Green

April 30, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Volunteers recently scoured Roxbury’s parks, trails and ponds, removing thousands of pounds of debris, said township officials. More than 200 people helped in the township-wide cleanup — organized by Roxbury Clean Communities Coordinator Kellie Ann Keyes — that took place last ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Free tree seedlings will be available Friday to Roxbury residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Residents can pick up tree seedlings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Roxbury Recreation Department site at 72 Eyland Ave. in Succasunna. Seedlings ...

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ROXBURY, NJ _ The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) has a new executive director, it was announced on Friday. The Landing-based non-profit organization said it hired Kyle Richter to fill the post vacated last fall by its founding executive director, Jessica Murphy. The LHF said its decision ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Joining an effort to reduce harmful algal blooms (HABs) and weed growth in Lake Musconetcong, Roxbury officials are seeking an $89,500 grant. The money would come from the Highlands Council. It would serve as a contribution to a proposed “stream stabilization and habitat creation” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Only a fraction of the weeds normally yanked from Lake Hopatcong each summer were removed in 2020 due to the pullback of the program after harvester operator Curtis Mulch died when his machine capsized, according to a report. One of the goals of weed harvesting is to remove ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury residents who live near Lake Hopatcong will be among 16 people chosen to receive rebates for building "rain gardens" on their property this year, said the Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC). A rain garden is a collection of native shrubs, perennials and flowers, planted in a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – That massive TV you got for Christmas is a delicate thing and that’s why it came packed in a thick shell of expanded polystyrene (EPS) surrounded by cardboard. By now, the TV is probably set up and its huge cardboard box will go out to the curb for Blue Diamond Disposal. But what ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In one of their final acts under the name of "freeholders," the people in charge of Morris County government this week approved spending nearly $240,000 to build a mile-long trail in Roxbury. Due to a law signed this year, the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders - and all ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Some parts of Ledgewood and Succasunna will soon echo with the sound of chainsaws as two significant tree removal projects get underway. The Roxbury Mayor and Council recently passed resolutions authorizing Tree King of Landing (a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor) to remove trees at ...

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ROXBUR, NJ – The Sept. 26 paper shredding event hosted by Roxbury Township saw more participation than any other in the past four years, said township Recycling Coordinator Kellie Ann Keyes. She said about 140 cars showed up at the Annual Shredding Day, which took place at the township ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There's a reason Roxbury Councilwoman Jaki Albrecht plans to attend tomorrow's ribbon-cutting ceremony for a trail system in Mount Arlington: The meandering pathways benefit Roxbury too. Mount Arlington’s Lake Rogerene Trails system, to be celebrated 9 a.m. at the pathway's ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Township residents are being asked to participate in a town-wide litter cleanup next month, something that was supposed to happen in the spring but was postponed due to COVID-19. Orchestrated by the township, the better-late-than-never Roxbury Community Clean Up Day will take place ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Several Lake Hopatcong inlets are the sites for an experiment that could help control harmful algal blooms (HABs), the green bacterial growths that shut down the lake last summer. Workers from Princeton Hydro installed, at four places, tethered flotation bags containing “Biochar,” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People who suspect the green stuff on their favorite lake is a harmful algal bloom (HAB) - the material that essentially shut-down Lake Hopatcong last year - now have a better way to tell the state about it. The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It’s a rather boring video that might be exciting to those who love - or make their livings off - Lake Hopatcong. Shot by a drone hovering above Landing Channel in Roxbury, the video shows a weaving boat leaving in its wake a milky zig-zag pattern, sort of like a jet contrail.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents who planned to dispose of hazardous materials in Randolph on June 13 will now have to take the stuff to Parsippany. The county Municipal Utliities Authority (MUA) initially said the June 13 waste disposal would take place at the County College of Morris.

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ROXBURY, NJ - Aeration systems, phosphorus-locking technologies, stormwater infrastructure upgrades and newly planted rain gardens are among the projects residents might see popping up in and around Lake Hopatcong this spring and summer. The work will take place as the Lake Hopatcong Commission ...

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