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Start the New Year Off Right and Take Advantage of Our Interactive Citizen Communication System to Stay Informed During Emergencies

Release date: 12/21/2017

Sign Up for Our Community Notification System Today

Timely communication from your local government is expected in this era of multi-media, multi-device connectivity.   Are you concerned about getting the Ewing-centric information you need during fires, outages, floods, hurricanes, evacuations, road closures and more?  Do you need to know whether the Township offices and the Municipal Court are closed?  Or if the trash and recycling pickup would adhere to its regular schedule, and what the rescheduled collection dates would be?  Are you also worried about finding out what to do, or where to go if you were to be without power for an extended period?   The Swift911™ Community Notification System answers those needs and more for Ewing's residents and business owners.

Winter is here and Mayor Bert Steinmann would like to remind all residents to sign up for Ewing Township’s interactive notification system, Swift911™, to better stay informed during weather  emergencies and other important events.  Swift911™ is a state-of-the-art system for connecting with residents allowing the Township to provide citizens with the information they need to know. “This system provides timely communication with our residents when they most need it” said Mayor Steinmann.

Swift911™ can rapidly and reliably send voice calls, text messages, and emails to residents before, during and after emergencies such as this recent snow event, and this information can be tailored to specific locations within the Township. Residents can register and update their information through the Township’s Website or through a free smartphone app.

Residents and business can customize their accounts to receive any of the following:

  • Sign up for automated weather alerts
  • Sign up for specific notifications like road closures
  • Receive pictures of wanted or missing persons in their area
  • Receive emergency related maps, pictures or other graphics
  • Residents can list their home, work and school addresses to be-in-the-know in their current area
  • Residents can submit pictures, link family members, etc. to assist first responders
  • Residents can communicate their specific needs during an emergency by answering a few short questions (like pets, access and functional needs, etc.)

Sign Up Today

Please register now by going to www.ewingnj.org/swift911 or on a smartphone text SWIFT911 to 99538.    Click on the Register Now button to access a registration form and fill out all requested fields.  Once you submit your registration you will receive an email, text message, and/or a phone call with a code.   Enter it in the webform when you receive it to complete your registration.  

Customize Notifications

To customize your options once you have registered, click on the Add Subscriptions button.  You will see a list of additional "publications" available from the current publisher (Ewing Township).  Select the additional notifications you would like to receive by clicking in the Subscribe box.  You may choose to add Weather Alerts, Community and/or Recreation Notifications.  Click on the Add Selected button to complete.   Be sure to log out of the page when you have completed your registrations. 

You may edit your selections at any time by logging back into your account and clicking the Delete button to remove any notification type.  Your user name will be your email address. 

Please help the Township to help you and your family to be informed and safe.  All information given to the Township is private and confidential and only used by the Township and will never be sold or shared.

Municipal Building 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Hollowbrook Community Center
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ  08638
(609)  883-1199
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm
 

Scotch Road (Public Works) 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
Th-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off) 
M-Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm 

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html
 


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