Tuesday, December 14, 2010
And four other things you should know about Hopatcong today.
1. The Hopatcong Hawks youth soccer program will host indoor signups at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center's lower level. 2. Hopatcong resident Christy Rehe's new cupcake shop in Landing opens for its second day. Head over to the plaza across from the Weichert Realty and have something tasty. 3. The Durban Avenue holiday boutique begins its first day. Head over and grab something for the stocking. 4. Hopatcong's recreation commission meets at 8 p.m. at borough hall. 5. Fun fact: Hopatcong Patch will send you Patch gear if you send us your holiday pictures. Don't believe us? Here's a deeper explanation.
Friday, December 10, 2010
Borough hall's three-day event starts tonight.
1. You've seen the signs around the borough, especially the one by Modick Park. Well, it's finally here. Winter Wonderland begins at borough hall at 5 p.m. It runs through Sunday. Swing by for some holiday cheer with fellow Hopatcong residents. Or just swing by for the food. Hot dogs. Yum. 2. The Hopatcong Hawks youth soccer program will host signups for the indoor season at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center. Signups are also on Dec. 14 and 15. 3. The high school drama club's play, "A Christmas Carol," resumes at 7 p.m. at the auditorium. It also runs Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 4. The Hopatcong Jr. Chiefs are hoping to raise money for a new wrestling mat. Head over to the the high school to buy an 8-inch poinsettia or holiday greens …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Also, there's a planning board meeting tonight.
1. Guiseppe Tedesco of Hopatcong, charged with the murder of Hopatcong resident Alyssa Ruggieri on March 27, may claim self-defense when the case heads to trial next year. 2. Tulsa Trail School will host an asset building workshop at 7 p.m. It's designed to educate parents on how to help children. 3. There's a planning board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at borough hall. 4. Today's the first day for Tulsa Trail's holiday boutique. Plenty of things to pick up as stocking stuffers for the kids. Thursday's the late night, if you can't make it today or Wednesday. 5. Hopatcong High School's bowling team heads to Sparta Lanes to face Jefferson in its second match of the year. Coach Paul Miller guided the Chiefs to an exceptional performance.
Monday, December 6, 2010
Also, municipal court meets tonight, as well as the Business League.
1. It's going to be cold. Surprised? Didn't think so. Weather.com says today's high should be 35 degrees. The low: 23 degrees. Eeks. Get out the winter jackets and blankets and torches and flamethrowers. 2. Hopatcong's Board of Education will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. to discuss adding solar energy to the district at the administration building. Head out to listen to their findings and voice your opinion. Do you think solar energy is the way to go? 3. Tom Young's "Life's Purpose Discussion and Study" happens at 7 p.m. at the ambulance squad building. Here's a story on the group. 4. Hopatcong's municipal court meets at 7:30 p.m. at borough hall. The community dispute committee also meets at 7:30 the same time. 5. Hopatcong's Business…
Friday, December 3, 2010
Hopatcong's churches have big plans Saturday.
1. Hopatcong High School's girls varsity and JV basketball teams prepares season with scrimmages in Dover on Friday. The boys teams travel to Phillipsburg Saturday morning. 2. Hopatcong's churches have plenty happening on Saturday. The West Side United Methodist Church will host a free pancake breakfast for children from 9 a.m. to noon. St. Jude's Parish will hold a holiday craft show from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 3. The Hopatcong Warriors football program will give borough children a chance to sit with Santa Claus from noon to 5 p.m. at the Ultimate Images Studio. 4. The recycling center will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 5. Borough hall will light its Christmas tree on Sunday at 6 p.m. Here's a look at Wednesday's menorah lighting …
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Also, Senior Inc. meets; Hawks soccer holds signups; HMX holiday boutique ends and more.
1. It's never to early to hang with Santa. At least that's what the Hopatcong High School Band Parents Organization thinks. Children can take photos with the North Pole resident, his wife, Mrs. Claus, and even Buddy the Elf from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at 15 Chincopee Ave. All the HHSBPO asks is that you donate $5. There will be music, hot chocolate and cookies. 2. The Hudson Maxim School's holiday boutique ends today. It began Tuesday. Don't miss out on a chance to grab some great stocking stuffers for your children. 3. The Hopatcong Hawks soccer program will host signups at the Civic Center at 6 p.m. The winter isn't here yet, but the program wants to get a jump on the spring season. 4. Hopatcong's Seniors Inc., which helps promote senior citizen…
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Also, the juvenile committee meets, as well as the Women's Club.
1. Hanukkah begins tonight. So, Hopatcong will light it's menorah at 6 p.m. at borough hall. It's happening rain or shine, so maybe a poncho would be a good idea. 2. Hopatcong's juvenile committee meets tonight at 6 p.m. at borough hall. 3. Hudson Maxim School's holiday boutique resumes today. It ends tomorrow. There's plenty to pick up, so help support the elementary school by grabbing a couple stocking stuffers. 4. Hopatcong's Women's Club meets at 10:30 at the Civic Center. If you're interested in getting out of the house and meeting women interested in friendship and volunteering, head on over. 5. The borough's recycling center will be open from 9 a.m. - noon. Remember: You can dump your leaves here instead of the street or in the …
Monday, November 29, 2010
Also, municipal court starts at 7:30 p.m.
This is going to hurt. Returning from a four-day weekend never feels good. The eyes want sleep. The body wants sofa. Everything moves a bit slower. It's a jolt that rocks the system. Thankfully, we've got five things you need to know today. (Will this really help? Probably not. But we're reporters, not magicians.) 1. Construction resumes on Hopatchung Rd. today after the Thanksgiving weekend. Drive safe. Expect a little more traffic than usual. Watch for cones. 2. Today's the first day in a decade that Hopatcong will be without Parkside Coffee and Grill. The restaurant closed Sunday. Here's a look at its closing. 3. Take a look tonight at borough hall. It'll be lit with decorations Hopatcong's Community Emergency Reponse Team put up Sunday…
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Also, youth wrestling program hosts fundraiser.
Tuesdays, in general, stink. But Tuesdays before Thanksgiving are a bit better. Knowing all that food is right around the corner helps. Or at least it helps Hopatcong Patch, which bought a pair of stretchy jeans for the occasion. With that admission aside, here are five things you should know about Hopatcong today: 1. Hopatcong High School is hosting its fall sports awards ceremony at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Teams will dole out most improved and most valuable player honors. Which athletes are you rooting for? 2. Borough hall will be open late tonight. Usually, they're open on Wednesdays. But with Thanksgiving on Thursday, the borough thought it'd make more sense for its employees to stick around tonight. Head over if you've got anything …
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Eat at Chili's, help Project Grad.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1. There's a Middle School Parent Teacher Organization meeting at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. If you've got a child in grades six through eight, swing by and tell the MSPTO what you think about the school. 2. Tonight's mayor and council meeting is canceled due to the New Jersey League of Municipalities annual meeting. 3. Eat at the Flanders Chili's and a portion of your bill will go toward Hopatcong High School's Project Graduation. Chili's opens at 11 a.m. and the offer lasts until 11 p.m. 4. The Board of Health meets at 7:30 p.m. at borough hall. 5. The borough's recycling center will be open from 9 a.m. - noon. Remember, you can bring your leaves there instead of raking them into the woods or down the street.