Monthly Archives June 2014

Lenape Valley Soccer Club’s Summer Camp

There is still room to enroll in Lenape Valley Soccer Club’s Summer Camp at CO Johnson Park in Byram for players entering Kindergarten thru 3rd (9-12 Half Day, 75.00) Grades and 4th grade thru 9th (9-3PM Full Day, 150.00 Camp is July 21-25 Register online at www.lenapesoccer.org Contact Camp Director Eric Schuman with questions, eschuman@lvhs.org
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Hackettstown Hyundai Is Giving Away A Brand New 2014 Hyundai During Their 4th Annual Summer Fun Giveaway!

Hackettstown NJ – Hackettstown Hyundai is doing something unusual for a car dealership, they’re giving away a brand new 2014 Hyundai Accent GLS and all a consumer needs to do is fill out an entry blank and drop it in the car sitting on their showroom floor. No gimmicks, no crazy stunts, no purchase required. The giveaway drawing will be held @ the Hackettstown Hyundai New Car Showroom located at 40 Route 46 on Tuesday July 1st at 6:00 pm. Why are they doing this? “Many people have asked us that” states General Manager CJ Meyer. “We decided to do
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FPCS Vacation Bible School is Almost Here!

FPCS Vacation Bible School is Almost Here! Come join us for a week of fun this summer at Vacation Bible School at the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna at 99 Main Street in Succasunna, NJ. Gangway and clear your schedule…even the wind and the waves can’t keep kids away from this voyage! At Gangway to Galilee VBS 2014, kids visit exciting sites around the Sea of Galilee and discover how Jesus saves us now and eternally. Dare to make this an amazing grace adventure! Come celebrate and have fun while learning Bible storytelling, music, crafts, games, and more! Vacation Bible
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What’s Eating My Vegetables and Plants?

What’s Eating My Vegetables and Plants? Thursday, June 26 at 6:30PM  Are your daisies disappearing?  Your tomatoes being taken? The Roxbury Public Library and the Roxbury Community Garden are here to help.  On Thursday, June 26 at 6:30PM, the Rutgers Master Gardener program will present What’s Eating My Vegetables and Plants at the Roxbury Public Library.  Come learn how to enjoy the fruits of your labor and get the most out of your garden.  Learn to identify the most common garden problems, how to deal with them and keep your vegetables and plants in good condition. Registration is requested.  Call
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Roxbury Jr. Gaels Football, Inc. Lick, Pass &Punt

August 2, 2014 10:30 at Horseshoe Lake Complex 72 Eyland Ave, Succasunna, NJ The Roxbury Jr. Gaels Football Program will be hosting a Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition. This free event is open to all Boys and Girls ages 6-15. NO FOOTBALL CLEATS, TURF SHOES OR BARE FEET ALLOWED….Sneakers only!! Preregistration is encouraged. Download the form at: http://jrgaelsfootball.com or go to WWW.NFLPPK.COM and search for our event and register there. Email form to Shatrox@optonline.net or fax to 973-404-6614. WDHA Rock of North Jersey will be there.!!! rain date is August 3rd. For competition information please call Stephen Hills at 201-874-6999
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Roxbury girls lacrosse story

Several members of the freshman and sophomore classes were called upon to contribute to the Roxbury High School girl’s lacrosse varsity team this spring. Although the Gaels struggled at times this season, as would most teams who have inexperienced players in its varsity lineup, they were still able to capture seven victories and had a record of 2-3 in North Jersey Interscholastic Girls Lacrosse League Freedom North Division. Roxbury advanced to the NJSIAA North Group III Sectional Tournament where they were defeated by Morristown. “Considering we had about a dozen of freshmen and sophomores this year on varsity, I think
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RHS Junior George Lu Places Third in State for Science League Chemistry II Exam

Roxbury High School Junior George Lu placed third in the New Jersey Science League exam for Chemistry II, competing against more than 572 students. The team placed eighth in the state for Chemistry II as one of top six percent competing among 127 teams. The last time RHS placed for the Chemistry II test was in 2000 for 9th grade, as one of the top ten percent of schools participating at that time.”We are proud of George’s accomplishment and are happy to see RHS place in Chemistry II after a 14-year hiatus,” said Science League advisor Mr. William O’Brien. “Many thanks to
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Board of Education President honored

ROXBURY TWP.  — Roxbury Board of Education President Theresa D’Agostino was honored as a Certified Board Leader by New Jersey School Boards Association representatives at the May 19 board meeting. D’Agostino was recognized for having reached the highest level as a Board Member, and, for all of the accomplishments she has achieved. Out of 4,800 school board members in the state of New Jersey, D’Agostino is only one of 13 individuals to attain Certified Board Member status. She achieved the required 60 credits necessary for certification by attending classes offered by the New Jersey School Boards Association. Superintendent of Schools Patrick Tierney
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Roxbury’s Eisenhower Middle School Chess Team Earns First Place in Northwest New Jersey K through 8 Chess Championships

 ROXBURY TWP. In mid-May, 20 members of the Roxbury Scholastic Chess Club/Team, the “Knight-Eagles”, based in the Eisenhower Middle School, traveled to the Mohawk Country Club boardwalk in Sparta, New Jersey, where they were successful capturing First Place against a field of 47 other chess teams at the Northwest New Jersey K through 8 Chess Championship, an outdoor event.  The Sparta team, defending champions for the past five years in a row, hosted the competition. After all four rounds of one-hour matches concluded, Roxbury and Sparta were tied for first place. “Usually, an automatic tie breaker is built into the computer system that looks at the schedule strength
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