Giving Back Top Stories

October 17, 2018

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 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Kitchin Dentistry, situated at 40 Main Street in Succasunna, is hosting a "Halloween Candy Buy Back," a program in which it pays kids for their extra candy and sends the donated goodies to members of the military serving overseas and to first-responders at home. "The Halloween ...

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ROXBURY, N.J. - By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park in Landing fades to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. But some days are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, which took place Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred ...

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  ROXBURY, NJ – More than a half-century after 21-year-old Succasunna resident James Ohlinger was killed in Vietnam, the Army private was remembered today with the unveiling of an honorary street sign on the corner of Thor Drive and Reider Street. The “street blade” installation was the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Rotary Club is taking orders for fresh fruit and pies, a yearly tradition that raises money for the organization’s scholarship and other charity activities. “We sell 900 to 1,000 cases of fruit and we sell around 150 pies,” said Roxbury Rotarian Gary Ribe. “The club ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Calling all Red Hatters (and pink!), tea lovers and fashionistas!  Here's a great opportunity to spend some fun time with friends, have a delicious lunch and support a good cause. Come on down to 99 Main Street in Succasunna on Oct. 20 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and enjoy the Tea ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Steve Alford and the Roxbury Rotary Club have launched a GoFundMe effort to raise money for Joyce Bambach, a veteran sports photographer who is battling cancer. The site hopes to raise $30,000 on behalf of Bambach. It says that Bambach, who has been snapping photos of high school ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Military veterans could have a free place to work out in Morris County thanks to a non-profit organization founded by a Roxbury High School graduate. The organization, Warrior Strong, is considering a Morris Plains site for a fitness center where veterans could be members for no ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It was “Welcome to Roxbury” tonight for nine dogs and 14 cats from North Carolina that arrived at the Eleventh Hour Rescue facility in Succasunna. The animals came from shelters in two North Carolina counties ravaged by Hurricane Florence. Awaiting them were people, from Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The yards of nine senior citizens in Roxbury were among the properties tackled during this year's 9/11 Day of Service, an event in which residents of Roxbury volunteer time to "give back" to the community in honor of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001. "This year, we had ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – When it comes to bagging groceries at ShopRite, today wasn’t Roxbury Councilman Dan Kline’s first rodeo, as they say. Kline worked as a Succasunna ShopRite bagger while in high school. So his efforts doing so alongside Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley and state Assemblyman Anthony Bucco ...

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