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Force Home Open Sunday May 8th

Force Home Open Sunday May 8th


Members of the Livingston Historical Society invite the public to visit their headquarters, “ The Old Force Homestead “ located on 366 South Livingston Ave. in Livingston NJ on Sunday May 8th (Mother's Day)

The historic house and museum will be open from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for docent tours .

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Built in 1745 by T. Ward it later became the home of the Force family, who lived in the one room and loft house until the 1800ties when it was enlarged to its present size.

In 1962 the property was purchased by the Township of Livingston and is probably the best example of early colonial architecture in the area.

The Historical Society was formed with the purpose of re-constructing the house which was in disrepair. Having received generous donations of valuable antiques, the interior rooms have been restored and furnished to authenticity through the efforts of dedicated volunteers.

On display are: a large spinning wheel used for spinning wool, several smaller ones used for flax, hand-made quilts and lace, an original Hitchcock rocking bench, Livingston's first postmaster Frederick Chapin's desk, grandfather's clocks from the Edison Foundation and many items of colonial interest.

The 2nd floor museum displays several elegant gowns and shoes from that era. Also a collection of arrowheads perhaps found in the areas once inhabited by small bands of Lenape Indians.

Old farming equipment and tools are kept in the large barn and many rudimentary household utensils are found in the buttery.

The tours are given free of charge, but donations will be gratefully accepted.

Special or private tours may be arranged by calling Helen Shumsky at 973-992-3017

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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.

*Homemade Ice Cream

*Italian Ice


*Fresh waffles 

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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.

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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 ...