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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DEP Announces Response Strategy for Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms, Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Suspected Incidences

Categories: community, Education, Governmental Matters, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Public Safety, Roxbury
Harmful Algal Blooms
NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) August 2017 Statewide Effort to “Avoid It and Report It” Includes Online Form for Reporting Suspected Blooms Seeking to minimize health risks for people and animals, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has developed a strategy for a unified statewide approach in responding to incidents of Harmful Algal Blooms …

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Safety and Consideration for All this Labor Day Weekend

Categories: community, News, Public Safety
Labor Day
Labor Day weekend is fast approaching.  We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the “Lake Hopatcong For All” voluntary guidelines which were drafted by representatives of homeowners, recreational boaters, anglers and lake businesses. The intent is to demonstrate that we, as lake residents and lake users, are capable of taking personal responsibility for …

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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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Next Dock Sign Printing Order to be Placed July 17

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
For all who have placed B-SAFE dock sign orders in the last few months, your signs will be printed soon!  In order to get the best price for the signs, we place orders to the sign printers in batches (usually of 50 or more).  If you have been putting off ordering your sign, now is …

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Be Safe While Swimming

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Public Safety
Swimming is the most popular summer activity, especially here on the lake!  Here are some ways to keep you and your family safe through the summer swimming season: For YOU: Look before you leap! The lake bottom is full of unexpected debris, from tree stumps to rocks and boulders. Make sure you are familiar with …

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Working Together for a Safe and Healthy Lake

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, LHF In the News, News, Other, Public Safety

As a result of the ongoing boating concerns in Byram Cove, the following voluntary guidelines were drafted by representatives of homeowners, recreational boaters, anglers and lake businesses. They are being distributed through local businesses, clubs and organizations. The intent is to demonstrate that we, as lake residents and lake users, are capable of taking personal responsibility for ourselves …

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B-SAFE Dock Number Signs Available

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
The B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) Dock Numbering signs are once again available for the spring! The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aim of improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. The attractive, weatherproof aluminum signs measure 8” x 16” and are blue with white reflective numbers. The signs do not …

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