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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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Please pick-up a free snowman between Monday, Nov. 13th-and Nov. 21st, at borough hall.

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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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Morris County’s Open Space Trust Fund Committee today recommended funding six 2017 open space preservation projects at a cost of nearly $2.4 million and totaling 147 acres located in six Morris County towns to the Morris County Board of Freeholders.

 

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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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Calling all of the Clark Griswold's that live within the Roxbury Region, if you can see your lights how from outer-space, than maybe this contest is for you!

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Two Roxbury High School seniors will be joining the Rutgers’ Scarlet Knights next fall. A letter of intent/college commitment ceremony was held Wednesday morning for two athletic scholars, Andrew “Andy” Axelson and Matthew “Matt” Dancsecs. Coaches, teammates, and family members joined these athletes at their signing at the high school.

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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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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 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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The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  So we’re giving this Storymakers 2017 grant from TechSoup a go and we need your help! 

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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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Morris County 4H-Fair: 2017 on July 19-23 at Chubb Park in Chester Township

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4-H clover leaf logoThe annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths from across Morris County, mixed in with a car and motorcycle show, hot air balloons, fireworks, and amusement rides and games, will kick off a five-day run on Wednesday, July 19 to Sunday, July 23 at Chubb Park in Chester Township.

A wide variety of family-friendly activities are planned, including pony and hay rides, petting zoos, watermelon eating and cake decorating and dress-a-pet contests, animal shows, archery, a tricky tray, and even “cow pie bingo’’ and “goat yoga,’’ to go with the live entertainment and delicious food.

photo of carnival ride featuring giant bears from 2016 fair

Scene from 2016 4-H Fair

“The 4-H Fair is a showcase of the wonderful achievements of 4-Hers from around the county. It is great opportunity for everyone to come out for wholesome family fun,” said Kathy Murarik, Morris County 4-H Program Associate.

“This is a great family friendly event that is centered around the hard work done by these great 4-H kids, who represent some of the best young people, and who are future leaders of their communities and our county,’’ said Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana, who will participate in formal opening ceremonies at the fair this week.

“We invite all county residents, from the Hopatcong Lake Region, to visit the fair,’’ Cabana added.

photo of goat races at 2016 fair

Goat races at 2016 fair

There is no admission fee for the fair, but a parking donation of $5 per vehicle is requested. On Friday evening, in preparation for the fireworks, parking will be $10, which includes 3-D fireworks glasses.

A special $10 pay-one-price for all kiddie rides is scheduled for Friday, July 21, from 11a.m. until 1p.m., and a $25 pay-one-price for all amusement rides will be offered on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m..

For a full schedule of events, visit: http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/Fair.html

:Morris County 4H-Fair: 2017 Version Set for JUly 19-23 at Chubb Park in Chester Township Morris County 4H-Fair: 2017 Version Set for JUly 19-23 at Chubb Park in Chester Township

Here are just a few highlights

  • Wednesday, July 19th
    • Fair open 6:00-10:00pm
    • Amusement rides, music, some food options
    • Chelsea Carlson and the student acapella group
  • Thursday, July 20th
    • Fair open 4:00-10:00pm
    • Opening ceremonies, talent show and egg judging
    • Amusement rides, music, food, and 4-H activities
  • Friday, July 21st
    • Fair open 10:00am-10:00pm
    • Community Blood Drive from 5:00-8:00pm (RSVP online)
    • Rizzo’s Reptiles, ask a vet, and cow pie bingo
    • Fireworks show in evening (rain date: Saturday)
      photo of hot rod car from previous fair

      Car and Motorcycle Show scheduled for Saturday, July 24

  • Saturday, July 22nd
  • Sunday, July 23rd
    • Fair open 10:00am-4:00pm
    • Open pet show, cake decorating, agility dog show
    • Amusement rides, music, food, and 4-H activities

Dogs may be brought to the fair, but they must be on a 6-foot leash.  Retractable leashes are not allowed in the park.

For more information about the 4H Fair, including the fair schedule, or about becoming a 4-H volunteer, visit the 4-H Fair website at http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/Fair.html or call 973-285-8301.

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