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Philanthropic Livingston Teen Raises Money for SYLS Senior Programs Laptop

July 24, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Homeschooled Livingston teen Shaniyah White recently hosted a fundraiser to help donate a laptop to her hometown’s Senior, Youth and Leisure Services (SYLS) department for senior programming. Thanks to the proceeds brought in through a bake sale she held during the annual SYLS Senior Adult Forum, White was able to purchase and donate the laptop.

Mayor Al Anthony ...

Livingston Police Target Problem Streets with "Three E’s of Traffic Enforcement" Program

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD) is bringing back a program that Chief Gary Marshuetz said was among the department’s practices a few decades ago but has since disappeared. Each week or so, the department will inform the public about a select few streets that will see additional police presence for the duration of the week.

This week, through July ...

Free Class Alert - Butt + Belly Burn @ CardioYoga

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Looking to get in your best beach body shape? Feel like you could use a little push to get in shape? Join Sophie Bruskof (@sophbruskof) this Monday night at 6:45 at CardioYoga located at 521 South Livingston Ave. for a free Butt + Belly Burn class.

This 45-minute express class will target your core with special focus on your obliques to tone and strengthen your ...

Teacher Tutors and Brainiax Celebrate Grand Opening in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston officials recently joined members of the staff of Teacher Tutors and Brainiax to celebrate the grand opening of the two education centers with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 160 S Livingston Avenue, Suite 112 in Livingston.

Both companies are owned by Debbie Kirchen, an educator who taught in the public school system for 15 years. As an eight-year Livingston ...

Teacher Tutors and Brainiax Celebrate Grand Opening in Livingston

July 21, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston officials recently joined members of the staff of Teacher Tutors and Brainiax to celebrate the grand opening of the two education centers with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 160 S Livingston Avenue, Suite 112 in Livingston.

Both companies are owned by Debbie Kirchen, an educator who taught in the public school system for 15 years. As an eight-year Livingston ...

Livingston Public Schools Names New Principal for Mt. Pleasant Elementary

Livingston Board of Education news is brought to you by Huntington Learning Center, a Livingston-based provider of supplemental educational services. 

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After leaving her post as the assistant principal at Summit High School, Lorena Dolan has officially been appointed as the new principal of Mt. Pleasant Elementary School. The Livingston Board of ...

Two Additional Livingston High School Students Named National Merit Scholars

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two 2019 graduates of Livingston High School are among the 540 additional winners of of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.

Isabella Tang and Winnie Zhu of Livingston each have received scholarships. Tang will attend Case Western Reserve University located in Cleveland, where she intends to study biology. Zhu will be majoring in ...

Livingston Police Target Problem Streets with "Three E’s of Traffic Enforcement" Program

July 23, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD) is bringing back a program that Chief Gary Marshuetz said was among the department’s practices a few decades ago but has since disappeared. Each week or so, the department will inform the public about a select few streets that will see additional police presence for the duration of the week.

This week, through July ...

Aggressive Campaign to Thwart Vehicle Break-Ins Leads to Arrests in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a result of the vigilant initiative put forth by the nine municipalities included in the recently established West Essex Task Force, several individuals have been apprehended and arrested in connection to a string of vehicle entries and burglaries that have occurred during the overnight hours in Livingston, Roseland and surrounding areas.

Over the weekend in ...

Livingston Police Chief Comments on Arrest of Murder Suspect

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The day after Livingston police officers assisted in the arrest of Newark Police Lt. John Formisano—who was charged with first-degree murder in the Sunday night shooting death of his estranged wife—Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz provided further details about the arrest and commended the responding officers for their efforts.

"First and ...

Livingston 11U Baseball Team Stays Alive With Victory in Day 2

July 21, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston 11U baseball team kept its hopes alive Sunday morning with a 4-2 victory over Millville on Sunday morning in the Little League State Tournament.

Had the Lancers lost on Sunday, they would have been eliminated from contention after having lost to Madison on Saturday. Instead, Livingston will try to keep its season going when the Lancers take on Brick Township ...

Livingston 11U Baseball Team Needs to Win Sunday to Advance in States

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston 11U baseball team opened play in the Little League State Tournament Saturday morning with an 8-0 loss to Madison in the blistering heat.

In the double-elimination format, the Lancers now must win against either Brick Township or Millville when they play Sunday morning at 9 a.m. at the Livingston Little League Complex at 109 Meadowbrook Road.

The Lancers ...

Livingston 11U Baseball Team Ready to Host State Tournament This Weekend

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston 11U baseball team will open play in the state tournament Saturday at the Livingston Little League Complex at 109 Meadowbrook Road.

The Lancers reached the tournament by winning the District 8 and Section 2 tournaments earlier in the month. Livingston is hosting the 11U state tournament, which involved four teams from around the state.

Livingston will play ...

Philanthropic Livingston Teen Raises Money for SYLS Senior Programs Laptop

July 24, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Homeschooled Livingston teen Shaniyah White recently hosted a fundraiser to help donate a laptop to her hometown’s Senior, Youth and Leisure Services (SYLS) department for senior programming. Thanks to the proceeds brought in through a bake sale she held during the annual SYLS Senior Adult Forum, White was able to purchase and donate the laptop.

Mayor Al Anthony ...

Livingston Philanthropies Continues to Expand as 10-Year Anniversary Approaches

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jeff Friedman, founder and director of Livingston Philanthropies Inc. (LPI), began his mission of “providing for the poor, homeless and disenfranchised” in 2011 after volunteering for a soup kitchen in Newark. After recently being named a 501©3 non-profit organization, LPI can now officially accept monetary contributions as well as product ...

Livingston Residents Urged to Report Solicitors Who Ignore "Do Not Knock" List

July 10, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a lengthy process to adjust the township’s peddling and solicitation ordinance to comply with first amendment rights—followed by the launch of a “Do Not Knock” list that hundreds of Livingston residents have since registered for—the governing body announced on Monday that one company in particular has continued to ignore the ...

Teacher Tutors and Brainiax Celebrate Grand Opening in Livingston

July 21, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston officials recently joined members of the staff of Teacher Tutors and Brainiax to celebrate the grand opening of the two education centers with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 160 S Livingston Avenue, Suite 112 in Livingston.

Both companies are owned by Debbie Kirchen, an educator who taught in the public school system for 15 years. As an eight-year Livingston ...

TAPinto Breaks All-Time Monthly Record: 1,270,494 Readers, 3,453,599 Pageviews in June 2019

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto.net, a network of more than 80 franchised online local news sites in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Florida, had a record-breaking month of traffic in June, logging 1,270,494 unique readers and 3,453,599 pageviews.  The record marks continued growth in TAPinto’s readership and engagement metrics across its ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Member Recognized for Outstanding Service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently named an award recipient in the “Impact” category of the New Jersey Certified Public Accountants’ (NJPA) prestigious NJCPA Ovation Awards.

The Ovation Awards, announced annually during the NJCPA Annual Convention and Expo, were distributed in seven ...

Public Invited to Meadowbrook Country Day Camp's 2019 Summer Splash Event

July 17, 2019

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all campers and prospective camp families to attend the 2019 Summer Splash event on July 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on site at 73 East Valley Brook Road in Long Valley.

Guests will enjoy a fun-filled day full of games, swimming, tennis, sports and so much more. There will also be a BBQ of burgers, hot dogs and veggie options. All ...

Four Livingston Teens Selected for Prestigious Musical Theater Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Jayden Declet, Brooke Lelia, Madison Lysek and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston were recently selected by Mark Hoebee and Michael Stotts, producing artistic director and managing director at Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the Tony Award for Regional Theatre, to participate in the Paper Mill’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for ...

Livingston Student's Art Wins Top Prize in National "Star Wars Reads" Contest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sara Lin, a rising seventh grader in Livingston Public Schools, recently channeled her inner Jedi to imagine a unique galaxy that could exist far, far away. The force was obviously with her as she was named the national grand-prize winner in the Scholastic Book Club's "Star Wars Reads Art Contest."

In order to compete, students were asked to draw their ...

CareOne at Livingston Releases Podcast on Assisted Living Options

July 20, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — CareOne Assisted Living, which has a facility at 68 Passaic Ave. in Livingston, has released a podcast on the topic, "What You Need to Know About Assisted Living."

Downloadable on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify or Google Play, the podcast is the second in a series on the topic.

"We hope our latest podcast on Elder Law answered some of your questions ...

JESPY House Services Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – JESPY House has grown since it started in 1978 from an organization that served four local residents to a nonprofit that now services 250 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. JESPY gives them life skills to live independently, obtain gainful employment, and helps clients successfully age in place.

When it comes to finding a job, JESPY House has its ...

Atlantic Health, Kindred Healthcare Celebrate Completion of Rehabilitation Hospital

MADISON, NJ — Atlantic Health System (AHS) and Kindred Healthcare recently marked the completion of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, a brand-new state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital located in Madison that will combine the expertise of two leaders in high-quality patient care.

The $24 million, two-story, 38-bed rehabilitation hospital is the first standalone hospital ...

Montville Resident and Local Interior Designer Wins Prestigious Awards

July 16, 2019

GARFIELD, NJ — Montville resident Sandy Cabelis—owner of Cabelis Interior Design, LLC and president-elect of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)—recently earned three awards for her work in the 2019 Design Excellence competition, held by  ASID New Jersey. The competition winners were announced during the annual Design ...

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Livingston's Will Egner Shines at State Baseball All-Star Game

July 11, 2019

UNION, NJ — Will Egner, a rising senior from Livingston High School, took part Wednesday night in the first annual New Jersey North-South Baseball Underclassmen All-Star Game at Kean University.

Egner, a right-handed hitting first baseman, made a strong showing with scores of scouts in attendance, lacing a solid single to right-center, hitting a double to right field and making a ...

Free Class Alert - Butt + Belly Burn @ CardioYoga

July 22, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Looking to get in your best beach body shape? Feel like you could use a little push to get in shape? Join Sophie Bruskof (@sophbruskof) this Monday night at 6:45 at CardioYoga located at 521 South Livingston Ave. for a free Butt + Belly Burn class.

This 45-minute express class will target your core with special focus on your obliques to tone and strengthen your ...

Pop-Up Kids Classes at CardioYoga Coming Soon

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Summer is an exciting time for children, and without school every day, it is the perfect time to explore new interests, especially those that develop lifelong skills. Yoga has the power to teach children how to take care of themselves, besides the benefits of staying active they will also learn the skills needed to deal with the stressors in their lives.

CardioYoga, located ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, July 27, 11:00 AM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Self Defense Workshop at Livingston Public Library

Health & Wellness Other Sports

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Mon, August 26, 9:00 AM

Community Church, Short Hills, Short Hills

Vacation Bible Camp at Community Church, Short ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Kevin Lenahan Named “CFO to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review

Atlantic Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer Kevin Lenahan has again been lauded by industry heavyweight Becker’s Healthcare for his financial leadership of the 17,000-employee health system.

Becker’s Hospital Review named Lenahan one of 106 hospital and health system “CFOs to Know” in its 2019 annual list of top ...

Overlook Medical Center Participates in MIND Trial

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center participates in unique, nationwide ‘MIND Trial’ for patients suffering from deep bleeds within the brain

Bleeding that occurs within the deep recesses of the brain – known as an intracranial hemorrhage, or ICH -- represents 10-15% of all strokes but can be among the most devastating.

“Deep intracranial ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

Montclair Officials Honor Hero Who Saved Boy After Falling Through Greenhouse Glass

July 21, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair officials honored the man who saved a 7-year-old boy that fell through the glass after he climbed on top of the greenhouse at Van Vleck House and Gardens on Tuesday, July 9. 

On Friday, Montclair Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young, presented the good samaritan with an award of recognition.

Morten Rose Madsen was visiting the gardens from Denmark when he saw ...

Deadline for Livingston School Board Nominating Petition is Approaching

July 18, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Local school board membership is a challenging and rewarding way to serve your community and its schoolchildren. Now is the time to consider school board candidacy for the Livingston Board of Education. In November, voters will elect two candidates to serve for three years.

A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her name to ...