Livingston-Based Program to Aid Moms and Families in Crisis on Mother’s Day

March 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to ensure that moms in crisis receive the love and appreciation they deserve this Mother’s Day, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Livingston is hosting its Movers for Moms® collection drive to provide critical gifts to local women and families staying in community shelters this spring.

Although Mother’s Day is intended to be a joyous occasion for women ...

Livingston Public Schools Names Top Ten Teachers of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — At its annual recognition ceremony on Monday, Livingston Public Schools honored its ten “Teachers of the Year,” including: Jean Peslak (Burnet Hill); Christopher Purdue (Collins); Karen Zavaglia (Harrison); Sarah Pacheco (Hillside); Nicole Lynn (Mt. Pleasant Elementary); Nicole Carangelo (Riker Hill); Susie Ferguson (Mt. Pleasant Middle); Nina Vescio ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Collects Non-perishables to Support Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After last year’s resounding success, Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC is once again collecting non-perishable food items to support two local food pantries—Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange and the Bobrow Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Congregation in South Orange—in hopes that the accounting firm will surpass last ...

Heart Disease Fundraiser Raises More Than $40,000 for Heart Center at Saint Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) family have raised more than $40,000 for the Heart Center at SBMC through their fourth annual indoor cycling fundraiser Cycle Red for Heart Disease, held in Livingston for the first time this year at the recently opened CycleBar on Sunday afternoon.

The event was hosted by SBMC anesthesiologist Dr. Joel Braverman ...

Metro YMCA Ranked in Top 4 Percent of US Nonprofits for Seventh Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the seventh consecutive year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges—which includes the West Essex YMCA and six other branches—has received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the U.S. for its strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability.

The Metro YMCA serves an estimated 30,000 people through its ...

Livingston Public Schools Rocks Cycle for Survival

SUMMIT, NJ — Several Livingston Public School (LPS) staff members and students spent time together on Feb. 3, at Equinox gym in Summit to join the battle against rare cancers. These dedicated spinners participated in Cycle for Survival, a high-energy indoor team cycling event founded by the late Jennifer Goodman Linn, a former Livingston resident, and her husband, Dave, to raise money to ...

Livingston Public Schools Names Lancers of the Month

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools recently announced that the Lancers of the Month—students, faculty and staff who model for the entire Livingston High School (LHS) community the qualities and values that define LHS—include Desiree Joseph, Chloe Heller, Hunter Halpern, Rachel Kogut, Jenna Foley, Jacob Kling, Aaron Samuel and Zachary Zawila.

According to ...

Registration Open for Livingston's 30th Annual Intergenerational Prom

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston's annual Intergenerational Prom, to be held on April 11 at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, marks the prom’s 30th anniversary—and its “birthday” is the inspiration for this year’s theme, “Celebration Time!”

The Intergenerational Prom is a collaboration between Livingston Public Schools, the Township of ...

Livingston Native Donates Stem Cells to Save Florida Mother’s Life

BOCA RATON, FL — A 22-year-old Livingston native who donated stem cells to an anonymous Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patient said the intrusive procedure was worth it when she had the opportunity to meet the recipient, a 40-year-old South Florida mother, at the Gift of Life 5K recently held at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton, FL.

Zoe Miller, a Livingston High School Class ...

Golda Och Academy Senior Wins Prestigious Horatio Alger National Scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sarah Cehelyk, a senior at Golda Och Academy, recently became one of only 106 high school students in the country to be awarded the prestigious 2018 Horatio Alger National Scholarship.

The East Brunswick resident was selected out of more than 40,000 applicants to receive this award, which “recognizes outstanding students, who, in the face of great personal ...

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