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    Township of West Orange
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    11/30/2017 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 11/30/2017

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    2017 Municipal Leaf Collection Calendar 
    The Fall 2017 Leaf Collection Program includes both bagged leaves & loose leaves placed along the curb and gutter of all public municipal streets now through 12/31.

    Essex County Roads Leaf Collection Schedule
    Residents whose properties are on County Roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb.

    • Monday, 12/18 to Friday, 12/22


     
    movember
    November 1st kicks off the 5th Annual #Movember campaign! There will be a lot of moustaches around town raising awareness and funds for Men's Physical & Mental Health throughout the month. Join the team or donate at www.westorange.org/movember 
     
    Holiday Parking
    Holiday Parking 2017
    The township will relax parking rules for the holidays from 11/22 to 1/1/18
    • -     West Orange will offer free metered parking from Thanksgiving Day Eve through New Year's Day.
        -      Alternate-side parking rules are suspended through 1/1/18 and overnight parking is not in effect.
        -      Parking restrictions that allow the township to thoroughly plow the streets during this time remain in effect.
    Normal parking rules resume 1/2/18.
     
     santa
    Santa Holiday Tour 2017
    12/1 Friday

    Santa will be traveling through our West Orange neighborhoods
    Check www.westorange.org/santa for details on the full route
     
    HOH 2017
    Holiday Open House and Christmas Tree Lighting
    All Day
    12/2 Saturday

    All along Main Street
    www.westorange.org/holidayopenhouse
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Holiday Boutique
    12-5 p.m.
    12/2 Saturday & 12/3 Sunday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by local artists.
    Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Member’s Small Works Exhibit, WOAC Gift Shop
    and West Orange Community Coloring Book. For hours and info, email info@woarts.org  
     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    12/5 Tuesday

    Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 
    4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5 & 6/19

     
     open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    12/14 Thursday
    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):  TBD

     
    menorah
    Township Menorah Lighting
    4 p.m.
    12/14 Thursday

    Township Hall Front Lawn, 66 Main St.
    Join Mayor Parisi as we celebrate Chanukah with the official lighting of the Township Menorah
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    8 p.m.
    12/18  Monday
    Upcoming Meetings:   1/4, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16,
    5/7, 5/21, 6/4 & 6/18

    Library Media Center, West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.
    Dates subject to change. Click
     here for more info

     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    g 

    7 p.m.
    12/21 Thursday
    Upcoming Meetings:  1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17 & 6/21
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Visit www.woarts.org for more information
     
     wo logo
    Christmas Day
    12/25

    All municipal offices will be closed.
    There will be no jitney service.
    There will be no trash or recycling pick up.

    New Years Day
    1/1

    All municipal offices will be closed.
    There will be no jitney service.
    There will be no trash or recycling pick up.
     
     sr citizen party
    West Orange Senior Citizen Holiday Party at the Manor
    11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    12/27 Wednesday
    Manor Restaurant, 111 Prospect Ave.
    Residents: $38 ; Non Residents(members of a W.O. Senior Club):$43
    Tickets will not be sold at the door. No Refunds
    Tickets Available; 12/11-12/20 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the West Orange Office for 
    Senior Services, 66 Main St., Room 207
    For information call 973-325-4105
     
     WOFS
    The 2018 West Orange Classic Film Festival
    Sundays at 2 p.m
    .
    AMC Essex Green
    Tickets on sale at Fandango.com

    Schedule:
    January 7 Rosemary's Baby
    January 14 The Great Dictator
    January 21 Shadow of a Doubt
    January 28 Laurel & Hardy Double Feature
                          The Music Box and Way Out West
    February 4 Love and Anarchy
    February 11 Black Maria Film Festival
    February 18 Do the Right Thing
    February 25 Shane
     
     sam cali
    Inaugural Sam Cali Invitational Battle for the Belt
    Wrestling Tournament
    1/13-1/14/2018

    Located at West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave.
    For more information & sponsorship, click here

     
    wo logo
    Martin Luther King, Jr Day
    1/15

    All Municipal Offices will be closed
    There will NO Jitney service
    There will be regular trash and recycling pick up.
     
    MLK
    Martin Luther King Day Celebration
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    1/15  Monday

    Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and deserving West Orange Residents.
    The Life Christian Church, 747 Northfield Ave. This event is sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission. Nominate a deserving West Orange Resident for the MLK Freedom Award.
     
     UNICO
    44th Annual Orange West Orange UNICO Sports Breakfast
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    2/25 Sunday

    WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., Tarnoff Cafeteria
    The event honors the ‘unsung heroes’ from local high schools and within the community. It also pays tribute to the late Brian Piccolo, the famed Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at the age of 26. Student athletes from West Orange HS, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och Academy and Orange HS will be recognized as our local unsung heroes. This years keynote speaker will be Daniel "RUDY" Ruettiger, of Notre Dame and Motion Picture fame.

     
     field goods
    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey
    The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange, or Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com and learn more! 
     
     wopl
    West Orange Public Library Programming- December
    West Orange Public Library Programming- January

     
    West Orange Senior Citizen Recreational Services
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info
     
     WO-tax-insert-COLOR.jpg
    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click here to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!
     
    wopd
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

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

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

    njcep

    Receive tax free money to make energy related improvements
     
    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.
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    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!
    Click here to learn more
     
    swift911
    West Orange Emergency Call System

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

    Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at  the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first.  Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here
     
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    2017 Municipal Leaf Collection Calendar [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602]

    The Fall 2017 Leaf Collection Program
    includes both bagged leaves & loose leaves placed along the curb and
    gutter of all public municipal streets now through 12/31.


    Essex County Roads Leaf Collection Schedule

    Residents whose properties are on County Roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb.

    • Monday, 12/18 to Friday, 12/22






    November 1st kicks off the 5th Annual #Movember [https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/movember?source=feed_text&story_id=1695811207118445] campaign! There will be a lot of moustaches around town raising awareness and funds for Men's Physical & Mental Health throughout the month. Join the team or donate at www.westorange.org/movember [http://www.westorange.org/movember]




    Holiday Parking 2017

    The township will relax parking rules for the holidays from 11/22 to 1/1/18


    - West Orange will offer free metered parking from Thanksgiving Day Eve through New Year's Day.


    - Alternate-side parking rules are suspended through 1/1/18 and overnight parking is not in effect.

    - Parking restrictions that allow the township to thoroughly plow the streets during this time remain in effect.

    Normal parking rules resume 1/2/18.





    Santa Holiday Tour 2017

    12/1 Friday
    Santa will be traveling through our West Orange neighborhoods
    Check www.westorange.org/santa [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1463] for details on the full route





    Holiday Open House and Christmas Tree Lighting

    All Day

    12/2 Saturday

    All along Main Street

    www.westorange.org/holidayopenhouse [http://www.westorange.org/holidayopenhouse]





    West Orange Arts Council Holiday Boutique [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3695]

    12-5 p.m.

    12/2 Saturday & 12/3 Sunday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by local artists.

    Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Member’s Small Works Exhibit, WOAC Gift Shop

    and West Orange Community Coloring Book. For hours and info, email [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    12/5 Tuesday

    Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27,

    4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5 & 6/19






    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    12/14 Thursday

    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): TBD





    Township Menorah Lighting

    4 p.m.

    12/14 Thursday

    Township Hall Front Lawn, 66 Main St.

    Join Mayor Parisi as we celebrate Chanukah with the official lighting of the Township Menorah






    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    8 p.m.

    12/18 Monday

    Upcoming Meetings: 1/4, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16,

    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

    7 p.m.

    12/21 Thursday

    Upcoming Meetings: 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17 & 6/21

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Visit www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] for more information





    Christmas Day

    12/25

    All municipal offices will be closed.

    There will be no jitney service.

    There will be no trash or recycling pick up.

    New Years Day

    1/1

    All municipal offices will be closed.
    There will be no jitney service.
    There will be no trash or recycling pick up.






    West Orange Senior Citizen Holiday Party at the Manor [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3699]

    11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    12/27 Wednesday

    Manor Restaurant, 111 Prospect Ave.

    Residents: $38 ; Non Residents(members of a W.O. Senior Club):$43
    Tickets will not be sold at the door. No Refunds
    Tickets Available; 12/11-12/20 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the West Orange Office for
    Senior Services, 66 Main St., Room 207
    For information call 973-325-4105





    The 2018 West Orange Classic Film Festival

    Sundays at 2 p.m.

    AMC Essex Green
    Tickets on sale at Fandango.com [https://www.fandango.com/]

    Schedule:


    January 7 Rosemary's Baby

    January 14 The Great Dictator

    January 21 Shadow of a Doubt

    January 28 Laurel & Hardy Double Feature

    The Music Box and Way Out West

    February 4 Love and Anarchy

    February 11 Black Maria Film Festival

    February 18 Do the Right Thing

    February 25 Shane






    Inaugural Sam Cali Invitational Battle for the Belt

    Wrestling Tournament

    1/13-1/14/2018

    Located at West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave.

    For more information & sponsorship, click here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3544]





    Martin Luther King, Jr Day

    1/15

    All Municipal Offices will be closed

    There will NO Jitney service

    There will be regular trash and recycling pick up.




    Martin Luther King Day Celebration [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3686]

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    1/15 Monday

    Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and deserving West Orange Residents.

    The Life Christian Church, 747 Northfield Ave. This event is sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission. Nominate a deserving West Orange Resident for the MLK Freedom Award [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3687] .




    44th Annual Orange West Orange UNICO Sports Breakfast

    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    2/25 Sunday

    WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., Tarnoff Cafeteria

    The
    event honors the ‘unsung heroes’ from local high schools and within the
    community. It also pays tribute to the late Brian Piccolo, the famed
    Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at the age of 26. Student athletes from West Orange HS, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och
    Academy and Orange HS will be recognized as our local unsung heroes. This years keynote speaker will be Daniel "RUDY" Ruettiger, of Notre Dame and Motion Picture fame.





    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 Public Library Programming- December [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3692]

    West Orange Public Library Programming- January [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3693]





    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!





    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.


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





    Attention Jitney Commuters!!

    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!

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




    West Orange 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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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] 2017 Municipal Leaf Collection Calendar [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602] The Fall 2017 Leaf Collection Program includes both bagged leaves & loose leaves placed along the curb and gutter of all public municipal streets now through 12/31. Essex County Roads Leaf Collection Schedule Residents whose properties are on County Roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. • Monday, 12/18 to Friday, 12/22 November 1st kicks off the 5th Annual #Movember [https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/movember?source=feed_text&story_id=1695811207118445] campaign! There will be a lot of moustaches around town raising awareness and funds for Men's Physical & Mental Health throughout the month. Join the team or donate at www.westorange.org/movember [http://www.westorange.org/movember] Holiday Parking 2017 The township will relax parking rules for the holidays from 11/22 to 1/1/18 - West Orange will offer free metered parking from Thanksgiving Day Eve through New Year's Day. - Alternate-side parking rules are suspended through 1/1/18 and overnight parking is not in effect. - Parking restrictions that allow the township to thoroughly plow the streets during this time remain in effect. Normal parking rules resume 1/2/18. Santa Holiday Tour 2017 12/1 Friday Santa will be traveling through our West Orange neighborhoods Check www.westorange.org/santa [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1463] for details on the full route Holiday Open House and Christmas Tree Lighting All Day 12/2 Saturday All along Main Street www.westorange.org/holidayopenhouse [http://www.westorange.org/holidayopenhouse] West Orange Arts Council Holiday Boutique [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3695] 12-5 p.m. 12/2 Saturday & 12/3 Sunday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by local artists. Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Member’s Small Works Exhibit, WOAC Gift Shop and West Orange Community Coloring Book. For hours and info, email [mailto:info@woarts.org] info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 12/5 Tuesday Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5 & 6/19 Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 12/14 Thursday 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): TBD Township Menorah Lighting 4 p.m. 12/14 Thursday Township Hall Front Lawn, 66 Main St. Join Mayor Parisi as we celebrate Chanukah with the official lighting of the Township Menorah Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 8 p.m. 12/18 Monday Upcoming Meetings: 1/4, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16, 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 7 p.m. 12/21 Thursday Upcoming Meetings: 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17 & 6/21 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Visit www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] for more information Christmas Day 12/25 All municipal offices will be closed. There will be no jitney service. There will be no trash or recycling pick up. New Years Day 1/1 All municipal offices will be closed. There will be no jitney service. There will be no trash or recycling pick up. West Orange Senior Citizen Holiday Party at the Manor [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3699] 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 12/27 Wednesday Manor Restaurant, 111 Prospect Ave. Residents: $38 ; Non Residents(members of a W.O. Senior Club):$43 Tickets will not be sold at the door. No Refunds Tickets Available; 12/11-12/20 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the West Orange Office for Senior Services, 66 Main St., Room 207 For information call 973-325-4105 The 2018 West Orange Classic Film Festival Sundays at 2 p.m. AMC Essex Green Schedule: January 7 Rosemary's Baby January 14 The Great Dictator January 21 Shadow of a Doubt January 28 Laurel & Hardy Double Feature The Music Box and Way Out West February 4 Love and Anarchy February 11 Black Maria Film Festival February 18 Do the Right Thing February 25 Shane Inaugural Sam Cali Invitational Battle for the Belt Wrestling Tournament 1/13-1/14/2018 Located at West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave. For more information & sponsorship, click here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3544] Martin Luther King, Jr Day 1/15 All Municipal Offices will be closed There will NO Jitney service There will be regular trash and recycling pick up. Martin Luther King Day Celebration [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3686] 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 1/15 Monday Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and deserving West Orange Residents. The Life Christian Church, 747 Northfield Ave. This event is sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission. Nominate a deserving West Orange Resident for the MLK Freedom Award [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3687] . 44th Annual Orange West Orange UNICO Sports Breakfast 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 2/25 Sunday WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., Tarnoff Cafeteria The event honors the ‘unsung heroes’ from local high schools and within the community. It also pays tribute to the late Brian Piccolo, the famed Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at the age of 26. Student athletes from West Orange HS, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och Academy and Orange HS will be recognized as our local unsung heroes. This years keynote speaker will be Daniel "RUDY" Ruettiger, of Notre Dame and Motion Picture fame. 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 Public Library Programming- December [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3692] West Orange Public Library Programming- January [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3693] 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! 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. [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.njai.org/] [http://www.woarts.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App! Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more West Orange 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] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]