Home

11 Stories
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Recycling Collection Thanksgiving Week

Recycling Toter

The typical Thursday collection will be altered for the week of Thanksgiving.  During this week the recycling will be collected by Giordano on Saturday, November 25th.

The typical Thursday collection will be altered for the week of Thanksgiving.  During this week the recycling will be collected by Giordano on Saturday, November 25th. 

To prevent missed collections please have your recycling Toters curbs...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 28, 2017

Check The Catch Basins On Your Street

CatchBasin_Dirty_reduced_01

Please help protect public and private property from flooding by ensuring that all leaves are cleared from and around catch basins along our streets.

With the impending storm arriving Sunday, October 29th it is anticipated to bring high winds, heavy rain and potential flooding Sunday afternoon into Monday. Please help protect public and private property from flooding by ensuring that all leaves are cle...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Leaf Season

Bagged Leaves

Leaf Season will begin on Monday, October 23rd and go through December 6th.

Leaves are only to be placed curbside when your street falls under an open zone on the Leaf Map (click).Please review the Seasonal Information tab on the top left margin of the Public Works page for all policies with regards to leaf pickup.If you are on a...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Enforcement Notice

SOPD Logo (2)

The South Orange Police Department (SOPD) in conjunction with the Village President, the Board of Trustees and on behalf of several concerned residents will be increasing its aggressive enforcement of traffic safety laws.

Our goal will be to curb motor vehicle violations in particular those offenses for “Failing to Stop for a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk.”

The SOPD is pleased to have received this month the AAA Traffic Safety Award and also an additional $1...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Village and South Orange Library Awarded $500,000 N.J. Historic Trust Grant for Connett Building

Connett Memorial Library

The Village and the South Orange Library were notified today that we have been awarded a $500,000 New Jersey Historic Trust Preservation Grant for the rehabilitation and repair of the Connett Memorial Library Building.

The grant will offset a substantial portion of the cost of much needed repairs to the exterior of the Connett building, including the replacement of all doors and windows and significant masonry and brick repairs.  These repairs follow the recent...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Engineering Department

roadconstruction-520x245

Resident Notifications
Date: October 6th, 2017
Re: Hartford Road Improvements

Resident Notifications

Re: HARTFORD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

Date:  October 6th, 2017

Dear Resident:

     We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the curb/sidewalk/ cobble gutter work that is planned to start next w...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 3, 2017

South Orange and Maplewood Receive Final Fire Study Report

Fire Study Cover Picture

After almost a year of study and review of the current Fire Department operations, Manitou Inc. delivered a report on the Feasibility of Consolidation, Merger or Sharing of South Orange and Maplewood's Municipal Fire Protection Services.


A copy of the final report can be viewed here: 


South Orange - Maplewood - Final Manitou Report Home
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...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 15, 2017

South Orange Parking Authority Valet Parking Pilot Program

Screen-Shot-2017-06-14-at-4.07.49-PM

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...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

Feral Cat.jpg

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...

Home
Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

Pub Health.jpg

Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

Click Here for the Report Home