WTFD ICE DRILL
On 1/16/18 Twp. of Washington Fire Department conducted an ice drill on Schlegel Lake. The Fire Department cut a hole in the ice and lowered a volunteer Fireman. Several ongoing mock rescues were conducted. Rescues were conducted by foot and by sled. Local Boy and Cub Scouts were on hand to observe and learn from the drill. Click image for photo gallery of event.
ICE SKATING AT VAN SAUN PARK
The Bergen County Parks Department is excited to announce that the Winter Wonderland open-air ice rink in Van Saun County Park will remain open until the last weekend in January!
The rink will be open Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 6-9pm, on Saturday from 10am-9pm and on Sunday from 10-7pm. Cost to skate is $10, which includes rentals. Click flyer for more information.
HUDSON VALLEY CHORALE PRESENTS "BERNSTEIN AT 100"
Now in its 11th season, the Hudson Valley Chorale celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an “all-Bernstein” program for its Winter Concert. Bernstein, known for his modern and urban composing style, created some of the most iconic music of the 20th century. The chorale’s focus in the first half of the program will be on the more classical Chichester Psalms, a piece commissioned for the 1965 Southern Cathedrals Festival at Chichester Cathedral.
Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 3 p.m.
Location: Dominican Convent, 175 Route 340, Sparkill, NY.
Tickets: $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door.
To order: Call: (845) 598-6749
ANNUAL HOME DECORATING CONTEST
The The Contemporary Woman's Club held their Annual Home Decorating Contest this holiday season with judging taking place between Christmas & New Year's Day. This year the winners were Kevin Rolland and his father Gerry of Julia Court. The Rollands attended the January club meeting and were presented with a 2017 Christmas ornament commemorative of the occasion.
•"PINK HATS" Available at Police Department
The Pink Hats Are Back! The Washington Township Police Department has participated in The Pink Hat Campaign for several years, helping to raise donation for Breast Cancer research. We sell Pink Hats for a minimum donation of $25.00 per hat, which 100% of the proceeds are donated towards Breast Cancer research. Contact P.O. Travis Cangialosi or 201-664-1140, extension 301 to set up your donation today!
Golden Seniors Always Looking for New Members
Any resident of Washington Township interested in joining The Golden Seniors can come as a guest to a meeting to meet the folks. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays at the Senior Center in Town Hall. If you wish to join, there is an initiation fee of $20 and the annual dues are $10. For more information, call Jim Joyce at 201-664-6725.
Adult Health & Wellness Program
The Twp of Washington Health Dept. in conjuction with the Health Awareness Regional Porgram of Hackensack UMC invite you to participate in this FREE program led by a registered nurse. The program takes place at the library on the first Tuesday of the month and at the Jack Woods Senior Center (lower level) on the second Wednesday of the month. Click the flyer for details.
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.
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!