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Health Department Staff Available for Assistance

The West Orange Department of Health and Welfare is a full-service public health agency providing a variety of services to WO residents. Have a question or a concern? Emailhealthdept@westorange.org or call (973) 325-4120. Staff is available to speak with you Monday-Friday, from 8:30am-4:30pm.

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Get Linked to the Emergency Notification System

The West Orange Health Department is pleased to announce the addition of the Public Health Emergency Notification System. In the event of an emergency, this system enables the Health Department to communicate with residents and businesses instantly via email, text messaging, Facebook, Twitter and smartphone applications.Click to subscribe.

Blood Pressure Screenings at the JCC

The St. Barnabas Wellness Center at the JCC MetroWest is offering free blood pressure screenings on July 17 and August 21 from 9:30-10:30am, and June 26, July 24 and August 28 from 10:00-11:00am. To register, call (973) 322-5620 option 1 or email hschnapp@barnabashealth.org.

Infant CPR Training

This entry-level course, given by the CPR Training Center, teaches participants how to perform child and infant CPR, and provides training for foreign body airway obstruction (choking). For the schedule and registration, call the CPR Training Center at (973) 926-7407.

Mayor Robert Parisi is a lifelong resident of West Orange, NJ and was elected as Mayor in May of 2010. Prior to his election as Mayor, he served on the Township Council for 12 years. He is married to his wife Sheila, and has two children, Kelly, who will be attending college in the fall of 2014, and Robert, who will be a junior at West Orange High School.

This column will provide information from the Mayor's Office along with issues of importance.

 

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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Maplewood's Parkwood Diner Named Best In Essex County by NJ.com

January 23, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A recent article from NJ.com, Diner Heaven: The Best Diner in Each of N.J.'s 21 Counties, named Maplewood's Parkwood Diner the Best in Essex County. The Parkwood also made NJ.com's list of Top Ten Diners in New Jersey in 2015.

Peter Genovese of NJ.com's recommendations at the Parkwood include the chicken pot pie, which he describes as ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills Presents: Murder Mystery Dinner in Livingston

January 21, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH), an organization of women developed as civic and community leaders creating lasting community impact, is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at Cedar Hill Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, in Livingston.

Event attire is cocktail and complimentary valet parking will be ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Shayne Apple on Guitar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight Shayne Apple, a fifth grader at Riker Hill Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Shayne also plays trombone in the school band and participates in the school choir. According to his mother, Sharon, Shayne was inspired to pick up guitar not long after his father decided to learn the same ...

Step Right Up

Let’s make America the Greatest Show on Earth Again.

 

I was very sad to learn that after 146 years of big-top entertainment the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is folding its tent and leaving town.

 

This comes a year after the circus, due to mounting pressures from animal rights activists, got rid of the elephants.

 

It is not really ...