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Fish N Chips

Fish N Chips Hilltop Fire Co. #2 in Netcong plans to hold it’s annual Fish-N-Chips dinner on March 27, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Cost is $13 and includes  two pieces of hand battered Cod,
French fries, homemade coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Take out is available as well as eat in.
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Scouts Tour Radio Station

Scouts Tour Radio Station The Tigers of Hopatcong Cub Scout Pack 88 were recently treated to a wonderful tour of the WNTI radio station at Centenary College in Hackettstown. Spider Glenn Compton, WNTI music and program director, provided the Scouts, leaders and families with a tutorial on the studio and his radio show. The Scouts visited the radio station as part of their Tiger qualification requirement to learn more about methods of communication. The boys were particularly excited to “go live” when they helped Spider Glenn sign off for the evening. WNTI 91.9 FM is part of the Public Radio network and serves the northern New Jersey and
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King Tut

Projects were completed by Mr. Baeli’s 7th grade Hopatcong Middle School students as a final project on Ancient Egypt.  The students were challenged to research and create a museum quality 3D artifact from Ancient Egypt. Some of the projects the students chose to create included canopic jars, military weapons, pyramids, clothing, hieroglyphics, and King Tut.
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Students Make Honors Band

Students Make Honors Band Congratulations to Hopatcong eighth graders Amanda Corujo, 9th grade-piccolo; Anthony Christiana, 9th grade- trombone; Tara Nixdorff, 9th grade- bass clarinet; and Teresa Turnage, 7th grade- trombone, who auditioned and were accepted into the Region 1 North Jersey Junior Region Honors Band, Sat., Feb. 7, at Clifton High School. Out of more than 400 students competing from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren Counties,  130 were selected to participate in two honors ensembles: 9th graders: and the other for 7th/8th graders.   They will participate in five rehearsals then perform a concert on Sun., March 22
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Middle School Students Achieve Accelerated Reader Goals

Middle School Students Achieve Accelerated Reader Goals Hopatcong Middle School students read and passed quizzes for 1665 books, of which 451 were nonfiction. The following students were recognized for achieving Accelerated Reader goals. Students who obtained the Highest AR Point Total were Henry Goodnick, 6th grade; Teresa Turnage, 7th grade; Irini Pelluzgo, 8th grade.  Students with the Most AR Books Read were Ralph Cutler, 6ht grade; Scarlet Morgan, 7th grade; Elisa Kucevic, 8th grade.  The AR Non Fiction popcorn Drawing winners were Alexa Araya and Anthony Rodriquez, 6th grade; Nick Milan and Olivia Vasquez, 7th grade; and Alexandria Sterling and
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Vintage Costume Jewelry Show

The Vintage Costume Jewelry Show set for Sat., April 4, will showcase vintage accessories for Spring with lots of color. Glitzy brooches, necklaces, earrings and bracelets, all made with rhinestones, plastics, wood and shells will be available. Open from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Sparta Avenue Stage in Sparta. No fee, open to the public, and it is handicap accessible. If looking for a specific item, contact Joyce Simmons 201- 213-2146 or simmonsjo@yahoo.com.
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Annual Fundraising Banquet To Restore Fisheries

The Fred S. Burroughs North Jersey Chapter, Trout Unlimited (FSBNJ) plans to hold its Annual Fund Raising Banquet on March 21, 6 p.m., at Perona Farms in Andover. Trout Unlimited’s goal is to protect, conserve, and restore our State’s cold water fisheries.   Trout Unlimited is a non-profit organization and the banquet is its only major fundraiser. This year it is taking on a major project to enhance and restore the Sparta Glen, located in the bucolic setting of Sparta, Sussex County. All fundraising efforts will go towards this project. We are relying on the Annual Fundraising Banquet to help
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Netcong School Celebrates 100th Day

Netcong School Celebrates 100th Day February 12 marks the 100th day at Netcong Elementary School. Principal Gina Cinotti and Elementary Supervisor Kate Walsh initiated a school-wide event where staff and students wrote what they love about Netcong School on red and black circles. Red and black are the school colors. Art teacher Michele Fulmer solicited help from her Gifted & Talented students to create a 100th Day display outside the main office. Other teacher-led events included students dressing up as 100 year old people, class discussions of what you would do with $100, students wearing 100th day bracelets, 8th grade
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Upcoming Netcong Recreation Events

Upcoming Netcong Recreation Events Junk In Your Trunk will coincide with the annual Netcong Garage Sale, Sat., May 2.  This is a small scale flea market.  Load cars with items no longer needed at home and drive to the Netcong Train Station.  Open trunks and set up a table I preferred. Vendors are invited to open cars to the buyers who have come looking for bargains.   Set up is at the Netcong Train Station at 8 a.m. and event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For registration form, email recreation@netcong.org.  Space is $10 each.  Pre-registration is mandatory. Broadway Show Bus trip to
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Two Schools Meet To Talk Robotics

Two Schools Meet To Talk Robotics On Tues. Feb. 17th, 8th grade students at Netcong Elementary School welcomed 13 Lenape Valley High School (LVRHS) Robotics Team to work on the Remotely-Operated Vehicle Project (ROV). Mary Lou DeCaprio, Netcong School science teacher, organized the event with Jeff Wachelk, LVRHS technology teacher. Netcong students made welcome signs, as they launched the start of their Seaperch ROV project.  The 8th graders were treated to mini-presentations from the LVHS students, who shared their robotics and engineering experiences of last year. The team consists of a mix of students from all high school grade levels.
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