At a recent meeting of the Morris County School Boards Association, the Roxbury Township Board of Education was presented with a plaque of recognition of the board earning recertification as a Master Board.
More than 33,000 Americans – about 91 a day ¬– died from opioid overdoses in 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Morris County is hardly immune from the growing epidemic as fatal opiate overdoses in the county rose from 43 in 2015 to 64 in 2016. This year, there have been at least 23 overdoses in less than four months, which is a pace that would exceed last year’s total.
Layups 4 Life was created by Dan Exter, while recovering and laying in his hospital bed, Dan made a promise to himself. That promise was that if he was fortunate enough to make a full recovery that he would be an advocate in the fight against cancer. It was during his recovery that Dan wrote on a piece of paper the idea of creating Layups 4 Life.