Livingston Top Stories

September 19, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to help raise awareness and the necessary funds to help eradicate polio, the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club is joining Rotary Clubs around the world in celebrating World Polio Day on Oct. 24. Members of the local chapter attended Monday’s township council meeting to spread ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s (LHS) annual crime scene “extravaganza,” where Forensic Science students set up fictional crime scenes using skills they have learned in class throughout the school year, will be featured on "Classroom Close-up NJ" on Oct. 7. The 15-time Emmy ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kevin Cancino, the assistant director of safety and security at the Livingston Mall, was honored by the Livingston Township Council on Monday for heroic actions that ultimately saved the life of an 81-year-old Short Hills man in March. During a special ceremony at Monday’s ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The Livingston girls soccer team tallied its third consecutive win on Monday with a superb 80-minute effort to defeat previously unbeaten West Essex, 2-1. “It’s been a tough stretch,” said Livingston head coach Paul Raiz. “The first four games were not easy, but to come out ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fourteen Livingston High School seniors were among the semifinalists named in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors who comprise the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64rd annual ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CycleBar Livingston will be celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, Sept 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. CycleBar's riders, along with their family and friends, and anyone else interested in stopping by can partake in rides, games, giveaways, vendors ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After nearly six months of getting settled in their new location at 521 S. Livingston Avenue, Chelsea and Alvaro Alban, owners of CardioYoga in Livingston, invited the public to join them on Thursday for a day full of grand opening events. In addition to providing free classes, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Tropical Smoothie Café in Livingston is launching an exciting new lineup of seasonal smoothies that are "highly craveable and pair perfectly with the upcoming fall season," according to owners Chris and Wendy Strutt.  The new smoothies are being offered as follows: Chai ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the first time in school history, the West Orange High School girls volleyball team defeated Livingston, 2-1, on Sept. 13 and is now 3-1. "The day before we had an upsetting loss against Bloomfield," said head coach Jackie Cruz. "The girls did a great job coming back from a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although not on her high school's tennis team, Livingston High School (LHS) sophomore Valencia Xu is making herself known in the tennis community after rising to No. 1 in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern’s Girls’ 16s division in 2018. The 15 year old was ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In tribute to the seven Livingston residents who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 as well as to the ceremony’s long-standing motto, “Livingston Cares and Never Forgets,” relatives and friends of those lost that day, local dignitaries and hundreds of residents ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After raising nearly $60,000 and attracting more than 350 participants in 2017, eight local families that are affected by food allergies hope to surpass both of these numbers when they host the second annual Northern New Jersey Food Allergy Heroes Walk at the Livingston Memorial ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to promoting a new chief and six officers during a swearing-in ceremony last week, the Livingston Township Council also acknowledged the police department by declaring September as National Preparedness Month in an effort to encourage residents to know the public safety ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite having some work to do to strengthen their offense, the members of the Livingston boys soccer team are prepared to do what it takes to stand out in the tough American division of the Super Essex Conference (SEC). Having lost only a handful of seniors to graduation last ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The first day of school for a senior consists of many lasts: the last time your parents are there to take an embarrassing photo, the last time you know everyone in your classes beforehand, the last time you will have to give freshmen directions at every corner of the building, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Regal Bank will host its 10th annual Livingston Dog Pawrade on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Regal Bank headquarters, located at 570 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston. Representatives of Regal Bank said they are proud to celebrate this ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Prior to the Livingston football team’s 2018 home opener, in which the Lancers defeated the Bayonne Bees 33-28 on Friday night, members of the Livingston township council joined members of the board of education, Livingston’s new athletic director Richard Porfido and Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saturday’s “September Smash Invitational” tournament, held annually at Livingston High School, will officially kick of the Lancers girls tennis season. The Lancers are looking forward to inviting Ridgewood, J.P Stevens and Morristown back to their courts for a rematch this ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In his first public statement as Livingston Public Schools’ interim superintendent, Jim O’Neill said on Wednesday that the first days school went smoothly, and that the recent orientations for new students as well as new staff members appear to have been effective. O’Neill and ...

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MILLBURN,NJ — After a disappointing 5-11 season, Livingston has the makings of a soccer team that can surprise a lot of people in 2018, and it showed the ability to compete with the best on opening day against Millburn on Thursday.  Once trailing, 2-0, coming out of halftime, Livingston mounted ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Prior to Wednesday night’s meeting of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE), members of the board joined with members of the Livingston Township Council to commemorate the completion of the new tennis and Pickleball courts at Heritage Middle School. The project was a joint ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Community members and local dignitaries packed the auditorium at Livingston High School on Tuesday night in support of newly promoted Chief of Police Gary Marshuetz and six other members of the Livingston Police Department, who were officially sworn into their new positions at a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The varsity girls volleyball fall season begins on Wednesday for the Livingston Lancers, who will take on Verona in their first away match after a hardworking preseason. “We are currently rebuilding our roster and have some work to do to make sure we have consistency moving ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing concern from community members as to why there were police officers patrolling the high school area prior to the start of the first day of school on Tuesday, the township released a statement explaining its decision to place officers in the vicinity at the request of ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively. “Every step ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor. Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St.

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Editor's Update: More names have been added to this list since the time of publication.  LIVINGSTON, NJ — The following Livingston residents were named to the Dean’s, President’s and Honor’s Lists at their respective colleges for the 2017 and/or 2018 semesters:   Bucknell ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Tropical Smoothie Cafe has already established a reputation for a menu that is both refreshing and healthy since Wendy and Chris Strutt opened the eatery at 280 Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston earlier this year. Now, Tropical Smoothie Cafe has added grilled-to-order quesadillas ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — Randolph senior quarterback Anthony Sofia made the most of his first varsity start on Friday, throwing for three touchdown passes and running for two more to lead the Rams to a 35-21 victory over Livingston. "It was another hard-fought game with Randolph," said Livingston head ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although the school year officially begins on Tuesday, Livingston Public Schools’ new athletic director Richard Porfido has been hard at work getting acquainted with the school district and community at large since his Aug. 6 start date. Porfido has been an athletic director for ...

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