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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 22, 2017

ESTIMATED 2017 3RD QUARTER TAX BILLS MAILED.

Tax Bill

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

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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: 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

www.friendsofsopl.org

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...