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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

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Find a copy of the South Orange Village 2022 Financial Budget as presented to the Board of Trustees on April 25, 2022. 

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

South Orange Public Library

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The vision of the South Orange Public Library is the integral physical and virtual gateway by which our broad and diverse community may access information, congregate to freely exchange ideas, celebrate literacy and cultural growth in a leisurely yet live...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages

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SOMA Two Towns for All Ages works to develop, identify and coordinate resources, policies, programs and services that support and empower all residents of South Orange and Maplewood to age in place as full community members. Learn more >

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Seton Village

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Seton Village is a community in South Orange, New Jersey and proud to be a part of the Neighborhood Preservation Program. Come visit our central business corridor on Irvington Avenue and stroll our tree lined streets filled with beautiful turn of...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

SOPAC

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The mission of SOPAC is to enrich individual lives, and to engage and serve those in our community and beyond, through arts experiences that inspire and transform. Learn More>

 

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

South Orange Downtown

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Welcome to South Orange Downtown! Food lovers can indulge in cuisine from all over the world. Many of the retailers offer a personalized shopping experience and enrichment classes where you can learn anything from playing an instrument to making floral ar...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Seton Hall

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One of the country's leading Catholic universities, SHU is home to over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offering more than 90 rigorous majors, Seton Hall's academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Pr...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

South Essex Fire Department Celebration

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October 9, 2022. 1 PM - 4 PM. 56 Sloan St, South Orange, NJ 07079

Join South Orange and Maplewood for a community celebration of the newly-merged South Essex Fire Department which coincides with the first day of Fire Prevention Week - celebrating its 100th anniversary.
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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Flag Lowered to Half Staff - Passing of Governor Florio

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New Jersey Flag Status Notification - Half Staff in mourning of Governor Jim Florio

The United States flag will be lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, until sunset on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, inrecognition and mourning of a statesman and public servant, Governor Jim Florio.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

FREE FIREWOOD

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From October 3rd through December 29th the Department of Public Works invites South Orange residents to pick up free firewood at 300 Walton Avenue, please refer to the facility hours for access.

This is on a first come first served basis, firewood will not be held.  No appointments necessary.  

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Accessory Dwelling Units

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On September 12, 2022, the South Orange Planning firm, Topology, proposed an accessory dwelling unit ordinance for introduction to the Board of Trustees.

A second reading of the  ordinance will be held at the October 24th Board of Trustees meeting. The public is encouraged to attend will have an opportunity to speak and ask questions. 

Additionally, the public is invited to attend the Sept...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Grove Park Tree Removal

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South Orange Village announced today the pending removal of 31 to 36 trees from Grove Park.

South Orange, NJ (July 28, 2022) – The removal will be completed by Trusty Tree Service, LLC and the South Orange Public Works Department beginning Monday 8/8 and continuing through Thursday 8/11.

“It’s devastating to have to remove these trees an...

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Posted on: September 5, 2022

Health Department News

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Monkeypox, Polio, Flu Season & more information from the South Orange Health Department

  • Health Insurance Coverage is important to public health to ensure everyone has access to healthcare.  Get Covered New Jersey is the state's official health insurance marketplace where individuals and families can easily shop for and buy ...
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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Energy Aggregation Update

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Sustainable Essex Alliance Energy Procurement Cooperative (“SEAEPC”) - current contract ending in September 2022

South Orange has been taking part in an energy aggregation program for the past several years to supply residents with greater renewable energy content at an equal or better rate by purchasing energy on behalf of its residents cooperatively with 6 other T...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Monkeypox - What You Need To Know

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All the latest surrounding Monkeypox.

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that does not usually cause serious illness. However, if left untreated it can result in further illness and hospitalization. Monkeypox is a new virus in the United States, and public health officials are closely monito...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

FREE MULCH

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WINTERIZE YOUR GARDEN WITH FREE MULCH!!!

The DPW is providing free mulch to anyone that would like to prepare their gardens for this winter season. Mulching provides benefits to your garden including preventing soil erosion, suppressing weeds, and protecting plants from temperature changes by in...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Poison Hemlock Alert

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Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum) has been spotted in and around South Orange.

The South Orange Health Department and Environmental Commission want the public to be aware that Poison Hemlock has been sighted at the community garden and in various locations along the river. This is concerning because all parts of the plant are toxic ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2022

Cameron Recreation Area - Plans

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View the Cameron Recreation Are design concepts currently under consideration

The South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs has contracted Dresdner Robin to design two concepts for improving the Cameron Recreation Area. Dresdner Robin has met with stakeholders, surveyed the community and hosted a design charrette t...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

South Orange Village Lifts Mask Requirement in Municipal Buildings

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As of Monday June 27, South Orange Village will no longer require masks in our public buildings.

Residents and visitors will no longer be required to wear masks when entering public facilities, such as the South Orange Public Library, the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, municipal offices, etc.

Village President Sheena Collum announced t...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Joint Exploratory Committee - Fire Svcs

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Presentations, reports, video and news coverage related to fire merger.

The South Orange & Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services hosted a community meeting on July 26, 2021. The community is encouraged to review materials below and provide feedback to the governing bodies.

Presentation: A copy of the prese...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Regulation of Leaf Blower Use

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An ordinance limiting and regulating the use of leaf blowers.

A summary of the newly passed ordinance appears below. You can view the full ordinance here.

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE #2022-06A Ordinance of The Township of South Orange Village In Essex County, New Jersey To Create Chapter 187 Of The Code To Calm, Li...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Affordable Housing Rental Opportunity

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New affordable rentals will be available at 52 Taylor Place

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted

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The indoor Mask Mandate Executive Order dated Dec 21, 2021, has been lifted.

This order was put into effect upon the guidance of local health officials at a time our community was surging as it related to Omicron variant and positive test cases. Compounded with holiday travel and the urgency to return children to in-person learnin...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Tree clearing at 167 | 201 N. Ridgewood Rd

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Statement in response to tree clearing at 167/201 N Ridgewood Rd

(Updated May 9, 2022) Planning Board Hearing Announced - On Wednesday, June 15, at 7:30pm, the South Orange Planning Board will hear the revised tree removal and replacement plan for the subdivided lot 37/block 1303 (now 201 N. Ridgewood Road) of...

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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: September 29, 2022

Theft from Auto

On September 22, 2022 at approximately 4:45am a Holland Road resident reported someone entered their vehicle which was parked in the rear of their residence.  Victim also had a video of the incident from their surveillance camera.  The s...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Shoplifting

On September 21, 2022 at approximately 6:35am an individual entered 7-Eleven on Valley Street where he stole $50 dollars of Red Bull Energy Drinks.  After Detectives watched the video they were able to identify subject as Joseph Underhill, a 43 y...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Theft of Bikes

On September 20, 2022 several victims reported their bikes were stolen from the Mountain Station (Train Station) on Vose Avenue.  Detective Bureau is investigating.  

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Theft

On September 19, 2022 an AT&T employee called SOPD and reported an individual walked into the store on South Orange Avenue and asked to see several I-phones.  After several minutes, the subject took a phone and ran from the store towards Vill...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Auto Theft/ Credit Card Theft

On September 17, 2022 between the hours of 4pm and 5pm a Honda was stolen from Raymond Avenue.  Inside the Honda was the victim's wallet which included several identifications and credit cards.  South Orange Detectives were info...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Package Theft

On September 15, 2022 a Crest Drive resident reported their package was stolen from their front steps.  Detective Bureau investigating the incident.

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

ANCHOR PROGRAM -- NEW STATE PROGRAM FOR HOMEOWNERS & RENTERS

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR)

The ANCHOR Program replaces the Homestead Rebate program. 

This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residenc...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) - Application Deadline 10/31/22

SENIOR FREEZE PROGRAM

The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, you must meet all the eligibility requirements for each year from the ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

2022 FINAL TAX BILLS

The 2022 Final tax bills are being mailed the week of August 29, 2022. This mailing will  include the status of third quarter billing, along with the billing for 2022 4th, 2023 1st. qtr. and 2023 2nd qtr. The due date for 2022 4th qtr. is 11/1/22...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

ESTIMATED TAX BILLS

In accordance with the Chapter 72 Laws of 1994, the Township of South Orange Village is issuing estimated tax bills for the 3rd quarter tax installment due on 8/1/22. The 3rd qtr. estimated bills will be mailed during the week of June 14, 2022. The due da...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

SUMMER HOURS SCHEDULE

We're happy to announce our Summer Hours schedule for 2022 beginning the day after Memorial Day and running through Labor Day. 

The following schedule is for all Municipal Offices located  at 76 South Orange Ave. including the Tax departm...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

2022 SEWER BILLS

2022 Sewer Bills

The 2022 Sewer bills have been mailed. The due date is 3/28/22. The grace period for payments ends on 4/26/22. All payments received after closing on that date will accrue interest from 3/28/22. For your convenience, payments can be made at www.southorang...

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