Notify Me Module Icon

Notify Me/ Emergency Notification Systems


Website Updates and Notifications Sign Up Instructions>
  • Type your email address in the box and select Sign In.
  • If you want to receive text messages enter your phone number and select Save.
  • To subscribe or unsubscribe click Email icon and/or SMS icon next to the lists to which you wish to subscribe/unsubscribe.
  • Available Lists
    « Previous | Next »
    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
    Sent By:
    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    10/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 10/10/2019

    Formatted HTML message

    ShopWestOrange-Banner.jpg
                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

    web_WOFM_logo Contact info Bottom  
    West Orange Farmers Market

    Day and Time: Now- 11/23 Saturdays  EXTENDED DATES
    9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End),
    Look for the GREEN FLAGS!!

    Call 973-200-4329 or Email info@WOFarmersmarket.com
    Visit West Orange Farmers Market
    Sponsored by the DWOA

     
    Italian Flag
    Italian Flag Raising
    10/10 Thursday
    6:15 p.m.
    Steps of Town Hall, 66 Main St.
    Join Mayor Parisi and members of the Township Council
    Sponsored by Orange/West Orange UNICO
     
    wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    10/10 Thursday
    7 p.m.

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:     11/7 & 12/5
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org    
     
    WO-Senior-Taxes cropped 
    Senior Freeze Property Tax Workshop
    10/11 Friday
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Call Laura VanDyke or Noelia Perez at 973-325-4105 for more information
    Click Here for Information Flyer
     
     OSPAC_logo (002)wonj-dwoa.jpg
    Fall Festival
    10/12 Saturday
    1-5 p.m.
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Food- Pumpkin Picking-Cider- Games- Music-Pie Baking Contest- Obstacle Course-Music-Pumpkin Painting-Prizes AND MORE!!!
    FREE Admission
    Event Flier
     
    WOFD Open House 2019 Cropped 
    WOFD Open House
    10/13 Sunday
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Fire Headquarters., 415 Valley Rd.

    Click Here To Download Informational Flier
    For more information, call 973-325-4175 or email FirePrev@westorange,org
     
     logo
    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 10/14 Monday

    There WILL  be trash & recycling pick up. 
    There WILL  jitney service.
      
     
    WO-Health-Dept-Logo-Trans2
    2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics
    10/15-11/1/2019  Daily
    2-3:30 p.m. 
    West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St.

    protects against HINI, H3N2 and other B Viruses
    West Orange residents 60 & older & adults with chronic illnesses are a priority. Residents 18 & older eligible. 
    Traditional Medicare as primary insurance: NO COST
    HMO Medicare, Co-Pay or uninsured: $20
    Bring Medicare Card
    Checks made payable to the Township of West Orange or Cash
    Call 973-325-4130 for information
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    10/17 Thursday
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.
    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. 
    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. 
    Upcoming date(s): 11/7 & 11/21        
     
    Essex County Logo 
    Computer and Electronics Recycling Day
    10/19 Saturday
     9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
    Essex County Fleet Maintenance (Public Works), 99 W. Bradford Avenue, Cedar Grove

    List of Acceptable Materials

     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives 
    Conversation of Your Life Series
    10/23 & 10/30 Wednesday
    1- 2:30 p.m. each session
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Must call to pre register- 973-325-4105
    Refreshments will be provided
     
     Sr Halloween 2019 crop
    West Orange Senior Citizen Halloween Party
    10/25 Friday
    11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
    Katz Civic Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way

    Please Dress Up
    Lunch- Costume Contest- Games- Door Prizes-DJ
    $8 West Orange Residents; $10 Non Residents who belong to a WO Senior Group
    Tickets will be sold 10/4 until 10/18 9 am -1 pm in Room 207, 66 Main St. 
    Call 973-325-4134 by 10/19 for transportation
     
     Halloween Harvest 2019
    Halloween Harvest & Barktober Dog Parade
    10/26 Saturday
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    West Orange Farmer's Market, 80 Main St. North End of Parking Lot

    There will be plenty of festive activities, organizations, vendors, and of course... CANDY!
    Halloween costumes for all ages (and dogs) are encouraged.
    Join them for the Barktober Dog Parade contest, too!
    Admission to the Halloween Harvest is FREE.
    To enter into the Barktober Dog Parade costume contest, please email the Barktober team at: Barktober@WOFarmersMarket.com
     
    Halloween Gala 2019 
    Halloween Gala
    10/26 Saturday Rain or Shine Event
    6-9 p.m.
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.

    6:00 p.m. : Costume Contest in Auditorium
    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Activities (Pumpkin Toss, Games, Crafts, and more!)
    Admission: $5/car.  
    Sponsored by the Township of West Orange, The West Orange Recreation Department and the Rotary Club of West Orange.
     
    19260665_1768641266485743_161793971656026998_n.jpg
    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    10/28 Monday
    8 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.
    2019 Upcoming Meetings:   11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020   Dates subject to change. Click here for more info     
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    10/29 Tuesday
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:   11/12, 11/26 & 12/17
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes   
     
     WO Community Band Logo
    West Orange Community Band
    10/30 Wednesday
    7:30 p.m.
    Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Final Performance of the Inaugural Season for the West Orange Community Band 
    FREE Admission
     
     West Orange Art Council 
    West Orange Arts Council Collage Exhibition 
    Now through 10/27
    4 - 8 p.m.
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    CALL FOR ARTISTS: https://woarts.org/event-3372822

    Collage Workshop
    10/16 Wednesday
    6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Free for WOAC members, $10 non-members suggested donation 

    Diwal'Oween
    Pre-Halloween, pre-Diwali Film Screening, Discussion and Costume Contest
    10/20 Sunday
    5 p.m.

    Light refreshments
    Entrance fee/ Suggested donation: $10 suggested donation/free for children 12 & under
    Register online at woarts.org
    Each guest receives a Spirit Halloween stores coupon for 10% discount to Children's Hospital of New Jersey in Newark

    Expressions of Frida 
    Hispanic Heritage Bilingual Workshop (presented in Spanish & English)
    10/26 Saturday
    5-7 p.m.

    Presenter: Layqa Nuna Yawar
    (Lunar New Year) Ecuadorian artist, muralist and educator based in Newark

    All events located
     West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Visit https://woarts.org

     
    logo
    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 11/11 Monday

    There WILL  be trash & recycling pick up. 
    There WILL  jitney service.
       
     
    veterans_day_2007_poster1a
    Veterans Day Observance
    11/11 Monday
    11 a.m.
    Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St.
    In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters
     
    logo
    Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 11/28 Thursday

    There WILL NOT  be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2)
    There WILL NOT be jitney service
    All Day 11/29 Friday
    There WILL  be trash & bulk pick up. 
    There WILL NOT  jitney service.
       
    11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up. 
     

    Join us for Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Day Lunch 
    11/28 Thursday
    3:30- 4:30 p.m.
    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.

     
    PSEG Logo
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) 
    Opened for intake  October 1, 2019. 

    LIHEAP recipients may receive help to pay winter heating bills (even if heat is included in the rent), medically necessary cooling costs, weatherization, emergency heating or water heater repairs, and LIHEAP emergency assistance at the end of the heating season 
    Contact PSEG for more information on  LIHEAP 
     
    soup kitchen
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch
    1/20 Monday
    12- 1 p.m.
    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street 

     
    St Patricks Day Parade 2020 
    69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
    3/15 Sunday
    12:15 p.m. Step Off
    In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St. 
     
    Shredding Day
    Shredding Day 

    3/29 Sunday
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. 
    FREE for all town residents. ID required. 
    4 box limit. NO plastic bags. 
    Next Scheduled: 10/4 
     
    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  

    recycle-coach 
    Recycling Coach
    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    JavasCompost

    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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com and learn more!  For the nearest location, click here.

    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
     

         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
         
    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.
     484983_484745914906878_334372539_n.jpg    1620557_10152261835734510_1201617219_n.jpg  221620_537093916343793_1597824627_n.png turtleback.jpg  wo-arts-logo.jpg  1390518_10152014725141753_1456929665_n.jpg


      Real-Time-Tracking (1).jpg
    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

       facebook.jpg twitter.jpg yt.jpg instagram.jpg

    Plain text message

    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org]

    [Please include name and mailing address]




    West Orange Farmers Market

    Day and Time: Now- 11/23 Saturdays EXTENDED DATES
    9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End), Look for the GREEN FLAGS!!
    Call 973-200-4329 or Email info@WOFarmersmarket.com [mailto:info@wofarmersmarket.com]
    Visit West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/]
    Sponsored by the DWOA





    Italian Flag Raising

    10/10 Thursday

    6:15 p.m.

    Steps of Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    Join Mayor Parisi and members of the Township Council

    Sponsored by Orange/West Orange UNICO




    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    10/10 Thursday

    7 p.m.

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 11/7 & 12/5
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]




    Senior Freeze Property Tax Workshop

    10/11 Friday

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Call Laura VanDyke or Noelia Perez at 973-325-4105 for more information

    Click Here for Information Flyer [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5895]




    Fall Festival

    10/12 Saturday

    1-5 p.m.

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Food- Pumpkin Picking-Cider- Games- Music-Pie Baking Contest- Obstacle Course-Music-Pumpkin Painting-Prizes AND MORE!!!

    FREE Admission

    Event Flier [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5922/OSPAC-Fall-Festival]




    WOFD Open House

    10/13 Sunday

    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Fire Headquarters., 415 Valley Rd.

    Click Here To Download Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5899]

    For more information, call 973-325-4175 or email FirePrev@westorange,org [mailto:fireprev@westorange.org]




    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 10/14 Monday
    There WILL be trash & recycling pick up.

    There WILL jitney service.





    2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5921/WO-Flu-Shot-Flyer_2019]

    10/15-11/1/2019 Daily

    2-3:30 p.m.

    West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St.

    protects against HINI, H3N2 and other B Viruses

    West Orange residents 60 & older & adults with chronic illnesses are a priority. Residents 18 & older eligible.

    Traditional Medicare as primary insurance: NO COST

    HMO Medicare, Co-Pay or uninsured: $20

    Bring Medicare Card

    Checks made payable to the Township of West Orange or Cash

    Call 973-325-4130 for information




    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    10/17 Thursday

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.

    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor.
    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas.
    Upcoming date(s): 11/7 & 11/21




    Computer and Electronics Recycling Day

    10/19 Saturday

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Essex County Fleet Maintenance (Public Works), 99 W. Bradford Avenue, Cedar Grove

    List of Acceptable Materials [http://www.ecuanj.com/newsevents.html#]





    Conversation of Your Life Series [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5915]

    10/23 & 10/30 Wednesday

    1- 2:30 p.m. each session

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Must call to pre register- 973-325-4105

    Refreshments will be provided





    West Orange Senior Citizen Halloween Party [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5917]

    10/25 Friday

    11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

    Katz Civic Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way

    Please Dress Up

    Lunch- Costume Contest- Games- Door Prizes-DJ

    $8 West Orange Residents; $10 Non Residents who belong to a WO Senior Group

    Tickets will be sold 10/4 until 10/18 9 am -1 pm in Room 207, 66 Main St.

    Call 973-325-4134 by 10/19 for transportation




    Halloween Harvest & Barktober Dog Parade

    10/26 Saturday

    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    West Orange Farmer's Market, 80 Main St. North End of Parking Lot
    There will be plenty of festive activities, organizations, vendors, and of course... CANDY!

    Halloween costumes for all ages (and dogs) are encouraged.

    Join them for the Barktober Dog Parade contest, too!
    Admission to the Halloween Harvest is FREE.

    To enter into the Barktober Dog Parade costume contest, please email the Barktober team at: Barktober@WOFarmersMarket.com





    Halloween Gala

    10/26 Saturday Rain or Shine Event

    6-9 p.m.

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.

    6:00 p.m. : Costume Contest in Auditorium
    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Activities (Pumpkin Toss, Games, Crafts, and more!)
    Admission: $5/car.

    Sponsored by the Township of West Orange, The West Orange Recreation Department and the Rotary Club of West Orange.





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    10/28 Monday

    8 p.m.

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

    2019 Upcoming Meetings: 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    10/29 Tuesday

    6:30 p.m.

    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes




    West Orange Community Band

    10/30 Wednesday

    7:30 p.m.

    Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Final Performance of the Inaugural Season for the West Orange Community Band

    FREE Admission





    West Orange Arts Council Collage Exhibition

    Now through 10/27

    4 - 8 p.m.

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    CALL FOR ARTISTS: https://woarts.org/event-3372822 [https://woarts.org/event-3372822]
    Collage Workshop

    10/16 Wednesday

    6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Free for WOAC members, $10 non-members suggested donation

    Diwal'Oween

    Pre-Halloween, pre-Diwali Film Screening, Discussion and Costume Contest

    10/20 Sunday

    5 p.m.

    Light refreshments

    Entrance fee/ Suggested donation: $10 suggested donation/free for children 12 & under

    Register online at woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]

    Each guest receives a Spirit Halloween stores coupon for 10% discount to Children's Hospital of New Jersey in Newark

    Expressions of Frida

    Hispanic Heritage Bilingual Workshop (presented in Spanish & English)

    10/26 Saturday

    5-7 p.m.

    Presenter: Layqa Nuna Yawar

    (Lunar New Year) Ecuadorian artist, muralist and educator based in Newark

    All events located West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

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





    Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 11/11 Monday
    There WILL be trash & recycling pick up.

    There WILL jitney service.




    Veterans Day Observance [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5901/2019-Veterans-Day-Flier]

    11/11 Monday

    11 a.m.

    Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St.

    In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters




    Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 11/28 Thursday

    There WILL NOT be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2)

    There WILL NOT be jitney service

    All Day 11/29 Friday
    There WILL be trash & bulk pick up.

    There WILL NOT jitney service.

    11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up.





    Thanksgiving Day Lunch

    11/28 Thursday

    3:30- 4:30 p.m.

    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St.





    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Opened for intake October 1, 2019.

    LIHEAP recipients may receive help to pay winter heating bills (even if heat is included in the rent), medically necessary cooling costs, weatherization, emergency heating or water heater repairs, and LIHEAP emergency assistance at the end of the heating season

    Contact PSEG [https://nj.pseg.com/saveenergyandmoney/gethelppayingyourbill/cantaffordtopay] for more information on LIHEAP





    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch

    1/20 Monday

    12- 1 p.m.

    Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street





    69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

    3/15 Sunday

    12:15 p.m. Step Off

    In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St.




    Shredding Day

    3/29 Sunday

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.

    FREE for all town residents. ID required.

    4 box limit. NO plastic bags.

    Next Scheduled: 10/4






    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]


    Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling]

    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info]

    Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information


    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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] .

    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



    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

    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.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]

    SMS message

    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] West Orange Farmers Market Day and Time: Now- 11/23 Saturdays EXTENDED DATES 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Location: 80 Main Street Parking Lot (North End), Look for the GREEN FLAGS!! Call 973-200-4329 or Email info@WOFarmersmarket.com [mailto:info@wofarmersmarket.com] Visit West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] Sponsored by the DWOA Italian Flag Raising 10/10 Thursday 6:15 p.m. Steps of Town Hall, 66 Main St. Join Mayor Parisi and members of the Township Council Sponsored by Orange/West Orange UNICO West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 10/10 Thursday 7 p.m. West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 11/7 & 12/5 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Senior Freeze Property Tax Workshop 10/11 Friday 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Call Laura VanDyke or Noelia Perez at 973-325-4105 for more information Click Here for Information Flyer [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5895] Fall Festival 10/12 Saturday 1-5 p.m. OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Food- Pumpkin Picking-Cider- Games- Music-Pie Baking Contest- Obstacle Course-Music-Pumpkin Painting-Prizes AND MORE!!! FREE Admission Event Flier [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5922/OSPAC-Fall-Festival] WOFD Open House 10/13 Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fire Headquarters., 415 Valley Rd. Click Here To Download Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5899] For more information, call 973-325-4175 or email FirePrev@westorange,org [mailto:fireprev@westorange.org] Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 10/14 Monday There WILL be trash & recycling pick up. There WILL jitney service. 2019 Flu Vaccination Clinics [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5921/WO-Flu-Shot-Flyer_2019] 10/15-11/1/2019 Daily 2-3:30 p.m. West Orange Health Center, 10 Gaston St. protects against HINI, H3N2 and other B Viruses West Orange residents 60 & older & adults with chronic illnesses are a priority. Residents 18 & older eligible. Traditional Medicare as primary insurance: NO COST HMO Medicare, Co-Pay or uninsured: $20 Bring Medicare Card Checks made payable to the Township of West Orange or Cash Call 973-325-4130 for information Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 10/17 Thursday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St. No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. Upcoming date(s): 11/7 & 11/21 Computer and Electronics Recycling Day 10/19 Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Essex County Fleet Maintenance (Public Works), 99 W. Bradford Avenue, Cedar Grove List of Acceptable Materials [http://www.ecuanj.com/newsevents.html#] Conversation of Your Life Series [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5915] 10/23 & 10/30 Wednesday 1- 2:30 p.m. each session West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Must call to pre register- 973-325-4105 Refreshments will be provided West Orange Senior Citizen Halloween Party [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5917] 10/25 Friday 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Katz Civic Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way Please Dress Up Lunch- Costume Contest- Games- Door Prizes-DJ $8 West Orange Residents; $10 Non Residents who belong to a WO Senior Group Tickets will be sold 10/4 until 10/18 9 am -1 pm in Room 207, 66 Main St. Call 973-325-4134 by 10/19 for transportation Halloween Harvest & Barktober Dog Parade 10/26 Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. West Orange Farmer's Market, 80 Main St. North End of Parking Lot There will be plenty of festive activities, organizations, vendors, and of course... CANDY! Halloween costumes for all ages (and dogs) are encouraged. Join them for the Barktober Dog Parade contest, too! Admission to the Halloween Harvest is FREE. To enter into the Barktober Dog Parade costume contest, please email the Barktober team at: Barktober@WOFarmersMarket.com Halloween Gala 10/26 Saturday Rain or Shine Event 6-9 p.m. Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. 6:00 p.m. : Costume Contest in Auditorium 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Activities (Pumpkin Toss, Games, Crafts, and more!) Admission: $5/car. Sponsored by the Township of West Orange, The West Orange Recreation Department and the Rotary Club of West Orange. Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 10/28 Monday 8 p.m. West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2019 Upcoming Meetings: 11/18, 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Township Council Meeting(s) 10/29 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 11/12, 11/26 & 12/17 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes West Orange Community Band 10/30 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr. Final Performance of the Inaugural Season for the West Orange Community Band FREE Admission West Orange Arts Council Collage Exhibition Now through 10/27 4 - 8 p.m. West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. CALL FOR ARTISTS: https://woarts.org/event-3372822 [https://woarts.org/event-3372822] Collage Workshop 10/16 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free for WOAC members, $10 non-members suggested donation Diwal'Oween Pre-Halloween, pre-Diwali Film Screening, Discussion and Costume Contest 10/20 Sunday 5 p.m. Light refreshments Entrance fee/ Suggested donation: $10 suggested donation/free for children 12 & under Register online at woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Each guest receives a Spirit Halloween stores coupon for 10% discount to Children's Hospital of New Jersey in Newark Expressions of Frida Hispanic Heritage Bilingual Workshop (presented in Spanish & English) 10/26 Saturday 5-7 p.m. Presenter: Layqa Nuna Yawar (Lunar New Year) Ecuadorian artist, muralist and educator based in Newark All events located West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Visit https://woarts.org [https://woarts.org/] Veterans Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/11 Monday There WILL be trash & recycling pick up. There WILL jitney service. Veterans Day Observance [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5901/2019-Veterans-Day-Flier] 11/11 Monday 11 a.m. Military Memorial Park, 60 Main St. In front of the West Orange Police Department Headquarters Thanksgiving Weekend Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 11/28 Thursday There WILL NOT be trash & bulk pick up.(next pick up for trash Monday 12/2) There WILL NOT be jitney service All Day 11/29 Friday There WILL be trash & bulk pick up. There WILL NOT jitney service. 11/30 Saturday: There WILL be trash & bulk trash pick up. Thanksgiving Day Lunch 11/28 Thursday 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main St. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Opened for intake October 1, 2019. LIHEAP recipients may receive help to pay winter heating bills (even if heat is included in the rent), medically necessary cooling costs, weatherization, emergency heating or water heater repairs, and LIHEAP emergency assistance at the end of the heating season Contact PSEG [https://nj.pseg.com/saveenergyandmoney/gethelppayingyourbill/cantaffordtopay] for more information on LIHEAP Martin Luther King, Jr. Lunch 1/20 Monday 12- 1 p.m. Christine's Soup Kitchen, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street 69th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade 3/15 Sunday 12:15 p.m. Step Off In front of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St. Shredding Day 3/29 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m. West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit. NO plastic bags. Next Scheduled: 10/4 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] Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange. Get the Free Recycle Coach App. Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info] Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information 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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] . 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 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 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.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]