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Interior Updates Completed at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel

May 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ - After 18 painstaking months, a full menu of interior upgrades and comprehensive remodeling has been completed at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel on 68 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston.

Louis Urban, the managing director of the chapel, has come full circle, having guided the original decor when the facility opened at this location 17 years ago.

"I ...

RWJBarnabas Marketing and Communications Leader Named Association of American Medical Colleges Group Chair

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional development group devoted exclusively to the role of institutional advancement in academic ...

Potential Savings from Livingston Energy Aggregation Program to be Announced

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Community energy aggregation consultant Robert Chilton of Gabel Associates, Inc., the energy advisor selected in March to lead Livingston’s energy aggregation program, announced this week that he will have the bid results and recommendations prepared for the council to discuss and potentially vote on at its next meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

In anticipation of ...

Community Comes Together to Support Livingston Athletic Program

LIVINGSTON, NJ — All generations of Livingston residents, from local youth to grandparents, supported the Livingston High School athletic department and specifically its senior athletes at the 17th annual “Taste of Livingston” Lancers on Parade Fashion Show and Tricky Tray held on Tuesday at the high school.

The event is the Big “L” Club’s largest ...

New Tropical Smoothie Café Brings Healthy Option to Livingston Area

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Fresh-blended drinks and healthful meals have arrived in Livingston with the new Tropical Smoothie Café, officially open as of Monday at 280 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 102, in the Container Store complex between European Wax Center and Tempur-Pedic.

The café features an island-inspired atmosphere and is owned by local franchisees Chris and Wendy Strutt, ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Honorees for 2018 Awards Dinner

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC), which will host its annual awards dinner on Thursday, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the Westminster Hotel, has announced the members of the Livingston community being honored this year.

Business of the Year will go to Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), which the LACC said has made a significant investment in Livingston this ...

Local Toys “R” Us Kids Reflect on Imminent Store Closings

LIVINGSTON, NJ – After seven decades in business bringing joy to kids around the country by way of its brick-and-mortar stores; the iconic, relatable Geoffrey the Giraffe mascot; and shelves stocked with every type of toy imaginable, Toys “R” Us announced that it would begin closing up shop on March 23.

According to a Toys “R” Us associate, Saturday, June 30 will ...

Essex County Mayors and Businesses Collaborate on State Issues at Meet the Mayors Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists.

In addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

Livingston Lord & Taylor Customers May be Affected by Data Breach

LIVINGSTON, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) announced on Sunday.

A spokesperson for HBC stated that the company cannot yet confirm whether customers at the Livingston location were affected, as the data breach is still ...

Last Call for The Mall at Short Hills’ Joe’s American Bar & Grill and Papa Razzi

SHORT HILLS, NJ – After 20 years at The Mall at Short Hills, Joe’s American Bar & Grill is shutting its doors after this Saturday, March 31.

Joe’s American Bar & Grill is part of the Sarkis Restaurant Group family of restaurants, founded in 1964 as Back Bay Restaurant Group in Braintree, Massachusetts. Papa Razzi, also owned by the Sarkis Restaurant Group, will ...

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