Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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Mark Your Calendars for Family Day – Sunday, August 5, 2018 / Rain Date: Sunday, August 12, 2018

Details will follow through July in the Highland Lakes Newsette.

Posted in Activities and Events, Of Special Interest |

Sat., Aug. 11 – Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist Jason Miles @Seckler Stage

Saturday, August 11 – What do Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Grover Washington Jr., George Benson, and Herb Alpert all have in common? Aside from a pile of Grammys and platinum-records between them, they are also just some artists who have played with keyboardist Jason Miles. Highland […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Adults, Highland Lakes Concert Series |

Roadside Brush Creates Hazards – Residents Requested to Trim Growth

Your cooperation is requested by trimming vegetative growth in front of and alongside your home that extends into the roadway. Your trimming efforts should remove vegetation a minimum of three feet from the edge of pavement. At intersections, please reduce the height of any bushes, etc. to below four feet. The Club engages its contractors […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Voting Board Meeting – Friday, July 20, 2018 8 pm

The Highland Lakes Voting Board is scheduled to meet at 8 pm on Friday, July 20, 2018, in the Lake Room of the Clubhouse. Towards the end of the meeting the floor is open to members who wish to share their views on any Club-related topic. Time is permitted at the beginning of each meeting […]

Posted in Voting Board |

Lion King, Jr. Cancelled

With deep regrets we announce the cancellation of the planned performance of Lion King, Jr. on August 10. We did not have sufficient numbers at auditions to cast the complete play and the licensing restrictions associated with this Disney property made adjustments impossible. I wish to extend my appreciation to the entire team – Jennifer […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children |

Workshop and Special Voting Board Meeting – Thursday, July 12, 2018 – 8 pm

On Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 8 pm the Voting Board will hold a Workshop Meeting to finalize its decisions on proposed By-Law changes clarifying that the use of boats and mechanical devices equipped with combustion engines on the Club’s lakes may take place only with Voting Board approval, and proposing to eliminate the unused […]

Posted in Voting Board |

Lightning and Thunder – Club Policy

Tuesday afternoon, July 3, 2018, a line of stationary thunderstorms developed over West Milford generating thunder that could be heard at our beaches. Rules in effect at the Club’s beaches (follow this link for beach rules) require removal of all bathers from the water upon hearing thunder and the waiting period is thirty minutes after […]

Posted in Water Safety and Swimming |

The Lion King, Jr. – More Auditions! July 5

More auditions for final spots in the production of Lion King, Jr. are scheduled for Thursday, July 5, 2018, between the hours of 12 pm and 4 pm. Those interested in auditioning should prepare a song from the Lion King for a ten-minute audition slot. We’d love for you to participate but you must be […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children |

Mosquito Spraying: Thursday, July 5, 2018 – 5 pm to 11 pm

The Club office was contacted today by representatives of the Office of Mosquito Control and advised that spraying will take place Thursday evening, July 5, 2018, between the hours of 5 pm to 11 pm, in the areas EAST of Canistear Road. Affected roads include West Lakeshore Drive and connecting roads, East Lakeshore Drive and […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Voting Board Bans Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco Use

At its meeting on June 15, 2018, the Voting Board adopted a new Rule (No. 31) as follows: Smoking, vaping, or the use of tobacco products on Club properties is prohibited. This Rule goes into effect immediately and covers ALL Club properties. Club properties include, but are not limited, the Club’s beaches, parks, the Clubhouse, […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

Fireworks: Revisions to New Jersey Law / Prohibited from Club Properties

The message below from the Vernon Township Police Department explains recent changes in New Jersey law related to fireworks. Highland Lakes Security will report all instances of the illegal use of fireworks to the Vernon Police. Fireworks on Club properties are not permitted at any time. ======================================================= FIREWORKS: We want everyone to have a safe […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

Electronic Waste Day at SCMUA in Lafayette – Saturday, July 21, 2018

The SCMUA facility in Lafayette on Route 94 is sponsoring Electronic Waste Day Saturday, July 21 between the hours of 7 am – 2 pm. Electronic waste including TVs, VCRs, computers, keyboards and monitors, printers, copiers, stereo equipment, etc. may be brought free-of-charge though there is a limit of five units per vehicle. If you […]

Posted in Of Special Interest |

Petitions for Trustee Positions Available

At this year’s Annual Meeting on August 19, 2018, elections will be held for full, three-year terms commencing October 1, 2018, for Trustee positions for Sections 2, 9, 10, and 11 (note: the Highland Lakes Newsette of June 30, 2018, incorrectly omits Section 2 and incorrectly includes Section 12). In order for a candidate’s name […]

Posted in Elections |

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Weather Forecast

Today is forecast to be Much Cooler than yesterday. Showers and thunderstorms.
Friday 07/06 80%
High 80° / Low 49°
Thunderstorms likely. High near 80F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Saturday 07/07 0%
High 74° / Low 53°
Sunny. Less humid. High 74F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 07/08 0%
High 82° / Low 57°
Sunny. High 82F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 07/09 0%
High 86° / Low 62°
Mostly sunny skies. High 86F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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