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Livingston Chinese Culture Day Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 13, 2022

This article was written by Livingston High School student Vera Li, a student volunteer at the Livingston HuaXia Chinese School

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two years of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Livingston’s Chinese community finally came together at the annual Livingston Chinese Culture Day (LCCD) last weekend for an evening of performances that showcased Chinese heritage ...

Livingston Student Nominated for 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award

MILLBURN, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) student Jonah Ruderman’s video submission performance of “If I Were a Rich Man” has been nominated in the Outstanding Solo Performance category of the 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre.

The 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony will take ...

Livingston Lancers Jazz Band Earns High Praise at Piscataway High School Jazz Festival.

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Under the direction of James Hegedus, the Livingston High School (LHS) Lancers Jazz Band recently received a Gold rating and was the only visiting high school band to earn such high praise at the Piscataway High School Jazz Festival.

The band also received the award for Best Saxophone Section, and Lancers vocalist, Zoe Parrot, received the award for Best Soloist.

Band ...

ACL Gallery in Livingston to Host Opening Reception for Spring Exhibit

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) invites the community to visit its latest exhibit, “Flights of Fancy,” on Sunday, May 1, for an opening reception to be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the ACL Gallery.

The ACL Gallery is a co-op organization sponsored by the ACL in a New York-style space now located in the Livingston Town Center at 2115 Town Center ...

Livingston’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for Sixth Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the sixth consecutive year, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has been honored with the "Best Communities for Music Education" designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to ...

Livingston College Student Wins Coveted Media Position to Cover Maccabi Games

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After competing against nearly 60 other students to earn a spot on the inaugural Maccabi USA media team this summer, Livingston High School (LHS) Class of 2019 graduate Evan Kamikow has secured one of only 14 positions available to college journalists to cover the international sporting event in Israel this summer.

Kamikow, who is currently studying sports media and ...

Last Chance to Submit Artwork for ACL Gallery 2022 Spring Exhibit

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) invites established and emerging artists and artisans to submit works for its spring exhibit, “Flights of Fancy,” at the ACL Gallery located at 2115 Town Center Way in Livingston.

All media will be considered, such as paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, glass arts and textiles, ...

Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities to Host Annual Special Needs Talent Show

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) is bringing back its annual talent show for children and adults with special needs at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 in Room T3 of the Livingston Senior and Community Center.

The special needs population is invited to showcase their individual talents and shine in the spotlight during this event, which is free ...

Exhibit Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry Opens at Overlook Medical Center

SUMMIT, NJ — In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center will present "Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry," a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas Dooley, and visual artists Rosalind Nzinga Vaughn-Nichol and Martryce ...

Livingston Middle School Music Students Make All North Jersey Region Ensembles

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The directors of music at Heritage Middle School—Kristin Pelletier, Karin Kott, Brendan Hughes and Erik Donough—recently announced that 12 talented Livingston students have successfully auditioned for All North Jersey Region music ensembles.

Peletier, director of chorus, explained that every year, talented youth from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, ...

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JESPY Partners with Paper Mill Playhouse for Performance Showcasing JESPY Clients

May 19, 2022

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm.

The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New Beginning. Set to take place at JESPY, the play will feature client talents, alternating ...

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New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Livingston Sophomore Yunfeng Wu Earns Second Place in Congressional Art Competition

May 16, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Livingston High School sophomore Yunfeng Wu has earned second place for his artwork in Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in New Jersey’s 11th District. Wu’s piece, entitled “Chaos and Resilience,” was displayed along with the submissions of all participants during an in-person ...

Studies of the Future: Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

May 19, 2022

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if a new drug would be effective in treating a specific condition. In partnership with Rutgers ...

JESPY Partners with Paper Mill Playhouse for Performance Showcasing JESPY Clients

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm.

The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New Beginning. Set to take place at JESPY, the play will feature client talents, alternating ...

Summer is here and ready for a Memorable 2022 in the LBI Region

LBI REGION, NJ — After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary Pinelands. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which operates a year-round visitor ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, May 23, 7:00 AM

Paper Mill Playhouse and Paper Mill Studios, Millburn

Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Wed, May 25, 10:30 AM

West Essex YMCA, Livingston

National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

Health & Wellness

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Obituaries

Jan 14, 1936 - Mar 27, 2021
Evi Meinhardt (Nee Singer), loving wife, mother, grandmother friend and active community member, ...
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New Jersey Officials Warn of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 21, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in the State of New Jersey.

Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 declaring a state of emergency in New Jersey to help prevent price gouging ...