Livingston Volunteers Flock to Senior/Community Center for Annual MLK Day of Service

January 17, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Quoting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he addressed the crowd at the Livingston Committee for Diversity’s (LCD) MLK Day of Service on Monday, Mayor Shawn Klein said, “Love is the only force capable of turning an enemy into a friend.”

Volunteers of all ages joined the LCD in demonstrating this love on Monday as they made more than 600 peanut butter and ...

Schedule of Events for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Once again commemorating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday, the Livingston Committee for Diversity has organized special events on Monday for its annual “Day of Service.” (See story HERE.)

The following is a final schedule of events for Monday.


Livingston Committee for Diversity to Sponsor Annual MLK Day Celebration

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Once again commemorating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday, the Livingston Committee for Diversity has organized special events on Monday for its annual “Day of Service.”

The Livingston Committee for Diversity each year encourages the community to “make Jan. 16 a day on” instead of a day off. Throughout ...

Camuso Penguins Ready for Pick Up; Committee Thanks Residents for Support

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the last week, the Camuso elves were busy taking the Camuso Holiday Display down and the penguins were treated to a real winter wonderland on Saturday as they gathered in the fresh snow.

Those who made a donation by purchasing a penguin are asked to retrieve their penguin on site at the display.

For the first time this year, guests were invited to ...

Livingston Mayor and Council Help Unroll First Pieces of Turf at New Madonna Field

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Newly appointed Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein along with members of the council and community helped mark another significant milestone in the Madonna Field Project Thursday as they unroll the first pieces of turf.

According to the township council, laying down the turf signifies the final stages of this project, which has been in the works for many years.

Although the ...

Daughters of Israel Hosts Intergenerational Program with High School Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Daughters of Israel Retirement Home, located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, is once again hosting the West Orange High School Intergenerational Program for the 2016-2017 school year.

Students in Doug Drabik’s Ninth Grade Honors World History met their senior citizen partners in late October and quickly established relationship with each ...

Togetherhood Committee Hosts International Holiday Luncheon at West Essex YMCA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 50 members of the community attended the West Essex YMCA’s International Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 27, where they celebrated the season by sharing international foods and holiday traditions.

Sponsored by the West Essex YMCA’s TOGETHERHOODä Service Committee, this gathering was Y member and Millburn High School junior Anshul Nayar’s ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from New Chamber President Margie Heller

Dear Community,

It is a privilege to have the opportunity to be the president of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce. I want to thank Monte Ehrenkranz for all the work he has done to ensure the forward progression of the Chamber.

Livingston is a close-knit community with local pride and friendly people. We are home to reputable businesses, owned and operated by some of our towns ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Livingston Mayor Al Anthony

Dear Community,

In what is being called one of our most productive years ever, Livingston ends 2016 in terrific shape and is poised to be even better in the future. I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished this year.

Early in the year, we were presented with a $1.3-million donation from St. Barnabas and moved with lightning speed on a project that had been talked about for a ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the Livingston Business Improvement District

Dear Community,

The Livingston Community Partnership (BID) wishes all of you a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2017!

We have had a banner year with close to 25 new businesses opening in Livingston! We had an average of one ribbon cutting every two weeks. This doesn’t include new commercial development and reinvestment to older properties that are in the works and will be open in ...

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