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Mystery Company Seeks Roxbury OK for Global HQ

February 14, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A company - one that doesn’t want to tell Roxbury its name just yet - is hoping to build on Dell Avenue its “international headquarters” and employ up to 100 people in “highly paid” positions, according to letters received by the township.

The mystery company hopes to accomplish this project on a 30-acre parcel at 47 Dell Ave. owned by Ronald ...

Motorcycling Replacing "Weecycling" in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – When it comes to motorcycle shopping in Roxbury it's been a case of lose some, gain some.

On the losing side of the equation: The closure of Trebour Motorcycles, a multi-brand dealership that was on Route 46 in Ledgewood; the demise of Garden State BMW Motorcycles, which was in the building now housing Castle Printing; the shut-down of Legends ...

It's Bottoms Up at Ledgewood's Asian Diner

ROXBURY, NJ - The Asian Diner in Ledgewood on Tuesday welcomed the public to the grand opening of its bar, offering free food and free music.

The 1,000-square-foot area will be used for more than just drinking beer, wine and cocktails, said Asian Diner owner Lily Chen. She said there will be different types of bands playing on Saturday nights, when the tables will be removed so people can ...

Auto Parts Chain Fined for Price Discrepencies

NEWARK – Advance Stores Co., which recently opened an Advanced Auto Parts store in Ledgewood, charged customers more than the amount shown on store displays, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

Although the pricing violations were discovered in 2015, two years before the chain’s Roxbury store on Route 46 opened, Advance Stores agreed to make changes at ...

Roxbury Launches New Website Aimed at Drawing Businesses

ROXBURY, NJ – As promised in November, the Roxbury Township Economic Development Committee (EDC) has launched a website designed to convince businesses that the township is a great place to settle.

The site was designed using “industry best practices,” said EDC member John Wetzel at its unveiling this week during a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting. That means it is easy ...

Roxbury Chamber Doubles Annual Scholarship Amount

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce is doubling the amount of money it will offer as scholarships this year.

The organization did quite well with its 2016 fundraising efforts, which included the popular Taste of Roxbury event, said chamber president Linda Dora. The extra cash will go toward helping the academic careers of two worthy Roxbury residents, she ...

Ledgewood Mall Intersection Upgrade: A "Tremendous Boost" for Roxbury Traffic Flow

ROXBURY, NJ – Developers converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons are planning a major upgrade to the intersection of Route 10 and Mary Louise Avenue, according to plans detailed at a meeting Wednesday.

Plans presented to the Roxbury Planning Board at the meeting show two major changes to the intersection:

Mary Louse Avenue will be widened and there will be two ...

Ledgewood Mall Retrofit Plan Includes Parking Lot Connector Walkway

ROXBURY, NJ – Responding to concerns by Roxbury officials, the developers converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons have agreed to build an enclosed walkway through the center of the main structure that will connect its front and rear parking lots.

Initial plans for the shopping center showed no easy way for those who walk to, or park on, the building's ...

Orthopedic Urgent Care in Roxbury - Open Late and on Weekends

ROXBURY, NJ – It’s a pleasant Sunday morning, you’re playing volleyball in the back yard with the kids and – forgetting you’re not 17 anymore – you jump up to smack that ball.

Instead of feeling the satisfaction of an unanswered spike, you feel the stinging pain of a wounded ankle.

The only good thing about this scenario is that you live in Roxbury. That ...

Roxbury Officials Welcome Legends Ale House

ROXBURY, NJ – As snow fell and the temperature outside stayed at about 19-degrees, Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley and Councilman Dan Kline gave a warm greeting to Legends Ale House on Saturday.

The officials joined the establishment’s co-owner, Andrew Gering, for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting in the rear of the gastropub/sports bar situated in the Roxbury Mall. The 5,000-square-foot ...

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TAPinto Crushes Monthly Readership Record: 809,024 Readers in January 2017

February 6, 2017

TAPinto.net, a network of 61 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, marked the beginning of 2017 with a record month of traffic in January.   

January also marked the launch of TAPinto Newark, which -- out of the gate -- broke the story of a bishop being assaulted in a cathedral in Newark.  The article was picked up by ABC, NBC, CBS, the ...