Roxbury Council Likes Circle Bowl Carnival Plan

March 24, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Alongside Olde Suckasunny Day, Home for the Holidays, the Horseshoe Lake Beach Blast, the St. Therese Carnival and the Lake Hopatcong Block Party, Roxbury residents might soon be able to add something called “Circle Day” to the list of outdoor festivals and activities in the township.

As the name indicates, Circle Day relates to Circle Bowl and Entertainment ...

Officials Honor Roxbury Champion Debaters

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School Debate Team, which last month won the Northwest Debate League Championship, was honored Tuesday by the township mayor and council.

Four members of the team attended the council meeting, where Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley presented them with recognition awards. The championship was the first in three decades for a Roxbury High School debate ...

Nearly a Yard of Snow Predicted for Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - As much as 30 inches of snow is now predicted to fall tonight through tomorrow on Roxbury, forcing the township to hire a subcontractor to help plow the roads and prompting police to warn against the use of Star Trek technology when clearing driveways..

In a statement issued at about 5 p.m., Roxbury Police and Roxbury Public Works Director Richard Blood said the township's ...

Roxbury Councilman Undaunted by Close Brush with Death

ROXBURY, NJ – Having survived a near-death experience in January, Roxbury Councilman Richard Zoschak is thanking friends and constituents for their prayers and is looking forward to returning to council meetings.

Zoschak and his wife, Diana, were at their St. Thomas vacation home in early January when the close call took place. He said his spouse went out for a bit and found him ...

Unfunded Lake Hopatcong Panel Ready to Call it Quits

ROXBURY, NJ – Stuck between a law that calls for its existence and a state government that refuses to fund it, the Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) is on the verge of member resignations and disbanding, says its acting chairman.

A state law – the Lake Hopatcong Protection Act – declares the importance of Lake Hopatcong and spells out 11 “very specific obligations and ...

Roxbury Official's "Nitro Circus" Son Helps Spina Bifida Kid Hang with Wheelchair Athlete

ROXBURY, NJ –  Thanks to a Roxbury Township official and his high-flying son, a Succasunna boy with spina bifida saw Saturday that being unable to walk doesn't mean a person can't soar.

Roxbury Construction Official Rod Schmidt and his son - "Nitro Circus" daredevil Brandon Schmidt - pulled a few strings and helped 4-year-old Levi ...

With "De-Malling" of Ledgewood Mall, Walkers Told To Take a Hike

ROXBURY, NJ - A developer’s plan to “de-mall” the Ledgewood Mall is bad news for people now walking the enclosed structure’s empty, but still heated, corridors for cold weather exercise.

There’s not much that can be done about that, said an engineer designing the mall’s replacement. He noted, however, that the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons will have plenty ...

Roxbury Hears Big Plans for Fixing Route 80/Howard Blvd Interchange

ROXBURY, NJ – Substantial improvements are being proposed for the Howard Boulevard/Route 80 interchange, a project estimated to cost about $24 million.

The improvements would include construction of a new, larger Route 80 bridge over Howard Boulevard. This would enable widening the boulevard below into five lanes, with one being a center left-turn lane for northbound ...

Fresh Pavement Coming for Sections of Hillside Ave and Mt. Arlington Blvd.

ROXBURY, NJ – Morris County plans to repave about four miles of its roads in Roxbury this summer as part of nearly $9 million in county-wide road improvements, it announced Wednesday.

Scheduled for repaving are about 2.5 miles of Hillside Avenue between Eyland Avenue and Route 10 in Succasunna and about 1.3 miles of Mt. Arlington Boulevard between Landing Road and Auriemma Court in ...

Beaver Dam Gone, Roxbury Residents Now Eager for Brook Cleanup

ROXBURY, NJ – Chronic flooding due to beaver dams on Succasunna Brook might have weakened trees, which are now threatening to fall onto some Roxbury residents’ properties, a situation that prompted the residents to complain to Roxbury officials.

The residents, primarily on Paul Drive in Succasunna, live adjacent to a flat and low wetland bisected by the brook just upstream from ...

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Your Thoughts About the Roxbury Library Can Win You an Android Tablet

March 20, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Public Library  needs your input!

Take our survey to make your voice heard and enter a drawing for a new Android tablet provided by the Friends of the Roxbury Public Library.

You can find the survey at or stop by the library and fill out our print survey.