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Livingston Police Department Welcomes Eight New Members

July 18, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two new officers, two police chaplains and four auxiliary officers were sworn into the Livingston Police Department (LPD) on Monday during a swearing-in ceremony led by Acting Chief Gary Marschuetz at the Livingston Township Council meeting.

Many LPD members came to support their new brothers as they received their badges and swore to “faithfully, impartially ...

Man Stabbed in Valley Section of West Orange

WEST ORANGE – A West Orange man was stabbed Sunday evening during an attack in The Valley section of the township, according to officials.

Police were called the 300 block of Valley Road around 5:45 p.m. on a report of an aggravated assault. The 28-year-old victim was stabbed during an attack by a group of individuals who later fled the scene, according to township spokeswoman Susan ...

Livingston Senior Philippe Jallow Named Board of Education Student Representative

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rising Livingston High School senior Philippe Jallow was recently sworn in as the student representative on the Livingston Board of Education for the 2018-19 school year.

Philippe says that his decision to run for this position was fueled by a desire to represent his classmates and make sure that their voices and interests are heard by school leaders.

“I wanted ...

Livingston Warns Public About Door-to-Door Peddlers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following recent complaints from Livingston residents that some individuals with permits for door-to-door sales have misrepresented themselves as township employees, the township has provided information regarding these individuals.

According to the township, some businesses apply for and receive a license to sell products or services by going door-to-door within the ...

Livingston Senior Philippe Jallow Named Board of Education Student Representative

July 17, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rising Livingston High School senior Philippe Jallow was recently sworn in as the student representative on the Livingston Board of Education for the 2018-19 school year.

Philippe says that his decision to run for this position was fueled by a desire to represent his classmates and make sure that their voices and interests are heard by school leaders.

“I wanted ...

Families Invited to Open House at Peanut Shell Early Learning Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Parents of infants through preschoolers are invited to a July 28 open house at the West Essex YMCA’s Peanut Shell Early Learning Center from 9 a.m. to noon.

The state-licensed Peanut Shell provides full-and part-time childcare for families in Livingston, West Orange, Roseland, the Caldwells and surrounding communities. It is the only childcare center in ...

Estelle Finkel Center for Learning Offers Academic Life Coaching Program

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The newest program at Estelle Finkel Center for Learning gives teens the tools to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

The center, located at 125 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston, offers the Academic Life Coaching Program, which consists of 32 concepts delivered in 10 individual sessions that have been tested and refined over the past seven years to achieve ...

Livingston Police Department Welcomes Eight New Members

July 18, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two new officers, two police chaplains and four auxiliary officers were sworn into the Livingston Police Department (LPD) on Monday during a swearing-in ceremony led by Acting Chief Gary Marschuetz at the Livingston Township Council meeting.

Many LPD members came to support their new brothers as they received their badges and swore to “faithfully, impartially ...

Man Stabbed in Valley Section of West Orange

WEST ORANGE – A West Orange man was stabbed Sunday evening during an attack in The Valley section of the township, according to officials.

Police were called the 300 block of Valley Road around 5:45 p.m. on a report of an aggravated assault. The 28-year-old victim was stabbed during an attack by a group of individuals who later fled the scene, according to township spokeswoman Susan ...

Livingston Warns Public About Door-to-Door Peddlers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following recent complaints from Livingston residents that some individuals with permits for door-to-door sales have misrepresented themselves as township employees, the township has provided information regarding these individuals.

According to the township, some businesses apply for and receive a license to sell products or services by going door-to-door within the ...

Nickelodeon Recognizes Livingston Students for Volunteer Efforts

July 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Youth volunteers from Livingston are receiving national attention through Nickelodeon’s HALO Movement, which encourages young people to use their passion and creativity to help those in need.

Every year, Nickelodeon teams up with its long-standing partner Key Club International to share the stories of kids throughout the country who are “Helping And Leading ...

NCJW/Essex Center for Women Benefits From Local Professional Clothing Drive

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of a local professional clothing donation drive, 23 boxes of new and gently used work-appropriate clothing were recently donated to the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW)/Essex Career Closet, located in Livingston.

“The Career Closet outfits nearly 200 women each year with work-appropriate clothing," said Livingston resident Sue Wasserman, ...

Lieutenant Governor Speaks at Jewish Community Housing Corporation Dinner

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC) recently held its board of trustees annual dinner at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, where Sheila Oliver, lieutenant governor of New Jersey, spoke to the approximately 130 guests, including staff, board members, sponsors and residents about how the West Orange-based nonprofit is “Building Bridges ...

Livingston Council Votes on Ordinance to Prohibit Vape Shops

July 16, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products was among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor products,” in the township’s retail commercial zones. In ...

Lieutenant Governor Speaks at Jewish Community Housing Corporation Dinner

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC) recently held its board of trustees annual dinner at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, where Sheila Oliver, lieutenant governor of New Jersey, spoke to the approximately 130 guests, including staff, board members, sponsors and residents about how the West Orange-based nonprofit is “Building Bridges ...

Livingston Council Votes on Ordinance to Prohibit Vape Shops

July 16, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products was among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor products,” in the township’s retail commercial zones. In ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Honored for Giving Back to Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently honored as one of New Jersey’s "Champions of Good Works" by Commerce magazine and Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ).

The Livingston-based accounting firm, was selected for its 2017 "Food Drive" initiative, which supports two local food pantries: ...

PIP Printing in Livingston Thrives in its Second Generation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — When Steven and Georgia Solotoff purchased a PIP franchise in 1990, they looked forward to building a great business and maybe selling it one day.

But they never dreamed that some two decades later, their daughter Jodi would be the one to buy it. After all, most second-generation owners grow up in the business.

“I must admit I had no interest in printing ...

Livingston Artist to be Featured in Upcoming Fine Art Exhibit

July 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ — An upcoming fine art exhibit presented by the Northern New Jersey art group Partners in Paint (PiP) will include the work of Livingston resident John Wolff, an award-winning artist whose watercolor piece entitled “The Norseman” is pictured above.

The exhibit, located at the Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center in Morristown, ...

Livingston Teens Selected for Prestigious Musical Theater Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Jayden Declet, Brooke Lelia and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston were recently selected by Mark Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse producing artistic director and recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, to participate in the Paper Mill’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2018. 

This honor puts the three teens in the ...

Something for Everyone at 82nd Livingston 4th of July Celebration

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although heat, humidity and gray skies loomed over the Livingston Oval for the township’s 82nd annual 4th of July Celebration, the rain held off, making it possible for thousands of area residents to enjoy the day and experience the dazzling 20-minute fireworks display that capped off a jam-packed day of sponsored events.

Drone video provided by Sheryl Starr, ...

Families Invited to Open House at Peanut Shell Early Learning Center

July 17, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Parents of infants through preschoolers are invited to a July 28 open house at the West Essex YMCA’s Peanut Shell Early Learning Center from 9 a.m. to noon.

The state-licensed Peanut Shell provides full-and part-time childcare for families in Livingston, West Orange, Roseland, the Caldwells and surrounding communities. It is the only childcare center in ...

Livingston Council Votes on Ordinance to Prohibit Vape Shops

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Concern about the increased use of electronic cigarettes and other vapor products was among the reasons why the Livingston Township Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting “vape shops,” or any establishment that primarily sells “electronic devices, liquid nicotine or vapor products,” in the township’s retail commercial zones. In ...

June in Review: Livingston's Top 10 Stories from June 2018

July 14, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, check out the top 10 stories from June 2018 on TAPinto Livingston, based on pageviews.

1. Stolen Vehicle Causes Road Closure on Mt. Pleasant Avenue

2. Mezza Mediterranean BYOB Restaurant Opens at Livingston Circle

3. See Photos From the 2018 Livingston High School Senior Prom

4. Illustrious Livingston Alumni Visit High School English ...

Livingston Weekly Rundown: Sports, Entertainment, Police News and More

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, take a look at how the Township of Livingston closed out the month of June in 2016 by clicking on the headlines below:

Livingston Native Brett Altman Releases First Single Through Sony Music

Undefeated Cardona Heads List of Livingston All-SEC Baseball Stars

Men’s Shul Softball League Unites in Livingston to Support Parkland ...

Butterfly Tent Safari Coming to Essex County Environmental Center

July 3, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ – The public can experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as ...

Livingston Designates Stacy Santola as Official Tree Czar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After many years of being concerned with township trees that die without being replaced, lifelong Livingston resident Stacy Santola, brother of former mayor Stephen Santola, has volunteered to become Livingston’s new “Tree Czar.” His overall mission to is to utilize the existing tree fund to fill spaces left empty by the removal of dead shrubbery, and ...

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Save $2.50 on Next Visit to Livingston Car Wash

July 17, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Drivers can save $2.50 the next time they get their vehicle cleaned at Livingston Car Wash.

Come to Livingston Car Wash at 111 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue for a car wash and $2.50 will be discounted from the regular price.

$100 OFF per Week for Summer Camp Now!

Guerrero Marital Arts is now offering an 8-week summer camp for summer 2018!

Pick which weeks you want!

Camp Weeks are:

July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27

Includes the following:

Fitness
Fun (through Sports, Play and Games)
Field Trips (may cost extra)
Life Lessons
Reading Time
Martial Arts
A great place to ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, July 21, 12:30 PM

CycleBar Livingston, Livingston

Bike for the Bean

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Sat, July 21, 7:30 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, SHORT HILLS

Solid Gold with Bobby Valli at Par 440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Man Stabbed in Valley Section of West Orange

July 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE – A West Orange man was stabbed Sunday evening during an attack in The Valley section of the township, according to officials.

Police were called the 300 block of Valley Road around 5:45 p.m. on a report of an aggravated assault. The 28-year-old victim was stabbed during an attack by a group of individuals who later fled the scene, according to township spokeswoman Susan ...

Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force Meeting

July 15, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — All Essex County residents, mayors and councils, law enforcement members, school officials, clergy members, civic organizations and more are invited to join in the next Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss how the Essex County communities can join work together to eradicate this epidemic.

The meeting will be held at the ...

Extra Time

It was close to 70 minutes into the match and I had to go to the bathroom.  Badly.

As fans watching the World Cup know too well, bathroom breaks are a serious dilemma, especially for those who don’t have a TV in the loo.  This biological necessity is exasperated by beer, which during World Cup matches also fuels a strong propensity to throw chairs and instigate riots.

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...