Business & Finance

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The developers converting the former Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons has signed contracts with a number of retailers, including Five Below, Ulta Beauty and DSW, it was announced on Wednesday. Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It didn’t take long on Tuesday for the Caterpillar 336E hybrid hydraulic excavator to erase most of the former Walt’s Hardware store in Kenvil, a Roxbury icon that’s stood on Route 46 since the late 1940s. In one day of work, the machine operator reduced the imposing gray structure ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is offering local businesses the opportunity to get their names in front of hundreds of community-minded people next month by becoming sponsors for the annual Lake Loop. The Lake Loop, taking place this year on Oct. 7, is a fundraiser for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) is about to begin a major system upgrade in Roxbury, one that will double the diameter of a gas main running along more than a mile of Route 46. The project - scheduled to begin Aug. 13 and last until the middle or end of November - will take place ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The owners of the Merry Heart senior care center in Succasunna recently received township approval to build an annex on Commerce Boulevard. After hearing extensive testimony, the Roxbury Zoning Board of Adjustment gave the nod to the plan, by Merry Heart principals Blanquita and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Weis Markets recently celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Randolph. The 54,000 square-foot supermarket, which anchors a vacant store front location in the Center Grove shopping plaza, is the company’s sixth location in New Jersey and second in Morris County.  The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Water Company, a family business that started in 1954 and currently serves nearly 3,900 homes and businesses in Roxbury, has agreed to be purchased by another entity, it was announced this week. The Succasunna-based company signed an agreement to be acquired by New Jersey ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J.  -Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed a four-year infrastructure plan today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) aimed at enhancing the reliability and resiliency of its distribution system against severe weather and reducing the frequency and duration ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Boudreau will retire on Dec. 31 and the chamber board has retained a search firm and formed a search committee to find a replacement, said Jack Miller, chairman of the chamber's board of directors. Boudreau has been president of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A plan by Lake's End Marina in Landing to expand its business on property across the road from its current site can proceed, thanks to approvals to be granted by township officials. The Roxbury Zoning Board voted recently to allow the marina to merge several lots on the west side ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — In order to better serve its 14 counties, from Bergen to Ocean, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) has officially relocated from Totowa to Florham Park. The centralized facility will help the organization establish an even deeper presence within the ...

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ROXBURY,  NJ – The owners of the Merry Heart senior care center in Succasunna are seeking township approval to build a nursing home and assisted living facility on Commerce Boulevard between Main Street and  Route 46. Merry Heart principals Blanquita and Maximo Bonifacio want to build the new ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Green leaves, pretty flowers and the sounds of lawnmowers are erasing the bitter memories among Roxbury residents left without power during this year's March snowstorms. But the days without electricity were not forgotten by township officials, who this week hosted a Jersey Central ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There’s no plan to change the name, but this year’s Circle Day party in Ledgewood won’t end when daylight fades. Sponsored by Circle Bowl & Entertainment, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, the second annual Circle Day is currently scheduled to start at noon on July 22 and run until 9 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Fullerton Grounds Maintenance (FGM) got the green light Monday to proceed with its plan to move its headquarters to a site in Kenvil now occupied by a dilapidated former cement plant. The Roxbury Zoning Board voted 5-1 to grant FGM the zoning variances it needs to move forward. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Representatives of a Ledgewood condominium development are fighting a Roxbury company’s plan to move its headquarters to a former cement plant site in Kenvil. The Drakesville at Roxbury Homeowner’s Corp. contends Fullerton Grounds Management’s proposed operation would be noisy, ...

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Launching April 2, New Campaign Highlights the Discrepancy and Empowers Women To Start a Movement New York, N.Y. - Many women may not know it, but, they face inequalities in every purchase of their favorite shampoo, deodorant and other beauty basics. The infamous "Pink Tax" is an added amount ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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