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    LeafCollectionFall Leaf Collection Procedure 2023
    TOWNSHIP PROCEDURE: 

    Residents can start placing loose leaves in the gutter of the streets Monday, October 23rd.
    (No Branches or any other debris such as rocks, building material or garbage shall be placed in the leaf piles)
    Leaf pick-up will begin Monday, October 30st, 2023.  The last day residents/landscapers can place leaves in the street is Monday December 11th .
    The last day Public Works will be picking up leaves is Wednesday, December 27th.

     Do not block drainage inlets, driveways and cross walks.  Keep leaves 10 feet away from drainage inlets and keep the leaves 3 feet from the curb to allow the water to flow to the drains.  Use of biodegradable leaf bags is encouraged at all times.  Leaf bags will only be collected weekly from October 10TH thru December 29TH, 2023.  Spring pickup of bagged leaves will be from March 1st, 2024 through May 31st, 2024 ONLY.  ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING SHALL BE PLACED IN THE STREET AT ANY TIME OTHER THAN THE DESIGNATED PICK UP TIME IN THE FALL WHICH IS FOR LOOSE LEAVES ONLY.  Leaf bags may be obtained at the Public Works Building-25 Lakeside Ave.  They can be purchased at 5 bags for $2. 

    These procedures only apply to public municipal streets call  973-325-4067 or visit the Township’s web site at www.westorange.org
    For the collection schedule for both loose leaves and bagged leaves along County Roads, call: 973-226-8500 or check www.essexcountynj.org for additional information .   

    Leaf collection will continue until all leaves are removed from the streets.  For safety reasons, please do not park on or play in the leaf piles.  The Public Works Department removes approximately 15,000 cubic yards of leaves during an average season.  Sometimes Mother Nature does not cooperate.  There may be rain and snow storms during the pickup cycles, also trees dropping all their leaves on their schedule not ours may delay leaf collection. Your patience and cooperation during leaf season is and will be appreciated.

    LeafCollectionECCOUNTY LEAF COLLECTION  PROCEDURE & SCHEDULE


    COVID19 Vaccine MSU

    Shredding DayWOShredding Day  
     10/15 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 per household. NO plastic bags.
    Next Scheduled:  4/14 

    WOBOEUpcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    10/16 Monday   7 p.m.
    West Orange High School, LMC , 51 Conforti Ave
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    Visit WOBOE Agendas
    2023 Upcoming Meetings:   11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024

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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    10/19  Thursday ZOOM only!!

    RSVP to attend: info@woarts.org
    7 p.m. 

    Join Zoom Meeting    https://zoom.us/j/4213402593  
    Upcoming 2023 Meetings:  11/9 & 12/14
    Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever:   https://woarts.org/donate/ 

    West Orange Arts Center Gallery & Gift Shop
     
    551 Valley Rd, West Orange
    Featuring Gifts by local artists
    Saturdays, 11am-4pm  
    Sundays, Noon-3pm

    Booey Toons
    Saturdays at 10:00 am  via Zoom
    Facilitator: Booey McBooerson
    RSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login.
     Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface.

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




    Town HallTownship Council Meeting(s)  
    In Person & Virtual 
    10/24 Tuesday 

    Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc
    6:30 p.m.
    Upcoming meetings: 2023:  11/21, 12/5 & 12/19
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

    Drug Take Back october 2023

    Diwali 2023

    Ethiopian Flag Raising 2023Sponsored by the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church of West Orange

    2023HalloweenFlyerMaze

    McCartney-Office-HoursMayor McCartney's Open Office Hours 
    11/2 Thursday 

    6-8 pm

    Town Hall, 66 Main Street, Room 106
    No Appointment Necessary : First Come First Served

    Upcoming Dates:  12/14

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation livesVeteran's Day Observed- ALL Municipal Offices Closed
    11/10 Friday

    There will be regular trash/bulk trash pick up
    Jitney will run on a regular schedule

    Veterans DayVeterans Day Observance
    11/11 Saturday
    11 am
    War Memorial Park, 60 Main Street, in front of the Police & Justice Building


    WOCC Thanksgiving Luncheon 2023

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation livesIn Observance of  Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Friday
    All Municipal Offices Closed Thursday November 23rd & November 24th
    11/23: There will be NO  trash or bulk trash  collection.  There will be  NO jitney service  
    11/24: There will be trash or bulk trash  collection.  There will be  NO jitney service 
    11/25: 
    There will be trash or bulk trash  collection. 

    CodeRedAlerts- NJAWSign Up For Alerts From NJAW


    PSEG Street light complaints

    WOPS-Auxiliary policeThe West Orange Police Dept. is seeking Volunteer Auxiliary Police Officers. 
    Candidates must be 18 years of age and satisfy a complete background check. 
    For more info contact Lt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org or call 973-325-4045 or 973-325-4038 

    Crossing GuardsCrossing Guard Application/Information

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


    Holiday Pick up 

    McGuire Banner WOCC Member Benefits
    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

    RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE  WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.
    Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and
    3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
    Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.
    Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid  or located at www.westorange.org under Departments, Township Clerk.  The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office.  The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years.  Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID.


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


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


      wopd camera

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

      

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


       tmh

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

       drop box

    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    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 Neighborhood Watch to learn more


       Safe Exchange Zone 24-7
    The public is encouraged to take advantage of the WOPD's SAFE Exchange Zone inside the lobby of Police Headquarters at 60 Main Street. It is available for the safe exchange of legal items being sold between parties especially for interactions with unknown individuals. All transactions are videotaped and it is open to public 24 hours a day with no appointment necessary to just walk in. For further information you can contact the WOPD non-emergency number at (973) 325-4000. For emergencies or to report a crime in progress dial 9-1-1.

      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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    [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/1999/Township-of-West-Orange-Revaluation-Prog] Important information regarding the West Orange Tax Revaluation Program [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/1999/Township-of-West-Orange-Revaluation-Prog]

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    Fall Leaf Collection Procedure 2023TOWNSHIP PROCEDURE: Residents can start placing loose leaves in the gutter of the streets Monday, October 23rd.(No Branches or any other debris such as rocks, building material or garbage shall be placed in the leaf piles)Leaf pick-up will begin Monday, October 30st, 2023. The last day residents/landscapers can place leaves in the street is Monday December 11th .The last day Public Works will be picking up leaves is Wednesday, December 27th.
    Do not block drainage inlets, driveways and cross walks. Keep leaves 10 feet away from drainage inlets and keep the leaves 3 feet from the curb to allow the water to flow to the drains. Use of biodegradable leaf bags is encouraged at all times. Leaf bags will only be collected weekly from October 10TH thru December 29TH, 2023. Spring pickup of bagged leaves will be from March 1st, 2024 through May 31st, 2024 ONLY. ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING SHALL BE PLACED IN THE STREET AT ANY TIME OTHER THAN THE DESIGNATED PICK UP TIME IN THE FALL WHICH IS FOR LOOSE LEAVES ONLY. Leaf bags may be obtained at the Public Works Building-25 Lakeside Ave. They can be purchased at 5 bags for $2.
    These procedures only apply to public municipal streets call 973-325-4067 or visit the Township’s web site at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org] . For the collection schedule for both loose leaves and bagged leaves along County Roads, call: 973-226-8500 or check www.essexcountynj.org [http://www.essexcountynj.org] for additional information .
    Leaf collection will continue until all leaves are removed from the streets. For safety reasons, please do not park on or play in the leaf piles. The Public Works Department removes approximately 15,000 cubic yards of leaves during an average season. Sometimes Mother Nature does not cooperate. There may be rain and snow storms during the pickup cycles, also trees dropping all their leaves on their schedule not ours may delay leaf collection. Your patience and cooperation during leaf season is and will be appreciated.
    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/11968/2023-County-Leaf-Collection-Schedule] COUNTY LEAF COLLECTION PROCEDURE & SCHEDULE


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    Shredding Day 10/15 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 per household. NO plastic bags.Next Scheduled: 4/14

    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 10/16 Monday 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC , 51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2023 Upcoming Meetings: 11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024

    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 10/19 Thursday ZOOM only!!RSVP to attend: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] 7 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/4213402593 [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fj%2F4213402593&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=c25ZYkuMoGCcHueSe%2BlEVB8lM8SJkVg9TTTAtqTC5kM%3D&reserved=0] Upcoming 2023 Meetings: 11/9 & 12/14Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://woarts.org/donate/ [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwoarts.org%2Fdonate%2F&data=04%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7C072071460963463190ef08d9ebcebed8%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C637800097102149660%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=CzkudXtYBQVE5bGTgQMZ7%2FqUkVBLMuLRArn7czjd%2BjE%3D&reserved=0]
    West Orange Arts Center Gallery & Gift Shop 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeFeaturing Gifts by local artistsSaturdays, 11am-4pm Sundays, Noon-3pm
    Booey ToonsSaturdays at 10:00 am via ZoomFacilitator: Booey McBooersonRSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login. Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface.
    Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]


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    Township Council Meeting(s) In Person & Virtual 10/24 Tuesday Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Upcoming meetings: 2023: 11/21, 12/5 & 12/19Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

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    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=12043] Sponsored by the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church of West Orange

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    Mayor McCartney's Open Office Hours 11/2 Thursday 6-8 pmTown Hall, 66 Main Street, Room 106No Appointment Necessary : First Come First ServedUpcoming Dates: 12/14

    Veteran's Day Observed- ALL Municipal Offices Closed11/10 FridayThere will be regular trash/bulk trash pick upJitney will run on a regular schedule

    Veterans Day Observance11/11 Saturday11 amWar Memorial Park, 60 Main Street, in front of the Police & Justice Building

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    In Observance of Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving FridayAll Municipal Offices Closed Thursday November 23rd & November 24th11/23: There will be NO trash or bulk trash collection. There will be NO jitney service 11/24: There will be trash or bulk trash collection. There will be NO jitney service 11/25: There will be trash or bulk trash collection.

    Sign Up For Alerts From NJAW [/DocumentCenter/View/11928/NJ_2023CodeRed-Subscription-factSheet_FINAL32]

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    The West Orange Police Dept. is seeking Volunteer Auxiliary Police Officers. Candidates must be 18 years of age and satisfy a complete background check. For more info contact Lt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:email;%20pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 or 973-325-4038

    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] Crossing Guard Application/Information [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION]

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    [/DocumentCenter/View/10708/THOR-GUARD-info-sheets] Thor Guard- Integrated Lightning Prediction and Warning System [/DocumentCenter/View/10708/THOR-GUARD-info-sheets]

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

    [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cn/Payments-Donations/?tpid=17169>p=2&ptid=299] Donate at www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund]

    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-N]

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

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


    [/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Info--Order-Form] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=10855] 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

    RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid [http://www.westorange.org/municipalid] or located at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] under Departments, Township Clerk. The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office. The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID.


    [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.Get the Free Recycle Coach App.Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!Click Senior Resources [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info


    Do You Have A Security Camera?West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045


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


    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007

    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off LocationThe permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents
    can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it
    in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and
    safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the
    medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and
    doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed
    facility where they are safely disposed. Please
    be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or
    items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood WatchNeighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more

    [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=4918] The public is encouraged to take advantage of the WOPD's SAFE Exchange Zone inside the lobby of Police Headquarters at 60 Main Street. It is available for the safe exchange of legal items being sold between parties especially for interactions with unknown individuals. All transactions are videotaped and it is open to public 24 hours a day with no appointment necessary to just walk in. For further information you can contact the WOPD non-emergency number at (973) 325-4000. For emergencies or to report a crime in progress dial 9-1-1.
    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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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/1999/Township-of-West-Orange-Revaluation-Prog] Important information regarding the West Orange Tax Revaluation Program [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/1999/Township-of-West-Orange-Revaluation-Prog] [/DocumentCenter/View/11934/Mosquito-Proof-Your-Yard-Mosquito-Borne-Diseases] Mosquito Proof Your Yard & Mosquito Borne Diseases [/DocumentCenter/View/11934/Mosquito-Proof-Your-Yard-Mosquito-Borne-Diseases] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=11989] Fall Leaf Collection Procedure 2023TOWNSHIP PROCEDURE: Residents can start placing loose leaves in the gutter of the streets Monday, October 23rd.(No Branches or any other debris such as rocks, building material or garbage shall be placed in the leaf piles)Leaf pick-up will begin Monday, October 30st, 2023. The last day residents/landscapers can place leaves in the street is Monday December 11th .The last day Public Works will be picking up leaves is Wednesday, December 27th. Do not block drainage inlets, driveways and cross walks. Keep leaves 10 feet away from drainage inlets and keep the leaves 3 feet from the curb to allow the water to flow to the drains. Use of biodegradable leaf bags is encouraged at all times. Leaf bags will only be collected weekly from October 10TH thru December 29TH, 2023. Spring pickup of bagged leaves will be from March 1st, 2024 through May 31st, 2024 ONLY. ABSOLUTLEY NOTHING SHALL BE PLACED IN THE STREET AT ANY TIME OTHER THAN THE DESIGNATED PICK UP TIME IN THE FALL WHICH IS FOR LOOSE LEAVES ONLY. Leaf bags may be obtained at the Public Works Building-25 Lakeside Ave. They can be purchased at 5 bags for $2. These procedures only apply to public municipal streets call 973-325-4067 or visit the Township’s web site at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org] . For the collection schedule for both loose leaves and bagged leaves along County Roads, call: 973-226-8500 or check www.essexcountynj.org [http://www.essexcountynj.org] for additional information . Leaf collection will continue until all leaves are removed from the streets. For safety reasons, please do not park on or play in the leaf piles. The Public Works Department removes approximately 15,000 cubic yards of leaves during an average season. Sometimes Mother Nature does not cooperate. There may be rain and snow storms during the pickup cycles, also trees dropping all their leaves on their schedule not ours may delay leaf collection. Your patience and cooperation during leaf season is and will be appreciated. [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/11968/2023-County-Leaf-Collection-Schedule] COUNTY LEAF COLLECTION PROCEDURE & SCHEDULE [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=10702] Shredding Day 10/15 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 per household. NO plastic bags.Next Scheduled: 4/14 Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 10/16 Monday 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC , 51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2023 Upcoming Meetings: 11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 10/19 Thursday ZOOM only!!RSVP to attend: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] 7 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/4213402593 [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fj%2F4213402593&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=c25ZYkuMoGCcHueSe%2BlEVB8lM8SJkVg9TTTAtqTC5kM%3D&reserved=0] Upcoming 2023 Meetings: 11/9 & 12/14Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://woarts.org/donate/ [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwoarts.org%2Fdonate%2F&data=04%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7C072071460963463190ef08d9ebcebed8%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C637800097102149660%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=CzkudXtYBQVE5bGTgQMZ7%2FqUkVBLMuLRArn7czjd%2BjE%3D&reserved=0] West Orange Arts Center Gallery & Gift Shop 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeFeaturing Gifts by local artistsSaturdays, 11am-4pm Sundays, Noon-3pm Booey ToonsSaturdays at 10:00 am via ZoomFacilitator: Booey McBooersonRSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login. Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface. Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] [/DocumentCenter/View/11785/Oct-21-2023-ECUA-Comp--Electronics] Township Council Meeting(s) In Person & Virtual 10/24 Tuesday Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Upcoming meetings: 2023: 11/21, 12/5 & 12/19Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=12041] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=12040] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=12043] Sponsored by the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church of West Orange [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=11982] Mayor McCartney's Open Office Hours 11/2 Thursday 6-8 pmTown Hall, 66 Main Street, Room 106No Appointment Necessary : First Come First ServedUpcoming Dates: 12/14 Veteran's Day Observed- ALL Municipal Offices Closed11/10 FridayThere will be regular trash/bulk trash pick upJitney will run on a regular schedule Veterans Day Observance11/11 Saturday11 amWar Memorial Park, 60 Main Street, in front of the Police & Justice Building [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=11950] In Observance of Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving FridayAll Municipal Offices Closed Thursday November 23rd & November 24th11/23: There will be NO trash or bulk trash collection. There will be NO jitney service 11/24: There will be trash or bulk trash collection. There will be NO jitney service 11/25: There will be trash or bulk trash collection. Sign Up For Alerts From NJAW [/DocumentCenter/View/11928/NJ_2023CodeRed-Subscription-factSheet_FINAL32] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=11269] The West Orange Police Dept. is seeking Volunteer Auxiliary Police Officers. Candidates must be 18 years of age and satisfy a complete background check. For more info contact Lt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:email;%20pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 or 973-325-4038 [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] Crossing Guard Application/Information [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] [/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3609] [/DocumentCenter/View/10708/THOR-GUARD-info-sheets] Thor Guard- Integrated Lightning Prediction and Warning System [/DocumentCenter/View/10708/THOR-GUARD-info-sheets] The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cn/Payments-Donations/?tpid=17169>p=2&ptid=299] Donate at www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-N] [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] [/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Info--Order-Form] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=10855] 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 RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid [http://www.westorange.org/municipalid] or located at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] under Departments, Township Clerk. The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office. The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID. [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.Get the Free Recycle Coach App.Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!Click Senior Resources [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info Do You Have A Security Camera?West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!Click Shop West Orange [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card! WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007 WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off LocationThe permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood WatchNeighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=4918] The public is encouraged to take advantage of the WOPD's SAFE Exchange Zone inside the lobby of Police Headquarters at 60 Main Street. It is available for the safe exchange of legal items being sold between parties especially for interactions with unknown individuals. All transactions are videotaped and it is open to public 24 hours a day with no appointment necessary to just walk in. For further information you can contact the WOPD non-emergency number at (973) 325-4000. For emergencies or to report a crime in progress dial 9-1-1. What Else Is Going On In West Orange?Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]