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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    10/11/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 10/11/2018

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                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

     Cancer Awareness
     
    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)
     
    leaves 
    2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule
     
    Flu
    Flu Vaccinations 
    2-3:30 p.m.
    10/9 - 10/12 Tuesday-Friday
    2-3:30 p.m.
    10/15-10/19 Monday-Friday
    West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St.

    Traditional Medicare as primary:No Cost
    HMO Medicare, CoPay or uninsured: $20
    Bring medicare card. Check made payable to the Township of West Orange or cash
    Call 973-325-4130 with questions.
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    10/11 TONIGHT
    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
       
     
     wo-arts-logo.jpg
    Haiti en Couleur
    2-5 p.m.
    Exhibit runs Now through 10/28
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd
    .
    The Many Facets Of Haitian Art Through The Eyes And Experiences Of AYITISTIK: 
    Mona Coichy Haigler, Jean Richard Coachy, Jean P Blaise, Jerry MC Georges, Marc A Gaston, Jean C Dominique 
     
    Fire Prevention
    West Orange Fire Department Open House
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    10/14 Sunday
    WOFD Headquarters, 415 Valley Rd

    Any questions, please call the WOFD at 973-325-4175 or email fireprev@westorange.org 
     
    hispanic flags
    Hispanic Flag Raising
    5-7 p.m.
    10/15 Monday
    Township of West Orange Municipal Building
    Join Mayor Parisi, Members of the Township Council and representatives
    of over 20 Hispanic Nations as they 
     raise their  flags in honor of their heritage. 
    Many dignitaries will be in attendance.
    Immediately Following The Hispanic Flag Raising
    Romero Returns

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave
    .
    Grammy winning Flamenco Gypsy Guitarist Hernan Romero returns to 
    celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Free Admission
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    10/16 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes  
     
    wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    10/18 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:  11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org  
     
    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. 
     All dogs must be vaccinated.
    $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
    Additional monetary and shelter necessity donations are welcomed at the event. 
     Costume Contest Catagories:
    - Overall “Top Dog”
    - Best Pack/Family
    - Most Creative
    - Most Fur-ocious
    - Best Couple (Dog & Owner)
    Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ and 2 other special rufferees will be the costume judges. Sponsorship Opportunities Available
    Contact Laura Lab or Beth Platner at WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com
     
    EC Logo
    Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day
    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    10/27 Saturday

    Essex County Department of Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove
    For Essex County residents only. Proof of residency must be provided. Please call the Essex County Department of Public Works at 973-226-8500, Ext. 2580. 
     
    Halloween 2018 
    West Orange Halloween Gala- Goblin Parade & Haunted Maze
    6-9 p.m.
    10/27 Saturday
    Colgate Park & Pool Grounds, Cherry St. & Franklin Ave.
    6:00PM: Goblin Parade/ Costume Contest (Free)
    Ball Field
    Age Groups: 
    Toddlers, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Grades 1 to 5 & Adults 
    7:00PM - 9:00PM: Kidz Zone & Haunted Maze Town Pool
    ($2 General Admission) 
    For information call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org
    Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ, the Rotary Club of West Orange , New Jersey and the West Orange Recreation Dept
     

    WOHS
    The Outsiders
    7 p.m.
    11/1 Thursday, 11/2 Friday  & 11/3 Saturday
    West Orange High School Auditorium, Pleasant Valley Way

    A special FREE performance for senior citizens will be held on Oct. 31. 
    Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults in advance at wohs.booktix.com. All tickets at the door will be $15.  
    This play is recommended for children ages 12 and up.
    Email Patricia Aldworth at paldworth@westorangeschools.org for more information.

     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    11/5 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2018 Upcoming Meetings:   11/19, 12/3, 12/17  & 1/3/19(8 p.m.)
    Dates subject to change. Click
     here for more info
         
     
    Vote
    Election Day
    6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    11/6 Tuesday
    Find your voting district here
    Where to Vote 
     
    wo-arts-logo.jpg
    Hollywood Fundraiser
    7:30 p.m.
    11/9 Friday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
     
    West Orange Arts Center 3rd Anniversary honoring Ken Mandel,
    Oscar nominated, Emmy award winning documentarian  and Chair of the West Orange Classic Film Festival for over 13 years
    For more information , www.woarts.org 
     
    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  
     
     
    turkey
    2018 Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon
    12 p.m.
    11/21 Wednesday
    Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave.

    Tickets: $45 in advance/$55 at the door
    Tickets may be purchased online at www.westorangechamber.com
    Door Raffle- Please bring a non-perishable food item for this town wide drive.
    Food donations benefit Holy Trinity Food Pantry 
     
    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

     
     WO-tax-insert-COLOR.jpg
    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] )




    2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602]




    Flu Vaccinations [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4101]

    2-3:30 p.m.

    10/9 - 10/12 Tuesday-Friday

    2-3:30 p.m.

    10/15-10/19 Monday-Friday

    West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St.

    Traditional Medicare as primary:No Cost

    HMO Medicare, CoPay or uninsured: $20

    Bring medicare card. Check made payable to the Township of West Orange or cash

    Call 973-325-4130 with questions.





    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    10/11 TONIGHT

    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




    Haiti en Couleur

    2-5 p.m.

    Exhibit runs Now through 10/28

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    The Many Facets Of Haitian Art Through The Eyes And Experiences Of AYITISTIK:

    Mona Coichy Haigler, Jean Richard Coachy, Jean P Blaise, Jerry MC Georges, Marc A Gaston, Jean C Dominique




    West Orange Fire Department Open House [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3594]

    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    10/14 Sunday

    WOFD Headquarters, 415 Valley Rd.

    Any questions, please call the WOFD at 973-325-4175 or email fireprev@westorange.org [mailto:fireprev@westorange.org]





    Hispanic Flag Raising

    5-7 p.m.

    10/15 Monday

    Township of West Orange Municipal Building


    Join Mayor Parisi, Members of the Township Council and representatives

    of over 20 Hispanic Nations as they raise their flags in honor of their heritage.


    Many dignitaries will be in attendance.



    Immediately Following The Hispanic Flag Raising

    Romero Returns

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Grammy winning Flamenco Gypsy Guitarist Hernan Romero returns to

    celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Free Admission




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    10/16 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 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




    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    10/18 Thursday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 11/15 & 12/20

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]




    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.

    All dogs must be vaccinated.

    $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

    Additional monetary and shelter necessity donations are welcomed at the event.

    Costume Contest Catagories:

    - Overall “Top Dog”

    - Best Pack/Family

    - Most Creative

    - Most Fur-ocious

    - Best Couple (Dog & Owner)

    Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ [https://www.facebook.com/WOMayorParisi/?fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDElFk5zyM_qlygIU0fEn4K9_G3DOYXLAcKNO6n3CvCYXmy3J4bYdErFvrzTvcdk9oaJHhG67JWAO2RjEJbLwupiF0mvoad7-uLSdR5VYotd6ui871sN5uzYcz7hKPOwqpPuYYIwpqd43OYQgbMkEz1wDnWwkL0H0ysoFzZuF3tjKbn5I_g&__tn__=K-R] and 2 other special rufferees will be the costume judges. Sponsorship Opportunities Available

    Contact Laura Lab or Beth Platner at WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com [mailto:WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com]




    Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day

    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    10/27 Saturday



    Essex County Department of Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove

    For Essex County residents only. Proof of residency must be provided. Please call the Essex County Department of Public Works at 973-226-8500, Ext. 2580.




    West Orange Halloween Gala- Goblin Parade & Haunted Maze

    6-9 p.m.

    10/27 Saturday

    Colgate Park & Pool Grounds, Cherry St. & Franklin Ave.

    6:00PM: Goblin Parade/ Costume Contest (Free)

    Ball Field

    Age Groups:

    Toddlers, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Grades 1 to 5 & Adults

    7:00PM - 9:00PM: Kidz Zone & Haunted Maze Town Pool

    ($2 General Admission)

    For information call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation@westorange.org]

    Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ [https://www.facebook.com/WOMayorParisi/] , the Rotary Club of West Orange , New Jersey [https://www.facebook.com/Rotary-Club-of-West-Orange-New-Jersey-107814274579/] and the West Orange Recreation Dept [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/]






    The Outsiders

    7 p.m.

    11/1 Thursday, 11/2 Friday & 11/3 Saturday

    West Orange High School Auditorium, Pleasant Valley Way

    A special FREE performance for senior citizens will be held on Oct. 31. [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4107]

    Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults in advance at wohs.booktix.com. All tickets at the door will be $15. This play is recommended for children ages 12 and up.

    Email Patricia Aldworth at paldworth@westorangeschools.org [mailto:paldworth@westorangeschools.org] for more information.





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    11/5 Monday

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.

    2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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




    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]




    Hollywood Fundraiser

    7:30 p.m.

    11/9 Friday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    West Orange Arts Center 3rd Anniversary honoring Ken Mandel,

    Oscar nominated, Emmy award winning documentarian and Chair of the West Orange Classic Film Festival for over 13 years

    For more information , www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]




    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




    2018 Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4108]

    12 p.m.

    11/21 Wednesday

    Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave.

    Tickets: $45 in advance/$55 at the door

    Tickets may be purchased online at www.westorangechamber.com [http://www.westorangechamber.com/]

    Door Raffle- Please bring a non-perishable food item for this town wide drive.

    Food donations benefit Holy Trinity Food Pantry





    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






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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] ) 2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602] Flu Vaccinations [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4101] 2-3:30 p.m. 10/9 - 10/12 Tuesday-Friday 2-3:30 p.m. 10/15-10/19 Monday-Friday West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St. Traditional Medicare as primary:No Cost HMO Medicare, CoPay or uninsured: $20 Bring medicare card. Check made payable to the Township of West Orange or cash Call 973-325-4130 with questions. Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 10/11 TONIGHT 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 Haiti en Couleur 2-5 p.m. Exhibit runs Now through 10/28 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. The Many Facets Of Haitian Art Through The Eyes And Experiences Of AYITISTIK: Mona Coichy Haigler, Jean Richard Coachy, Jean P Blaise, Jerry MC Georges, Marc A Gaston, Jean C Dominique West Orange Fire Department Open House [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3594] 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 10/14 Sunday WOFD Headquarters, 415 Valley Rd. Any questions, please call the WOFD at 973-325-4175 or email fireprev@westorange.org [mailto:fireprev@westorange.org] Hispanic Flag Raising 5-7 p.m. 10/15 Monday Township of West Orange Municipal Building Join Mayor Parisi, Members of the Township Council and representatives of over 20 Hispanic Nations as they raise their flags in honor of their heritage. Many dignitaries will be in attendance. Immediately Following The Hispanic Flag Raising Romero Returns West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Grammy winning Flamenco Gypsy Guitarist Hernan Romero returns to celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Free Admission Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 10/16 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 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 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 10/18 Thursday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] 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. All dogs must be vaccinated. $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 Additional monetary and shelter necessity donations are welcomed at the event. Costume Contest Catagories: - Overall “Top Dog” - Best Pack/Family - Most Creative - Most Fur-ocious - Best Couple (Dog & Owner) Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ [https://www.facebook.com/WOMayorParisi/?fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDElFk5zyM_qlygIU0fEn4K9_G3DOYXLAcKNO6n3CvCYXmy3J4bYdErFvrzTvcdk9oaJHhG67JWAO2RjEJbLwupiF0mvoad7-uLSdR5VYotd6ui871sN5uzYcz7hKPOwqpPuYYIwpqd43OYQgbMkEz1wDnWwkL0H0ysoFzZuF3tjKbn5I_g&__tn__=K-R] and 2 other special rufferees will be the costume judges. Sponsorship Opportunities Available Contact Laura Lab or Beth Platner at WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com [mailto:WestOrangeDogParade2018@gmail.com] Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 10/27 Saturday Essex County Department of Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove For Essex County residents only. Proof of residency must be provided. Please call the Essex County Department of Public Works at 973-226-8500, Ext. 2580. West Orange Halloween Gala- Goblin Parade & Haunted Maze 6-9 p.m. 10/27 Saturday Colgate Park & Pool Grounds, Cherry St. & Franklin Ave. 6:00PM: Goblin Parade/ Costume Contest (Free) Ball Field Age Groups: Toddlers, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Grades 1 to 5 & Adults 7:00PM - 9:00PM: Kidz Zone & Haunted Maze Town Pool ($2 General Admission) For information call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation@westorange.org] Mayor Robert D. Parisi, Township of West Orange, NJ [https://www.facebook.com/WOMayorParisi/] , the Rotary Club of West Orange , New Jersey [https://www.facebook.com/Rotary-Club-of-West-Orange-New-Jersey-107814274579/] and the West Orange Recreation Dept [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] The Outsiders 7 p.m. 11/1 Thursday, 11/2 Friday & 11/3 Saturday West Orange High School Auditorium, Pleasant Valley Way A special FREE performance for senior citizens will be held on Oct. 31. [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4107] Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults in advance at wohs.booktix.com. All tickets at the door will be $15. This play is recommended for children ages 12 and up. Email Patricia Aldworth at paldworth@westorangeschools.org [mailto:paldworth@westorangeschools.org] for more information. Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 11/5 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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 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] Hollywood Fundraiser 7:30 p.m. 11/9 Friday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. West Orange Arts Center 3rd Anniversary honoring Ken Mandel, Oscar nominated, Emmy award winning documentarian and Chair of the West Orange Classic Film Festival for over 13 years For more information , www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] 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 2018 Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4108] 12 p.m. 11/21 Wednesday Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. Tickets: $45 in advance/$55 at the door Tickets may be purchased online at www.westorangechamber.com [http://www.westorangechamber.com/] Door Raffle- Please bring a non-perishable food item for this town wide drive. Food donations benefit Holy Trinity Food Pantry 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]