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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’s highly anticipated “The Carnival” – Set up and ready for your Attendance!

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The Hopatcong Lake Regional News got an early review of the Jefferson “The Carnival” after everything was set-up today, and we can tell you that tonight’s opening is going to be phenomenal!

Regardless of your age, or level of desired entertainment the Jefferson Carnival will exceed your expectations!

The Team behind the Scenes:

This annual event is once again driven by the joint efforts of the Jefferson High School and Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA or PTA for short) groups.

In speaking to Eric Wilsusen the President of the High School PTA, “We really enjoy bringing this event back to the community each year, as it very popular (attended by 300 – 500 people each night), and serves as the major fund raiser for the joint PTA groups each year. With the assistance of my co-chair Dina Troha and everyone else, here is an overview of what we have planned for this year.”

Event Details:

  • Jefferson Middle School
  • Dates: Tonight – June 3
  • Times: 6:00 – 10:00 PM Each Night
  • No Admission Cost

Unlimited Rides Wrist Bands:

  • $30.00 At the Door
  • Otherwise rides are ticket based

What to Expect:

  • Great Midway Rides
  • Kiddy Rides
  • 15 Games to test your Skill
  • Face Painter
  • Other Carnival related Vendors
  • Cotton Candy, Candy Apples, Pop Corn, Italian Ice, Ice Cold Refreshments

Food Vendors:

Vice President of the PTSA Vicki Burke has been working hard on Multiple Food Vendors for the event.  Here is the list of options:

Lydia’s: Serving Susage, Cheesesteak, Italian Hot Dogs, French Fries, Chicken Fingers, Mozzarella Sticks, Fried Shrimp, Zepole, Funnel Cake, Fried Oreos, Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers

Sue’s House of Fudge: serving many flavors of homemade fudge

Sabretti’s Hot Dogs: Wild Game Sausage, serving their world famous Hot Dogs and Pickles on a Stick,

Benji’s Taqueria Mexican Grill:  serving authentic Mexican tacos and more, and

Other Activities:

  • Thursday:  Falcon Pride Night – Wear Blue & Gold –Purchase Falcon Wear
  • Friday:  Teen Scene Night
  • 50/50:  A Winner Every Night!  Winners called at 9:30 p.m.
  • NEW Merchant’s Corner:  Selected vendors and crafters to enhance your carnival experience PTSA

Recommendations:

  • Families with smaller children should come on Wednesday or Thursday when the Carnival is not as busy
  • There are height requirements on the different rides, so please check the different rides before standing in line.
  • Major Rides are at least 36” to 44”
  • Kiddy Rides are at least 36”

This is the only Carnival that occurs within our Lake Region, so make sure you don’t miss this great event!

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