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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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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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It will soon be that time of year again when children everywhere anxiously await the arrival of Santa Claus, and the Jefferson Township Recreation Department will help fulfill those dreams even before December 25th arrives!

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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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Sabretti’s benefits the entire Lake Community!

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Both Hopatcong’s and Jefferson’s Mayors were among the dignitaries at Sabretti’s Hotdogs & Wild Game Sausages on Sunday as the owner, Rohan H. Shetty contributed over $1,400 across six different Lake Community Charities.

What led to this charitable event is the “David and Goliath do battle in Hopatcong that took place between this small business owner and an approximately $800 Billion dollar credit card processing global corporation. With the assistance of the reporting by News 12, and receiving the reimbursement, Rohan was able to give back to the communities in which he resides and does business in.  

“I was taken advantage of by a large corporation, and for my settlement, what I would like to do is to give back to our community.”

Giving Back to the Community

  • $300.00 to Jefferson Township Recreation Department
    $300.00 to Jefferson Township Recreation Department

    Grace Rhinesmith, Director of Recreation for Jefferson Township. “The Jefferson Recreation Community handles quite a few activities for Jefferson Township like the dial-a-ride and Sports programs, this money will be put to good use.

  • $300.00 to Hopatcong Recreation Department
    $300.00 to Hopatcong Recreation Department

    Mayor Michael Francis, Hopatcong Borough, “Thank you Rohan, your generosity is most appreciated as it helps support the programs like Easter Egg Hunt we held today.

  • $200.00 to Jefferson Township Animal Pound
    $200.00 to Jefferson Township Animal Pound

    Mayor Felter, Jefferson Township,  “We appreciate your donation, the Jefferson Animal Shelter works in conjunction with Mount Arlington in taking in strays and handling rescues, and we could always use money to help out.”

  • $200.00 to Hopatcong Animal Pound Project
    $200.00 to Hopatcong Animal Pound Project

    President Wendy Ciardi and Vice President Ed Van Orden of the Hopatcong Pound Project accept the donation stating “The Hopatcong Pound Project also covers Sparta and Stanhope, we are a 501(c) and we help keep all of the towns No-Kill.

  • $200.00 to Jefferson Township Senior Center
    $200.00 to Jefferson Township Senior Center

    Mayor Felter, Jefferson Township,  “Thank You, our Senior Center is very busy and we’ll make sure that this money is put to good use.”

  • $200.00 to Hopatcong Senior Center
    $200.00 to Hopatcong Senior Center

    Mayor Michael Francis, Hopatcong Borough, “The Hopatcong Senior Center is the largest in Sussex County with great participation from the Seniors, and we can always use additional funding.”

Special thanks for everyone who took time to attend the Check Ceremony (see the video), and Mr. Shetty would also like to thank Dave Cambiotti of Cambiotti's Tomato Pie Café for catering the event, and Scones and Truffles by Ruth for creating the special treat gift boxes.

Follow-up: On the Free Hotdogs that helped find the SABRETTI’S TOP DOG:

As previously reported on Saturday, April 1st,  2017, Sabretti’s Hotdogs and Wild Game Sausages gave away hundreds of free Hot Dogs, and  as part of the give-away, people were encouraged to vote for their favorite (the Hopatcong Dog or the Jefferson Dog). The Jefferson Dog won with 57% of the votes, and now will be named Sabretti’s Top Hot Dog! 

For further information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/sabrettis.hotdogs

 

 

 

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