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Roxbury Officials Look to Remove Voting from Schools

November 24, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Schools aren’t ideal places for Election Day voting when students are present, Roxbury officials acknowledged this week. They said they will try to find alternative polling sites.

The use of schools as polling places came up at meetings of the Roxbury Township Mayor and Council and the Roxbury School Board. The issue was raised at the ...

Roxbury Councilman Slams 'Disgusting' Politics Over Slain Soldier Sign

ROXBURY, NJ – A request that Roxbury erect a street sign honoring a soldier who died in Vietnam is ruffling feathers on the township council, with one councilman asserting “disgusting” politics are at play.

At the heart of the grumbling is the fact that the slain soldier, Jimmy Ohlinger of Succasunna, did not fit the township’s criteria for ...

Ledgewood Mall Developers Get OK for Macy's Wrecking Ball

ROXBURY, NJ – The owners of the former Ledgewood Mall received township approval this week to begin demolishing the former Macy’s store, the first step in their long-awaited plan to convert the failed mall into the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons shopping center.

The demolition permit, issued Wednesday, allows contractor DAS Group of Rockaway to begin the $250,000 removal of the ...

Company Eyes Roxbury Site on Hopatcong for Kayak, Canoe and Paddleboard Rentals

ROXBURY, NJ – A company that rented personal watercraft on Roxbury’s Horseshoe Lake this summer is considering the same type of operation for Lake Hopatcong in Landing.

The company, Ramsey Outdoor, is thinking about renting kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards on a small peninsula next to Lake’s End Marina, land Roxbury plans to lease from the state and ...

Up to 5 Inches of Rain, Up to 55 MPH Winds Possible

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Flash floods could occur between noon today and 4 a.m. Monday, a situation that prompted the Morris County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to issue this morning a hazardous weather outlook for the county.

After that, county residents can expect heavy winds, said the OEM. "We have a wind advisory in effect from 6 a.m tomorrow (Monday) until 12 ...

Neighbor Pushes Roxbury: Waive Rules to Honor Slain Vietnam Soldier

ROXBURY, NJ – A Succasunna man wants the township to bend its rules a little and erect a “street blade” sign honoring Jimmy Ohlinger, a township resident who was killed in the Vietnam War.

The man, Patrick White of Thor Drive, made his case at Tuesday’s meeting of the Roxbury Mayor and Council. He asked the council to consider installing the sign in honor of Ohlinger, a ...

Roxbury Cheers End of All Fenimore Landfill Lawsuits

ROXBURY, NJ – A judge has rejected an attempt by the owner of the former Fenimore Landfill in Ledgewood to collect money from Roxbury and other entities that used the old dump.

The ruling means Roxbury has won all court actions involving the site, officials said today.

Fenimore site owner Strategic Environmental Partners (SEP) argued it was owed millions from Roxbury, Mine Hill, ...

New Interest for 'Treetop Adventure' Course in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – A “treetop adventure course” that would include aerial zip-lines is being eyed for a 45-acre piece of land along Mt. Arlington Road in Ledgewood, according to township officials.

The project was approved five years ago by the Roxbury Zoning Board but was never built. Now “a potential new owner” of the land has approached the township, expressing ...

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