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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 "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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