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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

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Find a copy of the South Orange Village 2022 Financial Budget as presented to the Board of Trustees on April 25, 2022. 

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

South Orange Public Library

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The vision of the South Orange Public Library is the integral physical and virtual gateway by which our broad and diverse community may access information, congregate to freely exchange ideas, celebrate literacy and cultural growth in a leisurely yet live...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages

SOMA 2 Towns

SOMA Two Towns for All Ages works to develop, identify and coordinate resources, policies, programs and services that support and empower all residents of South Orange and Maplewood to age in place as full community members. Learn more >

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Seton Village

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Seton Village is a community in South Orange, New Jersey and proud to be a part of the Neighborhood Preservation Program. Come visit our central business corridor on Irvington Avenue and stroll our tree lined streets filled with beautiful turn of...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

SOPAC

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The mission of SOPAC is to enrich individual lives, and to engage and serve those in our community and beyond, through arts experiences that inspire and transform. Learn More>

 

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

South Orange Downtown

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Welcome to South Orange Downtown! Food lovers can indulge in cuisine from all over the world. Many of the retailers offer a personalized shopping experience and enrichment classes where you can learn anything from playing an instrument to making floral ar...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Seton Hall

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One of the country's leading Catholic universities, SHU is home to over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offering more than 90 rigorous majors, Seton Hall's academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Pr...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Holiday Jewelry Sale

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The Friends of South Orange Public Library will hold a Holiday Jewelry Sale to benefit SOPL.

The Friends Holiday Jewelry Sale will be held on Saturday, December 10 from 10 AM to 5 PM and December 11 from 1 to 4 PM and will feature a huge selection of jewelry, including hundreds of pieces of fine jewelry, designer jewelry, sterling silver pieces, ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Housing Element and Fair share Plan

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Amended HEFSP to be presented to So Orange Planning Board Monday 11/7

The South Orange Housing Element and Fair Share Plan (“HEFSP”) exhibits the Village of South Orange’s commitment to providing opportunities for the development of affordable housing within the Village. This document seeks to ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

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Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

The Low Income Home Water Assistance Program

The Department of Community Affairs has a Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This is a federally funded program designed to help low-income households reduce the balances they have on their resid...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Dresdner Robin presents Cameron courts redesign

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On October 10, Dresdner Robin presented a conceptual redesign of the Cameron tennis court areas to the Board of Trustees.

The concept presented was developed after several public input sessions and a community survey.  The concept consists of Paddle Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Basketball Courts, Resiliency Adventure Garden, Rain Garden, Fitness Stations, Picni...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

FREE FIREWOOD

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From October 3rd through December 29th the Department of Public Works invites South Orange residents to pick up free firewood at 300 Walton Avenue, please refer to the facility hours for access.

This is on a first come first served basis, firewood will not be held.  No appointments necessary.  

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Accessory Dwelling Units

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On September 12, 2022, the South Orange Planning firm, Topology, proposed an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) ordinance for introduction to the Board of Trustees.

What is an ADU? 

Proposed Ordinance Definition: “A self-contained portion of a principal, one-family dwelling, two-family dwelling, or an accessory structure, used as a secondary housing unit independent of the primary dwelling unit, that can only...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Grove Park Tree Removal

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Grove Park Tree Replacement and Landscape Planning

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Thanks for inquiring about what’s going on here in Grove Park!  As you can see, many large trees were recently removed.  Most of these trees were ash trees, a species that was widely used in t...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Monkeypox - What You Need To Know

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All the latest surrounding Monkeypox.

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that does not usually cause serious illness. However, if left untreated it can result in further illness and hospitalization. Monkeypox is a new virus in the United States, and public health officials are closely monito...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

South Orange Village Lifts Mask Requirement in Municipal Buildings

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As of Monday June 27, South Orange Village will no longer require masks in our public buildings.

Residents and visitors will no longer be required to wear masks when entering public facilities, such as the South Orange Public Library, the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, municipal offices, etc.

Village President Sheena Collum announced t...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Joint Exploratory Committee - Fire Svcs

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Presentations, reports, video and news coverage related to fire merger.

The South Orange & Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services hosted a community meeting on July 26, 2021. The community is encouraged to review materials below and provide feedback to the governing bodies.

Presentation: A copy of the prese...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Regulation of Leaf Blower Use

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An ordinance limiting and regulating the use of leaf blowers.

A summary of the newly passed ordinance appears below. You can view the full ordinance here.

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE #2022-06A Ordinance of The Township of South Orange Village In Essex County, New Jersey To Create Chapter 187 Of The Code To Calm, Li...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Affordable Housing Rental Opportunity

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New affordable rentals will be available at 52 Taylor Place

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted

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The indoor Mask Mandate Executive Order dated Dec 21, 2021, has been lifted.

This order was put into effect upon the guidance of local health officials at a time our community was surging as it related to Omicron variant and positive test cases. Compounded with holiday travel and the urgency to return children to in-person learnin...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Tree clearing at 167 | 201 N. Ridgewood Rd

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Statement in response to tree clearing at 167/201 N Ridgewood Rd

(Updated May 9, 2022) Planning Board Hearing Announced - On Wednesday, June 15, at 7:30pm, the South Orange Planning Board will hear the revised tree removal and replacement plan for the subdivided lot 37/block 1303 (now 201 N. Ridgewood Road) of...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - What You Need To Know

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All the latest surrounding the Coronavirus

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Burglary to auto

On November 30, 2022, at approximately 3am a Crest Drive resident reported someone entered their un-locked vehicle which was parked in their driveway and ransacked.  Detective Bureau is investigating this incident.  

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Package Thefts

Please be vigilant and report to the South Orange Police any suspicious people or vehicles in your neighborhood.  This time of year, we always experience a large number of package thefts.   Vehicles may be following UPS and/or Fed Ex tru...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

ANCHOR PROGRAM -- STATE PROGRAM FOR HOMEOWNERS & RENTERS

ANCHOR PROGRAM DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 1/31/2023

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR)

The ANCHOR Program replaces the Homestead Rebate program. 

This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residenc...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

2022 4th Qtr. Due date is 11/1/2022

The 2022 4th qtr. tax bills are due on 11/1/2022. The grace period ends on 11/10/2022. All payments received after the end of business day on 11/10/2022 will accrue interest from 11/1/2022. Payments can be mailed to the village offices, left at our secure...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

ANCHOR PROGRAM -- NEW STATE PROGRAM FOR HOMEOWNERS & RENTERS

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR)

The ANCHOR Program replaces the Homestead Rebate program. 

This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residenc...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) - Application Deadline 10/31/22

SENIOR FREEZE PROGRAM

The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, you must meet all the eligibility requirements for each year from the ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

2022 FINAL TAX BILLS

The 2022 Final tax bills are being mailed the week of August 29, 2022. This mailing will  include the status of third quarter billing, along with the billing for 2022 4th, 2023 1st. qtr. and 2023 2nd qtr. The due date for 2022 4th qtr. is 11/1/22...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

ESTIMATED TAX BILLS

In accordance with the Chapter 72 Laws of 1994, the Township of South Orange Village is issuing estimated tax bills for the 3rd quarter tax installment due on 8/1/22. The 3rd qtr. estimated bills will be mailed during the week of June 14, 2022. The due da...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

SUMMER HOURS SCHEDULE

We're happy to announce our Summer Hours schedule for 2022 beginning the day after Memorial Day and running through Labor Day. 

The following schedule is for all Municipal Offices located  at 76 South Orange Ave. including the Tax departm...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

2022 SEWER BILLS

2022 Sewer Bills

The 2022 Sewer bills have been mailed. The due date is 3/28/22. The grace period for payments ends on 4/26/22. All payments received after closing on that date will accrue interest from 3/28/22. For your convenience, payments can be made at www.southorang...

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