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Staying Connected: A Conversation about Using Your Electronics During an Emergency

The Livingston, NJ Technology Committee will present a workshop for the community about using electronics during and following a storm or other emergency on Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 pm. 

Martin J. Chiarolanzio, the Township’s Construction Official/Zoning Officer, Fire Chief Christopher Mullin (or another representative of the Livingston Fire Department), and Technology Committee members Phil Chaiklin and Ken Nevola will participate in an informal panel conversation designed to help residents prepare for the next storm or other emergency.  After short presentations, the  bulk of the workshop will be allotted for questions and discussion with the audience.

“The meeting will provide information and ideas,” said Ellen Lazer, chair of the committee.  “The topic came up right away at our first meeting after Superstorm Sandy.  We began sharing our experiences with power outages, with the  use of  generators, how we managed our personal electronics during and following Sandy.  As we went around the room we realized that there is much to learn in order to prepare for and deal safely with a storm or other emergency. “  

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“Staying Connected will provide tips and insights about things like generators, including kinds of and how to operate them safely;  use of inverters, surge protectors, and other electronics;  cloud security; securing family and important documents; charging cell phones and computers; and more,” added member Ken Nevola.  

The meeting is open to the public and will take place at the Livingston Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave.  

The Township of Livingston Technology Committee was created in 2003 in conjunction with the official town website, www.livingstonnj.org.   Ellen Lazer, webmaster of the site, is the chair of the Committee.  This year’s members are Phil Chaiklin, Oren David, Russ Jones, Paul Lichtman, Ken Nevola, and Steve Wachtel.  Michael Silverman is the Council liaison.  

 

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Nutley Police Make Arrest In Instagram School Threat Case

February 25, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Police Department made an arrest in the case of an Instagram video post. An 18-year-old resident was charged with Third Degree False Public Alarm.

Joseph Rafanello, a senior at Nutley High School, was arrested and taken to Essex County Jail. The arrest followed a full investigation by the police.

Chief Thomas Strumolo stated that ...

How Do I Decide Which College to Attend?

Now that college acceptances are rolling in, how do I decide which to attend?

Your hard work in high school has paid off. You took your SAT/ACT exams, got the best grades you could, and filled out as many applications as you needed to. Acceptance letters are starting to come in and you need to make a decision on where you will go in the fall. It's hard to decide!! Here are some tips and ...

Shouts of Racial Slurs During "Black Panther" Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

February 21, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

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NJ Acting Health Commissioner Cites Inglemoor as Example of Best Practices in Flu Prevention

February 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With one of the worst flu seasons in recent history taking a daily toll across the nation, New Jersey Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal visited Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center this week to meet residents and praise clinical staff for their success at keeping the flu at bay.

"There are best practices that Inglemoor has already implemented ...

Let the Games Begin

I am truly awed by the Olympics.  Watching these superb young athletes on TV inspires me to renew my membership to the gym and pursue my lifelong dream of taking home the gold.  

 

The problem is that in my deluded head, I can see actually see myself standing atop the podium.  I am wrapped in a puffy designer ski coat with a huge piece of bling slung around my neck ...