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2016 in Review: Top 10 Stories of the Year in Livingston

Livingston’s Amanda DeFuria Wins Food Network’s Chopped Junior Competition

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the year comes to a close, TAPinto Livingston takes a look at the Top 10 local stories in 2016, based on pageviews. Click on the headlines to refresh:


1. 18-Year-Old Hackensack Man Arrested in Cyber Threats Against Livingston High School

(See also: Livingston Public Schools Responds to Threats of Violence and Suspect in Livingston Cyber Threats Re-Arrested After New Threats Surface)

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2. Livingston High School Alumna Jessica Moss Reported Missing by Police

(UPDATE INCLUDED: Jessica Moss found thanks to those her shared her story)


3. Teen Lifeguards Honored for Heroic Actions that Save Woman’s Life at Haines Community Pool


4. Livingston Town Center Aims for Success After Loss of Baumgart’s Café


5. Police-Involved Motor Vehicle Accident in Livingston Sends Two Millburn Police Officers to Hospital


6. Livingston High School Jumps from No. 16 to No. 6 on NJ Monthly’s Top 100 Public High Schools


7. The Corner at Livingston Circle to Welcome Four National Retailers


8. Livingston Owner of Go-Go Bar Arrested on Racketeering Charges in Alleged $9-Million Scheme


9. Livingston Board of Education Election Results are In

Click on the names to meet the winners—Samantha Messer and George Shen—who were sworn in on Tuesday (Click HERE for story.)


10. Livingston’s Amanda DeFuria Wins Food Network’s Chopped Junior Competition


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$100 OFF per Week for Summer Camp Now!

July 12, 2018

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:

Fun (through Sports, Play and Games)
Field Trips (may cost extra)
Life Lessons
Reading Time
Martial Arts
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20% Off Purchases at Livingston Pharmacy

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Pharmacy & Surgical Supplies is offering 20 percent off your entire entire purchase, EXCLUDING prescription co-pays, if you just mention TAPinto Livingston OR display a TAPinto Livingston logo or display the website on your phone or device.

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Upcoming Events


Mon, July 16, 1:00 PM

Whole Foods Market - West Orange, West Orange

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Tue, July 17, 5:00 PM

Caldwell University Alumni Theater, Caldwell

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Tue, July 17, 7:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Organically Yours: a wellness experience with ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

July 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters in Newark, according to one of two ordinances approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

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 ...