Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

National Night Out on Floods Hill Tuesday, August 1st

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Our 8th Annual National Night Out will be held August 1st at 6:30 PM.  The event kicks off with live music featuring "Aisle Five",  a hot rock / pop cover band as well as a public safety fair where residents can learn more abou...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Adult Night at the South Orange Pool - Sunday, August 13th

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All South Orange adult residents are invited to the South Orange Pool on Sunday, August 13, 6:00-8:00 pm.

Enjoy and evening of musical entertainment and dinner poolside. Floats and friends are welcome. Residents without a Recreation I.D. are asked to show one proof of residency. Residents may also bring adult guests at no charge. The snack bar will be open wi...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Recreation Capital Project Updates

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If you have been out-and-about the Village in recent months, you may have noticed a number of projects underway that will improve parks and recreation facilities in the community. Here’s what’s happening….

PLAYGROUND IMPROVEMENTS

Following the replacement of the Cameron Field Playground in 2012 and the Farrell Field Playground in 2014, the Grove Park Playground is being replaced in the summer of 2017. While the age and condition of the playgrounds made repla...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

South Orange Summertime Guide is Available on the Web

Wondering what to do this summer in South Orange? Check out the South Orange Summertime Guide in the Gas Light and available as a PDF on our website.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

New Jersey American Water Performing Work in the Academy Heights Neighborhood

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Over the next few weeks, residents can expect to regularly see New Jersey American Water crews performing work in the Academy Heights neighborhood.

Over the next few weeks, residents can expect to regularly see New Jersey American Water crews performing work in the Academy Heights neighborhood. In anticipation of the upcoming repaving and roadway improvement work planned by the Village on Academy Str...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

NEW Jitney Schedules for NJ Transit - Morris & Essex Adjusted Schedule

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To better assist the residents of South Orange, we have revised all of our Jitney Schedules to accommodate the Summer M&E  NJ Transit train Schedule effective July 10, 2017 until September 1, 2017

The new Jitney Schedules will begin earlier to provide service for commuters to meet two earlier trains which will still go directly to New York Penn Station.  The new schedules will begin Monday, July 10, 2017 and can be viewed or downloaded by ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Recreation Capital Project Updates

Baird

If you have been out-and-about the Village in recent months, you may have noticed a number of projects underway that will improve parks and recreation facilities in the community. Here’s what’s happening….

PLAYGROUND IMPROVEMENTS

Following the replacement of the Cameron Field Playground in 2012 and the Farrell Field Playground in 2014, the Grove Park Playground is being replaced in the summer of 2017. While the age and condition of the playgrounds made repla...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

ESTIMATED 2017 3RD QUARTER TAX BILLS MAILED.

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IT IS TAX TIME AGAIN.

Due to the delay in the Township’s budget process, the tax collector is authorized by the board to issue estimated bills for the 3rd quarter installment. The bills were mailed on 6/20/17 and are due by 8/1/17 with grace period through 8/10/17. This is the...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

South Orange Parking Authority Valet Parking Pilot Program

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The South Orange Parking Authority is pleased to announce the launch of a Valet Parking Pilot Program. The Valet service will be run by AEValet and will begin this Friday, June 16.

Drop off will be in the Firehouse Lot (3) off of First Street near the Zip Cars and Scooter Shelter. Vehicles will be parked in the Third Street garage. The fee will be $8 per car.  Valet service will run Thursday thru Sunday - 5pm to 11pm. The s...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Junior Police Academy

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The South Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division is proud to announce its Junior Police Academy. The academy is open to all South Orange residents as well any SOMSD student between the ages of 10 and 13.

The South Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division is proud to announce its Junior Police Academy. The academy is open to all South Orange residents as well any SOMSD student between the ages of 10 and 13. The Junior Police Academy is designed to show ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Rescue Squad Cadets Win Statewide Competition

The South Orange Rescue Squad Cadet Team shows off their First Place Advanced Team Trophy and Grand

On Saturday, June 11, the South Orange Rescue Squad took part in the 5th Annual Bayshore EMS Cadet Competition in Keyport, New Jersey at the Keyport First Aid Squad.

This event brought Emergency Medical Services cadet teams from New York and New Jersey together for a two day event that combines EMS skill competitions, educational experiences, training, and socializing with like-minded peers. 

Competing against...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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The Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Burglary

A Lenox Ave resident reported that between 12:30 & 6:00 am on Wednesday, 7-26-17 actor(s) unknown entered his residence, ransacked the interior & stole about 40 watches & numerous pieces of jewelry. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Burglary

A Church St. resident reported that sometime between 1:00 and 2:00 pm on Sunday 7-23-17, actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked garage and stole two bicycles. One is a maroon, Men's 10 speed Trek bike & the other is a small purple Schwinn mountain bike.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Burglary

A Montrose Ave. resident reported that between 5:00 & 6:00 am on Sunday, 7-16-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked detached garage and stole several power tools worth a couple thousand dollars. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Burglary to Autos

Actor(s) unknown burglarized several vehicles between Friday, 7-13-17 & Saturday, 7-15-17 at multiple locations throughout town. In all incidents, the vehicles were unlocked and the actor(s) rummaged through the vehicles and stole mostly loose change.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Burglary/Auto Theft

A Warwick Ave. resident reported that between 9:00 pm Sunday, 7-16-17 & 7:00 am Monday, 7-17-17 actor(s) unknown entered the front foyer of her residence, removed the keys to her vehicle (2015 Toyota) and then subsequently stole the auto.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Juvenile Arrest

Officers arrested several teen-aged juveniles on Saturday, 7-15-17 at approximately 11:30 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation at the intersection of Valley St. & Hixon Pl. After further

investigation during the traffic stop, officers discovered the CDS and took the juveniles into custody.  They were transported to headquarters where they were processed accordingly.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

ESTIMATED 3RD QUARTER TAX BILLS MAILED.

IT IS TAX TIME AGAIN

Due to the delay in the Township’s budget process, the tax collector is authorized by the board to issue estimated bills for the 3rd quarter installment. The bills were mailed on 6/20/17 and are due by 8/1/17 with grace period through 8/10/17. T...

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