TOP LOCAL NEWS

Ice Hockey: Livingston Advances to State Quarterfinals with Overtime Victory Over Defending Champs

February 25, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ ‑ Livingston ice hockey defeated defending state champions Morristown in overtime in the second round of the NJSIAA Public A Tournament on Friday.  

Max Solomon led the fifth-seeded Lancers to a 2-1 victory with an overtime goal with only six minutes left to play. Chase Friedfertig, the highest scoring player on the team, put the team on the board in the first period and ...

Municipal Court Rundown: Two Individuals Arrested on Shoplifting Charges Out of Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The following individuals were recently appearing in Livingston Municipal Court on shoplifting charges out of Livingston.

David Martinez of Irvington was arrested for shoplifting clothing from Lord & Taylor in the amount of $158.09. According to Livingston Municipal Court, Martinez pled guilty to an amended charge of theft. He was given a $100 fine, $33 in court ...

Livingston High School Students Visit Congressman Frelinghuysen

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston High School (LHS) students put civics lessons into practice last week when seven LHS students joined students from neighboring communities to advocate at the office of District 11 Congressman, Rodney Frelinghuysen. 

The group spent approximately 15 minutes with Field Representative Nick D'Alessio as the students advocated for ...

Golda Och Academy Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daniel Cohen and Kim Robins, seniors at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, have been named National Merit Finalists. Less than 1 percent of seniors (approximately 15,000) in the U.S. are named finalists.

The National Merit Scholarship Organization selects finalists based on their PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores from October 2015 as ...

Livingston High School Students Visit Congressman Frelinghuysen

February 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston High School (LHS) students put civics lessons into practice last week when seven LHS students joined students from neighboring communities to advocate at the office of District 11 Congressman, Rodney Frelinghuysen. 

The group spent approximately 15 minutes with Field Representative Nick D'Alessio as the students advocated for ...

Golda Och Academy Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daniel Cohen and Kim Robins, seniors at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, have been named National Merit Finalists. Less than 1 percent of seniors (approximately 15,000) in the U.S. are named finalists.

The National Merit Scholarship Organization selects finalists based on their PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores from October 2015 as ...

Livingston Chinese School Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration at Heritage Middle School

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local dignitaries, including Mayor Shawn Klein, Livingston Board of Education members Ronnie Konner and Pamela Chirls, joined Livingston Chinese School staff and students at their Chinese New Year celebration event last week at Heritage Middle School.

According to the Chinese School, the Lunar New Year has been the “biggest festival in the cold ...

Two Arrested After Stolen Livingston Vehicle is Discovered in Newark

February 23, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Two individuals arrested in Newark last week after being seen entering a vehicle known to be stolen out of Livingston are under investigation in connection with the robbery of two Audis in Livingston.

Both vehicles, Audis stolen from driveways on Fieldstone Drive and Lee Road, have been recovered. However, police said the first Audi may have been used in a robbery in ...

Stolen Vehicle Out of Livingston Used in Armed Robbery of Gas Station Monday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A vehicle that was reported stolen out of a driveway on Lee Road in Livingston Monday morning was seen being used in an armed robbery of a gas station later the same morning, according to Livingston police.  

A resident first reported that an Audi Q5 was removed from his driveway after being left running to warm it up at approximately 6 a.m. This is the second Audi ...

Ice Hockey: Livingston Advances to State Quarterfinals with Overtime Victory Over Defending Champs

February 25, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ ‑ Livingston ice hockey defeated defending state champions Morristown in overtime in the second round of the NJSIAA Public A Tournament on Friday.  

Max Solomon led the fifth-seeded Lancers to a 2-1 victory with an overtime goal with only six minutes left to play. Chase Friedfertig, the highest scoring player on the team, put the team on the board in the first period and ...

Girls Basketball: Watchung Hills Warriors Spear Livingston Lancers, 58-26, on Senior Night

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills celebrated youth sports, honored the girls basketball seniors and defeated the Livingston Lancers on Tuesday, 58-26.

Seniors Emma Zucker, Rachel Sabnani and Amy Hackett were recognized along with their parents.

Kayla Parsons led Livingston with nine points, followed by Ashley Reuter with seven, Jamie Handwerker with six, and Desi Brower and Morgan ...

Wrestling: Three Livingston Wrestlers Head to Region 3 Tournament Wednesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alongside West Orange and Livingston, teams participating in the preliminary round of the Region 3 tournament at West Orange High School on Wednesday include Caldwell, Nutley, Bloomfield, Chatham, Columbia, Delbarton, East Side (Paterson), Hanover Park, Madison, Montclair, Morristown, Randolph, Verona.

The following is a list of Livingston wrestlers who advanced to ...

Dine & Donate Events in Livingston to Benefit FlyRed for Heart Disease

February 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is hosting a “dine and donate” event at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and seond one at Calabria Restaurant & Pizzeria on Thursday, March 16 at the same time, both benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease.

FlyRed for Heart Disease is a Flywheel event ...

Livingston's ARC of Essex County and National Council of Jewish Women Receive Nearly $40,000 Toward Government-Sponsored Projects

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston-based non-profit organizations ARC of Essex County and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) were among 36 non-profit community organizations and 13 Essex County municipalities that received part of a total of approximately $5 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program this ...

Livingston’s Edelstein Sisters Selected to Compete in Volleyball at Israel’s Maccabiah Games

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School girls volleyball setters Allison and Gayle Edelstein were recently selected to represent the USA at Maccabi’s 20th Maccabiah Games this July in Israel, the third-largest sporting competition globally.

According to father Phil Edelstein, the July event is expected to draw more than 9,000 Jewish athletes from 80 different ...

Estelle Finkel Publishes List of Colleges that Require SAT and ACT Subject Test and Announces Course Dates

February 23, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Estelle Finkel Learning Center recently published its new blog entry "SAT Subject Tests: to take or not to take." The entry was published to help local students identify colleges and universities that require these scores and how these scores will help to showcase their strengths to colleges.

Estelle Finkel also announced upcoming SAT and ACT course offerings ...

Dine & Donate Events in Livingston to Benefit FlyRed for Heart Disease

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is hosting a “dine and donate” event at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and seond one at Calabria Restaurant & Pizzeria on Thursday, March 16 at the same time, both benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease.

FlyRed for Heart Disease is a Flywheel event ...

Mission Fitness Hosts Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Resource Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s full-service Cross Fit gym Mission Fitness hosted the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce’s (LACC) monthly resource breakfast on Thursday and offered all in attendance a 30-day free trial of its program.

After having both members and non-members introduce themselves and how they are involved in Livingston’s business community, new LACC ...

Livingston Chinese School Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration at Heritage Middle School

February 23, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local dignitaries, including Mayor Shawn Klein, Livingston Board of Education members Ronnie Konner and Pamela Chirls, joined Livingston Chinese School staff and students at their Chinese New Year celebration event last week at Heritage Middle School.

According to the Chinese School, the Lunar New Year has been the “biggest festival in the cold ...

Area Residents Invited to Morristown-Beard Day Camp's Second Annual Swim & Gym Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown-Beard Day Camp is inviting area residents to its second-annual Swim & Gym Day on Saturday, March 11. According to the camp, this is the perfect opportunity for those thinking of signing up for the camp to visit the campus and see what the camp is all about.

The Swim & Gym Day is open to everyone. Those who have not signed up will ...

Livingston High School Students Visit Congressman Frelinghuysen

February 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston High School (LHS) students put civics lessons into practice last week when seven LHS students joined students from neighboring communities to advocate at the office of District 11 Congressman, Rodney Frelinghuysen. 

The group spent approximately 15 minutes with Field Representative Nick D'Alessio as the students advocated for ...

Madonna Field “Hours of Use” Meeting Addresses Concerns of Livingston Residents

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Issues of excessive light and noise caused by the Madonna Field when it opens this spring were brought to the fore at the Madonna Field “Hours of Use” meeting on Wednesday at the Livingston Senior and Community Center.

Residents of Bennington Road and the surrounding area questioned Livingston township leaders about ways to reduce the new field’s impact ...

Dine & Donate Events in Livingston to Benefit FlyRed for Heart Disease

February 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is hosting a “dine and donate” event at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and seond one at Calabria Restaurant & Pizzeria on Thursday, March 16 at the same time, both benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease.

FlyRed for Heart Disease is a Flywheel event ...

Mission Fitness Hosts Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Resource Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s full-service Cross Fit gym Mission Fitness hosted the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce’s (LACC) monthly resource breakfast on Thursday and offered all in attendance a 30-day free trial of its program.

After having both members and non-members introduce themselves and how they are involved in Livingston’s business community, new LACC ...

Goldfish Swim School Joins Tenant Mix at The Fresh Market Shoppes at The Livingston Circle

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Goldfish Swim School, which provides swim lessons and water safety instruction to infants and children ages four months to 12 years, recently continued its nationwide expansion by leasing space at the Fresh Market Shoppes at Livingston Circle in Livingston.

Located at 277 Eisenhower Parkway, the swim school will round out a mix of retailers, restaurants and service ...

Municipal Court Rundown: Two Individuals Arrested on Shoplifting Charges Out of Livingston

February 25, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The following individuals were recently appearing in Livingston Municipal Court on shoplifting charges out of Livingston.

David Martinez of Irvington was arrested for shoplifting clothing from Lord & Taylor in the amount of $158.09. According to Livingston Municipal Court, Martinez pled guilty to an amended charge of theft. He was given a $100 fine, $33 in court ...

Vote to Adopt Bamboo Ordinance in Livingston Delayed for Revisions

February 9, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The final vote to adopt an ordinance that would regulate the planting, growing, maintenance and/or cultivation of bamboo was postponed once again by the Livingston mayor and council on Monday following many comments from residents both for and against the ordinance. The council agreed to hold off for revisions until March 20.

Some residents said the proposed ...

Local Businesses Join in the Transformation of Morristown's 'The Abbey' for 2017 Mansion in May

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Local designers have begun transforming Alnwick Hall-The Abbey for this year's "Mansion in May" Designer Showroom. Among some of the nearby designers are Judi Schwarz Interiors of Livingston; Mediterranean Tile of Fairfield; Karla Trincanello Interior Decisions Inc. and Plumberry Designs of Florham Park; and Samuel Robert Signature Spaces of Millburn.

Alnwick ...

Bamboo Regulation Ordinance May Be ‘Tweaked’ Before Official Vote

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Environmental Commission endorsed an ordinance at the township council meeting on Monday that would regulate the growth of bamboo that has been growing on a number of residential properties in Livingston.

The ordinance was initially scheduled to be introduced at the Feb. 6 township council meeting. However, deputy mayor Edward Meinhardt and councilman ...

Vote to Adopt Bamboo Ordinance in Livingston Delayed for Revisions

February 9, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The final vote to adopt an ordinance that would regulate the planting, growing, maintenance and/or cultivation of bamboo was postponed once again by the Livingston mayor and council on Monday following many comments from residents both for and against the ordinance. The council agreed to hold off for revisions until March 20.

Some residents said the proposed ...

Prospective Camp Families Are Invited to Two Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House Events

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend one of an upcoming Open House event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 5.

Attendees will meet the on-site owners/directors George Stein and Dan Millman as well as the camp’s leadership team members. They will also learn about the camp’s programs, be able to ask questions and ...

Township-Wide Cleanup Day on April 30 Endorsed by Livingston Council

LIVINGSTON, NJ—Township residents and organizations will be given the opportunity to participate in a community-wide cleanup of parks, recreation areas and roadbeds on April 30, thanks to a proposal presented on Monday at the Livingston Township Council’s conference session.

If adopted, the proposal, presented by resident Shira Rost, who heads an ad-hoc committee spearheading the ...

"Just Pups" Shut Down; Proposed Ordinance in Livingston Bans Certain Sales from Such Pet Shops

February 14, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The ongoing saga of the “Just Pups” location on Route 10 in East Hanover has hit a crescendo as the store has been shut down following a string of violations.

Many Livingston residents have been involved in the ongoing “Just Pups” conversation, taking to Facebook and other outlets to report their faulty experiences with the establishment.

In ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Livingston

Livingston Winter Track Captain Eric Schneider Named Livingston Athlete of the Week

February 20, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School winter track senior captain Eric Schneider has been named Dr. Michael Rieber’s Livingston Athlete of the Week for excelling in his final season as a Lancer.

With an impressive time of 7.88 in the 55-meter hurdles, Schneider recently qualified for the Eastern States Championships to be held on Feb. 28. This past weekend, he also ...

Farmers of Fairfield: A History of Suzy Lane

February 23, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield-area residents who have noticed a new road in Fairfield called Suzie Lane in the new development on Horseneck Road may be wondering who Suzie is. According to resident Mary Romano DeMaio, the road is named after her mother, Susie Matarazzo Romano, who owned and operated the historic Romano Farm along with her husband, Tony “Ruby” Romano.

The ...

Five Everyday Objects That Could Set Your House on Fire

The most cost effective approach to managing risk is to be proactive about reducing hazards and preventing accidents. When it comes to home fires, the most common causes of loss might not be what you expect. Less obvious dangers like the five detailed below actually cause more losses than major events, both because small risks may go unnoticed and because they occur frequently.  

Laptops ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, February 26, 10:00 AM

Estelle Finkel Center for Learning, Livingston

Spring ACT Course

Education

Sun, February 26, 12:00 PM

Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

Party Showcase at Temple B'nai Abraham

Arts & Entertainment

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen

February 15, 2017

To the Editor:

There has been much discussion recently about representatives in our government who pretend to represent their constituents, but who have been corrupted by special interest groups or blind self-interest. Unfortunately, in the 11th District, we have one such politician who, by his actions, is a significant part of the problem that we have in the federal government.

Livingston Student to Give Presentation of Historic Tools from Force Homestead Museum

February 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eagle Scout and Livingston High School senior Donnie Jones will share his research of the array of the old, handmade tools found in the Barn at the Force Homestead Museum to the Livingston Historical Society on Monday at the Livingston Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave.

Livingston Historical Society meetings are open to the public and free of charge.

A Heartbreak Kid

It hurts.

 

She was sobbing pretty hard when she said it, so it came out more as a halting stutter.  It hu . . . hu . . . hu . . . rts. 

 

My arms were wrapped around her and her head was buried in my shoulder as she cried.  She was just a little girl the last time I comforted her like this.  Now she is a young woman.  

 

With a broken ...

Livingston Area Chamber Spotlight on Max Title Agency, LLC

The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to spotlight its member, Linda Percoco, President of Max Title Agency, LLC. Thank you Max Title Agency for partnering with the LACC and being a part of Livingston’s thriving business community.

This virtual interview was conducted by TAPintoLivingston.net in partnership with the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce and answered by ...