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Roxbury's Kellie Ann Keyes Named County's Recycling "Rox-Star"

June 18, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Kellie Ann Keyes, who runs Roxbury's recycling program was honored recently by Morris County for her efforts, with the county dubbing her its “Rox-Star Recycler.”

Keyes was one of 10 people and businesses to receive a 2018 Environmental Excellence Award from the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA). The MUA gave her the award in ...

Roxbury Marina Project Gets OK from Zoning Board

ROXBURY, NJ – A plan by Lake's End Marina in Landing to expand its business on property across the road from its current site can proceed, thanks to approvals to be granted by township officials.

The Roxbury Zoning Board voted recently to allow the marina to merge several lots on the west side of Mount Arlington Boulevard and use the property for the sale, display, repair and ...

Gift from Canal Society to Help Preserve Historic Slice of Ledgewood

ROXBURY, NJ - Plans to preserve a parcel in Ledgewood that might have been the very first section of the Morris Canal got a boost recently when a historic society gave money to the township.

The Canal Society of New Jersey donated $4,000 to Roxbury to help fund improvement to what is being called Riggs Canal Park. The land lies a bit east of 199 Main ...

Two More Years of Burning Away Stinky Gas at Roxbury's Fenimore Dump

ROXBURY, NJ – It is likely to be another two years before the equipment burning away smelly hydrogen sulfide at the former Fenimore Landfill is replaced with a more passive “iron sponge” system, according to a town official.

That’s three years later than originally planned. Town officials who toured the former dump in 2016 said, at the time, the equipment ...

Merry Heart Eyes New Roxbury Site for Annex

ROXBURY,  NJ – The owners of the Merry Heart senior care center in Succasunna are seeking township approval to build a nursing home and assisted living facility on Commerce Boulevard between Main Street and  Route 46.

Merry Heart principals Blanquita and Maximo Bonifacio want to build the new facility on a 6-acre piece of land that is currently part of 16.5 acres owned by ...

Roxbury's Argenziano Among War Vets Honored by County

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Charles Argenziano, a U.S. Army veteran from Roxbury, was one of 11 veterans from Morris County honored Wednesday by the county freeholders at a Memorial Day ceremony.

Argenziano, of Succasunna, grew up in Totowa. He enlisted in the Army in 1966 and served through 1969, a stint that included a tour of duty in Vietnam as a member of the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Battalion, ...

Roads Getting Revamps Across Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – New looks for many roads across Roxbury are coming “starting tomorrow,” said Roxbury Department of Public Works Director Richard Blood in a Township Council “neighborhood meeting” Tuesday night.

The 2018 portion of the roads being repaved are in the Landing, Succasunna and “Mountain” areas (referring to Mooney Mountain) ...

Bridge Work in Roxbury Will Entail Route 80 'Crossover Lane' Tonight, says State

ROXBURY, NJ - Some eastbound drivers on Route 80 in Roxbury will be forced to take a crossover lane onto the westbound shoulder tonight to accommodate the Route 46 bridge replacement project in Roxbury, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT) today.

The traffic shift will begin at 10 p.m. tonight, (Friday, May 11) and last until 7 a.m. tomorrow (May 12), said the ...

JCP&L: We Did Our Best for Roxbury During Overwhelming Storms

ROXBURY, NJ - Green leaves, pretty flowers and the sounds of lawnmowers are erasing the bitter memories among Roxbury residents left without power during this year's March snowstorms. But the days without electricity were not forgotten by township officials, who this week hosted a Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) representative at a town meeting.

At the session, ...

Roxbury Library's 'More Than Just Books' Effort Now Includes Passports

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury has pretty much everything a person needs, right? So why go anywhere else, especially another country?

Nevertheless, in the rare case where multi-national travel is necessary, Roxbury residents can now get passports in the convenient and comfortable environs of the Roxbury Public Library, according to library director Radwa Ali.

In a Tuesday night presentation to ...

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