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Ledgewood Mall Developers Get OK for Macy's Wrecking Ball

November 3, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – The owners of the former Ledgewood Mall received township approval this week to begin demolishing the former Macy’s store, the first step in their long-awaited plan to convert the failed mall into the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons shopping center.

The demolition permit, issued Wednesday, allows contractor DAS Group of Rockaway to begin the $250,000 removal of the ...

Company Eyes Roxbury Site on Hopatcong for Kayak, Canoe and Paddleboard Rentals

ROXBURY, NJ – A company that rented personal watercraft on Roxbury’s Horseshoe Lake this summer is considering the same type of operation for Lake Hopatcong in Landing.

The company, Ramsey Outdoor, is thinking about renting kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards on a small peninsula next to Lake’s End Marina, land Roxbury plans to lease from the state and ...

Roxbury Medical Office Stung by 'No License' Charge Against Doctor

ROXBURY, NJ – A former doctor, whose license was stripped in 2004 after a drug possession conviction, was practicing medicine in Roxbury and his boss knew it, authorities said Tuesday.

The former doctor, Paramjit Singh, was charged with one count of third-degree practicing medicine without a license, said Warren County Prosecutor Richard Burke. Singh was one of the staff at Medical Care ...

Fullerton's Big Plan: New Life for a Vacant Roxbury 'Eyesore'

ROXBURY, NJ – A former cement plant in Kenvil that’s been unused for a decade, and is now a graffiti-covered, dilapidated “eyesore,” would be cleaned up and converted into the new home for a local company, under plans being reviewed by the township.

If it receives approval for the project, Fullerton Grounds Maintenance would relocate to the 77 Hillside Ave.

Roxbury Officials Privately Ponder Legalities of Courting Amazon for Hercules Tract

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials met behind closed doors this week to discuss the legal ramifications of joining the throng of other municipalities across the nation courting Amazon, Inc. to be the site of the mega-retailer's proposed second American headquarters.

The former Hercules Powder Co. site in Roxbury is 1,200 acres, is close to an interstate highway, has access to ...

Roxbury Chamber Had Them Lined Up For Its 5th Annual Yard Sale

ROXBURY, NJ - The parking lot at Roxbury's Horseshoe Lake Park was teeming with bargain hunters Saturday eager to get to the 5th Annual Community Yard Sale sponsored by The Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Always a popular event, this year's version was even more successful due to the spectacular weather that kept potential buyers streaming in all day.  Yard Sale ...

Sam Maddali: A Rotary Leader With Global Reach

ROXBURY, NJ – This is the year Sam Maddali finally agreed to be named president of the Roxbury Rotary Club.

He’d resisted two decades of prodding by the Rotarians. He was an active club member – giving generously and participating in many Rotary functions and fundraisers. But Maddali steadfastly resisted being crowned the Big Kahuna of the Roxbury Rotary ...

Roxbury Car Shop Seeks Generous Person Who Needs a Better Car

ROXBURY, NJ – Knight’s Automotive Repair of Roxbury is again seeking nominees for the annual Wheels to Prosper program in which a refurbished used car is given to an altruistic person who needs a new set of wheels.

The Ledgewood shop, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, hopes to get nominees by Sept. 30, said co-owner Nancy Knight. The vehicle will be donated before the end of the ...

Standard Tile Manager Helps Roxbury Food Pantry, Teaches Sons

ROXBURY, NJ - After a month of collecting donations for the Roxbury Food Pantry, it came time for Standard Tile of Roxbury store manager Brandon Curtis to deliver the items to Roxbury Social Services.

That’s when the food drive, already a good deed, also became an educational opportunity.

Instead of just driving the bags over to the Food Pantry alone, Curtis grabbed his sons – ...

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JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Winter Weather

November 14, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In preparation for winter, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area.  

Winter’s cold temperatures can produce increased demand for electricity, and heavy snow and wind have the potential to cause ...