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Girls Soccer: West Orange Downs Millburn, Livingston Advances in PKs over MKA in Essex Tournament

October 20, 2018

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ - Top-seeded West Orange remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over eighth-seeded Millburn in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday.

In another Essex County Tournament quarterfinal, fifth-seeded Livingston and Montclair-Kimberley Academy played 100 scoreless minutes before going to a shootout, where Livingston advanced in penalty ...

Football: Montclair Overwhelms Livingston, 51-0

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Livingston football team's playoff aspirations were dealt a blow with a 51-0 loss on the road to Montclair on Saturday.

Montclair (5-3) intercepted three Livingston passes and played havoc with the Lancers' passing game, which finished with eight completions in 25 attempts.

Joe Cullen finished with 55 yards on eight carries to lead Livingston (4-3) offensively.

Cross Country: Livingston Achieves Conference Goals, Prepares for Counties

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston High School cross country team recently achieved its first team goal of taking sixth place in the American division of the conference as a team. After placing second at the annual Lancer Invitational last week, the Livingston team is working toward placing sixth in the upcoming Essex County Championships.

“I would like to say that we could have been ...

Boys Soccer: Livingston Advances in Essex Tournament, 2-0, Over Caldwell

LIVINGSTON, NJ - After a scoreless first half, Livingston broke through with a pair of goals in the second half for a 2-0 boys soccer victory over Caldwell in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Thursday night.

Aria Navi and Brian Kelly scored for the Lancers (7-6-1), who are seeded sixth. Livingston will play at third-seeded Seton Hall Prep in the quarterfinal round on ...

Two of Four Livingston Board of Education Candidates Participate in Online Forums

October 14, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thousands of viewers took advantage of an online forum that featured two out of four Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) candidates last week through a live Q&A-format discussion that was broadcast on the Livingston BOE Online Forums Facebook page as well as other outlets. After ironing out some details that initially discouraged the opposing candidates from ...

Livingston Teachers, Parents Seek Involvement in Superintendent Search

October 18, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to inquiries by both community members and Livingston Public Schools teachers and staff, members of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) assured the community on Monday that when the time comes to select a permanent superintendent, the opinions of all stakeholders will be taken into account.

On behalf of the Livingston Education Association (LEA), which ...

Former Superintendent Addresses Departure from Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The details surrounding the recent resignation of Christina Steffner, former Livingston Superintendent of Schools, and the search and selection process of a permanent superintendent, became a focal point of Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE).

On July 25, the board voted 3-2 in favor of accepting Steffner’s resignation and approving the ...

15 Livingston Students Inducted into National Honor Society

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Fifteen Livingston High School (LHS) students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony marked by the lighting of candles for the service, leadership, character and scholarship that characterizes these LHS students. The ceremony was held in the LHS media center and was attended by parents and school administrators.

Pictured above ...

Accident on I-280 in West Orange Tying Up Thursday Afternoon Traffic

October 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE/LIVINGSTON, NJ - (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) A jackknifed tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon was causing massive delays on I-280 in West Orange. Two other local accidents in Livingston were adding to the congestion in the area.

According to BNN (Breaking News Network) and 511nj.org, the accident, which happened shortly before 4 p.m., occurred on the eastbound side of the highway, in the ...

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off with Livingston Fire Department Open House

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to promote fire safety and spread the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) message to "Look, Listen and Learn," the Livingston Fire Department held its annual open house on Sunday at fire headquarters to kick off Fire Prevention Week and also raise funds for the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Burn Unit. 

Livingston ...

Girls Soccer: West Orange Downs Millburn, Livingston Advances in PKs over MKA in Essex Tournament

October 20, 2018

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ - Top-seeded West Orange remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over eighth-seeded Millburn in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday.

In another Essex County Tournament quarterfinal, fifth-seeded Livingston and Montclair-Kimberley Academy played 100 scoreless minutes before going to a shootout, where Livingston advanced in penalty ...

Football: Montclair Overwhelms Livingston, 51-0

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Livingston football team's playoff aspirations were dealt a blow with a 51-0 loss on the road to Montclair on Saturday.

Montclair (5-3) intercepted three Livingston passes and played havoc with the Lancers' passing game, which finished with eight completions in 25 attempts.

Joe Cullen finished with 55 yards on eight carries to lead Livingston (4-3) offensively.

Cross Country: Livingston Achieves Conference Goals, Prepares for Counties

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston High School cross country team recently achieved its first team goal of taking sixth place in the American division of the conference as a team. After placing second at the annual Lancer Invitational last week, the Livingston team is working toward placing sixth in the upcoming Essex County Championships.

“I would like to say that we could have been ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Rotary International President to Attend West Orange Chapter's PolioPlus Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to celebrating the 90th anniversary of the West Orange Rotary Club, members and supporters will also enjoy a particularly rare public appearance from Rotary International (RI) President Barry Rassin at the club’s Oct. 20 fundraiser to support the eradication of polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world ...

RWJBarnabas and Lakewood BlueClaws Bring Baseball Back to Puerto Rican Community

LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and clothing.

Over a span of several weeks, the equipment was brought to the small ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

October 16, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Livingston Recognizes SAMS Owners for Decades of Dedication to Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of the impact that SAMS Fine Men’s Clothing has had on the Livingston community over the last several decades, members of the Livingston Township Council, many of whom shopped at SAMS as early as the 1970s, honored co-owners Jeffrey and Maurice Cohen on Monday in the wake of their retirement and the store’s closing.

The Cohen cousins, who ...

West Orange Chamber and Essex County Office of Small Business Development Team Up

October 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC), in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action, will host a lunch and learn workshop for small business owners from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange.

Attendees will hear from several speakers, including Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., ...

Mixology Clothing Company Opens its Doors in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Mixology Clothing Company, a boutique established in 2009 with the goal of offering “moderately priced designer brands for the Intermix look and shopping experience at Zara prices,” according to its website, held a grand opening celebration on Monday at its new Livingston Town Center location. Mayor Ed Meinhardt cut the commemorative red ribbon as members ...

Livingston Recognizes SAMS Owners for Decades of Dedication to Township

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of the impact that SAMS Fine Men’s Clothing has had on the Livingston community over the last several decades, members of the Livingston Township Council, many of whom shopped at SAMS as early as the 1970s, honored co-owners Jeffrey and Maurice Cohen on Monday in the wake of their retirement and the store’s closing.

The Cohen cousins, who ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

October 16, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

18th Annual Art at The Oval Drives Tri-State-Area Artists to Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) hosted its 18th annual Art at the Oval on Saturday, featuring a juried, outdoor, fine art and fine craft exhibit showcasing many well-known area artists.

The Livingston event draws artists from the entire tri-state area who for ribbons and cash prizes with their paintings, multimedia pieces, photography, artistic jewelry, ...

Rotary International President to Attend West Orange Chapter's PolioPlus Gala

October 10, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to celebrating the 90th anniversary of the West Orange Rotary Club, members and supporters will also enjoy a particularly rare public appearance from Rotary International (RI) President Barry Rassin at the club’s Oct. 20 fundraiser to support the eradication of polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world ...

Livingston's Trinity Covenant Church to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

September 25, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — During the weekend of Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, Livingston's Trinity Covenant Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary with service activities to benefit the Livingston Public Library, Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Renew Life Center in Paterson as well as a worship service with denominational conference superintendent Rev. Howard ...

Chabad Short Hills Center for Jewish Life Opens on So. Orange Avenue

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The local Jewish community came out in spades earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the new Chabad at Short Hills Center for Jewish Life, located at 650 South Orange Avenue where Livingston and Short Hills meet.

Among the local dignitaries at the grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony were the mayors and some council members from both Livingston ...

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Livingston Football's Joe Cullen Among Top North Jersey Performers

October 14, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With only two regular-season games left in his senior season on the Livingston varsity football team, Joe Cullen remains a standout for the Lancers as well as the Liberty Blue division of the Super Football Conference (SFC).

Despite Friday night’s loss to East Orange Campus after four consecutive wins, Livingston remains at the top of the conference (3-1). As ...

Get Your 'Smile Analysis' at Livingston Smiles

October 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Smiles is offering a Smile Analysis and free consultation, which is a $150 value.  Call today to make an appointment: (973) 992-4099.  Mention this ad to claim this offer!

Take the quiz to find out if you should take advantage Dr. Gary Krugman's offer!

A lifetime resident of Livingston, Dr. Krugman has dedicated over 35 years to providing ...

How to Get 3 Free Car Washes at Livingston Car Wash

LIVINGSTON, NJ - How can you get three free cleanings of your vehicle at Livingston Car Wash?

Livingston Car Wash (111 E. Mount Pleasant Ave.) is offering a coupon book that provides 11 washes for the price of eight. Pay for eight and get three free. These coupons are good for any vehicle, and they never expire.

Choose from six different plans on the coupon. The Platinum Plan can save ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, October 21, 1:00 PM

Horizons in Learning, Livingston

SAT Bootcamp at Horizons in Learning

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Thu, October 25, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

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Thu, October 25, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Motor Vehicle Crashes into Nutley House, Jaws of Life Used to Extract Driver

October 10, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ — A vehicle traveling through Nutley crashed into a home on Tuesday afternoon around 4:15 p.m. According to people living in the area, the Nutley Police Department, Nutley Fire Department, and Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad "responded in minutes."

The home is located on Passaic Ave near Lakeside Dr. An area resident, Nancy, ...

Suiting Up Your Pup: How to Size and Fit Your Dog's Collar and Harness

Collars and harnesses are means by which to fasten a leash. No matter which you choose, it’s vital to ensure that your pup is safe and comfortable wearing either accessory:

Get Collared: The traditional route is usually a good choice for already obedient doggies and those with delicate windpipes: a collar. Most collars are adjustable -- the most durable of which are probably nylon and ...

At-Home Dog Training Tips and Hints From Pups @ Play

A professional dog trainer can help you with a wide range of behavior modification. You should know, however, that you can use some very effective methods to train your dog right at home.  You can work with your pooch on effecting many behaviors, including obedience, and general instruction on slightly more complex tasks.
 
Before you start training your precious pooch, no matter how ...

All Livingston School Board Candidates to Join Online Forum

October 19, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The second Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) online candidates’ forum will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. All four candidates, including incumbents Pam Chirls and Ronnie Konner, and challengers Todd Goren and Rachel Selvin, will participate.

Like the first forum on Oct. 9, the second forum will be broadcast live on multiple Livingston ...

Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...