The County of Gloucester will be sponsoring two events in October at the National Park Battlefield. The first event is a “Haunted History” tour of the Whitall House that’s scheduled for Saturday, October 26th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include, free crafts and games for the children as well as a Straw Bale Maze. The second event is the yearly “18th Century Field Day” that will take place on Sunday October 27th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities will include Battle Reenactments and Historic Trades demonstrations and craft and food vendors.
The Gloucester County Improvement Authority will hold a “Special HOUSEHOLD Waste Collection Day” on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 8 am to 2 pm “rain or shine”. This will be the final Special Waste Collection in 2019 so bring your ACCEPTABLE materials (oil paint, stains, motor oil, anti-freeze, solvents, fire extinguishers, fluorescent tubes, floor care products, etc.) to the facility for proper disposal. For more information call, 856-478-6045 or visit the GCIANJ web site for a list of acceptable items.
Starting October 28th, the Borough Leafer truck will be out picking up leaves so be sure to rake your leaves to the curb and please do not block storm sewer gates. Questions can be directed to the Public Works department at 856-456-7785.
The Westville Home and School Association is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 25th at the ball fields located on Almonesson Road and vehicles are needed to make this a successful event. If you’re interested in participating in this family fun night, please email the Home and School Association at email@example.com for event details. Sign up forms were sent home with students from Parkview School if you would like to participate.
In 2018, the Rolling Badges Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club hosted Thanksgiving dinners for seniors and the needy in the Borough of Westville. The event was so successful the Rolling Badges are excited to repeat the offer to serve a “to go” Thanksgiving dinner to Westville Seniors and those residents in need on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 4 pm to 7 pm at their clubhouse located at 929 Edgewater Avenue, Westville.
Qualified individuals must “sign up” at the Borough Office, 165 Broadway so that the Rolling Badges will know how many people to expect. (Borough Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 6 pm). Thanksgiving dinner flyer
The Fall Festival that was held on Saturday, September 28 was a complete success so we want to thank everyone who attended the event. Pictures of the event have been uploaded and can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page and clicking on the Fall Festival link.
Getting an annual vaccination is the best way to protect you and your family against the flu. Vaccine viruses are chosen to maximize the likelihood that the influenza vaccine will protect against the viruses most likely to spread and cause illness among people during the upcoming flu season. The Gloucester of County Department of Health & Human Services will be offering FREE flu shots starting in October.
Westville’s flu clinic will be held on Tuesday, November 19th at the Community Center located at 1035 Broadway. If you plan to attend Westville’s clinic, be sure to download the Flu Shot Consent Form. Clinic hours are 4:30 p.m to 5:30 pm. For a complete list of all Flu Shot clinics in Gloucester County download the Flu Shot Schedule and Flu Shot Consent Form
Officers acknowledged for a job well done! Thanks to the Rolling Badges for acknowledging two of Westville’s Police Officers, Lt. Michael Packer and Patrolman Erik Hibbs, along with other officers who assisted the organization with their “Blessing of the Bikes” event that benefited the children of CHOP Voorhees and Voorhees Pediatrics and involved approximatley 225-250 motorcycles at the Edgewater Avenue location. Thank you letter from the Rolling Badges.
The Spotted Lanternfly is a plant hopper that causes damage to fruit trees (plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots and apple), woody trees, such as Pine and Maple as well as vegetables, herbs and vines, including agricultural crops like grapes and hops. For more information on this invasive species, you can download information received from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture or you can visit their web site.
Children are heading back to school and school buses will be on the road. Please remember when the school bus lights are flashing and the stop sign is extended – do not pass the bus!