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    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    11/19/2020 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 11/19/2020

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    Fall 2020 Leaf Collection

    Leaf pick up will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020
    Leaves may be placed in the gutter of the streets beginning Monday, October 26th
    The last day to place leaves in the street is Tuesday December 22nd
    The last day that leaves will be picked up is Wednesday, December 30th.
    For More Details

     
    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
     
    Bgged Lunch 
    Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church
    FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO 

    12 – 1 p.m.  Saturday's
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School)
    All are welcome!
    No sign up required. No ID required.
    ************************************************
    ALMUERZO GRATIS

    Sábados   El mediodia hasta 1:00
    Holy Trinity Church,  315 Main Street

    TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS!

     
    Hometown Heros Banner
    Hometown Heroes Program 
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. 
    For More Information
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    11/24 Tuesday Virtual Meeting 
    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings: 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes    
     
    Happy Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Day Lunch

    11/26 Thursday
    12-2 p.m.
    Christine's Kitchen, Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main  St.
      
     
     West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 11/26 & 11/27
    Thanksgiving Day & Thanksgiving Friday

    There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/26
    There will be no jitney service on 11/26 or 11/27
    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/27 & Saturday 11/28
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    12/3
    Thursday VIRTUAL
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021- 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 

    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

    Visiones de Identidad (Visions of Identity), A Latinx Perspective
    (Through 11/28/2020)
    Participating Artists: Rey Arvelo, Josephine Barreiro, Alberto Bossa, Diana Candelejo, Maria Luis Estrela, Renzo Florez, Stanley Gavidia, Joanna Lopez, Carlos Mateu, Qaasim Munoz, Sylvia Padilla, Fausto Sevila   View exhibit online at ?woarts.org   Gallery hours updated weekly on Facebook  (RSVP required: 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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    Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting
    12/5 Saturday
    6 p.m.
    Details to Follow

    Christmas
    Drive Thru Santa Experience
    12/5 Saturday
    6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    There will be a Drive Thru Santa Experience at Town Hall (66 Main Street).  The experience will include holiday giveaways and festive experiences.  Please note this experience is meant to be enjoyed from the comfort of your vehicle and participants are not permitted to exit their vehicle at any time.  
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    12/7 Monday VIRTUAL
    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,
    2020 Upcoming Meetings:   12/21 & 1/7/2021  Dates subject to change. Click here for more info 
     
     West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Day
    There will be no trash collection on Friday 12/25
    There will be no jitney service on 12/25
    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/26

     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Day
    There will be no trash collection on Friday 1/1
    There will be no jitney service on 1/1
    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/2
     
     
     Shredding Day
    Shredding Day  
    4/11/2021 Sunday
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

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

    Holiday Pick up   

    swift911
    West Orange Emergency Call System

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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


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


      wopd
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

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

        safe exchange
    Safe Exchange Zone Program

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

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org]

    [Please include name and mailing address]





    Fall 2020 Leaf Collection

    Leaf pick up will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020

    Leaves may be placed in the gutter of the streets beginning Monday, October 26th

    The last day to place leaves in the street is Tuesday December 22nd

    The last day that leaves will be picked up is Wednesday, December 30th.

    For More Details [https://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2361]









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





    Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church

    FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO
    12 – 1 p.m. Saturday's

    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School)

    All are welcome!

    No sign up required. No ID required.

    ************************************************

    ALMUERZO GRATIS

    Sábados El mediodia hasta 1:00

    Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main Street

    TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS!






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





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    11/24 Tuesday Virtual Meeting

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

    6:30 p.m.

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

    Upcoming meetings: 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes




    Thanksgiving Day Lunch

    11/26 Thursday

    12-2 p.m.

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




    All Municipal Offices Closed 11/26 & 11/27

    Thanksgiving Day & Thanksgiving Friday

    There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/26

    There will be no jitney service on 11/26 or 11/27

    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/27 & Saturday 11/28





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    12/3

    Thursday VIRTUAL

    7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9

    Creative Connection

    7-9 p.m.

    3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members

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

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

    Visiones de Identidad (Visions of Identity), A Latinx Perspective

    (Through 11/28/2020)

    Participating Artists: Rey Arvelo, Josephine Barreiro, Alberto Bossa, Diana Candelejo, Maria Luis Estrela, Renzo Florez, Stanley Gavidia, Joanna Lopez, Carlos Mateu, Qaasim Munoz, Sylvia Padilla, Fausto Sevila View exhibit online at ? woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Gallery hours updated weekly on Facebook (RSVP required: [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] )

    Booey Toons

    10-11am

    Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session.

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

    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook

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


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





    Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting

    12/5 Saturday


    6 p.m.


    Details to Follow

    Drive Thru Santa Experience

    12/5 Saturday

    6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    There will be a Drive Thru Santa Experience at Town Hall (66 Main Street). The experience will include holiday giveaways and festive experiences. Please note this experience is meant to be enjoyed from the comfort of your vehicle and participants are not permitted to exit their vehicle at any time.





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    12/7 Monday VIRTUAL

    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,

    2020 Upcoming Meetings: 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info





    All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Day

    There will be no trash collection on Friday 12/25

    There will be no jitney service on 12/25

    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/26






    All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Day

    There will be no trash collection on Friday 1/1

    There will be no jitney service on 1/1

    There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/2




    Shredding Day

    4/11/2021 Sunday

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.

    FREE for all town residents. ID required.

    4 box limit. NO plastic bags.

    Next Scheduled: TBD





    West Orange Emergency Call System

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services

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

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


    Do You Have A Security Camera?

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

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

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



    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!

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


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

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

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

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

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

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



    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location

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

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


    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

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



    Safe Exchange Zone Program

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

    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?

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


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


    Attention Jitney Commuters!!

    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!

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


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

    SMS message

    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] Fall 2020 Leaf Collection Leaf pick up will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020 Leaves may be placed in the gutter of the streets beginning Monday, October 26th The last day to place leaves in the street is Tuesday December 22nd The last day that leaves will be picked up is Wednesday, December 30th. For More Details [https://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2361] All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO 12 – 1 p.m. Saturday's Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School) All are welcome! No sign up required. No ID required. ************************************************ ALMUERZO GRATIS Sábados El mediodia hasta 1:00 Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main Street TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS! Hometown Heroes Program Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program] The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure] To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form] For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] Township Council Meeting(s) 11/24 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6258/Town-Council-Virtual-Instructions-414] 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 12/15 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes Thanksgiving Day Lunch 11/26 Thursday 12-2 p.m. Christine's Kitchen, Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main St. All Municipal Offices Closed 11/26 & 11/27 Thanksgiving Day & Thanksgiving Friday There will be no trash collection on Thursday 11/26 There will be no jitney service on 11/26 or 11/27 There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Friday 11/27 & Saturday 11/28 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 12/3 Thursday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 Creative Connection 7-9 p.m. 3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. For more info: woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Visiones de Identidad (Visions of Identity), A Latinx Perspective (Through 11/28/2020) Participating Artists: Rey Arvelo, Josephine Barreiro, Alberto Bossa, Diana Candelejo, Maria Luis Estrela, Renzo Florez, Stanley Gavidia, Joanna Lopez, Carlos Mateu, Qaasim Munoz, Sylvia Padilla, Fausto Sevila View exhibit online at ? woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Gallery hours updated weekly on Facebook (RSVP required: [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] ) Booey Toons 10-11am Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session. Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons. RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook All Events & Meetings: West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting 12/5 Saturday 6 p.m. Details to Follow Drive Thru Santa Experience 12/5 Saturday 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. There will be a Drive Thru Santa Experience at Town Hall (66 Main Street). The experience will include holiday giveaways and festive experiences. Please note this experience is meant to be enjoyed from the comfort of your vehicle and participants are not permitted to exit their vehicle at any time. Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 12/7 Monday VIRTUAL 5:30 p.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave, 2020 Upcoming Meetings: 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info All Municipal Offices Closed -Christmas Day There will be no trash collection on Friday 12/25 There will be no jitney service on 12/25 There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 12/26 All Municipal Offices Closed -New Year's Day There will be no trash collection on Friday 1/1 There will be no jitney service on 1/1 There will be trash and bulk trash collection on Saturday 1/2 Shredding Day 4/11/2021 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m. West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit. NO plastic bags. Next Scheduled: TBD West Orange Emergency Call System Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: West Orange Municipal ID Program Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID. For information www.westorange.org/MunicipalID [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3933] Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange. Get the Free Recycle Coach App. Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004] The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange or West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] . West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info Do You Have A Security Camera? West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 Save Money On Your Property Taxes!! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card! WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007 WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more Safe Exchange Zone Program This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more What Else Is Going On In West Orange? Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.woarts.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App! Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]