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Roxbury Rotary to Sell Fruit and Pie on Saturday

November 14, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Roxbury Rotary Club will be selling fruit and pies on Saturday (Nov. 17) as a club fundraiser.

The Rotarians will be in front of the Roxbury Recreation Center, at Horseshoe Lake Park, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"It’s our biggest fundraiser of the year and the fruit and pies come in just in time for thanksgiving," said ...

Roxbury Boy Scout Gives Picnic Tables to Middle School

ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School students who enjoy eating lunch at the new picnic tables in the school's courtyard can thank a local Boy Scout.

The tables were recently installed and painted as an Eagle Scout project by Michael Lang, a senior patrol leader for Boy Scout Troop 163 in Succasunna. 

"I wanted to give back to the students and help the school that I ...

Roxbury Veteran of Two Wars Honored by County

ROXBURY, NJ – The late Harold Weasner of Roxbury was one of seven U.S. military veterans honored this week by the Morris County Freeholders who awarded them with Morris County Distinguished Service Medals.

The medals were presented in a Wednesday ceremony, designed to bring attention to the arrival of Veteran’s Day on Sunday.

Weasner’s wife, Marie, accepted the medal while ...

Almost Time for the Annual Boy Scout Wreath Sale

ROXBURY, NJ - Members of Roxbury Boy Scout Troop 163 of Succasunna are getting ready for their annual holiday wreath sale, a major fundraiser for the group.

The troop will be selling festive, 14-inch wreaths, starting Nov. 23 at Roxbury Fire Co 1 on Main Street in Succasunna.

The wreath sale will run each Friday evening, and all day Saturday and Sunday, until ...

Roxbury Area Musicians Organize Benefit Concert for Scott Miller

ROXBURY, NJ – A benefit concert will take place Nov. 10 for Scott Miller, a local drummer and percussion instructor who became partially paralyzed in January after suffering a stroke during a performance.

The 7:30 p.m. concert will happen at St. Mark’s Parish in Long Valley. Tickets will be $30 per person collected at the door and all proceeds will go toward ...

Roxbury Resident Becomes Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children

Morristown, NJ – A Roxbury woman was one of 19 community volunteers sworn-in recently to serve as advocates for children removed from homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.

The woman, Gail Kross of Succasunna, was sworn-in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by state Superior Court Judge Michael Wright. The event took place Nov. 2 at the Morris County Courthouse before a ...

It's Not Like You Meant to Steal That Book from the Roxbury Library, Right?

ROXBURY, NJ – Face it: You’re a bad person.

You borrowed a book or video from the Roxbury Public Library six months ago and you never returned it. And somehow you still sleep at night?

Well, here’s a chance to give up the thug life, to go from degenerate to considerate.

Bring to the library a canned or non-perishable item to be donated to the Roxbury Social Services ...

Helping a Homeless Vet Drains Roxbury Social Services Account

ROXBURY, NJ – When Roxbury Social Services Director Janet Wald learned about the Vietnam veteran living in his car, Wald did what she usually does: Everything she could to help.

Her efforts aided the fellow, at least temporarily, but they also pretty much wiped out the money Social Services sets aside for temporary housing of the homeless.

The matter was raised by ...

Donations Sought for Annual Roxbury Veteran Grave Wreath Laying

Roxbury, NJ – The goal is to have holiday wreaths placed on the Succasunna graves of 610 veterans in December. The challenge: Funding the endeavor.

Toward that end, Roxbury area members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) are asking people, organizations and businesses to help.

The Ferro Monte Chapter of NSDAR has put out a request for donations that ...

A Kidney Quest for Bob Williams, Roxbury Scoutmaster and Band Leader

ROXBURY, NJ - Succasunna resident and former Scout leader Bob Williams is dealing with kidney disease and his wife, Kathleen, has embarked on a difficult quest: Finding somebody willing to become a living organ donor..

In a Facebook plea, Kathleen Whalen Williams said "time is not on Bob's side," noting the average wait time for a kidney from a deceased donor is five ...

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Free Dental Care for 200 Veterans at Smiles for our Heroes Event

November 14, 2018

DOVER, NJ – Volunteers from all over New Jersey came together in Dover last weekend to provide free dental care and more to nearly 200 veterans at the second annual Smiles for our Heroes, an event to honor veterans for their military service.

A partnership between Delta Dental of New Jersey, Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Zufall Health, and the New Jersey Dental Association, ...