Villagers share vision for S. Orange

Room packed at Master Plan session as residents give feedback, ideas

Villagers share vision for S. Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Master Plan Management Committee held a townwide listening session at the Loft in the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Feb. 27, as it continues to solicit feedback from the community during the visioning phase of creating the Master Plan. An initial townwide listening session was scheduled for Feb. 12, […]

SOVCA executive director to step down March 15

SOVCA executive director to step down March 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance has announced that Executive Director Bob Zuckerman will step down as of March 15 to pursue other professional opportunities. Zuckerman joined the South Orange Village Center Alliance in November 2013, while the organization was in its infancy. During his tenure, he was an advocate for […]

South Orange and Maplewood celebrate women’s history

South Orange and Maplewood celebrate women’s history

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Women officials in Maplewood and South Orange in partnership with the area business districts are proud to launch SOMAWomen.org, the official site of SOMA Celebrates Women’s History Month where the two towns can learn about upcoming events and businesses can participate in submitting promotions and offerings for the month […]

SOVCA to lead master plan sessions in Downtown South Orange

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

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

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

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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