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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Traffic Alert - W So Orange Ave

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Essex County has announced emergency bridge repairs on West South Orange Avenue, near 1 SOPAC Way, beginning on or about Monday December 13.

Essex County has announced emergency bridge repairs on West South Orange Avenue, near 1 SOPAC Way, beginning on or about Monday December 13. Traffic is expected to be severely impacted.

Emergency repairs to the bridge spanning the east branch of R...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Tree clearing at 167 N. Ridgewood Rd.

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Statement from South Orange Village in response to tree clearing at 167 N. Ridgewood Rd.

(December 2, 2022) South Orange Village issued a stop work order immediately upon learning of the situation regarding tree clearance at 167 N. Ridgewood Ave. During this time we are working to thoroughly assess the situation and develop an appropriate cou...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Essex County Now Offering Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

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The CDC has approved the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11.

The Essex County vaccination centers (Essex County College, West Orange K-Mart, Livingston Sears) will begin 5-11 year old vaccinations starting November 3, 2021.  Vaccinations are by appointment only and can be applied for by visiting https://es...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Commuter Jitney Re-Launch

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The Village of South Orange and SOPA is pleased to announce the re-start of the commuter jitney service.

A new schedule will begin running on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Due to a number of factors the service has been revised from four to two primary routes. One covering Newstead/Wyoming and one covering Montague/Ward/Tuxedo Park/Montrose. The Newstead route w...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

PLEASE REPORT SPOTTED LANTERNFLY SIGHTINGS!

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If you see a Spotted Lanternfly, help us Stomp it Out!

The South Orange Environmental Commission has compiled detailed information and advice for homeowners and residents on what to do if spotting a lanternfly in the area. Visit their website for detailed information including photos, a video and a reporting ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

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Essex County has started administering booster shots for those immunocompromised individuals who are eligible.

Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine?

Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the bloo...
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Posted on: July 29, 2021

The South Orange and Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services - Community Meeting

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The South Orange & Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services hosted a community meeting on July 26 in South Orange.

- Presentation: A copy of the presentation is available here: South Orange & Maplewood Fire Services Community Meeting

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

South Orange Water Utility - Payment Plans Now Available

Payment Plans can be established for your past due balances.

We recognize that many people are facing additional hardship due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, making it difficult to stay current on your water bills.  To help, as of 7/12/2021 and going forward, we are offering payment plans to assis...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Essex County

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Click "Vaccine Overview" to learn how to register and help by volunteering.

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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: March 5, 2021

Community Care & Justice Program

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Initiated by Village President Sheena Collum, the Community Care & Justice (CC&J) initiative is a collaboration between the South Orange community, Seton Hall University and Essex County.

South Orange, NJ (March 5, 2021) South Orange Village has announced the launch of the “Community Care & Justice” pilot program and encourages stakeholders to join on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. for a town hall to solicit feedback.

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