Roxbury Middle Schoolers Pedal to Support Police

May 25, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – More than 270 Roxbury middle school students came out May 24 to show support for the township police department by participating in the Roxbury Student Unity Tour, a bicycling event at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna.

Organized by the Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) Character Education Committee, the event was about double the size of last year’s and raised about ...

Heads Bow at Roxbury Council for Arthur Clarke and Terror Victims

ROXBURY, NJ – A moment of silence was observed at Tuesday evening’s Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting in remembrance of Arthur Clarke, a Landing optometrist whose body was found in Lake Hopatcong earlier in the day.

Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley requested the quiet moment not only for Clarke but also for the victims of the May 22 terrorist bombing at a concert in Manchester, England.

State Honors Roxbury Cops for Helping Social Services

TRENTON, NJ - The Roxbury Police Department was honored Monday by the state Attorney General's Office for conducting its annual food drive to help Roxbury Social Services.

The department was one of four Morris County police organizations among more than 30 statewide that were named in the attorney general's community policing awards ceremony at the Rutgers University Livingston Campus ...

Police Search Lake Hopatcong for Roxbury Eye Doctor, Avid Night Swimmer

HOPATCONG BOROUGH – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in searching for a Roxbury optometrist who disappeared Friday, possibly after entering Lake Hopatcong for a night swim.

The man, Arthur Clarke, 64, was last seen at around 8:30 p.m. on May 19 when he left home near Byram Cove to go for a swim in the lake, said Hopatcong Borough Police Lt. Thomas Kmetz. Going for a ...

Fire Destroys Home of Roxbury Students; Fundraisers Launched

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – A Tuesday evening fire caused substantial damage to the home of two Roxbury High School students, prompting several online fundraisers to help the displaced family.

The fire took place at the home of Nick and Vikki Maresca on Aubrey Road in the Landing section of the borough. The Maresca’s son, Brandon, 17, is a Roxbury High School junior and a goaltender ...

Roxbury Police on Bicycles Embark on Unity Tour, Pay Tribute to Killed Colleague

ROXBURY, NJ – With a former Roxbury police chief acting as their support unit, 16 Roxbury officers on Tuesday embarked on a bicycle ride to Washington, DC as part of the annual Police Unity Tour.

Their adventure began in Florham Park and took them past the place in Far Hills where one of their own was killed during last year’s Unity Tour. A memorial was set up at the spot along ...

Roxbury School Adds "Cheer Squad" Option to Bike Event Honoring Cops

ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) students who won’t be riding bicycles in the upcoming Student Unity Tour can still honor slain police officers by being part of a new “cheer squad,” at the event.

The second installment of the Student Unity Tour is scheduled for May 24 at Horseshoe Lake Park. At the event, EMS students will ride bicycles to raise money for the ...

Opioid and Heroin Symposium Slated at Roxbury High School

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Police Department is co-sponsoring an April 26 symposium where law enforcement officials will publicly discuss the opioid and heroin epidemic and how to stop it.

The discussion will take place at Roxbury High School starting at 7 p.m. and will include a question-and-answer segment.

“More than 33,000 Americans – about 91 a day -  died from ...

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