Freight Trains Through Roxbury Get New Operator

May 25, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The company that has managed local freight rail service through Roxbury for three decades will be replaced at the end of June, Morris County announced today.

In a statement, the Morris County freeholders said they decided to oust the Morristown & Erie Railway (M&E) as the operator of the county-owned Dover & Rockaway, High Bridge Branch and Chester Branch ...

Roxbury Approves Towne Toyota Upgrades

ROXBURY, NJ – The Towne Toyota car dealership in Ledgewood will be expanded and made “more aesthetically pleasing” under a proposal approved Monday by Roxbury officials.

The most visible change to the Route 46 dealership will be a new, white, red and silver façade on the building. It’s an upgrade required by Toyota to bring Towne Toyota in compliance with other ...

Roxbury Mulls Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard Rentals on Horseshoe Lake

ROXBURY, NJ – Visitors to Roxbury’s Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna would be able to navigate the picturesque pond on rented canoes, kayaks and paddleboards as soon as next month if a plan is approved by town officials.

The township has issued a request for proposals (RFP) from companies interested in renting the personal watercraft. It set a date of May 3 for ...

Knight's Automotive Repair Earns Angie's List Super Service Award

ROXBURY, NJ - Knight's Automotive Repair, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, has earned the coveted 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award reflecting an exemplary year of customer service.

Winning this award for 2016 is particularly significant as Angie’s List (the premier consumer review service) experienced unprecedented member growth.

“Companies that can meet higher ...

Alliance for Action Names Jersey Central Power & Light Power Project “Leading Infrastructure Project in New Jersey”

The New Jersey Alliance for Action named a Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, transmission line project one of “New Jersey’s Leading Infrastructure Projects” at its annual award recognition ceremony on Feb. 10.

The $48-million transmission line project from Manalapan to Hightstown, New Jersey, earned the honor because of its success in ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

"George to the Rescue" TV Team Unveils Roxbury Home Upgrade

ROXBURY, NJ – The crew of the “George to the Rescue” television program on Monday unveiled the improvements it made, using local contractors, at the Succasunna home of Levi Spencer, a boy born with spina bifida.

As Roxbury police blocked off a section of Condit Street, a crowd that included those contractors - as well as public officials - gathered at the Spencer home for the ...

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More Than 35 Kids Attend "Take Your Child to Work Day" at Morristown Hospital

May 1, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The annual Atlantic Health System ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ event was held April 27. Employees' children between the ages of seven and 11 learned what their parents do at work as well as met some Atlantic Health System community partners.

“Take Your Child To Work Day is an opportunity for us to inspire future health care ...