Community Announcements

Updates and Event Listings for Livingston Public Schools

May 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

Schools are Ready for Construction
Crews are getting ready to break ground on new school construction. Last year, voters approved the $18.2 million project to add 14 new elementary classrooms, three media centers, and bring full ADA compliance to the older portion of Livingston High School. While a good portion of the work will begin after schools close for the summer, cones and fencing are among the signs of the work to come and the procedures to make sure the construction happens safely around the schools.

PRIDE Presents an Open House
A five-day preschool program is being offered by Livingston Public Schools beginning in September that will integrate children with special needs with regular education students. Learn more about the program at an open house at 1:45-2:15 p.m. Friday, June 6 at Burnet Hill Elementary School. The classes are located at Burnet Hill for children who turn 3 or 4 before October 1, 2014.

Learn More About Special Education
Members of the LPS Student Services Department will present an overview at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4 at Heritage Middle School to share information on special education programs and the IEP process.

Get Rid of Your High-Tech Trash
Livingston's Late Spring Electronic Recycling and Paper Shredding event will be Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave. Items that will be accepted include VCRs, TVs, computers, toasters, vacuums, and cables. Paper shredding will be done on site. There is a five-box maximum for paper to be shredded.

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LIVE Telethon and Celebration
The Livingston High School Television Program is partnering with the Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) to celebrate over 30 years of education and programming serving the high school and the greater community.
To celebrate the studio’s accomplishments, LHS TV program alumni and current students will hold its first Livingston TV Telethon bringing viewers 13 hours of programming from 11 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, June 7. The program will showcase productions from current students and LHS alumni in addition to live performances from local bands, comedians, and magicians.

Athletic Forms Go Online
New online forms for athletics in the Livingston Public Schools forms are simplifying the process for enrolling student athletes in interscholastic, intramural sport, and club/dance programs. The athletic forms are available on the LPS website by clicking on the Genesis Parent Access Portal. Parents will use these online forms to enroll in sports programs at LHS, Heritage and Mt. Pleasant Middle School.

Next BOE Meeting

The Livingston Board of Education will meet 7 p.m., Monday,  June 2 at Riker Hill Elementary School.

Subscription Busing
Subscription busing is available on a lottery basis for LPS students who are not eligible for free busing. Applications are due June 30. Click HERE for the application.

Schools are Closed on Monday, May 26

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Livingston Bowling's Allen Cai Named Livingston Athlete of the Week

January 15, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School bowling’s walk-on senior Allen Cai is named Dr. Michael Rieber’s Livingston Athlete of the Week for establishing himself as one of the best bowlers in the SEC's Colonial Division.

According to bowling coach Griff Hughes, Cai currently holds a 205 average, which is the third-best average in the division. He has also bowled ...

Update: Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair

January 19, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two reports of attempted abduction have been reported in Montclair on Tuesday.

Surrounding towns have been notified. Information will be provided as it becomes available.  

Update:  After TAPinto Montclair first broke this news story, law enforcement officials have confirmed this report and released a sketch of the ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, January 22, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House January ...

Education Sports


Tue, January 24, 7:30 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Livingston Public Library Invites Public to Free ...

Arts & Entertainment


Wed, January 25, 6:30 PM

The Newark Club - Metropolitan Room, Newark

ACG NJ Joint Super Networking Party, January 25th ...

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Food & Drink

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Newark Preservation & Landmarks Committee President to Address Livingston Historical Society, January 23

January 19, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the heels of the 2016 celebration of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Newark, NJ, Elizabeth R. Del Tufo, one of the city's best-known civic activists and ambassadors, will give a presentation at the Livingston Historical Society meeting on Monday at the Livingston Senior/Community Center.

Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. and the program ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Shayne Apple on Guitar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight Shayne Apple, a fifth grader at Riker Hill Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Shayne also plays trombone in the school band and participates in the school choir. According to his mother, Sharon, Shayne was inspired to pick up guitar not long after his father decided to learn the same ...

Preparing for the Ski Season

It’s all about physical fitness. It’s what allows elite skiers to compete in the most extreme conditions and at their highest levels.  An obvious way to ensure your enjoyment and performance is with the appropriate level of strength, endurance and conditioning.

A balanced program focusing on aerobic fitness, strength training, core and balance is the way to get the most out of ...

Man vs. Waze

A lot of strange cars are traveling through my quiet neighborhood these days.  They are not driven by my neighbors.  Some mornings I even have trouble getting out of my driveway.  


Ever since bridge repair closed a major thoroughfare near my house, the traffic on my sleepy street has increased dramatically.  And it is not by accident that commuters have figured out ...