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2016 Debris & Grass Collection Program Begins April 4th  

♦ Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Flyer
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♦ 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


Voice your concerns over Suez (United Water)'s proposed 18% rate increase by calling  609-292-2422.
Remember to Recycle!      Place your container at the curb on Thursday night.    Remember to Recycle!
COMMUNITY NEWS

Relay for Life - May 14 - 15

Westwood Regional High School will once again host the  American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. Each year, more than 4 million people in more than 20 countries take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. Relay For Life of The Pascack Valley not only helps sponsor a great cause but is a memorable experience for all the hundreds of volunteers who participate in the overnight festivities. There is no minimum fundraising requirement for taking part. To get involved, click here.

WWRSD to Hold Strategic Planning Meetings

The Westwood BOE invites the public to attend three meetings to actively participate in creating their Strategic Plan: 3/1, 3/28,  & 4/25. Please visit  the district's website to complete the registration form. Click flyer for more info

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. 

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

COUNTY & STATE NEWS

Public Hearing on the Needs of Senior Citizens in BC - 5/5

Open to all Bergen County residents 60 and older, caregivers, and agencies serving older adults in Bergen County. Written and verbal testimony acceptable and limited to 5 minutes. If you want to testify or need additional information, call Eleanor Contreras at the Division of Senior Services at (201) 336-7416

2016 BCUA Hazardous Waste Collection Dates
• Recycling Highlights of the BCUA Programs and Services
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.
Twp Residents Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
2/29/16 - A married elderly couple who were involved in a single car crash in the Township suffered life threatening injuries Monday morning in the Township of Washington. The longtime residents both in their late 80’s were driving on Koch Peak in the Twp when the female driver drove her Honda Accord over the curb between two street signs crossing Washington Avenue in the Twp.  The vehicle came to a stop by crashing head on into a stone retaining wall. Click here for entire press release.
Fire Engulfs Street Sweeper

Twp. of Washington street sweeper caught fire late Tuesday night (1/26/16)  Photo courtesy of the WTPD. See full story here


•"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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