Roxbury Kids Raise More Than $100K for Pediatric Cancer

March 23, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - At three separate events on one day this month, Roxbury students raised more than $100,000 that will be donated to help support children and families impacted by pediatric cancer.

Lincoln/Roosevelt and Kennedy Elementary School each hosted a St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The foundation assists families ...

71 Years After Leaving High School, Roxbury Man Gets Diploma

ROXBURY, NJ – 90-year-old Chester “Chet” Jones had only four words to say Monday when presented with an honorary diploma from Roxbury High School: “That’s all I wanted.”

The lifelong Roxbury resident left high school in January of his senior year to work and then join the military, said Roxbury High School Guidance Director Emilie Bacchetta. She said failing ...

Roxbury Mini-THON Makes 'Dreams Come True' For Pediatric Cancer Patients

ROXBURY, NJ - “Standing up” for what is right may not always be easy. More than 400 Roxbury High School students learned that lesson at the fifth annual Mini-THON, an all-night dance fundraiser hosted at the school Friday to raise money and support for the fight against pediatric cancer.

Participating students and teachers were required to remain standing for twelve hours, the ...

Roxbury Library Chief Wants Laughs, not Whispers, at Mini-Golf Event

ROXBURY, NJ – Golf and libraries tend to be quiet things. Roxbury Public Library Director Radwa Ali wants none of that when the two come together next month.

Ali is busy planning for the April 14 “Mini Golf in the Library” fundraising event and she wants the library to be bursting with happy noises that day.

“What I’m hoping for is the library to be ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

WHIPPANY, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of April 19 at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Reynaldo Caudillo, Bruce Jones, Michael Lupton, Ron Morano, Lou ...

Roxbury Gym Launches Fundraiser for School Shooting Survivors

ROXBURY, NJ - A fitness center in Succasunna is hosting a 6-day-long fundraiser that will help provide counseling services to those impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

The owners of Athletic Republic on Route 10 West, are promising to donate 100 percent of all money they raise during the March 5- through March 10 collection effort. They say they were motivated to ...

Talking Baseball in Februrary; Roxbury Teen Keeps Swinging for Cancer Patients

ROXBURY, NJ - Major League pitchers and catchers reported for their first workouts last week, one sign that baseball season is on its way. Another: The beginning of Roxbury High School student Landon Monro's annual effort to register players and sponsors for his anti-cancer baseball tournament.

The 5th Annual Landon Monro Stand Up to Cancer tournament ...

Halfway Through School Year, Roxbury Kids Celebrate by Giving

ROXBURY, NJ - With the school year half over, Kennedy School celebrated the 100-day milestone recently by giving back to the community when its Early Act Club held a toiletries drive for Roxbury Social Services.

“The students brainstormed ideas around the 100th day of school and, since we donate food items to the food pantry in the fall, they wanted to donate the other items that ...

Roxbury Rotary Gives Money to Project Glow Gold

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Rotary Club this week agreed to give money to Project Glow Gold, an effort, founded by several Roxbury High School students, that is collecting small items for children fighting cancer.

The club, at its Thursday luncheon, voted to donate $200 to the effort after hearing presentations by two of its creators, Madison Ketch and Jessica Bartelloni.

"They ...

Roxbury Students and Businesses Treat Seniors to Annual Valentines Luncheon

ROXBURY, NJ - About 150 members of Roxbury's two senior citizen groups were treated to lunch today by the student council and staff of Lincoln-Roosevelt School.

The Valentine's Day-themed annual event, in the gymnasium of a venerable building where many of the seniors likely once attended classes, featured food supplied by Roxbury Diner, a TAPinto ...

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