- Get out those hankies, Mom and Dad: It's time for the first Middle School dance of the year. The Hopatcong Middle School Parent Teacher Organization hosts a Welcome Back Dance for the kids Friday from 7-9 p.m. Get answers to all the questions you have by calling HMS at 973-398-8804.
- Residents wondering whether they should put refuse on the curb should take note of the daily pickup schedule: For Friday, the borough follows garbage schedule D and recycle schedule A. And for everyone, don't forget that Hopatcong's recycling center will be open Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
- The municipal website offers some news for area seniors. We always eat lunch alone, and we know it's a drag. If you'd like swell company for the noontime meal, considerbecoming a member of the Hopatcong Nutrition Center's Golden Lunch Bunch. For more info, call Donna at 973-398-2608 and leave a message.