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Stepping Stones Stolen from Scout Project at Roxbury Library

July 20, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Ten stepping stones placed in front of the Roxbury Public Library last year as part of an Eagle Scout project were mysteriously removed this week in what appears to be a case of theft or vandalism.

The disappearance of the slate slabs was noticed July 19 by Gheri Dasappan, whose son, Gabriel, installed them last summer as an Eagle Scout project. The project included ...

Roxbury Cops: There's a "Reason" Bears Are Coming to Port Morris

ROXBURY, NJ - Port Morris is a lovely place, but it's not views of Lake Musconetcong that are attracting black bears to the hamlet. It's the bear-friendly behavior of some residents, police said today.

In a Facebook post, the police department said it has responded to "several sightings of a mother bear and her four cubs" in Port Morris. As is the case in most ...

Roxbury Police Seek Help in Solving Landing Burglaries

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury police are asking the public to help find those responsible for house burglaries in Landing.

The department announced on July 11 that three houses in the Shore Hills section were burglarized in the past two weeks during periods when their owners were not present. It said all the burglaries took place during the daytime.

"Please be vigilant and report any ...

Annual Roxbury PBA Wiffle Ball Tourney to Help 7-Year-Old Fight Cancer

ROXBURY, NJ - People who think they can hit a wiffle ball, and even those who can’t, are being sought by Roxbury police to sign up for this year’s version of the annual wiffle ball tournament, an event that will raise money to help a 7-year-old boy’s fight against cancer.

It will cost $125 per team - with a team being three or four players - to compete in the July 15 ...

Police: Multi-State Stolen Battery Scammers Short-Circuit in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Two men who scammed Walmart stores in several states - by returning for money batteries that were stolen - were caught and arrested earlier this month when they attempted the scheme in Ledgewood, police said today.

A third man purportedly involved in the practice was on the lam, but police said they know his identity and expect to find him.

The investigation began on June 16 ...

Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

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