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Officials: Most of West Orange Has Power

Township officials relax curfew until Thursday.

The West Orange Township curfew has been relaxed until Thursday at 6 p.m., town officials reported Monday evening.

Since Hurricane Sandy, township residents have been under at 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew. On Tuesday evening, officials announce the curfew would be relaxed for about 48 hours.

Although power crews have reportedly restored power to 80 percent of the township, town leaders warn residents to be careful when walking or driving after dark.

Other services are slowly returning to normalcy:

  • Garbage and recycling services has resumed.
  • Storm debris will be picked up, but must be separated from leaf pick up.
  • However, the township will not pick up whole trees, tree trunks or stumps.
  • Gas stations will continue to operate on a modified schedule and will be closed between 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Jitney service to the train station is suspended until further notice.
  • Voting will be held throughout the township for Election Day on Tuesday, however three polling places have been moved
  • For more information about post-storm conditions, visit the township's website at: www.westorange.org
isseyliveglow November 06, 2012 at 05:37 PM
I posted a comment the other day about no power on the Mayors FB page and almost got my head chewed off...and guess what still no power..he called me inconsiderate because there were people in Staten Island with no homes and here I am complaining about power so guess what we need a new damn mayor... changing my vote next time its time to vote
greytail November 06, 2012 at 06:23 PM
Why does the gas at rt. 10 and pleasant vally way cost more than $4? Wasn't it $3.50 something before? Where do I report price gouging? After I fill up I will be making that call.
isseyliveglow November 06, 2012 at 06:59 PM
I said the same thing... I paid 3.49 in Roseland
greytail November 06, 2012 at 08:28 PM
Very rude service person (the short one with the pony tail) at the gas station- rte.10 and Pleasant Valley Way. Got annoyed when I asked for a receipt then threw it at me when he came back. I suppose I wont get the customer of the year award.
Denise Gustavson November 10, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Thanks for the heads up Carmen! Do you know if anyone got a plate number?

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