Expired: 2019 National Poison Prevention Week Video Contest

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Help spread the word about poisoning prevention by creating a video.

The New Jersey Poison Control Center is happy to announce the first annual National Poison Prevention Week Video Contest. This contest is open to all New Jersey residents from Kindergarten through 12th grade. I hope you will forward this email/attachment to anyone who might be interested in participating in the contest. (more…)

Prescription Drug Disposal Event Sat. April 28

On April 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Chester Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 15th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Chester Police Department at 1 Parker Road, Chester, NJ 07930. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. If you can not make the event we have a MedReturn Collection box in the police headquarters lobby that can be utilized by Chester residents.

Expired: Well Water Testing Available to Chester Area Residents

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This spring, Chester Township and Chester Borough will team up with Raritan Headwaters to offer well testing at an affordable cost. Residents can purchase water sample collection kits on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at The Barn at Highlands Ridge Park at 100 North Road. Water samples must then be dropped off on Monday, April 9th from 6:30-10:00 a.m. at The Barn. Test results will be available two weeks later.

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Postcards from the Superintendent of Elections were sent to Chester Borough voters
indicating that the voting location in the Borough is 1 Parker Road. THIS IS INCORRECT!
Chester Borough voting location is the Municipal Building at 50 North Road.
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