Lake Hopatcong Station Update – 2017

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
Restoration efforts have been chugging along at the Lake Hopatcong train station throughout 2017. One of the most visual improvements was the replacement of the original green Spanish tile roof which was funded through a grant from the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust and was completed early in the year. The tiles were manufactured by …

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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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Only 5 Tickets Remain for the Old-Fashioned Beefsteak Tomorrow

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station
Only 5 tickets remain for the old-fashioned Beefsteak Dinner at St. Jude Church Parish Hall (40 Maxim Dr, Hopatcong, NJ 07843) on Saturday evening, November 4, starting at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $35 each and include beefsteak, french fries, salad, dessert, soda and water. You may bring your own beer or wine. Get your tickets now! In addition …

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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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New Jersey Historic Trust Recommends Grant Award for Lake Hopatcong Train Station Interior Restoration

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station
The Board of the New Jersey Historic Trust approved a $260,000 grant for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station interior restoration.  Nearly $5 million in grants were recommendations from the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund for 51 projects located at historic sites throughout the state. The grant recommendations will be presented to the Garden State Preservation Trust at its …

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Our Favorite Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Helps Out at Train Station

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Roxbury, Train Station, Volunteers
Paul, our favorite six-year-old train enthusiast (see Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Supports Train Station Restoration for His Birthday), was up for a visit to NJ last weekend and came out with his mom, brother, sister, aunt and cousin to help volunteer at the station (see Many Hands Make Light Work). The kids brought their own shovels and pails …

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Roxbury, Train Station
We had a great turnout for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station cleanup day on Saturday, September 16! The young and… well… not so young… grabbed shovels and rakes and made incredible headway on expanding the gardens and creating gravel walkways throughout the native garden area.  Thank you to everyone who came out to help and …

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