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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

Feb. 28 to March 6

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.

Feb. 29 – 10:15 a.m. – Leap Year Party.

Feb. 29 – 11 a.m. – Caring Connections of New Jersey: What You Need to Know in The Second Half of Life.

Feb. 29 – 4 p.m. – TAB: Virtual Game Time.

Feb. 29 – 6:30 p.m. – Leap Year Party.

March 2 – 10:15 a.m. – Read Across America Day: Special Saturday Storytime!

March 2 – 2 p.m. – Seuss Olympics.

March 2 – 1:30 p.m. – Card Club: Learn Bridge with Craig.

March 4 – 10 a.m. – Friends of the Library First Monday Sale.

March 4 – 10:15 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose.

March 4 – 11 a.m. – Music and Motion.

March 4 – 4 p.m. – Teen Art Club.

March 4 – 4:30 p.m. – Kids’ Club.

March 4 – 4:45 p.m. – Teen Advisory Board.

March 4 – 7 p.m. – Bedtime Stories.

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

March 5 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

March 5 – 1:30 p.m. – Preschool storytime.

March 5 – 6:30 p.m. – Crafting Tuesday.s

March 6 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

March 6 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

March 6 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

Happenings around Gloucester County

March 2 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sheriff’s Department Child Seat Check, 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford.

Through Sunday, March 3 – The 19th annual Gloucester County Cares About Hunger will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 4, United Way of Gloucester County Office, 454 crown Point Road, Thorofare.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

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

Coin and Collectibles Show

South Jersey Coin and Collectibles Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 3 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, March 5

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

Saturday, March 9

Free Rabies clinic from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Public Works Garage, 2 McClure Drive. All dogs in the township are required to be registered and vaccinated.

Gloucester County Nature Club

The Gloucester County Nature Club meets at the Holy Nativity Lutheran Church at the corner of Woodbury-Glassboro Road and Mantua Avenue, Wenonah. Meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of the month, September through June, and are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.gcnatureclub.org. Up to date Field Trip information can be found on the Meetup website:

They will next meet Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The March program will be “Plant Communities of New Jersey, Native or Otherwise,” presented by Karl Anderson, a noted local naturalist.

He will present an old-fashioned lecture about the origins of New Jersey’s high botanical diversity, an introduction to the native plant communities, the origins of non-native plants and their effect on native plant communities, and some thoughts on gardening with native species.

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.

Tuesday, March 26

Washington Township Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled another Rutgers’ Coaches Clinic from 6-9 p.m. March 26 at the municipal building, 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell.

Thursday, March 28

The Washington Township Police Department is teaming up with the FBI to host another Senior Scam Seminar lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center, 315 Greentree Road. Residents may sign up at the senior center or call Cathy in the police chief’s office at (856) 589-6664.

Saturday, April 27

The 16th annual Olde Stone House Village’s Classic Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, 208 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell. To register or for more information visit OldeStoneHouseHistoricVillage.org or call (856) 981-3096. Rain date is April 28.

Saturday, May 18

Washington Township Senior Center presents Flea Market, Craft Fair and Businesses from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 at the senior center, 315 Greentree Road, Sewell. Rain date is May 25.


The Washington Township Veterans Wall of Honor is accepting applications. Please note that eligibility to have a plaque on the Wall is: a Veteran who is a resident of Washington Township at the time of entrance into the military, a current resident, a member of a current resident’s immediate family (parent, spouse, sibling, or child). Kindly include the Veteran’s DD 214 and submit a 5×7 photo, preferably in uniform. Applications are available in the Municipal Building. For additional information, please contact Lori Morello at (856) 589-0520, ext. 2287, or email at lmorello@twp.washington.nj.us.

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 assistants and substitute teachers.

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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