Now that school’s back in session, it seems the rest of the world is spinning again, with municipal and educational events coming back into action.
There’s plenty to note this week, so let’s take a look.
You Need to Donate Blood: on East Mill Road will be hosting a blood drive for the Red Cross on Monday, Sept. 10 from 2 to 7 p.m. Anyone and everyone is welcomed to attend. .
You Need to Learn About a Birthday: Washington Township Mayor Ken Short will meet with various groups in town on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss the best way to celebrate the municipality’s upcoming 275th birthday. The meeting will be open to the public at 6 p.m. at the , preceding the monthly Township Committee Work Session. What do you think the town should do to celebrate?
You Need a Board Meeting: The West Morris Regional High School board of education will hold one of its monthly meetings at West Morris Central High School on Monday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend. .
You Need to Know About Your Neighbors: We announced this last week via social media, but there’s no sense in keeping it from our Long Valley Patch faithful: We’re launching Hackettstown Patch before month’s end! Your neighbors to the north will now have a hyper-local community news site of their own, which you’ll surely enjoy as well. Before the site launches, be sure to like it on Facebook!
You Need Some Sports Action: With the first full week of school comes plenty of fall sports. Here are a few notable home varsity games for the teams.
Girls varsity soccer against Roxbury, 4 p.m., Tuesday.
Girls varsity field hockey against Morristown, 4 p.m., Wednesday
Boys varsity soccer against Morristown, 4 p.m., Thursday
against Randolph, 7:30 p.m., Friday