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Posted on: June 19, 2018

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

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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 14, 2018

South Orange Pool Update

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South Orange pool members will be welcome this weekend at the Maplewood Pool. In addition, members with young children are welcome to use the baby and intermediate pools at the South Orange facility.

The BABY and INTERMEDIATE pools at the South Orange Community Pool complex will be open this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00-8:00 pm.  The concession stand will also be open.  The main pool will not be accessible.The Maplewood Pool w...

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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 12, 2018

Summer 2018 Student Leadership Institute

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Program Overview and Application Form: (Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, June 27)

The Township of South Orange Village is pleased to offer students the opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills in the areas of local government and civic engagement where they will interact with a variety of elected officials, municipal departm...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Engineering Department

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

Resident Notifications Re: Walton Avenue Improvements (from Thornden Street to Maplewood border) - Dear Residents: This notice is to inform you of the Roadway Paving work that is now scheduled for the week of June 18th.

Resident Notifications

 

Re: Walton Avenue Improvements (from Thornden Street to Maplewood border)                          &nb...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids Postponed

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The 5th annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids scheduled to be held in South Orange on Saturday, June 16th has been postponed until September.

The Village has experienced construction delays with the filter replacement project at the South Orange Community Pool. As a result, the pool will not be available on June 16th for the Kids Triathlon. The Department of Recreation has rescheduled the event...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

South Orange Master Plan - Call for Volunteers

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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: June 1, 2018

Valley Street Roadway Improvements

MIlling

The County will start Milling on Monday, June 4th night weather permitting. It will take approximately three nights to mill and then the contractor will reset manholes and repair inlets if any.

After that the road will be paved. The entire duration for milling, resetting / repair inlet / manholes and paving will be approximately 3 - 4 weeks weather permitting.

The limits for milling & paving are Valley St between South Orange Ave to Hixon Pla...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Repairs to the Village of South Orange Water System

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Repairs to the Village of South Orange water system are scheduled to continue on Monday, June 11 and last through Tuesday, June 19.

During this time period, residents may notice some variyng water pressures and experience slight water discoloration. The Village of South Orange is asking for cooperation during construction and advising residents to limit non-essential water use such as...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Engineering Department

Road-Work-Scheduled(3)

Resident Notification Re: Walton Avenue Traffic Calming (from Thornden Street To Maplewood border)
Dear Residents: We are informing you of the curb, sidewalk & drainage work that is planned to start the week of May 28th, 2018.

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Date:  May 21, 2018

Re: Walton Avenue Traffic Calming (from Thornden Street to Maplewood border)

Dear Resident:

We are sending this notice out ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

SURPLUS MUNICIPAL PROPERTY - NOTICE OF SALE

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South Orange will offer for sale to the highest bidder, Block 2111, Lot 18, commonly referred to as 215 Lindsley Avenue. Minimum bid will be $125,000.

SURPLUS MUNICIPAL PROPERTY

NOTICE OF SALE

On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 11:00 a.m.at the Municipal Offices, located at 76 South Orange Ave, Suite 302, South Orange, N.J.,  South Orange Village (the “Village”) will offer for sale ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Naming of the South Orange Tennis Courts

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A Public Hearing will be held at the Board of Trustee Meeting on Monday, June 25, 2018, at SOPAC located at 1 SOPAC Way, to discuss the naming the South Orange Tennis Courts to the “Kenneth Allen Graham Tennis Courts”

PUBLIC HEARING

The Township of South Orange Village

Naming Committee

A Public Hearing will be held at the Board of Trustee Meeting on Monday, June 25, 2018, at SOPAC located at 1 SOPAC Way, to discuss the naming the South Orange Tennis Courts outside the Bai...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Urgent Recycling News

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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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