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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Local Art Exhibits in Honor of Black History Month

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The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is hosting the work of 2 local artists in honor of Black History Month.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 - Winter Storm

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The Township of South Orange Village Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the impending Winter Storm.

Weather:

PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING AS: Snow

ON (DAY): Today AT APPROXIMATELY: 11am-1pm

PRECIPITATION MIXING WITH: Sleet/Frz Rain BETWEEN: 6-9pm

THEN CHANGING TO: Rain BETWEEN: 8pm-10pm

ACCUMULATING SNOW OR SNOW/ICE OR ICE EXPECTED TO

END: Tonight AT APPROXIMATEL...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

ANNUAL SEWER BILL

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2019 ANNUAL SEWER BILLS WERE MAILED 2/12/19

Please be advised that 2019 annual sewer bills were mailed on 2/12/19. These bills are due on 2/26/19 with grace period good through 3/29/19. No interest will be charged if payment is received by 3/29/19. All payments after this date will accrue interest ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

February is Black History Month

Black History Month

Come celebrate with us on Sunday, February 24th!

South Orange is hosting a free and family-friendly event on Sunday, February 24th from 3 pm to 5:30 pm at The Fox and The Falcon located at 19 Valley Street to celebrate Black History Month.

This event will feature impactful and inspiring African Americans...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition

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The League of Municipalities announces The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition for high school juniors and seniors.

This scholarship has been named in honor of Louis Bay 2nd, Mayor Emeritus of Hawthorne. Louis Bay 2nd actively participated as a League Board Member and Past President for 60 years.

The competition is open to all high school juniors and seniors who are res...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

CycleRed Event

Cycle Red

Saint Barnabas Medical Center hosts an indoor cycling class

On Sunday, March 10, South Orange Village partner, Saint Barnabas Medical Center is hosting indoor cycling classes dedicated to improving community health. 

Admission is $100 per session. There are 3 time slots available with 48 bicycles available...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

South Orange Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Barbra “Babs” Casbar Siperstein

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Barbra (“Babs”) Siperstein, an army veteran, small business person and New Jersey native, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3.

Babs was known as one of New Jersey’s most prominent LGBTQ activists and was instrumental in securing protections for transgender people on both the state and federal level. She was a civil rights trailblazer who was relentless in her pursuit of...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Every Day People: The Art of Cathleen McCoy Bristol

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Village Hallways Exhibition Space: Every Day People: The Art of Cathleen McCoy Bristol Opens Feb. 7, 7-9pm. A one person show of paintings by South Orange artist Cathleen McCoy Bristol in the public hallways of the South Orange Village Hall offices.

Village Hallways Exhibition Space: Every Day People: The Art of Cathleen McCoy Bristol

The public hallways of the South Orange Village Hall offices

76 South Orange Avenue third floor, South Orange, NJ 07079

February 7- March 21, 2019, during business hours, ...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Call for Volunteers

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The Board of Trustees is seeking volunteers to enhance community engagement in policing matters.

On Monday, January 29, 2019, the Board of Trustees hosted a town meeting in response to the “Force Report” undertaken by NJ Advance Media. In addition to members of the governing body and staff, attendees for the presentation and discu...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

January 19, 2019 - Winter Storm - Update 2

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The Township of South Orange Village Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the impending Winter Storm.

Updated: Saturday, January 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Please check the website for updated information throughout the storm.

The Village has received numerous reports of residents affected by power outages. Our main line from a substation is locked out (not providing power) and crews have been dispat...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Municipal Election

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Our Municipal Election will be held on May 14, 2019.

There will be a vacancy for Village President and (3) Board of Trustees. 

Petitions for the Municipal Election are now available for pick up in the Village Clerk’s Office. The deadline to file Petitions with the Village Clerk is March 11...

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Christmas Tree Collection

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The Department of Public Works will circle the Township to pick up Christmas Trees from January 7th through February 22nd.

Trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, and stands.  Be sure to remove trees from plastic bags or plastic wrap when placing curbside as trees in plastic will not be collected.  No wreathes will be collected as they are not recyclable....

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Local Scout Project to Benefit Village Bocce Courts

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The rehabilitation of the 2 bocce courts adjacent to the skate house and Duck Pond is the focus of an Eagle Scout project planned for 2019.

Charlie Hummel is a sophomore at Columbia High School, a Life Scout and member of Troop 5 Maplewood BSA.  Charlie’s goal for the coming year is to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. In order to do so, he must plan, develop and give leadership to ot...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

Recycling Collection Changes

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Starting in 2019, Valley St. / Scotland Rd and East will be collected every other Friday. Collection West of Valley St./Scotland will remain every other Thursday.

Questions: Contact the Giordano Recycling Company at 1-800-216-2250, Ext. 2 or email service@gogreengiordano.com

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2019 RECYCLING SCHEDULE

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

SOMA Commuters to Receive Added Bus Service Beginning January 2

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NJ Transit provides updates to local officials, commits to better communication

     SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ (December 17, 2018)  On Friday, December 14, South Orange and Maplewood officials joined Senator Richard Codey, Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey in meeting with NJ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Radel Terrace & Ward Place Road Improvements

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December 14, 2018

Notice to Residents

The road improvement work on Ward Place and Radel Terrace has ended for the year due to the drop in temperature. 

The project will restart in the Spring with notices to be delivered as we get closer.

If you have ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2018

South Orange Health Officer Inspects School Bathrooms

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In response to recent events surrounding the school district's bathroom conditions, Health Officer John Festa inspected the bathrooms of the South Orange schools.

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