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Students at Hudson Maxim School helped to "BOOst" the morale of our troops stationed overseas this Halloween, by shipping 80 pounds of candy to deployed troops, veterans, and first responders via Operation Gratitude. 

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A Night of Hope Benefit Concert is an uplifting night of Holiday music  performed by local musicians and appropriate for ALL ages. ALL of the proceeds that are generated by the event are then donated to HOPATCONG families in need.

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Whenever you purchase a Medium Utility Tote for $35 Project graduation will earn $12!

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Please pick-up a free snowman between Monday, Nov. 13th-and Nov. 21st, at borough hall.

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Missing Dog: Her name is Sushi. She is a small teacup Shitsz Tsu- primarily white in color. She can be approached.  She went missing 6:45 pm Sunday 11/20

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Jefferson Township Fire Company No. 1’s firehouse at 162 Milton Road will be transformed into The Village Marketplace with 18 arts, crafts, and merchandise vendors during The Jefferson Arts Committee’s 12th annual Christmas in the Village event on Saturday, December 2 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Located in the historically designated Village of Milton in the Milton/Oak Ridge section of Jefferson Township, admission is free as is parking.

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The Jefferson Township Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 winter season of its successful Challenger Basketball and Gym Activities program for special needs children. 

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Morris County’s Open Space Trust Fund Committee today recommended funding six 2017 open space preservation projects at a cost of nearly $2.4 million and totaling 147 acres located in six Morris County towns to the Morris County Board of Freeholders.

 

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Roxbury High School saw two senior athletes, Andy Axelson and Matt Dancsecs, commit to the Scarlet Knights last week for baseball and lacrosse. Two more Gaels, Tyler McDonald and Michael Christiansen, followed suit in signing letters of intent last Wednesday.

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Kids in grades 3-5 joined Robert Capra and a few other Roxbury staff members for a sports and games fundraiser on Thursday evening, November 9th at Eisenhower Middle School to support Matt Adonis as part of  “Face-Off with Team Matt”.

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Calling all of the Clark Griswold's that live within the Roxbury Region, if you can see your lights how from outer-space, than maybe this contest is for you!

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Two Roxbury High School seniors will be joining the Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights next fall. A letter of intent/college commitment ceremony was held Wednesday morning for two athletic scholars, Andrew “Andy” Axelson and Matthew “Matt” Dancsecs. Coaches, teammates, and family members joined these athletes at their signing at the high school.

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More than just an article of clothing, your coat can open opportunities for someone who needs one.

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November is almost upon us and you know what that means....NO SHAVE NOVEMBER!!!! Join the Mt. Arlington F.O.P. in raising awareness and funding for cancer research.

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The veteran Mount Arlington police officer died in a motor vehicle crash while on duty shortly after midnight in October 2011 — hit by a driver suspected of being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance.

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The Project Lifesaver program has been implemented by the Morris County Sheriff’s Office in an effort to provide enhanced support and assistance to Morris County residents who are primary caregivers for an individual suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder as well as families of children afflicted with Down syndrome, autism, traumatic brain injuries or cognitive impairments.

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The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is, once again, joining the Giving Tuesday campaign, a worldwide day of giving that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity. If we reach $5,000 this year it will be matched by a anonymous donor.

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Rewinding back to April 2017 we asked our over 30,000 readers to vote daily to help the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) win a $50,000 grant from the USA Today Network. You delivered the votes and as a result of your efforts Lake Hopatcong will have a floating classroom starting in the spring of 2018.

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On Monday, November 13th, Dr. Fred Lubnow of Princeton Hydro will present the 2017 Lake Hopatcong water quality monitoring results at the Lake Hopatcong Commission meeting.  The open public meeting begins at 7pm at the Mount Arlington Civic Center, 7 Fern Road.

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The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  So we’re giving this Storymakers 2017 grant from TechSoup a go and we need your help! 

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Michael Wallace of Highland Lakes, NJ won the American Bass Anglers RAM American Fishing Tour, Division 10 Tournament held September 10th, 2017 on Lake Hopatcong.  

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Hopatcong Lake Regional News is pleased to continue to provide the weekly Fishing Report for the Lake Region to help inform you on what’s biting and where. Our guest author is Dows Boat Rental and Bait Shop.

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Hopatcong Lake Regional News is pleased to continue to provide the weekly Fishing Report for the Lake Region to help inform you on what’s biting and where. Our guest author is Dows Boat Rental and Bait Shop.

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On the weekend of September 23 & 24 2017 the Knee Deep Club of Lake Hopatcong will hold its Annual Fall Hybrid Striped Bass Contest on Lake Hopatcong.  

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Lake Hopatcong Fishing Report – July 5, 2017

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Hopatcong Lake Regional News is pleased to continue to provide a regular Fishing Report for the Lake Region. Our guest authors are Dows Boat Rental and Bait Shop, and Lake’s End Marina.

Updated Report From:

Dows Boat Rental and Bait Shop

145 Nolans Point Rd, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

(973) 663-3826

Dows Boat Rental and Bait Shop reports:

  • Notable catches during this past week included:
    • Jason Tate with a 5 lb. 9 oz. walleye, his personal best, caught on herring. 
    • Tom Sarnacki had a Hybrid Striped Bass weighing in at 6 lb. 12 oz. 
    • Hunter Good, while fishing with herring also, had a walleye weighing 6 lb. 14 oz. and his brother Logan landed a Hybrid weighing 7 lb. 14 oz.
    • Ken Tice, of Flanders, had a Hybrid Striper hitting the scales at 6 lb. 10 oz. 
    • Jim Macaluso weighed in a smallmouth bass at 3 lb. 10 oz. Jack Tener had a nice Largemouth, estimating the weight to be in the 3-pound range
    • Alex Estok had Hybrids, with his largest being in the 8-pound range. 

Next Fishing Contests:

The Knee Deep will hold it's 2017 Summer Hybrid Striped Bass Contest on Saturday July 15, 2017 and Sunday July 16, 2017.

On the weekend of July, 15th & 16th 2017 the Knee Deep Club of Lake Hopatcong will hold its 20th Annual Hybrid Striped Bass Contest on Lake Hopatcong.  The contest will begin at 5AM Saturday the 15th and conclude at 12 noon on Sunday the 16th.

The entry fee for club members is $20 and non-members $25 ($20 entry + $5 non-member fee).  A payout of 80% of entry fees will go to the anglers weighing in the three heaviest Hybrid Striped Bass.

Entry forms are available on line at www.kneedeepclub.org or at the club’s official weigh stations located at Dow's Boat Rental, Nolan's Point, Lake Hopatcong and Lake's End Marina, Lakeside Blvd., Landing. Mail in entries must be received by Friday, July 14th, 2017, in person entries can be made until 8AM Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

Please see the contest entry form for a complete list of contest rules. For additional information call (973) 663 3826.

June 25th, 2017 - Lake Hopatcong Results:

Place Anglers Fish Alive Lunker Total #
1 Bob Rose 5 5 4.74 14.8
1 Ed Proser 5 5 4.74 14.8
2 Art Pinnochio 5 5 3.88 12.89
3 Bill Garcia 5 5   11.94
3 Ralph Camatelli 5 5   11.94
4 Diamandis 5 5   10.58
4 Diamandis 5 5   10.58
5 Matt Stark 5 5   10.2
6 Mike Calia 5 5   8.91
6 Gerrard Capizi 5 5   8.91
7 Brian Grant 5 5   8.7
8 Nick Chabull 3 3   5.74
8 Chris Panateri 3 3   5.74
9 Greg DelRusso 1 1 5.51 5.51
9 Chris Miller 1 1 5.51 5.51
10 Roy Sturm 2 2   2.38

Did you Know

The Knee Deep Club web site is www.kneedeepclub.org and is full of information about the Club and fishing Lake Hopatcong – bring it up and check us out.

The Knee Deep Club trusts you enjoy the excellent fishing Lake Hopatcong has to offer.

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