Monday, March 11, 2013
Hackettstown resident did not use crosswalk, police report.
A Hackettstown man was struck by a car Friday afternoon while trying to cross Route 46 and sent to the hospital, Washington Township Police Lt. Doug Compton said. Officers Kirk Griffin and Cpl. Robert Oranchak responded to the intersection of Rt. 46 and Target Drive at 3:35 p.m. to find Peter Zimmer, 25, of Lopatcong, had accidentally struck Carl Sendgikoski, 49, with his car, Compton said. Zimmer was traveling west at the time, and told police he saw Sendgikoski walking in the shoulder and subsequently enter the roadway — not in the crosswalk — Compton said. At that time, it was too late for Zimmer to avoid the pedestrian, Compton said. Zimmer’s vehicle received damage to the front end, and Sendgikoski was sent to Hackettstown Regional …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
A look at the hot toys for tots this holiday season.
Every holiday season, the mailbox fills with the latest toy catalogs. Children peruse the pages as they scribble their lists, daydreaming about what they will find under the tree come Christmas morning. Parents pull out their pocketbooks, spending hard-earned cash as they anticipate the joy on those little faces. What will be the runaway favorites this year is always a guess, but here are some of the latest trends, mixed with tried-and-true perennial favorites. jChews Smartphone teether by Jellystone No tears for parents or babies. Babies love nothing more than to gum Mom and Dad’s cell phone, but now they’ll be too intrigued with their own smartphone to chew on. The Jellystone smartphone teether comes in seven funky colors and is BPA …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Target, local non-profits aid elementary classes.
Businesses and organizations in the community feel the Washington Township School District is doing great, and have poured in more than $6,000 in contributions to the group of four schools. Three separate contributions have been given to the district for various purposes, and will be dispersed throughout the district. The Washington Township Target department store, through its Target Take Charge of Education program, has contributed $2,125.46 to the district. Customers can designate a school as their specific institution at the department store and have a portion of their purchase put into the Take Charge of Education program. Contributing $2,125.46, Target’s funds will be split with $1,011.05 being used at Flocktown-Kossmann School for …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Hackettstown resident allegedly took merchandise totaling $213.09
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Friday, August 24, 2012
A 45-year-old Hackettstown woman was arrested on Friday after allegedly shoplifting multiple items from Target, according to Washington Township police. Police said Liadin Lefay was detained by a Target security representative at approximately 9 a.m. for shoplifting jewelry, cosmetics and DVDs worth a total of $213.09 from the Route 46 store. Lefay was placed under arrest and transported to township police headquarters, police said. Lefay was charged with shoplifting and was later released pending a mandatory appearance in municipal court, police said.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Check out these stores so you can find the best deals and products for the school year.
Students in Washington Township will return to school on Wednesday, Sept. 5, which means it’s time to flood the stores and search for all those supplies kids will need over the next 10 months. While different teachers throughout the district require different items for his or her course, there are a few local places for families to shop and find what’s needed. Check out these places worth visiting for all your pens, pencils, notebooks and electronics. Target of Washington Township Target is a department store on Route 46 West offering everything from clothes to shoes and school supplies. The newly revamped produce section allows students to grab those healthy treats for school-day snacking. 68 U.S. Highway 46 Hackettstown, NJ 07840 908-452…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Target, local police and first aid join forces to host event.
Despite a loss of funding from Washington Township, National Night Out still made its presence known on Tuesday, this time in the Target Department Store parking lot on Route 46. Hosted by the national retail chain with support from the Washington Township Police, Long Valley First Aid Squad, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and Piggy’s Deli from Mansfield, the event offered giveaways and fingerprinting for children. This year’s event–the first since 2009 because of budget restraints–was planned in just five weeks, according to Washington Township Police Lt. Art Adams. “(Target Assets Protection Leader) Dave Dreher contacted me and asked if we were interested in partnering,” Adams said. “It’s a good event because it gets the word …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Washington Township, Hackettstown Police will take part in annual event at department store.
Despite a two-year hiatus, the Washington Township Police Department will take part in National Night Out in 2012, as it joins forces with the Hackettstown Police Department and Target department store in Hackettstown. The local branch of the national store on Route 46 will host the event on Aug. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. in the business’s parking lot. The Washington Township Police Department will host a child finger printing station and families will be given the kits to bring home with them, according to Target’s Assets Protection Team Leader David Dreher, Jr. Dreher, who is organizing the event, has also invited the Hackettstown Police Department to be on hand and conduct child safety seat checks for anyone who would like one. Dreher said he’…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Department store voted best place for athletic equipment across five communities.
In sports there are winners and losers. And in Patch’s Readers’ Choice for best sporting goods store, we have a winner who stood far above the competition in five communities. The voting was svelte, but Washington Township’s Target Department Store was ranked as the best sporting goods store to have the best sporting goods in the area, according to 11 out of 15 voters in Long Valley, the Chesters and Mendhams. The second place finisher was also from Washington Township, as the Long Valley Cycle Craft store tallied four votes. Target offers products from bicycles to camping supplies and field sports equipment. Be sure to check back next week and vote on who you think has the best pizza in town.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The following information was provided by the Washington Township Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
An Andover woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting after Washington Township Police responded to the Target Department Store on Rt. 46 regarding a complaint, Lt. Doug Compton said. Officer Michael Thompson responded to the store after being called by Target security, Compton said. The store’s security personnel had Christine Nazaire, 20, in custody, and said she attempted leaving the store with approximately $200 worth of unpurchased goods, Compton said. Nazaire was then taken to Washington Township Police Headquarters and charged with shoplifting, Compton said. She was later released with a mandatory court date. For questions about this post, please email email@example.com.