Weekly News Recap: Zipline Adventure Park - Hopatcong One of Safest Cities - & More

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This week brought positive news to our region with the new Zipline Park in Roxbury, almost complete. Hopatcong received several areas of positive news as they were rated as one of the safest cities in our area, and the School District is really making positive changes.

 

 

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Weekly News Recap

Headlines:


Borough of Hopatcong – Rated 11th Safest City in New Jersey / 30th in the Nation

The Borough of Hopatcong received recognition from the National Council for Home Safety and Security on February 23, 2020 on being one of the...

Roxbury Tree-Top & Zip Lining Adventure Park - Ready to Open - Awaiting Final State Approval

Hopatcong Lake Regional News had the chance to follow-up with Flagstaff Extreme in Arizona regarding the new Tree-Top adventure park in Ledgewood....

Morris County Sheriff’s K-9 Team - Wins ‘America’s Top Dog’ Episode – Sets New Record

Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Section Detective Corporal Michael McMahon and his K-9 partner Kai, brought the national spotlight to...

School Bus Driver Sentenced to 10-years for Deadly I-80 Crash

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan...

Auto Thief Ring Trolling through the Area Again – LOCK YOUR CARS!

Once again, the area is being targeted by an Auto Thief Ring that is seeking to ideally steal the car, or at a minimum remove anything of value...

Regional News:


INTERESTED IN SUMMER SWIMMING - Join Lake Forest Vikings

The Lake Forest Viking’s Team is a summer swim team that competes in NJRLL. It is open to all swimmers age 5 to 18 yrs. of age. You do not...

Sussex County Plans LARGE 17th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Newton

With no St. Patrick's Day Parade in Lake Hopatcong region, you may be interested in the Newton Fire Department’s large St. Patrick’s Day...

Governor Murphy’s Proposed K-12 Increases – Unlikely to help our Regional Schools

The FY2021 budget proposal by Governor Phil Murphy is touted to increase K-12 spending by $336 Million, but the problem is that the math is...

Jefferson – Mount Arlington – Roxbury: Top Morris County Roadwork for 2020

The Morris County Board of Freeholders yesterday unveiled an aggressive 2020 infrastructure action plan for the county, which includes nearly...

Oroho: Murphy’s Massive $40B Budget Proposal Shows Need for Structural Reforms

Senator Steven Oroho (R-24) said the massive $40 billion budget proposed by Governor Phil Murphy for FY 2021 demonstrates the critical need...

Governor Murphy Announces New Tuition-Free “Garden State Guarantee” for College Affordability

WAYNE – With the promise to provide greater affordability to New Jersey’s college students, Governor Phil Murphy, joined today...

Hopatcong News:


Big Changes start paying-off for the Hopatcong Borough School District

The Hopatcong Borough School District announced today that starting in September 2020, the district will have three official NJDOE-approved...

Hopatcong Community Center – March Schedule – Two Major Announcements

For the month of March, the Hopatcong Community Resource & Wellness Center has two major announcements that go beyond their normally busy...

Unsung Heroes: Sussex Bus Driver Saves Life – Receives Visions Award

Mary Ann Warner was presented the Visions Award from the Newton Medical Center Foundation at its Heart and Soul event held at Perona Farms...

Hopatcong “Girls on the Run” – Needs Coaches and Runners!

Girls on the Run (NJN) is a positive youth development program. It's designed to develop and enhance girls' social, psychological, and physical...

Jefferson Township News:


Jefferson Township Fire Department #1 – Train on Car Fires

On February 25, 2020 members of Jefferson Township Fire Department (JTFD #1) attended the Fire academy to practice on the car fire simulator...

JTHS Students to Make 600 Sandwiches for Homeless – Need Food Donations

Jefferson Township High School students in the Project Kind Club will be mass-producing 600 sandwiches on March 12, 2020, to feed the Homeless,...

New Karate classes begin in March at Camp Jefferson

The Jefferson Township Recreation Department’s Karate Program will start the new 10-week program from March 23 through June 8 in the Main...

Jefferson Township Police – Call for Security/Ring Footage for 2/24/2020

The Jefferson Township Police have put out a request for residents in the following areas to contact them by emailing tips@jeffersonpolice.com.

Area...

CRAFTERS & VENDORS NEEDED - JTFD CO. 2 Ladies’ Auxiliary Craft & Vendor Fair

Crafters and Vendors don’t want to miss one of the largest Craft and Vendor fairs in the area. Join the Ladies’ Auxiliary indoor Craft...

 

Mount Arlington News:


Mount Arlington Beach is the latest to be closed by Blue-Green Algae in Lake Hopatcong

This means that the problem is now on the West & East Shores of Lake Hopatcong. While Lake Hopatcong is undergoing a common lake phenomenon,...

 

 

Roxbury News:


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Roxbury Schools Go Global with Annual Multicultural Expo

ROXBURY, NJ (February 27, 2020) – The Roxbury High School Dining Hall was again alive with color, food, performances, spectators,...

Roxbury’s SDF Partners with Habitat for Humanity’s Hearts and Hammers Gala

ROXBURY, NJ (February 28, 2020) – Roxbury High School’s new Structural Design and Fabrication program continues to support the community.

The...

Navigating Hope and Hope One — Roxbury on April 9th – Plus 30 other Stops across Morris County

The Morris County Navigating Hope and Hope One vehicles that bring Mobile Social and Addictions Services to residents will be at ShopRite of...

Roxbury High School Students Visit DC - Live Social Studies Lesson

ROXBURY, NJ (February 27, 2020) – Ten students from Roxbury High School visited Arlington, Virginia last weekend and took part in the Junior...

Lake News:


Businesses – Are you part of the BIGGEST Lake Hopatcong Event?

Lake Hopatcong is the place to be in the summer with all of the fishing, boat races and other events that are always a big draw for the Lake....

Join the FUN Team – LHF First Annual Volunteer Orientation 2020

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to announce their inaugural volunteer orientation where you have a chance to join the FUN Team at...

Fishing News:


Knee Deep Club – Announces 2020 Spring Fishing Contests

The Lake Hopatcong Knee Deep Club (KDC) has announced the upcoming fishing contests for 2020. All events will take place on Lake Hopatcong.

2020...

 


 

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