A look back at some of the most memorable photos from 2012.
As 2012 comes to a close, we're taking a look at some of the most memorable photos that told some of the most popular stories in Hopatcong and Sparta this year. From Hurricane Sandy, to fires and high school graduations, we have all the pictures right here. Check out which ones we chose and why by reading the captions below each image. Do you think we missed one? Let us know which photo from 2012 you think should have been part of this look back in the comments section below. Happy 2012!
Here are the stories that were most popular to Hopatcong-Sparta Patch readers this year.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Hopatcong firefighters rescued a woman who drove her car into Lake Hopatcong in November after she was trapped in her car for at least 15 minutes. A month-long drug investigation, dubbed 'Operation Roxicong,' led to the arrest of more than two dozen people in Hopatcong and Roxbury in late October who were charged with offenses relating to heroin, marijuana and prescription drug distribution. Eleven days after Superstorm Sandy, JCP&L said they would restore most New Jersey outages by Saturday evening by adding 1,200 line workers to the nearly 7,000 workers already that were on the ground throughout the state. We created an interactive map for Hopatcong residents to keep track of who got their power back in the days after Hurricane Sandy. …