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    Township of West Orange
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    11/8/2018 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 11/8/2018

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    leaves 
    2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule
     
    halloween 
    CANDY GIVEBACK!!!
    The West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in conjunction with the West Orange Elks is once again collecting any unused halloween candy that will be given to various Veterans Hospitals in our area. All unused candy can be dropped off at the Timothy Groves Watchung Heights Substation
    (92 Washington Street). Drop off no later than 11/9

     
    For our troops
    For Our Troops Collection  
    Now through 12/5
    Collection box in Municipal Clerk's Office, 66 Main St., Room 101

    Thank you for your interest in helping to brighten the holiday season of 
    service men and women! Click here for a list of suggested items. 
    Contact Kathy Pigott @ jetspigott@aol.com or Suzanne Pennell @ cellomom144@aol.com
     
    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  
     
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    11/13 Tuesday
    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  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.
    11/15 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:  11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org   
     
    cope
    COPE Center COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Free Parenting Workshop
    1:30-3 p.m.
    11/18 Sunday
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Pre-registration is required.  Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net
    Co-sponsored by West Orange Municipal Alliance
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    11/19 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
       
     
    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 
     
    soup kitchen
    Christine's Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Day Lunch
    12-1:30 pm
    11/22 Thursday
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.

    For information call, 973-325-0369
     
     
    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 
     
    HOH 2018
    Holiday Open House, Holiday Arts & Crafts Show & Tree Lighting
    10 am - 7 pm
    12/1 Saturday
    Main Street and Town Hall

    More information to follow 
     
    chnukkah 
    Annual Lighting of the Township Menorah
    4 p.m.
    12/3/2018 Monday
    Township of West Orange, 66 Main St.
     
    rabies
    2019 Free Rabies Vaccination  Clinics for Dogs and Cats
    10-12 p.m. 
    1/5 Saturday
    Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave.
    and/or
    3-4 p.m.
    1/9 Wednesday

    Fire Station #4, 280 Pleasant Valley Way
    Dogs and Cats must have their rabies vaccination updated if it expires prior to November 1, 2019.Check the application renewal form to see the rabies expiration date on file. First time vaccinations will provide immunity for one year beginning 30 days after the vaccination. All other animals will receive immunity for three years. Puppies/kittens must be 4 months old. A licensed veterinarian  will administer the vaccine. All dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers. Animal licenses will be sold at both clinics. Bring the renewal application with you. For more information, call 973-325-4121.
     
    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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    2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602]




    CANDY
    GIVEBACK!!!

    The West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in
    conjunction with the West Orange Elks is once again collecting any
    unused halloween candy that will be given to various Veterans Hospitals
    in our area. All unused candy can be dropped off at the Timothy Groves
    Watchung Heights Substation

    (92 Washington Street). Drop off no later than 11/9





    For Our Troops Collection

    Now through 12/5

    Collection box in Municipal Clerk's Office, 66 Main St., Room 101

    Thank you for your interest in helping to brighten the holiday season of

    service men and women! Click here for a list of suggested items. [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4125]

    Contact Kathy Pigott @ jetspigott@aol.com [mailto:jetspigott@aol.com] or Suzanne Pennell @ cellomom144@aol.com [mailto:cellomom144@aol.com]




    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




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    11/13 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 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.

    11/15 Thursday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 11/15 & 12/20

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




    COPE Center COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Free Parenting Workshop [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4124]

    1:30-3 p.m.

    11/18 Sunday

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net]

    Co-sponsored by West Orange Municipal Alliance





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    11/19 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




    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




    Christine's Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Day Lunch

    12-1:30 pm

    11/22 Thursday

    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.

    For information call, 973-325-0369





    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/]





    Holiday Open House, Holiday Arts & Crafts Show [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4127] & Tree Lighting

    10 am - 7 pm

    12/1 Saturday

    Main Street and Town Hall

    More information to follow





    Annual Lighting of the Township Menorah

    4 p.m.

    12/3/2018 Monday

    Township of West Orange, 66 Main St.




    2019 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Dogs and Cats [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4123]

    10-12 p.m.

    1/5 Saturday

    Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave.

    and/or

    3-4 p.m.

    1/9 Wednesday

    Fire Station #4, 280 Pleasant Valley Way

    Dogs and Cats must have their rabies vaccination updated if it expires prior to November 1, 2019.Check the application renewal form to see the rabies expiration date on file. First time vaccinations will provide immunity for one year beginning 30 days after the vaccination. All other animals will receive immunity for three years. Puppies/kittens must be 4 months old. A licensed veterinarian will administer the vaccine. All dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers. Animal licenses will be sold at both clinics. Bring the renewal application with you. For more information, call 973-325-4121.








    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] 2018 Curbside Leaf Pick Up Schedule [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3602] CANDY GIVEBACK!!! The West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in conjunction with the West Orange Elks is once again collecting any unused halloween candy that will be given to various Veterans Hospitals in our area. All unused candy can be dropped off at the Timothy Groves Watchung Heights Substation (92 Washington Street). Drop off no later than 11/9 For Our Troops Collection Now through 12/5 Collection box in Municipal Clerk's Office, 66 Main St., Room 101 Thank you for your interest in helping to brighten the holiday season of service men and women! Click here for a list of suggested items. [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4125] Contact Kathy Pigott @ jetspigott@aol.com [mailto:jetspigott@aol.com] or Suzanne Pennell @ cellomom144@aol.com [mailto:cellomom144@aol.com] 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 Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 11/13 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 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. 11/15 Thursday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] COPE Center COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Free Parenting Workshop [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4124] 1:30-3 p.m. 11/18 Sunday West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net] Co-sponsored by West Orange Municipal Alliance Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 11/19 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 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 Christine's Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Day Lunch 12-1:30 pm 11/22 Thursday Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St. For information call, 973-325-0369 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/] Holiday Open House, Holiday Arts & Crafts Show [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4127] & Tree Lighting 10 am - 7 pm 12/1 Saturday Main Street and Town Hall More information to follow Annual Lighting of the Township Menorah 4 p.m. 12/3/2018 Monday Township of West Orange, 66 Main St. 2019 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Dogs and Cats [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4123] 10-12 p.m. 1/5 Saturday Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave. and/or 3-4 p.m. 1/9 Wednesday Fire Station #4, 280 Pleasant Valley Way Dogs and Cats must have their rabies vaccination updated if it expires prior to November 1, 2019.Check the application renewal form to see the rabies expiration date on file. First time vaccinations will provide immunity for one year beginning 30 days after the vaccination. All other animals will receive immunity for three years. Puppies/kittens must be 4 months old. A licensed veterinarian will administer the vaccine. All dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers. Animal licenses will be sold at both clinics. Bring the renewal application with you. For more information, call 973-325-4121. 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. 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