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MLK Day 2013: What's Open and Closed in West Orange

Here's a list of what is open and not on this federal holiday.

MLK Day 2013: What's Open and Closed in West Orange


Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day set aside to celebrate and honor the birthday of the slain civil rights leader. The holiday is celebrated at both the federal and state levels. Here's a list of what's open and what's closed on Monday.

State and local government offices are closed.

Courts are closed.

Financial and stock markets are closed.

Post offices are closed with no regular mail delivery.

Banks have the option to close.

Public schools in West Orange are closed. 

NJ Transit trains will operate on a major holiday/weekend schedule. Bus schedules vary by route, and some routes may be affected. The Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday/holiday schedule; the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will be on a Saturday/Sunday schedule and the River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule. For details, refer to timetables or check the agency’s website at  njtransit.com or call (973) 275-5555.

PATH trains will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

Museums: Some are open with MLK programming and others are closed. Check before you go.

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