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November 25, 2018



We Respond to Holidays!
Sign up to have your kids receive a holiday gift, delivered on a fire truck by our Orange Village Firefighters!

Click on this form to sign up. Forms must be submitted by November 30th.

Hanukkah delivery will be December 6th. Christmas delivery will be December 18th.

Shop With A Cop

The Orange Village Police Department will partner with other local police departments to participate in the annual “Shop with a Cop” holiday program. Officers will be taking underprivileged and/or children of military families shopping for holiday food and presents. After shopping, the officers will enjoy a pizza party with the children. Thanks to the generosity of our residents and village employees, we have been able to participate in this program for the past 16 years.

If you would like to purchase raffle tickets ($1.00 each or 6 for $5.00) they will be available at the Orange Police Department, 4600 Lander Road, Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm.

  • Grand prize – 50” color tv
  • 2nd prize – ipad
  • 3rd prize - $100
You can also make a monetary donation (checks payable to FOP 67, tax deductible) by visiting our Police Department or you may mail a check by December 7th to: Orange Police Department - Shop with a Cop - 4600 Lander Rd. - Orange Village, OH 44022

Shop with a cop will go until December 7th.
Thank you in advance for your generosity, we appreciate it and we know the kids and parents are very grateful. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Officer Joyce Sherwood at 440-498-4401.

Special Collections

Leaf pick up has been extended.
Leaf pick up has been extended to November 29th with the last day of pickup November 30th. Please make sure all leaves are out by the 29th and our crew will make their final round of the village on the 30th.

Branch collection is complete for 2018.
If any branches are placed at the roadside for pick-up, notices will be sent and all branches must be removed by residents.

Paper Shredding
December, 7th from 9:00 am to Noon

Pepper Pike City Hall - 28000 Shaker Blvd.

Please observe the 5 bag/box limit. This service is for residential use only.


Holiday Lights Drop Off
December 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Drop off your old lights at the Service Department at 4680 Lander Road for proper recycling.


Hazardous Waste
The Orange Village Service Department accepts Hazardous Waste – Paint & Pesticides the first Friday of every month from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

No Latex Paint



Computer & E-scrap Collection

Old computers and electronics are accepted at the Service Department on the first Friday of every month from – 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Computers are disposed of securely in an eco-friendly manner.

Prescription Drugs
The Orange Village Police Department accepts unused prescription drugs in the form of pills, capsules and tablets, Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The service is free and confidential.

Recreational Trails

Construction has started.

Trail work is underway on Lander Road between Emery and Miles.

Lander Road is one way heading northbound between Miles and Emery Roads.

Expect delays when traveling in this area.

Road Work Projects

Construction continues in Orangetree and on Orangedale, and should be completed by the end of November.

Concrete repairs have been completed.

Get Ready for Snow




Apply for free snow removal.
Orange Village residents who qualify can receive plowing service at no charge. Click here for an application. Applicants must be : (1) sixty-five (65) years of age or over and have an annual household income from all sources of less than $24,120.00 a year or (2) physically or medically handicapped and have an annual household income from all sources of less than $24,120. a year. Proof of income must be provided.

The Village has regulations regarding snow removal. It is the resident's responsibility to advise their contractor of those regulations. Simply put, snow may not be pushed or snowblown across any street or left in the roadway. No snow is to be pushed up around fire hydrants or utility boxes.

Pushing snow around mailboxes tends to create damage and may be hit by Village snow plows creating damage.

Now is the time to inspect the condition of your mailbox and make repairs. You should look for rotten/weakened posts, loose doors and flags, box conditions and fasteners mounting the box to the post. All fasteners should be outdoor suitable.

We are not responsible for a mailbox that was unable to withstand the weight of snow being plowed onto them. All reported incidents will be investigated.

Home Safety

Avoid Porch Pirates
It's easy for so-called "porch pirates" to snatch packages from your front door. According to Shorr Packaging Corp., 30 percent of those surveyed in 2017 had a package stolen. Packages were stolen from about 11 million homeowners last year, according to Package Guard.

Tech companies and shippers have been coming up with solutions to combat this problem. Here are a few tips you may find helpful.


Simple Solutions
The key is to avoid leaving packages on the porch unattended.

UPS recommends customers have packages "sent to where they are — not where they are not." If you are at work during the day, have packages delivered to where you work. If possible, have your packages sent to a relative or neighbor who is home during the day.

Make sure your package requires a signature so the shipper won't leave it on your porch.

Be specific with the shipper Some shippers, like UPS, will let you give specific instructions on where to drop your package. Choose a concealed spot.

Pick up your packages. Amazon has lockers where customers can have their packages delivered so you can pick them up at your convenience. There is an Amazon Locker at Whole Foods in Pinecrest!

High-tech Solutions
If you're ready to let Amazon in your house, Amazon Key allows delivery inside your front door for free. The Amazon Key kit starts around $210 for a keypad entry, camera and streaming capabilities. In-home delivery service for free for Prime members.

Companies like Ring and Nest provide mounted outdoor cameras that could deter would-be thieves by alerting homeowners when somebody's on the porch. If a package thief approaches, you’ll get an alert on your phone, so you can scare the scoundrel away by sounding a warning through the camera’s built-in microphone.

Home Safety Tip

Light It Up
As the days get shorter it's a good idea to set your lights on timers. Give your home the appearance that someone is at home even when you are not. Timers for indoor and exterior lighting are relatively inexpensive and easy to install. The lights add security and you will never have to walk into a totally dark home.

Vacation Watch
If you will be away from home for an extended period, let the police department know by filling in this handy form.

Meeting Schedule

Planning & Zoning/ABR
Tuesday, December 4th & 18th at 6:30 pm

Finance
Wednesday, December 5th at 7:30 pm

Council Work Session/Special Meeting
Wednesday, December 5th at 8:00 pm

Council Meeting
Wednesday, December 12th at 8:00 pm

Meet With The Mayor
Wednesday, December 12th at 7:00 pm

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