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Bicentennial Committee Seeks Family Trees and Descendants of Founding Fathers

The Township of Livingston will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding on February 5, 2013. Livingston’s Bicentennial Historical sub-committee is seeking family trees, photographs, memorabilia, and living descendants of the founding fathers. If you have researched your family tree and would like to share it, you may contact the co-chairs of the genealogy sub-committee Renee Resky at or (973) 992-5855 or Barbara Schaffer at or (973) 994-3688.  These trees and other documents will be exhibited at different venues in Livingston throughout the year.

The genealogy sub-committee has acquired and reviewed five historical documents to determine who the founding fathers were including an 1811 petition to the Legislature of New Jersey of the Inhabitants of Springfield and Caldwell Townships to form a new township, (what is now Livingston), Minutes of the first Town Meeting, and Property Tax Lists of 1813, 1814, and 1815. A condensed list of those people who appeared on all 5 documents was created and includes the founders with the last names of Baldwin, Beach, Burnet, Collins, Cook, Courter, Davison, Dickinson, Earl, Edwards, Ely, Force, Green, Harrison, Meeker, Morehouse, Morris, Reeves, Reynolds, Squier, Teed, Tichenor, Tompkins, Townley, Wade, Ward, Whitehead, and Williams.  If you are a descendant of any of these families please contact Renee or Barbara by October 15.

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Free Flavors Soft Serve Ice Cream (Jr. Cup or Cone) With Coupon

May 23, 2018

Fairfield, NJ - Flavors Homemade Ice Cream is offering a FREE soft serve ice cream (jr. cup or cone) when you spend $10 or more with coupon.

Flavors Homemade Is located at 653 Rt 46 West (1.98 mi) in Fairfield, New Jersey 07004 next to Jose Tejas.

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Evolve Cycle And Fitness Presale Happening Now!

CALDWELL, NJ - Evolve Cycle and Fitness is now offering 10 classes for only $90. That’s only $9 a class when you purchase before its official Grand Opening on Friday, June 1, 2018. 

Only two weeks left to take advantage of this limited time offer! Call Martha at 973-979-5919 or click here to sign up.

Evolve Cycle and Fitness is a Premier Fitness Boutique ...

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Montclair HS Student Reported Sexual Assault in All-Gender Bathroom, Officials Say

May 17, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sexual assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School.

Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high school of a sexual nature that occurred around 3:18 p.m. on Monday. The ...

Still Time to Register for Livingston's Fall Intown Soccer

May 14, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although a late fee may be applied as of May 13, registration is still open for the Fall 2018 Intown Soccer season in Livingston, including the high school co-ed program.

Livingston Soccer Club's (LSC) Intown program is all about sportsmanship, making friends, getting some exercise and learning a bit about soccer along the way. LSC provides the following ...

10-Year-Old Cancer Patient Receives Donation from Randolph Hockey Family

May 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ — While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real-life battles off the ice, there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the members of the Randolph varsity hockey team, when they came together to ...

A Royal Pain

I went to a big wedding over the weekend.  It was in England.

I like to think I was invited, but according to the Royal Guards and the Thames Valley Police I was not.  But more about that later.

You see, not too long ago I received an evite addressed to me from H&  Curiously, it was in my spam folder with a warning message. For an evite it was pretty ...