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The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Sussex County Division of Senior Services, and the Veterans Committee cordially invite you to attend the 17th Annual Salute to Military Veterans Event.

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The 8th annual Sussex County Harvest, Honey and Garlic Festival will be held at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, on October 7th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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The Hopatcong Creative Arts Council in partnership with Sussex County Community College (SCCC) is once again presenting the hugely popular and delicious Apple Pie & Art event on Saturday, September 30th from 11a-4p at Hopatcong High School (HHS).

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As a special appreciation event for our community, Hopatcong Dental Associates is sponsoring a very special day at the Hopatcong Farmers Market on October 1, 2017, which will feature a Free Cookout Lunch for all attendees!

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The Jefferson Township Recreation Department is again sponsoring a school-based 6-week after –school ski/snowboard program at Mountain Creek in Vernon for Jefferson Township students in grades 3 to 12 as well as for family and friends.    

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The Jefferson Township Recreation is accepting online registrations for the 10th Fall season of the Challenger Soccer Program for special needs children. Boys and girls age 5 – 18 (or the completion of high school) with physical or mental challenges are invited to join this program.

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The Jefferson Township Recreation Department is partnering with Sparta Lanes to provide another fall bowling program for Jefferson Township students in Kindergarten (5 year olds) through 12th graders. 

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The Jefferson Township Museum, also known as the George Chamberlain House, will participate in the 8th Annual Pathways of History Tour of Historic Places in Morris County. 

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The Roxbury Board of Education held its September Board of Education meeting on Monday, September 18th in the Lincoln/Roosevelt Auditorium.

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The RHS Band Parents Association to collect donations to be sent to the Rockport-Fulton, TX, HS Marching Pirates who Lost Everything in Harvey

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For over a century, Roxbury High School graduates have answered our nation’s call to defend our freedom, to aid our friends and allies, and to turn back aggressors. Numerous young men and women have traded in the navy blue and gold of the Gaels for the colors of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. They have brought honor and distinction upon themselves and made their school, community, and nation proud.  

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Fourteen Roxbury High School students successfully auditioned for the American Choral Directors Association Eastern Division High School Honors Choir. This prestigious ensemble is comprised of the top singers in the northeastern part of the United States. 

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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 Borough of Mt Arlington’s goal is to provide you with premier water service. As part of this commitment, we will be flushing fire hydrants and water mains starting the week of 8/7/17 (Excluding Landing Area and Seasons Glen). The result will improve your service, reliability and water quality.

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The Golden Pineapple is your destination for unique gifts, home accents, jewelry and accessories plus a new selection of stylish “Lake Living” items!

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It’s the final countdown…. Weather is going to be gorgeous for this Sunday’s 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation Lake Loop. You have until midnight on Friday, September 22 to register for $45. If you wait till Sunday, the registration fee is $65. 

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The state DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife plans to stock more than 20,000 trout in the state’s major trout waters, including a host of waters in Morris County and Northwest Jersey in early October. The fish will be stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery from Oct. 10-18, to offer some excellent fall fishing opportunities.

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One of the most major events for this weekend is the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) Lake Loop, the forecast is for great sunny day, so get off the couch and help support the lake!

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The NJ State Championship Power Boat Races are Celebrating 50 years by returning to Lake Hopatcong for 2017. As they come, they are bringing the very best of boat racing, and exciting opportunity for our local community!

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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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Agenda overview for Hopatcong Council Meeting on 03-01-2017

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The following is a brief overview of the planned agenda items for the next meeting of the Hopatcong Council.

PRESENTATIONS:

  1. Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Marty Kane Chairman Board of Trustees & Donna Macalle-Holly (Acting) Executive Director will provide an overview/update of the numerous Lake Hopatcong Foundation's initiatives, engage in Q & A.

Lee Moreau will add some detail on the block party (number & type of vendors, crowd expected, support items required for success, opportunities to greet town leaders, engaging schools (volunteerism/civic duty or community service), Fire & EMS first aid stations, DEFENDER on the water demonstration, static display dive team and more (e.g. shuttle bus support, off-site parking , Police and public safety -Sussex County Explorers).

2. Lake Hopatcong Cruises – Salute to Veterans Cruise

Chelsea Cone , manager Lake Hopatcong Cruises will highlight the 2017 cruise season --especially the 1 July Salute to Veterans Cruise (s).

Captain Lee Moreau will discuss the 2016 cruise , it's success and some ideas to further improve our 2017 Miss Lotta & Lake Hopatcong Salute to Our Veterans.

  • Hopatcong point of contact to identify Hopatcong 's 24 Veterans ?
  • Shuttle bus service from Jefferson American Legion to boat ride & back (the more time they spend together elbow to elbow..the better day it is...a deeper sense of brotherhood).
  • The CONCEPT of a post cruise BBQ --so that friends and families can be more engaged in Salute to Veterans. Will need help to survey interest, demand and helping hands.
  • Rallying the Town to be "on the shore lines of Hopatcong to cheer our Vets as they cruise the lake" (90 minutes)

3. Lake Hopatcong Historical Musuem

President Marty Kane will provide an overview of the LHHM initiatives, the 2017 historical dinner program(s) , a very special weekend in September and an opportunity for high school students to participate in an archeological "dig" on the grounds of the Hopatcong State Park.

ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES / RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Resolution #2017- 60 - Payment of Bills: A motion is in order to adopt a resolution authorizing the payment of bills for the meeting of March 1, 2017.
  2. Resolution #2017-61 – Creation of Recreation Director Position: A motion is in order to adopt a resolution creating the job title “Recreation Director” in the Borough of Hopatcong.
  3. Resolution #2017-63 – Approval of Contract – PBA Local 149: A motion is in order to adopt a resolution approving the contract with Local 149 for 2017-2019.

HELD AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 111 RIVER STYX ROAD

HOPATCONG, NEW JERSEY

MARCH 1, 2017

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING 7:30 PM

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