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The deadline for all new voter registrations for General Election is Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  Please click here for a form or you may pick one up in the Clerk’s office.
Municipal Road Resurfacing Project to Begin Sept. 17th - click here

Twp. OEM Along w/WTPD Looking for Members to Begin Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program - click here


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

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!

COUNTY & STATE NEWS
EMERGENCY SERVICES NEWS/ ALERTS
•"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.
 

 
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