The Annual Leap into Hopatcong Lake is a one of the greatest fund-raising events that happen on Hopatcong Lake during the winter. This great event that pits human endurance against raising funds, takes place every February at the Hopatcong State Park and is designed to raise money for special needs kids.

One of the biggest events for 2020 has just announced that the registration for the quick selling Vendor Space is now open. If you are a business in Northern New Jersey and want to reach 4,000+ attendees, this is the event for you!

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor says a man taken to a hospital after falling through ice at a reservoir has died, the third person in the state to perish after a fall into icy waters in the same week.

Freeholder boards in Morris and Sussex counties have agreed to allocate a total of $50,000 in matching funds to support an application by the Lake Hopatcong Commission for a potential $500,000 state grant to study and reduce harmful algal blooms (HABs), which severely limited recreational use of Lake Hopatcong during most of the 2019 recreational season.

Living up to the “Cultural Center” in their location name, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation just announced the three following three new educational programs, that will be held at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental & Cultural Center.

Residents of the Lake Hopatcong area are very accustomed to the wide variety of ongoing events from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF), but we never really understand everything this small team of superstars and volunteers accomplish throughout the year, as they publish the reflections for the year.

In the summer of 2019 while Lake Hopatcong was under attack from the Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs), Assembly Women BettyLou DeCroce rushed to support our area through her attendance of the local meetings, and creation of bill A-5763 that sought to bring the monies necessary to fight the HABs.

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