Welcoming Holly Odgers to the LHF team

Categories: From the President, News, Other

I am so pleased to welcome Holly Odgers on board at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation as our newest team member! Holly will serve as our managing director, alongside acting executive director Donna Macalle-Holly and development director Jennifer DeWitt. Holly will be helping to keep things moving while I am on leave, and she brings a …

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Keeping the pressure on in Trenton

Categories: From the President, News, Other

Since the LHF started our petition in January asking the state to make 2016 the year of Lake Hopatcong, more than 30,000 letters have been generated from it. Yes, THIRTY THOUSAND letters — right on, guys! (We have more than 2,100 signatures, and each signature results in 14 letters sent to various officials in Trenton.) …

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Remembering Art Ondish

Categories: From the President, Governmental Matters, Mt. Arlington, News, Other

We were so saddened to learn of the passing of Mt. Arlington Mayor Art Ondish, who previously served as chairman of the Lake Hopatcong Commission and who was a champion of the lake during his too-brief 50 years of life. Art didn’t just grow up on Lake Hopatcong and reside here his entire life, he …

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Looking back on a busy 2015

Categories: From the President, Fundraising, Membership, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives

Happy New Year, and we at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation hope the start of 2016 has been good to you. Thank you so much for your support of the LHF—we could not accomplish all that we have been able to do without the help of our members, volunteers, sponsors, and supporters. Here are some of …

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Holiday Thanks

Categories: From the President, News, Other

Wishing you all a very happy holiday season, and whatever you celebrate, it’s a great time to reflect on the year behind us as we look forward to what comes ahead in 2016. We are so grateful to have accomplished so much in 2015 with the help of our supporters and volunteers, from hosting the …

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A note about the water level

Categories: From the President, News, Other

Frustrated about the low water level? Us, too! Between the ice being thick on the lake so late into the season (early April) and the very low rainfall we’ve received this spring, it’s been a perfect storm—or, rather, not ENOUGH perfect storms—to get the lake up to the typical early-summer levels, and we remain about …

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