Join the SOVCA board of directors

Join the SOVCA board of directors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Interested in the future of downtown South Orange? The South Orange Village Center Alliance is searching for two new people to join its board of directors. Candidates must be a South Orange business owner, resident and/or property owner to apply. Responsibilities entail attending one monthly board meeting and joining at least […]

SOVCA awarded $21.5K grant from Main Street New Jersey

SOVCA awarded $21.5K grant from Main Street New Jersey

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance has been awarded a $21,500 Transformation Grant from Main Street New Jersey and will use the funds to continue its downtown beautification efforts. The grant money, combined with money raised from the recent Under Cover Music Fest and last year’s PlayDay, will be used to […]

SOVCA to lead master plan sessions in Downtown South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance has announced the scheduling and dates for engaging with downtown businesses in the South Orange Master Plan visioning process. “The Master Plan process is an extremely important tool for our various stakeholders to imagine what kind of downtown they would like to see in the […]

New mural graces downtown South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Closing out 2018, South Orange welcomed some new artwork at the South Orange Train Station, a mural created by artist Kevin O’Connell. The mural came to fruition following the work of the Design Review Board, comprising Katherine Crenshaw, Cat Tate Starmer, Oksana Berzinsh, John Evans, Bob Zuckerman and Walter Clarke. “All […]

Four new members join SOVCA board of directors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Village Center Alliance unanimously voted to add four new members to its board of directors during the organization’s September board meeting. Joining the SOVCA board are Courtney Bryan, East Region executive director for JP Morgan Chase Global Philanthropy; Catherine “Cat” Fisher, owner of Sadie’s in South Orange; Jonathan Javins, […]

PlayDay South Orange is back

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Come and play in the street on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 6 p.m. Back for its fifth year, PlayDay South Orange is the village’s largest public event and features more than 10 play areas, many sponsored by local organizations and companies. From board games to basketball, euro bungee to […]

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