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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 19, 2022

Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

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The Low Income Home Water Assistance Program

The Department of Community Affairs has a Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This is a federally funded program designed to help low-income households reduce the balances they have on their resid...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

RECYCLING: Missed Collections

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Didn't get your recycling picked up? Here's what to do.

As our new recycling hauler, F. Basso Rubbish Removal, becomes familiar with our streets they are incurring more missed pick ups than they expected. In order to improve service to South Orange, they are adding an additional truck to their routes. Addition...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Christmas Tree Collection

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Christmas tree pickups will begin the week of January 3rd 2023.  Trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, decorations, plastic wrap or tree stands.  Please place the tree curbside, out of the street.   No wreaths or other holi...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Housing Element and Fair share Plan

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Amended HEFSP to be presented to So Orange Planning Board Monday 11/7

The South Orange Housing Element and Fair Share Plan (“HEFSP”) exhibits the Village of South Orange’s commitment to providing opportunities for the development of affordable housing within the Village. This document seeks to ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Dresdner Robin presents Cameron courts redesign

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On October 10, Dresdner Robin presented a conceptual redesign of the Cameron tennis court areas to the Board of Trustees.

The concept presented was developed after several public input sessions and a community survey.  The concept consists of Paddle Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Basketball Courts, Resiliency Adventure Garden, Rain Garden, Fitness Stations, Picni...

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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 (ADU) ordinance for introduction to the Board of Trustees.

What is an ADU? 

Proposed Ordinance Definition: “A self-contained portion of a principal, one-family dwelling, two-family dwelling, or an accessory structure, used as a secondary housing unit independent of the primary dwelling unit, that can only...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Grove Park Tree Removal

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Grove Park Tree Replacement and Landscape Planning

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Thanks for inquiring about what’s going on here in Grove Park!  As you can see, many large trees were recently removed.  Most of these trees were ash trees, a species that was widely used in 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: 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: 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 18, 2023

Auto Theft- Arrest

On January 13, 2023, at approximately 11:15am victim reported his Jeep was stolen from Vose Avenue while he was working inside a house.  Shortly thereafter, the stolen Jeep was involved in a crash in Millburn.  Millburn was able to appre...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Warrant Arrest

On January 12, 2023, Officer Darrell Terry conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing the driver talking on his cell phone.  During the stop, it was confirmed through dispatch that the driver, Roderick Jackson, 48-year-old Newark resident, ha...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Theft

On January 11, 2023; a Varsity Road resident reported someone stole their catalytical converter from his vehicle.  This has been an ongoing issue throughout the state.  If you see anything suspicious in your neighborhood, contact the Sou...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Package theft- Arrest

On January 9, 2023, two packages were stolen from residences on Kingman Road and Reynolds Place.  After reviewing video surveillance footage from both residences, it was clear that the suspect committing the theft was Brandon Satterwhite, a 35-ye...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

SOPD Coat Drive

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The South Orange Police Department PBA & SOA are once again hosting a Winter Coat Drive to help the less fortunate keep warm during the winter months. We are asking for your help!!! Make room & clean out your closets. We are accepting unsoiled use...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

2023 1st Quarter Due Date is 2/1/2023

The 2023 1st. qtr. tax bills are due on 2/1/2023. The grace period ends on 2/10/2023. All payments received after the end of business day on 2/10/2023 will accrue interest from 2/1/2023. Payments can be mailed to the village offices, left at our secure dr...

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Tax Collector News
Posted on: December 28, 2022

UPGRADED ONLINE PAYMENT PORTAL

South Orange Village has upgraded its online payment portal for Tax and Sewer payments effective January 2023. The new payment portal will include extended tax information that covers a two-year billing and payment history. In addition, annual bills will ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

ANCHOR PROGRAM -- STATE PROGRAM FOR HOMEOWNERS & RENTERS

ANCHOR PROGRAM DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 1/31/2023

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: January 23, 2023

THE ANCHOR PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED

ANCHOR PROGRAM DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 2/28/2023

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: October 25, 2022

2022 4th Qtr. Due date is 11/1/2022

The 2022 4th qtr. tax bills are due on 11/1/2022. The grace period ends on 11/10/2022. All payments received after the end of business day on 11/10/2022 will accrue interest from 11/1/2022. Payments can be mailed to the village offices, left at our secure...

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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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