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Posted on: January 18, 2022

South Orange Considers Leaf Blower Ordinance

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Community input welcome

A South Orange Leaf Blower Ordinance is currently being reviewed by the Village legal team and will be proposed to the Board of Trustees at a future meeting (Date TBA).  

Residents are encouraged to read more about the proposed legislation on the ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

New Affordable Housing Opportunity in South Orange

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One new 2-bedroom apartment available at 14 Second Street

Interested parties should submit a preliminary application at www.AffordableHomesNewJersey.com and join the South Orange Rental Waiting list by March 14, 2022. Call 609-664-2769 x5 with questions or if you do not have an email address. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

SOFD retired Chief Pasquale Giordano

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SOFD retired Chief Pasquale Giordano passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Pasquale Giordano, retired Chief of the South Orange Fire Department (SOFD), on Friday, January 7, 2022. 

Chief Giordano was a life long resident of South Orange and a 41-year member of the ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

South Orange library announces closing to public

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Statement announcing library temporarily closing to the public and offering Park’n’Pick Up services

Due to the surge of Covid cases, and to help stop the spread, as of January 8th, 2022 the South Orange Public Library will be limiting services to virtual and pick up.  During this time materials may be borrowed, click here for more details on th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

South Orange to introduce Commercial Cannabis Ordinances

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Zoning, licensing and taxation legislation to be introduced on January 10 and public presentation on February 14.

Ordinances governing the zoning, licensing and taxation of recreational cannabis businesses in South Orange will be introduced to the Board of Trustees on Monday, January 10. 

A formal presentation of this legislation will be made during the Board...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

The South Orange and Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services - Community Meeting

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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: December 30, 2021

Christmas Tree Pickup

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Christmas Tree Pickup Information

Christmas tree pickups will begin the week of January 3rd 2022. Trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, decorations, plastic wrap or tree stands. Please place the tree curb side out of the street. No wreaths or other ho...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

South Orange Mandates Wearing Masks Indoors

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VP Collum: South Orange Indoor Mask Mandate Goes into Effect Immediately

Neighbors,

I am sorry to share that our community is experiencing a considerable uptick in Covid-19 positive test cases and as you have likely heard, the Omicron variant is highly transmissible – even more so than the Delta variant.

Despite our incredibly h...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

SOUTH WATER UTILITY IMPORTANT NOTICE

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: COVID-19 RATEPAYER RELIEF MEASURES 

Governor Phil Murphy on12/22/21 signed S4081, extending the utility shutoff grace period established under Executive Order No. 246 from December 31, 2021, to March 15, 2022, ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Traffic Alert - W So Orange Ave

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Essex County has announced emergency bridge repairs on West South Orange Avenue, near 1 SOPAC Way, beginning on or about Monday December 13.

Essex County has announced emergency bridge repairs on West South Orange Avenue, near 1 SOPAC Way, beginning on or about Monday December 13. Traffic is expected to be severely impacted.

Emergency repairs to the bridge spanning the east branch of R...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Tree clearing at 167 N. Ridgewood Rd.

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Statement from South Orange Village in response to tree clearing at 167 N. Ridgewood Rd.

(Updated December 9, 2021) On December 1, 2021, in response to concerns of excess tree clearing, the Village issued a stop work order on the subdivided lots of the Squier House property (now known as 165 N. Ridgewood Rd., 167 N. Ridgewood Rd., and 201 N. ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Commuter Jitney Re-Launch

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The Village of South Orange and SOPA is pleased to announce the re-start of the commuter jitney service.

A new schedule will begin running on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Due to a number of factors the service has been revised from four to two primary routes. One covering Newstead/Wyoming and one covering Montague/Ward/Tuxedo Park/Montrose. The Newstead route w...

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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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