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Posted on: November 24, 2020

DPW RECYCLING FACILITY CLOSED

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The Recycling Facility at 300 Walton Avenue is closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Please make use of the curbside recycling program for collection of recyclable materials. 
If you need to order a Toter (recycling) container an electronic order form is located on the Public Works webpage and no contact delivery will be provided....
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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Village Offices Close To The Public

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Beginning Monday, November 23, Village Offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

Due to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Essex County, the Township of South Orange Village has decided to close its doors to the public beginning on Monday, November 23, 2020 in an effort to keep Village residents and Village employees safe while c...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Frozen Fest for EMS 4 Miler

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A Virtual Race to benefit the all-volunteer South Orange Rescue Squad.

This virtual race is a 4-mile event.  Participants may run, walk, or crawl the 4-mile distance any time between December 1 and December 20 at a location and time of their choosing.  While we recommend you run your four-mile race in South...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Executive Order Lowers Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

NJ Coronavirus Update

Governor Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 196, which lowers indoor and outdoor gathering limits, effective Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 a.m.

Starting Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 a.m., the indoor gathering limit will decrease from 25 to 10 people. The outdoor gathering limit will decrease from 500 people to 150 people, effective Monday, November 23 at 6:00 a.m.

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Leaf Season

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Leaf Season will begin for South Orange on Monday, October 26th.

Residents must refer to the Leaf Map to ensure leaves are being placed out only when their zone shows "open" in green.  When the map reflects red in a zone residents are not permitted to place leaves out and will be subject to a penalty...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

SEA Energy Aggregation Ends in December

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Residents Will Receive PSE&G Electric Supply

Two years ago, five Essex County municipalities - Glen Ridge, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange and Verona - formed the Sustainable Essex Alliance (SEA) to promote high quality green energy and reduce the cost of electricity for our residents. In March 2...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Irvington Avenue Streetscape Improvements

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Be advised that the County of Essex, in an effort to provide quality services to the citizens of the Township of South Orange Village, City of Newark, Township of Maplewood, is beginning construction, to modernize the Irvington Avenue.

Construction Start Date: September 14, 2020

WORK IN SOUTH ORANGE IS SCHEDULED TO START IN MID-NOVEMBER

Notice to the Residents of the Township of South Orange Village, City of Newark, Township of Maplewood.

Be advised that the County of Essex, in an effort t...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Crest Drive Water Storage Tank Replacement Project

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To view project documents click the link below

Click here to access the project files.


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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Face Coverings Required in South Orange Parks

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All residents in South Orange must have a face covering while using the parks.

TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH ORANGE VILLAGEEXECUTIVE ORDER

WHEREAS, The Governor’s Executive Order 143, states that all employees and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when present on the public and private beaches, lakes, and lakeshor...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

PSE&G Warns of Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

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PSE&G warns customers of scammers taking advantage during times of crisis

Public Service Electric & Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, is more committed than ever to the health and safety of its customers. A heightened sense of uncertainty throughout the world is emboldening phone scammers who impersonate utility ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Gov. Murphy Signs New Executive Order Regarding Construction and Mitigation Policies for Workers

NJ Coronavirus Update

Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order to cease all non-essential construction projects and Imposed additional mitigation requirements on essential retail businesses and industries to limit the spread of COVID-19

Governor Phil Murphy has issued Executive Order No. 122, ceasing all non-essential construction projects and imposing additional mitigation requirements on essential retail businesses and essential industries to limit the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey....

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Coronavirus Testing Sites Near Essex County

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There are now eleven "walk-in" or "drive-through" sites near Essex County

In order to be eligible for testing, individuals must be current New Jersey residents and experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness. Priority will be given to symptomatic individuals experiencing cough, fever (99.6 degrees or above) and shortness of br...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

South Orange Launches COVID-19 Info Portal

COVID-19 Info Site

The new website aims to help residents guide through this difficult time.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the South Orange COVID-19 Info Portal which features information about local government services, frequently asked questions, a directory of local businesses that a...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Governor Murphy Orders All Residents to Stay Home

NJ Coronavirus Update

Per Executive Orders, all residents are not to be out for non-essential reasons.

Governor Phil Murphy has signed executive orders 107 & 108 on Saturday mandating that most of New Jersey’s 9 million residents are to stay home. 

Per Executive Order 107, the only reasons that residents may leave the home ar...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Two South Orange Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

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The 34-year-old male and 51-year-old male are the first known cases in South Orange.

As the Village continues to monitor the Coronavirus, we have been informed that South Orange has two residents who are confirmed coronavirus cases. The confirmed residents are a 34-year-old male and a 51-year-old male.  Neither are currently hosp...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Essex County Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Newark

SO CV Update

The drive-through site is meant for Essex County residents only.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson announced that Essex County will be opening a drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who are symptomatic of the Novel Co...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Seton Hall University Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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A female employee of SHU has tested positive. The employee is not a South Orange resident.

As the Village continues to monitor the Coronavirus, we now have learned that a female Seton Hall University employee has tested positive for the virus. This employee does not reside in South Orange and the University is working with her hometown&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - What You Need To Know

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All the latest surrounding the Coronavirus

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Annual Health Report Released for 2019

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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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