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Lincoln/Roosevelt PTO to Host ‘Meet the Candidates Night’

Lincoln/Roosevelt PTO to Host ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ 

 Meet the Candidates Night event flyer

ROXBURY, NJ (October 10, 2021) – Roxbury Township residents will have the opportunity to vote for three seats for a three-year term on the Roxbury Board of Education on the Tuesday, November 2nd ballot. 

In preparation for this election, the Lincoln/Roosevelt PTO is to host and moderate an upcoming ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ in a debate format. 

The Roxbury public is invited to this debate to learn more about the five candidates running and where they stand. This event will take place in the Lincoln/Roosevelt School Auditorium at 34 North Hillside Avenue in Succasunna, NJ on Tuesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. Facemasks will be required while indoors.

The five candidates seeking election are as follows in alphabetical order:

  • Leo J. Coakley (Succasunna)
  • Katie Goeke (Flanders)
  • Amy L. Overman (Ledgewood)
  • Kathy Purcell (Succasunna)
  • Brian Staples (Succasunna)

Individual candidate statements and biographies are available here!

Please join us and don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 2nd! 

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Roxbury Schools)


For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes or 973-584-7699. 


Roxbury Public Schools is a K-12 school district preparing the children of today for tomorrow. As a dynamic and thriving district, in partnership with a supportive and collaborative community, Roxbury Public Schools inspires and empowers all learners to flourish as ethical and global citizens in the 21st century. The district serves students throughout Roxbury Township, New Jersey, including the areas of Landing, Kenvil, Succasunna, Ledgewood, Mount Arlington, Port Morris, Flanders, and Wharton. Connect with us online or on Facebook.