Livingston Top Stories

May 15, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Five Livingston High School students from Cheryl Coursen's Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC and Multivariable Calculus classes—including Aditya Desai, Sidhant Srivastava, Leo Stepanewk, Edward Wang and Charles Yu—recently placed first out of more than 500 teams in this year’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston boys tennis team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Essex County Tournament with a 4-1 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy on Thursday. Stanly Shukhman, Livingston's first singles entry, won, 6-2, 6-3. Robert Coleman won for Livingston at second ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Prior to opening the public hearings for three ordinances related to affordable housing within the Township of Livingston on Monday, the Livingston Township Council invited its legal representative, Gary Hall, to further clarify the process for satisfying the affordable-housing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to satisfy the municipality’s state-mandated affordable-housing obligations, the Livingston Township Council adopted two ordinances on Monday establishing overlay zones to allow for residential housing and kept a third ordinance open for further review after hearing mixed ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a lengthy meeting between Livingston’s 4th of July Committee and members of the Livingston Police Department, Livingston Department of Public Works, Livingston Physicians Advisory Board and others to discuss the plausibility of hosting the event this summer, the group ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston sisters Lynn and Grace Sun, who were recently selected as first-place winners of the New Jersey State Conservation Poster Contest, were invited to share their winning posters based on this year’s contest theme, “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators?” Lynn, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following the launch of a new statewide dashboard that includes percentages of adults in each New Jersey municipality who have received one or more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) released updated statistics on Tuesday indicating that 60% ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In a showdown between two undefeated squads, the Livingston softball team remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Immaculate Heart on Tuesday. Winning pitcher Sophia Mount threw a two-hitter, striking out seven batters and walking two for Livingston (8-0), who scored single ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After inviting local children in grades Pre-K through 12 to demonstrate their personal interpretation of justice through any medium of their choice, the Livingston Justice community action group has announced the winners of its first Livingston Justice Youth Creative Expression ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The average Livingston home, assessed at approximately $700,000, will see an annual school tax increase of approximately $87 based on the final 2021-2022 district budget as adopted on Tuesday at the conclusion of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting and public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The nearly 1,600 attending physicians at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently elected leaders among the group to serve two-year terms as Medical Staff Officers. Inducted at the Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting in April were Alan Garten, MD, who will serve as Medical ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Kiwanis Club of Livingston has partnered with the West Essex YMCA to host an outdoor community event to benefit Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s annual Cycle for Survival on Saturday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the tent on the front lawn of the West Essex ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The fifth-seeded Livingston baseball team scored 11 runs in the third inning en route to a 13-2 victory over Glen Ridge in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Friday. Livingston did all its damage despite collecting just five hits in the game, as the Lancers ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the interest of keeping open communication with Livingston residents, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz has announced his intentions to have the Livingston Police Department (LPD) issue periodic updates about the current state of the department and plans for the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School varsity softball team is off to a hot start to the 2021 season after a 5-1 victory over Columbia on Thursday left the Lancers undefeated in their first six games. “I think it’s a chemistry thing,” head coach Jason Daily said about the team’s success ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Prep rallied from a three-run deficit and scored the tiebreaking run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Livingston baseball team, 4-3, on Thursday. The game marked Livingston's return to action after more than two weeks idle while observing mandatory ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite facing the trials and tribulations that many small businesses endured as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, StretchLab of Livingston has regained its former success since reopening in June 2020 by enhancing its services and maintaining a steady stream of loyal ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sixth graders at Livingston’s Mt. Pleasant Middle School (MPMS) will present their spring musical “Dear Edwina Jr.” on Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7 at 7 p.m. “Dear Edwina Jr.” is a one-hour children's story by the same creators as “Junie B. Jones” about 13-year-old Edwina ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Future entrepreneurs from Riker Hill Elementary School will have the opportunity to display and sell their products to members of the Livingston community on Thursday during the school’s one-night-only TREP$ Marketplace being held on site at 31 Blackstone Drive from 6 p.m. to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Longtime Livingston resident and volunteer extraordinaire Keith Hines was recently selected as the recipient of the 2021 Humanitarian Award by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Oranges & Maplewood Branch and will be honored during the local ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two Quizbowl teams from Heritage Middle School (HMS) recently competed in the National Championship Tournament, where the Heritage B team placed 58 out of 112 teams by winning four out of eight challenging rounds, and the Heritage A team won five out of eight rounds on day one to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Sophia Mount pitched a four-hitter to help the Livingston softball team defeat Nutley, 7-0, on Monday. Mount struck out 13 batters and walked just one in her seven innings of work. Caitlin Mullen hit a home run and drove in two runs for the Lancers (5-0), who scored two in the first ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Of the 162 Livingston residents included in the age breakdown of April COVID-19 cases, more the 58% were 30 years old or younger, with 59 cases being reported among residents age 11 to 20 and 20 cases being reported among residents age 10 or younger, according to the Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s Holli Ehrlich and Robert Allen, husband-and-wife founders of New Media Connection, along with Livingston residents Martha Ackermann and Alan Karpas from Healthy Community Healthy Youth (HCHY) and Neeli Berger Margolis from LTown Lowdown reunited last weekend to produce ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Schools (LPS) district’s annual Gifted and Talented (GT) Art Show, featuring the work of LPS elementary and middle school students, is now on virtual display through June 1. Mara Rubin, LPS Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts, said she was thrilled to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD) is partnering with Livingston Public Schools to celebrate Bicycle Safety Week from Sunday, May 2 to Saturday, May 8. According to the LPD, this week was selected to coincide with National Bike to School Day, a nationwide event that ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange recently invited clients, caregivers and community members from South Orange, Livingston, West Orange, the Caldwells, Montclair and Whippany to join in an afternoon of magical fun as part of a continuing effort to provide entertainment to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three ordinances related to affordable-housing units that were up for final hearing in Livingston on Monday were tabled until the next Livingston Township Council meeting on May 10 at the conclusion of public comments that lasted nearly three hours. If adopted, the three ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has been awarded its 19th consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. SBMC, an RWJBarnabas Health facility located in ...

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