Goal reached for #GivingTuesday 2018

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
We are always humbled by the amazing show of support the LHF receives on Giving Tuesday. Thank you so much to all who chose to give to our lake and lake community on this day of giving. We are sincerely grateful for your support and we are so excited to announce that we met and …

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#GivingTuesday 2018

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will, once again, join the global giving movement, #GivingTuesday in 2018. This worldwide day of giving, on November 27, encourages millions of people to come together to support the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Every act of generosity counts, and each means even more when …

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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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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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Lake Hopatcong Train Station Recommended for Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Grant

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board has recommended $2.9 million in county grants from the county’s 2017 Preservation Trust Fund to help preserve, restore, or protect 25 historic sites in 15 towns across Morris County.  Included in those grants is a grant for the Lake Hopatcong Train Station for $160,000 for the rehabilitation of …

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Train Station Roof Work is Chugging Along

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Train Station

We’re so excited to see the quick progress on the installation of the tile roof!  The 6,000 historically accurate, glazed clay roofing tiles from Ludowici Roof Tiles were delivered earlier this month and significant strides on the installation have already been made by Alden Bailey, a firm specializing in tile roofs Replacing the roof with the original ceramic …

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A Laker’s Dozen: 2016 Wrap-Up

Categories: 319(h) grant, Block Party, community, Education, Events, Fundraising, General LHF Info, Giving, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake History, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, Lake Stewards, LHF, Membership, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Roxbury, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality, Water Scouts

This is the final post in our A Laker’s Dozen: 12 “Sweet” LHF Achievements from 2016 series – reflecting on and celebrating 2016 and the Lake Hopatcong Community. As 2016 comes to a close, there is nothing sweeter than taking a moment to reflect on everything that has been accomplished. Over the past 12 weeks …

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