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East Windsor Township Holds Public Meeting on Bicycle and Pedestrian Draft Study on Wednesday, February 24 from 7 pm to 9 pm Seeking Input from Residents. The study, supported by a NJ Department of Transportation grant, is intended to review and enhance bicycle and pedestrian networks and opportunities in the Township. The meeting, which will be held at the Senior Center (40 Lanning Boulevard), will begin with a brief presentation about the project, then the public is welcome to review draft study findings and informally provide comments and ideas. East Windsor officials, NJ Department of Transportation staff, and the study consultant will be present to discuss the study project.
East Windsor Mayor Mironov Proclaimed Boy Scouting Anniversary Week February 7 to 13 and recognized local Boy Scout Troops 5700, 6284 and 59, and Cub Scout Pack 53. The Mayoral Proclamation, noting that the Boy Scouts of America were officially founded in 1910 and celebrating its 106th anniversary, stated they "have continued to set an excellent example for all through their volunteerism, commitment to others, and dedication to bettering themselves and their communities." The Proclamation "expressed appreciation and commended the outstanding work of the Boy Scout organization, their scout members, leaders and volunteers in our community."
Mayor Janice Mironov presented Proclamations for Boy Scouting Anniversary Week along with private checks of support to local Boy Scout troops. Pictured (from left to right) are: Steve Greaves, Committee Chairperson, Boy Scout Troop 6284; Peter Kecskes, Scoutmaster, Cub Scout Pack 53; Mayor Janice S. Mironov, and Greg Charache, Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 5700. Not pictured is Boy Scout Troop 59.
Township Offices Will Be CLOSED Monday, February 15 for Presidents Day Holiday.
No Township Curbside Garbage Collection Will Occur on Township Holiday Monday, February 15 Garbage Collection for Area #1 residents, normally on Monday, February 15, will be on the next scheduled collection date of Thursday, February 18. (CLICK HERE) for public works schedules.
Windsor Nissan Presents $1500 National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation Grant to East Windsor Senior Center.Marcy Maguire, CEO of Maguire Automotive Group and Trustee of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation presented a check in the amount of $1500 to the East Windsor Senior Center, to support senior center programs.
Marcy Maguire presents $1500 donation to the Senior Center from the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation. Pictured (from left to right) are: Karen Theer, Senior Center Coordinator; Joan Gordon, Senior Center Volunteer; Mayor Janice S. Mironov; Marcy Maguire, CEO, Windsor Nissan/Maguire Automotive Group, and Caryl Schienvar, Senior Center Volunteer.
East Windsor Recreation Presents 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 9, Race Starting at 8 am at Etra Lake Park. The cost to participate is $25, and proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks, for Autism awareness and research. The deadline to register is March 31 and race packet pickup will be the first week in April. Volunteers interested in assisting with the event can contact the Recreation Department at (609) 443-4000, ext. 225. Online registration is available at (CLICK HERE).
East Windsor Encourages Community Groups to Participate in 2016 Township Adopt-A-Spot. Under this program, participating groups "adopt" a public property and keep it clean during the year. A placard is erected on the site indicating that it has been "adopted by" with the name of the group. The groups are expected to perform clean-up 3 times per month from April 1 through November 30. To participate, interested groups should send a letter to East Windsor Clean Communities Committee, ATTN: Mayor Janice S. Mironov, 16 Lanning Boulevard, East Windsor, NJ 08520.
Beth El Synagogue recognized for 2015 Adopt-A-Spot. Pictured (from left to right) are: Ben Genek; Melissa Hemel; Sarah Hemel; Samara Genek; Daniel Genek; Gary Fournier, Clean Communities Committee Vice-Chairperson; Mayor Janice S. Mironov, and Traci Hemel.
Girl Scout Troop 70205 and 70111 recognized for 2015 Adopt-A-Spot.Pictured (from left to right) are: (back row) John Donnelly, Clean Communities Committee Chairperson; Candice Wisaksono, Co-Leader; Jordan Batista; Amy Batista, Group Leader; Mayor Janice S. Mironov; (front row) Kaitlyn Batista; Renee Suillin, and Leila Wisaksono.
East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 Installed New Officers for 2016. James McCann will again serve as Chief andJack Israel will again serve as President of East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 for 2016. Congratulations and thank you to all of the Township's dedicated volunteers!
Mercer County Holds Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Day on Saturday, February 20 from 9 am to 2 pm,rain or shine in Parking Lot 4, South Broad Street, Trenton (directly across from County Administration Building at 640 South Broad Street). For further information, visit www.mcianj.org or call (609) 278-8086.
East Windsor Recreation Department Is Accepting Applications for 2016 Summer Camp Positions. The positions include camp supervisors, camp counselors, before and after camp care staff, lifeguards, and (non-paying) counselors-in-training. Applications can be obtained by contacting the Township Recreation Department at (609) 443-4000, ext. 214 or on-line at (CLICK HERE). Individuals 18 years and older will be subject to a criminal background check. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
East Windsor Recreation Department Summer Camp Registration Is Open for Township Residents. A variety of recreational day and travel camps are offered for students entering grades K-10: the Sunny Day Camp for children entering kindergarten and Grade 1; the Recreation Day Camp for children entering Grade 2 through Grade 6; the Junior Travel Camp for children entering Grade 4 through Grade 6, and the Senior Travel Camp for children entering Grade 7 through Grade 10. Camp Care for before and after care of students is also available for an additional fee. Online registration and payment is available at (CLICK HERE). Program information is available at the Township municipal building, local libraries and online at (CLICK HERE). For additional information, call (609) 443-4000, ext. 225.
Township Senior Center Offers Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show in Philadelphia on Monday, March 7. The annual Philadelphia Horticultural Society Flower Show, established 188 years ago, is the world's oldest and largest indoor flower show. The flower show features large-scale floral displays, elaborate gardens and over the top floral creations. The flower show is celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service and will offer acres of displays inspired by iconic parks. The bus will leave from the Senior Center, 40 Lanning Boulevard, at 9:00 am and return at approximately 5:00 pm. The cost is $45.00. Lunch is on your own in the cafÉ. The deadline to register is February 24. The Senior Center is open to seniors ages 60 years old and over who reside in East Windsor Township and Hightstown Borough. Contact (609) 371-7192 for additional information.
Township Senior Center Offers Trip to the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on Tuesday, March 22. This unusual and illuminating tour offers a glimpse inside one of the world's premiere performing arts organizations. Learn about the fascinating history of this magnificent venue and hear tidbits about news and classical productions, while peeking inside production areas not typically accessed by the general public. This tour involves substantial walking and stair climbing. The bus will leave from the Senior Center, 40 Lanning Boulevard, at 11:00 am and return at approximately 6:30 pm. The cost is $40.00. Lunch is on your own. The deadline to register is March 4. The Senior Center is open to seniors ages 60 years old and over who reside in East Windsor Township and Hightstown Borough. Contact (609) 371-7192 for additional information.
Womanspace Domestic Violence Victim Response Team Volunteers Wanted. East Windsor Township Police, in collaboration with Womanspace, is recruiting volunteers who work in conjunction with the police to provide support, information and referral at the time of a domestic violence situation. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, possess a valid driver's license and access to transportation, and submit to a background investigation, including fingerprinting. Bilingual individuals are encouraged to participate. An 80-hour mandatory training course is provided and scheduled for March 2016. Applications are available at the East Windsor Police/Court Building (80 One Mile Road) or visit www.womanspace.org. For more information, contact Detective Joseph Gorski at (609) 448-5678, ext. 231.
CALENDAR: East Windsor Township Recycling Days onSaturday, April 16 from 10 am to 2 pm, Wednesday, July 13from 4 pm to 8 pm and Saturday, October 8 from 10 am to 2 pm, at the East Windsor Senior Center, located at 40 Lanning Boulevard. Free Document Shredding and other drop-off recycling (electronics, computers, televisions, cell phones, fluorescent bulbs, toner cartridges and shoes, clothing, blankets, working appliances and housewares) will be offered to residents.