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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Adult Night at the South Orange Pool - Sunday, August 12th

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All South Orange adult residents are invited to the South Orange Pool on Sunday, August 12, 6:00-8:00 pm.

Enjoy and evening of musical entertainment and dinner poolside. Floats and friends are welcome. Residents without a Recreation I.D. are asked to show one proof of residency. Residents may also bring adult guests at no charge. The snack bar will be open wi...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

National Night Out 2018

National Night Out Poster

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. Floods Hill

National Night Out Poster

Posted on: July 3, 2018

South Orange Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

naturalization ceremony

“One of the unofficial mottos of South Orange is that everybody belongs here” said Stephen Schnall, South Orange Village Trustee. Those words rang true at the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, June 27th...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Giordano Recycling Company Is No Longer Taking Plastic Bags For Curbside Recycling

no longer taking plastic bags for curbside recycling

Changes in Curbside Single Stream Collection 2018

Note from Giordano:

The recycling industry at this moment is currently undergoing many serious changes that are effecting curbside single stream collection. China has recently put a ban on 24 different types of plastics, and also put strict quality standar...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Welcome To South Orange, Drive 25!

Speed 25

With very few exceptions, the speed limit throughout the Village is 25 miles per hour.

Along with barbeques, trips down the shore, and local ice cream runs, July and August mark the summer driving season. If you are driving in, or through South Orange, that means driving at 25 miles per hour. “Welcome to South Orange, now drive 25” says Lt....

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

South Orange Master Plan - Call for Volunteers

South Orange Master Plan

Township of South Orange Village has officially launched its Master Plan process, please consider helping shape the future of our community!

To Members of the South Orange Community:

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I share that the Township of South Orange Village has officially launched its Master Plan process which is expected to be completed and adopted in 18 months.  ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Urgent Recycling News

Recycling Toter

Recycling laws will be strictly enforced by the recycling collector Giordano. Contamination of recycling will not be tolerated,

all items being recycled need to be cleaned of any food waste. Under no circumstance will Giordano collect recycling in plastic bags.  The Township has used single stream recycle processing for several years allowing all recyclable materials to b...

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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: 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...