Hopatcong Block Party Open to Sponsors and Vendors

January 17, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Winter’s chill may be keeping people huddled inside their homes for now, but there’s no freeze on plans for a celebration designed to help thousands of Lake Hopatcong area neighbors warm back up in the spring.

The Fifth Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party, at Hopatcong State Park in Landing, is scheduled for May 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by the Lake ...

Another Roxbury Principal 'Flocked' For the Kids

ROXBURY, NJ - Although winter is here, the pink flamingo flocking continues around Roxbury.

The latest Roxbury School administrator to be hit hit was Chris Argenziano, principal of Lincoln/Roosevelt School. He came in one recent morning to find his office full of 50 pink flamingos. One was sitting at his desk. A group was having a bite to eat around his conference room ...

Two 'Talon-ted' Volunteers Earn Eagle Rank in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Boy Scout Troop 54 welcomed its 119th and 120th Eagle Scouts with open “wings” on Jan. 13.

James Burke and Michael Hayde, both seniors at Roxbury High School, were awarded the honored title at the United Methodist Church on Main Street in Succasunna after 12 years of dedication to the Boy Scouts of America.

To become an Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout must, among ...

Roxbury Fashion Design Class Creates Items for a Good Cause

ROXBURY, NJ - Students in Roxbury High School’s Fashion Design class recently created special items for Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Hospital.

Fourteen students in Ruth Falvey’s year-long class completed two sewing projects. The first was making 38 fleece hats and the other was making 13 children’s pillowcases that were packaged and donated to the ...

Roxbury Grads Pair to Offer Free Workout/Cancer Fundraiser

CHESTER, NJ – Two former Roxbury High School students are pairing their shared interest in physical fitness in an effort to help cancer research.

The alumni, Dan Exter, the founder of the Layups 4 Life charity basketball tournament, and Michael Baker, owner of Bolt Fitness and Performance Training in Chester, are co-sponsoring a workout class later this month that will provide money ...

Gas Company Gives $50K to Help Launch Roxbury Affordable Housing Project

ROXBURY, NJ - Money being donated by New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) will help Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHfH) break ground on an affordable housing complex it plans to build in Succasunna, it was announced today.

The project, being built on the former Roxbury Department of Public Works site on Main Street, will have 12 townhouse units that MHfH will sell to qualified, first-time homebuyers.

Hockey Game Yields $26K for Roxbury Boy Fighting Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ - About $26,000 was raised at the Dec. 23 "Face Off for Matt" charity ice hockey event, money that is being donated to help 10-year-old Matt Adonis of Roxbury in his battle against a brain tumor, said Krista Davis, one of the event organizers.

Davis, whose son plays hockey with Adonis, said about 500 people attended the game, which took place at Aspen Ice in ...

Roxbury Pupils Collect for Social Services, Learn Value of Giving

ROXBURY, NJ - First- and second-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Roxbury learned about giving back this month. The young students collected hats, mittens and socks for Roxbury Social Services.

More than 100 items have been collected school-wide so far.

“I brought in a hat and some gloves for someone who needs them," said first grader Zachary Orban.

Morristown Hospital Receives $7,500 Donation from Ort Farms

MORRISTOWN, NJ - This fall, the Ort Family, which owns Ort Farms in Long Valley, NJ, selected Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital to be the beneficiary of a portion of proceeds from its 2017 Corn Maze.

The maze was cut into Goryeb Children's Hospital's iconic "dancing child" logo, and had about 5,000 visitors.

On Monday, Nicole Ort Moke (second ...

Veteran Graves Adorned with Wreaths in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – The snow-covered graves of more than 600 military veterans buried in Roxbury were adorned today with wreaths as part of the annual Wreaths Across America remembrance ceremony.

Coordinated by the Ferro Monte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the event included visits, and speeches, by Rep. Leonard Lance, (R-7th Dist.), Picatinny Arsenal Garrison Commander ...

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First Energy Donates to Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore

January 17, 2018

First Energy is pleased to partner with Morris Habitat for Humanity to provide a grant to support Operator Safety Training for the ReStore staff and volunteers. A check for $2,500 from First Energy Foundation was presented to Morris Habitat and the ReStore on January 16, 2018.  Pictured are Mel Oppenheimer, ReStore Advisory Committee; Blair Schleicher Bravo, CEO Morris Habitat; Michael ...