To voice your concerns over Suez (United Water)'s proposed 18% rate increase call 609-292-2422.
Memorial Day Parade - 5/30/16 The Twp of Washington will be holding its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2016. The parade will assemble in the parking lot of Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School on Ridgewood Road between 8:45am - 9:30am and will start prompltly at 10:00 am. The participants will follow the parade route and march past Veterans Square on Pascack Rd. A memorial service will be held at the monument at 11:00 am..
ALS Walk 6/5/16
ALS Annual 5K Walk to Defeat ALS will be held in the Saddle River County Park in Saddle Brook on June 5, 2016 beginning at 9:30 a.m. For further details, visit www.alswalks.org
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.
COUNTY & STATE NEWS
• Van Saun Family Fun Day - May 21st
Free entry to the zoo, train rides, and carousel! Over 100 vendors -
animal adoption van, face painting & other childrens activities - prizes
and giveaways, inflatables, food trucks, music and more!
Click the flyer for further info
• 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
EMERGENCY SERVICES NEWS/ ALERTS
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.
•"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 Volunteersto 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.