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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Register Your Kids for Spring Baseball and Softball This Weekend

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Registration will be taken in person this weekend at the Baird, 1:00-4:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Program details and additional registration information follows.

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South Orange Maplewood Baseball is operated under the banner of the national Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth organization and is open to South Orange and Maplewood residents, ages 5-15 (as of April 30th).  The program begins with T-Ball for 5 and 6 ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

SHU Community Announcement: Emergency Notification Systems Test

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On Tuesday, January 23, at 11:55 am the SHU will be conducting a test of both the Emergency Siren System and the PirateAlert Emergency Notification System. If required, a retest of the systems will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:55 am

The Emergency Siren System is designed to alert the Seton Hall campus community of an emergency situation that requires them to seek shelter for safety.

 

There is no need to take shelter during this test. The siren test will consist of a siren wai...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Christmas Tree Pickup

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Christmas tree pickups will begin the week of January 1st, 2018 and conclude on January 31st. The time will not be extended so be sure to follow the guidelines and place unwanted trees out prior to the final collection date.

 Trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, decorations, plastic wrap or tree stands.  Please place the tree curbside, not in the street.   No wreaths or other holiday decorations will be collected.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

PRE-PAYING 2018 TAXES ONLINE

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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...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has completed its gas construction work in South Orange

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PSE&G began the work in September as part of the utility’s Gas System Modernization Program (GSMP).

As part of the GSMP infrastructure program, crews repaired the gas main on South Orange Ave. by Seton Hall University, and they replaced the mains and services on Turrell Ave. and South Centre St.  The aging pipes were replaced with strong, durab...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Recycling Enforcement and China's National Sword Program

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Enforcement to ensure only acceptable recyclable materials are being placed in Toters will be more stringently screened as China implements the National Sword Program.

Enforcement to ensure only acceptable recyclable materials are being placed in Toters will be more stringently screened as China implements the National Sword Program.  Food waste will not be tolerated as it will financially impact processors, th...

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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. 

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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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