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From Pizza Hut to Hair Cuts; Roxbury Salon Readies to Move

January 11, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – A hair salon in the former Ledgewood Mall is changing its name and moving to a nearby building that last served as a Pizza Hut.

The Cutting Crew salon will become Lemon Tree Salon when it occupies the former restaurant at 301 Route 10 in Ledgewood in several months. Cutting Crew Manager Brenda Morales said the move is expected to take place in February or ...

Recycling Market Crash Hits Roxbury; Blue Diamond Bills Town

ROXBURY, NJ – The company that collects garbage and recycling in Roxbury says it’s being financially crushed by the collapse of the recyclables market and it wants the township to help cover the cost.

The company, Blue Diamond Disposal, is paid $164,460 per month by the township for trash and recycling pick-up. However, in late December, it billed Roxbury an additional $6,377 - to ...

No Boost in Water Rates Planned as Roxbury Water Co is Sold

ROXBURY, NJ – The sale of Roxbury Water Company to New Jersey American Water, announced in July, is now complete, and the new company said it has no plans to raise rates.

The acquisition was approved Dec. 18 by the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU), said New Jersey American Water in a statement.

The approval means the nearly 4,000 Roxbury residents who got their water from Roxbury ...

Not Worth Saving; Wrecking Ball in Future for Ledgewood Walmart

ROXBURY, NJ – A plan to create a Walmart “Supercenter” in Ledgewood entails more than just retrofitting and expanding the current structure. It will require starting from scratch, according to public records.

In documents filed with the Roxbury Planning Board, developers converting the former Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons said the current Walmart would be ...

Faster Fast Food for Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Big Mac lovers in Roxbury can look forward to some big-time improvements at the McDonald’s on Route 10.

McDonald’s Corp. of Chicago wants to upgrade the Succasunna store, situated near the Roxbury Mall at 249 Route 10 East. It’s application for the proposed improvements is being heard by the Roxbury Planning Board.

The company is seeking minor site-plan ...

Roxbury Chamber Picks Nick Wunner as Business Person of Year

ROXBURY, NJ - Civil engineer Nick Wunner was named the 2018 Earl J. Chrystal Memorial Business Person of the Year on Wednesday by The Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Wunner, who owns Wunner Engineering Associates, of Succasunna, currently serves as the Chamber's president. He was chosen by the Chamber's board of directors.

"We've had quite a few folks who ...

Super-Modern Supercenter Planned for Roxbury Walmart

ROXBURY, NJ - Walmart Inc. wants to upgrade and expand its store at the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury, converting it into a more modern “supercenter” that would include drive-through grocery pickup lanes.

The project would be aligned with the ongoing retrofitting of the mall into a new shopping center called The Shops at Ledgewood Commons, an effort that ...

Patriotism Spurs Roxbury Businessman to Raise Old Glory

ROXBURY, NJ – The owner of a Roxbury auto body shop is inviting the public to attend the dedication of a new flagpole he recently installed at his business.

Ed Korpos, who owns Ken’s Auto Body on Route 46 in Ledgewood (a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor), will host the Dec. 1 event scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

The Roxbury native, who began working at the shop when he was 18, said he wanted ...

Legends Ale House in Roxbury Calls it Quits

ROXBURY, NJ - Legends Ale House, a sports bar and restaurant in Succasunna, closed its doors last week, a demise that came less than three years after it opened for business.

The closing came as a surprise to employees, according to Jackie Sannipoli, a Roxbury resident who worked there as a waitress. She said restaurant manager Lora Caldi texted the staff on Oct. 22 to tell them ...

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