Call for Lake Loop Volunteers

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Join us in creating an amazing day of activities for the benefit of Lake Hopatcong at our annual Lake Loop bike, run, paddle challenge on October 7 at Hopatcong State Park.  This event has so many moving parts and it takes a LOT of people to make it run smoothly, so we are looking for a big …

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Five-Foot Drawdown – Timeline and Procedures

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
This year, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection will be moving forward with its five-year, 60-inch drawdown procedure to allow access to waterfront structures for inspection and maintenance. Residents can contact Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010 to inquire about needed permits for work to waterfront structures. The drawdown also allows for cleanup of the lakebed …

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Native Plant Gardens Thriving at Train Station

Categories: community, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Train Station
Theses photos show our two gardens at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station – our mass planting garden and our specimen garden.  All plants are native to New Jersey and, as can be seen above, are thriving at the station.   We are already planning our next native plant sale for May 2019.  Native plants have the advantage of requiring …

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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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Show Your Support – Veteran’s Cruise to Set Sail Tomorrow

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
2016 Lake Hopatcong Veteran's Cruise
The Lake Hopatcong Cruises will once again be honoring local veterans with two complimentary veteran’s cruises that will set sail on Saturday, June 30 1 from 9 am to 10:30 am (Hopatcong and Jefferson) and again from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (Mt. Arlington and Roxbury).  Each of the four towns that border the lake (Hopatcong, Jefferson, …

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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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Block Partiers Defy Forecast for Successful Lakeside Event

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Chilly rain may have put puddles in the parking lot at Hopatcong State Park last weekend, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of guests at the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party. Nearly 2,000 attendees joined a couple hundred event volunteers at the event hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF), putting a sunny spin …

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Lake Hopatcong Block Party Set to Make a Big Splash

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to strengthen their bonds and enhance their sense of belonging. That …

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