Livingston Top Stories

March 14, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – In a now-daily briefing alongside Gov. Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced this weekend that she is expecting a surge of cases that could overwhelm the state’s healthcare system. “We will see more cases in the coming weeks; a lot ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School (LHS) Automotive Technology program was recently awarded a $500 Exxon Excellence in Education grant for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related automotive projects. According to LHS automotive technology teacher Dave Richards, the grant ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although there have been no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Livingston thus far, Livingston Public Schools has acknowledged that large-group gatherings “can perpetuate the spread of the virus” and has therefore made the decision to close until March 27 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Dr. Matthew Block gave the issue most on everyone’s minds a featured spot on this week’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) agenda as he reviewed the district’s response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and detailed its future ...

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NEWARK, NJ — For three years, Livingston resident Michelle Lemieux has been collecting prom gowns for Catherine’s Closet, Inc. to benefit hundreds of local teens who cannot afford to purchase them new. This year’s drive is currently underway for the organization’s annual distribution days, which ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The passage of new legislation in 2019 has enabled Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, located at 68 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, to open a new café on the premises. In addition to the on-site café, the chapel's patrons can also now take advantage of a food ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — After COVID-19 claimed its first New Jersey victim on Tuesday, multiple New Jersey colleges—including nearby campuses like Rutgers University Newark, Seton Hall, Kean, Montclair State and NJIT—have moved all course instruction online for the remainder of the semester, and several ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite the announcement that school will be closed to students on Tuesday, the nearly 100 students involved in Livingston High School’s (LHS) spring musical are prepared to dazzle the community with their production of “Shrek The Musical” when curtains open on Thursday. Shows ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has announced that the district is using one of its remaining snow days this week in order to prepare Livingston educators to teach from home in the event that the district is ordered to close for an extended period of time in an effort to slow the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ ‑ The National Geographic Society has named Ethan Liu, a 6th grader at Mt. Pleasant Middle School, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition at Rowan University in Glassboro on Friday, March 27. This is the second ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ ‑ It was a busy week for Livingston police, who responded to several incidents on March 4 that led to the arrests of four individuals on charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI), criminal mischief and more.  Just before 6 p.m., Officer Andrew Danielsen responded to JFK Parkway ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — With a flourish and a snip of blue ribbon, the Paper Mill Playhouse took one of its most major steps to date, as theater officials and trustees were on hand alongside Millburn Township Officials for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the playhouse's new 2,500-square-foot secondary ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rock & Roll Hall of Famer DMC, of Run DMC, recently cut the celebratory ribbon at Jumping Beans Play Café commemorating its grand opening at 615 South Livingston Avenue in Livingston. With kid-friendly activities such as climbing structures, a bouncy house, a soft slide and ...

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