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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

Jan. 31 to Feb. 7

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.

Jan. 31 – 10: 15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Jan. 31 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Jan. 31 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle worms.

Jan. 31 – 6:30 p.m. – Family LEGO Night

Feb. 1 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Feb. 1 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Feb. 1 – 11:30 a.m. – Novel Mornings.

Feb. 1 – 4 p.m. – Tween and Teen Book Club.

Feb. 1 – 6:30 p.m. – S.M.I.L.E.

Feb. 2 – 10:15 a.m. – Family Storytime.

Feb 2 – 11 a.m. – Groundhog Day Craft Drop in.

Feb. 3 – 10:15 a.m. – Take Your Child to the Library Day.

Feb. 5 – 10 a.m. – Friends of the Library First Monday Sale.

Feb. 5 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Feb. 5 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

Feb. 5 – 4 p.m. – Teen Art Club.

Feb. 5 – 4:45 a.m. – Teen Advisory Board meeting.

Feb. 5 – 6 p.m. – Dungeons and Dragons at the library.

Feb. 5 – 7 p.m. – Bedtime Stories.

Feb. 6 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

Feb. 6 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Feb. 6 – 1:30 p.m. – Preschool storytime.

Feb. 7 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

Feb. 7 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

Feb. 7 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Coin and Collectibles Show

South Jersey Coin and Collectibles Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 4 at the Lindenwold Moose Lodge, 2425 White Horse Pike (Rt. 30) Lindenwold. The show will include 32 plus tables, friendly dealers, easy parking, security, food and refreshments. Free Koins for Kids. For more information visit southjerseycoinshow.com or call Tom at (609) 742-2279. 

Tuesday, Feb. 6

The Washington Township Fire Department is launching a focused recruitment effort for Qualified Volunteer Firefighters to support our evolving In House Duty Crew Program. If you meet the requirements listed below, please consider attending an information session being held on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m., Johnson Road Station , 131 Johnson Road, Turnersville. Sign up for this information session using the link below. We look forward to meeting you!

Helping Hands Hoagies

This year, the Washington Township Education Foundation is proudly celebrating the 30th anniversary of its most treasured fundraising tradition.  They are offering an exciting new promotion – each hoagie pre-ordered will earn a ticket for raffle prizes.

Place your pre-orders by Feb. 9 at noon. Visit www.wtps.org. for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 15

The Washington Township Police Department is hosting a Valentine’s Day Luncheon at the senior center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 315 Greentree Road, Sewell. RSVP to Cathy at cfiorile@pd.two.washington.nj.us or call (856) 589-6664.

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.

Thursday to Saturday, March 14-16

The Washington Township High School Way-Off Broadway Players presents their Spring Musical, “The Prom” on March 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. and March 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Republic Bank Performing Arts Center, 401 Ganttown Road.

All seating is reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased online at this link for $15 per seat. Online ticketing is now open. For more information or if you have any questions about the performances, please contact Shannon Molloy at smolloy@wtps.org.


License Your Furry Friend. Hey neighbors! Mayor Laurie Burns wanted to send out a quick paws-up reminder to make sure your four-legged family members are licensed! It’s that time of the year when we show some love to our fur babies and keep our community safe. Licensing your dog is not just a state requirement, but it also helps reunite lost pets with their owners and supports local animal services. The licenses expire Jan. 31 of each year.

The Washington Township Police Department is accepting applications from all qualified individuals who are interested in testing for the position of Police Officer and SLEO II. The Physical Fitness Test is scheduled for February 2024.

Interested applicants, upon reviewing the qualifications below, may scan the QR code or visit https://www.twp.washington.nj.us/…/careers_at_wtpd.php

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 – Pre-K through 12, general and special education
  • High School Technology Education and Science Teachers.
  • Assistants.
  • Bus Drivers.
  • Food Service Staff.
  • Secretarial 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


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