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Posted on: August 10, 2018

South Orange and Maplewood Respond to NJ Transit Cancellations and Delays

NJ Transit

Village President Sheena Collum and Mayor Victor De Luca send a joint letter to Governor Murphy, NJ DOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccett and NJ Transit Executive Director Kevin S. Corbett regarding NJ Transit cancellations and delays.

Following the cancellations and delays experienced by NJ Transit customers over the past several weeks, the South Orange Board of Trustees and Maplewood Township Committee launched a 3-day NJ Transit commuter survey beginning on August 5. A total of 960 r...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Road Construction: Tichenor Avenue

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

This notice is to inform you of the curb, sidewalk & drainage work that is planned to start the week of August 20th, weather permitting.

Resident Notifications            

Date:  August 3rd, 2018

Re: Tichenor Avenue Road Improvements

This notice is to you to inform you of the curb, sidewalk & drainage work that is pla...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Road Construction: Cumberland Road, Briar Court & Tillou Road

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

This notice is to inform you of the Roadway Paving work that is now scheduled for Paving on Friday, August 17, weather permitting.

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Re:      CUMBERLAND ROAD, BRIAR COURT & Tillou Road

This notice is to you to inform you of the ROADWAY work that is now re-scheduled for:

Paving on Friday, August 17, weather permitting...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Road Construction: Brentwood Drive, Inwood Lane, Speir Drive

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

This notice is to inform you of the Roadway work that is now scheduled for paving on August 16 & 17, weather permitting.

Resident Notifications

 

Re:      BRENTWOOD DRIVE, INWOOD LANE, SPEIR DRIVE           

This notice is to inform you of the ROADWAY work.

Paving Inwood Lane, Bre...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Spotted Lanternfly Sighting Confirmed in New Jersey

Spotten Lanternfly

Department of Agriculture - Press Release

July 17, 2018www.nj.gov/agriculturePO Box 330Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0330  

Invasive Pest Identified in Warren County

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced that New Jersey Department of Agricu...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

SOM Baseball 8U Cougars Play in League Championship

8U Cougars 2018

The South Orange- Maplewood Cougars 8U baseball team had a strong finish to their season.

After a slow start to the regular season, the  team finished with a 7 game winning streak, leading them to the New Providence Green League championship game.  In a hard fought game against the Madison Dodgers, the Cougars lost 3-2 on the...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Giordano Recycling Company Is No Longer Taking Plastic Bags For Curbside Recycling

no longer taking plastic bags for curbside recycling

Changes in Curbside Single Stream Collection 2018

Note from Giordano:

The recycling industry at this moment is currently undergoing many serious changes that are effecting curbside single stream collection. China has recently put a ban on 24 different types of plastics, and also put strict quality standar...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Welcome To South Orange, Drive 25!

Speed 25

With very few exceptions, the speed limit throughout the Village is 25 miles per hour.

Along with barbeques, trips down the shore, and local ice cream runs, July and August mark the summer driving season. If you are driving in, or through South Orange, that means driving at 25 miles per hour. “Welcome to South Orange, now drive 25” says Lt....

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

South Orange Master Plan - Call for Volunteers

South Orange Master Plan

Township of South Orange Village has officially launched its Master Plan process, please consider helping shape the future of our community!

To Members of the South Orange Community:

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I share that the Township of South Orange Village has officially launched its Master Plan process which is expected to be completed and adopted in 18 months.  ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Urgent Recycling News

Recycling Toter

Recycling laws will be strictly enforced by the recycling collector Giordano. Contamination of recycling will not be tolerated,

all items being recycled need to be cleaned of any food waste. Under no circumstance will Giordano collect recycling in plastic bags.  The Township has used single stream recycle processing for several years allowing all recyclable materials to b...

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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: 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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