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    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    11/24/2021 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 11/24/2021

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                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

    Mayors Sunshine Fund Logowww.westorange.org/sunshinefund

    NJDOHNJ Department of Health- Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds
    NJ Department of Health Booster Authorization Information

    fall16Fall 2021 Leaf Collection Procedures and Pick Up

    FEMA Recovery CenterEssex County Disaster Recovery Center
    Essex County: Kmart
    – Co-located with a Vaccination Center, 235 Prospect Avenue #9413, West Orange, NJ 07052
    Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday ET;  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and Closed Sundays

    Essex County Covid Vaccination Locations
     
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    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice

    WOCC Thanksgiving Luncheon 2021Annual WOCC Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Luncheon

    Happy ThanksgivingThanksgiving Day Lunch
    11/25 Thursday
    12-2 pm

    Christine’s Kitchen- Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -Thanksgiving Day 11/25 & Thanksgiving Friday 11/26
     There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/25
     There will be no jitney service on 11/25 or 11/26
     There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/26 & Saturday 11/27

    Small Business Saturday 2021Shop Small
    11/27 Saturday

    At local Downtown businesses during Small Business Saturday. Downtown West Orange’s Main Street Corridor features four vibrant commercial districts within the neighborhoods: Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s, and the Valley. While strolling the districts, receive a warm welcome from the independently-owned businesses here – including boutiques, bakeries, salons, and professional services. For more information, call the Downtown West Orange Alliance at 973-325-4109 or visit www.downtownwo.com

    SantaTour2021 Cropped
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town Annual Santa Tour
    11/28 Beginning at 1:10 pm at Redwood School and touring all elementary schools finish at 3:40 pm at Washington School. 

    MenorahAnnual Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah
    11/29 Monday
    4 pm
    Town Hall Front Lawn

    2021SantaMailbox CroppedSanta's Mailbox
    11/28-12/17
    Located outside the Recreation Building, 60 1/2 Cherry Street
    For a return letter from Santa include your child's name and complete address

    HOH Double Sided Flyer 2021

    Ornament2021

    TreeLighting2021

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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    12/6 IN PERSON
     7 p.m.

    West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave,
    Visit WOBOE Agendas
    2021 Upcoming Meetings:    12/20 & 1/6/2022   

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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    12/9 Thursday VIRTUAL
    7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2022- 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10 & 12/8

    Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever:
     
    https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/  

    Creative Connection
     7-9pm
    3rd Wednesday of each month
    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.
    To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org

    Booey Toons
    10-11am Most Saturdays via Zoom
    Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session.
    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook

    WOAC “Literary Artists Group”
    Join or lead our workshop for writers, poets and creative storytellers, email: info@woarts.org

     Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org 


    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    12/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting
     
     Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc
    6:30 p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings: 2022: TBD
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes  

    WOCC Jsaon Long  Dec 2021

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Eve 12/24
     There will be trash collection on Friday 12/24
     There will be no jitney service on 12/24
     There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/25

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Eve 12/31
     There will be trash collection on Friday 12/31
     There will be no jitney service on 12/31
     There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/1

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 1/17
     There will be trash & recycling  collection on Monday 1/17
     There will be NO  jitney service on 1/17 

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -President's Day 2/21
     There will be trash & recycling collection on Monday 2/21
     There will be NO  jitney service on 2/21 

    Parade 2022St. Patrick's Day Parade
    3/13 Sunday
    12:15 pm Step Off

    Visit https://westorangeparade.com/ for more information

    Shredding Day
    Shredding Day  
     4/3  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: 10/16

    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  
     
    Operation Blue Angel Logo
        Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel or click on the logo above
     
     
    WO SIgn up  
     
     WO-Pet-Adoption-Jan2021
    Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder 


    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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 to sign up

    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

    West Orange Municipal ID Program

    By appointment only 8:30-3:30 call 973-325-4155 to schedule
    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!



    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!

    Click Senior Resources 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 Shop West Orange 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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDED
    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 Neighborhood Watch 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 Safe Exchange Zone 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 Real Time Commuter Tracking 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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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting
    3/11
     Thursday VIRTUAL
      7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021-  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  

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address]
    [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund] www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund]

    [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211022a.shtml] NJ Department of Health- Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211103a.shtml] NJ Department of Health Booster Authorization Information [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211022a.shtml]

    [/DocumentCenter/View/8827/FALL-LEAF-COLLECTION-PROCEDURE-2021] Fall 2021 Leaf Collection Procedures and Pick Up [/DocumentCenter/View/8827/FALL-LEAF-COLLECTION-PROCEDURE-2021]

    Essex County Disaster Recovery Center Essex County: Kmart – Co-located with a Vaccination Center, 235 Prospect Avenue #9413, West Orange, NJ 07052Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday ET; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and Closed Sundays

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

    [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2021-community-thanksgiving-luncheon-452] Annual WOCC Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Luncheon [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2021-community-thanksgiving-luncheon-452]

    Thanksgiving Day Lunch11/25 Thursday12-2 pmChristine’s Kitchen- Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street

    All Municipal Offices Closed -Thanksgiving Day 11/25 & Thanksgiving Friday 11/26 There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/25 There will be no jitney service on 11/25 or 11/26 There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/26 & Saturday 11/27

    Shop Small 11/27 SaturdayAt local Downtown businesses during Small Business Saturday. Downtown West Orange’s Main Street Corridor features four vibrant commercial districts within the neighborhoods: Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s, and the Valley. While strolling the districts, receive a warm welcome from the independently-owned businesses here – including boutiques, bakeries, salons, and professional services. For more information, call the Downtown West Orange Alliance at 973-325-4109 or visit www.downtownwo.com [//www.downtownwo.com] [//www.downtownwo.com]

    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8937] Santa Claus is Coming to Town Annual Santa Tour [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8937] 11/28 Beginning at 1:10 pm at Redwood School and touring all elementary schools finish at 3:40 pm at Washington School.

    Annual Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah 11/29 Monday4 pmTown Hall Front Lawn

    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8935] Santa's Mailbox [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8935] 11/28-12/17Located outside the Recreation Building, 60 1/2 Cherry StreetFor a return letter from Santa include your child's name and complete address

    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8976]

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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 12/6 IN PERSON 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2021 Upcoming Meetings: 12/20 & 1/6/2022

    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 12/9 Thursday VIRTUAL7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2022- 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10 & 12/8Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/]
    Creative Connection 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each monthArtist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]
    Booey Toons10-11am Most Saturdays via ZoomWeekly virtual cartoon drawing session.RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook
    WOAC “Literary Artists Group”Join or lead our workshop for writers, poets and creative storytellers, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]
    Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]


    Township Council Meeting(s)12/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.Upcoming meetings: 2022: TBDVisit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8999]

    All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Eve 12/24 There will be trash collection on Friday 12/24 There will be no jitney service on 12/24 There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/25

    All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Eve 12/31 There will be trash collection on Friday 12/31 There will be no jitney service on 12/31 There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/1

    All Municipal Offices Closed -Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 1/17 There will be trash & recycling collection on Monday 1/17 There will be NO jitney service on 1/17

    All Municipal Offices Closed -President's Day 2/21 There will be trash & recycling collection on Monday 2/21 There will be NO jitney service on 2/21

    [https://westorangeparade.com/] St. Patrick's Day Parade3/13 Sunday12:15 pm Step OffVisit https://westorangeparade.com/ [https://westorangeparade.com/] for more information

    Shredding Day 4/3 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: 10/16

    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/]

    [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above

    [http://wosignup.com/]

    [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/]

    West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign 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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up 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


    West Orange Municipal ID Program
    By appointment only 8:30-3:30 call 973-325-4155 to scheduleResidents 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]


    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click Senior Resources [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 Shop West Orange [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 ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom 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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDEDThe 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 WatchNeighborhood 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 Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more

    Safe Exchange Zone ProgramThis 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 Safe Exchange Zone [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.
    [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/]



    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!Click Real Time Commuter Tracking [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]

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund] www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund] [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211022a.shtml] NJ Department of Health- Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211103a.shtml] NJ Department of Health Booster Authorization Information [https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2021/approved/20211022a.shtml] [/DocumentCenter/View/8827/FALL-LEAF-COLLECTION-PROCEDURE-2021] Fall 2021 Leaf Collection Procedures and Pick Up [/DocumentCenter/View/8827/FALL-LEAF-COLLECTION-PROCEDURE-2021] Essex County Disaster Recovery Center Essex County: Kmart – Co-located with a Vaccination Center, 235 Prospect Avenue #9413, West Orange, NJ 07052Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday ET; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and Closed Sundays [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8635] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-Notice] All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2021-community-thanksgiving-luncheon-452] Annual WOCC Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Luncheon [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2021-community-thanksgiving-luncheon-452] Thanksgiving Day Lunch11/25 Thursday12-2 pmChristine’s Kitchen- Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street All Municipal Offices Closed -Thanksgiving Day 11/25 & Thanksgiving Friday 11/26 There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/25 There will be no jitney service on 11/25 or 11/26 There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/26 & Saturday 11/27 Shop Small 11/27 SaturdayAt local Downtown businesses during Small Business Saturday. Downtown West Orange’s Main Street Corridor features four vibrant commercial districts within the neighborhoods: Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s, and the Valley. While strolling the districts, receive a warm welcome from the independently-owned businesses here – including boutiques, bakeries, salons, and professional services. For more information, call the Downtown West Orange Alliance at 973-325-4109 or visit www.downtownwo.com [//www.downtownwo.com] [//www.downtownwo.com] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8937] Santa Claus is Coming to Town Annual Santa Tour [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8937] 11/28 Beginning at 1:10 pm at Redwood School and touring all elementary schools finish at 3:40 pm at Washington School. Annual Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah 11/29 Monday4 pmTown Hall Front Lawn [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8935] Santa's Mailbox [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8935] 11/28-12/17Located outside the Recreation Building, 60 1/2 Cherry StreetFor a return letter from Santa include your child's name and complete address [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8976] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8952] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 12/6 IN PERSON 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2021 Upcoming Meetings: 12/20 & 1/6/2022 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 12/9 Thursday VIRTUAL7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2022- 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10 & 12/8Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/] Creative Connection 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each monthArtist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Booey Toons10-11am Most Saturdays via ZoomWeekly virtual cartoon drawing session.RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook WOAC “Literary Artists Group”Join or lead our workshop for writers, poets and creative storytellers, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Township Council Meeting(s)12/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.Upcoming meetings: 2022: TBDVisit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8999] All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Eve 12/24 There will be trash collection on Friday 12/24 There will be no jitney service on 12/24 There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/25 All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Eve 12/31 There will be trash collection on Friday 12/31 There will be no jitney service on 12/31 There will be no trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/1 All Municipal Offices Closed -Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 1/17 There will be trash & recycling collection on Monday 1/17 There will be NO jitney service on 1/17 All Municipal Offices Closed -President's Day 2/21 There will be trash & recycling collection on Monday 2/21 There will be NO jitney service on 2/21 [https://westorangeparade.com/] St. Patrick's Day Parade3/13 Sunday12:15 pm Step OffVisit https://westorangeparade.com/ [https://westorangeparade.com/] for more information Shredding Day 4/3 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: 10/16 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/] [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above [http://wosignup.com/] [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign 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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up 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 West Orange Municipal ID Program By appointment only 8:30-3:30 call 973-325-4155 to scheduleResidents 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] West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click Senior Resources [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 Shop West Orange [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 ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom 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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDEDThe 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 WatchNeighborhood 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 Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more Safe Exchange Zone ProgramThis 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 Safe Exchange Zone [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. [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App!Click Real Time Commuter Tracking [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]