The Wharton/Mine Hill Rotary is sponsoring a Blood Drive being held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Wharton American Legion Post #91- 99 N. Main St. Wharton. Donation times are from 1-7 p.m. You may call 1-800-933-2566 to schedule an appointment or come during those times.
If you have any questions you can contact Kevin Finnegan 973-361-8444x2718.
Municipal Alliance Color Run
The Municipal Alliance is sponsoring a USATF Certified 5K Color Run and 1 Mile Fun Run on Saturday, September 27th with check in at 8 a.m. and the race starting at 8:30 a.m. The race starts at MacKinnon Middle School 137 E. Central Ave. Wharton, NJ 07885. For registration and more information visit www.Alliance5Krun.com.
2014 Wharton Borough Tax Sale
NOTICE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The Tax Sale for 2013 delinquent tax, sewer and other municipal charges will be held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:00 am in the Council Room at 10 Robert Street, Wharton, NJ 07885.
Be advised, pre-registration is required. The Tax Sale Bidder Packet must be completed and returned to the attention of the Tax Collector no later than Monday, September 8, 2014.
Click here for the Tax Sale Bidder Packet.
The 2014 Tax Sale Publication is now available under our Legal Advertising section of the website. Click Here for a Link
The Borough will be holding its annual SMAC Clinic on Saturday, October 4th from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. The clinic will be held at 100 N. Main St. Centennial Court Community Room. The cost is $10 for seniors and $15 for residents under 60. You must fast for 12 hours, but may drink water and take your regular medications. You will need to provide us with your doctor's name in order for us to send them the results. You must pre-register. Please call Carol Miller RN BSN on Tues.- Thurs. at 973-361-8444x2715 to make an appointment.
Smoking Cessation Workshop
The Township of Mount Olive is sponsoring a FREE SMOKING CESSATION WORKSHOP featuring evidence-based practices.
The workshop will be held at the Mount Olive Public Library on Wednesday, October 8th. It is open to everyone who wishes to stop smoking. You do not need to be a resident.
Be Prepared- Get a Plan
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/ NOAA predicts active 2014 hurricane season. The Wharton Borough Office of Emergency Management asks all of those that we serve to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which officially starts Saturday, June 1 and lasts until November 30.
We have received many phone calls regarding the condition of Main Street and Dewey Avenue. These are both County roads and maintained by the County. We have been in contact with the County regarding the condition of the roads.
The Wharton and Mine Hill Police Department is temporarily located at 23 Ross St. in Wharton. All reports can be made and picked up at that location. The phone number and mailing address remain the same.
Reporting a Power Outage
If your power is out, please call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report an outage.
2014 Food Drive
SEPTEMBER IS HUNGER AWARENESS MONTH
During the month of September the Borough of Wharton will be participating in an Online Food Drive- M.c.M.A.T.C.H. (Morris County Municipal Action to Curb Hunger). Donations will be accepted until September 30, 2014.
ALL DONATIONS ARE GOING TO OUR 2 LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES
WHARTON UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH AND ST. MARY’S CHURCH
We’ve set up an Online Food Drive for the Borough of Wharton to make donating food very easy for you!
Just CLICK HERE to purchase the food you want to donate.YouGiveGoods will deliver the food to the food pantry and email you a tax receipt.
Community Notification System
Don't be left in the dark! Wharton's Community Notification System puts you in control of how and when we communicate with you during both emergency and non-emergency events. This new system went live in May of 2013.
Pothole & Highway Maintenance Reporting
The State of New Jersey Department of Transportation has created an online reporting system for problems with our state highways or off ramps.