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: August 9, 2017

Mark Your Calendars for Good Health

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Take advantage of a free opportunity to reduce your risk of some health problems. The South Orange Health Department will hold its 11th Annual Free Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 9th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Orange Fire House, located at 56 Slo...

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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: August 4, 2017

Grove Park Playground is Open!

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The new playground in Grove Park, located on South Orange Avenue between Grove Road and Park Place, is open for play.

The community is invited to join members of the Village governing body for an official ribbon-cutting on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 am.

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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: 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 that "St. Hubert'...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

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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.

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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: August 4, 2017

Grove Park Playground is Open!

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The new playground in Grove Park, located on South Orange Avenue between Grove Road and Park Place, is open for play.

The community is invited to join members of the Village governing body for an official ribbon-cutting on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 am.

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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: 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: August 17, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Radel Terr resident reported on Thursday, 8-17-17 that at approximately 3:00 am actor(s) unknown entered his vehicle, which was parked in the driveway & ransacked the vehicle's interior. Nothing seems to have been stolen & the vehicle was not damaged.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Theft - Juvenile Arrest

A Newark juvenile was taken into custody on Wednesday, 8-16-17 at approximately 2:42 pm for theft. Officers responded to an address on Irving Ave, where a caller reported that a subject had just stolen a package off the front porch of a residence.

Officer quickly located the subject and after further investigation at the scene, determined that the juvenile stopped was the subject in question.  Officer took the juvenile into custody and transported him to headquarters to be processed accord...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Adult Arrest

David Oxendine, a 50 year old So. Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 8-16-17 at approximately 1:35 pm for receiving stolen property & possession of CDS (marijuana). Detectives responded to So. Orange Ave & Ward Pl for a suspicious

person call, in which a subject had just used a stolen credit card to make a purchase.  Detectives stopped the subject (Oxendine) and after further investigation at the scene, determined that he was in possession of the stolen credit card as well...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Irving Ave resident reported that between 9:00 pm, Friday 8-11-17 & 8:00 am, Tuesday 8-15-17 actor(s) unknown entered his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway & removed papers, as well as an iPhone charger. There were no signs of forced entry.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Clark St resident reported that between 7:00 pm, Monday 8-14-17 & 10:00 am, Tuesday, 8-15-17 actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, which was parked in her driveway & rummaged through the interior. Nothing appears to be missing at this time.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Warrant Arrest

Jerome Miller, a 65 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Monday, 8-14-17 at approximately 2:19 pm for an outstanding arrest warrant out of South Orange. Officers stopped Miller for a motor vehicle violation on Turrell Ave and further

investigation during the stop revealed the active arrest warrant.  Officers arrested Miller without further incident and transported him to headquarters for processing.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Auto Theft

An Academy Street resident reported that sometime between 10:00 am, Monday 6-26-17 & 5:00 am, Monday 8-14-17 actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2017 Yamaha motorcycle), which was locked up with a large chain behind his garage during the time.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Adult Arrest - Burglary

Ricardo Pavilus, a 36 year old West Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, 8-12-17 at approximately 11:21 pm for burglary. Officers responded to a burglary in progress call on Cameron Rd and upon arrival located the actor (Pavilus) hiding inside the

residence.  Officers arrested Pavilus without further incident and transported him to headquarters for processing.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Milligan Pl resident reported that between 10:00 pm, Thursday 8-10-17 & 10:00 am, Friday 8-11-17 actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, which was parked on the street at the time and removed miscellaneous papers along with some personal items.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Adult Arrest - Burglary

Marvin Mixson, a 34 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, 8-11-17 at approximately 5:22 pm for burglary. Officers responded to call on Varsity Rd for a burglary to auto in progress & based on the description given by the witness, stopped

a suspect (Mixson) on a nearby Newark street.  Upon further investigation at the scene, officers determined that Mixson was the actor involved and he was placed under arrest.  Officers transported Mixson to headquarters where he was proc...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Frank Perez, a 26 year old Newark resident was arrested on Thursday, 8-10-17 at approximately 2:00 pm for shoplifting. Seton Hall security notified police headquarters about a shoplifting that had just occurred at the campus bookstore &

that the actor involved was at the Dover Street bus station.  Officers were able to intercept the bus before it could pull out of the station & the subject (Perez) was detained.  SHU security personnel positively identified Perez as ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Burglary to Auto

An employee of Seton Hall University reported on Wednesday, 8-9-17 between the hours of 8:15 am & 6:00 pm, actor(s) unknown entered his vehicle, which was parked on the second level of the parking deck and removed his wallet. The wallet contained

several credit cards, identification cards, cash and other items.  No damage was observed to the vehicle' exterior or ignition.  The detective bureau responded to investigate the incident.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Shyona Hutchinson, a 19 year old Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, 8-9-17 at approximately 10:10 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana) & CDS paraphernalia. Officers stopped a vehicle (2014 Honda) for a motor vehicle violation

on Ridgewood Rd.  After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that the vehicle's driver (Hutchinson) was in possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia. Officers arrested Hutchinson and she was transported to headquarters, whe...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Burglary to Auto

A Fairview Ave. resident reported that between 6:30 pm, Tuesday 8-8-17 & 9:25 am, Wednesday 8-9-17, actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle, which was parked in the driveway and rummaged through the interior. Nothing appears to be missing at this time.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Criminal Mischief

A College Place resident reported that sometime between 10:30 pm, Saturday 8-5-17 & 9:00 am, Tuesday 8-8-17 actor(s) unknown smashed the driver's side window of his vehicle (2009 Subaru). However, it does not appear that the actor(s) entered the

vehicle, as nothing was taken from the vehicle and there was no further damage.  

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Assist Other Agency

On Tuesday, 8-8-17 at approximately 12:00 midnight, officers assisted Orange PD with the arrest of two juveniles who were suspected of burglarizing a vehicle within their jurisdiction near Warwick Ave.

Orange PD notified police headquarters of the incidents and provided a description of the subjects.  Officers responded to the area and quickly located two young males who matched the description given walking along Warwick Ave.  The sub...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Adult Arrest - CDS

Daizhanee Lee, a 24 year old Ewing resident was arrested on Monday, 8-7-17 at approximately 10:10 pm for possession of CDS (marijuana), paraphernalia and active arrest warrants. Officers stopped a vehicle (2011 Chevy) for a motor vehicle violation

at So. Orange Avenue & Trenchard Place.  After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that the vehicle's passenger (Daizhanee Lee) was in possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.  Officers arrested Lee and she ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Burglary

A College Place resident reported that sometime between 5:00 pm, Friday 8-4-17 & 8:45 pm, Sunday 8-6-17 unknown actor(s) entered his residence and removed numerous pieces of jewelry, a personal computer, a video gaming console and several

video games. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Attempted Bicycle Theft

A resident of Gas Light Commons on West Third Street reported on Friday, 8-4-17 at approximately 7:07 pm that she observed an unknown actor attempt to steal her bicycle from off of the second floor balcony of her residence. The actor (described by

the victim as a young, skinny, 6'-1", black male who was wearing a white T-shirt and shorts) threw the bicycle off the balcony & then jumped off himself when she yelled at him. The actor then fled east on W. Third Street without the bicycle &...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting

Isaiah Edmond, a 24 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, 8-4-17 at approximately 2:12 pm for shoplifting. Officers assisted a Rite-Aid security officer chase down a shoplifter who had fled the Rite-Aid without paying for merchandise.

After the brief foot pursuit, officers arrested Edmond without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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