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    Township of West Orange
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    Send Date:
    9/13/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 9/13/2018

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    vote 
    Are You Registered To Vote on 11/6?
    Do You Need To Vote By Mail for 11/6?
    Last day to register to vote ( Register to Vote-English /Register to Vote-Spanish)
    or change affiliationOctober 16
    Last day to apply for vote by mail or Vote by Mail Ballot 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 info@essexclerk.com)
     
     WOCC Mixer
    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer
    5:30-7:30 p.m.
    9/13  TONIGHT
    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/

     
    Fanfest
    WOHS Fan Fest - Save The Date 
    4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    9/14 Friday
    WOHS Baseball Field
    Free Family Friendly Fun
     
     
    Movie Nights 
    20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series
    8 p.m.
    9/15 Saturday
    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.West Orange Public Library, 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" 
     
    woac
     Art For A Cause presenting Pop Up Artist Cheryl Patterson
    2- 4 p.m.
    9/15 Saturday

    West Orange Art Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    100% of proceeds from sales will benefit University Hospital Pediatric Care.
    For more details contact info@woarts.org
    www.woarts.org
     
     badlani
    8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk
    7-11 a.m.
    9/16 Sunday
    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave

    The course is USATF certified (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,
    https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php

     
    househead
    4th Annual House Head Summerfest 
    12-9:30 p.m.
    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 B
    obie. 
    Free admission 12 - 2 p.m. Admission $5 after 2 p.m. 
    Visit here 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 
    Flag Football & Cheerleading Registration
    9/17 Registration Closes

    Program Runs Late September-Early November
    Registration www.westorange.org/rec
     
    essex county
    13th Essex County Senior Wellness Day
    10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    9/18 Tuesday
    Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave.

    Free Event
    For more information, call 973-621-4400
    For Transportation, call 973-618-1280
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    9/20 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):  10/11
        
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    9/20 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:   10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org 
     
    voices
    Voices for Diversity, Uniting in  Change
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    9/22 Saturday
    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 
     
     
     5k
    28th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk
    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    9/23 Sunday
    Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/

    Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run
    Begins 9:30 am
    FREE for Kids of All Ages

     
     sam cali

    2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing
    10 a.m.
    9/24 Monday
    Montclair Country Club, 25 Prospect Ave. 

    If you'd like to play or sponsor, please fill out golf outing form.
    Hope to see you there! 

    Sponsored by the Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation

     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    9/24 Monday
    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 for more info
       
     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    9/25 Tuesday

    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 for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes 
     
    walk to end alz 
    Walk To End Alzheimers's: Essex- Hudson-Union
    Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. ;Walk at 10 a.m.
    9/29 Saturday
    South Mountain Recreation Complex-Clipper Pavilion, 9 Cherry Ln. 

    To Register, Donate or Volunteer Click Here
     
    Coffee with a cop
    Coffee With A Cop
    9-11 a.m.
    10/3 Wednesday
    Chit Chat Diner, 410 Eagle Rock Ave.

    No speeches or specific topics. Just informal conversations about 
    what matters to our community.
     
    Color Dash
    Back To School Color Dash
    10/6 Saturday
    1 p.m. Registration
    1:30 p.m. Color Dash Begins
    Colgate Park, 66 1/2 Cherry St. (Frankling Ave. & Cherry St
    .) 
    Free Registration
    $1 per cup of color
    Register at www.westorange.org/rec  
     
    EC Logo
    Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    10/6 Saturday
    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 www.ecuanj.com
     
     
    Thomas edison museum logo

    5th Annual Muckers' Ball
    5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    10/6 Saturday
    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/ for more event & membership information & to purchase tickets.  
     
    WOPL
    Friends of the West Orange Library 3rd Annual Fall Book Sale
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    10/6 Saturday
    10 a.m, - 3 p.m.
    10/7 Sunday
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. 
     
    shredding
    Shredding Day 
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    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 
    CPR Certification Course
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    10/7 Sunday
    West Orange Emergency Operations Cente
    r, 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)
     
    logo
    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    10/8 Monday

    There will be trash and recycling pickup
    There will be  Commuter Jitney Service  
     
    golf
    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation 

    www.westorange.org/golftournaments
     
    EC Logo
    Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    10/20 Saturday

    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 www.ecuanj.com 
     
    Barktober 
    1st Annual Barktober Halloween Dog Parade
    9:30-11:30 a.m.
    10/20 Saturday
    O'Connor Park, 19 Ralph Rd. 

    $8 OnLine Pre-Registration www.westorange.org/rec
    $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
     
    Vote
    Election Day
    6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    11/6 Tuesday
    Find your voting district here
    Where to Vote 
     
    veterans day
    Veterans Day Ceremony
    11 a.m.
    11/11 Sunday
    War Memorial Park, 60 Main St., in front of the Police & Justice Building
     
    logo
    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    11/12 Monday

    There will be trash and recycling pickup
    There will be  Commuter Jitney Service  
     
     
    logo
    Thanksgiving Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    11/22 Thursday
    There will be no trash pick up ,bulk trash pick up or jitney service
    Thanksgiving Friday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 
    11/23 Friday

    There will be trash and bulk pickup
    There will NOT be Commuter Jitney Service  
     
     
    Small Business Sat
    Small Business Saturday
    8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    11/24 Saturday 

    Celebrate local business and #SHOPLOCAL in West Orange, NJ.
    More details and special offers to be announced. Mark your calendars!!!
    Visit www.downtownwo.com 
     
    Holiday Pick up 
     
    municipal id
    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   
     
     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!
     
    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info
     
    wopd camera
    Do You Have A Security Camera?
    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. 
    Click here to register  westorange.org/cameraregistration
    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org  or call 973-325-4045
     
     
     sr survey
    West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation
    Click Here

     
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    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click here to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!
     
     tmh
    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily 
    disoriented. This includes those
    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, 
    Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. 
    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007
     
     drop box
    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed.  Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx

     
    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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    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 info@essexclerk.com [mailto:info@essexclerk,com] )




    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer

    5:30-7:30 p.m.

    9/13 TONIGHT

    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.

    9/14 Friday

    WOHS Baseball Field

    Free Family Friendly Fun




    20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series

    8 p.m.

    9/15 Saturday

    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.

    9/15 Saturday

    West Orange Art Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    100% of proceeds from sales will benefit University Hospital Pediatric Care.

    For more details contact info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]

    www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]




    8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php]

    7-11 a.m.

    9/16 Sunday

    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,

    https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php]





    4th Annual House Head Summerfest [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/]

    12-9:30 p.m.

    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.

    9/18 Tuesday

    Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave.

    Free Event

    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.

    9/20 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): 10/11





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    9/20 Thursday

    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.

    9/22 Saturday

    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.

    9/23 Sunday

    Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/ [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/]

    Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run
    Begins 9:30 am
    FREE for Kids of All Ages




    2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing

    10 a.m.

    9/24 Monday

    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)

    6:30 p.m.

    9/24 Monday

    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)

    6:30 p.m.

    9/25 Tuesday

    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.

    9/29 Saturday

    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]

    9-11 a.m.

    10/3 Wednesday

    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]

    10/6 Saturday

    1 p.m. Registration

    1:30 p.m. Color Dash Begins

    Colgate Park, 66 1/2 Cherry St. (Frankling Ave. & Cherry St.)

    Free Registration

    $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.

    10/6 Saturday

    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.

    10/6 Saturday

    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.

    10/6 Saturday

    10 a.m, - 3 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.




    Shredding Day

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    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]

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    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

    All Day

    10/8 Monday

    There will be trash and recycling pickup

    There will be Commuter Jitney Service




    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation

    www.westorange.org/golftournaments [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=188]





    Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3571]

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    10/20 Saturday

    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 www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/]




    1st Annual Barktober Halloween Dog Parade [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4061]

    9:30-11:30 a.m.

    10/20 Saturday

    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]




    Election Day


    6 a.m. - 8 p.m.


    11/6 Tuesday

    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

    11 a.m.

    11/11 Sunday

    War Memorial Park, 60 Main St., in front of the Police & Justice Building




    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    11/12 Monday
    There will be trash and recycling pickup

    There will be Commuter Jitney Service





    Thanksgiving Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    11/22 Thursday

    There will be no trash pick up ,bulk trash pick up or jitney service

    Thanksgiving Friday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    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.

    11/24 Saturday

    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 pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.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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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] 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 info@essexclerk.com [mailto:info@essexclerk,com] ) West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer 5:30-7:30 p.m. 9/13 TONIGHT 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. 9/14 Friday WOHS Baseball Field Free Family Friendly Fun 20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series 8 p.m. 9/15 Saturday 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. 9/15 Saturday West Orange Art Center, 551 Valley Rd. 100% of proceeds from sales will benefit University Hospital Pediatric Care. For more details contact info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] 8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php] 7-11 a.m. 9/16 Sunday 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, https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php] 4th Annual House Head Summerfest [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/] 12-9:30 p.m. 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. 9/18 Tuesday Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. Free Event 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. 9/20 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): 10/11 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 9/20 Thursday 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. 9/22 Saturday 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. 9/23 Sunday Town Hall, 66 Main St. To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/ [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/] Mayor's 1 Mile Fun Run Begins 9:30 am FREE for Kids of All Ages 2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing 10 a.m. 9/24 Monday 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) 6:30 p.m. 9/24 Monday 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) 6:30 p.m. 9/25 Tuesday 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. 9/29 Saturday 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] 9-11 a.m. 10/3 Wednesday 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] 10/6 Saturday 1 p.m. Registration 1:30 p.m. Color Dash Begins Colgate Park, 66 1/2 Cherry St. (Frankling Ave. & Cherry St.) Free Registration $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. 10/6 Saturday 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. 10/6 Saturday 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. 10/6 Saturday 10 a.m, - 3 p.m. 10/7 Sunday West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shredding Day 11 a.m. -3 p.m. 10/7 Sunday 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] 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 10/7 Sunday 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 All Day 10/8 Monday There will be trash and recycling pickup There will be Commuter Jitney Service 2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation www.westorange.org/golftournaments [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=188] Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3571] 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 10/20 Saturday 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 www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/] 1st Annual Barktober Halloween Dog Parade [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4061] 9:30-11:30 a.m. 10/20 Saturday 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] Election Day 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. 11/6 Tuesday 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 11 a.m. 11/11 Sunday War Memorial Park, 60 Main St., in front of the Police & Justice Building Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/12 Monday There will be trash and recycling pickup There will be Commuter Jitney Service Thanksgiving Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/22 Thursday There will be no trash pick up ,bulk trash pick up or jitney service Thanksgiving Friday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 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. 11/24 Saturday 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 pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.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] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]