News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Staff

A Great Night Celebrating the “Lake Hopatcong Fund”

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong, News
Nearly 150 members of the community gathered at the lakeside restaurant, the Windlass, on Sunday afternoon, January 28, to thank the legislators and leaders responsible for the passage of the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” bill. It was a wonderful and positive event celebrating a bright future for Lake Hopatcong. Special thanks to our legislators and leaders …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Fialcowitz

Categories: News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
After retiring from the Jersey Central Power & Light Company in the summer of 2016, Bob Fialcowitz has been enjoying a life of leisure, spending most of his time watching reruns of his favorite 1960s TV sitcoms from the comfort of a recliner at his longtime Hopatcong home. Just kidding. Actually, he’s among increasing numbers …

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Block Party: Register Today for Early Bird Prices!

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, News
Block Party Vendor
The Fifth Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party held at Hopatcong State Park is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, the block party gives scores of businesses and organizations an opportunity to showcase their work, attracting thousands of visitors to the popular lakeside venue. Early …

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Ice Fishing Workshop Lures a Crowd

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
The sky was grey and tiny snowflakes were just starting to swirl on Sunday morning, February 4, as more than 30 adults and kids gathered for an Ice Fishing 101 workshop at Hopatcong State Park. It was perfect weather, actually, for this hardy group of both experienced and aspiring winter anglers. Hosted by the Knee Deep Club, Ice Fishing …

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LHF E-Newsletter Changes

Categories: Blog, News
Based on feedback, we will be adjusting the frequency of our e-newsletter to approximately twice monthly.  We will still keep you up-to-date on Lake Hopatcong Foundation events and activities and general lake information approximately every two weeks. If there is any urgent or important news, we will send that out separately. If you aren’t already …

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Come Celebrate the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” and Say Thanks to Leaders – RSVP by TODAY

Categories: community, Governmental Matters, Lake Hopatcong, News
Lake Hopatcong received great news this week when the “Lake Hopatcong Fund” bill was signed by the Governor. This legislation will dedicate $500,000 each year from boat licensing fees to the Lake Hopatcong Commission for the care of Lake Hopatcong.  As you can imagine, this victory for Lake Hopatcong came about because of the very …

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LHF Selected for New Jersey Council for the Humanities Incubation Grant

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation was selected to receive an incubation grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) to conduct a front-end evaluation survey to assist us with determining what type of programming will be of most interest to the community as we prepare for the opening of the Lake Hopatcong Cultural and …

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Ice Fishing 101 – Program Full, Waitlist Available

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
ice fishing
  The Ice Fishing 101 program has reached capacity!  To be added to the waitlist, send your name, phone number and email address to info@lakehopatcongfoundation.org or call the LHF office at 973-663-2500 by Thursday, February 1.   The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with NJ DEP Division of Parks and Forestry, will be coordinating and offering …

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