Posted on: December 15, 2017

The Rules of Snow Removal

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With the cold weather rapidly approaching, the Township of South Orange reminds residents and businesses that all snow removal is the responsibility of the property’s owner or tenant (s).  This includes the sidewalk adjoining the proper...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Rabies Clinic Coming in January

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The Township of South Orange Village will be holding the annual free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs & Cats on January 13, 2018 at the South Orange Rescue Squad, located at 62 Sloan St.  The clinic will run from 9 am to 11 am.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

New Jersey Raises Age for Purchasing Tobacco to 21

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On November 1, 2017, New Jersey’s new law raising the age for purchasing tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 19 to 21 takes effect.  Raising the minimum age to 21 helps protect New Jersey youth from the deadly effects o...

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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.

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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...

Department of Health and Animal Control News

Posted on: December 7, 2017

The Book Arts Roundtable presents Moving Pages and The Wall at the Pierro Gallery

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Two Exhibits – On Display Dec. 7-19
At the Baird Center in the Pierro Gallery, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10-4, Friday 10-3
Gallery talk for both exhibitions, with participating artists is Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Moving Pages – Participating artists were challenged to work with multiple book openings and layouts that move across folds or gutters. They use pre-treated paper, crumpled, textured, or decorative, and muted or pastel colors. The content incorporates s...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

PRE-PAYING 2018 TAXES ONLINE

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THE PREPAY FEATURE HAS BEEN ENABLED ON THEVILLAGE TAX PAYMENT WEBSITE.

Please be advised that you may now prepay your 2018 taxes on our website beyond the first quarter that is coming due in February. Due to many inquiries received in my office regarding the upcoming new tax regulation and requests to prepay some part of 201...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has completed its gas construction work in South Orange

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PSE&G began the work in September as part of the utility’s Gas System Modernization Program (GSMP).

As part of the GSMP infrastructure program, crews repaired the gas main on South Orange Ave. by Seton Hall University, and they replaced the mains and services on Turrell Ave. and South Centre St.  The aging pipes were replaced with strong, durab...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Leaf Season Has Been Extended to December 11th

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We have extended the last day to put out your leaves from December 6th to December 11, 2017.

We have extended the last day to put out your leaves from December 6th to December 11, 2017.

Leaves are only to be placed curbside. Please review the Seasonal Information tab on the top left margin of the Public Works page for all policies with regards to ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Recycling Enforcement and China's National Sword Program

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Enforcement to ensure only acceptable recyclable materials are being placed in Toters will be more stringently screened as China implements the National Sword Program.

Enforcement to ensure only acceptable recyclable materials are being placed in Toters will be more stringently screened as China implements the National Sword Program.  Food waste will not be tolerated as it will financially impact processors, th...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Enforcement Notice

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The South Orange Police Department (SOPD) in conjunction with the Village President, the Board of Trustees and on behalf of several concerned residents will be increasing its aggressive enforcement of traffic safety laws.

Our goal will be to curb motor vehicle violations in particular those offenses for “Failing to Stop for a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk.”

The SOPD is pleased to have received this month the AAA Traffic Safety Award and also an additional $1...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Rescue Squad Cadets Win Statewide Competition

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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 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: 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...

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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.

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Attempted Burglary

A Kingman Rd resident reported that sometime between 11:00 pm, Thursday 12-14-17 and 5:00 am, Friday 12-15-17 actor(s) unknown cut a screen and entered the enclosed rear porch area of his residence. No entry was gained to the house itself & nothing

appears to be missing at this time.  The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Nyle Hardy, a 23 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Thursday, 12-14-17 at approximately 4:10 pm for outstanding arrest warrants out of multiple jurisdictions. Officers stopped a white Honda for a motor vehicle violation near the intersection

So. Orange Ave & Ward Pl.  During the motor vehicle stop, a records check revealed the active warrants.  Officers arrested Hardy without further incident & transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Theft

A Ward Pl. resident reported that sometime between 8:00 am, 12-12-17 & 5:00 pm, 12-13-17 actor(s) unknown stole a package off his front porch that the US Postal Service confirmed had been delivered.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Denise Randolph, a 25 year old Newark resident was arrested on Tuesday, 12-12-17 at 9:00 am on an outstanding arrest warrant out of East Hanover. Officers responded to a shoplifting call at the Rite Aid in which Randolph, the subject in question had

stopped and detained by Rite Aid employees.  Officers arrived on scene & a records check revealed the active arrest warrant and officers arrested Randolph without further incident.  The manager of the Rite Aid recovered the stolen it...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Nicholas Atehortua, a 20 year old Newark resident was arrested on Tuesday, 12-12-17 at 12:30 am for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Holland Rd near the intersection of Marion Ave. During the traffic stop,

officers determined that the driver of the vehicle (Atehortua) was in possession of the marijuana.  Officers arrested Atehortua without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Montague Pl. resident reported that sometime between 9:00 pm, Friday 12-8-17 & 8:00 am, Saturday 12-9-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the interior, removing identification cards, music CDs & loose change.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Robbery

A So. River resident reported that on Friday, 12-8-17 at approximately 9:00 pm he was robbed by 3 or 4 unknown actors while he was sitting in a vehicle outside of a residence on Seton Pl. The victim, who is employed by a taxi service, stated the actors

attempted to pull him out of his company's vehicle and during the struggle, stole several hundreds of dollars in cash off his person.  The only description of the actors is that one was wearing a red sweatshirt and another was wearing a grey swea...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Adult Arrest

Sean Davis, a 46 year old Manchester resident was arrested on Thursday, 12-7-17 at approximately 11:40 am for theft. Davis, the subject in an investigation, came into headquarters to speak with detectives & voluntarily gave them a statement, in which

he admitted to stealing packages off of several porches from So. Orange residences, as well as the red laundry bag from Ravine Drive.  Davis stated that he committed these thefts while making bread deliveries during his route and would often walk...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Adult Arrest

Joshua Fant, a 19 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Tuesday, 12-5-17 at 10:45 am for possession of a weapon & theft. Officers responded to the area near Rynda Rd for a call of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, officers stopped a subject

(Fant) who matched the description given by the caller as the subject was walking on So. Ridgewood Rd. carrying a package.  During the on scene investigation, officers determined that Fant was in possession of a loaded silver handgun & that t...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Warrant Arrest

James Wagner, a 25 year old Clifton resident was arrested on Tuesday, 12-5-17 at approximately 7:12 am on an outstanding arrest warrant out of South Orange. Officers responded to Clifton PD where Wagner was in custody & placed him under arrest.

Officers then transported Wagner to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A 2nd St. resident reported that on Monday, 12-4-17 at approximately 10:00 pm, actors(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle, which was parked on Irvington Ave & removed a manila envelope that contained several miscellaneous, personal paperwork items.

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Theft

A Ravine Dr. resident reported that sometime between 8:00 am & 5:00 pm on Tuesday 11-28-17, actor(s) unknown stole a red garment bag off his porch that contained clothing inside. The bag was awaiting pick up from the service to have the clothes cleaned.

Police Blotter
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Greg Singletary, a 51 year old Newark resident was arrested on Monday, 12-4-17 at 2:40 pm for shoplifting. Officers responded to the area of the Rite Aid for a call of a shoplifter & stopped a subject who matched the description given by the store

employees.  After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that the subject stopped (Singletary) was the actor who committed the theft & he was subsequently arrested without further incident. Officers transported Singletary to ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Theft

A Prospect St. resident reported that sometime between 7:30 pm, Saturday 12-2-17 & 9:15 am, Sunday 12-3-17 actor(s) unknown stole a terra cotta snowman Christmas decoration from the front lawn of her residence.

Police Blotter
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Tyree Henry, a 21 year old West Orange resident was arrested on Thursday, 11-3-17 at 4:10 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped a black Nissan for a motor vehicle violation (improper turn) on Sloan Street. After further investigation

during the traffic stop, officers determined that the driver (Henry) was in possession of marijuana, as well as CDS paraphernalia.  Officers arrested Henry and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  &nbs...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Robbery

A So. Orange resident reported that on Friday, 12-01-17 at approximately 5:35 am, an unknown actor robbed him of his cash & cell phone while he was walking on So. Orange Ave near Rynda Rd towards the So. Orange Train Station. The victim described the

actor as a 6 ft tall, black male, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.  A silver handgun was shown & the actor fled in an unknown direction.  The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

PRE-PAYING 2018 TAXES ONLINE

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THE PREPAY FEATURE HAS BEEN ENABLED ON THE VILLAGE TAX PAYMENT WEBSITE.

Please be advised that you may now prepay your 2018 taxes on our website beyond the first quarter that is coming due in February. Due to many inquiries received in my office regarding the upcoming new tax regulation and requests to prepay some part of 201...

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