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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.

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

Sept. 20-27

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. 20 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Sept. 20 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Sept. 20 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Sept. 20 – 5 p.m. – Library Board of Trustees.

Sept. 20 – 6:30 p.m. – K-5 Grossology.

Sept. 21 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Sept. 21 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Sept. 21 – 1:30 p.m. – Preschool Grossology.

Sept. 21 – 2:30 p.m. – Career and Job Seeking Resources.

Sept. 21 – 4 p.m. – Teen Movie.

Sept. 21 – 6:30 p.m. – S.M.I.L.E.

Sept. 22 – 10:15 a.m. – Family Storytime.

Sept. 22 – 2 p.m. – Sensory Lab.

Sept. 23 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting Basics.

Sept. 24 – All Day – STEAM on the GO Kits: Skittle Science.

Sept. 24 – 2 p.m. – Family Movie Afternoon.

Sept. 25 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Sept. 25 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Sept. 25 – 6:30 p.m. – Art at the Library: Still Life.

Sept. 26 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Sept. 26 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Sept. 26 – 1:30 p.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Sept. 26 – 4 p.m. – Teen Crafts.

Sept. 26 – 4:30 p.m. – Teen Talk.

Sept. 26 – 6 p.m. – Dystopian Book Club – “1984” by George Orwell.

Sept. 27 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Sept. 27 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Styortime.

Sept. 27 – 6:30 p.m. – Family LEGO Night.

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. 20, 27 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

Sept. 20, 27 – 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Sept. 21 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV testing at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Sept. 21, 26 – 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. 26.

Sept. 25 – 9-11 a.m. – PPD Placements at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Wednesday, Sept. 20, Oct. 18

Property Tax Reimbursement Day – Senior Freeze Blue Book (Assistance with ANCHOR benefits too) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and schedule and appointment call Lori Morello at (856) 589-0520, ext. 2287.

Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Blood Drives

The American Red Cross is experiencing a national blood shortage. Fewer donors than needed gave this summer, drawing down the national blood supply and reducing distributions of some of the most needed blood types to hospitals. Hurricane Idalia further strained the blood supply with blood drive cancellations and reduced blood and platelet donations in affected areas. 

Sept. 21 – 2-7 p.m. – Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, 330 Greentree Road.

Sept. 26 – 1-6 p.m. – ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, 378 Fries Mill Road.

Saturday, Sept. 23

The Washington Township Historic Preservation Commission – The Olde Stone House Village is hosting their annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 208 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell. The festival will feature olde time games, hayrides, vendors, presentations, food, music, activities, pumpkin picking, historic trade demonstrations, blacksmith and more.

Concert – Parrot Beach – Playing all your Jimmy Buffet favorites – at 6 p.m. at the Washington Lake Park Amphitheater, 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Road, Sewell.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Washington Township Board of Education regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Washington Township High School auditorium, 529 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

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

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.

Saturday, Oct. 7

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.

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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