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.

Click Here for the Report
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...


Posted on: June 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Two Towns Triathlon for Kids

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The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  South Orange or Maplewood children between the ages of 7 and 14 swam laps in the South Orange Pool, biked through Meadowland Park and the West Montr...

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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: 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 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Two Towns Triathlon for Kids

Triathlon Winners 2017

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids was held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  South Orange or Maplewood children between the ages of 7 and 14 swam laps in the South Orange Pool, biked through Meadowland Park and the West Montr...

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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.

Click Here for the Report
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...


Posted on: June 27, 2017

Theft

An Irving Ave resident reported that sometime between Sunday, 6-18-17 & Sunday, 6-25-17 actor(s) unknown entered the shed in his backyard and removed his black & red Homelite brand power washer.

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A West Orange resident reported that between 5:10 pm, Sunday 6-25-17 & 11:00 am, Monday 6-26-17 actor(s) unknown stole his bicycle (black & green, GT Vantara Dual Sport), which was locked & secured to a bike rack under the train trestle on Sloan St.

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Keith Thomas, a 40 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Monday, 6-26-17 at approximately 12:19 pm for an outstanding arrest warrant out of Cedar Grove. Officers working a motor vehicle inspection detail stopped Thomas, who was driving a

Chevy pickup truck for a motor vehicle violation.  Further investigation during the stop revealed that Thomas’ driver’s license was suspended & the active warrant for his arrest.  Officers arrested Thomas without ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

Ronald Dickens, a 64 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-24-17 at approximately 1:33 am for DWI. Officers stopped Dickens, who was driving a 2002 Mazda for motor vehicle violations on So. Orange Ave. After further investigation

during the stop, officers determined that Dickens was DWI.  Officers arrested Dickens and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly. 

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Attempted Robbery

Two So. Orange Ave residents reported on Sunday, 6-25-17 at approximately 10:20 pm, a group of approximately 6 males approached them as they were walking on Grove Rd and asked for money, but walked away when the victims stated they did not have any money

with them.  A few moments later, two males (whom victims believed were with the group of six) approached them again, but now one of males was holding a blunt object (bat or hockey stick) & again asked for money.  The actors then &quo...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Auto Theft

An Irvington Ave resident reported that on Saturday, 6-24-17 between 11:30 am & 7:45 pm, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2000 Pontiac), which was parked in his driveway at the time the theft occurred.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Burglary

A Charlton Ave resident reported that between 4:45 & 8:00 pm on Monday, 6-19-17 actor(s) unknown entered his garage through a window and removed a men's silver & green, 10 speed Giant brand bicycle along with several hand held power tools.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Vose Ave. resident reported that between 7:00 pm, Sunday 6-25-17 & 7:00 am, Monday, 6-26-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and removed several personal items, which officers located nearby at the intersection of Vose Ave & Mead Street.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Wyoming Ave. resident reported that between 7:30 pm, Wednesday 6-21-17 & 7:00 am, Thursday 6-22-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and removed some loose change and a twenty dollar bill.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Burglary to Autos

Residents of Vose Ave & Raymond Ave reported that between 9:15 & 11:40 pm on Sunday 6-25-17, actor(s) unknown entered several unlocked vehicles and removed various items including; personal papers, cash and a wallet.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Burglary to Autos

Residents of Longview Road & Duffield Drive reported that between 9:00 am, Thursday 6-22-17 & 3:00 pm, Friday 6-23-17 actor(s) unknown entered several unlocked vehicles and removed various items including; personal papers, sunglasses, cash and a wallet.

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Robbery

A Union resident reported that sometime between 11:00 pm, Saturday 6-24-17 & 12:02 am, Sunday 6-25-17 a large group of unknown actors (about 10 black males in their late teens) robbed him of his cell phone as he was walking on Ridgewood Rd.

The victim stated that two of the actors punched him in face, took his phone and fled towards So. Orange Ave.  Victim then walked to police headquarters to report the incident.  Victim refused medical attention & the detective bureau...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Theft / Shoplifting

An employee of Morgan's Liquors on Irvington Ave. reported on Saturday, 6-24-17 at approximately 6:08 pm, an unknown actor shoplifted 3 bottles of alcohol, ran out of the store & fled west on Irvington Ave in a white or silver, BMW. The employee

described the actor as a black male, in his mid-twenties & was wearing a green camo t-shirt and gold colored slip on shoes.

Posted on: June 22, 2017

Auto Theft

A Crest Drive resident reported that sometime between 10:30 pm, Wednesday, 6-21-17 & 7:10 am, Thursday 6-22-17, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2010 Lexus), which was parked in his driveway at the time the theft occurred.

Posted on: June 22, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Michael Carnevale, a 32 year old Livingston resident was arrested on Thursday, 6-22-17 at approximately 5:15 pm for an active arrest warrant out of South Orange. Detectives responded to the subject's address in Livingston to serve the warrant &

detective arrested Carnevale without further incident & then transported to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Donail England, a 42 year old Newark resident was arrested on Monday, 6-19-17 at approximately 5:00 pm for shoplifting. Employees from the Rite Aid called police and reported that two male shoplifters had just exited the store with proceeds and were

heading west on So. Orange Ave.  Officers responded and quickly apprehended one of the subjects (England) near the intersection of So. Orange Ave. & Academy Street. Officer arrested England and transported him to headquarters where he was pro...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

Two juveniles were taken into custody on Monday, 6-19-17 at approximately 3:35 pm for stealing a bicycle from a residence on Hillside Place. Officers were able to apprehend the two juveniles without further incident and they were processed accordingly.

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

Frank Barrino, a 38 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 9:26 pm for DWI. Officers stopped Hayes, who was driving a 2008 Cadillac for motor vehicle violations near the intersection of So. Orange Ave &

Prospect St.  During the on-scene investigation, officers determined that Barrino was DWI.  Officers arrested Barrino without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Adult Arrest - DWI

John Hayes Jr, a 59 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 2:45 pm for DWI. Officers stopped Hayes, who was driving a Ford Escort for motor vehicle violations near the intersection of Montrose Ave & Charlton Ave.

During the on-scene investigation, officers determined that Hayes was DWI.  Officers arrested Hayes without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Franel Clervoyant, a 26 year old Maplewood resident was arrested on Saturday, 6-17-17 at approximately 9:57 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Clervoyant, who was driving a 2000 Jeep for motor vehicle violations on Grove Rd.

After further investigation during the traffic stop, officers determined that Clervoyant was in possession of marijuana.  Officers arrested Clervoyant  and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.  

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Matias Diaz, a 32 year old Orange resident was arrested on Friday, 6-16-17 at approximately 2:12 am for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers responded to a call from a residence on Scotland Rd for two suspicious persons who were lying on the ground in

front of his house.  Upon arrival, officers quickly located the two subjects walking nearby and the on-scene investigation revealed that one of the subjects (Diaz) was in possession of two small baggies of marijuana.  Officers arrested D...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Justin Armstrong, a 26 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Friday, 6-16-17 at approximately 7:30 am for shoplifting. Stop & Shop employees called headquarters to report a shoplifter who had just left the store & was heading north on Valley St.

Officers responded to the area and were able to quickly locate the subject on Lackawanna Place.  Stop & Shop employees positively identified the subject (Armstrong)  & officers arrested him without further incident.  Off...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Auto Theft

A Riggs Place resident reported that sometime between 12:00 am & 7:00 am, Friday 6-16-17, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2017 Subaru), which was parked on the street in front of his house at the time.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A College Place resident reported that sometime between 8:45 am & 7:45 pm on Wednesday, 6-14-17 actor(s) unknown stole his bicycle (black, Trek FX-2 mountain bike), which he had secured with a cable lock to a pole under the train bridge on Sloan Street.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Brandon Gamble, a 27 year old So. Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 6-14-17 at approximately 4:25 pm for several active arrest warrants out of multiple jurisdictions. Officers stopped Gamble, who was driving a 2009 Nissan for a motor

vehicle violation near the intersection of Valley St. & Roland Ave.  During the motor vehicle stop, a records check revealed the outstanding warrants for Gamble.  Officers arrested Gamble without further incident and transported &...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Miguel Garrido, a 23 year old Monmouth resident & Semhar Gebregzabher, a 21 year old Madison resident were arrested on Monday, 3-27-17 at approximately 12:09 am for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Garrido, who was driving a 2011

Kia for a motor vehicle violation, at the intersection of Irvington Ave. & Riggs Place.  After further investigation during the motor vehicle stop, officers determined that both Garrido & Gebregzabher (a passenger in the vehicle) were in ...

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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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