Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

Click Here for the Report
Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...


Posted on: June 24, 2017

Recreation Phone System is Down

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Due to technical issues the phone lines at the Baird are temporally out of order. To reach the Rec Department please dial: 973-378-7715 and enter extension 2324 or 2325 to reach the main desk. Phone service should be restored some time on Monday.

Posted on: June 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Two Towns Triathlon for Kids

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The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  South Orange or Maplewood children between the ages of 7 and 14 swam laps in the South Orange Pool, biked through Meadowland Park and the West Montr...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

South Orange Summertime Guide is Available on the Web

Wondering what to do this summer in South Orange? Check out the South Orange Summertime Guide in the Gas Light and available as a PDF on our website.

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Posted on: June 24, 2017

Recreation Phone System is Down

Phones down

Due to technical issues the phone lines at the Baird are temporally out of order. To reach the Rec Department please dial: 973-378-7715 and enter extension 2324 or 2325 to reach the main desk. Phone service should be restored some time on Monday.

Posted on: June 22, 2017

ESTIMATED 2017 3RD QUARTER TAX BILLS MAILED.

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IT IS TAX TIME AGAIN.

Due to the delay in the Township’s budget process, the tax collector is authorized by the board to issue estimated bills for the 3rd quarter installment. The bills were mailed on 6/20/17 and are due by 8/1/17 with grace period through 8/10/17. This is the...

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Posted on: June 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Two Towns Triathlon for Kids

Triathlon Winners 2017

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  South Orange or Maplewood children between the ages of 7 and 14 swam laps in the South Orange Pool, biked through Meadowland Park and the West Montr...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

South Orange Parking Authority Valet Parking Pilot Program

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The South Orange Parking Authority is pleased to announce the launch of a Valet Parking Pilot Program. The Valet service will be run by AEValet and will begin this Friday, June 16.

Drop off will be in the Firehouse Lot (3) off of First Street near the Zip Cars and Scooter Shelter. Vehicles will be parked in the Third Street garage. The fee will be $8 per car.  Valet service will run Thursday thru Sunday - 5pm to 11pm. The s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Spring 2017 Water System Flushing June 18 - 26

Hydrant Flushing

To cleanse the Village’s water system, personnel will systematically open our fire hydrants to increase water flows – allowing them to “flush” any minerals and deposits from the pipes.

While flushing the system won’t interrupt your water service, when crews are working in your area, you may notice a temporary drop in water pressure or discolored water. This is normal. If this happens, simply let your water run until it is clea...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Junior Police Academy

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The South Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division is proud to announce its Junior Police Academy. The academy is open to all South Orange residents as well any SOMSD student between the ages of 10 and 13.

The South Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division is proud to announce its Junior Police Academy. The academy is open to all South Orange residents as well any SOMSD student between the ages of 10 and 13. The Junior Police Academy is designed to show ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Giant Book Sale

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Friends of the South Orange Public Library 2017

Friends of the South Orange Public Library 2017

  • Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 25, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

At the Baird Recreation Center, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ

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Current Friends shop early! Join before June 22 and come...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Rescue Squad Cadets Win Statewide Competition

The South Orange Rescue Squad Cadet Team shows off their First Place Advanced Team Trophy and Grand

On Saturday, June 11, the South Orange Rescue Squad took part in the 5th Annual Bayshore EMS Cadet Competition in Keyport, New Jersey at the Keyport First Aid Squad.

This event brought Emergency Medical Services cadet teams from New York and New Jersey together for a two day event that combines EMS skill competitions, educational experiences, training, and socializing with like-minded peers. 

Competing against...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Public Bicycle Auction

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Public Bicycle Auction on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at South Orange Police Headquarters

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public auction will be held of found and unclaimed bicycles on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9:30AM at South Orange Police Headquarters, 201 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey.  Bikes are sold “as ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

Click Here for the Report
Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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The Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...


Posted on: June 22, 2017

Auto Theft

A Crest Drive resident reported that sometime between 10:30 pm, Wednesday, 6-21-17 & 7:10 am, Thursday 6-22-17, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2010 Lexus), which was parked in his driveway at the time the theft occurred.

Posted on: June 22, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Michael Carnevale, a 32 year old Livingston resident was arrested on Thursday, 6-22-17 at approximately 5:15 pm for an active arrest warrant out of South Orange. Detectives responded to the subject's address in Livingston to serve the warrant &

detective arrested Carnevale without further incident & then transported to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Donail England, a 42 year old Newark resident was arrested on Monday, 6-19-17 at approximately 5:00 pm for shoplifting. Employees from the Rite Aid called police and reported that two male shoplifters had just exited the store with proceeds and were

heading west on So. Orange Ave.  Officers responded and quickly apprehended one of the subjects (England) near the intersection of So. Orange Ave. & Academy Street. Officer arrested England and transported him to headquarters where he was pro...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

Two juveniles were taken into custody on Monday, 6-19-17 at approximately 3:35 pm for stealing a bicycle from a residence on Hillside Place. Officers were able to apprehend the two juveniles without further incident and they were processed accordingly.

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

Frank Barrino, a 38 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 9:26 pm for DWI. Officers stopped Hayes, who was driving a 2008 Cadillac for motor vehicle violations near the intersection of So. Orange Ave &

Prospect St.  During the on-scene investigation, officers determined that Barrino was DWI.  Officers arrested Barrino without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

John Hayes Jr, a 59 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 2:45 pm for DWI. Officers stopped Hayes, who was driving a Ford Escort for motor vehicle violations near the intersection of Montrose Ave & Charlton Ave.

During the on-scene investigation, officers determined that Hayes was DWI.  Officers arrested Hayes without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Franel Clervoyant, a 26 year old Maplewood resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 9:57 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Clervoyant, who was driving a 2000 Jeep for motor vehicle violations on Grove Rd.

After further investigation during the traffic stop, officers determined that Clervoyant was in possession of marijuana.  Officers arrested Clervoyant  and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Matias Diaz, a 32 year old Orange resident was arrested on Friday, 6-16-17 at approximately 2:12 am for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers responded to a call from a residence on Scotland Rd for two suspicious persons who were lying on the ground in

front of his house.  Upon arrival, officers quickly located the two subjects walking nearby and the on-scene investigation revealed that one of the subjects (Diaz) was in possession of two small baggies of marijuana.  Officers arrested D...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Justin Armstrong, a 26 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Friday, 6-16-17 at approximately 7:30 am for shoplifting. Stop & Shop employees called headquarters to report a shoplifter who had just left the store & was heading north on Valley St.

Officers responded to the area and were able to quickly locate the subject on Lackawanna Place.  Stop & Shop employees positively identified the subject (Armstrong)  & officers arrested him without further incident.  Off...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Auto Theft

A Riggs Place resident reported that sometime between 12:00 am & 7:00 am, Friday 6-16-17, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2017 Subaru), which was parked on the street in front of his house at the time.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A College Place resident reported that sometime between 8:45 am & 7:45 pm on Wednesday, 6-14-17 actor(s) unknown stole his bicycle (black, Trek FX-2 mountain bike), which he had secured with a cable lock to a pole under the train bridge on Sloan Street.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Brandon Gamble, a 27 year old So. Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 6-14-17 at approximately 4:25 pm for several active arrest warrants out of multiple jurisdictions. Officers stopped Gamble, who was driving a 2009 Nissan for a motor

vehicle violation near the intersection of Valley St. & Roland Ave.  During the motor vehicle stop, a records check revealed the outstanding warrants for Gamble.  Officers arrested Gamble without further incident and transported &...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Matthew Perrin, a 19 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Monday, 6-12-17 at approximately 7:58 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Perrin, who was driving a 1997 VW for multiple motor vehicle violations at the intersection

So. Orange Ave. & Warren Court.   After further investigation during the motor vehicle stop, officers determined that Perrin was in possession of the CDS, as well as CDS paraphernalia.  Officers arrested Perrin and transported him to...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Auto Theft

A Montrose Ave. resident reported that sometime between 10:00 pm, Tuesday 6-13-17 & 8:56 am, Wednesday 6-14-17 actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2013 Dodge), which was parked in the rear driveway of his residence. Vehicle contained three child

safety seats, miscellaneous sports equipment and various identification papers at the time it was stolen.

Posted on: June 12, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Nishawn Adams, an 18 year old Irvington resident was arrested on Friday, 6-9-17 at approximately 3:31 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers observed Adams holding what appeared to be marijuana and rolling papers while standing on the sidewalk

near Holland Rd & Finlay Place.  Officers stopped Adams to investigate and he was subsequently arrested for possession of CDS.  Officers transported Adams to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Miguel Garrido, a 23 year old Monmouth resident & Semhar Gebregzabher, a 21 year old Madison resident were arrested on Monday, 3-27-17 at approximately 12:09 am for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Garrido, who was driving a 2011

Kia for a motor vehicle violation, at the intersection of Irvington Ave. & Riggs Place.  After further investigation during the motor vehicle stop, officers determined that both Garrido & Gebregzabher (a passenger in the vehicle) were in ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

ESTIMATED 3RD QUARTER TAX BILLS MAILED.

IT IS TAX TIME AGAIN

Due to the delay in the Township’s budget process, the tax collector is authorized by the board to issue estimated bills for the 3rd quarter installment. The bills were mailed on 6/20/17 and are due by 8/1/17 with grace period through 8/10/17. T...

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