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    Township of West Orange
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    4/22/2021 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 4/22/2021

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    Covid Eligibility update

    IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment.
    1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only)

    2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only)

    3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to   https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older)

    4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine

    5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545

    6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp

     
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    Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program
    If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence.

    Please note: The WOHD is pausing the J&J vaccine administration, however, one can still call Senior Services or WOHD to be put on a list.

    To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 .

    If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability. 
     
     PVP 2021 Season Announcement
     
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                   Click Photo for Details
     
    Pool 2021 
     
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    No Peddling 
     
     Town Hall Closed
    All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice
     
     Farmers Market 2021
     
    Cope 
    COPE Center Free Parenting Workshops-  Let's Talk About Parenting Teens
    Thursday April 22nd 7:30 – 8:30 pm
    Sunday April 25th 1:30 – 2:30 pm
    Thursday May 13th 7:30 – 8:30 pm

    If you are interested in participating, please email sjohnson@copecenter.net with your
    preferred date(s) so that you can be sent a zoom link. If you are unable to participate at
    any of the times above, please let us know! We are happy to schedule additional sessions
    if there is a need.
    Our next workshop, Let’s Talk about… Parenting Children, is tentatively scheduled for
    Wednesday May 5th and Sunday May 16th. 
     
     Drug Take Back Day 2021  Drug Take Back Day 2021 spanish
    DEA National Rx Take Back Day
    4/24 Saturday
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Drug Take Back Day will be hosted at WOPD Headquarters at 60 Main Street
    But don’t worry, cleaning out your medicine cabinet takes just a few minutes and there are plenty of convenient collection sites near you. Sharing this post takes seconds too. Just a small effort can have a huge impact!  Unused or expired prescription medications can be risky to keep around; Why not dispose of them during #TakeBackDay on April 24th? You will be protecting your home, community, & environment.
     
    Musical WOHS Spring 2021 

    The Shows Must Go On- presented by West Orange High School
    4/24 Saturday  & 4/24 Sunday  at 8 p.m.
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. 

    The program will be a celebration of the musicals produced at West Orange High School over the past two decades, from "The Pirates of Penzance," to "West Side Story," to "In the Heights." 
    Tickets are extremely limited and MUST be purchased ahead of
    time at 
    www.woboe.org/seetheshows The ticket platform will be live and sales to the public will begin on Monday April 12th. There will be NO ticket sales at the door! 

    Due to COVID and the cancellation of two previous shows, no complimentary tickets are availableThere are NO REFUNDS, even if the show is cancelled because of weather.

    Thank you for understanding, and thank you for your support of the West Orange High School Theater Program! 

    Important information for ticket holders:
     Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24:
    · Time: 8:00 PM - Doors open 7:00 PM
    · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas.
    · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed.
    · Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY 

    Saturday, April 24 Matinee:
    · Time 2:00 PM - Doors open 1:00 PM
    · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas
    · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed.
    Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY 

     
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    Human Relations Commission Meeting
    Virtual 4/26 Monday
    7 p.m.
    Upcoming Meetings:  5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22 & 12/20
    Contact the Human Relations Commission at hrc@westorange.org
    West Orange Residents: Are you looking to get involved in town and have a voice in your community? The West Orange Human Relations Commission is seeking residents to volunteer for the commission to support programs, share ideas and partner with other residents to make our town more inclusive. If you are interested, please click on this link and complete this short form. Feel free to share with others in town!
     
    MothersDayBox  
    Are you looking for a unique Mother's Day present?  Support the West Orange Womens Club and purchase an Afternoon Tea Box for the mom in your life!  https://www.westorangewomensclub.org/mothers-day
     
    Hazardous Waste 2021 
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    5/3 VIRTUAL 
    7 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,
    Visit WOBOE Agendas
    2021 Upcoming Meetings:  5/10, 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022   
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    5/4 Tuesday Virtual Meeting 
    Visit www.westorange.org/virtualWOTC
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings: 2021:    5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes      
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    5/13 Thursday VIRTUAL
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021-   6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 

    Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever:
     
    https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/  

    West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit 
    Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org
    Artists: Clark BunaoAdriana GarciaMiguel IntalChris KingTracy KwokFinnley LewisAlina OserCristal PerezOlivia PintoJordan RobertsKyle SelimElla SilivanchJulia SpellmanMikayla TiltonElian TorresIlayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly.
     

    Creative Connection
    Wednesday, April 21   
    7-9pm   3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom     
    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members

    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.
     
    To attend via Zoom, email:
     info@woarts.org
     

    "Play Ball! Art and Sports" cosponsored by West Orange Public Library and West Orange Arts Council
    Thursday, April 22  7pm
    How sports have been portrayed through the ages through the lens of an artist.
    Presentation by award-winning art history lecturer Janet Mandel.
    To attend via Zoom, email: ref@westorangelibrary.org

    Call for Artists “Dear Mama” Perspectives on American Motherhood
    A pop-up exhibit where West Orange Arts Council artists explore how the complexities of motherhood impact their identity as artists activists and citizens.
    Email submissions to mcarreira282@hotmail.com

    Call for Artists “Black Lives Matter” For Justice, For Equality, For Liberty
    Virtual and In-Person Exhibit
    In response to the Black Lives Matter Movement, the WOAC is currently accepting community submissions of poetry, artwork and photos that uplift our community, our country, and world.
    Register & fill out submission at: https://forms.gle/M39hwQhpoXXjxqZe7
    Details at www.woarts.org

    Call for Artists “Literary Artists Group”
    Looking for workshop leaders, poets, and creative storytellers. Email: info@woarts.org

    Call for Artists Essex Green Art Scene
    Display your artwork in vacant storefronts 
    (must be a West Orange Arts Council member to be considered for participation) Details soon at www.woarts.org

    All Events  & MeetingsWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org  

     
    Comp electronics 2021 
     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 5/31 Memorial Day
    There will be NO trash & recycling collection
    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.  
     
     Memorial Day
    Memorial Day Observance
    5/31 Monday
    10 a.m.
    Town Hall, 66 Main St.
     
    West Orange New Jersey where innovation lives
    All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day
    There will be NO trash & recycling collection
    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.   
     
     Rock Spring Jr Club Championship
     
    Rock Spring Resident Championship 
     
    Shredding Day
    Shredding Day  
    10/10 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: TBD 
     
    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  
     
    Operation Blue Angel Logo
        Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel or click on the logo above
     
     
    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
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA 
     
    WO SIgn up  
     
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    Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder 

    Holiday Pick up   

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    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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 to sign up

    REMINDER:
      TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-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   

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    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  

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    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!

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click Senior Resources 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 Shop West Orange 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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDED
    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


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    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 Neighborhood Watch 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 Safe Exchange Zone 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 Real Time Commuter Tracking to learn more  
      
      
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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
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    3/11
    Thursday VIRTUAL
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:   2021-  4/8, 5/13, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 

    Special Incentive  for West Orange Arts Council Supporters!

    With your gift, receive a 1 year West Orange Arts Council membership (or extend your current membership by 12 months) and a custom-designed, facemask handmade by WOAC's Charlotte Wescott.     Please help us Play a Part in the Arts and   make your contribution today. https://woarts.wildapricot.org/Donate

    Objet Trouve - An Exhibit of Found Objects
     1/16/21 - 2/27/21
    Virginia Block, Nina Cioppettini, Maria Estrela, Rona Goldfarb, Ellen Hark, Kathleen Heron, Mary.Howe, Carol Jenkins, Cansuela Lawrence, Aron Lifschultz, Modern Fossils, Frank Niccoletti, Amelia Panico, Jennifer Place, Danielle Scott, Georgia Varidakis, Alexandra Vasconcelos,
    Ann Vollum, Curated by Carol Black-Lemon
    Artist's Reception: 1/16/21  RSVP required: info@woarts.org

    Creative Connection
    7-9 p.m.      
    3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom  
       

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members
    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. 
    For more info: woarts.org info@woarts.org

    Booey Toons
    10-11am        
    Most Saturdays via Zoom Weekly virtual cartoon drawing session. 
    Bring your pen or marker with paper, empty pizza box, or Grampa’s old coffee mug to make cartoons.  
    RSVP: Private message @Booey McBooerson on Facebook 


    All Events  & MeetingsWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org  

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    IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment.

    1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. [http://www.essexcovid.org/?fbclid=IwAR1unSUv_j9VhcFndvVey3okw80MzNqnZislyKWJ7tfalkHpD-BX9sZSVOc] Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only)

    2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ [https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3DTfAPGELgUdZodsNwRUcVXkv-o6R_aERwIzxU4j1MXi3oCu5e7maRtrU] then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only)

    3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 [https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19?fbclid=IwAR3WEr_UpzJregXElyxYh03lYix1Mi5z_Mz9YFy-QeaGJfNzskae2l_XKZE] click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older)

    4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine

    5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545

    6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp [http://www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp?fbclid=IwAR1GYChY_8Fad3lzF4_dxLwy8QuaF3W-4nkck5XAX5EPcDd830asecCtYHI]





    Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8004]

    If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence.

    Please note: The WOHD is pausing the J&J vaccine administration, however, one can still call Senior Services or WOHD to be put on a list.


    To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 .

    If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability.





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





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    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/8042/Parenting-Teens-workshop-flyer-2021]
    COPE Center Free Parenting Workshops- Let's Talk About Parenting Teens [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/8042/Parenting-Teens-workshop-flyer-2021]

    Thursday April 22nd 7:30 – 8:30 pm

    Sunday April 25th 1:30 – 2:30 pm

    Thursday May 13th 7:30 – 8:30 pm
    If you are interested in participating, please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net] with your
    preferred date(s) so that you can be sent a zoom link. If you are unable to participate at
    any of the times above, please let us know! We are happy to schedule additional sessions
    if there is a need.
    Our next workshop, Let’s Talk about… Parenting Children, is tentatively scheduled for
    Wednesday May 5th and Sunday May 16th.





    DEA National Rx Take Back Day

    4/24 Saturday

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Drug Take Back Day will be hosted at WOPD Headquarters at 60 Main Street

    But don’t worry, cleaning out your medicine cabinet takes just a few minutes and there are plenty of convenient collection sites near you. Sharing this post takes seconds too. Just a small effort can have a huge impact! Unused or expired prescription medications can be risky to keep around; Why not dispose of them during #TakeBackDay [https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/takebackday?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXHUAvKbUsXHPRkeXG_HxW4Gu_GRuFjAcAyYbR6hi2nN327LgvkhOk6Dl34EC4cAu8X6BkIsRjJcALXIsKMftX56ljlfac22mM23GHgqIjX8K3B8NBobhrwAiRrDJWZrh5x9b3HFYwJN_SNLFsWRjxnQ3FJLr1CwIlXXVjZBlXZ4NvR7lu_6GpDE8dZl7fzh7nyTh5QxZurWmqHS2JPGeq9&__tn__=*NK-y-R] on April 24th? You will be protecting your home, community, & environment.





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    The Shows Must Go On- presented by West Orange High School

    4/24 Saturday & 4/24 Sunday at 8 p.m.

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.


    The program will be a celebration of the musicals produced at West Orange High School over the past two decades, from "The Pirates of Penzance," to "West Side Story," to "In the Heights."

    Tickets are extremely limited and MUST be purchased ahead of

    time at www.woboe.org/seetheshows [http://www.woboe.org/seetheshows] The ticket platform will be live and sales to the public will begin on Monday April 12th. There will be NO ticket sales at the door!

    Due to COVID and the cancellation of two previous shows, no complimentary tickets are available. There are NO REFUNDS, even if the show is cancelled because of weather.

    Thank you for understanding, and thank you for your support of the West Orange High School Theater Program!

    Important information for ticket holders:

    Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24:

    · Time: 8:00 PM - Doors open 7:00 PM

    · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas.

    · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed.

    · Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY

    Saturday, April 24 Matinee:

    · Time 2:00 PM - Doors open 1:00 PM

    · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas

    · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed.

    Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY






    Human Relations Commission Meeting [https://www.westorange.org/94/Human-Relations-Commission]

    Virtual 4/26 Monday

    7 p.m.

    Upcoming Meetings: 5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22 & 12/20

    Contact the Human Relations Commission at hrc@westorange.org [mailto:hrc@westorange.org]

    West Orange Residents: Are you looking to get involved in town and have a voice in your community? The West Orange Human Relations Commission is seeking residents to volunteer for the commission to support programs, share ideas and partner with other residents to make our town more inclusive. If you are interested, please click on this link and c [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJXU3sps09u3D4mHDRixaSD6a7xpOyvSlkuY0uoeMoc4_6cQ/viewform?gxids=762] omplete this short form [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJXU3sps09u3D4mHDRixaSD6a7xpOyvSlkuY0uoeMoc4_6cQ/viewform?gxids=762] . Feel free to share with others in town!




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    Are you looking for a unique Mother's Day present? Support the West Orange Womens Club and purchase an Afternoon Tea Box for the mom in your life! https://www [https://www/] . westorangewomensclub.org/ [http://westorangewomensclub.org/] mothers-day





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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    5/3 VIRTUAL

    7 p.m.

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave,

    Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218]

    2021 Upcoming Meetings: 5/10, 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    5/4 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: 2021: 5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    5/13 Thursday VIRTUAL

    7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9

    Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever:

    https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/]

    West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit

    Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]

    Artists: Clark Bunao, Adriana Garcia, Miguel Intal, Chris King, Tracy Kwok, Finnley Lewis, Alina Oser, Cristal Perez, Olivia Pinto, Jordan Roberts, Kyle Selim, Ella Silivanch, Julia Spellman, Mikayla Tilton, Elian Torres, Ilayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly.

    Creative Connection

    Wednesday, April 21 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom

    Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members

    Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres.

    To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]

    "Play Ball! Art and Sports" cosponsored by West Orange Public Library and West Orange Arts Council

    Thursday, April 22 7pm

    How sports have been portrayed through the ages through the lens of an artist.

    Presentation by award-winning art history lecturer Janet Mandel.

    To attend via Zoom, email: ref@westorangelibrary.org [mailto:ref@westorangelibrary.org]

    Call for Artists “Dear Mama” Perspectives on American Motherhood

    A pop-up exhibit where West Orange Arts Council artists explore how the complexities of motherhood impact their identity as artists activists and citizens.

    Email submissions to mcarreira282@hotmail.com [mailto:mcarreira282@hotmail.com]

    Call for Artists “Black Lives Matter” For Justice, For Equality, For Liberty

    Virtual and In-Person Exhibit

    In response to the Black Lives Matter Movement, the WOAC is currently accepting community submissions of poetry, artwork and photos that uplift our community, our country, and world.

    Register & fill out submission at: https://forms.gle/M39hwQhpoXXjxqZe7 [https://forms.gle/M39hwQhpoXXjxqZe7]

    Details at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]

    Call for Artists “Literary Artists Group”

    Looking for workshop leaders, poets, and creative storytellers. Email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org]

    Call for Artists Essex Green Art Scene

    Display your artwork in vacant storefronts (must be a West Orange Arts Council member to be considered for participation) Details soon at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]

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

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





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    All Municipal Offices Closed 5/31 Memorial Day

    There will be NO trash & recycling collection

    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.




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    Memorial Day Observance [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7982]

    5/31 Monday

    10 a.m.

    Town Hall, 66 Main St.





    All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day

    There will be NO trash & recycling collection

    The Commuter Jitney will NOT run.




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    Shredding Day

    10/10 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: TBD




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




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    Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above






    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 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure]
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form]
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    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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up

    REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-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.
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    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services

    Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482]

    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click Senior Resources [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!!

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    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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDED

    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
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    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.

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    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates,
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    relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more



    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create
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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] IMPORTANT VACCINE ELIGIBILITY UPDATE: As of April 19, 2021, anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's are easiest ways to schedule your appointment. 1. If you're 18 years of age or older, visit www.essexcovid.org. [http://www.essexcovid.org/?fbclid=IwAR1unSUv_j9VhcFndvVey3okw80MzNqnZislyKWJ7tfalkHpD-BX9sZSVOc] Click on the purple button that says 'Schedule A Vaccine' (Essex County residents only) 2. For anyone 16 years of age or older, register at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/ [https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3DTfAPGELgUdZodsNwRUcVXkv-o6R_aERwIzxU4j1MXi3oCu5e7maRtrU] then IMMEDIATELY CALL the FEMA COVID Vaccine Center in Newark 855-568-0545 to schedule your appointment. (New Jersey residents only) 3. Bergen County Megasite: Go to https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19 [https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19?fbclid=IwAR3WEr_UpzJregXElyxYh03lYix1Mi5z_Mz9YFy-QeaGJfNzskae2l_XKZE] click 'Sign Up Now for Appointment' and you will receive a link to schedule your appointment within 24-hours. (also 16-years of age and older) 4. Visit any local pharmacy website including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Shoprite, Costco, ACME, Wegmans to schedule your vaccine 5. For anyone without access to Internet, call NJ hotline: 855-568-0545 6. For anyone requiring assistance in scheduling vaccine appointments, visit www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp [http://www.westorange.org/vaccinehelp?fbclid=IwAR1GYChY_8Fad3lzF4_dxLwy8QuaF3W-4nkck5XAX5EPcDd830asecCtYHI] Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8004] If you are a Homebound Resident (either bedbound or have difficulty leaving your home), you may be eligible to have the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine administered to you at your residence. Please note: The WOHD is pausing the J&J vaccine administration, however, one can still call Senior Services or WOHD to be put on a list. To register for the West Orange home vaccination list, please contact: West Orange Health Department at 973-325-4120 or Department of Senior Services at 973-325-4105 . If eligible, you will be contacted by a registered nurse from Montclair State University School of Nursing to register and schedule an appointment to come to your home and vaccinate you. The vaccines are limited only to the Homebound Resident initiative. Appointments will be made based on vaccine supply availability. [https://www.pleasantvalleyproductions.org/] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7795/Vaccine-Info-West-Orange-Feb2021] (Click the Photo for Information) [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-Notice] Click Photo for Details [https://www.westorange.org/rec] All Municipal Offices Will Remain Closed To the Public Until Further Notice [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/8042/Parenting-Teens-workshop-flyer-2021] COPE Center Free Parenting Workshops- Let's Talk About Parenting Teens [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/8042/Parenting-Teens-workshop-flyer-2021] Thursday April 22nd 7:30 – 8:30 pm Sunday April 25th 1:30 – 2:30 pm Thursday May 13th 7:30 – 8:30 pm If you are interested in participating, please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net] with your preferred date(s) so that you can be sent a zoom link. If you are unable to participate at any of the times above, please let us know! We are happy to schedule additional sessions if there is a need. Our next workshop, Let’s Talk about… Parenting Children, is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday May 5th and Sunday May 16th. DEA National Rx Take Back Day 4/24 Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Drug Take Back Day will be hosted at WOPD Headquarters at 60 Main Street But don’t worry, cleaning out your medicine cabinet takes just a few minutes and there are plenty of convenient collection sites near you. Sharing this post takes seconds too. Just a small effort can have a huge impact! Unused or expired prescription medications can be risky to keep around; Why not dispose of them during #TakeBackDay [https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/takebackday?__eep__=6&__cft__[0]=AZXHUAvKbUsXHPRkeXG_HxW4Gu_GRuFjAcAyYbR6hi2nN327LgvkhOk6Dl34EC4cAu8X6BkIsRjJcALXIsKMftX56ljlfac22mM23GHgqIjX8K3B8NBobhrwAiRrDJWZrh5x9b3HFYwJN_SNLFsWRjxnQ3FJLr1CwIlXXVjZBlXZ4NvR7lu_6GpDE8dZl7fzh7nyTh5QxZurWmqHS2JPGeq9&__tn__=*NK-y-R] on April 24th? You will be protecting your home, community, & environment. [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7964] [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7964] The Shows Must Go On- presented by West Orange High School 4/24 Saturday & 4/24 Sunday at 8 p.m. OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. The program will be a celebration of the musicals produced at West Orange High School over the past two decades, from "The Pirates of Penzance," to "West Side Story," to "In the Heights." Tickets are extremely limited and MUST be purchased ahead of time at www.woboe.org/seetheshows [http://www.woboe.org/seetheshows] The ticket platform will be live and sales to the public will begin on Monday April 12th. There will be NO ticket sales at the door! Due to COVID and the cancellation of two previous shows, no complimentary tickets are available. There are NO REFUNDS, even if the show is cancelled because of weather. Thank you for understanding, and thank you for your support of the West Orange High School Theater Program! Important information for ticket holders: Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24: · Time: 8:00 PM - Doors open 7:00 PM · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas. · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed. · Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY Saturday, April 24 Matinee: · Time 2:00 PM - Doors open 1:00 PM · Bring your own chair or blanket. No umbrellas · Masks required, Social Distancing rules will be followed. Tickets at $15.00, ADVANCED SALES ONLY Human Relations Commission Meeting [https://www.westorange.org/94/Human-Relations-Commission] Virtual 4/26 Monday 7 p.m. Upcoming Meetings: 5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22 & 12/20 Contact the Human Relations Commission at hrc@westorange.org [mailto:hrc@westorange.org] West Orange Residents: Are you looking to get involved in town and have a voice in your community? The West Orange Human Relations Commission is seeking residents to volunteer for the commission to support programs, share ideas and partner with other residents to make our town more inclusive. If you are interested, please click on this link and c [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJXU3sps09u3D4mHDRixaSD6a7xpOyvSlkuY0uoeMoc4_6cQ/viewform?gxids=762] omplete this short form [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJXU3sps09u3D4mHDRixaSD6a7xpOyvSlkuY0uoeMoc4_6cQ/viewform?gxids=762] . Feel free to share with others in town! [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8060] Are you looking for a unique Mother's Day present? Support the West Orange Womens Club and purchase an Afternoon Tea Box for the mom in your life! https://www [https://www/] . westorangewomensclub.org/ [http://westorangewomensclub.org/] mothers-day [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8041] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 5/3 VIRTUAL 7 p.m. West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave, Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2021 Upcoming Meetings: 5/10, 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 10/4,10/18, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20 & 1/6/2022 Township Council Meeting(s) 5/4 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: 2021: 5/18, 6/8, 6/22, 7/13, 8/17, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9, 11/23 & 12/14 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 5/13 Thursday VIRTUAL 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 2021- 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11 & 12/9 Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/ [https://the-west-orange-arts-council-woac.square.site/] West Orange Arts Council West Orange High School AP Art Studio Student Exhibit Virtual Exhibit at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Artists: Clark Bunao, Adriana Garcia, Miguel Intal, Chris King, Tracy Kwok, Finnley Lewis, Alina Oser, Cristal Perez, Olivia Pinto, Jordan Roberts, Kyle Selim, Ella Silivanch, Julia Spellman, Mikayla Tilton, Elian Torres, Ilayda Vural and Dylan Wimberly. Creative Connection Wednesday, April 21 7-9pm 3rd Wednesday of each month via Zoom Free for WOAC Members / $10 Non-members Artist discussion and critique group open to creative thinkers and artists of all genres. To attend via Zoom, email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] "Play Ball! Art and Sports" cosponsored by West Orange Public Library and West Orange Arts Council Thursday, April 22 7pm How sports have been portrayed through the ages through the lens of an artist. Presentation by award-winning art history lecturer Janet Mandel. To attend via Zoom, email: ref@westorangelibrary.org [mailto:ref@westorangelibrary.org] Call for Artists “Dear Mama” Perspectives on American Motherhood A pop-up exhibit where West Orange Arts Council artists explore how the complexities of motherhood impact their identity as artists activists and citizens. Email submissions to mcarreira282@hotmail.com [mailto:mcarreira282@hotmail.com] Call for Artists “Black Lives Matter” For Justice, For Equality, For Liberty Virtual and In-Person Exhibit In response to the Black Lives Matter Movement, the WOAC is currently accepting community submissions of poetry, artwork and photos that uplift our community, our country, and world. Register & fill out submission at: https://forms.gle/M39hwQhpoXXjxqZe7 [https://forms.gle/M39hwQhpoXXjxqZe7] Details at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Call for Artists “Literary Artists Group” Looking for workshop leaders, poets, and creative storytellers. Email: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] Call for Artists Essex Green Art Scene Display your artwork in vacant storefronts (must be a West Orange Arts Council member to be considered for participation) Details soon at www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] All Events & Meetings: West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8040] All Municipal Offices Closed 5/31 Memorial Day There will be NO trash & recycling collection The Commuter Jitney will NOT run. [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7982] Memorial Day Observance [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=7982] 5/31 Monday 10 a.m. Town Hall, 66 Main St. All Municipal Offices Closed 7/5 Monday Independence Day There will be NO trash & recycling collection The Commuter Jitney will NOT run. [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8006] [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8007] Shredding Day 10/10 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: TBD 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/] [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above 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 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure] To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [http://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] [http://wosignup.com/] [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] 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 http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up REMINDER: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED-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] West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click Senior Resources [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 Shop West Orange [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- TEMPORILY SUSPENDED 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. 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