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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Board of Trustees Evaluates Animal Control and Sheltering

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On Monday August 14, 2017, The Board of Trustees discussed a few different options for the Village’s animal control service and sheltering.

The discussion was prompted by leaders of SOMA For Animals who presented the Village with a proposal that they had solicited from St. Hubert’s and suggested that "contracting with Saint Hubert’s is more cost-effective" and that "St. Hubert'...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

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Resident Notifications Date: August 7th, 2017

Re: Academy Street Road Improvements-Phase 2 (from Massel Terrace to Maplewood border)

Dear Resident: We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the curb, sidewalk & drainage work that is planned to start the week of August 14th, 2017

The work will be from 7 am to 4 pm and is planned to take 3 months, weather permitting.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Recreation Capital Project Updates

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If you have been out-and-about the Village in recent months, you may have noticed a number of projects underway that will improve parks and recreation facilities in the community. Here’s what’s happening….

PLAYGROUND IMPROVEMENTS

Following the replacement of the Cameron Field Playground in 2012 and the Farrell Field Playground in 2014, the Grove Park Playground is being replaced in the summer of 2017. While the age and condition of the playgrounds made repla...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Grove Park Playground is Open!

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The new playground in Grove Park, located on South Orange Avenue between Grove Road and Park Place, is open for play.

The community is invited to join members of the Village governing body for an official ribbon-cutting on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 am.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

New Jersey American Water Performing Work in the Academy Heights Neighborhood

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Over the next few weeks, residents can expect to regularly see New Jersey American Water crews performing work in the Academy Heights neighborhood.

Over the next few weeks, residents can expect to regularly see New Jersey American Water crews performing work in the Academy Heights neighborhood. In anticipation of the upcoming repaving and roadway improvement work planned by the Village on Academy Str...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

NEW Jitney Schedules for NJ Transit - Morris & Essex Adjusted Schedule

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To better assist the residents of South Orange, we have revised all of our Jitney Schedules to accommodate the Summer M&E  NJ Transit train Schedule effective July 10, 2017 until September 1, 2017

The new Jitney Schedules will begin earlier to provide service for commuters to meet two earlier trains which will still go directly to New York Penn Station.  The new schedules will begin Monday, July 10, 2017 and can be viewed or downloaded by ...

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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: June 15, 2017

South Orange Parking Authority Valet Parking Pilot Program

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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...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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

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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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