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NOTICE from the West Orange Fire Dept.
Regarding Kidde Smoke Detector Recall.
For Details on the Recall [https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Dual-Sensor-Smoke-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire]
Early Bird Registration 2018 - Now Open [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3795]
Early Bird pricing is available through May 11th.
Register today at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec]
For more information, contact the Recreation Department 973-325-4150
Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.
No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor.
Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas.
Upcoming date(s): 4/19
11 a.m. -3 p.m.
West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Shred General Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.
FREE for all town residents. ID required.
4 box limit. NO plastic bags.
Contact Nick at 973-325-4165 or email NSalese@westorange.org [mailto:NSalese@westorange.org] if further information is needed
FIRST SESSION FULL!! Spring Skateboard Classes [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3799]
4/9, 4/16, 4/23 & 4/30 Mondays
We knew the demand would be high, but wow! The first session filled up already and we're taking names on the waitlist to figure out if we need a second (or third) session. Go to www.westorange.org/rec to sign-up for the wait list for skateboard lessons at the West Orange Skatepark with Skate.Now [https://www.facebook.com/skatenow/] Ages 6-14.
Township Council Meeting(s)
Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
Upcoming meetings: 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/12 & 6/26
WOHS presents In the Heights- A New Musical [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3783]
4/11 Wednesday FREE Senior Citizen Performance
4/12 Thursday, 4/13 Friday & 4/14 Saturday
Advance Tickets: Students/Seniors $11; Adults $13
At the door: All tickets $15; Purchase in advance at: wohs.booktix.com [https://wohs.booktix.com/]
Call 973-669-5301 X 31450 or email email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)
Upcoming Meetings: 5/7, 5/21, 6/4 & 6/18
Library Media Center, West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.
Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info
West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting
Upcoming Meetings: 4/19, 5/17 & 6/21
West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
Edison Central 6th presents: Willy Wonka, Jr.
4/20 Friday & 4/21 Saturday
Edison Central 6th School, 75 William Street
Tickets $5 - purchased at the door prior to the performances.
Earth Day 2018
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The ROCK, 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Parking available at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. with a shuttle to the site.
Sign up to volunteer at Josephpmc53@gmail.com [mailto:Josephpmc53@gmail.com] or call 973-902-2769. Take an
inventory on the trees planted and to weed, re-stake, fertilize and mulch to help
maintain the trees you worked so hard to plant. Bring your garden tools & watering
cans if you have some - - if not, we will have plenty to share.
Free Self Defense & Safety Seminar [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3798]
West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave.
The West Orange Police Dept. and Mobile1KravMaga [https://www.facebook.com/mobile1kravmaga/] are hosting a FREE self defense and safety seminar for teens/women (13+). Registration is FREE, open to all ability levels. Event is sponsored by West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] Secure your spot at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec]
Participatory Budgeting Meeting [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1481]
Township Hall Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
Participatory Budgeting allows residents to directly be positively involved in the budgeting and Township-building process, foster civic engagement and community spirit, and help ensure that the Township’s capital improvement plan reflects the priorities of West Orange Township residents.
West Orange Senior Citizen Bus Trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3816]
Tickets $55/person being sold 4/9-4/13 9 a.m - noon NO Refunds
West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street
If any questions, please call 973-325-4105
Lion's Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner
West Orange High School Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Avenue
$10 per person
For tickets or advertisement: Tim King, 347 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Suite 200, West Orange, NJ 07052 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3811]
Roosevelt Middle School presents: Once On This Island
4/27 Friday & 4/28 Saturday
Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl.
$10 Adult, $8.00 Student/Senior in ADVANCE SALES
$12 Adult, $10.00 Student/Senior AT THE DOOR
(CASH only purchases at the DOOR)
For Advance Tickets: rms.booktix.com [https://rms.booktix.com/]
West Orange Community Softball Tournament/Family Fun Day
4/29 Sunday (5/9 Raindate)
Degnan Park, 650 Pleasant Valley Way
Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission [https://www.facebook.com/wohrc/]
All are invited to participate in the The Unity Softball Tournament.
A round robin format will be utilized. In a round robin, each team will be guaranteed to play three games. (4 innings each). Mixed teams of 10 players are required to participate.
WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Please register your team and players at HRC@westorange.org [mailto:HRC@westorange.org] or call Tammy Williams (973)219-7687 for additional information.
WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND A TEAM OF 10?- Single players can sign up and we can place you on a team.
AGE of PLAYERS- All players should be 16 years of age or old
Liberty Middle School presents: Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
5/3 Thursday & 5/4 Friday
Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.
Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students
and available for purchase at https://lms.booktix.com/ [https://lms.booktix.com/]
CPR Training Class
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fire Station #5, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.
Additional Information: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3813]
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove
Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site.
For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit [http://www.ecuanj.com/] [http://www.ecuanj.com/] www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/]
Police Unity Tour [http://policeunitytour.com/chapter_1/]
Support the West Orange Police Department [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] in raising money in support of the Police Unity Tour.
The Police Unity Tour’s motto is: “We Ride for Those Who Died” and they raise awareness about America’s fallen officers. We hope you will support the WOPD by making a donation to their page [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] today.
American Red Cross/
Be the Match Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Swab
2:30- 7:30 p.m.
John P. Renna, Jr. House, 10 Gaston St., Senior Recreation Room
Additional information: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3571]
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/]
Memorial Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
There will be NO regular trash and NO recycling pick up
There will be NO Jitney service
Memorial Day Ceremony
Township Hall, Front Steps, 66 Main Street
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave.
Tickets $25/person; $30 non-resident(must be registered with WO Senior Club)
Tickets being sold 5/7-5/18 9 a.m - noon No Tickets Sold at Door
If any questions, please call 973-325-4105
West Orange Street Fair
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For more information, www.westorangestreetfair.com [http://westorangestreetfair.com/]
The West Orange Jr. Police Academy Summer Program
June 25-29, 2018
This is an amazing program open to West Orange boys/girls between the ages of 11-14.
Deadline to apply: 6/1
Click here for your application [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3853]
Contact email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] with questions
Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3683]
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 Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more!
West Orange Senior Citizen Recreational Services
Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info
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/civicalerts.aspx?aid=1449] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007
WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]
Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch
Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more
The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/]
Safe Exchange Zone Program
This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more
Receive tax free money to make energy related improvements [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3672]
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 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more
West Orange Emergency Call System
Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up
West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions
Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first. Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here [http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/NJ59.html]
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