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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
    Sent By:
    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    6/25/2020 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 6/25/2020

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                                            [Please include name and mailing address]

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    For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus    
     
     June 2020 WO Recycling
    Temporary Change to Curbside Recycling Pick Up Schedule
    Due to the current state of emergency and changing circumstances the recycling schedule and procedures have changed and will be dual stream.

    No used masks or gloves should be put out for recycling at any time.

    Please be aware that recycling will continue on alternating weeks with these specific items as outlined until further notice. 

    Overflow recycling items can also be brought to the West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. The Center is open Monday- Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm and Saturday 7:30 am- 4 pm

    Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

     
    193461_WO-Pool_030518 copy 
    Ginny Duenkel Pool to Reopen 6/22
    A 2020 Ginny Duenkel Pool FAQ sheet can be found by clicking here.
     
     WO Rec Logo 
    UPDATES: To Recreation & Ginny Duenkel Pool For 2020

    Municipal tennis courts reopened on Friday, May 22nd at 6:00 am with guidelines in place.  Please familiarize yourself with these guidelines prior to playing.  A copy of the guidelines can be viewed by clicking here and will also be posted at each facility.
     
    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
     
    Bgged Lunch 
    Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church
    FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO 

    12 – 1 p.m.  Saturday's
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School)
    All are welcome!
    No sign up required. No ID required.
    ************************************************
    ALMUERZO GRATIS

    Sábados   El mediodia hasta 1:00
    Holy Trinity Church,  315 Main Street

    TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS!

     
    Hometown Heros Banner
    Hometown Heroes Program 
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. 
    For More Information
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA
     
    RSGC May2020 Social Distancing 
    Rock Spring Golf Club is NOW Open
    Visit https://www.rockspringgolf.com/  for Tee Times- Rates & Special Events 
     
    FMOrderOnline2020 
    ONLINE- CONTACTLESS: West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16
    The market will be re-opening for in person shopping on July 4th.
    Details to come.
    Due to the COVID 19 State of Emergency, this year's Market will feature on line ordering and curbside market pick 
    Click Here For Details

    Saturdays
    9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    80 Main Street, Follow the Pick Up Route

    West Orange Farmers Market
     
    Essex County Logo 
    Essex County Used Tire Collection and Paper Shredding Day
    6/27 Saturday
    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Essex County Public Works Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave.,
    Cedar Grove

    FREE to all Essex County Residents
    Click Here For Details
     
     WO-Fireworks-Postponed-2020
     
     Vote by Mail Box
    Primary Election 7/7
    Vote! The first Secure Mail Box for Ballots has been installed at the South Mountain Recreation Complex (Park and Ride next to Satellite Office) 560 Northfield Avenue West Orange.

    Essex County Drop Box Locations for Vote By Mail Applications

    The Essex County Clerk’s office stated that they will be mailing Vote by Mail ballots to all registered Democrats and Republicans automatically.  If you are registered independent, you will receive a Vote By Mail application, which you can complete and mail back to the County asking for an application.
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    7/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting 
    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:     8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes     
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    7/15 Wednesday VIRTUAL
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange High School AP Art Studio VIRTUAL Exhibit
    Featuring the work of Advanced Placement Studio Art Juniors and Seniors, along with the Seniors providing artist statements and photos. 

    West Orange Arts Council & West Orange Environmental Commission
    Earth Day Photos & Art in Nature
    Click here to enjoy:
     
    All Events West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org 

     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    7/20 Monday VIRTUAL
    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,
    2020 Upcoming Meetings:  8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021  Dates subject to change. Click here for more info 
     
     Property Tax
    Property Taxes Due 8/1- For Third Quarter
    Third quarter tax bills have been mailed out. They are due August 1st with a 10 day grace period. To avoid any interest payment must be in the Tax Office on August 10, 2020. For further information or questions, call 973-325-4075 or email taxcollector@westorange.org
    Click Here To Pay Taxes OnLine
     
     Shredding Day
     
    Shredding Day   EXTENDED HOURS
    10/18 Sunday
    9 a.m. -4 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: TBD
     
    StreetFair2020 Change of Plans to 2021 

    Holiday Pick up   

    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

    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 

    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
    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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  

    2nd chance toys
    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

        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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      Real-Time-Tracking (1).jpg
    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!
    Click here to learn more  
      
      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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    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice

    Plain text message

    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org]

    [Please include name and mailing address]







    For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus [https://www.westorange.org/1631/CoronaVirus-Disease-COVID-19]





    Temporary Change to Curbside Recycling Pick Up Schedule

    Due to the current state of emergency and changing circumstances the recycling schedule and procedures have changed and will be dual stream.

    No used masks or gloves should be put out for recycling at any time.

    Please be aware that recycling will continue on alternating weeks with these specific items as outlined until further notice.

    Overflow recycling items can also be brought to the West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. The Center is open Monday- Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm and Saturday 7:30 am- 4 pm

    Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.





    Ginny Duenkel Pool to Reopen 6/22 [http://www.westorange.org/Admin/DocumentCenter/Document/View/6525/2020-Pool-Opening]

    A 2020 Ginny Duenkel Pool FAQ sheet can be found by clicking here. [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6530/2020-Ginny-Duenkel-Pool-COVID-19-FAQ]






    UPDATES: To Recreation & Ginny Duenkel Pool For 2020 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6348/COVID-19-Programming-Update]

    Municipal tennis courts reopened on Friday, May 22nd at 6:00 am with guidelines in place. Please familiarize yourself with these guidelines prior to playing. A copy of the guidelines can be viewed by clicking here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6362/Tennis-Court-COVID-19-Guidelines] and will also be posted at each facility.









    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice





    Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church

    FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO
    12 – 1 p.m. Saturday's

    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School)

    All are welcome!

    No sign up required. No ID required.

    ************************************************

    ALMUERZO GRATIS

    Sábados El mediodia hasta 1:00

    Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main Street

    TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS!






    Hometown Heroes Program
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military.
    For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program]
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure]
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form]
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com]





    [https://www.rockspringgolf.com/]
    Rock Spring Golf Club is NOW Open
    Visit https://www.rockspringgolf.com/ [https://www.rockspringgolf.com/] for Tee Times- Rates & Special Events




    ONLINE- CONTACTLESS: West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16

    The market will be re-opening for in person shopping on July 4th.

    Details to come.

    Due to the COVID 19 State of Emergency, this year's Market will feature on line ordering and curbside market pick

    Click Here For Details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2200]

    Saturdays

    9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

    80 Main Street, Follow the Pick Up Route

    West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/]




    Essex County Used Tire Collection and Paper Shredding Day

    6/27 Saturday

    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Essex County Public Works Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave.,

    Cedar Grove

    FREE to all Essex County Residents

    Click Here For Details [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6547/Essex-County-2020-paper-and-tire-recycling-flier]









    Primary Election 7/7

    Vote! The first Secure Mail Box for Ballots has been installed at the South Mountain Recreation Complex (Park and Ride next to Satellite Office) 560 Northfield Avenue West Orange.

    Essex County Drop Box Locations for Vote By Mail Applications [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6566/DROP-BOX-LOCATIONS]

    The Essex County Clerk’s office stated that they will be mailing Vote by Mail ballots to all registered Democrats and Republicans automatically. If you are registered independent, you will receive a Vote By Mail application, which you can complete and mail back to the County asking for an application.





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    7/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting

    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6258/Town-Council-Virtual-Instructions-414]

    6:30 p.m.

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

    Upcoming meetings: 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7/15 Wednesday VIRTUAL

    7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange High School AP Art Studio VIRTUAL Exhibit


    Featuring the work of Advanced Placement Studio Art Juniors and Seniors, along with the Seniors providing artist statements and photos.

    Gallery of art link: https://www.westorangeartscouncil.org/wohs-virtual-exhibit [https://www.westorangeartscouncil.org/wohs-virtual-exhibit]


    West Orange Arts Council & West Orange Environmental Commission

    Earth Day Photos & Art in Nature



    Click here to enjoy:

    https://www.facebook.com/WOEnvironmentalCommission/videos/675238093267253/ [https://www.facebook.com/WOEnvironmentalCommission/videos/675238093267253/]

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


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





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    7/20 Monday VIRTUAL

    5:30 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,

    2020 Upcoming Meetings: 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info




    Property Taxes Due 8/1- For Third Quarter

    Third quarter tax bills have been mailed out. They are due August 1st with a 10 day grace period. To avoid any interest payment must be in the Tax Office on August 10, 2020. For further information or questions, call 973-325-4075 or email taxcollector@westorange.org [mailto:taxcollector@westorange.org]

    Click Here To Pay Taxes OnLine [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cit-e-access/TaxBill_Std/?TID=145&TPID=13893]





    Shredding Day EXTENDED HOURS

    10/18 Sunday

    9 a.m. -4 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: TBD









    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

    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/]

    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

    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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



    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 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]

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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus [https://www.westorange.org/1631/CoronaVirus-Disease-COVID-19] Temporary Change to Curbside Recycling Pick Up Schedule Due to the current state of emergency and changing circumstances the recycling schedule and procedures have changed and will be dual stream. No used masks or gloves should be put out for recycling at any time. Please be aware that recycling will continue on alternating weeks with these specific items as outlined until further notice. Overflow recycling items can also be brought to the West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. The Center is open Monday- Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm and Saturday 7:30 am- 4 pm Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Ginny Duenkel Pool to Reopen 6/22 [http://www.westorange.org/Admin/DocumentCenter/Document/View/6525/2020-Pool-Opening] A 2020 Ginny Duenkel Pool FAQ sheet can be found by clicking here. [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6530/2020-Ginny-Duenkel-Pool-COVID-19-FAQ] UPDATES: To Recreation & Ginny Duenkel Pool For 2020 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6348/COVID-19-Programming-Update] Municipal tennis courts reopened on Friday, May 22nd at 6:00 am with guidelines in place. Please familiarize yourself with these guidelines prior to playing. A copy of the guidelines can be viewed by clicking here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6362/Tennis-Court-COVID-19-Guidelines] and will also be posted at each facility. All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church FREE BAGGED LUNCH TO GO 12 – 1 p.m. Saturday's Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street (Main St. & Franklin Ave, opposite the Washington School) All are welcome! No sign up required. No ID required. ************************************************ ALMUERZO GRATIS Sábados El mediodia hasta 1:00 Holy Trinity Church, 315 Main Street TODOS SON BIENVENIDOS! Hometown Heroes Program Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program] The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure] To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form] For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] [https://www.rockspringgolf.com/] Rock Spring Golf Club is NOW Open Visit https://www.rockspringgolf.com/ [https://www.rockspringgolf.com/] for Tee Times- Rates & Special Events ONLINE- CONTACTLESS: West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16 The market will be re-opening for in person shopping on July 4th. Details to come. Due to the COVID 19 State of Emergency, this year's Market will feature on line ordering and curbside market pick Click Here For Details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2200] Saturdays 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. 80 Main Street, Follow the Pick Up Route West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] Essex County Used Tire Collection and Paper Shredding Day 6/27 Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Essex County Public Works Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave., Cedar Grove FREE to all Essex County Residents Click Here For Details [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6547/Essex-County-2020-paper-and-tire-recycling-flier] Primary Election 7/7 Vote! The first Secure Mail Box for Ballots has been installed at the South Mountain Recreation Complex (Park and Ride next to Satellite Office) 560 Northfield Avenue West Orange. Essex County Drop Box Locations for Vote By Mail Applications [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6566/DROP-BOX-LOCATIONS] The Essex County Clerk’s office stated that they will be mailing Vote by Mail ballots to all registered Democrats and Republicans automatically. If you are registered independent, you will receive a Vote By Mail application, which you can complete and mail back to the County asking for an application. Township Council Meeting(s) 7/14 Tuesday Virtual Meeting Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6258/Town-Council-Virtual-Instructions-414] 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7/15 Wednesday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3 West Orange High School AP Art Studio VIRTUAL Exhibit Featuring the work of Advanced Placement Studio Art Juniors and Seniors, along with the Seniors providing artist statements and photos. Gallery of art link: https://www.westorangeartscouncil.org/wohs-virtual-exhibit [https://www.westorangeartscouncil.org/wohs-virtual-exhibit] West Orange Arts Council & West Orange Environmental Commission Earth Day Photos & Art in Nature Click here to enjoy: https://www.facebook.com/WOEnvironmentalCommission/videos/675238093267253/ [https://www.facebook.com/WOEnvironmentalCommission/videos/675238093267253/] All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 7/20 Monday VIRTUAL 5:30 p.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave, 2020 Upcoming Meetings: 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Property Taxes Due 8/1- For Third Quarter Third quarter tax bills have been mailed out. They are due August 1st with a 10 day grace period. To avoid any interest payment must be in the Tax Office on August 10, 2020. For further information or questions, call 973-325-4075 or email taxcollector@westorange.org [mailto:taxcollector@westorange.org] Click Here To Pay Taxes OnLine [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cit-e-access/TaxBill_Std/?TID=145&TPID=13893] Shredding Day EXTENDED HOURS 10/18 Sunday 9 a.m. -4 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: TBD 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 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/] 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 SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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 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 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]