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Twp. of Washington
350 Hudson Avenue

Twp. of Washington, NJ  07676


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Leaf Collection Begins 10/31/16   Click here for details. 

Bergen County Election Offices Announce Extended Hours - click here for details. The increased availability is intended to encourage In-Person Vote-by-Mail and voter registration.
Westwood & Township PD's Continuing “Zero Tolerance Policy” this year during Halloween and Mischief Night. A strict 9:00 P.M. curfew will be enforced on October 30 th and 31st.  Anyone in violation will be brought to Police Headquarters. Click here for further details
Waste Management Seeks to Re-open Hillsdale Transfer Station
How does this affect the Township?  Click here .  All interested parties may sign an online petition objecting to the application submitted to the NJ DEP for the permit renewal. To Sign  the Petition, click here
Clean Water Notice - Solutions to Stormwater Pollution
Easy Things You Can Do Every Day to Protect Our Water

Fall Safety Tips to Prevent Burglaries
As the crisp fall air decends upon us and the sun sets earlier, it is important to remember to take precautions to stay safe. Here are some reminders for preventing residential burglary, compliments of the WTPD

♦  Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Flyer
  CERT Application
♦ Lightning Detection System Installed - info & alert sign-up
♦ Meals on Wheels - Senior citizens or disabled people interested may call 201-358-0050 or visit PVMealsonWheels
♦  2016 Debris & Grass Collection Program Begins April 4th  

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

Ragamuffin Parade / Haunted House 

The Township of Washington Fire Department along with the Twp of Washington are having a Ragamuffin Parade / Party followed by a Haunted House experience at the Township Library.

When:  October 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where:  Line up on Finnerty Place just outside the library
What:  Parade, costume judging, candy and prizes
Who:  Ages 0 to 10 years welcome

**In the event of rain, the parade will be held in the Library
Any inquiries, please contatct the WTFD at 201-481-4448

Grace Skuches 2-Day Blood Drive 11/1 & 11/2

Tuesday, 11/1 & Wednesday, 11/2
2:00pm - 8:00pm Knights of Columbus
79 Pascack Road, Washington Township.

To make an appointment, please visit: www.Tinyurl.com/Giving4Gracie
Walk-Ins welcome! Please bring ID or NYBC donor card. Eat before donating blood!
For information about eligibility: 1-800-933-2566 or Visit: www.nybloodcenter.org
Please also consider donating a new art supply at the drive to be given to the Alfano Family Arts in Medicine Studio located at Columbia University Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation.

Township BFFs Counter Bullying With Bracelets

Best friends Ellorie Roberts of Washington Elementary School and Gina Castronova of Jessie F. George Elementary School bought the blue bracelets with their own money.  Click here for their story

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Fundraiser

PWashington Twp PD Pink Hat Fundraiserlease consider helping WT Police Officer Heather Castronova make a difference in the fight to end breast cancer. She will be raising funds and walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event and will help save lives from breast cancer. Every day, the American Cancer Society helps people take steps to reduce their risk of breast cancer or find it early when it is easiest to treat. Click here to DONATE / JOIN her team now. 

If you would like to purchase a  Pink hat , or a Black & Pink hat ($25.00 each) please email Officer Castronova.

Memorial Park Multi-Purpose Recreation Area Plan

To view the engineering drawings and concept summary page of the items included in this plan, please click on the image to the right. Updated

Rite Aid "Wellness Wednesdays" for Seniors

Seniors 65 and older get 20% off almost everything the first Wednesday of every month at Rite Aid! They call it Wellness Wednesday! There is a different theme each month and they give out health related informational papers, coupons and free samples to seniors on Wellness Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm. The Rite Aid pharmacist is always ready to answer any questions, do an immunization evaluation or go over a patients medication especially on Wellness Wednesdays!

Senior Discount Day at Foodtown

Every Tuesday is for Seniors! Get 10% off your Tuesday shopping order. Simply present your Foodtown club card and Medicare card, you must be 65 years or older and you  ust be present ot recieve your discount. See flyer for specifics and black out date information.

Seeking Volunteers
The Twp.of Washington is organizing a new Green Team to work towards making our town a more sustainable and environmentally aware community. The Green Team will follow the guidelines of Sustainable Jersey and offer our town venues for obtaining energy grants, improving recycling efforts, reducing our carbon footprint and hosting events.  Any interested resident is welcome to find out more about our mission or join our team by emailing Bernadette Pomykala or calling 201-664-4404. First meeting will be scheduled for mid February. 

  2016 BCUA Hazardous Waste Collection Dates
•  Recycling Highlights of the BCUA Programs and Services

•  BC Home Ownership Fair - 6/11/16
•  Public Hearing on Trans. Funding for Sr Citizens & Persons w/Disabilities - 6/15/16

Zoo Boo Rescheduled

ZOO BOO UPDATE: Due to the weather, TODAY, October 21st 6:00pm – 9:00pm session and the train 6:30pm – 10:00pm session has been rescheduled for this Sunday, October 23rd at 6:00pm- 9:00pm and the train from 6:30pm- 10:00pm.

The 18th Annual Salute to Champions Breakfast

Observing National Disability Awareness Month and Honoring Individuals Who Demonstrate a Commitment to Inclusion ad Changing Attitudes

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.
The Moses Family Meeting & Training Center

Bergen Community College, Tech Building
400 Paramus Road 
Paramus, New Jersey

To RSVP or to request special  accommodations, contact Tammie Adkins by October 11, 2016 at (201) 336-7381(Voice) FAX (201) 336-6510 or 711(Deaf/Hard  of Hearing)
Attendance Reservation Form and Directions - click here

Music at the Barn Free Concert Series

"Music at the Barn" series IShosted by the Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs. July 31st starts off this 4-part Sunday concert series held at the County-owned Historic Wortendyke Barn Museum. It features Doc Lane and Loose Change with their own sound of blended psychedelic blues, funk, jazz, and Southern rock. Limited seating, bring chairs/blankets, pack a picnic. The series follows: August 28th: “The Slippery Chickens”; Sept. 25th: “Dean Shot & The Solid Senders w/J.B. Lawson, Oct. 23rd: “Blue Grass & Cider”. Rain or Shine. If rain, concert is played inside the barn.
Swift Reach Registration

The Township has implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider. Swift911™ is a system that makes phone calls, sends text messages and emails to registerd users in the event of an emergency or important notification. Please click here or on the icon in the right margin menu to register.
Pascack Valley Junior Police Academy 2016

The Pascack Valley Junior Police Academy provides a fun week year after year to the children of the Twp. of Washington, Westwood and Hillsdale. Please click here for pictures and details of this years program.

WT CERT serves at Relay for Life

Members of the first Washington Township Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) completed their first assignment: Assist at the Pascack Valley Relay for Life event, held May 14 and 15 at Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School.  The CERT volunteers assisted both the WTPD and the Relay for Life staff. The CERT volunteers helped with pedestrian safety, traffic flow and monitoring the event as the “eyes and ears” of Relay staff and the police department. They were joined by CERT volunteers from River Vale, Maywood and Bergenfield.  Click here full press release.

From left, Meredith Martin, CERT liaison for the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management; township volunteers Lenny Sabino and Karla Williams; with Relay volunteer Karim Bousleiman. Photo by Emily Kratzer

•"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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