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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Volunteers Calls for the Community Police Collaborative (CPC) Committee

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The Community Police Collaborative (CPC) is looking to fill two open Volunteer positions.

The Community Police Collaborative (CPC) Committee advises the South Orange Village Board of Trustees on matters relating to its oversight of the Police Department. It also works to improve the relationship between the Department and South Orange resident...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Three Master Plan Public Workshops - This Week!

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The Village has three public workshops via Zoom:
- Tuesday, January 12: Introduction + Land Use
- Wednesday, January 13: Mobility
- Thursday, January 14: Historic Preservation + Quality of Life

On behalf of the South Orange Board of Trustees, I wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy New Year! 

 

While this past year proved to be very challenging and difficult, we also saw the best of our community as we came together to sup...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Artist Call for Black History Month Exhibit

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The Township of South Orange Village is holding an outdoor Artists' exhibit in February called, "Strength in Creativity" in Meadowland Park in honor of Black History Month.

We are looking for Black/African-American artists from South Orange that specialize in drawings, paintings, sculpture, or photography to take part in our exhibit. We are asking each artist to submit a high-resolution image of your work for outdoor display...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Christmas Tree Collection

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Christmas tree pickups will begin January 4th and go through January 29th.

Trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, decorations, plastic wrap or tree stands.  If any of this material is on the tree it will not be collected.  Please place the tree curb side out of the street.   No wreaths or other hol...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Essex County

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Click "Vaccine Overview" to learn how to register and help by volunteering.

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

South Orange 2021 Departmental Budget Presentations

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Friday, December 18, 2020, at 9 a.m. & Monday, December 28, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. the South Orange Municipal Departments will be giving their 2021 Budget Presentations.

Board of Trustees Special Meeting - Departmental Budget Presentations

Friday, December 18, 2020

To join the meeting please click:https://southorange.webex.com/southorange/onstage/g.php?MTID=e60e32431f65351ad7c5108694f617976 You must register prior ...
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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Executive Order Lowers Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings

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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: 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: 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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: January 15, 2021

Auto Theft

On January 8, 2021 during the overnight hours victim reports someone stole their Volvo from their driveway.  South Orange Detective Bureau is investigating the theft.  

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Package Theft

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On Saturday January 2, 2021 at approximately 3pm a resident on Ralston Avenue reported several packages stolen from their front porch.  Video surveillance from the front door shows a black male with a beard, wearing a black zipper down jacket and...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Residential Burglary

On January 1, 2021 a Stirling Drive resident returned home and discovered their residence had been broken into.  Suspect(s) entered the residence through a second floor window.  Once inside, several drawers in the main bedroom were opene...

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