Donate Your Soda Bottles to the Boy Scouts
The boy scouts will be building rocket ships at our Town Festival on October 25th. If you can donate your clean, empty 2 liter soda bottles, please drop them off at the township library.
Senior Flu Vaccine Program - October 7th
Vaccinations will be given to residents 65 years of age and over who reside in the Twp. of Washington only on Tuesday, October 7th from the hours of 10:00 - 11:30am at Town Hall. For more information, please call the Health Department at 201-666-8512. Please Click here for a flyer.
WTVAC to Host Psychic Medium Show
The WTVAC will be hosting a fundraiser with Psychic Medium Jeffrey Wands on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Senior Center. The show begins at 7:30 pm and tickets will be availabe in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com as well as at the door. More details will follow within the next few weeks.
Junior Police Academy 2014
This year the Pascack Valley Junior Police Academy comprised of Officers and recruits from the Township of Washington, Westwood and Hillsdale held its largest class ever. Class #14 had 120 recruits. The children had an amazing trip to West Point Military Academy and several agencies came and put demonstrations on for them. The following agencies participated this year: Bergen County PD K-9 Unit, Bergen County Bomb Suad DEA, Hackensack Medical Center Air One (see photo)
K of C Presents 2014 Scholarship Awards
The Knights of Columbus held its annual Awards Night, May 29th at the Council Hall, 79 Pascack Rd. The council recognized local students for their scholarship and extracurricular involvement. Five Westwood High School seniors were awarded $1,000 scholarships this year. Paul Elterlein, president of the Picarella Trust Fund, read the impressive academic, athletic, and community service records of each recipient before presenting $1,000 awards to (L to R) Brendan O'Sullivan, Darian Henry, Catherine Saunders, Amanda Sontag and Keith Haas. Brendan will major in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing at Marist College. Darian will study Business with a concentration in accounting at Monmouth University; Catherine will attend Rutgers as a Communications major; Amanda will attend Ohio State to study Athletic Training/physical therapy and Keith will attend Rutgers University as an undeclared major.
Vets Honored at Memorial Day Parade
Click title above for parade recap. Prior to Veteran's Day 2013, WCTV interviewed Township Veterans, who recounted their experiences in battle during World War II (Vito Trause, US Army, Prisoner of War), the Korean War (Thomas Carbone, John Valerio, both in the US Army), and Vietnam (Steve Kohlreiter, US Navy). It aired on the Cablevision and Verizon systems for Veteran's Day and this past Memorial Day. It can be viewed on WCTV You Tube. Please click here for a new photo gallery of this year's parade!
The Golden Seniors Invite New Members
The Golden Seniors of the Township of Washington was founded in 1982, as its By-laws state, “to provide wholesome recreation and pastimes that create outlets and diversions to uplift morale above the daily routine.” As with any organization, the need for new members to keep it fresh is the why we are reaching out to the ‘younger’ (60 and older) seniors who reside in the Township to join us. Please visit us here for all the details on meetings & great activities & trips!