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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: Christmas in the Village -- Major Event this weekend!

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The Jefferson Arts Committee has big plans this weekend, as they launch biggest Christmas event around the lake. If you are into anything Christmas related, you'll want to attend  the 11th annual Christmas in the Village.

Sponsored by the Jefferson Arts Committee, and held in the Historic Village of Milton & other areas of Jefferson Township.

Event Dates: Friday through Sunday, December 2nd to 4th, 2016

Featuring: Live entertainment, exciting activities, shopping, food, and refreshments!

Free admission to most events. ($) Indicates any events with an entry cost

Quick Overview:

Venues within “The Village” On Saturday, December 3rd

  • The Jefferson Township Museum & grounds, 315 Dover-Milton Road
  • Jefferson Township Fire Company No. 1 Firehouse, 162 Milton Road
  • St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 153 Milton Road
  • Milton United Methodist Church, 316 Dover-Milton Road

Venues Outside of “The Village” Proper On Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday

  • American Legion Post #423 grounds, 28 Legion Road – Saturday, Dec. 3rd and until Christmas
  • Milton First Aid Squad Building, 45 Milton Road- Saturday, Dec. 3rd only
  • Jefferson Township Gazebo, 1033 Weldon Rd (Municipal Complex) - Fri, Dec. 2nd & Sun, Dec 4th
  • Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong- Saturday, Dec. 3rd only
  • Jefferson Township Public Library, 1031 Weldon Rd, Oak Ridge –Sunday, Dec 4th
  • Jefferson Township Senior Center, 54 Schoolhouse Road – Sat. Dec. 3rd & Sun. Dec. 4th only
  • Grace Evangelical Church, 5550 Berkshire Valley Road – Sunday afternoon December 4th only

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Detailed Schedule of Events:

Date

Time

Location

Event

Friday, Dec. 2

 

7:00 PM

 

 

Jefferson Twp Gazebo:

Christmas Tree Lighting by Mayor Russ Felter’s 2016 Citizens of the Year: Janet Breckenridge & Richard Yocum; Jefferson Twp. Council Vice President Debi Merz reads “The Night Before Christmas”; Santa arrives with Rudolph; live entertainment by Jefferson Twsp Middle School Chorus - Director Danielle Schrek; Holiday Sing-a-long; DJ Matt Scognamiglio; refreshments follow

Milton United Methodist:

Jefferson Arts Comm. Gingerbread House Contest entries accepted for judging

Saturday, Dec. 3

 

7 am – 11 am

 

 

Milton First Aid Squad:

($) Hearty Breakfast featuring pancakes and more—Pay at door (open seating);
Refer to “Food & Refreshments section”; Bloodmobile on site, Craft Fair; accepting donations for The New Hope Food Pantry (monetary and non-perishable food)

9 am – 3 pm

 

 

Camp Jefferson:

Fireside visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Community Lodge; Holiday music; Gifts from Santa; Kids’ coloring activities; Letters to Santa; Candy canes; Model train display in the train cabin; Scholastic Book Fair in the Recreation Hall; Children’s entertainment TBA (Santa & Mrs. Claus lunch 12:30 -1 pm)

10:00 AM

 

 

 

Milton United Methodist:

Milton United Methodist Church’s Hand Bell Choir performs New Hope Thrift Shop opens (no merchandise donations accepted today)

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

The Arthur Stanlick Elementary School Chorus –Director Janice Fisher

 

10 am – 4 pm

Jeff Twp Fire Co. No. 1:

Village Marketplace featuring 18 home business vendors and crafters; 50/50 raffle sales site; live entertainment – Free Children’s Grab bag while supplies last!

Jefferson Township High School’s Stand Up 2 Cancer organization will be set up outside the firehouse asking for donations

Jefferson Twp Museum:

“A Jack Frost Christmas” theme decorated Museum; Costumed Docent-led tours by Jefferson Township Historical Society & Museum Garden Club members, Mrs. Claus on site with photo ops on the Museum’s Vintage Sleigh.

Milton United Methodist:

Jefferson Arts Committee’s Gingerbread House Contest -- entries displayed and winners announced

11am

 

 

 

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

The Berkshire Valley Presbyterian Church Choir – Director Roz Lynch

Milton United Methodist:

Arthur Stanlick Elementary School Band – Director Emily Jones

Jefferson Twp Museum:

Joshua Velez will play keyboard by the pot belly stove (weather permitting)

Jeff Twp Fire Co. No. 1:

Jefferson Girl Scouts lead a holiday sing-along

11:30 AM

 

 

 

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

Jazz Pianist Henry “Hank” Shapiro performs

 

12 noon to 1 pm

Jeff Twp Fire Co. No. 1:

Demonstrations by Oak Ridge Martial Arts Academy - Sensei Matt

12 noon

 

 

 

Milton United Methodist:

Jefferson Township Community Band Christmas Concert “Great Songs of Christmas” – Director Pete Tummillo (suggested free will donation at the door)

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

Jefferson Township High School Madrigal Singers and Select Choir – Director James Wynne

1:00 PM

 

 

 

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

No Strings Acappella Group performs, Director Pat Autillo.

Milton United Methodist:

Jefferson Township High School Band – Director Richard Barrieres

Joshua Velez will play keyboard in the New Hope Thrift Store (corner of Milton and Dover Milton Roads

Jeff Twp Fire Co. No. 1:

Performance by students of Diane’s Dance Academy 23

2:00 PM

 

 

 

Milton United Methodist:

Jefferson Township Middle School Band – Director Lauren Kulick

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

White Rock Elementary School Chorus-Director Jan Courtney

2:45 PM

 

 

 

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal:

Joshua Velez plays keyboard

3:00 PM

 

 

 

Milton United Methodist:

White Rock Elementary School Band – Director Robert Tiedemann

4:00 PM

 

 

 

Jeff Twp Fire Co. No. 1:

50/50 raffle drawing

7:00 PM

 

 

 

Jefferson Senior Center:

Jefferson Community Players perform the Christmas-themed radio play The Bishop’s Wife (based on the 1947 film version starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven)

Director Jean Simonson - 201-602-2391, www.jeffersonarts.org

Free admission and complimentary refreshments

SUNDAY, DEC. 4

 

12 noon - 4 pm

 

 

Jefferson Twp Museum:

“A Jack Frost Christmas” theme decorated Museum; Costumed Docent-led tours by Jefferson Township Historical Society & Museum Garden Club members, Mrs. Claus on site with photo ops on the Museum’s Vintage Sleigh.

 

 

 

2:00 PM

 

 

 

 

Jefferson Twp Library:

Armchair art lecture and PowerPoint presentation “From Saint to Santa” investigating the evolution of a Turkish bishop into St. Nicholas and then into Santa Claus presented by Michael Norris, former educator at Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

 

 

 

Jefferson Senior Center:

Jefferson Community Players perform the Christmas-themed radio play The Bishop’s Wife (based on the 1947 film version starred Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven)

Director Jean Simonsen - 201-602-2391, www.jeffersonarts.org

Free admission and complimentary refreshments

 

 

 

 

3:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Grace Evangelical:

($) Jefferson Twp Community Chorus performs “Christmas in the Village – A Joyous Celebration” with Director Mike Yannuzzi and Accompanist Janet Breckenridge. Tickets available at the door or in advance by calling 973-697-

8124, www.jeffersonarts.org Refreshments to follow

 

 

 

 

4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Jefferson Twp Gazebo:

Jefferson Township CONNECT’s “Light a Luminary” for those affected by suicide and loved ones lost. Find on Facebook or jeffersontownshipconnect@gmail.com

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