Arts & Entertainment

Livingston Events, The Week Ahead

September 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ – What’s happening this week in Livingston?  Read on to get a quick glimpse of events for the week of Sep. 23 to Oct. 1 – as well as special deals and discounts!

EVENTS:

Jan Press PhotoMedia Exclusive Art Photography Exhibit – Limited Editions to Benefit Food Bank
Available until September 30, 2013 from 8:30am – 4:30pm

Tickets on Sale Today for Bicentennial Gala!

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September 23, 2013 at 9:00am — 5:00pm
Livingston Town Hall or Senior Center | Livingston, NJ 07039

Livngston Historical Society Marks 50th Anniversary

September 23, 2013 at 7:30pm — 9:00pm
Sr. Community Center/ 204 Hillside Ave | Livingston, NJ 07039

Senior Trip to PNC Arts Center

September 24, 2013 at 10:30am — 4:00pm
SYLS, 204 Hillside Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

Leaf Mulching and Composting Presentation

September 24, 2013 at 7:30pm — 8:30pm
204 Hillside Avenue | Livingston, NJ 07039

The Health Department Flu Clinics

September 25, 2013 at 9:00am — 12:00pm
Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

Mindful Eating Group

September 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1:30pm
2 West Northfield Road | Livingston, NJ 07039

PowerNet to Hold Business Networking Oktoberfest Event for Essex, Union, & Morris County Business Owners and Professionals

September 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — 8:30pm
Eppes Essen, 105 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue | Livingston, NJ 07039

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church to Offer Pet Blessing

September 29, 2013 at 10:00am — 11:30am
94 East Mount Pleasant Avenue | Livingston, NJ 07039

The Annual Regal Bank Howl-ling Pawrade

September 29, 2013 at 11:00am — 12:30pm
Regal Bank/ 570 West Mount Pleasant Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

Temple B’nai Abraham’s Varied Voices Dedicated to the Memory of Rabbi Barry Friedman, z”l, …Begins with Visits from Candidates Cory A. Booker & Steve Lonegan

September 29, 2013 at 7:00pm — 9:00pm
300 E Northfield Road, Livingston, New Jersey | Livingston, NJ 07039

Livingston Library Announces Monday at the Movies Fall 2013 “Foreign Film Series” Schedule

September 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Livingston Public Library, 10 Robert Harp Drive | Livingston, NJ 07039

Raising Resilient Girls

October 1, 2013 at 7:30pm — 9:00pm
Mt. Pleasant Middle School/11 Broadlawn Drive | Livingston, NJ 07039


LOCAL DEALS:

New! Lancer Player Discount Cards. Get discounts on over 20 local eateries and retailers for the entire year!

New! Stellar HomeCare is offering $500 off for first month of live-in care!

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NEW FEATURED & GUEST COLUMN ENTRIES:

Livingston Police Dispatch:
The Importance of Safeguarding Your Property
The Livingston Police Department wants people to feel as secure as possible in their homes and businesses.  As part of ongoing crime prevention efforts within the township, the Police Department would like to help residents and businesses protect their property.  There are programs the department offers that are specifically designed to that end…

Sobel Solutions: Notice of Health Insurance Exchanges
The new health care law, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), requires most individuals (including children and other dependents) to carry health insurance, beginning January 1, 2014…

Livingston Community Corner: Schools Opened with Smiles and Perfectly Sharpened Pencils
My son balked for our first-day-of-school ritual, please smile on the front steps for my camera. His grimace pretty much let the world know he’d rather be heading any place else on September 9…

Weekly Update by Wally:  Markets up on Syria Resolution and Tapering Hopes
Markets closed out a solid week, boosted by a diplomatic solution in Syria and hopes that a big tapering move by the Fed may be avoided. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 1.98%, the Dow rose 3.04%, and the Nasdaq grew 1.70%...

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Livingston

Chris Brown Named President at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Brown to President of the 21-office real estate brokerage headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. Previously serving as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager, Brown is a member of the company’s ownership team along with Bill Keleher, Seymour and Nancy Litwin, and Steve Janett.

Death of Missing Montclair Woman Ruled Homicide

December 2, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The death of Sarah Butler, whose body was located in the area of Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Thursday after being missing for more than a week, was determined to be a homicide by the New Jersey Regional Medical Examiner’s Office, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti.

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Elizabeth Native Diagnosed With Rare Brain Tumor

November 20, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – When 28-year-old, Elizabeth resident Mike Georgevich was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, his sister Nicole didn’t hesitate to spring into action. Along with family and friends, she set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for her brother’s upcoming surgery and potential rehabilitation thereafter.

“People's reactions and stories of their own ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, December 3, 10:00 AM

CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, Morristown

CASA Volunteer Information Session

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice

Sun, December 4, 1:00 PM

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair

NEW! Drop-In Studio - Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m., ...

Arts & Entertainment

Don't Sacrifice the Environment to Fund the State Treasury

November 23, 2016

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Natural Resource Damages (NRD) program is an incredibly important and necessary program rising from the state’s history of incremental spills and discharges, as well as historic industrialization. 

NRD requires polluters to go beyond the mandated cleanup and to pay damages for restoration and compensation for the public loss of use of natural ...

Friends of the Livingston Library Restocks Its Ongoing Book Sale for December

December 1, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Friends of the Livingston Library has fully restocked its Ongoing Book Sale for the month of December. On a monthly basis, Friends takes down all stock and replaces it with entirely new inventory. 

This is the “Friends flip.” Approximately 1200 items of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, and CDs are available at great ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Alex Weiss on Drums

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight 11-year-old Alex Weiss, a fifth grader at Collins Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Alex studies drums at Andy’s under the instruction of Joe Vitello. He says hid favorite band is Fall Out Boy and that his dad is his number one musical influence.

Check him out in the video ...

Q&A With Owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp

Recently, the owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Dan Milman and George Stein, took part in a fun Question and Answer session. Below are the questions and their responses. To learn more about Milman, Stein and Meadowbrook, click here to read a recent article that ran on TApinto.net.

 

WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD CAMP, WHAT VISUAL COMES TO MIND?

George: A six lb.

Getting a Handle on Thanksgiving

This year, on our National Day of Thanks, I would like to express my gratitude for having hands.

We typically don’t thank our body parts because they seldom leave us.  Most of us have not experienced unfortunate accidents or suffered the horrible consequences of war; tragic events  which might cause us to lose a limb.  

Most of us take our fingers and hands and elbows ...

My Epic Beauty Fails

One day as I was looking around a high-end cosmetics store for a new lipstick, a “beauty expert” approached me and said that I was so stunning I should forget the lipstick, and get a lip plumper instead. At first I wondered why I needed a lip plumper if I was already so stunning. But then I thought, “Now here is someone wearing a badge that says, ‘beauty expert,’ so ...