Hundreds of Volunteers Needed for Lake-Wide Cleanup on Nov. 3

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
A car dashboard, a mannequin, a lawn mower, and silverware were among the thousands of items pulled from the Lake Hopatcong shoreline the last time the lake was lowered five feet, in 2013. As the lake community prepares for another 60-inch drawdown this fall, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation is once again calling for volunteers to …

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Get Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign to Easily Install During Five-Year Drawdown

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property owners may voluntarily purchase and post a B-SAFE dock number sign where it can …

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Courtesy Patrols – Be Considerate, Be Safe

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Volunteers
Last year, the LHF was able to work with homeowners and various recreational groups at the lake to draft a voluntary set of guidelines, “Lake Hopatcong for All.”  While the language addresses general boating courtesies at the lake, it was largely written with Byram Cove in mind and its enormous popularity on summer weekends. Over …

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Train Station Awarded 2018 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant

Categories: community, Lake History, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to announce the Lake Hopatcong Train Station has been awarded a $180,000 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant.  The grant, recently approved by the Morris County Freeholders, will provide funding to continue interior and exterior restoration work on the station. The 1911 train station was designed in the Jacobean style as …

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Order Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign by 6-15 for Summer 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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2018 LHF Annual Meeting and Floating Classroom Christening

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Roxbury
Thank you to everyone that attended our 2018 Annual Meeting on May 4, 2018, at the Garden State Yacht Club in Hopatcong.  The evening began with the christening of the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  The vessel was christened, Study Hull, at the docks of the yacht club while a crowd of more than 75 cheered and …

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B-SAFE Dock Number Signs Available to Order for 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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Floating Classroom: Coming Soon to a Lake Near You!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Grants, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
You may have noticed that we’ve been awfully quiet since we announced that Sightseer Marine in Hudson, Florida was selected to build the vessel for our floating classroom back in November.  We’ll it’s time for the big reveal and she’s a beauty! The 40′ X 12′ covered catamaran pontoon boat will be equipped to seat 40 …

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