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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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Raising the Roof for Levi -- Over half-way to Goal!

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2016 was a busy year for the Raising the Roof team as they have raised $52,000 of $100,000 Goal. But we still need your help in getting to 100%!

Background: Raising the Roof for Levi

Born with spina bifida and paralyzed from the waist down, Levi Spencer is a fighter with a killer smile. His family needs your help to modify their home for better access for him. They are adding a second floor and making several other modifications to accommodate his condition.

Message from Jillian Spencer (Levi’s Mother)

Rasing the Roof for LeviAfter several successful events and online donations, we are steadily approaching our (modest) $100,000 goal. Our plans have been approved, and we anticipate a start date as soon as the winter weather breaks and our funds allow. Costs include: Upper-level addition for bedrooms and bathroom, main level layout overhaul to open up the space to be more handicap accessible for Levi! (Open floor plan, seamless flooring, zero entry transitions, storage for his braces, crutches, and wheelchair, handicap accessible bathroom attached to Levi's room) Other expenses include a covered porch/bus stop area, accessible back deck, heating and cooling upgrades, plumbing, electrical, labor, materials, demo, siding, roof, windows, doors, flooring, tiles, etc.) WOW! That's a lot!

The initial $100,000 goal is taking into account Jason (Levi’s Father) doing most of the interior work in his "free time" with help from volunteers. Actual contractor bids are coming in at 2.5-3 times higher to complete the project from start to finish!

*** Thank you for your generous contributions to meet our goal!  ***

Business donations include:

  • MJM Contracting: demo
  • RJ Contracting: new roof
  • Decking & porch materials
  • Interior Design: Rae Interiors
  • Window/doors: NJ Windows & Siding

 And more on the horizon! Will you join us?!

 Email spencer.jillian@yahoo.com to partner with Team Levi

How to help!

Click here to donate online: --------> PayPal  (fee free)

For a tax-exempt option, checks can be made to the non-profit who has partnered with us:
Nothing Is Impossible, Inc. 
(click for Facebook link)
243 Sparta Ave.
Sparta, NJ 07871
*MEMO: Raising The Roof For Levi

Additional Upcoming 2017 Events:

  • January 13th Art Auction
  • Spring Volleyball Tournament
  • September 18th Golf Outing
  • November Vendor Fair

To follow our journey, learn about Spina Bifida, and for links & more info on events, check Pray For Levi often!

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