Posted on: August 17, 2017

Board of Trustees Evaluates Animal Control and Sheltering

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The discussion was prompted by leaders of SOMA For Animals who presented the Village with a proposal that they had solicited from St. Hubert’s and suggested that "contracting with Saint Hubert’s is more cost-effective" and that "St. Hubert'...

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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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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: September 14, 2017

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Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

Resident Notification Date: September 14th, 2017

Re: Academy Street Road Improvements-Phase 2 (from Massel Terrace to Maplewood border)

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Re: Academy Street Road Improvements-Phase 2 (from Massel Terrace to Maplewood border)

Date:  September 14th, 2017

Dear Resident:

We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the ROADWAY PAVING work...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

New Jersey Monthly is asking, "What's the Hottest Town?"

Hottest Town Showdown

The Hot Towns Showdown presented by Kings Food Markets pits 16 sizzling towns against each other in a competition that’s sure to fire up lots of debate and South Orange has made the list! Help us win by voting for South Orange!

New Jersey Monthly picked the 16 towns in the bracket competition based on factors like rising home prices, and time spent on the market when homes are up for sale. We also sought input from real-estate professionals—and we listened to the “buzz” in the m...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Board of Trustees Evaluates Animal Control and Sheltering

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On Monday August 14, 2017, The Board of Trustees discussed a few different options for the Village’s animal control service and sheltering.

The discussion was prompted by leaders of SOMA For Animals who presented the Village with a proposal that they had solicited from St. Hubert’s and suggested that "contracting with Saint Hubert’s is more cost-effective" and th...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Engineering Department

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

Resident Notifications Date: August 7th, 2017

Re: Academy Street Road Improvements-Phase 2 (from Massel Terrace to Maplewood border)

Dear Resident: We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the curb, sidewalk & drainage work that is planned to start the week of August 14th, 2017

The work will be from 7 am to 4 pm and is planned to take 3 months, weather permitting.

When ...

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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: 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: 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: September 21, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Marcus Slaughter, a 22 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 9-20-17 at approximately 10:40 hours for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped two suspicious individuals at the corner of Montrose St & So. Orange Ave who

appeared to be smoking marijuana.  After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that the one subject (Slaughter) was in possession of the CDS.  Officers arrested Slaughter and transported him to headquarters where he was...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Centre St. resident reported that sometime between 1:15 am & 3:00 pm on Tuesday, 9-19-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle, which was parked in the driveway and removed a $10.00 roll of quarters & some loose change.

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Crest Dr. resident reported that sometime between 5:00 pm, Monday 9-18-17 & 7:00 am, Tuesday 9-19-17 actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, which was parked in the driveway, rummaged through the interior & removed a multi-tool, utility knife.

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Theft/Robbery

A South Orange resident reported on Monday, 9-18-17 at approximately 4:30 pm an unknown actor approached her while she was walking on Valley Street and yanked her gold necklace from her neck. The actor (described by the victim & witnesses as a

tall, black male with a beard who was wearing sagging cargo pants and a white tee shirt) then fled on foot and jumped in a white/light colored vehicle, which headed east on Fourth Street towards Academy Street.  The victim received some scratches...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Burglary

A Vose Ave resident reported that sometime before 4:30 pm on Wednesday, 9-13-17 an unknown actor entered her residence through a rear door, ransacked the master bedroom & stole jewelry and a silver coin collection. The Detective Bureau is investigating.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

James Wise, a 19 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Monday 9-11-17 at approximately 5:30 pm for shoplifting. Stop & Shop security officers observed Wise place several items into his backpack and attempt to leave the store without paying

for the items.  Officers responded to the scene, arrested Wise without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Cameron Spooner, a 23 year old Newark resident was arrested on Sunday, 9-10-17 at approximately 11:00 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Spooner, who was driving a 2006 Infiniti for motor vehicle violations at the intersection

Centre & So. Orange Ave.  After further investigation during the traffic stop, officers determined that Spooner was in possession of the marijuana, as well as CDS paraphernalia.  Officers arrested Spooner without further incident and...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A Hamburg NJ resident (SHU student) reported that sometime between 5:00 & 5:30 pm, Sunday 9-10-17 actor(s) unknown stole his bicycle (Red/Silver Schwinn mountain bike) while he was inside El Greco Restaurant waiting for his order.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Recovered Stolen Auto

Officers recovered a stolen auto (2003 Hyundai) on Saturday 9-9-17 at approximately 3:00 am near the intersection of Centre St & So. Orange Ave. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Newark on 9-8-17. Officers impounded the auto & notified Newark PD.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Burglary

A Wyoming Ave resident reported that sometime between 8:00 am & 2:00 pm, Friday 9-8-17 actor(s) unknown entered her residence prying open a rear basement door. However, it does not appear that anything was removed at this time.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Roland Ave resident reported that sometime between 6:30 pm, Wednesday 9-6-17 & 11:40 am, Thursday 9-7-17 actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, rummaged through the interior and stole a few dollars in loose change.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

2017 FINAL TAX BILLS ARE IN THE MAIL.

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LOOK OUT FOR 2017 FINAL TAX BILL.

The tax collector's office completed the mailing of 2017 final tax bills on 9/12/17. We expect  all taxpayers to have received their bills last week. If you have not received your bill, please contact the tax office for a duplicate. You will stil...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

2017 ANNUAL TAX SALE FOR 2016 AND PRIOR YEARS DELINQUENCIES.

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TAX SALE INFORMATION

The Township of South Orange's annual tax sale is scheduled to be held on 9/27/17. If you are owning any prior year balance on taxes or sewer, please pay before 3:00pm on 9/26/17 to avoid tax sale. You may contact the tax office to make sure that your acc...

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