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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    11/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 11/14/2019

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                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

     rotc patch1
    Air Force Junior ROTC - Veteran's Day Observance
    11/15 Friday
    10 a.m.
    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.

     
     fall16
    NEW! Fall Leaf Collection Procedures
    Click Here for Details
     
    WO-Mayors-Sunshine-Fund-2019 cropped 
    Mayor's Sunshine Fund Toy Drive 2019
    NOW- through 12/13
    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    New -Unwrapped Toys for ages 10 and under
    Drop off at Town Hall, Mayor's Office Room 106 or Senior Services Room 207
    After Hours Drop Off- Timothy Groves Police Substation, 92 Washington St. 
    Informational Flier
     
    forourtroops
    For Our Troops Holiday Collection

    Now through 11/30
    Collection box located in the Municipal Clerks Office-Room 101 Town Hall

    Click Here Details & Contact for the Collection  
     
    candy 
    The West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in conjunction with the
    West Orange Elks # 1590 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) 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. no later than 11/16.

     
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    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

     

     MEN-WHO-COOK-2017-LOGO
    Men Who Cook, With a Purpose 

    11/16 Saturday
    1  – 6 p.m.
    Nia Fellowship Baptist Church, 174 S. Valley Rd.

    Tickets are $30 per person 
    Advanced tickets can be purchased by contacting Karen Wells at karen.wells@nbcuni.com/973-202-5430 or Larry Crump at 973-223-0420. Tickets will also be available at the door.
    Sample the dishes prepared by up to 50 local “chefs,” including teams of chefs from local area churches.
    Vote for your favorite Entrée, Side, Soup or Salad, and Dessert!
    We’re serving a limited, free children’s menu with supervision and activities.
    All proceeds benefit the Nia Fellowship Baptist Church Building Improvement Project 

     
    Cope 
    Free Parenting Workshop- Communication & Boundaries
    11/17 Sunday
    1:30-3 p.m.
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net
    Informational Flier
    Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    11/18  Monday
    8 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.
    2019 Upcoming Meetings:   12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020   Dates subject to change. Click here for more info      
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    11/21 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):  TBD       
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    11/26 Tuesday
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  12/17
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes 
     
    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.

     
    Small Business Saturday 
    Support Our Local Businesses
    11/30 Saturday
    All Day
     
     Santa Tour 2019 Cropped
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    12/1 Sunday
    ALL West Orange Elementary Schools

    Schedule & Informational Flier
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    12/5 Thursday
    7 p.m.

    Upcoming Meetings:  TBD

    West Orange Arts Council Small Works Members Show
    Will run from Sat's to Sat., 1/11
    Open for viewing 90 minutes prior to Luna Stage performances and by appointment

    Artist Info: woarts.org

    West Orange Arts Council  Holiday Boutique
    12/7 & 12/14 Saturday 
    12 -7 p.m.
    12/8 & 12/15 Sunday
     1- 5 p.m. 

    Call for vendor artists: https://woarts.org/event-3570810

    All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org     
     
    Holiday Open House Graphic 2019 HOHCraftersWantedWebsite2019
    Holiday Open  House & Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
    12/7 Saturday
    10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Main St. and Township Hall, 66 Main St.
    Tree Lighting Schedule
    Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Vendors Early Bird Registration Form
     
    logo
    Christmas Day- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 12/25 Wednesday

    There WILL NOT  be trash & recycling pickup
    There WILL NOT be jitney service
    New Year's Day- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day 1/1 Wednesday

    There WILL NOT  be trash & recycling pickup 
    There WILL NOT  jitney service.
       
     
    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
     

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    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click here to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!


       tmh
    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily 
    disoriented. This includes those
    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, 
    Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. 
    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007


       drop box
    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed.  Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx


      wopd
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here to learn more


      recreation
    The West Orange Department of Recreation
    publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter.  It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations.  It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes.  It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org 

      safe exchange
    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here to learn more
         
    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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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org]

    [Please include name and mailing address]




    Air Force Junior ROTC - Veteran's Day Observance

    11/15 Friday

    10 a.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.





    NEW! Fall Leaf Collection Procedures

    Click Here for Details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2030]




    Mayor's Sunshine Fund Toy Drive 2019

    NOW- through 12/13

    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    New -Unwrapped Toys for ages 10 and under

    Drop off at Town Hall, Mayor's Office Room 106 or Senior Services Room 207
    After Hours Drop Off- Timothy Groves Police Substation, 92 Washington St.

    Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5971]




    For Our Troops Holiday Collection

    Now through 11/30

    Collection box located in the Municipal Clerks Office-Room 101 Town Hall
    Click Here Details & Contact for the Collection [https://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2033]




    The
    West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in conjunction with
    the

    West Orange Elks # 1590 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) 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. no
    later than 11/16.





    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






    Men Who Cook, With a Purpose

    11/16 Saturday

    1 – 6 p.m.

    Nia
    Fellowship Baptist Church, 174 S. Valley Rd.

    Tickets are $30
    per person

    Advanced tickets can be purchased by contacting Karen Wells at karen.wells@nbcuni.com/973-202-5430 [mailto:karen.wells@nbcuni.com/973-202-5430] or Larry Crump at 973-223-0420. Tickets will also be available at the door.

    Sample the
    dishes prepared by up to 50 local “chefs,” including teams of chefs from local
    area churches.

    Vote for your
    favorite Entrée, Side, Soup or Salad, and Dessert!

    We’re serving a limited, free children’s menu with supervision and
    activities.

    All proceeds
    benefit the Nia Fellowship Baptist Church Building Improvement Project





    Free Parenting Workshop- Communication & Boundaries

    11/17 Sunday

    1:30-3 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

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

    Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5961/Communication-and-Boundaries-Nov-2019---West-Orange]

    Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance




    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    11/18 Monday

    8 p.m.

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

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




    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    11/21 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): TBD




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    11/26 Tuesday

    6:30 p.m.

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

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




    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.





    Support Our Local Businesses

    11/30 Saturday

    All Day




    Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    12/1 Sunday

    ALL West Orange Elementary Schools, Schedule TBD

    Informational Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5981]

    Schedule TBD




    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    12/5 Thursday

    7 p.m.

    Upcoming Meetings: TBD
    West Orange Arts Council Small Works Members Show

    Will run from Sat's to Sat., 1/11

    Open for viewing 90 minutes prior to Luna Stage performances and by appointment

    Artist Info: woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]

    West Orange Arts Council Holiday Boutique

    12/7 & 12/14 Saturday

    12 -7 p.m.

    12/8 & 12/15 Sunday

    1- 5 p.m.

    Call for vendor artists: https://woarts.org/event-3570810 [https://woarts.org/event-3570810]

    All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

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





    Holiday Open House & Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

    12/7 Saturday

    10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    Main St. and Township Hall, 66 Main St.

    Tree Lighting Schedule [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5982/HOH--2019-Tree-lighting]

    Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Vendors Early Bird Registration Form [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5937/Vendor-Form-Early-Bird2019]





    Christmas Day- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 12/25 Wednesday

    There WILL NOT be trash & recycling pickup

    There WILL NOT be jitney service

    New Year's Day- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day 1/1 Wednesday
    There WILL NOT be trash & recycling pickup

    There WILL NOT jitney service.





    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]


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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] Air Force Junior ROTC - Veteran's Day Observance 11/15 Friday 10 a.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. NEW! Fall Leaf Collection Procedures Click Here for Details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2030] Mayor's Sunshine Fund Toy Drive 2019 NOW- through 12/13 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. New -Unwrapped Toys for ages 10 and under Drop off at Town Hall, Mayor's Office Room 106 or Senior Services Room 207 Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5971] For Our Troops Holiday Collection Now through 11/30 Collection box located in the Municipal Clerks Office-Room 101 Town Hall Click Here Details & Contact for the Collection [https://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2033] The West Orange Police Dept. Community Services Unit in conjunction with the West Orange Elks # 1590 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) 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. no later than 11/16. 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 Men Who Cook, With a Purpose 11/16 Saturday 1 – 6 p.m. Nia Fellowship Baptist Church, 174 S. Valley Rd. Tickets are $30 per person Advanced tickets can be purchased by contacting Karen Wells at karen.wells@nbcuni.com/973-202-5430 [mailto:karen.wells@nbcuni.com/973-202-5430] or Larry Crump at 973-223-0420. Tickets will also be available at the door. Sample the dishes prepared by up to 50 local “chefs,” including teams of chefs from local area churches. Vote for your favorite Entrée, Side, Soup or Salad, and Dessert! We’re serving a limited, free children’s menu with supervision and activities. All proceeds benefit the Nia Fellowship Baptist Church Building Improvement Project Free Parenting Workshop- Communication & Boundaries 11/17 Sunday 1:30-3 p.m. West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net] Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5961/Communication-and-Boundaries-Nov-2019---West-Orange] Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 11/18 Monday 8 p.m. West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2019 Upcoming Meetings: 12/2, 12/16 & 1/6/2020 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 11/21 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): TBD Township Council Meeting(s) 11/26 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 12/17 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes 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. Support Our Local Businesses 11/30 Saturday All Day Santa Claus is Coming to Town 12/1 Sunday ALL West Orange Elementary Schools, Schedule TBD Informational Flier [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=5981] Schedule TBD West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 12/5 Thursday 7 p.m. Upcoming Meetings: TBD West Orange Arts Council Small Works Members Show Will run from Sat's to Sat., 1/11 Open for viewing 90 minutes prior to Luna Stage performances and by appointment Artist Info: woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] West Orange Arts Council Holiday Boutique 12/7 & 12/14 Saturday 12 -7 p.m. 12/8 & 12/15 Sunday 1- 5 p.m. Call for vendor artists: https://woarts.org/event-3570810 [https://woarts.org/event-3570810] All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Holiday Open House & Annual Christmas Tree Lighting 12/7 Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Main St. and Township Hall, 66 Main St. Tree Lighting Schedule [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5982/HOH--2019-Tree-lighting] Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Vendors Early Bird Registration Form [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/5937/Vendor-Form-Early-Bird2019] Christmas Day- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 12/25 Wednesday There WILL NOT be trash & recycling pickup There WILL NOT be jitney service New Year's Day- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 1/1 Wednesday There WILL NOT be trash & recycling pickup There WILL NOT jitney service. 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]