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Posted on: December 31, 2018

South Orange/Maplewood Baseball and Softball Registration begins January 1st

Cameron scoreboard with player

If you wait until spring to think about baseball and softball, it will be too late! January is registration time for all children wanting to participate in SOM Baseball or the MSO Girls Softball program.


South Orange-Maplewood Baseball is administered by the South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs and operates with the assistance of a vibrant parent volunteer organization. The program is open to all South Orange and Maplewood ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Local Scout Project to Benefit Village Bocce Courts


The rehabilitation of the 2 bocce courts adjacent to the skate house and Duck Pond is the focus of an Eagle Scout project planned for 2019.

Charlie Hummel is a sophomore at Columbia High School, a Life Scout and member of Troop 5 Maplewood BSA.  Charlie’s goal for the coming year is to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. In order to do so, he must plan, develop and give leader...

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Posted on: November 17, 2018

South Orange Community Garden Registration for 2019 Begins December 1st

Registration for the South Orange Community begins December 1st.

Community Garden season permits are issued by the Township of South Orange Village for the use of individual Garden Plots for one season. Membership in the Community Garden is limited to South Orange residents, one per household.Plots are reserved on a fi...

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