Livingston Fifth Grader Among Local Youth Honored by Essex County Commissioners in 2021

April 16, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Elina Brahmandam, a fifth-grader at Harrison Elementary School in Livingston, was recently one of three outstanding young students to be recognized for their leadership during the Essex County Board of Commissioners’ 2021 Essex County Celebrates Youth Program held via Zoom on April 14.

According to the Essex County Board of Commissioners, the annual ceremony aims ...

Community Conversations: Summer Safety and Fun for Kids

Preparing children for a healthy summer of activity starts now! On this Community Conversation, pediatrician Sarah Nielsen, MD, has some must-see information on childhood health and safety, whether they are at home or at camp, including the latest news about COVID-19 and children.

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TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

Pregnant, Breastfeeding Essex County Mothers Express Concern About Vaccine Waiver

April 11, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A study published recently in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology shows vaccines may offer some protection for the babies of pregnant and breastfeeding women. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is still limited and uncertain information about its safety for pregnant and breastfeeding ...

Livingston Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block to Host Meet and Greet on April 22

April 19, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew J. Block will hold a “Coffee with the Superintendent” event on Thursday, April 22, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. (weather permitting) at the Gazebo on the Memorial Park Oval.

This is the second “Coffee with the Superintendent” event of the school year. The first was held at the Gazebo in the fall. The goal is ...

The Barker Lounge Livingston Provides Superior Boarding Services Year-Round

April 12, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With summer weekends and holidays quickly approaching, The Barker Lounge daycare, boarding and grooming facility of Livingston encourages area dog owners to consider its boarding services as a healthy alternative to a standard kennel.

For $69 per night per dog during the peak summer season all boarding guests at The Barker Lounge participate in all-day cage-less ...


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Balancing a Caregiver into Your Parent’s Life

While it wasn’t an easy decision, you finally came to the conclusion that you could use some extra help caring for your parent. But now you feel overwhelmed again with all the “what ifs.” Where do you go from here? First, take a deep breath; then read on for some helpful tips to navigate senior home care.

Finding the right caregiver

When you’re inviting a new ...