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A View from Overlook

A View from Overlook

When Stroke Strikes

The message is simple, and worth repeating: When it comes to stroke, time is brain. Here's why: In an ischemic stroke (the most common form of stroke), an arterial blockage causes blood flow in the brain to ...

Academic Honors - Livingston

Academic Honors - Livingston

The National Society of Collegiate Scholors Welcomes Valerie Faith Schnapp as a New Member

Valerie Faith Schnapp, a freshman attending Virginia Tech, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholar (NSCS). A 2014 Livingston High School graduate, Valerie has also earned the designation ...

Academic Multiple Paths-International Education Services and Consulting

Academic Multiple Paths-International Education Services and Consulting

Make Finding the Right College a New Year's Resolution

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Have you written your 10 resolutions for 2016? If so, why not try 11 resolutions this year and add finding the right college fit to your list? No list written yet? Then why not start with ...

Accessibility with Dignity

Accessibility with Dignity

Handi-Lift Logo Lights Up Broadway Via Times Square Marquis New Digital Billboard

Handi-Lift Inc. recently completed the installation of two vertical platform lifts as part of the renovations at the famous Marriot Marquis Hotel in Times Square NYC. The two lifts serve back of house areas at the ...

Admit U to College

Admit U to College

Admit U Consulting Adds New Services

LIVINGSTON, NJ - It's been an exciting summer for Admit U Consulting, a Livingston-based college planning firm, which since 2003, has been providing individualized and comprehensive services designed to ...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Teresa Narduzzi

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Based on the efforts of the girls’ team this season, the West Orange High School TAP Team has recognized junior Teresa Narduzzi as a standout, and has selected her as the Athlete of the ...

Beth's Blueprint

Beth's Blueprint

Snacks for the 3 pm Slump

SNACK TIME! Need a “little something” to help you through the afternoon to fend off the 3 p.m. slump? Do you find yourself in front of the snack drawer or the vending machine when your eyes ...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

"Ember Days" Glows for Bridgewater Author

Blake was all bullshit except for the bomb. His baby-bald scalp burned bacon-red, the same color as the tips of the Bull Brands he smoked. Extras poked from the slash pocket of his frayed Army field-jacket, sleeves ...

CPA Q&A

CPA Q&A

Levine, Jacobs & Company Member Featured In Business Valuation Guide

-A discussion on how to properly value a business – LIVINGSTON, NJ – Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C., was recently ...

Chamber Spotlight

Chamber Spotlight

LACC Spotlight on Estelle Finkel Center for Learning

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to spotlight Estelle Finkel Center for Learning, a full service learning center focusing on tutoring for Pre-K through adults, general subject area ...

Dad in the Box

Dad in the Box

A Winning Note

Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place. - William C. Bryant At 0:00 seconds, when the whistle finally blew, bedlam on an ordinary school lacrosse field in New Jersey ensued.  One ...

Daughters of Israel Corner

Daughters of Israel Corner

Passover Seder at Daughters of Israel

Daughters of Israel residents (L to R) Roslyn Berman and Doris Silver got a headstart on reviewing the Haggadah before the first Passover Seder began on Friday evening, April 29. 

Discount Travel News

Discount Travel News

Travel Alert! Save BIG on this 4 star hotel in Naples, Fl

Oct 17/15 - Oct 24/15 - GreenLinks Golf Resort Only $525 per week for a two bedroom suite! (Sleeps 4) Expedia, Booking, Hotels, Priceline, and Travelocity are SOLD OUT!  Expedia ...

Engineering Department Projects

Engineering Department Projects

Updates on Engineering Projects Around Town

4-Inch Mill and Pave of Various Streets: Under this contract the Contractor will install drainage improvements to reduce existing standing water and icing within the Township right of way, replace/install curbing,

Exceptional Kids

Exceptional Kids

Burnet Hill Fifth Grader is the North Jersey Elementary School Winner of the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award”

WAYNE, NJ - On March 14, Meadow Geltzeiler, a fifth grader at Burnet Elementary School in Livingston, received the “New Jersey Enthusiastic Reader Award” at the New Jersey Association of School Librarians ...

Eye Level Learning Center

Eye Level Learning Center

Secrets to Standardized Testing Success

Although classroom and study habits have changed with advances in technology, standardized testing remains a constant measure for students. It is an efficient tool to categorize and compare student performance,

From the Firehouse

From the Firehouse

Fire Chief Warns of Recall on Surge Protectors Due to Fire Hazard

Livingston Fire Chief Christopher Mullin warns residents of a recent recall involving  A.P.C. Surge Protectors due to potential Fire Hazard. Schneider Electric Recalls APC Surge Protectors Due to Fire ...

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

College Benefits Research Group Discuss Funding For College

CBRG sheds light on why crowdfunding sites for tuition are not a sustainable option- Figuring out how to pay for college can be a worrisome and stressful task for students and families. Some students are ...

Golda Och Academy Corner

Golda Och Academy Corner

Registration Opens for Fall Enrichment Programs at Golda Och Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy has just announced the fall schedule for its Enrichment Academy, which will "offer stimulating programs" for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The ...

In Search Of Flavor

In Search Of Flavor

The Mind of a Chef: A Conversation with Chef Ehren Ryan of Millburn’s Common Lot Restaurant

MILLBURN, NJ – Opening a new restaurant is no simple task, particularly if it intends to cater to an educated fine dining audience.  Though the competition for diners’ dollars in “the biz” ...

Internship Program - TAP into Livingston

Internship Program - TAP into Livingston

TAP into Livingston is Seeking High School Student Interns

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Writing for the town paper looks great on college transcripts and right now, TAP into Livingston is interviewing Student Interns. We are looking for bright, inquisitive, energetic and creative ...

JB Real Estate Advantage Report - Livingston

JB Real Estate Advantage Report - Livingston

Jordan Baris Inc. Helps People Find Homes Anywhere

Dear Friends: Last week, my family and I visited Charlotte, North Carolina. The purpose of the trip was to watch our daughter participate in the national swim invitational. Needless to say, the entire event was a ...

Jane Greene and Lauren Stone for Coldwell Banker

Jane Greene and Lauren Stone for Coldwell Banker

Spring Tips From Your Neighborhood Realtors

Hello Everyone! We hope you all have been enjoying this beautiful weather. Just a friendly reminder from your neighborhood realtors... When you turn your clocks ahead, remember to protect your families by ...

LYCS LEADERS: News & Views

LYCS LEADERS: News & Views

LYCS LEADERS Grade 5 Club to Hold Recycled Sculpture Artist Reception

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The public is invited to attend an Artists’ Reception of the LYCS LEADERS Grade 5 Club Recycled Sculpture Exhibition on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m., in the main entrance of the Senior/ ...

Lancer Athletics

Lancer Athletics

Summer Jobs for Students

If you are a student in need of a summer job Northern Aqua Inc. is also in need of lifeguards for the summer months.  If interested, call Keith Doyle at 973-851-9927 or email him ...

Livingston Athlete of the Week

Livingston Athlete of the Week

TAP into Livingston Athlete of the Week: Omari Beaubien

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A center plays a major role on a basketball team, especially by controlling the ball underneath the basket. On Saturday, against Millburn, Livingston’s center, Omari Beaubien, led ...

Livingston Community Corner

Livingston Community Corner

Livingston Fifth Grade and Preschool Students Celebrate Moving Up

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fifth graders celebrated the year's end with awards assemblies and the traditional “clap outs” on their final day as elementary-school students. The awards ceremonies featured the ...

Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

Livingston Education Foundation (LEF)

LEF is now taking Livingston HS Hall of Fame Nominations for 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ – With the recent past memory of a successful Homecoming Hall of Fame 2014 event, the Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) is beginning plans for 2015. The first step is taking nominations from ...

Livingston Police Dispatch

Livingston Police Dispatch

Police Expo/Annual Community Safety Day at Livingston Mall

This Saturday, May 2, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., join us for Livingston's Annual Community Safety Day/Police Expo. Hosted by the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association, this annual event is both ...

Livingston Township Corner

Livingston Township Corner

Friends of the Livingston Library to Hold a Silent Auction Throughout April

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Friends of the Livingston Library is running its “Take A Chance on the Library” raffle & auction during the month of April.  Culminating April 30, the event invites all ...

Livingston's Athlete of the Week

Livingston's Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Mark Silvestri

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Pitchers have one of the toughest jobs in baseball—they are involved in every play and the team relies heavily on them to perform well. Mark Silvestri has had an explosive start to his 2015-2016 ...

Lost in Suburbia®

Lost in Suburbia®

That’s the Way the Ball Bounces

“Do you know if there are any rehabs for dogs?” I asked my husband. “And you’re asking me this because…” “I think Monty has a tennis ball addiction,” I said ...

Lulu & Lattes

Lulu & Lattes

Lulu & Lattes Previews Fresh Market Prior to Wednesday's Grand Opening

On Oct. 14, I was invited to a preview of Fresh Market before the grand opening tomorrow in Livingston. I have been patiently awaiting for this store to open. The bar was set low when the Pathmark of ...

Next Great Step: "Bridging the Gap from College to the Real World"

Next Great Step: "Bridging the Gap from College to the Real World"

Why Are Our Graduates So Fragile?

College graduation is upon us and both parents and students have mixed emotions about this day. As a parent, you are likely beaming but possibly even teary-eyed as another chapter is coming to an end. As a student, you ...

POSITIVELY! Public Relations

POSITIVELY! Public Relations

The Power of Public Relations On A Small Business

Public relations plays a significant role in most businesses. Big businesses have many departments helping the company run including a public relations department. Although the bigger corporations need public ...

Party with Z Best

Party with Z Best

When Only "Z" Best Will Do

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Planning a classy affair? David Z Caterers of Livingston can provide you with full service off-premise catering that meets all of your needs, from a white glove/black tie event to a backyard BBQ,

Sobel Solutions

Sobel Solutions

New ACFE 2016 Report Just Released

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) has just released its “Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse.” This 2016 global fraud study was conducted in part to help raise the ...

Summit Medical Group Corner

Summit Medical Group Corner

Summit Medical Group Foundation Annual Gala to Honor Jeffrey Le Benger, Chairman & CEO

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Summit Medical Group Foundation (“SMGF”) is holding its annual Gala, on Saturday, June 6, at 6:00 p.m. at The Grove, located at 691 Pompton Avenue, in Cedar Grove. Hosted by ...

Superintendent’s Column

Superintendent’s Column

Art Through the Ages

More than 1,000 pieces of art from all nine of our schools will be displayed in this year’s art show, “Art Through the Ages,” which opens at the Livingston Mall on Thursday, April 24 at 6 ...

TAP into Livingston People

TAP into Livingston People

Do You Know Beth? Attention Parents of Millennials!

If you have a millennial living under your roof or are one yourself, you absolutely NEED to know Beth! This is a cool mom and business woman with a really great idea – and, it’s not surprising that she lives ...

TAP into Livingston is Hiring

TAP into Livingston is Hiring

Join the TAP into Livingston Team

LIVINGSTON, NJ – TAP into Livingston is now looking for professional journalists and writers to join our team. Freelance Reporters: TAP into Livingston is hiring freelance reporters to seek out, pitch ...

That Embroidery Guy

That Embroidery Guy

Local Business Profile: What’s The Name of That Embroidery Guy?

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Marco Thompson (www.thatembroideryguy.com) founded the West Orange business That Embriodery Guy in 2014. Thompson said he loves working with people to create things that are important and ...

The Banker's Blog

The Banker's Blog

Prospering with Prospects in the Local Community

Business development in banking today has dramatically changed from when I first started in banking in 1984. Developing a customer base in the Eighties and Nineties was as easy as placing an advertisement in the ...

Tips from MoleSafe

Tips from MoleSafe

The Deadly New Trend of Sunburn Art Poses Serious Risk

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As summer continues to heat up, people are flocking to the state’s pristine beaches. But young people are taking part in a dangerous, new trend. Referred to as “sunburn art” ...

Township News

Township News

Public Input Requested on Livingston's Memorial Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston's citizens are invited to come see ideas and concepts and give their thoughts on the future for Livingston's Memorial Park at the Community Open House, which is being held ...

Tune Into Tola

Tune Into Tola

Dear Game of Thrones, I've Never Been More Heartbroken and Confused all at the Same Time

Between Meera Reed, Lord Varys and Hodor, the secondary characters in “Game of Thrones” proved they have more to say than we could have imagined based on Sunday’s mid-season installment of Season ...

Where Are They Now?!

Where Are They Now?!

Livingston Alum Creates a Fund for His Daughter's Olympic Dreams

TUCSON, Ariz. - Kirk Perrini, a 1984 Livingston High School graduate now living in Tucson, Ariz., is looking to his Livingston friends and family to help support his daughter in her longtime dream to represent the ...

Y Works

Y Works

For Fifth Straight Year, Metro YMCA Recognized as One of the Best U.S. Charities

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The nation’s largest charity evaluator has awarded the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges its top rating for the fifth year straight in recognition of the organization’s sound fiscal ...

YOLO Kids

YOLO Kids

A Livingston Student's Take on Girls on the Run

It's very important to maintain a good, healthy weight. You can run around your neighborhood or walk a dog, dribble a soccer ball or shoot some hoops. Whatever it is, you should always do some sort of exercise. You ...

Your Family Matters

Your Family Matters

TIP: Leaders Give Credit to Others

Do you want your kids to be able to make friends, influence people and be seen as a leader?  One of the qualities of a respected friend, influencer and leader is the ability to give others credit when it is due. Is ...

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