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May 19, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany. Morris County residents will be ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of a large housing project in Landing have yet to fully comply with all the erosion control measures they were ordered to implement after heavy rains last month washed away dirt that ended up in nearby Lake Rogerene, according to a report. The report was issued ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - School properties around Roxbury are becoming homes to 50 trees donated to the school district by the Roxbury Woman's Club. Some of the seedlings were planted at Lincoln-Roosevelt School on April 29 in celebration of Earth Day. Attending the planting was Roxbury Woman's Club ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Those concerned about protecting Lake Hopatcong from harmful algal blooms (HABs) can learn Tuesday about a plan to install HAB-fighting “floating wetland islands” in Landing Channel. The presentation will take place at the Roxbury Mayor and Council’s “neighborhood meeting” at 7 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – We are one month away from the day New Jersey's ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect and, while the law will make life less convenient for shoppers, Roxbury Clean Communities Coordinator Kellie Ann Keyes believes the effort is worthwhile. Keyes said wayward plastic bags ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – About 58,000 pounds of sediment and about 29 pounds of phosphorous would be blocked from running into Lake Hopatcong under a project being considered for Landing, according to officials. The stormwater management project, being pursued by the Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) and the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A group of more than 50 volunteer “citizen scientists” did a great job last year tracking harmful algal blooms in Lake Hopatcong and the rest of the Musconetcong River watershed, said Christa Reeves, a Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) representative. Reeves, who serves as ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Scientists and officials are mulling the possibility of dredging the shallow Landing Channel section of Lake Hopatcong and dumping the material on nearby Floating Island, a dense clump of vegetation once described as a wonderful "freak of nature."  Those interested in the idea say ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Volunteers from 24 different organizations helped remove 1.3 tons of trash, recycling, pieces of metal, tires and wood from various locations throughout Roxbury during the fall cleanup, according to Roxbury Clean Communities Coordinator Kellie Ann Keyes. She said the cleanup crews' ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The lake management efforts of the Lake Hopatcong Commission and the Lake Hopatcong Foundation were acknowledged this week by the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS). At its 2021 virtual conference, the organization honored the commission and foundation with a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — When Lake Hopatcong is low, an island appears. If it’s low enough, you can practically wade from the backyards of the Lakeside Boulevard houses to the exposed ground. The usually sunken island will get some neighbors in Roxbury’s Landing Channel next year as part of the efforts to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Clearing Lake Hopatcong of weeds isn’t easy. Or cheap. The Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) projects it will cost almost $370,000 to reinstitute weed “harvesting” on the lake, a practice that came to a halt last June when a weed-removal vessel capsized. The incident claimed the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ _ Students at Roxbury's Nixon Elementary School recently got some hands-on gardening experience. The K-4 kids were paid a visit by Roxbury School District landscaper Mike Renzetti and Roxbury School District groundskeeper Nick Pinto. The men and the students got together to perform ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is winding down its fifth annual native plant sale on Saturday (May 22) with an opportunity for in-person purchases. Customers will be able to purchase New Jersey native plants that are not only attractive, but also beneficial to the environment, ...

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