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September 19, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Township's second annual town-wide Litter Clean-Up Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, and town officials are hoping people volunteer to participate. The cleanup will take place 9 a.m. to noon, commencing at the Roxbury Department of Public Works (DPW) office at 96 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ –  On Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., explore what’s growing in your local community gardens at the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend. The latest buzz surrounding food and health topics center on the growing number of community gardens ...

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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 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - In honor of Earth Day last Sunday, two Roxbury Schools celebrated the day through sustainable programs. The Eisenhower Middle School Builders Club with the assistance of club advisors, Elizabeth Tucker and Marie Pessolano celebrated the day by cleaning up Eyland Avenue. This club ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - April 22 each year is Earth Day, a global effort to recognize man's responsibility to take care of the planet . This Earth Day the Boy Scouts of Roxbury's Troop 54 conducted their semi-annual garbage cleanup of Mill Road and Little Lane in the Berkshire Valley section of the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing. The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area ...

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Asbury, NJ  The Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) River Watcher Program is offering free paraprofessional stream monitoring workshops for those 16 years or older who are interested in helping MWA collect scientific data on river water quality.  MWA will assign trainees to teams that will ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna was recently certified as an Earth Care Congregation by Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s Environmental Ministries through February 2019. This honor speaks to the great commitment that the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna has to caring ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury residents are being invited to help clean a waterway that starts in their own backyard: The Musconetcong River. Sponsored by the Warren County-based Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA), the 26th Annual Musconetcong River Clean-Up is scheduled for April 14, said MWA ...

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  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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The state will provide $500,000 annually to preserve and maintain Lake Hopatcong, thanks to proposals signed into law Monday by Gov. Chris Christie in his last day in office. One of the new law's sponsors was state Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, who also serves as Roxbury's township ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The water quality of Ledgewood Brook, a stream near the former Fenimore Landfill, has improved dramatically in the years following the state’s capping of the problematic dump, according to a water quality watchdog group. The purity of Ledgewood Brook was tested last June by the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The township might open its recycling center during a weekday after Christmas and New Year’s Day to help residents currently left holding recyclables for several weeks because the holidays fall on their scheduled pickup days. The matter was raised by Roxbury Councilman Richard ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Mayor and Council was assured recently that a proposed law allocating $500,000 each year for Lake Hopatcong weed control and other maintenance would be a far more stable source of money than past funding plans. The pledge was made by state Assemblyman Anthony Bucco ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  A paved path being proposed in Roxbury would connect the West Morris Greenway near Horseshoe Lake Park with Ledgewood Park near Mountain Road and Canal Street in Ledgewood. Preliminary plans for the proposed “Righter Road Greenway Trail” were presented Wednesday to the Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School robotics team, called Roxbotix, recently participated in its semi-annual Adopt-a-Road cleanup through the Roxbury Department of Public Works (DPW) in conjunction with Roxbury Clean Communities. Roxbury’s Clean Communities offers individuals, school groups, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Nov.15 was National Recycling Day and many Roxbury students attended assemblies dedicated to the topic. Franklin, Jefferson and Kennedy experienced an assembly with Bill Kerwood on reducing, reusing, and recycling while Nixon will see it next Tuesday. Recycling is not just for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - “We had fun!” and “When is the next one?” are just a few of the comments from the volunteers who participated in Roxbury's first annual Litter Clean-Up Day this past Saturday.   The clean-up was a huge success thanks to approximately 85 volunteers, including several high school ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People who care about Roxbury’s appearance can help do something about it Saturday morning at the fall Roxbury Litter Clean-up Day. Not only will volunteers help keep the township beautiful but they’ll also get a free breakfast, a T-shirt and other freebies, said Roxbury Department ...

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