Press Releases

December 13, 2018

I am very fidgety. I could NEVER imagine that I would be able to do, let alone like, meditation. But I do! And you can too – it all starts with the right setting, a fabulous teacher and the desire to try! First, find a studio that offers meditation at a time that is good for you. I took my first ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The ACL Art Gallery will hold a reception for its Holiday Show on Friday, Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.  According to the Arts Council of Livingston, there are many items priced under $100.  The Holiday Show will run until Jan. 7. The gallery ...

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NEWTOWN, NJ — Birth Haven, a Newton-based shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, is continuing its “Journey of Hope” video series by releasing the second feature.  As Amanda’s journey continues, the viewer witnesses her struggle with “what will come next” after the birth of her ...

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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly ...

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Livingston Library card-holders can now borrow Nintendo Switch, PS4, and XBox One video games at Livingston Library! The video game collection is located in the Young Adult section near the manga and graphic novel collections. Video game titles in the Livingston Library collection include “Madden ...

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The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) honored Cathy Silverman of Roseland at a Crown Jewels Gala in recognition of her dedication and leadership during 18 years serving as Executive Director. The Crown Jewels Gala was held at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston on ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and the Montclair Orchestra have announced that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women’s Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, Nov. 10. Adorned in a ...

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The time is getting near!  LHS Class of '88 30th Reunion Saturday, November 24 7 p.m. -11 p.m. Ravello - 138 Eagle Rock Ave in East Hanover Food, Open Bar, and DJ  $88pp Please mail a check for $88 to Wendy Goldstein (made payable to: Wendy Goldstein, for address email ...

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Rudy Fernandez, Ed Meinhardt and Shawn Klein have commitments to Livingston that are both civic and personal. Their volunteer work, done before they had any idea of running for office, was to ensure that their town was the best place to raise a family, do business and live a secure and fulfilling ...

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra are pleased to invite the public to an interactive and opulent ball celebrating the 1883 Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club in Upper Montclair, New Jersey on Saturday, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ  — The Livingston Clergy Association has organized a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh shooting entitled “Stand Together Against Hate” on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. The free public event will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Livingston, located at 271 W.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fernandez, Klein and Meinhardt have stellar records and capabilities both as community volunteers and elected officials. They are proven leaders with experience and knowledge of the interests and needs of residents… they have demonstrated their strong qualifications for RE-ELECTION ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Two Early Voting Facilities will be opened to Essex County Registered Voters. The Essex County Clerk’s Office, Christopher J. Durkin, County Clerk will open an additional Early Voting Center located at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, Turtle Back Zoo (TBZ) Education Building, 560 ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The planning committee for the Livingston High School Class of 2008 has announced plans for its 10-year high school reunion. The reunion, which will take place on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8:00 p.m., is open to all 2008 LHS graduates and significant others. The reunion will take place at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The second Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) online candidates’ forum will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. All four candidates, including incumbents Pam Chirls and Ronnie Konner, and challengers Todd Goren and Rachel Selvin, will participate. Like the ...

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Northern New Jersey community unites, raising heartbeats and funds to cure heart disease and stroke WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is getting ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Saint Barnabas Medical Center Rehabilitation in The JCC MetroWest will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the facility at 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The ceremony will also serve as a networking event for the West Orange Chamber of ...

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The Livingston Public Library has launched a new program that offers students of all ages live, one-to-one help from professional tutors online.   Any community member with a Livingston library card can access Tutor.com’s Learning Suite from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet ...

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center has announced its calendar of events for November:   Parkinson's Disease Support Group November 2; 1:30 to 2:30 pm Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute at Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange A support group for those ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Any legal voters in Essex County are eligible to be a poll worker on Nov. 6 and earn $200 after completing a required training session.  Hours of work will be from 5:15 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.  Anyone interested should call the town clerk’s office at (973) 535-7940.

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The Force Homestead Museum, located at 366 S. Livingston Ave., will be open to the public on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Free tours will be provided by docents from the Livingston Historical Society.   Originally built in 1745 as a one-room house with a loft by Theophilus Ward, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Township is giving out paper leaf bags to property owners on Essex County roads or State Highway Route 10 (Mt. Pleasant Avenue) through Monday, Nov. 1. Residents can pick up leaf bags at the Public Works Garage, located at 235 S. Livingston Avenue, from 8 a.m. to 3 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Township will be divided into three sections for the 2018 annual Leaf Collection Program.  Leaves may only be placed in the street gutter on the specific dates listed in the 2018 Leaf Collection Program Schedule for each respective week and section.  “Our Public Works ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Long “shop light” and other fluorescent bulbs will now be collected at Livingston’s household Electronics Recycling Event, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Livingston Senior and Community Center (204 Hillside Avenue). There is a limit of 6 bulbs per resident. Residents can ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A public meeting will be held on Tuesday at Livingston Town Hall to discuss the refurbishment of Riker Hill Art Park. Essex County officials will present their ideas at 7 p.m. after careful consideration of the opinions expressed at previous meetings.

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CHATHAM, NJ - New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will make his only public signing appearance of the year at 257 Main Street in Chatham on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Darnold will signing autographs on photos and memorabilia from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For advanced tickets and more information ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Symphony Orchestra's "Halloween Spooktacular" Concert and Film comes to Mt. Pleasant Middle School (11 Broadlawn Drive, Livingston)​ on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.    Conjured up by Maestro Anthony La Gruth, the concert program begins with Dukas’ fanciful ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston Health Department, in conjunction with American Hearing Centers, will hold a hearing screening on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The hearing screening will be at the Livingston Public Library, located at 10 Robert Harp Drive, in the Historical ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston Gallery (ACL) has kicked off the new season with its fall show, “Here & There,” featuring the show’s curator Larry Sohn, a local photographer. Artists from Livingston and surrounding towns are represented in this art show, which opened on Sept. 21 ...

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