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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

Oct. 25 to Nov. 1

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.

Oct. 25 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Oct. 25 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Oct. 25 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Oct. 25 – 6:30 p.m. – Family LEGO night.

Oct. 26 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Oct. 26 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Oct. 27 – 10:15 a.m. – Stay and Play.

Oct. 27 – 2 p.m. – Sensory Lab.

Oct. 28 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting Basics.

Oct. 29 – 1:30 p.m. – Take a Seat: Chair Yoga with Dana.

Oct. 30 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Oct. 30 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Oct. 31 – 10:15 a.m. – Halloween Story time and parade.

Nov. 1 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies and Boogie.

Nov. 1 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Nov. 1 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Nov. 1 – 4 p.m. – Washington Township High School open house.

Nov. 1 – 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.

Happenings around Gloucester County

Oct. 25, Nov. 1 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

Oct. 26, 31 – 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. Oct. 17.

Oct. 26 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV testing at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Nov. 1– 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. Note time extends to 5 p.m. on Oct. 18

Wednesday, Oct. 25

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

Blood Drives

The Red Cross is working around-the-clock to ensure patients have access to lifesaving transfusions and must collect 10,000 additional blood and platelet donations – over and above expectations – each week over the next month to sufficiently meet hospital needs. Donors of all blood types are urged to book a time to give now, especially those with type O blood or those giving platelets.

Oct. 28 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Washington Township Senior Center, 315 Greentree Road.

Nov. 4 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 259 Lambs Road.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Food Truck and Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Road. This was postponed from Oct. 14. The festival will feature 20 gourmet food trucks, beer and sangria, partnered with incredible bands, vendors, and kids’ activities. Bring your appetite, friends, family, lawn chairs, pop-ups and blankets. 

Washington Township Police Department is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency for National Prescription Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28, 1 McClure Dr., Sewell.

Monday, Oct. 30

Senior Center Halloween Party lunch and costume contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30, 315 Greentree Road. Sign up at the senior center or RSVP to Cathy Fiorile in the Chief’s office (856) 589-6664 or cfiorile@pd.twp.washington.nj.us.

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

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 Nov. 15.


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 Historical Preservation Commission is looking for volunteers and commissioner positions. The volunteer must be interested in history and participate in the yearly events. HPC meets on the third Thursday of each month at the municipal building at 7 p.m. The HPC has seven to eight fundraising events to help with the upkeep and maintenance of the Olde Stone House Village. For more information visit https://www.oldestonehousehistoricvillage.org/

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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