Reflecting on an Outstanding Year

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
The approach of a new year, with all its promise and potential, is also a good time to pause and reflect.  The past year presented plenty of challenges but also brought new opportunities to engage with the community, steady progress on core projects and initiatives, and some very exciting new beginnings.  Below is an info-graphic …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Hirschfeld

Categories: News, Volunteers
Lisa Hirchfeld teaching the enviroscape for camp innovate
It’s safe to say that Lisa Hirschfeld was “in her element” when she took on her very first volunteer task for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. The 57-year-old Passaic native was the principal at St. Thérèse Elementary School in Succasunna when contacted by LHF President Jess Murphy. Jess wanted to see if she’d want to get …

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What a Great Night!

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station, Volunteers
It was a sell-out crowd of 250 in the Parish Hall of St. Jude Church in Hopatcong for the old-fashioned beefsteak dinner last Saturday. Attendees enjoyed a wonderful meal cooked up by Hap Nightingale Catering of Clifton, took home some great prizes from the basket raffle and 50/50 and saw a presentation on the Lake …

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Thank You! The Train Station Grounds Are Now Ready for Winter

Categories: News, Train Station, Volunteers
Many thanks to everyone who raked, shoveled, hauled and cleared at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station grounds on Saturday, October 21.  All of the planned projects were completed and the grounds are ready for winter. Two benches have been ordered and will be installed as soon as they arrive, and interior restoration work will be …

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Final Fall Landscape Volunteer Day at the Train Station

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station, Volunteers
It should be a beautiful autumn day for our final train station volunteer workday this Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon  Join us to work on landscaping projects including completing the pathways in the Native Plant Garden. We will have some tools available, however, bringing your own gloves, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows would …

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Volunteers Needed for Ongoing Trail Maintenance

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Lake Hopatcong Trail Volunteers
The first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail has been built and blazed and is now open for hikers to enjoy!  This first leg of the planned 40-mile trail stretches about 9 miles beginning on the Morris Canal Towpath across from Hopatcong State Park in Landing. It winds through Hopatcong Borough, with several spurs to access the trail, …

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Lake Hopatcong Trail Now Officially Open!

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
LHF Trail Ribbon-Cutting
More than 100 people turned out for the official opening of the first leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hopatcong Senior Center.  The ceremony included several speakers, the official ribbon-cutting and a short hike on the newly opened trail. The Lake Hopatcong Trail, when completed, will …

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