Essex County News

Numerous Storms Cause Dwindling Salt Supplies in Livingston

February 6, 2014 at 11:37 PM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Due to a statewide shortage of road salt, Livingston’s supply is also extremely low. The Township is working with state and county officials in an effort to secure additional salt. However, with the shortage so widespread, there is no way of knowing when more salt will arrive.

This winter has produced more storms than usual. For that reason, Livingston is just one of the many towns and counties running low on road salt. Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo has indicated that the county’s rapidly diminishing salt supply means that county trucks will not be able to cover every municipality.

Currently, Livingston will still be able to salt hills, main arteries and school approaches. However, secondary roads may be slippery. Should the Township run out of salt, sand will be used. However, while sand may improve traction, it will not melt the snow or ice.

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Additional precipitation and expected frigid temperatures will continue to make roads, sidewalks and other flat surfaces slippery and hazardous. All residents should exercise great care when navigating sidewalks and drive with extreme caution.

For more information, visit the Township’s website, Facebook page, or reach out with questions to or call 973-992-5000 ext. #5522.

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Livingston Cross Country's Erin Chang Named Livingston Athlete of the Week

October 19, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — New to the Livingston High School cross-country team this year, freshman Erin Chang has been named Livingston Athlete of the Week.

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Turtle Back Zoo “BARKtoberfest” Pet Adoption Event to Benefit Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter

October 20, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Turtle Back Zoo welcomes Essex County residents to meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while supporting local animal shelters and rescue groups during “BARKtoberfest,” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will take place in the Zoo’s Berson Learning Center, located directly off Northfield Avenue.

Willowbrook Mall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

October 12, 2016

WAYNE, NJ - A note found at Willowbrook Mall Monday evening forced an evacuation after details stated there were multiple bombs planted.

One shopper took to social media to describe her experience stating that officers rushed in with "big guns" drawn, instructing patrons to exit immediately.

After the evacuation, police officials stated that there was no threat ...

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