Posted on: October 6, 2017

Board of Trustees Evaluates Animal Control and Sheltering

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The discussion was prompted by leaders of SOMA For Animals who presented the Village with a proposal that they had solicited from St. Hubert’s and suggested that "contracting with Saint Hubert’s is more cost-effective" and that "St. Hubert'...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Annual Influenza Clinic Scheduled for 2017

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The South Orange Department of Health will offer Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations for adults eighteen (18) years old and older on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Township offices, 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 302, Confere...

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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...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Leaf Season

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Leaf Season will begin on Monday, October 23rd and go through December 6th.

Leaves are only to be placed curbside when your street falls under an open zone on the Leaf Map (click).Please review the Seasonal Information tab on the top left margin of the Public Works page for all policies with regards to leaf pickup.If you are on a...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Engineering Department

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Resident Notifications
Date: October 6th, 2017
Re: Hartford Road Improvements

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Re: HARTFORD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

Date:  October 6th, 2017

Dear Resident:

     We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the curb/sidewalk/ cobble gutter work that is planned to start next w...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

South Orange and Maplewood Receive Final Fire Study Report

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After almost a year of study and review of the current Fire Department operations, Manitou Inc. delivered a report on the Feasibility of Consolidation, Merger or Sharing of South Orange and Maplewood's Municipal Fire Protection Services.


A copy of the final report can be viewed here: 


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Posted on: September 27, 2017

New Jersey Monthly Names South Orange "The Hottest Town in New Jersey"

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It’s official. South Orange has been named the “Hottest Town in New Jersey” by New Jersey Monthly.

The Hot Town Showdown, presented by Kings Food Market, pinned 16 sizzling towns against each other in a bracket-style competition based on factors including rising home prices, time spent on the market when homes are up for sale, and input from real estat...

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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 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: 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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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: October 19, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Lonnie Askew, a 45 year old So. Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 10-18-17 at approximately 7:10 pm for an outstanding arrest warrant out of Millburn. Officers responded to a call for a suspicious person on Waverly Pl. A records check revealed

the warrant and officers arrested Askew without incident.  He was then transported to headquarters for processing.

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Theft

A South Orange resident reported that between 9:20 am & 8:20 pm, Wednesday, 10-18-17, actor(s) unknown stole her bicycle (silver/red Schwinn brand mountain bike) which she had locked and secured to the bike rack at the South Orange Train Station.

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Robbery

A pizza delivery person reported that he was robbed on Thursday, 10-19-17 at approximately 12:47 am by an unknown actor while delivering a pizza to an address on Finlay Place. The victim stated the actor, who is described as a thin, 5'6", black

male, wearing a black T-shirt, black pants, a black baseball cap and black shoes, ran up to him from behind some bushes, brandished a black handgun and demanded the driver's cash money and pizza.  The victim said the actor then fled southbound th...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Raymond Harris, a 28 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Tuesday, 10-17-17 at approximately 5:40 pm for outstanding arrest warrants out of Irvington & Millburn. Officers stopped a 2012 Hyundai for a motor vehicle violation on South Orange Ave.

A records check revealed active warrants for the vehicle's registered owner (Harris), who was driving the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop.  Officers arrested Harris and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Antwan Mclean, a 26 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Tuesday, 10-17-17 at approximately 7:00 am for outstanding arrest warrants out of Orange. Officers observed a 2006 Acura driving east on South Orange Ave with heavy front end

damage from a recent motor vehicle accident.  Officers stopped the vehicle to investigate and a records check revealed the warrants for the vehicle's registered owner (Mclean), who was driving the vehicle at the time.  Officers arrested ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Shaquille Adams, a 24 year old Union resident was arrested on Tuesday, 10-17-17 at approximately 2:20 am for an outstanding arrest warrant out of West Orange. Officers stopped a 2003 Toyota for motor vehicle violations at the intersection of

Prospect St & Fifth Street.  During the on-scene investigation, a records check revealed an outstanding arrest warrant for the vehicle's registered owner (Adams), who was driving the vehicle at the time of the incident.  Officers arr...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Burglary to Auto

An Academy St resident reported that sometime between 8:00 pm, Friday 10-13-17 & 8:00 am, Saturday 10-14-17 actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, which was parked in her driveway and removed a black work bag with books & papers inside.

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Siyyon Oglesby, a 33 year old Newark resident was arrested on Thursday, 10-12-17 at approximately 6:20 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped a 2017 Toyota for a motor vehicle violation on Sloan St and after further investigation during

the traffic stop, officers determined that the driver (Oglesbly) was in possession of the CDS.  Officers arrested Oglesby without incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A Bernardsville resident reported that sometime between 5:00 am, Thursday 10-5-17 & 4:00 pm, Thursday 10-12-17, unknown actor(s) stole her brown mountain bike that was locked and secured to a bicycle rack at the South Orange Train Station.

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Theft

A Holland Rd resident reported that on Tuesday, 10-10-17 at approximately 12:30 pm an unknown actor removed a package that was delivered earlier in the day from Amazon. Surveillance video shows a thin, black male, with short dreadlocks, wearing

a back hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers take the package off his front steps.  Officers turned the video over to the detective bureau who is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Adult Arrest

Timothy Brown, a 57 year old Newark resident was arrested on Thursday, 10-12-17 at approximately 12:40 pm for an outstanding warrant out of Elizabeth. Detectives stopped Brown on Montrose St to investigate his possible involvement in a theft (of a

package) that occurred at a Holland Rd residence on 10-10-17.  At the scene, detectives checked Brown for wants & warrants and the records inquiry revealed the active arrest warrant.  Detectives arrested Brown without incident and tr...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

An Orange resident reported that sometime between 3:30 & 11:15 pm on Wednesday, 10-11-17 actor(s) unknown stole his black & yellow Mongoose brand bicycle that was locked and secured to a bike rack at the South Orange Train Station.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Montrose Ave resident reported that between 9:30 pm, Tuesday 10-10-17 & 5:00 am, Wednesday 10-11-17 actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle, which was parked in her driveway & removed a straw bag that contained her purse, cell phone and personal items.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Rashaun Banks, a 37 year old Roselle resident was arrested on Tuesday, 10-10-17 at approximately 6:05 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped a vehicle (2007 BMW) for a motor vehicle violation in front of 71 Second Street. After further

investigation at the scene of the motor vehicle stop, officers determined that the driver (Banks) of the vehicle was in possession of the CDS (marijuana).  Officers arrested Banks without incident and transported him to headquarters where he was ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A South Orange resident reported that sometime between 10:55 am and 7:30 pm, Tuesday, 10-10-17 actor(s) unknown stole her grey, Trek mountain bicycle, which she had locked and secured to a bike rack underneath at the Main Train Station.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A West Orange resident reported that sometime between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm, Friday 10-06-17 actor(s) unknown stole his black & green, Trek Hybrid bicycle, which he had locked and secured at the Mountain Train Station.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Theft

Witnesses notified headquarters that on Sunday, 10-08-17 between 5:40 and 7:10 pm, on two separate occasions, an unknown actor was seen stealing metal hardware and then two brown boxes from a PSEG work-site near Seton Hall University. Witnesses

described the actor as a tall, thin, black male in his mid-twenties with short hair & wearing a green shirt with black pants.  Witnesses related that on both occasions, the actor placed the items into a black or dark blue, 4 door Honda and fl...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

Kofi Owusu-Poku, a 53 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Thursday, 10-5-17 at approximately 8:50 pm for DWI. Headquarters received a call from a concerned citizen about an erratic driver heading east on So. Orange Ave. Officers quickly

located the vehicle (2013 Ford) on So. Orange Ave as it was passing Elm Court and conducted a motor vehicle stop once the driver finally stopped after turning onto Centre Street.  During the on-scene investigation, officers determined the driver ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

2017 FINAL TAX BILLS ARE IN THE MAIL.

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LOOK OUT FOR 2017 FINAL TAX BILL.

The tax collector's office completed the mailing of 2017 final tax bills on 9/12/17. We expect  all taxpayers to have received their bills last week. If you have not received your bill, please contact the tax office for a duplicate. You will stil...

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