L. Dawn Christian, D.D.S. 71 Valley St, South Orange, NJ07079 Dr. Christian graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in 1984 and was Director of Dentistry at United…More Hospital in Newark from 1992-1997. She opened this private practice, operating out of the Village Office Center on Valley Street, in 1998. For more information, see her Web site.
The Law Office of James M. Miner, LLC 71 Valley St, South Orange, NJ07079 James specializes in real estate, wills, estates, and bankruptcy. A native of Westfield, he graduated with honors from…More Rutgers Law, Newark, and then attended Farleigh Dickinson University in Madison.
Oheb Shalom Congregation 170 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ07079 Oheb Shalom has served the community since 1860, when it was founded in Newark in a building that's now a historic…More landmark. When it opened in South Orange in the '50s, it had established its conservative character. Mark Cooper is the rabbi and Erica Lippitz is the cantor. There's a volunteer choir that performs at High Holy Day services and other special events. Mickey Fried Nursery School is located in the temple. There's also religious education. The Zeman Religious School is broken down for grades K-3 and 4-7; there's ETGAR (Hebrew for "challenge") for teenagers. There are also Adult Education programs with courses on topics like the Torah and Yiddish Literature and Culture.
New Jersey Transit bus lines 26 Stanley Rd, South Orange, NJ07079 New Jersey Transit offers two local bus lines: Bus 92 (Newark to South Orange) and Bus 107 (South Orange to New York).…More Bus 92 departs from the South Orange Railroad Station and Bus 107 departs from the corner of Sloan Street and 2nd Street. Bus 92 runs from 6:06am - 12:20am on weekdays; 6:18am - 12:20am on Saturdays and 7:05am - 12:05am on Sundays. Bus 107 runs from 5:55am - 1:33am on weekdays, 6:34am - 3am on Saturdays and 7:19am - 11:50pm on Sundays.
South Orange Country Day School was established 40 years ago, but it was taken over by a new owner, Annemarie Maini,…More in December 2007. She's made some changes to the building and outdoor play area — which can be seen by NJ Transit commuters on the stretch of track between South Orange and Mountain stations. She took out playground equipment made of tires and the driveway in the backyard due to safety concerns.
Though South Orange Country Day School no longer has Montessori accreditation, its phonics-based curriculum is still influenced by that philosophy. The school offers nursery school, Pre-K and kindergarten, and has enrolled special-needs children. Sixty percent of students are from South Orange and Maplewood; the rest are from surrounding communities like Newark, West Orange and East Orange.
An all-volunteer squad established in 1952 with three ambulances to provide Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to South…More Orange residents, occasionally responding as well to mutual aid calls in Maplewood, West Orange and Newark.
The squad has 40 members, who are required to commit to one 12-hour shift per week.
The squad is on call from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., seven days a week, and from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday through Sunday. To cover the daytime shifts on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the Village contracts with Atlantic Ambulance Corporation.
The Rescue Squad responded to 1,200 calls in 2008. Members are required to complete 120 hours of EMT training within a year of joining. The Rescue Squad also has a cadet program for high school students.