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Roxbury Parents Asked to Weigh-in on School Plans for Fall

June 4, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Parents of Roxbury students are being asked how they feel about having their kids ride on school buses and return to classrooms in the fall.

The opinions are sought in a 3-question survey that must be answered by tomorrow (June 5).

Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic said administrators “have begun designing multiple scenarios for the 2020-2021 school ...

Signs of Support for Roxbury High School Seniors Robbed by a Virus

ROXBURY, NJ – People driving down Bryant Drive to Roxbury High School are now greeted with a long line of signs showing the faces of the school’s 2020 graduating seniors.

It is a dramatic display that school principal Dominick Miller characterized as “a small gesture.” But it’s really not very small.

The display includes about 310 signs carefully installed ...

Roxbury High School's Virtual Rox-THON Streaming Live on Friday

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School's sixth annual Rox-THON fundraiser for children with pediatric cancer, canceled in March a day before it was supposed to take place, is rescheduled to happen - albeit virtually - on Friday.

Starting at 7 p.m., the YouTube live stream will feature interactive trivia games, a live DJ, prize giveaways and live speakers impacted by ...

Graduations Can Start July 6; Ceremonies May be Split for Social Distancing

TRENTON, NJ - Facing increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing orders.

The graduation ceremonies, Murphy said, will be permitted to begin July 6 as long as they comply ...

CCM to Conduct Online Commencement Ceremony

RANDOLPH, NJ – Since County College of Morris (CCM) is not able to hold an in-person commencement ceremony this year, the college will provide the Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration June 12, at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

This year’s commencement was originally scheduled for May 22, but with the college’s move to a remote teaching and learning ...

Bringing Smiles is Goal of 'Adopt a Roxbury High School Senior' Group

ROXBURY, NJ – The organizers of the “Adopt a Senior 2020” Facebook group hope the effort will “bring a smile” to the faces of Roxbury High School seniors whose graduation ceremonies have been waylaid by the coronavirus.

The Facebook group, administered by Elaine Weinacker and Dana Guberman Taggart, provides a way for people to ...

Murphy Offers Ray of Hope for Those Wanting In-Person School Commencement Ceremonies

TRENTON, NJ - After New Jersey state officials recently told residents that in-person commencement ceremonies were not in the cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy offered a ray of hope to those hoping that actual in-person graduation events could happen at some point in the coming summer months.

Near the conclusion of his daily New Jersey COVID-19 ...

Roxbury Kindergarten Registration Continues During COVID Closures

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury school district is continuing Kindergarten registration for the 2020/2021 school year during COVID-19 school closures.

Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2020 to participate. Click here for more information regarding Roxbury's Entrance Age Policy (P5112). If there are any questions regarding the policy or procedure, please reach ...

Nixon School Club Holds Bountiful Food Drive for Roxbury Social Services

ROXBURY, NJ - Nixon Elementary School’s Early Act Club last week held its rescheduled Food Drive to help Roxbury Social Services during the COVID-19 crisis.

Nixon Early Act has been busy both in the regular school year and during these Flexible Instruction Days as it is coming at the heels of the Merry Heart drawings and card drive it held a few weeks ago.

For the food ...

Roxbury Schools to Remain Closed, Sports Canceled

ROXBURY, NJ - Initially closed March 16 in reaction to COVID-19 concerns, Roxbury's schools will stay that way, it was announced today.

In his "coronavirus briefing," Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all New Jersey schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year. "We have a single goal in mind: the safety and well-being of our children, and of ...

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Little Dog Found in Succasunna

June 3, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - (Update: This dog and its owner have been reunited) A small female dog was found this morning in Succasunna and Roxbury Animal Control Officer Sue Blanchard is looking for its owner.

The gray and white female, with no collar or chip, was found by a newspaper delivery person on Unneberg Avenue, Blanchard said.

She is asking anyone with information about the dog's owners to ...

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Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring Linda Graziano, Canvas of Hope

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/06/02/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-linda-graziano-canvas-of-hope/ to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured Linda Graziano, who founded Canvas of Hope to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which provides vitally important research, advocacy and support to those facing blood ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring NY JETS Legend Marty Lyons

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/05/28/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-ny-jets-legend-marty-lyons/ to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured NY JETS Legend, Marty Lyons.

He not only had a stellar college and NFL career, but in 1982 he created the Marty Lyons Foundation which has granted almost 8,000 wishes to very sick kids.

His ...

Getting Through the Pandemic: You’ve Got Resources

As we go through the coronavirus pandemic, with its constant threat to personal health and its devastating impact on the economy, it can be hard to find a silver lining. But if there is one, it’s that government agencies, private businesses and nonprofit organizations have contributed, in one way or another, to helping relieve some of the stresses – financial, physical or emotional ...

Why Should You See a Financial Advisor?

The social distancing and stay-at-home orders necessitated by the coronavirus have led many of us to feel isolated. Still, we’ve fought back through social media, “virtual” gatherings and walks in the neighborhood, where we could greet friends and neighbors (from six feet away).

But when you’re dealing with the financial effects of the virus and you’re investing ...

The CARES Act and Your Retirement: What You Need to Know Now

"Rich, like many folks our age, my wife and I have been doing a lot of thinking over the past few weeks as this whole coronavirus situation has played out. It’s a scary time for retired folks like us: in our mid 70s and both with a few underlying health conditions. We’ve been managing our health just fine up until now, but with COVID-19 circulating so freely, we’re a lot ...

Why Do People Buy Annuities?

Annuities are insurance-based financial vehicles that can provide many benefits sought by retirement-minded investors. There are a number of reasons why people buy annuities.

Deferral of taxes is a big benefit, and so is the ability to put large sums of money into an annuity — more than is allowed annually in a 401(k) plan or an IRA — all at once or over a ...

Protect Your Health: Do Not Put Off Important Medical Care

The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient experience.

All care is delivered with strict rules around social distancing, universal mask ...

FirstEnergy Deploys Internal Avian App to Streamline Bird Protection Efforts

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the ...

Three from Roxbury Make East Stroudsburg University Dean's List

June 5, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Three studens from Roxbury were among the 1,802 students named to the spring semester Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

The students are Marc Bain, an English major from Ledgewood, Gabrielle Keuscher, a Special Education/Early Child major from Ledgewood and Alexandra ...

Roxbury Students Named to Bucknell Dean's List

ROXBURY, NJ - Three Roxbury residents made the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University.

A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. The students are Karly Forker, class of 2022, from Landing; Melissa Ocampo, class of 2020, from Landing and Vincent Antoniello, class of 2022, from ...

Garrett Temples Graduates from Paul Smith's College

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Garrett Temples of Mount Arlington, graduated this month from Paul Smith's College.

Temples earned a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife science from Paul Smith's located in the Adirondacks in upstate New York.

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

Power Up Your Content Marketing on TAPinto Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Businesses and organizations using the TAPinto Roxbury do-it-yourself system to submit material for publication can now also use the system to post a promotion on the popular TAPinto Roxbury Facebook page.

The new feature enables businesses, nonprofits and others who purchase guaranteed publication of a press release, real estate listing, event listing, milestone, ...