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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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Leon Moreau

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
Speak softly and carry a big… set of speakers. No, that’s not quite what President Theodore Roosevelt wrote in a letter to Massachusetts politician Henry L. Sprague in 1900, but the twist makes it much more appropriate for Leon Moreau. It’s more likely that you’ve heard and seen the 36-year-old Dover native’s work without ever …

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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Regina Breda

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
Years ago, when Regina Breda was only 14 years old, she landed her first job—cleaning the swimming pool at the apartment complex where her family lived. So, it might just make perfect sense that she’s spending some of her time, since retiring, volunteering to help keep Lake Hopatcong clean and healthy. Different bodies of water. …

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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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5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party 5 Star Sponsor

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Live the Lake New Jersey has, once again, generously and graciously supported the Lake Hopatcong Block Party as our 5 star sponsor!  Live the Lake New Jersey has a mission of “providing a spectrum of day-trip excursions for all lake enthusiast to discover the natural beauty, historic charm and vibrant culture of Lake Hopatcong” and consists of …

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