Livingston Top Stories

April 20, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Jake Ferrans and Rachel Rosenberg have been friends for as long as they can remember—both raised in Livingston by families that put a premium on community service. Last week, the pair received the East Orange YMCA 2018 Youth of the Year Award at the Metropolitan YMCA of the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After raising a record amount at last year’s Livingston PBA Local 263 Golf Outing, the group hopes to keep the momentum going with the 2019 event to be held on April 29 at Cedar Hill Country Club. According to Livingston Officer Sean Whalen, who has been heavily involved in the ...

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UNION CITY, NJ -- Matthew Feit drove in five runs to lead Livingston to a 12-9 baseball victory over Union City on the rooftop field at Roosevelt Stadium on Thursday. Feit went 4-for-5 for the Lancers (4-4), who racked up 12 hits. Will Egner finished with three hits, two RBI and two runs scored ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local teen Andrew Laveman and his mother, Robyn, have become valued volunteers for the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) food pantry, a project of Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN). When he recently became a Bar Mitzvah in front of friends and family, Andrew ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Impressive growth in enrollment, programs and charitable contributions earned the West Essex YMCA the title of Branch of the Year for the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. The West Essex YMCA, selected for this honor out of the Metro YMCA’s seven branches for 2018, was ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Gainful employment, personal growth, impressive athletic achievements, unlimited artistic and creative opportunities and a sense of real community are just some of the many benefits enjoyed by clients at JESPY House, a South Orange-based nonprofit for adults with Intellectual and ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Essex County teens were recently among the more than 1,000 Alzheimer’s Association advocates from around the country to visit Washington, D.C. for the Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum—the nation's premier advocacy event. According to the Alzheimer’s Association ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After opened its spring 2019 campaign last week, the Livingston High School (LHS) boys track and field team is not only currently undefeated in the Super Essex Conference (SEC) American division, but has also earned the title of the 16th annual Dodgertown Relays.  First up was a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Senior Kelly O'Connor scored a season-high seven goals and passed for four assists to lead Livingston to a 20-15 girls lacrosse victory over previously unbeaten Millburn for the annual Border Cup Trophy on Tuesday. Both teams came into the contest playing some of their best ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Signs of spring are slowly showing up throughout the area with the hot and humid days of summer just around the corner, making now the perfect time of year to have home and business cooling units checked and, if necessary, replaced, according to Edison Heating and Cooling ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- Senior Emily Gaffney scored the 100th goal of her career and Livingston went on to a 13-8 girls lacrosse victory over Mount St. Dominic in the wind Monday afternoon. Gaffney totaled four goals and four assists in the game, and Avery Conklin also scored four goals for the Lancers ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Livingston resident Walter Joyce has been selected as this year's recipient of the UNICO Livingston Chapter Citizen of the Year Award and will be honored during the organization's annual awards brunch on Saturday, April 27 at Hanover Manor. "Walter is so deserving of this ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — James Hegedus, Director of Jazz at Livingston High School (LHS), has announced this week that three talented students from the LHS Lancer Jazz Band—Shourya Bansal (bass trombone), Alan Wu (trumpet), and Ian Hurrel (guitar)— successfully auditioned for the New Jersey Association for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In celebration of National Library Week, TAPinto Livingston is highlighting the staff members of the Livingston Public Library (LPL) who work tirelessly to plan compelling programs for all ages throughout the year. From author visits and special events to workshops and lectures, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Kelly O'Connor scored six goals and handed out three assists to lead Livingston to an 18-12 girls lacrosse victory over Cedar Grove on Saturday. Emily Gaffney scored four goals and had one assist for the Lancers (5-3), who outscored Cedar Grove, 10-5, in the second half to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Senior citizens were dressed up and ready for a fun evening as they gathered in the Livingston High School (LHS) cafeteria on Thursday for the township’s 31st Annual Intergenerational Prom, a beloved event held in conjunction with Livingston’s Senior, Youth, and Leisure Services ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sanskriti of New Jersey recently celebrated Dakshin Mahotsav, which translates as “Grand Festivals of South India” and showcases the cultural diversity of Southern India, at a ceremony held at the Livingston Senior and Community Center.  The annual event, sponsored by New York Life ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) are on a mission to have Livingston be the next municipality to support Women’s Veterans Day, a celebration that recognizes the contribution of women in the military and educates the public about their ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Livingston’s Camuso Holiday Display Committee gathered at Monday’s township council to present two checks totaling $5,034 to the Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC). Over the last few years, the holiday display at the Memorial Oval ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston High School (LHS) alumni joined with current students and parents last week to hear 1988 alumnus Darren Prince, a renowned sports and celebrity agent, speak about how his journey of overcoming addiction led to him to share his message of hope, strength and recovery ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Mayors from throughout Essex County met with New Jersey Sen. President Steve Sweeney, D-Salem and New Jersey Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, R-Westfield to discuss issues in their communities. The atmosphere was friendly at Mayfair Farms on Saturday as mayors met for the ninth annual ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The Livingston baseball team secured its first victory of the season, 4-2, over West Essex on Monday. Winning pitcher MJ DePaola and Chris Senney, who earned the save, did not allow an earned run. DePaola (1-1) struck out 10 batters in six innings, gave up six hits and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In celebration of [words] Bookstore’s grand opening at the Friendship Circle’s LifeTown in Livingston, approximately 250 book fans flocked to hear Livingston native and best-selling author Harlan Coben speak about his career and new book, “Run Away.” Owner Jonah Zimiles spoke ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- In the 16th annual "Jake Cup Game," the Livingston boys lacrosse team defeated Millburn, 15-8, on Monday. The victory was Livingston's fifth in the past six meetings with Millburn and the eighth overall in the yearly game played in honor of former Livingston and Millburn ...

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  FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Members of the Livingston community recognized Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by attending the grand opening of Livingston resident Heidi Rome's new organization, Moms Spectrum Oasis, LLC. Moms Spectrum Oasisis, an innovative enterprise dedicated to helping moms of kids ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jodi Eisner, a Livingston resident with a benevolent heart and talent in the kitchen, has combined these with her passion for hosting to organize a unique event that is both fun and offers an opportunity for area residents to give back. “Parties with a Purpose,” an initiative ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several staff members at Livingston’s Heritage Middle School "took one for the team" at a uniquely "sweet" fundraising event where students donated money for a chance to throw a pie at their teachers and/or administrators. The students ultimately raised more than $1,300 to be ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This is the third consecutive year that the district has earned this designation. Now in its ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The trees are beginning to bloom at Essex County’s Branch Brook Park just in time for the 43rd annual Cherry Blossom Festival—an Essex County tradition that highlights the blooming season of the 5,000 Cherry Blossom trees. “We have the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in ...

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