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Are You Registered To Vote on 11/6?
Do You Need To Vote By Mail for 11/6?
Last day to register to vote [http://www.essexclerk.com/Services/5] ( Register to Vote-English [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/369] / Register to Vote-Spanish [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2204] )
or change affiliation [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/351] – October 16
Last day to apply for vote by mail [http://www.essexclerk.com/Services/6] or Vote by Mail Ballot [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/350] – October 30
All forms are also available in hard copy in the Office of the Municipal Clerk,
Township Hall, 66 Main St. Room 101
A resident can go in person to the Essex County Clerk’s office to apply for a vote by mail
up to 3 p.m. the day before the election – November 5 (465 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Room 247, Newark or call 973-621-4921 or email firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:info@essexclerk,com] )
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer
Courtyard Marriott, 8 Rooney Circle
Sponsored by the British Swim School-Hosted by the Courtyard Marriott West Orange
Join us for our final after-hours mixer of the year! Our summer event was amazing and brought more than 40 business owners together for an evening of fun and networking. You don't want to miss this event! Enjoy a casual evening out on the patio where you can meet, mingle and network! This is a casual event meant to build community and connections with other business owners, chamber members and guests. Don't forget your business cards! Event is free to all active chamber members and $20 to non-chamber members Register at http://www.westorangechamber.com/ [http://www.westorangechamber.com/]
WOHS Fan Fest - Save The Date
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
WOHS Baseball Field
Free Family Friendly Fun
20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series
OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
Admission is Free!
Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.
Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase
This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] , West Orange Public Library [https://www.facebook.com/westorangelibrary/] , West Orange Classic Film Society, West Orange Public Library and OSPAC.
The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "20 Million Miles to Earth"
Art For A Cause presenting Pop Up Artist Cheryl Patterson
2- 4 p.m.
West Orange Art Center, 551 Valley Rd.
100% of proceeds from sales will benefit University Hospital Pediatric Care.
For more details contact email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php]
West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.
The course is USATF certified [http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=NJ16528JHP] (Code: NJ16528JHP). Awards and prizes will be given
to the top male and female, top 3 male and female runners in each age group, team captain
for raising the most funds and team captain with the most team members. Come join us with
your friends and family, to make our roads safer!! To make a donation or to register,
4th Annual House Head Summerfest [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/]
9/16 Sunday (Raindate TBA)
OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
This year’s theme is Gospel of House Music, with house music and gospel
house DJs and performances. On the bill: Official Host HHSF DJ Jose Burgos,
DJ Ameer Brooks, George Sykes III and the New Truth with SuSu Bobie.
Free admission 12 - 2 p.m. Admission $5 after 2 p.m.
Visit here [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/] for information and tickets. No coolers, outside food or drinks. Free Parking ** Food & Vendors. Beer & Wine Garden.
Bring your own seats- limited chair rental
Flag Football & Cheerleading Registration [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4067]
9/17 Registration Closes
Program Runs Late September-Early November
Registration www.westorange.org/rec [https://register.communitypass.net/reg/login.cfm?cuBOAfzQ0p4trnasCJNBkrfRqBVYBsM1ugTdgJwcwr%2BLxIFL2ZCtvf%2Fw]
13th Essex County Senior Wellness Day
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave.
For more information, call 973-621-4400
For Transportation, call 973-618-1280
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): 10/11
West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting
West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
Upcoming Meetings: 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]
Voices for Diversity, Uniting in Change [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4041]
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
United Presbyterian Church of West Orange, 20 Old Indian Rd.
Free Public Event
Celebrating the beautiful ethnic, racial, social and religious diversity of our
community and our country through music, dance, testimonials and food.
For information, call Jann Carden, Event Coordinator at 201-248-2371
28th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/event/106/fulltext/run,%205k,%20walk,%20mayor,%20silence,%20race,%20NOCC]
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Town Hall, 66 Main St.
To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/ [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/]
Mayor's 1 Mile Fun RunBegins 9:30 amFREE for Kids of All Ages
2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing
Montclair Country Club, 25 Prospect Ave.
If you'd like to play or sponsor, please fill out golf outing form [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3961] .
Hope to see you there!
Sponsored by the Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation
Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)
West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.
2018 Upcoming Meetings: 10/8, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17 & 1/3/19(8 p.m.)
Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info
Township Council Meeting(s)
Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
Upcoming meetings: 9/25, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11
Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes
Walk To End Alzheimers's: Essex- Hudson-Union [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4034]
Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. ;Walk at 10 a.m.
South Mountain Recreation Complex-Clipper Pavilion, 9 Cherry Ln.
To Register, Donate or Volunteer Click Here [http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2018/NJ-GreaterNewJersey?fr_id=11385&pg=entry]
Coffee With A Cop [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3310]
Chit Chat Diner, 410 Eagle Rock Ave.
No speeches or specific topics. Just informal conversations about
what matters to our community.
Back To School Color Dash [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4062]
1 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. Color Dash Begins
Colgate Park, 66 1/2 Cherry St. (Frankling Ave. & Cherry St.)
$1 per cup of color
Register at www.westorange.org/rec [https://register.communitypass.net/reg/login.cfm?cuBOAfzQ0p4trnasCJNBkrfRqBVYBsM1ugTdgJwcwr%2BLxIFL2ZCtvf%2Fw]
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/]
5 [http://www.foedison.org/] th Annual Muckers' Ball [http://www.foedison.org/]
5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thomas Edison National Historic Park, 211 Main St.
Under the canvas and under the stars . Enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and a signature cocktail. Munch on casual grub and sweets from local vendors. The Muckers' Ball is a fun dinner party at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park! Signature cocktails ~ the Electric Spark ~ provided by The Pour House Pies & Pints; dinner from The Wilshire-Grand Caterers and Librettis Orange & desserts from The Manor and Supreme Bakery. Music by Jim Keefe & Decades of Dance Presentations performed by Theatre Next Door. Sing and dance to vintage and contemporary tunes. Members: $45/Non-Members:$55/At the door: $60. Visit: http://www.foedison.org/ [http://www.foedison.org/] for more event & membership information & to purchase tickets.
Friends of the West Orange Library 3rd Annual Fall Book Sale [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3570]
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
10 a.m, - 3 p.m.
West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
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.
CPR Certification Course [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4042]
West Orange Emergency Operations Center, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.
Entrance in the rear of the building only
Free for West Orange Residents 16 years of age and older
To Register: Call Captain Stewart at 973-419-3808
Class size will be limited to 20 people ( limit 2 people per household)
Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
There will be trash and recycling pickup
There will be Commuter Jitney Service
2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation
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/]
1st Annual Barktober Halloween Dog Parade [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4061]
O'Connor Park, 19 Ralph Rd.
$8 OnLine Pre-Registration www.westorange.org/rec [https://register.communitypass.net/reg/login.cfm?cuBOAfzQ0p4trnasCJNBkrfRqBVYBsM1ugTdgJwcwr%2BLxIFL2ZCtvf%2Fw]
$10 Day of Event Regitration: Cash or Check payable to the
"West Orange Animal Welfare League"
All Proceeds Benefit the WOAWL, a 501(C)(3) Not for Profit Organization
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Contact Laura Lab or Beth Platner at WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com [mailto:WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com]
6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Find your voting district here [https://voter.njsvrs.com/elections/polling-lookup.html]
Where to Vote [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/1757]
Veterans Day Ceremony
War Memorial Park, 60 Main St., in front of the Police & Justice Building
Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
11/12 Monday There will be trash and recycling pickup
There will be Commuter Jitney Service
Thanksgiving Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
There will be no trash pick up ,bulk trash pick up or jitney service
Thanksgiving Friday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
11/23 Friday There will be trash and bulk pickup
There will NOT be Commuter Jitney Service
Small Business Saturday
8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Celebrate local business and #SHOPLOCAL in West Orange, NJ.
More details and special offers to be announced. Mark your calendars!!!
Visit [http://www.westorange.org/admin/%20www.downtownwo.com] www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/]
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]
Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004]
The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange, or Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more!
West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482]
Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info
Do You Have A Security Camera?
West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention.
Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1]
For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] or call 973-325-4045
West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation
Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1501]
Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!
WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those
who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities.
The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738]
Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007
WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]
Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch
Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more
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.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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