Also, Williamstown nonprofit Bianca’s Kids surprises 15-year-old Dalton McKernan with a trip to disney after diagnosis of stage four Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Williamstown native Ellen Parry Lewis’ newest novel “Smarty Pants: How to Become a Valedictorian” is scheduled to be released on April 15.

Also, Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik reflects on 2017 and looks ahead to 2018 with plans for the Washington Township Police Department


Mayor Joann Gattinelli talks Super Bowl Hoagie Sale, Shop Washington Township, community calendars and more

From left, Councilwoman Angela Donato, Council President Joe Perry, Mayor Joann Gattinelli and Administrative Assistant Alicia Rotella are pictured at the Helping Hands Hoagie Sale on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4.

Williamstown resident Debbie Savigliano found peace in helping others through non-profit in memory of her late niece Bianca Yodice

Pictured at the premier of Bianca’s Kids’ documentary film “From Grief to Gratitude” in August 2016, from left, are board members Mark Michael, Debbie Savigliano, Michael Savigliano, Gabriella Michael, Maria Libero, Nick McCormick, Michael Savigliano Jr., Vanessa Andricola and Jeff Andricola.


Maselek performed powerful renditions of Alicia Keys’ “If I Ain’t Got You” and Etta James’ “At Last”

Contest finalists, from left, Gianna Trapani, Talia Mazzuca and Alison Maselek, are pictured with Hosts Maddie Yerkes and Rowand Barqawi and Idol Winner 2017 Isabelle Nutt.

Fourth-grade students in the Read 180 program at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School recently surpassed a major goal

Fourth graders in Tracy Misata’s class pose with their million words (plus some!) banner.


Also, Washington Township snow removal procedures were discussed

Chief of Police Patrick Gurcsik was honored by Mayor Joann Gattinelli at the Feb. 7 council meeting for his outstanding service to the community and his department.

Through an assembly of skits, speeches, dance and more, students spread awareness on prejudice and injustice within the school and nation

Lauren Crane (front, left) spoke about online bullying, as her fellow classmates represented the links that can break someone down by each negative comment.


Ellen Parry Lewis, known for her published fiction novels, will release first nonfiction piece “Smarty Pants: How to Become a Valedictorian” in April.

Williamstown native Ellen Parry Lewis’ newest novel “Smarty Pants: How to Become a Valedictorian” is scheduled to be released on April 15.


Check out what events are happening around your neighborhood this weekend

  • On Friday, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., local community service group Lead the Way will be hosting…

Caytlinn Batal

Editor for The Washington Township Sun and The Mullica Hill Sun

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