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Nickelodeon Recognizes Livingston Students for Volunteer Efforts

July 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Youth volunteers from Livingston are receiving national attention through Nickelodeon’s HALO Movement, which encourages young people to use their passion and creativity to help those in need.

Every year, Nickelodeon teams up with its long-standing partner Key Club International to share the stories of kids throughout the country who are “Helping And Leading ...

NCJW/Essex Center for Women Benefits From Local Professional Clothing Drive

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of a local professional clothing donation drive, 23 boxes of new and gently used work-appropriate clothing were recently donated to the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW)/Essex Career Closet, located in Livingston.

“The Career Closet outfits nearly 200 women each year with work-appropriate clothing," said Livingston resident Sue Wasserman, ...

Lieutenant Governor Speaks at Jewish Community Housing Corporation Dinner

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC) recently held its board of trustees annual dinner at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, where Sheila Oliver, lieutenant governor of New Jersey, spoke to the approximately 130 guests, including staff, board members, sponsors and residents about how the West Orange-based nonprofit is “Building Bridges ...

Local Walk Hero Raises Awareness at First National MG Walk in New Jersey

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Rain didn't stop the first ever national Myastenia Gravis (MG) Walk in New Jersey at Brookdale Park last month.

MG is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that causes severe muscle weakness and can impact a person's ability to see, smile, walk, talk and breathe. In MG, the body's immune system attacks the connection between the nerves ...

Arc of Essex County Hosts Ribbon Cutting at Newly Renovated Camp Hope

EAST HANOVER, NJ — Camp Hope, a seven-week summer day camp for children and adults with Autism, Down Syndrome and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, kicked off this week following an unveiling of the newly renovated campgrounds. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was led by the Arc of Essex County, a Livingston-based nonprofit that provides support to these ...

Spurred by Caldwell Dad, Saint Barnabas Sees Rise in Number of Altruistic Kidney Donors

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The act of donating a kidney is usually one associated with providing life-saving help to someone in need who is a family member or a close friend, but the altruistic actions of Caldwell resident Brian Glennon has launched a new trend in organ donors.

Last October 2017, the 46-year-old father of four donated his kidney to a patient in need at the program at The Renal and ...

Men’s Shul Softball League Unites in Livingston to Support Parkland Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Men’s Shul Softball League, consisting of teams from temples throughout Livingston, West Orange, Short Hills and other neighboring communities in Essex and Morris counties, gathered in Livingston prior to regular play on Sunday morning in support of Make Our Schools Safe, an organization started by the parents of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School ...

Runway of Dreams Founder Inspires Local Young Professionals

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local young professionals from a range of industries gained insight on how to stay focused on pursuing their dreams through a presentation from Livingston resident Mindy Scheier, founder of Runway of Dreams, at Sobel & Co. LLC’s quarterly Young Professional Women’s Breakfast.

The Livingston-based accounting firm invited Scheier to share her story of ...

Livingston Kicks Off Summer with International Food Truck Extravaganza

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The third annual Livingston Summerfest International Food Truck Extravaganza kicked off the summer season by offering an assortment of food and drink options from frozen chocolate-covered cheesecake to empanadas in order to raise funds for Livingston’s volunteer first aid squad. Despite the weather, thousands supported the First Aid Squad Food Truck event as well as ...

Livingston Student Leads Project to Enhance Safety at Harrison Traffic Light

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After first being honored at the Girl Scouts Recognition and Bridging Ceremony at Heritage Middle School for receiving the coveted Girl Scout Silver Award, Harrison Elementary School student Rhea Joshi was recognized by the Livingston Township Council for her service project to enhance the safety of those crossing North Livingston Avenue by installing four new signs on ...

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Bike for the Bean! CycleBar Livingston Event to Raise Funds for Food Pantry

July 8, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND) is hosting a “Bike for the Bean” fundraiser at CycleBar Livingston on Saturday, July 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event will raise funds for MEND’s new mobile food pantry, a converted school bus known as “The Green Bean.” Donations for this event will allow MEND to purchase and distribute ...