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Girls Soccer: West Orange Winning Streak Breaks with Tie Against Livingston

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Livingston girls soccer team had a second-half comeback against one of the county’s strongest teams in West Orange on Thursday that led the Lancers and Mountaineers into a scoreless double overtime to ultimately tie at 2-2.

With 10 wins and three ties, West Orange girls soccer has yet to lose a game this season. Kaylese Gist and Kiara Machuca had a goal apiece on Thursday with assists from Samantha Herbert and Natalie Nevins. Herbert also tallied five saves in goal for the Mountaineers.

After a scoreless first half for the Lancers, a goal apiece from Tori Belcuore and Sarah Miller tied the game at 2-2 heading into overtime. Ashley Reuter also added an assist for the Lancers and goalkeeper Jocelyn McCauley tallied two saves in goal.

The tie brings West Orange to an overall record of 10-0-3 on the season and Livingston to a record of 5-5-1.

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Former President Obama to visit Newark to Campaign for Murphy

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on ...

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Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

October 8, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

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Letter to the Editor: A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Livingston Historical Society to Present Dramatic Adaptation of Holocaust Survivor’s Story

October 18, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — At the next meeting of the Livingston Historical Society on Monday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., Beth Kawa of Houtzdale, PA will perform vocal selections in a dramatic adaptation of The Hiding Place by Dutch Holocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom. The meeting will be held at the Livingston Senior and Community Center.

Kawa will take the audience on a journey through ...

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