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: May 25, 2017

Pierro Outdoors presents Pride #6, a lighting installation by local artist Cat Tate Starmer June 2-4

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Inspired by South Orange Village Center’s campaign: Everybody Belongs Here, Starmer will create a public art installation that both beautifies and popularizes South Orange’s public parks as a place for communion, inspiration and celebration of diversity.

Pierro Outdoors presents Pride #6, a lighting installation by local artist Cat Tate Starmer on June 2-4, 2017 at Cameron Field in South Orange. Taking inspiration from South Orange Village Center’s campaign: Everybody Belongs Here, Starmer aims ...

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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: May 15, 2017

Memorial Day Service in South Orange Monday, May 29th

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The annual South Orange Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 29th at 9:00 am near Memorial Rock on the southwest end of the Duck Pond in Meadowland Park.

All are invited to join the Village honoring those who have died in service of our country.

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Model Boat Show at the South Orange Duck Pond June 3rd

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Come to the Duck Pond on Saturday June 3rd, 10am-4pm, to learn about model boating.

Talk to members of the South Orange Seaport Society, learn how they build, finish and sail these moving works of art. A large display of working models will be in the water and on tables to view. Ever wish you could be the Captain of you own model yacht? ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids, June 17th

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The 4th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be held in South Orange on Saturday, June 17, 2017 beginning at 8:00 am.

Entrants MUST be residents of South Orange or Maplewood between the ages of 7 and 14 (as of June 17). Registration for this event must be done in person at the South Orange Department of Recreation at the Baird by May 15th. The registration fee is $30. Th...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Memorial Day Service in South Orange Monday, May 29th

Memorial Day

The annual South Orange Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 29th at 9:00 am near Memorial Rock on the southwest end of the Duck Pond in Meadowland Park

All are invited to join the Village honoring those who have died in service of our country.

Posted on: May 1, 2017

Lenox Avenue Road Improvements

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Lenox Avenue Road Improvements(from S. Wyoming Avenue to S. Ridgewood Road) Lenox Place, Lenox Terrace. Curb & Sidewalk work is planned to start the week of May 15, 2017. The work will be from 7am to 4pm & is planned to take 3-4 weeks, weather permitting.

Lenox Avenue Road Improvements(from S. Wyoming Avenue to S. Ridgewood Road) Lenox Place, Lenox Terrace. Curb & Sidewalk work is planned to start the week of May 15, 2017. The work will be from 7am to 4pm & is planned to take 3-4 weeks, weather per...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Police Department: Press Release Regarding Incidents in the Downtown on April 29, 2017

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On April 29, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 pm and midnight, the South Orange Police Department became aware of an unusually large crowd of youths and young adults that began to gather and descend upon the downtown area.

On April 29, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 pm and midnight, the South Orange Police Department became aware of an unusually large crowd of youths and young adults that began to gather and descend upon the downtown area. All officers available for duty w...

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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

Feral Cat.jpg

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: May 24, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Zaccai Moreau, a 19 year old Montclair resident was arrested on Monday, 5-22-17 at approximately 9:57 pm for possession of CDS (Marijuana). While on Sloan Street, Officers observed Moreau smoking a dark colored cigarette that distinctly smelled

like marijuana.  Officer stopped Moreau to investigate further & quickly determined the cigarette to be CDS.  Officers arrested Moreau, who was also in possession of CDS paraphernalia, as well as alcohol (100 ml bottle of E&J Bra...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Burglary

A Montrose Ave. resident reported that sometime between 11:00 pm, Monday 5-22-17 and 6:00 am, Tuesday 5-23-17 actor(s) unknown entered his garage and removed his Stihl landscaping tool (weed-wacker). It appears the garage was unlocked at the time.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Burglary

A So. Stanley resident reported that sometime between 2:00 pm, Saturday 5-13-17 & 4:00 pm, Friday 5-19-17 actor(s) unknown smashed in the rear door of the residence to gain entry and removed several feet of copper pipe from the basement.

Detectives responded to process the scene.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Newark resident reported that sometime between 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 5-23-17 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle, which was parked in front of a business on Valley Street & removed his Samsung S6 cell phone that was inside the vehicle.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A So. Stanley resident reported that sometime between 6:00 pm, Friday 5-12-17 & 11:00 am, Sunday 5-14-17 actor(s) unknown entered her sister's unlocked vehicle, which was parked in her driveway at the time and rummaged through the interior.

Nothing appears to have been taken from the vehicle and the actor(s) apparently left behind an iPhone, which was collected as evidence.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Michael Washington, a 65 year old Wharton resident was arrested on Tuesday, 5-23-17 at approximately 2:03 am for active arrest warrants out of Morristown. Officers observed Washington acting suspiciously and stopped him near the intersection of

Vose Ave. & Taylor Place to inquire about his activity.  After further investigation, a record check revealed the outstanding warrants and officers arrested Washington without further incident.  Officers transported Washington to hea...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Darren Allen, a 36 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, 5-19-17 at approximately 8:50 pm for an active arrest warrant out of Elizabeth. Officers observed Allen drinking an alcoholic beverage & littering while in Spiotta Park &

stopped him to investigate further.  During the stop, a record check revealed the outstanding warrant.  Officers arrested Allen without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Burglary

A Henderson Dr. resident reported that sometime between 12:00 am, Wednesday 5-17-17 & 12:00 am, Thursday 5-18-17 actor(s) unknown entered his garage & moved some items around, but nothing is missing at this time & there were also no signs of forced entry.

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Criminal Mischief

A Hamilton Rd resident reported on Wednesday, 5-17-17 at approximately 8:18 pm, he observed two unknown actors in his driveway standing next to his vehicle, in what appeared to be an attempt to steal the vehicle. Both vehicles doors were open at the

time and it was noticed afterwards that the actors had damaged the driver's door lock to gain entry. Both actors fled when the resident activated his vehicle's panic alarm. One actor is described as a tall, skinny, light-skinned black male and the other ...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Michael Hart, a 50 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 5-17-17 at approximately 10:00 pm on an active arrest warrant for burglary out of South Orange. Newark Police arrested Hart on unrelated charges and contacted SOPD

in regards to the active warrant. Officers responded to Newark PD, arrested Hart and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Daryn Zellers, a 45 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Tuesday, 5-16-17 at approximately 5:09 pm for shoplifting. Officers responded to the 7-11 store on Valley Street for a shoplifting call that had just occurred & with the assistance of

witnesses, were able to quickly located the subject (Zellers), who was found hiding in nearby bushes on Academy Street.  Officers arrested Zellers without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly. &a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Donail England, a 42 year old Newark resident was arrested on Tuesday, 5-16-17 at approximately 5:05 pm for shoplifting. Officers responded to Ashley Market, where store employees observed the subject (England) conceal several grocery items and then

attempt to leave the store.  Store employees confronted the subject and were able to detain him until officers arrived.  Once on scene, officers arrested England without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was p...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Village Rd resident reported that sometime between 10:00 pm, Tuesday 5-16-17 & 7:00 am, Wednesday 5-17-17 actor(s) unknown smashed her vehicle's driver's side window & removed a black North Face jacket. Vehicle was parked in the driveway at the time.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Dabenah Jeudy, an 18 year old Hillside resident was arrested on Monday, 5-15-17 at approximately 10:55 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped a 2012 Nissan for a motor vehicle violation at Irvington Ave. & Cottage St.

After further investigation during the motor vehicle stop, officers determined that the driver (Jeudy) was in possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia. Officers arrested Jeudy and transported her to headquarters where she was processed accordingly. ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Adult Arrest - Burglary to Auto

Samir Hughes, a 20 year old Irvington resident was arrested on Monday, 5-15-17 at approximately 2:50 am for burglary to auto. While on patrol, officers observed Hughes inside a vehicle on So. Centre St. and when approached, Hughes attempted to

flee the area on a blue, Huffy mountain bike.  Officers pursued and quickly apprehended Hughes without further incident.  Officers transported Hughes to headquarters for processing & at headquarters, a record check revealed that ther...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Newark resident reported that sometime between 3:50 pm and 5:30 pm on Friday, 5-12-17 actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle (2006 Pontiac) while it was parked in the rear parking lot of 451 Valley St. and removed a sea-foam green-colored backpack

(with elephant designs) that contained various personal items, an iPad mini, identification, school supplies and her wallet.  

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Theft of Bicycle

A So. Centre St. resident reported that between 7:30 am and 5:15 pm on Friday, 5-12-17 actor(s) unknown removed her son's bicycle (a black & yellow, 21 speed, "Iron Horse" mountain bike) while it was parked in the bike rack located at 9 W. So. Orange Ave.

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: May 1, 2017

Police Department: Press Release Regarding Incidents in the Downtown on April 29, 2017

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On April 29, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 pm and midnight, the South Orange Police Department became aware of an unusually large crowd of youths and young adults that began to gather and descend upon the downtown area. All officers available for duty w...

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