Livingston News

November 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ­For the 14th consecutive time, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group—making SBMC the only hospital in the state and one of only 42 in the country to earn an “A” in each report since the Leapfrog surveys ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite responding to 31 motor vehicle accidents and 61 calls from stranded motorists in addition to delivering pizzas to the middle schools, where many students remained stranded until late Thursday night, members of the Livingston Police Department (LPD), Livingston Fire ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the aftermath of Thursday night’s snowstorm, Livingston Interim Superintendent of Schools James O’Neill said that Thursday night was one of the most difficult he has had in more than 40 years of working in education. He provided the following statement about his ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Livingston schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16. LIVINGSTON, NJ — Some students were still being held at Livingston schools after 7 p.m. on Thursday after snow quickly accumulated during rush hour, according to Livingston police, who are still working vigorously to ...

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WEST ORANGE , NJ — They raided the kitchen, turned the auditorium into a movie theater and played games in the gym—that’s how West Orange educators helped students stranded at the schools to weather the storm that paralyzed the region on Thursday night. Photos from around the district showed ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – With the annual Great American Smokeout coming up on Thursday, Nov. 15, the Livingston Health Department is encouraging residents to join in the country’s annual effort to quit smoking for 24 hours. Despite a decrease in the number of people who currently smoke cigarettes, there ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For its annual fall production coming up later this week, Livingston High School (LHS) will present “Midsummer/Jersey,” which puts a Jersey Shore twist on William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Tickets can be purchased online HERE or at the door for the three ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eighteen Livingston community members recently graduated from the Livingston Police Department’s first Citizens Police Academy—a free 10-week program designed to give participants an understanding of the inner workings of the police department and a working knowledge of what law ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — Three levels of a local service organizations recently came together in an act of community service when the Livingston High School Key Club and the Heritage Middle School (HMS) Builders' Club took a joint field trip to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside along with ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a female victim in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released, as this story is developing.  However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a ...

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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 & ...

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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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran, made her first public appearance since winning the election in New Jersey’s 11th District at the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance on Wednesday at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark. During the ceremony, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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).

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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