Joe's Pizzeria in Roxbury Celebrates Five Decades in Kenvil

March 19, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Sunday afternoon visitors to Joe’s Pizzeria and Restaurant in Kenvil might have thought the place had a real Italian family vibe going on.

If so, they were right.

Friday marked the 50th anniversary of the popular pizza place on Route 46. Owner Larry Faraci and his wife, Kristin, celebrated on Sunday by throwing a party for their family. They put up some balloons ...

Volunteers Needed for Fifth Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party

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 perfect sense.

Caruso has the unenviable task of lining up 200 ...

Ledgewood Commons Asks State to OK Route 10 Work

ROXBURY, NJ – The company converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons has asked the state to approve its plan to modify Route 10 to accommodate the project.

The plans, sent to the state Department of Transportation (DOT), comply with an August request by the Roxbury Township Council that a proposed left-turn lane on westbound Route 10 be significantly longer than ...

Roxbury Body Shop Plans Property Facelift

ROXBURY, NJ – A body shop in Kenvil wants to substantially improve the appearance of its property and is asking Roxbury officials for permission.

Among the changes being proposed by C&L Auto Body and Towing on Route 46 is the removal of a house at the front of the property, conversion of another house – at the rear of the site – into a vehicle storage ...

Circle Bowl in Roxbury Plans to 'Keep it Fresh'

ROXBURY, NJ – Although they only recently completed a $5 million upgrade, the owners of Circle Bowl and Entertainment in Ledgewood are planning new things for the establishment, including an expansion of its arcade room.

The announcement was made Wednesday to members of the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber members gathered at Circle Bowl for the group’s monthly lunch ...

'Landmark' Roxbury Garden Center Closes; New Operators Possible

ROXBURY, NJ – Dering’s Garden Supply, a fixture of the Route 10 corridor in Succasunna, has shut down after more than six decades in business.

Dering’s, a popular source for plants, flowers, Christmas Trees and many other necessities for those with green thumbs, announced the closure earlier this month.

“After 65 years of business we will be retiring and closing ...

Hopatcong Block Party Open to Sponsors and Vendors

ROXBURY, NJ - Winter’s chill may be keeping people huddled inside their homes for now, but there’s no freeze on plans for a celebration designed to help thousands of Lake Hopatcong area neighbors warm back up in the spring.

The Fifth Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party, at Hopatcong State Park in Landing, is scheduled for May 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by the Lake ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Roxbury News

ROXBURY, NJ – Facebook is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information they find relevant said Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and businesses is a ...

Gas Company Gives $50K to Help Launch Roxbury Affordable Housing Project

ROXBURY, NJ - Money being donated by New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) will help Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHfH) break ground on an affordable housing complex it plans to build in Succasunna, it was announced today.

The project, being built on the former Roxbury Department of Public Works site on Main Street, will have 12 townhouse units that MHfH will sell to qualified, first-time homebuyers.

A Few Days Left to Pre-Pay 2018 Roxbury Property Taxes

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury residents can pre-pay their 2018 property taxes by Dec. 31, a move that might be a smart one due to recent changes in federal tax law.

“The tax overhaul plan approved by Congress last week has many wondering if they should pre-pay their 2018 property taxes,” said a press release from Roxbury Township Manager John Shepherd. “The Township of Roxbury ...

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Shop Tours for Scouts at Dezine Line in Ledgewood

March 15, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - One of our favorite things we do at Dezine Line in Ledgewood is offering tours to the local Girl Scout troops. We've done these since 1990 and must have seen 1,000 kids come thru. We have also had a few Boy Scouts and home school groups here as well!

The kids see how everything is done, step by step, and finish by printing their own tee shirts.

They have a blast ...