Free rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host two free rabies vaccination clinics for dogs and cats in January. The first will be Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Public Works Department, 25 Lakeside Ave. in West Orange, and the second will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 3 to 4 p.m. […]

Brown bag event for seniors goes off without a hitch

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Health Department and West Orange Police Department sponsored a brown bag event for senior citizens, presented by ADAPT, the Essex Prevention Coalition, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the John P. Renna Jr. House. Seniors were invited to receive prescription medication education and turn in unwanted drugs. Photos Courtesy […]

School district collects food for needy families

School district collects food for needy families

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Thanksgiving approaches, public schools across West Orange have been collecting non-perishable food items to be distributed to needy families. The township collects the donations from the schools and volunteers — in an initiative spearheaded by Social Services Director Patti Duffy — box an entire Thanksgiving meal, including a turkey and […]

Medication education, turn-in event in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Health Department and West Orange Police Department are sponsoring a brown bag event for senior citizens, presented by ADAPT, the Essex Prevention Coalition. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the John P. Renna Jr. House Community Room, 10 Gaston St. in West Orange, seniors […]

Just 1 week left to take WO senior survey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The last day for senior citizens to complete the West Orange senior survey is Tuesday, Oct. 31, when the results of the survey will be sent to Montclair State University to be analyzed by the Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and Human Services. The survey is designed to learn […]

Mountaineers help seniors take town survey, exercise

Mountaineers help seniors take town survey, exercise

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, Oct. 16, the West Orange High School Mountaineer Mentors assisted West Orange senior residents in taking the township’s Senior Citizen Survey. In all, approximately 20 seniors and 40 students participated. Afterward the residents were instructed by WOHS teacher Mallory DeMarco in a session of chair yoga. If you have […]

WO Health Dept. urges residents to return completed surveys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange is amid an online Senior Citizen Needs Assessment Survey and has also distributed approximately 1,000 printed surveys in English and Spanish. This needs assessment is provided through the West Orange Health Department and mainly funded by a grant from The Partners for Health Foundation located in […]

Get your flu vaccine in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange flu vaccination clinics for 2017 kick off on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room at John P. Renna House, 10 Gaston St. in West Orange. Flu clinics will continue at the Health Center in the same building from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on […]

WO senior citizen survey seeks respondents

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange senior citizen survey, created with the assistance of Montclair State University, is now complete and the township is looking for residents to take the survey and help make West Orange more senior-friendly. This survey is an anonymous needs assessment that gives residents 55 years and older the opportunity […]

Township to create senior citizen survey

DeNova: Seniors survey will be tailored to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to ensure the township is providing the services necessary for older residents to age in place, West Orange will be putting out a senior survey to learn where the town is succeeding and where it needs improvement. At the June 13 Township Council meeting, the council voted 5-0 […]