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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Holiday Jewelry Sale

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The Friends of South Orange Public Library will hold a Holiday Jewelry Sale to benefit SOPL.

The Friends Holiday Jewelry Sale will be held on Saturday, December 10 from 10 AM to 5 PM and December 11 from 1 to 4 PM and will feature a huge selection of jewelry, including hundreds of pieces of fine jewelry, designer jewelry, sterling silver pieces, ...

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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 19, 2022

Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

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Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

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: 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 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 (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

South Orange, NJ (October 21, 2022)

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: 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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