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Roxbury Firehouse Has High Hopes for Vendor Fair

September 12, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Fire Company 1 in Succasunna is hosting a vendor fair in November, something organizer Jennifer Markle hopes will be a successful fundraiser for the group of volunteer first-responders.

Markle, a Succasunna resident who has been a firefighter with Company 1 for almost 10 years, said the she and her colleagues would love to see at least 50 small businesses participate ...

Roxbury Officials Urge Everybody to Create 'Smart 911' Profile

ROXBURY, NJ - All Roxbury residents are being asked to sign-in to a new “smart” 911 database, especially those who rely solely on cell phones and do not have “copper-wire” home phones.

The new system, unveiled in May by Morris County, allows emergency first-responders to associate addresses with cell phone numbers. It also allows people to create profiles that can ...

Roxbury Moving Company Among 29 Busted in Undercover Probe

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury moving company was one of 29 named today by the state as the target of an undercover sting operation into unlicensed movers.

The company, Avelar Trucking & Moving of Landing, describes itself online as being “fully insured and licensed.” However, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the state Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said Avelar ...

Police: Roxbury Woman Calls 911 More Than 20 Times, Assaults Cops

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Succasunna woman called 911 more than 20 times on Monday then spit on and kicked police who came to the Budd Lake apartment from which she made the calls, police said today.

The woman, Shealyn Curley, 27, faces charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, throwing bodily fluids at an officer, creating a false public alarm, lewdness and disorderly conduct, said ...

Roxbury Runaways Found OK in New Brunswick

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems, who ran away from a residential facility last Friday, were found today in New Brunswick after they called relatives.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Roxbury to Create No-Passing Zones at Firehouses

ROXBURY, NJ – In an effort to stop drivers from passing fire trucks and ambulances returning to firehouses, the township will establish official no-passing zones in front of the buildings, paint warning lines on the roads there and teach firefighters to use reflective “paddles” to hold traffic.

The measures, approved at a recent meeting of the Roxbury Mayor and Council, are ...


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