Sowing the Seeds of Leadership: Two Roxbury Students Succeed at 3-Day Rotary Session

June 23, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury High School juniors this week thanked the Roxbury Rotary Club for choosing them to participate in a 3-day youth leadership program that took place at Drew University in Madison.

The students, Jess Grenott and Emily Mayor, attended the club’s weekly luncheon on June 22 and said the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) they appreciated being sent to the June 17, ...

Franklin Early Act Recognized at Roxbury Rotary

ROXBURY, NJ - Franklin School’s Early Act Club was honored recently by the Roxbury Rotary Club.

The 44-member group was recognized for all its hard work this year including raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Social Services, the Relief Bus and the Little Libraries Program in addition to cleaning and maintaining Franklin School’s outdoor ...

A 'Massive Success,' Roxbury Color Fun Run Raises $12,000

ROXBURY, NJ – The June 11 Roxbury Color Fun Run raised about $12,000, money that will be used by the Kindness for Christopher organization to help fund projects in Roxbury, said Roxbury Rotary Club member Steven Alford.

Kindness for Christopher, formed by Chris and Laura Tyrpak D’Amico in 2015 after their 10-year-old son, Christopher, died in a Lake Hopatcong boating accident, ...

Roxbury 15-Year-Old Organizes Benefit Concert for Classmate Whose House Burned

ROXBURY, NJ – When Roxbury High School freshman Adam Reingold heard that his classmate’s house burned down, he knew he had to do something to help.

So the 15-year-old Succasunna resident became the organizer of an outdoor concert that will raise money for that classmate, Madison Maresca, and for her family. The Marescas lost their Landing home in a fire  on May ...

Roxbury Color Fun Run Offer: Tell a Kindness Story to Win Free Dinner

ROXBURY, NJ – Did you do something nice for somebody this year just because you felt like it? Do you know somebody who did such a random act of kindness?

You, or that other nice person, could win a $25 gift certificate to Longhorn Steakhouse just by telling us about that sweet behavior and by signing up for this weekend’s Color Fun Run, an event that will raise money for the ...

Still Time to Help Former Roxbury Cancer Survivor's Give Back Effort

ROXBURY, NJ – It’s never too late to donate to a good cause unless that cause is the annual Layups 4 Life charity basketball tournament and the date is June 15.

“We are officially closing the door on our 2017 fundraising efforts on Wendesday June 14,” said a June 4 announcement from former Roxbury resident Dan Exter, the creator of the 3-on-3 hoops tournament that ...

Steve Alford's Roxbury Color Fun Run Dream: Mini Job Fair & Hundreds Cheering

ROXBURY, NJ – The 4th Annual Color Fun Run has the potential to draw several thousand people when it takes place June 11 at Horseshoe Lake Park. That makes it a great opportunity local businesses, figures Roxbury Rotarian Steve Alford.

The Color Fun Run – this year benefitting the Kindness For Christopher foundation – is sponsored by the Roxbury High School Interact Club, the ...

Warriors' Sacrifices Not Forgotten in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – The rain that forced the cancelation of this year’s Roxbury Memorial Day Parade did not keep people away from the township Senior Center to pay their respects to members of the military who died while serving the nation.

It was an often somber affair. Speakers reminded the audience that the all-American fun dampened by the inopportune rainfall – the outdoor ...

Roxbury School Raises Over $1,500 to Help Kids with Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ – In an effort similar to Roxbury High School’s Mini-THON, pupils, teachers and parents in the Nixon School community recently raised more than $1,500 to be donated to help children with cancer.

Called JAM, for “Just A Minute,” the activity Nixon Elementary raised money for the Hershey Children’s Hospital Four Diamonds Association. Students and staff, ...

Roxbury Parade Leader a Veteran of Ordnance and Ordinances

ROXBURY, NJ – If there’s a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting, you can safely bet Bob Kluska will be there. The Succasunna resident is one of several township citizens who make a point of keeping a scrupulous eye on the governing body.

But Kluska, a retired accountant, is not only a veteran of countless council meetings. He’s also a veteran of the type being honored on ...

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