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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
    Sent By:
    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    1/7/2021 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 1/7/2021

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    Vaccine-Info-West-Orange-Dec2020_Page_1 
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    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
     
    Hometown Heros Banner
    Hometown Heroes Program 
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. 
    For More Information
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA
     
    Pals Cabin Puzzle Graphic
    https://www.westorangenjrotary.org/
     
     
    Tree pickup Updated 
    LIVE Christmas Tree Pick Up begins 1/4

    NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS. NO TINSEL OR OTHER DECORATIONS.
    Please place live Christmas trees at the curb for pick up by our Department of Public Works/recycling. beginning 1/4. You can call 973-325-4067 or email publicworks@westorange.org and inform them that your tree has been placed at the curb.

    Any trees after the 15th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. For questions, call 973-325-4120 or email healthdept@westorange.org 

    Residents must place their tree at curbside in front of their homes, without a plastic bag and all decorations/ ornaments must be removed from the tree so that it can be recycled. 

    Residents can also bring them to the Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. if they choose to do so.

     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    1/7 Thursday VIRTUAL
    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,
    2021 Upcoming Meetings:   TBD  Dates subject to change. Click here for more info   
     
     
     WORabies_2021  Cropped
    Free Rabies Vaccinations Clinics for Dogs & Cats
    1/9 Saturday
    10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave.

    1/13 Wednesday
    3 - 4 p.m.
    Fire Station #4
    280 Pleasant Valley Way

    ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND CATS MUST BE IN CARRIERS
    All COVID protocols will be followed. Residents must wear a face covering and remain six feet apart. Residents will not be permitted to wait inside of the building. This year due to the COVID Pandemic the Health Department will NOT be selling pet licenses at the rabies clinics. In an effort to have the wait time shortened we will only be providing the rabies certificate form in order to have a record of the vaccination.
    Information Flier 
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    1/14
    Thursday VIRTUAL
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021- 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 

    Special Incentive  for West Orange Arts Council Supporters!

    With your gift, receive a 1 year West Orange Arts Council membership (or extend your current membership by 12 months) and a custom-designed, facemask handmade by WOAC's Charlotte Wescott.     Please help us Play a Part in the Arts and   make your contribution today. https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate

    Objet Trouve - An Exhibit of Found Objects
     1/16/21 - 2/27/21
    Virginia Block, Nina Cioppettini, Maria Estrela, Rona Goldfarb, Ellen Hark, Kathleen Heron, Mary.Howe, Carol Jenkins, Cansuela Lawrence, Aron Lifschultz, Modern Fossils, Frank Niccoletti, Amelia Panico, Jennifer Place, Danielle Scott, Georgia Varidakis, Alexandra Vasconcelos,
    Ann Vollum, Curated by Carol Black-Lemon
    Artist's Reception: 1/16/21  RSVP required: info@woarts.org

    Creative Connection
    7-9 p.m.      
    3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom  
       

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members
    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. 
    For more info: woarts.org info@woarts.org

    Booey Toons
    10-11am        
    Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session. 
    Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons.  
    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook 

    All Events  & MeetingsWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org  

     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 1/18 -Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    There will be trash & recycling collection
    There will be NO jitney service 
     
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    1/26 Tuesday Virtual Meeting 
    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings: 2021:  2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes      
     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 2/15-President's Day
    There will be trash & recycling collection
    There will be NO jitney service 
      
     
     Shredding Day
    Shredding Day  
    4/11/2021 Sunday
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. 
    FREE for all town residents. ID required. 
    4 box limit. NO plastic bags. 
    Next Scheduled: TBD

    Holiday Pick up   

    swift911
    West Orange Emergency Call System

    Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here to sign up

    recreation
    The West Orange Department of Recreation
     publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter.  It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations.  It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes.  It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org 

    REMINDER:
      TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement. If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org or 973-325-4155   

      municipal id
    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: West Orange Municipal ID Program
    Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card.
    Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a 
    government ID.  For information  www.westorange.org/MunicipalID  

    2nd chance toys
    recycle-coach 
    Recycling Coach
    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!

    field goods
    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey
    The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange or West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com and learn more!  For the nearest location, click here.

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info


      wopd camera
    Do You Have A Security Camera?
    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. 
    Click here to register  westorange.org/cameraregistration
    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org  or call 973-325-4045
     

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    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click here to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!


       tmh
    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily 
    disoriented. This includes those
    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, 
    Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. 
    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007


       drop box
    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed.  Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx


      wopd
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here to learn more

        safe exchange
    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here to learn more
         
    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.
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    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!
    Click here to learn more  
      
      
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    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org]

    [Please include name and mailing address]





    [https://www.westorange.org/Admin/DocumentCenter/Document/View/7466/Vaccine-Info-West-Orange-Dec2020]

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    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice






    Hometown Heroes Program
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military.
    For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program]
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure]
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form]
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com]





    https://www.westorangenjrotary.org/ [https://www.westorangenjrotary.org/]




    LIVE Christmas Tree Pick Up begins 1/4

    NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS. NO TINSEL OR OTHER DECORATIONS.

    Please place live Christmas trees at the curb for pick up by our Department of Public Works/recycling. beginning 1/4. You can call 973-325-4067 or email publicworks@westorange.org [mailto:publicworks@westorange.org] and inform them that your tree has been placed at the curb.

    Any trees after the 15th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. For questions, call 973-325-4120 or email healthdept@westorange.org [mailto:healthdept@westorange.org]

    Residents must place their tree at curbside in front of their homes, without a plastic bag and all decorations/ ornaments must be removed from the tree so that it can be recycled.

    Residents can also bring them to the Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. if they choose to do so.





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    1/7 Thursday VIRTUAL

    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,

    2021 Upcoming Meetings: TBD Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info





    Free Rabies Vaccinations Clinics for Dogs & Cats

    1/9 Saturday

    10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave.

    1/13 Wednesday

    3 - 4 p.m.

    Fire Station #4

    280 Pleasant Valley Way


    ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND CATS MUST BE IN CARRIERS

    All COVID protocols will be followed. Residents must wear a face covering and remain six feet apart. Residents will not be permitted to wait inside of the building. This year due to the COVID Pandemic the Health Department will NOT be selling pet licenses at the rabies clinics. In an effort to have the wait time shortened we will only be providing the rabies certificate form in order to have a record of the vaccination.

    Information Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7379]





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    1/14

    Thursday VIRTUAL

    7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9

    Special Incentive for West Orange Arts Council Supporters!

    With your gift, receive a 1 year West Orange Arts Council membership (or extend your current membership by 12 months) and a custom-designed, facemask handmade by WOAC's Charlotte Wescott. [https://www.tapinto.net/towns/west-orange/sections/giving-back/articles/west-orange-woman-has-sewn-2-639-masks-and-counting?fbclid=IwAR32ypQp8le4xBflIAO9hP29DDVeYW2IWxNDsLNjFidhBndXNFoGLUi_e-U] Please help us Play a Part in the Arts and make your contribution today. https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate [https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate]


    Objet Trouve - An Exhibit of Found Objects

    1/16/21 - 2/27/21

    Virginia Block, Nina Cioppettini, Maria Estrela, Rona Goldfarb, Ellen Hark, Kathleen Heron, Mary.Howe, Carol Jenkins, Cansuela Lawrence, Aron Lifschultz, Modern Fossils, Frank Niccoletti, Amelia Panico, Jennifer Place, Danielle Scott, Georgia Varidakis, Alexandra Vasconcelos,

    Ann Vollum, Curated by Carol Black-Lemon

    Artist's Reception: 1/16/21 RSVP required: [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]












    Creative Connection

    7-9 p.m.

    3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members

    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.

    For more info: woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]


    Booey Toons

    10-11am

    Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session.

    Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons.

    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook

    All Events & Meetings: West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]






    All Municipal Offices Closed 1/18 -Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

    There will be trash & recycling collection

    There will be NO jitney service




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    1/26 Tuesday Virtual Meeting

    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6258/Town-Council-Virtual-Instructions-414]

    6:30 p.m.

    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 2021: 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes





    All Municipal Offices Closed 2/15-President's Day

    There will be trash & recycling collection

    There will be NO jitney service




    Shredding Day

    4/11/2021 Sunday

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.

    FREE for all town residents. ID required.

    4 box limit. NO plastic bags.

    Next Scheduled: TBD





    West Orange Emergency Call System

    Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up

    The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/]

    REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”,
    please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or
    973-325-4155

    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: West Orange Municipal ID Program
    Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card.

    Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a

    government ID. For information www.westorange.org/MunicipalID [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3933]


    Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling]

    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004]

    The Township of West Orange
    has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents
    on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool,
    Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange or West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] .

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services

    Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482]

    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info


    Do You Have A Security Camera?

    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention.

    Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1]

    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045



    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!

    Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!


    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away

    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home

    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those

    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities.

    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738]

    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007



    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location

    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents
    can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it
    in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and
    safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the
    medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and
    doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed
    facility where they are safely disposed. Please
    be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or
    items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.

    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]


    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates,
    provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify
    and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build
    relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more



    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create
    a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller
    and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more

    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?

    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.


    [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.woarts.org/]


    Attention Jitney Commuters!!

    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!

    Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more


    [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]

    SMS message

    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] [https://www.westorange.org/Admin/DocumentCenter/Document/View/7466/Vaccine-Info-West-Orange-Dec2020] (Click the Photo) All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice Hometown Heroes Program Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program] The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure] To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form] For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] https://www.westorangenjrotary.org/ [https://www.westorangenjrotary.org/] LIVE Christmas Tree Pick Up begins 1/4 NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS. NO TINSEL OR OTHER DECORATIONS. Please place live Christmas trees at the curb for pick up by our Department of Public Works/recycling. beginning 1/4. You can call 973-325-4067 or email publicworks@westorange.org [mailto:publicworks@westorange.org] and inform them that your tree has been placed at the curb. Any trees after the 15th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. For questions, call 973-325-4120 or email healthdept@westorange.org [mailto:healthdept@westorange.org] Residents must place their tree at curbside in front of their homes, without a plastic bag and all decorations/ ornaments must be removed from the tree so that it can be recycled. Residents can also bring them to the Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. if they choose to do so. Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 1/7 Thursday VIRTUAL 5:30 p.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave, 2021 Upcoming Meetings: TBD Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Free Rabies Vaccinations Clinics for Dogs & Cats 1/9 Saturday 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave. 1/13 Wednesday 3 - 4 p.m. Fire Station #4 280 Pleasant Valley Way ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND CATS MUST BE IN CARRIERS All COVID protocols will be followed. Residents must wear a face covering and remain six feet apart. Residents will not be permitted to wait inside of the building. This year due to the COVID Pandemic the Health Department will NOT be selling pet licenses at the rabies clinics. In an effort to have the wait time shortened we will only be providing the rabies certificate form in order to have a record of the vaccination. Information Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7379] West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 1/14 Thursday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 Special Incentive for West Orange Arts Council Supporters! With your gift, receive a 1 year West Orange Arts Council membership (or extend your current membership by 12 months) and a custom-designed, facemask handmade by WOAC's Charlotte Wescott. [https://www.tapinto.net/towns/west-orange/sections/giving-back/articles/west-orange-woman-has-sewn-2-639-masks-and-counting?fbclid=IwAR32ypQp8le4xBflIAO9hP29DDVeYW2IWxNDsLNjFidhBndXNFoGLUi_e-U] Please help us Play a Part in the Arts and make your contribution today. https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate [https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate] Objet Trouve - An Exhibit of Found Objects 1/16/21 - 2/27/21 Virginia Block, Nina Cioppettini, Maria Estrela, Rona Goldfarb, Ellen Hark, Kathleen Heron, Mary.Howe, Carol Jenkins, Cansuela Lawrence, Aron Lifschultz, Modern Fossils, Frank Niccoletti, Amelia Panico, Jennifer Place, Danielle Scott, Georgia Varidakis, Alexandra Vasconcelos, Ann Vollum, Curated by Carol Black-Lemon Artist's Reception: 1/16/21 RSVP required: [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Creative Connection 7-9 p.m. 3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. For more info: woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Booey Toons 10-11am Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session. Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons. RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook All Events & Meetings: West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] All Municipal Offices Closed 1/18 -Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday There will be trash & recycling collection There will be NO jitney service Township Council Meeting(s) 1/26 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6258/Town-Council-Virtual-Instructions-414] 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 2021: 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes All Municipal Offices Closed 2/15-President's Day There will be trash & recycling collection There will be NO jitney service Shredding Day 4/11/2021 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m. West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit. NO plastic bags. Next Scheduled: TBD West Orange Emergency Call System Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: West Orange Municipal ID Program Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID. For information www.westorange.org/MunicipalID [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3933] Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange. Get the Free Recycle Coach App. Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004] The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange or West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] . West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info Do You Have A Security Camera? West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 Save Money On Your Property Taxes!! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card! WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007 WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more Safe Exchange Zone Program This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more What Else Is Going On In West Orange? Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.woarts.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App! Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]