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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Pedestrian Struck

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A pedestrian was struck in front of South Orange Middle School around 4 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018.

The area of N. Ridgewood Road between South Orange Avenue and Beech Spring Road is open to traffic and an investigation is underway.  The victim is a 47-year old female who has been transported to University Hospital Newark. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Naming of the South Orange Tennis Courts

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A Public Hearing will be held at the Board of Trustee Meeting on Monday, June 25, 2018, at SOPAC located at 1 SOPAC Way, to discuss the naming the South Orange Tennis Courts to the “Kenneth Allen Graham Tennis Courts”

PUBLIC HEARING

The Township of South Orange Village

Naming Committee

A Public Hearing will be held at the Board of Trustee Meeting on Monday, June 25, 2018, at SOPAC located at 1 SOPAC Way, to discuss the naming the South Orange Tennis Courts outside the Bai...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Office of the Village President - Routine Traffic Stop

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Letter to the Community from The Office of the Village President

To Members of the South Orange Community:Yesterday various news outlets broke a story involving a local school board member during a routine traffic stop that occurred on April 27, 2018. Video footage was also obtained and has been made available to the p...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Delayed Opening of South Orange Community Pool Announced

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The South Orange Pool will not be open Memorial Day Weekend.

Weather issues, both the early spring snow AND the ongoing spring rain, have caused delays in the construction project underway to replace the main pool filter system.  This project was planned in order to improve the performance of pool filtrati...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids, June 16th

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The 5th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be held in South Orange on Saturday, June 16, 2018 beginning at 8:00 am.

Entrants MUST be residents of South Orange or Maplewood between the ages of 7 and 14 (as of June 16). Registration for this event must be done in person at the South Orange Department of Recreation at the Baird by May 15th. The registration fee is $30. Th...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Memorial Day Service in South Orange Monday, May 28th

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The annual South Orange Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 28th at 9:00 am near Memorial Rock on the southwest end of the Duck Pond in Meadowland Park.

All are invited to join the Village honoring those who have died in service of our country.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Repairs to the Village of South Orange Water System

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Repairs to the Village of South Orange water system are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 14 and possibly last through Friday, June 8.

During this time period, you may notice lower water pressures and experience slight water discoloration. The Village of South Orange is asking for cooperation during construction and advising residents to limit non-essential water use such as washing vehi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Urgent Recycling News

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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: March 29, 2018

Water Rate Increase

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Effective April 1, 2018 the rate charged for water will increase by 2% from $5.92 per 100 CF to $6.03 per 100 CF.

The rate increase reflects the basic cost of living increase of 2% and will help pay for the debt service associated with the many water system infrastructure projects in process to improve system reliability and ensure high quality water is delivered for...

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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...

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