Posted on: October 3, 2022
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.
Come meet our firefighters and enjoy complimentary f...Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2022
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.Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2022
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. Read on...
Posted on: September 16, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 29, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 5, 2022
Monkeypox, Polio, Flu Season & more information from the South Orange Health Department
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Posted on: August 22, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 10, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 11, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2022
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: June 26, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 21, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2022
New affordable rentals will be available at 52 Taylor Place
Posted on: February 1, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2021
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...Read on...