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Posted on: October 15, 2019

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Conversations on Age-Friendly Efforts

It’s been 4 years since South Orange and Maplewood began an age-friendly initiative. Now, its time to look at what we’ve done and what we need to do next. All South Orange & Maplewood residents age 60+ are invited to the Senior...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Professional Clothing Drive

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Donate Professional Clothing: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

To survive and thrive, victims of domestic violence must often flee their home, leaving behind the career wardrobe they need to support themselves and/or their children.  At this crucial juncture toward survival, replacing workforce attire can be...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Important Polling Location Change

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Regarding District 6 and District 8.

Due to the renovations of the Baird Community Center, residents who vote in Districts 6 and District 8 will be relocated for the General Election on November 5, 2019 and future elections. The new location will be the South Orange Middle School; 70 Ridgewo...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Baird Community Center Closing

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The Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs and South Orange Parking Authority are Relocating

The Baird Community Center will close at the end of the business day on October 10th in preparation for a major renovation of the building. The offices of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs and the South Orange Parking Authority, currentl...

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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 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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