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Hopatcong Tulsa Trail Students, along with their families, had a fun night of science and discovery.  COHESION: Families Bonding Together to Solve Real World Problems brought families together through interactive, science based inquiry.

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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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The Jefferson Township Recreation Department Announces Its Seven Adult Exercise Programs for the WINTER 2018 season. Just do it with the Jefferson Township Recreation Department!

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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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Roxbury Township Police Department showed up at Kennedy Elementary School this afternoon. It wasn’t for a crime but an act of good will.

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Many may not be aware that November 15th though was indeed National Recycling Day which millions of people across the country take part in. It is another day to raise awareness about recycling and purchasing recycled products.

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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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Once again Mount Arlington is holding their Holiday Lights Decorating Contest, do you have what it takes to beat the winners from last year?

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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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Legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Anthony Bucco, Steven Oroho and Joe Pennacchio to establish the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” has passed the Senate Environment Committee. The bill still has a way to go to get through the legislative approval process, but this is excellent news.

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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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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 "Teen Scene" registration for 2017-18 is underway

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Jefferson Township Teen Scene (JTTS), in conjunction with the Jefferson Township Recreation Department provides positive opportunities for resident teens ranging from 6th to 9th grades.  The aim of Teen Scene is to offer teens a place where they can gather with one another in a safe and supervised environment.

Activities, programs, and special events take place at Camp Jefferson and/or other designated sites in town.  JTTS offers these young adults opportunities to foster positive experiences and strengthen social bonds in a clean, drug-free environment where they can relax, take advantage of the activities/program and be themselves. 

Events are themed and well planned with Peer Chaperones (10th to 12th graders from JTHS) and parent volunteers utilized to provide a safe environment. Most events take place on the 3rd Friday of each month.  Parents of registered teens will be contacted by email of any upcoming events.  A registration fee of $40 is for a full year of membership but a few events may require an extra fee.

 JTTS is open to all 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade children of residents of Jefferson Township only. Guests are not permitted, and all participants in the JTTS must be registered.

The JTTS has basic rules and regulations that are provided in the interest of the safety and well-being of all participants. Failure to comply with these rules and regulations shall result in parental notification and/or suspension of attendance privileges. They are available for viewing at www.jeffersontownship.net -- Form Center to Recreation Department.

REGISTRATION IS ONLINE at https://register.communitypass.net/reg/index.cfm  - there are no longer any paper registration forms.  If you do not have a home computer, etc., to access the website, it is suggested you use a computer at the Jefferson Township Public Library.  If that cannot be done, please call the Jefferson Township Recreation Department to make an appointment with an office staff member to set up the account. 

If you do NOT already have an account on Community Pass for other Jefferson Township Recreation programs (as of September 2016), you will be prompted to create an account as an adult and then add your child/children to the account and proceed to register your child/children for the season 2017-2018 School Year for Teen Scene. 

If you already have an account for yourself or another family member on Community Pass for other Jefferson Township Recreation programs, you can simply add the Teen Scene member to that account and proceed to register for the season 2017-2018 School Year for Teen Scene.

You can pay the $40 Teen Scene annual registration fee (for June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018) online at check out with a credit card (MC, VISA, DISCOVER being aware that there is a 2.65% bank convenience charge) OR you can select the “Send Payment” button and either mail or bring in a check to the Jefferson Township Recreation Department at Camp Jefferson within 5 DAYS of the registration. Unfortunately, if payment is not made, your child’s/children’s registration can be withdrawn from the program for non-payment. 

Teen Scene Participants must be registered and the membership fee paid in full before attending their first event.

Directions for Community Pass Registration can also be found on   www.jeffersontownship.net  – Form Center or call the Jefferson Township Recreation Dept. office at 973-663-8404 for assistance

The Camp Jefferson office is located at 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ.  For information on Teen Scene, call the Jefferson Township Teen Scene Program Coordinator Kimberly Reid at 973-617-7041 or email kreid@jeffersontownship.net

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