The date has been set as Saturday, June 27th for the 5th Annual Veterans Cruise on Lake Hopatcong, and that means the scramble for seats has already started for this special tribute to our veterans — America’s heroes.

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the Lake Hopatcong Elks #782 held their 11th annual “Leap in the Lake for our Special Kids.” While the lake had no accumulated ice this year the jumpers still felt the 35-degree water as they took the brave plunge.

Planning for the 2020 Lake Hopatcong Block Party is underway. This annual tradition that brings local community groups, businesses, organizations and food vendors together for a day that kicks off the summer season and celebrates all facets of Lake Hopatcong life is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Hopatcong State Park. 

The Annual Leap into Hopatcong Lake is a one of the greatest fund-raising events that happen on Hopatcong Lake during the winter. This great event that pits human endurance against raising funds, takes place every February at the Hopatcong State Park and is designed to raise money for special needs kids.

One of the biggest events for 2020 has just announced that the registration for the quick selling Vendor Space is now open. If you are a business in Northern New Jersey and want to reach 4,000+ attendees, this is the event for you!

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor says a man taken to a hospital after falling through ice at a reservoir has died, the third person in the state to perish after a fall into icy waters in the same week.

Freeholder boards in Morris and Sussex counties have agreed to allocate a total of $50,000 in matching funds to support an application by the Lake Hopatcong Commission for a potential $500,000 state grant to study and reduce harmful algal blooms (HABs), which severely limited recreational use of Lake Hopatcong during most of the 2019 recreational season.

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