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Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Today in Honor of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III

March 23, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Flags around New Jersey will be lowered to half-staff on Monday, March 23, in recognition and mourning of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III, a native of B...

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Hello Coach...

I don't know if any of you parents out there have ever coached your son or daughter's basketball, football, soccer or baseball team—it's a volunteer gig so you don't make a...

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West Orange Public Schools

West Orange Middle School Wrestlers Place in County and State Championships

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange Public Schools has announced that three middle school students: seventh grader Michael Charles and eighth graders Brian DiPalma and Colin Morgan, each took fi...

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Golda Och Academy Corner

Seventh-Grade Students Apply Judaic Lessons to Golda Och Academy's Annual Tzedakah Fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy’s seventh-graders participated in the annual Tzedakah Fair on March 17, showcasing their multimedia projects on charitable organizations for parents, fa...

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'Cinderella' Brings Classic Disney Magic Back to the Screen

One of the biggest challenges that Disney's new iteration of Cinderella faced was convincing the audience that it deserved to be made in the first place.  This marks the studio's fo...

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YMCA Announces New, State-of-the-art Resistance Center to Open

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The West Essex YMCA in Livingston is holding a Grand Re-Opening of the Resistance Center on April 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. According to the Y, the Resistance Center...

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Doctors Express Urgent Care Center of West Orange

Doctors Express – West Orange - Put Health First

WEST ORANGE, NJ - As spring nears, many of us fall back into habits we swore on the new year we wouldn’t do anymore. This is why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds us of the im...

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A Week in San Diego for $474

This week’s gem, The Gaslamp Plaza Suites is a historical, European style hotel built in 1913, and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. As you walk in, observe the plaza...

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New Kids for the Cure® Color Run to Highlight a “More Fun, More Family” Day at the 2015 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure®

March 25, 2015

The 8th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure isn’t going to be just another “race” for a good cause, although serious runners will want to know that the 5K Race that kic...

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Information and Reminders from West Orange Township

By CYNTHIA CUMMING

February 10, 2014 at 9:20 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Here are some important information and reminders from West Orange Township:

New email available for snow removal requests

West Orange township has set up a new Email to report unplowed roads.  Despite the Department of Public Works ongoing efforts during this difficult winter to plow the township's more than 100 miles of roads, it still takes time to get the job done.  If your road has not been plowed or needs to be plowed again, residents are asked to wait for two hours after the conclusion of the snow or ice storm.  At that time, send an email to snow@westorange.org with your complete road name and it will be passed along directly to the Dept. of Public Works. You can also call The Snow Hotline: 973-325-SNOW (7669).

Sign up for the ROBO Emergency Alert System

To receive phone, email, and/or text ergency alerts, residents can sign up or manage ther existing profiles at www.westorange.org/codered.
 
Monthly Facebook chats with township officials
 
Remember to 'tune in' on the http://facebook.com/westorangeinfo page to join the conversation with West Orange Department directors.  Residents are encouraged to ask questions and make suggestions.  
 
On Feb. 19, Department of Health Officer Theresa De Nova will be online from 1 to 2 p.m.

To participate, residents can post  a question to the Town Facebook page in advance, or log on to the Town Facebook page at 1 p.m. on Feb. 19. You will be able to post your question as a comment to our post.
 
No plastic bags allowed in single stream recycling
 
While the township's new single-stream recycling has been a huge hit, there have been issues with residents placing their recycling in plastic bags in the containers for pickups.  The bags interfere with the sorting mechanism on the trucks, and residents are asked to NOT place recycling in plastic bags.
 
Mayor Parisi's open office hours
 
Mayor Robert Parisi will hold his bi-monthly office hours on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  No appointment is necessary and all residents are welcome.