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

March 23, 2017

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

TAPinto.net 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 ...

With "De-Malling" of Ledgewood Mall, Walkers Told To Take a Hike

ROXBURY, NJ - A developer’s plan to “de-mall” the Ledgewood Mall is bad news for people now walking the enclosed structure’s empty, but still heated, corridors for cold weather exercise.

There’s not much that can be done about that, said an engineer designing the mall’s replacement. He noted, however, that the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons will have plenty ...

Mystery Company Seeks Roxbury OK for Global HQ

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 ...

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JCP&L Prepares for Winter Storm Storm With Plan and Additional Crews

March 13, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Food? Check. Water? Check. Shovels? Check. Electricity? Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is monitoring and will continue to monitor the winter storm that is developing along the East Coast.

The company has stated that personnel are prepared to respond should the forecasted heavy snowfall and high winds cause power outages. To prepare for the weather ...