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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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Roxbury Upcoming Programs for the Kids

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Roxbury has an exciting event calendar for the community kids this Spring and Summer.

Girls Volleyball Clinics

Learn to spike, set, pass serve dig and block with RHS coaches and former players. Clinic for 3rd/4th grade girls begins 5/16 for 4 sessions; fee: $50. Clinic for 5th/6th grade girls begins on 4/11 for 5 sessions; fee: $65. Clinic for 7th/8th grade girls begins 4/12 for 5 sessions; fee: $65.  Register through Community Pass account. More info at www.roxburynj.us .

Jr. Gaels Cheerleading and PomPoms

Cheerleading for girls currently in 2-7 grade; PomPoms are for 1st graders. Practice begins August 8th. Registration in-person only on Sat, 3/11 and Sat, 3/18 10am-12pm at Rec Center, plus Thurs, 4/6, 6:30-8pm at Rec Center. More info  on Rec page at . Cheer camp also available July 31 through August 3rd.

Teen Travel

For kids currently in 6th-9th grade; three sessions still have openings! Weeks July 10, July 17 and July 24 have openings. Fee: $225 per session. More info on each week’s activities is available on the Rec page at www.roxburynj.us.

NEW! Boys 2nd Grade Lacrosse Clinic

Learn the fastest growing sport from a Roxbury High School Coach. Fee: $95. Session starts April 2nd, and runs through May 20th. Send email to Fehsal@msn.com if interested.
 

Girls Winter Softball Clinic

For girls in 4th-6th grade. Includes four weeks of fundamental instruction, drills, games and FUN! Held Sundays, 3pm-5m. Grades 4-6 starts February 26th. Register online or in-person at Roxbury Recreation. Fee: $40; includes t-shirt. More info on Rec page at www.roxburynj.us.

Gym Ninja for Boys

Program for ages 7 through 12 held on Wednesdays, beginning March 8th. Ages 8+, 4:45pm class; age 5-7, 5:30pm class. Packed with acrobatics, martial arts, parkour, plus general strength and conditioning. Tons of fun! Register at Gymnastics Inc, 973-252-4300. More info at www.gymnasticsincnj.com. Fee: $172 for eight weeks.

Girls Softball

Registration is open for Roxbury Girls Softball Association, ages 5-14. Roxbury partners with Chester and Long Valley Associations for a competitive league with multiple teams and divisions. The program welcomes girls from Roxbury competitive travel teams, and honors all travel team commitments. Register at www.roxbury-baseball.com; registration closes February 21st.

Spring Track Clinic - 1st/2nd Grade
This program is designed to introduce children in 1st-2nd grade to the track program. Season starts mid-March; practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with meets on Fridays. Coaches needed too! Register online or in-person at Roxbury Rec. Children must be born in 2009 or later for this program.  Fee:  $45; includes t-shirt.

 


Spring Track - Bantam, Midget & Youth
This program is for children currently in 2nd through 8th grade, born in 2008 or earlier, no experience necessary.  Season starts mid-March; practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with most meets on Sunday afternoons. Coaches needed too! Register online or in-person at Roxbury Rec. Fee: $45; includes t-shirt.

Roxbury Soccer Club

Registration for Mites Programs is now open for the spring 2017 season.  Register by April 8th for Mites to avoid late fees.  Visit Roxburysoccer.com for more details.

Roxbury Men Over 30 Softball

Looking for interested teams or individual players to join! Typically for men over 30, but each team can have a limited number under 30 and/or "out-of-towners". The season runs mid-April to mid-July. Games Sunday thru Thursday, 1-2 per week. For more information, please email Darren at dmilun@hotmail.com. Website: http://roxburymenssoftball.com

Recreation Children’s Bowling League

Bumper Bowling for kids in K-3rd; Regular Bowling for kids in 4th-8th. Dates are Wednesdays through March 22, 4pm-5:15pm at Circle Bowl. Total of 21 sessions of two games each. Register in-person only at Rox Rec anytime through March 22nd.

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Camp Capra

Online registration begins on Saturday, March 4th at 6am.  For kids currently in K-5th grade. Six weekly sessions to choose from, starting on June 26th through August 11th. Camp instructed by Bob Capra, 7th grade teacher. Fee: $120 per week, includes t-shirt. More info on Rec page at www.roxburynj.us.

Playground Program

This fun 5-week program is offered to Roxbury and Mt. Arlington kids currently in K-7th grade. Three locations to choose from: Jefferson School, Kennedy School or Nixon School. Program begins on Monday, June 26th and goes through Friday, July 28th (no program on 7/3 or 7/4). Hours are 9am-12 noon. Register online on Sat, March 4th at 6am through your Community Pass account. Fee: $125 per participant; t-shirt included.

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