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December 15, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - The Livingston girls basketball team opened its season Friday with a 42-8 victory on the road over Science Park. Kayla Parsons scored nine points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Lancers in both categories. Morgan Scherr finished with six points and five rebounds and Aliza ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston boys basketball team fell behind by 11 points in the first quarter before rallying for a 40-37 victory over Shabazz on opening night Friday. Evan Goldenstein of Livingston tied the game at 37 with a 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining. Abe Rimatzki hit the go-ahead ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With junior standout Michael Liu heading the Livingston High School bowling team as a co-captain this season, the Lancers have their eyes on a third Super Essex Conference (SEC) Colonial Division Championship title and hope to advance to the NJSIAA state finals in 2019. During ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – A member of Livingston-based Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC accounting firm was recently featured on two radio shows—WCTC-AM and TALKERS FM—speaking about steps taxpayers can take before Dec. 31 to maximize their tax refunds. Michael Karu, CPA/CFF, spoke first with WCTC-AM ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s (SBMC) Department of Radiation Oncology is the first in New Jersey to offer the Halcyon system for image-guided radiotherapy to deliver advanced high-quality cancer treatment. According to SBMC, this new technology can be used to treat a wide range ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston students will now be dismissed on a partial-day schedule on Friday, Dec. 21m after the Livingston Board of Education voted on Monday to amend this year’s academic calendar. Students will now be dismissed as follows on that date: Elementary schools:  12:15 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Holiday Decorations Committee, headed by Adrienne Santola and Marie Bennett, is determined not to let the town “go dark” during the holiday season. The Holiday Decorations Committee is in charge of the display that runs along Livingston’s main road and business ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) Natalie Topylko, director of curriculum, instruction, testing, data and accountability, and Marybeth Kopacz, director of curriculum, instruction and professional development, co-presented at this week’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Goalie Sam Rowland posted his first career varsity shutout in helping Chatham win its second straight ice hockey game, 4-0, over Livingston on Monday at Codey Arena. “I thought our goaltending was excellent tonight and the rest of the team fed off of that," Chatham coach ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Township Attorney Sharon Weiner, also a former mayor of Livingston, has been named to Senator Loretta Weinberg’s annual “Women Power List,” celebrating New Jersey’s most powerful women, for the third consecutive year. Weinberg, who is currently serving as Senate Majority Leader ...

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NEWTON, NJ — Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies located in Newton, is continuing its “Journey of Hope” video series by releasing its third, and most surprising, feature of the series.  In the third part of this series, Amanda continues to prepare for her life ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston varsity wrestling team opens its season in the Hopatcong Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. Last season, the Lancers put together an 18-9 mark, but this year, matching that mark will be a challenge, as Livingston has been elevated to the more competitive ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CardioYoga at 521 South Livingston Ave. will be holding its monthly Meditation Yoga Event Sunday, Dec. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meditation has been scientifically proven to reduce stress. Why not give it a try at CardioYoga? The studio is transformed into a serene space with ...

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Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list. The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Residents of Livingston have an opportunity to avoid being approached by licensed solicitors on their property thanks to a recently adopted “Do Not Knock” ordinance. Residents looking to register their home address for this list can do so now through the township’s online ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors. Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo.  Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the fourth night of Hanukkah, the Township of Livingston celebrated the Festival of Lights by joining together to the light the Menorah as part of the Camuso Holiday Display at the Memorial Oval on Wednesday. Mayor Ed Meinhardt, along with Councilmen Shawn Klein and Rudy ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although children of all ages enjoy many different types of toys, many children are injured each year by toys. In fact, an estimated 250,000 children were seen in a hospital emergency room for an injury from a toy in 2017, according to the Livingston Health Department. As many ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Eight months after renewing the contract of Jeffrey Rutzky as the superintendent of the West Orange Public Schools district, the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) voted on Oct. 19 to accept his voluntary resignation from this position and approved a separation agreement ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Days after Livingston High School senior Joe Cullen was named Essex County Defensive Player of the Year and football coach Robert Breschard was named Essex County Coach of the Year by "Sideline Chatter," the entire 2018 football team was honored at the Lancers’ annual banquet ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Darren Prince, a Livingston High School (LHS) graduate of 1988, had much to celebrate at his 30-year reunion on Nov. 24 following the release of his memoir “Aiming High: How a Prominent Sports & Celebrity Agent Hit Bottom at the Top,” which has since been named an international ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) is looking to the community to provide feedback on what the public would like to see in the district’s next superintendent. In order to solicit feedback on the traits and characteristics the Livingston Board of Education should be looking for ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause.  The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge; Susan G. Komen has ...

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CLIFTON, NJ — At its annual Arts and Eats for Justice gala, the local nonprofit firm Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ), which helps underserved individuals and families across New Jersey, honored Livingston resident Marc Brummer and his family. The 2018 Partner in Justice Award was presented ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston High School (LHS) Future Physicians and Nurses Club and the LHS Crochet and Knitting Club as well as some LHS staff members recently crocheted and knitted 30 little red hats to donate to “Little Hats, Big Hearts,” an annual drive conducted by the American ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CardioYoga will be hosting a special holiday event on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m. at its 521 S. Livingston Ave. location. A free Sweat and Stretch Class with Chelsea Alban will be offered. Anyone interested in signing up for this CardioWeights (full body) class should click ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - You are busier than ever with the holidays quickly approaching. There is NO time for you! But the cooler, dryer temperatures of December are wreaking havoc on your skin; the heat in our homes dry us out, the cold in the air chaps us up. Now more than ever we need to care for our ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, check out TAPinto Livingston's top 10 stories from November, based on pageviews: 1. Livingston Recovers From Nightmare November Nor-Easter See also:  Flash Snowstorm Paralyzes Livingston Streets 2. Livingston Township Council Incumbents Win ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – After a successful first month in business, Livingston’s new assisted stretching franchise, StretchLab, hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) and the township council on Friday. According to owner Dave Weaving, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The fall 2018 Livingston High School varsity girls tennis team finished with a 16-4 record, 4-1 in the Super Essex Conference (American Division), coming in second place behind undefeated state champion Millburn. Livingston’s 3-2 upset victory over Newark Academy earned the team ...

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