TOP LOCAL News

August 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston Express Shuttle is helping commuters cope with change by offering a new evening monthly pass to compensate for the two-year construction project underway on the 495 viaduct leading to the Lincoln Tunnel. According to Livingston Express Shuttle Committee chair Alan ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Sunrise Rotary is hosting a Walk With A Doc event on Saturday at Littell’s Pond at 9 a.m. in an effort to encourage the community to “take steps toward a healthier lifestyle.” As participants walk, Padam Neopane, MD, and other local physicians will be on hand to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - In follow-up to his recent message to the public on why water safety is more than just a summertime concern, Roman Martens, owner of the British Swim School NJ The Oranges, shared the following tips on what can be done to lower the risk of drownings and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Threatening rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of Livingston’s Indian community as the India Fest event, scheduled to move from the lawn of the West Essex YMCA to the Memorial Oval for the first time this year to accommodate the annual event’s growing popularity, was forced ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two pedestrians were recently struck on Livingston roads, according to police, including one incident in which the victim sustained a broken leg. At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, a vehicle was travelling north in the left lane on Eisenhower Parkway and entered the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CareOne in Livingston will be holding a Community Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its grounds at 68-76 Passaic Ave. Attractions include a bounce house, train rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, a stilt walker, face-painting, a balloon artist, a magic ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a late-afternoon thunderstorm that caused the National Guard Helicopter to cancel its landing at the Memorial Oval for Livingston’s 10th annual National Night Out (NNO) last week, the event still achieved its goal of bringing together members of the community and the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This fall, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) will launch five Walk To End Alzheimer’s events throughout the Garden State. Thousands of New Jerseyans will join in this venture who walk in memory of their mothers, fathers, grandparents, and loved ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Library recently announced that it has added "AtoZ World Travel" to its online reference offerings, just in time for the final weeks of summer vacation. According to the library, this new resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, check out the top ten stories from TAPinto Livingston, based on pageviews, for the month of July 2018.  1. Livingston Public Schools Superintendent Resigns After Two Years 2. Livingston Community Speaks Out About Superintendent’s Resignation 3.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The date has been changed to Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to weather conditions. Activities listed in the article below will remain the same.  LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fourth Generation Eagle Scout Arun Gupta was honored during the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday for the achievements that earned him the Eagle Scout title. Gupta, a sophomore who brought with him a laundry list of achievements, was accompanied by Vincent Krause, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston area residents are mourning the loss of Isabella Brodsky, 17, and Matthew Poole, 18, two rising Livingston High School seniors who died on Tuesday night after swimming in Ramapo Lake in Oakland with their friends. “On behalf of the town council, the town employees and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Drew Trautman, owner of the local 1-800-GOT-JUNK franchise, was honored at Monday’s Livingston Township Council meeting with a proclamation for providing free large-item electronics recycling pickups to Livingston’s senior citizens. Scott Goldman and Eric Baltuch, chairman and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) has announced that it intends to approve the hiring of Jim O’Neill as interim superintendent of Livingston Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year following the recent departure of Christina Steffner, whose resignation became effective ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A challenge made by Aptive Environmental LLC, a pest control service, prompted Livingston Township Attorney Sharon Weiner to add new language to Livingston’s Peddling and Soliciting Ordinance in order to remain compliant. The ordinance was adopted unanimously on Monday and also ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Under the new leadership of Livingston High School senior Rohat Chari, the free English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the West Essex YMCA, led by volunteer instructors and open to anyone looking to learn English in a casual, personalized environment, continues to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Access to Goodhart Drive will be shut off from South Orange Avenue for an undetermined period on Monday afternoon. According to Breaking News Network (BNN), a gas line was struck that precipitated PSE&G to dig the road in order to shut off the gas main. There will be no ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dr. Andy Anderson has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Combined Medical Group of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care system in New Jersey, and Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. In his new role, Dr. Anderson oversees the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s Trails and Greenways Committee is working to fulfill its action plan of maintaining a “high-quality system of parks, trials and greenways that will increase the desirability of residing and raising families in Livingston” by moving forward on plans to connect the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed Livingston Public Schools No. 5. It ranked Livingston High School No. 10 among all traditional public secondary schools in New Jersey. Niche gave Livingston Public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston played host to more than 800 economically disadvantaged children from throughout Essex County last weekend as they shopped for school supplies at the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County (NCJW/Essex) chapter’s 10th annual ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Farms & Greenhouses, your "Every Day" Farmer's Market in Essex County is now offering 10% off your total purchase when you mention TAP.  Fairfield Farms & Greenhouses is a family-owned and operated business and has been serving the people of Essex County for the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - It’s the “good old summertime”—a chance to share time with friends and families outdoors at parties, barbecues and sometimes the local swimming pool, nearby lake or the ocean. With the warmer weather and easier access to the outdoors, The British Swim School is urging the public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In the final days of July, the Livingston Police Department responded to the following three incidents that led to the arrests of four men on charges of criminal mischief, drug possession, child neglect and more. Last week, police responded to a criminal mischief complaint in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – At a standing-room-only turnout of residents and educators who packed the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) headquarters meeting room on Monday, members of the community weighed in on the controversial 3-2 vote at last week’s LBOE meeting to accept the resignation of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marketsmith Inc. (MSI), the only woman-owned-and-operated advertising and Martech agency of its kind, has promoted Livingston resident David Le to senior media operations specialist. Le has previously served MSI, a company built on the belief that technology and humanity are ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time this year, Livingston’s National Night Out event will feature tethered hot air balloon rides at the end of the night’s festivities, with all proceeds being donated to Cycle for Survival in the name of Team Jake/Knock Cancer Out of the Park in honor of 13-year-old ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On New Jersey Family’s recently published “Ultimate Bucket List,” the second annual list of not-to-miss places in New Jersey, Livingston’s recently opened Board & Brush workshop was named “Most Fun DIY Night Out.” Also on the list were the Turtle Back Zoo, Star Tavern, Verona ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a public hearing that resulted in the Livingston Township Council adopting an ordinance to prohibit “vape shops” and other such establishments from opening within Livingston’s business districts, Councilman Shawn Klein, who was absent on the night of the final vote, ...

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