Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Photos: National Night Out Celebrated in South Orange

First on PlaceNJ.com: Hundreds of South Orange residents celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday night at Flood's Hill in Meadowland Park. The annual event is designed to connect local public safety agencies with the community. This year's National Night Out featured a concert by the band 'Aisle Five', a showing of The Lego Movie, and inflatable rides and balloon art for children. Food was avalible for purchase from Multiple food trucks including Pizza Vita and Taqueria Autentica. 

Several local departments and organizations participated in National Night Out, including the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) and the South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS). Several vehicles from the SOPD, SORS, South Orange Fire Department and New Jersey Transit Police Department were on display. Other organizations and businesses which participated in the event included BCB Community Bank, Seton Hall University, First Night of Maplewood and South Orange, PlayDay South Orange, the South Orange Transportation Advisory Committee, the South Orange PBA, the South Orange Village Center Alliance, and the South Orange Community Emergency Response Team.

Photos from the event may be viewed below.

Paul Salvatoriello of the Aisle Five Band
The BCB Community Bank Table
The PlayDay South Orange Table
Anselm LeBourne (right) interviews Trustee Mark Rosner (left) for SOMORE
A National Night Out balloon
The First Night of Maplewood and South Orange Table
The South Orange Police Department Table
A proposed design for the River Greenway at the Transportation Advisory Committee Table 
Food Trucks at National Night Out 
SOPD Equipment and Vehicles on Display

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