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South Orange and Maplewood Under Flash Flood Warning Monday Morning

April 16, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the area until 11:15 a.m.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.

According to the National Weather Service, excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as ...

South Orange Now Offers Guest Pass for Free Overnight Parking

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Parking Authority (SOPA) now offers a guest pass, which allows free overnight parking, according to an update on the South Orange website.

According to the website update:

Your exhausted overnight guest has just arrived and needs a place to park their car before they hit the sack. If they park on the street outside your house, they will likely have a ...

Maplewood Spring Rake Out Until May 18

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Spring Rake Out program is currently underway, with the last collection ranging from May 11 through May 18, depending on section.

 

The Spring Rake Out provides residents of Maplewood with "the opportunity to dispose of any unwanted branches, leaves, and other raked items from their lawns," according to an update to the Maplewood ...

Latest Snow Storm Hits SOMA: Updates, Closures and More

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - With a winter storm warning issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 6 a.m on Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday, their latest forecast calls for heavy snow with total accumulations of 12 to 18 inches expected.

The NWS is predicting "snow this morning will become heavy by afternoon and into the evening."

The NWS forecast also ...

Snow Storm Forecast to Hit SOMA on Wednesday: Here are the Latest Updates, Closures and Cancellations

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - With a winter storm warning issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 6 a.m on Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday, there are closures, postponements and cancellations due to anticipation of heavy snow.

The NWS is predicting 11 to 15 inches of snow accumulation and for travel to be "very difficult to impossible, especially during ...

South Orange to Residents: 'Please Do Not Put Your Branches in the Street'

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - As branch collection from previous storms continues just as another one is approaching, South Orange officials are asking residents to please keep branches out of the streets.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum posted to her Facebook page on Tuesday, in response to a question about branches in the streets, that "people should have branches on their ...

Maplewood DPW Extends Branch Collection Until March 23

Updated on March 16

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Tree branches that fell as a result of the recent storms were originally to be collected by the Maplewood Department of Public Works (DPW) through Friday, March 16, but an email from the DPW on March 15 stated that branch collection would now be extended until Friday, March 23.

According to the previous email, Maplewood residents are asked to "please ...

If a Tree Falls in Maplewood... Who Should Pay?

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - If a Maplewood Township tree’s limb falls on your car in a rain storm and causes hundreds of dollars in damage, does the Township pay for it?

Not always. Just ask Kathryn Carliner of Dunnell Road. 

Carliner, a five-year resident of the area, is disputing Town Hall’s rejection of her claim that a tree limb that crashed on to her Honda CRV’s hood last ...

South Orange and Maplewood Share Snow Storm Photos

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ — TAPinto SOMA wants your snow storm photos!

Send your pictures to asandler@tapinto.net and we'll add them here.

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