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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 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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Jefferson Township Police Officer of the month for September goes to Detective Justin Gjelsvik. Detective Gjelsvik has been a township resident since 1976.

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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 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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Mount Arlington has announced the date for the fifth annual Youth Sand Castle Building Contest as August 3rd 2017. Which in the past has always been a very serious competition for youth residents age 5 – 14.

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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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The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is bringing back the regional favorite cycling event of a 20, 40 or 62 mile bike ride around Lake Hopatcong and beyond. To gather the behind the scenes information we spoke to Doug Palen and Walter Wurster the two key volunteers that run the Cycling Event.

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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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Invasive Insect Expected to Kill - Nearly 25 Million Trees in NJ

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For the Tree-Killing Emerald Ash Borer - The anticipated death of nearly 25 million ash trees, mostly in northern New Jersey, will be the topic of discussion. Joseph Dunn, Manager of the Morris County Soil Conservation District for the past 30 years is both a NJ Certified Tree Expert and NJ Approved Forester.

He will be discussing the origins of this insect, its life cycle and the current spread of the infestation both in the USA and New Jersey.

Joseph Dunn, Manager of the Morris County Soil Conservation District for the past 30 years is both a NJ Certified Tree Expert and NJ Approved Forester. He will be discussing the origins of this insect, its life cycle and the current spread of the infestation both in the USA and New Jersey.

“The impending loss of 25 million NJ trees is not something a forester would find humor in but the news is so bad and the scope of the problem so large, I hoping we all can just shake our heads, laugh at the initial news, then get to work on addressing the health, safety, & environmental concerns raised by such a loss to our landscape.” While not all is lost, after going through a series of keep or remove decisions an individual tree can be saved through the proper and prolonged application of chemical controls.

The insect involved is Emerald Ash Borer [EAB] and has been cited in counties adjoining Morris County. EAB has been devastating landscapes and public works budgets throughout the Mid-West. While Morris County officials have been apprised and have begun their planning in advance of this infestation, the same may not be true for the residents of Morris County and that is the goal of this and future forums.

A quick glance of the blogs around Ohio and you quickly view a pattern of local residences with numerous dead trees on their properties with little resources to remove one, two or three dozen hazard trees near their home.

The Morris County Soil Conservation District is a public, locally governed, non-profit institution, specifically created to assist landowners in protecting their natural resources. In 2018, the Morris County Soil Conservation District will be celebrating 80 years of providing these services to Morris County. "For more information, contact:" Joseph P. Dunn, Manager 973-285-2953

Time / Location: Monday, May 22nd at 7PM at the Roxbury Recreation Meeting Room at 72 Eyland Avenue in Succasunna.

CONTACT: Joseph P. Dunn Certified Tree Expert & NJ Approved Forester Morris County Soil Conservation District, PO Box 0900, Morristown, NJ 07825 Mobile Phone: 973-868-5796 Email: jdunn@MCSCD.org Website: www.MCSCD.org

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