Roxbury Football Players Tackle Home Construction

July 16, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - On Friday nights during its season, the Roxbury High School football team plays under the lights. 

But on Friday, July 13, the team shined a light on its generosity. The Gaels donated their time and strength to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that helps families build a place to call home. 

The goal was to have ...

Roxbury PBA's 13th Wiffleball Tournament; Having Fun and Helping Kids in Need

ROXBURY, NJ - Raising money for children with illnesses, 45 teams of all ages faced off at Horseshoe Lake Park on Saturday at the Roxbury PBA’s wiffleball tournament. It was the thirteenth installment of the popular event.

The tournament this year is raising money for fourth grader Matthew Adonis, who is fighting a brain tumor, and five-year-old Samantha Russell, who is combating ...

Roxbury's Connie Abbate: Born on the Fourth of July 100 Years Ago

ROXBURY - Roxbury resident Connie Abbate's 100th birthday was celebrated July 5 with a party that brought friends, local officials and a resolution of congratulations from the state Legislature.

Assembly Republican Conference Leader Anthony Bucco, R-Morris, attended the gathering at the Roxbury Senior Center and presented Abbate with a resolution honoring the ...

Roxbury Cops' 13th Wiffleball Tournament: A Fun Day to Help Sick Kids

ROXBURY, NJ – More than 20 teams have signed-up so far for the Roxbury PBA’s annual wiffleball tournament and its co-organizer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Brian Feeney, expects there will be more.

The July 14 tournament, the 13th, is taking place at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. The event, open to both adults and minors, raises money for local children fighting serious ...

Roxbury Turns Out to Celebrate Veterans at 3rd Annual "Miss Lotta" Cruise

ROXBURY, NJ - American flags lined shorelines and hung off boats at Lake Hopatcong as residents - including a gang from Roxbury - cheered when Miss Lotta’s Third Annual Veterans’ Cruise sailed by on Saturday

There were two cruises were for veterans of the towns that surrounded the lake, with modified routes this year to make viewing easier and safer for residents.

Private Club Ready to be Roxbury's Patriotic Outpost for Vet Cruise

ROXBURY, NJ - The private Shore Hills Country Club in Landing is embracing its newfound role as Roxbury's official "viewing point" for the Third Annual Miss Lotta Veteran's Cruise on Lake Hopatcong taking place Saturday, said a town official.

Not only is the beach club, at 195 Mt. Arlington Road, allowing people to come and cheer the veterans aboard the vessel but ...

Roxbury Grad on Drums in Sunday Jazz Show Fundraiser

ROXBURY, NJ - The Investor's Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake will be the site for a special performance Sunday by a professional jazz group that includes a Roxbury High School graduate. 

The 4 p.m.performance of American jazz by the Joe Davidian Trio (JD3), will be a scholarship fundraiser for the Roxbury Arts Alliance. The $20-per-person show, with tickets available ...

Hot Rod Show in Roxbury Raises Money for Boy With Brain Disease

ROXBURY, NJ - They came from all over North Jersey to show off their chromed-out, big V8s. By day's end, they'd raised big bucks for a sick boy.

The annual North Jersey Street Rod Association (NJSRA) Father's Day Rod Run took place under sunny skies at Horseshoe Lake Park in Roxbury on Sunday. The charity event drew about 1,300 spectators and raised "a little ...

Roxbury Students Deliver Gift Kits to Thousands of Kids with Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ – A school project that gathered small gifts for kids with cancer ended successfully this month, said the Roxbury High School students who created it.

“Project Glow Gold,” formed by Roxbury senior Madison Ketch, senior Jessica Marie Bartelloni and junior Gabby Keuscher came up just shy of its goal of supplying 5,000 children with gifts, said ...

Danger Sinks Plan to Bring Veteran's Cruise to Roxbury's Landing Channel

ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong tour boat Miss Lotta tour boat won’t be cruising into Roxbury’s Landing Channel on June 30 as part of its Third Annual Veteran’s Cruise, said its captain today.

The much-anticipated visit by the big boat to the channel at the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong was scuttled after its captain, Leon Moreau, sailed her into the channel ...

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