By Holly Odgers (LHF) - Restoration efforts have been chugging along at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station throughout 2017.
After a very successful year for Lake Hopatcong that stayed at almost full-pool throughout the summer, we are set to enter the 22” drawdown this December.
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!
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received lots of great feedback from community members who have been hiking and enjoying the new Lake Hopatcong Trail. The first leg of the planned 40-mile trail stretches approximately 9 miles through the Borough of Hopatcong and was officially opened in September.
Legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Anthony Bucco, Steven Oroho and Joe Pennacchio to establish the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” has passed the Senate Environment Committee. The bill still has a way to go to get through the legislative approval process, but this is excellent news.
The first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail has been built and blazed and is now open for hikers to enjoy!
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.
Rerestoration of the historical Lake Hopatcong train station in Landing remains on track, a beefsteak dinner, with a rich history of its own, will be held to support the project.
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.
The Hopatcong Lake Regional team is conducting a survey with local Oil companies across our region to provide you a matrix of prices and benefits. Until we complete that article, here are some tips on heating your home with oil, without going broke.
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.
As we start into the month of October, you may be wondering where you can take the family for some halloween fun. We have reviewed six of the local farms (by Web & Phone) to help you with the decision-making process.