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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Post-Tropical Storm Ida Recycling Update

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South Orange Residents may use Maplewood Recycling Center until South Orange facility reopens

September 22, 2021 - South Orange Village is pleased to announce that South Orange residents may bring their recyclables to the Maplewood Recycling Center located at 359 Boyden Avenue Monday through Friday from 8am-3pm and Saturdays from 8am-Noon.&nbs...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

CHS National Merit Semifinalists

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Columbia High School Announces 10 National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced this year’s semifinalists, and Columbia High School leads many New Jersey public high schools with ten qualifying students.

In addition to PSAT scores from their sophomore or Junior year (this year’s gro...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Water Department Important Notice from New Jersey American Water:

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Payment Plans Offered for Past Due Accounts

NJ American Water recognizes 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...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Peak Season for Hurricanes Starts in Mid-August in New Jersey

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Some simple tasks can help protect you, your loved ones and your property

Though the national hurricane season normally runs each year from June 1 through November 30, the peak potential for hurricane and tropical storm activity in New Jersey runs from mid-August to the end of October.  Please consider these tips to he...

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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 28, 2021

South Orange Community Survey: Policing, Public Safety and Wellness

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A community survey on policing, public safety and wellness. Your participation will help shape policy and process.

As part of its Community Care & Justice program, the Village of South Orange with the help of  Seton Hall University is conducting an anonymous survey of its residents. Meant to gauge the community’s pulse on issues of policing and public saf...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Statement from the South Orange Board of Trustees and Maplewood Township Committee Regarding Antisem

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We are proud to live in and serve the South Orange and Maplewood communities. The diversity of our towns add to their richness and, for many of us, was one of the reasons we were drawn to these communities.

Living in diversity brings with it not only blessings but also responsibility. We have not been immune to the increased bias and hate that has taken root in our nation in recent years. We are grateful that time and time again, when those who seek to sow s...

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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: July 8, 2021

Annual Hydrant Painting

Notice that the Water Utility has begun their annual hydrant painting.

Notice that the Water Utility has begun their annual hydrant painting. 

The hydrants on the following table are the streets are on the 2021 schedule.

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Manitou Supplemental Report on Fire Services

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Manitou was tasked with updating its study to provide timely and fact-based data as the process of planning for a merger of the two agencies continues.

In October 2017, Manitou, Inc. delivered its final report, “An Analysis of the Operational Efficiencies of and the Feasibility of Consolidation, Merger, or Sharing of South Orange and Maplewood’s Municipal Fire Protection Serv...

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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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