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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    2/7/2019 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 2/7/2019

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                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

     street fair
    Downtown West Orange Alliance Street Fair
    Now accepting applications for our wildly popular
    family-friendly Street Fair on 6/1!

    If you plan to join us on June 1st, send in your vendor application
    by March 1st to get the best pricing for your 10' x 10' area!

     
    Vintage Calendar
    Reproduction Of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Vintage Calendar
    Available in limited quantity. The calendar is available for purchase at  
    www.downtownwo.com or in person at Township Hall in the Mayor's Office or
    the Downtown WO Alliance Office. The cost for in person pick up is $20.19 or 
    by they can be mailed for a cost of $22.24 per calendar. Checks can be made
    payable to DWOA. Email mbrill@downtownwo.com or call 973-325-4109 for 
    more information. The calendar days of 1935 are identical to 2019 and each
     month of the calendar showcases the many contributions of Edison to industry.
     
    WOHD
    West Orange Health Department Influenza Update 
    Vaccine Available
    Residents with Medicare receive the vaccine free.
    Residents with a Medicare HMO, other insurance or no insurance will pay a $20 fee
    Contact the Health Center at 973-325-4130 to arrange  for a vaccination.
     
    AARP
    AARP in cooperation with the IRS provides free tax service to low and middle income residents with special focus on senior citizens. We also prepare PTR's(Senior Freeze) for qualified property owners. They start Feb 6,2019 and end April 10,2019 on Wednesdays with appointments on the hour from 10 a.m. thru 1 p.m. at the library. For appointments call Shawna Presley at the library 973-736-0198. who will start taking appts in January. She will advise as to what documents to bring and what specific items we are unable to do. Tax returns are prepared and checked by certified preparers. 
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    2/7 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):   2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/11 & 4/25   
     
    wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    7 p.m.
    2/7  TONIGHT
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:   3/7, 4/11, 5/9, 6/12 (W), 7/17  (W), 8/14 (W), 
    9/12, 10/10, 11/7 & 12/5
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org      
     
    2019 Film Festival1.jpg
    West Orange Classic Film Festival
    All movies at 2 p.m.
    Feb. 10: Black Maria Festival
    AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9, 
    495 Prospect Ave.
    Tickets are available at www.amctheatres.com
    Feb. 17: Batman (1966)
    Feb. 24: A Face in the Crowd (1957)
    West Orange Arts Council Members receive discounts to all movies  
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    2/11 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2019 Upcoming Meetings:   2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 5/6 (Liberty Middle School), 5/20, 
    6/3, 6/17, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020
    Dates subject to change. Click here for more info   
     
     logo
    Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 
    2/12 Tuesday
    There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be jitney service
     
    faculty concert
    The 18th Annual Music Faculty Scholarship Concert
    7 p.m.
    2/12 Tuesday
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. 

    Free Admission
    The community is invited to experience the amazing talents of West Orange
    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED music educators at the 18th Annual Music
    Faculty Scholarship Concert. For additional information, you can contact
    Louis Quagliato, Director of Visual and Performing Arts at 973-669-5400 ext. 20570
    or by e-mail at lquagliato@westorangeschools.org 
     
    woac
    Empowerment Program for Domestic Violence
    12-4 p.m.
    2/16 Saturday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Program Speakers(Survivors and Victims): Lisa Williams, Dr. Kimberly Rowland,  Lorraine Ulmer, Melody Braxton
    Learn: The meaning,  components & signs of Domestic Violence. Learn prevention
    $20 donation in advance via Zelle (973) 280-5760 / $25 donation at the door
    Light refreshments
    Visit https://woarts.org/
     
     logo
    President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 
    2/18 Monday

    There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be NO jitney service
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    2/19 Tuesday
    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:   2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/9, 4/30, 5/14, 5/28,
    6/11, 6/25, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, 9/24, 10/7 (Monday), 10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes  
     
    rotary
    A Taste of West Orange
    6 - 9 p.m.
    2/25 Monday
    Mayfair Farms
    , 481 Eagle Rock Ave. 
    Tickets $50 in advance; $60 at the door (if available)
    For information visit: www.westorangerotary.org or call 201-803-3999 
     
    Teen Dating-Feb.png
    National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month 
     
    master chef
    WOHS Mountaineer Master Chef
    6-9:30 p.m.
    3/1 Friday

    WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave.
    Come have a “Food Network” experience right here at West Orange High School.
    Teams from around the town and school will vie for the title of Mountaineer Master Chef!
    Sponsored by the West Orange Education Foundation.
    Pre-sale $35.00 per ticket adults (21 and over)
    Pre-sale $12.00 per ticket per student
    At the door $40.00 per ticket per adult
    At the door $15.00 per ticket per student
    Reserve a full table of 8 for $250.00. Attach checks, and list names on the back of the flyer.
    (Checks made payable to: West Orange Education Foundation) 
     
    woac
    West Orange High School AP Studio Art Students Exhibit 
    1-4 p.m.
    3/2 Saturday Opening Reception
    Exhibit runs 2/23-3/31
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
     
    Visit https://woarts.org/ 
     
    st pats 
    West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade
    12:15 p.m. Step Off
    3/10 Sunday
    Town Hall, Main St.

    www.westorangeparade.com
     
    Mama Mia 
     
    shredding
    Shredding Day 
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    4/7 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. 
      
    Up Coming: 10/6 Sunday
     
    addams family
    The Addams Family
    7 p.m. 4/26 Friday & 4/27 Saturday
    2 p.m. 4/28 Sunday
    Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl.
    Advanced sale tickets: $10 Adult & $8 Student or Senior
    At the Door- Cash only
    $12 Adult & $10 Student or Senior
    Contact 973-669-5373 for more information 
     
    BBJR
    Beauty and the Beast
    7 p.m. 5/2 Friday & 5/3 Saturday
    2 p.m. 5/4 Sunday
    Liberty Middle School Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Ticket information to follow
    Call 973-243-2007 for more information
     
    lion king
    The Lion King, Jr. 
    7 p.m. 5/10 Friday & 5/11 Saturday
    Edison Middle School, 75 William St
    .
    Tickets $5
    For additional information, call 973-669-5360
    Holiday Pick up 
     
    REMINDER: The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement. If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org or 973-325-4155 
     
    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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    Downtown West Orange Alliance Street Fair

    Now accepting applications for our wildly popular

    family-friendly Street Fair on 6/1!

    If you plan to join us on June 1st, send in your vendor application [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4197]

    by
    March 1st to get the best pricing for your 10' x 10' area!





    Reproduction Of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Vintage Calendar


    Available in limited quantity. The calendar is available for purchase at

    www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/event/154/fulltext] or in person at Township Hall in the Mayor's Office or

    the Downtown WO Alliance Office. The cost for in person pick up is $20.19 or

    by they can be mailed for a cost of $22.24 per calendar. Checks can be made

    payable to DWOA. Email mbrill@downtownwo.com [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] or call 973-325-4109 for

    more information. The calendar days of 1935 are identical to 2019 and each

    month of the calendar showcases the many contributions of Edison to industry.





    West Orange Health Department Influenza Update [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4186]

    Vaccine Available


    Residents with Medicare receive the vaccine free.

    Residents with a Medicare HMO, other insurance or no insurance will pay a $20 fee

    Contact the Health Center at 973-325-4130 to arrange for a vaccination.






    AARP in cooperation with the IRS provides free tax service to low and middle income residents with special focus on senior citizens. We also prepare PTR's(Senior Freeze) for qualified property owners. They start Feb 6,2019 and end April 10,2019 on Wednesdays with appointments on the hour from 10 a.m. thru 1 p.m. at the library. For appointments call Shawna Presley at the library 973-736-0198. who will start taking appts in January. She will advise as to what documents to bring and what specific items we are unable to do. Tax returns are prepared and checked by certified preparers.




    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    2/7 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): 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/11 & 4/25




    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    2/7 TONIGHT

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 3/7, 4/11, 5/9, 6/12 (W), 7/17 (W), 8/14 (W),

    9/12, 10/10, 11/7 & 12/5

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








    West Orange Classic Film Festival [https://woarts.org/page-18067]
    All movies at 2 p.m.

    Feb. 10: Black Maria Festival

    AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9, 495 Prospect Ave.

    Tickets are available at www.amctheatres.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001VZJBCsDu3I23tyE9wAVGjT8gx41VF3ShKTvmYxX3ZUkuWjkd2bqtsas3uG2AK9bogszD-FDp9tNWGYcQhKlZIrO-Si2uTygAW12bZMNBf1OudohAy5kzOrlObq9Pu86kCz3vl71S0YUknZFxLFvUgzTB3gU2YxAtWSyWeA6Luh6KxHXZvlFf9LjUShIVbmjiAo2Rb-5wMmEGth47li_u9u6p05Q7zGv1Vo7VTTQL9IXe6otKFav9hCsgqkBXJ7Y3&c=WpQBc2AJuqn23Sb9b5_jcV9o_d_EEoWrqZQ9_hU_R6E4CsKnav_DMQ==&ch=VPC1McxnJWH92wVaNBRBarZotgKA-hef030ovG2NCZ-T3c9Vbqm9gA==]




    Feb. 17: Batman (1966)


    Feb. 24: A Face in the Crowd (1957)


    West Orange Arts Council Members receive discounts to all movies


    Click to Join [https://woarts.org/join-us/]





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    2/11 Monday

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

    2019 Upcoming Meetings: 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 5/6 (Liberty Middle School), 5/20,


    6/3, 6/17, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020

    Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info





    Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed


    All Day


    2/12 Tuesday

    There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be jitney service





    The 18th Annual Music Faculty Scholarship Concert

    7 p.m.

    2/12 Tuesday

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Free Admission

    The community is invited to experience the amazing talents of West Orange

    NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED music educators at the 18th Annual Music

    Faculty Scholarship Concert. For additional information, you can contact

    Louis Quagliato, Director of Visual and Performing Arts at 973-669-5400 ext. 20570

    or by e-mail at lquagliato@westorangeschools.org [mailto:The%20community%20is%20invited%20to%20experience%20the%20amazing%20talents%20of%20our%20NATIONALLY%20RECOGNIZED%20music%20educators%20at%20the%2018th%20Annual%20Music%20Faculty%20Scholarship%20Concert.%20For%20additional%20information,%20you%20can%20contact%20Louis%20Quagliato,%20Director%20of%20Visual%20and%20Performing%20Arts%20at%20973-669-5400%20ext.%2020570%20or%20by%20e-mail%20at%20lquagliato@westorangeschools.org]




    Empowerment Program for Domestic Violence

    12-4 p.m.

    2/16 Saturday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Program Speakers(Survivors and Victims): Lisa Williams, Dr. Kimberly Rowland, Lorraine Ulmer, Melody Braxton

    Learn: The meaning, components & signs of Domestic Violence. Learn prevention

    $20 donation in advance via Zelle (973) 280-5760 / $25 donation at the door

    Light refreshments

    Visit https://woarts.org/ [https://woarts.org/]




    President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    2/18 Monday

    There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be NO jitney service





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    2/19 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/9, 4/30, 5/14, 5/28,

    6/11, 6/25, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, 9/24, 10/7 (Monday), 10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17

    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes




    A Taste of West Orange [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4191]

    6 - 9 p.m.

    2/25 Monday

    Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave.

    Tickets $50 in advance; $60 at the door (if available)

    For information visit: www.westorangerotary.org [http://www.westorangenjrotary.org/] or call 201-803-3999




    National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4192]




    WOHS Mountaineer Master Chef

    6-9:30 p.m.

    3/1 Friday

    WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave.

    Come have a “Food Network” experience right here at West Orange High School.

    Teams from around the town and school will vie for the title of Mountaineer Master Chef!

    Sponsored by the West Orange Education Foundation.

    Pre-sale $35.00 per ticket adults (21 and over)

    Pre-sale $12.00 per ticket per student

    At the door $40.00 per ticket per adult

    At the door $15.00 per ticket per student

    Reserve a full table of 8 for $250.00. Attach checks, and list names on the back of the flyer.

    (Checks made payable to: West Orange Education Foundation)






    West Orange High School AP Studio Art Students Exhibit

    1-4 p.m.

    3/2 Saturday Opening Reception

    Exhibit runs 2/23-3/31

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Visit https://woarts.org/ [https://woarts.org/]





    West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade

    12:15 p.m. Step Off

    3/10 Sunday

    Town Hall, Main St.

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









    Shredding Day

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    4/7 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.

    Up Coming: 10/6 Sunday




    The Addams Family

    7 p.m. 4/26 Friday & 4/27 Saturday

    2 p.m. 4/28 Sunday

    Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl.

    Advanced sale tickets: $10 Adult & $8 Student or Senior

    At the Door- Cash only

    $12 Adult & $10 Student or Senior

    Contact 973-669-5373 for more information




    Beauty and the Beast

    7 p.m. 5/2 Friday & 5/3 Saturday

    2 p.m. 5/4 Sunday

    Liberty Middle School Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Ticket information to follow

    Call 973-243-2007 for more information




    The Lion King, Jr.

    7 p.m. 5/10 Friday & 5/11 Saturday

    Edison Middle School, 75 William St.

    Tickets $5

    For additional information, call 973-669-5360






    REMINDER: The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”,
    please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or
    973-325-4155




    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/]





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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] Downtown West Orange Alliance Street Fair Now accepting applications for our wildly popular family-friendly Street Fair on 6/1! If you plan to join us on June 1st, send in your vendor application [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4197] by March 1st to get the best pricing for your 10' x 10' area! Reproduction Of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Vintage Calendar Available in limited quantity. The calendar is available for purchase at www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/event/154/fulltext] or in person at Township Hall in the Mayor's Office or the Downtown WO Alliance Office. The cost for in person pick up is $20.19 or by they can be mailed for a cost of $22.24 per calendar. Checks can be made payable to DWOA. Email mbrill@downtownwo.com [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] or call 973-325-4109 for more information. The calendar days of 1935 are identical to 2019 and each month of the calendar showcases the many contributions of Edison to industry. West Orange Health Department Influenza Update [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4186] Vaccine Available Residents with Medicare receive the vaccine free. Residents with a Medicare HMO, other insurance or no insurance will pay a $20 fee Contact the Health Center at 973-325-4130 to arrange for a vaccination. AARP in cooperation with the IRS provides free tax service to low and middle income residents with special focus on senior citizens. We also prepare PTR's(Senior Freeze) for qualified property owners. They start Feb 6,2019 and end April 10,2019 on Wednesdays with appointments on the hour from 10 a.m. thru 1 p.m. at the library. For appointments call Shawna Presley at the library 973-736-0198. who will start taking appts in January. She will advise as to what documents to bring and what specific items we are unable to do. Tax returns are prepared and checked by certified preparers. Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 2/7 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): 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/11 & 4/25 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 2/7 TONIGHT West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 3/7, 4/11, 5/9, 6/12 (W), 7/17 (W), 8/14 (W), 9/12, 10/10, 11/7 & 12/5 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] West Orange Classic Film Festival [https://woarts.org/page-18067] All movies at 2 p.m. Feb. 10: Black Maria Festival AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9, 495 Prospect Ave. Tickets are available at www.amctheatres.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001VZJBCsDu3I23tyE9wAVGjT8gx41VF3ShKTvmYxX3ZUkuWjkd2bqtsas3uG2AK9bogszD-FDp9tNWGYcQhKlZIrO-Si2uTygAW12bZMNBf1OudohAy5kzOrlObq9Pu86kCz3vl71S0YUknZFxLFvUgzTB3gU2YxAtWSyWeA6Luh6KxHXZvlFf9LjUShIVbmjiAo2Rb-5wMmEGth47li_u9u6p05Q7zGv1Vo7VTTQL9IXe6otKFav9hCsgqkBXJ7Y3&c=WpQBc2AJuqn23Sb9b5_jcV9o_d_EEoWrqZQ9_hU_R6E4CsKnav_DMQ==&ch=VPC1McxnJWH92wVaNBRBarZotgKA-hef030ovG2NCZ-T3c9Vbqm9gA==] Feb. 17: Batman (1966) Feb. 24: A Face in the Crowd (1957) West Orange Arts Council Members receive discounts to all movies Click to Join [https://woarts.org/join-us/] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 2/11 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2019 Upcoming Meetings: 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 5/6 (Liberty Middle School), 5/20, 6/3, 6/17, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Lincoln's Birthday Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 2/12 Tuesday There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be jitney service The 18th Annual Music Faculty Scholarship Concert 7 p.m. 2/12 Tuesday Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. Free Admission The community is invited to experience the amazing talents of West Orange NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED music educators at the 18th Annual Music Faculty Scholarship Concert. For additional information, you can contact Louis Quagliato, Director of Visual and Performing Arts at 973-669-5400 ext. 20570 or by e-mail at lquagliato@westorangeschools.org [mailto:The%20community%20is%20invited%20to%20experience%20the%20amazing%20talents%20of%20our%20NATIONALLY%20RECOGNIZED%20music%20educators%20at%20the%2018th%20Annual%20Music%20Faculty%20Scholarship%20Concert.%20For%20additional%20information,%20you%20can%20contact%20Louis%20Quagliato,%20Director%20of%20Visual%20and%20Performing%20Arts%20at%20973-669-5400%20ext.%2020570%20or%20by%20e-mail%20at%20lquagliato@westorangeschools.org] Empowerment Program for Domestic Violence 12-4 p.m. 2/16 Saturday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Program Speakers(Survivors and Victims): Lisa Williams, Dr. Kimberly Rowland, Lorraine Ulmer, Melody Braxton Learn: The meaning, components & signs of Domestic Violence. Learn prevention $20 donation in advance via Zelle (973) 280-5760 / $25 donation at the door Light refreshments Visit https://woarts.org/ [https://woarts.org/] President's Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 2/18 Monday There will be trash &,recycling pick up. There will be NO jitney service Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 2/19 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/9, 4/30, 5/14, 5/28, 6/11, 6/25, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, 9/24, 10/7 (Monday), 10/29, 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes A Taste of West Orange [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4191] 6 - 9 p.m. 2/25 Monday Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. Tickets $50 in advance; $60 at the door (if available) For information visit: www.westorangerotary.org [http://www.westorangenjrotary.org/] or call 201-803-3999 National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4192] WOHS Mountaineer Master Chef 6-9:30 p.m. 3/1 Friday WOHS Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. Come have a “Food Network” experience right here at West Orange High School. Teams from around the town and school will vie for the title of Mountaineer Master Chef! Sponsored by the West Orange Education Foundation. Pre-sale $35.00 per ticket adults (21 and over) Pre-sale $12.00 per ticket per student At the door $40.00 per ticket per adult At the door $15.00 per ticket per student Reserve a full table of 8 for $250.00. Attach checks, and list names on the back of the flyer. (Checks made payable to: West Orange Education Foundation) West Orange High School AP Studio Art Students Exhibit 1-4 p.m. 3/2 Saturday Opening Reception Exhibit runs 2/23-3/31 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Visit https://woarts.org/ [https://woarts.org/] West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade 12:15 p.m. Step Off 3/10 Sunday Town Hall, Main St. www.westorangeparade.com [http://www.westorangeparade.com/] Shredding Day 11 a.m. -3 p.m. 4/7 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. Up Coming: 10/6 Sunday The Addams Family 7 p.m. 4/26 Friday & 4/27 Saturday 2 p.m. 4/28 Sunday Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl. Advanced sale tickets: $10 Adult & $8 Student or Senior At the Door- Cash only $12 Adult & $10 Student or Senior Contact 973-669-5373 for more information Beauty and the Beast 7 p.m. 5/2 Friday & 5/3 Saturday 2 p.m. 5/4 Sunday Liberty Middle School Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr. Ticket information to follow Call 973-243-2007 for more information The Lion King, Jr. 7 p.m. 5/10 Friday & 5/11 Saturday Edison Middle School, 75 William St. Tickets $5 For additional information, call 973-669-5360 REMINDER: The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 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]