Our Favorite Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Helps Out at Train Station

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Roxbury, Train Station, Volunteers
Paul, our favorite six-year-old train enthusiast (see Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Supports Train Station Restoration for His Birthday), was up for a visit to NJ last weekend and came out with his mom, brother, sister, aunt and cousin to help volunteer at the station (see Many Hands Make Light Work). The kids brought their own shovels and pails …

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Last Chance To Register for 5th Annual Lake Loop

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
It’s the final countdown…. Weather is going to be gorgeous…..GORGEOUS for this Sunday’s 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation Lake Loop. You have until midnight on Friday, September 22 to register for $45. If you wait till Sunday, the registration fee is $65. Can’t join us? Then support us with a donation https://www.crowdrise.com/donate/event/LakeLoop2017 REGISTER NOW   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Breakfast …

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Roxbury, Train Station
We had a great turnout for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station cleanup day on Saturday, September 16! The young and… well… not so young… grabbed shovels and rakes and made incredible headway on expanding the gardens and creating gravel walkways throughout the native garden area.  Thank you to everyone who came out to help and …

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5th Annual LHF Lake Loop Is Next Weekend

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Loop, LHF, News, Roxbury
If registering for the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation Lake Loop has been on your to-do list, NOW is the time to cross that off the list. Only one week left to register for the event at $45. The day of the event registration fee is $65. REGISTER NOW There are a bunch of events …

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Lights, Camera, Train Station!

Categories: community, News, Roxbury, Train Station
Roxbury Native Returns to Roots to Shoot Latest Movie You may have noticed some activity at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station on the evening of Thursday, September 7. Lights… cameras… and plenty of action. The cast a crew of the upcoming film, Bare Knuckle Brawler, descended upon the old train station to film a scene for …

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Go Native! Resources for invasive plant identification and removal and deer resistant native alternatives

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails
The foundation hosted an Invasives Strike Force workshop, presented by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, this past weekend at the Hopatcong Senior Center.  In the workshop we learned the basics of plant identification as well as specific information on identification and best removal practices for some of the most common invaders in our region. We’d …

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Volunteers Needed for Train Station Cleanup Day

Categories: News, Other, Train Station, Volunteers
Please join us for a cleanup day for Lake Hopatcong Train Station grounds on Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m..  We will be doing some general fall maintenance as well as installing pathways.  We will have some tools available, however, gloves, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows would be very helpful. Thank you to …

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B-SAFE Dock Numbers at Work!

Categories: B-SAFE Dock Numbers, community, LHF, News, Public Safety, Volunteers
Tuesday, September 5, brought some dark and stormy weather. Lightning struck repeatedly followed by thunder that rumbled so loud you could feel it.  For two boaters caught in the storm, things quickly became disorienting and frightening.  The boaters called the New Jersey State police for assistance.  Not having any idea where they were on the …

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