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Twp. of Washington
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Twp. of Washington, NJ  07676
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Township Offices Closed Dec. 25th & 26th

 Dog and Cat licenses are renewable by January 31, 2015.  All dogs and cats must be licensed.   Pet owners who do not apply for renewal by January 31, 2015 are liable for a summons and fine for violation of state law and township ordinance.  For new pets, applications are available here.  For additional information, please call the Clerk’s office.


Ebola Information Websites - click here
New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES) have opened a free, 24/7 telephone call center line to answer questions about Ebola.  Ebola Call Center  1-800-962-1253

Colonial Blvd. Paving Project Beginning Soon- click here for details
•Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Flyer
   Click here for CERT application
Recycling collected at DMF Center Tue.'s 7am-3pm & Sat.'s 9am  - 1pm •Report Open Road Emergency Repair Work to Administrator - more info
•Lightning Detection System Installed - click here info & alert sign-up
•Meals on Wheels - Senior citizens or disabled people interested may call 201-358-0050 or visit PVMealsonWheels.

Remember to Recycle!      Place your container at the curb on Thursday night.    Remember to Recycle!
COMMUNITY NEWS

Local Resident Selected to Attend NASA Social

To infinity and beyond!  Connecting space travel to the next frontier Twp. resident Tracy Glock, a Life Skills Education and Achievement Program (LEAP)Teacher at Paramus High School, was chosen to be part of a select group of participants to attend the initial flight of the Orion Spacecraft at the Langley Research Center in Hamilton, Virginia on December 3rd and 5th.  Tracy Glock was invited to participate in NASA Social, a program that provides opportunities for NASA's social media followers to learn and share information about NASA's missions, people, programs and discoveries. Click here for full story

Congratulations to Girls Basketball!

The Washington Twp. 8th grade girls travel basketball team won the Pascack Invitational Tournament on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 beating Tenafly with a score of 44 to 29.
Pictured in back row l to r: Lauren Rigg, Allison Frins, Emma Matesic, Emily Arosemowicz, Lauren Burke Front row l to r: Hannah Jackson, Gianna Matesic, Samantha Rinaldi, Isabella Marini Not pictured are: Lucie Gehringer Coach Don Rigg and Assistant Coach Tony Matesic  


WTFD Annual Christmas Tree Sale

Come down and support our volunteer fire department this year by purchasing your Christmas tree, wreaths and grave blankets. All are on sale now from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — until Christmas Eve at the firehouse located on Washington Ave. As an added bonus, if you come out on a Saturday or Sunday there is a complimentary BBQ from noon-3 pm !

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!

EMERGENCY SERVICES NEWS/ ALERTS
Township PD Contributes to PBA Toy Drive

Thank you to all who donated!
Pictured l to r: Chief Glenn Hooper, Lt Rich Skinner,
Sgt AJ Pecora, Sgt Mike Glock, PO Jason Gugger



•"PINK HATS" Available at Police Department

The township police department is participating in PBA 206's "Pink Hat Project" to raise funds for breast cancer research. Pink versions of the department's regulation cap are being sold for $25. Hats can be purchased at the department's headquarters. The entire purchase price of each hat will go directly toward cancer research.
 

Township Officer Struck by Vehicle - In the early morning hours of July 20th, 2013 Officer Heather Castronova was struck by a dark colored SUV on Fern St. while issuing a parking summons.  The vehicle left the scene of the accident, continuing North making a right onto Washington Ave. heading  towards Westwood. This vehicle may have damage to the right front area. The PBA is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person involved. Anyone with knowledge of this incident is requested to call 201-664-1140, ext. 169.


Washington Twp. Volunteer Ambulance Corp is Seeking Volunteers to drive its ambulances on weekdays. Volunteer drivers are only required to take two days' worth of driving courses and a few hours of CPR classes. Anyone who is available between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at least one day per week could help. Please consider this great opportunity to help your community and its residents who truly do appreciate it. Anyone interested in joining the Washington Township Ambulance Corps should call (201) 664-3784.
COUNTY & STATE NEWS

Be a Good Neighbor - Be Bear Aware!

Taking steps to avoid attracting bears with food or garbage is the best way to prevent them from becoming a nuisance near your home. Click here to find out how to bear proof your neighborhood.

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Congratulations to WWRHS Cardinals on winning the North 1 Group 2 Football State Championship at
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