Press Releases

October 19, 2018

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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The Livingston Health Department will hold three more flu clinics this fall, on September 26, October 9, and November 6, 2018.  Annual flu vaccines are recommended for those who are 6 months and older to help protect against the flu. The Livingston Health Department offers the flu vaccine to ...

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Horizons in Learning (125 West Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston) will be offering SAT Test Prep and SAT Bootcamp this fall. The seven-session SAT Test Prep will be offered Sundays beginning Oct. 7: SAT Test Prep  Oct – Nov 2018 – 7 session Starts Oct 07, 2018. Concludes Nov 18, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Health Department, in conjunction with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, will offer a free Stroke Risk Assessment Screening on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, Craft Room 1.  The screening will ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows:  Date:               Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time:              10 a.m. to 2 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Friends of the Livingston Library has fully restocked its Ongoing Book Sale as of Tuesday.  On a monthly basis, Friends conducts a "Friends flip," where the group takes down all stock and replaces it with entirely new inventory. Friends has also lowered prices on DVDs, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the kids all back to school, Livingston’s new CardioYoga fitness studio says it's time to focus on getting healthy. CardioYoga, located at 521 South Livingston Avenue, invites the public to its Back to Fitness grand opening event on Thursday, Sept. 13.   There will be ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ –  The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) will host its 2018 opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent more than five years on "The New York Times" bestseller list with more than 11 ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Farms & Greenhouses, your "Every Day" Farmer's Market in Essex County is welcoming the Fall season with 10% off your total purchase of $20 or more when you mention TAP. Excludes Fall Activities.  Fairfield Farms & Greenhouses welcomes everyone to stop by to view ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With more than 30,000 young athletes screened since 2010, the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) at RWJBarnabas Health will once again provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, from 8 a.m.

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The Livingston Public Library has recently added AtoZ World Travel to its online reference offerings, just in time for summer vacation! This new library resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover topics necessary for individuals planning ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony recognizing the lives lost in the 9/11 tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, will once again be held at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial to mark the 17th anniversary of these events. Essex ...

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WEST ORANGE/LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center is hosting the following events in September at facilities in Livingston and West Orange.   Parkinson's Disease Support Group September 7;  1:30 to 2:30 pm Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute at Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Livingston Health Department will offer a free Walking Club this fall, starting in September. The Club will meet on Fridays to walk around the reservoir at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, located in West Orange.  The Walking Club will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ...

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NCJW/Essex received a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation in support of its 10th annual Back 2 School Store (B2SS), a yearly event where economically disadvantaged children are able to shop cost-free for brand new attire, school supplies and personal care items, encouraging a well-equipped and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple Beth Am in Parsippany, a reform congregation, is offering a satellite school in Livingston for the upcoming Jewish Religious school year. Weekday religious school sessions will be held in Livingston so that parents will not need to drive to Parsippany for their children ...

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