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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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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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It will soon be that time of year again when children everywhere anxiously await the arrival of Santa Claus, and the Jefferson Township Recreation Department will help fulfill those dreams even before December 25th arrives!

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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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Camp Jefferson Summer Day Camp Schedules Open Houses

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Camp Jefferson to hold Open House, where you will learn firsthand what the Camp has to offer your child. (Open to Residents and Non-Residents of Jefferson)

Tour Jefferson Township’s 96-acre facility at Camp Jefferson welcomes you on Sunday, March 19 or Sunday, April 2 to and Open House, where you will learn firsthand what the Camp has to offer your child this summer during the Recreation Department’s 14th annual summer day camp program. 

The facility is located at 81 Weldon Road in Lake Hopatcong, NJ, easily accessible via Routes 80, 15, or 23.

Children accompanied by their parents/guardians are encouraged to drop in anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. on either day to tour Camp Jefferson and view the Camp’s exciting 2016 video and slide presentation. Camp Jefferson’s Summer Camp Directors and several staff members will be on hand to answer your questions with Summer Day Camp brochures, information on this year’s offerings, and information on how to register online through Community Pass.  The first 50 families at each open house will receive a complimentary canvas tote bag.

The camp program is open to resident and non-resident children who must be three years old by June 26 and fully potty trained through children going into 8th grade in September.  This summer’s program will run from June 26 through August 18 for a total of eight weeks in a safe and natural environment.  Early bird registration price specials – a discount of $30 per week --will be offered again this year but only until Wednesday, May 3.

Visit the spring-fed lake for boating and fishing, open grass fields, amphitheater, fire pit with seating, numerous themed cabins, main community lodge with full kitchen, recreation hall, basketball courts, movie theater, picnic pavilion, high and low ropes courses, archery range, a state-of-the-art playground, and the 40’ rock climbing wall, vertical playpen, and zip line (weather permitting).

Summer Camp offers a variety of games including ping-pong, foose ball, billiards, air hockey, tetherball, croquet, hopscotch, horseshoes, bocce ball, and shuffleboard.  Add in Can Jam, Spike Ball, Baggo, Trangle Ball, and two GaGa Pits!  There are exciting optional off-site trips and interesting optional elective classes to choose for an enhanced camp experience.

You can now click on the Camp Jefferson Summer Day Camp link located on the left side panel of the homepage at www.jeffersontownship.net and choose a specific page you would like to explore about the 2017 camp program; it’s policies, prices, etc.

As the Recreation Department is converting its camp program to an online registration system, beginning in early to mid-March, you will be able to log on to https://register.communitypass.net/reg/index.cfm to begin your child’s online camp registration.  By the time registration begins, you will be able to log on to www.jeffersontownship.net to view/print the 2017 Camp Activities Reference Guide to use as a reference when you are registering your child online.

You can call the Recreation Department office at 973-663-8404 x4 or x5 or e-mail CPUNTURIERI@jeffersontownship.net for more information. 

Summer begins at Camp Jefferson Summer Day Camp!

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