Matthew, currently a Category 4 (major) hurricane in the Caribbean, will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
The Hopatcong Grand Prix Race was held this last Sunday, September 25th and the crowd was amazed by the speed of the boats, the level of the competition and the overall venue offered at Lake Forest Yacht Club. As the boats race by the shore at sometimes faster than 90 MPH, the wake almost looks like smoke on the water.
On Monday, September 19, 2016, over 120 people packed the Jefferson High School to hear about NJDEP proposed changes to preserve the lake level and to voice their opinions.
It is well known that the Mayor of Hopatcong is a big fan of the Hopatcong Farmers Market, which is where she first meet the Humming Meadows Alpacas.
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will try new ways of controlling weeds on the lake.
Offshore-style powerboat racing is in Lake Hopatcong. Some 30 plus boats are expected to compete in up to 10 categories in the Offshore Powerboat Association event, to be run at the Lake Forest Yacht Club.
Saturday started this two day event, where the races sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association look to find who’s the New Jersey State Champion. Since this is the end of the season, this race is win or lose for many drivers for the whole year, as they try to gather the points necessary to finish the season.