Government

West Orange Department of Health Will Open Saturday, October 19 to Receive Same Sex Marriage License Applications

October 18, 2013 at 11:56 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Department of Health will be open on Saturday, October 19, to receive applications for same-sex marriages.  This comes after a ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court that New Jersey must begin granting same sex marriages.  Their ruling noted that "in a unanimous ruling, found that the state had "not shown a reasonable probability it will succeed on the merits."

New Jersey becomes the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage.

The West Orange Health Department will be open from 9 am to 12 pm to receive applications for same-sex marriages. Applications can be completed at Town Hall (room 203), located at 66 Main Street. One of the applicants must be a West Orange resident. The fee is $28 and can be paid in cash or check. Call 973-325-4121 for more information.

Sign Up for E-News

"Under New Jersey law, all people wishing to be married must file a marriage license application at least 72 hours in advance of the ceremony. Any couples who have filed the appropriate state-required paperwork on Saturday will be able to be legally married Tuesday morning.  Applicants may try to get a waiver on Monday at the Essex County Court House," stated Jessica Glicker, Public Information Officer for the township.

“I am happy to announce that West Orange is now accepting applications for same sex marriages," Mayor Robert D. Parisi said. “As soon as the ruling came down we started to get calls from couples who wanted to apply for marriage licenses.”

 

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

West Orange

Severe Flash Flood Warning in Effect in Essex County Area

July 25, 2016

ESSEX COUNTY REGION, NJ — There is currently a severe flash flood warning this area until 8 p.m. All flood areas should be avoided until further notice. 

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_6753ec194adf815ad2cf_farmers-market_2016_300x250

Wed, August 24, 2:00 PM

South Orange Nj Transit Train Station- Parking Lot, South Orange

25th Annual South Orange Farmers Market

Food & Drink Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden Other

Thu, August 25, 8:30 AM

Stop & Shop, West Caldwell

Birding Hike in Essex County Hatfield Swamp

Community Calendar

Fri, August 26, 9:30 AM

Essex County Environmental Center, Roseland

Friday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness

TAP into West Orange is Seeking High School Student Interns

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Writing for the town paper looks great on college transcripts and right now, TAP into West Orange is interviewing Student Interns. We are looking for bright, inquisitive, energetic and creative interns to fill multiple positions. Schedules and weekly hours are flexible. Student Interns will write on school sporting events and school events. They will also take photos. Students ...

Going for Brass

I get all teary-eyed watching the Olympics on TV.  You  know, the human drama, the sacrifice, the dedication, the thrill of competition, the athletic lip sync murmur to the national anthem on the podium.  

 

This year I discovered that there are many other Olympic champions besides the usual cadre of spring-wound gymnastic pixies and ferociously wedged, hairless swimmers ...

Some Like it Hot

“Oh boy!” exclaimed my husband. “There’s a hot sauce shop in town!”

We were away antiquing for the weekend in a quaint village populated by Bed and Breakfasts, art galleries, and apparently, a hot sauce shop. For my husband, this was like discovering that someone had bought you a lottery ticket and you won… if the lottery prize was a fireball that would ...

Ionesco’s ‘Exit the King’ Makes for Powerful Drama at New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – There’s dying and then there’s dying in long, drawn-out agony. Well, if you’ve been king for 400 years, you won’t disappear quietly. No doubt King Berenger thinks he’s immortal and, like many of us today, lingers long after he’s of any use to himself or others.

The king on "Exit The King" is ravenously alive early on, still ...