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No Plan to Punish Roxbury DPW Director for Illegal Immigrant Facebook Post

February 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated 10 p.m. Feb. 13) Roxbury Director of Public Works Richard Blood’s decision to cut-and-paste to his personal Facebook page a controversial post about President Donald Trump and illegal immigrants will not impact his job with the township, said Roxbury Township Manager John Shepherd.

However, Blood’s action - which led to his Monday night ...

Roxbury Body Shop Plans Property Facelift

ROXBURY, NJ – A body shop in Kenvil wants to substantially improve the appearance of its property and is asking Roxbury officials for permission.

Among the changes being proposed by C&L Auto Body and Towing on Route 46 is the removal of a house at the front of the property, conversion of another house – at the rear of the site – into a vehicle storage ...

'Treetop Adventure' Project in Roxbury Scales Zoning Board Review

ROXBURY, NJ – A plan to build in Ledgewood a “treetop adventure course” that would include aerial zip-lines advanced Monday as the Roxbury Zoning Board endorsed a number of the project’s new design ideas.

The Tree Top Adventure facility would be built on 45 acres along Mt. Arlington Road. It is a project first approved by township officials five years ago but ...

Bucco: I Could Stay as Roxbury's Lawyer While Running for Congress

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury Township Attorney Anthony Bucco would do his best to continue handling the town’s legal matters if he decides to run for Congress but would be forced to resign if he was elected, he said this week.

Bucco, who is also a state Assemblyman representing Roxbury, is thinking about running for the seat being vacated at the end of the year by 71-year-old U.S. Rep.

Turf War Coming? Some Not Happy With Roxbury Field Plan

ROXBURY, NJ – It’s unusual for elected county officials to publicly question elected local officials. The general rule of thumb is to stay out of each other’s business.

That’s not stopping Morris County Freeholder Heather Darling, a Roxbury resident.

She’s not thrilled with the Roxbury Mayor and Council’s recent decision to move forward with planning for ...

Roxbury's Public Library Can Learn from Local Pub, says Director

ROXURY, NJ – Roxbury’s new public library director recently walked into the pub section of Circle Bowl in Ledgewood, looked around and felt inspired.

It wasn’t the beer taps, the TVs or the menu that did it. What brought a smile to Radwa Ali’s face was the friendly, youthful vibe of the place; an aesthetic that resonated with her dream to bring a similar atmosphere to ...

Lance Uninjured in Fatal Amtrak Crash

CROZET, VA. – New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7th, was uninjured in the crash of an Amtrak train on its way to a GOP retreat in West Virginia on Wednesday, one day after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

Lance's district encompasses more than 75 towns in New Jersey, including Roxbury.

In a tweet to his spokesman, John Byers, immediately following the ...

Lake Hopatcong Group Shows Boatload of Thanks for New Law

 

ROXBURY, NJ - With a party at a lakeside restaurant, The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Sunday showed its appreciation for a new law  that provides $500,000 annually to preserve and maintain the state's largest lake.

The non-profit organization hosted the event at the Windlass Restaurant in Jefferson.

About 160 local business owners, residents, foundation members and ...

Turf Field and Other Upgrades Coming for Roxbury's Horseshoe Lake Park

ROXBURY, NJ – A $1.6 million plan to bring artificial turf and other improvements to Horseshoe Lake Park got the go-ahead Tuesday from Roxbury officials.

The plan calls for resurfacing, with artificial turf, Field 1 at the Succasunna recreation complex and replacing the adjacent softball fields with a new irrigated sod multipurpose field that will have a scoreboard and bleachers.

The ...

Before Departing, Christie Keeps Roxbury Station Revival on Track

ROXBURY, NJ – Funding approved Monday by former Gov. Chris Christie means restoration of the historic former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad station in Landing should be finished before summertime.

The $259,000 historic preservation grant authorized by the outdoing governor will enable the Lake Hopatcong Foundation to complete most of the train station project, said Marty ...

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