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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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Jefferson Arts Committee announces FREE 2017 Summer Concerts

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The Jefferson Arts Committee is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2017 FREE Summer Gazebo concert series on Friday evenings at 7 pm at the Jefferson Township Gazebo.  The beautiful Victorian gazebo is located in the Jefferson Township Municipal complex at 1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, NJ.

Jefferson ConcertFriday, June 30, 2017     

The JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY CONCERT & JAZZ BANDS: The Community Band will present a wonderful repertoire of popular favorites including the classics, Broadway musicals, standard marches, and patriotic salutes performed by talented local musicians under the direction of Peter Tummillo. Also performing will be the energizing jazz band ensemble also directed by Pete Tummillo.  www.jeffersonarts.org

Friday, July 7, 2017         

NO CONCERT DUE TO JEFFERSON FEST: FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL, CONCERT & FIREWORKS ON 7/8/17

Tequil RoseFriday, July 14, 2017         

TEQUILA ROSE has become one of NJ’s hottest “New Country” bands by mixing the best of today’s country music with classic country hits of the past and sprinkling in a little rock and roll as well as southern rock.  Known for their 3-part harmonies, they have kept crowds singing and dancing at Big John’s Pub, The Landslide Saloon, and many of the area’s summer fairs and festivals.  Log on to www.tequilaroseband.com for a preview!

Swing BandFriday, July 21, 2017           

RICHARD REITER SWING BAND performs familiar standards from the swing era.  Repertoire includes Our Love is Here to Stay, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Jump Jive an' Wail.  Reiter, an Emmy Award winning composer, has performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, PBS, in Bob Fosse's Broadway musical "Dancin," and back- up for Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Cher, The Temptations, and The Supremes.  http://www.richardreiter.com/swing.html

Friday, July  28, 2017     

ReminisceREMINISCE is 10-piece band who will bring you back to the 50’s and early 60’s with the memorable music of that time – In the Still of the Night, Shout  and songs by The Platters, The Flamingoes, the Sherells, Dion and the Bellmonts just to name a few.  Known for displaying showmanship and interaction with the audience, it will be a night to remember!  http://www.reminisceband.com/ReminiscePublic/Home.html

SymphonicsFriday, August 4, 2017   

SYMPHONICS  is a 4-5 piece band who performs a variety of music from the 1940's thru today including Big Band, Motown, Oldies, Swing, Show Tunes, and Ballroom.  They have extensive musical backgrounds spanning several decades; and as they are old friends and singing buddies, they let their audience experience the original spirit, craftsmanship and exuberance of the vocal group art form. Visit www.thesymphonics.com

South Street StationFriday, August 11, 2017

SOUTH STREET STATION, a 4-man band from the New York tri-state area, they perform a mix of pop hits, R&B, rock, and a dash of country and they enjoy combining different styles of music.  They are seasoned veterans in the music industry and have played at many area venues including the Mason Jar in  Mahwah and Pavinci’s Italian Grill in Hopatcong. www.southstreetstationband.com 

Carnaby StreetFriday, August 18, 2017            

CARNABY STREET takes their listeners on a musical experience and breathe new life into the songs that are the cornerstones for popular music’s favorite era: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Bee Gees,  and The Hollies to Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, The Monkees, The Byrds and One-hit-Wonders of the time.  http://www.carnabystreetband.net

FAB ForwardFriday, August 26, 2016     

FAB FORWARD  pays tribute to the hits of The Beatles' members when they became solo artists.  McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr racked up more than 15 number one hits and many more top-40 hits -- Band on the Run, Jet, Live and Let Die, Silly Love Songs, My Sweet Lord, It Don't Come Easy, etc.  Each FabForward member vocally represents one of the former Beatles in addition to a talented female bassist.   http://www.fabforwardband.com/home.html

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Bring along a blanket/chair for your comfort, non-alcoholic beverages, picnic dinners and snacks are permitted on the grounds unless the concerts are moved indoors due to weather conditions.  Attendees are asked to take their refuse with them when they leave.  Dancing and singing along is always encouraged on the brick extension or the grass!  Free-will donations are greatly appreciated to help fund future concerts.

All concerts are relocated to the Jefferson Township Middle School Gym, 1000 Weldon Road, Milton/Oak Ridge in the event of inclement weather.  Folding chairs will be set up on the gym floor for your comfort as no personal chairs will be allowed.  You can call 973-697-2032 or 973-697-3828 for updates as to weather conditions and relocation of a concert.

Find the Jefferson Arts Committee at www.jeffersonarts.org and on Facebook.

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