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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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Four Hopatcong H.S. students accepted into Sussex County honors music programs  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Hopatcong High School students Amanda Sutton (flute), Jen Coulman (trumpet), Teresa Turnage (trombone) and Alyssa Alvarez (alto) were ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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" ...



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 ...



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 ...



Wallkill Valley RHS FBLA to host Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 1  New Jersey Herald

The Wallkill Valley Regional High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America will host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 1. The event, chaired ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Honoring those who sacrificed  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- On a day that felt more like the Fourth of July, Hopatcong kicked off Memorial Day weekend Saturday with a parade to honor the sacrifices of the ...



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 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 ...



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.



Hopatcong Elementary PTO To Host Craft And Vendor Fair At Hopatcong High School Gym, November 17th, 2018 - Press Release  Digital Journal

Hopatcong Elementary PTO is pleased to announce that it will host the Hopatcong Elementary PTO Craft and Vendor Fair, which is set to take place on Saturday ...



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 ...



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 ...



Durban Avenue School in Hopatcong holds breakfast to celebrate dedicated volunteers  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The annual PRIDE Volunteer Breakfast at Durban Avenue School, which brings together parent volunteers, staff members, administrators, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: ...



Colors of fall arrive at Hudson Maxim School  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Hudson Maxim School's small, smaller and smallest green thumbs joined together Oct. 4 to bring the colors of fall to the school grounds.



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 ...



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 ...



Harlem Wizards at Hopatcong High School-Community Events  Hopatcong Lake Regional News

Please join us at Hopatcong High School, located at 2 Windsor Ave, Hopatcong, NJ. The game begins at 7:00 pm and the doors will open at 6:00 pm. Be sure to ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local students plan 'walkout' events in response to Florida shooting  New Jersey Herald

At the local level, many students have worked with their school administrators to organize speeches, demonstrations and protests to be held at the time of 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Boys Soccer Weekend Roundup: Braves tally four goals in season-opening win  New Jersey Herald

HERAVERNON -- The Newton boys soccer team started off the 2018 season with a 4-1 win over Freedom Division rival Vernon on Saturday at Vernon High ...



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 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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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'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.



Wolff, Gockeler  New Jersey Herald

Donald and Judith Wolff, of Hopatcong, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly J. Wolff, of Hopatcong, to Robert John Gockeler, ...



Milestone mania: Which HS hockey players have reached key career marks?  NJ.com

Throughout the 2017-18 season, several players across the Garden State have hit important career milestones, whether it be 100 career points, 100 career ...



Free Summer Concert - Jefferson Community Band  Hopatcong Lake Regional News

Jefferson Arts Committee is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2018 FREE Summer Gazebo concert series.



HOPATCONG ROYALTY  New Jersey Herald

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



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 ...



Spring is near and the timing's right for high school musicals  New Jersey Herald

Kittatinny Regional High School's spring musical always poses challenges because director Roy Chiariello always sets the bar so high in both talent and tech ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Four high school mock trial teams headed to semifinals  New Jersey Herald

Competition extended into the late evening hours at the Sussex County Judicial Center in Newton Thursday as six Sussex County high school mock trial teams ...



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 ...



Five from Sparta HS commended  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Sparta High School students Simon Levien, James Wang, Owen Welsh, Sarah West and Julia Young were recently named Commended Students in ...



Hamburg School 3rd marking period honor roll  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Norman Sutton's third-grade class at Tulsa Trail School recently wrote holiday cards to *service* men and women. The kids thanked the soldiers ...



Hopatcong teen recognized for heroism  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG--Gage Trignano woke up in a cloud of smoke, struggling to catch his breath.



Six Pope John seniors are named Commended Students  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Pope John XXIII Regional High School seniors Christopher Biancone, Sarah Brooks, Jacklyn Healy, Christopher Jhong, Matthew Rose and Sydney ...



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 ...



High Point, Newton head to mock trial county final  New Jersey Herald

It's been months of preparation and three rounds of competition inside the courtrooms of the Sussex County Judicial Center, but on Tuesday evening, two county ...



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 ...



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 ...



Independent candidates bring contest to Franklin Borough Council election  New Jersey Herald

FRANKLIN -- Four people are running for two seats on the Borough Council. Gilbert Snyder is running for reelection to a sixth, three-year term on the six-member ...



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 ...



Budd Lake Diner Waitress Passes Away  Long Valley, NJ Patch

Budd Lake Diner Waitress Passes Away - Long Valley, NJ - Donna Cope, a hostess and waitress at the Budd Lake Diner, passed away Tuesday night. She was ...



North Jersey celeb dads tell their Father's Day stories  Daily Record

Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon; Hopatcong HS principal Lou Benfatti; Assemblyman Tony Bucco; Montclair designer Hipolito Pollantis; Ramsey Police Chief ...



Video: Queen of the Fair pageant  New Jersey Herald

The 2017 Queen of the Fair Pageant was held in the Performing Arts Tent at the New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show Saturday night.



3 seek 2 GOP nods in Franklin; Dem runs as write-in  New Jersey Herald

Three candidates are running in the June 5 primary for the Republican nomination for two, three-year terms on the Franklin Borough Council.



Vernon THS recognizes three National Merit Commended Students  New Jersey Herald

VERNON -- Three seniors at Vernon Township High School were recently named as Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.



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 ...



H.S. Boys Track and Field: Coach of the Year Juskus has Chiefs just go 'back to hard work'  New Jersey Herald

By ANTHONY SPAULDINGaspaulding@njherald.comMike Juskus has been coaching high school track and field long enough to know whether he has to ...



Santa lands in Hopatcong for Christmas Spectacular  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG — Thirteen months after taking off from the North Pole, Santa Claus will finally land at Modick Park on Friday as part of the Hopatcong Christmas ...



Wayne Valley wrestling wins second straight District 8 crown  NorthJersey.com

For the Wayne Valley wrestling team, a second straight District 8 title was secured Feb. 17 as the Indians dominated at Hopatcong High School.



Frankford Township School 4th marking period honor roll  New Jersey Herald

Frankford Township School High Honor Roll Fifth Grade Madeline Crowell, Sophia Fiorentino, Hyatt Hatzinas Sofia Keller, Emilia Matti, Kyle Morsell, Dirk ...



Hopatcong Alumni Award winner pays it forward  Daily Record

HOPATCONG – Meagan Ollari would be the first to say she never thought she would be leading a high school class discussion. “When I was in high school I ...



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.



Locals wrestlers use summer matches to prepare for winter  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- Will it ever end? This question not only applies to the hot weather this area has had recently, but it also is something that area wrestling fans ...



Read Across Hudson Maxim celebrates Dr. Seuss  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- The snowy weather couldn't stop an annual tradition in Room 113 at Hudson Maxim! Despite school being closed on Dr. Seuss's birthday ...



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