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May 19, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saturday is the final day to visit the Kiwanis Club of Livingston’s annual carnival, which returned to the Kiwanis Karnival grounds on East Northfield Road earlier this week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and from 3 p.m. to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and to help break the stigma attached to mental illness, the Happy Jack’s World organization—the brainchild of Livingston resident Jack Nathan, whose friends and family have been keeping his legacy alive since his untimely death in ...

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NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston scored nine goals in the first half and went on to a 13-7 boys lacrosse victory over Hillsborough in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Wednesday. Noah Anzalone scored three goals and had one assist for the Lancers (12-4), who built a ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia took command with five runs in the fourth inning and went on to post a 12-6 softball victory over Livingston on Wednesday. Tess Schram went 4-for-5 and scored four runs for the Cougars (10-12), who led, 8-1, after the fourth inning. Maisie Pietruski knocked in three ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA. The ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The Livingston Health Department has added 106 new cases to the cumulative total since the publication of this report. The new total number of cases reported in May is 573 as of Thursday, and the five-day rolling average has dropped slightly to about 35 new cases per ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Livingston scored five runs in the second inning on its way to an 8-2 baseball victory over Nutley on Tuesday. Daniel Levine hit a three-run home run for Livingston (14-8), and Ben Hauser went 3-for-5 with a triple, a double and three RBI. Aaron Hauser went 2-for-4 with a double ...

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NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare ...

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TRENTON, NJ — “This is a horrendous piece of legislation,” said Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R - District 25) during the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee meeting on Monday.  His objection came prior to the committee clearing Assemblyman John McKeon’s (D - District 27) oversized box ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several residents of Livingston had their vehicles entered, burglarized or stolen in the early hours of Monday morning, including one incident in which the victim’s residence was also burglarized as the homeowners slept, according to Livingston police. At approximately 5:39 ...

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DARIEN, CT — Heritage Middle School’s eighth grade Quiz Bowl team recently earned a third-place finish at the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) Regional Quiz Bowl held in Connecticut. With HMS science teacher and faculty advisor Breanna Willard at the helm, the team turned in a successful ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston scored eight runs in the fourth inning to break it open and invoke the mercy rule in a 10-0 softball victory over North Bergen in the opening round of the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament on Tuesday. Sophia Mount pitched a five-inning no-hitter with nine ...

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NEW JERSEY - Roxbury will equip 38 buses with security cameras after a physical assault is reported. Plus, Newark students in a building trades program get the chance to explore construction career pathways.  And, a Chatham art gallery shows work from artist royalty. Also, WayneQuest returns to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — More protection is coming for New Jersey’s firefighters.  In a news conference Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Kiwanis Club of Livingston’s annual carnival returns to the Kiwanis Karnival grounds on East Northfield Road on Tuesday after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From May 17 through May 21, residents of Livingston and surrounding communities are invited to enjoy ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Livingston High School sophomore Yunfeng Wu has earned second place for his artwork in Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in New Jersey’s 11th District. Wu’s piece, entitled “Chaos and Resilience,” was displayed along ...

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NEW JERSEY - A young Plainfield burn victim thanks first responders who saved her. Plus, Piscataway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrierl. And, East Brunswick Boy Scouts spend a day with police. Also, the Green Village Fire Department in Chatham ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Did you know that the state animal is the horse?” asked Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R - District 40). He knows a few things about horses. And about public service too.  Rooney has over 20 years of public service. He served as Wyckoff Township committeeman from 2010 to 2016, as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Animal lover Morgan Immitt, a 13-year-old Livingston student choosing to help abandoned pets in Ukraine as part of her bat mitzvah project, is looking to the community for support in this endeavor. While watching the early news coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Immitt ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to avert and upset and defeat West Essex, 9-7, in a regular-season game on Saturday. The Lancers (13-8) have scored 24 runs in their last two games. Livingston also defeated West Essex in a Greater ...

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NEW JERSEY - Piscataway residents start a fund to help victims of a recent fire. Plus, Union educators rally over contract negotiations. And, Newark pledges $20 million towards building affordable housing units. Also, a Sparta resident celebrates her 105th birthday with the ...

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This article was written by Livingston High School student Vera Li, a student volunteer at the Livingston HuaXia Chinese School LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two years of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Livingston’s Chinese community finally came together at the annual Livingston Chinese Culture ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey parents could have more of a say in what their children are learning in school and potentially opt students out of lessons. Legislation aimed at improving clarity for parents and guardians and allowing comment on any curriculum necessary to implement the New Jersey ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an ongoing effort to remediate contamination issues recently discovered in some of the township’s wells, the Livingston Township Council adopted three ordinances on Monday that are intended to further the project along. The first of the three bond ordinances, which were all ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — A banquet honoring members of the Young Men's Service League (YMSL) Livingston chapter who showed exceptional leadership and exceeded the expectation of hours dedicated to helping the community was recently held at Hanover Manor in celebration of the organization’s successful ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Cranford Highschool Baseball team rallies around a young boy with a rare disease is scheduled to have his 8th surgery. Plus, Piscataway will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. And, Phillipsburg will hold Comic-Con this year ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy announced new legislation Wednesday that would renew abortion rights in the state and expand access to reproductive care. The proposal would mandate insurance plans in New Jersey to cover abortion procedures with no out-of-pocket costs. Murphy also announced his ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three years after organizing an event supporting the #SameHere mental health movement as part of her bat mitzvah project, Livingston High School freshman Alexa Kipnis recently hosted her second event benefiting the global nonprofit organization at Cedar Hill Country ...

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