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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Annual Health Report Released for 2018

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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 20, 2019

Watershed Literary Events presents An Evening of Poetry with Alicia Mountain and Kenneth Hart

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Home town poets Alicia Mountain and Kenneth Hart, both alumni of Columbia High School, are the featured readers this fall at Watershed Literary Events, a spoken word series sponsored by Cultural Affairs in South Orange.

ALICIA MOUNTAIN was raised in South Orange, NJ, and graduated from Columbia High School in 2006. Her poems have been published widely, in The Nation, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily, Sixth Finch, Poetry Northwest, Guernica, Puerto del Sol, The Southampton Review...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

2nd Annual Kenny Graham Round-Robin Doubles Invitational Announced

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The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs announces the 2nd annual tennis competition in honor of Kenneth Allen Graham, a dedicated lifelong resident of South Orange and a true ambassador for the game of tennis.

The tournament will be Saturday, September 28 (Rain Date September 29) on the 'Kenny Graham Courts' in Meadowland Park adjacent to the Baird Community Center.

Tournament events:

  • Men's 45 and Over Doubles, 8:00-11:00 am/Finals 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Women's 45 and Over...
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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Mounds Piles & Massings

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The Pierro Gallery is pleased to collaborate with the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall on a new exhibition curated by South Orange resident and member of the SO Arts Advisory Council, Greg Leshé. The exhibition takes place September 9- October 10, 2019.

The exhibition looks at the human impulse to stack, pile and amass groupings of objects as both creative action and critical inquiry. The participating artists investigate a variety of themes within the notion of accumulation including; consumer waste and...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Annual Influenza Clinic Scheduled for 2019

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Residents can get their annual flu shots on October 2, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at town hall.

The South Orange Department of Health will offer Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations for adults eighteen (18) years old and older on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Township offices, 76 South Orange Avenue, S...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Wave a South Orange Safety Flag, Starting September 13th, 2019

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South Orange, NJ (September 13th, 2019) Walkability and pedestrian safety are key trends in municipal planning and for good reason.

Students rushing to class, millennial parents pushing strollers, and baby boomers counting steps all desire safe, walkable streetscapes wherever they live, work and play. In response, the Township of South Orange Village is exploring new ways to enhance p...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT

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SouthNEXT Festival in association with SOPAC announces the first ever:
SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT
The most amazing talent around
Saturday October 19, 2019

SOMA’s GOT CRAZY TALENT will celebrate and enjoy the exceptional talents of our neighbors. But this is not just any open mic night. This is the opportunity for you (and your friends) to bring out your various and incredible talent and show it of...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Hydrant-Flushing Program

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The program will begin on Sunday, September 8th at 9:00 pm.

The Township of South Orange Village will begin its hydrant-flushing program on Sunday, September 8th at 9:00 pm and run each night thereafter for approximately 10 days. To minimize the impact on demand, the flushing will occur each night between the hour...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Download the new recycling app.

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Now you can get recycling reminders and answers right on your phone with the free Recycle Coach app.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has purchased Recycle Coach, a web-based recycling education and information app, for all counties and municipalities in New Jersey at absolutely no cost to them. Recycle Coach makes up to the ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

South Orange Does Not Currently Receive Water from Newark

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In response to concerns expressed by residents about the potential of lead in the water from a Newark source, the South Orange Water Utility wants to be absolutely clear that South Orange’s water supply is not affected nor supplied by Newark.

South Orange’s water is supplied by New Jersey American Water from their new, state-of-the-art Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant in Millburn, NJ. While the Village also maintains several emergency water supply interconnections, previously includ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

PSE&G Issues Scam Alert

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Public Service Electric & Gas is warning New Jersey residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to obtain personal information.

On Thursday, August 8, 2019, PSE&G started receiving a small number of inquiries, with calls escalating during business hours Friday, August 9, 2019. Many of the callers were returning missed calls that appear to have been made from a PSE&G phone ...
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Posted on: August 1, 2019

2nd Annual Kenny Graham Round-Robin Doubles Invitational Announced

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The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs announces the 2nd annual tennis competition in honor of Kenneth Allen Graham, a dedicated lifelong resident of South Orange and a true ambassador for the game of tennis.

The tournament will be Saturday, September 28 (Rain Date September 29) on the 'Kenny Graham Courts' in Meadowland Park adjacent to the Baird Community Center.

Tournament events:

  • Men's 45 and Over Doubles, 8:00-11:00 am/Finals 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Women's 45 and Over...
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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Community Relations Committee: Call for Volunteers

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Community Relations Committee is accepting volunteer applications.

Founded in 1980, the Community Relations Committee (CRC) is seeking new members to become part of our exciting team.  Over the years, the CRC has pioneered programs in town such as the Gaslight, Newcomer's Day, the Villager of the Month program, ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Village President's Statement on Pending ICE Raids

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Continue reading to find Village President Collum's statement and resolution regarding these raids.

June 21, 2019

To Members of the South Orange Community:

Earlier this week, several news outlets began reporting on raids that would be undertaken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This followed a tweet by President Trump on Monday, June 17, 2019...

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Posted on: November 11, 2018

South Orange Health Officer Inspects School Bathrooms

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In response to recent events surrounding the school district's bathroom conditions, Health Officer John Festa inspected the bathrooms of the South Orange schools.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Arrest- Burglary to Auto

On September 10th at 10:30am, Keith Tilghman a 34 year old Newark resident was arrested for burglary to a motor vehicle on Finlay Place. A detective observed Tilghman walking in the area of Finlay Place and Hamilton Road as he approached the parked vehicl...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

SOPD Voluntary Security Camera Registration

In an effort to increase our ability to investigate criminal activity more efficiently and effectively, the South Orange Police Department is asking for businesses or residents with video surveillance cameras (including doorbells) to voluntarily register ...

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