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Hundreds Attend 23rd Family Festival Day in Livingston Despite Rain

May 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ  — The 23rd annual Youth Appreciation Week (YAW) culminated in Livingston on Saturday with Family Festival Day, enjoyed by hundreds of families inside the Livingston High School Fitness and Wellness Center despite the rainy weather.

Usually held at the Oval, the daylong event was moved inside due to weather, with a petting zoo, pony ride, Touch-a-Truck and other ...

Livingston PBA to Announce Charities Selected to Receive Funds Raised at Annual Golf Tour

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After the Livingston PBA Local 263 Annual Golf Outing raised a record amount on April 30 at Cedar Hill Country Club, the PBA will announce the two charities that will receive these funds at Tuesday’s Livingston Township Council meeting on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

“The Livingston PBA has requested, and we are happy to honor their request, to present the two ...

Livingston Young Families Club Continues to Grow

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Young Families Club (LYFC), founded in 2016, continues to promote community engagement among children and families nearly three years later, according to the non-profit’s leaders, Jun and Fen Ye.

The couple and their two sons, Roger and Luke, ages 10 and 8, recently presented the LYFC’s mission to the Livingston mayor and council in order ...

Don't Miss the Final Days of Livingston's 2018 Kiwanis Karnival

LIVINGSTON, NJ — All proceeds from Livingston’s Kiwanis Karnival are donated directly back to the community. The Kiwanis Club of Livingston, which has been providing service to the Livingston community since 1930, urges residents to take advantage of the rides, games, food and fun every night through May 12.

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 ...

Pick It Up! Livingston Committee Honored for Successful Cleanup Event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two weeks following the successful second annual Pick It Up! Livingston event on April 22, the Livingston mayor and council recognized the organization team on Monday to thank them for continuing the community-wide spring-cleaning initiative.

Shira Rost and Diana Lyell accepted the council's proclamation on behalf of the organization committee, which also ...

Livingston Council Recognizes Township Employees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of Public Service Recognition Week, celebrated nationally from May 6 to May 12, the Livingston mayor and council honored the township’s employees on Monday and presented a plaque commemorating the week to those present, including Township Manager Barry Lewis, Assistant Manager Russ Jones and Township Clerk Glenn Turtletaub.

Public Service ...

Livingston Tweens Inspired to Become Changemakers Through Upstanders Fest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston kids and teens participated in activities that encouraged them to "Stand Up. Speak Up. Act Up." at last weekend’s interactive “Upstanders Fest,” hosted by the Livingston Public Library in partnership with the Museum of Impact, the nation's first mobile social justice museum.

Upstanders Fest is a traveling social ...

Walk to Cure Arthritis to Be Held in West Orange for First Time

WEST ORANGE, NJ – For the first time in history, New Jersey’s Walk to Cure Arthritis will be held in West Orange. Approximately 1,000 participants from throughout the region are expected to participate in the Walk, which will take off from the Clipper Pavilion, 5 Cherry Lane, on Saturday morning.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a morning program at 9 a.m., and then the ...

Heritage Student Accepts Challenge to Build Bicycle Powered Blender for NJ Non-Profit

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Pony Power Therapies is a non-profit organization giving special needs and at-risk children and adults a unique opportunity to ride, care for and interact with horses. Its riding and non-riding activities aim to enhance individuals’ physical, social and emotional well-being in a safe, nurturing farm environment.

Heritage Middle School students have donated ...

Millburn High School Senior Named West Essex YMCA’s Youth of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — At age 16, Anshul Nayar recognized that the Livingston area had a growing population of immigrants from China and India who needed help learning English. Already a volunteer with the West Essex YMCA’s Togetherhood committee, Nayar created an English a second language program that has helped more than 30 people in the past two years.

Nayar was named the West Essex ...

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