Five years at the train station

Categories: From the President, News, Train Station
In a few days, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation will be celebrating five years at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station in Landing. And although we didn’t actually move into the building until the start of this year, it has been a centerpiece of our efforts in the five years since Lauren Rossi (then the LHF Development …

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Lake Hopatcong Station earns historic marker

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, News, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Station has received an official Morris County historic marker, recognizing the iconic building’s historical significance. The official Morris County historic marker is located just off the roadside, at the corner of our parking lot at 125 Landing Road in Landing. The Lake Hopatcong Station first opened in 1911 as a showcase for …

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Morris County historic marker dedication at the train station

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Roxbury, Train Station
On Monday, October 28, 2019, the Morris County Heritage Commission will dedicate a historic marker at the Lake Hopatcong Station. The ceremony will begin at 1:00 pm at 125 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. Morris County Freeholder Cathy DeFillippo, Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo, Morris County Heritage Commission Director Peg Shultz and members of the commission will …

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Berm Blowout Topples Historical Hydrant

Categories: community, News, Roxbury, Train Station
It was a modest addition compared to other far more eye-catching changes that had been made to the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center on Landing Road. On a sweltering Saturday morning in early July, a small group of volunteers wielded shovels for hours to create a thin strip of dirt that stretched 120 …

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Native plants dress things up

Categories: community, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF Environmental and Cultural Center, News, Train Station
The grounds around the former Lake Hopatcong train station continue to be carefully tailored, the latest alterations having been made on the skirt of the building. No longer tattered with weeds and debris, the area has been ironed out and appliquéd with 19 new shrubs—a far more fitting look for the elegant edifice at 125 …

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LHF 3rd annual native plant sale

Categories: community, Events, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s 3rd annual native plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Lake Hopatcong Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 Landing Road, Landing.   Native plants are those that occur naturally in a region in which they evolved.  They are easier on the environment because …

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New year, new home!

Categories: From the President, News, Train Station
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a lovely end to 2018 and are looking forward to a fun 2019 ahead. We at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation are thrilled to be ringing in the new year in our new home at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station building (finally)! Although the building rehabilitation work is …

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Reflecting on a year of exciting accomplishments

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s that time again, as the new year approaches, to take just a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. There were several big firsts in 2018, from launching the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom to moving our office into the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, it was a busy and exciting year.  Below …

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