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

May 28, 2020

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 ...

Patriotic of Roxbury and Mt. Arlington Pay Tribute on Memorial Day

ROXBURY, NJ – COVID-19 can be deadly, but so were the bullets and bombs faced by military personnel who died serving the country.

With that in mind, Roxbury area residents - determined to honor slain veterans despite the COVID-19 cancelation of it Memorial Day parades this year – did what they could.

In Kenvil, a small group gathered at VFW Post 2833 for a somber ceremony that ...

Another Gift Card Donation by Roxbury Rotary Club

ROXBURY, NJ - Six days after it donated Shoprite gift cards to Roxbury Social Services, the Roxbury Rotary Club was at it again; this time giving a bunch of the cards to a group representing the township's houses of worship.

On Thursday, Roxbury Rotary Club President Steve Alford presented 43 Shoprite gifts cards to the Roxbury Interfaith Clergy Council. The cards were accepted, on behalf ...

'Cheesy' Video Helps Roxbury Car Buffs Plug Pizza Donation Convoy

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury police, and maybe some fire trucks, will lead a convoy of exotic and custom cars loaded with pizzas as they are delivered Wednesday to medical workers at Morristown Medical Center, said Paul Bellardini, the man making the pies.

Bellardini, the owner of Luigi's Pizza in the Roxbury Mall, said he hopes to deliver about 150 pizzas to the "front line ...

Roxbury Rotary Fights Hunger with Gift Card Donation to Social Services

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Rotary Club recently donated more than $1,000 worth of gift cards to Roxbury Social Services as part of its pledge to eliminate hunger in the township, said club President Steve Alford.

"Roxbury Rotary has set some goals to help make sure no one in Roxbury is going hungry as a result of this COVID-19 virus or for any other reason, Alford said.

He said the ...

Roxbury Might See Military Jet Tribute Flyover on Tuesday

ROXBURY, NJ –  People in Roxbury might get to see New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG) jets pass overhead tomorrow during an “Air Force Salutes Flyover.”

The planes, from the NJANG’s 177th Fighter Wing and 108th Air Refueling Wing are planning to fly over 14 sites across the state as a tribute to medical workers fighting COVID-19. 

While none of the sites ...

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 Video Fights Virus Sadness

ROXBURY, NJ – Hoping to “spread positivity” during a time of coronavirus-induced despair, the Roxbury High School Interact Club recently compiled video clips of uplifting messages submitted by students and some teachers.

Members of the club - Roxbury Rotary’s arm in the high school - wanted to do something to make people feel better, said club president ...

Roxbury's Groner Plans 'Virtual' Marathon to Help COVID Workers

ROXBURY, NJ – Ledgewood resident Roberta Groner, a world-class marathoner, is planning to run a “Virtual Pittsburgh Marathon” past five Bergen County hospitals May 3 to raise money for hospital workers battling COVID-19.

Groner has raised more than $2,000 so far through a GoFundMe site. On the page, the Pittsburgh area native and former hospital nurse, who now ...

Roxbury School Club to Launch Food Drive During COVID

ROXBURY, NJ - The Nixon Elementary School Early Act Club will be collecting food items to help Roxbury Social Services during the COVID-19 crisis.

The collection will take place in front of the school, at 275 Mt. Arlington Blvd. in Landing, on Thursday, April 30, with a rain date of May 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nixon Early Act advisor Kerry Hamberger will be in her car to ...


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Have You Seen Prince?

May 18, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Township residents are being asked to keep an eye out for a cat that went missing Sunday in the Poet's Peak section of Ledgewood.

"Prince" was last seen sometime after 11 p.m. near Conkling Road, around the corner from his home on Cooper Drive. "He's an indoor cat, very timid and shy," said owner Valerie Swan. "He is also groomed like a ...

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

Click here 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 ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring Nestor Bedoya, Owner of Chef Fredy's Table

Click here to listen to this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured Nestor Bedoya, the co-owner of Chef Fredy's Table in Morristown.

He has done many incredible things to lift up the community and help others in need, including creating the ...

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 ...

How Should You Put Recovery Payment to Work?

You may have received, or soon will receive, a payment from the government as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. How can you make the best use of what you receive?

First, here’s what to expect: If you file taxes as a single person, you’re eligible for a one-time payment of up to $1,200, but this amount decreases if your adjusted gross ...

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 ...

Roxbury Students Named to Bucknell Dean's List

May 29, 2020

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.

Ledgewood's Boon Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

ROXBURY, NJ - Olivia Boon of Ledgewood was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Boon was initiated at University of Delaware.

Boon is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by ...

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, ...