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Identity Released of Female Victim in Fatal Montclair Stabbing

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The victim in Monday morning's fatal stabbing in Montclair has been identified.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a victim identified as ...

Livingston Speech and Debate Team Turns in Award-Winning Presentations

RIDGE, NJ — the Livingston High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team came away with nine awards, including the fourth place team sweepstakes trophy, from the second Newark CFL tournament for the season at Ridge High School on Saturday.

The following students won awards:

Jaina Jallow, First Place in Varsity Declamation

Bela Battu, First Place in JV Oral ...

Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Realtors Receives National Honor

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Inc. Realtors, which has offices located at 50 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange and 250 S. Livingston Avenue in Livingston, has been named as one of the 2018 Top Real Estate Newsmakers in America by RIS Media.

An Award Reception & Dinner will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and a feature article ...

Black Friday Deals at FunTime Junction

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Enjoy these Black Friday Deals from Funtime Junction! Friday, November 23: Enjoy $5 Unlimited Admission All Day! Plus, more great savings! 

Funtime Junction is located at 400 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004.

About Funtime Junction

Awarded the 2017 Best Children’s Party Place by Suburban Essex Magazine and winner of the 2017 Mommy Poppins Bestie ...

Chirls and Konner Hold On To Seats in Livingston Board of Education Election

November 6, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ —  According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Pamela Chirls and Ronnie Ferber Konner have been selected to serve another term on the Livingston Board of Education.

The unofficial results determined that Chirls got 5,501 votes and Konner 5,147 votes, which placed them ahead of challengers Todd Goren (3,898 ...

Livingston Township Council Incumbents Meinhardt, Fernandez, Klein Win Re-election

LIVINGSTON, NJ — According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Mayor Ed Meinhardt, Rudy Fernandez and Shawn Klein will retain their seats on the Livingston Township Council.  

The unofficial results determined that the three Democrat incumbents finished ahead of Republican challengers Brandon Minde and Debbie Burack. Each of the ...

Meet Edward Meinhardt: Livingston Township Council Candidate

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Meet Ed Meinhardt, one of three current Livingston Township Council members running for re-election on Nov. 6.

Meinhardt, a 22-year resident and the current mayor of Livingston, is the Senior Account Executive for European Granite and Marble. He graduated from Millburn High School in 1982 and received his Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from ...

Livingston Speech and Debate Team Turns in Award-Winning Presentations

November 12, 2018

RIDGE, NJ — the Livingston High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team came away with nine awards, including the fourth place team sweepstakes trophy, from the second Newark CFL tournament for the season at Ridge High School on Saturday.

The following students won awards:

Jaina Jallow, First Place in Varsity Declamation

Bela Battu, First Place in JV Oral ...

Save $100 on Huntington Learning Center's Academic Evaluation

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Huntington Learning Center in Livingston is offering academic evaluations with a $100 discount simply by claiming a coupon on its website.

At Huntington Learning Center (25 W. Northfield Road), experienced tutors tailor test prep and teaching styles to meet the unique needs of each student for results that rank among the best in the tutoring and test prep industry.

If your ...

Chirls and Konner Hold On To Seats in Livingston Board of Education Election

LIVINGSTON, NJ —  According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Pamela Chirls and Ronnie Ferber Konner have been selected to serve another term on the Livingston Board of Education.

The unofficial results determined that Chirls got 5,501 votes and Konner 5,147 votes, which placed them ahead of challengers Todd Goren (3,898 ...

Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Montclair Near Montclair Kimberley Academy

October 31, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police shut down the upper part of Bloomfield Avenue near the vicinity of Montclair Kimberley Academy on Wednesday morning due to a pedestrian fatality, reports say.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is currently investigating the accident, in which, an adult male was struck and killed, law enforcement officials ...

Girls Soccer: West Orange Wins 1st Sectional Championship, 1-0, Over Livingston

November 9, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - With its third victory over Livingston this season, the West Orange girls soccer team achieved another first for the program.

Top-seeded West Orange defeated third-seeded Livingston, 1-0, Friday for the Section 1, Group 4 championship. It is the first sectional title ever for the West Orange girls soccer program, and with the victory, the Mountaineers extended their unbeaten ...

Football: Livingston Romps Over Perth Amboy, 28-0

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston football team closed out its season with a 28-0 victory over Perth Amboy Thursday night.

Jack Ernst passed for four touchdowns and Joe Cullen rushed for 182 yards on 23 carries for the Lancers (7-3), whose defense came up with four sacks. Cullen starred on defense, as well, with 14 tackles and one of the team's sacks.

Ernst completed 18 of 25 passes for ...

Girls Soccer: Livingston Defeats Montclair in Section Semifinal

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Livingston girls soccer team upset Montclair, 1-0, in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 4 tournament on the road Wednesday afternoon.

Freshman midfielder Jadyn Liebman scored the only goal with just under 13 minutes left in the second half for Livingston (12-4-3). Sophomore forward Lauren Belcuore provided the assist after beating the Montclair defender on the end ...

Livingston Council Members Attend Sunrise Rotary Tasting on Eve of Election Day

November 6, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, Livingston Township Council members rescheduled their regular Monday evening meeting to attend the Livingston Sunrise Rotary’s 16th annual Food & Wine Tasting. The event that has grown in attendance and popularity each year was held on Election Day eve at the Westminster Hotel.

The nearly 300 people that attended, including local ...

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart Disease and Stroke Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The American Heart Association recently hosted the Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. 

Nearly 3,000 supporters and survivors walked together, some in remembrance of loved ones, continuing the fight against heart disease and stroke.  Each walker and each donation have helped to ...

Livingston Students Raise Money for Comfort Project 360

MILLBURN, NJ — Livingston High School students and science teacher Bobbi Bremmer recently participated in the “A Reason to Walk” 5K sponsored by Comfort Project 360.

The students raised approximately $300 toward the organization’s mission of raising money to create a more comfortable environment at Saint Barnabas Medical Center for patients undergoing ...

Livingston Council Members Attend Sunrise Rotary Tasting on Eve of Election Day

November 6, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, Livingston Township Council members rescheduled their regular Monday evening meeting to attend the Livingston Sunrise Rotary’s 16th annual Food & Wine Tasting. The event that has grown in attendance and popularity each year was held on Election Day eve at the Westminster Hotel.

The nearly 300 people that attended, including local ...

Livingston Council Discusses Relocation of Public Works Building & More

LIVINGSTON, NJ - After receiving feedback from citizens that the staff at the Department of Public Works (DPW) building on Stoney Hill Place deserves a better facility, Councilman Michael Silverman said that after touring the facility with other town leaders, he is in complete agreement. He also indicated that the council is actively looking into relocating the DPW to another ...

Livingston Chamber Talks 2019 Tax Laws and More at Networking Breakfast

November 11, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Karu, CPA, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC, addressed new tax laws for 2019 and fielded questions from participants at Thursday’s Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) networking breakfast at Eppes Essen Deli & Restaurant.

LACC board member Michael McMane of Royal Alliance Associates said that ...

Livingston Council Members Attend Sunrise Rotary Tasting on Eve of Election Day

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time, Livingston Township Council members rescheduled their regular Monday evening meeting to attend the Livingston Sunrise Rotary’s 16th annual Food & Wine Tasting. The event that has grown in attendance and popularity each year was held on Election Day eve at the Westminster Hotel.

The nearly 300 people that attended, including local ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Now Scheduling Furnace, Boiler Maintenance Inspections for Livingston Customers

EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced, according to the professionals at Edison Heating and Cooling. 

“There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating ...

Livingston's Lynda Zarillo Places Third in Essex County Parks Photography Contest

November 10, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ — Lynda Zarillo of Livingston was among the nine winners recently named in the 2018 Essex County Parks Photography Contest, sponsored annually by the Essex County Environmental Center and judged by members of the Essex County Photo Club.

Zarillo received third place in the Adult Category for “Lions at Turtle Back Zoo.” She is pictured above with Essex County ...

Livingston's Ely Cemetery Open for Veterans Day; Force Homestead Also Open Sunday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, the Livingston Historical Society will open the historic Ely Cemetery on Hillside Avenue for public tours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Force Homestead Museum, located at 366 South Livingston Avenue, will also be open during the same hours on Sunday.

The Ely Cemetery was established by Captain William Ely, a veteran of the French and ...

Golda Och Academy Students Participate in Pilot Theatre Program for EdTA Project

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Last spring, the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) selected 12 two-member teams for its Model Curriculum Framework Project. Golda Och Academy’s Upper School Dean of Students and Arts Department Chair Jordan Herskowitz was chosen out of the more than 100 applicants for the program, which is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The ...

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart Disease and Stroke Research

November 5, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The American Heart Association recently hosted the Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. 

Nearly 3,000 supporters and survivors walked together, some in remembrance of loved ones, continuing the fight against heart disease and stroke.  Each walker and each donation have helped to ...

Cardiologist from Livingston Throws Party for 200+ 90-year-old Patients

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Long-time Livingston resident and local cardiologist, Dr. David Freilich (MD, FACC) of Cardiology Associates of Morristown, and his partners last month threw an event for their 90-plus year old patients--all 250 of them.

The event, appropriately named The Noble 90’s, brought together doctors and their older patients for an afternoon of food, dancing and ...

Identity Released of Female Victim in Fatal Montclair Stabbing

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The victim in Monday morning's fatal stabbing in Montclair has been identified.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a victim identified as ...

Essex County Prosecutor: Maximum Penalty of Life Imprisonment Possible for Montclair Attorney James R. Ray III

NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Prosecutors Office held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing that the Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 23, has been captured in Cuba.  James R. Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.
 
“We have in custody James R. Ray, III, who is charged ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother is Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22 has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, ...

New Eatery, The Simple Greek, Opens in Livingston

November 6, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Simple Greek, an open-kitchen style, Mediterranean-food franchise, just opened its first store in northern New Jersey at 288 Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston on Saturday, Nov. 3.

“I’m so excited to share this chapter of my life with the people of Livingston,” said Keith Baxi, co-owner and manager. “I love Mediterranean food and I find Livingston to ...

Thousands Attend Livingston Vigil After Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

October 29, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh a day before during Shabbat services.

As of 5 p.m. on Sunday, two ...

Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Realtors Receives National Honor

November 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Inc. Realtors, which has offices located at 50 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange and 250 S. Livingston Avenue in Livingston, has been named as one of the 2018 Top Real Estate Newsmakers in America by RIS Media.

An Award Reception & Dinner will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and a feature article ...

Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Realtors Receives National Honor

November 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Ken Baris of Jordan Baris Inc. Realtors, which has offices located at 50 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange and 250 S. Livingston Avenue in Livingston, has been named as one of the 2018 Top Real Estate Newsmakers in America by RIS Media.

An Award Reception & Dinner will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and a feature article ...

Property Search: A Must Before Purchasing Waterfront Property, Max Title of Livingston Says

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Purchasing property located on or near a waterfront entails a laundry list of inspections, forms and processes that must be carried out, according to Linda Percoco of Max Title Agency in Livingston.

Percoco says one of the most important investigations a potential home or property owner can conduct before considering a particular piece of land for purchase is a ...

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Black Friday Deals at FunTime Junction

November 12, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Enjoy these Black Friday Deals from Funtime Junction! Friday, November 23: Enjoy $5 Unlimited Admission All Day! Plus, more great savings! 

Funtime Junction is located at 400 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004.

About Funtime Junction

Awarded the 2017 Best Children’s Party Place by Suburban Essex Magazine and winner of the 2017 Mommy Poppins Bestie ...

Save $100 on Huntington Learning Center's Academic Evaluation

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Huntington Learning Center in Livingston is offering academic evaluations with a $100 discount simply by claiming a coupon on its website.

At Huntington Learning Center (25 W. Northfield Road), experienced tutors tailor test prep and teaching styles to meet the unique needs of each student for results that rank among the best in the tutoring and test prep industry.

If your ...

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Thu, November 15, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Identity Released of Female Victim in Fatal Montclair Stabbing

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The victim in Monday morning's fatal stabbing in Montclair has been identified.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a victim identified as ...

Caring For Your Aging Dog – Let the Golden Years be a Golden Time

An aging doggie may have many of the same issues as elderly humans, but when it comes to your pet, some aspects of care are a different animal, in part because your pooch can’t talk.

First, you need to be aware that canines age more quickly than people and can be considered to have reached their senior years even as ‘young’ as age 6-10. Interestingly, the lifespan of dogs can ...

Miss New Jersey to Play First Lady Cleveland at Presidential Ball

November 8, 2018

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and the Montclair Orchestra have announced that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women’s Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, Nov. 10.

Adorned in a 19th Century ballgown,Gialloreto will represent the grandeur and splendor of the ...

Letter of Endorsement for Ronnie Konner and Pam Chirls

November 4, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors,   

Please think of Tuesday, November 6 as a very important Election Day.

Candidates on the local stage whose viewpoints, experience, and talents will have a profound impact on our schools and on our town, deserve our careful attention.   

My expertise is in public education, so electing qualified people to our Board of Education is of ...

Frozen Pipe Bursts – Prevention & What To Do If It Occurs

Cold New Jersey winters can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and even burst, resulting in costly damage to your home. 

Why do pipes freeze and why should you care? 

Water expands as it freezes. When it expands inside a pipe it puts great pressure on the pipe, enough pressure to rupture most any pipe filled with water. A burst pipe will spill several hundred gallons of water per ...