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    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    8/22/2019 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 8/22/2019

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    West Orange Farmers Market Returns
    New Day and Time: NOW-11/2 Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    New Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End)
    Vendors Application
    Email Stacey@WOFarmersmarket.com
    Visit West Orange Farmers Market
    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance
     
    West Orange Art Council 

    "Portraits of Local Artists" by James Horton

    8/10- 9/7

    Artists Reception: 8/17 Saturday
    2 - 5 p.m.

    Photographs capture West Orange artists in their studios

     

    WOAC Creative Connection Collage Making Workshop

    dates to be announced

    Free for WOAC members (donations welcomed)
     $10 for non-members  

    September Collage Exhibition Call for Artists coming soon!

    All Events Held at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Please contact info@woarts.org for more information

     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    8/22 TONIGHT
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.
    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. 
    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. 
    Upcoming date(s):   TBD      
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    8/26 Monday
    6:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.
    2019 Upcoming Meetings: 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020   Dates subject to change. Click here for more info  
     
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    Tournament 101 Seminar
    8/29 Thursday
    12:30-4:30 p.m.
    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd.

    $20 Seminar Fee includes: Lunch, Seminar, Tournament Planning Kit & Door Prizes
    Register with Chris Parker  at CParker@kempersports.com or calk 973-731-6464
     
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    Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 9/2 Monday

    There will NOT be  be trash & recycling pick up.
    There will NOT be jitney service.
       
     
    Senior Picnic flyer- banner 
    West Orange Senior Picnic
    9/3 Tuesday (rain dates 9/4 or 9/5)
    11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
    Ginny Duenkel Pool, Cherry St.

    West Orange Residents- $8/ Non Residents- $10 (must belong to a West Orange Senior Club)
    Barbecue Lunch will be served. Tickets will be sold 8/5-8/23 9 a..m. - 1 p.m. , Room 207, 66 Main St.
    Click here for a copy of the flier
    Call Laura or Noelia 973-325-4105 if you have questions.
     
     Old Timers Flyer 2019 Banner (1)
    West Orange's 43rd Annual Old Timer's Day
    9
    /7 Saturday
    12 noon
    Historic Colgate Park, Cherry St.

    Click here for honorees and schedule
     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    9/10 Tuesday
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:   9/24, 10/7 (Monday), 
    10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17

    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes   
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    9/12 Thursday
    7 p.m.

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:    10/10, 11/7 & 12/5
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org       
     
     Stop for Nikhil
    Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk
    9
    /15 Sunday
    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.

    Sponsored by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation
    Information and Registration
     
    Idol graphic 2019 
    2nd Annual West Orange Idol
    9/15 Sunday
    1-6 p.m.
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
    All West Orange residents are eligible to participate in this years West Orange Idol.
    Looking for bands and singer that are willing to compete for Trophies, Ribbons, and cash prizes 
    $250 Cash Prize to the Winners
    Registration & Fact Sheet for West Orange Idol
    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance 

    WOPL Logo best_151394a7c27470bafa4a_turtle-back-zoo-logo
    Animal Habitats
    9/15 Sunday
    2 p.m.
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Register on line at www.wopl.org or call  973-736-0198 to reserve your spot.
     
    WO Appreciation Day Rock Spring Club Banner 
    West Orange Appreciation Day
    9/19 Thursday
    Time TBD
    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd. 

    WO Resident Discounts on Golf & Food
    Giveaways  & Contests
    Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department
     
    NOCC banner 2019 
    29th Mayor's Annual 5K Run/Walk
    9/22 Sunday
    8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
    Town Hall, 66 Main St. 

    Register Here  or here

    Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run
    Begins 9:30 am
    FREE for Kids of All Ages

    To Register for the Fun Run- Registration Information Here
     
    Love Unity Fest 2019 Banner 
    4th Annual Love & Unity Fest 2019
    9/28 Saturday
    12-6 p.m.
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    A family friendly event for the community packed with LIVE music performances, food trucks, vendors and activities for the kids.
    Visit www.musicvillage.live for more information and to get notifications. 
    Sponsored in part by OSPAC and the Downtown West Orange Alliance
     
    CJ Morgan Memorial Golf Outing Banner 
    The Christopher "CJ" Morgan Memorial Golf Outing
    9/30 Monday (Rain date 10/14)
    11 a.m. lunch & registration
    12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start

    Dinner to follow
    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd.
    Click here for flier and sponsorship information
    All proceeds will go directly to The Christopher Morgan Scholarship Fund
    Email jspina@westorangeschools.org for more information
     
     Shredding Day
    Shredding Day 
    10/6 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. 
      
     
    Run for Zach 

    Run For Zach
    10/6 Sunday
    4 p.m. Start Time
    Rock Spring Golf Club
    90 Rock Spring Road  
    Let's Run for Zach and raise awareness and make WEST ORANGE a suicide-free zone!
    Race registration only @25 thru 8/1/2019  
    Registration & Fundraising
    For Sponsorship Opportunities
    Sponsored by the West Orange Suicide Advocacy Coalition

     
     logo
    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 10/14 Monday

    There WILL  be trash & recycling pick up. 
    There WILL  jitney service.
      
     
    logo
    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 11/11 Monday

    There WILL  be trash & recycling pick up. 
    There WILL  jitney service.
       
     
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    Veterans Day Observance
    11/11 Monday
    11 a.m.
    Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St.
    In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters
     
    logo
    Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 11/28 Thursday

    There WILL NOT  be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2)
    There WILL NOT be jitney service
    All Day 11/29 Friday
    There WILL  be trash & bulk pick up. 
    There WILL NOT  jitney service.
       
    11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up. 
     

    Join us for Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Day Lunch 
    11/28 Thursday
    3:30- 4:30 p.m.
    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.

     
    Holiday Pick up   

    REMINDER:
    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
    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  

    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!
    JavasCompost

    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


      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 

      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  


      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


      woawl
    West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions

    Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at  the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first.  Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here

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    West Orange Farmers Market Returns


    New Day and Time: NOW-11/2 Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.


    New Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End)

    Vendors Application [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5025/VendorsApp_2019]

    Email Stacey@WOFarmersmarket.com [mailto:stacey@wofarmersmarket.com]

    Visit West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/]

    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance




    "Portraits of Local
    Artists" by James Horton

    8/10- 9/7

    Artists Reception: 8/17 Saturday

    2 - 5 p.m.

    Photographs capture West
    Orange artists in their studios

    WOAC Creative Connection
    Collage Making Workshop

    dates to be announced

    Free for WOAC members
    (donations welcomed)

    $10 for non-members

    September Collage
    Exhibition Call for Artists coming soon!

    All Events Held at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Please contact info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] for more information





    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    8/22 TONIGHT

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.

    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor.
    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas.
    Upcoming date(s): TBD




    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    8/26 Monday

    6:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.

    2019 Upcoming Meetings: 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info




    Tournament 101 Seminar [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5812/Tournament-Seminar-One-Sheet---Rock-Spring-1]

    8/29 Thursday

    12:30-4:30 p.m.

    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd.

    $20 Seminar Fee includes: Lunch, Seminar, Tournament Planning Kit & Door Prizes

    Register with Chris Parker at CParker@kempersports.com [mailto:cparker@kempersports.com] or calk 973-731-6464





    Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 9/2 Monday

    There will NOT be be trash & recycling pick up.

    There will NOT be jitney service.




    West Orange Senior Picnic

    9/3 Tuesday (rain dates 9/4 or 9/5)

    11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

    Ginny Duenkel Pool, Cherry St.

    West Orange Residents- $8/ Non Residents- $10 (must belong to a West Orange Senior Club)

    Barbecue Lunch will be served. Tickets will be sold 8/5-8/23 9 a..m. - 1 p.m. , Room 207, 66 Main St.

    Click here for a copy of the flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5785]

    Call Laura or Noelia 973-325-4105 if you have questions.




    West Orange's 43rd Annual Old Timer's Day

    9/7 Saturday

    12 noon

    Historic Colgate Park, Cherry St.

    Click here for honorees and schedule [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5830]




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    9/10 Tuesday

    6:30 p.m.

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

    Upcoming meetings: 9/24, 10/7 (Monday),

    10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    9/12 Thursday

    7 p.m.

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 10/10, 11/7 & 12/5
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]




    Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk

    9/15 Sunday

    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.

    Sponsored by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation

    Information and Registration [https://nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/registrationnew/event_landing/1]





    2nd Annual West Orange Idol

    9/15 Sunday

    1-6 p.m.

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    All West Orange residents are eligible to participate in this years West Orange Idol.
    Looking for bands and singer that are willing to compete for Trophies, Ribbons, and cash prizes
    $250 Cash Prize to the Winners

    Registration & Fact Sheet for West Orange Idol [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5689/WO-Idol-2019-Entry-Form-and-Fact-Form]
    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance [http://www.downtownwo.com/]




    Animal Habitats [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5823/WOPL-Zoo-Program]

    9/15 Sunday

    2 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Register on line at www.wopl.org [https://wopl.org/] or call 973-736-0198 to reserve your spot.




    West Orange Appreciation Day

    9/19 Thursday

    Time TBD

    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd.

    WO Resident Discounts on Golf & Food

    Giveaways & Contests

    Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department




    29th Mayor's Annual 5K Run/Walk

    9/22 Sunday

    8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

    Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    Register Here [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/] or here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5757/Race_Registraion_Form-2019]

    Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run
    Begins 9:30 am
    FREE for Kids of All Ages
    To Register for the Fun Run- Registration Information Here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5758/kids-walk-flyer-2019]





    4th Annual Love & Unity Fest 2019 [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5824]

    9/28 Saturday

    12-6 p.m.

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    A family friendly event for the community packed with LIVE music performances, food trucks, vendors and activities for the kids.

    Visit www.musicvillage.live [http://www.musicvillage.live/] for more information and to get notifications.

    Sponsored in part by OSPAC and the Downtown West Orange Alliance




    The Christopher "CJ" Morgan Memorial Golf Outing

    9/30 Monday (Rain date 10/14)

    11 a.m. lunch & registration

    12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start

    Dinner to follow

    Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd.

    Click here for flier and sponsorship information [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5803]

    All proceeds will go directly to The Christopher Morgan Scholarship Fund

    Email jspina@westorangeschools.org [mailto:jspina@westorangeschools.org] for more information




    Shredding Day

    10/6 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.





    Run For Zach
    10/6 Sunday
    4 p.m. Start Time
    Rock Spring Golf Club
    90 Rock Spring Road

    Let's Run for Zach and raise awareness and make WEST ORANGE a suicide-free zone!

    Race registration only @25 thru 8/1/2019

    Registration & Fundraising [https://www.raceentry.com/west-orange-run-for-zach/race-information?fbclid=IwAR22YPFaNyPlTlDqy2M6_QN_bcKZjKMgwfNbzkTwRGqrEj0i2HJhMjYcohE]

    For Sponsorship Opportunities [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5640/Run-for-Zach-Sponsorship-Forms]

    Sponsored by the West Orange Suicide Advocacy Coalition





    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 10/14 Monday
    There WILL be trash & recycling pick up.

    There WILL jitney service.





    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 11/11 Monday
    There WILL be trash & recycling pick up.

    There WILL jitney service.




    Veterans Day Observance

    11/11 Monday

    11 a.m.

    Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St.

    In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters




    Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 11/28 Thursday

    There WILL NOT be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2)

    There WILL NOT be jitney service

    All Day 11/29 Friday
    There WILL be trash & bulk pick up.

    There WILL NOT jitney service.

    11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up.





    Thanksgiving Day Lunch

    11/28 Thursday

    3:30- 4:30 p.m.

    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.







    REMINDER: 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
    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]

    Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info]

    Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information


    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

    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/]



    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

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] West Orange Farmers Market Returns New Day and Time: NOW-11/2 Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. New Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End) Vendors Application [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5025/VendorsApp_2019] Email Stacey@WOFarmersmarket.com [mailto:stacey@wofarmersmarket.com] Visit West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance "Portraits of Local Artists" by James Horton 8/10- 9/7 Artists Reception: 8/17 Saturday 2 - 5 p.m. Photographs capture West Orange artists in their studios WOAC Creative Connection Collage Making Workshop dates to be announced Free for WOAC members (donations welcomed) $10 for non-members September Collage Exhibition Call for Artists coming soon! All Events Held at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Please contact info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] for more information Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 8/22 TONIGHT 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St. No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. Upcoming date(s): TBD Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 8/26 Monday 6:30 p.m. West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2019 Upcoming Meetings: 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Tournament 101 Seminar [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5812/Tournament-Seminar-One-Sheet---Rock-Spring-1] 8/29 Thursday 12:30-4:30 p.m. Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd. $20 Seminar Fee includes: Lunch, Seminar, Tournament Planning Kit & Door Prizes Register with Chris Parker at CParker@kempersports.com [mailto:cparker@kempersports.com] or calk 973-731-6464 Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 9/2 Monday There will NOT be be trash & recycling pick up. There will NOT be jitney service. West Orange Senior Picnic 9/3 Tuesday (rain dates 9/4 or 9/5) 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Ginny Duenkel Pool, Cherry St. West Orange Residents- $8/ Non Residents- $10 (must belong to a West Orange Senior Club) Barbecue Lunch will be served. Tickets will be sold 8/5-8/23 9 a..m. - 1 p.m. , Room 207, 66 Main St. Click here for a copy of the flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5785] Call Laura or Noelia 973-325-4105 if you have questions. West Orange's 43rd Annual Old Timer's Day 9/7 Saturday 12 noon Historic Colgate Park, Cherry St. Click here for honorees and schedule [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5830] Township Council Meeting(s) 9/10 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 9/24, 10/7 (Monday), 10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 9/12 Thursday 7 p.m. West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 10/10, 11/7 & 12/5 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk 9/15 Sunday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. Sponsored by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation Information and Registration [https://nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/registrationnew/event_landing/1] 2nd Annual West Orange Idol 9/15 Sunday 1-6 p.m. OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. All West Orange residents are eligible to participate in this years West Orange Idol. Looking for bands and singer that are willing to compete for Trophies, Ribbons, and cash prizes $250 Cash Prize to the Winners Registration & Fact Sheet for West Orange Idol [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5689/WO-Idol-2019-Entry-Form-and-Fact-Form] Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance [http://www.downtownwo.com/] Animal Habitats [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5823/WOPL-Zoo-Program] 9/15 Sunday 2 p.m. West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Register on line at www.wopl.org [https://wopl.org/] or call 973-736-0198 to reserve your spot. West Orange Appreciation Day 9/19 Thursday Time TBD Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd. WO Resident Discounts on Golf & Food Giveaways & Contests Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department 29th Mayor's Annual 5K Run/Walk 9/22 Sunday 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. Town Hall, 66 Main St. Register Here [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/] or here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5757/Race_Registraion_Form-2019] Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run Begins 9:30 am FREE for Kids of All Ages To Register for the Fun Run- Registration Information Here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5758/kids-walk-flyer-2019] 4th Annual Love & Unity Fest 2019 [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5824] 9/28 Saturday 12-6 p.m. OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. A family friendly event for the community packed with LIVE music performances, food trucks, vendors and activities for the kids. Visit www.musicvillage.live [http://www.musicvillage.live/] for more information and to get notifications. Sponsored in part by OSPAC and the Downtown West Orange Alliance The Christopher "CJ" Morgan Memorial Golf Outing 9/30 Monday (Rain date 10/14) 11 a.m. lunch & registration 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start Dinner to follow Rock Spring Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Rd. Click here for flier and sponsorship information [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5803] All proceeds will go directly to The Christopher Morgan Scholarship Fund Email jspina@westorangeschools.org [mailto:jspina@westorangeschools.org] for more information Shredding Day 10/6 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. Run For Zach 10/6 Sunday 4 p.m. Start Time Rock Spring Golf Club 90 Rock Spring Road Let's Run for Zach and raise awareness and make WEST ORANGE a suicide-free zone! Race registration only @25 thru 8/1/2019 Registration & Fundraising [https://www.raceentry.com/west-orange-run-for-zach/race-information?fbclid=IwAR22YPFaNyPlTlDqy2M6_QN_bcKZjKMgwfNbzkTwRGqrEj0i2HJhMjYcohE] For Sponsorship Opportunities [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5640/Run-for-Zach-Sponsorship-Forms] Sponsored by the West Orange Suicide Advocacy Coalition Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 10/14 Monday There WILL be trash & recycling pick up. There WILL jitney service. Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/11 Monday There WILL be trash & recycling pick up. There WILL jitney service. Veterans Day Observance 11/11 Monday 11 a.m. Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St. In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/28 Thursday There WILL NOT be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2) There WILL NOT be jitney service All Day 11/29 Friday There WILL be trash & bulk pick up. There WILL NOT jitney service. 11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up. Thanksgiving Day Lunch 11/28 Thursday 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St. REMINDER: 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 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] Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info] Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information 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 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/] 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 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 West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first. Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here [http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/NJ59.html] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]