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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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Hopatcong Democratic Club - Meet & Greet with District 24 Candidates

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The Hopatcong Democratic Club invites you to meet our Legislative District 24 Candidates for State Assembly, State Senate and Sussex County Freeholder.

State Assembly:

The Assembly Race is a primary one amongst Kate Matteson and Gina Trish (who are running together) and Michael Pirog.

Michael PirogMichael Pirog:

Pirog is a 32 year old that lives with his wife and son in Mount Olive.  Quote from website "Through my campaign I hope to do my part to return civility and moderation to politics. To invite cooperation and debate; to listen to and value the opinions of all people; and govern in a manner that represents the best interests and needs of the people of District 24 and all of NJ."

More found here on him in his about section: https://pirogforassembly.wordpress.com/about/

Gina Trish: (running with Kate below)

A native of Sussex County currently residing in Warren County, Gina has grown to love all this District has to offer. She studied Communications, Art History and Journalism in Washington, D.C., at The George Washington University, graduating with honors before returning to New Jersey.

Kate and GinaGina is a Professor of Design and Art History at Centenary University and is an independent design professional working with clients in various sectors from education and financial to robotics. She is an outdoors enthusiast and can often be found hiking on the Appalachian Trail, fishing on the Delaware River with her family and running and biking the Paulinskill trail. She has also served as an advocate and event director for the Epilepsy Foundation of NJ after losing her sister to epilepsy in 2006. Gina and her husband, Tyson (a teacher and photojournalist), have two children and have been homeowners in Warren County for over 14 years.

Kate Matteson: (running with Gina above)

"Kate is a lifelong resident of Sussex County.  She chose to raise her family in this area because she wanted a casual environment that upholds family values, love of nature, along with the amenities of a variety of industries close to home.  Kate’s experience in executive search enables her to see how valuing the people of our workforce effects the overall success of a business or corporation.  Her legal training has given her the ability to analyze and write on complex issues.  This experience, as well as her history and knowledge of the region, will make her an effective legislator in Trenton.  She has a degree from USC and graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s ABA accredited Paralegal Studies Program. She currently lives in Sparta with her husband Jim, a physician, and their four daughters.  She is an avid horseback rider and nature lover.  On weekends you will find her on the trails or camping, enjoying all life has to offer in the most beautiful part of New Jersey!"

Facebook page for Matteson/Trish:

State Senate:

Jennifer HamiltonJennifer Hamilton: 

Jennifer graduated from Rutgers University and went on to study law at Northeastern University School of Law. She currently practices law in Jefferson, NJ.  Jennifer, her husband Ian, and their two children reside in Sparta. As a resident of Sparta in beautiful Sussex County, her goal is make sure our community is better represented in the Senate.

Link to her about section for more: https://www.hamiltonforsenate.com/meet-jen

Facebook page:

Website: https://www.hamiltonforsenate.com/

Sussex County Freeholder:

Dan PerexDan Perez:

Husband, Dad, beekeeper, Eagle Scout & Attorney. Candidate for Sussex County freeholder. I'll put taxpayers first, make county government work for residents and businesses, and move Sussex County forward!

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State Democratic Committee Event Information:

WHEN: Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30 PM

WHERE: Hopatcong Senior Center

32 Lakeside Blvd.

Hopatcong, NJ 07843

Light refreshments will be served.

Connect on Facebook by searching Hopatcong Democratic Club or via link:

For more information, contact: Erin Jacobus at emarjaco@hotmail.com

 

Note: The Hopatcong Lake Regional News has no political affiliation, and all political parties are welcome to contact us (editor@mylakenews.com) to have their information posted, as long as it meets our guidelines.

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