CLCC President’s Message

Dear friends and neighbors,

Fall has sprung
Leaves, come undone
Flashing colors in the blue
A ripple stirs
A Silent hue, then

Excuse my lame attempt at poetry. There really are no words to describe the beauty of Cedar Lake in the Fall. I know a lot of people may like other seasons more, no problem. Cedar Lake beauty lasts all year long. Need proof? Just check out the contest winning photos now hanging downstairs at the Clubhouse. While you’re there, also check out some of the newly repaired trophies and other Cedar Lake relics on display. Special thanks to Michele, Jenn, Eileen and Chris for all their work on this project.

Also, big thanks to Neil Hogan for raising the American flag on Christmas Tree Island. Apparently, our neighbor Mr. Patterson told him that there used to always be a flag out there, and asked him if he could possibly put one up. Neil said sure I’ll put up a flag. It looks great.

Wow, the lake is really low. How low is it? It’s so low the fish are swimming sideways. But while it’s so low, in addition to allowing for dock repairs, it’s a great opportunity to row out and take note of where all the sailing hazards are. I actually found a few of the rocks I’ve run into. Also interesting to see is where the original sea wall was on the east side before the lake was damned off and enlarged.

As the days get shorter and it’s getting darker earlier, remember to drive with caution and watch out for kids, walkers and deer. At the risk of becoming a bumper sticker, there’s no need to speed. On that note, let me just agree with Henry David Thoreau and say: “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”

Autumnally yours,

Bob Vidal
CLCC President

Upcoming Events


Deep Sea Fishing Trip:

Saturday, November 11th

Beer Pong Tournament:

Friday, November 17th


Pancake Breakfast:

Saturday, December 9th

Caroling Around the Lake:

Sunday, December 17th

Santa Visits:

Sunday, December 24th


Chili Cook-off/Super Bowl Event:

Sunday, February 4th

Inter-Lake Chili Cook-off:

Sunday, February 11th


The Cedar Lake Board of Directors would like to thank all of you who joined the Community Club in 2017. It is not too late to join – we still have some fun events planned for the remainder of the year!

Not a Member of the Community Club?

Click below to join today!

CLPO Update

Work continues at the East Beach to repair the small dock. Our thanks to Chris Aughey, Steve Kovacs, Billy Nowicky, Chuck Femminella and Wayne Leonard for their efforts.

Please note that boats remaining on the landings are subject to $100 retrieval fee unless previous arrangements have been made with the Secretary for their removal. The CLPO has requested that all boats be removed from the landings during the draw down to allow for maintenance on the landings.

Help Wanted

The CLPO is looking for some muscle and/or pickup trucks to clear unclaimed boats from the landings. Please meet at the East Beach parking lot at 9:30 AM on Sunday, November 12th. Thank you!

Please note these changes (effective immediately):

The mailing address for the Cedar Lake Property Owners, Inc. is now

PO Box 1195
Denville, NJ 07834

Mail can also be dropped off at the CLPO mailbox at the landing side of 91 Cedar Lake E (this remains the same for your convenience).

Email address is
CLPO Office phone number is (973) 957-0204.
Office hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Upcoming Events in the Lake

Deep Sea Fishing

Date: November 11th

Time: 7:00 AM

Location: Belmar Marina

Beer Pong Tourney

Date: November 17th

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Clubhouse

Pancake Breakfast

Date: December 9th

Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Clubhouse

Christmas Caroling

Date: December 17th

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: West Side Playground

Cedar Lake Sports

Cedar Lake belongs to a local sports association called Hub Lakes. This includes 11 local lake communities which compete in numerous sports. The lake communities include Lake Arrowhead, Cedar Lake, Estling Lake, Indian Lake, Intervale, Lake Parsippany, Mountain Lakes, Rainbow Lakes, Rock Ridge Lake, Lake Valhalla and White Meadow Lake. The rivalry between these lakes has lasted for years and provides a lot of excitement and fun.

The sports and coaches for Cedar Lake are listed below. Some teams are for adults, some for children, some for men, some for women, and some co-ed. If you are a Community Club member you are eligible to play on these teams. You don’t have to be an athlete; this is for average people who just want to socialize, have fun, and get some exercise. To get involved contact the coach of the sport you’re interested in or the CLCC Sports Chairman Mike Fallon at (973) 627-2510.





Men’s Golf

Women’s Golf

Men’s Horseshoes

Women’s Horseshoes

Men’s Softball

Women’s Softball





Co-Ed Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball


Brian McCann

Dave Luer

Meghan Steudler

George Strother

Beth McNichol

Gary Petrillo

Karin Jackson

John Marconi

Hope Zimmerman

John Smith

Adam Gibbons

Gerry Boyer

Kim Luer

Carrine Mackey

Sean Mackey

Carrine Mackey

Please consider becoming a Hub Lakes Booster; show your Cedar Lake spirit and cheer your team to victory! For only $15, your message will be displayed prominently on the Hub Lakes Boosters page. For more information, contact Mike Fallon at (973) 627-2510.

Members Bulletin Board

As a benefit to all CLCC members, The Blurb will include this Members Bulletin Board. Any member may submit items to be posted. This is a great way to keep your neighbors informed. For sale, for rent, garage sales, babysitting services, birthday wishes, and other announcements can be submitted. All submissions are due by the 25th of the month to be included in the following month’s issue of The Blurb. The size of notices will be dictated by available space and may be subject to editing. This space is reserved for non-commercial notices. Please send all notices to

Come Bowl With Us!

The Riverview PTA Women’s Bowling League will be starting our 42nd year in September. It is a fun and social league for women of ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS. We have members that are new to the league as well as those that have been involved since the league began, but we need more. Please join this FUN-tastic league.

It is OK if you have never bowled before. You do NOT have to be a member of the PTA, nor do you have to have children in the school.  Just come out for a great time. With more bowlers, new teams will be added in September.

If you are interested but not sure you can make the commitment for the whole school year, please join us as a substitute. AS A SUB, YOU CAN BOWL FOR FREE. You also have the flexibility of bowling only when you choose. Just pay the one-time  Sanction Fee, and the bowling is free.

We bowl on Thursday mornings at 9:00 AM at Boonton Lanes.
We do NOT bowl on any school holidays or school closings.
We bowl at 11:00 AM when there is a delayed opening.
The league runs from September through May.

If you are interested in joining us, please call Theresa McGinley at (973) 879-4325 Or, email us at

This event is not sponsored or sanctioned by the Denville Board of Education.

Babysitting & Pet Care

We are the dynamic duo high school sister team who does dog walking, pet sitting, and baby sitting. We are experienced in both areas and Red Cross certified. Please call us if you need any of these services. We promise we won’t let you or your pets down! Our number is (973) 668-9491 or (973) 975-8901.

–Emma and Mollie

Bartenders Wanted

Want to serve your fellow man?
Join the Cedar Lake Bartending Team!

Contact Matt Miner at for more information.

Firewood For Sale

50 pieces for $20, delivered.
Contact Gil Collins at (973) 625-0108.

Rowboat For Sale

$200. Very good condition.
Contact Jon Sabel at (973) 627-4336.

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