Gaslight Newsletter

The Gaslight is South Orange's bimonthly newsletter.

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Advertise in The Gaslight Newsletter & Reach Every Mailbox in the Village
Advertising space is available in South Orange’s bi-monthly newsletter, The South Orange Gaslight, for local commercial and public interest organizations. The Gaslight is delivered to every postal customer in South Orange's 07079 ZIP Code – making it the ideal medium for reaching 7,200 mailboxes for a very low price.

Advertising Rates
Advertising is offered for two to six issues, and is sold in “Advertising Unit” increments measuring 1/20 of an 8.5-inch by 11-inch page (i.e., 20 units per page). Units may be purchased and combined in any rectangular pattern that an advertiser prefers, from 1/20 of a page up to a full page. Download a Unit Illustration (PDF) for more details.

Multi-issue discounts apply to pre-paid, advertising commitments, and single-insertion commitments are not accepted.

Pre-Paid Discounts

Pre-Paid Commitment Pre-Paid Rater Per Issue
2 issues (minimum) $125 per Advertising Unit
3-5 issues $100 per Advertising Unit
6 issues $75 per Advertising Unit

Contract & Payment

A completed and signed South Orange Gaslight Advertising Agreement (PDF) must be returned prior to the Advertising Deadline (or add-on deadline for add-on commitments), below, for the first issue of each Advertising Agreement. Full payment, by check or money order, made payable to Township of South Orange Village, must be included with a completed and signed agreement, and returned to:
Village Administrator
Township of South Orange Village
101 South Orange Avenue 
South Orange, NJ  07079

Material Submissions

  • Electronic
    • PDF file
    • InDesign (all fonts and art files must be supplied)
  • Not acceptable: Publisher, PowerPoint, and Word “Draw” files

Submission Notes

  • Advertising materials must be correctly sized (see Unit Illustration)
  • Advertisements must be rectangular and include a border
  • Color options:  black & white or black + PMS 285
For electronic advertising submissions, email Gaslight Editor Robin Patric. For materials submission questions, please call Robin at 908-823-9001.

Submission Deadlines

All Advertising Agreements documents, full payments, and advertising materials must be received by these deadlines:
Issue Editorial / Adv Submissions Delivery to Post Office
January / February 12/5/2016 12/22/2016
March / April 2/8/2017 2/27/2017
May / June 4/11/2017 4/28/2017
July / August 6/12/2017 6/27/2017
September / October 8/10/2016 8/29/2016
November / December 10/10/2016 10/27/2016
*Add-on Deadline applies only to add-on advertising commitments, described above.

Advertising Policy 
Advertising space is offered in The South Orange Gaslight newsletter for commercial and public interest advertisements solely for the benefit of South Orange businesses, non-profit organizations, and residents. The Township of South Orange Village reserves the right to reject any advertisement which is deemed obscene, offensive, misleading, or is in any way inconsistent with this policy. Advertising space may be limited and the Township reserves the right to select advertisements for optimum space utilization. Space will be reserved for advertisements for consecutive placement not exceeding 12 consecutive months.