Community Announcements

YMCA Offers Free Lessons for Splash Week

June 11, 2014 at 10:19 PM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - According to the The West Essex YMCA, drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death for children under 14. The Y believes that all children should know how to swim and be safe in and around water at all times. Therefore, the West Essex YMCA is offering a week of FREE swim lessons to teach children water safety and basic swimming skills. Classes will run from June 23 – 26

Those interested may download the registration form HERE. Contact Scott Weber, Director of Aquatics at sweber@metroymcas.org with questions.

 

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Livingston Volleyball Senior Captain Gayle Edelstein Named Livingston Athlete of the Week

September 28, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the span of three matches against Verona, Bridgewater and Mount St Dominic last week, Livingston High School girls volleyball senior captain Gayle Edelstein accumulated 52 assists, six kills, 13 aces, one block and 28 digs, earning her the title of Livingston Athlete of the Week.

“Gayle is both a tremendous player and teammate,” said Athletic Director ...

Residents Honored for Saving Two Lives When Pregnant Woman Collapses in Caldwell-West Caldwell District

September 28, 2016

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Two local teenagers and a pair of adults saved two lives at once when their EMT certifications rescued a unconscious pregnant woman earlier this summer. The four heroes were honored with proclamations and a prestigious medal at a West Caldwell Township Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

When Jack Sherwood heard neighbors yelling for help while at a nearby ...

Train Crashes at Hoboken Terminal; Three Dead and 100-Plus Injured

September 29, 2016

HOBOKEN, NJ – An NJ Transit train was unable to stop at the Hoboken Terminal, crashing into the platform during the morning commute. Three people are dead, more than 100 people are injured and there was structural damage to the station, according to various media outlets.

At 10:11 a.m., WNBC-TV in New York reported that there were three confirmed deaths due to ...

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Dear Democrats, The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving

September 26, 2016

Dear Democrats: The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving
 
On November 8th, many voters entering the voting booth will be checking the box for who they dislike the least. Sadly, our political culture is now defined more by what we oppose. This election will mark the end of a unique, if not historic campaign season punctuated by demagoguery and hate filled speeches by one candidate, and the ...

West Essex YMCA Launches Free LIVESTRONG Program for Adults Diagnosed With Cancer

September 29, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Adults who have or had cancer and their families are invited to enroll in a free 12-week wellness program beginning Oct. 4 at the West Essex YMCA in Livingston. 

The West Essex Y is launching LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, which has helped more than 41,000 cancer survivors nationwide regain stamina, strength and emotional wellbeing since its creation in 2007, ...

Why Have Pre-Season Physicals

The purpose of this annual event is to ensure the athlete is safe to play his/her sport. The idea is to identify any condition that could lead to an injury.

In the young athlete, the leading cause of death is sudden cardiac death. Screening for cardiovascular risks is a critical component.

The two parts of the pre-season screening is the history and physical. The history is a questionnaire, ...

Around Town with Andrea and Joyce is BACK!

Coming Thursday on LTV... 

** AROUND TOWN WITH JOYCE AND ANDREA ** 

LTV's long-running talk show is back!
Tune in to "Around Town" for topics all about Livingston.  
Guests include: 1. Fire Chief Christopher Mullin to talk about Fire Prevention Week; 2. Kevin Francione to fill us in on UNICO's Italian Festival; and 3. Mayor Al Anthony to discuss ...

Letting the Jean-ie Out of the Bottle

Sometime between the end of last spring and the beginning of this fall, someone snuck into my closet and shrunk all my jeans.  I tried to convince my husband that we had a problem with the dryer, but since all of his jeans still fit, it was a hard sell.  Without thinking it through, he scoffed and suggested that maybe it wasn't the jeans – maybe it was ...