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    Township of West Orange
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    Send Date:
    1/16/2020 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 1/16/2020

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    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    1/16 Thursday
    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):  1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16 & 4/30       
     
    Tree pickup 2020 
    Christmas Tree Pickup begins 1/6
    NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS.
    The West Orange Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees beginning on January 6, 2020 and ending on January 17 2020. Any trees after the 17th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. 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) 
    1/27 Monday
    6:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.
    2020 Upcoming Meetings:  2/10 (LMS), 2/24, 3/9 (RMS), 3/19, 4/20 (EMS), 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021  Dates subject to change. Click here for more info    
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    1/16 Thursday 7 p.m 
    Upcoming Meetings:   2/20, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange Arts Council presents
    "Outlander Inspired"

    The Story, The Characters, The Light

    By Heidi Sussman 

    1/18-2/1 Saturday's

    Outlander Premiere Party & Artist Reception:
    1/25 Saturday (Snow date 2/1)  
    5 - 8 p.m.

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

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org      
     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives 
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- All Municipal Offices Closed
    1/20 Monday
    Trash & Recycling Will be Collected
    Jitney Service Will NOT Run
     
     MLK Jr
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance
    1/20 Monday
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    West Orange High School , Auditorium

    Event Flier
     
    soup kitchen
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch
    1/20 Monday
    12- 1 p.m.
    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street 

     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    1/21 Tuesday
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  2/4, 2/18, 3/3, 3/24, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes    
     
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    CPR Certification Course
    1/25 Saturday
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    West Orange Emergency Operations Center, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.,
    Entrance in the rear of the building only
    FREE for all West Orange residents
    Call Captain Stewart at 973-419-3808 to register.
    Must be 16 years of age or older
    Event Flier
     
    State of the Township 2020 
    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting/
    Mayor's State of the Township Address

    2/5 Wednesday
    8 a.m. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)
    Wilshire Grande Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way

    Advance Sale Tickets $35. At the door $45
    Visit http://www.westorangechamber.com/ 
     
     West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    2/12 Wednesday
    Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up
    Jitney Service Will Run
     
     West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    2/17 Monday
    Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up
    Jitney Service Will NOT Run
     
    St Patricks Day Parade 2020 
    69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
    3/15 Sunday
    12:15 p.m. Step Off
    In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St. 
     
    Shredding Day
    Shredding Day 

    3/29 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: 10/4 
     
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    West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16
    Saturda?ys
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot

    Details to Follow
     
    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:
    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  

    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!
    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


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    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


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    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  
      
      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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    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    1/16 Thursday

    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): 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16 & 4/30




    Christmas Tree Pickup begins 1/6
    NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS.
    The West Orange Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees beginning on January 6, 2020 and ending on January 17 2020. Any trees after the 17th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. 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)

    1/27 Monday

    6:30 p.m.

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

    2020 Upcoming Meetings: 2/10 (LMS), 2/24, 3/9 (RMS), 3/19, 4/20 (EMS), 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info




    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    1/16 Thursday 7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 2/20, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange Arts Council presents

    "Outlander Inspired"

    The Story, The Characters, The Light

    By Heidi Sussman

    1/18-2/1 Saturday's

    Outlander Premiere Party & Artist Reception:

    1/25 Saturday (Snow date 2/1)

    5 - 8 p.m.

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

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




    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- All Municipal Offices Closed

    1/20 Monday

    Trash & Recycling Will be Collected

    Jitney Service Will NOT Run




    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance

    1/20 Monday

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    West Orange High School , Auditorium

    Event Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6049]




    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch

    1/20 Monday

    12- 1 p.m.

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





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    1/21 Tuesday

    6:30 p.m.

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

    Upcoming meetings: 2/4, 2/18, 3/3, 3/24, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes




    CPR Certification Course

    1/25 Saturday

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    West Orange Emergency Operations Center, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.,

    Entrance in the rear of the building only

    FREE for all West Orange residents

    Call Captain Stewart at 973-419-3808 to register.

    Must be 16 years of age or older

    Event Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6070]




    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting/

    Mayor's State of the Township Address

    2/5 Wednesday

    8 a.m. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)

    Wilshire Grande Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way

    Advance Sale Tickets $35. At the door $45

    Visit http://www.westorangechamber.com/ [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2020-mayor-s-breakfast-403]




    Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    2/12 Wednesday

    Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up

    Jitney Service Will Run




    President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    2/17 Monday

    Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up

    Jitney Service Will NOT Run




    69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

    3/15 Sunday

    12:15 p.m. Step Off

    In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St.




    Shredding Day

    3/29 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: 10/4




    West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16
    Saturda?ys
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot
    Details to Follow



    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: 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



    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 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]

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 1/16 Thursday 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): 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16 & 4/30 Christmas Tree Pickup begins 1/6 NO PLASTIC WRAPS. NO DECORATIONS. The West Orange Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees beginning on January 6, 2020 and ending on January 17 2020. Any trees after the 17th will be picked up by our trash disposal company. 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) 1/27 Monday 6:30 p.m. West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2020 Upcoming Meetings: 2/10 (LMS), 2/24, 3/9 (RMS), 3/19, 4/20 (EMS), 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 1/16 Thursday 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2/20, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3 West Orange Arts Council presents "Outlander Inspired" The Story, The Characters, The Light By Heidi Sussman 1/18-2/1 Saturday's Outlander Premiere Party & Artist Reception: 1/25 Saturday (Snow date 2/1) 5 - 8 p.m. All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- All Municipal Offices Closed 1/20 Monday Trash & Recycling Will be Collected Jitney Service Will NOT Run Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance 1/20 Monday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. West Orange High School , Auditorium Event Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6049] Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch 1/20 Monday 12- 1 p.m. Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street Township Council Meeting(s) 1/21 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 2/4, 2/18, 3/3, 3/24, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes CPR Certification Course 1/25 Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. West Orange Emergency Operations Center, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl., Entrance in the rear of the building only FREE for all West Orange residents Call Captain Stewart at 973-419-3808 to register. Must be 16 years of age or older Event Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6070] West Orange Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting/ Mayor's State of the Township Address 2/5 Wednesday 8 a.m. (Registration 7:30 a.m.) Wilshire Grande Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way Advance Sale Tickets $35. At the door $45 Visit http://www.westorangechamber.com/ [http://www.westorangechamber.com/events/details/2020-mayor-s-breakfast-403] Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed 2/12 Wednesday Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up Jitney Service Will Run President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed 2/17 Monday Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up Jitney Service Will NOT Run 69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade 3/15 Sunday 12:15 p.m. Step Off In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St. Shredding Day 3/29 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: 10/4 West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16 Saturda?ys 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot Details to Follow 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: 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 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 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. 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