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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Wave a South Orange Safety Flag, Starting September 13th, 2019

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South Orange, NJ (September 13th, 2019) Walkability and pedestrian safety are key trends in municipal planning and for good reason.

Students rushing to class, millennial parents pushing strollers, and baby boomers counting steps all desire safe, walkable streetscapes wherever they live, work and play. In response, the Township of South Orange Village is exploring new ways to enhance p...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT

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SouthNEXT Festival in association with SOPAC announces the first ever:
SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT
The most amazing talent around
Saturday October 19, 2019

SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT will celebrate and enjoy the exceptional talents of our neighbors. But this is not just any open mic night. This is the opportunity for you (and your friends) to bring out your various and incredible talent and show it of...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Hydrant-Flushing Program

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The program will begin on Sunday, September 8th at 9:00 pm.

The Township of South Orange Village will begin its hydrant-flushing program on Sunday, September 8th at 9:00 pm and run each night thereafter for approximately 10 days. To minimize the impact on demand, the flushing will occur each night between the hour...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

We invite SOMA artists to register for the annual SOMA Artists Studio Tour.

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The SOMA Artists Studio tour celebrates the artists among us and makes accomplished, affordable art available to all on this one special day each year when the local art scene throws its doors wide open.

Date:  November 2 & 3, 11am-5pmRegistration Deadline: SEPTEMBER 15 so register NOW. Don’t delay. https://studiotoursoma.com/#

Price:  $45 for SOMA artists, $75 for out of town artists-After September 15 there is a $10 late fee ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2019

19th Century Baseball Game in South Orange on Saturday, September 14th

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The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th century baseball game on Saturday, September 14, 2019 starting at noon on Cameron Field in South Orange.

Part game, part show, part history lesson and all fun, the Flemington, NJ Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in bare-handed baseball, wearing period uniforms and using rules from 1864 or 1873. The event will also include a short lesson on t...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Download the new recycling app.

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Now you can get recycling reminders and answers right on your phone with the free Recycle Coach app.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has purchased Recycle Coach, a web-based recycling education and information app, for all counties and municipalities in New Jersey at absolutely no cost to them. Recycle Coach makes up to the ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

South Orange Does Not Currently Receive Water from Newark

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In response to concerns expressed by residents about the potential of lead in the water from a Newark source, the South Orange Water Utility wants to be absolutely clear that South Orange’s water supply is not affected nor supplied by Newark.

South Orange’s water is supplied by New Jersey American Water from their new, state-of-the-art Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant in Millburn, NJ. While the Village also maintains several emergency water supply interconnections, previously includ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

PSE&G Issues Scam Alert

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Public Service Electric & Gas is warning New Jersey residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to obtain personal information.

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, PSE&G started receiving a small number of inquiries, with calls escalating during business hours Friday, August 9, 2019. Many of the callers were returning missed calls that appear to have been made from a PSE&G phone ...
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Posted on: August 1, 2019

2nd Annual Kenny Graham Round-Robin Doubles Invitational Announced

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The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs announces the 2nd annual tennis competition in honor of Kenneth Allen Graham, a dedicated lifelong resident of South Orange and a true ambassador for the game of tennis.

The tournament will be Saturday, September 28 (Rain Date September 29) on the 'Kenny Graham Courts' in Meadowland Park adjacent to the Baird Community Center.

Tournament events:

  • Men's 45 and Over Doubles, 8:00-11:00 am/Finals 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Women's 45 and Over...
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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Community Relations Committee: Call for Volunteers

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Community Relations Committee is accepting volunteer applications.

Founded in 1980, the Community Relations Committee (CRC) is seeking new members to become part of our exciting team.  Over the years, the CRC has pioneered programs in town such as the Gaslight, Newcomer's Day, the Villager of the Month program, ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Village President's Statement on Pending ICE Raids

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Continue reading to find Village President Collum's statement and resolution regarding these raids.

June 21, 2019

To Members of the South Orange Community:

Earlier this week, several news outlets began reporting on raids that would be undertaken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This followed a tweet by President Trump on Monday, June 17, 2019...

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Posted on: November 11, 2018

South Orange Health Officer Inspects School Bathrooms

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In response to recent events surrounding the school district's bathroom conditions, Health Officer John Festa inspected the bathrooms of the South Orange schools.

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