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Heart-shaped pizza fundraiser to benefit Hopatcong school group  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- For anyone who would love to support the Hopatcong High School Parent Teacher Student Organization, a heart-shaped pizza purchased from ...



Hopatcong's Hudson Maxim School closes ahead of schedule  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Plans to close Hudson Maxim School permanently at the end of the school year have been moved up after leakage was detected under the ...



Hopatcong school board cuts 3 positions, adds a new one  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Hopatcong Board of Education unanimously voted to abolish three administrative positions while creating a new one.



Donations, volunteers needed for PSS Prom Shop  New Jersey Herald

Teens looking for a dress for the prom or formal dance need look no further than the school parking lot this year to perhaps find the perfect attire -- at no cost.



Pierce scores 24 as Vikings blow out Chiefs  New Jersey Herald

VERNON -- Andre Pierce scored 24 points in Vernon's 71-55 win over Hopatcong on Monday night at Hopatcong High School in an NJAC Colonial Division ...



Hopatcong High School 1st marking period honor roll  New Jersey Herald

Hopatcong High School. High Honor Roll. Ninth Grade. Naomi Baez, Andrew Bilter, Christy Brennan, Dylan Castro, Hailey Chudley, Camryn Cobb, Jillian ...



North Warren topples Hopatcongby 39  New Jersey Herald

BLAIRSTOWN -- North Warren won its fourth game in a row by defeating Hopatcong, 80-41, in a Colonial Division game at North Warren High School on ...



Hopatcong BOE votes unanimously to close Hudson Maxim School  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- In response to an anticipated $8.8 million loss in state aid over the upcoming six years, the borough Board of Education voted unanimously, 9-0, ...



Braves let lead slip, eliminated by Warren Hills in tri-county semis  New Jersey Herald

WASHINGTON TWP. (WARREN) -- The third-seeded Newton girls basketball team let a eight-point lead slip down the stretch in a 54-52 loss to second-seeded ...



Hopatcong meeting to focus on future of Hudson Maxim School  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The first of three superintendent's meetings that are planned within the Hopatcong Borough School District will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday ...



Budget is a top issue for five candidates for Hopatcong school board  New Jersey Herald

Five candidates are seeking election to three, three-year terms on the Hopatcong Board of Education. The three incumbents will square off against two ...



Hopatcong hires former Vernon schools chief as superintendent  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Hopatcong Board of Education voted to hire Arthur DiBenedetto as its new superintendent of schools Monday night.



Hopatcong school board approves layoffs following loss of state aid  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Board of Education, facing a $611,056 loss of state aid with one month to go before the start of a new school year, has approved a ...



'Arsenic and Old Lace' opens tonight at Hopatcong High  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Hopatcong High School Drama Club will perform "Arsenic and Old Lace" Dec. 6-9 at the Hopatcong High School auditorium. The director is ...



Tisma leads Falcons to overtime victory  New Jersey Herald

JEFFERSON -- Jefferson needed an overtime period to beat Morris Knolls, 41-35, on Tuesday afternoon at Jefferson High School.



Hopatcong discusses school consolidation, long-range plans  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- A meeting of the Hopatcong Board of Education took a contentious turn on Monday when it was suggested that the district consider closing one ...



Hopatcong superintendent discusses closure, relocation, reconfiguration  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Seeking to address the challenges and realities the school district has faced with the cut in $611000 in state aid, Hopatcong Schools ...



Kittatinny locks up third-place in NJAC Freedom Division in win over Jefferson  New Jersey Herald

HAMPTON -- Kittatinny locked up third place in the NJAC Freedom Division in its first year as a new member with a 48-40 win over Jefferson on Wednesday at ...



Hopatcong BOE set to hire former Vernon schools chief  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Board of Education is set to vote tonight on the proposed appointment of former Vernon Schools Superintendent Art DiBenedetto to a new ...



Hopatcong 'Night of Hope' to benefit families in need  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The seventh annual Night of Hope Holiday Benefit Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Hopatcong High School Auditorium, with ...



Wildcats oust Voorhees in HWS second round  New Jersey Herald

WANTAGE -- The eighth-seeded High Point girls basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hunterdon Warren Sussex Tournament with a blowout ...



Hunterdon Central ends North Warren's historic run in tri-county quarters  New Jersey Herald

BLAIRSTOWN -- A slow start did in the fourth-seeded Patriots as they dropped a 58-33 result to fifth-seeded Hunterdon Central in the HWS quarterfinals on ...



Reactions mixed to Hopatcong's pick for new superintendent  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Before the vote to hire him as superintendent, Arthur DiBenedetto said, "Hopefully I'll be hired by a Board of Education that's demonstrated ...



Hopatcong High School 2nd marking period honor roll  New Jersey Herald

Hopatcong High School High Honor Roll Ninth Grade Alyssa Alvarez, Michelle Arana, Alexa Araya, Nicolas Bozanov, Kylie Brown, Cobia Bruno, Justin Cerullo, ...



P-burg advances to HWS quarters, blows out Kittainny  New Jersey Herald

PHILLIPSBURG -- Seventh-seeded Phillipsburg advanced to the Hunterdon Warren Sussex Tournament quarterfinals with a 52-27 win over No. 10 seed ...



Spartans win by 8, dispatch Par Hills  New Jersey Herald

PARSIPPANY -- Sparta came away with am 8-point win, 30-22, over Parsippany Hills on Tuesday afternoon.



Hopatcong schools to reopen Friday as mold remediation continues  New Jersey Herald

Health concerns over mold found recently in several local schools have prompted Hopatcong to postpone the start of classes to this Friday, and are complicating ...



Four seek Republican nomination in Hopatcong primary  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG ---- Four Republican candidates are on the June 5 Primary Election ballot for the Republican nomination to run for two, three-year terms on the ...



The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...



Rangers roll past Hopatcong, 24-7, to win 1st division crown  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Prior to Friday night's bout with Hopatcong, the Wallkill Valley football team had a chance to make its way into the record books.



Hopatcong Drama Club revisiting 'Cinderella'  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- With the excitement and fanfare of a royal ball, the Hopatcong High School Drama Club presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" ...



Corbett's 4 TDs lead Hopatcong over Dover in team's first win since 2016  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG – Entering Friday night's game at Hopatcong High School, the Chiefs had not won a game since week 10 of 2016 against Wallington.



Hopatcong BOE considers custodial privatization, closing after school care program  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Hopatcong Board of Education is expected to vote tonight on two proposed cost-saving measures.



Solar farm set to cover Hopatcong dump in 2019  NorthJersey.com

A 23-acre capped landfill in Hopatcong, N.J. could be home of a solar farm by the end of 2019, after borough officials approved the land's lease.



Hopatcong gets blanked, still in search of first win  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Six different players scored for Morris Tech in its 6-0 win on Wednesday afternoon at Hopatcong High School.



O'Hara's 3 with 4 seconds left helps North Warren sink Hopatcong  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Entering Friday night's season opener, both the North Warren and Hopatcong boys basketball teams had hopes to accomplish a feat that ...



Hopatcong school board approves $37M preliminary budget  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Board of Education unanimously approved a preliminary $37 million budget for the 2018-2019 school year.



Annual Christmas event aims to bring Hopatcong together  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Presto Flowers is inviting the public to come out to the shop for its annual night of holiday cheer in support of a local organization during Santa's ...



Chiefs lose lead in 4th, dropped by Par Hills  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The Chiefs held a eight-point halftime lead but let it slip late in a 47-36 loss to Parsippany Hills on Monday afternoon at Hopatcong High School.



Hopatcong school board tables talks about outsourcing custodial services  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- After almost 90 minutes of passionate testimony by parents, teachers and staff members, the Hopatcong Board of Education tabled planned ...



Project seeks volunteers for prom shop | Franklin Hamburg Lafayette NJ | Local News  The Advertiser News South

NEWTON — Project Self-Sufficiency is seeking donations of new and gently-used formal wear, including prom dresses, bridesmaids' dresses, gowns for ...



Corbett's 4 TDs carry Chiefs to 29-14 win over North Warren  New Jersey Herald

After a mistake-riddled opening half amounted to an eight-all tie, Hopatcong turned to its ace in the second half. Blake Corbett, the Chiefs' electric speedster, ...



Christiana at top of the class, head of pack  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- As his senior year is coming down the stretch and those halcyon days of high school are more numbered than ever before, Anthony Christiana ...



Hopatcong grad's observatory inspires budding astronomers  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- An 18-year-old Hopatcong High School graduate's space observatory that he built in the center of the school courtyard is now being used as a ...



Hail to the Chief  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- It was a special night for legendary Hopatcong and Sussex Countybasketball coach Richard Fincken with a celebration that could not have ...



Kaditus, Nadeu score 13, Tigers blow out Mustangs  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Hackettstown came away with a blowout 51-25 win over Sussex Tech in an NJAC Colonial Division matchup on Thursday afternoon at Sussex ...



Chiefs cruise to win over Sussex Tech  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Christy Brennan scored 15 points to lead the Chiefs to a 24-point win over Sussex Tech on Monday afternoon at Sussex County Technical School.



Area HS Football Top Performers for Week 6  New Jersey Herald

Week 6 presented a rare weekend when the marquee day for football was on Saturday with three stellar matchups, which certainly did not disappoint.



Area HS Football Top Performers for Week 2  New Jersey Herald

After the area seemed to struggle collectively on offense early in the season, a few teams absolutely exploded in Week 2.



Hopatcong director's full circle  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- After directing musicals and plays -- 27 of them -- at Hopatcong High School for the last 13 years, Joe Ross is retiring from education to follow ...



For Hopatcong schools, it's full STEAM ahead  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Imagine, for a moment, that a middle school classroom could be arranged to function more like the human brain -- a collaborative space where ...



Call for audit stirs up Hopatcong school budget meeting  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Tensions erupted during the final budget hearing of the Board of Education when newly elected board member Warren Gallagher made a ...



The word 'courage' defines Hopatcong High's Scholar Athlete  New Jersey Herald

The words "determination" and "dedicated" and "motivated" just don't do the job in this case. Maybe "courage." Elisa Campos is a standout student at Hopatcong ...



Herald Preseason H.S. Football Camp Tour: Hopatcong small, but with big goals  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- At a Group I school like Hopatcong -- where the numbers are small -- having a standout three-sport athlete walk through the halls is as good as ...



Weekend promises many opportunities for holiday fun  New Jersey Herald

HERALD STAFF REPORT. newsroom@njherald.com. The 17th annual Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market is expected to draw up to 30,000 visitors over ...



Consultant: Not practical to close Hopatcong school  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- An engineering consultant has concluded that, based on enrollment and class sizes, the Hopatcong School District should not close any of its ...



Hopatcong crowd protests decision not to keep high school principal  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG — Armed with signs, vuvuzelas and cowbells, students and parents unhappy with the Board of Education's decision to let go high school Principal ...



H.S. Football Week 5 Preview: Cougars hoping to close gap against Lenape Valley  New Jersey Herald

The history of the football series between Kittatinny and Lenape Valley may be lopsided, but you can throw all of that out the window when the two locals meet in ...



Mayor, council seats up for grabs in Hopatcong  New Jersey Herald

Incumbent Mayor Michael Francis, a Republican, is seeking re-election to a two-year term against former council member Madeline McManus, a Democrat.



Hopatcong school cafe more than just a place to buy stuff  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Kooler Beanz Cafe, a student run store at Hopatcong High School, offers students with disabilites the chance to connect with their peers.



Area HS Football Top Performers for Week 8  New Jersey Herald

The regular season concluded on a high note for area teams with seven squads bringing home victories. The area will have six teams playing state tournament ...



Hopatcong High School ready for another storm  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG — Closed for two weeks, Hopatcong High School served as a shelter for hundreds of people in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that left the ...



Six candidates seek election to 3 seats on Hopatcong Board of Education  New Jersey Herald

Incumbents Robert Nicholson, Sarah Schindelar and Peter Karpiak are running for three, 3-year terms on the Hopatcong Board of Education along with ...



Counselors honor Caring Award recipients  New Jersey Herald

NEWTON -- The Sussex County School Counselors Association presented High School Caring Awards to 10 seniors from county high schools at a breakfast in ...



Durban Avenue principal to lead Hopatcong High School  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG — A familiar face will be roaming the halls of Hopatcong High School in September as the school's new principal. By a 7-0 vote late in Monday ...



Hopatcong student has his head in the stars  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The night sky, filled with wonder and endless possibility, has been inspiring minds since the beginning of time. In Hopatcong, the efforts of one ...



Hopatcong mourns the loss of 'everyone's favorite art teacher'  New Jersey Herald

Live. Laugh. Love. Those who knew Philip Steven Hirlemann offered those words to epitomize the way the former Hopatcong High School art teacher ...



SCCC offering courses in Vernon, Hopatcong  New Jersey Herald

Sussex County Community College will be offering students the option this fall to complete some of their courses at satellite locations in Vernon and Hopatcong.



Weekend Roundup: Braves take down Hackettstown in overtime  New Jersey Herald

NEWTON -- Newton recorded a much-needed NJAC Freedom Division victory with a 58-56 overtime win over Hackettstown at home on Friday.



Hopatcong's Camp Innovate winds up successful summer  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The big takeaway from Camp Innovate's end of the summer celebration was clear: this program needs to come back next year.



Student walkouts honor Florida victims, call for action to ensure school safety  New Jersey Herald

Area students joined thousands of their peers across the country on Wednesday by staging walkouts, peaceful protests, school assemblies or demonstrations in ...



Mock trial teens confident on night 1  New Jersey Herald

NEWTON -- It was all business inside the Sussex County Judicial Center Thursday night as six high school teams competed in opening round match-ups in the ...



Hopatcong High School spreads autism awareness  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG — The traditional puzzle piece that is synonymous with autism adorned the shirts of students and teachers alike at Hopatcong High School to ...



HOPATCONG ROYALTY  New Jersey Herald

Tara Nixdorff, 16, was recently crowned Miss Hopatcong 2017.



Celebrating the Fourth with fireworks and more  New Jersey Herald

With the Fourth of July holiday falling in the middle of the week this year, local fireworks displays are scattered across the calendar with local events firing up ...



County high schools fall far short of goal in English, math tests  New Jersey Herald

The state Department of Education on Friday released its annual School Performance Reports for 2016-17. The reports, which provide detailed profiles of all ...



Police ID Hopatcong High senior killed in Route 46 crash  NJ.com

Two other people were sent to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, police say.



Hopatcong honors those who gave all with Memorial Day ceremony, parade  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Every day is Memorial Day for Dawn Roberts and her family, her son's friends, and his fellow soldiers.



NJ Eagle Scout builds space observatory for star gazing at school  PIX11 New York

HOPATCONG, N.J. — Justin McCarthy, 18, won a telescope at an astronomy conference in Vermont a few years ago, and that catapulted him toward this project: ...



Tom Vara steps down as Hopatcong AD to take job in Florida  New Jersey Herald

Tom Vara hasn't taken too many risks in his time as either a teacher, head coach or athletic director at Hopatcong High School.Now, the 49-year-old will be ...



Hopatcong High graduates share some knowledge  Daily Record

Hopatcong High School alumni from the Class of 2014 were invited back to their alma mater last week to speak with the current senior class about their ...



Hopatcong students walk for autism awareness  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Second- and third-graders and faculty of Tulsa Trail Elementary School raised nearly $2000 for Autism Speaks and a greater awareness of the ...



Hopatcong man, 19, injured after crashing into tree, charged with drunken driving  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- A 19-year-old Hopatcong motorist was injured and charged with drunken driving after crashing his Jeep into a tree, police said.



Luciani, Newton top Chatham, stay perfect  New Jersey Herald

CHATHAM -- Newton kept its undefeated season alive with a 46-37 win over Chatham, the defednding Morris County Tournament Champions on Wednesday ...



21-year-old chosen as president of Hopatcong BOE  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Monday night's annual reorganization meeting of the Hopatcong Board of Education was anything but a typical assembly with accusations of ...



What’s Happening in Morris schools  Daily Record

Student honors, arts and theatre, pageants and fun in local schools.



Tobin retiring Dec. 1 as Sparta schools' chief  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- School Superintendent Dennis Tobin will retire effective Dec. 1, he announced at a meeting of the school board last week. Tobin was hired as the ...



Report: Hopatcong Teacher Sexually Molested Student, 14  TAPinto.net

NEWTON, NJ – Authorities contend a Hopatcong Middle School teacher, former Succasunna Boy Scout leader and Roxbury firefighter last month repeatedly ...



August simply a great month for skywatching  New Jersey Herald

I don't know if you have a favorite month for skywatching, but mine is August.



At 21, man is chosen as president of Hopatcong school board, report says  NJ.com

HOPATCONG -- The Hopatcong Board of Education chose Anthony Fasano, who is 21, as its president at its annual reorganization meeting this week, the New ...



Hopatcong celebrates academic excellence  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The high school seniors from the graduating class of 2016 were recognized for their academic achievements with honor chords during Tuesday ...



Pair of Lions notches double-doubles in win over Montville  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Kenna Squier and Alana Robinson each registered double-doubles to lead the Lions past Montville, 48-32, late on Monday at Pope John High ...



Rangers hold on, deal Veritas first loss  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- The Wallkill Valley girls basketball team ended Veritas Christian's perfect start to the season with a 45-42 win on Monday afternoon at Veritas ...



Pierce's game-high 24 not enough for Vikes, fall to Devils  New Jersey Herald

VERNON -- Morris Tech withstood Vernon's late push to close out a 56-53 win on Monday afternoon at Vernon High School.



Man Arrested, Woman Wanted In Connection With Hopatcong Womans Body Found On Rt. 22  Patch.com

Man Arrested, Woman Wanted In Connection With Body - Hopatcong-Sparta, NJ - Authorities arrested a Pennsylvania man and searching for a Ringwood ...



30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse In New 2018 Report  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse - Point Pleasant, NJ - Each year, the list of NJ communities — large, small, urban and suburban — with the most ...



Hopatcong teacher charged with sexual contact with girl, 14, posts $100000 bail  New Jersey Herald

SUPERIOR COURT — The Hopatcong Middle School teacher who was arrested and charged with sexual contact with an eighth-grader is prohibited from ...



Hopatcong H.S. students participate in Rare Disease Day  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Hopatcong High School participated in Rare Disease Day with a week long campaign of education, awareness and support.



Bowling: Sussex Tech boys, Bergen Tech girls rule the lanes at Falcon Frenzee Tournament  Daily Record

The Sussex Tech boys and the Bergen Tech girls won team titles at the fifth annual Falcon Frenzee Tournament, where 23 local bowling teams competed.



Hopatcong teacher remains suspended over suspected inappropriate e-mails  Morristown Green - NJ.com

HOPATCONG — A Hopatcong High School gym teacher, suspended in June based on suspicions she may have had “improper” internet communications with ...



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