Posted on: March 18, 2018
With the expected snow this week we are asking all residents to not put branches into the streets.
The Village is working hard to clean up from the past Nor'easter and we need your help. We know most homes in South Orange have branches scattered about on their properties and would like to clean them up. Unfortunately, our Department of Public Works (DP...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2018
Village staff is working hard to clean up and address any damage and unsafe conditions that may have been caused by the recent storms.
Residents may have noticed the damage done by recent storms to some Village parks and playgrounds. Tree removal, cleanup and repairs is still needed in many areas. The backstop at Farrell Field was destroyed, fencing was damaged in Meadowland Park and wir...Read on...
Posted on: March 13, 2018
The South Orange 8th grade boys basketball team went from worst to first, winning the Suburban Essex League championship on March 9th.
For a team that went winless (0-14) last season, winning the Suburban League Boys 8th grade Basketball Championship was just a dream for this year's South Orange team. Playing against powerful and experienced teams from Essex County, South Orange held the...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2018
Complete our survey by March 31st and be eligible to win a prize!
The Baird Community Center is a 100 year-old, Tudor-style building located on Mead Street in Meadowland Park, near Flood’s Hill, the Duck Pond and Cameron Field. Flanked by tennis and basketball courts, it houses the South Orange Department of R...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2018
Facebook Fundraising Campaign Goes Viral in 50 Hours
SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ (February 21, 2018) – South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and Maplewood Mayor Victor De Luca announced Wednesday that the joint Facebook fundraiser between the two communities to support Everytown for Gun ...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2018
On Friday, February 16, Village President Sheena Collum joined mayors from Essex County for a roundtable discussion with Governor Phil Murphy identifying the top four statewide priorities for Such Orange Village.
They include: 1)extending the 2% interest arbitration cap 2) shared services, joint contracts and consolidations 3) NJ Transit and The Gateway Program and 4) state aid for the South Orange-Maplewood School District. You can download/read the ful...Read on...
2018 Essex Mayors Roundtable - Sheena Collum
Posted on: February 8, 2018
Local law enforcement is working harder than ever to combat a statewide increase
in pedestrian fatalities.
Across New Jersey pedestrian fatalities were up in 2017 reaching their highest point in more than 24 years according to state police statistics. Many authorities are concerned that distracted drivers and distracted pedestrians are combining to drive these...Read on...
Posted on: December 14, 2017
THE PREPAY FEATURE HAS BEEN ENABLED ON THEVILLAGE TAX PAYMENT WEBSITE.
Please be advised that you may now prepay your 2018 taxes on our website beyond the first quarter that is coming due in February. Due to many inquiries received in my office regarding the upcoming new tax regulation and requests to prepay some part of 201...Read on...
Posted on: June 12, 2017
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 15, 2016
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...