Water Chestnut: More Found Near Liffy Island

Categories: News, Other
Why is it so important when kayaking or paddling around Lake Hopatcong to keep an eye out for Water Chestnut plants/throughout the summer.  Because even if you hand-pull plants earlier in the season in a certain location, more plants can pop up later in the same location.  This was the case when scouting near Liffy Island on July 19. Water Scout …

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Local Heroes – Support Your Local Fire Departments and Ambulance Squads

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
fire and EMS
As we all watched the story of Nicholas Toledo’s near drowning at the Crescent Cove Beach Club in Lake Hopatcong on July 3 unfold, we pulled for him and cheered his recovery together as a community.  We also celebrated the heroes who came to his rescue, three members of the Hopatcong Fire Department.  It’s a reminder …

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“I was thrilled when LHF added kayaking”

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake History, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
“As an avid paddler, I was thrilled when LHF added kayaking to the activities in which one can participate in at the Lake Loop. It’s a very nice, calm area of the lake to paddle in the fall. After your paddle, you get to mingle with other participants who genuinely care about Lake Hopatcong.”  –Jen …

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The Farmers Market Is A Great Place To Shop Local

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Shop Local
Get thee to your local Farmers Market and you’ll be able to #ShopLocalLakeHopatcong with quite a few businesses in one setting.   Thanks to Hopatcong Lake Regional News who visited the Hopatcong Farmers Market to show you all the cool local businesses you’ll find there in a fun little video. The Hopatcong Farmers Market is open …

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Q&A Session at the Station – LHF Programs and Initiatives

Categories: community, Events, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
Marty Kane, Lake Hopatcong Foundation Board of Trustees chairman, will host a question and answer session this Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Station, 125 Landing Road in Landing. He will be happy to discuss our current initiatives, plans for the future, or just chat about any lake related issues. The foundation …

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Courtesy Patrols – Volunteer to Keep Our Lake Safe

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Volunteers
2017 Courtesy Patrols
As some of you have probably seen, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been assessing a program of courtesy patrols in Byram Cove to educate people about the guidelines that were recently created by a voluntary group of lake users including homeowners, boaters, and anglers.  We display a Lake Hopatcong Foundation Courtesy Patrol banner to ensure …

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Lake Hopatcong Trail Moving Along

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
We have been hard at work building and blazing the Hopatcong leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail, a trail system that will encircle the entire lake and be approximately 40 miles long when completed. The Hopatcong section of the trail starts on the towpath across from Hopatcong State Park, winds through Hopatcong Borough towards the Prospect …

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Lake Hopatcong Train Station Recommended for Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Grant

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board has recommended $2.9 million in county grants from the county’s 2017 Preservation Trust Fund to help preserve, restore, or protect 25 historic sites in 15 towns across Morris County.  Included in those grants is a grant for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station for $160,000 for the rehabilitation of …

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