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Straight… to Treatment

Those who are struggling with substance abuse and have been thinking about seeking help can do so at the Washington Township Police Department on Mondays from noon to 2 p.m.

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The program is available to everybody, regardless of residence. No appointment or insurance necessary. For more information please visit www.straighttotreatment.com

Sept. 6-13

Happenings at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library at 606 Delsea Dr., Sewell. For more information about the listed events call 856-589-3334 or email info@hegganlibrary.org.

Sept. 6 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Sept. 6 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Stories.

Sept. 6 – 1 p.m. – Red Cross Blood Drive.

Sept. 7 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Sept. 7 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Sept. 7 – 11:30 a.m. – Novel Mornings.

Sept. 8 – 10:15 a.m. – Family Storytime.

Sept. 9 – 10:15 a.m. – Saturday Stories.

Sept. 9 – 2:30 p.m. – Kids’ Crafternoon.

Sept. 10 – All day – STEAM on the GO Kits: Skittle Science.

Sept. 11 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Sept. 11 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Sept. 11 – 1:30 p.m. – Homeschool Hangout.

Sept. 11 – 4 p.m. – Teen Art Club.

Sept. 11 – 6:30 p.m. – Adult Board Game Club.

Sept. 12 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Sept. 12 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Sept. 12 – 1:30 p.m. – Preschool Stories.

Sept. 12 – 4 p.m. – TAB Meeting.

Sept. 12 – 4:30 p.m. – Teen and Tween Writing Club.

Sept. 12 – 6:30 p.m. – NJ Writers Resource Group.

Sept. 13 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies and Boogie.

Sept. 13 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Stories.

Sept. 13 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Sept. 13 – 6:30 p.m. – Art Adventures.

Important library news: Library officials are beginning their strategic planning process and they would like input from Washington Township residents on library services. Visit www.hegganlibrary.org to compete the survey.

The library seeks candidates for the position of Part-Time Library Assistant to work a range of 12-29 hours per week. For more information visit www.hegganlibrary.org.

Happenings around Gloucester County

Sept. 6, 13 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

Sept. 7, 12 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. – Child Vaccine Clinic at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only. Note, there is another Child Vaccine Clinic from 1-3:30 p.m. Sept. 12.

Sept 7 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV Testing, 204 East Holly Ave., Sewell.

Sept. 11 – PPD Placements, 204 East Holly Ave., Sewell

Sept. 13 – 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

First day of school for Washington Township Public Schools.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Washington Township Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 213 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

By Sept. 8

The Washington Township Police is planning to expand the police force and are currently accepting applications for police officer and Special Law Enforcement Officer II. Resumes will be accepted through Sept. 8 at 5 p.m.. All interested candidates must submit a resume in person or via email to Sgt. Eric Caveng.

Candidates for full time police officer must have earned a bachelor’s degree or 120 credits from an accredited college. Candidates for SLEO II positions must have sixty (60) credits from an accredited college.

The full qualification requirements, application and check lists are posted on the Washington Township web site https://www.twp.washington.nj.us/departments/police/index.php and also shared on our agency social media pages.

Qualified candidates will be required to take a physical fitness test, a written exam, oral interview, psychological screening, drug testing and submit to a full background check. Any questions can be referred to Sgt. Eric Caveng at: ercaveng@pd.twp.washington.nj.us or at (856) 589-6650 ext. 1124.

Calling all Township Businesses, Crafters, and Community Organizations! If you are interested in participating in Super Saturday on October 7th, please see the attached application or email Lisa Collins at lcollins@twp.washington.nj.us.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Concert – Secret Service Band – at 6 p.m. to celebrate their 40th anniversary show celebration at Washington Lake Park Amphitheater, 626 Hurffville Cross Keyes Road, Sewell.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Township Council meeting at 6 p.m., 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell.

By Sept. 15

Participant registration forms and a check for $50 for Super Saturday are due by Sept. 15. Spaces are 10′ x 10′ and are given on a first come, first serve basis. Non-profit organizations will receive one spot for free, any additional spots must be paid for.

Forms can be dropped off at the Washington Township Municipal Building at 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, or mailed.

Super Saturday is scheduled for Oct. 7. Rain date is Oct. 8. For more information contact Lisa Collins, park manager/events coordinator, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (856) 256-7903 or via email at lcollins@twp.washington.nj.us.

Participants must bring own table(s), chair(s) and tent. For more information visit www.townshipnj.com.

Monday, Sept. 18

Senior Scam Seminar with Sgt. Brett Nelson from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Washington Township Senior Center, Sept. 18. For more information contact Cathy Fiorile at (856) 589-6664 or via email cfiorile@pd.twp.washington.nj.us. Pizza and drinks will be served.

Thursday, Sept. 28

Free basic firearms safety seminar for residents 18 or older at 6:30 p.m. at 1 McClure Drive. To register email Sgt. Brett Nelson at bjnelson@pd.twp.washington.nj.us.

Third Wednesday

The Washington Township Public Schools will continue its partnership with the Food Bank of South Jersey to stage a mobile food pantry behind the 9/10 wing of Washington Township High School off the Ganttown Road entrance from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. Next distribution date is Sept. 20.


The Washington Saves Lives Program is available for residents to use seven days a week between the hours 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. for a free ride from any bar or restaurant located within the township to their home. If you or if you know someone that may benefit from this program, please download the Uber application and use it during the designated hours.

The Washington Township Fire Department is accepting applications for volunteer firefighter. Become part of a progressive organization with the most up-to-date firefighting and rescue technology in the area. Whether you are responding to the Firehouse from home or staffing a station with fellow Firefighters, your help is needed.

If interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, visit http://www.wtfd10nj.org/Rec_vol.html

The Washington Township Ambulance and Rescue Association is currently seeking applicants for the position of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Full and Part-Time positions available. For additional information and to apply please contact Washington Township Ambulance at (856) 228-5995 or email brandon.dimter@squad10-9.org.

The Washington Township Police Department is participating in the Special Needs Registry and Blue Envelope Program sponsored by the Gloucester County Police Chief’s Association and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office. For more Contact Officer Nick Schmidt at njschmidt@pd.twp.washington.nj.us or at (856) 589-6650 ext. 1125 with any questions.

The Washington Township School District is hiring. Positions available include:

  • Certified staff at all levels.
  • High School Family and Consumer Science Teacher.
  • Middle School (MS) and High School (HS) Technology Education Teachers.
  • MS and HS World Language Teachers.
  • School Psychologist.
  • Elementary and MS School Counselors (leave replacement).
  • Assistants.
  • Bus Drivers.
  • Food Service Staff.

AARP Tax Aide volunteers needed for the next tax season. The service provided is offered free of charge all over the United States by the AARP Foundation. If focuses on taxpayers 50 and older and those of low to moderate income. Volunteers are needed in Deptford, Glassboro, Mullica Hill, Washington Township, West Deptford and Williamstown. To help, call 1-888-AARP-NOW or submit a volunteer interest form at aarpfoundation.org/taxaidevolunteer.

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