ROXBURY, NJ – 2019 was eventful for Roxbury.
- An unexpected “harmful algal bloom” destroyed the summer for many lovers of Lake Hopatcong
- Big strides were made toward a rebirth of the former Ledgewood Mall as "The Shops at Ledgewood Commons"
- A local woman donated a kidney to a beloved Scoutmaster
- Two veteran Roxbury policemen retired
- A new turf field at Horseshoe Lake Park was unveiled
- Fires left several residents homeless
- A state senator died
- The town council lost its sole Democrat
Below are links to TAPinto Roxbury’s coverage of some of 2019’s most newsworthy events affecting Roxbury. It’s far from being a comprehensive compilation.
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Not Worth Saving; Wrecking Ball in Future for Ledgewood Walmart
24-Hour Workouts and Shopping Planned for New Roxbury Shopping Center
On Last Day in Uniform, Roxbury's Officer Valdes says Thank You and Goodbye
Fire Rips Through Succasunna Home
County to Improve Howard Boulevard near Roxbury Border
Police: Roxbury Man Threatens Woman, Detonates Homemade Bomb
Revised Ledgewood Commons Mall Gets Green Light
Roxbury Reval Mistake Adds 500 Square Feet to Home, says Owner
Former Roxbury Scoutmaster Gets Kidney from Roxbury Mom
Man Who Hit Mt. Arlington Cop With Car: 'I Feel Awful'
Injured Mt. Arlington 'Sgt. Jimmy' Returns to Borough as Students Line the Road
Roxbury Says 'Go' to Artificial Turf at Horseshoe Lake Park
Feds Take Bomb and Weapons Case Against Roxbury Man
Roxbury Won't Renew Smiles II Liquor License
A Windy Groundbreaking in Roxbury for Horseshoe Lake Park Upgrade Project
Roxbury Rallies to Help Firefighter Fight Cancer
Bizzari Honored with 'Street Blade' on 70th Anniversary as Roxbury Firefighter
Color Fun Run, VetFest Bring Hundreds to Roxbury's Horseshoe Lake Park
Lulu the Parakeet's Big Adventure Ends Happily for His Roxbury Owner
Chainsaws Coming for Dozens of Trees in Roxbury's Horseshoe Lake Park
At Carnival in Roxbury, a Popular Pastor Says Hello and Goodbye
Attendance Booms at Roxbury Beach Blast
Among the Elite: Roxbury Grad is Tops at Tuba
Swimming Banned at Hopatcong State Park in Roxbury and Other Public Beaches
Lake Hopatcong Water Risk is 'Real' says Bucco at Roxbury Meeting
Walmart Walls Tumble in Roxbury
Roxbury Company's New HQ Rises from Ruins of Defunct Cement Works
OK to Contact Water in One Section of Lake Hopatcong, says State
Revaluation Means Tax Decrease for Most Roxbury Homeowners
Swimming OK Again at Six Lake Hopatcong Beaches, says State
Fund for Roxbury Grad Killed in Boat Mishap Surpasses 30K as Friend Faces Homicide Charge
Generosity Sought for Roxbury Man Undergoing Amputation
Driver Who Struck 'Sgt. Jimmy' in Mt. Arlington Fears Financial Ruin
History Preserved in Roxbury School Building Facelifts
Anthony R. Bucco, Roxbury's State Senator, Dies
Building Permit Issued by Roxbury for Walmart Supercenter
Roxbury School Buses Canceled at Last Minute Today
Life Support Will Cease for Driver in Fatal Roxbury Car Crash
Fundraiser Launched for Roxbury Man Killed in Budd Lake Motorcycle Accident
New Field Shows Roxbury's Belief in its Kids, says Mayor at Ribbon Cutting
Roxbury School Officials Broke Law says Former Business Administrator
Fundraiser for Former Roxbury Student Killed in Route 80 Triple-Fatal
Tree-top Adventure Course in Roxbury Nears Completion
It's Back to Thursday for Roxbury Trick-or-Treating
Roxbury Cop, a Former Marine, Departs to Fight 9/11 Related Cancer
Carey Beats Kline as Roxbury Council Returns to All Republicans
Roxbury Junior Footballers Bring Home Championship
End of the Line for Roxbury-Mt. Arlington Consolidation Study Group
Algae Bloom Powwow Brings Governor to Roxbury
Roxbury Bomb Maker Gets Two Years in Prison
Acquittal for Former Roxbury Teacher Aide Who Dangled Boy by Feet
Roxbury Hockey Coach Breaks Record for Wins
Roxbury Mayor to New Project's Residents: You'll Like It Here
Water Rate Hike Possible for About 4,000 in Roxbury
Roxbury Council Praises Departing Kline, Successful Youths at Year's Last Meeting
Donations Flow for Roxbury Roads Chief and Family Mourning Loss of Daughter
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