Dine & Donate Events in Livingston to Benefit FlyRed for Heart Disease

February 22, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) is hosting a “dine and donate” event at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and seond one at Calabria Restaurant & Pizzeria on Thursday, March 16 at the same time, both benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease.

FlyRed for Heart Disease is a Flywheel event ...

Livingston's ARC of Essex County and National Council of Jewish Women Receive Nearly $40,000 Toward Government-Sponsored Projects

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston-based non-profit organizations ARC of Essex County and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) were among 36 non-profit community organizations and 13 Essex County municipalities that received part of a total of approximately $5 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program this ...

Livingston’s Edelstein Sisters Selected to Compete in Volleyball at Israel’s Maccabiah Games

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School girls volleyball setters Allison and Gayle Edelstein were recently selected to represent the USA at Maccabi’s 20th Maccabiah Games this July in Israel, the third-largest sporting competition globally.

According to father Phil Edelstein, the July event is expected to draw more than 9,000 Jewish athletes from 80 different ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor Livingston Robotics Club Teams

NEWARK, NJ – The RoboRocks and the 3Engineers from the Livingston Robotics Club were recently honored by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders for their hard work and tremendous accomplishments, especially as first time competitors in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), Competition

Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein was also present during the presentation and shared remarks congratulating the ...

Livingston Residents Concerned About Lots Chosen for Habitat for Humanity; Council Postpones Vote

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After searching for Livingston properties to sell to Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building decent homes for low-and moderate-income families, the Livingston Township Council held a final hearing for the ordinance authorizing the private sale of township-owned property on Grand Terrace and Burnet Street to the organization.

Although ...

Livingston Public Library Turns the Page on Next 100 Years of Service to Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Celebrating 100 years of the Livingston Public Library and wishing it the best of luck in the next 100 years, Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein and members of the township council presented the library board with a proclamation at Monday’s public council meeting.

According to Klein, the library hosted 273,143 visits in 2016, currently services 23,018 cardholders and ...

11th Annual Cycle for Survival Raises More Than $15 Million and Counting Toward Rare-Cancer Research

SUMMIT, NJ — Cycle for Survival returned to the Summit Equinox on Saturday for the 11th annual indoor-cycling event that dedicates money toward rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. To date, the fundraiser has raised more than $15 million in 2017 and is well on its way to surpassing $30 million by April, as it did in 2016.

Rare-cancer survivors, ...

West Essex YMCA Aims to Raise $160,000 for Families and Individuals in Need

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has set a goal to raise more than $1 million over six weeks to support families and individuals in need at its six branches. More than 250 guests attended the "Get on Board" Annual Support Campaign kickoff was held in January at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover.

The Metro YMCA, which is committed to ...

Metro YMCA Ranked in Top 5 Percent of US Nonprofits by Nation’s Largest Charity Evaluator

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the sixth-consecutive year, the nation’s largest charity evaluator awarded the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges its top rating on Wednesday in recognition of the organization’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

“Only 5 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least six consecutive ...

CareOne Announces 200 Wishes Project at 5th Annual Super Bowl Tailgate Party

LIVINGSTON, NJ – CareOne at Livingston hosted its fifth-annual Super Bowl Tailgate party on Wednesday evening and announced its 200 Wish Project. 

According to Darren Seise, director of sales and marketing, CareOne’s goal is to raise $2 million to grant 200 wishes by Feb. 26.

“It seems like every year when we have this party we have a new cause to announce,” he ...

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Our House, Inc. to Open Group Home for Adults with Disabilities in Livingston

February 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Our House, Inc., whose mission is to provide "healthy, stimulating, and inclusive environments for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities," will open its 17th group home for adults with disabilities and celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new home, located on Dellmead Drive in Livingston, on Thursday.

Located on a ...