Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Baross

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
On the Lake Hopatcong volunteer circuit, you’re never quite sure where Beth BaRoss is going to show up. In the two years since she moved to Mount Arlington, she’s rolled up her sleeves for just about every event and initiative possible. Beth was a Co-Planner, with Lee Moreau, for this year’s Block Party and has …

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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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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Orlans

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
Larry Orlans may have had a successful career as a dentist, but getting him to volunteer for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation certainly hasn’t been like pulling teeth. Whenever called upon, he knows the drill. OK, now that we have a couple dentist puns out of the way (no other profession seems to lend itself to …

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The Lake is Full! Block Party Booths SOLD OUT

Categories: Block Party, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
The 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party is scheduled for May 12, 2018, at Hopatcong State Park, overlooking beautiful Lake Hopatcong.  As the largest one-day gathering of our community, the event brings local community groups, businesses, organizations and food vendors together for a day that kicks off the summer season and celebrates all facets of …

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Vandalism on Trail Highlights Need for Trail Maintenance Volunteers

Categories: Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received lots of great feedback from community members who have been hiking and enjoying the new Lake Hopatcong Trail. The first leg of the planned 40-mile trail stretches approximately 9 miles through the Borough of Hopatcong and was officially opened in September. Unfortunately, along with all of the positive feedback, …

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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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