Roxbury VFW Honors Afghanistan War Vet at Open House

October 22, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Fifty to 100 turned out for Saturday's open house at VFW Post 2833 in Kenvil, an event designed to attract new members.

"The turnout was quite large," said VFW Post 2833 Junior Vice Commander Bob Mederos. He said eight veterans signed up to become new members.

"It's a start," Mederos said. "We have to assess it, evaluate it and come up with ...

Roxbury Football Loses But Fans Open Wallets for Kid With Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School football team was soundly defeated Friday by its opponents from Mount Olive, but there was some good news that came out of the event: More than $11,000 was raised at the game to help a Roxbury child fighting a brain tumor.

After going into halftime with a 14-14 tie, the Gaels lost momentum. Roxbury failed to score in either of the remaining two ...

A Mission for Roxbury Veterans: Attend VFW Post 2833's Open House

ROXBURY, NJ – The members of VFW Post 2833 in Kenvil know all about battles; many survived bullets and bombs in defending America.

But now they’re fighting a battle that has them stymied: A struggle to keep alive their withering organization.

Tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in Kenvil, VFW Post 2833 is on the verge of disappearing due to lack of membership. In what might ...

Roxbury Football to Help 9-Year-Old Battle Brain Tumor

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team will be holding a fundraiser during Friday’s homecoming game for a local boy battling a brain tumor.

The money will help defray medical expenses for 9-year-old Matthew Adonis, a 4th Grade student at Nixon Elementary School, where his twin sister, Madyson, also goes to school. Funds for the child are also being raised through ...

Roxbury Volleyball Digs Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School volleyball team held its annual Dig Pink event on Oct. 16 and raised about $1,200 to help fight breast cancer.

Although the Gaels lost 2-1 to West Morris on the home court, the players felt good about the effort. The Dig Pink game is the biggest event of the volleyball team's season, a night when the Gaels play in honor of former ...

A Rededication of Veteran Plaques in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury officials on Saturday re-dedicated the township's veteran's memorial, a ceremony led by a Bentley University student who conducted research this summer that improved the accuracy and completeness of the plaques at the Horseshoe Lake Park installation.

The student, Jacob Rosenstein, conducted the research while serving as an intern in Roxbury Town ...

Time for Roxbury Rotary Fruit and Pie Sale

ROXBURY, NJ – The annual Roxbury Rotary Club fresh fruit and pie sale is in full swing and Rotarian Steve Alford said this year’s offerings should be better than ever.

“This year we switched to a new fruit vendor,” said Alford. He said the club wasn’t happy with some of the fruit it received during the past two years from a different supplier.

This year, ...

Flanders Baseball/Softball Training Center Holds Fundraiser for Vegas Victims

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A baseball and softball training school in Flanders has announced a Columbus Day fundraiser to aid victims of the tragedy that struck Las Vegas on Oct. 1.

In The Zone Baseball & Softball Academy will be donating 50 percent of all lesson proceeds collected on Oct. 9 to the GoFundMe page set up by Clark County Commission Chair Steve ...

Friday Night Football Game Raffle Has Both Giants and Jets Fans Covered

ROXBURY, NJ - Not all the football-related action will be on the Succasunna gridiron Friday night when Roxbury takes on Morris Knolls. A raffle to benefit the Roxbury High School Competition Cheerleading Team will take place and it will interest fans of the New York Giants or the New York Jets.

"The cheerleaders will be raffling off two amazing items," said ...

Roxbury Band Classic Raises Nearly $2K for Flood Ravaged Texas Band

ROXBURY, NJ – About $1,800 was raised during the recent Roxbury High School Marching Band Classic and it will be donated to a Texas high school band that was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

The money, raised during the Sept. 23 event, will be delivered to Rockport Fulton High School Bands by Roxbury Band Parents Association Treasurer Tom Graf, said the band ...

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Friends of the Roxbury Public Library 2018 Membership Drive - Join Now!

October 19, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Friends of the Roxbury Public Library 2018 Membership Drive and Fundraiser kick-off has begun.

Membership covers the period January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. In addition to knowing that you are supporting a vital part of our community, membership entitles you to attend the Friends-only preview night to our popular fundraiser book sale .

Donations to the ...