The Borough of Wharton will be holding its annual SMAC blood test and blood pressure screening for Wharton residents on . It is from 8 am-11 am at the Wharton Senior Building, 100 N. Main St. The cost for residents over 65 is $10 and is $15 for all others. You must fast for 12 hours prior to the screening, but may drink water and take your regular medications. You must provide us with the name of your doctor in order to send them a copy of your results. An appointment is required, please register with Carol Miller RN BSN on Tues.-Thurs. at 973-361-8444 ext.2715 by October 11th.
The annual Flu Shot Clinic for Wharton residents will be on Thursday, September 20th at Town Hall (10 Robert St.) from 10 am-Noon and the Senior Building (100 N. Main St.) from 12:30-2. Shots are $15 each unless you have Medicare, in which case they are free. You will need to bring your Medicare Card with you. Please wear short sleeves.
Wharton's annual Job Fair is on September 20th from 6-8 p.m. at the American Legion Post 91 located at 99 N. Main St. Wharton. There will be approximately 30 companies in attendance looking for new employees. This event is open to the public. Bring a resume if you have one, but they are not required.
So far the companies below are all attending:
Maschio Food Service
Dicks Sporting Foods
Morris View Healthcare
Home Instead Senior Care
Fania Roofing Co.
Center for Humanistic Change
Celebrate the Children
Raymour & Flanigan
NJ Department of Labor
Pink Hammer Home Services
Wharton Police Department
Ground Water Treatment & Tech
Amada Senior Care
Compassionate Care Hospice
Sunrise Senior Living
Avidd Community Services
G4S Secure Solutions
The 2018 5K Color Run is on 9/30 starting at MacKinnon Middle School 137 E. Central Ave. Registration starts at 8 a.m. The 1 mile Fun Run is at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K Run starts at 9 a.m. For more information and to register click here
In an effort to improve the safety in and around the school, the Borough of Wharton has changed the traffic flow and extended parking restrictions in the area. These changes will begin on the first day of school, September 4th. The changes include restrictions on school days only and only during school hours (7:30am and 3:30pm). The changes are as follows:
- East Central Avenue between Denison Way and Lafayette Street will be one way traveling west.
- Denison Way between East Central Avenue and Baker Avenue will also be a one way traveling south.
- The no parking area on the north side of East Central Avenue between the school entrance and the new drop off lane has been extended. This area has been marked in yellow for drop off vehicles only.