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    Township of West Orange
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    6/10/2021 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 6/10/2021

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    Covid Eligibility update

    IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment.
    1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only)

    2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only)

    3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older)

    4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine

    5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545

    6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp


    Recreation 2021
     
    SummerTimeScavengerHunt 2021Play now through September 4th

    Chalk the Walk Pride 2021
    Click the flier to download


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    Downtown Thursdays
    Kicks off on Thursday, June 3 at Eagle Rock. Enjoy classic tunes from the Alden Street Band, dine outside, visit local businesses for special offers, and even hop on a food and history tour that will spin you through the sites and tastes of Eagle Rock. The location of additional Downtown Thursdays will rotate throughout each of the four Downtown West Orange areas of Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s and The Valley. The events, spanning June and July, will each offer unique opportunities to experience West Orange. The full schedule can be viewed here: Downtown Thursdays Schedule 

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    Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program
    If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence.

    To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 .

    If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability.
     
     PVP 2021 Season Announcement
     
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    Pool 2021 
     
    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
     
     Farmers Market 2021
    West Orange Farmers Market

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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6/10  IN PERSON
     7 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Auditorium,51 Conforti Ave,
    Visit WOBOE Agendas
    2021 Upcoming Meetings: 6/14 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022    

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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    6/10 Thursday VIRTUAL
      7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021-   7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 

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

    West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit 
    Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org
    Artists: Clark BunaoAdriana GarciaMiguel IntalChris KingTracy KwokFinnley LewisAlina OserCristal PerezOlivia PintoJordan RobertsKyle SelimElla SilivanchJulia SpellmanMikayla TiltonElian TorresIlayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly.
     

    Art Exhibit: Black Lives Matter-For Justice, For Equality, For Liberty
    June 5 - July 31, 2021
    June 19           4-7pm            Artist Reception
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West Orange
    RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/yumbkryp
    Gallery Hours posted on www.facebook.com/woac.org

    Write for Your Life: Small group free writing with Barbara Azzoli (via Zoom)
    June 7- July 12          1pm – 2:15 pm  (No class July 5)
    June 8- July 6 7pm – 8:15 pm
    Write freely, bypassing our inner critics. For beginners & seasoned writers.
    Class size limited. To participate email: info@woarts.org
     

    Creative Connection
    June 23
                7-9pm             3rd Wednesday of each month
    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.
    To attend via Zoom, email: 
    info@woarts.org

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

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

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

     
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    Black Business Briefing Event

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    This is Our Story-PVP

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    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    In Observance of Juneteenth All Municipal Offices Closed 6/18 Friday
    There will be trash & bulk trash collection
    The Commuter Jitney WILL run.  
     
    Juneteenth 2021

    Click Flier to Download

    Hosted by The Township of West Orange, The NAACP Oranges Maplewood, The West Orange Human Relations Commission, The West Orange Public Library& The West Orange Arts Council.

    shredding june 2021

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    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6/22 Tuesday Virtual Meeting
     
     Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc
    6:30 p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings: 2021:   6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes  

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    July 4 2021 Events

    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day
    There will be NO trash & recycling collection
    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.  
     
     Rock Spring Jr Club Championship
     
    Rock Spring Resident Championship 
     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 9/6 Monday Labor Day
    There will be NO trash or recycling collection
    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.  

    Shredding Day
    Shredding Day  
    10/10 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 
     
    recreation
    The West Orange Department of Recreation
     publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter.  It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations.  It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes.  It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org  
     
    Operation Blue Angel Logo
        Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel or click on the logo above
     
     
    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
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA 
     
    WO SIgn up  
     
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    Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder 


    Holiday Pick up 


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     West Orange Emergency Call System

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

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


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    PROGRAM SUSPENDED UNTIL THE BUILDING OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

    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  

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

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

    Click Senior Resources for more info


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    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!



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

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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


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     Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click Safe Exchange Zone to learn more

         

    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.

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    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!
    Click Real Time Commuter Tracking to learn more  

     
     

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    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting
    3/11
    Thursday VIRTUAL
      7 p.m 

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

    Special Incentive  for West Orange Arts Council Supporters!

    With your gift, receive a 1 year West Orange Arts Council membership (or extend your current membership by 12 months) and a custom-designed, facemask handmade by WOAC's Charlotte Wescott.     Please help us Play a Part in the Arts and   make your contribution today. https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate

    Objet Trouve - An Exhibit of Found Objects
     1/16/21 - 2/27/21
    Virginia Block, Nina Cioppettini, Maria Estrela, Rona Goldfarb, Ellen Hark, Kathleen Heron, Mary.Howe, Carol Jenkins, Cansuela Lawrence, Aron Lifschultz, Modern Fossils, Frank Niccoletti, Amelia Panico, Jennifer Place, Danielle Scott, Georgia Varidakis, Alexandra Vasconcelos,
    Ann Vollum, Curated by Carol Black-Lemon
    Artist's Reception: 1/16/21  RSVP required: info@woarts.org

    Creative Connection
    7-9 p.m.
     3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom  
       

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members
    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. 
    For more info: woarts.org info@woarts.org

    Booey Toons
    10-11am        
    Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session. 
    Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons.  
    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook 


    All Events  & MeetingsWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org  

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    IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment. 1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. [http://www.essexcovid.org/?fbclid=IwAR1unSUv_j9VhcFndvVey3okw80MzNqnZislyKWJ7tfalkHpD-BX9sZSVOc] Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only) 2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ [https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3DTfAPGELgUdZodsNwRUcVXkv-o6R_aERwIzxU4j1MXi3oCu5e7maRtrU] then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only) 3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 [https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19?fbclid=IwAR3WEr_UpzJregXElyxYh03lYix1Mi5z_Mz9YFy-QeaGJfNzskae2l_XKZE] click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older) 4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine 5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545 6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp [http://www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp?fbclid=IwAR1GYChY_8Fad3lzF4_dxLwy8QuaF3W-4nkck5XAX5EPcDd830asecCtYHI]

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    [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8190] Downtown ThursdaysKicks off on Thursday, June 3 at Eagle Rock. Enjoy classic tunes from the Alden Street Band, dine outside, visit local businesses for special offers, and even hop on a food and history tour that will spin you through the sites and tastes of Eagle Rock. The location of additional Downtown Thursdays will rotate throughout each of the four Downtown West Orange areas of Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s and The Valley. The events, spanning June and July, will each offer unique opportunities to experience West Orange. The full schedule can be viewed here: Downtown Thursdays Schedule [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8190]

    Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8004] If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence.To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 .If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability.

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

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

    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6/10 IN PERSON 7 p.m.West Orange High School, Auditorium,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2021 Upcoming Meetings: 6/14 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022

    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 6/10 Thursday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/]
    West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Artists: Clark Bunao, Adriana Garcia, Miguel Intal, Chris King, Tracy Kwok, Finnley Lewis, Alina Oser, Cristal Perez, Olivia Pinto, Jordan Roberts, Kyle Selim, Ella Silivanch, Julia Spellman, Mikayla Tilton, Elian Torres, Ilayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly.
    Art Exhibit: Black Lives Matter-For Justice, For Equality, For LibertyJune 5 - July 31, 2021June 19 4-7pm Artist ReceptionWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeRSVP at https://tinyurl.com/yumbkryp [https://tinyurl.com/yumbkryp] Gallery Hours posted on www.facebook.com/woac.org [http://www.facebook.com/woac.org]
    Write for Your Life: Small group free writing with Barbara Azzoli (via Zoom)June 7- July 12 1pm – 2:15 pm (No class July 5)June 8- July 6 7pm – 8:15 pmWrite freely, bypassing our inner critics. For beginners & seasoned writers.Class size limited. To participate email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]
    Creative ConnectionJune 23 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each monthArtist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]
    Booey Toons10-11am Most Saturdays via ZoomWeekly virtual cartoon drawing session.RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook
    WOAC “Literary Artists Group”Join or lead our workshop for writers, poets and creative storytellers, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]
    Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]


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    In Observance of Juneteenth All Municipal Offices Closed 6/18 Friday There will be trash & bulk trash collectionThe Commuter Jitney WILL run.

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    Hosted by The Township of West Orange, The NAACP Oranges Maplewood, The West Orange Human Relations Commission, The West Orange Public Library& The West Orange Arts Council.

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    Township Council Meeting(s)6/22 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.Upcoming meetings: 2021: 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

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    All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day There will be NO trash & recycling collectionThe Commuter Jitney will NOT run.

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    All Municipal Offices Closed 9/6 Monday Labor DayThere will be NO trash or recycling collectionThe Commuter Jitney will NOT run.

    Shredding Day 10/10 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

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

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

    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 [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]

    [http://wosignup.com/]

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

    West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155


    PROGRAM SUSPENDED UNTIL THE BUILDING OPENS TO THE PUBLIC
    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]


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

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

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment. 1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. [http://www.essexcovid.org/?fbclid=IwAR1unSUv_j9VhcFndvVey3okw80MzNqnZislyKWJ7tfalkHpD-BX9sZSVOc] Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only) 2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ [https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3DTfAPGELgUdZodsNwRUcVXkv-o6R_aERwIzxU4j1MXi3oCu5e7maRtrU] then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only) 3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 [https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19?fbclid=IwAR3WEr_UpzJregXElyxYh03lYix1Mi5z_Mz9YFy-QeaGJfNzskae2l_XKZE] click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older) 4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine 5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545 6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp [http://www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp?fbclid=IwAR1GYChY_8Fad3lzF4_dxLwy8QuaF3W-4nkck5XAX5EPcDd830asecCtYHI] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8345] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8378] Play now through September 4th [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8378] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8267] Click the flier to download [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8190] Downtown ThursdaysKicks off on Thursday, June 3 at Eagle Rock. Enjoy classic tunes from the Alden Street Band, dine outside, visit local businesses for special offers, and even hop on a food and history tour that will spin you through the sites and tastes of Eagle Rock. The location of additional Downtown Thursdays will rotate throughout each of the four Downtown West Orange areas of Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Mark’s and The Valley. The events, spanning June and July, will each offer unique opportunities to experience West Orange. The full schedule can be viewed here: Downtown Thursdays Schedule [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8190] Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8004] If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence.To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 .If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability. [https://www.pleasantvalleyproductions.org/] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-Notice] Click Photo for Details [https://www.westorange.org/rec] All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6/10 IN PERSON 7 p.m.West Orange High School, Auditorium,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2021 Upcoming Meetings: 6/14 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 6/10 Thursday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/] West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Artists: Clark Bunao, Adriana Garcia, Miguel Intal, Chris King, Tracy Kwok, Finnley Lewis, Alina Oser, Cristal Perez, Olivia Pinto, Jordan Roberts, Kyle Selim, Ella Silivanch, Julia Spellman, Mikayla Tilton, Elian Torres, Ilayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly. Art Exhibit: Black Lives Matter-For Justice, For Equality, For LibertyJune 5 - July 31, 2021June 19 4-7pm Artist ReceptionWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeRSVP at https://tinyurl.com/yumbkryp [https://tinyurl.com/yumbkryp] Gallery Hours posted on www.facebook.com/woac.org [http://www.facebook.com/woac.org] Write for Your Life: Small group free writing with Barbara Azzoli (via Zoom)June 7- July 12 1pm – 2:15 pm (No class July 5)June 8- July 6 7pm – 8:15 pmWrite freely, bypassing our inner critics. For beginners & seasoned writers.Class size limited. To participate email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Creative ConnectionJune 23 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each monthArtist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Booey Toons10-11am Most Saturdays via ZoomWeekly virtual cartoon drawing session.RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook WOAC “Literary Artists Group”Join or lead our workshop for writers, poets and creative storytellers, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8272] Click Flier to Download [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8401] Click the flier to download [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8400] Click Flier to Download In Observance of Juneteenth All Municipal Offices Closed 6/18 Friday There will be trash & bulk trash collectionThe Commuter Jitney WILL run. [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8399] Click Flier to Download Hosted by The Township of West Orange, The NAACP Oranges Maplewood, The West Orange Human Relations Commission, The West Orange Public Library& The West Orange Arts Council. [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8407] Click the flier to download Township Council Meeting(s)6/22 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www,westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.Upcoming meetings: 2021: 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8373] [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8384] All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day There will be NO trash & recycling collectionThe Commuter Jitney will NOT run. [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8006] [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8007] All Municipal Offices Closed 9/6 Monday Labor DayThere will be NO trash or recycling collectionThe Commuter Jitney will NOT run. Shredding Day 10/10 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 The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above 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 [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] [http://wosignup.com/] [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 PROGRAM SUSPENDED UNTIL THE BUILDING OPENS TO THE PUBLIC 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] 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 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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDEDThe permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood WatchNeighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more Safe Exchange Zone ProgramThis program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click Safe Exchange Zone [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more What Else Is Going On In West Orange?Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App!Click Real Time Commuter Tracking [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]