Posted on: July 29, 2022
South Orange Village announced today the pending removal of 31 to 36 trees from Grove Park.
South Orange, NJ (July 28, 2022) – The removal will be completed by Trusty Tree Service, LLC and the South Orange Public Works Department beginning Monday 8/8 and continuing through Thursday 8/11.
“It’s devastating to have to remove these trees an...Read on...
Posted on: July 25, 2022
Stop the Spotted Lanternfly
The Spotted Lanternfly: What are they? Where did they come from? How? How can we identify them? Why are they a problem? What can we do about them? These questions and more are answered in this handy Lanternfly Education guide, developed ...Read on...
Posted on: July 17, 2022
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - South Orange Water Utility
Please be aware that we are experiencing a dry period that may be contributing higher than normal water consumption. We have situations where water levels in our storage tanks approach critical levels where we are having difficulty keeping up with demand....Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2022
Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum) has been spotted in and around South Orange.
The South Orange Health Department and Environmental Commission want the public to be aware that Poison Hemlock has been sighted at the community garden and in various locations along the river. This is concerning because all parts of the plant are toxic ...Read on...
Posted on: June 28, 2022
S&P Global issues second consecutive upgrade to South Orange bond rating
(June 27, 2022) – Karen Hartshorn Hilton, South Orange Village Trustee, and Chair of the Village Finance Committee, announced that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has upgraded South Orange Village’s Bond Rating...Read on...
Posted on: June 26, 2022
View the Cameron Recreation Are design concepts currently under consideration
The South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs has contracted Dresdner Robin to design two concepts for improving the Cameron Recreation Area. Dresdner Robin has met with stakeholders, surveyed the community and hosted a design charrette t...Read on...
Posted on: June 21, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 7, 2022
South Orange Village announces summer hours.
From June through Labor Day, the South Orange Municipal Offices, Recreation Department, Police Records Bureau and Department of Public Works (DPW) will remain open late on Mondays until 7pm. Our hope is that these extended Monday hours will prov...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2022
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 PROPOSED ORDINANCE #2022-06A Ordinance of The Township of South Orange Village In Essex County, New Jersey To Create Chapter 187 Of The Code To...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2022
New affordable rentals will be available at 52 Taylor Place
Posted on: February 1, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2021
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...Read on...