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Livingston Justice Announces Winners of First Youth Creative Expression Contest

May 10, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After inviting local children in grades Pre-K through 12 to demonstrate their personal interpretation of justice through any medium of their choice, the Livingston Justice community action group has announced the winners of its first Livingston Justice Youth Creative Expression Contest.

The winners each received a gift certificate to Source of ...

Mt. Pleasant Middle School to Present Outdoor Spring Musical "Dear Edwina Jr."

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sixth graders at Livingston’s Mt. Pleasant Middle School (MPMS) will present their spring musical “Dear Edwina Jr.” on Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7 at 7 p.m.

“Dear Edwina Jr.” is a one-hour children's story by the same creators as “Junie B. Jones” about 13-year-old Edwina Spoonapple as she shares her wisdom about ...

Livingston Sings! Anniversary Show Highlights Local Arts and Acts of Kindness

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s Holli Ehrlich and Robert Allen, husband-and-wife founders of New Media Connection, along with Livingston residents Martha Ackermann and Alan Karpas from Healthy Community Healthy Youth (HCHY) and Neeli Berger Margolis from LTown Lowdown reunited last weekend to produce their second musical telethon to benefit Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors ...

Livingston Public Schools Gifted and Talented Art Show Now Available for Online Viewing

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Schools (LPS) district’s annual Gifted and Talented (GT) Art Show, featuring the work of LPS elementary and middle school students, is now on virtual display through June 1.

Mara Rubin, LPS Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts, said she was thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase the artwork of these select students and thanked ...

Livingston Native Entertains Local Seniors with Streaming Magic Show

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange recently invited clients, caregivers and community members from South Orange, Livingston, West Orange, the Caldwells, Montclair and Whippany to join in an afternoon of magical fun as part of a continuing effort to provide entertainment to engage people during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

During the event, ...

Livingston Sings! Anniversary Show to Celebrate Arts and Local Acts of Kindness

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A live, virtual, music-based fundraising initiative that aired on April 5, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to raise awareness and funds for Livingston Neighbors Helping Neighbors (LNHN) returns this Sunday in an effort to once again connect the Livingston community spiritually and emotionally.

During the first “Livingston Sings!” event, dozens ...

Livingston Music Education Program Receives National Recognition For Fifth Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the fifth 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 22nd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that ...

Livingston Fifth Grader Among Local Youth Honored by Essex County Commissioners in 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Elina Brahmandam, a fifth-grader at Harrison Elementary School in Livingston, was recently one of three outstanding young students to be recognized for their leadership during the Essex County Board of Commissioners’ 2021 Essex County Celebrates Youth Program held via Zoom on April 14.

According to the Essex County Board of Commissioners, the annual ceremony aims ...

Arts Council of Livingston Invites Local Artists to Participate in Upcoming Showcase

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As the Arts Council of Livingston (ACL) Gallery plans its new exhibition—a showcase for fine art titled “Beauty is” that will run through June 2021—the ACL invites both emerging and established artists to participate.

All art mediums will be considered for this exhibit, including wood, glass metal, oil, watercolor, photography, jewelry, ...

Paper Mill Playhouse to Begin Streaming of "Pete 'n Keely" This Weekend

MILLBURN, NJ — A fully staged, reimagined, digitally captured production of "Pete 'n' Keely"—a musical comedy about a divorced singing duo who reunite for a television special in 1968, packed with jazzy standards, torch songs, comedic showpieces and tender sentiment—continues Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season this weekend through May ...

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Livingston Student Named All-Star Player When Quizbowl Teams Compete at National Championship

May 4, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two Quizbowl teams from Heritage Middle School (HMS) recently competed in the National Championship Tournament, where the Heritage B team placed 58 out of 112 teams by winning four out of eight challenging rounds, and the Heritage A team won five out of eight rounds on day one to qualify for the double elimination playoffs that were held on the second day of the ...

Livingston Mom

Dear Livingston,

I moved here 7 years ago from a small town outside of Philadelphia.  My daughter was 11 and just starting middle school.  The two of us moved into my at the time boyfriend’s house (now my husband).  We were so excited to move here!   When my husband and I were dating I would come up and stay here every other ...

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

Essex County Has Second-Highest Gas Prices in New Jersey Following U.S. Cyber Attack

May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally. 

In Essex County, the price at the pump has hit $3.08 as of Wednesday, part of a national trend in high gas ...

Advocacy Group Applauds Murphy, Legislators for Effort to Fight Organ Donor Insurance Discrimination

May 10, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against living organ donors.

Since its launch, the group has been advocating against ...

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CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...