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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

March 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.

March 20 – 10:15 a.m. – Babies Boogie.

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

March 20 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

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

March 20 – 6:30 p.m. – Grossology.

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

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

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

March 21 – 2 p.m. – Nonfiction Addiction.

March 21 – 4:30 p.m. – Game Time for Teens and Tweens: Board Games.

March 21 – 6:30 p.m. – S.M.I.L.E.

March 22 – 10:15 a.m. – Celebrating Women: Family Storytime.

March 22 – 11 a.m. – Spring Craft Drop-in.

March 23 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting basics.

March 24 – 10 a.m. – STEAM on the Go kit pick up: Edible Slime.

March 24 – 1:30 p.m. – Take a Seat: Chair Yoga with Dana.

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

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

March 25 – 4 p.m. – Teen and Tween Heritage Club.

March 25 – 6 p.m. – Minecraft Night.

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

March 26 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

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

March 26 – 4 p.m. – Teen Crafts.

March 26 – 6:30 p.m. – Bring Your Own Book Discussion.

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

March 27 – 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

March 27 – 11:30 a.m. – Wiggle Worms.

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

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:

Happenings around Gloucester County

March 30 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sheriff’s Department Child Seat Check, 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford.

Through March 31 – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Tire Amnesty Program. There is a special Saturday, March 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex, 493 Monroeville Road (Route 694), South Harrison Township.

April 20 – 8 a.m. – Annual Earth Day Cleanup at 8 a.m., Brandemarti Football Field at Riverwinds Complex, 1000 Riverwinds Drive, West Deptford. Open to all nonprofit organization in Gloucester County. Participating groups will earn $500 for their community service. Registration is required. For more information call (856) 373-5500 or email tsullivan@gcianj.com.

Fix a Leak

Because minor water leaks account for nearly 1 trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program promotes Fix a Leak Week the third week of March each year. This year, the Washington Township Municipal Utilities Authority is offering free leak detection kits to Washington Township residents. They can be picked up at the WTMUA office on 152 Whitman Drive, Turnersville from March 18 to March 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or at the Washington Township Municipal Building Lobby, 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, through March 22, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about Fix a Leak Week, visit https://www.epa.gov/watersense/fix-leak-week

Friday, March 22

Washington Township Public Schools College Job Fair for prospective educators from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., board of education offices, 206 E. Holly Ave., 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.

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.

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

Wednesday, March 27

Washington Township Council meeting at 6 p.m., 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, March 30

As spring approaches, the American Red Cross urges donors to give blood or platelets now to continue to strengthen the national blood supply. People of all blood types – especially those with type O blood – are critical to ensuring hospitals can meet the daily demand for lifesaving transfusions.

March 28 – 2-7 p.m., Virtua Washington Township, 239 Hurffville Crosskeys Road.

March 30 – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Washington Township Ambulance and Rescue Association, 4 Willow St., Turnersville.

Saturday, April 6

Township of Washington Shred Day event from 9 a.m. to noon in the municipal building parking lot, 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell. For question contact Lisa Collins at (856-256-7903 or lcollins@twp.washington.nj.us.

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.

Tuesday, April 30

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive – Police vs. Fire – will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the municipal building meeting room. The sponsor code to sign up on RedCrossBlood.org is: Washington Township BOB

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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