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Livingston Mall Vaccination Site Reopens as Cases Slow Slightly in September

September 20, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With 26 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in Livingston over the last week compared to 39 cases reported during the first week of the month, the latest data from the Livingston Health Department (LHD) indicates a slight slowdown in the local spread of COVID-19 despite nearing 100 cases in September.

As of Monday, Sept. 20, the LHD has reported 87 new cases ...

Livingston Doubles September 2020 Case Total in One Week; 35% of Cases Are Residents 20 Years and Younger

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite being the most-vaccinated municipality in the state, the Township of Livingston has reported nearly 200 new cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of August, with approximately 35% of recent cases being reported among residents age 20 and younger.

Compared to this time last year, when there were only 21 total cases reported in all of September 2020, the ...

Booster Vaccine Doses Available at Saint Barnabas and Livingston Mall for Immunocompromised

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines is now available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) for any area residents considered to be moderately or severely immunocompromised and will also become available to this population at the Essex County Vaccination Center located at the Livingston Mall beginning on Sept. 20.

In Livingston, where there were ...

Livingston Schools to Host Vaccination Clinic; NJ Mandates Vaccine or Weekly Testing for All Personnel

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students ages 12 an older as well as their family members and other guests are eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19 through a vaccination clinic to be held in the Livingston High School cafeteria on Monday, Aug. 30 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in partnership with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health.

All who register for ...

Livingston Surpasses 100 Monthly Coronavirus Cases for First Time Since April

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston will surpass 100 new cases of COVID-19 in single month for the first time since April as the rapid increase in local cases continues. As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Livingston Health Department has reported 105 new cases since July 30, including 71 new cases in the last two weeks compared to 47 cases reported over the previous two ...

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Livingston Youth Organization for Human Services Ramps Up Volunteer Efforts in Summer 2021

September 8, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a successful school year of assisting countless New Jersey citizens in need, the Livingston Youth Organization for Human Services (LYOHS) carried forward its momentum and proliferated its efforts over the summer of 2021.

“In a time where the plight of those affected by socioeconomic disparities has been exacerbated worldwide, we felt responsible to expand our ...

Friends, Family, Faculty Continue to Follow Livingston Grad Frank Schwindel's MLB Journey

September 17, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, was alive with chants of “Frank the Tank” this week as dozens of local supporters of Livingston Public Schools (LPS) baseball alumnus Frank Schwindel filled the stands to witness the latest in the Chicago Cubs first baseman’s major league journey.

Among the friends and family who could be seen in ...

Boys Soccer: Livingston Edges West Orange, 1-0

September 20, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston boys soccer team handed West Orange its first loss of the season, 1-0, on Monday.

Lucas Chisarick scored the only goal of the game--and his first of the season--in the second half for the Lancers (4-1). It was the only shot all day to get past goalie Justin Scavalla of West Orange (4-1). Scavalla made five saves.

Logan Paredes of Livingston also made ...

Prime Healthcare's New Jersey Hospitals Announce Termination of Contract with UnitedHealthcare

DENVILLE, NJ — Prime Healthcare’s New Jersey hospitals announced its decision to terminate its contracts with UnitedHealthcare, citing that they are being significantly underpaid compared to the rates of neighboring facilities. The decision to terminate its contracts with United specifically impacts Saint Clare’s Health in Denville, Dover and Boonton, Saint Michael’s ...

YMCA Offers Fall Membership Savings and Chance to Win $5,000

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The West Essex YMCA welcomes new members this fall with special opportunities to save on membership and be eligible to win $5,000.

“As new school-year routines start, the fall is a perfect time to join or rejoin the Y, where you’ll find enrichment and wellness opportunities for all ages, and a community of support for you and your family’s health ...

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Wed, September 22, 11:00 AM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

The Bountiful Herb Garden: Harvesting & ...

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

Spotted Lanternfly: What You Need to Know

Spotted Lanternflies are a relatively new pest introduced to the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland areas. First spotted in 2014 in Pennsylvania, the Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest causing a threat to trees around your home or business. Read on to learn more about the Spotted Lanternfly with our FAQ and how to protect your home or business from ...

Morristown Medical Center Surgeons 1st in U.S. to Use Minimally Invasive Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) With Advanced Imaging for Flexible Scoliosis Correction

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center fellowship-trained scoliosis surgeon Jason E. Lowenstein, MD, leads the only surgical team in New Jersey to use a new, FDA-approved tethering system for minimally invasive scoliosis surgery that provides for flexible spinal deformity correction and faster healing. The team is also the first in the nation to use a new type of portable CT ...

TAPinto Wayne's Meredith Wins 2021 NJ-SPJ Outstanding Rookie Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris made headlines in the late 1990s as one of the oldest rookies in professional baseball. He made his Major League debut as a 35-year-old for the, then, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and his story was so popular that Walt Disney Pictures dramatized it in the 2002 movie “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid.

What made the ...

Essex County News: Accident at Roseland Business Results in Employee's Death

September 20, 2021

ROSELAND, NJ — A workplace accident at 140 Harrison Avenue that resulted in the death of an employee on Monday is under investigation, according to a public statement from Mayor James Spango.

According to reports from the Breaking News Network (BNN), the Livingston Fire Department was among the emergency units called to the scene after 6,000 pounds of porcelain fell on top of ...

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Evi Meinhardt (Nee Singer), loving wife, mother, grandmother friend and active community member, ...
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Van Dyk Health Care Sponsors Bergen-Passaic Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Educational Programs

September 15, 2021

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ — Van Dyk Health Care, a family-owned company founded in 1953 that offers an extensive continuum of care services for assisted living, memory care, home care and social adult day care, will join the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) as a 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® sponsor of the Bergen-Passaic Walk.  

The ...