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Livingston Teen Helps Raise More Than $150,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

March 22, 2017

WHIPPANY, NJ — Livingston High School junior Ashley Raz is once again helping to organize a Catwalk 4 Cancer, the third annual event of its name benefiting pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in honor of her best friend, Tallie Elisha, a Short Hills junior who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in May of 2012 and is now in remission.

On ...

Livingston Sophomore Honored with 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Avika Bansal, a sophomore at Livingston High School, has been devoting time to community service for the past eight years. She was recently awarded with the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for New Jersey and was one of only six New Jersey students to be named finalist for the 2017 award.

At the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday night, ...

Livingston Public School Principals Recognize 2017 Teachers of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although the weather outside was frightful Monday night, the warmth from family, friends and educational colleagues on hand to applaud the outstanding efforts of the Teachers of the Year at the Livingston Board of Education’s (LBOE) meeting was palpable. 

Teachers of the Year, selected by voting committees at each of the 10 schools in the Livingston Public ...

RWJBarnabas Health to Provide Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings to Young Local Athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The health professionals at RWJBarnabas Health said that saving even one life by providing free cardiac and concussion screenings at the upcoming Matthew J. Morahan III (MJM) Health Assessment Center event on Saturday would mean they are doing their job.

The MJM center is hosting a free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday from 8 a.m.

CareOne Sets Record for Make-A-Wish New Jersey

NEWARK, NJ — For the Courtright family, the 200 Wishes carnival on Sunday, February 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark was about spreading the message of Make-A-Wish New Jersey and all it is able to accomplish for so many families across the state.

As two of the four children, Matthew and Mitchell, have cystic fibrosis, the Caldwell family has felt the ...

CHOW Searches for New Collection Site; Plans Outlined for Livingston Summerfest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston resident Alan Karpas, who has spearheaded many township volunteer efforts, said that with the retirement of Sister Barbara from St. Philomena’s Parish, the CHOW organization, which collects food for the needy, needs to find a new direction.

Karpas said local parishes and temples would continue to provide food through CHOW and Stuff the Bus in their ...

Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club Presents Donation to LifeTown

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club recently presented a donation to Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum of LifeTown, a 53,000-square-foot center that will cater to the needs of all children, teens and adults.

LifeTown, located at 10 Microlab Rd. in Livingston, hopes to redefine the landscape for individuals with special needs. Complete with recreational, therapeutic and ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Dine & Donate Event Benefiting FlyRed

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than two-dozen local business people and their families came out to a Livingston Area Chamber of Chamber (LACC) after hours Dine and Donate event on Thursday evening at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, with 20 percent of participants’ bills going toward FlyRed for Heart Disease.

Businesses including Regal Bank, Key Group Wealth Management, Saint Barnabas ...

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

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 ...

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Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce "Dine & Donate" at Calabria Postponed

March 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce's (LACC) is second “dine and donate” event, originally scheduled for this Thursday, March 16, has been postponed until March 23.

The event will be held at at Calabria Restaurant & Pizzeria from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., benefiting FlyRed for Heart Disease.

In order to have 30 percent of their check ...