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Turtle Back Zoo Breaks Attendance Record for 12th-Consecutive Year

January 10, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With a total of 795,558 visitors in 2016, the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo welcomed a new annual attendance record for the 12th-consecutive year and topped the 700,000 mark for the second time.

On behalf of the county, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. thanked the schools, organizations, families, children and others who choose Turtle Back as their ...

Berkshire Hathaway to Present Arts Council of Livingston “Art for Charity” Exhibit

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As its first event of the New Year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is presenting The Arts Council of Livingston at its 9th “Art for Charity” opening reception on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., complete with wine and cheese.

The gallery, which will run through March, features a mixed media of contributing artists of the Arts ...

Livingston's Hon Family Wins First Place in Adult Professional Category at Essex County Gingerbread Contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Out of 37 entries in the 12th Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest in December, Livingston's Tamara and Alexandra Hon were awarded First Place in the Adult Professional Category.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., presented the Hons with their award at the annual event, which helps raise awareness about nature and the ...

Real Housewives of New Jersey's Kathy Wakile Signs Books at R. Home's Grand Opening in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston’s new R. Home Interior Design Store, one of the first interior design stores in the state to showcase a dozen home-design vendors under one roof, welcomed Kathy Wakile of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” to its grand opening in December.

Now located at 17 West Mount Pleasant Avenue in Livingston, R. Home’s grand opening ...

Livingston and Essex County Officials Discuss Enhancements to Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. met with Livingston Mayor Al Anthony and members of the Livingston Township Council on Wednesday to discuss enhancing the aesthetic, public access and passive recreation opportunities at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park in Livingston.

During the meeting, DiVincenzo said the county intends to hire a landscape architect to create an ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the Livingston Public Library

Dear Community,

The year 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the Livingston Public Library and after 100 years of service to the community, the library continues to be a vibrant center for town life. We started the year by adopting a new strategic plan and a new mission statement to guide us into the future: “The Livingston Public Library, the place where reading, learning and ideas ...

Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo Open Through Jan. 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular is back for the tenth year at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange through Jan. 3. The Holiday Lights Spectacular runs daily from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. through Tuesday, Jan. 3, and is closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25.

Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, non-perishable pet food, new unwrapped ...

Campers New and Old Dine, Learn and Reminisce With Owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp

LIVINGSTON, NJ - More than 70 people attended the first-ever Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Pizza Tour Road Trip event at Anthony Franco's Pizzeria in Livingston on Wednesday night.

Campers new and old dined on pizza, learned about camp and reminisced about Meadowbrook Day Camp owners George Stein and Dan Millman.

A dad to a first-time Meadowbrook camper said he had ...

Township of Livingston Celebrates Art with Original ACL Art Gallery Exhibit and Sale

LIVINGSTON, NJ — ACL Art Gallery, sponsored by the Arts Council of Livingston, is presenting an exhibit & sale, "Celebrating Art," featuring original art pieces by longtime Livingston resident and retired educator Hugh Mahon until Jan. 14.

The gallery, which also includes many works displayed at town hall, provides an opportunity for area residents to ...

Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities to Co-Host Annual Holiday Party

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) and Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) invite residents with special needs and their families to their free annual holiday party on Saturday.

From 10 a.m. to noon at the Livingston Senior Community Center at 204 Hillside Ave., LACD and SYLS will host a celebration complete with food, beverages, DJ music ...

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Friends of the Livingston Library Restocks Its Ongoing Book Sale for January

January 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Friends of the Livingston Library is fully restocking its Ongoing Book Sale, effective Jan.17.  On a monthly basis, Friends takes down all stock and replaces it with entirely new inventory.  This is the “Friends flip.” 

Approximately 1200 items of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, and CDs are available. Between ...

Friends of the Livingston Library Restocks Its Ongoing Book Sale for January

January 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Friends of the Livingston Library is fully restocking its Ongoing Book Sale, effective Jan.17.  On a monthly basis, Friends takes down all stock and replaces it with entirely new inventory.  This is the “Friends flip.” 

Approximately 1200 items of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, and CDs are available. Between ...