Roxbury Eagle Scout Praised for VFW Wall Project

February 25, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Roxbury Eagle Scout’s reconstruction of a retaining wall at a VFW post earned him praise this week from the Morris County freeholders.

The Scout, Brian Day of Landing, was presented with a county certificate of achievement by the freeholders, who thanked him for replacing, with a stone wall, the deteriorating railroad tie wall at VFW Post 2833 in Kenvil. The ...

Cancer Surviving, Big-Hearted Roxbury Student Gets Surprise Royal Treatment

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury middle school student who survived cancer, and now works to help other children suffering from illnesses, was treated like a princess Friday with a series of surprises organized by school staffers.

Eisenhower Middle School student Isabella Reilly was stunned when, upon walking outside school after classes, she encountered a stretch limousine and a group of people ...

School "Wear Blue Day" to Help Roxbury Cops Ride Unity Tour

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury police are nearing their goal of raising enough money to send 17 officers to the Police Unity Tour bicycle ride in May, an effort that should get a big boost March 3 when township schools will chip in with a “wear blue day” fundraiser.

As of Wednesday, the department’s Police Unity Tour “team page” showed that nearly $25,000 had been ...

Roxbury Students Help Police Honor Fallen Former Lieutenant

ROXBURY, NJ – Seventeen Roxbury police officers want to honor a departed colleague by riding in an upcoming charity bicycle tour, and students at Roxbury High School today launched an online fundraising campaign to help them do it.

The page, created by the Roxbury High School Interact Club, seeks to raise $10,000, to sponsor the 17 officers hoping to ride in the annual ...

Fundraiser Today at Diner to Help Injured Military

ROXBURY, NJ – A visit today (Feb. 20) to Roxbury Diner can accomplish three things: Satisfy your appetite, show your patriotism and help wounded American service members feel a little better.

The diner, on Route 10 in Succasunna (a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor), has partnered with the local chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for a “Project Patriot” fundraiser ...

Roxbury Children Working to Conquer Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School is working to help conquer cancer with upcoming events.

The school is inviting the community to support the efforts of its students in assisting families going through treatment at Morristown Children’s Oncology Unit by holding a toy drive over the next month for Goryeb Children’s Oncology Unit’s Treasure Box.

The ...

The Randolph Goddard School Gives Back with Book Drive

RANDOLPH, NJ - Throughout the months of January and February, The Goddard School in Randolph (a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor) has been participating in a Book Drive to help collect new and gently used books for the Bridge of Books Foundation.

The school set a personal goal of 1,000 books to be donated to underserved children. Through the generous donations of families they exceeded ...

Roxbury Cop Makes Reluctant Plea for Bike Tour Sponsors

ROXBURY, NJ – To honor a former colleague who died last year while participating in the annual Police Unity Tour bicycle event, 17 members of the Roxbury Police Department are hoping to participate in this year’s ride.

That's more riders than ever before, and that's creating a problem for Roxbury Police Patrolman Silvio Valdes, who’s trying to find sponsors ...

Rotarians Give Checks to Families of Handicapped Roxbury Boys

ROXBURY, NJ – With a little help from its counterparts in Randolph, the Roxbury Rotary Club on Monday gave thousands of dollars to the families of two Roxbury boys with disabilities.

Roxbury Rotary Club President Gary Ribe, joined by Kenvil lawyer Alyssa Greenberg, brought $2,583.50 checks to the parents of Levi Spencer and Jacob Kohner. Most of the money was raised at a Jan. 13 art ...

Watch Some Hoops, Help the Roxbury Food Pantry

ROXBURY, NJ – People headed to the store today for Super Bowl party provisions might consider picking up items for Roxbury Social Service’s Food Pantry. Those who do can bring the stuff to the annual St. Therese Super Bowl Weekend “Hoops for Hope Food Drive.”

Admission to watch the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) basketball games taking place today and Sunday will be ...

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