. Before ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Sixteen Roxbury High School seniors displayed their artistic artwork and skill May 31 at this year’s Annual Senior Art Show. Students showed pieces and answered questions during their open gallery spaces. Seniors featured this year were Daniella Andreotta, Ashley Armstrong, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Eisenhower Middle School Eighth Grade Concert Band recently took first place in a Music Showcase Festival and was awarded Outstanding Section Awards for the trumpet and French Horn sections. The students competed in Class A Concert Band and were rated against four other ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A Ledgewood man who served in the Navy during the Korean War will be the grand marshal of this year's Roxbury Memorial Day Parade, according to the parade committee. The man, Jack Hogan, served from 1949 to 1953, said Michele O'Halloran, who is an assistant to Roxbury Township ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - On an drizzly Sunday morning at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna, rain clouds parted just in time for this year’s Color Fun Run. The event, hosted by the Roxbury Rotary/Interact Club, was conducted in support of Matt Adonis, a fourth grader at Nixon Elementary School who is ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Hexagon Players continues to delight audiences of all ages this spring with their musical production of Bye Bye Birdie, their first production in partnership with Roxbury Arts Alliance at Investors Bank Theater at the Horseshoe Lake Complex in Succasuna. Under the direction of Ray ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School music program nurtures many good players who then have few opportunities to perform locally once they graduate, said local Scout leader Robert Williams. That’s why Williams, a musician who heads the Roxbury Boy Scout Jazz Ensemble, is working to create a ...

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ROXBURY – Saturday's 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party did surprisingly well, despite ominous forecasts that warned of severe weather, said one of the event's organizers. Radar showed a wall of heavy rain marching eastward toward the outdoor event on Saturday morning. A “severe weather” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two Lincoln-Roosevelt School sixth graders,  Antonio Coe and Justin Masi, recently joined more than 100 other talented musicians from the North Jersey area in the North Jersey School Music Association (NJSMA) Elementary Honors Band concert at South Orange Middle School. The efforts ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There’s no plan to change the name, but this year’s Circle Day party in Ledgewood won’t end when daylight fades. Sponsored by Circle Bowl & Entertainment, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, the second annual Circle Day is currently scheduled to start at noon on July 22 and run until 9 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The "Joan and Joni" show scheduled for Saturday at the Roxbury Performing Arts Center has been canceled due to illness, it was announced today. "If you have purchased tickets in advance, the money will be refunded due to uncertainty of reschedule date," said the Roxbury Arts ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Twenty one Roxbury High School students successfully auditioned for the New Jersey All-State Choir last weekend, setting a new record for the high school. The prestigious ensemble is comprised of the top singers across the state of New Jersey. Two of those students, Jacob Wood ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Six choirs from Roxbury High School achieved gold ratings recently at a competition in Washington D.C. Competing in the annual Heritage Festival were the Roxbury Men’s Choir, Melodies, Vocal Jazz, Revelation, Chorale, and Classic Sounds Honors under the direction of Patrick Hachey, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Indoor Percussion took second place in the USBands Championship on April 18 at South Brunswick High School, the highest this group has ever placed in a championship event. The group competes in the competitive Scholastic Regional A Class and are critiqued in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - House of Hamill, the dynamic fiddling duo of Rose Baldino (Burning Bridget Cleary) & Brian Buchanan (Enter the Haggis), will headline an upcoming show at the Roxbury Performing Arts Center in Succasunna. Baldino and Buchanon are accomplished traditional fiddle players as well ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Congratulations to the dance teams at ACCENTS ON DANCE (AOD) located on Route 10 East in Succasunna next to Casella's Pizza. At a recent regional competition, the dance teams, duets and solos took gold in their respective categories. In addition to these awards, they also received ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The main entrance to the Roxbury Township’s Municipal Building has become an art gallery of sorts, thanks to Roxbury students whose efforts are on display there.. Roxbury High School Visual Arts Lead Teacher and Visual Arts Teacher Renee Zengel shared how this came ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The artwork of Roxbury students Julia Malczynski and Jessica Vassoler is currently on display, along with many other creations from young Morris County artists, at the 30th Blackwell Street Artists Annual Art Show in the Morris County Administration and Records Building (floors ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -  Fourteen Roxbury High School Students performed in Pittsburgh, Pa. on March 10 for the American Choral Director’s Association Eastern Division High School Honors Choir. This prestigious ensemble is comprised of the top singers in the northeastern part of the United States. Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Congratulations are in order for sixth-graders Antonio Coe and Justin Masi at Lincoln/Roosevelt School who have been selected to the 2018 NJSMA Region I Elementary Honors Band. Coe (clarinet) and Masi (trombone) were nominated based on exemplary performance and efforts on their ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Even a brief glance over Judy Caruso’s shoulder at the Mount Arlington Dunkin’ Donuts last Tuesday morning would make your head spin. The mishmash of blocks, colors and codes on her laptop looked more like a Picasso painting than an Excel spreadsheet. However, to her it all made ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Golf and libraries tend to be quiet things. Roxbury Public Library Director Radwa Ali wants none of that when the two come together next month. Ali is busy planning for the April 14 “Mini Golf in the Library” fundraising event and she wants the library to be bursting with happy ...

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